Welcome to My Afro Caribbean Wedding Planning Tools. We hereby provide you with our Terms and Conditions as provided. The following Terms act as user agreement “Agreement” that governs the use of our “site” and “sister sites”:
The Agreement also covers the use of our forums, wedding marketplace, ads and all other parts of our sites as provided by My Afro Caribbean Wedding serviced by Le Sman Media Group and Events a part of Le Sman IT Solutions. (“Service Provider”, “we,” or “our”).
My Afro Caribbean Wedding may update this terms at any time. Kindly review the terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes to our terms and conditions. Hence, continued access of our services on our site or sister sites will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. If you cease to follow these terms and conditions, we are liable to suspend or terminate your access to the site or sister sites, without any notice given where required.
Use of our Sites or Services
You must agree to use our sites or services for lawful purposes only. And it must be in a way that it does not violate the rights of any person’s use of our Services and in compliance with these terms and with all laws and regulations that apply at all times.
Our site is not intended for users under the age of 16, if under the age then you will need to comply by not using our site. My Afro Caribbean Wedding will not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 16. As such, users under the age of 16 are not permitted to submit their personal information to us, and from using the site for which registration is required, such as our couple registration, forums, wedding vendor registration or newsletter signup not limited to the few mentioned.
Hence the site or our sister sites is intended for your personal use only unless otherwise specified. You may not authorise others to use the site, and you are responsible for all use of the Website by you and by those who you authorise or provide access to the site. Kindly do not pretend to be someone else when using My Afro Caribbean Wedding.
Spamming using text, links, photographs, videos, images or any material that constitute as spamming is not allowed. You cannot use any indecent or offensive language or to provide to or post on any part of our site or sister sites including our blog, posts, forums, any abusive, defamatory, bullying, racist, hateful, violent or harassing behaviour is prohibited, You also agree to refrain from religious, ethnic, homophobia and personal attacks when using our site or sister sites.
You further agree not to use any sexually explicit language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is sexually explicit.
You are responsible for making sure that any graphics, text, images, video, audio or other material you submit to us, provide to or post on the Site or sister sites, including without limitation in forums, blog or anywhere, does not infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party or is provided or posted with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights.
Our site content is protected by international copyright, ltrademark and IP laws. The replication, duplication, reproduction, copying, redistribution, modification, revision, cropping, removal, or use of our contents by you either directly or indirectly is not permitted.
You also agree not to modify, interfere, disrupt, attach, overwhelm with our site or sister sites, including hardware, servers in no means, this includes impersonating by using any administrator password to access our sites.
You agree that My Afro Caribbean Wedding and its sister sites are not responsible and do not endorse the content of all sites linked to from our sites as these external sites are not reviewed by us, and also will not take any responsibility for the actions or contents of any external sites linked to from our site. Hence any site you visit is at your own risk.
We strive to provide an enjoyable online experience for our users, so we may monitor activity on the Website, including in the forums, personal ads, and chats, to foster compliance with this Agreement. All users of the Website hereby specifically agree to such monitoring. Nevertheless, we do not make any warranties or guarantees that: (1) the Website, or any portion thereof, will be monitored for accuracy or unacceptable use, (2) apparent statements of fact will be authenticated, or (3) we will take any specific action (or any action at all) in the event of a dispute regarding compliance or non-compliance with this Agreement.
II. REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT CREATION
REGISTRATION INFORMATION We may at times require that you register and/or set up an account to use certain portions of the Website, or the Website as a whole such as our Wedding Forum. In order to do so, you may be provided, or required to choose, a password, User Id, and/or other registration information (collectively, “Registration Information”). You agree and represent that all Registration Information provided by you is accurate and up-to-date. You may not impersonate, imitate or pretend to be somebody else when registering and/or setting up an account on the Website. If any of your Registration Information changes, you must update it by using the appropriate update mechanism on the Website, if available.
USE OF USER ID/PASSWORD:
If you register and/or set up an account on the Website, you will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Registration Information. You may not authorize others to use your Registration Information. You may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign your Registration Information and/or this Agreement to any third party without our written approval. Any attempt to do so will be null and void and shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement.
You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person who uses your Registration Information, with or without authorization, or who has access to any computer on which your account resides or is accessible.
FEES AND PAYMENTS:
Currently, the use of My Afro Caribbean Wedding sites is free for both Vendors and Couples. We do not currently charge any fees or payments. However, Service Provider or third parties such as Vendors may charge you fees for products or services offered for sale through the Website, and/or for access to portions of the Website or the Website as a whole. You agree to pay all fees and charges, including applicable taxes, incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Website by Service Provider or by any third party vendor or provider (such fees, charges and taxes shall collectively be referred to as “Fees”). Service Provider reserves the right to change the amount of, or basis for determining, any Fees, and to institute new Fees, effective upon prior notice to you. The terms and conditions for Fees and Payments from respective Third parties or Vendors overwrites this, it is advisable to read their terms around this on their respective sites.
IV. USAGE OF WEBSITE:
USE OF THE WEBSITE BY YOU:
The Website is not intended for users under the age of 13, and Service Provider does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using portions of the Website for which registration is required, such as our forums and chat areas; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted, or retained by us.
Unless otherwise specified, the Website is intended for your personal use only. You may not authorize others to use the Website, and you are responsible for all use of the Website by you and by those you allow to use, or provide access to, the Website. You may not impersonate, imitate or pretend to be somebody else when using the Website.
You may not provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that constitutes junk mail, spam, advertising, and/or commercial offers. You may not repeat the same posting multiple times in a day or week.
You agree not to use any obscene, indecent, or offensive language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful, or violent. You agree to refrain from ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, homophobia, and personal attacks when using the Website.
You further agree not to use any sexually explicit language or to provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is sexually explicit. Do not “cyber” or solicit another to “cyber” (participate in virtual sex) on or through the Website.
You may not provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is encrypted, invades anyone’s privacy, or illustrates, references or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, state, federal, national or international law or regulation (e.g., drug use, underage drinking). You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability. Do not provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that includes instructions for weapon and/or explosive manufacture or use.
You are responsible for ensuring that any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material you provide to or post on the Website, including without limitation in bulletin boards, forums, personal ads, chats or elsewhere, does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party or is provided or posted with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights.
The Website may contain graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio and other material that is clearly identified for your use (“Assets”). The Assets are protected by state, national and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Nevertheless, we (and our licensors) grant to you the limited, non-exclusive, right and license to use the Assets solely as described on the Website, as limited by this Agreement, and provided further that you keep intact any and all copyright and other proprietary notices.
The Website also contains other graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio, software, code, and other material that is provided by Service Provider or its licensors and is not clearly identified as, or intended, for your use, including without limitation the organization, design, compilation, and “look and feel” of the Website, and advertising thereon (“Website Content”). The Website Content is protected by state, national and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws, and is the property of Service Provider or its licensors. The copying, reproduction, replication, publication, display, rearrangement, redistribution, modification, revision, alteration, cropping, re-sizing, reverse engineering, movement, removal, deletion, or other use or change by you, directly or indirectly, of any such Website Content, including but not limited to the removal or alteration of advertising, is strictly prohibited.
You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorized use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching, or otherwise, of material obtained through the Website, including without limitation the Assets or Website Content, except as permitted by the Copyright Act or other law or as expressly permitted in writing by this Agreement, Service Provider or the Website.
You agree not to disrupt, overwhelm, attack, modify, reverse engineer or interfere with the Website or its associated software, hardware and/or servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of the Website.
Other than connecting to Service Provider’s servers by http requests using a Web browser, you may not attempt to gain access to Service Provider’s servers by any means – including, without limitation, by using administrator passwords or by masquerading as an administrator while using the Website or otherwise.
You acknowledge that Service Provider has not reviewed and does not endorse the content of all sites linked to from this Website and is not responsible for the content or actions of any other sites linked to from this Website. Your linking to any service or site is at your sole risk.
COMMENTS BY OTHERS ARE NOT ENDORSED BY SERVICE PROVIDER:
Service Provider does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with the comments, opinions, or statements posted in our forums, blogs or otherwise contained in the Website. Any information or material placed online, including advice and opinions, are the views and responsibility of those who post the statements and do not necessarily represent the views of Service Provider or its third party service providers. You agree that Service Provider and its third party service providers are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to any information or materials posted by others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material, even material that violates this Agreement.
USE OF MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY YOU:
Service Provider respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Service Provider may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, suspend or terminate the access of and take other action against users, subscribers, registrants and account holders who infringe the copyright rights of others.
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Website contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify us by providing the following information (as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. sec. 512) to our customer service department firstname.lastname@example.org:
A physical or electronic signature of person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Service Provider to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit Service Provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed
V. MERCHANDISE SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE: Currently we do not sell any merchandise through our website, however we may have an eCommerce platform in future whereby the following terms will apply. Neither Service Provider nor its third party service providers make any warranties with respect to any of the merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, or sold on or through the Website. Transactions for any such item shall be between the user and the third party seller, distributor, or manufacturer without any involvement of Service Provider or its third party service providers. You agree that Service Provider and its third party service providers are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, sold, or distributed on or through the Website, including illegal, offensive or illicit items, even items that violate this Agreement.
VI. INDEMNIFICATION: You agree to indemnify Service Provider and its affiliates, employees, agents, representatives and third party service providers, and to defend and hold each of them harmless, from any and all claims and liabilities (including attorneys’ fees) which may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained through the Website, or from your breach of this Agreement, or from any such acts through your use of the Website.
VII. EDITING AND DELETIONS: Service Provider reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material provided for display or placed on the Website or its forums, in its sole discretion, without notice.
VIII. ADDITIONAL RULES: Service Provider reserves the right to post, from time to time, additional rules of usage that apply to specific parts of the Website. Such additional rules will be posted in the relevant parts of the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to comply with these additional rules.
IX. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: You Acknowledge that you are using the WEBSITE at your own risk . The Website is provided “AS IS”, and the Service provide, its Affiliates and it’s Third Party service providers hereby expressly disclaim any and all Warranties of accuracy, reliability, Title, Merchantability, Non-Infringement, Fitness for a particular purpose or any other Warranty, Condition, Guarantee or Representation, Whether Oral, In Writing or in Electronic Form, Including But not limited to the Accuracy or Completeness of any Information contained therein or Provided by the Website. Service Provider, its Affiliates, and its 3rd party service providers do not represent or warrant that access to the website will be uninterrupted or that there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, or that no viruses will be transmitted on the website, service provider, its Affiliates and it’s 3rd party service providers shall not be liable to you or any 3rd parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages allegedly sustained arising out of this Agreement, the providing of the Website here-under, the Sale or Purchase of any goods or merchandise, your access to or inability to access the website, including for Viruses alleged to have been obtained from the website, your use of or reliance on the website or any of the merchandise, information or materials available on the website, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. In the US, some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitation may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state in the US. You hereby agree to release service provider, its affiliates and 3rd party service providers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this site. In some states, you will agree to waive the civil code sections, which states in part: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favour at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the Debtor”.
X. TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE: Service Provider has the right to terminate and/or suspend your ability to access the Website or any portion thereof, for any or no reason, without notice.
XI. TRADEMARKS The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of My Afro Caribbean Wedding. and others. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website without the written permission of My Afro Caribbean Wedding or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on this website. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or any other Content on this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.
USE OF OUR SERVICES
You agree to use our Services for lawful purposes only and in a way that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit any person’s use and enjoyment of our Services and in compliance at all times with these Terms and with all laws and regulations that apply.
In accessing our Services, you agree that you will only access its contents for your own personal and non-commercial use and not for any commercial or other purposes, including advertising or selling any goods or services. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any content on our Services except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You will need our prior written permission if you want to use any content on our Services for any other reason.
If you are under 16 you will need to obtain your parent’s or guardian’s permission before using any interactive features of our Services, such as transmitting or uploading any content onto our Services. If you are under 16 you must not reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else, including your telephone number, home address or email address, to us or to any other user of our Services.
We make no representation that any of the content on our Services is appropriate or available for use in your country. You are responsible for ensuring that your use of our Services is in compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All information, data, text, documents, graphics, logos, designs, images, pictures, photographs, videos, podcasts, weblogs, RSS feeds, widgets, embeddable media players, software, interactive features, advertisements or other content, services or materials (or any part of them) accessible on our Services (Materials) are protected by copyright, trade marks, database rights and other intellectual property rights and are owned by or licensed to us or are otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law or regulation. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any licence or right to use the Materials other than as permitted in these Terms.
Except as specifically permitted on our Services, you undertake not to copy, store in any medium (including on any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, re-publish, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of our Services without our prior written permission (and the prior written consent of the owner of the relevant intellectual property rights as and if applicable) in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
USER CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR SERVICES
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY BEFORE UPLOADING OR OTHERWISE TRANSMITTING ANY CONTENT TO THE SITE. IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO GRANT US THE PERMISSIONS SET OUT IN THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE SITE.
We may now or in the future enable users to transmit and/or submit (submit) contributions (including without limitation any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio material) to our Services (user Contributions).
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to submit user Contributions or to make contact with other users of our Services, you must comply with the content standards set out in the Code of Conduct. You promise that any user Contribution complies with the Code of Conduct and you will fully reimburse us for any costs arising from breach of your promise.
You remain the owner of the copyright in any original user Contribution that you submit. By submitting any user Contribution to any of our Services (including without limitation any forum, blog, social network, discussion page, photo album or video uploading facility) and in consideration of us making available to you the opportunity to upload any user Contribution (which you acknowledge as a sufficient benefit to you), you irrevocably and unconditionally grant us free of charge a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable licence of the entire right, title and interest in and to such user Contribution so that we and any successor may use the user Contribution in any way, including without limitation the right to copy, reproduce, modify, edit, adapt, reformat, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, transmit, distribute, perform, play, broadcast, commercialise and otherwise make available to the public such user Contribution (whether in whole or in part or copies of the same) in any format or medium currently known or developed in the future for the full period during which such rights subsist (including all renewals, revivals, reversions and extensions of the same) and thereafter to the fullest extent possible in perpetuity.