Terms of use




24th of September, 2020

By using http://www.saman.ae  or the saman mobile application of the online platform (collectively, the “ Website ”), you confirm that you have read, understood and accept these terms of use (“ Terms ”) as the  terms which govern your access to and use of the Website and the Service and you agree to comply with them. If you do not accept or agree to comply with these Terms, you must not use this Website. Additionally, when using a portion of the Service, you agree to conform to any applicable posted guidelines for such Service, which may change or be updated from time to time at our sole discretion.

These Terms are made between saman (“ we ” “ us ” “ our ”, the “ Company ”, as applicable) and you (“ you ” or the “ User ”). If you are a company advertising on our Website, you will be required to enter into additional terms and conditions set out in our Advertising Agreement, however, please note that these Terms will still apply and must be read in conjunction with any other agreement you enter into with the Company.

1.     Definitions

The following capitalised terms shall have the following meaning, except where the context otherwise requires:

1.      Advertising Agreement ” – an agreement for the provision of advertising services or products entered into between the Company and the Client.

2.      Ad Services Package ” – the bundle of advertising product or service which the Company agrees to provide to the Customer, as set out in the relevant order form provided by the Company and signed by the Client to order the Ad Services Package pursuant to these Terms and the terms of the Advertising Agreement.

3.      Client ” – the client entity that is party to the Advertising Agreement.

4.      Customer ” – any customer of the Client.

5.      saman” - saman Middle East FZ LLC which is the owner of www.saman.ae.

6.      Effective Date ” – the date set out at the top of these Terms.

7.      “ Intellectual Property Rights ” – all intellectual property, including patents, trade marks, rights in goodwill, database rights and rights in data, rights in designs, copyrights and topography rights (whether or not any of these rights are registered, and including applications and the right to apply for registration of any such rights) and all inventions, rights in know-how, trade secrets and confidential information, customer and supplier lists and other proprietary knowledge and information and all rights under licences and consents in relation to any such rights and all rights and forms of protection of a similar nature or having equivalent or similar effect to any of these which may subsist anywhere in the world for their full term, including any renewals and extensions.

8.      Material ” – material and content published on the Website or otherwise provided by the Company in connection with the Service.

9.      Privacy Policy ” – the privacy policy of the Company from time to time.

10.  Product ” – an online classifieds advertising platform provided on the Website and the Ad Services Package.

11.  Posting Agents ” - a third-party agent, service or intermediary that offers to post Material to the Service on behalf of others.

12.  Registration Details    - the details a User must provide upon registering for the Website from time to time (for example: name, phone numbers, email address, age and/or address).

13.  Service    – the provision of the Website and the Product.

14.  Unacceptable    – any material or information uploaded to or made available on the Website which under the law of any jurisdiction from which the Website may be accessed may be considered:

1.     illegal, illicit, indecent, obscene, racist, offensive, pornographic, paedophilic, insulting, false, unreliable, misleading, harmful or potentially harmful to minors, threatening, libellous, alleged to be or actually defamatory or in infringement of third party rights (of whatever nature and including, without limitation, any Intellectual Property Rights), invasive of another’s privacy or other rights, to relate to or encourage money laundering or illegal gambling;

2.     in breach of any applicable regulations, standards or codes of practice (notwithstanding that compliance may not be compulsory);

3.     in contravention of legislation, including without limitation, that relating to weapons, animals or alcohol; or

4.     harmful to the Company’s reputation.

18.  User Material ” – material and content posted on the Website by a User or otherwise provided to the  saman Group by a User in connection with the Website or the Service.

2.     General Terms and Conditions Which Apply to Users

1.     In registering for this Website, the User must provide true, accurate, current and complete Registration Details which the User must update after any changes (except age) before using the Website for further services in the future.

2.     The User hereby agrees and acknowledges that the Website may contain adverts placed by advertisers or companies in the course of business for goods or services (and which the Company takes no responsibility for). Advertisers or companies using the Website or the Service to place adverts offering goods or services of a business, commercial or trade nature must include their full names in the advert and make it clear that they are selling goods or services in the course of business either by the content, format, size or place of the advertisement or by including words such as “trade”, “dealer”, “agent”, “wholesale” or similar in the name of the advert they submit for publication.

3.     The User hereby warrants and represents to the Company that it is at least eighteen years of age and legally able to enter into contracts.

4.     The Company  reserves the discretion to withdraw any Material or User Material from the Website without prior notice and to refuse any User Material posted or provided to the Company by a User.

5.     The User’s Registration Details and data relating to its use of the Website will be recorded by the Company but this information shall not be disclosed to third parties (otherwise than on an aggregated, anonymous basis, or in accordance with the Privacy Policy or in accordance with Clause 2.6 below) nor used for any purpose unrelated to the Website. By agreeing to the terms, you expressly give us permission to verify the authenticity of your details by calling you on the phone number submitted to us. The call may be recorded for quality assurance.

6.     The User hereby authorises the Company to use any information which it submits to the Website to inform the User of special offers, occasional third party offers and for other marketing and related purposes. Without prejudice to Clause 2.5 above, the Company will not use User data for any other purposes than as set out in these Terms except that the Company may disclose this data if compelled to do so by law, or at the request of a law enforcement agency or governmental authority.

7.     If the User does not wish the Company to use its information as set out in Clause 2.6 above, it should leave the Website before submitting its personal details.

8.     If the User does not want the Company to use its email address or SMS/mobile number to send information concerning the Website and related matters, the User should send an email message to legal@saman.ae  and insert unsubscribe as the subject heading of such message.

9.     You must keep confidential any user identification and password details set-up or given to you as part of our security procedures and must not disclose them to any third party.

10. The Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate a User’s account where, in its absolute discretion, it deems the User has breached these terms or deems such suspension or termination is otherwise appropriate. In the event of such suspension or termination, the Company will notify the User by email and the User must not seek to re-register on any Website either directly or indirectly through a related entity. The Company’s rights under this Clause 2.10 shall not prejudice any other right or remedy the Company may have in respect of any breach, or any rights, obligations or liabilities accrued prior to such suspension or termination.

11. For the avoidance of doubt, the Company is providing a service not goods.

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