Code of Conducts
TERMS OF SERVICE OF WAFLERIES Welcome to Wafleries! Wafleries builds Technologies that enable people to connect, share, discover, educate, inform, entertain, build communities, grow businesses, enrich lives and inspire people across languages, cultures and geographies. These terms and condition govern your use of WAFLERIES products, apps, services, technologies and software that we offer (THE WAFLERIES PRODUCTS), except where we expressively state that separate terms (and not these) apply. These products are provided to you by WAFLERIES. We don’t charge you to use WAFLERIES or the other Products and services covered by these Terms. Instead, Businesses and organizations pay us to show you ads for their products and services. By using our Products, you agree that we can show you ads that we think will be relevant to you and your interests. We use your personal data to help determine which ads to show you. We don’t sell your personal data to advertisers, and we don’t share information that directly identifies you (such as your name, email address or other contact information) with advertisers unless you give us specific permission, instead, advertisers can tell us things such as the kind of audience that they want to see their ads to people who may be interested. We provide advertisers with reports about performance of their ads that help them understand how people are interacting with their content. Our Data Policy explains how we collect and use your personal data to determine some of the ads you see and provide all of the other services described below. You can also go to your Settings at any time to review the privacy choices you have about how we use your data. 1. The Services We Provide Our mission is to give everyone the power to, have access to wide market for businesses, build communities and enjoy the pleasure of communication & entertainment globally through WAFLERIES PRODUCTS. . To help you advance this mission, we provide the products and services described below to you. Provide a personalized experience for you: Your experience on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) is unlike anyone else’s from the posts, snaps, stories, scream, events, ads and other content that you see in Newsfeed or our video platform to the pages that allow you follow and other features that you might use, such as Trending , Marketplace and search. We use the data that we have –for example, about connections you make, the choices and settings you select, and what you share and do on and off our products- to personalize your experience. Connect you with people and organizations that you care about: We help you to find and connect with people, groups, businesses, organizations and others that matters to you across the WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). We use the data that we have to make suggestions for you and others, for example, groups to join, events to attend, pages to follow or send a message to, shows to watch and people who you may want to become friends with. Stronger ties make for better communities, and we believe that our services are most useful when people are connected to people, groups and organizations that they care about. Empowers you to express yourself and communicate about what matters to you: There are many ways to express yourself on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) and to communicate with friends, family and others that matters to you. For example, sharing status updates, snaps, scream, photos, videos across the WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) sending messages to a friend or several people, creating events or groups, or adding content to your profile. We have also developed, and continue to explore new ways for people to use technology, such as blogs and video forum to create and share more express and engaging content on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). Help you discover content, products and services that may interest you: We show you ads, offers and other sponsored content to help you discover content, products and services that are offered by the many business and organization that use WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). Combat harmful conduct, and protect and support our community: People will only build community on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) if they feel safe. We employ dedicated terms around the world and develop advance technical systems to detect issues of our products, harmful conduct towards others and situations where we may be able to help support or protect our community, if we learn of content or conduct like this, we will take appropriate actions. For example, offering help, removing content, removing or restricting access to certain features, disabling an account or contacting law enforcement. We share data with other WAFLERIES Companies when we detect issues or harmful conduct by someone using one of Our Products. Use and develop advanced technologies to provide safe and functional services for everyone: We use and develop advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning systems so that people can use our products safely regardless of any geographical location. For example technology such as this helps a person who have visual impairments understand what or who is in the photos or videos shared on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). And we develop automated systems to improve our ability to detect and remove abusive and dangerous activity that may harm our community and the integrity of our products. Research ways to make our services better: We engage in research to develop, test and improve our products. This includes analyzing the data we have about our users and understanding how people use our Products, For example by conducting surveys and testing and troubleshooting new features. Our Data Policy explains how to use data to support this research for the purposes of developing and improving services. Provide consistent and seamless experiences across the WAFLERIES company products: Our products help you find and connect with people, groups, businesses, entrepreneurs, organization and others important to you. We design our systems so that your experience is consistent and seamless across the different WAFLERIES Company Products that you use. For example, we use data about the people you engage with on WAFCONNECT to make it easier for you to connect with them on our other apps, and we enable you to communicate with businesses that you follow on WAFCONNECT. Enable global access to our services: To operate our global service, we need to store and distribute content and data in data centers and systems around the world, including outside your country of residence. This infrastructure may be operated or controlled by WAFLERIES, LTD, or other hosting technology company. 2. How our services are funded Instead of paying to use WAFLERIES and the other products and services we offer, by using the WAFLERIES Products covered by these Terms, you agree that we can show you ads that businesses and organizations pay us to promote on and off the WAFLERIES Company Products. We use your personal data, such as information about your activity and interests, to show you ads that are more relevant to you. Protecting people’s privacy is central to how we’ve designed our ad system. This means that we can show you relevant and useful ads without telling advertisers who you are. We don’t sell personal data. We allow advertisers to tell us things such as their business goal, and the kind of audience that they want to see their ads (for example, people between ages of 18-30 who like cycling). We then show their ad to people who might be interested. We also provide advertisers with reports about the performance of their ads to help them understand how people are interacting with their content on and off WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). For example, we provide general demographic and interest information to advertisers( for example, that an ad was seen by a woman between the ages of 25 and 34 who lives in Canada and likes software engineering) to help them better understand their audience. We don’t share information that directly identifies you (information such as your name or email address that by itself can be used to contact you or identifies who you are) unless you give us specific permission. We collect and use your personal data in order to provide the services described above for you. You can learn about how we collect and use you’re your data in our Data Policy. You have controls over the types of ads and advertisers you see, and the type of information we use to determine which ads we show you. 3. Your commitments to WAFLERIES and our community We provide these services to you and others to help advance our mission. In exchange, we need you to make the following commitments: Who can use WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) When people stand behind their opinion and actions, our community is safer and more accountable. For this reason, you must: • Use the same name that you use in everyday life, • Provide accurate information about yourself, • Create only one account ( your own) and use your timeline for personal purposes; and • Not to share your password, give access to your WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT)account to others or transfer your account to anyone else( without our permission) We try to make WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT)broadly available to everyone, but you cannot use WAFCONNECT if: • You are under 15 years old (or the minimum legal age in your country to use our products). • You are a convicted sex offender. • We’ve previously disabled your account for violations of our Terms or Policies. • You are prohibited from receiving our products, services or software under applicable laws. What you can share or do on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) We want people to use WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) to express themselves and to share content that is important to them, but not at the expense of others or the integrity of our community. You therefore agree not to engage in the conduct described below (or to facilitate or support others in doing so): ❖ You may not use our products to do or share anything: • That breaches these Terms, our Community Standards, and other Terms and Policies that apply to your use of WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). • That is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent, • That infringes or violates someone else’s rights, including their intellectual property rights. ❖ You may not upload viruses or malicious code, or do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working or appearance of our Products. ❖ You may not access or collect data from our products using automated means (without our prior permission) or attempt to access data that you do not have permission to access. We can remove or restrict access to content that is in violation of these provisions. If we remove content that you have shared in violation of our community standards, we’ll let you know and explain any options you have to request another review, unless you seriously or repeatedly violate these terms or if doing so may expose us or others to legal liability; harm our community of users; compromise or interfere with the integrity or operation of any of our services, system or products; where we are restricted due to technical limitations; or where we are prohibited from doing so for legal reasons. To help support our community. We encourage you to report content or conduct that you believe violates your rights (including intellectual property rights) or our terms and policies. The permission you give us We need certain permission from you to provide our services; ❖ Permission to use content that you create and share: some content that you share or upload, such as photos or videos may be protected by intellectual property laws. You own the intellectual property rights (things such as copyrights or trademarks) in any such content that you create and share on WAFLERIES Company Products you use. Nothing in these terms takes away the rights you have to own your own content. You are free to share your content with anyone else, wherever you want. However, to provide our services, we need you to give us some legal permission (known as license) to use this content. This is solely for the purpose of providing and improving our products and services are described in section 1 above. Specifically, when you share, post or upload content that is covered by intellectual property rights on or in connection with our products, you grant us a nonexclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free and worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate and create derivative works of your content (consistent with your privacy and application settings). This means, for example, that if you share photo on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT), you give us permission to store, copy and share it with others (again, consistent with your settings) such as service providers that support our service or other WAFLERIES products you use. This license will end when your content is detected from our systems. You can delete content individually or all at once by deleting your account. Learn more about how to delete your account. You can download a copy of your data anytime before deleting your account. When you delete content, it’s no longer visible to other users; however, it may continue to exist elsewhere on our systems where: • Immediate deletion is not possible due to technical limitations (in which case, your content will be deleted within maximum of 100days from where you delete it); • Your content has been used by others in accordance with license and they have not deleted it(in which case, this license will continue to apply until that content is deleted); or • Where immediate deletion would restrict our ability to: o Investigate or identify illegal activity or breaches of our terms and policies (for example, to identify or investigate issues of our products or systems); o Comply with a legal obligation, such as the preservation of evidence, or o Comply with a request of judicial or administrative authority, law enforcement or a government agency; In which case the content will be, retained for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it has be retained (the exact duration will vary on case-by-case basis). In each of the above cases, this license will continue until the content has been fully deleted. ❖ Permission to use your name, profile, picture and information about your actions with ads and sponsored content: You give us permission to use your name and profile picture and information about actions that you have taken on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) next to or in connection with ads, offers and other sponsored content that we display across our products, without any compensation to you. For example, we may show your friends that you are interested in advertised event or have liked a page created by a brand that has paid us to display its ads on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). Ads like this can be seen only by people who have your permission to see the actions that you have taken on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT). You can learn more about your ad settings and preferences. ❖ Permission to update software that you use or download: if you have download or use our software, you gave us permission to download and install updates to the software where available. 4. Limits on using our intellectual property If you use content covered by intellectual property right that we have and make available in our products (for example, images, designs, videos or sounds that we provide, which you add to content that you create or share on WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT)), we retain all rights to that content (but not yours) . You can only use our copyrights or trademarks (or any similar marks) as expressly permitted by our Brands usage Guidelines or with our prior written permission. You must obtain our written permission (or Permission under an open source license) to modify, create derivative works of decompile or otherwise attempt to extract source code from us. ❖ Updating our terms We work constantly to improve our services and develop new features to make our products better for you and our community. As a result we may need to update this terms from time to time to accurately our services and practices. We will only make changes if the provisions are no longer appropriate or if they are incomplete, and only if the changes are reasonable and take due accounts of your interests. We will notify you(for example, by email or through our products) at least 20days before we make changes to these terms and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect, unless changes are required by the law. Once any updated terms are in effect, you will be bound by them if you continue to use our products. We hope that you will continue using our products, but if you did not agree to our updated terms and no longer want to be part of the WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) community, you can delete your account at any time. ❖ Account suspension or termination We want WAFLERIES PRODUCT (WAFCONNECT) to be a place where people feel welcome and safe to express themselves and share their thoughts and ideas. If we determine that you have clearly, seriously or repeatedly breached our terms or policies, including in particular our community standards, we may also suspends or disable your account if you repeatedly infringe other peoples intellectual property rights or where we are required to take such actions. We will take such actions, but before that we will let you know and explain any options you have to request review, unless doing so may expose us or others to legal liability; harm our community of users; compromise or interfere with the integrity or operation of any services, systems or products; or where we are restricted due to technical limitations; or where we are prohibited from doing so for legal reasons. You can learn more about what you can do if your account has been disabled and how to contact us if you think that we have disabled your account by mistake. If you delete or we disabled your account, these terms shall terminate as an agreement between you and us, but the following provisions will remain in place. ❖ Limits on liability We work hard to provide the best products we can and to specify clear guidelines for everyone who uses them. Our products, however, are provided as is, and we make no guarantees that they will always be safe, secure or error-free, or that they will function without disruptions, delays or imperfections. To the extent permitted by law, we also disclaim All Warranties, whether Express or implied Warranties of Merchantability, Fitness For A particular Purpose, Title and Non-Infringement. We do not control or direct what people and others do say, and we are not responsible for their actions or (conduct whether online or offline) or any content that they share (including offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful and other objectionable content). We cannot predict when issues may arise with our products, accordingly, our liability shall be limited by applicable law, and under no circumstances will be liable to you for any lost profits, revenues, information or data, or consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive or incidental damages arising out of or related to these terms or the WAFLERIES products, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. ❖ Disputes We try to provide clear rules so that we can limit or hopefully avoid disputes between you and us. If a dispute does arise, however, it’s useful to know up front where it can be resolved and what laws will apply. If you are a consumer, the laws of the country in which you reside will apply to any claim, cause of actions or dispute that you have against us that arises out of or relates to these Terms or the WAFLERIES Products, and you may resolve your claim in any competent court in that country that has a jurisdiction over the claim. In all other case, you agree that the claim must be resolved exclusively in the Nigeria District, delta state Asaba court or a state court located in the western region of Nigeria. You also agree that you submit to the personal jurisdiction of either of this courts for the purpose of litigating any such claims, and that the laws of Nigeria to be precise of Delta state will govern these Terms and any claim, without regard to conflict of law provisions. ❖ Other • These Terms (formally known as the Statement of rights and Responsibilities) make up the entire agreement between you and WAFLERIES, LTD, regarding your use of our products. They supersede any prior agreements. • Some of the products that we offer are also governed by supplementary Terms. If you use any of those products, supplemental terms will be made available and will become part of our agreement with you. For instance, if you access or use our products for commercial or business purposes, such as buying ads, selling products, developing apps, managing a group or page for your business, or using our measurement services, you must agree to our Commercial terms. If you post or share content containing music, you must comply with our Music Guidelines. To the extent that any supplemental Terms conflict with these Terms, shall govern to the extent of the conflict. • If any portion of these Terms is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect. If we fail to enforce any of these Terms, it will not be considered a waiver. Any amendment to or waiver of these Terms must be made in writing and signed by us. • You will not transfer any of your rights or obligation under these terms to anyone else without our consent. • You may designate a person (called legacy contact) to manage your account if it is memorialized. Only your legacy contact or a person who you have identified in a valid will or similar document expressing clear consent to disclose your content upon death or incapacity will be able to seek disclosure from your account after it is memorialized. • These Terms do not confer any third party beneficiary rights. All of our right and obligations under these Terms are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise. • You should know that we may need to change the username from your account in certain circumstances (for example, if someone else claims the username, if someone else appears unrelated to the name that you use in everyday life). We will inform you in advance if we have to do this and explain why. • We always appreciate your feedback and other suggestions about our products and services, but you should know that we may use them without any restriction or obligation to compensate you, and we are under no obligation to keep them confidential. • We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.