Please read this document carefully before using the AES website (“the site”).
By using this site, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you don’t want to be bound by them, please do not use the site. AES may change this agreement at any time, and change shall be effective immediately on its posting on the site. If you continue to use the site, that use shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.
1. USE OF THE SITE
You accept that, other than information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by AES, AES does not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the internet. Except for AES identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the site or on the internet generally are offered by third parties unaffiliated with AES. You also accept that although AES makes every effort to ensure that files available for downloading through the site are free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other contaminating or destructive code, AES cannot and does not guarantee or warrant this. You are responsible for your own protection in this regard, implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
AES offers a search feature within the site. AES disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory, and/or for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result.
In connection with your use of the site, you agree not to:
- Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other content (generally “Content”) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, or otherwise objectionable (including pornography or violence) or that may be damaging to another’s right of privacy or publicity;
- Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity;
- Post or transmit any Content that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as nondisclosure agreements);
- Post or transmit any Content containing a virus or corrupted data;
- Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication feature;
- Use the site’s communication features so as to adversely affect their availability to others (including flooding continuous posting of repetitive text);
- Post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, or chain letters;
- Break any law;
- Upload or transmit any material that infringes any third party’s patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights;
- Delete or modify any Content posted by another person;
- Manipulate or otherwise display the site by using framing or similar navigational technology, or;
- Register, subscribe, attempt to register, attempt to subscribe, unsubscribe, or attempt to unsubscribe, any party for any AES product or service if not expressly authorised.
You assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the internet generally. AES provides the site and related information “as is” and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to any information or service provided through the site or on the internet generally, and AES shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. It is your responsibility alone to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the service or on the internet generally.
In relation to the internet generally, you accept that it contains unedited material which may be offensive to you. You access such material at your choice and at your risk, and accept that AES has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.
Messages sent over the Internet and/or by email or other electronic means cannot be guaranteed to be secure as they are subject to possible interception, loss or alteration. AES is not responsible for them and will not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages or otherwise in connection with any message sent by you to AES or any message sent by AES to you over the Internet or by email or other electronic means.
AES operates channels, pages and accounts on some social media sites to inform, assist and engage with customers. AES monitors and records comments and posts made on these channels about AES towards improving its services. AES is not responsible for any information posted on those sites other than information AES has itself posted. AES does not endorse the social media sites themselves, or any information posted on them by third parties or other users. AES frequently updates and monitors its social media accounts and welcomes feedback and ideas submitted via these channels. However, AES is not able to reply individually to all messages received via these channels, and cannot guarantee, to read all messages sent to official first direct social media accounts.
Where the site requires you to use a password, you must not record it in any form accessible to others or give that password to anyone else. You are particularly warned that fraudsters may attempt to obtain your password over the telephone (‘phishing’), or by email inviting you to a website that resembles the AES site. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not do so. If invited to call AES by a caller, use a different telephone to the one you have been called on.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of the site and all charges related to it.
The site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to non-AES internet World Wide Web sites or resources. You accept that AES has no control over such sites and resources, and agree that AES is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such external sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that AES shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such external site or resource.
Recognising the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all local rules in every jurisdiction including, without limitation, rules about the internet, data, e-mail, or privacy. In particular, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.
6. THIRD PARTIES
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through the site, regarding any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings (including without limitation payment and delivery of services, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that AES shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings.
7. NO RECOMMENDATION
Products or services on the site do not constitute an offer or recommendation of any products or services. The information provided on the site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person in any jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation. If you choose to rely in any whatsoever on any Content, you do so at your own risk. Before you make any decision or take any action that might affect you or your personal finances or business, you should consider consulting a suitably qualified professional adviser(s) to obtain appropriate legal, accounting, tax and other advice.
8. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
Paragraphs NUMBER (Use of the site), and NUMBER (Indemnity and reservation of rights) inure for the benefit of AES and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the site. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to enforce the terms of these paragraphs directly against you on its own behalf.
9. INDEMNITY AND RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AES, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including legal fees, resulting from any breach of this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or your use and access of the site.
AES may release current or past member or web site user information if AES believes that a member’s account is being used to commit unlawful acts, if the information is required to be released by law, and/or if AES deems it necessary and/or appropriate.
Either party without notice may terminate this Agreement at any time for any reason. The provisions of paragraphs NUMBER (Copyright, Licenses and Idea Submissions), NUMBER (Use of the site), NUMBER (Indemnity and reservation of rights), Number (Third Party Rights) and Number (Miscellaneous) shall survive termination of this Agreement.
11. COPYRIGHT AND LICENCES
Domestic and international copyright and trademark laws protect the entire contents of the site. The owners of the intellectual property, copyrights and trademarks are AES, its affiliates or other third party licensors. In general you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute, in any manner, the material on the site, including text, graphics, code and/or software, but you may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials.
You hereby grant to AES a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual non-exclusive, licence, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you may submit to any public areas of the site (such as bulletin boards, forums and newsgroups) or by e-mail to AES by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to AES the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against AES for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to AES. The following logo is trademarked No.007154123. The letters and words AES are community trademarked no. 007154388
The name AES and/or any other names belonging to AES, or its web sites, seminars, conferences, events, trade shows, publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the site are the exclusive trademarks or service marks of AES, including the “look” and “feel” of the site, colour combinations, layout, and all other graphical elements. Any use of AES trademarks is strictly prohibited without the express permission from AES. Other product and company names mentioned in the site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
AES will not be liable for:
(a) any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the service, or any information, or transactions provided on the service, or downloaded from the service, or any delay of such information or service, even if AES or its authorised representatives have been informed of the possibility of such damages.
(b) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through the service. Because some countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such countries, AES liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, or else such claim or cause of action is time-barred. If AES does not insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this agreement, this shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this agreement. AES may assign its rights and duties under this agreement to any party at any time without notice.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Some of the information on this website may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of AES. These statements are no more than predictions: actual events or results may differ materially.
This Agreement is governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Dubai and the courts of Dubai will have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute.