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Please read this carefully as access to and use of this site ('AfricaUK.com') is provided by AfricaUK.com subject to terms:

By using the AfricaUK.com website you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of AfricaUK.com. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use AfricaUK.com

AfricaUK.com may change these terms at any time by updating the conditions detailed below. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by the AfricaUK.com. Your continued use of AfricaUK.com after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

You furthermore agree to indemnify us in the manner set out below in these terms in relation to your use in any way of the Website.

Use of AfricaUK.com | top

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use AfricaUK.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any AfricaUK.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

You agree to abide by all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct and to use AfricaUK.com only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of AfricaUK.com. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within AfricaUK.com.

You acknowledge that AfricaUK.com is a trademark and that you may not use it without the written permission of AfricaUK.com.

Except as specifically stated in these terms, any other use of AfricaUK.com content requires the prior written permission of AfricaUK.com. If you have any queries or doubts about infringing these terms, or requests to republish, redistribute or syndicate content please contact us.

You agree not to | top

Impersonate another person or use a false name or a name you are unauthorised to use or create a false identity or email address or try to mislead others as to the identity or origin of any communications.

Modify, access or make available data stored on a computer device which you have accessed through our network, when either the owner of the data, computer or device has taken steps to prevent you from doing this or the owner has expressed a wish that you do not do this.

Make available or upload files that contain software or other material, data or information not owned or licensed to you or collect information about others (eg names/addresses) without their prior consent.

Damage, interfere with or disrupt access to the Website or do anything that may interrupt or impair their functionality.

Save as authorised in these terms, make any commercial or business use of the Website or resell or commercially benefit from any part or aspect of the Website; Publish, post, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or other unlawful or objectionable material or information.

Threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, disrupt or otherwise violate the rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

Make available, upload or distribute by any means any material or files that contain any viruses, bugs, corrupt data, 'trojan horses', 'worms' or any other harmful software; Falsify the true ownership of software or other material or information contained in file made available via the Website.

Obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access, through whatever means, to the Website, other services or computer systems or areas of our or any of our partners' networks which are identified as restricted.

We retain the absolute right to prevent you accessing the Website, without prejudice to any of our accrued rights, where we in our sole discretion consider that you are contravening our Terms and Conditions or any other aspect of these terms.

Contributions to AfricaUK.com | top

Where you submit or are invited to submit any contribution to AfricaUK.com (including any text, email, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, by submitting your contribution, to grant AfricaUK.com a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the AfricaUK.com’s Privacy Policy.

Furthermore by submitting your contribution to AfricaUK.com, you warrant that your contribution (a) is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to the AfricaUK.com for all the purposes specified above, (b) is not defamatory; and (c) does not infringe any law.

You agree to indemnify AfricaUK.com against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the AfricaUK.com as a result of your breach of the above warranty; and to waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on AfricaUK.com and the purposes specified above.

If you do not want to grant to AfricaUK.com the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to AfricaUK.com.

Postings to AfricaUK.com Discussion Forums | top

You agree that the views expressed across all AfricaUK.com discussion Forums and services are those of members of the public and are not necessarily those of the AfricaUK.com.

You agree that your postings to AfricaUK.com Discussion Forums and the Use of AfricaUK.com Discussion Forums will be in accordance with “Contributions for AfricaUK.com” and these Terms and will apply across all AfricaUK.com discussion Forums and services.

You agree that you “posts” will not be disruptive, offensive or of abusive behaviour, or be mean-spirited or contributed with the intention of causing trouble and that no unlawful or objectionable content, unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable material will be posted across any AfricaUK.com Discussion Forum or service.

You agree that your “posts” shall contain no advertising or referral to specific URLs (web site addresses), or contain languages other than English and that you will not impersonate or use inappropriate (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc) user names across any AfricaUK.com Discussion Forum or service.

AfricaUK.com reserves the right to delete any contributions or Postings, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason if these terms are breached.

If you know of a worthy web site relevant to the discussion topic or advertising, or have any concerns or doubts about a contribution or posting please first contact us.

Limitation of Liabilities | top

You agree that We have no control over third party content and information which can be accessed using the Website and that we do not examine or edit the use to which you or others put the Website or the nature of the content or information being accessed and that we are excluded from all liability of any kind arising from such content or information.

You agree that under no circumstances will Africauk.com be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of AfricaUK.com regardless of the form of action.

You agree that We will not be responsible for the availability or for any content, advertising or other materials available on or from other World Wide Web sites or resources that we may provide links to, as we have no control over such sites and resources.

You agree that We provide the Website on an 'as is' basis and make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the Website or the content. We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the content published on the Website. Any liability, however it occurs, for any inaccuracies or errors, is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You agree that We reserve the right to remove any information/material we deem to be in breach of any of these terms without notice, and without prejudice to any other accrued rights, and/or to make available such information/material when required to do so by law or when requested to do so by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organisations.

You agree that We do not warrant that functions contained in AfricaUK.com content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that AfricaUK.com or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs, or for any disruption of the Website however caused, loss of or corruption of any material in transit, or loss of or corruption of material when downloaded.

You agree to indemnify and hold Us and any of our officers, employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages and costs of any character incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on, the Website and/or a breach of the Privacy Policy and/or any of these terms.

Save as otherwise stated, we make no warranty whatsoever as to any goods or services purchased or obtained or offered to you through use of the Website, whether accessed directly or otherwise.

Legal Information | top

If you're under 16 you must get a parent’s or guardian’s permission before accessing this website or taking part in any AfricaUK.com discussion forum or service.

The names, images and logos identifying the Africauk.com or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of AfricaUK.com, and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any licence or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of AfricaUK.com, or any other third party.

The Website may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with applicable laws, codes and regulations. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law any responsibility for any error or inaccuracy appearing in any advertising or sponsorship material.

Your dealings with any third parties, in particular advertisers and/or merchants, through the services provided by the Website and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations with such third parties are solely between you and such third party. You agree that We are not liable for such dealings, and you agree to indemnify us in the manner referred to above in these terms in relation to such dealings.

You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms. If any part of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction the validity of the remaining terms will be unaffected. If either party does not exercise any right or remedy under these terms, this will not be taken to mean that they have been waived.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Termination | top

We may terminate the provision of the Website or restrict your access to them without any prior notice to you where (by way of example and without limitation), (a) There is a regulatory or statutory change limiting our ability to provide the Website. (b) Any event beyond our reasonable control prevents us from continuing to provide the Website (for example, without limitation, technical difficulties, capacity problems and communications failures). (c) We consider in our sole discretion that you are abusing the services provided by the Website or are otherwise acting in breach of these terms.

As this is a shared service with other users, you agree that if the demand for the services provided by the Website is in excess of our ability to meet the capacity, we may either share the capacity among all users or we may give you notice by email that the provision of the Website will terminate. Any such termination will not affect your accrued liabilities incurred prior to any such termination.

Important information | top

Where the Website requires that you log-in in order to use it, you are obliged to provide accurate and complete log-in information. Log-in is for a single user only. We do not allow any other person sharing your log-in details or access through a single user name and password being made available to multiple users on a network.

We may from time to time run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on the Website. These may be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be made known to you at the relevant time.

If there is any conflict between these terms and specific terms appearing elsewhere on AfricaUK.com then the latter shall prevail.

Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, telephone number, home address or email address) and please do not include postal addresses of any kind.

This website ('AfricaUK.com') is run by AfricaUK Limited a subsidiary of Distinct Management Limited.

If you have any queries concerning any part of these terms please Contact Us

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