Terms of Use

dchub (Digital Construction Hub), is owned and managed by Ventures Connect, a partnership between Ventures Middle East DMCC and b2b Connect DMCC. It is a website and subscription-based service which aims to be a community and industry resource for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals who are advancing the adoption and use of digital technologies and construction 4.0. dchub provide a subscription service that allows our subscribers to access our digital construction hub Platform (“Platform”) to view the construction technology and related information (“Content”) over the internet.

These Terms of Use govern the use of our service and constitute the entire and only agreement between us and you. We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time without giving any advance notice. A notification email shall be sent to the subscribers and registered users after the amendment. 

  1. Definitions & Interpretation
    In these Terms of Use, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
    1. “dchub Service” means the service provided by Ventures Connect for accessing the Platform, including all features, the website, and user interfaces, as well as the Content and software associated with dchub Service.
    2. “Platform” means the dchub online platform available over the internet.
    3. “Content” means the information available on the Platform.
    4. The words “us”, “we” or “our” refer to Ventures Connect.
    5. The words “you” or “your” refer to the subscriber, user or viewer of the dchub platform.
  2. dchub Service & Content
    1. The dchub Service and any content viewed through the service are for your own use only and may not be shared with any other party. During your dchub subscription term, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access the dchub Service and view dchub Content. Except for the foregoing, no right, title or interest shall be transferred to you. The dchub Subscription, dchub Platform, dchub Service, dchub Content and any related software and/or documentation are given as license and not to be considered as sold. Any use of the expression “purchase”, subscribe” or any similar term shall not be considered or implied as transfer of ownership of dchub Platform or any of its services or content. All rights, title, interests, copyrights, trademarks, patent, trade secret, intellectual property (including without limitation algorithms, business processes, improvements, enhancements, modifications, derivative works, information collected and analyzed in connection with the dchub Platform and/or dchub Service) arising out of the Subscription belong exclusively to dchub or its suppliers or licensors.
    2. The dchub Content is regularly updated and amended from Data Sources. We retain the right, which we may or may not exercise, in our sole discretion, to edit or delete any documents, information or other contents appearing on the platform. In addition, we continually evaluate various aspects of our service, including our website, user interfaces and availability of dchub content. We may offer you to participate in any evaluation that we carry out based on as-is basis and without any warranty, indemnification or support of any kind, implied or explicit. You may choose to opt-out of any evaluation activity.
    3. You agree to use the dchub service, including all features associated therewith, in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, or other restrictions on use of the service or content therein. You agree not to archive, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publish, license, create derivative works from, offer for sale, copy, transmit, reverse engineer, in any way exploit data available in this site or use (except as explicitly authorized in these Terms of Use) content and information contained on or obtained from or through the dchub platform. You also agree not to; circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade or thwart any of the content in the dchub service; use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the dchub service; decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the dchub service; insert any code or product or manipulate the content of the dchub service in any way; or use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method. In addition, you agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise send or transmit any material designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment associated with the dchub service, including any software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs. We may terminate or restrict your use of our service if you violate these Terms of Use or are engaged in illegal or fraudulent use of the service.
    4. The quality of the dchub Service may be affected by a variety of factors, such as your location, the bandwidth available through and/or speed of your internet connection. You are responsible for all such factors.
    5. dchub platform is developed by, or for, Ventures Connect and is designed to enable using the dchub Service. This platform may vary by device and medium, and functionalities and features may also differ between devices. You acknowledge that the use of the service may require third party software that is subject to third party licenses. You agree that you may automatically receive updated versions of the dchub Platform and related third-party software.
    6. We undertake to use all reasonable endeavors to ensure that the information stored and updated on the Platform is as accurate as possible and that any inaccuracies or errors will be corrected as soon as is reasonably possible upon being brought to our attention. However, we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy of the information contained in the platform. Information contained on or made available through the platform is meant for guidance purposes only and not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance. We shall not be liable to any user, subscriber or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error or omission, regardless of cause, in dchub Platform or for any damages resulting there from.
    7. Third party content, including the Q&A section contents (Ask.dchub), may appear on the dchub Platform or may be accessible via links from the platform. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the platform.
  3. Passwords and Account Access
    1. You will need to provide your username and password to log in to the secure areas of this platform and access the reports and other information. We require you to keep this login and password confidential and not to divulge them to anyone. We do not permit:
      a) Any other person using the registered sections under your name; or
      b) Access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use.
    2. You are responsible for updating and maintaining the accuracy of the information you provide to us relating to your account. We can terminate your account or place your account on hold in order to protect you, dchub or our partners from identity theft or other fraudulent activity.
  4. Payment, Refund & Cancellation Policy
    1. The term of your dchub subscription shall be defined in your subscription details. Your account will be activated for access upon receipt of full payment or upon signing-up for the service, as the case may be according to your subscription package and offer. Please be advised that no refunds are given on products and services provided by us, including but not limited to the dchub Platform annual subscription fee.
    2. You are also liable to pay Ventures Connect all taxes and other applicable government charges or fees which Ventures Connect may bill to your contract or invoice, if applicable.
  5. Force Majeure
    1. We shall not be liable to you in any way whatsoever for failure, interruption, delay or any other matters of the nature whatsoever arising out of war, rebellion, civil commotion, strikes, lock-outs and industrial disputes; fire, explosion, earthquake, acts of God, flood, drought or bad weather; order by any government department, council or other constituted body; all aforementioned or similar situations, beyond our control, which may result in the failure of the Platform; interruption to the Data or problems associated with transmission or access to the Platform; the unavailability of material, information or data to update the Platform.
    2. We shall not be under any liability to you in any way whatsoever for any other circumstances or happenings beyond our control. In the event of a failure of the Platform, we shall, as soon as conditions return to normal, take all reasonable steps to rectify the failure at the earliest possible opportunity.
  6. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
    1. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Federal Laws of the United Arab Emirates and the local laws and regulations of the Emirate of Dubai. The Courts of the Emirate of Dubai shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the Agreement.