Term of Use

Start-Up West Africa: Terms of Service Effective January 1, 2014

Welcome to Start-Up West Africa (the "Website" or the "Site"). Please read the following Terms of Use ("Terms") carefully before using the Site. By accessing and using Start-Up West Africa, including any subpages, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to these Terms, which may be updated or changed at any time.

Basic Terms

The Website (the "Site"): Start-Up West Africa, or "we," or "us" is a website and online platform created and maintained by the Team. Content on the Site is created and/or added by Contributors. All content on the Site is monitored and administered by the Team. The Site's mission is to effectively link like-minded people and resources, and facilitate the success of the high-tech industry in Israel.

Contributors: "Contributors" are individuals who wish to contribute to Start-Up West Africa. Contributors may input information concerning their company or enterprise; location; job availability and link to their website. Contributors must adhere to our Community Policy (see below).

Users: "Users" are non-contributing third parties and are free to read the contents of this Site. Users can choose to register on the Site in order to receive automated notifications and premium content.

The Community: The Start-Up West Africa Community (the "Community") is the collection of Contributors and Users using the Site, as well as resources available through the Site.

The Team: The Start-Up West Africa Team ("the Team") is responsible for making sure all activity on the Site conforms to our Community Policy and these Terms.

Community Policy

No Commercial Use No one, including Contributors and Users, may use any part of the contents of the Site for commercial purposes.

Automated Interface or Interaction Contributors and Users agree not to use any unauthorized third-party software that intercepts, "mines," or otherwise collects information from or through the Site. You will not use automation software ("bots"), hacks, mods or any other third-party software to modify any part of the Site, nor use any of these things to interact with the Community. You represent and warrant that all information you provide is accurate and complete, not misleading, that you are capable of entering into a binding agreement and that you have all necessary rights and authorizations to post information and other materials to the Site. If you misrepresent any of your information, we reserve the right to terminate your listing immediately and without prior consultation. Contributors must abide by this Community Policy. If you think a User or Resource has violated the Community Policy, please notify us immediately using our contact form.

Contributors

Contributors interested in contributing to Start-Up West Africa must meet one of the following requirements: • You must represent an Israel-based business or venture, either for-profit or not-for-profit, that produces a sellable good or provides a service in the high technology sector; or • You must represent or manage an incubator or co-working space in Israel which caters to the needs of businesses in the high technology sector.; or • You must represent or manage a venture capital fund with a representation in Israel. By submitting content to the Website as a User, you agree to participate in our online Community. You agree to abide by all of these Terms and to faithfully adhere to our Community Policy:

What to do Use your company's name. Start-Up West Africa is for identified companies or entities and listings should not be anonymous. Use your actual location. The Site is to foster awareness and create connections so use your actual business location. Include information on job openings if relevant.

What not to do Don't use profanity. Don't send SPAM. We'll remove commercial messages, spam links and delete User's information if it contains SPAM. Don't expose confidential or copyrighted information. Don't post things you don't have a right to post including copyrighted material and other people's names, addresses, and phone numbers. Don't hack, mod or misuse contents of the Site. Don't run bots on the Site, hack it, or scrape its contents. If you need data from the Site, let us know and we'll see if we can provide it.

Behavior Inconsistent with these Terms or the purposes of Start-Up West Africa Violation of these Terms, the Privacy Policy, the Community Policy or the general spirit of the Website may be grounds for immediate removal of a posting or information. We will not tolerate hacking, cracking, or any other mischief that compromises the Website or Contributors' information, or that misuses any part of the Site for commercial or non-commercial purposes, or violates copyright laws or infringes anyone's copyrights. Start-Up West Africa reserves the right to decline or approve User-submitted material in its sole discretion for any reason or no reason. As a Contributor, it is your responsibility to make sure that information you provide is accurate. You agree that you are solely responsible for your posted information. You also agree that any information you give via the Site will always be accurate, correct and up-to-date. Content you submit shall comply with all laws and regulations and shall not be provided for any malicious purpose. You acknowledge any posting is subject to the approval of the Start-Up West Africa Team, and your material may be declined or removed at any time for failing to comply with the law, these Terms or any relevant policies of the Site. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Start-Up West Africa and its Team from any and all damages, costs (including attorneys' fees) or expenses arising from or related to any legal action taken as a result of your posting or information provided by you and resulting from your or some other participant's actions or any activity on this Site -- including, but not limited to intentional torts, negligence or violation of the law.

Communications

As long as you are a Contributor or Registered User on our Site, there will be times when the Start-Up West Africa Team will contact you for matters concerning your use of the Site, new about the Site or news about the Israeli high tech industry. We will do so according to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

of Liability

A. ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY, CONTENT, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, FREEDOM FROM INTERRUPTION, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, FREEDOM FROM ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF CONTENT PLACED ON THE SITE INCLUDING ANY OF THE DESIGN, INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, IMAGES, PAGES, INTERFACES, LINKS, SOFTWARE, OR OTHER MATERIALS AND ITEMS CONTAINED IN OR DISPLAYED ON THE SITE. B. START-UP WEST AFRICA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY WERE FORESEEABLE) THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE AND/OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE. C. YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

Third Party Websites

The Site may post links or allow Contributors to post links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). We have no control or connection to such sites, nor do we maintain these sites; and are not responsible for the content, products, services, policies or activities of those Linked Sites.

The Site

All original material comprising the Site is owned by Start-Up West Africa. Contributors or Users may not copy, reproduce or republish any material from the Site to any other source without express permission from the original creator of the material.

User-generated material

Any original material created by Contributors, including words, photographs, images, sound recordings and videos and posted to the Site is owned by the Contributor and published on the date of posting. The Contributor grants a limited and revocable license for use of the material on the Site. The Contributor also grants a limited license to Start-Up West Africa to re-publish material to promote the Site. The Contributor is free to revoke the license and remove his or her material at any time.

Unauthorized Other Use of Content

Outside of the uses of content on the Site outlined above, no party may use material on the Site without express written permission of Start-Up West Africa, or the Contributor of content. This includes but is not limited to commercial use of any part of the Site.

Copyright Infringement Take-down Requests

If you feel there has been content posted to the Site infringing your copyright, you or your agent may contact us and request the infringing material be removed using our contact form.

Miscellaneous

These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Israel. You agree that any action to resolve or enforce any dispute regarding use of the Site or these Terms will be brought exclusively in the courts of the State of Israel. If any provision is deemed by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful or unenforceable, that decision will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions. The section headings are for convenience only and do not have legal force or effect. Start-Up West Africa reserves the right to revise and otherwise change these Terms at any time and without notice. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of the changes or modifications. You should visit this page periodically to review the current Terms.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Start-Up West Africa harmless from and against any and all loss, liability, claims, causes, actions, damages or penalties, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) your use of any part of the Site in breach of these Terms; (2) your violation of any law or regulation; (3) breach of any of your covenants, representations and warranties pursuant to these Terms; or (4) any content or material you post on the Site. You have no right to indemnification by Start-Up West Africa.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, including other policies, guidelines or rules referenced herein such as our Community Policy and any other guidelines specifically applicable to Contributors, and other policies and notices we may post on the Site, constitute the entire agreement between Start-Up West Africa and you in connection with your use of (1) the Site; (2) hyperlinks to the Site; and (3) any content or software displayed on the Site. These Terms supersede any prior agreements between Start-Up West Africa and you regarding such matters, including prior versions of these Terms. These Terms and revisions are effective until terminated by Start-Up West Africa at any time and without notice. In the event of termination of the Site, the disclaimers.