Welcome to the website of Abu Dhabi Media Company ("Al Ittihad Newspaper"). The Abu Dhabi Media Company is a public shareholding company established according to the laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It is registered with the Media Zone Authority in Abu Dhabi and its registration number is 1. Its main office is located in the Muroor area, Street 15, PO Box 63, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi Media Company will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Website. However, by accessing the Website or using its link, you bear the risk that the Website and the content it displays, or which it may contain in the future, will be incomplete, inaccurate or out-of-date, or may not meet your needs and requirements.
Abu Dhabi Media Company assumes no obligation to update the Content.
Third party websites and links
The Website may contain links or references to other third party websites over which Abu Dhabi Media Company has no control. In this case, Abu Dhabi Media Company will not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those websites. Similarly, the site may be accessed from external links over which Abu Dhabi Media Company has no control. Abu Dhabi Media Company does not make any warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in these websites and assumes no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind that may arise from such content or information. The addition of any third party link does not indicate approval or recommendation by Abu Dhabi Media Company.
Trademarks, copyrights and restrictions
The site is under the supervision and management of Abu Dhabi Media Company. Therefore, all materials displayed on the Site, including but not limited to images, illustrations, audio and video clips, are protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights that are owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Media Company, its affiliates or other parties whose material has been licensed to Abu Dhabi Media.
The material on the site is intended for personal, non-commercial use only. These materials may not be copied, reproduced, published, exchanged, modified, uploaded, broadcast, stored or distributed in any way, including by email or other electronic means, without the prior written consent of Abu Dhabi Media Company. Use of the material on any other website or network computer environment, or use of the material for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use constitutes an infringement of Abu Dhabi Media Company's copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited.
Use of the materials in violation of the provisions of this paragraph may result in civil or criminal prosecution.
Contributions to Abu Dhabi Media Company
The Site may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, video and photo pages, reading services, or forums in which you or third parties may post your Contributions, both current and historical, including reviews, messages, or other materials or items on the Site ("Interactive Areas"). If Abu Dhabi Media Company makes such Interactive Areas available, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and you bear the risks.
By using any of the Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload, transmit, distribute, save, create or otherwise act through the Site in connection with:
any message, data, information, text, music, sound, images, videotapes, graphics, symbols or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd or suggestive or harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, or is abusive, racist, or otherwise offensive;
Content that constitutes, encourages, or provides instructions for the commission of a criminal act, or violates the rights of any party, or that may create legal liability or violate any local, provincial, national, or international laws;
Content that violates the laws of the United Arab Emirates through:
Offend a sacred Islamic landmark or Islamic rites, including (but not limited to) if such landmark or rites are protected by Islamic law,
defame any of the divine religions, including any act or subject that is blasphemous and/or insulting to Arabs or Muslims, whether as an individual or a group, or to any Arab or Muslim head of state, royal family and/or national symbol (such as the flag);
Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property right of any party;
Content that impersonates any person or entity or that does not reflect your affiliation with any person or entity;
Content that involves unwanted promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations, including content that involves transmitting junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited bulk mail, instant messaging, manipulating or providing links to other websites or web pages ;
Content that includes information of any third party, including but not limited to addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, social security numbers, and credit card numbers;
Content that includes viruses and other corrupt or harmful data, disruptive or destructive files;
Content that is irrelevant to the topic of the Interactive Area in which such Content is posted;
Although Abu Dhabi Media Company has no obligation to screen, audit or monitor any content that is published or distributed on any interactive domain, the company reserves the right, and has the absolute option, to delete, screen or audit any content that is published, distributed or saved in Website, without notice, at any time and for any reason, and the User is solely responsible for making backup copies of the Content and replacing any Content at your own risk and expense.
*cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, or with an order of a court of competent jurisdiction or in accordance with any written law;
*protect Abu Dhabi Media Company's systems and customers; or
*Ensure the safety and functioning of Abu Dhabi Media Company's business and systems,
Right to use
By posting or distributing Content on or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you:
Grants Abu Dhabi Media Company and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully authorized sub-license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, prepare derivative works, display and perform such content on a worldwide public basis and in any media, now known or discovered later;
You grant Abu Dhabi Media Company, its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, as they see fit,
You undertake and warrant that:
you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content on or through the Site;
that the content is accurate and not misleading,
Content submitted by users will be considered non-confidential, and Abu Dhabi Media Company will not be obligated to treat the content as personal information.
Without limiting the foregoing, Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to use the Content as it deems appropriate.
Abu Dhabi Media Company is under no obligation to provide you with any payment for Content you provide or an opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify Content except when it is submitted to Abu Dhabi Media Company. Abu Dhabi Media Company shall not have any duty to attribute authorship of the Content to you, nor shall it be obligated to impose any form of attribution by third parties.
If you decide to retain any moral rights (including attribution rights) in the Content, you hereby declare that: (a) you are not required to use any personally identifiable information in connection with the Content, or any derivative works, improvements or updates thereof; (b)you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Abu Dhabi Media Company or its licensors, successors or assigns, and (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any and all moral rights of the author in any of the Content, and (d) you release Abu Dhabi Media Company or its licensors, successors or assigns, from any claims you might otherwise have against Abu Dhabi Media Company for any such moral rights.
Contests and voting terms and conditions
Competition terms and conditions
Abu Dhabi Media Company may, from time to time, organize competitions, prize draws and/or other promotions (together called “Competitions”) on the Website. These competitions will be subject to the following:
By participating in any competition, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of the competitions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of the competitions, you may not participate in the competition.
Changes to the terms and conditions of competitions
Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to cancel, suspend or amend the terms and conditions of competitions without prior notice in the event of a disaster, war, civil or military disturbances, acts of God, or in the event of any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation, or by order of Any government or governmental authority, or any other event outside the reasonable control of Abu Dhabi Media Company. Any changes will be posted on the website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you check the competition terms and conditions regularly for any changes.
Participation in competitions
Taking part in competitions is subject to specific entry rules which may be mentioned or found on the Website. Any failure to observe these rules will render any contest entry invalid and any prizes and/or gifts will be forfeited. Neither Abu Dhabi Media Company nor its employees or agents make any representations, express or implied, as to the legality of any participation in the competitions.
The Contest will be valid for the time period specified on the Website and may be extended by Abu Dhabi Media Company at its sole discretion.
To qualify for the competition, participants must be 21 years of age or older upon entry, unless otherwise specified by Abu Dhabi Media Company. Participants under 21 years old are required to obtain permission to participate from a parent or guardian and to complete the minors registration form on the website. Failure to do so will result in any winning entry being deemed incorrect and any prizes will be forfeited. Neither Abu Dhabi Media Company nor its employees or agents make any representations, express or implied, as to the legality of any participation in the competitions.
Employees of Abu Dhabi Media Company, their immediate family or homeworkers, or of any company of the Abu Dhabi Media Group, its affiliates and/or agencies associated with these competitions, including the providers of any prizes or gifts, and sponsors of the competitions (if any) will not be ) and members of their immediate family or household workers are not eligible to participate in the competitions, and any participation by any of them will be considered invalid.
For the avoidance of doubt, Abu Dhabi Media Company will not under any circumstances be liable to compensate any person for any expenses incurred in participating in competitions, and no refunds will be given to cover the costs of participating in any competition.
You will be required to register certain details in order to participate in the competitions. You agree that all information and details you provide are true, accurate and current in all respects and at all times. Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to request proof of age and proof of the identity of the participant at any time, and any available channels and means can be used to carry out verifications of any details provided.
By participating in any competition, you accept that Abu Dhabi Media Company may use your personal information for its own purposes including, but not limited to, fulfilling your requests for products and services, contacting you, conducting research, and sending you email and SMS messages for marketing purposes of the brands associated with the competition.
Each contest participant is entitled to one prize/gift per person unless otherwise stated.
The winner(s) will be selected according to the information specified on the website.
The winner(s) shall be notified as soon as practicable after selection of the winning entrant, or such other period of time as may be specified on the Website, at the telephone number or e-mail address provided when participating in the Contest.
The winner is given a specific time limit to receive the prize/gift. Failure to respond within the specified time limit and/or failure to provide an address for sending the prize/gift (where applicable) may result in forfeiture of the prize/gift; Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to present the prize/gift to the next eligible participant and then the next until a winner is found.
Wherever possible and subject to the above, Abu Dhabi Media shall endeavor to deliver the prize/gift to the winner at the time and place convenient for the winner and within a reasonable period of time after notifying the winner, unless otherwise specified. There may be delivery restrictions to consider.
All winners are required to cooperate with photographers or reporters from Abu Dhabi Media Company in announcing their victory as Abu Dhabi Media Company deems appropriate. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in forfeiture of the prize/gift.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives may refuse to provide the prize / gift, or work to recover it in the following cases:
*any non-entitlement under these competition terms and conditions;
*A participant’s breach of these competition terms and conditions, or *in the event of any fraudulent or dishonest behavior by a participant, including but not limited to the use of technology that enables a participant to evade fees, engage in fraudulent voting or provide false information when participating in the competition.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives reserve the right, as they see fit, to delay notification of the winner(s) or delay or refrain from distributing or delivering the prize/gift until proof of eligibility and identity is confirmed or the participant is disqualified from the competition.
Prizes/gifts are not subject to negotiation and are not exchangeable for a cash equivalent (if any) or an alternative prize/gift; All prizes/gifts are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to change the prize/gift due to circumstances beyond its control or to offer an alternative prize of similar value.
Actual prizes/gifts may differ from details shown anywhere during the competition. Pictures of prizes/gifts shown may not exactly match the prizes/gifts ultimately delivered, and such pictures are intended to be indicative only.
Where the prize/gift requires the winner to travel, the winner (and accompanying persons, if any) may be required to have a valid passport and/or other necessary travel documents and visas. Where the prize requires travel on a specific date, the winner (and their companions, if any) must be able to travel on the date specified by Abu Dhabi Media Company and the sponsors and alternative dates will not be permitted. And where the prize includes travel for the winner on a date and / or to a destination of his choice, the date and / or destination of travel will be subject to availability, and Abu Dhabi Media Company and sponsors reserve their right to add a deadline for receiving the prize. The winner is solely responsible for all applicable insurance and taxes and for any costs, expenses and fees not stated in the prize/gift description or competition information. Prizes are subject to competition terms and conditions from the manufacturer or supplier.
Voting Terms and Conditions
Abu Dhabi Media Company may from time to time invite Participants to vote on the Site ("Vote"). This vote is subject to the following:
By participating in any voting, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the voting terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the voting terms and conditions, then you may not participate in the voting.
Changes to voting terms and conditions
Abu Dhabi Media reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or amend the voting terms and conditions without prior notice in the event of a disaster, war, civil or military unrest, or acts of God, or in the event of any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation, or by order of any government or governmental authority, or any other event outside the reasonable control of Abu Dhabi Media Company. Any changes will be posted on the website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you check the competition terms and conditions regularly for any changes.
The start and end date and time of voting will be determined according to the dates mentioned on the website. Any vote received before or after the said times will not be counted. All votes submitted will be kept confidential and private, and will only be seen by Abu Dhabi Media Company or its authorized representatives.
Any votes that are incomplete, incorrect, inaudible or incomprehensible, or not received by Abu Dhabi Media Company shall be considered void.
In the event of any defect, error, misunderstanding or dispute relating to the correctness or acceptability of any vote from the participants, or in the operation of any part of the competition, network or telephone system, the decision of Abu Dhabi Media Company and / or its authorized representatives is final and binding, and entry will not be entered into In any correspondence with respect to such discrepancies.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives reserve the full right to veto or reject any vote. Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives reserve the right to cancel or suspend voting at any time, without giving any prior notice.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives will not be responsible if it is not possible to cast a vote because the website is not available or not working.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives reserve the right to disqualify votes if there are reasonable grounds to suspect that fraud in the vote has taken place or if any of them considers that there are indications of any attempt to manipulate the vote.
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to decide on any unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond their control in any way what Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives deem appropriate (including canceling or postponing voting or changing the terms and conditions of the vote) in order to arrive at what they consider to be a fair solution for subscribers.
By casting your vote, you agree that Abu Dhabi Media Company may use your personal information for its own purposes including but not limited to fulfilling your requests for products and services, contacting you, conducting research, and to send you email and SMS for marketing purposes of the associated brands related to the vote.
The decision of Abu Dhabi Media Company and/or its authorized representatives will be announced on the website as soon as practicable after reaching such decision. No correspondence will be entered into by Abu Dhabi Media Company or its authorized representatives in relation to this decision which will be final and binding in all respects.
The site and the information and materials on the site are provided to you "as is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
The information contained herein may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. Abu Dhabi Media Company makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any facts, advice, opinions, views, statements, recommendations, or other information displayed on or distributed through the Website. You acknowledge that any reliance placed by you on any such facts, advice, opinions, views, statements, recommendations or other information is placed solely on your responsibility.
Abu Dhabi Media Company makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the suitability, functionality, availability or operation of the Website. The site may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance or computer hardware failure. Abu Dhabi Media Company does not warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects in the Site will be corrected, or that the Site or the servers that make the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Competitions and voting
Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives will take all reasonable measures to ensure that contests and voting are provided using reasonable skill and care. However, no warranties whatsoever are given as to the accuracy, suitability, reliability, completeness, or otherwise of the information, competitions, or the voting itself, nor of any downtime, delays, or errors in connection with the Website or the Internet, including without limitation any act or omission on the part of any telecommunications service provider with whom you deal to access the site, for all of which Abu Dhabi Media Company accepts no responsibility (for example). Furthermore, Abu Dhabi Media Company makes no warranties with respect to information that you may have access to but is not provided to you directly by Abu Dhabi Media Company and its authorized representatives including but not limited to information on the Internet relating to competitions or voting outside. The company's website; This information remains the sole responsibility of the information provider.
Limits of liability
Abu Dhabi Media Company shall not, under any circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, be liable to you for damages of any kind, whether based in tort, contract, limited liability or otherwise, including without limitation, any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with:
The Website or the information contained therein or any errors or omissions in the technical operation of the Website, even if Abu Dhabi Media Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether arising in whole or in part from negligence, acts of God or failure of telecommunications,theft, vandalism, or unauthorized access to the Site;
your participation in any competition or voting organized by Abu Dhabi Media Company on the site;
any data, commitments, or content provided to its users in any public forum, personal homepage, or other interactive area;
any content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, nor for any loss or damage to such content,
Any errors, defamation, slander, defamation, omissions, misrepresentations, obscenity, pornography, profanity, or violation of law (including the laws of the United Arab Emirates) that may be found on the Website.
You shall guarantee and hold Abu Dhabi Media Company and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees of each of their properties harmless in connection with any claim, loss, liability, damages or expense (including reasonable legal fees and expenses) arising out of or in connection with:
*any claim that the Content infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party;
* what arises from your use or conduct on the Website.
The religious competition and the “Think with Al-Ittihad” competition
All prizes are personal and not transferable, assignable or sold to third parties.
The prize may not be exchanged for a sum of money.
The winner receives the prize at his own responsibility, and Abu Dhabi Media is not responsible for any negative repercussions that the winner may be exposed to as a result of using the prize.
Images of the actual/delivered awards may differ from the image of the awards shown in the media and may not match, as the image is intended to be indicative only.
The winner will be notified as soon as possible on the winning phone number, and if he cannot be contacted, the prize will be awarded to another contestant.
The winner must come to Abu Dhabi Media Headquarters to receive the prize on the date specified for him.
In the event that Abu Dhabi Media informs a participant of winning the award by mistake, Abu Dhabi Media has the right to withdraw from this notification without giving the person the award or exchanging it.
The winner is responsible for providing Abu Dhabi Media with his correct personal data, and in the event of a lack or error in the data provided, he loses his right to receive the prize.
The participant must answer the question asked correctly, and must write his name (from three syllables) in addition to the correct answer in each message he sends, and he must show his valid civil ID.
In the event that the full name is not written correctly, the winner must provide proof of his ownership of the winning number (he must submit the number invoice or the subscription contract with the service provider.
Abu Dhabi Media has the right to stop the competition at any time without incurring any responsibility towards the participants.
The winner is required to be 18 years of age or older, and in the event that the winner’s age does not exceed 18 years, then the prize is handed over to one of the parents or a guardian
Abu Dhabi Media will not be responsible for the participant's inability to send the answer, nor will it be responsible for any technical defect in his line or the device used.
The participant has the right to participate in an unlimited number, thus increasing his chances of winning.
Abu Dhabi Media will conduct daily draws as well as draws at the end of the holy month.
The employees of Abu Dhabi Media Company, its institutions and subsidiaries, and their family members from the first to the fourth degree may not participate in the competition, and any participation by any of them will be considered incorrect.