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bartrit Terms of Use


Welcome to www.bartrit.com ("bartrit"). This policy is effective June10, 2013.By accessing bartriteither through the website or any other electronic device,you are a "user" and you accept and agree to the terms below (the "Terms of Use" or "TOU") as a legal contract between you and bartrit. This TOU is effective from the time you log in to bartrit.  bartrit may post changes tothe TOU at any time, and any such changes will be applicable to all subsequent access to or use of bartrit.

If you do not accept and agree to all provisions of the TOU, now or in the future, you may reject the TOU by immediately terminating all access and use of bartrit, in which case any continuing access or use of bartrit is unauthorized.

By accessing bartrit you are agreeing to the following terms, which are designed to make sure that bartrit works for everyone.

You are required to comply with, and to ensure compliance with, all laws, ordinances and regulations applicable to your activities on bartrit.

bartrit is intended and designed for users 18 years of age and older, and access or use by anyone younger is not authorized.

The TOU grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access bartrit and use bartrit, in whole or in part, including but not limited to bartrit intellectual property therein, solely in compliance with the TOU.

You agree and understand that bartritis an internet enabled electronic platform that facilitates communication for the purposes of advertising and distributing information pertaining to goods and/ or services. You further agree and understand that we do not endorse, market or promote any of the listings, postings or information, nor do we at any point in time come into possession of or engage in the distribution of any of the goods and/ or services, you have posted, listed or provided information about on our site. While interacting with other users on our site, with respect to any listing, posting or information we strongly encourage you to exercise reasonable diligence as you would in traditional off line channels and practice judgment and common sense before committing to or complete intended sale, purchase of any goods or services or exchange of information.

While making use of bartrit classifieds and other services such as the discussion forums, comments and feedback and other services interalia, you will post in the appropriate category or area and you agree that your use of the Site shall be strictly governed by this TOU including the policy for listing of your Classified which shall not violate the prohibited and restricted items policy (herein after referred to as the Listing Policy.)

 

Listing Policy


For use of our Site and other services, you confirm and declare that you shall not list or post or provide information in relation to the sale or purchase or exchange of goods and services, content or information that are illegal under the laws of the Republic of Botswana and/or are not permitted as per the prohibited items policy listed below.


Prohibited Items Policy

 

We specifically prohibit any listing or posting of classifieds or information in relation to the following items:

1. Alcoholic Beverages, Liquor, tobacco products, drugs, psychotropic substances, narcotics, intoxicants of any description, medicines, palliative/curative substances nor shall you provide link directly or indirectly to or include descriptions of items, goods or services that are prohibited under any applicable law for the time being in force

2. Living, dead person and/or the whole or any part of any human which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including any blood, bodily fluids and/ or body parts

3. Prostitution or any other service in the nature there of that purports to violatethe contemporary standards of morality and decency in the Motswana society.

4. Religious items, including books, artifacts, etc. or any information, description of any such item that is likely to affect the religious sentiments of any person or group

5. Obscene Items includes items which contain an indecent representation of women, Any publication or film or item that describes or depicts a minor who is, or who appears to be, under 18 (whether the minor is engaged in sexual activity or not) and any computer games not suitable for minor that are unsuitable for a minor to see or play.

6. Offensive Material intended for use in a sexual setting (including "bondage" and "fetish" items,) displaying sexual activity or portraying human genitalia in a "life-like" or realistic fashion

7. Information or items that are defamatory, libelous, threatening or abusive in nature

8. Information that is fraudulent, misrepresenting as to the nature and use of the goods or the services.

9. Counterfeit, Pirated and stolen goods or unauthorized illegal services (services for which you are not licensed or permitted to do or do not have the authority to undertake).

10. Items, goods and services that infringe or attempt to pass off any third parties intellectual property or rights of publicity or moral rights and or purports' to breach any persons right to privacy.

11. Electronically transmitting through any medium computer viruses of any type or any computer program that facilitates hacking of a computer system which the intent to damage a computer or computer network or intercept any personal data.

12. Your information shall not include any hate content, that is derogatory or slanderous in nature that may directed to any individual or group or advocate violence against any users individuals and or animals.

13. Hazardous chemicals and pesticides

14. Fireworks, Destructive Devices and Explosives including any material that enables the making of fireworks, explosive triggers and explosive devices.

15. Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records & Personal Information (in any form, including mailing lists)

16. Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries and Slot Machines

17. Military or Police Badges, Uniforms, coats-of-arms and or any Government emblems, insignia,

18. Weapons and related items (such as firearms, firearm parts and magazines, ammunition, tear gas, stun guns, switchblade knives

19. “Pyramid schemes" and "Multilevel Marketing" and/ or similar scams which are solely listed for the purpose of defrauding users.

20. Spam, abusive, duplicate, listing, fraud schemes (e.g. "Get rich quick" "work at homes" scams which are solely listed for the purpose of duping users)

21. Inappropriate, Wrong Category (e.g dining table listed as office furniture).

22. Incorrect City / Location of Listing (listing allowed only in the city you are based in, of listing)

23. International Listings.

24. Without prejudice to the generality of the above, Quikr does not permit posting or listing of classifieds in relation to the following:

25. Living, dead creatures and/or the whole or any part of any animal which has been kept or preserved by any means whether artificial or natural including rugs, skins, specimens of animals, antlers, horns, hair, feathers, nails, teeth, musk, eggs, nests, other animal products of any description the sale and purchase of which is prevented or restricted in any manner by applicable laws

Your listing, information, Advertisement:

1. Shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing. Further shall not be fraudulent, misrepresenting, misleading or pertain to the sale of any illegal, counterfeit, stolen goods and or services which do not belong to you or you do not have the authority for. Further still shall not infringe any intellectual property, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy of any third party.

2. Shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.

3. Shall not be allowed to libel anyone or include hate, derogatory, slanderous speech directed at individuals or groups. You should not advocate violence against other users or individuals or groups.

Consequences of Breach of Listing Policy

Users who violate the prohibited items policy and or the restricted items policy may be subject to the following actions
1. Suspension or termination of membership.
2. Permanent blocking of access to the site.
3. Reporting to Law Enforcement or Appropriate Authorities.

 

MODERATION


bartrit has the right, but not the obligation, to regulate content (which includes but is not limited to postings, text, code, images, video, binary files, ads, accounts, account information, flags, emails, messages and any other user communications posted to, stored on or transmitted via bartrit by any user (or any other third party in any manner); to regulate conduct (including but not limited to any authorized or unauthorized access to or use of bartrit) by any user (or any other third party in any manner); and to enforce the TOU, for any reason and in any manner or by any means that bartrit, in its sole discretion, deems necessary or appropriate (including but not limited to automated and manual screening, blocking, filtering, exclusion from index pages, exclusion from search results, requiring the use of an application programming interface (API), requiring the use of a bulk posting interface, authorization, verification, and the deletion and/or termination of content, accounts and/or all or any use or access). bartrit may, in its sole discretion and without notice, start, stop or modify any regulation or enforcement measures at any time. bartrit action or inaction to regulate content or conduct or to enforce against any potential violation of the TOU by any user (or any other third party) does not waive bartrit's right to implement or not implement regulation or enforcement measures with respect to any subsequent or similar content, conduct or potential TOU violation.


Your Information


Defined as any information you provide to us or other users of the Site during the registration, posting, listing or replying process of classifieds. You agree that you are the lawful owner having all rights, title and interest in your information, and further agree that you are solely responsible and accountable for Your Information and that we act as a mere platform for your online distribution and publication of Your Information.


Conduct


bartrit does not control, is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties with respect to any user or user conduct. You are solely responsible for your interaction with or reliance on any user or user conduct. You must perform any necessary, appropriate, prudent or judicious investigation, inquiry, research and due diligence with respect to any user or user conduct.

You are also responsible for your own conduct and activities on, through or related to bartrit, and, if you create an account on bartrit, you are responsible for all conduct or activities on, through or by use of your account.

You agree to indemnify and hold bartrit and bartrit Representatives harmless from and against any third-party claim, cause of action, demand or damages related to or arising out of your own conduct or activities on, through or related to bartrit, and related to or arising out of any conduct or activities on, through or by use of your bartrit account, if any. This indemnification obligation includes payment of any attorneys' fees and costs incurred by bartrit or bartrit Representatives.

Abuse of bartrit


You agree to inform us if you come across any listing or posting that is offensive or violates our listing policy or infringes any intellectual property rights by clicking on the following link hello@bartrit.com to enable us to keep the site working efficiently and in a safe manner. We reserve the right to take down any posting, listing or information and or limit or terminate our services and further take all reasonable technical and legal steps to prevent the misuse of the site in keeping with the letter and spirit of this TOU and the listing policy. In the event you encounter any problems with the use of our site or services you are requested to report the problem by clicking on this link hello@bartrit.com

Flagging


A user shall not "flag" (or otherwise seek removal of) content on bartrit without a personal, good-faith belief that the content violates the TOU. A user may flag content only on his/her own behalf. A user must not permit, enable, induce or encourage others to flag content for them. A user must not flag content for others.

A user may flag a specific item of content only once.

A user flagging content must do so manually and may not employ any automated means, products (including, without limitation, software programs) or services to flag content. A user must not circumvent any technological restrictions (security measures) in the flagging process. Without limitation, this prohibition includes a ban on the use of multiple IP addresses for flagging (by use of proxy servers or any means whatsoever).

 

FEES


bartrit may charge a fee to post content or for other features, products, services or licenses. You are responsible to bartrit for any fees applicable to content that you post or other features, products, services or licenses you purchase or that are purchased through your account. You authorize bartrit, or its designated payment processor, to charge your specified credit card, debit card or other payment method for such fees.

Unless otherwise specified, all fees are in Botswana Pula and all charges will be made in Botswana Pula. Any applicable sales or other taxes are additional to the stated fee. Currency exchange settlements and foreign transaction fees are based on your agreement with your credit card or other payment method provider.

Except as required by law, all fees are nonrefundable, including, without limitation, in situations where paid posts are removed by bartrit or by community flagging. Payments and purchases may not be canceled by the user, except as required by law. However, bartrit reserves the right to refuse or terminate any purchase or attempted purchase at any time in its sole discretion. You understand and agree that if you authorize a payment transaction with your credit card, debit card or other payment method, but your charge is rejected for any reason, there may be a hold on your use of that transaction amount for several days.

 

DISCLAIMERS


YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF AND RELIANCE ON bartrit AND CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH bartrit IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. bartrit (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WEBSITES, PROGRAMS, SERVICES, FORUMS AND CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITES, PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND FORUMS) IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND

ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS) ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, bartrit ALSO DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES FOR OR WITH RESPECT TO: (a) THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY AND PERFORMANCE OF bartrit AND CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH bartrit; (b) COMPUTER WORMS, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, ADWARE AND ANY OTHER MALWARE, MALICIOUS CODE OR HARMFUL CONTENT OR COMPONENTS ACCESSED, RECEIVED OR DISSEMINATED THROUGH, RELATED TO OR AS A RESULT OF bartrit OR CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH bartrit; (c) ANY TRANSACTIONS OR POTENTIAL TRANSACTIONS, GOODS OR SERVICES PROMISED OR EXCHANGED, INFORMATION OR ADVICE OFFERED OR EXCHANGED, OR OTHER CONTENT, INTERACTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS OR COMMUNICATIONS THROUGH, RELATED TO OR AS A RESULT OF USE OF bartrit OR CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH bartrit (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON bartrit OR IN CONTENT).

THESE DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.