Terms of Service

Please read these Terms of Service carefully. By accessing or using this web site or other social media applications, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described herein. If you do not agree to all of these terms, do not use this web site or other social media applications.

This website or other social media applications is operated by Adamawa Central District. These Terms of Service apply solely to your access to, and use of, the adamawacentral.gov.ng Web site operated by Adamawa Central District and other Adamawa Central District sites and social media applications which link to these Terms of Service (the “Sites”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

We reserve the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Service or any policy or guideline of the Sites, at any time and in our sole discretion. Any changes or modifications made to the Terms agreement will be effective immediately and posted directly to the Sites. You waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of these Sites following any changes or modifications posted, will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications. As such, you should review the Terms of Service frequently to be sure of any amendments made that apply to your use of the Sites. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Sites.

All questions or comments about the Sites or site content should be directed toinfo@adamawacentral.gov.ng

1. Copyright and Trademarks
Unless otherwise indicated on the Sites, the Sites and all content and other materials on the Sites, including, without limitation, Adamawa Central District’s logo, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, tools, widgets, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Site Materials”) are the proprietary property of Adamawa Central District or its licensors or users and are protected by Nigeria and international copyright laws.

All logos and slogans contained in the Sites are trademarks of Adamawa Central District, its suppliers or licensors, or other third parties and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Adamawa Central District or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing ” Adamawa Central District ” or any other name, trademark or product or service name of Adamawa Central District without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Adamawa Central District and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Sites are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by us.

You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Sites and the Site Materials for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Terms of Service and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Sites or the Site Materials therein; (b) the reproduction, distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials, except as expressly permitted on the Site; (c) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Sites and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (d) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (e) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Sites, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Sites; or (f) any use of the Sites or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Sites or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Adamawa Central District, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Service shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.

2. Hyperlinks
You may not use an Adamawa Central District logo or other proprietary graphic of Adamawa Central District to link to these Sites without the express written permission of Adamawa Central District. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Adamawa Central District trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Sites, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Sites without Adamawa Central District’s express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of Adamawa Central District or any third party.

Adamawa Central District makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature, or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Sites, or websites linking to the Sites. Such sites are not under the control of Adamawa Central District and Adamawa Central District is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. Adamawa Central District provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by Adamawa Central District of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Sites, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Sites.

3. Third-Party Content
We may make third-party information and other content available on or through the Sites (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information and we may provide information regarding or access to third party products or services available on or through the Sites (“Third-Party Products and Services”). Your business dealings or correspondence with such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated therewith, are solely between you and such third party. Adamawa Central District does not control, endorse, or adopt any Third-Party Content or Third Party Products, and makes no representation or warranties of any kind regarding the Third-Party Content, including without limitation regarding its accuracy or completeness. You acknowledge and agree that Adamawa Central District is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third-Party Content and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third-Party Content. Users use such Third-Party Content contained therein at their own risk.

4. User Submissions
You acknowledge and agree that any feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or other information or materials regarding the Sites for Adamawa Central District that are provided by you in the form of email or other submissions to Adamawa Central District, or any postings on the Sites, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of Adamawa Central District. Adamawa Central District shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these materials for any purpose without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

5. User Content and Interactive Services or Areas
The Sites may include interactive areas or services (“Interactive Areas”), such as forums, blogs, chat rooms or message boards, or other areas or services in which you or other users may create, post, share or store content, messages, materials, data, information, text, graphics, audio, video, or other items or materials on the Sites (“User Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create, or otherwise publish through the Sites any of the following:

  1. User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, deceptive or misleading;
  2. User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law.
  3. User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party.
  4. User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  5. Unsolicited promotions, advertising, or solicitations;
  6. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; and
  8. User Content which violates the terms of any Adamawa Central District guidelines, policies or rules posted on the Site or otherwise provided to you; and
  9. User Content that, in the sole judgment of Adamawa Central District, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Sites, or which may expose Adamawa Central District or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

Adamawa Central District takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Adamawa Central District liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. Your use of Interactive Areas is at your own risk. Enforcement of the user content or conduct rules set forth in these Terms of Service is solely at Adamawa Central District’s discretion, and failure to enforce such rules in some instances does not constitute a waiver of our right to enforce such rules in other instances. In addition, these rules do not create any private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation that the Sites will not contain any content that is prohibited by such rules. As a provider of interactive services, Adamawa Central District is not liable for any statements, representations, or User Content provided by its users in any public forum, blog or other Interactive Area.

Although Adamawa Central District has no obligation to do so, it reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content posted or stored on the Sites at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Sites at your sole cost and expense. Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Sites in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms of Service and may result in, among other things, termination, or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Sites.

Except as otherwise provided, you retain ownership of all User Content you post on the Sites. However, if you post User Content to the Sites, unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Adamawa Central District and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content throughout the world in any manner or media, including without limitation in advertising, fundraising and other communications in support of Adamawa Central District and the issues, and causes it supports, without any right of compensation or attribution. You acknowledge, however, that Adamawa Central District and its affiliates and sublicensees are under no obligation to do the foregoing.

You grant Adamawa Central District and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that (a) you own and control all of the rights to the User Content that you post or you otherwise have the right to post such User Content to the Sites; (b) the User Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) use and posting of the User Content you supply does not violate these Terms of Service and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity.

6. Mobile Communications
By providing your mobile phone number and confirming your desire to receive updates or other information by mobile phone or text message (the “SMS Service”), you consent to receiving text messages from us and to our otherwise communicating with you via your mobile device. We do not charge for this SMS Service. However, your carrier’s standard messaging, data and other rates and fees still apply to any messages you send, our confirmations and all subsequent SMS correspondence and/or transmissions. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans are available and how much they cost. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. At any time, you may text STOP to cancel or text HELP for customer support information.

We will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages, as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service operator. SMS Services are provided on an “as is” basis, and we make no warranty, express or implied, and all warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose, are hereby expressly disclaimed.

Data obtained from you in connection with the SMS Service may include your cell phone number, your carrier’s name, and the date, time and content of your messages, as well as other information that you provide. We may use this information to contact you and to provide the services you request from us and as otherwise provided in our Privacy Policy.

By requesting or otherwise using the SMS Service, you acknowledge and agree that we will have the right to change and/or terminate the SMS Service at any time, with or without cause and/or advance notice.

All content provided in connection with the SMS Service is appropriate for ages 13 and older (T13+).

7. Registration Data; Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Sites, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Sites (“Registration Data”); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Adamawa Central District, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Adamawa Central District.

8. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Adamawa Central District, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to any User Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Sites, your use of the Interactive Areas, or any act or omission relating to the Sites or User Content, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against Adamawa Central District and/or its independent contractors, service providers, employees, directors or consultants, arising out of or relating to the User Content, your conduct, your violation of these Terms of Service or your violation of the rights of any third party.

9. Disclaimers
Except as expressly provided to the contrary in a writing by Adamawa Central District, the sites, the site materials contained therein and the services provided on or in connection therewith (the “services”) are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Adamawa Central District disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement and as to accuracy or reliability of the information, content, forms or other site materials accessed through the site. Adamawa Central District does not represent or warrant that the sites, the site materials or the services are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.

Adamawa Central District is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions, including those relating to pricing, text or photography. while Adamawa Central District attempts to make your access and use of the sites and services safe, Adamawa Central District cannot and does not represent or warrant that the sites, the site materials or the server(s) are free of viruses or other harmful components; therefore, you should use industry-recognized software to detect and disinfect viruses from any download.

Listed prices for merchandise include applicable sales/use tax.

Adamawa Central District is also not responsible or liable in any manner for any third party activities or events listed on the sites or for the conduct of any event or activity organizers of other users of the sites.

Adamawa Central District reserves the right to change any and all content contained in the Sites and any Services offered through the Sites at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by Adamawa Central District.

10. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Adamawa Central District or our employees, agents or volunteers be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of or inability to use the sites, the services, the content or the site materials contained in or accessed through the site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by user on any information obtained from Adamawa Central District, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Adamawa Central District’s records, programs or services. in no event shall the aggregate liability of Adamawa Central District, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of or inability to use the sites or the site materials exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to Adamawa Central District for access to or use of the sites.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion of limitation of certain damages. therefore, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

11. Termination
Notwithstanding any of these Terms of Service, Adamawa Central District reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Sites, and to block or prevent future your access to and use of the Sites.

12. Severability
If any provision of these Terms of Service shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Service and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

13. Questions & Contact Information
Questions or comments about the Sites may be directed to Adamawa Central District at the email address info@adamawacentral.gov.ng