1- The Website (including text, photos, graphics, drawings, and audio and visual material) is protected by copyright under the Literary and Artistic Property Law of Lebanon.
2- When any material (text, video, photos, audio, etc.) is sent to the Website, the administration of this Website has the right to display or publish it directly (in the form in which it has been received or in the form of a derivative work or quoted work), and to store, distribute, and use this material for any reasonable purposes as determined by the administration of the Website and at its sole discretion. Subject to the foregoing, the management of this Website, or an authorized third party, may compile, re-edit, or modify any clip of any video submitted by the user to this Website, or prepare material derived from it, either on an independent, stand-alone basis or in conjunction with other video clips, and then display and publish it for an indefinite period of time. The matter cannot be otherwise, unless the sender has specified certain conditions in conjunction with the sending of the materials. In this case, the user (unless otherwise agreed upon) does not acquire any rights as a result.
3- The user solely bears responsibility for the material submitted by him/her and the consequences of its broadcasting or publication. In this regard, the user confirms, acknowledges, and/or warrants that they:
a. Have obtained all necessary licenses, rights, and permissions to use the submitted material, and authorize the administration of this Website to use all patents, trademarks, professional secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights in connection with the submitted material;
b. Have obtained data or written permits from all the individuals referred to within this material, permitting the use of this material in the manner we deem appropriate.
c. Accordingly, the user agrees to refrain from:
● Submitting copyright-protected or (occupational) trade secret materials.
● Sharing false news that may cause damage to the Website or to others.
● Sending material that contains defamation, slander, insult, threat, harassment, pornography, and racial or ethnic abuse, or that encourages specific conduct that may constitute an offence or insult to any belief, promotes any terrorist activity, organization or movement, leads to civil liability, violates the privacy of individuals, violates laws, or is in any way inappropriate or contrary to custom;
● Publishing advertisements or commercial solicitations;
● Sharing any content or conduct in any manner inconsistent with applicable laws, noting that the site administration reserves the right to remove or not publish the submitted material without prior notice.
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5- Except where expressly permitted, the user shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, modify, transfer, create derivative works from, or make use of any part of the Website or any related content. The user may not enter any part of it into a database, or distribute, sell, or offer for sale any part of the Website or any related content over any network, including, but not limited to, local communication networks.
In addition, it is prohibited to use these files to create any kind of database. Bearing in mind that the Website respects — to the extent that we quote material from other sources from time to time in order to support the various interpretations and publications contained in this context — the right of others to “fair use” of the material contained on the Website; Accordingly, the user may from time to time quote and use the material on the Website in line with the principles of “fair use”.
6- The Website is not responsible for the opinions expressed by the contributors in the preparation of the content. The views and other statements expressed by users are also their own, and not those of the site, its employees, agents, directors, officials. or contributors. The content provided by third parties is the sole responsibility of third parties, and its accuracy and completeness are not supported or guaranteed by the Website. Therefore, the user acknowledges that being provided with the ability to view and distribute content via the site does not hold the Website any obligation or liability with respect to the content.
The Website, its employees, agents, managers, officials, and contributors have no duty to monitor inappropriate or illegal content on the Website. Also, the Website, its employees, agents, managers, officials, and contributors shall assume no responsibility or liability that may arise from the content referred to, including, but not limited to, claims of libel, defamation, violation, infringement of rights to privacy, advertising, discrimination, indecency, pornography, profanity, fraud, or forgery. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the site reserves its right to ban or remove correspondence, publications, or material at any time at its sole discretion.
8- The site’s liability towards the user is limited: the Website assumes no obligation to accidental, indirect, consequential, private, punitive, or cautionary damages of any kind including, but not limited to, loss of revenue or profits, loss of business, loss of data associated with this website in any way, or against any claim, loss. or injury based on errors, lapses, interruptions, or inaccuracies on the site (including, but not limited to, what may arise from the breach of any guarantee or other requirement of these conditions). Any claim against the Website is limited within the amount the user pays, if any, to use the Website.
9- Electronic correspondence between the Website and the user is binding: The user hereby agrees that any electronic correspondence exchanged between us — including, but not limited to, email — is valid, mandatory, and applicable. He/she also agrees that any electronic communication may be used as evidence in court in the event of any dispute between the site and the user.