Website Terms and Conditions

This Website (the 'Website') and its contents are owned (unless indicated otherwise) by BDO Kazakhstan, a limited liability partnership, registered under the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.

Reference to “BDO Kazakhstan”, “we”, “our”, “us” in these Terms and Conditions and elsewhere in this Website is to BDO Kazakhstan group in Kazakhstan. BDO Kazakhstan LLP, BDO Tax and Advisory LLP, BDO IT Consulting LLP, BDO Outsourcing LLP, registered under the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, are members of BDO International, network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

1. USING THE WEBSITE
By using our Website, you are deemed to have accepted the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not want to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use the Website.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and you are advised to review these Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Website after such changes are posted will be deemed agreement on your part to these Terms and Conditions as amended.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
2.1 Copyright and all intellectual property rights on the Website and in the content of the website are vested in BDO Kazakhstan and reserved, unless indicated otherwise. The content of the Website belongs to BDO Kazakhstan unless indicated otherwise.

2.2 Unless otherwise indicated in the relevant content, and on the condition that you comply with all of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions, you are authorized to view, copy, print, and distribute (but not modify) the content on this Website; provided that:

  • It is used for information purposes only
  • It is used only for your own personal, non-commercial use
  • Any copies or downloads of any content from the Website must include a notice that copyright in the relevant material is owned by BDO Kazakhstan.

2.3 Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained on this Website should be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark or copyright of BDO’s or any third party.

2.4 2.3 “BDO” and the BDO logo, and certain product names that appear on this Website, are trademarks or registered trademarks of entities within the BDO Network. 
Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, you shall not use the name “BDO”, nor the BDO Logo, either alone or in combination with other words or design elements. 

You may not use any of the foregoing names, marks or logos in any press release, advertisement, or other promotional or marketing material or media, whether in written, oral, electronic, visual or any other form, except if expressly permitted in writing by BDO or its designee. 

3. REGISTRATION TO THE WEBSITE
3.1 When you register, you are registering as a personal user of the Website and you must use your own identity. You are obliged to provide accurate and complete registration information.

3.2 Registration is for a single user only. Your username and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to gain access to areas restricted to registered users.

4. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
4.1 This information has been carefully prepared, but it has been written in general terms and should be seen as broad guidance only. The information cannot be relied upon to cover specific situations and you should not act, or refrain from acting, upon the information contained therein without obtaining specific professional advice.  Please contact BDO Kazakhstan to discuss these matters in the context of your particular circumstances. 

4.2 BDO Kazakhstan, its partners, employees and agents do not accept or assume any liability or duty of care for any loss arising from any action taken or not taken by anyone in reliance on this information or for any decision based on it.

4.3 The content of this Website is intended to provide general guidance on matters of interest and about the services provided by BDO Kazakhstan. The content of this Website does not constitute, nor should it be relied upon as, professional advice. Please contact BDO Kazakhstan for advice on any particular area of interest.

4.4 In preparing and maintaining this Website every effort has been made to ensure the content is up to date and accurate. However, law and regulations change continually and unintentional errors can occcur and the information may be neither up to date nor accurate. BDO Kazakhstan makes no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information published on this Website.

4.5 Except for death or personal injury caused by negligent acts or omissions, BDO Kazakhstan accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to any indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or similar damages) arising as a result of any decision or action taken or refrained from as a result of information contained on the Website or other Websites to which it may be linked, or as a result of your use or misuse of the Website.

5. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
This Website contains links to Websites, tools or resources maintained by parties other than BDO Kazakhstan, over whom we have no control, including, without limitation, those maintained by other entities within the BDO Network of individual personnel of such entities.

These links are provided simply to increase the information available to you and we accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or lawfulness of the information contained on third party Websites.

The inclusion of a link to a third party Website does not constitute an endorsement or an indication of a joint venture, partnership or other legal arrangement not expressly stated between us and that third party.