Terms of Use

Welcome to the Thuraya website (www.thuraya.com) (Website).  These Terms of Use apply to the use of the Website.

In these Terms of Use, use of the terms "Thuraya", "us", "our" or "we" refers to Thuraya Telecommunications Company as the owner of the Website, and the terms "you" and "your" refer to the user or viewer of the Website, including the user of information (including product information, publications, fact sheets, news and alerts) or services (including online recharge and e-billing services and software updates) contained in, or accessed through, the Website.

Some information or services available via the Website may be subject to additional terms or provided by third parties, for example, Thuraya Recharge (www.thurayarecharge.com), and is subject to warranties and conditions made by FoneRecharge. Thuraya accepts no liability for any of Thuraya's third party suppliers of products or services or reliance on the information they supply. We recommend you read such third party terms before proceeding with your order(s) or use of their services.

Applicable Law
These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates.

Deemed Acceptance
By accessing or using this Website, you are deemed to accept these Terms of Use which together with our Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy govern our relationship with you in relation to this Website. Thuraya may change the content of this Website and these Terms of Use at our discretion and without notice. By continuing to use the Website you accept the Terms of Use as they apply from time to time.

Business Use of our Website
If you are using our Website on behalf of a business, that business accepts these Terms of Use. It will hold harmless and indemnify Thuraya and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the Website or violation of these Terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and legal fees.

Eligibility to Use the Website
Use of the Website is only permitted providing you represent and warrant that (a) all information you submit is truthful and accurate, including that the email address you submit (if required) is one that you own and use, and the credit card details you provide (if required) are for a credit facility that is rightfully yours to operate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 18 years of age or older;  and (d) that your use of the Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation.

Your Thuraya Account
If you choose to register for an account, you agree to maintain the confidentiality of your account, including any passwords, and understand that you are responsible for any activity occurring under your account. You must keep your account information current.  If you access your account on a computer that others may access, you should ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. You also understand that Thuraya reserves the right to refuse, block or cancel any account at its sole discretion.

Security, Viruses & Availability
The Internet is an insecure public network which means there are risks that information sent to or from this Website may be intercepted, corrupted or modified by third parties. In addition, files obtained from or through this Website may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects. You acknowledge that your use of this Website is entirely at your own risk. You bear the risks and responsibility for any loss or damage caused, directly or indirectly, by these risks, and Thuraya accepts no liability for any interference with, or damage to, your devices, software or data occurring in connection with this Website.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
We provide this Website, including software upgrades and online services, using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. But there are certain things that we do not promise. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, the Website is provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Thuraya expressly disclaims all liability for any loss, damage, expense and costs incurred by any person arising out of accessing, downloading, using or relying on any of the information on this Website including, but not limited to:

• use of the Website for a purpose for which it was not intended;
• any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the content or services available via the Website;
• any interpretations or opinions stated in, or which may be inferred from, content posted on the Website.

Unless and to the extent applicable law prohibits this limitation, Thuraya is not liable to you for any consequential, special, incidental, or indirect damages of any kind arising out of your use or reliance of this Website. 

Your Privacy
You should only provide us with personal information that is accurate and complete where we ask you to provide such information. How we deal with your personal information and information relating to your use of our Website is detailed further in Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy.

Ownership of Website Content
All content on this Website is the property of Thuraya and is protected by law, including, but not limited to all text, photographs, audio and video, graphics, code and software incorporated into, used on, or offered via this Website.  You may view the Website and may print pages of the Website solely in relation to your personal use of the Website.  Otherwise you may not reproduce, modify, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly display or in any way exploit, any of the content, software, or materials available on the Website in whole or in part without the express written permission of Thuraya.

Changes to these Terms
From time to time, we may need to change these Terms of Use to reflect our changing business (or if required by law, or for security, technical or other reasons).  You agree and understand that these Terms of Use, our Website, and any aspect of Thuraya's online services may be modified by Thuraya at any time, without prior notice, and such modifications will be effective upon Thuraya's posting of the new Terms of Use and/or upon implementation of the changes on the Website.

You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically so that you are aware of any modifications.  Your continued use of the Website after any modifications indicates your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.  Unless expressly stated otherwise by Thuraya, any new features, new services, enhancements or modifications to Thuraya implemented after your initial access shall be subject to these Terms.