Please read this Web Portal’s Terms of Use carefully in order to continue to use it and any of its web pages. If you continue to use this web portal (“the website”), after having read or not these Terms of Use, it shall be construed that you understand and accept these Terms of Use.

In case you do not agree with any of the terms within the Terms of Use, you shall be using this website without any authorisation.

 

TERMS OF USE

 

  1. Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (“PGJDC”) has developed the first of its kind Online trading portal (www.b2b.pgjdc.org) for the Gems & Jewellery sector of Pakistan. Through this E-Commerce portal, the Gems & Jewellery sector of Pakistan will be able to advertise and market their products and services worldwide. The visitors of this web portal from all around the globe will be able to view and purchase one or numerous products from the vast product line displayed on the website by using an easy to use e-commerce facility.

 

  1. Registration of applicants as members of this website will be the sole discretion of PGJDC. Only members of this web portal are allowed to upload their products and services on this portal. The potential candidate for membership must belong to the Gems & Jewellery sector of Pakistan having his/her office setup in Pakistan.

 

  1. To become a registered member of this website, following fee is to be paid to PGJDC:

 

  1. Registration Fee:         Rs. 1,000 (one-time)
  2. Quarterly Fee:             Rs. 1,000 (for 50 MB of web space)

                                             Rs. 500 (for each 25 MB of extra web space)

 

  1. The registration of any member will be cancelled and his/her membership will be deactivated in case his/her subscription has expired and he/she has not renewed his/her subscription by paying the prescribed fee to PGJDC.

 

  1. The registration of member will be cancelled if he/she has uploaded products other than those belonging to Gems & Jewellery.

 

  1. In case of cancellation of membership of any member due to any of the reasons specified herein these Terms of Use, the applicant will have to submit the one-time registration fee too in addition to the quarterly fee in order to resume his/her membership.

 

  1. Any term of the Terms of Use may be altered any time by PGJDC without informing you and it is your responsibility to read and accept the altered Terms of Use from time to time in order for your use of this Website to be authorised.

 

  1. You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for understanding and accepting these Terms of Use and if you have an objection in respect of any of the term of the Terms of Use, any material, any posting, any web page etc. of this Website or on any of its web pages, you must immediately stop using the Website.

 

  1. You understand and accept the Terms of Use being in English and will not request for a translation of the Terms of Use at any stage.

 

  1. The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Pakistan and you submit to the jurisdiction of the Honourable Courts of Pakistan.

 

  1. Under the Terms of Use, PGJDC allows online users to make offers, sell and buy products and services being provided through this Website. However, any monetary transaction using any third party such as any credit/debit cards or PayPal, shall not be allowed in respect of this Website and the same is the responsibility of the online user to bear at his/her own risk of being involved in any such transaction and PGJDC in no circumstances shall be liable for any such claim.

 

  1. You understand that PGJDC has no control and is not responsible for any of the advertisements or information as the same may be misleading and objectionable. Therefore, PGJDC is not at all responsible in respect of the material uploaded by any other user of this Website.

 

  1. You accept and agree that you are solely responsible for using any of the material on the Website bearing in mind all the risks connected with such use.

 

  1. You agree that PGJDC shall not be liable in any way for any loss caused in connection with the content posted by the online users of this Website.

 

  1. PGJDC has the right and absolute discretion to refuse, delete or move/remove any content that are contrary to the Terms of Use of this Website.

 

  1. The content of the Website may contain any links to other third party websites. PGJDC shall not be responsible for the content and information of these third party websites.

 

  1. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for any content that you posted on the Website or on any of its web pages for other users to access it. Furthermore, you also confirm, admit and warrant that you own or have necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions, patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights to any and all the content you post on the Website or on any of its web pages.

 

  1. PGJDC does not endorse any content or any opinion, statement or advice expressed by you and any other user of the Website and hereby expressly disclaims all liabilities in respect of such content uploaded by any user and PJGDC does not permit any copyright or intellectual property right infringement on this Website and as the sole discretion of PGJDC, it may remove any infringing content

 

  1. PGJDC has the sole discretion to restrict/block any user’s access to the Website if in PGJDC’s opinion such users are in breach of any copyright or intellectual property law.

 

  1. PGJDC may provide a facility to upload photographs on the Website and by uploading the photographs, you irrevocably consent to the use of your photographs by other users and you represent and warrant that you have all rights, title and interest necessary to upload and use the photographs on this Website or on any of its web pages.

 

  1. You agree that you will not post, email or otherwise content that violates any laws of Pakistan, that is copyrighted or patented, protected by trademark including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission or a license from their rightful owner to post the content. You further agree that you will not post, email or otherwise content that is harmful, abusive, unlawful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy or other rights, or harms or could harm minors in any way or that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability or that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful.

 

  1. You agree and warrant that you will not contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted or to "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone or make any libellous or defamatory comments or postings to or against anyone or collect personal data about other users or entities for commercial or unlawful purposes or attempt to gain unauthorised access to computer systems owned or controlled by PGJDC or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of the Website or any of its web pages.

 

  1. PGJDC only grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive permission, subject to these Terms of Use, to access and use the Website or any of its pages for personal use. This limited, revocable, non-exclusive permission to you does not include access to or use by third party posting agents directly or indirectly, without the express written permission of PGJDC.

 

  1. You understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to content from a variety of sources, and that PGJDC is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such content, and you agree and assume all liability for your use. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, defamatory or libellous and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against PGJDC with respect thereto.

 

  1. You agree and indemnify that you will not hold PGJDC, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, suppliers and employees harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses arising from your use of and access to the Website and/or any of its web pages or for any of your violation of any Terms of Use and/or  your violation of any third party, including without limitation any copyright, trademark or privacy right or any claim that your content caused damage to a third party. This indemnity will survive even upon termination, modification or expiration of your use of the Website and/or these Terms of Use.

 

  1. You understand and agree that sending unsolicited emails, advertisements or other unsolicited communications to PGJDC or any other persons is expressly prohibited and in this regard you acknowledge and agree that PGJDC shall from time to time monitor your online activity on the website or on its web pages.

 

  1. You acknowledge and agree that PGJDC shall not be liable for your interactions with any organisations and/or individuals on the Website or on its web pages. This includes payment and delivery of goods or services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with any interaction you may have with other organisations and/or individuals. These dealings are solely between you and such organisations and/or individuals. You agree and acknowledge that PGJDC shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or interactions. In case there is a dispute between users of the Website or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that PGJDC is under no obligation to become involved in such dispute.

 

  1. You clearly accept and agree that the use of the Website and its web pages is entirely at your own risk and that PGJDC makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the content on the Website and its web pages including of any third party websites linked to this website and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, any unauthorised access to or use of our servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored and any bugs, viruses or the like which may be transmitted to or through the website by any third party.

 

  1. PGJDC shall in no event be responsible for any damages arising from use or misuse of the website or the service, from inability to use the website or the service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the website or the service.

 

  1. This Website and any of its web pages are intended to be used only by adults. You affirm that you are either above 18 years of age and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use and are to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use. If you are under the age of 18, you must immediately stop using this Website or any of its web pages.

 

  1. You agree and accept that if you become aware of any violations of the Terms of Use, you will immediately contact us.

 

  1. You agree and accept that PGJDC has the right to collect your personal information you provide such as your name, mailing address, email address, home country, and postal code etc. which you will provide at the time you register with the Website.  PGJDC may collect and record this information, on its sole discretion at anytime. We may use the information provided by you to enforce the Terms of Use, monitor user activity, such as keyword searches or new postings, and more effectively manage traffic on the Website.

 

  1. You understand and agree that it is the sole discretion of PGJDC in respect of blocking users located in certain countries from using the Website and/or any of its web pages.

 

  1. PGJDC is committed to protecting your personal information you provide subject to the laws of Pakistan.

 

  1. Any disputes regarding your privacy are subject to these Terms of Use.