Nigerian BulkSMS Terms and Conditions
The following are the terms and conditions for use of the Nigerian BulkSMS Service ("Nigerian BulkSMS Service" or "the Service") by any customer (hereinafter referred to as "the User").
Important: In terms of section 11 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions (ECT) Act 25 of 2002 and the common law of contract, these terms and conditions are valid binding and enforceable against all persons that access the Nigerian BulkSMS website, web pages or any part thereof. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions you may not use the Nigerian BulkSMS website. Reasonable use of the Nigerian BulkSMS website shall automatically bound the user to this agreement.
This is an agreement between you ("You") and Nigerian BulkSMS, operating under the website name NigerianBulkSMS.com (the "Company"). "We" and "Us" means both you and the Company. The effective date of this Agreement is when you accept this Agreement in accordance with the procedure set out above. You must agree to abide by all of the Terms and Conditions contained in this Agreement in order to become or remain an authorized user of the services offered in this website.
By accessing any part of the Nigerian BulkSMS service, the user is agreeing to all the Terms and Conditions of this Service agreement, and consent to be bound by and become a party to this service agreement. Should the user not agree to all the terms and conditions of this service agreement, or cannot comply with these terms and conditions, he/she/it should close the browser window; therefore terminating the registration process willfully, and agreeing to stop all use of the service and surrendering any and all authority to use the service.
If the user is deemed to have ordered the service, Nigerian BulkSMS's acceptance is expressly conditioned upon assent to all the terms and conditions of this service agreement, to the exclusion of all other terms; if these terms are considered an offer by Nigerian BulkSMS, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.
The user agrees that all terms and conditions herewith published shall be binding and that should there be a contradiction between product- specific terms and conditions, and general terms and conditions, the product-specific terms and conditions shall apply.
Definitions and Interpretation
The Nigerian BulkSMS website means the Nigerian BulkSMS website located at www.nigerianbulksms.com, including any page, part or element thereof, as owned and operated by Interbound Resources. Interbound Resources means Interbound Resources, including its subsidiaries, owners, shareholders and business units.
User/User means any person or entity who enters or uses the Nigerian BulkSMS website, notwithstanding the fact that such person only visits the home page of the Nigerian BulkSMS website.
Hyperlinks herein should be deemed to be part of these terms and conditions in terms of section 11(3) of the ECT Act.
1. The Service
The Service consists of a browser interface, message application, SMS gateway access, e-mail facility, data encryption, data transmission, data access, data storage and, if applicable, synchronization software. The User is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all computer hardware, software and communications equipment needed to access the Service, and for paying all access charges (e.g., ISP, telecommunications) incurred while using the Service. Our service costs are displayed on the website for accessment before the registration process. All fees are payable upfront, prior to credits being activated.
Nigerian BulkSMS makes no guarantees as to the continuous availability of the Service or any specific feature(s) of the Service. Nigerian BulkSMS reserves the right to change or terminate the Service and/ or alter the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time with on 14 days' notice. All fees paid to Nigerian BulkSMS when service termination occurs are to be refunded.
Messages shall be deemed to have been delivered when Nigerian BulkSMS has delivered/sent the messages to the immediate destination that Nigerian BulkSMS's software is programmed to do, including SMTP servers, Mobile telephone networks, or any other intermediary server or API that is deemed to be the point of dispatch of the message. Nigerian BulkSMS does not guarantee delivery on behalf of Mobile telephone networks or mail servers.
Nigerian BulkSMS lays no claims to its network coverage. Although Nigerian BulkSMS focuses on providing extensive coverage aggregation services, mobile networks may choose from time to time to not be part of Nigerian BulkSMS or its service providers' networks. This may result in messages not being delivered.
2. Use of Proprietary Software
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Service Agreement, Nigerian BulkSMS grants the User an individual, personal, non-sub licensable, non-exclusive and non-transferable license ("the License") to use its proprietary software and/or application service, in object code form only, and only in accordance with the applicable end user documentation, if any, and only in conjunction with the Nigerian BulkSMS Service Agreement. The User will not, directly or indirectly, reverse engineer, de-compile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to establish the source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of the software; modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the software/ application; or copy (except for archival purposes), rent, lease, distribute, assign, or otherwise transfer rights to the software/application; use the software/application for time sharing or service bureau purposes or otherwise for the benefit of a third party; or remove any proprietary notices or labels with regard to Nigerian BulkSMS products and/or services. As between the parties, the User acknowledges that Nigerian BulkSMS, and its licensors retain ownership of all propriety applications, software, intellectual property "IP" (Intellectual Property) and any portions or copies thereof, and all rights therein. Upon termination of this Service Agreement for any reason, this License will terminate and the User shall destroy and cease to use all software and applications. The software is provided and applications are offered, "as is" and subject to the warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability found in this service agreement and subject to testing by the user or user prior to entering into this agreement.
3. Member Account, Password, and Security
To open an account for usage of the Service, the User must complete the registration process by providing Nigerian BulkSMS with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the Membership/registration Form. Inaccurate details will result in suspension. The User will also choose a password and an account name will be assigned. The User is entirely responsible for maintaining confidentiality with regard to its password and account information. Furthermore, the User is entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under his or her account. Nigerian BulkSMS will not be held liable to any third party claims and/or actions taken with respect to services offered.
The User agrees to notify Nigerian BulkSMS immediately of any unauthorized use of its account or any other breach of security.
4. Member Privacy
The user hereby grants Nigerian BulkSMS the right to send the User communication via e-mail and SMS of any updates, upgrades, notices, or other information that Nigerian BulkSMS deems important for the User to know, relating to the service.