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Intellectual Property Rights and Restrictions on Use

Invest Africa Ltd grants to you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view, copy and print the material on this website (other than the design or layout of this website) for your non-commercial or personal use only. All copies that you make must retain all copyright and other notices that are on this website. Our status and that of any identified contributors as the authors of material on our website must always be acknowledged. Except as provided in the previous sentence, you may not use, distribute, sell, modify, transmit, revise, reverse engineer, republish, post or create derivative works (where applicable) of the trade-marks, trade names, logos, patent, information, software or other intellectual property, material or content in these Terms of Use, referred to (collectively, as the “content”) of this website without Invest Africa Ltd’s prior written permission. You acknowledge and agree that this website, its content including all software used on this website are the property of Invest Africa Ltd, its affiliates or their respective service providers, suppliers or licensors and you will not acquire any rights or licenses in or on this website or in its content. This website and its content are protected by copyright, both individually and as a collective work or compilation and by trade-mark law, patent law and other applicable laws.

Trademarks

The Invest Africa Ltd (Logo), and other marks used on this website belong to Invest Africa Ltd .You are not permitted to use any of the trademarks displayed on this website (including without limitation those listed above) without the prior written consent of Invest Africa Ltd or the third party that owns the trademark.

Your authority to use this website

By using this website, you are representing to us that you have the power and authority to accept these Terms of Use and to enter into this agreement with us, that you are capable of assuming and do assume any risks related to the use of this website and its content, and that you understand and accept the terms, conditions and risks relating to their use. If you are dissatisfied with this website or its content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using it.

DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

The following provisions exclude or limit our liability for this website. They all apply only so far as the law allows. In particular, we do not exclude or limit any of our responsibilities under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the Financial Conduct Authority rules for the conduct of business.

The content of this website is for information purposes only. Invest Africa has taken care in preparing the content of this website. However, except as set out below, Invest Africa and each of its affiliates, licensors, service providers and suppliers shall not be liable for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete information, or any omission nor for any actions taken in reliance thereon. The information contained in this website provided by any third party, including without limitation, the information obtained through any link, has been supplied without verification by us. Neither Invest Africa nor any of its affiliates, licensors, service providers or suppliers makes or has made any recommendations or endorsements regarding the products, investments or services of any third party mentioned or referred to in this website. Please note that all third party products, investments or services must be ordered or purchased directly from the third party. Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.

This website could include technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors and it is provided to you on an “as is” basis without warranties or representations of any kind.

To the extent permitted by law Invest Africa, its affiliates, licensors, service providers and suppliers expressly exclude all representations, guarantees, warranties, conditions and terms of any kind, whether express or which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or equity [including without limitation, representations, guarantees, warranties, conditions or terms regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, satisfactory quality, merchantability, merchantable quality or fitness for any particular purpose or those arising by law, statute, usage of trade, or course of dealing.

Invest Africa and each of its affiliates, licensors, service providers or suppliers to the fullest extent permitted by law also expressly exclude any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential or special loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use or results with the use of our website or any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it including without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill, damage to reputation, wasted management or office time and for any other loss or damage of any kind however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Nothing in these ‘Terms of use’ shall operate to limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our gross negligence nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Invest Africa does not guarantee that access to and use of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. From time to time Invest Africa may suspend or restrict access to the website in order to carry out repairs, maintenance or to introduce new facilities.

Invest Africa reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of this website.

Changes to Terms of Use

Invest Africa reserves the right to update and revise these ‘Terms of use’ at any time without notice to you. You are bound by such updates and revisions so we encourage you to visit this page frequently to keep yourself updated. Your continued use of this website will mean that you agree to any changes.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision you will commit a criminal offence and we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach your right to use our website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it or on any website linked to it.

This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Invest Africa from its offices. By accessing this website, you and Invest Africa agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this website shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the England and Wales, as applicable, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and Invest Africa also hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the England and Wales with respect to any and all matters arising in connection with these Terms of Use.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Invest Africa Ltd. uses and protects any information that you give Invest Africa when you use its website or services.

Invest Africa is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our services, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Invest Africa may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, job title and company name

  • Contact information including email address and telephone number

  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better services. We may store your information for the following reasons:

  • Effective provision of membership and event services

  • When we have legitimate interest in doing so

  • Internal record keeping

  • to improve our products and services

  • to periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided

  • to contact you occasionally for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or post. We may use the information to customise our services according to your interests.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to member needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

When someone visits  we use Google Analytics and Google Console to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

When you register as an Invest Africa member or request to join our mailing lists, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to update you on activities pertinent to the interests you have advised us of; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are up-to-date and to monitor your satisfaction.

We use Constant Contact, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see Constant Contact’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing info@investafrica.com.

When you purchase a ticket (or tickets) or register for events online, your name, address data, email and contact number will be stored in Eventbrite which is integrated into our internal CRM and CMS systems. Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company without your consent. For more information please see Eventbrite’s privacy policy.

In order to deliver our information and data services to members, we share limited member email information with our partners Nurmaraand Asoko Insight. These relationships are supported by relevant Non-Disclosure Agreements. Their respective privacy policies can be found here and here. You may opt out of these services by contacting our data protection officer.

Data is stored until such a date as you cease using our services or request that it be deleted. You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Susan Jones at susan.jones@investafrica.com.

This notice is reviewed intermittently, and may be updated at any time.

Last update: 08/05/2018

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