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Terms of Usage

  • 1. WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USAGE:
    • 1.1 Important notices:
      Please read the following Website Legal Notice carefully as it contains the terms and conditions of usage of the Gazzaoui Group Holding s.a.l. Websites located at the following addresses: www.gazzaouigroupholding.com, www.gazzaouiholding.com, www.gazzaoui.com, www.gazzaoui.com.lb, www.gazzaoui.cn, www.gazzaoui.qa, www.gsystems.com.lb, www.g-systems.com.lb, www.automation-systems-lebanon.com, www.home-automation.com and all related web-sites (“Website”) owned by Gazzaoui Group Holding s.a.l. (“Gazzaoui Group”) as well as other important legal notices applicable to the end user accessing the Website (“User”) or (“You”). All references to www.gazzaoui.com must be interpreted as referring to all Gazzaoui Group web-sites listed above and referred to as ("Website") above.
    • 1.2 Do we use cookies:
      We do not use cookies.
    • 1.3 Third party links:
      Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
    • 1.4 Do we disclose any information to outside parties:
      We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
    • 1.5 Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Usage and Privacy Policy: By using our website, you consent to our websites Terms and Conditions of Usage and Privacy Policy.
      The User’s (Your) usage of the online information services contained on the Website constitutes Your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Usage and Privacy Policy contained below and Your arising obligations towards Gazzaoui Group. Gazzaoui Group may amend these Terms and Conditions of Usage at any time by posting the amended terms and conditions on the Website.
      All amended terms shall automatically become effective immediately after they are posted on the Website and any subsequent use of the site shall be governed by such amended terms.
      These Terms and Conditions of Usage were last revised on 11 November 2013. You are advised to regularly check these terms and conditions and privacy policy for any amendments or updates.
  • 2. GAZZAOUI GROUP LIABILITY AND WARRANTY AND UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE WEBSITE:
    • 2.1 Limited Liability of Gazzaoui Group:
      The User understands that usage of the Website is at the sole discretion and risk of the User. Gazzaoui Group reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Website, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use. Notwithstanding the effort placed on maintaining the availability and accessibility of the Website, Gazzaoui Group takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for the Website being temporarily unavailable or inaccessible.
    • 2.2 No Warranty:
      The information contained on the Website is provided by Gazzaoui Group and/or its partners, subsidiaries, sister companies, suppliers, distributors, customers or agents without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited to) any implied warranties of reliability, fitness for any particular purpose, timeliness, sequence, completeness, non-infringement of any third party rights and/or freedom from errors or inaccuracies. Gazzaoui Group may not be held liable for any errors, inaccuracies or damages resulting from the information published on its websites.
    • 2.3 Indemnification of Gazzaoui Group:
      You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Gazzaoui Group, its partners, subsidiaries, sister companies, suppliers, distributors, customers, agents, officers, directors, employees, and licensors and in general any person and/or entity having with Gazzaoui Group any business, professional and/or employment relationship, harmless from and against any claims, damages, actions and liabilities including without limitation, your loss of profits, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the Website or the software supporting/enabling the Website and reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from Your use of this Website or the software supporting/enabling the Website.
    • 2.4 Unauthorized use of the Website:
      The User is permitted to use the Website for lawful purposes only. Unauthorized use of the Website includes posting or transmission of data which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of Gazzaoui Group or third parties, which is unlawful, defamatory or otherwise objectionable or which constitutes advertising of goods or services in the absence of written approval from Gazzaoui Group. Unauthorized use of this Website may give rise to Gazzaoui Group instituting a civil and/or criminal claim against You for damages incurred as a result of a statutory and/or criminal offence and/or for civil causes.
  • 3. WEBSITE LINKS:
    From time to time, this Website may include links to other websites. These links are provided for Your convenience and only for the purposes of providing further information. Such links do not signify that Gazzaoui Group endorses the website(s) linked to the Website. You agree that Gazzaoui Group shall have no responsibility nor bear no liability in relation to the content of the linked website(s).You may not create a link to this Website from another website or document without Gazzaoui Group’s PRIOR consent in WRITING, in which case the terms of Your linking to the Website shall be governed by the terms of your “Linking Agreement” with Gazzaoui Group.
  • 4. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION:
    You consent to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts of Beirut - Lebanon for ruling upon any legal dispute that may arise between Gazzaoui Group and You in connection to the Website. This Website Legal Notice will be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Lebanon.
  • 5. SEVERABILITY:
    If any provision of this Website Legal Notice is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Website Legal Notice, which shall remain in full force and effect.
  • 6. WEBSITE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
    • 6.1 This Website comprises of software and content (such as text, news headlines and summaries, articles, images and audio tracks, animation, photographs, video, music, sound and voice), designs, trademarks, (all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans used on/in connection with the Website) and trade secrets that is the intellectual property of Gazzaoui Group and/or various third parties subject to the intellectual property rights laws and regulations as well as other laws and regulations of Lebanon and as and when applicable foreign laws, international conventions and treaties.
    • 6.2 Further and to the extent that Gazzaoui Group does not own specific content or such content falls within the public domain, Gazzaoui Group may hold copyright/further intellectual property rights in the selection, co-ordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content on the Website. Specific content may be licensed from third parties and shall be subject to the applicable copyright restrictions, which vary by copyright holder.
    • 6.3 No license to Gazzaoui Group intellectual property or the intellectual property of third parties has been granted to You unless otherwise indicated. Without limitation to the prohibitions placed on the User by contract or law and subject to the present the Terms and Conditions of Usage, You expressly agree not to:
      • 6.3.1 Reproduce or use the aforementioned intellectual property either in print or electronic form in violation of the intellectual property rights of Gazzaoui Group and/or such third parties as applicable;
      • 6.3.2 Commercially exploit, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, publish or broadcast any Website intellectual property without prior written approval of Gazzaoui Group or in the case of third party content, the rights holder of such intellectual property;
      • 6.3.3 not to claim or convey ownership of Website intellectual property either in its entirety or otherwise;
      • 6.3.4 modify the Website content for the purposes of reposting to other websites;
      • 6.3.5 alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from the Website content; and
      • 6.3.6 Copy, store, or otherwise incorporate Website content or intellectual property into any other web site, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work.
  • 7. YOUR PUBLICATION OF THE WEBSITE CONTENT:
    If You or any media or publication need, for any reason whatsoever, to include any references, links, or content of the Website on Your and/or on any third party website, publication or media, You need to obtain the prior permission to do so from Gazzaoui Group by corresponding in writing with websiteadmin@gazzaoui.com. Gazzaoui Group reserves the right to deny such permission, or to withdraw such permission from You and/or any third party at any time without needing to justify its decision and without being liable to anybody including public entities, of any claim and/or responsibility whatsoever. You further agree not to, and/or allow to, frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which the Website content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. You agree not to associate any Website content with any content that might harm the reputation of Gazzaoui Group, its affiliated sites, authors, employees, contributors or partners etc…. You agree not to use Website content on any site that displays pornographic material, exploits children, provides instruction on or promotes illegal activities, or is in any way misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of personal privacy. In the event of any uncertainty in this regard, you are advised to contact Gazzaoui Group at websiteadmin@gazzaoui.com.
  • 8. PRIVACY POLICY:
    • 8.1 The following contains important information on Gazzaoui Group’s Privacy Policy and includes the various consents and permissions provided by You to Gazzaoui Group in respect of its use of Your Personal Information.
    • 8.2 If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.
    • 8.3 Gazzaoui Group endeavors to comply with all Lebanese and where applicable laws and regulations providing for privacy. As such, Gazzaoui Group seeks to ensure the quality and accuracy of personal information in its possession.
    • 8.4 Gazzaoui Group shall not be obliged to ascertain or provide the identity of the sender of any messages or content.
    • 8.5 Personal Information Collected, Principle of Minimalism and Purpose of Collection:
      Please be assured that the privacy of Gazzaoui Group’s Users is of the utmost importance to Gazzaoui Group. The Gazzaoui Group Website collects, processes and stores personal information of its Users subject to the following principles:
      • 8.5.1 Relevant and minimal personal information of Users is collected for the purpose of managing User’s communications with Gazzaoui Group. Users warrant that all personal information supplied by them with regard to an electronic transaction is both true and correct. In the event of any aspect of their personal information changing post submission, it is their responsibility to immediately notify Gazzaoui Group of the said changes. Notification must occur via an email sent to websiteadmin@gazzaoui.com.
      • 8.5.2 The Users agree to indemnify and hold Gazzaoui Group, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and members harmless from and against any claims, damages, actions and liabilities including without limitation, loss of profits, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of Gazzaoui Group’s reliance on the User’s personal information in fulfilling an online order, should their personal information contain any errors or inaccuracies.
      • 8.5.3 Relevant and minimal personal information of Users is collected automatically by Gazzaoui Group and its authorized technology agents as a result of the Users visits to the Gazzaoui Group Website and the User expressly consents to the processing of their information.
      • 8.5.4 The undertakings and consent subject of section 8.5 and all its subsections.is effective immediately and will endure until the relationship between the User & Gazzaoui Group has been terminated.
      • 8.5.5 Gazzaoui Group, it’s agents and service providers may also automatically log Your “IP address” which is a unique identifier for the User’s computer and/or other access device. Further and to the extent necessary, Gazzaoui Group may utilize the User’s contact information, submitted, for communications with the User such as marketing or rendering Services requested by the User from Gazzaoui Group. Such User’s contact information may include, without limitation: the User’s name, e-mail address, mobile phone, landline phone details, resume (CV) details. Gazzaoui Group will not edit, disclose or sell any personal information to third parties other than required for the provision of the Services and electro

        The Users agree that their submission of their personal information, including via telephone; post; online registrations; subscriptions; use of the send to friend facility or by any other means, indicates their willingness for such information to be processed as discussed herein. Processing shall include collection, receipt, recording for marketing and other purposes, organization, collation, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, alteration, consultation, use; dissemination by means of transmission, distribution or making available in any other form; or merging, linking, as well as blocking, degradation, erasure or destruction of information.
      • 8.5.6 Users may opt to unsubscribe for newsletters and any other electronic communication sent from Gazzaoui Group by use of the “unsubscribe” option provided on each communication received.
    • 8.6 Handling of Your Personal Information:
      • 8.6.1 To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, Gazzaoui Group has in place policies and procedures to protect the personal information Gazzaoui Group collects about the User.
      • 8.6.2 Users acknowledge that records relating to the provision of Services and personal information may be required to be retained in terms of law, operational purposes and for evidential reasons by Gazzaoui Group. Users expressly agree to such processing, retention and necessary access to such records.
      • 8.6.3 Further, and to the extent necessary, Gazzaoui Group may utilize the contact information to provide the User with information requested by the User in relation to events, services and/or products offered by Gazzaoui Group.
      • 8.6.4 The Users expressly consent to their contact information and the contact information of third parties that the User has submitted being used for communications such as email and sms marketing and distribution of newsletters to Users or the relevant third parties. This contact information includes without limitation: names, email addresses and/or contact numbers. In providing information relating to third parties, the Users warrant that they have the right to provide such information. The Users agree that their submission of their information indicates their express willingness for their information to be used as discussed above.
      • 8.6.5 Users may revoke their consent given to Gazzaoui Group in terms of the above at any time. The revocation should be in writing and addressed to Gazzaoui Group’s Information Officer. Revoked consent is not retroactive and will not affect disclosures of User’s information already made.
      • 8.6.6 If the User elects to submit content to Gazzaoui Group via the Website and/or via email, which would include but is not limited to: feedback on articles and/or experiences, the User agrees for such information submitted to be published by Gazzaoui Group with their name and other information provided.
    • 8.7 Disclosure of personal information:
      Gazzaoui Group may disclose personal information:
      • 8.7.1 to comply with the law or with legal processes;
      • 8.7.2 protect and defend Gazzaoui Group’s rights, equipment, facilities, and other property;
      • 8.7.3 protect Gazzaoui Group against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website; and/ or
      • 8.7.4 protect other Website Users or third parties affected negatively by the relevant User’s use of the Website.
  • 9. GAZZAOUI GROUP CONTACTS:
    www.gazzaoui.com
    P.O. Box: 11-9709 Beirut
    Zip Code: Beirut 2047-1504 - Lebanon
    info@gazzaoui.com
    Tel: +9611855888
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