Terms and conditions of use


 


1. Introduction


These terms and conditions govern your access and the use of our website and other services we provide including email notifications, applications, text, graphics, photos or other material and information.


By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. Accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.


You are solely responsible for your use of our website, the contents you post and any consequences thereof. The content you post or display can be viewed by other users of our website, by third party services and websites. You can control who sees your content by setting the appropriate option in the account settings of your profile.


You must be at least 16 years of age to use our website and by using our website you agree to these terms and conditions. You warrant and represent to us that you are at least 16 years of age.


Our website uses cookies, by using our website you agree to these terms and conditions. You consent to our privacy and cookies policy in accordance with this terms and conditions.


2. Copyright notice


Copyright (c) 2014 Nigeria Center.


Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:


a.we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website.
b.all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

3. Licence to use website


You may:


a.register, update and maintain your user profile
b.post comments, blogs, photos and videos
c.connect and communicate with friends and family
d.take part in polls, quizzes and discussion forums
e.submit events, survey topics and marketplace articles for publication
f.view and print pages with a web browser
g.use our website services by means of a web browser, subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

Except as expressly permitted by Section 3 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.


You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.


Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material from other users on our website.


Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:


a.republish materials from our website on another website
b.sell, rent or sub-license material from our website
c.show any material from our website in public
d.exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose
e.redistribute material from our website.

Notwithstanding Section 3, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.


We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.


4. RSS feed


You may access our RSS feed using an RSS reader or aggregator.


By accessing our RSS feed, you accept these terms and conditions.


Subject to your acceptance of these terms and conditions, we grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable licence to display content from our RSS feed in unmodified form on any non-commercial website owned and operated by you, provided that you don’t aggregate our RSS feed with any other feed when displaying it.


It is a condition of this licence that you include a credit for us and hyperlink to our website on each web page where the RSS feed is published (in such form as we may specify from time to time, or if we do not specify any particular form, in a reasonable form).


We may revoke any licence set out in this Section 4 at any time, with or without notice or explanation.


5. Acceptable use


You must not:


a.use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website
b.post unauthorized commercial communications, reference or links
c.engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme
d.bully, intimidate, or harass other website users
e.post contents containing hate speech, threatening, pornography, incites violence, contains nudity, graphic or gratuitous violence
f.solicit user and login information or access an account belonging to someone else
g.use our website in any way that is discriminatory, unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any discriminatory, unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity
h.use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software
i.conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent
j.access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means
k.violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website
l.use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.


6. Account registration


To be eligible for a user account on our website, you must be at least 16 years of age


You may register for an account with our website by completing and submitting the user account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.


7. Account security


You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.


You must not use any other person's account to access the website, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.


You must keep your password confidential.


You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.


You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.


8. Cancellation and suspension of account


We may disable, suspend or cancel your account at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation if we believe that it violates this terms and conditions of use


If we disable, suspend or cancel your account, you will not create another one without our permission


You may cancel your account on our website using your account control panel on the website


9. Social networking


Registered users will have access to such additional features on our website as we may from time to time determine, which may include:


a.facilities to complete a detailed personal profile on the website, to publish that profile on the website and to restrict the publication of that profile to particular groups or individuals registered on the website
b.facilities to create groups, manage groups that you have created, join and leave groups, and share information amongst group member
c.facility to send private messages via the website to particular groups or individuals registered on the website
d.facility to post and publish text and media on the website

You agree that publication of posts relating to you by others on our website may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful and subject to Section 15, you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such posts, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such posts.


10. Personal profiles


All information that you supply as part of a personal profile on the website must be true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.


You must keep your personal profile on our website up to date.


Personal profile information must also comply with the provisions of Section 5 and Section 12.


11. Your content: licence


In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.


You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media, reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website.


You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 11.


You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under this Section 11.


You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.


You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.


Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.


12. Your content: rules


You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.


Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).


Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:


a.be libellous or maliciously false
b.be obscene or indecent
c.infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right
d.infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation
e.constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement
f.constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity
g.be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order
h.be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation
i.be blasphemous
j.be in breach of official secrets legislation
k.be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person
l.depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner
m.be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit
n.be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading
o.consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage
p.constitute spam
q.be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory
r.cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.


You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.


You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.


13. Report abuse


If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.


You can let us know by email or by using our abuse reporting form.


14. Limited warranties


We do not warrant or represent:


a.the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website
b.that the material on the website is up to date
c.that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation. To save to the extent that these terms and conditions expressly provide otherwise, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.


To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 15, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.


15. Limitations and exclusions of liability


Nothing in these terms and conditions will:


a.limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence
b.limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
c.limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law
d.exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 15 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:


a.are subject to Section 15
b.govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.


We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.


We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.


We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.


We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.


You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).


16. Indemnity


You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of:


a.any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions
b.your use of our website.

17. Breaches of these terms and conditions


Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:


a.send you one or more formal warnings
b.temporarily suspend your access to our website
c.permanently prohibit you from accessing our website
d.block computers and all equipments using your IP address from accessing our website
e.contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website
f.commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise
g.suspend or delete your account on our website.

Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and using a different account).


18. Third party websites


Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties, such hyperlinks are not recommendations.


We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 15 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


19. Trade marks


Nigeria Center logos, graphics and our other registered and unregistered trade marks are trade marks belonging to us, we give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.


The third party registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.


20. Competitions


From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and other promotions on our website.


Competitions will be subject to separate terms and conditions (which we will make available to you as appropriate).


21. Variation


We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.


We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions. The revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice, if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.


If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions. If you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.


22. Assignment


You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions.


You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and obligations under these terms and conditions.


23. Severability


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.


If any unlawful or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


24. Third party rights


These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.


The exercise of the parties' rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.


25. Entire agreement


Subject to Section 15, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.


26. Law and jurisdiction


These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss laws.


Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzerland.


27. Statutory and regulatory disclosures


We are registered in the Swiss Trade Registry of Kantonschwyz dated 14th of August 2008 and our registration number is 2667.


We are subject to authorisation scheme, which is supervised by the Swiss Trade Registry of Kantonschwyz.


28. Our details


This website is owned and operated by Williams Informatik.


We are registered in Switzerland under registration number 2667 of Kantonschwyz Trade Registry and our registered office is at Sonnhalde 8, CH-8808 Pfaeffikon Switzerland.


Our principal place of business is at Sonnhalde 8, CH-8808 Pfaeffikon Switzerland.


You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to administrator@nigeriacenter.com or by telephone on +41792244301.