Terms & Conditions
of use for the LexMENA Services
NOTICE: THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO YOUR USE OF THE LexMENA ONLINE SERVICES IF YOU ARE AN AUTHORIZED USER IN AN ORGANIZATION THAT HAS ACCEPTED THESE TERMS IN WRITING. OTHERWISE, YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS EXECUTED BETWEEN YOUR ORGANIZATION AND LexMENA.
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES
January 1, 2020
The terms and conditions listed below govern use of the online services (the “Online Services”) and materials available therein (“Materials”) provided by LexMENA. The terms “you” and “your” in uppercase or lowercase shall mean the entity (e.g., company, corporation, partnership, sole proprietor, etc.) or government agency entering into a Subscription Agreement with LexMENA. The “Subscription Agreement” shall consist of these General Terms and Conditions, and the standard, transactional rates applicable to you (the “Price Schedule”).
1. GRANT OF RIGHTS; RESTRICTIONS ON USE
1.1 You and your Authorized Users (defined below in Section 2.1) are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access and use for research purposes the Online Services and Materials made available to you. The rights granted to each Authorized User are as follows: (a) The right to electronically display Materials retrieved from the Online Services for the Authorized User's individual use (e.g., no Authorized User may network others via LANs, WANs, intranets or the Internet), subject to the Supplemental Terms for Specific Materials (“Supplemental Terms”). Notwithstanding the foregoing, an Authorized User may display a de minimis amount of the Materials on an incidental, infrequent basis for non-commercial purposes to other Authorized Users so long as the Authorized Users are in the same physical location and the mode of display is not through the Internet, an intranet or other types of networking communication like LANs or WANs; (b) The right to email, fax, download or make printouts using the commands of the Online Services and the right to create a single printout of Materials accessed or downloaded by any other means (collectively, “Authorized Printouts”); (c) With respect to Materials that are court cases, court rules, court briefs, agency issued documents, agency regulations or executive branch materials from the United Arab Emirates, its emirates, local governments, or territories (collectively, “Authorized Legal Materials”), the right to download using the commands of the Online Services and store in machine-readable form, primarily for that Authorized User's exclusive use, a single copy of insubstantial portions of those Authorized Legal Materials included in any individually searchable file or content source in the Online Services to the extent the storage of those Authorized Legal Materials is not further limited or prohibited by the Supplemental Terms. The storage may continue so long as the Authorized Legal Materials are needed for purposes contemplated under this Subscription Agreement;
1.2 You may not exploit the goodwill of LexMENA, including its trademarks, service marks, or logos without the express written consent of LexMENA. Additionally, under no circumstances may you or any Authorized User offer any part of the Online Services or Materials for commercial resale or commercial redistribution in any medium or use the Online Services or the Materials to compete with the business of LexMENA.
2. ACCESS TO SERVICES
2.1 Only your employees, temporary employees, students, partners/members, and contractors dedicated to performing work exclusively for you (to the extent those categories of persons are appropriate to your situation) are eligible to access and use the Online Services and Materials (“Eligible Persons”). Without limitation, external professional service providers such as attorneys, accountants, outsourcers and public relations firms are specifically excluded from being Eligible Persons. The term “Authorized User” means an Eligible Person whom you have identified to LexMENA for purposes of issuing an LexMENA ID. You agree that each LexMENA ID may only be used by the Authorized User to whom LexMENA assigns it and that the LexMENA ID may not be shared with or used by any other person, including other Authorized Users.
2.2 Use of the Online Services via mechanical, programmatic, robotic, scripted or any other automated means is strictly prohibited. Unless otherwise agreed to by LexMENA in writing, use of the Online Services is permitted only via manually conducted, discrete, individual search and retrieval activities.
2.3 The Online Services, Materials, and feature functionality within the Online Services may be enhanced, added to, withdrawn, or otherwise changed by LexMENA without notice.
3. LIMITED WARRANTY
3.1 The online services and materials are provided on an “as is”, “as available” basis and LexMENA and each third party supplier of materials expressly disclaim all other warranties, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
4. OUR WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS
4.1 (1) We provide our Services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. However, there are certain things that we don't promise about our Services. The use of information provided through LexMENA is at the user's own discretion, and any loss or damage that may result from it at the user's own risk. LexMENA does not take any responsibility for it. (2) LexMENA shall not be held liable for any information obtained by users through other websites linked from LexMENA, even if the information is infringing on copyright. (3) LexMENA will strive for continuity of service but LexMENA shall not be held iable for the suspension or failure of the service due to reasons beyond LexMENA's normal efforts.
5.1 These General Terms and Conditions, including the Additional Terms may be changed from time to time as described below or by written agreement. Charges and payment terms may be changed in accordance with the terms of your Price Schedule; all other provisions may be changed by LexMENA immediately upon notice to you. If any changes are made to this Subscription Agreement, such changes will only be applied prospectively.
5.2 This Subscription Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Korea regardless of the law that might otherwise apply under applicable principles of conflicts of law.