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INTRODUCTION
 
Diriyah Gate Development Authority (“DGDA”) is a Saudi government entity established by virtue of Royal Decree No. (A\295) dated 26/10/1438H. Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms") carefully before accessing and using the / dgda.gov.sa / website ("Website") owned and operated by DGDA ("us", "we" or "our"). Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms which govern DGDA’s relationship with you in relation to this Website. If you disagree with any part of these Terms, then you must not use the Website. These Terms and DGDA’s privacy policy are an integral part thereof to be read and interpreted with it.
 
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
 
We own or control all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved. All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on the Website belong to DGDA and/or third parties. All such rights are reserved. Nothing in these Terms grants you a right or license to use any trademark, design right or copyright owned or controlled by us or any other third party except as expressly provided in the Terms. You must not:
  1. republish material from this Website (including republication on another website); sell, rent or sub-license material from the Website;
  2. show any material from the Website in public; and
  3. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this Website for a commercial purpose.
 
THE CONTENT
 
In these Terms “the Content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material, graphics, artwork, computer codes, trademarks, visual interface, user interface, logos, any downloads) submitted to or published on this Website, for whatever purpose.
 
Unless explicitly expressed in these Terms, no part of the Content may be republished, publicly displayed, copied, posted, uploaded, translated, encoded, distributed, in any way or mean - including mirroring -  without DGDA’s express prior consent.
 
DGDA reserves the right to edit or remove Content submitted by you to this Website, or stored on DGDA servers, or hosted or published upon this Website. You grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, sub-licensable and transferable licence to use, reproduce and exploit any Content submitted by you.
 
We welcome relevant, respectful comments, but we are not responsible for, and do not endorse comments posted on this Website.  You accept all risks associated with the use of any messages, information or content associated with this Website, including any reliance on their accuracy, completeness, or usefulness.  We are not liable for any errors or omissions in this Website, or for any losses or damages incurred as a result of this Website.   We reserve the right, but do not have any obligation, to review and moderate comments, and we may delete, move, or edit messages that we in our sole discretion deem abusive, defamatory, profane, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, in violation of any law or this policy or our Terms and Conditions, or are otherwise unacceptable.  If you decide to provide us with relevant, respectful comments, you give us the right to edit your comments and to republish them without compensation to you or any other person.  By providing comments, you warrant that you have the right to provide the information and that all moral rights in the uploaded materials have been waived.  Of course, since you intend for your comments to be public, you understand that you have no expectation of privacy in those comments. If you decide to provide a comment, there can be a time lag and your comment might not be posted at all, especially if it violates this policy or our Terms of Service, or if it is repetitive of other comments received.  Also, we retain comments for three (3) years.
 
PROHIBITED ACTIONS 
 
You agree not to:  (a) access or use the Website by means of any automated program, expert system, electronic agent or “bot,” nor give any person or entity access to the Website; (b) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, reduce the Website to human perceivable form or create derivative works based upon the Website or any part thereof; (c) disable any licensing or control features of the Website; (d) “frame” the Website or any portion thereof or otherwise cause the Website or its contents to appear to be provided by anyone except DGDA; (e) introduce into the Website any virus or other code or routine intended to disrupt or damage the Website (as further described below), or alter, damage or delete any Content, or retrieve or record information about the Website or its users; (f) merge the Website or Content with another program or create derivative works based on the Website or Content; (g) remove, obscure, or alter any notice of the copyright or other proprietary legends on the Website or Content; (h) scrape, copy, republish, license, or sell the data or information on the Website if you do so for commercial purposes; (i) sublicense, assign, translate, rent, lease, lend, resell for profit, distribute or otherwise assign or transfer the Content or access to the Website to others; (j) use, or allow the use of, the Website or the Content in contravention of any federal, state, local, foreign or other applicable law, or rules or regulations of regulatory or administrative organizations; or (k) otherwise act in a fraudulent, illegal, malicious or negligent manner when using the Website.  Except as expressly provided herein, DGDA and the third parties reserve all rights with respect to the Website, and may pursue all legally available options under both civil and criminal laws (and may cooperate with law enforcement agencies) in the event of any violations.
 
FILMING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND RECORDINGS
 
To the extent you attend an event at a site supervised by the Diriryah Gate Development Authority and gained such access through the purchase of an access document such as tickets from the website, the following shall apply:
 
Unless we are permitted to rely on Legitimate Interests under applicable data protection law, the Event Attendee consents to be photographed, filmed or taped by Diriyah Gate Development Authority, its affiliates, any media appointed by Diriyah Gate Development Authority or the Diriyah Gate Development Authority Staff during their visit to the Diriyah Gate Development Authority site.
 
Unless we are permitted to rely on Legitimate Interests under applicable data protection law, the Event Attendee consents that Diriyah Gate Development Authority, its affiliates, its Commercial Partners and any media appointed by Diriyah Gate Development Authority shall have the right to broadcast, publish, license and use in any manner whatsoever any live or recorded audio, video, photographs, recordings or any publication or reproduction of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority and associated events which contains the Event Attendee’s image, likeness, actions and statements made of, or at, the Diriyah Gate Development Authority or associated events in any medium or context for any purpose globally without any remuneration or other form of consideration in perpetuity. Diriyah Gate Development Authority and any third parties and anyone acquiring from Diriyah Gate Development Authority the right to use such material are not liable to the Event Attendee in any way for its use.
 
Images, video and sound recordings of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority or associated events taken by the Event Attendee with a media capture device such as a mobile phone, tablet, photo camera, video camera, audio equipment or device hereafter existing, cannot be used for any purpose other than for private and domestic purposes. The Event Attendee may not sell, license, broadcast, publish, or otherwise commercially exploit such material including on social networking website and applications as well as the internet more generally or make it available to third parties for commercial purposes.
 
Please be advised that there are certain areas within the Diriyah Gate Development Authority Site where photo, video and/or audio recording is strictly prohibited for security reasons, for example, the security screening area, the restroom facilities and restricted access areas, certain performances etc. Violations of this shall subject violators to legal prosecution measures per applicable laws.
 
Please be advised that taking photos or shooting videos of other persons in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia without their consent may be considered an invasion of their privacy and may lead to prosecution. Diriyah Gate Development Authority hereby notifies all Event Attendees that not all visitors to the Diriyah Gate Development Authority Site and Venues, including Diriyah Gate Development Authority  Staff, wish to be photographed, videotaped, recorded or bothered in any manner and any liability incurred for doing so is the Event Attendee’s own.
 
TERMINATION
 
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE WEBSITE, OR ANY CONTENT ON IT, WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE OR BE UNINTERRUPTED.  We may terminate or suspend access to all or any part of the Website immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reasons whatsoever, including without limitation your breach of the Terms. All provisions of the Terms by their nature shall survive termination, including without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitation of liability.
 
NO WARRANTIES
 
THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND DGDA MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, RELATED TO THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties.  As a result the above may not apply to you. These warranties are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law.  Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not warrant that:
 
  1. this Website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  2. the information on this Website is complete, true, accurate, up to date or non-misleading.
 
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
 
To the extent that you are acting as a consumer and only to the extent required by applicable consumer law, please note that we only provide the Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or business purposes. IF YOU ARE A BUSINESS USER, WE EXCLUDE ALL IMPLIED CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO OUR WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON IT. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, OUR SITE OR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT DISPLAYED ON OUR SITE. FOR BOTH BUSINESS AND CONSUMER USERS, WE SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF BUSINESS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. In such jurisdictions, ABC’s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
 
 BY ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE, THE BENEFITS OF SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA, AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:
 
“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.
 
IN NO EVENT SHALL DGDA OR ANY OF ITS STAFF OR REPRESENTATIVES, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
 
DGDA does not exclude or limit in any way its liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
 
INDEMNIFICATION
 
To the extent permissible under law, you hereby agree to indemnify to the fullest DGDA from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any provisions of the Terms.
 
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
 
From time to time this Website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Each website should be checked for its own terms and conditions of use and privacy statement advising you it uses your personal information. DGDA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of linked websites that are not administered by or on behalf of DGDA.
 
LINKING TO THE WEBSITE
 
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
 
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
 
You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.
 
The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page.
 
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
 
VIRUSES
 
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE OR FREE FROM BUGS OR VIRUSES.
 
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
 
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.
 
SEVERABILITY
 
If any provision of these Terms is, or is found to be, unenforceable under any applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms, or the enforcement of the Terms as a whole.
 
VARIATION OF THE TERMS
 
DGDA shall have the right to revise these Terms at any time and as it may deem it appropriate. By using the Website, you are expected to review the Terms on a regular basis to ensure that you understand all the terms and conditions governing the use of the Website.  These Terms were most recently updated on 11 December, 2020.  Any changes will be effective only after the effective date of the change and will not affect any dispute arising prior to the effective date of the change.
 
ASSIGNMENT
 
DGDA shall have the right to assign, transfer or sub-contract its rights and obligations stipulated under these Terms without any notification or consent required. You may not assign, transfer or sub-contract any of your rights or obligations stipulated under the Terms.
 
MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO USE THIS WEBSITE 
 
At this Website, DGDA makes no active effort to collect personal information from individuals under the age of eighteen (18).  DGDA requires that Website users must be of legal age to enter into agreements (typically, at least eighteen (18) years of age or older).
 
ENTIRE AGREEMENT
 
These Terms including the Privacy Policy and any disclaimer contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between you and DGDA in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this Website.
 
NOT AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN EVERY JURISDICTION
 
DGDA is not authorized to do business in every jurisdiction.  Information published on this Website may contain references or cross-references to goods or services that are not available in your state or country.
 
APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
 
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Laws. All disputes relating to these Terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Saudi Arabia.
 
Contact Us
For further information, or inquiries about these Terms, please contact:
The Diriyah Gate Development Authority
Address: 8500 Prince Sattam Ibn Abdulaziz St. - Al Shohda Dist. AD DIR'IYAH-Riyadh 12572 – 4000, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
92 000 26 22
info@dgda.gov.sa