1.1. The following terms and conditions govern your use of the Site (“the Site”); By using the Site, you acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use the Site. The following terms and conditions that govern our relationship with users and others who interact with LIS, as well as LIS brands, products and services, which we call the “LIS Services” or “Services”.
1.2. By using or accessing the LIS Services, you agree to this Statement, as updated from time to time in accordance with Clause 13 below.
1.3. You must be at least 16 years of age to use the Site. By using the Site and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least 16 years of age.
2. LICENSE TO USE WEBSITE
1.1. Unless otherwise stated, LIS and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website including but not limited to all information, text, articles, data, images, audio material, audiovisual material, screens, webpages or other materials (collectively hereinafter referred to as the "Materials") appearing on this Site. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
1.2. You may view/download the Materials, including but not limited to articles, stories, audiovisual clips, and other media, for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal or educational use only, provided that each copy includes an LIS watermark, copyright, trademark, or other notice or attribution as they appear on the pages copied, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
1.3. You must not:
1.1.1. republish material from the Site (including republication on another website) unless the LIS watermark, copyright, trademark, or other notice or attribution appears on any such republished material;
1.1.2. sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
1.1.3. show any material from the website in public;
1.1.4. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on the Site for a commercial purpose;
1.1.5. edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
1.1.6. redistribute material from the Site, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
1.4. Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed after the express written consent of LIS is obtained, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, and any terms and conditions that may be contained therein or attached thereto.
1.5. Nothing on this Site, except where expressly provided for, shall be construed as conferring any license of any intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise.
3. ACCEPTABLE USE
1.1. You must not use the Materials or any content contained in the Materials in any manner that may give a false or misleading impression or statement.
1.2. You must not use the Site in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
1.3. You must not use the Site 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, root-kit or other malicious computer software.
1.4. You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this Site without LIS’s express written consent.
1.5. You must not use the Site to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
1.6. You must not use the Site for any purposes related to marketing without LIS’s express written consent.
4. RESTRICTED ACCESS
1.1. Access to certain areas of the Site may be restricted and LIS reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of the Site, or indeed this entire website, at LIS’ discretion.
1.2. If LIS provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of the Site or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.
1.3. LIS may disable your user ID and password at LIS’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.
5. USER CONTENT
1.1. In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material or any combination of the foregoing) that you submit to the Site, for whatever purpose.
1.2. You grant to LIS a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to LIS the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
1.3. Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or LIS or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
1.4. You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
1.5. LIS reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to the Site, or stored on LIS’s servers, or hosted or published upon the Site.
1.6. Notwithstanding, and in addition to, LIS’s rights under these terms and conditions you may submit articles and/or stories to LIS, all rights to which you agree to irrevocably assign in perpetuity to LIS, for the purpose of LIS acquiring your articles and/or stories in return for payment of the Content Fee set out in Clause 5.7 as full and final consideration your articles and/or stories and LIS shall review all such content and shall also have the sole discretion as to whether or not to acquire same and where LIS does decide to acquire any such articles and/or stories it shall be in accordance with these terms and conditions.
1.7. LIS shall pay you the sum of One Thousand Naira (N1,000.00) only, inclusive of all payable taxes, (“the Content Fee”) as full and final consideration for each article and/or story you submit for sale to LIS that LIS approves and publishes on the Site and take notice you shall bear any and all responsibilities or obligations in respect of any taxes that are payable in respect of the Content Fee, including but not limited to value added tax and/or withholding tax.
6. NO WARRANTIES
1.1. This Site is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. LIS’s makes no representations or warranties in relation to the Site or the information and materials provided on the Site.
1.2. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, LIS does not warrant that:
1.1.1. this Site will be constantly available, or available at all; or
1.1.2. the information on this Site is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
1.1. LIS will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this Site:
1.1.1. to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
1.1.2. for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
1.1.3. for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
1.2. The foregoing limitations of liability apply even if LIS has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
1.1. Nothing in the Site’s disclaimer shall exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in the Site’s disclaimer will exclude or limit LIS’s liability in respect of any:
1.1.1. death or personal injury caused by LIS’s negligence;
1.1.2. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of LIS; or
1.1.3. matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for LIS to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
1.1. By using this Site, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in the Site’s disclaimer are reasonable.
1.2. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use the Site.
10. OTHER PARTIES
1.1. You accept that LIS and/or the operator(s) of LIS have an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against LIS’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
1.2. Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in the Site’s disclaimer will protect LIS’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as LIS.
You hereby agree to indemnify LIS and undertake to keep LIS indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by LIS to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of LIS’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by LIS arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
12. BREACH(ES) OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Without prejudice to LIS’s other rights under these terms and conditions or any legal and equitable remedies LIS may be entitled to, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, LIS may take such other or additional action as LIS deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
LIS may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of the Site from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on the Site. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
1.1. LIS may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with LIS’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
1.2. You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision 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.
16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
17. LAW AND JURISDICTION
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The full name of LIS is LINDA IKEJI SOCIAL.
You can contact LIS by email firstname.lastname@example.org.