Website Terms and Conditions

 

1. USING THE WEBSITE


By using our website, you are deemed to have accepted the following Terms of Use. If you do not want to be legally bound by or if you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not access or use the website.


We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time and you are advised to review these Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the website after such changes are posted will be deemed to constitute an acceptance on your part to these Terms of Use as amended.


2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


2.1) The Website and the content of the Website belongs to BDO unless indicated otherwise. They are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of Malta. Copyright and all intellectual property rights on the Website and the content of the website are vested in BDO and reserved, unless indicated otherwise. 


Unless otherwise indicated in the relevant content, and on the condition that you comply with all of your obligations under these Terms of Use, you are authorized to view, copy, print, and distribute (but not modify) the content on this Website; provided that: 


a)    It is used for information purposes only
b)    It is used only for your own personal, non-commercial use
c)    Any copies or downloads of any content from the Website must include a notice that copyright in the relevant material is owned by BDO.


2.2) Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained on this Website should be construed as conferring any license or right to use any trade mark or copyright of BDO's or any third party.


2.3) “BDO” and the BDO logo, and certain product names that appear on this Website, are trademarks or registered trademarks of entities within the BDO Network. 


Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, you shall not use the name “BDO”, nor the BDO Logo, either alone or in combination with other words or design elements. 


You may not use any of the foregoing names, marks or logos in any press release, advertisement, or other promotional or marketing material or media, whether in written, oral, electronic, visual or any other form, except if expressly permitted in writing by BDO or its designee. 


2.4)  References to other parties’ trademarks on this website are for identification purposes only and do not indicate that such parties have approved this website or any of its contents. These Terms of Use do not grant you any right to use the trademarks of other parties.


2.5) You are not authorized to copy or use any software, proprietary processes, or technology embodied or described in this website.
 


3. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


3.1) The information included in this website has been carefully prepared, but it has been written in general terms and should only be seen as broad guidance. The information cannot be relied upon to cover specific situations and you should not act, or refrain from acting, upon the information contained therein without obtaining specific professional advice.  Please contact BDO to discuss these matters in the context of your particular circumstances.  BDO, its partners, employees and agents do not accept or assume any liability or duty of care for any loss arising from any action taken or not taken by anyone in reliance on this information or for any decision based on it.


3.2) The content of this website is intended to provide general guidance on matters of interest and about the services provided by BDO. The content of this website does not constitute, nor should it be relied upon as, professional advice. Please contact BDO for advice on any particular area of interest.


3.3) In preparing and maintaining this website every effort has been made to ensure the content is up to date and accurate. However, laws and regulations change continually and unintentional errors can occur and the information may be neither up to date nor accurate. BDO makes no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information published on this Website. Despite all our efforts, BDO does not warrant that this website will be secure, free from viruses or malicious code.


3.4) BDO assumes no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to any direct, indirect, incidental, moral, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary or similar damages) arising as a result of any decision or action taken or refrained from as a result of information contained on the website or other websites to which it may be linked, or as a result of your use or misuse of the website. 


Your use of this website is at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your using, including, without limitation, with respect to loss of service or data.


3.5) Without prejudice to any other provision contained within these Terms of Use, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BDO against any claim, liability, cost, damage, or loss we may incur  as a result of any violation by you of your obligations under these Terms of Use.


3.6) The above disclaimer and the limitation of liability under these Terms of Use are applicable to the fullest extent permitted by law, whether in contract, tort or otherwise.


4. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES


This website may contain links to websites, tools or resources maintained by parties other than BDO, over whom we have no control, including, without limitation, those maintained by other entities within the BDO Network of individual personnel of such entities. These links are provided simply to increase the information available to you and we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever in respect of the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or lawfulness of the information contained on third party websites. The inclusion of a link to a third party website does not constitute an endorsement or an indication of a joint venture, partnership or other legal arrangement not expressly stated between us and that third party.