Terms & Conditions, Refund Policy, Pricing & Promotion Policy.
Last update: May 08, 2020
1.1 GOWork.ng is a diverse and active online community hub that connects employers (Buyers) and service providers (Sellers) of micro-jobs (temporary, task-type job of all types). GOWork.ng service is owned and operated by GOWork.ng Platform Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“us,” “we”, “GOWork”, “site” or “GOWork.ng”).
These terms and conditions shall govern your use of GOWork.ng website (hereinafter referred to as “Our Website”).
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or delete portions of these Terms at any time without further notice. Your continued use of our website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.
If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.
1.3 If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
1.4 You must be at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction (if different than 18), to use our website; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.
2. Copyright notice
2.1 Copyright (c) 2018 GOWork.ng All Rights Reserved.
2.2 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
3. Licence to use website
3.1 You may:
(a) view pages from our website in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
(c) print pages from our website;
(d) stream audio, video and share image files from our website; and
(e) use our website services by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.
3.3 You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.
3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
(c) show any material from our website in public;
(d) exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our website.
3.6 Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.
3.7 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.
4. Acceptable use
4.1 You must not:
(a) use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
(b) use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
(e) access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
(f) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
(g) use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
4.2 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
5. Use on behalf of organisation
5.1 If you use our website or expressly agree to these terms and conditions in the course of a business or other organisational project, then by so doing you bind both:
(a) yourself; and
(b) the person, company or other legal entity that operates that business or organisational project,
to these terms and conditions, and in these circumstances references to “you” in these terms and conditions are to both the individual user and the relevant person, company or legal entity, unless the context requires otherwise.
6. Buyer registration and accounts
6.1 This Section 6 applies to buyers and prospective buyers.
6.2 To be eligible for a buyer account on our website under this Section 6, you must be at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction (if different than 18)
6.3 You may register for a buyer account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.
7. Service provider registration and accounts
7.1 This Section 7 applies to you if you are, or wish to be, a service provider offering services to buyers through our website.
7.2 To be eligible for a service provider account on our website under this Section 7, you must be at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction (if different than 18)
7.3 You may register for a service provider account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.
8. User login details
8.1 If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a username and password.
8.2 Your username must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 21; you must not use your account or username for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
8.3 You must keep your password confidential.
8.4 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.
8.5 You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
9. Cancellation and suspension of account
9.1 We may:
(a) suspend your account;
(b) cancel your account; and/or
(c) edit your account details,
at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any services you have paid for and you have not breached these terms and conditions, we will refund to you a pro rata amount of your payment, such amount to be calculated by us using any reasonable methodology.
9.2 You may cancel your account at any time by simply contacting us to do so. Please note that canceling your account will permanently delete all its content. Publications and account information cannot be recovered and you will not be entitled to any refund if you cancel your account in accordance with this Section 9.2.
10.1 We publish feedback reviews of products and services on our website.
10.2 Reviewers are or may be independent from us; accordingly, reviews published on our website do not necessarily reflect our views and opinions.
10.3 You acknowledge that reviews published on our website may be out of date, biased, partial, misleading and/or inaccurate.
10.4 You should not rely upon reviews published on our website to make decisions or determine courses of action, and you should conduct your own research before making a decision or embarking upon a course of action.
10.5 Subject to Section 25.1, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage arising from any reliance you may place on any review published on the website.
10.6 You agree to the publication of reviews relating to you and your business, by others, on our website; you acknowledge that such reviews may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and, subject to Section 25.1, you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such reviews, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such reviews.
11. User reviews
11.1 Feedback reviews provided by buyers while completing an order are published on our website. Feedback reviews show honest opinion and overall experience of buyers with the sellers and their service
11.2 If you have registered with our website as a buyer, you may submit reviews for publication on the website while completing an order, subject to these terms and conditions.
11.3 Your reviews must be honest, reasonable and bona fide reviews of the Seller.
11.4 You may only post a review if while completing an order.
11.5 You must not post a review if:
(a) you have a financial interest in the subject matter of the review;
(b) you are an owner, partner, member, employee, business partner or affiliate of any person who has a financial interest in the subject matter of the review; and/or
(c) you are otherwise connected with, or related to, any person who has a financial interest in the subject matter of the review.
11.6 For the avoidance of doubt, your reviews constitute “your content” for the purposes of Section 20 and Section 21.
11.7 You acknowledge that we may publish and otherwise use, in conjunction with your reviews, the name you provide to us, but we shall have no obligation to do so.
11.8 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your reviews to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and warrant that all other moral rights in your reviews have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
11.9 You acknowledge that the user reviews published on our website are submitted by users, and that we do not usually review, approve or edit such reviews; accordingly, we do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the user reviews.
12. Service provider listings
12.1 If you register with our website as a service provider, you will be able to submit micro-job service listings to the website to allow Buyers to purchase your services
12.2 To create a listing on our website, you should take the following steps:
1) You must log into your account
2) Click on “Post a Mjob” tab
3) Fill out the title of your job title starting with: “I WILL…”
4) Enter the number of days needed to complete the service
5) Select appropriate Category for the service
6) Give a detailed but short description of the service
7) Add relevant images
8) Add value added service EXTRAs appropriately
9) Add relevant tags to optimize your service on search option
10) Click Save to publish your service
12.3 Listings that are submitted will be automatically processed and published.
12.4 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, we reserve the right to reject, unpublish and/or delete any listings that breach these terms and conditions or that do not meet any additional guidelines for listings published on our website; and if we reject, unpublish or delete a listing for any of these reasons, we will not refund any fees you may have paid to us in respect of the listing.
12.5 If we permit the publication of a listing, it will remain published on our website indefinitely, subject to these terms and conditions.
12.6 Listings submitted to our website must be true, fair, complete and accurate in all respects.
12.7 Listings submitted to our website must constitute bona fide listings relating of the service provider.
12.8 Listings must be allocated to the appropriate category or categories. If you cannot identify an appropriate category for a listing, please contact us.
12.9 You must keep your listings up to date using our website interface; in particular, you must remove any listings in respect of products that have ceased to be available.
12.10 You should note that all prices specified in or in relation to a listing are in Nigerian Naira. However, orders can be made in USA Dollars, Euro and British Pounds Sterling in equivalent amount by using the system’s real time currency converter.
12.11 You may offer your listings at a base starting price of ?5,000, and add additional services (Value Added Services) as EXTRAS at a base price of more than ₦5,000 as determined by you.
13. Service rules
13.1 The only services that may be the subject of a listing on our website are services falling within the following categories: mostly intangible/digital services – any service that can be delivered online ONLY!
13.2 You must not use our website to advertise, buy, sell or supply physical products, that requires physical meeting between Seller and Buyer.
13.3 You must not advertise, buy, sell or supply through or in relation to our website any service that:
(a) breaches any law, regulations or code, or infringes any person’s intellectual property rights or other rights, or gives rise to a cause of action against any person, in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law;
(b) involves the supply, distribution or publication of any material that would, if published on our website by you, contravene the provisions of Section 4 or Section 21; or
(c) relates to drugs, narcotics, steroids or controlled substances; relates to pornography or obscene, indecent or sexually explicit materials; encourages or facilitates criminal acts or civil wrongs; or encourages or facilitates the infringement of any intellectual property right.
14. The buying and selling process
14.1 ,You agree that a contract for the purchase and supply of a service or services will come into force between you as the Seller and another registered website user as the Buyer, and accordingly that you commit to purchasing or supplying the relevant service or services, in the following circumstances:
(a) a buyer must search for and select the services he or she wishes to purchase, and then proceed to the checkout;
(b) if the buyer is a new user, he or she must create a buyer account with the website and log in; otherwise, the buyer must enter his or her login details;
(c) once the buyer is logged in, he or she must carefully review the service description and confirm the order and his or her consent to these terms and conditions and the applicable terms and conditions of the Service Provider;
(d) the buyer will be transferred to the website of the appointed payment service provider, and the payment service provider will handle the buyer’s payment to the service provider; buyers must submit payment in full via credit/debit card, Cash or Credit.
(e) the website will then send to the buyer an automatically generated acknowledgement of payment;
(f) once the service provider has checked whether it is able to meet the buyer’s order, the service provider will start the project and the buyer will be notified of the project commencement (at which point the order will become a binding contract between the service provider and the buyer) or the service provider will confirm by email that it is unable to meet the buyer’s order.
15. Terms and conditions of supply
15.1 Service providers must use the website interface to create legal notices applying to their relationships with service buyers.
15.2 Service providers must ensure that:
(a) legal notices are sufficient to meet the service provider’s legal disclosure obligations and other legal obligations; and
(b) they comply with all laws applicable to their service listings and supplies of services, including where applicable the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002.
15.3 Except to the extent that a buyer and service provider expressly agree otherwise, the following provisions will be incorporated into the contract of for the supply of services between the buyer and the service provider:
(a) the price for the services will be as stated in the relevant service listing;
(b) other amounts and Fees and other taxes will only be payable by the buyer if this is expressly and clearly stated in the service listing;
(c) provision of the services must be made within 30 days following date the contract for the supply of the services comes into force or such shorter period as the buyer and service provider may agree;
(d) appropriate means of provision of services must be used by the service provider;
(e) services must be provided with reasonable care and skill and must conform in all material respects to the description of the services in the service listing and any other description of the services supplied or made available by the service provider to the buyer; and
(f) any intellectual property rights in any works created by the service provider during the course of the supply of the services are hereby licensed by the service provider to the buyer from the date of supply of the relevant works to the buyer on the basis of a worldwide exclusive royalty-free perpetual licence of all such rights, and the service provider must promptly following receipt of a written request from the buyer assign to the buyer (in writing and in compliance with all other applicable formalities) all such rights.
15.4 If the service provider is a trader and the buyer is a consumer, the provisions of Section 16 shall be incorporated into the contract for the supply of services between the buyer and the service provider.
15.5 Both buyers and service providers undertake to comply with the agreed terms and conditions of supply.
16. Distance contracts: cancellation right
16.1 This Section 16 applies if and only if the services provider is a trader and the buyer enters into a contract with the service provider as a consumer – that is, as an individual acting wholly or mainly outside the buyer’s trade, business, craft or profession.
16.2 The buyer may withdraw an offer to enter into a contract with the service provider at any time; and the buyer may cancel a contract entered into with the service provider at any time within the period:
(a) beginning when the contract was entered into; and
(b) ending at the end of 14 days after the day on which the contract was entered into,
subject to Section 16.3. The buyer does not have to give any reason for the withdrawal or cancellation.
16.3 The buyer agrees that the service provider may begin the provision of services before the expiry of the period referred to in Section 16.2, and the buyer acknowledges that, if the service provider does begin the provision of services before the end of that period, then:
(a) if the services are fully performed, the buyer will lose the right to cancel referred to in Section 16.2; and
(b) if the services are partially performed at the time of cancellation, the buyer must pay to the service provider an amount proportional to the services supplied or the service provider may deduct such amount from any refund due to the buyer in accordance with this Section 16.
16.4 In order to withdraw an offer to enter into a contract or cancel a contract on the basis described in this Section 16, the buyer must inform the service provider of the buyer’s decision to withdraw or cancel (as the case may be). The buyer may inform the service provider by means of any clear statement setting out the decision. In the case of cancellation, the buyer may inform the service provider using the cancellation form that the service provider will make available to the buyer. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for the buyer to send its communication concerning the exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
16.5 If the buyer withdraws an offer to enter into a contract, or cancels a contract, on the basis described in this Section 16, the buyer will receive a refund of any amount the buyer paid to the service provider in respect of the contract, less our commission and payment processing fees except as specified in this Section 16.
16.6 The service provider will refund money using the same method used to make the payment, unless the buyer has expressly agreed otherwise. In any case, the buyer will not incur any fees as a result of the refund.
16.7 The service provider will process the refund due to the buyer as a result of a cancellation on the basis described in this Section 16 without undue delay and, in any case, within the period of 14 days after the day on which the service provider is informed of the cancellation.
16.8 A buyer will not have any right to cancel a contract as described in this Section 16 insofar as the contract relates to:
(a) the supply of services (other than supply of water, gas, electricity or district heating) for which the price is dependent on fluctuations in the financial market which cannot be controlled by the service provider and which may occur within the cancellation period;
(b) contracts where the buyer has specifically requested a visit from the service provider for the purpose of carrying out urgent repairs or maintenance; or
(c) the supply of accommodation, transport of goods, vehicle rental services, catering or services related to leisure activities, if the contract provides for a specific date or period of performance.
17. Marketplace fees
17.1 Marketplace service providers must pay to us the following amounts:
(a) fees in respect of the creation of a service provider account;
(b) fees in respect of the creation of a seller micro-job listings; and
(c) commission in respect of each sale of services made through our website.
17.2 In respect of fees payable to us by service providers:
(a) the fees will be as specified on our website from time to time; and
(b) the scope and duration of the services in respect of which the fees are payable will be as specified on our website at the time those fees are paid.
17.3 In respect of commission payable to us by service providers:
(a) commission shall be payable at at the rate or rates specified on our website from time to time;
(b) we shall deduct commission due from amounts held or processed by us on behalf of the service provider; and
(c) commission payments are non-refundable, irrespective of whether a buyer subsequently cancels the underlying order and irrespective of whether a buyer is entitled to, or receives, a refund in respect of such an order.
17.4 All amounts stated in these terms and conditions or on our website are stated inclusive of VAT.
17.5 We may vary fees from time to time by posting new fees on our website, but this will not affect fees for services that have been previously paid.
17.6 We may vary commission rates from time to time by posting new rates on our website, but this will not affect any liability to pay commission that accrues before the new rates are posted.
18.1 You must pay to us the fees in respect of our website services in advance, in cleared funds, in accordance with any instructions on our website.
18.2 If you dispute any payment made to us, you must contact us immediately and provide full details of your claim.
18.3 If you make an unjustified credit card, debit card or other charge-back then you will be liable to pay us, within 7 days following the date of our written request:
(a) an amount equal to the amount of the charge-back;
(b) all third party expenses incurred by us in relation to the charge-back (including charges made by our or your bank or payment processor or card issuer);
(c) an administration fee of ₦5,000.00 including VAT; and
(d) all our reasonable costs, losses and expenses incurred in recovering the amounts referred to in this Section 18.3 (including without limitation legal fees and debt collection fees),
and for the avoidance of doubt, if you fail to recognize or fail to remember the source of an entry on your card statement or other financial statement, and make a charge-back as a result, this will constitute an unjustified charge-back for the purposes of this Section 18.3.
18.4 If you owe us any amount under or relating to these terms and conditions, we may suspend or withdraw the provision of services to you.
18.5 We may at any time set off any amount that you owe to us against any amount that we owe to you, by sending you written notice of the set-off.
19. Our role
19.1 You acknowledge that:
(a) we do not confirm the identity of website users, check their credit worthiness or bona fides, or otherwise vet them;
(b) we do not check, audit or monitor the information contained in listings;
(c) we are not party to any contract for the sale or supply of services advertised on the website (except the marketplace and payment processing services made available to buyers and services providers under these terms and conditions);
(d) we are not involved in any transaction between a buyer and a service provider in any way, save that we facilitate a marketplace for buyers and service providers and process payments on behalf of service providers;
(e) we are not the agents for any buyer or service provider,
and accordingly we will not be liable to any person in relation to the offer for sale or supply of any services advertised on our website; furthermore we are not responsible for the enforcement of any contractual obligations arising out of a contract for the sale or supply of any services and we will have no obligation to mediate between the parties to any such contract.
19.2 You acknowledge that we cannot be held responsible for the behaviour of our users, either on or off the website, and we cannot guarantee that any information provided by a user is true, accurate, complete, current and not misleading; and subject to Section 25.1 you will not hold us liable in respect of any loss or damage arising out of any user behaviour or user information.
19.3 The provisions of this Section 19 are subject to Section 25.1.
20. Your content: licence
20.1 In these terms and conditions, “your content” means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.
20.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website.
20.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 20.2.
20.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 20.2.
20.5 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
20.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.
20.7 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
20. Your content: rules
21.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
21.2 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
21.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
(a) be libellous or maliciously false;
(b) be obscene or indecent;
(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
(d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(i) be blasphemous;
(j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(l) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
(m) be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
(n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(o) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any
other loss or damage;
(p) constitute spam;
(q) be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
(r) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
21.4 Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
21.5 You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.
21.6 You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
22. Provision of contact details
22.1 Save where expressly requested or permitted by us to do so, you must not add any information to our website that may facilitate direct communications with other users outside our website (including without limitation email addresses, postal addresses, instant messaging IDs, telephone numbers, fax numbers, personal website URLs and social networking profile URLs).
23. Report abuse
23.1 If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.
23.2 You can let us know about any such material or activity by email or using our abuse reporting form.
24. Limited warranties
24.1 We do not warrant or represent:
(a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
(b) that the material on the website is up to date; or
(c) that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
24.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
24.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 25.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
25. Limitations and exclusions of liability
25.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law,
and, if you are a consumer, your statutory rights will not be excluded or limited by these terms and conditions, except to the extent permitted by law.
25.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 25 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
(a) are subject to Section 25.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.
25.3 To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
25.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
25.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
25.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 25.6 shall not apply.
25.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 25.7 shall not apply.
25.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
25.9 Our aggregate liability to you in respect of any contract to provide services to you under these terms and conditions shall not exceed the greater of:
(a) ₦500.00; and
(b) the total amount paid and payable to you under the contract.
26.1 You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of your use of our website or any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.
27. Breaches of these terms and conditions
27.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
(a) send you one or more formal warnings;
(b) temporarily suspend your access to our website;
(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
(e) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
(f) commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
(g) suspend or delete your account on our website.
27.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
28. Third party websites
28.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.
28.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 25.1 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
29. Trade marks
29.1 GOWork™, GOWork.ng.ng™, our logos and our other registered and unregistered trade marks are trade marks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
29.2 The third party registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.
30.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
30.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.
30.3 If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.
31.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions – providing, if you are a consumer, that such action does not serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these terms and conditions.
31.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
32.1 If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
32.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
33. Third party rights
33.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
33.2 The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
34. Entire agreement
34.1 Subject to Section 25.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.
35. Law and jurisdiction
35.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria..
35.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
36. Statutory and regulatory disclosures
36.1 We will specify on the website or elsewhere in these terms and conditions the different technical steps you must follow to conclude a contract under these terms and conditions, and also the technical means for identifying and correcting input errors prior to the placing of your order.
36.2 We will not file a copy of these terms and conditions specifically in relation to each user or customer and, if we update these terms and conditions, the version to which you originally agreed will no longer be available on our website. We recommend that you consider saving a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
36.3 These terms and conditions are available in the English language only.
37. Our details
37.1 This website is owned and operated by GOWork.ng Platform Limited
37.2 We are registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria under registration number RC 1408587, and our registered office is at Plot 44 Gana Street, Maitama District, F.C.T. Abuja, Nigeria.
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, GOWork.ng and website owners. Furthermore the way GOWork.ng processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
GOWork.ng and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. GOWork.ng complies with the laws of the Federation of Nigeria and requirements for user privacy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting GOWork.ng website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
GOWork.ng and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
GOWork.ng takes precautions to protect users’ information. When you submit sensitive information via this website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
GOWork.ng operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by GOWork.ng. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with Anti-spam laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of GOWork.ng. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us at Info[@]GOWork.ng.
Email marketing campaigns published by GOWork.ng may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with the Anti-Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
GOWork.ng cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite her best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and GOWork.ng and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that GOWork.ng and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. GOWork.ng nor its owners will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
GOWork.ng may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore GOWork.ng and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.