Website User Terms and Conditions
All users are required to read these Terms carefully before using this Site.
Who we are
This website: www.maaden.com.sa (the "Site") is owned and operated by Saudi Arabian Mining Company ("MA'ADEN"), a joint stock company established under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") with its head officers located at North Ring Road, Exit 6 Abubaker Siddiq Street, Riyadh, (P.O. Box 6881, Riyadh 11537 - Tel +9661 874800 and fax number +9661 8748005).
The entering, browsing, downloading, copying or otherwise using of this Site and/or any information or material from this Site ("Use" or "Using"), is and shall be upon and subject to the Terms and Conditions set out herein ("the Terms"), as may be changed from time to time, without notice, and in our discretion. By accessing, you, the User, shall be deemed to have read the Terms and your Use of the Site shall constitute and signify your unconditional accepted hereof. If you are not willing to accept and abide by these Terms you must cease Using the Site immediately.
Contents of Site
The Site has a general part but also contains several sub-sites dedicated to business units and/or affiliates of MA'ADEN ("Affiliates"). The Site and any data, material, forecasts, recommendations, images, audio, other material or information posted or displayed thereon and/or linked thereto ("Information"), are provided by MA'ADEN free of charge, on an "as is" basis and for information only. While MA'ADEN will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate, up-to-date and in compliance with applicable laws, we do not make any warranty or representation, and it is the sole responsibility of the Users to evaluate, interpreted and make further enquiries to independently verify the Information, prior to the use or reliance thereon.
Allowed Use and Un-permitted misuse
Users may only access and Use the Site for legitimate personal and/or non-commercial and/or other lawful purposes and may NOT Use or misuse the Site and/or any Information in any other way for harmful and/or illegal purposes ("Misuse") such as (but not limited to):
- Distribution of the Information for commercial gain or for political purposes;
- Change or modify the Site in any respect;
- Transmitting of any unsolicited/unauthorized promotional material in any form ("spam");
- Knowingly transmit any data that contains viruses, spy ware or other harmful program;
- Disclosing of material that may infringe on any persons intellectual property rights;
- Publishing of material that may be offensive, defamatory or otherwise prohibited; and/or
- Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting any security measures.
Without prejudice to any other criminal or civil remedies available to MA'ADEN, we reserve the right to bar any User suspected of Misuse and/or infringement of our intellectual property.
Information provided by Users
MA'ADEN does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from Users through this Site, but we shall be free to use or reproduce all communications, information and/or materials provided or placed on or transmitted through the Site by you the User in any enquiries and/or exchanges with us ("Materials"). By sending such Material to MA'ADEN, you are consenting to the use thereof by MA'ADEN in its discretion.
Privacy and Cookie
Your right to privacy is important to MA'ADEN and we shall take reasonable steps to ensure that the storage and transfer of your data through the internet are secured by means of the current standard techniques. This applies to Material provided as well as all personal information automatically collected by "cookies" that allows the Site to communicate with the visitor's computer during visits. However, MA'ADEN does not represent or make any warranties that your data shall be 100% safe or secure.
Please be informed that we may store "cookies" on your computer when you visit our Site, and/or make enquiries. This allows us to recognize your computer the next time you visit us. Most Internet browsers are set to accept these cookies automatically and you, the User may determine cookie use independently through your browser settings. The type of information we collect as a result of a cookie is specific to your computer and may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the date and time you access. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and/or to block or refuse receiving it.
This Site may provide links or references from or to other external websites, merely as a convenience to users. Such link(s) does not imply that MA'ADEN agrees with or endorses the information, data or representations contained therein; or that we is affiliated with or otherwise connected with such site, or with the company (ies) that operate it. MA'ADEN disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of such other linked sites.
Unless expressly otherwise indicated, all intellectual property including but not limited to copyrights in and to the content, MA'ADEN (or Affiliates) trademarks, logos, trade names, patents and other proprietary information displayed on or provided via this Site (whether in text, images and other materials) ("Intellectual Property") are owned by or have been licensed to MA'ADEN and as such are protected by law. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right in or to any Intellectual Property right of MA'ADEN. In particular no User shall be entitled to use or display the MA'ADEN trademarks, logo and names; and/or to make any hypertext links to other websites without our prior written consent.
Disclaimer and No Liability
MA'ADEN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS AND/OR THE MERCHANTABILTY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED VIA THIS SITE.
MA'ADEN accepts no liability for any damages, loss or injury of any kind in any way resulting from or in connection to your access to (or inability to access) this Site, nor from your Use of or reliance upon any Information provided on or via this Site, including but not limited to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data. MA'ADEN shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of electronic means of communication, including but not limited to damages resulting from failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
This Site can be accessed from various countries. As each of these countries has laws that may differ from those of the KSA, by accessing this website you agree that the laws of the KSA (without giving effect to its principles of conflict of law) shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to the use, the contents of this Site or Information provided to and/or Materials by you via this Site. You hereby irrevocably agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with respect to such matters.
Information in this website does not constitute an offer or invitation to purchase any shares or other securities in Ma'aden and neither it nor any part of it shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever. The verification of the current shares price and any decision to purchase shares or other securities in Ma'aden is the sole responsibility of the investor who shall be responsible for his own due diligence and evaluations. Ma'aden (including its subsidiaries and affiliates, their directors, officers, advisers or representatives) shall have no liability of whatsoever nature or kind (whether in contract, tort, including negligence) for any loss whatsoever arising out or in connection with the use of any information contained in this website or otherwise arising in connection with the use of the information on this website.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between MA'ADEN and the User and shall take precedent over any disclaimer and/or notice attached to any communication and/or posting received from the User.
MA'ADEN, October 2011