2. Use of Data
3. Website Usage
4. Our Services
7. Intellectual Property
8. Third Parties
11. Contacts and Communications
12. Updating and Terminating Information
1.2 Definitions and terms used on this website are as follows:
1.2.1 Users are classed as all visitors using vieews.com and viewing/using information whether registered or not.
1.2.2 Listings are postings made by Users of the website, these may be businesses, products, services, buy requests and contacts between users
1.2.3 Website is vieews.com and its affiliates
1.2.4 Services by vieews.com are offered to users of the website
1.2.5 Buyers are users who visit the website to find sellers/suppliers for the intent of making a purchase
1.2.6 Sellers/Suppliers are users who visit the website to find buyers for the intent of making a sale
2. Use of Data
2.1 We comply with Data Protection Act 1998
3. Website Usage
3.2 With the exception of the social media share buttons on the website, Users may not copy, transmit, display or publish information from this website without express approval from us.
3.3 Users are not allowed to use the website or any linked database with use of data scraping or harvesting automated systems
3.4 Our website is accessible through internet or mobile devices and latest browsers however note that older devices and browsers may not show same quality of information. Users are strongly advised to use the latest browsers to get the best of the website features.
3.6 Users will be held responsible for damages caused to our website through users’ links or spam or other info posted through the website.
3.7 Users shall use the website for the intent which it was designed for. Any users found to be engaged in scams, spam information, payment frauds, lottery scams and any related activities will be banned from the website.
3.8 We are not responsible for any losses to users as a result of making payments or providing services to other users met through the website.
4. Our Services
4.1 Primary services offered via vieews.com are Basic Listing and Premium Listing for Sellers and Buyer Requests for Buyers. We reserve the right to add or remove services at any point. We will endeavour to fulfil the terms of all open agreements where possible.
4.2 Services offered can be found around the vieews.com navigation and site map as well as in your account section. If other services are required, please contact us for options to support your requirements.
4.3 We will endeavour to ensure the website is available at all times without interruptions. However, some features may require updates or redesign and we will not take any liabilities for any consequences for any website interruptions deemed relevant to the upkeep of the website.
4.4 The ‘About’ and ‘How it works’ pages provide overview of vieews.com. We cannot guarantee success of our services in serving your needs and we advise you to ensure precautions in place to avoid losses to you.
5.1 All business, products, services and requests listed on this website are listed by website users. Vieews.com does not guarantee or take responsibility for the accuracy of listings, losses or the quality of services/products provided by users of the website. All users are advised to verify information themselves are required for the transactional circumstances.
5.2 All sellers/businesses/products must be either made in Africa or available to Africa. This platform primarily aims to connect local and global Buyers with the business environment in Africa. Products not fitting this profile may be removed.
5.3 All users intending to list their businesses or products/services are advised to review the ‘Listing Policy’ (subject to regular updates), prior to listing any items on the website to avoid issues with listing being declined or user account being banned.
Listing Policy on vieews.com
We encourage use of vieews to showcase your products and business responsibly while ensuring the integrity of the website.
Alongside any local, national or international laws applicable to your country of origin, the following category listings are banned on this website:
- Replica and counterfeit products
- Listings from minors
- Tools and information promoting terrorism
- Sales of human beings or human organs
- Multi-level/pyramid marketing schemes
- Ammunition and firearms equipment listings are subject to provision of authorised/legal certificates required to deal in such goods
- Abusive or threatening products
- Illegal/plagiarised copies of labels, software, musical/audio, storage, brandings, books and other related violating copyrights.
- Prostitution or any other related sexual solicitation service in the nature
- Products or tools designed or intended to spam others
- Endangered animal or plant products
- Illegal drugs/narcotics
- Religious/Secular/Sensitive informational products that may cause offence to others
- Production of fake identity or other documentation
- Sale of financial products against relevant legal regulations
Users whose listings violate the above will be subject to penalties such as having access blocked to site, and if required, further legal actions may be pursued as relevant.
The above list will be updated frequently to keep in line with any new legal requirements and developments.
5.4 We review all listings periodically for suitability on the website to ensure listings meet with minimal guidelines with no potentially illegal or discriminatory information published on the website. However, if you find any inappropriate listings; please contact us with relevant information and links. We will endeavour to action any listings deemed unsuitable as soon as possible.
5.5 Users are advised to be familiar with online trading safety tips as well as undertaking individual extra precautions to avoid losses. We will not be responsible for any losses to users as a consequence of any transaction.
5.6 We reserve the right to use the information you have provided to meet your service requirements such as references in our marketing campaigns
6.1 Payments made to vieews.com are strictly for services offered by vieews.com such as premium/featured options. Vieews.com does not collect payments on behalf of Buyers and/or Sellers for other listings on the website
6.2 Users trading with other users on the website are hereby advised to take due diligence and precautions prior to transacting with other users.
6.3 We utilise third party payment providers such as PayPal or similar and will never require you to enter payment information on vieews.com. Please report anyone asking you to input your confidential payment information on this website.
6.4 Any pricing listed on the website can be revised at any time. Discounts of price breaks that are offered to individual customers only should not be disclosed to other users.
6.5 If you have paid for a premium feature, services will commence upon our acknowledgement of receipt of payment.
6.5.1 Listings last for minimum of 1 year once approved
7. Intellectual Property
7.1 All contents of this website pertaining to the trade secrets and intellectual property remain the property of vieews.com and its owners protected under worldwide copyright laws.
7.2 Users are not allowed to adapt or use any information owned by vieews.com and its affiliates.
7.3 We may use information provided by users to fulfil contractual or other obligations to you for services you require.
7.4 We cannot guarantee or verify intellectual property rights of users or information posted by users. We welcome any feedback on any copyright infringement and we will act accordingly to ensure ownership of intellectual properties are protected.
7.5 We will accept no responsibilities or be liable for losses/adverse outcomes to users using this website information for their purposes.
8. Third Parties
8.1 We may use third parties to support our service offerings and ensure that all parties comply to our usage and privacy policies.
9.2 The data collected on the website is predominantly linked to business or product information. We will not require information such as date of birth, credit/payment information.
9.3 We will not send emails requesting personal information from you. All account information can be managed from the account section of your website. If you are in receipt of email from us requesting personal information, please flag such emails to us using our contact form.
10.1 We hope you will be satisfied with the services offered, however we do not guarantee you, as a Seller/Supplier, will find a Buyer and any increased business or profits, or Buyers will find Sellers/Suppliers. However, we do our best to advertise with quality mediums to acquire good user database at all times.
10.2 We do not personally verify businesses or products or services or buyer requests added on the website, we endeavour to review all listings to ensure they are in line with website’s listing policies.
10.3 Vieews.com will offer no guarantees to any loss arising from use of information found on the website or linked sites.
10.4 We cannot always guarantee the continuity of our operations at all times but will do our best to communicate any expected or unexpected system downtime.
11. Contacts and Communications
11.1 Contact between users may be made using the relevant ‘contact’ button on business, product, service or buyer request listings.
11.2 Users are advised to share relevant information pertaining to the business transaction and limit the use of Personal data considered to be inadequate, irrelevant or excessive in relation to the purpose of the transaction
11.3 Communications between users and to vieews.com representatives should be fair and professional at all times to preserve the reputation of our website and enhance user experience. Vieews.com is not responsible for any issues between users as a result of communication issues on the website. You can report users found to be abusive or similar to us for follow up actions.
11.4 Vieews.com may be contacted using contact forms listed on the website. We are only currently available through online contacts.
11.5 Vieews.com part of a limited company registered in the United Kingdom. Please contact us for more information where required.
12. Updating and Terminating Information
12.1 To close your account, please contact us and we will close your account as soon as possible.
12.2 Users are advised to ensure their listings are as accurate and up to date as possible. User account provides the option to delete information for listing of products, businesses and buy requests.
INFORMATION AND ITS USE
THIRD PARTY USAGE
CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION
(August 29th, 2016 – last updated)
INFORMATION AND ITS USE
As part of the registration process, you may be asked to enter your personal details such as your name, email address, business name, business address, business email, business phone number, business sales information and other relevant details required to complete the membership process to support the services we will provide to you. Your listing is publicly available to users of this website.
We will never collect information that is not considered to be relevant to the type of services offered such as date of birth, bank information, sensitive payment information and other confidential data.
Information will generally be collected as part of the registration process, when a service is requested by you, use contact forms, when you subscribe to alerts, complete survey, or enter your information voluntarily on various parts of the site.
The information you enter may be used in the following ways:
• To personalise your site experience and/or allow us to deliver content and product offerings which may be of interest to you.
• To improve our website features to enhance users’ experience.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your service requests and transactions.
• To send periodic email notifications regarding your order or other relevant products/services.
• To enable contact between members of our website as stipulated within our terms of services.
We will do our best to protect the information of members and visitors to our site by use of use regular Malware Scanning or similar tools.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks/firewalls and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All payment transactions are processed through a gateway provider such as PayPal and your banking/payment information will not be requested or stored or processed on our servers.
Information such as telephone and email are hidden to prevent junk or spam messages not relevant to service requested. Only contact forms can be used to make contact by registered users.
Cookies are used on this website, and might include 3rd party vendor cookies.
• Help remember and process the items you have viewed previously.
• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Keep track of advertisements.
• Compile comprehensive data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services, such as google, that track this information on our behalf.
You are able to manage behaviour of cookies using your browser settings to e.g. warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features may be disabled; however, it will not affect the overall user experience or ability to carry out interactions/transactions.
A cookie usage notification will appear on the site the first time you visit the site to notify you of our cookie usage on the site. We do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Users may adjust their Google cookies settings here: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
THIRD PARTY USAGE
We will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice or you give permission for us to do so. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as those parties agree to keep this information confidential as part of Vieews.com supply contract. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable generic visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION
We do not specifically market to children under 16.
By registering on this website, you are giving consent to the use of your personal or business information as set forth in the terms and conditions of the site.
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By emailing us
• From their account profile/dashboard
We aim to guarantee the privacy of data on our site and should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email or other site posting within 7 business days
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can click on link in message or contact us and we will promptly remove your email from ALL correspondence.
BREAKING NEWS: Biggest News In Africa Right Now -Ed 14
Presenting a roundup of the biggest news across Africa recently, catch the last biggest news edition 13, in case you missed it.
In this week’s edition #14;
Politics & Conflicts
- 1. Boko haram hit again!!
The commonly known militia group in Nigeria has again made another attack. This time as their culture, they have kidnapped 15 girls in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger. Abductions of schoolgirls have been a Boko Haram horror imprint, since its soldiers in 2014 kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in Nigeria.
- 2. Tanzanian President Magafuli’s crackdown on homosexuals has potentially threatens aid.
The current homophobic action taken by H.E John Magufuli on the crackdown on homosexuals in the country is nearly costing the country. This is also as the European Union withdrew its ambassador to Dar es Salaam and review its millions in dollars aid kit to the East African country.
- 3. Scots come in rescue for the Mali’s dire need of humanitarian help.
The government of Scot has given the Government of Mali £300,000 from its Humanitarian Emergency Fund (HEF) to support provide indispensable supplies that the country really needs. The cash will be targeted on the Mopti region, where almost half of the homes have inadequate food and humanitarian needs are said to have intensified most due to inter-community dispute.
- 4. Stolen artifacts to eventually find their way home.
Nigeria which plans to open a museum in the year 2021 will be the home to some of the stolen Benin bronzes that were looted during the Benin Expedition of 1897. The African nation’s Royal Museum will be ‘furnished’ after Benin Dialogue Group which includes Nigerian representatives and European museum officials—in the Netherlands at the beginning of the month came to the agreement…
- 5. Tanzania’s national education policy cost them three hundred million dollars.
Loans worth over 300 million dollars that were to be funded by the World Bank has been withheld. This was due to the East African country’s policy of expelling pregnant girls from school. The country’s top administration went a step further in June, declared that students would not be allowed to return to the learning institutions after giving birth.
6. Drug tests against ebola started in Congo
The four therapeutic drugs that will be used to treat patients are mAb 114, ZMapp, Remdesivir and Regeneron, according to Congo’s Health Ministry. The trials have already begun in various parts of the affected areas in Congo. So far in the prevailing outbreak in Congo, there have been 365 confirmed Ebola incidents with 189 deaths, according to numbers provided by the health ministry Sunday.
7. Nigeria port official reject a hefty handout.
Administrators of Nigeria Customs Service have renounced a bribe sum of over four hundred thousand dollars the national police spokesperson wrote on Twitter on Friday.
According to Mr.Shogunle, the officials at the Apapa Command of customs in Lagos discarded the dollar bribe from an importer who wanted to clear a container of Tramadol.
8. Huge losses for Tanzanian farmers.
The government of United Republic of Tanzania has seized the major cash crop grown around Lindi and Mtwara region. This was done as an act of the government trying to reduce the negative impact middlemen or brokers of the cash crop bring about to the real farmers. The government made this by only paying verified farmers. Find the full story here…
9. Roads worth €322 Million for two African countries
One of the biggest African banks, The African Development Bank has approved over three hundred mllion Euros in Loans and Grants to Tanzania and Burundi for road construction. The money will help two East African countries with some major road construction from stalled to completely new projects.
- 10. Tons and tons of worlds lightest metal discovered in Mali.
Mineral explorers have discovered huge reserves of Lithium in Mali. The reserves which could be holding the ‘black gold’ in hundreds of thousands of tons. Lithiums is in high demand majorly in the Tech companies. The discovery is set to uplift Mali’s economy by big margins.
- 11. A militant groups claims responsibility for 188 deaths in Nigeria
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack held in some camps in the West African country. Reliable sources say that dozens of Nigerian soldiers were killed. The militant group made the claim on a website. This and more of the story click here…
- 12. Freeman Mbowe arrested in Dar-Salaam.
Tanzania’s leader of the opposition was arrested on Friday after failing to obey two court orders. This is because he is accused of organising protest illegal in the country’s capital. Chadema leader Freeman Mbowe was arrested at Kisutu court alongside fellow opposition Mrs Matiko, where they and seven others were attending a trial hearing for their participation in a protest.
- 13. Tanzania joins Rwanda and Kenya in establishing car assembly plants in the region.
Reginald Mengi a tycoon in Tanzania has signed a multi-million dollar deal with with a South Korean company called Youngsan Glonet Corporation. The other company on the other side of the table was Mengi’s IPP Group. The car assembly plant is expected to create over 1000 jobs in the country. The assembly plant is expected to be completed later next year.
Img src: Youngsan car kit.
- 14. Africa’s top telecommunication giant set for IPO.
Bharti Airtel picked Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and six others to manage the initial public offering of its African unit, as the Asian mobile phone operator works toward the much-awaited listing plan. Still, Bharti is expected to retain a 72% stake in its Africa operations after the sale. Some of the bank appointed are Absa Group Limited, Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs among others.
- 15. Corruption in the oil industry in Nigeria.
Shell and Eni paid 1bn for one of West Africa’s largest oil fields, situated off the coast of Nigeria. The payment was equivalent to a large percentage of Nigeria’s proposed a previous year’s health budget, but the money did not benefit the country’s citizens. Instead, it went to a company called Malibu Oil and Gas, which was secretly owned by the former oil minister who had granted his company rights to the oil field in. Find the story here…
- 16. ‘We are what Mauritius is’, claims China.
Mauritians only make up around 2-3 per cent of the population, but their influence is probably around 30 per cent as we punch well above our weight, as some of the citizens claim. China has heavily invested in the country starting way back in the 1800s. The former British colony which got independence in 1968 is the multicultural and a handful of the Chinese.
- 17. Bleaching, bleaching not…
Blac chyna has been put under the limelight for selling a cream in Nigeria that is alleged to be containing some skin lightening elements. The owner in an interview when asked of the claims did not deny the allegations but she said that was not the purpose of the selling the body cream. Many skin-lightening products are not banned in Nigeria, where 77% of women are reported to use some form of them on a regular basis according to WHO. The brand launched in 2014.
Img src: Whitenicious.
- 18. Chinese nubbed in Kenya for alleged corrupt dealings.
The arm of the law has caught up with seven Chinese officials of the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC). They are involved in bribing an investigation team to a tune of Ksh 500,000 which is equivalent to $4,850. They will be taken to court on Monday together with some other four Kenyan. Click here for the full story.
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