PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS AND ACCESSING, USING, AND/OR REGISTERING FOR THE TIWA BUSINESS WEBSITE, PLATFORM, OR SERVICES.
Welcome to Tiwa Business!
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Tiwa Business’s Website, located at https://tiwa.ng.
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Tiwa Business if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice, and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person who logs on to this website and is compliant with the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance, and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of the provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of ng. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization, and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
By creating an Account in Tiwa Business as an Authorized User and/or by accessing and using the Tiwa Business Platform or website, https://tiwa.ng (the “Site”), you accept these Terms of Service (the “Terms”), and you acknowledge that you, on your own behalf as an individual and/or on behalf of your employer or another legal entity (collectively, “you” or “your”), have read and understood and agree to comply with these Terms, and are entering into a binding legal agreement with Bethovic Concepts. and/or, where applicable, one of its group companies or affiliates (“Tiwa Business”, “us”, “we” or “our”). If you are creating an Account, you are entering into these Terms on behalf of your team, company, organization, or any other entity that you either represent or belong to (the “Organization”), and you represent and warrant that you have full authority to bind your Organization to these Terms. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms or do not have the authority to bind your Organization, please do not accept these Terms or access or use the Platform. To the extent allowed under applicable law, you hereby waive any applicable rights to require or receive an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery of non-electronic records of these Terms. If you have executed a written contract, service order, or other agreement with Tiwa Business governing your access to and use of the Platform, then the terms of such agreement will govern and will supersede these Terms in the event of any conflict or inconsistency; except for the terms herein that refer to your access to, use of and/or registration for the Site or the terms that refer to creating an Account (as such term is defined herein) for your use of and/or access to our Platform in accordance with Section 7 herein, all of which shall remain in effect. All capitalized terms used herein shall have the meanings given for such terms herein.
1. Description of the Service and Site.
1.1. Service: Bethovic Concepts is the owner or licensee of the Tiwa Business platform, a market intelligence solution that enables insights on estimated traffic and usage data for websites and mobile apps which is made available to you on a software as a service (SaaS) basis (the “Platform”) through a web portal on our Site, and includes: (i) the software that you access via the Site; (ii) any other applications, extensions, and features, if any, made available or provided to you by Tiwa Business in connection with the Site or Platform (the “Applications”); and (iii) the trademarks and logos (“Marks”), content, text, documents, descriptions, products, graphics, photos, sounds, videos, and interactive features (together with the Marks, “Content”), contained in or made available through the Site or Platform.
1.2. Site: The Site https://tiwa.ng is intended to provide you with information about Tiwa Business and its products, to enable you to purchase a subscription to the Platform and provide subscribers with a web portal to access the Platform and/or download the Applications, if any.
Ability to Accept Terms. If you, as an Authorized User, access and use the Site and/or Platform, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old. The Site and/or Platform is only intended for individuals aged eighteen years or older. If you are under 18 years old please do not visit, access, or use the Site and/or Platform. If you are between 13 and 18 years of age, then you must review these Terms with your parent or guardian before visiting, accessing, or using the Site to make sure that you and your parent or guardian understand these Terms and agree to them. You may not access and use the Platform if you are, and you represent and warrant that you are not, a competitor of Tiwa Business.
Subscription to the Platform.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms as an Authorized User, Tiwa Business hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide, revocable, and limited license to use a limited version of the Platform with the features described on the Site (“Subscription”) to access and use the Platform during the Subscription Period (as defined below). An “Authorized User” means an employee or representative of your Organization who has been supplied with a single user identification and password to access and use the Platform on his/her own behalf or on behalf of his/her Organization. Your use of the Platform shall be permitted only by employees of your Organization by submitting a request to Support@tiwa.ng indicating the names, business email addresses, primary locations, and related registration information that may be requested of the person intended as the Authorized Users. No other use of the Platform not specified in these Terms, including use by any other employees, agents, contractors, consultants, representatives, personnel, or other parties or individuals of or on behalf of your Organization or its affiliates or subsidiaries, shall be permitted. Tiwa Business shall provide you, for each Authorized User, a username and password for logging into the Platform, following which use of the Platform by each Authorized User shall be enabled. You shall have the right to reassign any of the Authorized Users provided hereunder, from one of the individuals currently specified as an Authorized User to any other employee of your Organization, by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the name, business email address, and primary location of the person intended as the new Authorized User, provided that: (a) such reassignment and change shall not become effective unless Tiwa Business provides its consent, which shall not be unreasonably withheld, and (b) you may not reassign any Authorized User more than a total of two (2) times in the aggregate during the Initial Term or any renewal Term of your Subscription.
Site Access. We hereby grant you permission to visit and use the Site for your information and personal use only (and, where applicable, the internal business purposes of your Organization), subject to these Terms and your compliance with applicable law.
License to Applications: To the extent that you wish to download and install the Applications, if any, you acknowledge and agree that we grant you a non-exclusive, revocable license to install and use the Applications solely for your personal use (and, where applicable, the internal business purposes of your Organization). We may modify the Applications from time to time, and you hereby agree that we may automatically install such modifications without first asking for your approval. We are not obligated to support the Applications, and may at any time suspend or terminate your license and disable the Applications downloaded and/or installed by you. You may not make unauthorized modifications, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or attempt to derive the source code of the Applications.
Restrictions: Except as expressly permitted in these Terms, you may not, and shall not allow any third party to: (i) give, sell, rent, lease, timeshare, sublicense, disclose, publish, assign, market, sell, display, transmit, broadcast, transfer or distribute any portion of the Platform, Site or Applications to any third party; (ii) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Platform, Site or Applications or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or that enforce limitations on use of the Platform, Site or Applications; (iii) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, decrypt or, attempt to derive the source code of, the Platform, Site or Applications or any components thereof, or create any derivative works of the Platform, Site or Applications, or any part thereof; (iv) present or share the data or information received through the Platform without Tiwa Business’s prior consent, and in the event such consent was given, present or share such data or information without attribution to Tiwa Business pursuant to Tiwa Business’s branding guidelines; (v) use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access or monitor the Platform, Site or Applications for any purpose, or to copy, access, collect, download, or otherwise obtain data, content or other information from the Platform, Site or Applications; (vi) take any action that imposes or which Tiwa Business determines, in its sole discretion, may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Tiwa Business infrastructure or infrastructure which supports the Platform, Site or Applications; (vii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the integrity or proper working of the Platform, Site or Applications, or any related activities; (viii) remove, deface, obscure, or alter Tiwa Business’s or any third party’s identification, attribution or copyright notices, trademarks, or other proprietary rights affixed to or provided as part of the Platform, Site or Applications, or use or display logos of the Platform, Site or Applications without Tiwa Business’s prior written approval; (ix) use Tiwa Business’s Marks without our prior written consent; (x) use the Platform, Site or Applications to develop, offer, operate, support or enable a competing service or product; and/or (xi) use the Platform, Site or Applications in any unlawful manner, for any harmful, irresponsible, or inappropriate purpose (including without limitation third-party defamation), or in breach of these Terms, any terms and conditions of any third-party product or service you use, or any agreement you have entered into with any third party.
Account: In order to use the Platform and become an Authorized User, you are required to create a personal user account (“Account”). In creating your Account, you acknowledge and agree: (i) to provide accurate and complete Account and login information; (ii) to keep, and ensure that your user Account login details and password are kept, secure at all times; (iii) to remain solely responsible and liable for the activity arising out of any failure to keep your Account details confidential; and (iv) to promptly notify Tiwa Business in writing if you become aware of any unauthorized access or use of your Account or the Platform. In creating your Account, you further represent and warrant that you were not previously blocked by Tiwa Business from having an Account or otherwise using the Platform. In the event you choose to provide your Authorized User information required for creating a Subscription by registering through your account with a third party platform (e.g., your Google account) for which you have certain administrative rights on behalf of your Organization, and provided you consent to the opt-ins and permissions provided by the relevant platform during the registration process, we will receive access to certain information (e.g., Google Analytics) about your Organization’s sites and/or apps. In that event, we will access and use some of that information, on an aggregated basis with similar information received from other organizations regarding their sites and apps, in order to improve our algorithms. Unless you have specifically asked us to display some of that information in our Platform or solutions, the information will be used only for the algorithm improvement described above and will not be shared with any third parties. You always have the right to terminate our access to that information about some or all of your Organization’s sites or apps, by following the instructions provided by the relevant platform. For further information about our access to or use of that information, please contact email@example.com.
2.1. Responsibility: The Site may permit the publishing of certain data, information, or content by you and other users (“User Submissions”). You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions. You shall be solely responsible for your User Submissions and the consequences of posting, publishing, or uploading them. We have complete discretion whether to publish your User Submissions and we reserve the right in our sole discretion and without further notice to you, to monitor, censor, edit, remove, delete, and/or remove any and all User Submissions posted on the Site at any time and for any reason.
2.2. Ownership: You, as an Authorized User, represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to use, and authorize Tiwa Business to use, all Intellectual Property Rights in and to your User Submissions, and to enable inclusion and use thereof as contemplated by the Site and these Terms. “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights, titles,s and interests, whether foreign or domestic, in and to any and all trade secrets, patents, copyrights, service marks, trademarks, know-how, or equivalent intellectual property rights, as well as any and all moral rights, rights of privacy, advertising and similar rights of any type under the laws or regulations of any governmental, regulatory, or judicial authority, foreign or domestic (Nigeria). You retain all of your ownership rights in and to your User Submissions.
2.3. License to User Submissions: By submitting the User Submissions to Tiwa Business, you hereby grant Tiwa Business a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Site and Tiwa Business’s business, including without limitation for publishing and redistributing part or all of your User Submissions (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels, and you hereby waive any moral rights in your User Submissions, to the extent permitted by law. You also hereby grant each user of the Site or other viewer or user of the User Submission a non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such User Submissions, all in accordance with these Terms.
2.4. Exposure to User Submissions: You understand and acknowledge that when accessing and using the Site: (i) you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Tiwa Business is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or Intellectual Property Rights of, or relating to such User Submissions; and (ii) you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, or otherwise objectionable. You hereby waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against Tiwa Business with respect to User Submissions.
Intellectual Property Rights.
3.1. Site, Platform, and Applications: The Platform, Site, and the Applications, including all Content contained or displayed on the Site (excluding User Submissions), Applications, or Platform, are the property of Tiwa Business and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. Title and full, exclusive ownership rights in the Site, Platform, and Applications (and all parts of either, including the Content), and all reproductions, corrections, modifications, enhancements, and improvements, and all related patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, service marks, related goodwill, including data related to your usage of the Site (excluding User Submissions), Applications and Platform, are Tiwa Business’s intellectual property, and any rights therein not explicitly granted to you hereunder, are reserved to and shall remain solely and exclusively proprietary to Tiwa Business (or its third-party providers). “Tiwa Business”, the Tiwa Business logo, and other marks are Marks of Tiwa Business or its affiliates. All other trademarks and logos used on the Site, Applications, or Platform are the trademarks, Platform marks, or logos of their respective owners. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Platform, Applications, Site, and the Content.9.2. Feedback. It is anticipated that you, as an Authorized User or a Site visitor, may provide suggestions, comments, or other feedback to the Tiwa Business Platform and/or the Site (“Feedback”). Feedback shall be deemed the sole property of Tiwa Business. Without derogating from the above, Tiwa Business will be free to adopt such Feedback for any of its products or Platforms, use it in any other manner, disclose, reproduce, license, or otherwise distribute and exploit the Feedback provided to it as it sees ﬁt, entirely without obligation or restriction of any kind on account of intellectual property rights or otherwise. You and your Organization hereby waive any right to the Feedback, including but limited to, moral rights and any right for royalties or any other consideration. Without derogating from the above, you hereby grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform any information and/or content that you post, disclose, publish or otherwise make available in the course of Tiwa Business’s webinars, customer forums/blogs, community forums/blogs or any other similar event or venue, including without limitation for publishing and redistributing part or all of such information and/or content (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels, and you hereby waive any moral rights in such information and/or content, to the extent permitted by law.
Package Subscription Term, Renewal, and Termination.
4.1. Subscription Term. If, during or following the expiration of a free Subscription, you choose to purchase a Subscription for a longer period as may be offered by us, the term of your Subscription shall commence upon our confirmation of your payment of the Fees in accordance with the payment instructions on the Site, at which time you will be provided access to the Platform with the same features, and the term of your Subscription shall continue on a month-to-month basis (or another basis as may be specified in our offer from time to time) until expiration or as otherwise terminated or suspended in accordance with these Terms.
5.1. Objection: If you object to any term or condition of these Terms, or any subsequent modifications thereto, or become dissatisfied with the Site, Platform, or Applications in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Site, Platform, or Applications (and cancel your Subscription).
5.2. Suspension. If we believe, in our sole discretion, that you are using the Platform in a manner that may cause harm to us or any third party, or which is in breach of these Terms, then we may, without derogating from our right to terminate your Subscription as specified in these Terms, suspend or terminate your User Account or your access to and use of the Platform, or parts thereof.
Fees and Payment: If, during or following the expiration of the free Subscription, you choose to purchase a Subscription, the fees will be specified at Check-out Page (the “Fees”) and must be paid in advance in accordance with the payment instructions set forth on the Site. If you are invoiced for the purchase of the Subscription by us (or any of our group companies), full payment of the Fees must be received within thirty (30) days from the invoice date in accordance with the payment instructions and the currency set forth in the invoice. Fees are stated exclusive of any taxes, levies, customs fees, duties, or similar governmental assessments of any nature, including value-added, sales, use or withholding taxes, assessable by any jurisdiction (collectively, “Taxes”). You will be responsible for paying all Taxes associated with your purchases, except for taxes assessed against us directly by a local tax authority based on our net income. Should any payment for the Subscription be subject to withholding tax by any government, you will be responsible for such taxes and will reimburse us to the extent we are required to pay any such withholding taxes.
6.1. The Site, Platform, and Applications are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. You assume all responsibility for accessing and using the Site and Platform and for the selection of the Platform to achieve your intended results. TIWA bUSINESS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
6.2. THE DATA CONTAINED ON THE SITE, PLATFORM, AND APPLICATIONS IS BASED ON INFORMATION AND CONTENT OBTAINED BY TIWA BUSINESS FROM THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING ESTIMATIONS AND EXTRAPOLATIONS BASED ON SUCH DATA. TIWA BUSINESS, ITS AFFILIATES AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE PLATFORM DATA OR ANY OMISSIONS OF DATA IN OR FROM THE SITE, PLATFORM AND APPLICATIONS. TIWA BUSINESS, ITS AFFILIATES AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY BUSINESS CONDUCTED, DECISIONS MADE, OR ANY OTHER ACTION OR INACTION BY YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION AND ITS AFFILIATES, CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS OR PARTIES WITH WHOM YOU DO BUSINESS, WHETHER OR NOT BASED IN WHOLE OR IN PART ON THE SITE, PLATFORM OR APPLICATIONS OR ANY DATA ACCESSED THEREFROM BY YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION.
6.3. TIWA BUSINESS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, PLATFORM AND APPLICATIONS OR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, PLATFORM AND APPLICATIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR PLATFORM IS FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.
6.4. TIWA BUSINESS OFFERS NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE RELIABILITY OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PLATFORM OR APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY THAT THE PLATFORM OR APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ANY ANTI-VIRUS OR ANTI-SPAM FEATURES, WILL DETECT, BLOCK OR PREVENT VIRUSES, SPAM OR OTHER HARMFUL OR UNWANTED CODE OR INTRUSIONS.
6.5. YOU AGREE THAT WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES THAT MAY RESULT FROM TECHNICAL PROBLEMS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERNET (SUCH AS SLOW CONNECTIONS, TRAFFIC CONGESTION OR OVERLOAD OF OUR OR OTHER SERVERS) OR ANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR INTERNET PROVIDERS.
6.6. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so to that extent, such exclusions may not apply.
Limitation of Liability.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THESE TERMS AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW:
7.1. IN NO EVENT WILL TIWA BUSINESS, ITS AFFILIATES AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE UNDER, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH, THESE TERMS FOR: (A) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (B) ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS, OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS; (C) ANY LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO DATA, REPUTATION, REVENUE OR GOODWILL; AND/OR (D) THE COST OF PROCURING ANY SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR PLATFORMS.
7.2. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF TIWA BUSINESS, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, UNDER, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH, THESE TERMS (INCLUDING THE SITE AND THE PLATFORM), EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU (IF ANY) IN THE SIX (6) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY.
7.3. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 16 SHALL APPLY: (A) EVEN IF TIWA BUSINESS, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, HAVE BEEN ADVISED, OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE, OF THE POSSIBILITY OF LOSSES OR DAMAGES; (B) EVEN IF ANY REMEDY IN THESE TERMS FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE; AND (C) REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OR BASIS OF LIABILITY (SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR TORT).
7.4. NO ACTION, REGARDLESS OF FORM, MAY BE BROUGHT BY YOU AFTER THE EARLIER OF (A) 12 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH YOU BECOME AWARE THAT A CAUSE OF ACTION HAS ARISEN, OR (B) THE PERIOD SET FORTH UNDER THE APPLICABLE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
Indemniﬁcation.You shall defend, indemnify, and hold TIWA BUSINESS harmless from and against any and all damages assessed against TIWA BUSINESS (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from a third-party claim based on any business conducted, decisions made, or other action or failure to act by you, your Organization or any of its affiliates, customers, partners or parties with whom you or your Organization does business, whether or not based in whole or in part on the Site, Platform or Applications or any data accessed therefrom by you or your Organization; provided: (a) TIWA BUSINESS notifies you promptly in writing of any such claim and gives you authority, information, and assistance in the defense of the such claim; and (b) TIWA BUSINESS does not make any admissions in response to any such claim without your consent.
Third-Party Software. Portions of the software upon which the Platform is based may include third-party open-source software that is subject to third-party terms and conditions (“Third Party Terms”). If there is a conflict between any Third Party Terms and these Terms, then the Third Party Terms shall prevail but solely in connection with the related third-party open-source software. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, TIWA BUSINESS makes no warranty or indemnity hereunder with respect to any third-party open-source software.
Assignment. These Terms, and any rights granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you but may be assigned by Similarweb without restriction.
Customer Reference. You acknowledge and accept that TIWA BUSINESS has the right to use your name and logo and the name and logo of your Organization to identify you as a customer of TIWA BUSINESS or user of the Platform, on TIWA BUSINESS’s website, marketing materials, or otherwise by announcements on social media or otherwise.
Modifications. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change these Terms at any time. Such change will be effective ten (10) days following our sending a notice thereof to you or posting the revised Terms on the Site, and your continued use of the Site and/or Platform thereafter means that you accept those changes.
Governing Law and Disputes.
8.1. These Terms and any disputes between you and TIWA BUSINESS shall be governed by the laws of the country Nigeria, without reference to its conflict of laws rules.
8.2. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all disputes between you (and your Organization) and TIWA BUSINESS shall be the courts located in Lagos, Nigeria and each party hereby irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of such courts. Application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act are excluded from these Terms. Notwithstanding the foregoing, TIWA BUSINESS reserves the right to seek injunctive relief in any court in any jurisdiction.
Last updated: April 29, 2023