Terms and Conditions

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If you have any concerns about any material which appears on our site or wish to correspond with us in relation to this website, please contact us using this address: National Council for Competitiveness of Nigeria, … Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, or by using the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website.

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using the information and services available through this site. By accessing or using the site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below.

1. Definitions

In these terms:

“User” or “you” means any person who accesses or uses this site, with our without NCCN’s authorization whether or not you are registered to use this or part of this site or a member or user of a service offered through this site.

“Terms” means these terms and conditions.

“Website” or “site” means the website www.nccnigeria.org (home page and underlying webpages) or other collection of information and/or applications operated by NCCN and available for access via the internet or similar technology through devices such as PCs, laptop computers, mobile phones or other network-enabled devices, on which these Terms are posted or which is expressly referred to in connection with the User being required to agree to these Terms.

2. Access and Use of this Site

By accessing, browsing or downloading any part of this site or its content, or uploading to this site, or any other use of this site and its content, you agree to comply with these Terms (which form a contract between you and NCCN) and all relevant applicable laws. If you do not agree to these Terms, plese refrain from using this site. NCCN may at any time, with or without notice, limit, restrict or completely suspend access to this site.

You agree not to access this site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by NCCN for use in accessing this site.

To use, post, upload or download materials, communicate via and to access this site, the User may be asked to provide registration details. It is a condition of this site that all the registration details the User provides are and will remain true, correct, current and complete. You agree to notify NCCN of any changes which are relevant to your registration. If NCCN reasonably believes the details are not correct, current or complete, or if NCCN otherwise reasonably believe that such action would be appropriate, it has the right to refuse User’s access to the site, and/or any services and site content, and to terminate or suspend the User’s account. While NCCN takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information you provide, the possibility exists that this information could be unlawfully observed by a third party while in transit over the internet or while stored on NCCN systems or on this Site. NCCN disclaims all liability to you to the greatest extent possible pursuant to law should this occur.

The User is responsible for maintaining the maintaining the confidentiality of his or her password and account details (if any) and for all activities under the User’s account. Any unauthorized use of the User’s account or other breach of security should be reported to NCCN immediately.

NCCN prohibits the transmission, distribution, dissemination, uploading, posting, submission, sharing and storage on, via or through use of this site of content which is unlawful or which it considers in its sole discretion to be inappropriate or distasteful, including but not limited to content which is defamatory, pornographic, vulgar, obscene or advocates violence. NCCN reserves the right, but does not accept any obligation, subject to applicable laws, to delete or restrict Users’ access to relevant site content and/or User content and/or to pass relevant User content and/or information relating to User (including personal information) to any appropriate authority where User content is uploaded in breach or suspected breach of any of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations, without any requirement to notify the User, or for any claim or complaint to be formally commenced or proved.

3. Ownership of site content

NCCN does not transfer title to, or ownership of, any site content downloaded or used by the User. Site content, unless otherwise indicated, is owned by NCCN and is protected by copyright and other laws. Limited permission to use site content for lawful and non-commercial purposes only is specifically conditioned on the User’s recognition, observance and retention of all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices in site content, and all proprietary and other intellectual property rights of NCCN in site content.

In these Terms, User content is information or other content, which is or may be provided to NCCN or inputted or uploaded by the User via this site or related means, including (without limitation) pictures, video and other images, audio materials, graphics, document or data files, messages, e-mail and other communications, files, texts, opinions and other information. By uploading User content to this site or sending or making available User content to NCCN or other Users, pursuant to or by reason of site,  the User automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such User content has expressly granted NCCN and its assignees a worldwide perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, and non-exclusive right and license to use (including commercial use and exploitation), copy, sub-license, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute User content, and create derivative works from and incorporate such User content or any part thereof into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. The User further warrants that he has the rights necessary to grant such license and that all moral rights in any User content have been waived. All User content will be considered non-confidential, not subject to any use restrictions and will not be subject to any obligation of confidence on NCCN’s part.

NCCN prohibits the uploading of content that contains works or material protected by intellectual property laws or that may infringe others’ intellectual property rights, unless the User owns or controls the exclusive rights thereto or has received all required consents. Any unauthorized use or copying of site content, or use of site content which breaches these Terms or violates trade mark, copyright and other proprietary rights, and have civil and criminal consequences. Users shall not use any site content (or any other content made available through this site) in any manner that infringes any trade mark, copyright or other proprietary rights.

4. Liability

The materials, information and opinions, which may include User content, included and/or expressed on the site are not necessarily those of, or endorsed by the NCCN. NCCN disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials, information or opinions by any User or by anyone who may be informed of their contents. Any information you obtain or use, or convey through this site, will be at your own discretion and risk and are subject to the disclaimers and liability limitations in these Terms. The security of this site cannot be guaranteed. NCCN provides no warranty to you that content or information generally available through its site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service or information will be corrected. You also understand that NCCN cannot and does not guarantee or warrant to you that files available for downloading through the site or delivered via electronic mail through the site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data.

NCCN shall not be liable in respect of, and disclaims all liability in relation to content submitted or uploaded the site which becomes available to persons other than the User who submitted the User content. Similarly, NCCN shall not be liable in respect of, and disclaims all liability in relation to any non-availability of content submitted to the site.

5. Changes to these terms

NCCN may amend these Terms at any time, with or without prior notice, and such amendments shall be effective immediately upon posting the amended Terms on the site.

6. General provisions

If any part of these Terms is held invalid that part shall be severed from these Terms and the remainder of these Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable. The laws governing these will be the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of its Courts.