1) Introduction

The Local Organizing Committee (hereinafter “LOC”) for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 (hereinafter “SOAD2019”) set out these Website Standard Terms and Conditions contained herein on this webpage that shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this Website www.abudhabi2019.org and all the subdomains of the abudhabi2019.org domain. Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website and by using this Website you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.

2) Intellectual Property Rights

All rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.

You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

3) Restrictions

  • You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all the following unless you have a written confirmation:

a. publishing any Website material in any media;

b. selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;

c. publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;

d. using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;

e. Not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this Web site and entered by or relating to any third-party user of this Web site.

f. using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;

g. using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;

h. engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;

i. using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and SOAD2019 may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.

4) Links

Links from this Web site are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third-party Web site. We do not endorse any linked Web site, or any products, services or companies described in such links.

5) No warranties

Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that this Web site or the web sites to which it is linked will always be available to users. You should ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the Internet.

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on this Web site was accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and we do not give any warranty that any such information will be accurate or complete at any time or at all.

This Web site and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. Where you rely on any information or other material contained in it, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this Web site are excluded fully permitted by law. We exclude all liability whatever, fully permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this Web site or of any other Web site linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this Web site or any material or content accessed through it.

6) Indemnification

You hereby will indemnify SOAD2019 from and against all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

7) Limitation of liability

In no event shall SOAD2019 nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and SOAD2019, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

8) Entire Agreement

These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between SOAD 2019 and you in relation to your use of this Website.

9) Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the federal laws of the United Arab Emirates as applicable in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The courts of Abu Dhabi have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or in connection with these Terms (including a dispute, claim or controversy) and the Parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Abu Dhabi courts.

  • If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.


If you have any questions or comments about this Legal Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us.

Local Organizing Committee – Abu Dhabi, UAE
Attention: Legal Department
Email: info@abudhabi2019.org