Terms & Condition of use of this website

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Website as well as all transactions conducted through this site. This legal notice applies to the entire contents of this Site under the domain name and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using this Site.

Using this Site indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this Site.

This notice is issued by African Celebrities Magazine (ACM), registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce with Registration number 24434890. This website although the online version of African Celebrities Magazine (print) is also registered and has the unique ISSN :2210-2647. The print version has the ISSN: 2210-2639 issued by the Dutch ISBN and ISSN center in the Hague.

1. Definitions

The following words and expressions shall have the following meanings unless the context otherwise requires:

“Commercial Gain” includes, without limitation: using the Site as part of advertising which may result in revenue generation or personal gain, selling goods to a third party and copying, reproducing, distributing, publishing, transferring, licensing, selling, commercially exploiting or duplicating any element of this Site whatsoever;

“The Company” African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) and/or Africa Press International (API), an International Magazine and an International Media Organization (NGO) registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands with registration number 24434890. This website although the online version of African Celebrities Magazine (print) is additionally registered with its unique ISSN :2210-2647. The print version has an extra ISSN: 2210-2639 issued by the Dutch ISBN and ISSN center in the Hague. Its registered office in the Netherlands.

“Site” www.african-celebrities.com

“Subscriptions” means those subscriptions available for purchase via this Site.

2. Introduction

2.1 You may access most areas of this Site without registering your details with us. Certain areas of the Site are only open to you if you register.

2.2 By accessing any part of this Site, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this Site immediately.

2.3 The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Site from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Site.

3. Consumer information

In the event you order a Subscription from this Site then you need to be aware of the following information:

3.1 all Subscriptions are supplied by African Celebrities Magazine (ACM);

3.2 descriptions and prices of the Subscriptions are available on this Site or will be communicated on request. Viewing or receiving such information does not place any obligation whatsoever on you to place an order with African Celebrities Magazine (ACM);

3.3 payment for the Subscriptions is made either via this Site or via telephone using one of the following methods of payment: MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, IDEAL or Payapal;

3.4 typically, the Company will commence Subscriptions with the first available issue, one week following the date of the Company’s acceptance of an order. Access to the online Subscription will be available within one week of the Company’s acceptance of an order;

3.5 please note that the right to cancel any orders under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 does not apply to the sale of periodicals;

3.6 you may cancel the contract in the event that the Company is in breach of any of its express or implied obligations under the contract;

3.7 unless otherwise specified, the materials on this website are directed solely at those who access this Site from the Netherlands. The Company makes no representation that any products or services referred to in the materials on this website are appropriate for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable; and

3.8 in the event that the Company is unable to supply the Subscriptions for any reason, the Company shall notify you as soon as possible and offer you the option to order alternative Subscriptions. In the event that the Company is unable to contact you then the contract shall be deemed cancelled within 7 days following the Company’s notification to you. On cancellation of the contract in accordance with this clause 3.8 any money already paid to the Company shall be refunded.

4. Licence

4.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Site for your own use on the following basis:

4.1.1 no documents or related graphics on this Site are modified in any way;

4.1.2 no graphics on this Site are used separately from accompanying text; and

4.1.3 the Company’s copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

4.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Site (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from this Site other than in accordance with clause 4.1 above for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Site.

4.3 Subject to clause 4.1, no part of this Site may be reproduced or stored in any other Site or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Company’s prior written permission.

4.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

4.5 You must not visit or use the Site for the purposes of Commercial Gain.

5. Service access

5.1 While African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) endeavours to ensure that this Site is normally available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

5.2 Access to this Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company’s control.

6. Visitor material and conduct

6.1 Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under the Privacy Policy, any material or articles you transmit or post to this Site shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company shall have no obligations with respect to such material. The Company and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

6.2 You warrant that you are the author of any articles submitted or posted by you on this Site. You agree to indemnify the Company against any loss or damage suffered as a result of your article(s) breaching the intellectual property rights of a third party.

6.3 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any material:

6.3.1 that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or

6.3.2 for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or

6.3.3 which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the Netherlands or any other country in the world; or

6.3.4 which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

6.4 You may not misuse the Site (including, without limitation, by hacking). 6.5 The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clauses 6.2, 6.3, or 6.4.

7. Links to and from other Sites

7.1 Links to third party Sites on this Site are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Site. The Company has not reviewed all of these third party Sites and does not control and is not responsible for these Sites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results hat may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party Sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

7.2 You must seek and obtain the written consent of the Company before creating any link to this Site. All authorized links to this Site must be to the home page of this Site and make it clear that this Site and its content are distinct from the website containing the link.

8. Information contained on the Site

8.1 While the Company endeavours to ensure that the information on this Site is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Site. The Company may make changes to the material on this Site, described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this Site may be out of date, and the Company makes no commitment to update such material.

8.2 The material on this Site is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extended permitted by law, the Company provides you with this Site on the basis that the Company excludes all representations, warranties and conditions and other terms (including without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for this legal notice might have effect in relation to this Site.

9. Liability

9.1 The African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) and its licensors or representatives (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this Site), and any of the Company’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this Site in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this Site, any Sites linked to this Site or the material on such Sites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this Site or your downloading of any material from this Site or any Sites linked to this Site.

9.2 Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company’s liability for:

9.2.1 death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence; or

9.2.2 fraudulent misrepresentation; or

9.2.3 any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law, including without limitation all relevant consumer law.

9.3 If your use of material on this Site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

10. Governing law and jurisdiction

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Dutch law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch courts.

The Site is operated by;

African Celebrities Magazine (ACM) C/o Africa Press International (API) Rotterdam, The Netherlands Registered Company No.: 24434890