THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ("Terms") govern the use of the content and material which is located at www.OgbongeFriends.com ("the Website") by Users.
Please read these Terms and ensure that you have understood them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please cease use of the Website immediately.
OgbongeFriends operates a platform for which most of the content is provided by members.•You shall be responsible for your login credentials and for all content you post. You may not post any illegal or harmful content.
•While OgbongeFriends may sporadically screen content posted by members, we are not responsible for the content posted by members.
•You hereby agree to receive activity notifications, sms or e-mails related to your profile though you can adjust which notifications you wish to receive in your Settings at any time.
•You agree that Ogbongefriends.com may use the contacts in your emails, mobile device and social media account but shall not disclose to a third party.
•You agree that we can turn on your geolocator on your device in order to serve you better, though you can adjust it from your device settings.
•Non-compliance with our terms and conditions may result in termination or suspension without warning.
•OgbongeFriends liability is strictly limited.
The website OgbongeFriends.com and the downloadable OgbongeFriends applications (the "Website") are owned by Quicksurf Communications, a company registered in Nigeria (hereafter referred as "Quicksurf" or "we").
You must familiarize yourself with the details of our Privacy Statement and Code of Conduct. These Terms & Conditions, together with the Privacy Statement and the Code of Conduct, constitute the entire agreement between you, the user and Quicksurf ("Agreement").
You must agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement in order to sign up and be using the Website. In case you do not agree with the Terms & Conditions, please do not signup to use the Website.
By registering with the Website you warrant that you do not (a) have a previous and/or pending criminal conviction; or (b) have or have had a restraining order made against you by the courts of any jurisdiction.
2.Website - use and access
The services offered by Ogbongefriends are for those 18 and above only. You must be at least 18 years old when using the Website. In the event that applicable legislation provides that you need to be older than 18 to be legally allowed to use this Website, the minimum age stipulated in such legislation shall apply.
You must provide correct, accurate and true information that is not misleading, and you shall be required to promptly update it in the case of any changes. You declare here that the information you provided does not infringe any rights of third parties.
You can gain access to our services and become a member of the Website by creating a profile on the Website. No person may subscribe more than once, not even by using a different name. The membership is personal to the member and cannot be assigned or transferred to third parties.
OgbongeFriends has the right to decline any request for membership. Your membership only starts from the moment you receive a confirmation e-mail from OgbongeFriends.
4.Termination and suspension
You can suspend your OgbongeFriends membership at any time via your hide link in Settings.
OgbongeFriends may, in it’s absolute discretion, block, terminate or suspend your access and or membership to all or part of the Service for any reason, including without limitation, any fraudulent, abusive, violation of terms or otherwise illegal activity, or that which may otherwise affect the enjoyment of the Service by others. Such termination or suspension can take place without prior notice, although we will always inform you afterwards by e-mail. Following such termination or suspension, you cannot attempt to re-register as a member or make use of our services, unless we inform you that the termination or suspension is lifted.
You acknowledge and accept that the termination of your membership, for any reason, implies that the content you added on the Website may, in OgbongeFriends’ discretion, be (partially) deleted.
If you really want to terminate your account, you shall do so in writing through our feedback link
No Termination either by you nor us will entitle you to any reimbursement.
5.Obligations for members
Any use of the Website must be in accordance with applicable laws. You must not use the Website when applicable laws do not allow you to do so.
In case of a criminal offence committed by a member, Quicksurf may transfer that member's personal data to the competent authorities, when necessary and without prior notification to the member concerned.
You may not use this Website to sell any goods or services, or distribute any promotional materials without explicit permission of Quicksurf. If you are an organisation, a company and/or a business you may not register with the Website or Use it for any purpose.
You will not use the Service to engage in group sexual activity or to solicit contact for the purpose of extra-marital encounters or affairs, solicit or engage in prostitution or any other activities that may be illegal in your country of residence.
You will not harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Service by electronic or other means or use the services to transmit "spam", chain letters, junk mail, or engage in any unsolicited mass distribution of e-mail;
You must abide by the Code of Conduct when using the Website.
6.Content posted by members
OgbongeFriends is a place where you can meet new people, talk to them and share photos, files and post events. Keeping it a safe and friendly environment is important both for you and for us.
You are responsible for all texts, photos and all other content that you publish or display on the website.
I.You must not post any insults, obscene statements or pornographic content or any other content that may offend other users.
II.You must not harm other visitors of the Website by installing computer viruses and other malware.
III.You must not post any misleading, harassing, threatening, defamatory or tormenting content.
IV.You must not stalk other members or harass them with your political or religious views.
V.You must not impersonate any other person and may only post content which relates to your true identity.
VI.You will not solicit or attempt to solicit any money, bank account or credit card details or confidential financial information from any member or other user of the Service or the Website
VII.You may not post any illegal content or content that may encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence. Photos with weapons, full nudity or in military fatigues are not allowed.
VIII.You must not post content that infringes other people's intellectual property or portrait rights.
IX.Do take note that the Website may contain content that you might find objectionable.
X.OgbongeFriends has the right, but not the obligation, to screen members and the content they post on the Website, and to monitor disputes between members.
XI.OgbongeFriends has the right to delete any user content on the website, if it does not comply with the Terms & Conditions, or is harmful to the company or any third party. Quicksurf may write to you to explain the reasons for this, but shall be under no obligation to do so.
XII.In the event that Ogbongefriends, in its sole discretion, considers that you are making any illegal and/or unauthorised use of the website including, without limitation, submitting an inappropriate profile, collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Users by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited email, or unauthorised framing of, or linking to, the website or sending abusive, offensive, harassing, rude or threatening communications to Ogbongefriends users, to Quicksurf agents and or employees, Quicksurf, reserves the right to take any action that it deems necessary, including terminating without notice your Use of the Website in accordance with clauses 4.
XIII.You are solely responsible for complying with the laws, regulations, rules, and customs in your own jurisdiction.
If you post and/or disclose to other members any confidential or sensitive information about yourself, you do so entirely at your own risk.
The use of logins, passwords and/or other entry codes (hereinafter referred to as "login data") is the sole responsibility of the user. The user is required to maintain the confidentiality and security of the login data. The user is required to immediately inform OgbongeFriends of a breach or abuse of login data by sending an e-mail to abuse@OgbongeFriends.com.
You agree to take reasonable precautions when you interact with other members, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. In addition, you agree to review our Code of Conduct before you start using the Website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing the Website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of the Service, the Website or any Linked Website.
Ogbongefriends will use reasonable endeavours to maintain the operation of the Website, however it may be necessary to temporarily suspend the Website for operational reasons, including but not limited to repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades. Ogbongefriends will use reasonable endeavours to restore the Website as soon as possible after any suspension. We shall not be liable to you for any such suspension
Ogbongefriends does not currently conduct criminal background checks on its members. We do not inquire into the backgrounds of our members to verify any of the statements of our members. Ogbongefriends makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of members or their compatibility with any future or current members. We reserve the right to conduct a criminal background check or screening, such as registered sex offenders, at any time using public database records.
You are required to report in a timely manner any detrimental, inflammatory or illegal content found on OgbongeFriends by sending a mail through the feedback link. If OgbongeFriends considers your complaint justifiable, any offending content will be removed (text, images, information or data) as soon as possible.
8.Notifications and Service Messages
You consent to OgbongeFriends providing you with important notices on the website, mobile apps, sms or via e-mail.
The contact information you provide must be accurate or you may not receive important notices. For purposes of service messages and notices about the services, OgbongeFriends may place a banner notice across its pages to alert you to certain changes such as modifications to this Agreement.
Alternatively, notice may consist of an e-mail from OgbongeFriends to an e-mail address associated with your account. You also agree that OgbongeFriends may communicate with you about services associated with OgbongeFriends through your OgbongeFriends account or through other means including e-mail, mobile telephone number about OgbongeFriends.
Please review your Settings to control what kind of messages you receive from OgbongeFriends. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to maintain accurate contact or other information, including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information.
The Website is merely a platform for members to post information about themselves and to allow members to make contact with other members. OgbongeFriends does not actually arrange any meetings or provide relationship or relationship matching advice. While the infrastructure of the Website is provided by Quicksurf, most of the content is provided by the members.
OgbongeFriends cannot be held responsible for any behaviour of its members or if its services do not meet your expectations. Quicksurf provides no explicit or implied guarantees on the reliability, safety or continuity of this service.
Quicksurf does not make any representations or warranties that the material or information provided through the Service or on the Website (including any member profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed by the Company or any member or any other person or entity) is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to the Service or the Website will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss arising from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material provided through the Service or on the Website. You should make your own enquiries before acting or relying on any information or material which appears on the Website. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such material or information shall be at your own risk.
We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of the Service, the Website or any Linked Websites, nor do we accept any responsibility for any loss arising out of your use of, or reliance on, information contained in or accessed through the Service or the Website. For the avoidance of doubt and without limiting the generality of the foregoing:
(a) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for any direct, indirect, tentative, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Service or the Website or with any delay or inability to use the Service or the Website, or for any information, products and other services obtained through the Service or the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based under contract, negligence or other tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damage;
(b) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for any information or material which you submit to the Service or the Website nor do we accept any responsibility for any use or misuse of any information or material which you submit to the Service or the Website by other members or users;
(c) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for the conduct of any member or other user of the Service, including without limitation any conduct which causes physical injury to any person.
You acknowledge and accept that the contractual and extra-contractual liability of OgbongeFriends is limited to direct damages, up to a maximum amount equal to the lesser of the following amounts: The aggregate points purchased by you in the twelve (12) months preceding the event that gave rise to the damages;
To the extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Company, its affiliates, related bodies corporate, shareholders, officers, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, loss, damage, tax, liability and/or expense (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) that may be incurred by the Company, its affiliates, related bodies corporate, shareholders, officers, employees, agents and representatives arising out of or in connection with:
(a) any breach by you of these terms;
(b) any unauthorised use of the site that can be connected or associated to you;
(c) any breach by you of any law; and
(d) any act or omission that you may do in connection with the site.
You agree to cooperate fully in the defence of any Claim. We reserve the right (but are under no obligation) to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, provided that you shall remain liable for any such Claim.
10.Sale of Website or Services
You agree and consent that, if the Company sells the Website, the Services or its business (or any part thereof) or there is a change in control of the Company, the Company may disclose, assign or otherwise transfer Personal Information, Sensitive Information and any other information you transmit on the Website or Services (including photographs and your public profile) to the purchaser or new controlling entity or individual, for the purposes of providing the Services and direct marketing to you. You acknowledge and agree that the new purchaser or new controlling entity or individual may be located in a country other than your country of residence, and you consent to the transfer of Personal Information to countries other than your country of residence.
11.Intellectual property rights
By submitting Content to Ogbongefriends you are warranting that you are the exclusive author and owner of that Content and you agree that you waive any and all moral rights relating to that Content (including, without limitation, the right to be identified as the author).
By publishing or displaying any Content on the Website, you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, and automatically grant to Quicksurf Communications an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide licence to use, copy, perform, display and distribute such Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content and to grant and authorise sublicenses of such Content. In respect of any such dealings by Quicksurf and its sub-licensees, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably waive any moral rights which you may have.
Trademarks, logos, graphics, photos, animations, videos and text appearing on www.OgbongeFriends.com are the intellectual property of Quicksurf and cannot be reproduced, used, published, distributed, sold or displayed without the express prior written permission of Quicksurf.
Responsibility for the content of advertisements (if any) appearing on the OgbongeFriends (including hyperlinks to the advertisers own websites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the advertiser's product or service by the Company. Each advertiser is solely responsible for any representation made in connection with its advertisement.
You agree and consent that, if Quicksurf sells the website, or its business (or any part thereof) or there is a change in control of the Company, Quicksurf may disclose, assign or otherwise transfer Personal Information, Sensitive Information and any other information you have (including photographs and your public profile) to the purchaser or new controlling entity or individual, for the purposes of providing the Services and direct marketing to you. You acknowledge and consent that the new purchaser or new controlling entity or individual may be located in a country other than your country of residence, and you consent to the transfer of Personal Information to countries other than your country of residence.
12.Applicable law & competent court
The Agreement shall be governed by Nigerian law and in case of any dispute concerning the Agreement or the use of the Website, the Nigerian courts, will have jurisdiction.
In Ogbongefriends you are offered the chance to purchase points which are the payment mode for certain premium features on the website. Points expire 120 days after purchase. If you receive free or promotional points, we may invalidate them at any time. If you suspend your account or if Quicksurf terminates your account you shall lose all accumulated points.
14.Changes to these Terms & Conditions
Quicksurf can change these conditions at any time. Modified versions will take effect thirty (30) days after being published on the Website, and your continued use of the Website shall indicate your acceptance of the new version.