Terms and Conditions

Customer Service

Welcome to asoebi world this document is an electronic record in terms of National Information Technology Development Agency Act, 2007 and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the National Information Technology Development Agency Act, 2007. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.
Your use of the asoebiworld.com website www.asoebiworld.com (hereinafter referred to as ” asoebiworld.com”) and services and tools are governed by the following terms and conditions as applicable to asoebiworld.com If you transact on asoebiworld.com you shall be subject to the policies that are applicable to the website for such transaction. By mere use of the website you shall be contracting with asoebiworld.com Online Shopping Limited, a company incorporated under Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990 with registered office at 1 CIPM Avenue,Alausa,Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria and these terms and conditions constitute your binding obligations.

For the purpose of these terms of use, wherever the context so require ‘You’ shall mean any natural or legal person who has agreed to become a member of the Website by providing Registration Data while registering on the Website as a Registered User.

When you use any of the services provided by asoebiworld.com, including but not limited to, (e.g., Customer Reviews), you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to such service, and they shall be deemed to be incorporated into this Terms of Use and shall be considered as part and parcel of this Terms of Use. asoebiworld.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, asoebiworld.com grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT, SO PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING

USER SUBMISSIONS

Anything that you submit to the Site and/or provide to us, including but not limited to, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, “Submissions”) will become our sole and exclusive property and shall not be returned to you.

In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post comments or reviews to the Site, you also grant us the right to use the name that you submit, in connection with such review, comment, or other content.

You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions. We may, but shall not be obligated to, remove or edit any Submissions.

INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE

You accept that the information contained in this website is provided “as is, where is”, is intended for information purposes only and that it is subject to change without notice. Although we take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of information and we believe the information to be reliable when posted, it should not be relied upon and it does not in any way constitute either a representation or a warranty or a guarantee.

Product representations expressed on this Site are those of the vendor and are not made by us. Submissions or opinions expressed on this Site are those of the individual posting such content and may not reflect our opinions.

Communications

When You use the Website or send emails or other data, information or communication to asoebiworld.com You agree and understand that You are communicating with asoebiworld.com through electronic records and You consent to receive communications via electronic records from asoebiworld.com periodically as and when required. asoebiworld.com may communicate with You by email or by such other mode of communication, electronic or otherwise.

LINKS AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

We may include links to third party websites at any time. However, the existence of a link to another website should not be consider as an affiliation or a partnership with a third party or viewed as an endorsement of a particular website unless explicitly stated otherwise. In the event the user follows a link to another website, he or she does so at his or her own risk. We accept no responsibility for any content, including, but not limited to, information, products and services, available on third party websites.

Creating a link to this website is strictly forbidden without our prior written consent. Furthermore, we reserve the right to revoke our consent without notice or justification.

Charges

Membership on asoebiworld.com is free asoebiworld.com does not charge any fee for browsing and buying on asoebiworld.com. However, Asoebiworld.com reserves the right to charge fee and change its policies from time to time. In particular, asoebiworld.com may at its sole discretion introduce new services and modify some or all of the existing services offered on asoebiworld.com In such an event asoebiworld.com reserves, without notice to You, the right to introduce fees for the new services offered or amend/introduce fees for existing services, as the case may be. Changes to the Fee and related policies shall automatically become effective immediately once implemented on asoebiworld.com Unless otherwise stated, all fees shall be quoted in Nigerian Naira. You shall be solely responsible for compliance of all applicable laws including those in Nigeria for making payments to asoebiworld.com.

Use of Asoebiworld.com Website

You agree, undertake and confirm that your use of Asoebiworld.com shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles:
You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:
(a) Belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right
(b) Is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing including but not limited to “indecent representation of women” or misleading in any way.
(c) Is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content, or content that promotes obscenity, pedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
(d) Harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(e) Involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
(f) Promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
(g) Infringes upon or violates any third party’s rights [(including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person’s name, email address, physical address or phone number) or rights of publicity];
(h) Promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work (see “Copyright complaint” below for instructions on how to lodge a complaint about uploaded copyrighted material), such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
(i) Contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(j) Provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;
(k) Provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
(l) Contains video, photographs, or images of another person age 18 or older without his or her express written consent and permission or those of any minor (regardless of whether you have consent from the minor or his or her legal guardian).
(m) Tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access (as defined herein and in other applicable Codes of Conduct or End User Access and License Agreements) to the Sites or to profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, friend request, or other areas of the Sites or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
(n) Engages in commercial activities and/or sales without Asoebiworld.com’s prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising and pyramid schemes, or the buying or selling of “virtual” items related to the Sites. Throughout this Terms of Use, Asoebiworld.com “prior written consent” means a communication coming from Asoebiworld.com Legal department, specifically in response to your request, and specifically addressing the activity or conduct for which you seek authorization;
(o) Solicits gambling or engages in any gambling activity which Asoebiworld.com, in its sole discretion, believes is or could be construed as being illegal;
(p) Interferes with another user’s use and enjoyment of Asoebiworld.com Website or any other individual’s user and enjoyment of similar services;
(q) Refers to any website or URL that, in the sole discretion of Asoebiworld.com, contains material that is inappropriate for the Asoebiworld.com Website or any other Website, contains content that would be prohibited or violates the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use.
(r) Harm minors in any way;
(s) Infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or  third party’s trade secrets or rights of publicity or privacy or shall not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items;
(t) Violates any law for the time being in force;
(u) Deceives or misleads the addressee/ users about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
(v) Impersonate another person;
(w) Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains any Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
(x) Threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
(y) Shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
(z) Shall not, directly or indirectly, offer, attempt to offer, trade or attempt to trade in any item, the dealing of which is prohibited or restricted in any manner under the provisions of any applicable law, rule, regulation or guideline for the time being in force.
(aa) Shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;
(ab)You shall not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Website or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Website. Asoebiworld.com reserves the right to bar any such activity.
(ac)You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of Asoebiworld.com website, or any other systems or networks connected to Asoebiworld.com Website or to any Asoebiworld.com’s server, computer, network, or to any of the services offered on or through Asoebiworld.com Website, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
(ad)You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of Asoebiworld.com website or any network connected to Asoebiworld.com website nor breach the security or authentication measures on Asoebiworld.com website or any network connected to Asoebiworld.com Website.
(ae)You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to Asoebiworld.com Website, or any other customer of Asoebiworld.com, including any Asoebiworld.com account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit Asoebiworld.com Website or any service or information made available or offered by or through Asoebiworld.com Website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by Asoebiworld.com Website.
(af)You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of Asoebiworld.com Website or Asoebiworld.com’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to Asoebiworld.com.
(ag)You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any transaction being conducted on the Website, or with any other person’s use of the Website.
(ah)You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Asoebiworld.com on or through the Website or any service offered on or through the Website. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
(ai)You may not use the Website or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of Asoebiworld.com or others.
Solely to enable Asoebiworld.com to use the information you supply us with, so that we are not violating any rights you might have in Your Information, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, database rights or any other rights you have in Your Information, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to Your Information. Asoebiworld.com will only use Your Information in accordance with the terms of use and Asoebiworld.com’s Privacy Policy.

From time to time, you shall be responsible for providing information relating to the items or services proposed to be sold by you. In this connection, you undertake that all such information shall be accurate in all respects. .
(aj)You shall not exaggerate or over emphasize the attributes of such items or services so as to mislead other Users in any manner.
(ak)You shall not lift (i.e. copy and paste) images of products you want to sell on Asoebiworld.com from other websites, images to be used must be original images and not stolen images or content posted on another site. And in the event that you violate this term, you hereby indemnify Asoebiworld of any third party claim thereon.
(al)You shall not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other users of Asoebiworld.com to buy or sell any products or services, including, but not limited to, products or services related being displayed on Asoebiworld.com or related to Asoebiworld.com. You may not transmit any chain letters or unsolicited commercial or junk email to other users via Asoebiworld.com. It shall be a violation of these Terms of Use to use any information obtained from Asoebiworld.com in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to another person outside of Asoebiworld.com without Asoebiworld.com’s prior explicit consent. In order to protect our users from such advertising or solicitation, Asoebiworld.com reserves the right to restrict the number of messages or emails which a user may send to other users in any 24-hour period which Asoebiworld.com deems appropriate in its sole discretion
(am)You understand that Asoebiworld.com has the right at all times to disclose any information (including the identity of the persons providing information or materials on the Asoebiworld.com Website) as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or valid governmental request. This may include, without limitation, disclosure of the information in connection with investigation of alleged illegal activity or solicitation of illegal activity or in response to a lawful court order or subpoena. In addition, we can (and you hereby expressly authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with the investigation and/or resolution of possible crimes, especially those that may involve personal injury.

Asoebiworld.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the materials posted on Asoebiworld.com website. Asoebiworld.com shall have the right to remove or edit any Content that in its sole discretion violates, or is alleged to violate, any applicable law or either the spirit or letter of these Terms of Use. Notwithstanding this right of Asoebiworld.com.
YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIALS YOU POST ON THE Asoebiworld.com WEBSITE AND IN YOUR PRIVATE MESSAGES.

Please be advised that such Content posted does not necessarily reflect the views of Asoebiworld.com. In no event shall Asoebiworld.com assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Content posted or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from use of Content and/or appearance of Content on Asoebiworld.com. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Content you provide and all information it contains and that such Content shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information.

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through Asoebiworld.com, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. Asoebiworld.com shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on Asoebiworld.com.

It is possible that other users (including unauthorized users or “hackers”) may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on Asoebiworld.com and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials. It also is possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of Asoebiworld.com, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure you. Asoebiworld.com does not approve of such unauthorized uses but by using the Asoebiworld.com Website you acknowledge and agree that Asoebiworld.com is not responsible for the use of any personal information that you publicly disclose or share with others on Asoebiworld.com. Please carefully select the type of information that you publicly disclose or share with others on Asoebiworld.com.

Asoebiworld.com shall have all the rights to take necessary action and claim damages that may occur due to your involvement/participation in any way on your own or through group/s of People, intentionally or unintentionally in DoS/DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services).

Contents Posted on Site

All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on Asoebiworld.com is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Asoebiworld.com, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of Asoebiworld.com and no Content may be copied, reproduced, re-published, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including “mirroring”) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without Asoebiworld.com’s express prior written consent.

You may use information on Asoebiworld.com products and services purposely made available by Asoebiworld.com for downloading from the Site, provided that you (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

You shall be responsible for any notes, messages, e-mails, billboard postings, photos, drawings, profiles, opinions, ideas, images, videos, audio files or other materials or information posted or transmitted to the Sites (collectively, “Content”). Such Content will become the property of Asoebiworld.com and you grant Asoebiworld.com the worldwide, perpetual and transferable rights in such Content. Asoebiworld.com shall be entitled to, consistent with our Privacy Policy, use the Content or any of its elements for any type of use forever, including but not limited to promotional and advertising purposes and in any media whether now known or hereafter devised, including the creation of derivative works that may include Content you provide. You agree that any Content you post may be used by Asoebiworld.com, consistent with our Privacy Policy and Rules of Conduct on Site as mentioned herein, and you are not entitled to any payment or other compensation for such use.

Other Businesses

Asoebiworld.com does not take responsibility or liability for the actions, products, content and services on Asoebiworld.com website, which are linked to Affiliates and / or third party websites using Asoebiworld.com APIs or otherwise. In addition, Asoebiworld.com may provide links to the third party websites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses for which, Asoebiworld.com assumes no responsibility for examining or evaluating the products and services offered by them, and Asoebiworld.com does not warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of such third party website(s). Asoebiworld.com does not in any way endorse any third party website(s) or content thereof

PAYMENT AND PRICING

We are determined to provide the most accurate pricing information on the Site to our users; however, errors may still occur, such as cases when the price of an item is not displayed correctly on the website. As such, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order. In the event that an item is mispriced, we may, at our own discretion, either contact you for instructions or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.

We shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit/debit card charged. In the event that we are unable to provide the services, we will inform you of this as soon as possible. A full refund will be given where you have already paid for the products.

DELIVERY

This Site is only for delivery of products to customers within Nigeria. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated timescales set out on our Site; however, delays are occasionally inevitable due to unforeseen factors. We shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver the products within the estimated timescales where they did not occur due to our fault or negligence.

You agree not to hold the seller liable for any delay or failure to deliver products or otherwise perform any obligation as specified in these Terms and Conditions of Sale if the same is wholly or partly caused whether directly or indirectly by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

  • Jurisdictional Issues/Sale in Nigeria Only

Unless otherwise specified, the material on Asoebiworld.com is presented solely for the purpose of sale in Nigeria. Asoebiworld.com makes no representation that materials in Asoebiworld.com are appropriate or available for use in other locations/Countries other than Nigeria. Those who choose to access this site from other locations/Countries other than Nigeria do so on their own initiative and Asoebiworld.com is not responsible for supply of goods/refund for the goods ordered from other locations/Countries other than Nigeria, compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

  • Trademark, Copyright and Restriction

This site is controlled and operated by Asoebiworld.com. All material on this site, including images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights that are owned and controlled by us or by other parties that have licensed their material to us. Material on Asoebiworld.com web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by us is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You must not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute such material in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means and whether directly or indirectly and you must not assist any other person to do so. Without the prior written consent of the owner, modification of the materials, use of the materials on any other web site or networked computer environment or use of the materials for any purpose other than personal, noncommercial use is a violation of the copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited. Any use for which you receive any remuneration, whether in money or otherwise, is a commercial use for the purposes of this clause.

Merchant Service Agreement

Introduction

As a demonstration of our commitment to Nigeria and Nigerian entrepreneurs, Asoebiworld Online Shopping Limited (“Asoebiworld”, “us”), Nigeria’s Largest Online Mall opened up its online platform to Nigerian businesses to enable merchants sell their products (“Mall”), giving instant nationwide access to your products. Merchants can also enjoy all the benefits that come with having an online store by being able to sell their products to customers all over Nigeria. Businesses that sign up to Asoebiworld’s Mall will have a free microsite provided for them, and Asoebiworld will provide additional value-added services including but not limited to marketing, customer service and logistics partnerships to cater for customers in all 36 states in Nigeria as well as Abuja. Asoebiworld will also provide dedicated account managers to all merchants  Merchants can greatly increase sales and revenue by partnering with us, while we worry about getting their products to customers all over Nigeria. We also provide convenient payment terms for the proceeds of merchants’ sales. Asoebiworld offers its customers both prepaid and pay-on-delivery payment options for goods purchased. All merchants have to do to enjoy all these benefits is to review and accept the terms and conditions of the Asoebiworld Mall Service Agreement below. Asoebiworld reserves the right to alter these Terms & Conditions at any point without notice, by updating the content on the Asoebiworld website.

Agreement

In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement, Seller and Asoebiworld (jointly referred to as “Parties” and individually as a “Party”) hereby agree as follows:

  1. Services Rendered

The Seller agrees to compensate Asoebiworld for the services rendered listed in section 2 below (“Services”).

  1. Delivery of Services

Asoebiworld will use reasonable diligence in rendering the Services offered to the Seller, which include the following:
– Online storefront tailored to the Seller with payment gateway and escrow service at Asoebiworld.com;
– Access to SellerHQ and other account management systems;
– Access to a dedicated account officer and other account management services;
– Access to logistics partners;
– Provision of analytics;
– Seller Services Helpline Number (Mon – Fri; 08:00 – 18:00)
– E-marketing, and other marketing services as available and appropriate.

Asoebiworld may at its sole discretion add or remove Services from the above list from time to time and some of the new services may attract separate charges, in which case the Seller will be informed before provision of the said services.

Asoebiworld reserves the right to alter or vary the available Services, the nature of the Services and any charges at its sole discretion.

The Seller agrees to use reasonable diligence in providing Asoebiworld with genuine products, up-to-date product quantity information and accurate product information.

  1. Compensation

For all of the Services provided by Asoebiworld under this Agreement, the Seller shall compensate Asoebiworld, with commissions or other payments as required, in accordance with the terms of the ‘Commission Structure’, which will be communicated to all sellers; or agreed in advance between both parties, or detailed elsewhere on the Asoebiworld website.

Every Merchant shall have an opening/ minimum balance of N10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only in his/her Asoebiworld Wallet upon registration with Asoebiworld. Asoebiworld shall have the right to deduct commissions for all “Self-fulfilled Orders” directly from the Merchant’s Asoebiworld Wallet or from his/her designated Bank Account in the event his/her wallet is empty.

Asoebiworld will from time to time review the category commission structure and will notify the Seller of any changes by communicating directly to sellers, or publishing the same on the SellerHQ portal, or on Asoebiworld’s website not less than fourteen (14) days before any variation in commission rate or charging structure takes place. Asoebiworld will remit payments for sales generated by the Seller on its platform minus the agreed commission and all applicable taxes as soon as products sold have been delivered and applicable return period has lapsed, or as agreed between the Parties.

  1. Confidentiality

The Seller and Asoebiworld acknowledge and agree that the scope of work and all other documents and information related to the development of the Services (the “Confidential Information”) will constitute valuable trade secrets of Asoebiworld. Seller shall keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the terms of this agreement, without Asoebiworld’s prior written consent, disclose or otherwise make available to anyone, either directly or indirectly, all or any part of the Confidential Information. Excluded from the “Confidential Information” definition is anything that can be seen by the public.

  1. Independent Contractor

Asoebiworld shall be deemed as an independent contractor. Asoebiworld will be fully responsible for payment of its own income taxes on all compensation earned under this Agreement. Seller will not withhold or pay any income tax, social security tax, or any other payroll taxes on Asoebiworld’s behalf. Asoebiworld is also not responsible for remitting or paying VAT (Value Added Taxes) on behalf of the Seller. Asoebiworld understands that it will not be entitled to any fringe benefits that Seller provides for its employees generally or to any statutory employment benefits, including without limitation, worker’s compensation or unemployment insurance.

  1. Entire Agreement

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the Parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings, written or oral, between the parties related to the subject matter hereof.  Asoebiworld reserves the right to alter these terms and conditions at any point without notice, by updating the content on the Asoebiworld website.

  1. Indemnification

Seller warrants that everything it gives Asoebiworld to use in the delivery of the Services or any deliverable is legally owned or licensed to the Seller. The Seller agrees to indemnify and hold Asoebiworld, its employees and associates harmless from any and all claims brought in the performance of the Services.

Seller shall indemnify and hold ASOEBIWORLD harmless in respect of any action that may be taken against it, or any claims that may be brought against it, for whatever reason and of whatever nature – including, but not limited to, breach of law, regulation and/or any of the obligations and warranties under this Contract – by any third party in respect of the Contents and/or the Services and/or any and all activities related and connected to the Contents and/or the Services, irrespective of any direct liability of the Seller (“Third Party Claim”).

  1. Limitation of Liability
  2. A)  Not withstanding applicable returns policy, Merchant further covenants to ;
  3. Pick up fresh returned orders from the Asoebiworld Pick Up Centre within 5 days of notification of such return via sms and e-mail, failing which, order is sent back to Asoebiworld’s Warehouse.
  4. If the item still remains unpicked at the Asoebiworld Warehouse after the 17th day, Asoebiworld shall send a final notification to merchant to pick up at Asoebiworld’s Warehouse informing the Merchant that such goods shall be disposed at discounted prices fixed at Asoebiworld’s discretion. Proceeds of such sales shall be paid into merchant’s wallet.
  5. In the event that the goods are not bought on discounted prices after such sales, such goods shall be destroyed by Asoebiworld. Evidence of this shall be made available upon request. d. Merchant hereby indemnifies Asoebiworld against any such claims and holds Asoebiworld non-liable for the disposal of such returned goods referred to in the clauses above.
  6. B)  Merchant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Asoebiworld against and from any third party claims (including reasonable legal or arbitration costs) arising from;

(i) any breach or default on the part of the merchant of any obligations

(ii) negligent act or omission of merchant; or

(iii) wilful violation of the law, wrong description and price of products advertised; or

(iv) an offence committed by merchant,

(v)provision of fake, inferior or substandard products that have been sold as genuine;

(vi)Provision of used, refurbished or damaged products that has been sold as new or unused;

(vii)Listing and selling products that have not been authorized for sale by the appropriate regulatory body (including but not limited to the NCC, NAFDAC etc);

(viii)Fails to meet the Quality Of Service Standards (QoS) as defined in the SellerHQ ratings system (details on request);

(ix)Engages in any activity which would be considered illegal under Nigerian law, or engages in any activity that could be considered as fraudulent or misleading.

  1. Term & Termination

Either Party shall have the right to terminate this Agreement for cause immediately and without notice in the event of a breach of the obligation under this Agreement by the other Party.

Asoebiworld has the right to evict the Seller from Asoebiworld if any, or a combination, of the following breaches are committed:
– Fails to make a product that has been sold on Asoebiworld Mall available for delivery within three (3) business days after it was supposed to be available for delivery;
– Provides fake, inferior or substandard products that have been sold as genuine;
– Provides used, refurbished or damaged products that has been sold as new or unused;

– Lists and sells products that have not been authorized for sale by the appropriate regulatory body (including but not limited to the NCC, NAFDAC etc);
– Fails to meet the Quality Of Service Standards (QoS) as defined in the SellerHQ ratings system (details on request);
– Engages in any activity which would be considered illegal under Nigerian law, or engages in any activity that could be considered as fraudulent or misleading;
– Engages in any activity that brings Asoebiworld, or any of Asoebiworld’s partners or other mall vendors into disrepute.

Asoebiworld reserves the right to alter these QOS rules at any time, and in the event of any changes Asoebiworld will inform the Seller by publishing the same on Asoebiworld’s website. Asoebiworld will send a formal warning to the Seller after each incident.

  1. Policy on Counterfeit, Refurbished and Unauthorized Products on Asoebiworld Mall

Asoebiworld is committed to delivering high quality products and service to customers at all times, and we strive to ensure that all products sold by merchants via the Asoebiworld Mall are held to the same high standards. Asoebiworld Mall has zero tolerance for counterfeit products, and does not allow the sale of unoriginal, fake/replica, refurbished or otherwise unauthorized items. It is the responsibility of each merchant to source and sell only authentic items. If a merchant is determined by Asoebiworld to have sold inauthentic or otherwise unauthorized goods, Asoebiworld may suspend or terminate the merchant’s ability to sell on Asoebiworld immediately and without warning, and current and future payments held by Asoebiworld on the merchant’s behalf may be forfeited and withheld in accordance with Asoebiworld.com’s Authentic Items Policy.

  1. Insurance

Sellers shall be responsible for insurance in relation to goods shipped to customers.

  1. Copyright and Infringement Trademark

Asoebiworld respects all copyright and trademarks of others. As a Seller on our website you must in turn respect these rights. Asoebiworld will immediately terminate or suspend a seller who infringes another’s trademark or copyright.

  1. Independent Contractors

The Parties hereby enter into this Agreement as independent contractors, and this Agreement will not be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship between them. Neither Party will represent itself to be an employee of the other or enter into any agreement or legally binding commitment or statement on the other’s behalf or in the other’s name.

  1. Restrictions and Prohibitions

– All product descriptions must be true, accurate and non-misleading.
– Products sold by Sellers must not be fraudulently obtained or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items.
– Sellers must not infringe or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; Asoebiworld will in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of sellers who may be infringers.
– Sellers must comply with governing laws, statute, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing privacy, publicity, export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising).
– Products/description of products must not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or harassing, or advocating, promoting or providing assistance involving violence, significant risk of death or injury, or other unlawful activities.
– No display of images containing pornography is permitted.
– You must not sublease Your account or give another access to Your account or sublease Your Store to third parties;
– Sellers must not incur liability for Asoebiworld and its subcontractors or expose them to undue risk or otherwise engage in activities that Asoebiworld, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful to Asoebiworld’s affiliates, operations, reputation, or goodwill.
– Sellers must not post or display any materials that exploits or otherwise exploits children under age of 18 years.
– Sellers must not conduct activities such as gambling, sweepstakes, raffles and lotteries.

  1. Force Majeure

The Parties agree that there shall attach no liability for any inability to carry out any obligations under this Agreement if is attributable to an event of force majeure including but not limited to systems downtime, server failure, civil commotion, strikes or lock outs, war, flood, insurrection and other acts of God PROVIDED however that where an event of force majeure subsists for more than One (1) month the Party affected by such force majeure event shall be deemed to have voluntarily excused itself from the transaction contemplated by this Agreement.

  1. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in force from time to time and any disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts within Lagos State.