UAQFTZ: Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions

UAQ Free Trade Zone Authority Terms and Conditions of Use

The terms “UAQ FTZ”, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to UAQ Free Trade Zone Authority. Your access to and use of our website (the "Site") is subject to the following terms and conditions, as well as UAE laws. Your access to the Site is in consideration of your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use, whether or not you are a registered user. By accessing, browsing, and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions of Use. We maintain the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use and may do so by posting notice of such modifications on this page. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of such modification, including the charges associated with the use of our Site. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions of Use.

Links to third party sites

Our Site may contain links to other web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience. These links are not an endorsement of products, services, or information, and do not imply an association between the operators of the Linked Site us. When you select a link to a Linked Site, you are subject to the terms and conditions of the owner/sponsors of that Linked Site.

No unlawful or prohibited use

You agree to access and use the Site only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of the Site. You may not use our Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of our Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided through our Site.

use of communication services

Our Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
    Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines that may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • We have no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. We do not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, we specifically disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized UAQ FTZ spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of UAQ FTZ. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless UAQ FTZ and all of its employees and agents from any and all liabilities incurred in connection with any claim arising from any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including attorneys' fees and costs. You agree to cooperate fully in the defence of any such claim. We reserve the right to assume, at our expense, the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You agree not to settle any matter without our written consent.

information disclosure

We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at UAQ FTZ's sole discretion.

intellectual property rights

All rights, including copyrights and database at our site, and its contents, are owned and licensed to UAQ FTZ. The user acknowledges and agrees that contents and articles available at this site, are protected by laws governing copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and trade secrets and other intellectual property rights and trade transactions. You are required to abstain from using these intellectual rights for other purposes inconsistent with the terms and conditions of use defined hereinafter, and accordingly you will not be allowed to use or display them for any other purpose or any reason whatsoever, unless you obtain a previous written authorisation from UAQ FTZ. Nothing mentioned herein gives, in any manner whatsoever, users or third parties any property rights or interests in any other intellectual rights concerning UAQ FTZ including any software or relative documents used in this service. You will be liable for any infringement and/or breach of the intellectual property rights of UAQ FTZ and/or third parties.

Materials provided to UAQ FTZ or posted at any UAQ FTZ site

We do not claim ownership of the materials you provide us, (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any UAQ FTZ Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting us, our affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. UAQ FTZ is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in UAQ FTZ’s sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

liability disclaimer

You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through this Site, is at your own risk. Neither our employees nor we warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site. The content and function of the Site are provided to you "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or currency. UAQ FTZ and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the UAQ FTZ Site for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. UAQ FTZ and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Under any circumstance, we shall not be liable to any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exceptional damages emanating from the use or inability to use our Site, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of good will, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any other damages, even if we have been advised of the possibility of damages. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the UAQ FTZ Site, or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the UAQ FTZ Site.

termination/access restriction

We may, at our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to and use of this Site without notice and for any reason, including for violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or for other conduct which we, in our sole discretion, believe is unlawful or harmful to others. In the event of termination, you will no longer be authorised to access the Site, and we will use any means possible to enforce this termination. Use of our Site is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of this agreement or use of our Site. Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of our Site or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

disputes and the applicable law

You accept the current terms of use and all future amendments. Any dispute that may arise from this service concerning interpretation or execution would be settled in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates and would be subject to the territorial jurisdiction of the Courts of Umm al Quwain. All contents of the UAQ FTZ Site are: Copyright 2014 by UAQ FTZ. All rights reserved. We would be grateful if you could inform us of any inaccurate information or change in procedures, so that we can revise and improve this section for the benefit of our clients. Please do contact us at:

  • Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority maintains the Website ("Site").
  • Visa or MasterCard debit and credit cards in AED will be accepted for payment
  • The displayed price and currency at the checkout page, will be the same price and currency printed on the Transaction Receipt and the amount charged to the card will be shown in your card currency
  • We will not trade with or provide any services to OFAC and sanctioned countries
  • Customer using the website who are Minor /under the age of 18 shall not register as a User of the website and shall not transact on or use the website
  • Cardholder must retain a copy of transaction records and policies and rules
  • User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his account

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