Terms & Conditions
Terms of Service
Thank you for using our veggie-centric website! VeggieBuzz DMCC provides recipes, features and reviews of, information about and commentary on restaurants and other places to get great (and sometimes not so great) food through our website(s) (the “Site”) and mobile application(s) (together with the Site, the “Services”). The Services are operated by VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC (together with its successors and assigns, “VeggieBuzz”).
These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the Services, so please read them carefully before using the Services. As our business grows and we add new functionality to the Services, we may revise these Terms periodically. If we do, we will post the changes here. Your continued use of the Site after any changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.
Your Use of Services:
In order to access or use the Services, you may be required to provide current, accurate, identification, contact and other information. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of this information and also for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password. We encourage you to use “strong” passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. You will be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account, including activities of others to whom you have provided your username or password, so please notify VeggieBuzz DMCC immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
Modifications to Services and Data:
The Services may change over time as we add more features. We may modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or a part of the Services) from time to time without prior notice to you. Please backup your data as VeggieBuzz DMCC has no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store any data or other content maintained or transmitted by the Services. VeggieBuzz DMCC reserves the right to terminate accounts.
Age: You must be 13 years of age to use the Services, with or without registering.
Conditions of Use
You are solely responsible for all information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“content”) that you upload, post, publish or display (“post”) or email or otherwise transmit or use via the Services. You agree to not use the Services to post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, threatening, unsolicited “junk mail” or spam, contains software viruses or, in the sole judgment of VeggieBuzz DMCC, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Services, or which may expose VeggieBuzz DMCC or its users to any harm or liability of any type. You also agree to provide accurate, up-to-date information.
Intellectual Property Rights
Services Content, Software and Trademarks: The Services may contain content (“Services Content”) that is protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by VeggieBuzz DMCC, you agree not to modify, copy, frame, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Services or the Services Content, in whole or in part. If you are eligible to use the Services, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Services and the Services Content and to download or print a copy of the Services Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. You are not permitted to use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Any use of the Site or the Services Content other than as authorized by these Terms is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted here. The technology and software underlying the Services is the property of VeggieBuzz DMCC, our affiliates and our partners (the “Software”). You agree not to reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code version of the Software. We reserve all right, title and interest in and to the Software and Services Content, except for the limited rights expressly granted in these Terms.
VeggieBuzz DMCC names and logos including but not limited to VeggieBuzz, The Grassy perspective, all special graphics and logos associated with them are trademarks and service marks belonging to VeggieBuzz DMCC (collectively the “VeggieBuzz DMCC Trademarks”). Other company, product, and service names and logos used and displayed via the Services may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected to VeggieBuzz DMCC. You may not use any of VeggieBuzz DMCC Trademarks without our prior written permission.
Third Party Material: VeggieBuzz DMCC will not be liable for any content posted by third parties or at the direction of users; you must evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of this content. VeggieBuzz DMCC and its designees will have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any content that is available via the Services, including the right to remove any content that violates the Terms or is deemed by VeggieBuzz DMCC to be objectionable.
User Content Posted on or through the Services: You are solely responsible for the content and other materials you upload, post on or through the Services or the Site or transmit to or share with other users or recipients (collectively, “User Content”). You may not post any content that you did not create or that you do not own. By posting User Content you hereby grant and will grant VeggieBuzz DMCC and its affiliated companies a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty free, fully paid up, transferable, sublicenseable, perpetual, irrevocable license to copy, display, transmit, distribute, store, modify and otherwise use your User Content in connection with the operation, advertising or marketing of the Services, in any form now known or later developed.
We welcome your comments, questions, suggestions and feedback about the Site or the Services (“Submissions”)! But be aware that any comments or suggestions you make to VeggieBuzz DMCC are non-confidential and become the property of VeggieBuzz DMCC, which will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
Copyright Complaints: VeggieBuzz DMCC respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. VeggieBuzz DMCC will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide us with the following information:
• an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with enough detail that we may find it on the Site;
• your address, telephone number, and email address;
• a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
VeggieBuzz DMCC ’s Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Repeat Infringer Policy: In accordance with relevant applicable laws, VeggieBuzz DMCC has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at VeggieBuzz DMCC ’s sole discretion, members who are deemed to be repeat infringers. VeggieBuzz DMCC may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Services and/or terminate the memberships of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
Third Party Links and Content
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links or otherwise direct users to other sites and resources on the Internet. VeggieBuzz DMCC has no control over such sites and resources and VeggieBuzz DMCC is not responsible for and does not endorse such sites and resources. VeggieBuzz DMCC will not 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 content, events, goods or services available on or through such site or resource.
By using the Services you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless VeggieBuzz DMCC and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “VeggieBuzz DMCC Entities”) from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to the Services or any act or omission by any person, including without limitation, any dispute between you and any other person or regarding any content posted on the Site. This release includes, without limitation, any claim resulting from delay and the criminal acts of others.
You agree to indemnify and hold VeggieBuzz DMCC and VeggieBuzz DMCC Entities harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or relating to the Services, including without limitation, any content posted to or transmitted through the Services, or publicly distributed on the web, your use of the Services, your connection to the Services, your violation of the Terms or your violation of any rights of another.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ALWAYS USE CAUTION WHEN GIVING OUT ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF OR YOUR CHILDREN.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC AND VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC ENTITIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES; (II) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; OR (III) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT WILL VEGGIEBUZZ DMCC ’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICES OR WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICES, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICES.
You agree that VeggieBuzz DMCC, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your account (or any part thereof) or use of the Services and remove and discard any content within the Services, for any reason. If we suspect fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity, we may refer content or accounts to law enforcement authorities. VeggieBuzz DMCC will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Services.
Governing law & Dispute Resolution
These terms are governed by UAE Federal law.
In the event of any disputes between you and VeggieBuzz DMCC, VeggieBuzz DMCC is open to first attempting to resolve the dispute in an informal and amicable manner.
The seat of arbitration shall be the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, UAE. The arbitration shall be conducted in the English language. The arbitration award shall be final and binding on the parties. The arbitral tribunal may award reasonable attorneys’ fees and the cost of the arbitration to the prevailing party.
Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof or having jurisdiction over the relevant party or its assets.
If the arbitral panel has not been formed, any party may seek interim relief from any court having jurisdiction thereof or having jurisdiction over the relevant party or its assets, to which both you and VeggieBuzz DMCC hereto do hereby submit for this limited purpose.