UFC Arabia® is a digital platform provided to users and subscribers (you or your), operated by or on behalf of Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC (we, us or our) or our subsidiaries, affiliates or related entities. We are an entity established in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with our registered address at Mohammed bin Khalifa Street, PO Box 63, Abu Dhabi.
These terms and conditions of use (Terms) govern your use of UFC Arabia® and our related websites, including, without limitation, www.ufcarabia.com, and any other applications and sites operated by us, or any of our subsidiaries, affiliates or related entities for the delivery of UFC®, martial arts and/or combat sports related content (collectively, the Platform). Your use of the Platform includes your access to and use of all features, functionalities, user interfaces, content and software available on the Platform (collectively, the Content).
To contact us, or if you have any queries in relation to the Platform please email email@example.com.
By using the Platform, you agree to comply with these Terms. If you do not agree, do not use the Platform.
1.1. We amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Platform, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the Terms that apply at that time.
2.1. We may update and change the Platform from time to time, including to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs, our business priorities or changes to the Content. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes. Such notice may be made available on the Platform, on www.ufcarabia.com, by email or through such other means as we consider appropriate.
4.1. We do not guarantee that the Platform, or any Content, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Platform for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
4.2. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Platform through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and any other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
5.1. The Platform is directed to and intended to be accessed by people residing only in:
Middle East and North Africa (consisting exhaustively of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen).
5.2. We do not represent that the Platform and/or the Content is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
5.3. If you are located in a country which is not listed above, you are not permitted to use the Platform, including by accessing the Platform by using a virtual private network (VPN) or proxy service.
6.1. The availability of the Platform may be impacted by a number of external factors, including but not limited to, technical issues, event delays or cancellations, program rescheduling, failures of third parties to provide the relevant Content to us, or other reasons.
6.2. In order to access the Platform, you will need a high-speed broadband, wireless or similar Internet connection from an Internet Service Provider which meets certain technical specifications. We use various third parties and technologies in order to provide you with an optimal viewing experience. Notwithstanding this, the quality of the Platform and/or the Content may vary depending on your location, the speed and bandwidth of your internet, the devices used and other factors.
6.3. The availability of some features of the Platform will depend on your Internet and device capabilities. You will be responsible for all Internet and data charges incurred as a result of your use of the Platform.
7.1. You must be at least 18 years of age to create a subscription account to allow you to use the Platform (an Account). By using the Platform, you confirm you are at least 18 years old and are competent and able to enter into legally binding contracts.
8.1. The Platform may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Platform, including to reviews, comments, bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
9.1. By using the Platform, you may encounter Content that may be offensive, violent, culturally insensitive, indecent, or immoral. Unless required by applicable law, the Content may or may not be identified as having explicit language or features. Nevertheless, you agree to use the Platform at your sole risk, and agree that we have no liability to you for any Content. Content links, categories, and descriptions are provided to assist your navigation of the Platform, and we do not guarantee their accuracy.
10.1. Your UFC Arabia® subscription shall either be based on a monthly rolling contract, to continue until terminated in accordance with these Terms, or be for a fixed annual contract, depending on the subscription plan selected. To access and use the Platform, you must have provided us with one or more payment methods in accordance with Section 12, below.
10.2. Not all features available through the Platform will be accessible to you unless your computer or mobile device satisfies the minimum technical requirements as set out in the FAQ section. Such technical requirements may change from time to time and you are responsible for determining whether your device is compatible. Should your device no longer be compatible with the Platform following any changes we make, your sole remedy will be to request a termination of your subscription.
10.3. We may make available a variety of subscription plans, including promotional plans or subscription plans offered in conjunction with third parties. The terms relating to each subscription plan may differ, and such terms will be made available to you before you register.
11.1. The subscription fee for the Platform and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the Platform (including applicable taxes and transaction costs) will be charged to your current, valid, accepted method of payment (as you may update from time to time). The details of your payment method will be obtained by us in the registration form at www.ufcarabia.com or on the UFC® App.
11.2. We will charge your payment method on the specific billing date indicated in the “My Account” link. The duration of your billing cycle will depend on the type of subscription you have chosen at the time of registration.
11.3. Except in the case of annual fixed term subscriptions, we will automatically bill your chosen payment method at the beginning of each relevant period. In respect of monthly subscriptions, we reserve the right to change the timing and frequency of our billing at any time, for example in the case where you do not settle the relevant payment by the due date.
11.4. You acknowledge and agree that we may engage third party contractors to assist and/or manage the billing and payments processing in connection with your Account. Accordingly, we may share your personal information, including information relating to your chosen payment method with such third parties, strictly for the purposes of managing your subscription to use the Platform.
11.5. We reserve the right to adjust our pricing for your subscription to the Platform at any time and for any reason, in our absolute discretion. Any such price changes will apply to all subsequent billing cycles after the provision of notice of the changes to you.
12.1. You can cancel your subscription at any time and you will continue to have access to your Account until the expiry of the then-current billing period. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all payments made to us are non-refundable and we do not provide refunds or account credits for any partial subscription periods or periods of inactivity / non-use of the Platform by you.
12.2. In order to cancel your subscription, you can do so:
a) by clicking on the relevant options in the “My Account” section of the Platform;
b) when using the UFC® App for iPhone/iPad: Go to Settings, then “ITunes & App Store”, tap on “View Apple ID”, in the “Subscriptions”, tap on “Manage” button, You will see your subscription to cancel. You can visit the page below for additional information: https://getsupport.apple.com/GetproductgroupList.action; or
c) when using the UFC® App for Android: Go to payments.google.com. Along the left side of your screen, select “Bills and accounts”. Select the subscription you want to cancel, then click “Cancel subscription”. You can visit the page below for additional information: https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2476088?hl=en.
13.1. You can update your chosen payment method at any time by following the steps set out in the “My Account” page. Following any such update, you authorise us to continue to charge the applicable payment method.
13.2. If a payment is not successfully settled by you due to payment method expiration, insufficient funds or otherwise, and you do not cancel your Account, you remain responsible for any uncollected amounts due to us, and authorise us to continue billing the chosen payment method, including where it has been updated.
13.3. For certain payment methods, the relevant issuer of such payment method may charge you certain fees or charges (such as foreign transaction charges and payment processing fees). It is your responsibility to pay such charges and you should check with your payment method service provider whether any such charges will apply.
14.1. When you create your Account, you will be asked to provide a username and password. You will have access and control over your Account and are responsible for any activity which takes place through your Account. By allowing others to access your Account or to create profiles on your account you are responsible for ensuring that such additional users comply with these Terms.
14.2. You are responsible for updating and maintaining the information you provide to us relating to your account. We may suspend or terminate your account at any time if we reasonably believe that your account is the subject of identity theft, fraudulent activity or is otherwise being used in a manner which is inconsistent with these Terms or applicable law.
14.3. You are required to keep your Account password confidential and you should take care to guard the security of your password at all times. Please notify us if you suspect that there has been any unauthorised activity on, or access to, your Account or the Platform.
14.4. We will not be liable to you for any unauthorised access or use of your Account, however, you may be liable to us if we incur any loss or liability as a result of such unauthorised access.
14.5. You may delete your Account by following the steps set out in the “My Account” page. Please note that you may only delete your Account following the cancellation of your subscription in accordance with Section 13, above.
15.1. The Platform is for your personal (non-commercial) use only and may not be shared by anyone. Unless expressly permitted under your chosen subscription plan (and communicated to you at the time you register your Account), you may not use the Platform or access the Content via more than one active session at any given time. You may not:
a) make any direct or indirect charge for watching or using any part of the Platform and/or the Content; or
b) provide access to the Platform or show any of the Content in public to an audience even if no direct or indirect charge is made.
15.2. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable sub-licence and right to use the Platform and to access / view the Content. Except for this limited licence, no rights, title or interest will be transferred to you.
15.3. You agree not to archive, reproduce, copy, modify, display, perform, publish, licence, create derivative works from (including video montages, mash-ups and similar videos), offer for sale or resale, disseminate, distribute, or use any Content, and will not otherwise use the Platform and/or access the Content other than as expressly permitted under these Terms. You may not remove, alter, avoid, interfere with or circumvent any copyright notice displayed on the Platform and/or any Content.
15.4. You also agree not to circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade or impede any of the content protections on the Platform; use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Platform; decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Platform; insert any code or product or manipulate the Platform and/or the Content in any way; or use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method.
15.5. In addition, you agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise send or transmit any material designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment associated with the Platform, including any software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs. We may terminate or restrict your use of the Platform if you violate these Terms or are engaged in illegal or fraudulent use of the Platform.
16.1. The software related to the Platform is developed for us by third parties and is designed for the streaming and viewing of Content through compatible devices. By using the Platform, you agree to receive updated or modified versions of the Platform and related third party software, without further notice or prompting by us. We do not warrant the further performance or compatibility of your device with the Platform following any such changes.
17.1. You acknowledge and agree that we or our licensors own and retain all rights to the Platform, the Content, and any related software. All right, title and interest into any Content displayed on the Platform, including without limitation, the Platform’s look and feel, data, information, logos, services, software graphics, images, sound, video material, designs, trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names and URL belong to and are the exclusive property of Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC or our respective licensors, partners, agents or contractors and may not be copied, downloaded, modified, shared, posted, re-published or disseminated in any manner by any means without our prior written consent.
18.1. The Platform and the Content are protected by international laws and treaties relating to intellectual property rights.
18.2. UFC Arabia® and its related logos, graphics, scripts and sounds are the trademarks of our licensors. All of such trademarks are strictly protected and enforced and may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise exploited.
18.3. If you have reason to believe that any of the Platform and/or the Content infringes your intellectual property rights or the rights of any third party, you shall notify us immediately by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
18.4. You agree to use the Platform, including all features and functionalities associated therewith, in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including public performance limitations or other restrictions on use of the Platform and/or any Content.
18.5. You agree to indemnify us in respect of any losses, liabilities, claims, costs or expenses we may incur as a result of any claim by a third party (including by any of our licensors) that their intellectual property rights have been infringed, where such infringement arises out of or in connection with your use of the Platform in breach of these Terms.
19.1. If we provide links to other websites or destinations, you should not assume that we operate, control, or are otherwise connected with these other websites or destinations. When you click on a link within the Platform, we will not warn you that you have left the Platform and are subject to the terms and conditions (including privacy policies) of another website or destination. These Terms do not apply to your use of another website or destination.
19.2. We are not responsible for the content or practices of any website or destination other than the Platform, even if it links to www.ufcarabia.com or the UFC® App and even if the website or destination is operated by a company affiliated or otherwise connected with us. By using the Platform and/or accessing the Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable to you for any content or other materials hosted and served from any website or destination other than the Platform.
20.1. The Platform is provided to you “as is” and we make no warranty as to the quality or availability of the Platform and/or the Content. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws, we exclude all warranties, conditions, representations and any other terms which may apply to your access and use of the Platform.
20.2. Nothing in these Terms limits or restricts our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, our fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded by law.
20.3. In no circumstances shall we be liable to you for:
(a) Any use of the Platform and/or the Content which is not authorised by us;
(b) Incompatibility of the Platform and/or the Content made available on the Platform with any other software or hardware [(including compatible registered devices)];
any unavailability of the Platform and/or the Content; or any breach by us of these Terms where such unavailability or breach arises due to events beyond our reasonable control.
20.4. In no event shall our liability to you exceed the total amount actually paid by you in respect of the Platform and we shall not be liable for any indirect, special or consequential losses, or any other losses which are not foreseeable at the time you first use the Platform.
21.1. We may terminate your Account with us at any time, without the need for a court order, by providing you with 30 days’ notice. We may also terminate your Account immediately upon notice to you if:
(a) you fail to make any payment you owe us or if your payment method fails;
(b) it is not reasonably available due to technical or operational reasons which are beyond our reasonable control;
(c) we suspect or believe that you have committed or may be committing any fraudulent activity against us or against any other person through your use of the Platform or access to the Content;
(d) you fail to comply with any provision set out in these Terms,
and in each case:
(i) fail to remedy such non-compliance within 7 days of notice from us; or
(ii) such non-compliance is not capable of remedy.
22.1 These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates, as applicable in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
22.2 The courts of Abu Dhabi shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any disputes arising from the interpretation, application or termination of these Terms.
23.1. No partnership or agency
Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to constitute a partnership between the parties, nor constitute either party as the agent of the other party for any purpose.
The rights of each party under these Terms:
(a) may be exercised as often as necessary;
(b) are cumulative and not exclusive of rights or remedies provided by law; and
(c) may be waived only in writing and specifically.
Delay in the exercise or non-exercise of any right is not a waiver of that right.
The provisions contained in each section of these Terms shall be enforceable independently of each of the others and their validity shall not be affected if any of the others is invalid. If any provision is void but would be valid if some part of the provision were deleted, the provision in question shall apply with such modification as may be necessary to make it valid.
(a) We may at any time assign, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any or all of our rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
(b) These Terms are personal to you and you are not permitted to assign, transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, delegate, declare a trust over or deal in any other manner with any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
23.5. Whole agreement
(a) These Terms and the documents referred to in them contain the whole agreement between us relating to the transactions and activities contemplated by these Terms and supersede all previous agreements between us relating to such transactions and activities. Except as required by law, no terms shall be implied (whether by custom, usage or otherwise) into these Terms.
(b) Each party:
(i) acknowledges that, in agreeing to these Terms, it has not relied on any express or implied representation, warranty, draft agreement, undertaking, promise collateral contract or other assurance or arrangement of any kind whether or not in writing made by or on behalf of any other party at any time in the past, and
(ii) waives all rights and remedies which, but for this Section 24.5, might otherwise be available to it in respect of any such express or implied representation, warranty, collateral contract or other assurance.
(c) Nothing in this Section 24.5 limits or excludes any liability for fraud.
23.6. Force Majeure
(a) Except for your payment obligations under these Terms, neither party shall be liable to the other for any delay or nonperformance of its obligations under these Terms, arising from any cause or causes beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to, any of the following: act of God, governmental act, war, fire, flood, explosion, civil commotion or industrial dispute of a third party, armed hostilities, act of terrorism, revolution, sanction, blockade, embargo, strike, lockout, sitin, industrial or trade dispute, adverse weather, disease, accident to (or breakdown of) plant or machinery, shortage of any material, labour, transport, electricity or other supply, or regulatory intervention, or failure of third party telecommunications networks, or any delay or cancellation of a live event by any of our third party licensors, partners or contractors.
(b) Subject to the party so delaying promptly notifying the other party in writing of the cause and the likely duration of the delay, the performance of the delaying party's obligations, to the extent affected by the delay, shall be suspended during the period that the cause continues provided that if performance is not resumed with 30 days after that notice, the non delaying party may by written notice to the other, terminate your Account in relation to the Platform, without further liability.