Terms of Use

As of the 16th of May, 2009

Please carefully read these Terms of Use before using this web site, as they affect your legal rights and obligations.

1. Acceptance of Terms

Your use of this Web Site is subject to these Terms of Use, which we may update without any obligation of prior notification to you. Your use of this Web Site represents your acceptance of these Terms of Use.

2. Web Site Services

This Web Site provides users with communication resources aimed at providing efficient information and assistance to current and prospective investors looking at Madeira as a privileged location for their future business or already doing business through the Island. It also serves SDM's and Madeira's IBC communication objectives regarding their local, national and international audiences.

3. Intellectual Property Ownership

All of the web site's content, including, without limitation, organization, graphics, text, images, audio, videos, designs, compilations, trademarks, logos, domain names and all other materials related to the web site, including its "look and feel" are protected by applicable copyrights and other proprietary rights and are the property of or licensed by SDM. Copying or storing any part of the web site for a purpose that is not permitted by these Terms of Use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from SDM or the applicable copyright holders.

SDM grants the web site users a limited, revocable license to download, view and use offline a single copy of the content of which it holds copyrights, provided that you retain all trademarks, copyrights and other proprietary notices.

4. Linking Policy

Any web site that links to this web site:

  • may link to, but not replicate, the web site contents;
  • must not imply that SDM or Madeira's IBC are endorsing or sponsoring it or its services, unless it has obtained prior written consent;
  • must not present false information about SDM or Madeira's IBC or its products and services;
  • must not use any of SDM's trademarks without the prior written permission.

5. User Submitted Information

This web site contains tools and resources that allow you to submit online information, personal or otherwise, to SDM. All information transmitted online through this web site is subject to our Privacy Policy and SDM has the right to accept, refuse store and delete such information at its sole discretion.

6. Miscellaneous

By using this web site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. These terms supersede all prior agreements and (together with the Privacy Policy) are complete and exclusive. Except as otherwise provided, no addition, amendment or modification of these Terms of Use shall be effective, unless in writing and signed or accepted by us.

These Terms of Use and all use of the web site are governed by the laws of Portugal and any questions arising shall be dealt with only by the Portuguese courts.

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