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Terms and Conditions

  1. By browsing and or using this website of United Arab Shipping Co. (UASC), you represent that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions please do not use this site.
  2. Certain terms and conditions referred to herein may apply to certain features or services which this website may offer and which may become operational in future.
  3. The information provided to you through this website is not updated continuously but at regular intervals. Consequently, any information supplied to you through this site will pertain to the date and time when it was last updated and not as the date and time when it is supplied to you. UASC shall not be liable for any loss that you may suffer by relying on or acting on such information. UASC may keep its records of the transactions in any form it wishes. In the event of any dispute, UASC's records shall be binding as the conclusive evidence of the transactions carried out through this site in the absence of clear proof that UASC's records are erroneous or incomplete. Any request for any service, which is offered through this website shall be binding on you as and when UASC receives such a request. If any request for a service is such that it cannot be given effect to unless it is followed up by requisite documentation on your part, UASC shall not be required to act on the request until it receives such documentation from you. You shall ensure that this website or any related service is not used for any purpose which is illegal, improper or which is not authorized.
  4. You shall take all necessary precautions to prevent unauthorized and illegal use of this website and unauthorized access to its account provided by this website. UASC shall take all commercially reasonable care to, ensure the security of and to prevent unauthorized access to the website using commercially reasonable technology available to UASC.
  5. You may be allotted a user-id and a set of secret passwords by UASC in the first instance. You will be required to change the password assigned by UASC on accessing the site for the first time. As a safety measure, you shall change the password as frequently thereafter as possible. In addition to your-id and password UASC may, at its discretion, advise you to adopt such other means of authentication including but not limited to digital certification.
  6. You acknowledge, represent and warrant that the password which will be issued to you, provides access to your Account and that you are the sole and exclusive owner and is the only authorized user of the password and accepts sole responsibility for use, confidentiality and protection of the password, as well as for all orders and information changes entered into Accounts using such password. You grant express authority to UASC for carrying out transactions and instructions authenticated by such password. You unconditionally undertake to have password of such number of letters/digits as may be notified by UASC from time to time and ensure that the same is kept confidential; and to not let any unauthorised person have access to the internet while you are accessing the UASC website. If you forget the password, you may request for the issue of a new password by sending a written request to UASC and this shall not be construed as the commencement of a new contract. You agree and acknowledge that UASC shall in no way be held responsible or liable if you incur any loss as a result of information being disclosed by UASC regarding its Account or carrying out your instruction pursuant to the access of the website and you shall fully indemnify and hold harmless UASC and the affiliates in respect of the same. You shall maintain the secrecy of all information of confidential nature and shall ensure that the same is not disclosed to any person voluntarily, accidentally or by mistake. You shall comply with such guidelines, instructions or terms as UASC may prescribe from time to time with respect to the password.
  7. UASC shall install adequate systems to restrict the access of your account only to you. You shall take all the necessary steps to ensure confidentiality and secrecy of the login name and password allotted by UASC in this regard. You shall permit UASC to provide the transaction statement of your account through internet (web-based and/or email). You are aware that the transaction statement may be accessed by other entities in case the confidentiality / secrecy of the login name and password is compromised. In case you opt for transaction statement through email, you shall immediately inform UASC about change in email address, if any. UASC shall verify and confirm with you about the change.
  8. You irrevocably and unconditionally authorise UASC to access your account for effecting shipping or other transactions performed by you through the website. Your instructions shall be effected only when such instruction is in accordance with the prescribed procedure.
  9. UASC shall have no obligation to verify the authenticity of any transaction / instruction received or purported to have been received from you through its website or purporting to have been sent by you other than by means of verification of the website user-Id and the password.
  10. The read-out, the faxed /email output or the printed output, if any, that is received by you at the time of operation of UASC website is a record of the operation of the computer by you and shall be accepted as conclusive and binding for all purposes. All the records of UASC generated by the transactions arising out of the use of the UASC website, including the time the transaction recorded shall be conclusive proof of the genuineness and accuracy of the transaction. While UASC shall endeavour to carry out the instructions promptly, it shall not be responsible for any delay in carrying on the instructions due to any reason whatsoever, including due to failure of operational systems or any requirement of law.
  11. All instructions for UASC website shall be given, through computer or any other medium/channel enabled by UASC for the purpose, by you in the manner indicated by UASC. You are also responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of the instructions provided to UASC and the same shall be considered to be sufficient to operate the UASC website. UASC shall not be required to independently verify the instructions and the instructions shall remain effective till such time the same are countermanded by further instructions by you. UASC shall have no liability if it does not or is unable to stop or prevent the implementation of an instruction which is subsequently countermanded. Where UASC considers the instructions to be inconsistent or contradictory it may seek clarification from you before acting on any of your instructions or act upon any such instruction as it deems fit. UASC states that it has no liability or obligation to keep a record of the instructions to provide information to you or for verifying your instructions. UASC may refuse to comply with the instructions without assigning any reason and shall not be under any duty to assess the prudence or otherwise of any instruction and have the right to suspend the operations through the UASC website if it has reason to believe that your instructions will lead or expose to direct or indirect loss or may require an indemnity from you before continuing to operate the UASC website.
  12. Any instruction, order, direction, request entered using your password shall be deemed to be an instruction, order, directive, request received from you. All instructions, requests, directives, orders, directions, entered by you, either electronically or otherwise, are based upon your decisions and under your sole responsibility. You understand that entering an instruction, direction, order, request with UASC, either electronically or otherwise, does not guarantee execution of such instruction, direction, order, request. UASC shall not be deemed to have received any instruction, direction, order, or request electronically transmitted by you until it confirms the receipt of such instruction, direction, order, or request.
  13. You are responsible for the correctness of information supplied to UASC for use of the UASC website or through any other means such as electronic mail or written communication. UASC accepts no liability for the consequences arising out of erroneous information supplied by you. If you notice an error in the information supplied to UASC, you shall immediately advise UASC which will endeavour to correct the error wherever possible on a ""reasonable efforts"" basis.
  14. Neither UASC nor its subsidiaries shall be liable for any unauthorised transactions occurring through the UASC website and you hereby agree to fully indemnify and hold UASC and its subsidiaries harmless against any action, suit, proceeding initiated against them or against any loss, cost or damage incurred by them as a result thereof. UASC and its subsidiaries shall under no circumstance be held liable to you if the UASC website is not available in the desired manner for reasons including but not limited to natural calamities, legal restraints, faults in the telecommunication network or network failure, or any other reason beyond the control of UASC. Under no circumstances shall UASC and its subsidiaries be liable for any damages whatsoever whether such damages are direct, indirect, incidental or consequential and irrespective of whether any claim is based on loss of revenue, interruption of business or any loss of any character or nature whatsoever and whether sustained by you or by any other person. Illegal or improper use of the UASC website shall render you liable for payment of financial charges as decided by UASC or will result in suspension of the operations through the UASC website.
  15. You expressly agree that use of this website is at your sole risk. The Website is provided on an ""as is"" and ""as available"" basis.
  16. Except as warranted in the Terms, UASC expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied or statutory, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, data accuracy and completeness, and any warranties relating to non-infringement in UASC website.
  17. UASC does not warrant that access to the Website and UASC website shall be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the Website or use, accuracy or reliability of UASC website.
  18. UASC will not be liable for any virus that may enter your system as a result of your using UASC website. UASC does not guarantee to you or any other third party that UASC website would be virus free.
  19. You agree that UASC and/or their Subsidiaries or their agents may hold and process your personal Information and all other information concerning your account(s) on computer or otherwise in connection with the UASC website as well as for analysis, credit scoring and marketing. You also agree that UASC may disclose, in strict confidence, to other institutions, such personal Information as may be reasonably necessary for reasons inclusive of but not limited to participation in any telecommunication or electronic clearing network, in compliance with a legal directive, for credit rating by recognized credit scoring agencies, or for fraud prevention purposes.
  20. UASC shall have the absolute discretion to amend or supplement any of the terms set out herein at any time and will endeavour to give prior notice for such changes wherever feasible. By using any new services as may be introduced by UASC, you shall be deemed to have accepted the changed terms.
  21. UASC may withdraw or terminate the UASC website anytime either entirely or with reference to a specific service
  22. These terms and/or the operations for the accounts of the user shall be governed by the laws of England at the option of UASC. The Parties hereby agree that any legal action or proceedings arising out of these terms for UASC website shall be brought before the competent courts or tribunals in England and you irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts and tribunals. UASC may, however, in its absolute discretion, commence any legal action or proceedings arising out of the terms for UASC website in any other court, tribunal or other appropriate forum, and you hereby consent to that jurisdiction. Any provision of the terms for UASC website which is prohibited or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of prohibition or unenforceability but shall not invalidate the remaining provisions of the terms or affect such provision in any other jurisdiction.
  23. UASC and you as user agree that if the user opens further accounts with/subscribes to any of the products/services of UASC or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, and UASC extends the UASC website to such Accounts or products or services and you opt for use thereof, then these terms shall automatically apply to such further use of the UASC website by you.
  24. UASC website service may be available to users in certain cities only you would have to ensure that the equipment used for access to and for availing of the services offered at the UASC website meets the criteria as may be specified by UASC from time to time. All costs incurred by you including telecommunication costs to use the UASC website would be borne by you.
  25. These terms and conditions contain UASC's entire agreement (except as otherwise expressly provided herein) and supersede and replace any previously made proposals, representations, understandings and agreements, express or implied, either oral or in writing between you and UASC for UASC website. You acknowledge that you have not relied on any representation made by UASC or any of its employees or agents and have made your own independent assessment of UASC website. No third party will have any rights or claims under these terms and conditions.
  26. UASC shall make reasonable efforts to advise from time to time the internet software such as browsers which are required for availing of the services offered by the UASC website. There will be no obligation on UASC to support all or any versions of the Internet software as may be required for offering UASC website. You acknowledge that the software underlying the UASC website as well as other Internet related software which are required for accessing UASC website are the legal property of the respective vendors. The permission given by UASC to access UASC website will not convey any proprietary or ownership rights in such software. You shall not attempt to modify, translate, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the software underlying UASC website or create any derivative product based on the software.
  27. Documents sent by electronic delivery will contain all the information as it appears in the printed hard copy version as prepared and distributed by the originator, with the possible exception of graphic insertions such as photographs or logotypes. Electronic delivery may be in the form of an electronic mail, an attachment to the electronic mail, or in the form of an available download from the UASC website. UASC would be deemed to have fulfilled its legal obligation to deliver to you any document if such document is sent via electronic means. Failure to advise UASC of any difficulty in opening a document so delivered within twenty-four (24) hours after delivery shall serve, where applicable, as an affirmation regarding the acceptance of the document.
  28. UASC may use “cookies” to identify you when you visit this website in the future. Most web browsers will allow you to be notified if a cookie is sent to you to enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled on your computer all features/functions of this website may not work properly.
  29. In these terms “you” and “user” are used interchangeably and the term “UASC” may include its subsidiaries and associates.