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The following are our terms and conditions. When you access AfricaColumn.com, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions. The terms and conditions bind you wherever you are and from where you access AfricaColumn.com in the world.

Registration – You may register or create account on the site, especially, to enable you to discuss, exchange messages or make comment on reports on the site, however, in accordance with the rules, regulations, terms and conditions.  When you register or create an account; you agree to be responsible for the information you give; to maintain confidentiality of the information; fully responsible for the comment you make on account. That;

– your account and password are personal to you, you must not allow them to be used by anyone else to access our website or make comment on your behalf;

 -you do not register or create accounts to abuse the website, other users, make abusive comment on reports or to the author of the reports, article or any authority.

-you are personally and wholly responsible for what you say in your comment. The site administration has every right to delete your comment as soon as possible if it goes against normal etiquette, etc.  

Once you register a user name, you will not be able to change it but you may be able to amend other items in your profiles.  If you no longer wish to continue your registration or account, please notify us and we shall allow you to delete it and terminate your registration or account. If you indicate or otherwise by your behaviour you no longer accept our rules, regulation, terms and conditions; your registration or account lapsed immediately or by our discretion would cancel it and notify you.

Material on AfricanColumn.com – You may download and print extracts from the material on AfricaColumn.com only for your own personal and non-commercial use, which does not infringe copyright, etc.

If you want to use, distribute or reproduce the content on the site other than as permitted by these rules. terms and conditions, please contact admin@africacolumn.com.

Advertisement – You shall see advertisement material submitted on AfricaColumn.com but by third parties. An advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertisement material. AfricaColumn.com does not accept responsibility for the contents, materials, any error, omission and inaccuracy therein and without limitation. If you wish to advertise on AfricaColumn.com, please contact us at advert@africacolumn.com.

When you submit items to AfricaColumn.com for advertisement, you agree that you create the content, or you have permission from, or you were authorised by, the owner of any part of the content you submit to the site.

You or the owner of the content have the copyright of the content you sent to AfricaCoulmn.com. By submitting content to AfricaCoulmn.com, you grant it an irrevocable, non-exclusive and unconditional royalty-free. They are totally transferable, and perpetually, worldwide licence to publish, use, transmit and to authorise third-parties to publish, use and transmit the content in any format and on any platform, either known now or therein or after invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on AfricaCoulmn.com or view content provided by others, you do so at your own risk and discretion. These include your reliance on the completeness and accuracy of that content. You also acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of AfricaColumn.com. AfricaColumn.com neither endorse nor support any user content. You acknowledge that AfricaColumn.com has not an obligation to edit, pre-screen, monitor or review any content you posted and other users on the site.

AfricaColumn.com and its authorised third parties, reserve the right to edit, shorten or refuse altogether to publish your content at their discretion. AfricaColumn.com can remove your content from use any time. AfricaCoulmn.com does not accept liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by the site or authorised third parties.

You agree/warrant that the content you submit to AfricaCoplumn.com is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You agree/warrant that the content you submit to AfricaColumn.com does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property, privacy right of any party or individual.

You agree not to post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users of the site; transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of such any impermissible classification, which include religion, gender, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, military status or disability;  post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of AfricaCoulmn.com or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of AfricaColumn.com, which constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability;  use AfricaCoulmn.com for commercial purposes, including submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of AfricanColumn.com could involve; transmissions over various networks; changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. AfricaColumn.com accepts not any responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to its site.

You agree that you are not under the age of 16-year-old. If so you agree that you have permission of your parent or AfricaColumn.com to submit content. AfricaColumn.com does not collect or store any personal information about those below the age of 16-year-old other than those that may be for normal news items nor should such information shall be sent to the site by anyone.

Data protection At present, the only data we collect from you when you register or create account to enable you to discuss, exchange messages and make comment are; your name, email address, username and password.  When you register or create an account; you agree to be responsible for the information you give and to maintain confidentiality of the information. That your account and password are personal to you, you must not allow them to be used by anyone else to access the website or make comment on your behalf.

AfricaCoulmn.com shall do its best to protect your privacy and protect this information and shall not disclose it to anyone; except only where the law requires to do so. In as much and more data are collected, AfricaColumn.com shall abide by Data Protection Acts.

However, AfricaColumn.com shall protect your privacy, etc. by the use of appropriate security technology, either through its source or through appropriate third party organisation. When you log onto AfricaColumn.com through another medium, such as Facebook, etc. you have granted permission to the medium to share your user details with it. But, if you remove AfricaColumn.com from your medium settings, it shall not have access to your information on the medium.

If you register with AfricaColumn.com and as a member and attend the event it organises or through a third party, your data may be shared for the event only for administration purposes.

Indemnification – You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AfricaColum.com and each of its directors, officers and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of any breach of your warranties, obligations and representation under these terms and conditions.

Variation of terms and conditions Please note that AfricaColumn.com may change/vary these terms and conditions from time to time at its discretion and reserve the right to do so without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions take effect at the time of posting on AfricaColumn.com. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you shall be deemed to have accepted any variation if you continue to use the site after they have been posted.

Waiver -AfricaColumn.com refusal to enforce or insist on any provision of these terms of service shall not be deemed as a waiver of any of the provisions or rights.

DisclaimerThe views expressed in the comment window are your responsibilities as the writer. They are not the views and responsibilities of AfricanColumn.com. By submitting/posting comment, etc. you accept that the opinions and views expressed in the comment represent your thoughts and you bear responsibility for them. You also agree that AfricaColumn.com does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance or completeness of information you submitted/posted on its website. AfricaColumn.com shall not be liable for any loss as a result of your action, inaction or wrong use of the site.

AfricaColumn.com does not give any warranties of any kind about the contents on its site. AfricaCoulmn.com does not guarantee that the contents on its site may be free of virus. You should take your own precautions in this respect. AfricaColumn.com does not accept responsibility for any infection by virus, contaminations or any other things that have destructive elements.

AfricaCoulmn.com shall do its best to provide constant and uninterrupted access to its site but does not have this guarantee, and does not accept responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay there may be.

Jurisdiction – You are bound by these terms and conditions, and privacy-policy wherever you are and use AfricaCoulmn.com.

You can contact AfricaColumn.com at admin@africacolumn.com