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Terms of Use

Website

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals


Last updated: September, 2019

The website located under domain www.kfupm.edu.sa ("Website") and other subsites (as part of the aforementioned domain) are owned and operated by King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms", "Terms of Use") carefully before using the Website.

Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms of Use. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the website. KFUPM reserves the right to change these Terms at any time, whenever necessary.

Scope:

The Website content that includes text, photographs, video, podcasts and social feed is for personal, informational and non-commercial purposes only. Any effort to reproduce or demonstrate a fake ownership of the content that contains material protected by intellectual property laws, including without limitation material protected by patent, copyright, trademark (such as KFUPM's logo) or by rights of privacy of publicity, will be considered a violation of the Terms of Use of the Website unless you have received all necessary consents.

By accessing the Website, you agree to ensure that any information about yourself that you provide to KFUPM through the Website is accurate, complete and current, and complies with all applicable laws in connection with your use of the Website.

You agree that when using KFUPM's Website, You will not:

use any "robot", "spider", "deep link", "scraper" or other automated means, methodology, algorithm or device or any manual process to monitor or mirror the Website, or copy any of its web pages therein without written permission by the relevant authorities of KFUPM;

Frame, squeeze back, overlay or employ any other techniques to enclose or display the Website, or any trademark, logo, content or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) included on the Website, with any other software or content of a third party;

Use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the names or trademarks of KFUPM without its prior written consent;

Use any device or software to interfere with the normal functionality of the Website or participate in any suspicious activity that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Website's infrastructure as determined by KFUPM at its own discretion.

For any reason, KFUPM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the content of the Website; suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time. KFUPM may also restrict access to any part of, or the entire Website, without notice.

Copyright:

The website and its content are protected by the copyright laws of Saudi Arabia. You may not reproduce, modify or distribute any text, graphics, video, audio or other content on the Website without prior written permission from KFUPM.

Links:

The Website may contain links to third party websites. These third party websites are not under the control of KFUPM, and KFUPM is not responsible for the content of any third party website, and the inclusion of any link is as a convenience and does not imply endorsement by KFUPM of the sites or any association or relationship with its operators. KFUPM disclaims all liability with regard to your access to any linked websites.

Unless otherwise set forth in an agreement between you and KFUPM, you must adhere to KFUPM's linking guidelines as follows:

the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not violate KFUPM brand guidelines (https://brand.kfupm.edu.sa)

any link to the Website must clearly be marked as "King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals"

the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false impression that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with KFUPM

KFUPM reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and at its sole discretion.

Additional Policies:

When using the Website, you confirm and acknowledge your agreement to be bound by and comply with KFUPM Privacy Policy (http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/pages/PrivacyPolicy.aspx) and any other policies governing the use of the Website.

Compliance with Law:

Access to the Website from any jurisdiction where such access, or the content of the Website, may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

General Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability:

KFUPM PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SOFTWARE, SERVICES, AND GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, KFUPM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT FOUND ON OR THROUGH KFUPM'S WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WHILE THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE WAS BELIEVED TO BE ACCURATE AS OF THE DATE IT WAS PREPARED, KFUPM MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF ANY SUCH CONTENT. YOU SHOULD VERIFY ANY CONTENT BEFORE RELYING ON IT. KFUPM MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

Violations:

KFUPM reserves the right in its sole discretion to take necessary action according to law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including the right to terminate the access to all or a portion of the Website from a particular Internet address at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

Changes to the Terms of Use:

KFUPM reserves the right to change the Terms from time to time as we deem appropriate. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting unless otherwise indicated. KFUPM has no duty or obligation to inform prior users of the Website that changes have been made, regardless of the scope and importance of the changes. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use. Your continued use of the Website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Have a question/comment?

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our Terms of Use, you may contact us by e-mailing Information Services Unit of Public Relations, KFUPM.