Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY. THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONSTITUTE A BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND START, A NON PROFIT ORGANISATION ESTABLISHED BY ART DUBAI AND THE AL MADID FOUNDATION. (“START”). By using the START web site (“Site”) and/or downloading any content, or subscribing to newsletters and/or other community functionality ,you agree to be bound by and comply with this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”).

START reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time at its sole discretion, and your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version posted on the Site at the time of your use.

Permitted Use of this Site

This Site is owned and operated by START. All images, audio, video and related informational materials in any medium provided by START, including related text, captions, or information (collectively referred to as “Content”), is owned by START or our licensors and is protected by UAE and International copyright laws, moral rights, and other intellectual property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this Agreement no portion or element of this Site or its Content may be copied or retransmitted via any means and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of START

Additionally, unless authorized by START in writing, you may not copy, redirect, or exploit the Site or any Content, or seek information on visitors to the Site or personal information of START sponsors partners or supporters

Your use of this Site and any Content shall comply with all applicable law. START reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revoke your authorisation to view, download and use the Content and information available on the Site at any time and for any reason, with or without notice to you of such revocation, and you agree to immediately discontinue such use upon notice from START.

Unauthorized use of Content constitutes infringement of copyright and other applicable rights and shall entitle START to exercise all rights and remedies under applicable copyright and other laws, including monetary damages against all users and beneficiaries of the use of such Content.


START’ Privacy Policy applies to use of this Site, and its terms and conditions are made part of this Agreement by reference. Please consult START’ Privacy Policy for specific information on START policies for use of your personal information.

Please note that if you use START’ Community Pages, including blogs and discussion threads, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these pages. You may, at any time, request access to, correct and delete personal information about you stored by START with respect to these Community Pages by contacting us directly.


Minors and children (persons under the age of 16) are not eligible to use this Site unsupervised. By using this Site unsupervised, and/or registering for an account, you warrant that you are 16 years of age or older.

Limited License

Conditioned on your compliance with this Agreement, START grants you a limited license to download Content consisting of images solely for your own personal use. Except for this limited use, START grants you no other rights, and you may not copy, distribute, publish, display, sublicense, make available, or otherwise use in any way the Content outside the scope of this Agreement without the prior written authorization of START.

START may immediately terminate any licences granted to you without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of this agreement. If a licence is terminated, you agree to immediately (i) stop using this Site and the Content and (ii) delete all Content and all copies from all magnetic media and destroy all other copies, or, at START’ request, return all such copies to START.

START Trademarks

You may not use the name “START”, trademarks or service marks of START without START’ prior written consent. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless START and its officers, directors, employees, contractors, subsidiaries, joint ventures, licensors and licensees against all claims (including, without limitation, claims by third parties), liability, damages (including punitive damages), judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to (i) Your breach of any terms, conditions or restrictions of this Agreement, (ii) Your use or modification of any Content, or combination of any Content, with any text or other content, and (iii) any act or failure to act by you or any of your employees, contractors, employers, agents, clients, principals, or users.


Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

Despite our efforts to provide accurate information, this Site may contain technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. 


Third Party Links

Our Site may link to other sites that may be of interest to you or are related to the aims and objectives of START but are not under START’ control. These links do not imply endorsement by START and we are not responsible for the availability of or the content contained in any linked site.

Choice of Law / Jurisdiction / Attorneys’ Fees

Any dispute regarding this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates. The parties agree to accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the United Arab Emirates.


You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and understand it, and agree to be bound by all its terms and conditions. This Agreement (along with START’ Privacy Policy, constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No action of START, other than the express or written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of this Agreement.

Termination of this Agreement

This Agreement is effective until terminated by START, in its sole and absolute discretion. START may terminate this Agreement with or without notice to you and will do so if you use or attempt to use the Site or the Content therein in any manner contrary to the terms of this Agreement. The, Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification, Termination and Choice of Law provisions of this Agreement shall survive the termination or expiry of this Agreement.

International Users

The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by START from its offices within the United Arab Emirates. The Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Content, including products and services, that are not available in your country. These references do not imply that START intends to market, promote, or distribute such Content, including products and services, in your country. If you access the Site from a location outside the United Arab Emirates , you are responsible for compliance with all local laws

Contact Address

START Dubai Office

PO Box 502111
Dubai, UAE

T: +971 (0)4 368 9895

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