Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the 2020Cars.net website (the "Site"). These terms & conditions ("Terms and Conditions") apply to the Site, and all of its divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliate operated Internet sites which reference these Terms and Conditions.

This website is owned and operated by 2020 Cars Nigeria Limited.

The Site reserves the right, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of both the Terms and Conditions of Use and the Terms and Conditions of Sale at any time. Changes will be effective when posted on the Site with no other notice provided. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Kindly review the Terms and Conditions listed below diligently prior to using this website as your use of the website indicates your agreement to be wholly bound by its Terms and Conditions without modification.

You agree that if you are unsure of the meaning of any part of these Terms and Conditions or have any questions regarding the Terms and Conditions, you will not hesitate to contact us for clarification. These Terms and Conditions fully govern the use of this website. No extrinsic evidence, whether oral or written, will be incorporated.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

USE OF THE SITE

You confirm that you are at least 18 years of age or are accessing the Site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

Both parties agree that this website may only be used in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions of Use or do not wish to be bound by them, you agree to refrain from using this website.

We grant you a non-transferable, revocable and non-exclusive licence to use this Site, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Use, for such things as: shopping for personal items sold on the site, gathering prior information regarding our products and services and making purchases. Commercial use or use on behalf of any third party is prohibited, except as explicitly permitted by us in advance.

These Terms and Conditions of Use specifically prohibit actions such as: accessing our servers or internal computer systems, interfering in any way with the functionality of this website, gathering or altering any underlying software code, infringing any intellectual property rights. This list is non-exhaustive and similar actions are also strictly prohibited.

Any breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall result in the immediate revocation of the license granted in this paragraph without prior notice to you. Should we determine at our sole discretion that you are in breach of any of these conditions, we reserve the right to deny you access to this website and its contents and do so without prejudice to any available remedies at law or otherwise.

Certain services and related features that may be made available on the Site may require registration or subscription. Should you choose to register or subscribe for any such services or related features, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself, and to promptly update such information if there are any changes. Every user of the Site is solely responsible for keeping passwords and other account identifiers safe and secure.

The account owner is entirely responsible for all activities that occur under such password or account. Furthermore, you must notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account. The Site shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this section.

During the registration process you agree to receive promotional emails from the Site. You can subsequently opt out of receiving such promotional e-mails by clicking on the link at the bottom of any promotional email.

USER SUBMISSIONS

Anything that you submit to the Site and/or provide to us, including but not limited to, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, "Submissions") will become our sole and exclusive property and shall not be returned to you.

In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post comments or reviews to the Site, you also grant us the right to use the name that you submit, in connection with such review, comment, or other content.

You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions. We may, but shall not be obligated to, remove or edit any Submissions.

By completing an order or signing up, you agree to receive 1) emails associated with finalizing your order, which may contain relevant offers from third parties, and 2) emails asking you to review 2020 Cars and your purchase and 3) promotional emails, SMS and push notifications from 2020cars. You may unsubscribe from promotional emails via a link provided in each email. If you would like us to remove your personal information from our database, unsubscribe from emails and/or SMS, please email Customer Service email address provided on the site.

INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE

You accept that the information contained in this website is provided “as is, where is”, is intended for information purposes only and that it is subject to change without notice. Although we take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of information and we believe the information to be reliable when posted, it should not be relied upon and it does not in any way constitute either a representation or a warranty or a guarantee.

Product representations expressed on this Site are those of the vendor and are not made by us. Submissions or opinions expressed on this Site are those of the individual posting such content and may not reflect our opinions.

ACCESSIBILITY OF WEBSITE

Our aim is to ensure accessibility to the website at all times, however we make no representation of that nature and reserves the right to terminate the website at any time and without notice. You accept that service interruption may occur in order to allow for website improvements, scheduled maintenance or may also be due to outside factors beyond our control.

LINKS AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

We may include links to third party websites at any time. However, the existence of a link to another website should not be consider as an affiliation or a partnership with a third party or viewed as an endorsement of a particular website unless explicitly stated otherwise.

In the event the user follows a link to another website, he or she does so at his or her own risk. We accept no responsibility for any content, including, but not limited to, information, products and services, available on third party websites.

Creating a link to this website is strictly forbidden without our prior written consent. Furthermore, we reserve the right to revoke our consent without notice or justification.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Both parties agree that all intellectual property rights and database rights, whether registered or unregistered, in the Site, information content on the Site and all the website design, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, software, photos, video, music, sound, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. Use of such material will only be permitted as expressly authorized by us or our licensors.

Any unauthorised use of the material and content of this website is strictly prohibited and you agree not to, or facilitate any third party to, copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

DATA PROTECTION

Any personal information collected in relation to the use of this website will be held and used in accordant with our Privacy Policy, which is available on our Site.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold us, our affiliates, officers, directors, agents and/or employees, as the case may be, free from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, related to your breach of these Terms of Use and User Agreement.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be interpreted and governed by the laws in force in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Subject to the Arbitration section below, each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Nigeria and to waive any objections based upon venue.

ARBITRATION

Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions of Use will be referred to and finally settled by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator held in Nigeria in English and governed by Nigeria law pursuant to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time.

The arbitrator shall be a person who is legally trained and who has experience in the information technology field in Nigeria and is independent of either party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Site reserves the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.

TERMINATION

In addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, we may, without prior notice to you, immediately terminate the Terms and Conditions of Use or revoke any or all of your rights granted under the Terms and Conditions of Use.

Upon any termination of this Agreement, you shall immediately cease all access to and use of the Site and we shall, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, immediately revoke all password(s) and account identification issued to you and deny your access to and use of this Site in whole or in part.

Any termination of this agreement shall not affect the respective rights and obligations (including without limitation, payment obligations) of the parties arising before the date of termination. You furthermore agree that the Site shall not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination.

If you are dissatisfied with the Site or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of 2020 Cars Nigeria Limited in operating the Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

SEVERABILITY

If any portion of these terms or conditions is held by any court or tribunal to be invalid or unenforceable, either in whole or in part, then that part shall be severed from these Terms and Conditions of Use and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section listed in this document.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Assigning or sub-contracting any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Use to any third party is prohibited unless agreed upon in writing by the seller.

We reserve the right to transfer, assign or sub-contract the benefit of the whole or part of any rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Use to any third party.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

GENERAL

You confirm that you are at least 18 years of age or are accessing the Site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. You agree that if you are unsure of the meaning of any part of the Terms and Conditions of Sale, you will not hesitate to contact us for clarification prior to making a purchase.

These Terms and Conditions of Sale fully govern the sale of goods and services purchased on this Site. No extrinsic evidence, whether oral or written, will be incorporated.

FORMATION OF CONTRACT

Both parties agree that browsing the website and gathering information regarding the services provided by the seller does not constitute an offer to sell, but merely an invitation to treat. The parties accept that an offer is only made once you have selected the item you intend to purchase, chosen your preferred payment method, proceeded to the checkout and completed the checkout process.

Both parties agree that the acceptance of the offer is not made when the seller contacts you by phone or by email to confirm that the order has been placed online. Your offer is only accepted when we dispatch the product to you and inform you either by email or by phone of the dispatch of your ordered product.

Before your order is confirmed, you may be asked to provide additional verifications or information, including bank payment receipt and also not limited to phone number and address, before we accept the order.

Please note that there are cases when an order cannot be processed for various reasons. The Site reserves the right to refuse or cancel any order for any reason at any given time.

ACCEPTANCE OF ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

PAYMENT AND PRICING

We are determined to provide the most accurate pricing information on the Site to our users; however, errors may still occur, such as cases when the price of an item is not displayed correctly on the website. As such, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order. In the event that an item is mispriced, we may, at our own discretion, either contact you for instructions or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.

We shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit/debit card charged. In the event that we are unable to provide the services, we will inform you of this as soon as possible. A full refund will be given where you have already paid for the products.

USE OF VOUCHER CODES

Our Site accepts the use of voucher codes for orders placed online. The marketing voucher codes which are accepted on our Site entitle you at the time of ordering a product to a saving on the order being placed on our Site. Vouchers may also be issued to customers in exchange for advance payments made to us via transfer to our bank accounts for products intended to be purchased on the Site.

Our voucher codes may not be exchanged for cash. With the exception of vouchers issued in accordance with our refunds policy and vouchers issued in exchange for advance payments, we reserve the right to cancel or withdraw our voucher codes at any time.

LIABILITY OF PARTIES ON OUR MARKETPLACE

We also operate a marketplace which is open for third-parties to sell their products on our website. None of the products listed on 2020Cars Marketplace are owned or sold by us, neither are we involved in the actual sale transaction between the buyers and sellers on our Marketplace.

The buyer and seller agree that we would be held free from any liability in contract, pre-contract or other representations in tort, for all transactions conducted on 2020 Cars Marketplace.

DELIVERY

This Site is only for delivery of products to customers within Nigeria. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated timescales set out on our Site; however delays are occasionally inevitable due to unforeseen factors. We shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver the products within the estimated timescales where they did not occur due to our fault or negligence.

You agree not to hold the seller liable for any delay or failure to deliver products or otherwise perform any obligation as specified in these Terms and Conditions of Sale if the same is wholly or partly caused whether directly or indirectly by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

RETURN POLICY

Our Return Policy is as contained in the document titled “Return Policy” on our Site.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify us, our affiliates, officers, directors, agents and/or employees, as the case may be, free from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, related to your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Sale.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms and Conditions of Sale shall be interpreted and governed by the laws in force in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Subject to the Arbitration section below, each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Nigeria and to waive any objections based upon venue.

ARBITRATION

Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions of Sale will be referred to and finally settled by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator held in Nigeria in English and governed by Nigeria law pursuant to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time.

The arbitrator shall be a person who is legally trained and who has experience in the information technology field in Nigeria and is independent of either party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Site reserves the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.

SEVERABILITY

If any portion of these Terms or Conditions of Sale is held by any court or tribunal to be invalid or unenforceable, either in whole or in part, then that part shall be severed from these Terms and Conditions of Sale and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section listed in this document.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Assigning or sub-contracting any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Sale to any third party is prohibited unless agreed upon in writing by the seller.

We reserve the right to transfer, assign or sub-contract the benefit of the whole or part of any rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Sale to any third party.

General Terms and Conditions

2020Cars Nigeria Limited operates an ecommerce website ("marketplace"), together with supporting logistics and payment infrastructure, for the sale and purchase of cars in Nigeria ("territory"). These general terms and conditions shall apply to buyers and sellers on the marketplace and shall govern your use of the marketplace and related services. By using our marketplace, you accept these general terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these general terms and conditions or any part of these general terms and conditions, you must not use our marketplace. If you use our marketplace in the course of a business or other organizational project, then by so doing you:

  • confirm that you have obtained the necessary authority to agree to these general terms and conditions;
  • bind both yourself and the person, company or other legal entity that operates that business or organizational project, to these general terms and conditions; and
  • agree that "you" in these general terms and conditions shall reference both the individual user and the relevant person, company or legal entity unless the context requires otherwise.

Registration and account

  • You may not register with our marketplace if you are under 18 years of age (by using our marketplace or agreeing to these general terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age).
  • You may register for an account with our marketplace by completing and submitting the registration form on our marketplace
  • You represent and warrant that all information provided in the registration form is complete and accurate.
  • If you register for an account with our marketplace, you will be asked to provide an email address/user ID and password and you agree to:
    • keep your password confidential;
    • notify us in writing immediately (using our contact details provided at section 23) if you become aware of any disclosure of your password; and
    • be responsible for any activity on our marketplace arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and that you may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
  • Your account shall be used exclusively by you and you shall not transfer your account to any third party. If you authorize any third party to manage your account on your behalf this shall be at your own risk.
  • We may suspend or cancel your account, and/or edit your account details, at any time in our sole discretion and without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any products or services you have paid for but not received, and you have not breached these general terms and conditions, we will refund you in respect of the same.

Terms and conditions of sale

  • You acknowledge and agree that:
    • the marketplace provides an online location for sellers to sell and buyers to purchase vehicles
    • we shall accept binding sales, on behalf of sellers, but 2020cars is not a party to the transaction between the seller and the buyer; and
    • a contract for the sale and purchase of a product or products will come into force between the buyer and seller, and accordingly you commit to buying or selling the relevant product or products, upon the buyer’s confirmation of purchase via the marketplace.
  • Subject to these general terms and conditions, the seller’s terms of business shall govern the contract for sale and purchase between the buyer and the seller. Notwithstanding this, the following provisions will be incorporated into the contract of sale and purchase between the buyer and the seller:
    • the price for a vehicle will be as stated in the relevant vehicle listing;
    • the price for the vehicle must include all taxes and comply with applicable laws in force from time to time;
    • delivery charges, administrative charges, insurance costs, other ancillary costs and charges, will only be payable by the buyer if this is expressly and clearly stated in the product listing;
    • products must be of satisfactory quality, fit and safe for any purpose specified in, and conform in all material respects to, the product listing and any other description of the vehicle supplied or made available by the seller to the buyer; and
    • the seller warrants that the seller has good title to, and is the sole legal and beneficial owner of, the vehicle, and that the vehicles are not subject to any third party rights or restrictions including in respect of third party intellectual property rights and/or any criminal, insolvency or tax investigation or proceedings

Returns and refunds

  • Returns of products by buyers and acceptance of returned products by sellers shall be managed by us in accordance with the returns page on the marketplace, as may be amended from time to time. Acceptance of returns shall be in our discretion, subject to compliance with applicable laws of the territory
  • Refunds in respect of returned products shall be managed in accordance with the refunds page on the marketplace, as may be amended from time to time. Our rules on refunds shall be exercised in our discretion, subject to applicable laws of the territory. We may offer refunds, in our discretion:
    • in respect of the product price;
    • local and/or international shipping fees (as stated on the refunds page); and
    • o by way of store credits, wallet refunds, vouchers, mobile money transfer, bank transfers or such other method as we may determine from time to time.
  • Returned products shall be accepted and refunds issued by 2020Cars, for and on behalf of the seller.
  • Changes to our returns page or refunds page shall be effective in respect of all purchases made from the date of publication of the change on our website.

Payments

You must make payments due under these general terms and conditions in accordance with the Payments Information and Guidelines on the marketplace.

Rules about your content

  • In these general terms and conditions, "your content" means:
    • all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our marketplace for storage or publication, processing by, or onward transmission; and
    • all communications on the marketplace, including product reviews, feedback and comments.
  • Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these general terms and conditions, must be accurate, complete and truthful.
  • Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet, and must not:
    • be offensive, obscene, indecent, pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
    • depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner; or
    • be blasphemous, in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
    • be deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory;
    • cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person; or
    • constitute spam.
  • Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, infringe any person's legal rights, or be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law). Your content must not infringe or breach:
    • any copyright, moral right, database right, trademark right, design right, right in passing off or other intellectual property right;
    • any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
    • any contractual obligation owed to any person; or
    • any court order
  • You must not use our marketplace to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our marketplace, breach the provisions of these general terms and conditions
  • You must not submit to our marketplace any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
  • The review function on the marketplace may be used to facilitate buyer reviews on products. You shall not use the review function or any other form of communication to provide inaccurate, inauthentic or fake reviews.
  • You must not interfere with a transaction by: (i) contacting another user to buy or sell an item listed on the marketplace outside of the marketplace; or (ii) communicating with a user involved in an active or completed transaction to warn them away from a particular buyer, seller or item; or (iii) contacting another user with the intent to collect any payments
  • You acknowledge that all users of the marketplace are solely responsible for interactions with other users and you shall exercise caution and good judgment in your communication with users. You shall not send them personal information including credit card details.
  • We may periodically review your content and we reserve the right to remove any content in our discretion for any reason whatsoever.
  • If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our marketplace, or any material or activity that breaches these general terms and conditions, you may inform us by contacting us as provided at section 23.

Our rights to use your content

  • You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content across our marketing channels and any existing or future media.
  • You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under section 7.1
  • You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under section 7.1.
  • You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law
  • Without prejudice to our other rights under these general terms and conditions, if you breach our rules on content in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached our rules on content, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

Use of website and mobile applications

  • In this section 8 words "marketplace" and "website" shall be used interchangeably to refer to 2020Cars’s websites and mobile applications.
  • You may:
    • View pages from our website in a web browser;
    • Download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
    • Print pages from our website for your own personal and noncommercial use, providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive;
    • Stream audio and video files from our website using the media player on our website; and
    • Use our marketplace services by means of a web browser,
    • subject to the other provisions of these general terms and conditions
  • Except as expressly permitted by section 8.2 or the other provisions of these general terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer
  • You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes in respect of selling or purchasing products on the marketplace
  • Except as expressly permitted by these general terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
  • Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
    • Republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
    • Sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
    • Show any material from our website in public;
    • Rxploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
    • Redistribute material from our website.
  • Notwithstanding section 8.6, you may forward links to products on our website and redistribute our newsletter and promotional materials in print and electronic form to any person
  • We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to our website, to areas of our website and/or to functionality upon our website. We may, for example, suspend access to the website during server maintenance or when we update the website. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the website.
  • You must not:
    • Use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability, accessibility, integrity or security of the website;
    • Use our website in any way that is unethical, unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
    • Hack or otherwise tamper with our website;
    • Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our website without our permission;
    • Circumvent any authentication or security systems or processes on or relating to our website;
    • Use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
    • Impose an unreasonably large load on our website resources (including bandwidth, storage capacity and processing capacity);
    • Decrypt or decipher any communications sent by or to our website without our permission;
    • Conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
    • Access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
    • Use our website except by means of our public interfaces;
    • Violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website;
    • Use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, sms marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing); or
    • Do anything that interferes with the normal use of our website.

Copyright and trademarks

  • Subject to the express provisions of these general terms and conditions:
    • We, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
    • All the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
  • Our logos and other registered and unregistered trademarks are trademarks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trademarks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
  • The third party registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any license to exercise such rights

Data Privacy

  • Buyers agree to processing of their personal data in accordance with the terms of 2020Cars’s Privacy and Cookie Notice
  • 2020Cars shall process all personal data obtained through the marketplace and related services in accordance with the terms of our Privacy and Cookie Notice and Privacy Policy.

Due diligence and audit rights

  • We operate an anti-money laundering compliance program and reserve the right to perform due diligence checks on all users of the marketplace.
  • You agree to provide to us all such information, documentation and access to your business premises as we may require:
    • In order to verify your adherence to, and performance of, your obligations under this Agreement;
    • For the purpose of disclosures pursuant to a valid order by a court or other governmental body; or
    • As otherwise required by law or applicable regulation
  • 2020cars role as a marketplace

    • You acknowledge that:
      • We do not confirm the identity of all marketplace users, check their credit worthiness or bona fides, or otherwise vet them;
      • We do not check, audit or monitor all information contained in listings;
      • We are not party to any contract for the sale or purchase of products advertised on the marketplace;
      • We are not involved in any transaction between a buyer and a seller in any way, save that we facilitate a marketplace for buyers and sellers and process payments on behalf of sellers;
      • We are not the agents for any buyer or seller
    • And accordingly we will not be liable to any person in relation to the offer for sale, sale or purchase of any products advertised on our marketplace; furthermore we are not responsiblefor the enforcement of any contractual obligations arising out of a contract for the sale or purchase of any products and we will have no obligation to mediate between the parties to any such contract.

    • We do not warrant or represent:
      • The completeness or accuracy of the information published on our marketplace;
      • That the material on the marketplace is up to date;
      • That the marketplace will operate without fault; or
      • That the marketplace or any service or vehicle on the marketplace will remain available.
    • We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our marketplace services, and to stop publishing our marketplace, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
    • We do not guarantee any commercial results concerning the use of the marketplace.
    • To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to section 13.1 below, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these general terms and conditions, our marketplace and the use of our marketplace.

    Limitations and exclusions of liability

    • Nothing in these general terms and conditions will:
    • Limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
    • Exclude any liabilities or statutory rights that may not be excluded under applicable law.
    • The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section 13 and elsewhere in these general terms and conditions:
      • Are subject to section 13.1; and
      • Govern all liabilities arising under these general terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these general terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these general terms and conditions
    • In respect of the services offered to you free of charge we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever.
    • Our aggregate liability to you in respect of any contract to provide services to you under these general terms and conditions shall not exceed the total amount paid and payable to us under the contract. Each separate transaction on the marketplace shall constitute a separate contract for the purpose of this section 13.4.
    • Notwithstanding section 13.4 above, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage of any nature, including in respect of:
      • Any losses occasioned by any interruption or dysfunction to the website;
      • Any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control;
      • Any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill;
      • Any loss or corruption of any data, database or software; or
      • Any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
    • We accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the marketplace or these general terms and conditions (this will not limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
    • Our marketplace includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations. We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

    Indemnification

    • 1. You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against:
      • Any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to any third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of your use of our marketplace or any breach by you of any provision of these general terms and conditions or the 2020Cars codes, policies or guidelines; and
      • Any VAT liability or other tax liability that we may incur in relation to any sale, supply or purchase made through our marketplace, where that liability arises out of your failure to pay, withhold, declare or register to pay any VAT or other tax properly due in any jurisdiction.

    Breaches of these general terms and conditions

    • If we permit the registration of an account on our marketplace it will remain open indefinitely, subject to these general terms and conditions.
    • If you breach these general terms and conditions, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these general terms and conditions or any 2020Cars codes, policies or guidelines in any way we may:
      • Temporarily suspend your access to our marketplace;
      • Permanently prohibit you from accessing our marketplace;
      • Suspend or delete your account on our marketplace; and/or
      • Commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise.
    • Where we suspend, prohibit or block your access to our marketplace or a part of our marketplace you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

    Entire Agreement

    These general terms and conditions and the 2020Cars codes, policies and guidelines (and in respect of sellers the seller terms and conditions) shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our marketplace and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our marketplace

    Hierarchy

    Should these general terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions, and 2020Cars codes, policies and guidelines be in conflict, these terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions and the 2020Cars codes, policies and guidelines shall prevail in the order here stated.

    Variation

    • We may revise these general terms and conditions, the seller terms and conditions, and the 2020Cars codes, policies and guidelines from time to time.
    • The revised general terms and conditions shall apply from the date of publication on the marketplace.

    Severability

    • If a provision of these general terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
    • If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these general terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

    Assignment

    • You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these general terms and conditions.
    • You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these general terms and conditions.

    Assignment

    • A contract under these general terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party
    • The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these general terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party

    Law and jurisdiction

    • These general terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the territory.
    • Any disputes relating to these general terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the territory

    Our company details

    The marketplace is operated by 2020Cars Nigeria Limited. We are registered in Nigeria under registration number RC 000000, and our head office is at SF 27 Anafara'a plaza, 1st Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja.can contact us by using our marketplace contact form