- ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS:
This is a Website of Ratweb Tech plc. Use by you of this Website and any other websites operated by Ratweb Tech and, together with all associated servers (“Servers”) and all the functions on or in or available on this Website, its Servers (including, but not limited to all chat forums, bulletin boards or other forms of communication) is subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) and any other terms and conditions contained on or in or available through a Ratweb Tech Site.
The copyright in the material(s) contained on or in or available through this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server excluding the Content (as defined in paragraph 3) but including all other information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video messages and or any other materials and the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and any other material (“Material”) is owned by or licensed to Ratweb Tech. All rights are reserved. You do not have any right, interest in, or title to the material unless expressly indicated. The trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trade Marks”) contained on or in this Website or any other Ratweb Tech sites or Server are registered and owned by or licensed to Ratweb Tech or its group companies. Save as expressly stated, you do not have any right to use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of Ratweb Tech. You are permitted to print or download extracts of the Material for your personal use only provided that each copy contains a notice that the Material is owned by or licensed to Ratweb Tech. None of the Material may be used for any commercial or public use. Save as expressly stated or as necessary to view, print or download extracts of the Material for personal use, none of the Material may be copied, edited, varied, reproduced, published, displayed, distributed, stored, transmitted, commercially exploited or disseminated in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of Ratweb Tech.
- CONTENT SUBMITTED TO THE WEBSITE:
Information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials may be posted or uploaded (in public or privately) onto designated areas of certainty on the Ratweb Tech Sites. Any information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials which are posted or uploaded onto any Ratweb Tech Site or Server or otherwise transmitted through this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server by any visitor to this Website is referred to as “Content”. Ratweb Tech does not control the Content and, as such, is not responsible for it in any way whatsoever. In particular, Ratweb Tech does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Ratweb Tech shall have the right (but not the obligation) on its sole discretion to delete, edit, lock, move or remove any Content without notice. Without limiting the foregoing, Ratweb Tech shall have the right without notice to record the IP address from which any Content is posted or uploaded to or otherwise transmitted through any Ratweb Tech Site or Server and to lock or remove any Content which violates these Terms and Conditions or on grounds of irrelevancy, being out of date, inappropriateness or objectionable in any way whatsoever or in respect of which Ratweb Tech receives any complaint(s) (whether valid, justified or not).
If you upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to a public part of any Ratweb Tech Site or Server (including, but not limited to; postage of a message to a bulletin board or chat forum, upload files, input data or engagement of any other form of communication through any Ratweb Tech) you will be wholly responsible for it; and hence:
(a) grant Ratweb Tech and its group companies an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free right to use, distribute, copy, edit, adapt, license, distribute, transmit, publish, publicly perform or display any such Content in any form or medium anywhere in the World; and
(b) irrevocably and unconditionally waive any moral rights or similar rights you have in any Content pursuant to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended, superseded or replaced from time to time) (the “Act”) or equivalent legislation anywhere in the World.
- THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND DOWNLOADS:
This Website and other Ratweb Tech or Servers may feature products and services of third parties (“Products and Services”) or contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”). Ratweb Tech does not have any influence or control over any such Products or Services or any Third-Party Website. Unless otherwise stated, Ratweb Tech is not responsible for and does not endorse any Products or Services or any Third-Party Website, or its availability or contents. Ratweb Tech is not responsible for any agreement or understanding you enter into with a third party through a Third-Party Website and/or in relation to any Products or Services.
While Ratweb Tech aims to provide unbiased editorials we wish to disclose that:
- We occasionally receive free products from marketers that we sometimes review or discuss in our editorials, and
- We may run advertisements on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation, and
- We may sell these products within our stores, and
- We may use affiliate links to products and or services for which we sometimes receive compensation. Ratweb Tech is a participant in a number of affiliate advertising programs. For instance, we participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
DOWNLOADS: You acknowledge and agree in relation to any downloads which are accessed on or via a Ratweb Tech Site (“Download”) that:
- You have a right of license to such Download, you do not own any intellectual property rights in such Download and your use of such Download may be subject to applicable end user license agreement;
- You are not permitted to modify, copy, commercially exploit, resell or otherwise use a Download in any way which is contrary to applicable laws or regulations. Your attention is drawn to section 7 of these Terms and Conditions, which you should read carefully before commencing any Downloads.
- MEMBER CONDUCT:
You agree that when using the Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server you will not:
(a) Upload, post or otherwise transmit Content which violates the rights (including, without limitation, the intellectual property rights) of a third party or which is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, argumentative, flaming, hateful, offensive (whether in relation to sex, race, religion or otherwise) harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, indecent, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy or contains any illegal content;
(b) Harvest Content or IP addresses or upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content which contains software viruses or any other files or programs that may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server or any networks connected to this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server or another’s computer, or that contains any chain letters, pyramid selling schemes, bulk mail, junk mail or similar;
(c) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content for any commercial or business purpose including (without limitation) any Content which contains any advertising or promotional materials;
(d) Restrict or in any way inhibit any person from using this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server;
(e) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content which is unnecessary and or repetitive including any Content which repeats that previously uploaded, posted or transmitted by you or another visitor, unless absolutely necessary; or
(f) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to a part of this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server which is irrelevant to the subject matter or the Content;
(g) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to this Website or any Ratweb Tech Site or Server using an email address provided by a free account service such as Hotmail;
(h) Register yourself as a member of this Website or the forum provided through this Website or any Ratweb Tech Site, or to receive any newsletter or other service under more than one user name and/or user account number without the consent of the Website editor or the forum moderator;
(i) Use this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server in a manner that is inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions and/or any relevant laws and regulations in force from time to time; OR
(j) Breach the terms of any suspension or ban or seek alternative access.
You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for maintaining a secure password for the purpose of gaining access to the member sections of this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server.
You agree to indemnify Ratweb Tech and its group companies in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which they suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
- DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY
This Website, any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server and their facilities, Third Party Websites, links to the Third-Party Websites, and any Material and Content are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and use is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law:
(a) Ratweb Tech disclaims all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise in relation to this Website, any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content; and
(b) All implied warranties, terms and conditions relating to this Website, any other Future Site or Server, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content (whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise), including (without limitation) any warranty, term or condition as to accuracy, completeness, satisfactory quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any special purpose, noninfringement and title are, as between Future and you, hereby excluded. Ratweb Tech makes no representation or warranty that this Website, any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server, and/or any Third Party Websites will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure or errorfree.
Ratweb Tech will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation to negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with this Website, any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads or any products or services offered on or through this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server or Third Party Website, whether by Ratweb Tech or on its behalf, for any:
(a) Economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings);
(b) Loss of goodwill or reputation; or
(c) Special or indirect or consequential loss. If Ratweb Tech is liable to you directly or indirectly in relation to this Website, any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads or any products or services offered on or through this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server or Third Party Website, that liability (howsoever arising) shall be limited to the sums paid by you in consideration for Ratweb Tech granting you membership to this Website or any other Ratweb Tech site.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of Ratweb Tech or its group companies for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by Law of Kenya. This Website is controlled and operated by Ratweb Tech plc from its offices in the Nairobi. Ratweb Tech makes no representation that material contained on this Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Website or any Ratweb Tech Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws and to the extent those local laws apply (Our jurisdiction do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so the exclusions and limitations in this section 7 may not apply to you in whole or part)
DOWNLOADS: Without limiting the foregoing, you expressly agree that Ratweb Tech, its officers, subsidiaries, employees and/or affiliates shall have no liability whatsoever for the performance of any software product you purchase and/or download through, or via a link from, the Ratweb Tech Sites (“Download”). You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of any Download is at your sole risk and that the entire risk as to satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy and effort is with you. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Downloads are provided “As Is” and without warranty of any kind, and Ratweb Tech and its group companies hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with respect to the Download, either express, implied or statutory, including (without limitation) the implied warranties and/or conditions of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, quiet enjoyment and noninfringement of third-party rights. Ratweb Tech does not warrant against interference with your enjoyment of the Download, that the functions contained in the Download will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure, virus free, or errorfree, or that defects in the Download will be corrected. Should the Download prove defective, you assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.
- NO RECOMMENDATION OR INVITATION TO INVEST:
No information on this Website constitutes or shall be deemed to constitute an invitation or recommendation to invest or otherwise deal in shares or other securities in Ratweb Tech plc and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any such securities. If you are considering an investment you should make your own, independent assessment and take appropriate independent professional advice.
- ACCESS RESTRICTION:
Ratweb Tech reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to this Website or any other Future Site or Server, or any portion thereof, without notice and for any reason including, without limitation, if you fail to comply with any clause 5 (Member Conduct) or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions. In particular, Ratweb Tech may deny you access to this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server if Ratweb Tech exercises its right to lock any discussion topic to prevent further discussion, following submission of Content relating to that topic by you.
- ONLINE COMPETITIONS:
If you take part in any competition which is run on or through this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server (“Competition”), you agree to be bound by the Online Competition Rules and any other rules specified by Ratweb Tech from time to time (“Competition Rules”) and by the decisions of Future, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. Ratweb Tech reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.
These Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time)
constitute the entire agreement between you and Ratweb Tech concerning your use of this Website or any other Ratweb Tech Site or Server and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and Ratweb Tech in relation to such matters. Ratweb Tech reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded on to this Website. No other variation to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative on behalf of Ratweb Tech. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Laws of Kenya and you agree, for the benefit of Ratweb Tech, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Kenyan Courts.
If any provision(s) of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Ratweb Tech’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Ratweb Tech in writing.
Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms and Conditions shall create any rights or any other benefits in favor of any person other than you, Future and its group of companies.