Terms And Conditions

 Updated On 01 January 2020



Introduction


Welcome and Thank you for using the eTv Africa platform, products and services we make available to you as part of the platform (collectively, the “Service”)


Service


These Services terms are applicable to all users and content distributors including any community providing Services/Content through www.etvafrica.com and related domains, sub domains, and mobile and desktop applications & TV (individually and collectively the “Services”). These Terms govern your use of the eTv Africa Services, including all functionalities, features, Streaming Services, audio, visual, written media, PDF, Website links and user interfaces, and all content and software associated with the Services as provided by eTv Africa.


Accuracy, Completeness And Timeliness Of Information

We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
Take note that on this site you may access certain historical information, which is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.



Acceptance and Changes to Terms

eTv Africa shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, add, or remove any terms or conditions of these Terms of Service without notice or liability to you. Any changes to these Terms of Service shall be effective immediately following the posting of such changes. You agree to review these Terms of Service from time to time and agree that any subsequent use by you of the Services following changes to these Terms of Service shall constitute your acceptance of all such changes.



Changes To The Service And Prices

Prices for our services and products are subject to change without notice and we reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.



Access and Use of Service


Users accessing the Services must be at least thirteen (12) years of age. Users registering for the Services and uploading or Live-stream User Generated Content must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Access to the Services may not be legal by certain persons or certain countries, or may require government authorization or registration. When you access the Services, you are solely responsible for compliance with the laws and regulations of your jurisdiction, and eTv Africa makes no claims or representations that its Services are lawful in any specific location.



Your Conduct

The Services may be used only for lawful purposes relating to TV viewing or streaming and the usage of this platform is for that purpose. eTV Africa specifically prohibits any other use of the Services, and all users agree not to use the Services, for any purposes other than those designated and reflected on our platform.

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Services, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to this Services, overloading, “flooding”, “spamming”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”, (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting, (e) scraping or harvesting data or (f) the use of robots to skew payouts..

Violations of system or network security or inappropriate conduct may result in civil or criminal liability. eTv Africa will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with law enforcement entities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.




User Information

You are solely responsible for the information you input or upload to the Services, and warrant and represent you have the right and authorization to register for the Services and post User Generated Content. eTv Africa reserves the right in its sole discretion to decide whether the information you input or upload is appropriate and complies with the Terms of Service, other Company policies, and applicable laws and regulations.

When you subscribe or register for any of our Services, you will be asked to provide certain information including a valid email address. You warrant and represent that all such information is current and accurate, and will be kept up-to-date.

eTv Africa reserves the right to offer own or third party services and products to you based on the preferences that you identify in your registration and at any time thereafter, unless you opt-out of receiving third party services and products.



Our Privacy Policy are available at Privacy Policy.



Username /Password/ Security

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information as it relates to the Services, including your username and password, and are responsible for all uses of your username and password whether or not authorized by you. If you wish to have someone else use your device, it is important you always log out so no other individual will have access to your content.

You agree to immediately notify the eTv Africa of any unauthorized use of your username and password.



Use of Services

The Services are offered only for video streaming and related materials, and is only a conduit for video streaming and related materials.

Each user is solely responsible for deciding whether the Services offered are suitable for your own purposes and whether the Services match your needs.

eTv Africa grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use the Services for your own personal and non-commercial purposes. This includes rights to view content on the eTv Africa website and applications.

If you elect to access any component of the Services for which there is a fee, you agree to pay all fees and charges associated with your account on a timely basis. All such fees and charges (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) will be charged on your credit card. Each user agrees to maintain valid credit card information as part of your account information when applicable.



Third-Party Links

Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties.Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties. We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.



Prohibited Use Of The Platform

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Business Users only: If you are using the Service for the purpose of your trade, business, craft or profession, (a “Business User”), to the extent permitted by applicable law, the following limitations of liability will also apply:

1. eTv Africa and its Affiliates or Agents will not be responsible for lost profits, revenues, or data; loss of opportunity or anticipated savings; indirect or consequential losses, or punitive damages (in all cases whether such losses were foreseeable or not); and

2. eTv Africa and its Affiliates’ or Agents total liability for any claims arising from or relating to the Service is limited to the greater of: (a) the amount of revenue that eTv Africa has paid to you from your use of the Service in the 12 months before the date of your notice, in writing to eTv Africa, of the claim and (b) US$200, whichever is higher.


Access to Services – Subscriptions & Purchases

The Services may allow you to access digital content on a free plan, pay per view basis, subscription basis, rent, or purchases. The basis on which digital content is available on the Services will be indicated on the product detail page for which you may purchase the digital content. Subject to your payment of any applicable fees, purchases, subscriptions, rent, or pay per view, eTv Africa grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, non-sub licensable, limited right and license to view the video stream based upon the applicable plan, fees, purchases, subscriptions, rent or pay per view selected by you.

eTv Africa makes no guarantees as to the resolution and quality of your digital content when streaming. The quality and speed of your stream of digital content has many different variables, including your connection speed, location, download speeds, devices, player and bandwidth.




Payments & Billing

The digital content available under specific payment plans, including pay per view, subscription, membership, or rent will change from time to time at the sole discretion of eTv Africa, of which we make no guarantee as to the availability of a specific payment plan.

By purchasing a payment plan, you expressly agree that we are authorized to charge your selected payment plan on the Payment Method you designate. You can update and change this information at any time by sending an email to the designated account manager at eTv Africa or by visiting your account profile on the platform provided when you purchased your plan.

Receipts are sent once the charge is successful to the registered email account. Your eTv Africa subscription will continue in effect unless and until you cancel your subscription or when we terminate the subscription.  You must cancel your payment plan according to the terms of that specific plan prior to the next charge in order to avoid billing.



User Comments and Suggestions

While eTv Africa values user feedback, please be specific in your comments and do not submit creative ideas, inventions, or suggestions.

If, despite our request, users send creative ideas, inventions, or suggestions, all such submission shall be the property of eTv Africa in whole or in part. eTv Africa shall own exclusively all now known or later discovered rights to the submissions and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to users or any other third party.

No part of the submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence and eTv Africa shall not be liable for any use or disclosure.



Intellectual Property

eTv Africa and any other Company trademarks and trade names, and any variations thereof, are and shall remain the trademarks and trade names and exclusive property of the registered owner, and any unauthorized use of such trademarks and trade names is prohibited.

All materials on the platform are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property common and statutory laws of each country protected in.

You agree that eTv Africa owns and retains all rights to the Services and that all content is solely owned and controlled by the content provider.  All such materials are protected and copyrighted, trademarked and protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property common and statutory laws of each country protected in.

You may not sell or modify the Services content or the Services, or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Services in any way for any other purpose.



Social Networking

eTv Africa allows you to use Twitter, Facebook or other social networking sites through the platform to communicate, share links and content. Users undertake this option as their sole responsibility, including but not limited to complying with all of the terms and conditions of the social networking sites.



Use of Software

If the Services require or include downloadable software such as an app, or use of software provided by eTv Africa for third parties, eTv Africa grants a personal, limited, non-exclusive, and non-transferable license to use the Software, all portions thereof, all documentation, and all updates (individually and collectively the “Software”) only for the purposes relating to video streaming and related activities through the etv Africa platform.

You shall not modify, alter, create derivative works, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, include in other software, translate the Software, or use the Software for any other purpose.

You shall not copy, reproduce, transmit, rent, lease, resell, sub-license, assign, distribute or otherwise transfer the Software or this license.

This License does not allow users to use the Software on any device that the user does not own or control, and user may not distribute or make the Software available over a network where the Software could be used by multiple devices at the same time.

You agree that the Software, including the specific design and structure, constitute proprietary and confidential information, trade secrets and/or intellectual property of eTv Africa. You agree not to disclose, provide, or otherwise make available such proprietary and confidential information, trade secrets or copyrighted material in any form to any third party, or use the proprietary and confidential information, trade secrets or copyrighted material for your own benefit or for the benefit of any third party.

You acknowledge and agree that use of the Software may require eTv Africa to acquire user’s mobile phone number and perhaps additional such information in order to obtain access Software.

You agree that eTv Africa may collect and use technical data and related information that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of updates, product support and other services. eTv Africa may use this information, as long as it is in a form that does not personally identify a user.

eTv Africa shall have the right, and you agree, that in its sole discretion and with reasonable posted notice and/or sent to your email address, to revise, automatically update, or otherwise modify the Software, at any time. Your continued use of the Software constitutes acceptance of and agreement to such changes and license is effective until when terminated by you the user or eTv Africa at its sole discretion. 
Your rights under this license will terminate automatically without notice if you fail to comply with any terms of this License. Upon termination, you shall cease all use of the Software and delete all versions of the Software possessed by you.

The warranty and limitation of liability provisions set forth below apply also to the use of the Software.



Copyright Infringement Notification

If you believe that any materials accessible through the Services constitute copyright infringement, please notify eTv Africa by providing our designated copyright agent with the following information:

The physical or electronic signature of either the copyright owner or of a person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;

A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed, and a description of the activity that you claim to be infringing;

Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Services where the material or activity you claim to be infringing is located or is occurring; You must include enough information to allow us to locate the material or the activity;

Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that (i) the information you have provided is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and (ii) you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, any agent of the copyright owner, or the law.

If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against, you can send the Company a counter-notice that includes the following:

Your name and address, and telephone number;

The source address of the removed content;

A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed in error; and

A statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located in your country of residence, for any judicial district in which the Website may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided the original complaint.

You can contact us at the following: rights@etvafrica.com



Warranty Disclaimers

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND eTv Africa HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF ACCURACY, OF QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.

eTv Africa DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET USER REQUIREMENTS OR BE OF BENEFIT, THAT THE OPERATION OF SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE SERVICES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. SHOULD THE LICENSED APPLICATION OR SERVICES PROVE DEFECTIVE, THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA.

eTv Africa MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE SERVICES OR USER GENERATED CONTENT OFFERED OR ANY OTHER CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES.

THE TRANSMISSION OF DATA OR INFORMATION INCLUDING COMMUNICATIONS BY E-MAIL OVER THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE NETWORKS IS NOT SECURE, AND IS SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE LOSS, INTERCEPTION OR ALTERATION WHILE IN TRANSIT. ACCORDINGLY, THE COMPANY DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE USERS MAY EXPERIENCE OR COSTS USERS MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF ANY TRANSMISSIONS OVER THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE NETWORKS, SUCH AS TRANSMISSIONS INVOLVING THE EXCHANGE OF E-MAIL. IN NO EVENT WILL SUCH DATA OR INFORMATION BE DEEMED TO BE CONFIDENTIAL, CREATE ANY FIDUCIARY OBLIGATIONS ON THE COMPANY’S PART, OR RESULT IN ANY LIABILITY TO YOU IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH INFORMATION IS INADVERTENTLY RELEASED OR ACCESSED BY THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT CONSENT.

eTv Africa TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE UPLOADED TO THE SERVICES AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE DELETION, CORRECTION, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, OR LOSS OF SUCH INFORMATION, OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY OF SUCH INFORMATION.  NOR IS eTv Africa RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF INFORMATION THROUGH THE ACTION OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR BECAUSE OF CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND eTv Africa CONTROL. ALL USERS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE THEIR OWN BACKUP OF ALL OF THEIR INFORMATION.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, USER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT NEITHER eTv Africa NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RELATING TO OR RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES OR FROM ANY ACTIONS eTv Africa TAKES OR FAILS TO TAKE. THESE INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAYS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND ALTERATION OF TRANSMISSIONS AND DATA, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND OTHER TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE LOSSES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, AS THE RESULT OF NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. eTv Africa MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SERVICES OR USE OF THE SERVICES, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID FOR THE SERVICES.

eTv Africa IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DELETION OR LOSS OF FILES OR INFORMATION UPLOADED TO THE SERVICES.  ALL USERS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE THEIR OWN BACKUP OF ALL FILES AND INFORMATION UPLOADED TO THE SERVICES. 



Limitation of Liability

IN ADDITION TO ANY LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, USER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT NEITHER eTv Africa NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RELATING TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR FROM ANY ACTIONS eTv Africa TAKES OR FAILS TO TAKE. THESE INCLUDE DAMAGES FOR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAYS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND ALTERATION OF TRANSMISSIONS AND DATA, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND OTHER TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE LOSSES. 

THIS LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER WARRANTY, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND EVEN IF eTv Africa OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. eTv Africa MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID FOR THE SERVICES.



Indemnification

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS eTv Africa AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND PARTNERS, HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY LOSS, LIABILITY, CLAIM, ACTION, OR DEMAND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REASONABLE LEGAL AND ACCOUNTING FEES, ALLEGING OR RESULTING FROM (I) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES; (II) ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT OR COMMUNICATIONS, OR (III) YOUR BREACH OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. eTv Africa SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE TO YOU PROMPTLY OF ANY SUCH CLAIM, SUIT, OR PROCEEDING AND SHALL ASSIST YOU, AT YOUR EXPENSE, IN DEFENDING ANY SUCH CLAIM, SUIT OR PROCEEDING. eTv Africa RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE INDEMNIFICATION.



Communications

By using the Services you consent to receive electronic communications from eTv Africa. These communications will include, emails about account, password, access, marketing, transactional and other information related to the Services and to your account.



Additional Terms and Conditions

Nothing in this Agreement is intended to create or will be construed as creating a joint ventures, partnership, employer/employee or principal and agent relationship between you and eTv Africa.

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the local jurisdiction laws applicable therein, without regard to conflict of laws and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). You irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in your district in connection with any action arising out of or related to these Term of Service and waive any objection based on lack of personal jurisdiction, place of residence, improper venue forum non-convenience in any such action.

If any court having competent jurisdiction holds any provision of this Terms of Service invalid or unenforceable in any respect, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of this Terms of Service shall continue in full force and effect. 

The failure or delay of either party to exercise or enforce any right or claim does not constitute a waiver of such right or claim and shall in no way affect that party’s right to later enforce or exercise it, unless such party issues an express written waiver, signed by a duly authorized representative.

You may not assign these Terms of Service or any of your rights or obligations here-under.

Except as expressly specified herein, this Agreement shall create rights and obligations only between eTv Africa and each individual user and it does not create any rights for any other parties.


Errors And Omissions

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.