Privacy Policy

Please read these terms of use carefully before using the site.

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC maintains Empire Magazine Arabia Web Site and other Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web sites that are linked to this site (collectively 'the Site') and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on the Site (collectively 'Content'), for the use of its customers, employees and members of the general public but only for the lawful purposes described below. Such content is provided as a convenience to its customers and to the general public.

Acceptance of Contract Terms: Jurisdiction

In exchange for accessing, browsing and/or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Law No. 40 of 1992 concerning the Protection of the Intellectual Work and Rights of the Author and the Implementing Regulations thereof. You represent that you have the legal authority to accept these Web Site Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent. Use of the Site is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to these Web Site Terms of Use, including without limitation this paragraph.

If you do not agree to these terms, do not use the site.

The Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC from its offices within the UAE. By accessing the Site you agree that the laws and regulations of the UAE and the Emirate of Dubai without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the Site, and you agree that any litigation shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Dubai, UAE. Those who access the Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC makes no representation that the Content in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where the Content is illegal is prohibited. You acknowledge that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the Site by you at any time.

Copyright and Restrictions on Use of Content

While Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC provides the information on this Site to anyone, we retain copyright on all text and graphic images. You acknowledge, having been advised by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC, that the Content is protected in the UAE and internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws and other proprietary rights laws (collectively 'Rights'). In addition to Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC's Rights in individual elements of the Content, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC or its licensors own a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content.

You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, (and except where otherwise specified or provided by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC, print a single copy of the information for your own personal use) but only for purposes of viewing and browsing through the Site or ordering products or services from the Site if applicable. You are also hereby granted permission to the store files on your computer for your own personal use; reference hypertext documents on the Site from your own documents. However, these permissions terminate automatically if you breach any of the Web Site Terms of Use. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC is not granting you any permission to use the Content other than the permission expressly stated in these Web Site Terms of Use. All other use of Content from the Site, including, but not limited to modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer of sale of, reproduction, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing the Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), 'mirroring' the Site or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, or downloading and using software repeatedly for uses other than those expressly permitted may not be made without Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC 's prior express written consent.​

Limitation on Scope of Content

The Site contains information regarding Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC and promotional programmes. The Products described in this Site contain uniquely UAE specifications and are offered for sale in the UAE. The promotional programmes if any described in this site are available only in the UAE or those Emirates as specifically referred to within the description of the programme. The price information contained in or provided through the Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute any offer to sell the products concerned. The actual prices and terms and conditions of sale will be determined by the authorised distributor/dealer of the Products concerned.

Trademarks and Services Marks

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC and other trademarks, such as products and service names found on the Site (collectively the 'Trade Marks') are owned by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC, its associate companies, suppliers, business associates or third parties and registered in the UAE and/or elsewhere or unregistered. Nothing on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on the Site, without the written permission of the Trademark owner concerned. The Trademarks may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of Products on the Site, without prior, written permission of Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC.

Submission and Collection of Information

There are instances where Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC requests personally identifiable information from the Site users to provide them with a service or correspondence (promotions and mailed brochures). This information, such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request and possibly additional information, is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC and is used to fulfill your request. Although Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the Site or data gathered from the usage of the Site. The information you provide and the data gathered is used by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC to improve the services we provide you. You hereby grant Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute any information you send, and agree that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC for any purpose.

Prohibited Conduct

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law. You agree (i) not to use the Site to upload or distribute in any way files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; (ii) not to interfere or disrupt the Site or any networks connected to the Site; (iii) not to use any device, software or routine or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Site or any transactions being offered at the Site (iv) not to use the Site to collect or export personal information, including, without limitation, financial information, about other participants at the Site; (v) not to use the services, products associated with the Site for illegal purposes, and (vi) to comply with all regulations, policies and procedures or networks connected to the Site.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise respecting, the content of the site or any other web sites linked to or from the site. The content of the site is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to applicable law, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of third party rights.

Revisions

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may revise or withdraw the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may at any time revise these Web Site Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current Web Site Terms of Use to which you are bound.

Links to Third Party web sites

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through the Site. When you access a non- Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web site, please understand that it is independent from Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC, and that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC has no control over the content on that web site. In addition, a link to a non-Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web site does not mean that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such web site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of destructive nature. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC makes no representation or warranty as to any third party products. Note also that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC Privacy Policy does not apply to any non- Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web site which may be accessed through the Site. Please refer to such non- Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web sites' own privacy policies (if any) to determine the privacy policies which apply when using such non- Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC web sites.

Limitation of Liability

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC will not be liable for any damages of any kind including but not limited to, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use the Site, the Content or links, damage caused by viruses affecting your computer equipment or your reliance on the Content or use of the products or services promoted/advertised at or associated with the Site.

Indemnity

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC and its shareholders, associates, employees and agents from any suits, losses, claims, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses (including attorney and accounting fees) that they may sustain or incur arising from (i) your use of the Content available at or downloaded from the Site, (ii) your failure to comply with any applicable laws and regulations or to obtain any licenses or approvals from the appropriate government agencies necessary to purchase or sell the products and services associated with the Site (iii) your use of the Content in any way contrary to the terms of use, (iv) the sale, purchase, transportation, delivery, use or disposal of any product, or service associated with the Site or available through other sites linked to the Site, or any loss suffered by or harm to any person or property in any way relating to of caused in whole or in part by your use of the Site or any service or product, associated with the Site (including, without limitation, any personal injuries or death of any third person caused in whole or in part by such products or services, the use, transportation, delivery, storage or handling thereof), and (v) any taxes attributable to the relating to any service or product associated with the Site.​

Cookies

"Cookies" are pieces of information that Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC transfers to the hard drives of the Users for record-keeping purposes. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may place Cookies with the Users visiting from advertising banners and hyperlinks on other web sites to track the success of a particular advertising campaign or marketing program. In addition, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may place Cookies with the Users to provide them with seamless access to the Web Sites, since storing their user name and password in a Cookie eliminates the need to re-enter that information on every page.

Usage

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC uses Personal Information for facilitating order processing, developing enhancements to the Web Sites, marketing and promotional purposes (for example, offering the Users the opportunity to take advantage of special promotions and acquire Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC products); and evaluating the Web Site usage by analysing usage data.

The Web Sites may also contain optional surveys and questionnaires asking for information, comments, and suggestions as well as opportunities for visitors to ask questions. We use the information you provide to help us design and build better products, to customise your shopping experience, and to provide advice and purchase recommendations.

We also use the Personal Information we collect to help target valuable marketing and advertising offers. This kind of advertising may be done with banner ads as well as promotional e-mails sent by Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC or by third parties under contract with Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC.

Finally, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC does research on the Users' demographics, interests, and behaviour based on the information provided to us when making a purchase, during a promotion, from surveys and from our server log files. We do this to better understand and measure the use of the Web Sites, to improve the content of the Web Sites and the services we provide to our customers. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis.

Sharing of Personal Information

Except as outlined in this Policy or on the Web Sites, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC never provides the Personal Information to third parties without a User's consent. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC shares the Personal Information you provide with its related companies. Additionally, if you purchase a product requiring service, your Personal Information is shared with the service provider concerned.

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may also share Personal Information with third party business partners so that they may provide services to Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC that are consistent with the terms of this Policy and the Web Sites.

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may also disclose Personal Information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Web Site's Terms of Use or may be violating Al-Futtaim's or other's rights or causing injury to or interference with Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC 's or other's property. Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC may also disclose or give access to Personal Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

Security

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC only collects Personal Information to the extent deemed necessary to serve its legitimate business purposes, and it uses appropriate security technology to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of all personal information as it deems appropriate. Nonetheless, Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC is not responsible for any breach of its security or for the actions of any third parties who may obtain any Personal Information.

Removal or Update of Personal Information

The Users may update their Personal Information or remove their Personal Information from Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC CRM databases by contacting us by email on info@origami-mena.com

Change to Policy

Origami Publishing & Events FZ-LLC reserves the right to change this Policy at any time by posting an updated Policy at the Web Sites.

Additional Information

Any questions regarding this Policy should be directed to info@origami-mena.com