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Terms of Use for Saudi Digital Library Portal


 SDL: Saudi Digital Library

 Portal: Saudi Digital Library Portal

 Agreement: Terms of use for Saudi Digital Library portal

 Framework: Viewing the content of Saudi Digital Library in an embedded framework within other websites.

 User: Beneficiary of the electronic services of the Saudi Digital Library

 Terms of the Agreement:

Your access and use of SDL portal is subject to the terms and conditions of use and laws of Saudi Arabia. Also, your access to the portal means you approve unconditionally to the terms and conditions of use, whether you are a registered user or not. The approval applies as of the date of your first use of the portal.

 Any amendment to these terms and conditions shall take effect immediately after its declaration, unless otherwise indicated. Your continued use of the portal after the announcement of any amendment means your full acceptance of that amendment.

The agreement terms and conditions of use shall include the section of the privacy policy and property rights.

Restrictions on Use

By using SDL portal, you fully agree to refrain from doing the followings:

 • Provide or upload files that contain software, materials, data, or other information that is neither owned by you, nor have a license on them.

• Using this portal in any way to send any commercial undesirable e-mails, or any misuse of this kind of the SDL portal.

• Provide or upload files on this portal that contain viruses or corrupted data.

• Publishing, advertising, distribution, or dissemination of materials or information containing a distortion of the reputation or violation of laws, or pornographic, obscene, or contrary to public morals materials, or any illegal materials and information through SDL portal.

• Participation through SDL portal in illegal activities in Saudi Arabia.

• Advertisement on Saudi Digital Library portal of any product or service that puts SDL in a violation of any applicable law or regulation in any field.

• Using any means, programs, or procedures to intercept or attempt to interfere with the proper function of SDL portal.

• Doing any action that imposes an unreasonable and big pressure on the infrastructure of SDL portal.

Links ‘to To’ and ‘from From’ Saudi Digital Library Portal

Using the links to Saudi Digital Library portal:

• Except as stated below, it is not allowed to transferring, copying, createing electronic links to the Library's portal or any of its content, or view any of them in an embedded framework within other websites is not allowed.

• You must obtain SDL the approval of Saudi Digital Library before creating electronic links to this portal, or displaying any of the content within an embedded framework in other websites, or participation in any similar activities.

• Saudi Digital LibrarySDL maintains the right to impose any terms and conditions when allowing the creation of any electronic link to of this portal or any of its content, or displaying this portal or any of its content in a framework.

• Saudi Digital LibrarySDL is not in any way participated or related affiliated, – in any form, – to any trademarks or services appearing on websites associated to with this the portal or any of its content.

• Saudi Digital LibrarySDL maintains its the full rights to stop any link to any website that contains inappropriate, scandalous, obscene, pornographic, indecent, illegal, names, materials, information violating any law, infringe any intellectual property rights, rights of privacy,privacy rights or publicity rights threads.

• Saudi Digital Library maintains the right to disable any e-mail link and does not assume any responsibility for the available content on any other website accessed to or from this portal.

Links from Saudi Digital Library Portal

Links to portals/other websites are provided in order to facilitate access to SDL the Library's services, and taking advantage ofutilizing the content of these such portals/websites is at your own risk.

We areSDL is working continuously to replace links that do not work with other websites, but we SDL cannot guarantee that these the links will work on a permanent basis.


Saudi Digital LibrarySDL makes every effort to check and test the contents of this portal at all stages of production. We recommend that you always run an anti-virus program on all materials downloaded from the Internet, and the LibrarySDL is not considered responsible for any damage or interruption that may occur during communication with the portal, or when using a material received from this portal.

Waiver of Claims

Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal and the services, information, materials, and functions available, or that can be accessed through the portal are provided to your personal use "as is" and "as available" without any representation, promises, or guarantees of any kind.

We SDL cannot guarantee or take responsibility for any interruptions, errors, or irregularities that may arise from the use of this the portal or its content or any associated site, whether it is with or without our SDL knowledge. Any communications or information that the user may send, through theis portal, will not have the ownership right to ownership of or the right to ensure confidentiality and that any use of the interactive content of this SDL portal does not guarantee or notnor intended to ensure that theany user of any rightsuser rights, licenses, privileges of any kind.

Termination of Use

Saudi Digital LibrarySDL has the right to terminate, restrict, or stop the use and access to the portal without prior notice, including the case of violation of the terms and conditions of use, or any other conduct that is unlawful or harmful to others.

Property Rights

• Materials that are available in this the portal, including electronic information resources, e-books, graphics and software information, and other content are protected by under copyright, trademark, and other forms of property rights.

• Except as otherwise indicated, you are not allowed to sell, license, rent, modify, copy, reproduce, reprint, download, advertise, transfer, distribute, display in public, edit, or create derivative works of any materials or content of this SDL portal for public or commercial purposes, without obtaining the prior written consent of theby Saudi Digital LibrarySDL.

• It is strictly prohibited to make any modification to any of the content of the portal. The electronic information resources, e-books, images, and pictures on this the portal are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or exploited in any manner whatsoever, without the prior written consent of theby Saudi Digital LibrarySDL.

Policy of Use

• Saudi Digital Library is an affiliate of to the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education and it provides its services to universities, government and private colleges, and other institutions of higher education in Saudi Arabia.

• By accessing the Saudi Digital Library portalSDL means that you accept all terms and conditions contained herein relating to the portal and any other conditions that are posted and updated on the Saudi Digital Library portal.

• If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal. Saudi Digital Library SDL maintains the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms and conditions in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice.

• Please review the policy of use for the Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal periodically for any addition or modification. Note that the continued use of the portal after posting any changes means that you agree to these changes.

• All content, including the full-texts of books and documents, design, images, programs, text, and other information (overall, "the content") are property of Saudi Digital Library.

• All the contents of Saudi Digital LibrarySDL are protected under the laws and regulations of copyright and other intellectual property laws.

• You are not allowed to copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transfer, or create derivative works, or the selling and licensing of all or any part of the content, products and services of the Saudi Digital LibrarySDL, which has been obtained from this the portal by any means and for anyone, except as otherwise stated explicitly.

• You can download or print the content of the portal for your personal use only and not for commercial use, provided that there are no prejudiceis no prejudice to any copyright and nor other intellectual property agreements. You are also not allowed to retrieve large amounts of the SDL content of Saudi Digital Library on a regular basis in order to create groups of research and studies or building a database, either directly or indirectly.

• It is strictly forbidden to use software that fetches data to access the content of Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal. It is also forbidden to use postal addresses collecting programs from the portal for inappropriate purposes or used for commercial advertising purposes.

• You are not allowed to use Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal to publish or distribute any information (including software or other content), which is illegal, or violate the rights of any other person, or offensive to any party, or pornography and vulgar materials, or contain viruses or other harmful components, or not authorized by the local and international regulations.

• The site may contain links to other sites or services provided by the Library to help you and to facilitate your access to the electronic content. The Saudi Digital LibrarySDL is not responsible for the content of those sites and services of advertising, products, or other materials available on those sites.

• Your use of the books and other sources that are available in Saudi Digital LibrarySDL portal and all of the content that you downloaded or printed from the database or the site in general are subject to local and international laws and regulations, and any violation of the rights of others, whether intellectual property or other is under your own risk completely.

Legal Reference

The terms of this agreement are subject to the regulations and legislations in Saudi Arabia, in regard to all claims and disputes arising from your use of this portal.