Terms Of Participation

Last updated: September 26, 2012

Welcome to Addisbuy.com. By using Addisbuy, you agree to the following terms and conditions, and any policies, guidelines or amendments thereto that may be presented to you from time to time, including but not limited to Program Policies and Legal Notices (collectively, the "Terms"). We may update the Terms in the future.

SCOPE

Before you may become a member of Addisbuy, you must read and accept all of the terms in, this User Agreement and the Addisbuy Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend that, as you read this User Agreement. By accepting this User Agreement, you agree that this User Agreement and Privacy Policy will apply whenever you use Addisbuy sites or services, or when you use the tools we make available to interact with Addisbuy sites and services.

Using Addisbuy

While using Addisbuy sites, services and tools, you will not:

  1. post content or items in an inappropriate category or areas on our sites and services;
  2. violate any laws, third party rights or our policies;
  3. manipulate the price of any item or interfere with other users' listings;
  4. post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content (including personal information);
  5. take any action that may undermine the feedback or ratings systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information off of the sites or using it for purposes unrelated to Addisbuy);
  6. transfer your Addisbuy account (including feedback);
  7. distribute or post spam, unsolicited, or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  8. distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Addisbuy, or the interests or property of Addisbuy users;
  9. copy, modify or distribute rights or content from the Addisbuy sites, service or tools or Addisbuy's copyrights and trademarks; or
  10. harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their consent.
  11. use for political, drug, racial, weapon, etc actions prohibited by law.

1. USE OF SERVICES

Addisbuy, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, including your domain administrator ("Addisbuy") offer Addisbuy services to you, provided that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Ethiopia or other applicable jurisdiction. In order to access certain services, you may be required to provide current, accurate identification, contact, and other information as part of the registration process and/or continued use of Addisbuy services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password, and are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify Addisbuy of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Addisbuy cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to provide us with accurate information or to keep your password secure.

2. APPROPRIATE CONDUCT

You understand that all textual data and images, and messages or other materials ("Content") are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. Addisbuy reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to pre-screen, flag, filter, refuse, modify or move any Content available via Addisbuy services. You understand that by using Addisbuy services you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable, and that you use Addisbuy services at your own risk.

You agree that you are responsible for your own conduct and any Content that you create, transmit or display while using Addisbuy services and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use Addisbuy services only for purposes that are legal, proper and in accordance with the Terms and any applicable policies or guidelines. You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts Addisbuy services or servers or networks connected to Addisbuy services.

You agree to comply with your company's data usage and privacy policies.

Users outside of the Ethiopia agree to comply with their own local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content, including laws regulating the export of data to and from the Ethiopia or your country of residence.

3. ADDISBUY PRIVACY POLICY

For information about our data protection practices, please see our Privacy Policy. By using Addisbuy services, you acknowledge and agree that Addisbuy may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and any Content associated with that account if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce the Terms, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues (including, without limitation, the filtering of spam), or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Addisbuy, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of Addisbuy services, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks, devices or services.

You also understand and agree that your domain administrator may have access to your account and its content, and may suspend or terminate your account access and your ability to modify your account.

4. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

Addisbuy's Rights

You acknowledge and agree that Addisbuy services and any necessary software used in connection with Addisbuy services ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws and treaties. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or presented to you through Addisbuy services is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Addisbuy or other proper third party rights holders, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on Content, Addisbuy services or Software, in whole or in part except as specifically authorized in a separate written agreement.

Subject to the Terms, Addisbuy grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software, unless such activity is expressly permitted or required by law or has been expressly authorized by Addisbuy in writing. You agree not to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to Addisbuy services. You agree not to access Addisbuy services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Addisbuy for use in accessing Addisbuy services except as specifically authorized in a separate written agreement.

Your Rights

Addisbuy claims no ownership or control over any Content submitted, posted or displayed by you on or through Addisbuy services. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any Content you submit, post or display on or through Addisbuy services and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through Addisbuy services which are intended to be available to the members of the public, you grant Addisbuy a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, modify, publish and distribute such Content on Addisbuy services for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting Addisbuy services. Addisbuy reserves the right to syndicate Content submitted, posted or displayed by you on or through Addisbuy services and use that Content in connection with any service offered by Addisbuy. Addisbuy furthermore reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any Content in its sole discretion.

You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any content submitted.

5. SOFTWARE AND AUTOMATIC UPDATES

Your use of any Software provided by Addisbuy will be governed by the Terms and any additional terms and conditions of the end user license agreement accompanying such Software. Addisbuy Software may automatically report version number or other diagnostic information and may automatically download upgrades to the Software to update, enhance and further develop Addisbuy services, including providing bug fixes, patches, enhanced functions, missing plug-ins and new versions.

6. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You agree that Addisbuy has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content and other communications maintained or transmitted by Addisbuy services. You acknowledge that Addisbuy may have set no fixed upper limit on the number of transmissions you may send or receive through Addisbuy services or the amount of storage space used; however, we retain the right, at our sole discretion, to create limits at any time with or without notice.

7. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

Addisbuy reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, Addisbuy services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Addisbuy shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of Addisbuy services.

8. TERMINATION

You may discontinue your use of Addisbuy services at any time. You agree that Addisbuy may at any time and for any reason, including a period of account inactivity, terminate your access to Addisbuy services, terminate the Terms, or suspend or terminate your account. In the event of termination, your account will be disabled and you may not be granted access to Addisbuy services, your account or any files or other content contained in your account. Sections 9 (Termination), 11 (Indemnity), 12 (Disclaimer of Warranties), 13 (Limitations of Liability), 14 (Exclusions and Limitations) and 17 (including choice of law, severability and statute of limitations), of the Terms, shall survive expiration or termination.

9. ADVERTISEMENTS

Some Addisbuy services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions on the service. Such advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Addisbuy services, queries made through Addisbuy services or other information. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Addisbuy on its services are subject to change. As consideration for your use of Addisbuy services, you agree that Addisbuy may place such advertising and that Addisbuy shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you as a result of the presence of such advertisers on Addisbuy services or your subsequent dealings with advertisers.

10. LINKS

Addisbuy services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Addisbuy may have no control over such sites and resources and you acknowledge and agree that Addisbuy is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Addisbuy shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

11. INDEMNITY

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Addisbuy, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, advertisers, licensors, suppliers or partners, (collectively "Addisbuy and Partners") from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of Addisbuy services, violation of the Terms or any other actions connected with use of Addisbuy services, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Addisbuy will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.

12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

  1. YOUR USE OF ADDISBUY SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ADDISBUY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ADDISBUY AND PARTNERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  2. ADDISBUY AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT (i) ADDISBUY SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) ADDISBUY SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF ADDISBUY SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH ADDISBUY SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
  3. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF ADDISBUY SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT 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.
  4. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ADDISBUY OR THROUGH OR FROM ADDISBUY SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ADDISBUY AND PARTNERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ADDISBUY OR PARTNERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE ADDISBUY SERVICES; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM ADDISBUY SERVICES; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON ADDISBUY SERVICES; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO ADDISBUY SERVICES.

14. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT IS INTENDED TO EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ANY CONDITION, WARRANTY, RIGHT OR LIABILITY WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF IMPLIED TERMS, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IN SECTIONS 12 AND 13 WHICH ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

15. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in the Terms, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to the Terms.

16. NOTICE

You agree that Addisbuy may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on Addisbuy services. Addisbuy does not transfer legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer and create a formal contract between the buyer and the seller.

17. GENERAL INFORMATION

Entire Agreement. The Terms (including any policies, guidelines or amendments that may be presented to your form time to time such as Program Policies and Legal Notices) constitute the entire agreement between you and Addisbuy and govern your use of Addisbuy services, superceding any prior agreements between you and Addisbuy for the use of Addisbuy services. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Addisbuy services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.

Choice of Law and Forum. The Terms and the relationship between you and Addisbuy shall be governed by the laws of the State of Addis Ababa without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Addisbuy agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of Addisbuy to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.

Statute of Limitations.You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of Addisbuy services or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Addisbuy Team.