Welcome to the website of jowato.com (hereafter referred to as the "Site"). The following terms and conditions (hereafter referred to as the "Terms and Conditions") apply to the entire Site, and all of its divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated Internet sites as applicable. Whenever you visit the Site, you are confirming your understanding of the Terms and Conditions, and your acceptance of them is obligatory in order for you to use the website.
The Site reserves the right, at any time, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions. Any such changes will be effective as of posting on the Site and no other notice shall be given. It is essential for you to check these Terms and Conditions regularly to be aware of updates. Your continued usage of the Site automatically confirms your acceptance of any updates to the Terms and Conditions.
USE OF THE SITE
To access the Site you must be a minimum of 15 years of age or undertake your access under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Your usage of the Site is granted under the Terms and Conditions for personal shopping only. No commercial use or purchasing on behalf of a third party is allowed, unless you have received explicit permission from us in advance. Any breach of the Terms and Conditions will result in the immediate removal of your permission, without any notice, to use jowato.com.
The content presented on the Site is provided for informational purposes only, and any product representations on the Site are made by the vendor and not by jowato.com. Submitted content or opinions express on the Site belong to the individuals posting any such content and may not be an accurate reflection of the opinions of jowato.com.
A number of services or features presented on the Site may involve registration or subscription. If you choose to register or subscribe at any time, you agree to provide the Site with accurate and up-to-date information, and to update this information should it subsequently change. Users of the Site are solely responsible for securing the confidentiality of their passwords and other identifying information. Each account owner is solely responsible for the usage of their individual account and password. Should any unauthorised use of your password or account occur, you must notify us immediately. If you fail to comply with this section of the Terms and Conditions, the Site has no responsibility or liability, whether directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage incurred as a result.
When you register as a user of the Site, you will automatically agree to receive promotional emails from the Site. If you wish to opt out of this service, you can do so by clicking on the link contained at the bottom of any such emails.
PLANTING OF TREES.
Using this site also automatically means you contribute directly to the planting of trees in Ghana and around the world.
We plant the tree on your behalf and would as much as possible link you to see the tree you have planted(imagery) and also the caretaker of your tree.
All content that you submit to the Site, collectively known as “Submissions” and including, but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, reviews, etc, is the sole and exclusive property of the Site and will not be returned to you. In addition, your act of posting content to the Site (including but not limited to any of the above), automatically grants us the right to use the name submitted by you in connection with this content. You may not use any false or misleading information in relation to any Submissions. We reserve the right to remove or edit any Submissions.
ORDER ACCEPTANCE AND PRICING
There are several scenarios in which orders may not be able to be processed. An order may be refused or cancelled for any reason at any given time, and the Site reserves the right to do so. In order to process an order, we may ask you to provide supplementary information or verification, and this may include, but is not limited to, a phone number or address; we reserve the right to only process the order after any such requested information is provided.
In addition, we reserve the right to verify your payment details and personal information shared with us before delivering the product to you, in order to avoid any credit or debit card fraud. This verification process may require checking your identity, place of residence or banking details. In any such verification process, if sufficient answers are not received, or if we suspect any fraudulent use of bank cards, we reserve the right to automatically cancel your order.
At jowato.com we are dedicated to ensuring accuracy in the pricing information shown on the Site, but reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order in cases where a pricing error has occurred. In such an event when an item’s price may have been displayed incorrectly, we may, at our own discretion, either cancel the order and notify you as such, or contact you for further instructions. The right to cancel an order or refuse it applies even if the order has been confirmed and a charge made to your bank card.
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
All intellectual property rights related to the Site remain our property. These intellectual property rights encompass anything, whether registered or unregistered, appearing on the Site, including information and the entire website design; this content includes, but is not limited to text, graphics, software, photos, video, music, sound, as well as their selection and arrangement, and all software aspects and underlying source code. The Site’s entire contents are also protected by copyright as a collective work under the relevant Ghanaian copyright laws and international conventions. All rights are reserved.
Any disputes, controversies, or differences arising out of the implementation, interpretation or performance of these Terms and Conditions, will be settled finally through arbitration by a single arbitrator to be appointed by both parties. The arbitrator must be a legally trained person with experience in the information technology field and independent of either party. The arbitration will take place in Ghana and proceedings will be conducted in English. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding. Notwithstanding the above, the Site reserves the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through competent courts.
APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions are to be interpreted and governed by the laws in force in Ghana. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the Ghanaian courts and to waive any objections based upon venue.
Beyond any other legal or equitable remedies, we retain the right, without giving any prior notice to you, to immediately terminate the Terms and Conditions or to revoke any part or all of your rights that are granted under the Terms and Conditions. Should termination occur, you must immediately cease all access to and use of the Site; any such termination will also result, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, in the immediate revocation of all password(s) and account identification issued to you, and with the denial of access to and use of this Site in whole or in part. Any termination will not impact the respective rights and obligations (including without limitation, payment obligations) of the parties arising before the date of termination. In addition, you agree that the Site is not liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such termination or suspension. If at any time you feel dissatisfied with the Site or with any of its Terms and Conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of Northwind Technologies, in the Site’s operations, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.