Terms of use

Please read the following terms and before using the online services or this website.

Site and company details

http://www.icd.gov.ae (the “Site”) is owned by The Investment Corporation of Dubai (“ICD”) and is the site which provides information on the company and the products offered by ICD.

Use of this Site

The Site provides you with information about ICD and its subsidiaries. Your use of this Site is governed by these terms of use (“Terms of Use”) and our Cookies Policy. This is a legally binding agreement between you and ICD establishing the terms and conditions under which this Site may be used. Your use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual property rights

All rights (including, but not limited to, copyright) in and to the contents (including, but not limited to, trademarks, text, graphics, images, links and sounds) contained on the Site is owned by or licensed to ICD or other members of the ICD group, and may not be copied, modified, downloaded, distributed or published in any way without the prior written consent of ICD. “ICD” is a registered trademark, logo and service mark of ICD and no permission or license is granted to use any such trademarks, logos or service marks without the prior written consent of ICD.

In relation to any information or material you submit to ICD using this Site, you hereby grant to ICD or other members of the ICD group a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable right and licence to use such information or material for any purpose it deems appropriate, including without limitation, the copying, modification, transmission, distribution and publication thereof, unless restricted by applicable law.  You represent and warrant that such information or material you submit does not infringe the rights of any other third party.

You agree that ICD shall not be under any obligation of confidentiality to you regarding any such information or material submitted to it using this Site and/or our social media accounts unless otherwise agreed in a separate direct contract between you and ICD or required by law.

Modification

ICD reserves the right in its discretion to change without prior notice any information or material contained on the Site and the terms and conditions under which this Site is used.

Termination

ICD may terminate this agreement, your access to this Site and use of any service at any time.

Products and services

The information and material on this Site is not an offer, solicitation, invitation, advice or recommendation for any products referenced on the Site. Any such products and services will be subject to the individual contractual terms and conditions on which those products and services are offered (“Product Terms and Conditions”).

Jurisdiction

ICD controls this Site from the United Arab Emirates. ICD makes no representation that content on the Site are appropriate or available for use outside of the United Arab Emirates. If you choose to access the Site from other locations, you do so at your own risk.

Disclaimer

The material and information contained on this Site are provided for general information only and should not be used as a basis for making business or investment decisions. Any information on the Site should not be relied upon without consulting primary, more accurate or more up-to-date sources of information or specific professional advice, which we recommend you to obtain. ICD makes no representation or warranty of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory regarding the material and information contained or referred to on each page associated with the Site.

The Site may contain articles and materials written by third party authors or contributors. All opinion or analysis expressed are those of the author (whether the author is from ICD or a third party contributor) and do not reflect the views of ICD. Nothing in the articles and materials should be construed as asserting or implying ICD’s endorsement of the author’s views.

ICD’s inclusion of hyperlinks on the Site does not imply any endorsement of the material on such sites. Any hyperlinks from the Site exists for information purposes and are for your convenience only.  ICD is not responsible for the contents of third party websites. If you visit third party websites, then your rights and obligations while accessing and using those sites will be governed by the agreements and policies relating to use of those third party sites.

Limitation of liability

ICD accepts no liability for any loss or damage (including special, incidental or consequential loss or damage) arising directly or indirectly from your use of the ICD Site, howsoever arising from, but not limited to:

  • – any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy with the Site, its contents (including content from third party providers), associated services, or due to any unavailability of this Site or any part thereof or any contents or associated services
  • – action taken, or not taken in reliance on material, content or information contained on the Site
  • – any computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, software bombs or similar items or processes arising from your use of the Site. You click on any hyperlinks or download any software or data from the Site at your own risk.

E-mail subscription service

We may, at our discretion, provide a service whereby you can request to subscribe to and receive e-mail alerts relating to products, services or information offered by ICD or other third parties (“Subscription Service(s)”). Your use of the Subscription Services will be governed by the separate terms and conditions for use of those services. Your confirmation of subscription to the Subscription Services constitutes acceptance of their terms and conditions of use.

ICD does not guarantee that any e-mails from the ICD Site will be sent to you or received by ICD nor does ICD warrant the privacy and/or security of e-mails during internet transmission.

Personal data

Any personal data you submit when requesting to subscribe to the Subscription Service(s) will be handled by ICD for the purpose of providing you with information about products, services or information you have requested and in accordance with our privacy policy and Cookie Policy. By requesting to subscribe to the Subscription Service(s) you confirm that you understand this and consent to ICD and affiliated companies handling and disclosing your personal data, including sensitive personal data, as outlined. ICD’s privacy policy and Cookie Policy may be amended or replaced from time to time and it is your responsibility to check for any updates.

Security

It is your responsibility to ensure that any user ID and/or password used by you in connection with this Site or any service provided by means of this Site is kept secure, and that no person or entity other than you obtains access to that user ID and/or password, including logging off from the Site securely to prevent any unauthorised access to your confidential information.

Governing law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the emirate of Dubai and the Federal laws of the United Arab Emirate. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dubai courts (outside of the Dubai International Financial Centre).