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Terms of Use

1. General provisions

1.1. These Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as the Rules) are developed by Bureau for Continuing Professional Development Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the Provider) and establish the procedure for the use of the Website by Users.

1.2. Basic terms and definitions used in these Rules:

1.2.1. Website - a collection of electronic documents (files) of the Provider, available on the Internet, containing full information about the content and cost of services from the Provider, posted at www.qwant.kz.;

1.2.2. User – any individual who has visited the Website.

1.2.3. The Declared Functions – a list of tasks performed by the Website. The Declared Functions are implemented only in full compliance with Technical Requirements.

1.2.4. The Objects of the Website – the totality of the results of intellectual creative activity (including: documents, articles, databases, other information that is posted on the Website, access to and (or) formation of which is carried out through the Website, the Website itself, information, materials, articles, texts, design, graphic content, images, illustrations, photos, videos, music, elements of visual design of the Website, symbols, brand name and service mark of the Provider, as well as other objects of the Website) protected by intellectual property law, the rightful owner of which is the Provider.

1.2.5. Errors in the operation of the Website – separately or serially occurring failures in the operation of information systems, information resources, information and communication networks that threaten their proper functioning and (or) conditions for illegal receipt, copying, distribution, distortion, modification, destruction or blocking of information accessed in them.

1.2.6. Offer – a Provider's public offer addressed to any individual or legal entity to purchase services on the existing terms contained in the Agreement, including all annexes thereto.

1.3. The Provider has the right to set restrictions on the use of the Website for all Users, or for certain categories of Users (depending on the User's place of residence, the language in which the Website is provided, etc.).

1.4. The User must not perform actions on the Website aimed at causing an Error in the operation of the Website.

1.5. The Provider has the right to monitor (record and statistics) the User's actions on the Website.

2. Registration on the Website

2.1. User registration on the Website is free of charge.

2.2. Registration on the Website is mandatory when the User orders services that are provided by the Provider on the terms of the Offer.

2.3. Any User can register on the Website. When registering, the User is obliged to read and accept these Rules, if the User considers the Rules unacceptable to himself or the User does not agree with their terms, then the User is obliged to stop the registration process without completing it.

2.4. The personal data provided by the User during registration must be accurate. The User is solely responsible for the security (resistance to guessing) of the password chosen by them, and also independently ensures the confidentiality of his password.

2.5. The User undertakes not to disclose to third parties the personal data specified by them during registration. If the User has suspicions about the security of their unique login and password or the possibility of their unauthorized use by third parties, the User undertakes to immediately notify the Provider of any unauthorized use of their login and password.

2.6. By specifying a valid email address and/or cell phone number, the User confirms that they have access to them and the necessary authority to use them.

2.7. The use of "cookies" technology. "Cookies" do not contain confidential information and are not transmitted to third parties. The Provider receives information about the IP address of the Website user. This information is not used to establish the identity of the User, except in cases of suspicion or fraud.

3. User's personal account

3.1. The User's personal account (hereinafter referred to as the Personal Account) is an account on the Website containing the User's Personal Data, login and password, and other data in the Personal Account, as well as other information determined at the discretion of the Provider.

3.2. The User's access to Personal Account is carried out by using a unique login and password.

3.3. The User's personal information contained in the Personal Account is stored and processed by the Provider in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy.

3.4. The Personal Account grants the User the right to:

3.4.1. access to information about the Website services available and/or rendered to the User;

3.4.2. monitoring (accounting and statistics) of User actions on the Website;

3.4.3. communication with the Provider in the form offered by the Provider;

3.4.4. perform other functions offered by the Provider.

3.5. The User has the right to use Personal Account for authorized access to the Website Objects.

3.6. The User is solely responsible for all actions (as well as their consequences) within or using the Website through the User's Personal Account, including cases of voluntary transfer by the User of data for access to the User's Personal Account to third parties on any terms (including contracts or agreements). At the same time, all actions within or using the Website under the User's account are considered to be performed by the User themselves, except in cases when the User has notified the Provider of unauthorized access to the Website using the User's Personal Account and / or of any violation (suspicion of violation) of the confidentiality of password.

3.7. The User is obliged to immediately notify the Provider of any unauthorized (not authorized by the User) access to the Website using the User's Personal Account data and/or of any violation (suspicion of violation) of the confidentiality of Personal Account data.

3.8. The Provider has the right to block the User's Personal Account, delete any content without explanation if the User violates the terms of the Rules and other documents regulating the relationship between the Provider and the User.

4. Use Restrictions

4.1. The Users shall use the Website solely for their internal purposes as contemplated by the Offer and shall not use the Website to send (a) any form of duplicative and unsolicited message, (b) harvest, collect, gather, or assemble information or data regarding other users without their consent, (c) transmit through or post unlawful, immoral, libelous, tortuous, infringing, defamatory, threatening, harassing, vulgar or obscene material, (d) transmit material containing software viruses or other harmful or deleterious computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs, (e) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the services or the data, or (f) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, computer system or networks related to Provider’s systems, (g) constitute an infringement of intellectual property or other proprietary rights, or (h) otherwise violate applicable laws or regulations.

4.2. The Customer shall not, and shall not permit, any person to access or use the Services except as expressly permitted by this Agreement and, in the case of third-party products, the applicable third-party license agreements. Without limiting the foregoing and except as otherwise expressly set forth in this Agreement, the Customer shall not at any time, directly or indirectly:

4.2.1. copy, modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works or improvements to the Website, in whole or in part;

4.2.2. rent, lend, sell, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, disclose, transfer or otherwise provide access to the Website to any third party, including or via the Internet or a time-sharing service, bureau, software as a service, cloud or other technology or service;

4.2.3. reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, adapt, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to the source code of the Website or third-party products, in whole or in part; or access or use the Website in order to build or support, and/or assist a third party in building or supporting, products or services competitive to the Provider;

4.2.4. bypass or breach any security device or protection used by the Website or access or use the Website other than by the User through the use of their own then valid access credentials,

4.2.5. input, upload, transmit or otherwise provide to or through the Website, any information or materials that are unlawful or injurious, or contain, transmit or activate any harmful code,

4.2.6. damage, destroy, disrupt, disable, impair, interfere with, or otherwise impede or harm in any manner the Website, or provision of services by the Provider to third-parties, in whole or in part;

4.2.7. remove, delete, alter or obscure any trademarks, documentation, warranties, or disclaimers, or any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property or proprietary rights notices from any material on the Website, including any copy thereof;

4.2.8. access or use the Website in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other right of any person, or that violates any applicable law;

4.2.9. access or use the Website for purposes of competitive analysis of the Services, the development, provision, or use of a competing software service or product or any other purpose that is to the Provider’s detriment or commercial disadvantage;

4.2.10. otherwise access or use the Website beyond the scope of the authorisation granted under the Offer.

4.3. The Provider may distribute certain Third-party Products. Such Third-Party Products are subject to their own license terms and applicable regulations. If the User does not agree to comply with the applicable terms for such a Third-Party Product, they must refrain from using the Website.

4.4. The Website also contains certain open-source software. The User understands and acknowledges that such open-source software is not licensed to the User pursuant to the provisions of the Offer and that nothing contained on the Website may be construed to grant any such right and/or license. The User shall have only such rights and/or licenses, if any, to use the open-source software as set forth in the respective licenses. All open-source software is provided by the Provider on an “as is” basis and the Provider disclaims all warranties with regard to the open-source software, including without limitation, all implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for a particular purpose. The Provider is not responsible for any access to or use of data of the User by third-party providers or their products or services, or for the security or privacy practices of any third-party provider or its products or services. The User is solely responsible for its decision to permit any third-party provider or third-party product or service to use its data.

5. Informational messages

5.1. The User agrees to receive updated information, informational messages with the latest news, new offers, special offers and sales announcements of the Provider, as well as information about the news and offers of the partners via SMS and email.

5.2. The User can choose the mailing options or opt out.

5.3. The User agrees to record telephone conversations to improve the quality of service and confirm the User's oral statements, as well as to store User data solely for the convenience of subsequent purchases.

5.4. The prices in the newsletter and advertising are not a public Offer.

6. Feedback

6.1. All suggestions and questions of the User regarding the use of the Website should be sent to the Website support service at the email address info@qwant.kz.

6.2. The Provider provides feedback to Users via e-mail from an e-mail address containing the domain name info@qwant.kz;

6.3. By leaving a comment (review) on the Website, the User grants for an unlimited period to the Provider the right to reproduce it "as is" on the Website and in other sources, both with the indication of the User's Personal Data and anonymously, as well as the right to record it, process it, translate it, with the right to Visitors or other Users of a non-exclusive right to use it by viewing, reproducing it on the Website and other sources, while the Provider does not verify the completeness and (or) reliability of this comment (review) and does not bear any responsibility for such use and its consequences.

6.4. It is strictly prohibited to use obscene words, swearing, offensive expressions in the text of comments (reviews), regardless of the form and to whom they were addressed. Including when replacing letters with symbols.

6.5. The User must have a valid email address that the User has access to. At the same time, the Provider does not guarantee and is not responsible for the inability to receive messages from the Website due to restrictions on received messages set by third parties on mail servers, including spam filters that identify Provider messages as spam or questionable emails.

6.6. The User must have a valid cellular number of the mobile operator to which the User has access and have the necessary authority to use it.

7. Third party information

7.1. The Website contains hyperlinks to other sites on the Internet (hereinafter referred to as Third-party Websites). These third parties and their information (content) are not checked by the Provider for compliance with certain requirements (reliability, completeness, legality, harmfulness, etc.). The Provider is not responsible for any information, materials posted on Third-party Websites that the User accesses using the Website, including for any opinions or statements expressed on Third-party Websites, advertising, etc., as well as for the availability of such sites or content and the consequences of their use by the User.

7.2. A link (in any form) to any website, product, service, or any information of a commercial or non-commercial nature posted on the Website does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of these products (services, activities) on the part of the Provider, except in cases where this is explicitly indicated on the Website.

8. Conditions on Intellectual property rights

8.1. The Provider grants the User a Non-Exclusive right to use the Website Objects without receiving income (direct or indirect commercial benefit) from such use, exclusively for their own consumption in the following ways and on the specified conditions:

8.1.1. The territory of use is on the Internet at the network address www.qwant.kz;

8.1.2. Permitted methods of use - the right of access (viewing).

8.2. Any other use of the Website Objects in a way not expressly permitted by the Rules, without the written permission of the Provider is prohibited and is illegal. Including in relation to the Objects of the Website, the User assumes the obligation:

8.2.1. to not distribute in any way, form and conditions (sell, change, give, rent (lease), provide for temporary use, perform other operations, including in an open information and communication network);

8.2.2. to not make public in any way and conditions (publication, public display, public performance, communication and (or) communication to the public and other methods);

8.2.3. to not report on the air and (or) by cable;

8.2.4. to not decompile or adapt the software on which the Website's performance is based;

8.2.5. to not modify (reuse) the software on which the functionality of the Website and (or) the Objects of the Website are based.

8.3. All Objects of the Website may be reproduced, reprinted and retransmitted in any mass media (hereinafter referred to as the media), on Internet servers or on any other media only with the written consent of the Provider. In case of obtaining the Provider's written consent to use the Objects in the ways specified above in this paragraph of the Rules, the Website Objects are used with a mandatory hyperlink to the Website as the primary source and with the preservation of the meaning set out in the document. This restriction applies equally to all media, including Internet pages. The active hyperlink to the Website must be indicated in the first or second sentences of the document text.

8.4. It is prohibited to reprint or retransmit, reproduce, copy and/or distribute in any form on any resources, including on Internet sites, both in its original form and in the form of fragments of documents posted on the site. The rights to use these categories of documents in any form can be obtained only with the written permission of the authors of the documents themselves.

8.5. The Provider draws special attention of Users to the fact that the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan provides for civil, administrative and criminal liability for the illegal use of intellectual property objects, including by posting copies or parts of them on the Internet.

8.6. The Provider has the right to demand payment of a fine in case of any unauthorized use of the Website's Facilities and/or violation of clauses 8.3. and 8.4. of these Rules.

9. Technical requirements for working on the Website

9.1. Requirements for the User's software and hardware:

9.1.1. a valid email address that the User has access to. At the same time, the Provider does not guarantee and is not responsible for the inability to provide services due to restrictions on received messages set by third parties on mail servers, including spam filters that identify the Provider's messages as spam or questionable emails.;

9.1.2. a valid cellular number of the mobile operator to which the User has access and has the necessary authority to use it;

9.1.3. the relative smooth operation of the Website is possible in the Internet browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 and higher, Opera 10.0 and higher, Mozilla Firefox 10.0 and higher, Google Chrome 10.0 and higher, Safari 5.0 and higher, while the Internet browser settings must support Java script. Otherwise, the the Objects of the Website may not be displayed correctly and (or) it will be impossible to perform the Declared Functions;

9.1.4. software tools that allow editing a document in the format .doc (MS Word);

9.1.5. hardware requirements of the software and hardware (computer, terminal, device) of the User corresponding to the requirements of the operating system.

9.2. The correct display of the Objcets of the Website on mobile devices based on Android and IOS operating systems is implemented only with full compliance with the following hardware and software requirements:

9.2.1. the display of the mobile device must support the resolution:

9.2.1.1. 1024x768 and above - Android;

9.2.1.2. 1136 x 640 and above - IOS;

9.2.2. operating system version:

9.2.2.1. starting from version 2.3.x and higher (no testing was performed on earlier versions of the Android operating system) - Android;

9.2.2.2. starting from version 6.0 and higher (no testing was performed on earlier versions of the IOS operating system) - IOS;

9.2.3. internet browser:

9.2.3.1. Google Chrome version 39.0.2171.93 and higher (no testing was performed on earlier versions of the Internet browser);

9.2.3.2. Safari Internet browser version 5.0 and higher (no testing was performed on earlier versions of the Internet browser).

9.3. Requirements for communication channels - Internet connection speed from 512 Kbit/s per device. When using communication channels with a lower speed, the efficiency of the Website can be significantly reduced.

Private company Bureau for Continuing Professional Development Ltd.

BIN 190140900037

Registered address: 55/15 Mangilik El Str., Nur-Sultan, Z05T3C9

Actual address: Z05T3F6, Nur-Sultan, Mangilik El str., 55/23, block С.4.4.

Account number KZ879491100001444993 KZT

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