Revision date

This Terms of Service was last revised on 1 August, 2021.

The Weekender Republic (TWR) magazine and blog Terms of Service (TOS) may be revised from time to time. Your continued use of the TWR website (the ‘Website’) indicates your agreement to the terms of the most recent TOS.

Alumona Media Limited (the ‘Company’), publisher of the TWR magazine and blog, provides the Website to you subject to the following TOS. By registering with or by using the Website, you agree to be bound by these TOS.

The Company reserves the right to refuse access to the Website or to any other service or product provided by the Company, without notice, at any time, and for any reason. If you do not agree with these TOS, you are advised to stop using the Website immediately.

TWR takes the privacy and security of personal and other information seriously. As a result of this, we have provided these TOS to supply you with information about how your data is collected, used, shared, transferred, and protected as a result of your interaction with the Website.

You must be at least thirteen (13) years of age to use this Website. Any registration by, use of or access to the Website by anyone under 13 years is unauthorised, unlicensed, and in violation of these TOS.

Proprietary information

Except for the contents, materials, comments (the ‘Content’) that the user of the Website supplies, all content and components of the Website, including without limitation, the software, text, photo, video and audio content, graphics, and features, and all trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to the Company, subject to any copyrights or other intellectual property rights held by others pursuant to law.

The Content accessible from this Website, and any website owned or operated by TWR, is the proprietary information of TWR or the party that provided the Content to TWR, and TWR or the party that provided the Content to TWR retains all rights, titles, and interest in the Content.

The Content may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of TWR, except that you may print out a copy of the Content solely for your personal use. In doing so, you may not remove or alter any copyright or other materials appearing on any of the Content.

Modification or use of the Content except as expressly provided in these TOS violates TWR’s intellectual property rights. By accessing or using any Content of TWR, neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you.

Legal basis of data processing:

TWR processes your information under the following legal bases:

  1. With your valid consent;
  2. To fulfil a contract with you; and/or;
  3. As necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by TWR or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your privacy, interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.

Conditions on use of the Website

The Company grants you permission to access and use the Website in line with these TOS, and in exchange you agree as follows:

  1. You will access and use the Website solely for your own personal use;
  2. You will not alter or modify any Content or component of the Website, other than Content you have submitted to or posted on the Website;
  3. You will not use the Website in any illegal manner or any other manner that could damage or impair any security feature or any other feature of the Website;
  4. You will not harass or intimidate any other user of the Website.


Cookies

Cookies are small files that are sent to and stored in your computer by the websites you visit. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use cookies to collect and process non-personal information. You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser. One option is to disable or turn-off all cookies. If you turn cookies off, you may not be able to browse some websites. If you disable certain kinds of cookies, some aspects of our Website may not function properly.

Your conduct and use of the Website

By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for the profile page (including your name, image or likeness, and biographical information), text, comments, and other Content that you post, publish, upload, or display on the Website, or transmit to or share with others using the Website, also and for the consequences of posting, publishing, uploading, displaying, or sharing any of these.

The Content you submit or post on the Website will generally be made public. You consent to the public dissemination of all Consent you submit or post using the Website. You will not use the Website to post, transmit, or share child pornography, or Content that is threatening, defamatory or invasive of the privacy of another person. You agree that you will not use the Website to promote any product or service or agenda on behalf of any person or entity that sells, provides, or offers the product or service.

Rights to and use of the content on the Website

By submitting or posting material or Content to the Website, you grant the Company an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully-paid, worldwide license to:

  1. Use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), and distribute in or through any medium now known or hereafter invented, for any purpose;
  2. To prepare derivative works using the Content, or to incorporate it into other works, for any purpose; and
  3. To grant and authorise sublicenses of any or all of the foregoing rights.

You may remove your Content from the Website at any time. If you choose to remove your Content, the Content will no longer appear on the Website. However, you acknowledge that the Company may retain archived copies of your Content, and that the Company will retain the rights to the Content granted by these TOS.

When you post Content to the Website, you also authorise and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting, maintenance, and storage of the Content on the Website.

Copyright

All material or Content herein is a property of the author/creator and may not be copied or reproduced without explicit permission. You may download material from the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only.

Material or Content posted on the Website is believed to be published according to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the ‘DMCA’).

Links to websites other than those owned by the Company or TWR are offered as a service to readers. The Company’s staff or the editorial staff of TWR was not involved in their production and is not responsible for their content.

If you are a copyright owner or an agent of a copyright owner and you believe that any Content on the Website infringes upon your copyright, you may submit a notice by following the directions on our Copyright Policy page.

Ensure that evidence is provided, and we will remove the Content immediately.

Objectionable or inappropriate content

It is possible the Website may include offensive, mislabelled, deceptive, harmful, inaccurate or objectionable material or Content. Please, use caution and exercise proper judgment when using the Website. The Company does not endorse or represent, or guarantee the truthfulness or reliability of any Content, nor does it endorse any opinion expressed by others on the Website.

The Company will not routinely review or revise Content submitted to or posted on the Website by others. However, the Company may read any such Content, and reserves the right to refuse to distribute any such Content, to remove any Content from the Website, or to edit any Content, in its sole discretion.

If you find any content appearing on the Website that you believe is offensive or objectionable, you may inform the Company by contacting us through the contact information at the end of this page.

The Company will review your message and the Content to which you object. We may remove the Content from our Website if we deem it inappropriate. Please, note that the Company is not legally responsible for Content that it does not originate. Also, the Company is not legally responsible for keeping Content that it deems inappropriate off the Website.

Information sharing

We may share personal information to the following entities and/or for the following reasons:

  1. We may partner with other companies/organisations/persons in order to provide our users with additional benefits. In the event that we enter into such a partnership, we may share your personal information with those partners. If we share personal information, we will require that such partners use the personal information for the specific or limited purpose for which we provide it, maintain reasonable security measures for the protection of such information, and comply with the provisions as outlined in these TOS and or our Privacy Policy.
  2. Law enforcement. Occasionally, we may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personal information. We will disclose personal information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, warrant, or other legal process to the extent necessary to meet legal, national security, public interest, or law enforcement obligations. We fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our Website for illegal activities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful.
  3. In the event we enter into an agreement to be purchased by another company or to merge with another company, we may share personal information with that company. We will require that such purchasers continue to comply with the provisions as outlined in these TOS and or our Privacy Policy.
  4. We may also share non-personal information with selected third parties, such as our advertisers, for purposes of serving you with customised promotions. If you would like to learn more about the sharing of non-personal information for purposes of providing customised advertisements or promotions, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/consumers/.

Hyperlinks and links to third party websites

This Website may be hyperlinked to other websites which are not maintained by, or related to the Company or TWR. Hyperlinks to such sites are provided as a service to users and arc not sponsored by or affiliated with this Website or the Company. TWR has not reviewed any or all of such websites and is not responsible for the content of those websites.

Therefore, hyperlinks are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and TWR makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, accuracy or otherwise of the hyperlinks or the websites hyperlinked to this Website.

Furthermore, the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party website does not necessarily imply endorsement of such third party by the Company or the Website.

Please consult each linked website’s privacy policy for a description of how the website collects, uses, and shares your information.

Sponsors, advertisers, and third parties

The Website may contain links to sponsor, advertiser, or other third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by the Company. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any third-party website, applications, software, content, or advertising does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by the Company. The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, terms of service or practices of any third parties.

Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions of, sponsors, advertisers, or other third parties found on or through the Website, are solely between you and such third parties. You agree that the Company 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 sponsors, third parties, or advertisers on the Website.

Disclaimer of warranties

You understand and agree that:

Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Company disclaims all warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

The Company makes no warranty that the Website will meet your requirements or will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Also, the Company makes no warranty that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Website will meet your expectations.

No advice or information, oral or written, obtained by you from the Company or the Website shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these TOS.

Limitation of liability

You understand and agree that the Company shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses resulting from the use of or the inability to use the Website.

The Company will have no liability for damages arising from:

  1. Accessing any Content or component of the Website, even if it results in the inadvertent transfer of harmful computer code, such as, but not limited to, viruses, malware, or spyware;
  2. Communications or conducts of any third party on the Website; or
  3. As otherwise provided in these TOS.

Exclusions and limitations

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations on liability and damages may not apply to you.

Indemnification

You will indemnify the Company and its subsidiaries, agents, directors, officers, contractors, and staff (the Indemnified Parties) from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.


Security

We understand the importance of information security and will take reasonable measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your information. Please, understand that no measures can guarantee 100 per cent security.

Any passwords used for this Website are for individual use only. You will be responsible for the security of your password. You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this Website to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts.

If you become involved in any violation of system security, the Company or TWR reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other sites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents. The Company or TWR reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these TOS.

The Company or TWR also reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing TWR to disclose the identity of anyone posting any email messages, or publishing or otherwise making available any material or Content that is believed to violate these TOS.

Severability

If any part of the TOS is found to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other parts.

The TOS and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement among the parties relating to this matter and the use of the Website.

Moreover, you may be subjected to other terms and conditions that may apply when you order or purchase some products or services, including third-party products and services.

Termination

You may terminate your use of or participation in the Website at any time. Promptly after your termination, we will remove your profile page. However, comments or other Content you have submitted to or posted on the Website may remain there. In addition, the rights granted to the Company with respect to Content or other information you have submitted to the Company or posted on the Website will survive the termination of your use of, or participation in the Website.

The Company may, in its sole discretion, terminate your account, delete your profile and any Content or information that you have posted on the Website, and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Website, at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including but not limited to, violation of these TOS.

 

How to contact us about these Terms of Service

The Weekender Republic

Attention: Terms of Service

2 Adegbite Street

Beside Agbowo Shopping Complex

Agbowo

Ibadan

Oyo State

Nigeria

Or

Email us via: contact@weekenderrepublic.com. The subject of your email should be ‘Terms of Service’.