HOME OF INNOVATION WEBSITE USER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Welcome to the Home of Innovation website (www.homeofinnovation.SABIC.com - this "Site").

THE CONTRACT

By entering, browsing, downloading or otherwise using ("Use" or "Using") this Site and/or any information or material on this Site, you (“you” or “User”) agree to the Terms and Conditions set out below ("the Terms"). All Use of this Site and the information or material on it is subject to the Terms. Therefore, please read the Terms carefully before Using this Site and each time you return. If you are not willing to abide by the Terms you must cease Using the Site immediately.

Kindly note that these Terms may be changed from time to time at SABIC’s sole discretion and without notice, and Users of the Site are advised to regularly read the Terms for possible changes. They can be reviewed by clicking on the Terms & Conditions link located at the bottom of this Site’s pages.

GENERAL

The Site is owned and operated by SABIC, a company established under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") with principle place of business at its Head Quarters located at Damman Highway, Qordoba, Riyadh, (Tel +96612258000 and fax number +96612259000).

The Site has a general part but furthermore may also contain several sub-sites dedicated to the various business units and/or affiliates and subsidiaries of the Home of Innovation and/or SABIC. These sub-sites, if any, are operated by the SABIC entity responsible for such business. Any reference in these Terms, the Site or the sub-sites to "SABIC", "Group", "company", "we", or "us"; shall, as appropriate, mean the Home of Innovation, SABIC and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries, including its Directors and officers.

CONTENTS OF SITE

The Site and any data, material, recommendations, services or other information posted thereon or linked thereto ("Content"), are provided by the Home of Innovation in good faith but on an "AS IS" basis and for informational purposes only. No Content is intended to address a particular requirement.

PERMITTED USE

You may access and Use the Site only for legitimate, lawful personal purposes and may NOT Use or misuse the Site or any Content, services or products for harmful and/or unlawful purposes such as:

  1. Transmitting of any unsolicited and unauthorized promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation ("spam");
  2. Knowingly transmit any data that contains viruses, spyware or other harmful program;
  3. Disclosing, sharing or publishing material that may infringe on any persons intellectual property rights, or may be offensive, defamatory or otherwise prohibited; and/or
  4. Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise attempting to corrupt any security or authentication measures.

Unless otherwise specified, this Site and any of its Content are for your personal and non-commercial use, and you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this Site.

PRIVACY

We appreciate your interest in the Site and your privacy is important to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for additional information on this important topic. Please note, however, that we do not represent or make any warranties that your data will be 100% safe or secure.

LINKED SITES

This Site may provide links or references from or to other external websites. The Home of Innovation disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of such other sites. Please be aware that we cannot control, nor do we accept any responsibility for, the collection and/or processing of your data on or by such other sites. The Home of Innovation shall not be liable for any damages or injury of any kind arising from your access to, or inability to access or use of such other sites and the information provided thereon, nor from your use of or reliance on any information provided on such other sites. Any links to such other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the Users of this Site.

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS

The Home of Innovation shall be free to use or copy all communications, information and/or materials provided or placed on or transmitted to or through the Site by you the User in any enquiries and/or exchanges with us ("Materials"). By sending such Material to the Home of Innovation, you are consenting to the use thereof by the Home of Innovation in its discretion. You must exercise caution and your own good judgment and we suggest that you do not provide Materials that you consider to be sensitive, proprietary or confidential. The term “Materials” includes but is not limited to ideas for advertising campaigns, promotions, products or technologies (new or existing), processes, materials, marketing plans and new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, or other works. The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when the Home of Innovation or SABIC’s products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted in connection with this Site. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas or other Materials to the Home of Innovation, SABIC or its affiliates or their employees or contractors. If, despite this request, you still send them, please understand that we make no assurances that your ideas or Materials will be treated as proprietary or confidential. Further, you hereby indemnify and hold the Home of Innovation (including SABIC and its affiliates) harmless from and against all actions, claims and liabilities, in any way made against, suffered, incurred or sustained by the Home of Innovation (including SABIC and its affiliates) as a result of the use and/or exploitation of such Materials.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

All Information supplied on or via this Site by or on behalf of the Home of Innovation in relation to its products and services, whether in the nature of data, recommendations or otherwise, is believed to be reliable, but it remains your responsibility to verify and confirm the completeness and currency of such information, products or services. The selling, if any, of all products and services by the Home of Innovation is subject to the relevant SABIC terms and conditions of sale, which are available upon request. The Home of Innovation assumes no other liability in respect of the use of the products and/or services.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless expressly otherwise indicated, all intellectual property including but not limited to copyrights in and to the content, trademarks, logos, trade names and other proprietary information provided on or via this Site (whether in text, images and other materials) are owned by or have been licensed to the Home of Innovation and as such are protected by law. The Home of Innovation permits you to Use Content from this Site only for allowed personal use or non-commercial and informational purposes as set out above, and subject to the following further conditions:

  1. No part of this website may be distributed or sold for commercial gain or for political purposes.
  2. No part of this website may be modified in any respect.
  3. The copyright notice ("from the Home of Innovation website") must appear on every copy or portion thereof and the date of copying.
  4. The prior written consent of the Home of Innovation is required for any Use other than set out above use of intellectual property contained in this Site and all information, including Content, provided on or via this Site and any misuse of any of them is strictly prohibited.
  5. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right in or to any trademark, patent or any other intellectual property right of the Home of Innovation, SABIC (including its affiliates), or any other party. No User shall be entitled to Use the Home of Innovation trademarks and names and/or to make any hypertext links to this Site from other websites without SABIC’s prior written consent. By Using this Site, you, the User, acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership, license, or any other rights whatsoever by downloading or Using any material from this Site.
  6. Without prejudice to any other criminal or civil remedies available to the Home of Innovation, the Home of Innovation reserves the right to bar any User on a temporary or permanent basis if the User is suspected of infringing and/or Using this Site for purposes or in ways not allowed by the Terms or applicable law.

APPLICABLE LAW, JURISDICTION

This Site may be accessed or accessible from various countries around the world. However, regardless of any laws of any of these countries that may differ from those of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA"), including those related to choice or conflicts of law, by accessing or Using 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 or the Contents of this Site and to Content provided to the Home of Innovation or Materials provided by you via this website. You also hereby irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with respect to any and all matters relating to this Site and/or its Contents.

While the Home of Innovation makes reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Site and the Using hereof comply with applicable laws, we make no representation, warranty or guarantee that the Site or Content available on it or these Terms fully comply with applicable laws.

GENERAL

Severability:

If any of these Terms are or become partially void, the parties will continue to be bound by remainder of the same. The parties shall replace the void part by provisions that are valid and have legal effect that correspond with those of the void part as much as possible, taking into account the content and purpose of these Terms.

Waiver:

Any failure by the Home of Innovation to exercise or enforce any right or provision hereof shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Entire agreement:

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Home of Innovation and the User and shall take precedence over any disclaimer and/or notice attached to or included with or on any communication and/or posting received from the User.

NO WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMER

THE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION (SABIC) OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES (“SELLER”) ARE SOLD SUBJECT TO SELLER’S STANDARD CONDITIONS OF SALE, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT (INCLUDING THIS SITE) ARE GIVEN IN GOOD FAITH. HOWEVER, SELLER MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE (i) THAT ANY RESULTS DESCRIBED IN THIS DOCUMENT (INCLUDING THIS SITE) WILL BE OBTAINED UNDER END-USE CONDITIONS, OR (ii) AS TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OR SAFETY OF ANY DESIGN OR APPLICATION INCORPORATING SELLER’S MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR RECOMMENDATIONS. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN SELLER’S STANDARD CONDITIONS OF SALE, SELLER SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR RECOMMENDATIONS DESCRIBED IN THIS DOCUMENT (INCLUDING THIS SITE).

Each user is responsible for making its own determination as to the suitability of Seller’s materials, products, services or recommendations for the user’s particular use through appropriate end-use and other testing and analysis. Nothing in any document or oral statement shall be deemed to alter or waive any provision of Seller’s Standard Conditions of Sale or this Disclaimer, unless it is specifically agreed to in a writing signed by Seller. Statements by Seller concerning a possible use of any material, product, service or design do not, are not intended to, and should not be construed to grant any license under any patent or other intellectual property right of Seller or as a recommendation for the use of any material, product, service or design in a manner that infringes any patent or other intellectual property right.

SABIC and brands marked with ™ are trademarks of SABIC or its subsidiaries or affiliates

† Any brands, products or services of other companies referenced in this document are the trademarks, service marks and/or trade names of their respective holders.

NO LIABILITY

To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, the Home of Innovation and SABIC accept no liability for any damages, loss or injury of any kind in any way resulting from or in connection with your access to or inability to access this Site, the Use or your reliance on any Content provided on or via this Site, including but not limited to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data, or otherwise related to this Site. The Home of Innovation and SABIC shall further not be liable for damages, loss or injury of any kind resulting from the use of electronic means of communication, including but not limited to those 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, or transmission of viruses.