Terms of Use



This legal notice applies to the entire contentsof the Website under the domain name www.tdic.ae (Website). Please read these termscarefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you acceptthese terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If youdo not accept these terms, do not use the Website. This notice is issued byTourism Development and Investment Company (Company).


1.1 you may access most areas of theWebsite without registering your details with us. Certain areas of the Websiteare only open to you if you register.

1.2 By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to haveaccepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice infull, you must leave the Website immediately.

1.3 The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating thisposting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the thencurrent legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of thislegal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or termslocated on particular pages of the Website.


2.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Website foryour own use on the following basis:

(a) no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in anyway;

(b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from the correspondingtext; and

(c) the Company's copyright and trade mark notices and this permissionnotice appear in all copies.

2.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual propertyrights in all material on the Website (including without limitation, pages,screen shots, screen display, layouts, photographs and graphical images) areowned by the Company or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice,any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 2.1for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legalnotice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and youmust immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from theWebsite.

2.3 Subject to clause 2.1, no part of the Website may be reproduced orstored in any other website or included in any public or private electronicretrieval system or service without the Company's prior writtenpermission.

2.4 TDIC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors and/or participatingcorporations are the owners of the trade and service marks appearing on thisWebsite and all rights are reserved in respect of such trade and service marks.

2.5 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.


3.1 While the Company endeavors’ to ensurethat the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not beliable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for anyperiod.

3.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and withoutnotice. Not all information or materials or products or servicescontained on the Website are available in all geographic areas.


4.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:

(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious,offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, againstIslamic beliefs, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous,in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance orinconvenience; or

(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/orapprovals; or

(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminaloffence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law ofor infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or

(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computerviruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted dataor other malicious software or harmful data).

4.3 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, byhacking).

4.4 The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authoritiesor court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity orlocate anyone posting any material in breach of clause 4.2 or clause 4.3.


5.1 Links to third party websites on theWebsite are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, youleave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third partywebsites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites ortheir content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or makeany representations about them, or any material found there, or any resultsthat may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the thirdparty websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.


6.1 Each registration is for a single user only. The Company does notpermit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor withmultiple users on a network.

6.2 Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests withyou.


7.1 While the Company endeavors’ to ensure that the information on theWebsite is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy and completenessof the material on the Website. The Company may make changes to the material onthe Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time withoutnotice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and the Company makesno commitment to update such material.

7.2 The material on the Website is provided "as is", without anyconditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximumextent permitted by law, the Company provides you with the Website on the basisthat the Company excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and otherterms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law ofsatisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care andskill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to theWebsite.


8.1 The Company, any other party (whetheror not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website),and any of the Company's group companies and the officers, directors,employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability andresponsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to youor a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, special,incidental, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income,profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arisingfrom or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tortreliance on the Site (including without limitation negligence), contract orotherwise) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with theuse, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linkedto the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited toloss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment,software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, orbrowsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website orany websites linked to the Website.

8.2 If your use of material on the Website results in the need forservicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume allcosts thereof.


This legal notice shall be governed by andconstrued in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates and theEmirate of Abu Dhabi. Disputes arising in connection with this legal noticeshall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the Emirate ofAbu Dhabi.

Issue Date: 17/12/2008