Website Terms and Conditions

User Agreement

By accessing and/or using the website, the user accepts these terms and agree to be bound by them, and an agreement is formed between the user and BDO Mauritius. If the user does not accept these terms, he should refrain from using this website. Any information or content published on this website must be read subject to these terms.

These terms may be amended at any time without notice and the user’s access to this website may be terminated at any time without notice. The user’s continued use of the website following such amendment of these terms will represent an agreement by the user to be bound by these terms as amended. BDO Mauritius recommends the user to review the terms for amendments each time the user uses the website. Should BDO Mauritius choose to provide the user with notice of amended terms, the user hereby agrees to receive email notification of such amendments.

BDO Mauritius reserves the right to terminate a user’s profile without notice and without the need to provide any reason whatsoever.

The user may not use this website (1) in any manner that violates any law, regulation, treaty or infringes on the legal rights of any third party, (2) in any manner which is defamatory, fraudulent, indecent, offensive or deceptive, (3) to threaten, harass, abuse or intimidate others (4) to damage the name or reputation of BDO Mauritius, its affiliates or subsidiaries, its officers and employees (5) to interfere with any computer network, or to access an account that does not belong to the user, and (6) in any manner that interferes with other users’ enjoyment of the website.

BDO Mauritius may impose limits or restrictions on the use the user may make of this website. Where the user’s access to this website is terminated, all disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in these terms will survive. Reference to “website” includes the whole or any part of the web pages located on this webpage (including but not limited to any elements of design, underlying code, text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content).

For security, technical, maintenance, legal or regulatory reasons, or due to any breach of these terms, BDO Mauritius may withdraw this website, or change or remove website functionality at any time without notice to the user. Access to the website may also be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, upgrades, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the control of BDO Mauritius. BDO Mauritius will take reasonable steps to minimize such disruption, to the extent it is within its reasonable control. 


BDO Mauritius would however, be in no way liable to any user or third party for such modification, changes or termination of its website. While using the website and all other materials and services provided on the website, the user expressly agrees to:

  1. Strictly not to upload any content through the website that is harmful or illegal material, viruses or destructive material; and
  2. In no way would the user interfere or disrupt the security of the site or cause any harm to the materials, services, servers, system, networks or the site.

Although BDO Mauritius uses its best endeavors to confirm the accuracy of any information published on this website, the user agrees that BDO Mauritius cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies or errors caused by incorrect information. The user hereby agrees to make its own enquiries to verify information provided and to assess the suitability of the services offered by BDO Mauritius before it decides to retain the services of BDO Mauritius.

The information, materials and services in this website are provided for general information purposes only. They are valid at the time of first publication. They do not represent any legal or other professional advice nor are they  intended to be comprehensive. The user is responsible for determining the validity, quality and relevance of any information, material or service assessed and to take appropriate independent advice before acting or relying on any of it to ensure that it meets the user’s requirements. The user should report any error or omission in any information, material or service, via customer feedback.

 

Privacy and personal information

Our privacy policy available on this website explains how the user’s personal information is collected and managed.

The privacy of the user’s personal information is important to BDO Mauritius.

BDO Mauritius may collect personal information directly from the user when the latter creates a profile on its website or when the user contacts BDO Mauritius via the websites.

Personal information may include the user’s name, residential and/or postal address, telephone number and email address.

The user’s personal information is not collected if the latter only browses the website.

BDO Mauritius may use the user’s personal information for the purposes for which the user provides it with such personal information and for its own internal purposes. The user hereby agrees that BDO Mauritius may use its email address to send it emails.

The user agrees not to impersonate another person or use a name he is not authorized to use with a view to misleading others as to his identity.

 

Back-Up

We are in no way liable for any data that is lost from the operation of our website and/or the enforcement of the Terms and Conditions, and is not under any obligation to maintain back-up copies of any contributed User Content or even e-mail messages. It is hereby recommended that the user maintains and retains copies of any and every user content that the user posts or distributes to, or through, the website.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

This website may feature or display third party content or links. By featuring or displaying such content, BDO Mauritius does not in any way represent that BDO Mauritius recommends or endorses the relevant third party.

Any such website linked to the website are in no way owned or controlled by BDO Mauritius. BDO Mauritius assumes no responsibility about any content displayed, any links contained on the third-party site, operation of the website or any changes displayed on the websites at any point of time. The inclusion of the links does not convey expressly or in an implied manner any connection or association with the listed sites. BDO Mauritius provides these links to the user for convenience only.

The user accesses linked websites at its own risk. BDO Mauritius hereby disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, value, legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on linked websites. The user should carefully review the terms of use and privacy policies of all third-party’s websites that it visits.

 

Copyrights

The user acknowledges that any intellectual property rights, including website contents, graphics, logos, trademarks, distinctive features, design, text, icons, the arrangement of them, sound recordings and all software relating to this website, purported to belong to BDO Mauritius, are actually owned by BDO Mauritius and that these remain the property of BDO Mauritius and must not be used in any manner without the prior written consent of BDO Mauritius. These intellectual property rights are protected by the laws of the Republic of Mauritius.

The user hereby agrees not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the website, use of the site, or access to the site, without the express and prior written consent of BDO Mauritius in every single case.

 

Disclaimer and Indemnity

To the extent permitted by law, BDO Mauritius excludes all liability to the user or to any third party for loss or damage of any kind (however caused or arising) relating in any way to the website including, but not limited to, loss or damage the user might suffer because of:

  1. errors, mistakes or inaccuracies on the website;
  2. the user acting, or failing to act, on any information contained on or referred to on the website and/or any linked website;
  3. personal injury or property damage of any kind resulting from the user’s access or use of the website;
  4. any unauthorized access to or use of the websites secure servers;
  5. any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the website;
  6. any bugs, viruses, or other harmful code or communications which may be transmitted to or through the website by any third party; and/or
  7. the quality or fitness for any purpose of any linked sites.

Except as expressly provided in these terms, and fully allowed by the laws, BDO Mauritius will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the user’s access to or use of the website.

The user agrees to defend, indemnify and hold BDO Mauritius, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees harmless from and against all claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) arising from his violation of these Terms & Conditions or any third-party’s rights, (including, without limitation, infringement of any copyright, violation of any proprietary right and invasion of any privacy rights). These obligations will survive any termination of the user’s relationship with BDO Mauritius.

BDO Mauritius will not be liable for any damages or for any loss of profit or other consequential damages caused by the unauthorised use of the password or any confidential information resulting from the user’s negligence.

The user hereby agrees that his use of the website is solely at his own risk. BDO Mauritius expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a purpose, or non-infringement.

BDO Mauritius offers no warranty that the website or any of the related services such as the links or the search facility provided on the website would be completely error free, on time, secure and uninterrupted or that it will provide specific results from use of the website or any content, search or link therein.

BDO Mauritius may promote or sponsor functions, events and other activities which may be conducted online or offline and which may be conducted by third parties. These activities may be subject to separate terms and conditions. The user participates in any such activities entirely at its own risk. BDO Mauritius does not accept any responsibility about the user’s participation in activities conducted by any other party

 

Severability

If any part of these terms is found to be void, invalid, unlawful or unenforceable then that provision or part will be deemed to be severed from these terms and the remaining terms and provisions of these terms will remain in force and constitute the agreement between the user and BDO Mauritius.

 

Assignment

If BDO Mauritius merges, sells or otherwise changes control of its business or this website to a third-party, BDO Mauritius reserves the right, without giving notice or seeking consent, to transfer or assign the personal information, content and rights that BDO Mauritius has collected from the user and any agreements it has made with the user.

 

Waiver

The failure by BDO Mauritius to exercise or enforce any right or provision under these terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision under these terms will only be effective if it is in writing and signed by BDO Mauritius.
 

Governing Law

These terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Mauritius and the user irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Mauritius.

If the user has access to the website in a jurisdiction other than Mauritius, the user will be responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction, to the extent that they apply. BDO Mauritius makes no representations that the content of the website complies with the laws of any country outside Mauritius.

 

Contact Information

Please do feel free to contact BDO Mauritius at +230 202 3000 for any further assistance or queries.

Should the user have any complaint about any material published on this website, the user should notify BDO Mauritius of the nature and details of the complaint by contacting us