Website User Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Petrochemical Pipeline Services B.V. (PPS-Pipelines) website
The entering, browsing, downloading, copying or otherwise using ("Use" or "Using") of this Site and/or any information or material from this Site is upon and subject to the Terms and Conditions set out below ("the Terms"). Therefore, please read these Terms and in particular the Privacy and Cookie Statement; carefully before using this Site.
By accessing, entering and Using this Site, you, the User shall be deemed to have read and understood these Terms and the Use shall constitute your accepted hereof. If you are not willing to abide by these Terms you must cease Using the Site immediately.
Kindly note that these Terms may be changed from time to time, in our discretion, and Users of the Site are advised to regularly read the published terms and conditions for possible changes.
The Site and the content thereof is owned and operated by Petrochemical Pipeline Services B.V., a company established under the laws of the Netherlands.
The Site and any data, material, recommendations, services or otherwise or other material posted thereon or linked thereto ("Information"), are provided by PPS -Pipelines free of charge and in good faith but on an "AS IS" basis and for information only, and is not intended to address a particular requirement.
Allowed Use and un-permitted misuse
Users may only access and Use the Site for legitimate personal and/or commercial and/or other lawful purposes and may NOT Use or misuse the Site or any Information, services or products for harmful and/or illegal and/or unlawful purposes such as:
1. Transmitting of any unsolicited and unauthorized promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation ("spam");
2. Knowingly transmit any data that contains viruses, spyware or other harmful program;
3. Disclosing, sharing or publishing material that may infringe on any persons intellectual property rights, or may be offensive, defamatory or otherwise prohibited; and/or
4. Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise attempting to corrupt any security or authentication measures.
No Warranties and Disclaimer
PPS-Pipelines does not warrant or makes any representation as to the Site and/or in relation to the Information, and Users shall enter the Site and Use the Information at your own choice and risk, as set out in these Terms. While SABIC will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate and up-to-date; it is the sole responsibility of the Users to evaluate, interpreted and where necessary to make further enquiries and independently verify the Information prior to the use or reliance thereon.
PPS-Pipelines EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS AND/OR THE MERCHANTABILTY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED VIA THIS SITE AND/OR ANY SERVICE OR PRODUCT DESCRIBED OR PROMOTED ON THIS SITE.
PPS-Pipelines accepts no liability for any damages, loss or injury of any kind in any way resulting from or in connection to your access to, or inability to access to this Site, nor from the Use or your reliance on any Information provided on or via this Site, including but not limited to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data, to the fullest extent that such liability can be excluded by law. PPS-Pipelines shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of electronic means of communication, including but not limited to damages resulting from failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.
Privacy and Cookie
We appreciate your interest in the Site and your right to privacy is important to us. PPS-Pipelines is committed to protecting your privacy on this Site and we shall take reasonable steps to ensure that the storage and transfer of your data through the internet are secured by means of the current usual techniques. This applies to all personal information automatically gathered or collected by "cookies" that allows the Site to communicates with the visitor's computer during visits. However, PPS-Pipelines does not represent or make any warranties that your data shall be 100% safe or secure.
This information may be used by PPS-Pipelines as explained below.
Please be informed that we may store so-called “cookies” on your computer when you visit our Site, register for any service and/or make enquiries. This allows us to recognize your computer the next time you visit us. Most Internet browsers are set to accept these cookies automatically and you, the User may determine cookie use independently through your browser settings. The type of information we collect as a result of a cookie is specific to your computer and may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the date and time you access our website and what parts of the website are visited. We collect the foregoing information to monitor the usage and usefulness of our website, for statistical purposes and to send you information about our company and our (new) products and services, which suit your interest. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and/or to block or refuse receiving it. Be aware that in such event you may no longer be able to use all the possibilities of our Site.
Collection of data and use thereof:
We may collect personal data when you provide it to us, through registration, completion of forms or e-mails, as part of an order for products or services, inquiries or requests or other situations in which you have chosen to provide information to us. Your data shall be processed for the purposes of responding to and/or fulfilling a request from you for information or advice, and providing an optimal service by sending you information about our company and our (new) products or services, which suit your registered interest. For this purposes, we may share your data to our affiliated companies which will also process and treat your data in accordance with this Privacy and Cookie statement.
We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from visitors under the age of 16 years.
You are free to at any time object to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes. At all times you can request access to and/or rectification and/or deletion of your data. For these purposes please send us an e-mail.
This Site may provide links or references from or to other external websites. PPS-Pipelines disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of such other sites. Please be aware that our above Privacy and Cookie Statement does not apply to the collection and processing of your data on such other sites. PPS-Pipelines shall not be liable for any damages or injury of any kind arising from your access to, or inability to access or use of such other sites and the information provided thereon, nor from your use of or reliance on any information provided on such other sites. Any links to such other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this Site.
Information provided by Users
If applicable, PPS-Pipelines shall be free to use or copy all communications, information and/or materials provided or placed on or transmitted to or through the Site by you the User in any enquiries and/or exchanges with us (" Materials"). By sending such Material to PPS-Pipelines you are consenting to the use thereof by PPS-Pipelines in its discretion. PPS-Pipelines does not seek any sensitive, proprietary or confidential information from visitors. You must exercise caution and your own good judgment and we suggest that you do not provide Materials that you consider of such a nature on the Site. You hereby indemnify and hold PPS-Pipelines armless from and against all actions, claims and liabilities, in any way suffered, incurred or sustained by PPS-Pipelines as a result of the use and/or exploitation of such Materials.
Products and services
All Information supplied on or via this Site by or on behalf of PPS-Pipelines in relation to its products and services, whether in the nature of data, recommendations or otherwise, is believed to be reliable, but it remain you the Users responsibility to verify and confirm the completeness and currency of such information, products or services The selling of all products and services by PPS-Pipelines are subject to the relevant PPS-Pipelines standard contractual terms and conditions of sale; which is freely available upon request. PPS-Pipelines assumes no other liability in respect of the use of the products and services, otherwise as set out in these contractual terms.
Unless expressly otherwise indicated, all intellectual property including but not limited to copyrights in and to the content, trademarks, logos, trade names and other proprietary information provided on or via this Site (whether in text, images and other materials) are owned by or have been licensed to PPS-Pipelines and as such are protected by law. PPS-Pipelines permits you to use material from this Site only for allowed personal use or non-commercial and informational purposes as set out above, and subject to the following further conditions:
- no part of this website may be distributed or sold for commercial gain or for political purposes;
- no part of this website may be modified in any respect
- the copyright notice ("from PPS-Pipelines's website") must appear on every copy or portion thereof and the date of copying.
The prior written consent of PPS-Pipelines is required for any other than set out above use of intellectual property contained in this Site and all information provided on or via this Site and any misuse of its contents are strictly prohibited.
Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right in or to any trademark, patent or any other intellectual property right of PPS-Pipelines. In particular no User shall be entitled to use the PPS-Pipelines trademarks and names; and/or to make any hypertext links to other websites without our prior written consent. By Using this Site, you, the User, acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights whatsoever by downloading and using any material from the Site.
Without prejudice to any other criminal or civil remedies available to PPS-Pipelines, PPS-Pipelines reserves the right to bar any User on a temporary or permanent basis if the User is suspected that committed any infringement and/or Use the Site for purposes and in ways allowed by the Terms.
Applicable Law, Jurisdiction
This Site can be accessed from various countries around the world. As each of these countries has laws that may differ from those of the Netherlands, by accessing this website you agree that the laws of the Netherlands (without giving effect to its principles of conflict of law) shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to the use, the contents of this Site or Information provided to or Materials by you via this website. You also hereby irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the Netherlands with respect to such matters.
While PPS-Pipelines makes reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Site and the Using hereof comply with applicable laws, we make no warranty or guarantee that the Site or Information available on it or these Terms fully comply with applicable laws.
If any of these Terms are or become partially void, the parties will continue to be bound by remainder of the same. The parties shall replace the void part by provisions that are valid and have legal effect that correspond with those of the void part as much as possible, taking into account the content and purport of these User Terms and Conditions.
Any failure by PPS-Pipelines to exercise or enforce any right or provision hereof shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between PPS-Pipelines and the User and shall take precedent over any disclaimer and/or notice attached to any communication and/or posting received from the User.