1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Welcome to Al Majlis! In these Terms of Service "you" means the individual using the Service, you must be either a QSTP staff or an employee in one of QSTP’s member-companies. If you no longer work within QSTP in any of the abovementioned forms, you must notify the portal’s administrator immediately on the contacts at the end of this document or you will be committing a security breach.

"Al Majlis" means QSTP’s internal portal, which shall be accessed by QSTP staff and employees of QSTP member-companies only. Al Majlis is designed, hosted, and managed by QSTP Comms team. (Contacts). Al Majlis comes within QSTP’s internal communications strategy to increase brand awareness among member companies and raise networking opportunities to enhance our customer experience. The portal shall be a platform for discussion among all QSTP employees, to share community news and get to meet virtually.

At present, some of the Services/Content on Al Majlis is provided by QSTP Comms. All users will need to log in to access or interact with a particular Service/content. This portal does not allow access without entering log in details.

The Services are provided to you subject to these Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated from time to time without prior notice to you. By accessing and using the Services, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provisions of the TOS and other documents incorporated herein. You can review the most current version of this TOS at any time on Al Majlis website. In addition, when using particular Al Majlis Service/Content, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such Al Majlis Service/Content, which may be posted and modified from time to time without prior notice. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS. Al Majlis may also offer in the future or add to the already existing services/content, which will also be governed by the TOS described in this document. Any service/content specific guidelines and rules shall be incorporated within the TOS. You are solely responsible for using the Services in compliance with any and all applicable laws of QSTP, QF and the State of Qatar. If you are in a dominion where download or use of the Services/content is prohibited or restricted or if you are identified by the system as a different user, please click "cancel" or close your browser, as applicable, and do not download or use the Services.

2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

Al Majlis provides users with access to a versatile virtual community enriched with virtual services and content. These services include but are not limited to; several communications tools, forums, blogs, classifieds, QSTP community events and activities promotional platform, personalized content, QSTP branded services, and QSTP-specific venue bookings. All these, including any future additions to the website, are collectively referred to here as the Services.

You understand and agree that the Services/content of Al Majlis is mainly User(s) driven; as in Al Majlis relies mostly on end-users and registered members to enrich its categories with content. Al Majlis QSTP Team and QSTP Management shall not be held accountable for any information posted by anyone other than QSTP management, QSTP Al Majlis team, QSTP Staff Member. All users shall be fully responsible for any information posted on any of Al Majlis Categories and sub-categories of Services/Content including commentaries. Al Majlis team and QSTP Management shall not be liable for any false or unauthenticated information posted by any of QSTP’s member-companies employees or ex-employees whom QSTP Comms Team have not been notified of the termination/end of their services within 15 days of their end of service within QSTP.

You understand and agree that the Services are provided “As Submitted by User” and that Al Majlis assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store or restore any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Services. You are responsible to verify the information posted by users. You also understand that Al Majlis team and QSTP Management are not partially or fully involved in any pricing of any service announced or posted via Al Majlis. You understand that some of the Services may involve third-party fees, these fees shall not be paid online or in cash through Al Majlis or its team, it’s the full responsibility of both users (announcement owner and the interested user) to finalize any purchase(s) directly without any involvement of QSTP Staff, Management or Al Majlis. Should any dispute arise between users over the pricing of any goods or material or announcements posted on Al Majlis, Al Majlis team and QSTP Management shall not be a party to this dispute, and all concerned users shall resort to the rightful authorities in Qatar to settle it.

Though, Al Majlis team and QSTP Management in full shall not be held partially or fully responsible of any content/service posted on any of Al Majlis categories/sub-categories on behalf of any of QSTP’s member-companies, Al Majlis team advises that for any company/corporate announcements that the member-company’s management approval is obtained in written format prior to publishing on the Portal.

You also understand and agree that the Services may include certain communications from Al Majlis team, such as updates, newsletter or administrative messages, Al Majlis team shall send these notifications to you through the communications means deemed appropriate to the type of announcement and its urgency.

3. REGISTRATION FOR SERVICES

In order to use Al Majlis Services or access its Content, registration and submitting employee information is mandatory. Accordingly, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form; (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete; and (c) comply with the Terms of Service set forth herein. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if you use the ID or QSTP Badge number of another QSTP member, you shall be considered in breach of the TOS of Al-Majlis and the team has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services (or any portion thereof). Al Majlis and the wider QSTP Management are concerned about the safety and privacy of all users, therefore, all users including, but not limited to; management of QSTP Member-Companies are required to notify Al Majlis team upon the end of service/termination of any of their employees who were eligible/registered to the internal portal, within maximum 15 days of their end of service within QSTP.

You also agree that Al Majlis team shall retain the right to suspend, reject, or cancel the registration of any QSTP Badge holder, should Al Majlis team believe he/she has violated the TOS set forth herein, or has committed/posted/announced/expressed any Service/Content that offends other user(s) or government officials or any public figure(s) or fellow colleagues or have mentally or physically caused any damage or harm to any and all individuals.

4. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY ON AL MAJLIS

By registering to Al Majlis you understand that your user ID and Password are for your own use. You shall not give them to anyone else to use on your behalf or to access any of the information on Al Majlis QSTP internal portal. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Al Majlis team of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.

5. CONDUCT ON Al Majlis

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. All users must ensure that the content posted on Al Majlis is verified, authenticated, and ethical. All content shall comply with societal and cultural values of QSTP, QF and the State of Qatar.

Users who post any inappropriate or mature content shall face the suspension of their accounts and Al Majlis shall retain the right to pursue legal action through appropriate channels starting with their company’s management.

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and Al Majlis or QSTP Management, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Services. Neither Al Majlis nor QSTP Management control most of the Content posted via the Services and, as such, neither Al Majlis team nor QSTP Management can guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.

You agree to not use the Services to:

1. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

2. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, Al Majlis team or QSTP Management, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

3. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;

4. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as without limitation inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non disclosure agreements);

5. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;

6. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk posts," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as Classified) that are designated for such purpose

7. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

8. interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;

9. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;

10. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or

11. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that relates to bypassing firewalls and proxies.

You accept that Al Majlis and QSTP Management may or may not screen Content. Al Majlis and QSTP Management and their designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) to remove/edit any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise considered objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.

6. NO COMMERCIAL REUSE OF SERVICES

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Services/Content

7. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICES

Al Majlis Team and QSTP Management reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services/Content (or any part thereof) with or without prior notice. You agree that neither Al Majlis or QSTP Management shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services (or any part thereof) ), or for any loss of data or messages in connection with the Services, including messages or data that you have stored. Al Majlis team encourages you to back up your data. The team may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services or the entire website without notice or liability.

8. TERMINATION OF ACCESS

You may terminate your Al Majlis account by submitting the termination request to Al Majlis team in an email with this specific subject.

You agree that Al Majlis and QSTP Management may, without prior notice, immediately terminate, limit your access to or suspend your Al Majlis account and access to the Services. Cause for such termination, limitation of access or suspension shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other guidelines, (b) discontinuance or material modification to the Services (or any part thereof), (c) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (d) extended periods of inactivity, (e) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities.

9. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Services/Content, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that neither Al Majlis team nor QSTP Management shall be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Services.

10. LINKS

The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that neither Al Majlis nor QSTP Management is responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that neither Al Majlis nor QSTP Management shall be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content.

11. VIOLATIONS

Please report any violations of the TOS to almajlis@qstp.org.qa

12. CONTACTS

Al Majlis Team, Innovation Centre, Second Floor, Comms Offices, QSTP.

almajlis@qstp.org.qa