Terms and Conditions of Amin.ug website
Your access to and use of the information, materials, and services provided on this Site is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the Terms. The Site is owned and operated by 2RULabs defined as ("Amin", "we", "us" and "our").
Your continued use of this site will be deemed as acceptance of these Terms by you. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this Resource. Amin reserves the right to change Terms and Conditions at any time by publishing the new Terms and Conditions on the Resource. By continuing to use the service you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the amended Terms and Conditions. Depending on what level of service you choose, there may be other terms that governs your relationship with Amin in conjunction with these Terms. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
You agree NOT TO post, list, email, or otherwise make available any content:
That is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
That is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct;
That harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful towards any individual or group of individuals based on religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
That violates the laws;
That impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an Amin employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
That includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
That is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative;
That infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
That you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationships;
That constitutes or contains 'link referral code,' 'junk mail,' 'spam,' 'chain letters,' 'pyramid schemes,' or unsolicited commercial advertisement;
That advertises any illegal service or the sale of any item which is prohibited or restricted by any applicable law;
That contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
That employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers to disguise the origin of content transmitted through the service.
That violates any applicable laws including but not limited to consumer protection, data protection and intellectual property laws (including their regulations and guidelines)
Violate any applicable posting policies;
Post listings that do not show clear, truthful, verifiable, complete and unambiguous information regarding your contact details, the goods, price, delivery, and any additional charge;
Post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or indecent material;
Use the services in any manner that could impair any of our websites or applications in any way or interfere with any party’s use or enjoyment of any such site or application;
Post any material that is harmful to, harms or could harm minors in any way;
Be false or misleading or employ false or misleading advertising practices;
Infringe any third-party right;
Distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
Distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Amin or the interests or property of Amin users;
Impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of Amin;
Copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent;
Use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access Amin and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent or otherwise violate the privacy of another person;
Use the information available in Amin to contact the users or the advertisers for any purpose other than for the use of the services;
Bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to Amin.
GENERAL Amin POSTING POLICIES
As a condition of your use of Amin, you agree that you are older than 18 years of age.
You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to Amin and any consequences that may result from your post.
General reasons for ad removal, ads being placed on hold, or minor changes made:
Against our User Conduct policy
Removal of personal information in an ad
Duplicate of another ad posted by you, or several ads placed by you for the same goods or services, or multiple ads in different locations
Only one Amin account per user is allowed. Creating multiple accounts for the sole purpose of duplicating ads is not permitted
Posted under wrong category (You must choose the single most relevant category for your ad)
Not entering your contact details through the means provided by the sites (for example as part of an overlay, logo or watermark)
Entering information in incorrect fields (you must use the fields provided), or not completing all the fields
We only accept ads in English (Foreign translation may be included below if appropriate)
No overseas ads accepted, Amin is only for a local community or local businesses
No website links to other websites, and such other sites as we may deem to be inappropriate
Removal of keywords that refer to competitive websites, or removal of brands in the case of keyword stuffing, i.e. brands that are not accurately descriptive of the item/service or not related to the item/service advertised. We shall apply a keyword spamming rule which applies to all categories (e.g. if you tag “Toyota,” “Nissan,” and “Volkswagen” to describe a Volkswagen car for sale, then we will remove “Toyota” and “Nissan”)
Not descriptive enough (Ads that do not provide enough detail will be removed as this makes a bad browsing experience)
Appears to be a copy of another ad posted on Amin (You may not copy other user ads, your ad must be original)
A strong call to actions in titles (Call me now!)
Re-ordering images to make the first one more appealing for user browsing
Not providing images of the goods at the time of listing when expressly requested to do so
Images which are unsuitable for the purpose (for example which is too small, drawings, word art, etc.)
Edit Typos, Edit/Remove duplicate keywords
Ads should list the full selling price and shall not include hidden additional costs
Inappropriate photo / image
Discriminatory on race / religion / nationality
Selling or offering services for supplements/medicine general or pharmaceutical
Selling body parts / bodily fluids, adoption or surrogacy anywhere on the site
Ads that report other fraudulent ads.
Amin reserves the right to remove any postings that we feel are not relevant, or of value to the Amin community, with or without notice.
Amin and its users shall work together to keep the site working properly and the community safe. You are required to report problems, offensive content and policy breach to us.
Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove hosted content exercise our discretion when ads do not comply with our policies, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off Amin 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, exercise our discretion when ads do not comply with our policies, or keep a user off Amin or not, we do not accept any liability for monitoring Amin or for unauthorized or unlawful content on Amin or use of Amin by users. You also recognize and accept that Amin is not under any obligation to monitor any data or content which is submitted to or available on the site.
FEES AND SERVICES
Amin may charge a fee for using our services. If the service you use incurs a fee, you'll be able to review and accept that charge and any additional terms and conditions applicable, including forms of payment, to the service at the time of purchase. This will be disclosed at the time you post your ad. Our fees are quoted in Ugandan currency, 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 permissible collection mechanisms.
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, design, and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). A large number of very varied products are offered on Amin by private individuals in Uganda. 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 Amin.
Amin owns or is the licensee to, all right, title, and interest in and to its website and the content thereof, including all rights under patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, and all other proprietary rights, including all applications, renewals, extensions, and restorations thereof. You will not modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive source code and you will not remove, obscure, or alter Amin’s copyright notice, trademarks or other proprietary rights notices affixed to, contained within, or accessed in conjunction with or by Amin’s website.
Prohibited Countries Policy and Foreign Trade Regulation. Amin’s website or its underlying technology may not be downloaded to or exported or re-exported: (a) into (or to a resident or national of) Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Iraq, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or any other country subject to United States embargo; (b) to anyone on the US Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or on the US Commerce Department's Denied Party or Entity List; and (c) to any prohibited country, person, end-user, or entity specified by US Export Laws. When using an Amin’s services, you are responsible for complying with trade regulations and both foreign and domestic laws (e.g., you are not located in a country that is subject to a US Government embargo, or that has been designated by the US Government as a "terrorist supporting" country, and you are not listed on any US Government list of prohibited or restricted parties).
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You agree that the use of the Amin website is entirely at your own risk. The postings on the website are provided on an 'as available' basis, without warranties of any kind. All express and implied warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Amin disclaims any warranties for the security, reliability, timeliness, accuracy, and performance of the Amin website. Amin disclaims any warranties for other services or goods received through or advertised on the Amin website or accessed through any links on the Amin website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Amin disclaims any warranties for viruses or other harmful components in connection with the Amin website.
We do not actively monitor data or content. We are not involved in the actual transactions between users.
You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall Amin be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if Amin has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from any aspect of your use of the website or the service, whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the website, from inability to use the website or the service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the website. Such limitation shall also apply concerning damages incurred because of other services or products received through or advertised on the website or any links on the website, as well as because of any information or advice received through or advertised in connection with the website or any links on the website. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Despite the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, delict/tort, negligence, strict liability in delict/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) 1,000/= Ugandan Shillings.
You agree to indemnify and hold Amin, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post or make available through the website, your use of our services, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein, or your violation of any rights of another.
NO MISREPRESENTATIONS ALLOWED
You agree that it is a condition on your use of the Amin website and any other services provided by Amin or through the site that you will not either through any act or omission mislead or deceive others.
This contract is subject to, and shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Uganda, without reference to the principles of conflict of laws thereof. Any matters arising concerning the interpretation, validity or implementation of this Agreement not solved by mutual agreement between the Parties shall be submitted to arbitration in the English language before a sole arbitrator to take place in Lagos, Uganda as the seat of the arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the Rules of Arbitration of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the United Kingdom. The arbitral decision shall be final and binding on the Parties and may be made an order of a court. The Parties unconditionally consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the High Court of Lagos, Uganda for such purpose. Nothing in this Agreement will be deemed as preventing Blue Ridge from seeking injunctive relief (or any other provisional remedy) from any court having jurisdiction over the Parties and the subject matter of the dispute as is necessary to protect Blue Ridge's name, proprietary information, trade secrets, know-how, or any other intellectual property rights.
No alteration, variation or agreed cancellation of this agreement, and this paragraph shall be of any effect unless directed by us.
This Agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the Parties regarding the subject matter hereof and no warranties or representations of any nature whatsoever other than set out in this agreement have been given by any of the parties.
No relaxation or indulgence which any party may show to any other party to this Agreement shall in any way prejudice or be deemed to be a waiver of its rights hereunder.
Each provision of this Agreement (excluding only those provisions which are essential at law for a valid and binding agreement to be constituted) shall be deemed to be separated and severable from the remaining provisions of this Agreement. If any of the provisions of this Agreement (excluding only those provisions which are essential at law for a valid and binding agreement to be constituted) is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid and/or unenforceable then, notwithstanding such invalidity and/or unenforceability, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall be and remain of full force and effect.
Any substantive provision appearing in, or as a part of, any interpretative provision of this agreement shall affect per its tenor, notwithstanding the context in which it appears.
We may modify these Terms. These Terms may be modified without notice at any time in the future. Changes will be posted on our website. It is your responsibility to remain informed of any changes as you are bound by the latest version of the terms.