Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions are the contract between you and FrienditePlus (“us”, “we”, etc.). By visiting or using our website, or signing up for our Services, you agree to be bound by them.
You are: Anyone who uses our website or buys any service from us, under 18 years? Sorry, but we deal only with people who are legally able to enter into a binding contract. Please ask someone over 18 to buy your Services on your behalf.
Please read this agreement carefully and save it. If you do not agree with it, you should leave Our Website and stop using the site or the Services immediately.
These are the agreed terms
“Content “means the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of your experience on Our Website. It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations. It includes Content Posted by you.
“Contribution ”means Content Posted by you.
"Intellectual Property "means intellectual property owned by us, of every sort, whether or not registered or registrable in any country, including intellectual property of kinds coming into existence after today; and including, among others, patents, trade marks, unregistered marks, designs, copyrights, software, domain names, discoveries, creations and inventions, together with all rights which are derived from those rights.
“Our Website ”http://www.plus.friendite.com/
"Post " means place on or into Our Website any Content or material of any sort by any means.
“Services ”means all of the services available from Our Website, whether free or charged.
“Visitor ”means anyone who visits Our Website.
Basis of Contract
In the context of permission, “may not” in connection with an action of yours, means “must not” and the headings to the paragraphs are inserted for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation.
We do not offer the Services in all countries. We may refuse membership if you live in a country we do not serve.
In entering into this contract you have not relied on any representation or information from any source except the definition and explanation of the Services given on Our Website.
Subject to these terms and conditions, we agree to provide to you some or all of the Services described.
Some of our Services are now or may in future, be available to you only subject to additional terms. Those terms will be set out on Our Website. You now agree that if you choose to use any such service, the relevant terms will become part of this agreement.
So far as we allow use of our Intellectual Property, we grant a license to you, limited to the terms set out in this agreement.
We may change this agreement and / or the way we provide the Services, at any time. If we do:
The change will take effect when we Post it on Our Website.
You agree to be bound by any changes. If you do not agree to be bound by them, you should not use Our Website or the Services.
How we handle your data
If you Post a Contribution to any public area of Our Website it becomes available to the entire World. We have no control who sees it nor what anyone does with it.
Restricted information is also available to the entire World, subject only to a user subscribing. It is important that material you Post is accurate and complete, but you should avoid posting unnecessary confidential information.
We need the freedom to be able to publicize our Services and your own use of them. You therefore now irrevocably grant to us the right and license to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use any Contribution that you place on Our Website, throughout the World and in any medium. You represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all such rights.
We will use that license only for commercial purposes of the business of Our Website and will stop using it after a commercially reasonable period of time.
You now irrevocably authorize us to publish feedback, comments and ratings about your activity through Our Website, even though it may be defamatory or critical.
Posting a contribution does not change your ownership of the copyright in it. We have no claim over it and we will not protect your rights for you.
You understand that you are personally responsible for your breach of intellectual property rights, defamation, or any law, which may occur as a result of any Contribution having been Posted by you;
You accept all risk and responsibility for determining whether any Contribution is in the public domain and not confidential.
Please notify us of any security breach or unauthorized use of your account
Restrictions on what you may Post to Our Website
We invite you to Contribute Content to Our Website in several ways and for different purposes. We have to regulate your use of Our Website to protect our business and our staff, to protect other users of Our Website and to comply with the law. These provisions apply to all users of Our Website.
We do not undertake to moderate or check every item Posted, but we do protect our business vigorously. If we believe Content Posted breaches the law, we shall co-operate fully with the law enforcement authorities in whatever ways we can.
You agree that you will not use or allow anyone else to use Our Website to Post a Contribution, upload Content or undertake any activity which is or may:
Be unlawful, or tend to incite another person to commit a crime;
Consist in commercial audio, video or music files;
Be obscene, offensive, threatening, violent, malicious or defamatory;
Be sexually explicit or pornographic;
Promote discrimination or animosity to any person on grounds of gender, race, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
Be likely to harass, intimidate, bully, upset, embarrass, alarm, annoy any other person;
Be likely to deceive any person or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity, age or affiliation with any person;
Give the impression that it emanates from us or that you are connected with us or that we have endorsed you or your business;
Post a Contribution on behalf of some other person, or impersonate another person;
Neither request or collect passwords or other personal information from another user without his permission, nor Post any unnecessary personal information about yourself;
Be used to sell any goods or services or for any other commercial use not intended by us, for yourself or for any other person. Examples are: sending private messages with a commercial purpose, or collecting information with the intention of passing it to a third party for his commercial use;
Include anything other than words (i.e. you will not include any symbols or photographs) except for a photograph of yourself in your profile in such place as we designate;
Promote or endorse illegal activities, or provide instructions or information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these terms. Examples are: making or buying illegal weapons, stalking; providing computer viruses or distributing pirated media);
Bulk sending of unsolicited messages, or the sending of unsolicited messages that provoke complaints from recipients;
Use distribution lists that include people who have not given specific permission to be included in such distribution process;
Post excessive or repeated off-topic messages to any forum or group;
Send age-inappropriate communications or Content to anyone under the age of 18.
Your Posting: restricted content
In connection with the restrictions set out below, we may refuse or edit or remove a Posting, which does not comply with these terms.
In addition to the restrictions set out above, a Posting must not contain:
Hyperlinks, other than those specifically authorized by us;
Keywords or words repeated, which are irrelevant to the Content Posted.
Inaccurate, false, or misleading information;
Material or links to material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18 years old
Removal of offensive Content
For the avoidance of doubt, this paragraph is addressed to any person who comes on Our Website for any purpose.
We are under no obligation to monitor or record the activity of any customer for any purpose, nor do we assume any responsibility to monitor or police Internet-related activities. However, we may do so without notice to you and without giving you a reason.
If you are offended by any Content, the following procedure applies:
Your claim or complaint must be submitted to us in the form available on our website, or contain the same information as that requested in our form. It must be sent to us by post or email.
We shall remove the offending Content as soon as we are reasonably able;
After we receive notice of a claim or complaint, we shall investigate so far as we alone decide;
We may re-instate the Content about which you have complained or not.
In respect of any complaint made by you or any person on your behalf, whether using our form of complaint or not, you now irrevocably grant to us a license to publish the complaint and all ensuing correspondence and communication, without limit.
You now agree that if you make any complaint frivolously or veraciously you will repay us the cost of our investigation including legal fees, if any.
Security of Our Website
We may, at our discretion or as part of a paid Service, give you permission to access Our Website for the purpose of Posting or uploading a Contribution or Content of some sort. We may read, assess, review or moderate any Contribution or Content Posted on Our Website. If we do, we need not notify you or give you a reason.
If you violate Our Website or use it unlawfully or immorally, we will take the strongest action against you that we can. Your action may be unlawful in some country, where you may accordingly be subject to extradition and criminal proceedings.
You now agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to:
Modify, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of Our Website, or any software used within it.
Link to our site in any way that would cause the appearance or presentation of the site to be different from what would be seen by a user who accessed the site by typing the URL into a standard browser;
Download any part of Our Website, without our express written consent;
Collect or use any product listings, descriptions, or prices;
Collect or use any information obtained from or about Our Website or the Content except as intended by this agreement;
Aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the Content or information available from Our Website, other than as permitted by this agreement or as is reasonably necessary for your use of the Services;
For any purpose use our name, any proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of ours or of our affiliates in any way and in particular to entice search robots to some other website;
Use Our Website to hack into the computer of any other person or make contact with any other computer;
Make available or upload files that contain software or other material, data or information not owned or licensed to you, including pirated computer programs, pirated music or other media or links to any such files;
Make available, upload or distribute by any means any material or files that contain any viruses, bugs, corrupt data, “Trojan horses”, “worms” or any other harmful software;
Upload or republish any part of our Content on any Internet, intranet or extranet site.
Hide or remove the banner advertisements on any page of Our Website;
Share with a third party any login credentials to Our Website;
Use on Our Website software which assists in:
Data mining, extraction or collection;
Emulating, phreaking, hacking, password cracking, IP spoofing or over-loading Our Website;
“Framing”, inserting pop-up windows, interstitial pages or advertisements, or similar techniques, performing any automated operation;
Despite the above terms, we now grant a license to you to:
Create a hyperlink to Our Website for the purpose of promoting an interest common to both of us. You can do this without specific permission. This license is conditional upon your not portraying us or any product or service in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of ours as part of the link without our express written consent.
You may copy the text of any page for your personal use in connection with the purpose of Our Website or a Service we provide.
Storage of data
We may, from time to time, set a limit on the number of messages you may send, store, or receive through the Service. We may delete messages in excess of that limit. We shall give you notice of any change to your limit, except in an emergency.
We assume no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store or deliver email or other messages.
You accept that we cannot be liable to you for any such deletion or failure to deliver to you.
Duration and termination
This agreement terminates on the expiry of subscription.
You may terminate this agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect. You may terminate the agreement by the procedure applicable and available that time at Our Website.
We may terminate this agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect by sending you notice to that effect by email.
Termination by either party shall have the following effects:
Your right to use the Services immediately ceases;
We are under no obligation to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.
Interruption to Services
If it is necessary for us to interrupt the Services, we will give you reasonable notice where this is possible and when we judge the down time is such as to justify telling you.
You acknowledge that the Services may also be interrupted for many reasons beyond our control.
You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss, foreseeable or not, arising from any interruption to the Services.
You agree that at all times you will:
Not do anything, which does or might reduce the value of our Intellectual Property or challenge our ownership of it.
Notify us of any suspected infringement of the Intellectual Property;
So far as concerns software provided or made accessible by us to you, you will not:
Copy, or make any change to any part of its code;
Use it in any way not anticipated by this agreement;
Give access to it to any other person than you, the licensee in this agreement;
In any way provide any information about it to any other person or generally.
Not use the Intellectual Property except directly in our interest.
Disclaimers and limitation of liability
All implied conditions, warranties and terms are excluded from this agreement. If in any jurisdiction an implied condition, warrant or term cannot be excluded, then this sub paragraph shall be deemed to be reduced in effect, only to the extent necessary to release that specific condition, warranty or term.
Our Website and our Services are provided “as is”. We make no representation or warranty that the Service will be:
Useful to you; Of satisfactory quality; Fit for a particular purpose;
Available or accessible, without interruption, or without error
We claim no expert knowledge in any subject. We disclaim any obligation or liability to you arising directly or indirectly from information you take from Our Website.
We make no representation or warranty and accept no responsibility in law for:
Accuracy of any Content or the impression or effect it gives;
Delivery of Content, material or any message;
Privacy of any transmission;
Third party advertisements that are posted on Our Website or through the Services;
The conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of Our Website or the Services;
Failure or malfunction of computer hardware or software or technical equipment or system connected directly or indirectly to your use of the Services;
Loss or damage resulting from your attendance at an event organized through Our Website or the Services;
Any act or omission of any person or the identity of any person who introduces himself to you through Our Website;
Any aspect or characteristic of any goods or services advertised on Our Website;
We shall not be liable to you for any loss or expense, which is:
Indirect or consequential loss; or
Economic loss or other loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable or we knew you might incur it.
If you become aware of any breach of any term of this agreement by any person, please tell us by email. We welcome your input but do not guarantee to agree with your judgment.
Nothing in this agreement shall be construed as limiting or excluding our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.
You indemnify us
You agree to indemnify us against all costs, claims and expense arising directly or indirectly from:
Your failure to comply with the law of any country;
Your breach of this agreement;
Any Content you Post to Our Website;
Any data you send or upload to Our Website for storage or any other purpose;
A breach of the intellectual property rights of any person;
Your failure to conform to any relevant Internet protocol;
The Posting by any third party with or without your knowledge of any material on your website;
Any action taken or omitted by any third party in relation to your website;
Any use of your website for a purpose forbidden by this agreement.
You undertake to provide to us your current land address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers as often as they are changed together with all information that we may require to enable us to fulfill our obligations under this contract.
If any term or provision of this agreement is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.
If you are in breach of any term of this agreement, we may:
Publish all text and content relating to the claimed breach, including your name and email address and all correspondence between our respective advisers; and you and us now irrevocably give your consent to such publication.
Terminate your account and refuse access to Our Website;
Issue a claim in any court.
Any obligation in this agreement intended to continue to have effect after termination or completion shall so continue.
No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor indicate any intention to reduce that or any other right in the future.
Any communication to be served on either of the Parties by the other shall be delivered by hand or sent by e-mail.
In the event of a dispute between the parties to this agreement, then they undertake to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with the other in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
The laws of Nigeria shall govern the validity, construction and performance of this agreement.