5.1 Monitor Information
5.2 Editing Information
5.3 Security of Information
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as being totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.
- Restricted Use
Unless we agree otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to the Website for your personal use only. Businesses, groups, organizations and companies are prohibited from registering as member. You are authorized to print a copy of any information contained on the Website for your personal use, unless printing is expressly prohibited.
- Direct Marketing
You agree and consent that the Company may use and disclose Personal Information that the Company collects for the purpose of direct marketing.
The Company reserves the right to send electronic mail to you regarding changes or additions to the Service, or any products and services of the Company and its affiliated businesses.
9.1 Sole Responsibility
Responsibility for the content of advertisements (if any) appearing on the Website (including hyperlinks to the advertisers own websites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the advertiser’s product or service by the Company. Each advertiser is solely responsible for any representation made in connection with its advertisement.
- Intellectual Property Ownership
The Company retains all right, title, and interest in the Service and the Website and the corresponding intellectual property rights and reserves all rights not explicitly granted.
(a) adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of the Service or the Website; or
(b) Commercialize any information, products or services obtained from any part of the Service or the Website;
- without our prior written permission.
10.2 Trade Marks
Except where otherwise specified, any work or device to which is attached the ™ or ® symbol is a registered trade mark. If you use any of the trademarks owned by the Company in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing the trade mark to the Company. You must not use our trademarks:
(a) in or as the whole or part of your own trademarks;
(b) in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
(c) in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive; or
(d) in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including without limitation, the Service and the Website).
- Linked Websites
11.1 Links provided for convenience only
The Website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Websites”). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with Linked Websites.
11.2 No Endorsement
- Sale of Website or Services
You agree and consent that, if the Company sells the Website, the Services or its business (or any part thereof) or there is a change in control of the Company, the Company may disclose, assign or otherwise transfer Personal Information, Sensitive Information and any other information you transmit on the Website or Services (including photographs and your public profile) to the purchaser or new controlling entity or individual, for the purposes of providing the Services and direct marketing to you. You acknowledge and agree that the new purchaser or new controlling entity or individual may be located in a country other than your country of residence, and you consent to the transfer of Personal Information to countries other than your country of residence.
- Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
14.1 No warranties as to accuracy
Subject to clause 14.2 and 14.3, we do not make any representations or warranties that the material or information provided through the Service or on the Website (including any member profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed by the Company or any member or any other person or entity) is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to the Service or the Website will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss arising from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or material provided through the Service or on the Website. You should make your own enquiries before acting or relying on any information or material which appears on the Website. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such material or information shall be at your own risk.
14.2 No warranties as to availability
Subject to clause 14.2 and 14.3, we do not warrant that the Service or the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free. The Service is distributed on an “as is” basis. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service or the Website. Where permitted by law, you acknowledge that the Service (and the availability of the Website) is provided without any warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose.
14.3 Implied warranties excluded
(a) if the breach relates to goods:
• (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
• (ii) the repair of such goods;
• (iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or
• (iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and
(b) if the breach relates to Services:
• (i) the supply of the Services again; or
• (ii) the payment of the cost of having the Services supplied again
14.4 No Liability for loss
We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of the Service, the Website or any Linked Websites, nor do we accept any responsibility for any loss arising out of your use of, or reliance on, information contained in or accessed through the Service or the Website. For the avoidance of doubt and without limiting the generality of the foregoing:
(a) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for any direct, indirect, tentative, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Service or the Website or with any delay or inability to use the Service or the Website, or for any information, products and other services obtained through the Service or the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based under contract, negligence or other tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damage;
(b) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for any information or material which you submit to the Service or the Website nor do we accept any responsibility for any use or misuse of any information or material which you submit to the Service or the Website by other members or users;
(c) The Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for the conduct of any member or other user of the Service, including without limitation any conduct which causes physical injury to any person.
- Specific Warnings Regarding Online Dating
You acknowledge that there are risks involved in online dating, including without limitation, unknowingly dealing with underage persons or persons acting under a false pretense or for a criminal purpose.
You agree to take all necessary precautions when communicating with or meeting with other users, especially if you decide to meet in person. In addition, you agree to review our online dating safety tips prior to using the service.
15.2 No warranty as to identity of member
You acknowledge that user authentication on the internet is extremely difficult. The Company cannot and does not warrant that each member or user of the Service is who he or she claims to be. Further, the Company cannot and does not warrant that member profiles are reliable, accurate or complete. Accordingly, you must be careful in dealing with other members or users of the Service or the Website.
The Company reserves the right to send electronic mail to you regarding changes or additions to the Service, or any products and services of the Company and its affiliated businesses.
17.1 Agreement effective for members
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you are a member of the Service or while you otherwise use the Website.
17.2 Termination of membership by you
You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, effective immediately upon our receipt of your written notice of termination. Notice of termination may be delivered to the address contained in the Contact Us section of the Website, may be emailed to the email address listed in the Contact Us section of the Website, or may be effected by clicking on the Switch Off Membership link in the members’ section of the Website. You will not be entitled to a refund of your membership fees as a consequence of the termination of your membership.
17.4 Termination of your access to Service
We may, in our absolute discretion, block, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity, or that which may otherwise affect the enjoyment of the Service by others.
17.5 Termination of membership by us
We may immediately terminate your membership and your access to the Service at any time if we determine (in our absolute discretion) that you have breached this Agreement. Notice of termination will be delivered to the last email address you provide to us. Any pre-paid fees relevant to the period following termination will be refunded to you after deducting any costs incurred or loss suffered by the Company in connection with your membership.
17.6 Deactivation for non-use
We may deactivate your account if you have not used the Service for a consecutive 6 month period unless you have an active paid subscription.
17.7 Termination under UK Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000
(b) You will be provided with a refund of any fees you have paid within 30 days of our receipt of your notice of termination if you have not commenced using the service. Your right to receive a refund does not apply once you have commenced using the service by doing any of the following:
• (i) Sending messages to members via any of their contact details;
• (ii) Reading received messages from members;
• (iii) Sending Show interest alerts to members; and
• (iv) Initiating contact with other members in the chat room or on the instant messaging system
To the extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Company, its affiliates, related bodies corporate, shareholders, officers, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, loss, damage, tax (including GST), liability and/or expense (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) that may be incurred by the Company, its affiliates, related bodies corporate, shareholders, officers, employees, agents and representatives arising out of or in connection with:
(a) any breach by you of these terms;
(b) any unauthorized use of the site that can be connected or associated to you;
(c) any breach by you of any law; and
(d) any act or omission that you may do in connection with the site.
You agree to cooperate fully in the defence of any Claim. We reserve the right (but are under no obligation) to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, provided that you shall remain liable for any such Claim.
19.1 Failure to Comply
19.2 No Waiver
19.4 Language of Agreement (Non-EU Residents only)
The language of this Agreement is English. Where the Company has provided a translation of the English version of this Agreement, you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only. If there is any inconsistency between what the English language version of this Agreement and a translation, the English language version will prevail.
You must not assign any of your rights under this Agreement or in respect of the Service or Website to any third party. The Company has the right to assign any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement or to the Service to any third party. At the election of the Company, in the event that the Company’s obligations under this Agreement are assumed by a third party, the Company shall be relieved of any and all liability under this Agreement.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the Company as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Service or the Website.
“Claim” means, in relation to a person, a claim, demand, remedy, suit, injury, damage, loss, cost, liability, action, proceeding, right of action, claim for compensation or reimbursement or liability incurred by or to be made or recovered by or against the person, however arising and whether ascertained or unascertained, or immediate, future or contingent;
“Commercialise” means to exploit, market, promote, develop, integrate, research, sell and conduct any other activity for profit or reward;
“Company” means Rushdah Innovative Resources
“EU” means the political and economic union of member states located in Europe known as the European Union.
“EU Country” means any country who is a current member and party to the treaties of the EU and means Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom currently.
“Personal Information” means Information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database) whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the Information or opinion, and includes Sensitive Information;
“Paid Services” means the facilities and Services made available for fee-paying members of the Website holding a valid subscription;
“Sensitive Information” means:
(a) information or an opinion about any individual’s:
• (i) racial or ethnic origin;
• (ii) political opinions;
• (iii) membership of a political association;
• (iv) religious beliefs or affiliations;
• (v) philosophical beliefs;
• (vi) membership of a professional or trade association;
• (vii) membership of a trade union;
• (viii) sexual preferences or practices; or
• (ix) criminal record,
• that is also personal information;
(b) health information about an individual; or
(c) genetic information about an individual that is not otherwise health information.
“Service” means the facilities made available for members via the Website;
“Website” means this website which is owned and operated by the Company;
“we”, “us” and “our” all refer to the Company.
Ready4Nikkah (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Rushdah Innovative Resources A Nigerian company (“Rushdah Innovative Resources”, “we”, “our”, “us”).
Our contact details are:
Name: Rushdah Innovative Resources
Address: Plot 72, Airport Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
For all issues, Email: [email protected]
Rushdah Innovative Resources is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand that visitors and users of the Website are concerned about their privacy, and the confidentiality and security of any Personal Information that is provided.
Words that are capitalized, such as “Personal Information” and “Sensitive Information” are defined in clause 15 of this policy.
Due to the nature of the services provided by Rushdah Innovative Resources it is impractical for us to deal with you without knowing your full name. When you register for our services you are required to use truthful and accurate information and you will not have the option to use a pseudonym.
- Collection of Information
3.1 All Users
Whenever users (including non-member users) visit the Website, our servers automatically record information for statistical purposes about your usage of the Website such as:
(a) the type of browser used;
(b) the referring URL;
(c) the IP address;
(d) the number and type of pages viewed;
(e) the date and time of visits; and
(f) the exit URL.
This information we collect about you is not Personal Information and, in any event, remains anonymous. We do not link the anonymous information to any other Personal Information unless you have either registered as a member or logged on as a member at the time of use. Accordingly, if you have not identified yourself on the Website, such as by registering as a member or logging on as a member, we will not link a record of your usage of our Website to you personally.
Upon your registration as a member we collect information about you in order to provide you with the full benefits of membership. We collect non-identifying information as well as Personal Information from you directly when you first register and also from time to time thereafter if you provide us with additional information. Personal Information which may be collected by Rushdah Innovative Resources includes, without limitation:
(a) your full name;
(b) your email address;
(c) your residential address;
(d) phone number;
(e) a photograph of you;
(f) your credit card and billing information (if provided by you).
Other information collected by the Rushdah Innovative Resources, which may or may not be considered Personal Information includes, without limitation:
(a) your email address;
(b) your age;
(c) your occupation;
(d) a description of your appearance.
Sensitive Information which may be collected by Rushdah Innovative Resources includes, without limitation:
(e) your racial or ethnic origin;
(f) your political opinions;
(g) your religious beliefs or affiliations;
(h) your philosophical beliefs;
(i) your sexual preferences or practices;
(j) your criminal record and is only collected if you elect to provide that information to us.
(a) We utilize “cookies” which enable us to monitor traffic patterns and to serve you more efficiently if you revisit the Website. A cookie does not identify you personally but it does identify your computer. You can set your browser to disable cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie and provide you with an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance. If you disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features on our Website.
(b) Information collected via cookies may be used by us and third party vendors to:
(i) support Google Analytics for Display Advertising, including Remarketing and Google Display Network Impression Reporting to advertise our services online;
(ii) optimize, personalize and serve ads based on your past visits to our website;
(iii) report uses of ad services, and interactions with ad impressions and how they are related to visits to our site.
You can customize or opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising using the Ads Settings for your Google account.
3.4 Third Parties
We may allow third-parties, including authorized service providers, advertising companies and ad networks to serve advertisements on our sites. Any information that these third-parties collect via cookies is completely anonymous and is non-identifiable.
3.5 Use of Google Analytics
- Purposes of collecting, holding, using and disclosing Personal Information
4.1 Collect from you only
Where it is reasonable or practical to do so, we will endeavour to only collect Personal Information about you from you.
4.2 Purposes of collecting Personal Information
(a) We will only collect Personal Information that is reasonably necessary for:
(i) enabling us to process your application for membership and enabling us to provide services to you (including customizing the layout of your profile, and in respect of Personal Information other than your full name, email address, residential address and phone number, enabling you to enjoy the full benefits of membership and enabling other members to view your profile);
(ii) our internal research and statistical purposes (including market segmentation and customer value analysis);
(iii) enabling us to forward to you other information or material which we believe may be of interest to you; and
(iv) enabling the payment processor to process the payment of subscription fees,(the “Primary Purpose”).
4.3 Holding of Personal Information
We will take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information that we hold from:
(i) misuse, interference and loss; and
(ii) unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
(b) Destruction of Personal Information
(i) We hold Personal Information about you; and
(ii) We no longer need the Personal Information for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed by us under the Privacy Act or other applicable law; and
(iii) We are not required by or under a Nigerian law, other applicable law or a court/tribunal order, to retain the information,
We will take reasonable steps in the circumstances to destroy the information or to ensure that the information is de identified.
4.4 Use and disclosure of Personal Information
(a) We will only use or disclose Personal Information for the Primary Purpose where it is reasonably necessary.
(b) We will not use or disclose any Personal Information about you for any purpose other than the Primary Purpose (the “Secondary Purpose”) unless:
(i) both of the following apply:
(A) the Secondary Purpose is related to the Primary Purpose and if the Personal Information is Sensitive Information, the Secondary Purpose is directly related to the Primary Purpose; and
(B) you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the Personal Information for the Secondary Purpose; or
(ii) you have consented to the use or disclosure; or
(iii) The use or disclosure of the Personal Information is required or authorised by under a Nigerian law, other applicable law or a court/tribunal order.
4.5 Disclosure to overseas recipients
Any profile information that you have provided to us will be publically viewable on your profile, irrespective of the location of the viewer. By creating a profile you acknowledge that overseas recipients will be able to view your profile.
In order to provide customer support, perform back office functions, fraud prevention tasks or provide services to you we may need to allow our staff or suppliers to access your profile information, billing information or other personal information that you have supplied. We will only disclose Personal Information to an overseas recipient if:
(b) the disclosure of the information is required or authorized by or under a Nigerian law, other applicable law or a court/tribunal order.
4.6 Unsolicited Information
4.7 Information Not Confidential
The Company reserves the right to send electronic mail to you regarding recommended matches, notification alerts of activity such as interest alerts or email alerts, for promotions or offers, changes or additions to the Service, or any products and services of the Company and its affiliated businesses. Members may manage their email preferences by using the “Settings / Notifications” function to customize what type of email communications they wish to receive.
- Access and Correction
5.1 Access to Personal Information
We will provide you with access to the Personal Information held by us in relation to you except to the extent that:
(a) giving access would be unlawful; or
(b) denying access is required or authorized by or under a Nigerian law, other applicable law or a court/tribunal order.
5.2 Request for Access
To request access to the Personal Information held by us about you, you must contact us using the contact details provided in clause 1, following which we will contact you within a reasonable time from our receipt of your request and either provide you with that Personal Information, or notify you when we will provide you with the Personal Information. In any event the Personal Information requested will be provided not more than 30 days after our receipt of your request unless we decide not to provide you with access to the Personal Information in which case we will advise you of the reasons for such decision.
5.3 Commercially Sensitive Information
Where providing access to the Personal Information would reveal evaluative information generated by us in connection with a commercially sensitive decision making process we will give you an explanation for the commercially sensitive decision rather than direct access to the Personal Information.
5.4 Use of Intermediaries
Where because of any of the reasons described in 5.1 above we are not required to provide you with access to the Information then we will, if it is reasonable to do so, give consideration to whether the use of mutually agreed intermediaries would allow sufficient access to meet our respective needs.
We reserve the right to charge you for providing access to your Personal Information. Those fees and charges will not be excessive, and will be determined by us from time to time and we will notify you of those costs prior to providing you with access to the Personal Information. We may require those costs to be paid prior to providing you with access.
5.6 Correction of Personal Information
(a) It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide to us is accurate and to update your Personal Information as necessary.
(b) If at any time you wish to correct any Personal Information held by us, please contact us as specified in clause 1 and we will correct this record, having regard to the purpose for which it is held, to ensure that the information is accurate, up to date, complete, relevant and not misleading. If we elect not to correct your information, we will notify you, within a reasonable time, of the reason for our refusal, the mechanisms available for you to complain about our refusal and such other matters as required by the Privacy Act other applicable law.
(i) we correct Personal Information about you that we previously disclosed to another entity to which the Nigerian Privacy Principles apply; and
(ii) you request us to notify that other entity of the correction, we will take reasonable steps in the circumstances to give that notification unless it is impracticable or unlawful to do so.
(d) If we are not satisfied that the Personal Information is not accurate, complete or up to date, we will, at your request, keep with your Personal Information a statement noting your claim that the Personal Information is not accurate, complete or up to date.
(e) If you wish to have your Personal Information deleted, please let us know and we will take all reasonable steps to delete it, unless we need to keep it for legal reasons.
5.7 Refusal to Correct
If at any time we refuse or deny access to Personal Information to you or refuse to correct Personal Information we will provide you with reasons for such denial or refusal.
If you believe that we have used or disclosed your Personal Information in a manner which is contrary to this policy or otherwise breaches an applicable law, then you should email us at [email protected]
6.2 Our Response
Within 30 days of receipt of your complaint we will notify you electronically as to what action we propose to take in relation to your complaint and will provide you with details of what further action you can take if you are not satisfied with our response.
“Act” means the Privacy Act, Chapter 23, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (as amended) (the “Constitution”), Section 37 of the Constitution
“Nigerian Privacy Principles” means the Nigerian Privacy Principles specified in the Act;
“Information” means Personal Information collected about an individual and includes Sensitive Information;
“Personal Information” means Information or opinion whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the Information or opinion;
“Purposes” means the Primary and Secondary purposes;
“Sensitive Information” means Information or opinion about any individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record or Health Information about an individual;
“you” means the individual about whom we are collecting Information.