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Terms of Use


Sokoniafrica.com Terms of Use

Introduction


Welcome to www.Sokoniafrica.com ("SokoniAfrica"). By accessing Sokoniafrica.com you are agreeing to the following terms, which are designed to make sure that Sokoniafrica.com works for everyone. Sokoniafrica.com is provided to you by Winston-Williams Publication Limited, Third Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH, registered in England and Wales with number 8376755. This policy is effective March 22nd, 2013.

As a condition of your use of Sokoniafrica.com you agree that you will not:

  • violate any laws;
  • violate the Posting Rules;
  • post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material;
  • be false or misleading;
  • infringe any third-party right;
  • distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Sokoniafrica.com or the interests or property of Sokoniafrica.com users;
  • impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of Sokoniafrica.com;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent;
  • use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access Sokoniafrica.com and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
  • bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to Sokoniafrica.com.


You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to Sokoniafrica.com and any consequences that may result from your post. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breeching the above terms. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user's usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user's registration.

Abusing Sokoniafrica.com


Sokoniafrica.com and it's community work together to keep the site working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us using the Contact Us.

Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove hosted content and take technical and legal steps to keep users off Sokoniafrica.com if we think that they are creating problems or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies. However, whether we decide to take any of these steps, remove hosted content or keep a user off Sokoniafrica.com or not, we do not accept any liability for monitoring Sokoniafrica.com or for unauthorized or unlawful content on Sokoniafrica.com or use of Sokoniafrica.com by users.

Global Marketplace

Some of Sokoniafrica.com's features may display your ad on other sites that are part of the global community, like on winston-williamspublications.com or our classifieds sites in other countries. By using Sokoniafrica.com, you agree that your ads can be displayed on these other sites. The terms for our other sites are similar to these terms, but you may be subject to additional laws or other restrictions in the countries where your ad is posted. When you choose to post your ad on another site, you may be responsible for ensuring that it does not violate our other site policies. We may remove your ad if it is reported on any our sites, or if we believe it causes problems or violates any law or policy.

Fees and Services

Using Sokoniafrica.com is generally free, but we sometimes charge a fee for certain services. If the service you use incurs a fee, you'll be able to review and accept terms that will be clearly disclosed at the time you post your ad. Our fees are quoted in US Dollars, and we may change them from time to time. We'll notify you of changes to our fee policy by posting such changes on the site. We may choose to temporarily change our fees for promotional events or new services; these changes are effective when we announce the promotional event or new service.

Our fees are non-refundable, and you are responsible for paying them when they're due. If you don't, we may limit your ability to use the services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms.

Content

Sokoniafrica.com contains content from us, you, and other users. Sokoniafrica.com is protected by copyright laws and international treaties. Content displayed on or via Sokoniafrica.com is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws and international conventions. You agree not to copy, distribute or modify content from Sokoniafrica.com without our express written consent. You may not disassemble or decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in Sokoniafrica.com. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of Sokoniafrica.com (other than your own content). When you give us content, you are granting us and representing that you have the right to grant us, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights to that content.


Infringement

Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties, This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). A large number of very varied products are offered on Sokoniafrica.com by private individuals in the Africa. Entitled parties, in particular the owners of copyright, trademark rights or other rights owned by third parties can report any offers which many infringe on their rights, and submit a request for this offer to be removed. If a legal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, products infringing on the intellectual property rights will be removed by Sokoniafrica.com.

Reporting an infringement:

In order to participate in the Notice of Infringement Programme, you only need to complete a Notice of Infringement Form and fax it to Sokoniafrica.com. You can use this form, complete with your signature, to report advertisements which may infringe on your property rights. The information requested in the Notice of Infringement Form is for the purpose of ensuring that the parties reporting these objects are either the entitled party or their officially authorized representative. This information must also enable Sokoniafrica.com to identify the advertisement to be removed. Once we have received your correctly completed Notice of Infringement Form, you can simply send later reports to Sokoniafrica.com via the e-mail address provided.

Note: This form can only be used by the lawful owners of the intellectual property rights. "Notice of Infringement" is intended to ensure that products offered do not infringe the copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property rights of third parties. For all other questions, visitors and advertisers can get Help using Sokoniafrica.com Contact Us Link.

Liability

Nothing in these terms shall limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees. You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do.

We do not review users' postings and are not involved in the actual transactions between users. As most of the content on Sokoniafrica.com comes from other users, we do not guarantee the accuracy of postings or user communications or the quality, safety, or legality of what's offered.

In no event do we accept liability of any description for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.

We cannot guarantee continuous, error-free or secure access to our services or that defects in the service will be corrected. While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our services.

Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute. We are not liable for any loss, whether of money (including profit), goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of Sokoniafrica.com, even if you advise us or we could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage occurring. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you. Despite the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability in tort, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you pay to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 100 US Dollars.

Sokoniafrica.com Daily Deals

You may wish to use other services offered by Sokoniafrica.com and its partners, including, without limitation, Sokoniafrica.com Daily Deals. By using Sokoniafrica.com Daily Deals, you will be bound by the Daily Deals Terms of Use. Please note that these general Sokoniafrica.com Terms of Use form part of the Daily Deals Terms and generally govern your use of the Sokoniafrica.com Daily Deals service, unless we say otherwise.

Personal Information

By using Sokoniafrica.com, you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information by Sokoniafrica.com on servers located in the Netherlands, United States and China as further described in our Privacy policy. You also agree to receive marketing communications from us unless you tell us that you prefer not receive such communications.

Resolution of disputes

If a dispute arises between you and Sokoniafrica.com, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution by going to the Sokoniafrica.com Contact Us page. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.

General

These terms and the other policies posted on Sokoniafrica.com constitute the entire agreement between Sokoniafrica.com and you, superseding any prior agreements.

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against Sokoniafrica.com Limited must be resolved by the courts of England and Wales. You and Sokoniafrica.com both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts; for claims falling within the jurisdiction of a County Court, you and Sokoniafrica.com both agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Wandsworth.

If we don't enforce any particular provision, we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of these terms, the remaining terms will survive. We may automatically assign this agreement in our sole discretion in accordance with the notice provision below.

Except for notices relating to illegal or infringing content, your notices to us must be sent by registered mail to Winston-Williams Publication Limited, Third Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH. We will send notices to you via the email address you provide, or by registered mail. Notices sent by registered mail will be deemed received five days following the date of mailing.

We may update this agreement at any time, with updates taking effect when you next post or 30 days after we post the updated policy on the site, whichever is sooner. No other amendment to this agreement will be effective unless made in writing, signed by users and by us.

For any help with using Sokoniafrica.com please see the Sokoniafrica.com Contact Us page.

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