https://africabusinessheroes.org/ (the “Site”) is the online platform for Africa’s Business Heroes Programme, an initiative of Jack Ma Foundation (hereinafter Jack Ma Foundation and Africa’s Business Heroes to be referred to as the “ABH”, “we”, “us”, “our” etc.). To contact us please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to apply to take part in ABH&rsquo, these Terms & Conditions will apply your participation.
means any data, content, material or information, in any format whatsoever, including (without limitation) any marketing materials, adverts, promotional materials, posters, text, software, images, graphics, photos, videos, sound recordings, audio and video recordings, directories, databases or listings that are created by or on behalf of ABH, or which are made available on or through the Site;
means and includes the ABH Prize Competition (the ABH competition during which successful participants try and compete for their share of allocated grant funding), the ABH Show (the event finale for the ABH Prize Competition where the grant funding is allocated), the ABH Community Platform (available to ABH participants) and any other programmes or initiatives that ABH curates as part of its focus on developing and inspiring African entrepreneurs.
means any trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, corporate names, Internet domain names, patents, registered designs, image rights, copyrights, moral rights, design rights, rights in software, database rights, rights in designs, inventions, semiconductor topography rights, rights to use, and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information, know-how, trade secrets and all other intellectual property rights which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world, in each case whether registered or unregistered, exercisable anywhere in the world, and all applications or rights to apply for the same (where such applications can be made), whether presently existing or created in the future, and all benefits, privileges, or rights to sue, recover damages and obtain relief for any past, current or future infringement, misappropriation or violation of any of the foregoing rights;
means the services provided by ABH which includes the use of the Site, the ABH Programme and any other events or activities organized by us;
"Third Party Materials"
means any materials, information and/or content (in any format whatsoever) provided, uploaded, transmitted, submitted or posted by or sourced from any third party;
"You" or "Your"
means the individual accessing this Site and where that access is made in a business context any company or other organisation of which that individual is an officer, partner, member, employee or agent and other members of the same group as that company or other organisation to whom information on this website is passed;
2. Your information and account details
- If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
- If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com.
- If You opt in to receive promotional materials from us, we will use the contact information that you provided to send details and announcements to You related to the Services, and communicate with You about any of our other offers or Services. You can unsubscribe from promotional emails at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Your responsibility as a user of this Site
- You are responsible for the consequences of Your own decisions as to the use of the information and material contained in the Site, and its possible application to any circumstances You may be facing.
- The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice or information on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.
- You may only view, download or print content from this Site for your non-commercial, personal or internal business use. You must obtain our prior written consent if You wish to use or reproduce any content from the Site for any other reason. This does not allow You in any form or by any means to:
- Use any part of the Site for an illegal purpose or in a way which is inaccurate or misleading or offensive, or which brings us into disrepute;
- Reproduce all or any material part of the content or design of this website, adapt, store in a retrieval system, transmit, print, display, perform, or publish or create derivative works from, any part of the content or design of this Site;
- Cause any of the material on this Site to be framed or embedded in another website
- Commercialise any information, products or services on this Site;
except with our prior written consent or as permitted by applicable copyright law.
4. Uploading content to the Site
i. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site, you agree that you will comply with the following standards:
- You may use our Site only for lawful purposes.
- You may not use our site:
- In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
- In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
- For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
- To bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
- To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
- You also agree:
- Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
- any part of our Site;
- any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
- any software used in the provision of our Site; or
- any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
- You warrant that any such contribution does comply with these standards, and You will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means You will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of Your breach of warranty.
- Any content You upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.
- We also have the right to disclose Your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by You to our Site constitutes a violation of their IP Rights, or of their right to privacy.
- We have the right to remove any posting or content You make on our Site in our sole discretion.
- You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
- We do not store, accept, or otherwise endorse terrorist content.
5. ABH's IP Rights
- ABH is the owner or the licensee of all IP Rights in the Site, and in the material published on it, including but not limited to the ABH Content. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
- You acknowledge and agree that as between You and ABH, all rights, title, interest and IP Rights in relation to the ABH Content and the Site are owned by ABH or its third party licensors.
- You have no rights, title or interest in relation to the Site or the ABH Content.
- You must not use any part of the ABH Content or any other material or information on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from ABH.
6. Third Party Materials
- You acknowledge and agree that ABH shall not be obligated to (but reserves the right at its sole discretion to) actively monitor or exercise any control whatsoever over any Third Party Materials. ABH does not endorse, verify or otherwise certify any Third Party Material, including any that may be incorporated in the ABH Content.
- The Site may include hyperlinks to other websites, content or resources, which are hosted, offered or provided by third parties unrelated to ABH. You understand and agree that:
- ABH has no control over, does not monitor and does not endorse such third party websites, content, or resources; and
- ABH makes no guarantee or warranty, and is not responsible for any such external websites, content or resources (or any products, goods or services promoted, referred to or offered on such external sits or resources).
7. Assumption of Risk
You acknowledge and agree that Your use of this Site and any information contained in this Site is voluntary and at Your sole risk, and ABH disclaims any and all liability in relation to Your use of this Site and its information to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
8. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by You
Whether You are a consumer or a business user:
- We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to You where it would be unlawful to do so and ABH's liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
If you are a business user:
- We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it.
- We will not be liable to You for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our Site;
- any changes made to the Site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.
- In particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss or corruption of data;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user:
- Please note that we only provide our Site for business users. If You continue to use our Site, we have no liability to You for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
- Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
- YOUR USE OF THE ABH CONTENT AND THE SITE, ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND SUCH IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”.
10. Your personal information
11. Governing Law
13. Entire Agreement
16. Assumption Of Risk
You acknowledge and agree that Your use of this Site and its information is voluntary. You agree to assume the risks associated with using this Site to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law.
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