PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY!
1.2 The organization may AMEND this Agreement at ANY TIME by posting the amended and restated Agreement on the Site. The amended and restated Agreement shall be effective IMMEDIATELY upon posting. Posting of the amended and restated Agreement and your continued use of the Service shall be deemed to be acceptance of the amended terms.
2.2 afromove.com and the Member are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
2.3 If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
2.4 Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section.
2.5 afromove.com’s failure to enforce any right or failure to act with respect to any breach by a Member under this Agreement will not waive that right nor waive afromove.com‘s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
2.6 afromove.com shall have the right to assign this Agreement (including all of its rights, titles, benefits, interests, and obligations and duties in this Agreement) to any person or entity (including any affiliates of afromove.com). The Member may not assign, in whole or part, this Agreement to any person or entity.
2.7If there is any conflict between the English version and another language version of this Agreement, the English version shall prevail.
Intellectual Property Rights
3.1 afromove.com is the sole owner or lawful licensee of all the rights to the Service. The Service embodies trade secrets and intellectual property rights protected under worldwide copyright and other laws. All title, ownership and intellectual property rights in the Service shall remain with afromove.com or its affiliates. All rights not otherwise claimed under this Agreement or by afromove.com are hereby reserved.
3.2“ afromove.com” or “HIPI” and related icons and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks or service marks of “Hipi Company limited”, and “Hipi Ghana“, including any country with “HIPI” initials and related icons and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks or service marks of Hipi Company Limited in various jurisdictions and are protected under applicable copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights laws. The unauthorized copying, modification, use or publication of these marks is strictly prohibited.
Discussion Boards and Subscription
5.1 afromove.com provides its Members use of discussion boards (Comment) and Likes on the Site free of charge to promote and encourage open, honest and respectful communication between all of our Members. The discussion boards on the Site shall not be used as a marketing platform by Members and Members shall not post any information relating to trade leads, promotion of their products or their company profile.
5.2Each Member acknowledges that all data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted through a discussion board on the Site, are the sole responsibility of such Member from whom the content originated. This means that the posting Member, and not afromove.com, is entirely responsible for all content that is uploaded or posted via our discussion boards on the Site. afromove.com does not control the content posted via discussion boards and therefore does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content.
5.3 afromove.com reserves the right to delete or edit any postings in its sole discretion without prior notice. The organization may monitor posting activities of any Member who is in breach of this Agreement and may restrict their ability to post messages on the discussion boards on the Site. Under no circumstances will afromove.com be liable in any way for any content, including (without limitation) any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the discussion boards by such Member. Each Member agrees to evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content including any reliance on its accuracy or completeness. Each Member understands that by using the afromove.com discussion boards and Likes on the Site, such Member may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
5.4Without prejudice to each Member’s responsibilities under Clause 7 of this Agreement, each Member agrees not to use the discussion boards on the Site to:
|1)||upload, post or e-mail any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;|
|2)||harm minors in any way;|
|3)||impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or disguise the origin of any content;|
|4)||“stalk” or otherwise harass another;|
|5)||collect or store personal data about other users;|
|6)||upload, post or e-mail any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;|
|7)||upload, post or e-mail any content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other legitimate rights of any party;|
|8)||upload, post or e-mail any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, or any other form of solicitation;|
|9)||upload, post or e-mail any content that contains computer viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;|
|10)||upload, post or e-mail any content that contains a complaint regarding afromove.com‘s services or refers to such a complaint on the Site or to any other Members; any such complaint must be directed to the customer service e-mail on the Site; or|
|11)||violate any applicable national or internal laws or regulations.|
5.5 Each Member acknowledges that afromove.com does not pre-screen content but that afromove.comshall have the right (though not the obligation) in its sole discretion to move, modify or remove any content that is posted or uploaded on the discussion boards on the Site.
5.6 Every Member grants to afromove.com a perpetual, world-wide, royalty-free irrevocable, non-exclusive license (including the right to sub-license through multiple tiers) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any content (in whole or part) such Member uploaded, posted or supplied to afromove.com for posting on the Sites and/or to incorporate such content in other works in any form, media or technology now known or developed.
5.7 Each Member shall indemnify and hold afromove.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, agents or partners harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities) arising from any third party claim in relation to any content such Member uploaded, posted or e-mailed on or through the discussion boards on the Site, such Member’s use of the discussion boards on the Site, or such Member’s breach of the provisions set out in Clause 5.4.
5.8 On being made aware of any such breaches, afromove.com may ban, delete or prohibit any content that relates to those breaches or that afromove.com in its sole discretion consider to be harmful to the public or the rights of afromove.com or any of its affiliates, licensors, partners or Members.
5.9 The organization reserves the right to take whatever action it deems necessary to prevent a Member’s breach of Clause 5.4 including the following:
5.10All information and/or other content posted on the Site by the afromove.com service team or by Members or third party partners is supplied for information purposes only and shall not under any circumstances be construed as legal and/or business advice or a legal opinion. Members are encouraged to seek independent professional advice in such situations.
Special Provisions applicable to Advertisers
6.1You can target your desired audience by buying ads on afromove.com. The following additional terms apply to you if you place an order through our online advertising portal.
6.2When you place an Order, you will tell us the type of advertising you want to buy, the amount you want to spend, and your bid. If we accept your Order, we will deliver your ads as inventory becomes available. When serving your ad, we do our best to deliver the ads to the audience you specify, although we cannot guarantee in every instance that your ad will reach its intended target.
6.3In instances where we believe doing so will enhance the effectiveness of your advertising campaign, we may broaden the targeting criteria you specify.
6.4You will pay for your Orders in accordance with our Payments Terms.
6.5Your ads will comply with our Advertising Guidelines.
6.6We will determine the size, placement, and positioning of your ads.
6.7We do not guarantee the activity that your ads will receive, however the number of clicks your ads will get can be generated but comes with a price tag.
6.8We cannot control how clicks are generated on your ads. We have systems that attempt to detect and filter certain click activity, but we are not responsible for click fraud, technological issues, or other potentially invalid click activity that may affect the cost of running ads.
6.9You can cancel your Order at any time through our online portal, but it may take up to 24 hours before the ad stops running. You are responsible for paying for all ads that run.
6.10Our license to run your ad will end when we have completed your Order. You understand, however, that if users have interacted with your ad, your ad may remain until the users delete it.
6.11We can use your ads and related content and information for marketing or promotional purposes.
6.12You will not issue any press release or make public statements about your relationship with us without our prior written permission.
6.13We may reject or remove any ad for any reason.
6.14If you are placing ads on someone else’s behalf, you must have permission to place those ads, including the following:
6.14.1You warrant that you have the legal authority to bind the advertiser to this Statement.6.14.2You agree that if the advertiser you represent violates this Statement, we may hold you responsible for that violation.
7.1 Each Member hereby represents, warrants and agrees to:
A)provide true, accurate, current and complete information about him or herself, itself and its business references as may be required by afromove.com, andB)maintain and promptly amend all information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. Each Member hereby grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) license to afromove.com to display and use all information provided by such Member in accordance with the purposes set forth in this Agreement and to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in such material or information, in any media now known or not currently known.
7.2Each Member hereby represents, warrants and agrees that the use by such Member of the Service and the Site shall not:
|1)||Contain fraudulent information or make fraudulent offers of items or involve the sale or attempted sale of counterfeit or stolen items or items whose sales and/or marketing is prohibited by applicable law, or otherwise promote other illegal activities;|
|2)||Be part of a scheme to defraud other Members or other users of the Site or for any other unlawful purpose;|
|4)||otherwise create any liability for afromove.com or its affiliates.|
|5)||Involve attempts to copy, reproduce, exploit or expropriate afromove.com‘s various proprietary directories, databases and listings;|
|6)||Contain information that is defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;|
|7)||Contain information that is obscene or contain or infer any pornography or sex-related merchandising or any other content or otherwise promotes sexually explicit materials or is otherwise harmful to minors;|
|8)||Involve any computer viruses or other destructive devices and codes that have the effect of damaging, interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any software or hardware system, data or personal information; and|
|9)||involve any scheme to undermine the integrity of the computer systems or networks used by afromove.com and/or any user of the Service and no Member shall attempt to gain unauthorized access to such computer systems or networks;|
|10)||Contain any material that constitutes unauthorized advertising or harassment (including but not limited to spamming), invades anyone’s privacy or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law or regulation;|
|11)||Violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);|
|12)||Impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity;|
|13)||Infringe or otherwise abet or encourage the infringement or violation of any third party’s copyright, patent, trademarks, trade secret or other proprietary right or rights of publicity and privacy or other legitimate rights;|
|14)||Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;|
7.3 Each Member represents, warrants and agrees that with regards to information about or posted on behalf of any business referee, it has obtained all necessary consents, approvals and waivers from its business partners and associates to:
A)Act as such Member’s business referee;B)To post and publish their contact details and information, reference letters and comments on their behalf; andC)That third parties may contact such business referees to support claims or statements made about the Member.
7.4 Member acknowledges and agrees that afromove.com shall not be required to actively monitor nor exercise any editorial control whatsoever over the content of any message or other material or information created, obtained or accessible through the Service. afromove.com does not endorse, verify or otherwise certify the contents of any comments or other material or information made by any Member. Each Member is solely responsible for the contents of their communications and may be held legally liable or accountable for the content of their comments or other material or information.
7.5 Member shall not take any action which may undermine the integrity of afromove.com‘s feedback system, such as leaving positive feedback for himself using secondary Member IDs or through third parties or by leaving unsubstantiated negative feedback for another Member.
7.6 Each Member represents, warrants and agrees that it has obtained all necessary third party licenses and permissions and shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any material or information it posts on the Site or provides to afromove.com or authorizes afromove.com to display does not violate the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrets or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party or is posted with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights. Each Member further represents, warrants and agrees that it has the right and authority to sell, distribute or offer to sell or distribute the products described in the material or information it posts on the Site or provides to afromove.com.
Limitation of Liability
8.1 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND afromove.com HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF CONDITION, QUALITY, DURABILITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS, UNDERTAKINGS AND TERMS ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED.
8.2 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, afromove.com MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE VALIDITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, STABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR CURRENTNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.
8.3 Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done at each Member’s sole discretion and risk and each Member is solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by any Member from afromove.com or through or from the Service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this Agreement.
8.4 The Site may make available to the User services or products provided by independent third parties. No warranty or representation is made with regard to such services or products. In no event shall afromove.com and its affiliates be held liable for any such services or products.
8.5 Under no circumstances shall afromove.com be held liable for a delay or failure or disruption of the Service resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces or causes beyond its reasonable control, including without limitation, Internet failures, computer, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, flood, storms, explosions, Acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals or non-performance of third parties.
8.6 afromove.com shall not be liable for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever (including but not limited to damages or loss of profits or savings, business interruption, loss of information), whether in contract, negligence, tort or otherwise or any other damages resulting from any of the following:
|The use or the inability to use the Service;||Any defect in goods, samples, data, information or services purchased or obtained from a Member or a third-party service provider through the Site;||Unauthorized access by third parties to data or private information of any Member;||Statements or conduct of any user of the Site; or||Any other matter relating to the Service however arising, including negligence.|
8.7 Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions, the aggregate liability of afromove.com, its employees, agents, affiliates, representatives or anyone acting on its behalf with respect to each Member for all claims arising from the use of the Service or the Site shall be limited to GHS 50.00. The preceding sentence shall not preclude the requirement by the Member to prove actual damages. All claims arising from the use of the Service must be filed within either one (1) year from the date the cause of action arose or such longer period as prescribed under any applicable law governing this Agreement.
9.1 The Service will be offered free-of-charge for an unspecified time period unless terminated in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
9.2 The following core features are associated to the service offered by afromove.com (which may be added to or modified, or suspended for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance purposes, from time to time at the sole discretion of afromove.com and notified to you) (“Free Member Benefits”):
|Company Profile (Shop/Service)||Products||Unlimited Postings||Social Profile|
|Members can display and edit basic information about its business, such as year and place of establishment, estimated annual sales, number of employees, and products and services offered, etc.||Members can display and edit descriptions, specifications and images of unlimited products.||Members can post on the Site for public display offers to buy products and services from other users of the Site.||Members after login can access the social platform on the site. Group profiles, corporate profiles, news agencies etc. can be crested.|
9.3 afromove.com may suspend or terminate all or part of the above Free Member Benefits at any time at its sole discretion. afromove.com reserves the right to charge for the Service or any feature or functionality of the Service at any time at its sole discretion.
9.4 Benefits, features and functions available to a Member may vary for different countries and regions. No warranty or representation is given that a particular feature or function or the same type and extent of features and functions will be available.
9.5 The availability of any transactional features and functions on the Site to any Member may be conditional on verification of Member’s identity and/or its designated bank account by afromove.com and/or it’s approved independent third parties.
9.6 The organization shall issue a Member ID and Password (the latter shall be chosen by the Member during registration) to each Member to access the Service through such Member’s Account. Each Member shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of its Member ID and Password and for all activities that occur under the Member ID and Password. A set of Member ID and Password is unique to a single Account and no Member shall share, assign or permit the use of its Account, Member ID or Password to another person outside of the Member’s business entity. Each Member acknowledges that sharing of its Account with other persons, or allowing multiple users outside of its business entity to use its Account (collectively, “multiple use”), may cause irreparable harm to afromove.com and each Member shall indemnify afromove.com against any loss or damages (including but not limited to loss of profits) suffered by afromove.com as a result of such multiple use of an Account. Each Member hereby undertakes to notify afromove.com immediately of any unauthorized use of its Account, Member ID or Password or any other breach of security. Each Member hereby agrees that afromove.com shall not be liable for any loss or damages arising from the Member’s failure to comply with this term.
9.7Each Member acknowledges that inability to use the Service wholly or partially for whatever reason may have adverse effects on its business. Each Member hereby agrees that in no event shall afromove.com be liable to the Member or any third parties for any inability to use the Service (whether due to disruption, changes to or termination of the Service or otherwise), any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions with respect to any communications or transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, or any damage (direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) arising from the use of or inability to use the Service.
9.8The organization reserves the right to change, upgrade, modify, limit or suspend the Service or any of its related functionalities or applications at any time temporarily or permanently without prior notice. afromove.com further reserves the right to introduce new features, functionalities, applications or conditions to the Service or to future versions of the Service. All new features, functionalities, applications, conditions, modifications, upgrades and alterations shall be governed by this Agreement, unless otherwise stated.