TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I. OUR INTRODUCTION
IV. COMMITMENT AND SCOPE
V. OUR SERVICES
VI. MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE
VII. REGISTRATION INFORMATION
IX. USER SUBMISSION
XI. LIMITED GUARANTEE
XII. GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTION
XIV. USER COMMITMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
XV. SAFETY TIPS
XVI. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
XVII. THIRD-PARTY LINKS
XIX. ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS
XX. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
XXI. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK
I. OUR INTRODUCTION
www.oziconnect.com (“we,” “us,” or “our”) welcomes you.
· “Service” or “Services” is a reference to any service defined below, which we may provide and which you may request via our Website;
· “User”, “You” and “your” are denotes to the person who is visiting or accessing for taking any service from us. User shall include the company, partnership, sole trader, person, body corporate or association taking services of this Website;
· "Buyer" means the user that uses the Oziconnect.com Website with the intention of entering into a contractual relationship with a Freelancer for the provision of taking services from the Freelancer;
· "Freelancer" means the user that has appropriate qualifications and experience to provide listed services in the areas advertised by the Freelancer on the Oziconnect.com Website, with the intention of entering into a Contract to provide services to the Buyer;
· “We”, “us”, “our” and “Company” are references to OZICONNECT GLOBAL NETWORK LIMITED;
· ”Website” shall mean and include "https://www.oziconnect.com; mobile application and any successor Website or mobile application of the Company or any of its affiliates
· “User Account” shall mean an electronic account opened by the user with the Platform to avail services offered through the Website;
· All references to singular include plural and vice versa and the word "includes" should be construed as "without limitation".
· Words importing any gender shall include all the other genders.
· Reference to any statute, ordinance or other law includes all regulations and other instruments and all consolidations, amendments, re-enactments or replacements for the time being in force.
· All headings, bold typing and italics (if any) have been inserted for convenience of reference only and do not define limit or effect the meaning or interpretation of the terms of this Agreement.
IV. COMMITMENT AND SCOPE
· Acceptance. By using our application or service in any manner, you are bound by these Terms and Conditions, as well as the terms of the Agreement identified above. In case you do not accept the terms, then please do not use our Website. If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of a Company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you hereby represent and warrant that (a) you are legally authorized to do so, (b) the entity agrees to be legally bound by the Terms, and (c) neither you nor the entity is barred from using the Services or accepting the Terms under the laws of the applicable jurisdiction.
· Scope. These Terms govern your use of Mobile Application, Website and the Services. Except as otherwise specified, these Terms do not apply to Third-Party Products or Services, which are governed by their own terms of service.
· Eligibility: Our service is not available to minors under the age of 13 or to any users suspended or removed from the system by us for any reason.
· Electronic Communication: When you use this Website or send e-mails and other electronic communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically. By sending, you agree to receive a reply communications from us electronically in the same format and you can keep copies of these communications for your records.
V. OUR SERVICES
www.oziconnect.com act as a facilitator and merely provides an online platform for the Buyers and Freelancer to interact with each other. The purpose of this Website is to offer a platform between the Buyer and the freelancer to provide Graphics and Design, Website Development and Marketing, consulting and other services by the freelancer to the Buyer.
The Services are offered to the Users through various modes which may include issue of coupons and vouchers that can be redeemed for various Services.
VI. MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE
We reserve the right, in our discretion, to change, modify, add to, or remove portions of the Terms (collectively, “Changes”), at any time. We may notify you of Changes by sending an email to the address identified in your Account or by posting a revised version of the Terms incorporating the Changes to our Website. Your unrelenting use of the Services ensuing notice of the Modifications (or posting of the Terms incorporating the Modifications in the event your email address is no longer lawful, is obstructed, or is otherwise not able to obtain the notice) will mean that you agree to the Changes. Such Modifications will apply prospectively beginning on the date, the Changes are posted to the Website.
VII. REGISTRATION INFORMATION
If you access this Website anonymously, you will not be required to create a user name. But, in order to access certain Resources, you may be required to provide specific information and to create a user ID and password to establish an account.
You agree that the information you provide in connection with establishing any account is accurate and that you will keep your information up-to-date. You are responsible for the security of all of your user names, passwords and registration information (such as unique account identifiers or historical billing information), and you are solely responsible for any use (authorized or not) of your accounts. You agree to notify us immediately about any unauthorized activity regarding any of your accounts or other breaches of security. We may at our discretion suspend or terminate any of your user names and passwords at any time with or without notice.
We publish our own content as well as links, content and resources provided by third parties and content that has been specifically commissioned by us for publication on the Websites.
All proprietary rights relating to any third party links, content or resources published on the Website shall remain with the original source or the author(s) of that material and where any content has been commissioned by us for publication on the Website, any proprietary rights in such content remain with the relevant author, unless otherwise agreed or specified.
For all other content published on the Website, the Oziconnect Global Network Limited reserves all proprietary rights including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in and to all content on the Website; this includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos and/or other items that appear on the Websites. We also reserve its rights over the Website template, including its layout and structure.
Visitors are not authorized to use the Website’s name, logo or likeness without prior consent.
IX. USER SUBMISSION
A. Content Responsibility.
When you use oziconnect.com you agree to adhere to the content guidelines listed in our terms of services and privacy policies. You are sole responsible for the content submitted by you. It is you all your risk and accountability towards reliability and quality. You represent that you have required permission to use the content.
Please do not use content that:
contains ill-mannered, profane, abusive, racist or hateful language or expressions, text, photographs or illustrations that are pornographic or in poor taste, inflammatory attacks of a personal, racial or religious nature
is defamatory, threatening, disparaging, grossly inflammatory, false, misleading, fraudulent, inaccurate, unfair, contains gross exaggeration or unsubstantiated claims
violates the privacy rights of any third party, is unreasonably harmful or offensive to any individual or community
discriminates on the grounds of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability, or refers to such matters in any manner prohibited by law
violates or inappropriately encourages the violation of any municipal, state, federal or international law, rule, regulation or ordinance
sends repeated messages related to another user and/or makes derogatory or offensive comments about another individual or repeats prior posting of the same message under multiple emails or subjects
Information or data which are unlawfully obtained
Our staff reviews all content submitted for posting. Any submitted content that includes, but is not limited to the following, will be refused. If repeated violations occur, we reserves the right to cancel user access to our services without advanced notice.
B. Advertising: Oziconnect Global Network Limited and its licensees may publicly display advertisements, paid content, and other information nearby or in association with Your Content. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you. Where in deletion or cancellation of the advertisement will not be entertained for refund.
X. ORDERING AND PAYMENT
· All the purchase from this website shall be governed by our terms and conditions.
· Each service fee for a Project will be stated to the Buyer prior to the start of project.
· Any order for purchasing any service from this website is between Buyer and Freelancer. User agree to take particular care when providing us with its details and warrant that these details are accurate and complete at the time of ordering.
· Payment mode shall be:
o Online: Credit Cards and Debit cards;
· Preferred method of payment is PayPal. Credit cards are accepted via PayPal merchant services. Accepted cards are: Visa / Delta / Electron / MasterCard / Eurocard / Maestro/ American Express Debit cards are accepted if they have a Visa or MasterCard logo.
· When ordering any service from this Website Buyer may be required to provide his/her details. Buyer must ensure that he/she keep these details secure and do not provide this information to a third party.
· We will take all reasonable care, in so far as it is in our power to do so, to keep the details of your order and payment secure, but in the absence of negligence on our part we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any data you provide when accessing from the Website.
· Any order to purchase any service that you place with us is subject to acceptance by us. When you make your order online we will provide you an email to confirm that we have received it.
· We may refuse or be unable to process your order if:
. You card or Paypal account does not give authorization for the payment of purchase price.
· You do not meet the eligibility to order criteria set out above.
· You must notify us instantly if any particulars are inappropriate. If your payment has not been accepted you will be informed of this in writing along with the reasons.
· For Buyer, Refund shall be made as per our Buyer’s refund policy.
· We are happy to support you if there is any issue you can contact our back-office team for any inquiry or problem.
· We take user feedback very seriously and use it to constantly improve our products and quality of service.
XI. LIMITED GUARANTEE
By availing our services:
· We provide an opportunity for you to avail the offered Services from our Website;
· We do not provide any warranty or guarantee that the Service descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a Services offered by the Website is not as described, your sole remedy is to intimate us about Services for taking further action.
XII. GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTION
We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to limit the usage or supply of any service to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may use this right as per the necessity. We reserve the right to suspend any Service at any time. Any offer to provide any Service made on our Website is invalid where banned.
A Freelancer warrants that he/she-
(a) is of at least eighteen years of age;
(b) has the necessary qualifications and/or experience to provide listed services specified by the Freelancer on the Oziconnect.com Website.
1. Freelancer is responsible for the prices quoted for his services on the Oziconnect.com Website.
2. Freelancer takes full responsibility for all information that he provides on the Oziconnect.com Website and must indemnify Oziconnect.com in relation to any liability incurred by Oziconnect.com as a result of such information.
3. Freelancer must contact a Buyer through the Oziconnect.com Website. Any other means of communication is prohibited.
4. Freelancer shall indemnify Oziconnect.com for all claims and liabilities arising out of any use by the Freelancer of the Oziconnect.com Website, including costs and expenses incurred
5. Freelancer must not be in any way abusive about a Buyer on the Oziconnect.com Website or any other place.
6. Freelancer is not an employee of Oziconnect.com and accepts full responsibility for all Income Tax, National Insurance and other liabilities arising from use of the Oziconnect.com Website.
7. All information provided by a Freelancer on the Oziconnect.com Website must be accurate and kept up-to-date. This includes a correct name, address, telephone number and qualification/experience details. Details entered by the Freelancer on the Oziconnect.com Website will be publicly visible and may appear in search engine results.
8. Use of the Oziconnect.com Website is entirely at a Freelancer's own risk. A Freelancer must exercise complete caution when using the Oziconnect.com Website and entering into any agreements to provide Tutoring/Teacher services to a Buyer.
9. Freelancer must accept payment from the Buyer only through the Oziconnect Global Network Limited website.
10. The details of Freelancer will be checked before it is displayed on the website. The site has right to reject inappropriate details the Freelancer wish to display.
1. A Buyer accepts that his Contract for listed services is with the Freelancer. Oziconnect.com is not a party to such a Contract and is not responsible for the performance of any obligations agreed or impliedly agreed through actions between the Freelancer and Buyer.
2. A Buyer must contact a Freelancer through the Oziconnect.com Website. Any other means of communication is prohibited.
3. A Buyer shall pay to the Freelancer through the Oziconnect.com Website. Any other way of payment is prohibited.
4. A Buyer must not publish any abusive comments about a Freelancer or a Buyer on the Oziconnect.com Website or any other place. This include defamatory or derogatory comments.
XIV. USER COMMITMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· You shall use the Service for a lawful purpose and comply with all the applicable laws;
· You shall not upload, any content that:
o Defamatory, infringes any trademark, copyright or any proprietary rights of any person or affect any one’s privacy, contain violence or hate speech, include any sensitive information about any person.
· You shall not use or access the Website for collecting any market research for some competing business;
· You shall not use any virus, hacking tool for interfering in the operation of the Website or data and files of the Website;
· You will not use any device, scraper or any automated thing to access our Website or Mobile Application for any mean without taking permission.
· You will inform us about anything is inappropriate or you can inform us if you find something illegal;
· You will not interfere with or try to interrupt the proper operation of the Website through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or try to gain access to any data, files, or passwords connected to the Website or Mobile Application through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means;
· You will not take any act that levies or may levy (in our sole decision) an unreasonable or unreasonably big load on our technical arrangement; and
· You will let us know about unsuitable content of which you become aware. If you discover something that infringes any law, please let us know, and we’ll review it.
We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny you access to the Website or any service, or any portion of the Website and Mobile Application or service, without notice, and to remove any content.
XV. SAFETY TIPS
1. Never share your password, personal information, any official identity document with anyone.
2. Never send any money to another user directly.
XVI. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
OZICONNECT GLOBAL NETWORK LIMITED is a digital platform for users where Buyer can take various services from the registered freelancer of the website through www.oziconnect.com.
We shall not be liable and responsible for the behavior of the users. And we are also not accountable for the quality of the services provided by the Freelancer on the website.
Further, we shall not be liable for direct, indirect consequential or any other form of loss or damage that may be suffered by a user through the use of the oziconnect.com Website including loss of data or information or any kind of financial or physical loss or damage.
In no event shall OZICONNECT GLOBAL NETWORK LIMITED, nor its Owner, directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be accountable for any indirect, incidental, special, eventful or exemplary costs, including without limitation, loss of proceeds, figures, usage, goodwill, or other intangible losses, consequential from (i) your use or access of or failure to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content attained from the Service; and (iv) unlawful access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether or not based on guarantee, agreement, domestic wrong (including carelessness) or any other lawful concept, whether or not we've been aware of the possibility of such damage, and even if a cure set forth herein is originate to have futile of its important purpose.
XVII. COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE
If you have an intellectual property rights-related complaint about material posted on the Service, you may contact our Designated Agent using the information below.
ATTN: Legal Department (Copyright Notification)
Email: [email protected]
Any notice alleging that materials hosted by or distributed through the website infringe intellectual property rights must include the following information:
· an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other right being infringed;
· a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
· a description of the material that you claim is infringing and where it is located on the website;
· your address, telephone number, and email address;
· a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the materials on the Service of which you are complaining is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
· a statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and that, under penalty of perjury, you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
XVIII. THIRD PARTY LINKS
We may comprise links to external or third-party Websites (“External Sites”). These links are provided exclusively as ease to you and not as an authorization by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is created and used by others. You can communicate the site administrator for those External Sites. We are not accountable for the content provided in the link of any External Sites and do not provide any representations about the content or correctness of the information on such External Sites. You should take safety measure when you are downloading files from all these Websites to safeguards your computer from viruses and other critical programs. If you agree to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.
XX. ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS
Every effort have been taken to ensure that the information offered on our Website is accurate and error-free. We apologise for any errors or omissions that may have occurred. We cannot give you any warranty that usage of the Website will be error-free or fit for purpose, timely, that defects will be amended, or that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or signifies the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the Website and we do not make any warranty whatsoever, whether express or implied, relating to fitness for purpose, or accuracy.
XXI. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
OUR WEBSITE, AND THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS OR ITS CONTENT OR SERVICE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.
WE DISCLAIM ALL LICENSES OR WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LICENSES OR WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-VIOLATION OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A MATTER OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE. IN RELATION WITH ANY WARRANTY, CONTRACT, OR COMMON LAW TORT CLAIMS: (I) WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY UNINTENDED, INCIDENTAL, OR SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS STOPPAGE RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; AND (II) ANY DIRECT DAMAGES THAT YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MONIES YOU HAVE PAID US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE DURING THE THREE (3) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENTS GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
THE WEBSITE MAY COMPRISE TECHNICAL INCORRECTNESS OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, WE ARE NOT ACCOUNTABLE FOR ANY SUCH TYPOGRAPHICAL, TECHNICAL, OR PRICING ERRORS RECORDED ON THE WEBSITE. THE WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION ON CERTAIN SERVICES, NOT ALL OF WHICH ARE AVAILABLE IN EVERY LOCATION. A REFERENCE TO A SERVICE ON THE WEBSITES DOES NOT SUGGEST THAT SUCH SERVICE IS OR WILL BE ACCESSIBLE IN YOUR LOCATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DO CHANGES, CORRECTIONS, AND/OR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
XXII. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK
The Website contains material, such as software, text, graphics, images, designs, sound recordings, audiovisual works, and other the material provided by or on behalf of us (collectively referred to as the “Content”). The Content may be possessed by us or third parties. Unauthorized use of the Content may infringe copyright, trademark, and other laws. You have no rights in or to the Content, and you will not take the Content except as allowed under this Agreement. No other use is allowed without prior written consent from us. You must recollect all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of the Content. You may not transfer, provide license or sub-license, sell, or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, make a derivative version of, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use or posting of the Content on any other Website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly prohibited.
If you infringe any part of this Agreement, your permission to access and/or use the Content and the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content.
Our trademarks, service marks, and logos used and displayed on the Website are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of us. Other company, product, and service names located on the Website may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third-Party Trademarks,” and, collectively with us, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Trademarks, without our prior written permission specific for each such use. None of the Content may be re-transmitted without our express, written consent for each and every instance.
You agree to secure, indemnify, and hold us and our officers, directors, employees, successors, licensees, and allocates harmless from and against any dues, actions, or demands, including, without restriction, judicious legal and accounting fees, arising or consequential from your breach of this Agreement or your misappropriation of the Content or the Website. We shall make available notice to you of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding. We reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter that is subject to indemnification under this section. In such case, you agree to cooperate with any reasonable requests assisting our defense of such matter.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
Term. The Services will be provided to you can be cancelled or terminated by us. We may terminate these Services at any time, with or without cause, upon written notice. We will have no liability to you or any third party because of such termination. Termination of these Terms will terminate all of your Services subscriptions.
Effect of Termination. Upon termination of these Terms for any reason, or cancellation or expiration of your Services: (a) We will cease providing the Services; (b) you will not be entitled to any refunds or usage fees, or any other fees, pro-rata or otherwise; (c) any fees you owe to us will immediately become due and payable in full, and (d) we may delete your archived data within 30 days. All sections of the Terms that expressly provide for survival, or by their nature should survive, will survive termination of the Terms, including, without limitation, indemnification, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter contained in this Agreement.
GOVERNING LAW AND JUDICIAL RECOURSE
The terms herein will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Nigeria without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. The courts of Nigeria shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from use of the Website.
We will have no liability to you, your users, or any third party for any failure us to perform its obligations under these Terms in the event that such non-performance arises as a result of the occurrence of an event beyond the reasonable control of us, including, without limitation, an act of war or terrorism, natural disaster, failure of electricity supply, riot, civil disorder, or civil commotion or other force majeure event.
We have entered into arrangements with one or more third parties for hosting services that are essential to the Services incorporated within the Services and without which the Services could not be provided to you.
The Company shall have the right to assign/transfer these presents to any third party including its holding company, subsidiaries, affiliates, associates and group companies, without any consent of the User.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected].