RDN TERMS OF SERVICE

TERMS OF SERVICE

 

1. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Welcome to "RDN Platform" (www.rdnplatform.com/co.tz) the online service operated by Research and Development Network Limited (RDN). The rdnplatform.com connects professionals in Africa and around the world to make innovative ideas accessible and doable in Africa to enhance the social and economic development.

 

2. ABOUT THE TERMS

Our Terms of Service contains Legal Agreement between you and rdnplatform.com for use of our service. Please read these Terms of Service and policies before using this website. By using the website, you accept and agree to abide by the Terms Of Service, Privacy Policy, and other contractual agreements linked to this website. If you do not agree to these Terms Of Service, policies and other contractual agreement, please don't use this website. Other services are governed by additional Terms Of Services and Guidelines posted on the relevant page. Please read and understand before using those service.

 

 3. REGISTRATION & SUBSCRIPTION

You have to register and create an account to utilize rdnplatform.com services if you are above 18 years of age. Other services may require a subscription,  read and understand before using to those services. 

 

4. ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

You agreed to maintain and update your account information to keep it true, accurate and complete. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password, username and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account password or username or any breach of security. In case there is any unauthorized use of your password or username or any other security breach, please notify RDN Immediately through support@rdnplatform.com.  

 

5. ACCOUNT TERMINATION

You can terminate your account at any time by submitting termination request. In case you have breached the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and other Contractual Agreements or you have extended period of inactivity or your engaged in fraudulent or illegal activities or request from Government or Law enforcement or any other issues related to security, RDN reserves the right to terminate your account or restrict access to or suspend your account anytime with or without notice, for any or no reason. RDN will be not liable to any third party or you for any termination of your account.

  

 6. CONTENTS

You agree to provide, post, upload or submit content or contribute content that does not violate Infringement of copyright, trademark, patent, the right of privacy and right of publicity. You agree that you are responsible for all contents or material you post, upload, make available, send, communicated or transmitted to the site.  You agree that, you own all of the content you submit and made available to our site but you also grant RDN the royalty-free irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable and non exclusive license worldwide to use, reproduce, store, host, modify, create, adapt, translate, communicate, publish, publicly perform and display for promotion, operation and improvement of our service purpose. The RDN deserve the right to review materials that you upload, submit or share and on its sole discretion right it may reject, or remove any or all materials with or without notice to you any time for any or no reason. All contents are copyright of RDN and reproduced with permission from other copyright owners.  Therefore we exclude from any professional advice from any member or customer service to that which RDN take a client-customer relationship which is requested by the client with its terms of service.

 

7. ACCESS AND INFORMATION

You have the right to access publicly accessible information related to the service. Some information may require a subscription, it is your responsibility to subscribe to those plan to access those services.  RDN reserves the right to restrict access to or suspend your account anytime with or without notice, for any or no reason. In addition RDN reserve the right to at any time to modify or discontinue services or any part, with notice or without notice. RDN shall not be liable for any damage occur to you or third party as a result of the modification or discontinue of service.

 

8. PRIVACY

Your personal data will be treated and protected with RDN Platform Privacy Policy when using our service. It is your responsibility to read, understand and comply with RDN Platform Privacy Policy. You agree to grant RDN or any third parties contracted by us to communicate or enquire or request you some information for purpose of verification, confirmation, and improvement of our services. RDN can use your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

 

9. COPYRIGHT

You agree to respect the Intellectual Property of others. It is your responsibility to notify us if there is any infringement of your copyright.  RDN reserve the right to investigate and in its discretion can terminate accounts in case violating the copyright of others. You agree and it is your responsibility to read RDN Platform Intellectual Property Rights Policy. You can submit any claim regarding copyright infringement through legal@rdnplatform.com

 

10. TRADEMARKS

 You agree that all  RDN Platform trade names and marks available through our website are trademarks and the property of RDN. You agree not to use RDN Platform trademarks or any other trademark available on our site without RDN prior permission. Other trademarks available on our website not owned by RDN are the property of their respective owners. Please read Intellectual Property Rights Policy to get insight on the procedure for filing trademark infringement claim.

    

11. CONNECTIONS

It is your responsibility to review and choose the right professional to connections. You have the right to accept, reject or cancel connections. All communication will be done through our website by using message form, private message. Therefore for your own security, you agree not to post any contact information on the website. You may send an invitation to a non-member to join RDN platform, but invite the only person who you know. 

 

12. LINKING

RDN cannot review all content linked from other websites to any part of this website. RDN does not endorse availability of such links. You agree that RDN shall not be responsible or liable for any harm caused by the use of any content from those links.

 

13. PROHIBITED WHEN USING OUR WEBSITE 

You have the right to use the site only for lawful. RDN Platform provides you with the necessary tools to create, post, submit, upload, make available, send, share, communicate or transmit. You agree to use these tools in a lawful manner that will not harm, threaten, defame, abuse, harass, tortious, stalk, vulgar, libel, obscene, discriminate, violet intellectual property rights, patents, trademark, copyrights, privacy and other legal rights. In addition, you will not misrepresent your identity, your current or previous positions and qualifications as well as your affiliation with a person or entity, past or present. Either you will not upload, post or transmit spam, virus, chain letters, unauthorized advertisement and promotion materials,  junk mail. You will not use any device, tools, robot or software to manipulate or affect our website services. 

  

14. DISPUTE OF SERVICE

If there is any dispute related to the use of site between user and user or between users and us. You agree to resolve such dispute in good faith. In case negotiation failed, it is your responsibility to file any dispute or claim relating to your use of our RDN Platform service. RDN or third party contracted by RDN will work hard to resolve the dispute by binding arbitration in accordance with our Terms and Policies. RDN or authorized Agent deserve the right to request for supporting documents for the claim. RDN or authorized Agent will work in good faith and the final decision shall be binding. You agree that RDN and its authorized Agent will be not responsible for any damage as a result of disputes between users of the website. All communication should be done through your email address registered with RDN Platform. You understand and acknowledge that RDN is not providing legal services to you. 

  

15. DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES

We are committed to providing you with quality, safe and reliable service but we cannot guarantee it can be error free due to factors beyond or under RDN control. Therefore, to the full extent permissible by Law, RDN, staff/employee and its affiliation disclaims all warranties, express or implied including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, accuracy, fitness for particular purpose. RDN   does not give or make warranties of any kind related to the site, information, materials, data, content, user identity, products or any service offered by us that:-

  1. Will meet your expectation or requirement in term of quality, safety, and reliability.
  2. Will be timely, not interrupted and secured.

In case your State and Jurisdictions do not allow limitation on implied warranties or exclusion or limitation of certain damage, the additional right might apply.

  

16. LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES

You agree and acknowledge that under no circumstance RDN and its affiliation shall be liable to you or any other users for any punitive, indirect, incidental, special or any kind of damages whether consequential or actual but not limited to loss of reputation, goodwill, profits, data, and use. 

  

 17. INDEMNITY

 You agree to indemnify RDN Platform, its directors, officers, employees, and its affiliation against any or all actions, liabilities, damages, claims or demand which include but not limited to legal fees and cost legal fees arising out you or third party use of our website services or any breach of Terms and Policies.

  

 18. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of the United Republic of Tanzania.

  

19. NOTICE AND COMPLAINTS

All notice and complaints in respect to a breach of intellectual property rights shall be submitted in writing through the following email or address.

 GENERAL NOTICE:

      info@rdnplatform.com 

        or

        Research and Development Network Ltd,

        C&G Plaza, 1st Floor, Mwai Kibaki Rd- Mikocheni

        P. O.  Box 7915,

       Dar es Salaam- Tanzania.  

 

COMPLAINTS REGARD BREACH OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

        legal@rdnplatform.com  

       or

       Research and Development Network Ltd,

       C&G Plaza, 1st Floor, Mwai Kibaki Rd- Mikocheni,  

       P. O. Box 7915,

       Dar es Salaam- Tanzania. 

 

 20. ADDITIONAL TERMS

The following additional Terms are part of RDN Platform Terms of Service. Therefore these additional terms comprise the entire agreement between you and RDN when using our site. The additional terms supersede all prior terms between parties regarding the subject matter contained. Also, additional terms supersede all prior terms in case of conflicting or inconsistent terms regarding the site links. 

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