About HiiT Online Training (HOT).
(i) Using or accessing HOT’s Products and Services, including, but not limited to streaming, accessing or using the software.
1.2 These Terms, including this introductory section, creates a binding legal contract between you, the user, and HOT. By using our Company’s Products, you represent and warrant that you have read, understood, assent and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, you must not use – and are not authorized to use – all or any portion of HOT’s products and services.
1.3 DEFINITION OF TERMS: as regards to the Terms in this context, The term “User(s) / You” shall mean and include all persons who have direct contact, natural or artificial, that visit HOT’s Site including those that have agreed to become registered users on our Site by providing registration data while registering on HOT’s Site as registered users accessing the Company Products and Services through the Website. If you are a parent, guardian, or other natural person who enables a child to access HOT’s Products, that automatically means that you agree to stand in the shoes of such child for the purposes of making us to hold you liable in case of damages or indemnification that could properly lie against a child, if not for his or her age. This Site is intended for use by any eligible candidate who is 13 (Thirteen) years of age or older.
1.4 In a situation whereby you are opening an account with HOT on behalf of a person, community, organization, then you as an individual will represent and warrant that you:
(i) are an authorized representative of that Subscribing Entity with the authority to bind such entity to these Terms, and (ii) agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of such Subscribing Entity.
3.1 HOT’s Products and Services allows its Users to learn via live and recorded instruction, tutoring, and e-learning services through our websites in conjunction with Zoom, WordPress and Telegram App’s Channel. These services are without limitation, facilitating and hosting Courses, and taking feedback from Users.
3.2 You assent and agree that these Terms are agreed to in consideration of your use of the Company’s Products and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged.
3.3 Modification of these Terms. At any point in time, HOT reserves the absolute right to modify or make changes to these Terms at its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice to you order than by posting the revised Terms on the Site. All changes made to the Terms are effective from the moment it is being posted. As a user, you should visit this page frequently to ensure your continued acceptance of these Terms. Your continued use of HOT’s Products after any modification to these Terms constitutes your binding acceptance of the modified Terms. Notwithstanding the preceding sentences of this section, no revisions to these Terms will apply to any dispute between you and the Company that arose prior to the date of such revision.
3.4 Rebranding. The Company Products and services could be subject to change at any time as well as being re-branded. As we proceed, we will continue to improve the Company Products but if you are at any time dissatisfied with the Company Products, then your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the Company Products.
3.5 Technical Notices. By using the Company Products or communicating with us, you agree that we may communicate with you via Information technologies regardless of security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Company Products. When a security system breach is noticed, we may attempt to notify you by posting a notice on the Site or sending an email to you.
- Internet Costs and technology.
4.1 All Users are responsible for all service, internet, telephony and other fees and costs associated with your access to and use of HOT’s Products, including, but not limited to, any data charges imposed by a wireless carrier or Internet service provider, and for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, and other equipment required for such access and use.
4.2 HOT will continue to enhance and improve their systems in order to accommodate the level of use of the Site. The Company may also add additional features and functionality to the Company Products that might result in the need to develop or license additional technologies. Increased utilization of the Site or providing new features or functionality may cause unanticipated uses internally developed systems for making the Company Products available to the User. These systems may encounter technical or other limitations, and computer and communications hardware systems might experience interruptions. The User agrees that the Company shall not be liable to the User or to any third party claiming through the User for any such failures encountered.
- Fees and Taxes
5.1 To access the Site and browse Courses is free of charge for the time being. However, HOT reserves the right to change its fee policies at any time at its sole discretion, including charging for access to the Site, but no fee charge will be binding on the users until you agree to such fee changes.
5.2 Unless otherwise stated, some courses are quoted in Nigerian Naira. You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with the Site in a timely manner with a valid payment method that is accepted by HOT in its sole discretion. If your payment method fails or your account is overdue, then we may collect fees owed using other collection mechanisms. This may include charging other payment methods on file with us and/or retaining collection agencies and legal counsel. We may also block your access to any of our Products and services pending resolution of any amounts due by you to HOT.
- General Disclaimer
6.1 HOT has no mechanism to control comments/discussions posted on the Site and, as such, we cannot guarantee in any manner the reliability, validity, accuracy or truthfulness of such contents. You also understand that by using the Site you may be exposed to Submitted Contents which you may consider offensive, indecent, or objectionable. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold the Company harmless from and against any of the aforementioned.
6.2 Individuals who choose to access or use the Company Products from other locations, including from outside Nigeria, may do so on their own initiative and are to be held accountable for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Access to or use of the Company Products from jurisdictions where the contents or practices of the Company Products are illegal, unauthorized or penalized is strictly prohibited.
- Code of Conduct
7.1 As a User, you shall only access the Company Products for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to your use of the Company Products. You agree not to use the Company Products or HOT’s Content to recruit, solicit, or contact in any form Instructors or potential users for employment or contracting for a business not affiliated with us without our advance written permission, which will be withheld at our sole discretion. Users should be careful before meeting any Instructor or other Users in person and should only do so in public. Remember to always be safe.
- Rules Users must Oblige to using this Site
8.1 As a User, you agree and accent that:
8.1.1 You have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the pricing information before using the Site or registering for a Course.
8.1.2 If you are under the age of 18 (Eighteen), you must obtain parental or legal guardian consent before using the Site, or registering for a Course
8.1.3 You also agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form of solicitation (commercial or otherwise), post any inappropriate, offensive, racist, hateful, sexist, sex-related, false, misleading, infringing, defamatory or libelous content, manipulate or interfere with the Company Products, and reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate to the public, create derivative works from or otherwise use and exploit any Submitted Content or other content obtained from any Company Products without our express written permission or the permission of the Company.
Identity Protection and Registration.
8.2.1 To use some of HOT’s Products and Services, you will need to register and obtain an account, username and password. When you register, the information you provide to us during the registration process will help us in offering content, customer service, and network management. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, username, and password and for all activities and liabilities associated with or occurring under your Account. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account and any other breach of security and, ensure that you exit from your Account at the end of each Course. We cannot and will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the foregoing requirements. However, you agree that you will be liable for any losses incurred by us or another party due to any use of your Account, excluding only uses following your notification to us of unauthorized access to your Account.
- Accuracy of Users Data
9.1 As a user, you agree to; provide real, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by Company’s registration process, maintain and promptly update your Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete and, comply with these Terms. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, incomplete or misleading, or if we believe that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current incomplete or misleading, then we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account.
- User and Submitted Content
10.1 Any materials, information, communications or ideas that you upload, communicate or otherwise transmit or post to us on or through Company Products (the “Submitted Content”) will be treated as non-confidential and subject to the license below, and may be reproduced, distributed, publicly performed, publicly distributed, communicated to the public, and otherwise used and exploited by us for any purpose related to the delivery, marketing, promoting, demonstrating or operating the Company Products, including, but not limited to, for quality control, redistribution or display to Users, and professional development.
11.1 HOT respects the rights and intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users to do the same. If you believe that your product or other work has been misrepresented or used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide HOT Copyright Agent with the following information:
- A description of the product, work or other intellectual property that you claim has been misrepresented or infringed;
- Description of where and/or specific link to the material that you claim is misrepresenting or infringing your product, work or other intellectual property is located on the Online Courses;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A statement by you that you have in good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the owner of the product, work, copyright or intellectual property, or its agent, or applicable law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the owner of the product, work, copyright or intellectual property or authorized to act on such owner’s behalf; and
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the product, copyright or other intellectual property interest.
Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to address any concerns you may have regarding this Agreement or your use of our Services.
- Uses not allowed on HOT’s Site.
In using our Company’s Products, you further agree not to:
12.1.0 Impersonate another person or entity in any way.
12.1.1 Upload or otherwise transmit to or through the Services any unlawful, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, vulgar, sexually explicit, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that can cause harm or delay to the Company Products or computers of any kind.
12.1.2 Upload or otherwise transmit to or through the Services any information or content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, including by incorporating any such material in Submitted Content;
12.1.3 Restrict, discourage or inhibit any person from using the Company Products, disclose personal information about a third person on or through Company Products or obtained from Company Products without the consent of such person or collect information about Users of the Company Products;
12.1.4 Undertake, cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or hacking of any aspect of the Company Products or any part thereof, or attempt to do any of the foregoing, except and solely to the extent permitted by these Terms, the authorized features of the Company Products, or by law, or otherwise attempt to use or access any portion of the Services other than as intended by Company;
12.1.5 Gain unauthorized access to the Services, to other Users’ accounts, names or personally identifiable information, or to other computers or websites connected or linked to the Services;
12.1.6 Reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate to the public, sell, trade, resell or exploit any portion of HOT’s Products, use of the Company Products, access to the Company Products or content obtained through the Company Products, for any purpose other than as expressly permitted by these Terms, including, by way of example and not limitation, by doing or engaging in any of the following without Company’s express written consent.
12.1.7. Framing, embedding or passing off Submitted Content obtained from the Company Products in such a manner as to present them as originating from a source other than the Company Products;
12.1.8 copying, caching or reformatting any Submitted Content for commercial purposes in any manner whatsoever, whether by copying to physical or electronic media for purposes of buffering delivery or converting transmissions from the Company Products to alternative delivery formats;
12.1.9 Mutilating or otherwise bypassing any approved software through which the Company Products are made available; and using any trademarks, service marks, design marks, logos, photographs or other content belonging to Company or obtained from the Company Products;
12.1.10 Post, transmit or otherwise make available any virus, worm, spyware or any other computer code, file or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment, or any other aspect of the Company Products or communications equipment and computers connected to the Company Products;
12.1.11 Remove, disable, damage, circumvent or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Company Products, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any part of the Company Products or any content accessible on or through Company Products, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Company’s Products or any content accessible on or through Company’s Products;
12.1.12 Use any scraper, spider, robot or other automated means of any kind to access the Company’s Products, except and solely to the extent permitted by these Terms and the features of the Company’s Products, deep-link to any feature or content on the Site, bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site or Services;
12.1.13 Interfere with or disrupt the Company’s Products, networks or servers connected to the Company’s Products or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks or servers;
12.1.14 Violate any applicable Federal, State or Local Laws or Regulations or these Terms; and
12.1.15 Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.
- Steps in Reporting Claimed Infringement
13.1 If at any point you see any content made available on or through the Company’s Products has been used or exploited in a manner that infringes an intellectual property right you own or control, please promptly send a Notification containing the following information to the Company address:
13.2 A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work(s) that has/have been allegedly infringed;
13.3 Identification of works or materials being infringed, or, if multiple works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
13.4 Identification of the specific material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to locate the material;
13.5 Information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
13.6 A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
13.7 A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
14.1 As you use HOT’s Products you may notice links to third-party websites (“Other websites”) along the line. This may include Instructors sending links to Third Party Sites such as study resources or online education pages to serve as instructional materials for your review. Some of these Sites may make use of Company proprietary intellectual property rights under license from HOT. Therefore, our company is not responsible for the availability or content of these Third-Party Sites or for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered in linking to a Third-Party Site, whether Company is affiliated with the owners of such Third-Party Sites.
14.2 As a user you thereby accent/ agree that HOT will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings you may have encountered through a third-party site or as the result of the presence of any content or advertising on the third-party sites.
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
15.1 You expressly acknowledge and agree that your use of any of our Services and all content is at your sole risk and responsibility. Our services and online Courses (including any content) are provided “as is” and “as available” with no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. You assume total responsibility and the entire risk for your use of the services, online courses, and content. Without limiting the foregoing, we do not warrant that;
(a) The services, websites, content, or the online Courses will meet your requirements or expectations or achieve the intended purposes,
(b) The websites or the online Courses will not experience outages or otherwise be uninterrupted, timely, and secure or error-free,
(c) The information or content obtained through the services, such as chatroom ervices, will be accurate, complete, current, error- free, completely secure or reliable, or
(d) That defects on the services or content will be corrected. You assume all risk of personal injury, including death and damage to personal property, sustained from use of our services.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
17.1 You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless HOT, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, agents, employees, and assignees from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses and damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party relating to or arising out of:
(a) Your use or attempted use of our Services in violation of this Agreement,
(b) Your use or attempted use of any code, program, data, information or any other Content provided through the Services in a manner inconsistent with this Agreement,
(c) Your use or your violation of any law or rights of any third party, or
(d) Your information you post or otherwise make available on or through the Services, including without limitation any claim of infringement of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.
- Modification of Services
18.1 With time as we improve, we may add, change or eliminate features, pricing, nomenclature and other aspects of HOT’s Products and make other changes at any time and these Terms will continue to apply to the Company’s Products as modified. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Company’s Products (or any part thereof) with or without notice. However, you agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension, or discontinuance of all or any portion of the Company’s Products.
- Dispute Resolution
19.1 Users, HOT and each of our respective subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors interest, successors, and permitted users agree to arbitration in accordance with the Nigerian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, as the exclusive form of dispute resolution except as provided, for all disputes and claims arising out of or relating to these terms.
- Termination of Agreement
20.1 You agree that HOT, in its sole discretion, may deactivate your User Account or otherwise terminate your use of the Services, or any part thereof, for any reason or no reason, including, without limitation, if HOT believes that you have:
(b) Infringed the intellectual property rights of a third party
(c) Posted, uploaded or transmitted Unauthorized Content to the Services
21.1 All electronic communications and content presented and or passed to the Company, from remote access connections, may be monitored saved, read, transcribed, stored, or re-transmitted in the course of daily operations by any duly authorized employee or agent of the Company in the exercise of their duties, or by law enforcement authorities who may be assisting the Company in investigating possible contravention or non-compliance with applicable laws. Electronic communications and content may be examined by automated means. Further, the Company has the right to reject, from the Site any electronic communications or content deemed not to be in compliance with the corporate policies and procedures of the Company. However, the Company has full authority to review the content posted by Users on the Site.
22.1 HOT’s Terms and any policies applicable to you posted on the Site constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. All rights not expressly granted in the Terms are expressly reserved. These Terms are to our benefit and to the benefit of our agents, licensors, licensees, successors, and assigns. All electronic communications and content presented or passed to the Company, including that presented or passed from remote access connections, may be monitored saved, read, transcribed, stored, or re-transmitted in the course of daily operations by any duly authorized employee or agent of the Company in the exercise of their duties, or by law enforcement authorities who may be assisting the Company in investigating possible contravention or non-compliance with applicable laws. Electronic communications and content may be examined by automated means. Further, the Company has the right to reject, at its sole discretion, from the Site any electronic communications or content deemed not to be in compliance with the corporate policies and procedures of the Company. The Company shall not be under any obligation to furnish any clarifications or answers in the event it so rejects any content posted by the User. However, the Company has full authority to review the content posted by Users on the Site.
22.2 If any provision of these Terms is found to be illegal, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforce-ability of any remaining provisions of these Terms.
22.3 These Terms shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venture partner, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither the Company nor any other party to this Terms shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action that shall be binding on the other except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound.
- PAYMENTS AND RECOVERY OF DEBTS
23.1 Payments are not Refundable.
23.2 HOT bears the interest of its learner or users at heart.
23.3 In case of payments, HOT can reach out to you requesting a change Card or update of balance.
24.4 If response after multiple attempts is not given, HOT can disable your access to your Course.