Effective as of 01 January, 2016
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- Authorized Users
- License to Use the Site
- Other Restrictions
- Copyrights and other Intellectual Property
- Trademarks and Third-Party Trademarks
- Limitation of Liability
1.1 Age requirement; authority. In order to use the site, you must be at least 18 years of age. You represent that (i) you have read and understood, and that you agree to be bound by, this agreement and (ii) you are at least 18 years old. If you do not agree to, or cannot comply with, any of these terms and conditions of this agreement, please do not attempt to access this site.
License to Use the Site
2.1 Grant of license. The Republic grants to you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the site in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement. The Republic reserves all right, title and interest not expressly granted under this license to the fullest extent possible under applicable laws. Any use of the site not specifically permitted under this agreement is strictly prohibited.
2.2 Restrictions. You agree that you will not: (i) use the site to reproduce, transmit, display or distribute copyrighted material in any medium or via any method without The Republic’s express written permission; (ii) copy, store, edit, change, prepare any derivative work of or alter in any way any of the content provided on this site; or (iii) use our site in any way that violates the terms of this agreement. The site is owned by The Republic and is protected by Nigeria’s copyright laws and international treaty provisions. You will not sublicense, assign, or transfer the license granted to you under this agreement. Any attempt to sublicense, assign, or transfer any of the rights, duties, or obligations in violation of the provisions of this agreement is void.
You agree that you will not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) engage in spamming, flooding, harvesting of e-mail addresses or other personal information, spidering, screen scraping, database scraping, or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or any other information, including specifically, property listings available through the site; (c) send chain letters or pyramid schemes via the site; or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the site. You agree that you will not use the site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the site.
Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property
4.1 As between you and The Republic, you acknowledge that The Republic owns or has a license to all title and copyrights in and to the content provided on this site. All title and intellectual property rights in and to any licensed content provided on this site is the property of the respective content owners and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties and subject to use restrictions under such laws or treaties.
4.2 Photos herein are the property of their respective owners and use of these images without the express written consent of the owner is prohibited.
Trademarks and Third-Party Trademarks
The following are registered trademarks or trademarks of The Republic: The Republic and its design logo, as well as certain other The Republic trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos (collectively, the “The Republic trademarks”) used in connection with The Republic’s provision of products and services. The site may contain third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos. You are not granted any right or license with respect to The Republic trademarks or the trademarks of any third party.
If you submit to us or post on the site an essay, article, comment, any work of authorship (collectively a “submission”), such submission will not be confidential or secret, and may be used by us in any manner. Please do not submit or send any submission to us that you consider contains confidential information. No submission sent to us will be considered or treated as confidential information. While we pre-screen submissions, we have no obligation to read any particular submission submitted or sent to us. By submitting or sending a submission to us, you: (i) represent and warrant that the submission is original to you, that no other party has any rights thereto, and that any “moral rights” in such submission have been waived, and (ii) you grant us a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully transferable, assignable and sub licensable right and license to use, reproduce, publish, distribute, display, translate, summarize, modify and adapt such submission (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
This agreement will remain effective until terminated by you or terminated by us.
9.1 The site (including all of its content) is provided to you “as is.” Any use of this site is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, The Republic disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. The Republic makes no representations, warranties or guarantees that this site will be free from loss, destruction, damage, corruption, attack, viruses, interference, hacking, or other security intrusion, and The Republic disclaims any liability relating thereto.
9.2 The Republic makes no representations, warranties or guarantees that use or results of the use of the site (including all of its content) is or will be accurate, reliable, current, uninterrupted or without errors. Without prior notice, The Republic may modify, suspend, or discontinue any aspect or feature of this site or your use of this site. If The Republic elects to modify, suspend, or discontinue the site, it will not be liable to you or any third party.
9.4 You acknowledge that your submission of any information to us is at your own risk. The Republic does not assume any liability to you with regard to any loss or liability relating to such information in any way.
9.5 Some of the content, products, and services available through The Republic site may include materials that belong to third parties. You acknowledge that The Republic assumes no responsibility for such content, products or services.
Limitation of Liability
In no event will The Republic be liable to you for indirect, general, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or other damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, corruption of files, loss of business information or any other pecuniary loss) even if The Republic has been advised of the possibility of such damages. No oral or written information or advice given by The Republic or others will create a warranty and neither you nor any third party may rely on any such information or advice. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions and limitations may or may not apply to you.
You will indemnify and hold The Republic, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, and licensors harmless with respect to any suits or claims arising out of (i) your breach of this agreement, including, but not limited to, any infringement by you of the copyright or intellectual property rights of any third party; or (ii) your use or misuse of the site.
12.1 You will be responsible for providing the dial-up, dsl, cable modem or other form of internet access and any other hardware and software necessary to access and use the site.
12.2 The Republic complies with all applicable laws, including, but not limited to, privacy laws and individual state laws with respect to the sale or lease of real property. You agree that you will comply with all such laws applicable to you.
12.3 The Republic or its business partners may present advertisements or promotional materials on or through the site. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any third-party advertisers on or through the site are solely between you and such third party and your participation is subject to the terms and conditions associated with that advertisement or promotion. You agree that The Republic is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third party materials on the site.
12.4 If you know of, or suspect, copyright infringement, please send a notice to The Republic.
12.5 This agreement will be governed by the laws of Lagos State. The exclusive jurisdiction for any claim, action or dispute with The Republic or relating in any way to your use of the site will be in the state and federal courts of Lagos State, and the venue for the adjudication or disposition of any such claim, action or dispute will be in the Eti-Osa 1 Local Government Area.
12.6 The Republic may send notices to you with respect to your use of the site by sending an email message to the email address listed in your account information, by sending a letter to the contact address listed in your account information, or by a posting a note on the site when you access your account. You agree that we may provide notice to you through such means. Unless otherwise stated in the notices, the notices will become effective immediately.
12.7 General contact information. For questions regarding this site or your use of this site, please email us at [email protected].
You acknowledge that you have read this agreement, understand it and will be bound by its terms and conditions. You further acknowledge that this agreement represents the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between us and that it supersedes any proposal or prior agreement oral or written, and any other communications between us relating to the subject matter of this agreement.