The Electronic Court of Appeal Reports Nigeria Website and Mobile App (Terms & Conditions).
Last updated [1st August 2019]
The Electronic Court of Appeal Reports (E-C.A.R.), is a service provided by Laurels and Prizes Law Publications which presents the recondite judgments and pronouncements of the 16 divisions of the Court of Appeal of Nigeria and it is aimed at satisfying the fast paced needs of technology savvy legal practitioners and intellectuals. Thus, it is an essential tool for legal practitioners on the bench and in the bar, law faculties and law students, scholars in other fields of education and intellectuals, generally. Please read our terms of service carefully to understand how we intend to serve you. You agree to our terms of service by installing, registering, subscribing or using the website or App otherwise.
These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“Licensee”) and Laurels and Prizes Law Publications Ltd. (“Licensor”), concerning your access to and use of the Electronic Court of Appeal Reports through the courtofappealreportsnigeria.com website or Electronic Court of Appeal Reports Mobile App as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto. You agree that by accessing the Website, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS and CONDITIONS, THEN YOU ARE EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED FROM USING THE SITE AND YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.
Supplemental terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Website or Mobile Application from time to time are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of these Terms and Conditions and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms and Conditions to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms and Conditions by your continued use of the Website and Mobile App after the date such revised Terms are posted.
The information provided on the Website and Mobile App is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Licensee is hereby granted the permission to access the Electronic Court of Appeal Reports through the Court of Appeal Reports Nigeria Website and the Mobile Application (App) in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated in this agreement. Licensor reserves all rights not expressly granted the Licensee.
Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Website or Mobile App and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Website or Mobile App, Content and the Marks.
By using the Website/Mobile App, you represent and warrant that:
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website or Mobile App (or any portion thereof).
You are required to register with the Website or Mobile App. To register, you are required to create a user account which involves creating your username and password, and supplying your current email address and mobile telephone number. If you change your email address or mobile telephone number, you must update it as soon as is reasonably possible through our in-app/website change-number feature. You agree to receive emails, text messages or phone calls, from us or our third-party providers, with codes to register for our services (or with instructions to create a new password, as the case may be). Registration does not grant automatic access to the reported cases. Subscription is required to enable you access reported cases. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change a username you select if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such username is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
After registration, you are required to pay for subscription to access the reported cases, in accordance with the subscription-plans we have stipulated. Access to the reported cases will cease when your subscription expires. However, immediately after expiration of subscription, you have 7 (seven) days window period before access to the reported cases is denied. You agree that prompts will be regularly sent to you within those 7 (seven) days, by email, to remind you to re-subscribe.
You can access the Electronic Court of Appeal Reports in the Website/Mobile App by subscribing to either the Individual plan for personal use or the Corporate plan, for firms or organizations. The individual plan consists of the Monthly, Six Months and Yearly Plans. The corporate plan consists of the Basic, Premium and Unlimited Plans.
If you are already registered, and have an account, on our website - https://courtofappealreportsnigeria.com/ - at the time the Mobile app was launched, you can use the same log-in details you use for the website to access the Mobile App.
You must possess appropriate devices, software and data connections to use the Website and Mobile App, and we provide none of those. You agree to download and install updates to the app whenever updates are required.
You may not access or use the Website for any purpose other than that for which we make the Website or Mobile App available. The Website or Mobile App may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.
As a user of the Website or Mobile App, you agree not to:
The Website/Mobile App may invite you to chat, contribute to, or participate in blogs, message boards, online forums, and other functionality, and may provide you with the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast content and materials to us or on the Website/Mobile App, including but not limited to text, writings, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other material (collectively, "Contributions"). Contributions may be viewable by other users of the Website/Mobile App and through third-party websites. As such, any Contributions you transmit may be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you create or make available any Contributions, you thereby represent and warrant that:
We may provide you areas on the Website/Mobile App to leave reviews or ratings. When posting a review, you must comply with the following criteria:
We may accept, reject, or remove reviews in our sole discretion. We have absolutely no obligation to screen reviews or to delete reviews, even if anyone considers reviews objectionable or inaccurate. Reviews are not endorsed by us, and do not necessarily represent our opinions or the views of any of our affiliates or partners. We do not assume liability for any review or for any claims, liabilities, or losses resulting from any review. By posting a review, you hereby grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to reproduce, modify, translate, transmit by any means, display, perform, and/or distribute all content relating to reviews.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Website/Mobile App ("Submissions") provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You hereby waive all moral rights to any such Submissions, and you hereby warrant that any such Submissions are original with you or that you have the right to submit such Submissions. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Submissions.
We do not allow advertisers to display their advertisements in this website/Mobile App.
We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to:
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material available on or through the Website/Mobile App infringes upon any copyright you own or control, please immediately notify us using the contact information provided below (a “Notification”). A copy of your Notification will be sent to the person who posted or stored the material addressed in the Notification. Please be advised that pursuant to extant laws you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations in a Notification. Thus, if you are not sure that material located on or linked to by the Website/Mobile App infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.
If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Website/Mobile App at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Website/Mobile App. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Website/Mobile App without notice at any time. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Website/Mobile App.
Option 1: Any legal action of whatever nature brought by either you or us (collectively, the “Parties” and individually, a “Party”) shall be commenced or prosecuted in the Federal and State High Courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Parties hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in such Federal and State High Courts. In no event shall any claim, action, or proceeding brought by either Party related in any way to the Website be commenced more than 2 years after the cause of action arose.
If the Parties are unable to resolve a Dispute through Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods, the Dispute (except those Disputes expressly excluded below) will be finally and exclusively resolved by Litigation.
The Parties agree that any arbitration shall be limited to the Dispute between the Parties individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (a) no arbitration shall be joined with any other proceeding; (b) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated on a class-action basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (c) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons.
The Parties agree that the following Disputes are not subject to the above provisions concerning ADR or Litigation: (a) any Disputes seeking to enforce or protect, or concerning the validity of, any of the intellectual property rights of a Party; (b) any Dispute related to, or arising from, allegations of theft, piracy, invasion of privacy, or unauthorized use; and (c) any claim for injunctive relief. If this provision is found to be illegal or unenforceable, then neither Party will elect to arbitrate any Dispute falling within that portion of this provision found to be illegal or unenforceable and such Dispute shall be decided by a court of competent jurisdiction within the courts listed for jurisdiction above, and the Parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of that court.
There may be information on the Website/Mobile App that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the Website/Mobile App, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Website/Mobile App at any time, without prior notice.
THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP IS PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE/MOBILE APP AND WE WILL ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP, (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (4) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP, (5) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (6) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP, ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE/MOBILE APP, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
We will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Website/Mobile App for the purpose of managing the Website/Mobile App, as well as data relating to your use of the Website/Mobile App. Although we perform regular routine backups of data, you are solely responsible for all data that you transmit or that relates to any activity you have undertaken using the Website/Mobile App. You agree that we shall have no liability to you for any loss or corruption of any such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising from any such loss or corruption of such data.
You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Website/Mobile App, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Website/Mobile App or to receive further information regarding use of the Website/Mobile App, please contact us at:
Laurels and Prizes Law Publications.
H174 Tony Munagor Street, Golf Course Layout, Enugu Nigeria.