Terms of use

1. The Website

1.1 This Website (the “Website”) is maintained by Ishara Art Foundation, a non-profit art organisation registered in the UAE and located in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

1.2 Before you start to use the Website, please read the terms of use set forth herein (referred to as “Terms”) which informs you of the terms on which you may make use of the Website.

1.3 Use of the Website by you is deemed acceptance of the Terms and you agree to be legally bound by the Terms and to comply with the Terms, without limitation. If you do not accept the Terms in full, you must leave the Website immediately.

2. Changes To Website

The Terms may be changed by Ishara Art Foundation from time to time at its sole discretion without notice to you. If the Terms are changed (such changes shall be deemed to form an integral part of the Terms), the new version of the Terms comes into force and will be enforceable from the day it is uploaded on the Website and the continued use by you of the Website following the posting of any changes to the Terms constitutes your acceptance of those changes. Any new features or tools added to the Website shall also be subject to the Terms then in force.

3. Information On Website

3.1 Ishara Art Foundation cannot confirm the accuracy of any information on the Website or whether such information is complete or up to date at any given time. Ishara Art Foundation may at its sole discretion update or remove any information on the Website from time to time.

3.2 As the Website is for information purposes only and is provided free of charge, access to it is not permanent or guaranteed. Accordingly, Ishara Art Foundation may at its sole discretion: (i) remove any content from the Website, or (ii) close the Website, or (iii) restrict or suspend access to some parts of the Website or the entire Website.

4. Passwords And Security Procedure

Each registration with Ishara Art Foundation is for a single user only. If you choose, or if you are provided with a password or any other piece of information as part of Ishara Art Foundation’s security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. Because security and access rights are important to Ishara Art Foundation and you, Ishara Art Foundation has the right to disable any password, whether chosen by you or allocated by Ishara Art Foundation, at any time, if in Ishara Art Foundation’s opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 Ishara Art Foundation owns all intellectual property rights to the Website and all of its information and material pertaining to the Foundation and its programmes, including but not limited to, text, articles, images, logos, trademarks, trade names, copyright works, designs and inventions (whether they are registered or not) (the “Published Information”). Ishara Art Foundation reserves all its intellectual property rights. Ishara Art Foundation does not own but has permission to use all of the information pertaining to artists, authors and institutions who retain copyrights to the said information including but not limited to, text, articles, images, logos, trademarks, trade names, copyright works, designs.

5.2 You may access, download and temporarily store the Published Information for the sole purpose of personal viewing, non-commercial research, information, use or education, with no addition or amendments.

5.3 You must not use the Website or its content: (i) for any unlawful purpose, or (ii) for any purpose which is offensive or disrespectful (including without limitation offensive or disrespectful to the culture of the United Arab Emirates), or (iii) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander or intimidate others, or (iv) to spam, or to otherwise interfere with the security of the Website or any website related to Ishara Art Foundation, other website or the internet. Ishara Art Foundation reserves the right to terminate (without any liability whatsoever) your use of the Website or any website related to Ishara Art Foundation for violating any of the prohibited uses.

6. Content Upload

6.1 Only authorised Ishara Art Foundation staff can upload images and other materials, to the Website.

6.2 The intellectual property rights in (including the copyright over) photographs, or any other materials, uploaded to the Website is the property of Ishara Art Foundation and/or the copyright holder.

6.3 Ishara Art Foundation is not responsible for loss or corruption of data, including accidental or intentional deletion by Ishara Art Foundation.

7. Linking To Website Of Ishara Art Foundation

You must not link to the Website without the prior written consent of Ishara Art Foundation and on the terms and conditions specified by Ishara Art Foundation.

8. No Liability

8.1 Ishara Art Foundation does not give or make any warranty or representation (whether express or implied) that any information on the Website is accurate, timely, complete or available. Ishara Art Foundation will not be liable to you for any direct or indirect loss or damage whatsoever and however it arises as a result of your use of or reliance on the information on the Website, or for your inability to access or use the Website for any period of time.

8.2 You agree not to use the Website for any commercial, professional, trade, or business purposes, and Ishara Art Foundation will not be liable to you for any direct or indirect loss, including without limitation, loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or consequential loss or damage, howsoever arising.

8.3 Ishara Art Foundation does not represent or warrant that your use of this Website (including any content on it or any third party website accessible from it or any content on any other website maintained by Ishara Art Foundation accessible from the Website) will be error free, delay free, or will not cause damage to your computer or other device.  It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the right equipment (including antivirus software) to use the Website safely and to screen out anything that may damage or harm your computer or other device.

9. No Liability For Other Websites

The Website may contain links to other independent websites. These links are provided for your convenience only, and do not amount to a recommendation or endorsement by Ishara Art Foundation of that third party or its website. Ishara Art Foundation has no control over the content such third party websites, and Ishara Art Foundation has not verified the accuracy of any content on such third party website.  Accordingly, Ishara Art Foundation is not liable for the content or availability (or lack of availability) of such third party websites.

10. Privacy Policy

In order to access certain features of this Website, you may be required to provide information about yourself including, amongst other things, your email address. Please read Ishara Art Foundation’s Privacy Policy about how Ishara Art Foundation uses your personal data. The Privacy Policy forms an integral part of the Terms.

11. Applicable Law & Jurisdiction

The Terms, the Website and any information contained in it will be governed by the laws of the Emirate of Dubai and the applicable Federal laws of the United Arab Emirates, and the courts of the Emirate of Dubai will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute arising from the Terms; provided however, notwitstanding the foregoing, Ishara Art Foundation shall also be entitled to initiate legal proceedings in the court(s) of any country.

12. Entire Terms

The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Ishara Art Foundation in relation to the use of the Website and supersede all previous terms in respect of same.

13. Contact

Questions and comments regarding these Terms are welcomed and should be addressed to info@ishara.org at Ishara Art Foundation.