Terms of use

Terms And Conditions

 

‘HOPE TV GHANA maintains this website (“materials, electronic products and/or services”) in order to provide you with information about our work, and to enable you to interact with us online. This Linking and Use Agreement describes our understanding with you when you visit our website and use our materials and/or services. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, OUR MATERIALS AND SERVICES AND/OR DOWNLOADING OF MATERIALS FROM OUR WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN.

‘HOPE TV GHANA’s website, our materials and/or services have several features. In addition to providing descriptions of our programs. We encourage you to read the entire policy as it sets forth our understanding with you when you visit our website. These terms and conditions have been developed for your protection, as well as ours.

Throughout this policy, you will see the terms “‘HOPE TV GHANA,” “we,” “our,” and “us” – these terms refer to ‘HOPE TV GHANA. You will also see the terms “I,” “you,” “your,” and “yours” — these terms refer to visitors to and users of our Website. In Ghana, ‘HOPE TV GHANA is the sole owner of the name “‘HOPE TV GHANA” which, is a registered trademark. In addition, ‘HOPE TV GHANA is the Ghana licensee of the ‘HOPE TV GHANA logo. Your use of the name and logo and/or links bearing the name and logo acknowledges ‘HOPE TV GHANA’s exclusive ownership of the name and/or right to use the logo. All use of or goodwill associated with the name, logo, our materials and/or services will inure to the benefit of ‘HOPE TV GHANA or its licensors. The logo and services are provided without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement. Use of our materials and/or services provided at the site is solely at your own risk.

  1. LINKING TO THE ‘HOPE TV GHANA WEBSITE AND USE OF WEBSITE MATERIALS, NAME AND LOGO, AND TECHNOLOGY

‘HOPE TV GHANA appreciates informational and educational uses of the ‘HOPE TV GHANA website, our materials and/or services, including our name and logo. However, there are limits on the uses, including the use of the name and logo and the links bearing the name and/or logo.

PLEASE BE AWARE: by copying and/or downloading material from the ‘HOPE TV GHANA website, name and logo, links bearing our name and the logo and/or services you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use and Linking Agreement and any terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on our website. Without limiting any other terms or conditions, the permission to use the ‘HOPE TV GHANA website, materials and/or services, including our name and the logo and/or links bearing the name and logo, is subject to the following:

  1. a) Use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that ‘HOPE TV GHANA endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your products, goods, services or your website.
  2. b) Your use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that ‘HOPE TV GHANA will benefit from the sale of any good or service.
  3. c) Links bearing the name and logo may only be used for the purpose of linking to the ‘HOPE TV GHANA website as designated within the link.
  4. d) The links bearing the name and logo will always be active links.
  5. e) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not be combined with any other graphic elements; nor may they be altered in any manner including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, colors or elements; nor may they be animated, morphed or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance.
  6. f) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear more prominently than your personal, company, product or service website name.
  7. g) You will not transfer, assign, sell, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit the name and logo or your link to us.
  8. h) The ‘HOPE TV GHANA name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear on any pages of any websites that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, partisan material, political material or firearms.
  9. i) Appropriate action by ‘HOPE TV GHANA may include, but is not limited to, the revocation of the right to use the name and logo and/or any links bearing the name and logo, in which event you agree to remove the name and logo and/or the links bearing the name and logo within 2 business days of notice of revocation.

It is improper, and may be a violation of law, for you to post or download and distribute any material that you do not own or for which you do not have permission to use. PLEASE BE AWARE: violation of someone’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

  1. INAPPROPRIATE USE OF ‘HOPE TV GHANA MATERIALS AND SERVICES AND/OR TECHNOLOGY

It is inappropriate to use ‘HOPE TV GHANA website, our materials, including the ‘HOPE TV GHANA name and logo and/or services for illegal, inappropriate, or obscene purposes, or in support of such activities.

We define these terms as follows:
“Illegal activities” are those that violate laws, regulations and/or private agreements, including federal or state laws governing charitable activities, copyright laws, trademark laws, license agreements or other intellectual property rights.

“Inappropriate uses” are any uses other than as permitted by this Terms of Use and Linking Agreement, or as may be permitted elsewhere on our website.

“Obscene activities” are those that violate generally accepted social standards for use of this type of material or technology. PLEASE BE AWARE: ‘HOPE TV GHANA may seek appropriate action to terminate any uses of our material and/or services including, but not limited to the name and logo and links bearing our name and logo, in the event we, in our sole discretion, determine that your use does not conform to any of the conditions of this Terms of Use and Linking Agreement or as provided elsewhere on our website; infringes any intellectual property or other rights of ‘HOPE TV GHANA or a third party; adversely affects ‘HOPE TV GHANA’s image, reputation and/or our services or programs; violates any applicable law, regulation or ordinance; and/or, is a prohibited activity.

Listed below are some, but not all, prohibited activities that may result in action by ‘HOPE TV GHANA:

  1. a) Posting, transmitting, or facilitating in the promotion of illegal content through our website or services.
  2. b) Using our website, our material and/or services to harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another visitor or third party that is unwanted.
  3. c) Transmitting or facilitating distribution of content that is untrue, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable.
  4. d) Using the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo on websites which ‘HOPE TV GHANA finds, in its sole discretion, to be objectionable or which includes obscene, violent, intolerant, tasteless, denigrating or sexually oriented content or materials.
  5. e) Disrupting the flow of any chat areas with vulgar language, abusiveness, or other conduct that may disrupt normal activities.
  6. f) Pretending to be anyone whom you are not. You may not to impersonate ‘HOPE TV GHANA staff, or anyone else.
  7. g) Attempting to get a password, other account information, or other private information from others, or harvest e-mail addresses or other information.
  8. h) Posting any unsolicited content or designs, including advertising and promotional materials, at our website.
  9. MISCELLANEOUS
  10. a) ‘HOPE TV GHANA reserves the right to make any change to the information and/or license provided herein at any time for any reason. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for keeping up with any such changes.
  11. b) Ghana Laws shall govern this agreement.
  12. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU ASSUME ALL RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS AVAILABLE,” “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ‘HOPE TV GHANA AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ‘HOPE TV GHANA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ‘HOPE TV GHANA IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL ‘HOPE TV GHANA OR ITS SUPPLIERS/LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE), WHICH INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, EVEN IF ‘HOPE TV GHANA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY CASE, THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF ‘HOPE TV GHANA AND ITS SUPPLIERS/LICENSORS UNDER THESE TERMS OF SERVICE FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESS TO THE SITE.

Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, or the limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts, so some of the above may not apply to you.

 

  1. OTHER DISCLAIMERS
  • The Site and the information contained herein is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
  • Information on the Site is provided with the understanding that ‘HOPE TV GHANA is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.
  • This publication is distributed internationally and may contain references to other ‘HOPE TV GHANA members internationally. These references do not imply that ‘HOPE TV GHANA or another member intend to announce or provide the programs, or services in your country. All questions about the ‘HOPE TV GHANA in your country should be directed to the local ‘HOPE TV GHANA member organization in your country.
  1. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DMCA”) NOTICE

‘HOPE TV GHANA is committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and requires all users of the Site to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not store any material or content or use or disseminate any material or content though the Site in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by copyright law. Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) to report alleged infringements. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of ‘HOPE TV GHANA to terminate use privileges of any user who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to ‘HOPE TV GHANA by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent.

If you feel that a posted message is objectionable or infringing, we encourage you to contact us immediately. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the DMCA, we will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content in issue. The designated agent of ‘HOPE TV GHANA (i.e., the proper party) to whom you should address such notice is listed below.

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted using the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated agent with the following information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located to permit us to locate the material;
  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in your report is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.

 

8. DONATION RECEIPT

‘HOPE TV GHANA grantee all donations and contributions made to any of our projects on our website an Auto Generated Donation Receipt, sent to donors’ email addresses. This includes any other activity that happens on our website with regards to donations. These receipts has our organization’s logo and Charity Registration number at the header and footer, respectively; features that serves as Authentication of our Email Receipts to donors.

 

Our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: info(at)hopetvghana(dot)org

Last Updated February, 2020