Introduction

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the iBranch Mobile App, iBranch Website, iBranch Products and Services, which throughout this terms and conditions is collectively referred to as our, iBranch or iBranch Platform. By using the iBranch Platform you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use our platform if you disagree with any of these Terms and Conditions.


Limitations Of Liability

iBranch automatically collects and receives certain information from its users through its mobile App and Website. The information collected includes the activities you perform on our Website and the mobile app, and information obtained from cookies. For example, each time you visit the Website, Mobile App or any of our products, we automatically collect information such as your IP address, browser and device type, access times, the web page from which you came, the regions from which you navigate the web page. All this information is recorded for effective placements to opportunities, our match-making system, organizational staffing, marketing, supply-chain, tendering purpose and more.

When you first register for an iBranch Account, and when you use our Platform, we collect some Personal Information about you such as:

  • The geographic area where you use your computer and mobile devices
  • Your business name, full name, username, and email address and other contact details, and educational details, and employment details, and your desired placement or talent or opportunities details, and image of you. By creating an iBranch account or filling out our form; you consent us to collect this information about you.
  • A unique iBranch user ID (an alphanumeric string) which is assigned to you upon registration
  • Other optional information as part of your account profile
  • Your IP Address and, when applicable, timestamp related to your consent and confirmation of consent
  • Other information submitted by you or your organizational representatives via various methods within our platform.

In no event shall iBranch, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, shall be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the iBranch Platform, its products or services whether such liability is under contract or not. iBranch, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of the platform.


Terms And Conditions

Under no circumstances shall iBranch be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of data or profit, arising out of the use, or the inability to use, our platform, even if iBranch or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of our platform results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, and not limited to, you assume any costs thereof.

Age Restrictions

Minors or people below 16 years old are not allowed to use the iBranch Platform.

1. Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own, under these Terms, iBranch and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in its platforms.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the content contained on our platform, and where permitted by us and affected users; a further interaction with the content contained within our platform.

2. Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following but not limited to;

  • Using our platform for fraudulent, malicious or illicit activities such as human trafficking or data harvesting
  • Selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any of our platform services and products without written consent from iBranch Organization & affected stakeholders permitting you to do so;
  • Publicly using our platform in a manner that harms our image, reputation or our affiliates & stakeholders image and reputation knowing or unknowingly;
  • Using iBranch platform in any way that is or may be damaging to the platform; The iBranch Platform's core existance is to avail professional and business orientated content upon request to its users therefore any content deemed not professional or business orientated is strongly forbiden.
  • Using our products and services, website and services in any way that impacts access to our platform for other users;
  • Using our platform contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the platform, or to any person or business entity or our users;
  • Engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to our platform;
  • Using our platform to engage in any advertising or marketing that is illicit, unauthorized or not allowed on our platform such as pornographical ads. iBranch reserves the right to remove any content of such nature without notice.

Certain areas of our platform are restricted from being accessed by you therefore iBranch may further restrict access by you to any areas of its platform, at any time, in absolute discretion. You will be however notified of such actions before or after they have been taken. Any user ID and password you may have to access our platform are confidential; the latter being confidential to only you and its your utmost responsibility not to share this information with anyone unless need be. In any case; the responsibility that arise from such exposure of confidential information done by you lies entirely with you and your affiliates.

3. Your Content

“Your Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images, documents or other material you choose to display or upload on iBranch Platform. By doing so; uploading or displaying your content on our platform, you grant iBranch a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media. You further give other users of the iBranch Platform; a controlled privilege over your content or data. Access to your content or data by other users will be governed solely by you, that is you will be required to give consent throughout our platform where applicable.

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. iBranch reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from its platforms at any time without notice.

4. User Definition

Anyone who creates an iBranch account through the iBranch Platform is automatically defined as a user. Users are given an opportunity to delete their profiles or accounts at any given time. Upon deletion of any account or profile, such account or profile is simply de-Activated and not erased from our database; this means Deleted accounts remain inactive and inaccessible to iBranch or its users; your profile or account will become invisible across our platform. By choosing to delete your profile or account, iBranch reserves the right to not entirely erase the account or profile from the iBranch Database and further gives you the right to re-Activate the account by simply signing in the account with your credentials.

5. Warranties

The iBranch platform is provided “as is,” with all faults, and iBranch express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to its platform or the materials contained on it. Also, nothing contained on the platform shall be interpreted as advising you, your affiliates and stakeholders.

6. Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent iBranch from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

7. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted upon presentation of evidence without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

8. Dispute Resolution

Any disputes arising from our platform should be resolved in the following hierachy; the iBranch Management which can be briefed about the dispute through this Form, the iBranch Board of Directors which can also be briefed about the dispute throught the Form provided above, should the two processess fail and not bear fruit within 3 months upon such briefing; third-party engagements to resolve the dispute are adviced. Such third-parties should follow the applicable laws and legal processess as stressed by the Governing Law & Jurisdiction section.

9. Variation of Terms

iBranch is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using our platform you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis and contact us using the Form if need be, for clarity or for add-ons or subtractions.

10. Assignment

The iBranch is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

11. Entire Terms and Conditions

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between iBranch and you in relation to your use of the iBranch Platform, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

12. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Botswana, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Botswana for the resolution of any disputes.