All subscribers to the “Talk to the Stars” program are subject to these terms and conditions. du reserves the right to vary, amend or withdraw these terms and conditions. du will publish these terms and conditions, and any revisions to them, on its website. A. RULES OF THE PROGRAM
1. The Program Description
1.1 The Program is a new entertainment live chat service offered by du to its Customers. Upon subscription to the Program, Customers can enter into a live chat with a celebrity for one minute. The call will be allocated on first come first serve basis. Live chat duration will be subject to a celebrity’s discretion. You must be active Customer on du’s network at the time of your call.
1.2 du will publish details of celebrities on the Site and other communication channels.
1.3 Celebrities may or may not entertain all Your questions.
2. How to Subscribe
2.1 To sign up for the Program, you must dial the short code as mentioned.
3.1 To subscribe to the Program, a one-time registration fee will apply. You will be charged up to the time of the actual call as per du’s applicable tariff. For additional information.
4. Your Conduct and Indemnity
4.1 You guarantee and undertake that You will not contribute any messages that are infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, offensive or otherwise in violation of any Applicable Laws or right of any third party (“Your Messages”). du reserves the right to reject or disable access to the Program at any time, for any reason or for no reason at all.
4.2 You understand and agree that You subscribe to the Program at Your own risk and own free will and You have not been coerced in any manner to enter into the Program.
4.3 You agree to indemnify and hold du harmless from all claims, losses, actions, proceedings, expenses, demands, charges, costs, liabilities, expenses (including management time and reasonable legal fees), and court awards arising from or in connection with Your Messages, breach of these terms and conditions and the infringement by You or any third party using Your account, of any other right of any third party. By entering in the Program, You agree that no claim relating to any losses (including special, incidental, indirect and consequential losses) will be made against du and celebrities made available through the Program.
5.1 If you are below the age of 18, You may enter the Program upon express parental or legal guardian consent. du and any third parties with whom du might co-operate for the implementation of the Program are not responsible for those who participate in the Program below the age of 18, whether with or without parental or legal guardian consent. B. UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THE PROGRAM
6. Unsubscribing from the Program is free and You will not be subject to any penalties for unsubscribing, other than not being eligible to participate in the Program.
7. To unsubscribe from the Program, You must SMS the keyword “STAR” to the short code 9820.
8. Unless You request to be totally removed from du’s database, You may still receive generic communication from du.
C. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
9. You expressly acknowledge that all personal information submitted by You is true, current and complete. You expressly consent to the collection, processing and use (“Process”) of your personal information.
10. du will Process your personal information in accordance with the applicable laws of the United Arab Emirates.
11. You consent to du’s use of Your personal information, to
(i) notify You about changes in the Program;
(ii) provide You with information, products or services that You request from du or which du considers may interest You; and
(iii) inform, advertise and commercially promote product and services offered by du. D. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
11. du retains all right, title and interest in and to the Program and all related intellectual property rights and Customer is only granted the limited right to participate in the Program in accordance with this Agreement.
12. As between du and You, You shall retain ownership rights in Your Messages; however, You hereby grant du a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to reproduce, distribute, display, and perform Your Messages in connection with Your participation in the Program. E. GUARANTEE AND DISCLAIMER
13. du makes no warranty, implied or express, that any part of the Program will be uninterrupted and error-free.
14. du accepts no responsibility in respect to technical or operational failure relating to the Program, including without limitation, for any error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure or force majeure (act of god) events.
15. du does not endorse Your Messages or any opinion, statement, recommendation, or advice expressed by a celebrity (“Celebrity Views”). du expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Your Messages, Celebrity Views and the Program.
16. du shall not be responsible for Your inability to participate in the Program, nor shall be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by You while taking part in the Program. du excludes all losses that You or a third party may suffer as a result of breaches of these terms and conditions.
F. CHANGE, SUSPENSION AND CANCELLATION OF THE PROGRAM
17. du may change, suspend or discontinue the Program or celebrities participate in the Program at any time, including the availability of any feature, service, or content and shall notify such changes via its Site [or by posting a notice on the Site, or by sending Customer a notice via email or other form of written notice]. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. du shall endeavour to notify Customers of significant changes into these terms within seven (07) days prior to implementation of changes. G. YOUR COMPLIANTS
18. If there is a dispute regarding Your participation in the Program, the decision of du shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. H. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
19. These terms and conditions are governed by the Federal laws of the United Arab Emirates and the laws of the Emirate of Dubai. I. GENERAL
20. The General Terms and Conditions and Specific Terms apply to all Customers.