TERMS OF SERVICE
- OWNERSHIP, GRANT OF RIGHTS, AND USE RESTRICTIONS
2.2 Grant of Noncommercial Use of Services. You may download, view, copy, and print Services available on GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites solely for your own internal purposes, or for your own noncommercial external purposes unless otherwise specified. Services may not be reproduced or transmitted for commercial purposes, in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system now known or later developed, except as expressly permitted in writing by GIS Konsult Ltd. . Proper attribution to GIS Konsult Ltd. must be given for any use of the Services. For the purposes of this Article 2.2, “Noncommercial Use” means Your authorized use of the Services wherein you provide the Services to third parties at no charge, and that You and/or Your third party customers do not generate income, promote the generation of income, promote the generation of income, or any other means of commercial advantage or private financial gain from such use. GIS Konsult Ltd. reserves the right to determine if Your use of Noncommercial Services that access through GIS Konsult Ltd. qualifies as a no charge Noncommercial Use, or as a Commercial Use that requires a separate license and license fee. GIS Konsult Ltd. may at any time, and at its sole discretion, change, alter, or discontinue the GIS Konsult Ltd. services provided to You or any third party customer accessing these free services.
2.2.1 Grant of Commercial Use of the Services. Upon Your payment to GIS Konsult Ltd. of the applicable license fee(s) and Your acceptance of this Agreement, You may access, download, view, copy, and print Services available on GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites, for Your Commercial Use. As a condition of this grant of Commercial Use license, You agree to have in place a license agreement with Your third party customers the terms of which protect the Intellectual Property rights of GIS Konsult Ltd. and its licensor(s). You shall maintain accurate business records, including accurate transactions records, of any such Commercial Use licenses which GIS Konsult Ltd. may audit upon reasonable written notice to You. On or before the renewal date of Your authorized Commercial Use, You shall provide such written transaction records to GIS Konsult Ltd. . For the purposes of this Article 2.2.1, “Commercial Use” means Your authorized use of the Services wherein You provide the Services to third parties through transactions that You and/or Your third party customers generate income, promote the generation of income, or any other means of commercial advantage or private financial gain from such use.
Inquiries regarding additional uses not provided herein may be submitted to GIS Konsult Ltd. through a Copyright information or Permissions request.
2.3 Improper Use of Services. Any rights not granted herein or otherwise agreed to in writing between you and GIS Konsult Ltd. are prohibited. In particular, you may not (or attempt to) (a) access Services or resources not made available to you through a standard web browser or GIS Konsult Ltd. products; (b) reverse-engineer, decompile, access, or hack GIS Konsult Ltd. Services not made readily available to you (without consideration given to how reasonable the means used are to keep such secure); (c) use Services in such a manner as to adversely affect GIS Konsult’s commercial interests; (d) alter, obstruct, or remove any proprietary rights notices provided with the Services; (e) manually or systematically harvest information contained within the Service; or (f) use Services in for illegal, improper, or inappropriate purposes to post or transmit, including but not limited to.
- Content that is abusive, vulgar, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, or that discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. This includes language, information, or images.
- Content that is threatening, defamatory or abusive, either between forum members or directed towards a GIS Konsult Ltd. moderator, or a GIS Konsult Ltd. employee or manager.
- “Rants,” “slams,” or legal threats against GIS Konsult Ltd. or another company or competitor.
- Bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive comments.
- Political or religious statements or commentary.
- Off-topic comments not related to enterprise communities or the GIS Konsult Ltd. platform.
- Any material that you don’t have the right to transmit under law (such as copyright, trade secret, or securities) or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as nondisclosure agreements).
- Language that promotes illegal activity or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them. This includes any message that solicits or promotes the use of an illegal substance.
- Advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation including chain letters, pyramid schemes, class action suits, or charitable appeals. This includes advertising links in signatures.
- Any file or link to a file that contains viruses, corrupted files, “Trojan Horses,” or any other contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else’s computer.
- Duplicate posts, spam messages, or posts repeated excessively on one or more boards.
- Messages designed to evade profanity or other filters.
- Personal phone numbers or addresses (to protect privacy).
- Personal email addresses, private information such as social security numbers, or other contact information that is not your own, including, but not limited to GIS Konsult Ltd. employee’s email addresses.
- Hyperlinks that lead to sites that violate any of the forum guidelines.
- Any message that impersonates another person or affiliation with an entity, including, but not limited to, GIS Konsult Ltd. . In addition, our guidelines do not permit you to:
- Intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while accessing and using our site
- Interfere in any way with the operations in the forum or with a fellow user’s message box, including but not limited to mail or “post” bombing, news bombing, other flooding techniques, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks, or attempts to avoid messaging blocking.
- Evading bans or suspensions or otherwise disregarding directions from GIS Konsult Ltd. moderators or administrators. GIS Konsult Ltd. moderators may at any time and without prior notice remove any posted message or thread, delete words that violate these guidelines from posted messages, or ban your account for violating the above reasonable provisions. You are responsible for all statements made and acts that occur through the use of your username and password.
2.5 Third-Party Data and/or Imagery Licensing Terms and Use Restrictions. Services provided by GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites (including GIS Konsult Ltd. Services) may contain third-party data and/or imagery. Use of third-party data and/or imagery may be subject to such third party’s License Agreement or additional use restrictions. Any applicable third party license agreement may be found at https://www.gisknigeria.com/legal . You are responsible for compliance with all applicable third party license agreement(s). Third party Use Restrictions may be provided with the data (such as with metadata) or under GIS Konsult’s Use of Data Restrictions. The third party license agreement(s) and any applicable use restrictions may be modified by GIS Konsult Ltd. from time to time and it is your responsibility to check for updates to these license agreements or use restrictions. If a modification any third party license agreement, or use restrictions is unacceptable, you may cancel your access upon written notice to GIS Konsult Ltd. or discontinue use of the Service, as applicable. Continued use of the Service will be deemed acceptance of any modifications.
2.8 Copyright Policy. GIS Konsult’s copyright policy is to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable international intellectual property law (including, in Nigeria, the UK and United States, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and to take-down allegedly infringing materials and/or terminating the accounts of repeat infringers, as applicable.
- PRIVACY AND PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
If you’re under the age required to provide consent necessary to utilize the Services, you must have your parent or legal guardian’s permission. Please have your parent or legal guardian read these terms with you. If you’re a parent or legal guardian, and you allow your minor to use the Services, then these terms apply to you and you’re responsible for your minor’s activity on the Services.
3.2 Passwords and Account Information. Some parts of this GIS Konsult Ltd. Web site may require you to create and use a personal account to access the Services provided. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password for your personal account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your personal account unless access to your account number, account name, or password was obtained through no fault or negligence of your own. You agree to the following:
3.2.1 You will provide truthful and accurate information at all times when using Services provided on GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites;
3.2.2 You understand that using a false or incomplete name or e-mail address, impersonating any person or entity, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity will result in immediate removal of your personal account and termination of any rights provided herein;
3.2.3 You will use the Services for your individual use, and the account’s name and e-mail address must be specific to you-personal accounts may not be shared with other users;
3.2.4 You may not share the login credentials to your registered account with any other individual, entity, or organization. You understand that sharing account information or allowing others to access your account will result in removal of your personal account;
3.2.5 You will notify GIS Konsult Ltd. of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security as soon as you become aware of such use or breach; and
3.2.6 You will log off from account at the end of each session.
GIS Konsult Ltd. shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
- EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
4.1 Exclusion of Warranties. THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS GIS KONSULT LTD. WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT GIS KONSULT LTD. AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED IN THIS GIS Konsult Ltd. WEB SITE WILL BE:
4.1.1 AVAILABLE TO YOU UNINTERRUPTED IN A SECURE FORM;
4.1.2 ACCURATE OR FREE FROM ERROR; OR
4.1.3 FIT TO USE IN YOUR APPLICATION, FOR YOUR PURPOSES, OR ACCORDING TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR NEEDS.
GIS KONSULT LTD. IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR INCONSISTENCIES IN THE SERVICES.
4.2 Limitation on Liability. GIS KONSULT LTD. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO YOUR DECISION TO ACCESS AND USE ANY OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE GIS KONSULT LTD. WEB SITE, EVEN IF GIS KONSULT LTD. IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
4.3 Links to Third-Party Sites. Many links on GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites link to Web sites owned and operated by third-parties. These Web sites are not under GIS Konsult’s control and GIS Konsult Ltd. is not responsible for information (regardless of how it is transmitted or received) or services provided by third-party Web sites. Any links to third-party Web sites provided on GIS Konsult Ltd. Web sites do not imply an endorsement, affiliation, or sponsorship of any kind and do not represent warranties of the quality of services provided by such third-parties.
4.4 Member Generated Content. The content found in the GIS Konsult Ltd. Community comes from a variety of sources, primarily from community members. GIS Konsult Ltd. disclaims any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, or truth of any material submitted or found in the discussion areas;
4.4.1 GIS Konsult Ltd. is not liable for any website links posted within the discussion areas; website links posted in the discussion areas may link to sites not administered or under the control of GIS Konsult Ltd. and users must open such links at their own risk;
4.4.2 GIS Konsult Ltd. is not liable for any errors or delays in the content or transmission of postings on the site. You are responsible for your own decisions to act upon the information provided by community members;
4.4.3 GIS Konsult Ltd. disclaims any representations or warranties as to the confidentiality or privacy of any communication or information transmitted on the site, or any website linked to the site, or otherwise in connection with the services; and
4.4.4 GIS Konsult Ltd. will not be liable for the privacy of e-mail addresses, registration and identification information, confidential or trade-secret information.
- TERM AND TERMINATION