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Terms of use

Terms of Use

Effective Date: January 1, 2022.

Welcome to elect-her.org (referred to as the “Platform”).

The Platform is operated by ElectHER Development Initiative also known as ‘ElectHER’ a Nigeria Incorporated Trustee under the Corporate Affairs Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

These Terms of Use set forth the standards of use of the Platform by any visitors to the Platform (“you” or “User”), the hypertext links to other websites contained on the Platform, and other online resources accessible via the Platform.

By browsing, accessing, linking, using, and/or downloading information from or through the Platform, you agree to these Terms of Use and you acknowledge that you have read, accepted, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use.  If you are using the Platform on behalf of another person, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Use on that person’s behalf.

ElectHER reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these Terms of Use.  Modifications will become effective immediately on being posted on the Platform.  Your continued use of the Platform after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of the Terms of Use and its modifications.  Except as provided in this paragraph, these Terms of Use may not be amended.

  1. The Services

ElectHER provides this non-partisan Platform in order to educate and empower women to thrive public sector and politics across Africa

2. Events 

The Platform advertises and/or markets events and activities by ElectHER, which result in “real-world” meetings outside of the Platform (“Events/ projects”).  ElectHER is not involved in any way in the transportation to or interactions that take place during any such Events between or among Event attendees, and specifically disclaims any and all liability for the same.  Any financial transactions, payments or fees required or requested in connection with such Events, and all registration information for Events, are processed and handled through the third-party platform known as Eventbrite. When you purchase an Event ticket, you are also subject to our Event Ticket License.

3. Disclaimer of Warranties

You expressly agree that use of the Platform is at your sole risk.  The Platform is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, ElectHER makes no guarantees, representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of the Platform in terms of its correctness, completeness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.  Mother Honestly shall have no liability for any interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components in the use of this Platform.  ElectHER MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES EXCEPT THOSE STATED IN THESE TERMS OF USE. ElectHER DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUIET ENJOYMENT AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE PLATFORM AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND INFORMATIONAL CONTENT.  THIS INCLUDES LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE PLATFORM.  MOTHER HONESTLY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE PLATFORM OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  ElectHER  Development Initiative RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY ITS WARRANTY AT ANY TIME, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. Some states limit or disallow certain disclaimers of warranties. In those jurisdictions, ElectHER’s disclaimer of warranties shall apply to the greatest extent permitted by law.

4. Limitations of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL ElectHER Development Initiative  OR ANY OF ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SPONSORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO ANY EVENTS, ANY USE OF THE PLATFORM OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, AND/OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE PLATFORM, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ElectHER OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ElectHER FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ATTENDANCE AT ANY EVENT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) AND/OR THE FEE YOU HAVE PAID IN EXCHANGE FOR EVENT ADMISSION, WHICHEVER IS LARGER. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In those jurisdictions, Mother Honestly’s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

5. Accounts

You may have the option to create an account to participate in certain features of the Platform.  If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to register as a user or otherwise submit personal information to ElectHER.  If you create an account, you agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself in the registration process.  You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name, likeness, voice, image or photograph.  You also agree to promptly notify ElectHER with any questions of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Platform.

6. Warranty and Indemnification

You promise, warrant, and represent that all content added to the Platform by or at the behest of you or your agents or representatives, including, without limitation, comments, reviews, testimonials, messages, data, text, files, images, information, content, and/or other materials (“UserContent”) is free of third-party claims and does not infringe the rights of any third party.  By adding or uploading User Content, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all rights to the User Content.  You agree to indemnify and hold ElectHER and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, sponsors and service providers harmless from any claim, demand, liability, loss, damages, or cause of action, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of the warranties and representations herein, your use of the Platform, the violation of these Terms of Use, or infringement by you, or other user of the Platform using your computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.  You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim.  ElectHER reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you will not in any event settle any such matter without ElectHER’s written consent.

7. User Content 

ElectHER is not responsible or liable for any User Content on the Platform.  User Content does not express the views of ElectHER.  ElectHER does not guarantee that it will edit or delete User Content.  ElectHER has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content. ElectHER reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information ElectHER knows about you) if a complaint or legal action arises from your behavior.  Unless otherwise specified, ElectHER does not claim ownership of the User Content on the Platform.  You acknowledge that ElectHER is not responsible for the accuracy of any User Content and that you and not ElectHER are solely responsible for any User Content you post or upload to the Platform. You acknowledge that public forums and/or public opportunities for comment offered on the Platform, if any, are for public and not private communications.  You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content you post on these forums and the Platform and for the consequences of submitting and posting same.  You should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any content posted on the Platform is at your own risk.  By posting or uploading User Content to this Platform, you are granting ElectHER a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual license to publish, copy, re-use, re-use, re-purpose, and otherwise exploit the User Content in connection with the Platform in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter developed.  By submitting User Content, you agree that ElectHER may, but is not obligated to, to use your biographical information, including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with broadcast, print, online, or other use or publication of your User Content.  ElectHER may discontinue operation of the Platform, or your use of the Platform, in either case in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. You have no right to maintain or access your User Content on the Platform, and ElectHER has no obligation to return your User Content or otherwise make it available to you. The rights granted by you hereunder may not be terminated, revoked or rescinded and are not subject to reversion. If you become aware that User Content you have submitted includes any material for which you lack the unrestricted right to grant us the rights set forth above without obligations or liability to any party, you agree to promptly notify ElectHER The rights granted by you hereunder may not be terminated, revoked or rescinded and are not subject to reversion.

8. Reliance on Information

The information presented on or through the Platform is made available solely for general information purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. ElectHER disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Platform, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Content available and/or published on the Platform, including, but not limited to, User Content, is not intended to, nor does it constitute legal, medical, financial, or professional advice and may not be used for such purposes. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of the content on this Platform.  Under no circumstances will ElectHER be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any content on this Platform including, but not limited to, User Content.

9. Compliance with Laws and Prohibited Uses

You assume all knowledge of applicable law and are responsible for compliance with all such laws in your use of and access to the Platform.  You may not use the Platform in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations, or other government requirements.  You shall not post or transmit through the Platform any material that:

  • violates or infringes in any way on the rights of others, including, without limitation, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third-party right of ElectHER or any other person or entity;
  • impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, lewd, filthy, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable;
  • encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation;
  • is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;
  • includes personal information such as messages that identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references;
  • contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury;
  • is a chain letter or “spam” or “bot” of any kind; or
  • the licensed use by ElectHER would result in ElectHER having any obligation or liability to any party.

You are prohibited from using this Platform to facilitate mail abuse or unsolicited email of any type.  ElectHER reserves the right to refuse service to you for violation of this Section or any of these Terms of Use.

10. Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise noted, all content on the Platform is subject to intellectual-property rights including copyrights and trademarks held or licensed by ElectHER.  ElectHER® is a registered trademark of The Social Change Network Africa, an affiliated organization of ElectHER Development Initiative. Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, ElectHER grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and view this Platform and the information thereon, including, without limitation, all text, code, files, designs, graphics, drawings, illustrations, images, photographs, video material, music and sounds, and/or other materials or creative content, and all trademarks, service marks and trade names, used on the Platform and the selection and arrangements thereof (collectively, the “ElectHERContent”), solely for your own personal use while viewing the Platform, provided, however, that you may not, nor may you allow others to, directly or indirectly sell, license, rent, reproduce, modify or attempt to modify or create derivative works from the ElectHER Content in any way or ElectHER Content for any public or commercial or not-for-profit purpose, including, without limitation, use of the ElectHER Content on any other website or platform or in any environment of networked computers, or transfer the ElectHER Content to any other person without the prior written explicit consent of ElectHER. Except as expressly provided herein, no license to use or reproduce the ElectHER Content is given to you and all intellectual-property rights therein are expressly reserved.  Systematic retrieval of data or other ElectHER Content from this Platform to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without express prior written permission from ElectHER is prohibited. The intellectual property rights in the Platform are specifically reserved by ElectHER and its agents and licensors, if any.

11. Submission of Information

Although ElectHER may provide certain security in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of certain information that you submit to ElectHER through this Platform, ElectHER does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from this Platform, including to or from any third-party websites linked to this Platform.  Submission of any financial (e.g. credit card) or other information to this Platform or to any third-party websites linked to this Platform is entirely at your own risk and responsibility.

12. Privacy Policy

Registration data, if any, and other information about you is subject to ElectHER’s Privacy Policy.  By using the Platform, you consent to the collection and use of this information in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

13. Restrictions on Use by Minors

If you are under 18, you may use this Platform only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.  This Platform is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13.  ElectHER does not collect personally identifiable information from any person ElectHER actually knows is a child under the age of 13. By accessing or using the Platform, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and are legally competent to enter into, and abide by, these Terms of Use.

14. Denial of Access

ElectHER, for any reason and at its sole discretion, may decide that any person shall be denied access to any part of the Platform.  The sending of an e-mail notice by ElectHER to any e-mail address used by a person who is subject to the denial shall constitute complete and sufficient notice of the denial.  By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to cease and desist immediately from any attempt to access the Platform upon issuance of a denial.

15. Modifications and Interruption to Service

ElectHER will in good faith endeavor to provide uninterrupted service to the Platform, but you acknowledge and accept that ElectHER does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Platform, and operation of the Platform may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of ElectHER’s control.

16. Third Parties and Third-Party Sites

The Platform may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned, operated, and/or maintained by online merchants and other third parties or advertisements by third parties.  You acknowledge that ElectHER is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site and that your use of these third-party sites is at your own risk and that it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements.  ElectHER is not responsible for the content, operation or privacy practices of these other websites, nor does it operate, control, or endorse the content found on these third-party websites. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites.  Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and ElectHER is not responsible therein.  If a third-party links to the Platform, it is not necessarily an indication of an endorsement, adoption, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with ElectHER or the Platform.  You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links. ElectHER is not liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website. If there is a dispute between persons accessing the Platform or between persons accessing the Platform and any third party, you understand and agree that ElectHER is under no obligation to become involved.  If there is such a dispute, you hereby release ElectHER and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, sponsors and service providers from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

17. Prohibition on Copying

You agree and represent that, by accessing the Platform, you are doing so for your personal use, business use, parish use, or other related use. You may not make copies of, or otherwise infringe on the copyright for, any part of the Platform for any purpose, unless you receive express, written permission directly from ElectHER.

18. Governing Law, Venue, and Jurisdiction of the Courts of Michigan

The Platform is operated and provided in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.  As such, ElectHER is subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.  Any legal issues arising from or related to your use of the Platform or Services shall be construed in accordance with, and all questions with respect thereto shall be determined by, the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, applicable to contracts entered into and wholly to be performed within Nigeria.  The state and federal courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, shall be the exclusive forum and venue to resolve disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or the use of or visit to the Platform.  By using the Platform, and thereby agreeing to these Terms of Use, you consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with respect to all such disputes.  ElectHER makes no representation that the Platform is appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations.  Accordingly, if you choose to use the Platform, you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

19. Other Terms

These Terms and Conditions will inure to the benefit of ElectHER’s successors, assigns and licensees.  If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent.  These Terms of Use shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between ElectHER and you in relation to the Platform.  ElectHER’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  The Privacy Policy is a binding part of these Terms of Use, and together with these Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between ElectHER and you with respect to your use of this Platform.  Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Platform or that is the subject of these Terms of Use must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact ElectHER at communications@elect-her.org

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