These terms are effective 20 May 2019
Using mdgrou.com. As a condition of your use of mdgrou.com you, agree that you will not:
violate any applicable laws including but not limited to consumer protection, data protection and intellectual property laws (including their regulations and guidelines);
violate any applicable posting rules;
post listings that do not show clear, truthful, verifiable, complete and unambiguous information regarding your contact details, the properties, price, delivery and any additional charge;
post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, unconstitutional or indecent material;
use the Services in any manner that could impair any of our websites or applications in any way or interfere with any party’s use or enjoyment of any such site or application;
post any material that is harmful to, harms or could harm minors in any way;
be false or misleading or employ false or misleading advertising practices;
infringe any third-party right;
distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm mdgrou.com or the interests or property of mdgrou.com users;
impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of mdgrou.com;
copy, modify, or distribute any other person's content without their consent;
use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access mdgrou.com and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent or otherwise violate the privacy of another person;
use the information available in mdgrou.com to contact the users or the advertisers for any purpose other than for the use of the Services;
bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to mdgrou.com.
You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to mdgrou.com and any consequences that may result from your post. We reserve the right for any or no reason, at our discretion to refuse or delete or take-down content that (or any part thereof) we believe is inappropriate or breaching the above terms. We may, at our discretion, remove ads, put ads on hold or make minor changes thereto, when they do not comply with the Posting Rules. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user's usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user's registration.
Abusing mdgrou: mdgrou.com and the mdgrou community work together to keep the site working properly and the community safe. Please report problems, offensive content and policy breaches to us using the reporting system.
Without limiting other remedies, we may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove hosted content exercise our discretion when ads do not comply with our policies, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off mdgrou.com if we think that they are creating problems or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies. However, whether we decide to take any of these steps, remove hosted content, exercise our discretion when ads do not comply with our policies, or keep a user off mdgrou.com or not, we do not accept any liability for monitoring mdgrou.com or for unauthorized or unlawful content on mdgrou.com or use of mdgrou.com by users. You also recognize and accept that mdgrou.com is not under any obligation to monitor any data or content which is submitted to or available on the site.
Global Marketplace. Some of mdgrou.com's features may display your ad on other sites that are part of the global Multi Design Group Ltd community, like on mdgroup or our classifieds sites in other countries. By using mdgrou.com, you agree that your ads can be displayed on these other sites. The terms for our other sites are similar to these terms, but you may be subject to additional laws or other restrictions in the countries where your ad is posted. When you choose to post your ad on another site, you may be responsible for ensuring that it does not violate our other site policies. We may remove your ad if it is reported on any our sites, or if we believe it causes problems or violates any law or policy.
Fees and Services. Using mdgrou.com is generally free for website’s visitors, but we charge a fee “pre-payment” for certain services related to post an ad, to boost ads, to advertise on the website, etc…. we charge fee to all real estate brokers, real estate agents, and individual person who post ads. If the service you use incurs a fee, you'll be able to review and accept that charge and any additional terms and conditions applicable, including forms of payment, to the service at the time of purchase. This will be clearly disclosed at the time you post your ad. Our fees are quoted in Rwandan Francs (RWF), and we may change them from time to time. We'll notify you of changes to our fee policy by posting such changes on the site. We may choose to temporarily change our fees for promotional events or new services; these changes are effective when we announce the promotional event or new service.
Our fees are non-refundable, and you are responsible for paying them when they're due most of the times our services are pre-paid. If you don't, we may limit your ability to use the services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect fees owed using other permissible collection mechanisms.
Content. mdgrou.com contains content from us, you, and other users. mdgrou.com is protected by copyright laws and international treaties. Content displayed on or via mdgrou.com is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws and international conventions. You agree not to copy, distribute or modify content from mdgrou.com without our express written consent. You may not disassemble or decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in mdgrou.com. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of mdgrou.com (other than your own content).
When providing us with content or causing content to be posted using our Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) licence to exercise any and all copyright, publicity, trademark, and database rights and other intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or developed in the future. This means that we are entitled to host, cache, route, transmit, store, copy, modify, reproduce, distribute, syndicate, publish, translate, use, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, modify, edit, excerpt, analyze, and create algorithms and derivative works from your content, or otherwise use such content. Further, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, you waive your moral rights and agree not to assert such rights or any other intellectual property or publicity rights against us, our sub-licensees, or our assignees.
Infringement. Do not post content that infringes the rights of third parties, This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright, design and trademark (e.g. offering counterfeit items for sale). A large number of very varied products are offered on mdgrou.com by private individuals in Rwanda. Entitled parties, in particular the owners of copyright, trademark rights or other rights owned by third parties can report any offers which many infringe on their rights, and submit a request for this offer to be removed. If a legal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, products infringing on the intellectual property rights will be removed by mdgrou.com.
Reporting an infringement:
In order to participate in the Notice of Infringement Programme, you only need to written letter signed by your hand and saved in PDF format attached on e-mail and send it to mdgrou.com. You can use this your own form, complete with your signature, to report advertisements which may infringe on your property rights. The information requested in the Notice of Infringement to be mentioned within the letter is for the purpose of ensuring that the parties reporting these objects are either the entitled party or their officially authorized representative. This information must also enable mdgrou.com to identify the advertisement to be removed. Once we have received your correctly completed Notice of Infringement letter, you can simply send later reports to mdgrou.com via the e-mail address provided.
Note: This written letter can only be used by the lawful owners of the intellectual property rights. "Notice of Infringement" is intended to ensure that products offered do not infringe the copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property rights of third parties.
For all other questions, visitors and advertisers can get Help by using contacting mdgrou.com
Liability. mdgrou.com does not act as a supplier as contemplated in the Consumer Protection law, or otherwise, and is not the party marketing the goods/services. mdgrou.com only provides the platform.
As explained above, we do not actively monitor data or content. We are not involved in the actual transactions between users.
Mdgrou.com does not operate as a payment intermediary, payment processor, payment facilitator, money transmitter, money services business, or any type of business akin thereto for the purposes of, or in connection with, any transaction on the site. mdgrou.com also does not fulfil any of the functions (whether as a whole or in part), of a payment intermediary, payment processor, payment facilitator, money transmitter, money services business, or any type of business akin thereto, whether in a direct or indirect manner.
As most of the content on mdgrou.com comes from other users, we do not guarantee or give any warranty or make any representation as to the accuracy and content of postings or user communications or the quality, safety, or legality of what's offered, or with regard to the legal capacity of the users that may conduct or complete any transaction.
You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do.
In no event do we accept liability of any description for the posting of any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.
Mdgrou.com may promote, endorse and/or contain links to third party sites and/or services and/or goods. These sites, services and/or goods are beyond the control of mdgrou.com. Mdgrou.com is not involved in transactions between users and the operators of such third party sites. mdgrou.com does not accept responsibility for their content, services and/or products.
We cannot guarantee continuous, error-free or secure access to our services or that defects in the service will be corrected.
While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our services.
Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied, including those of quality, merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, fitness for a particular purpose and those arising by statute. We are not liable for any loss, whether of money (including profit), goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of mdgrou.com, even if you advise us or we could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage occurring. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you.
Despite the previous paragraph, if we are found to be liable, our liability to you or any third party (whether in contract, delict, negligence, strict liability in delict, by statute or otherwise) is limited to the greater of (a) the total fees you pay to us in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, and (b) 1000 Rwandan Francs.
Nothing in these terms shall limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees.
Security. In order to ensure the security and reliable operation of the site for all users, mdgrou.com reserves the right at its discretion to take whatever action it finds necessary to preserve the security, integrity and reliability of its network and back-office applications. Any user who commits any of the offences related to the Electronic Communications and Transactions laws, rules, regulations and those related to a better use of IT and Digital technology in a positive way, shall, notwithstanding criminal prosecution, be liable for all resulting liability, loss or damages suffered and/or incurred by mdgrou.com and its affiliates, agents and/or partners.
Resolution of disputes
If a dispute arises between you and mdgrou.com, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution by going to the mdgrou.com Help page, or sending e-mail to us. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
General. These terms and the other policies posted on mdgrou.com constitute the entire agreement between Mdgrou.com and you, superseding any prior agreements.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, this Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of The Republic of Rwanda. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against mdgrou.com must be resolved by the courts of The Republic of Rwanda, and you and mdgrou.com both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of Kigali, the Republic of Rwanda.
If we don't enforce any particular provision, we are not waiving our right to do so later. If a court strikes down any of these terms, the remaining terms will survive. We may automatically assign this agreement in our sole discretion in accordance with the notice provision below.
Except for notices relating to illegal or infringing content, your notices to us must be sent by registered mail, or to our offices located at Paul VI Avenue Road KK7AV-KK109ST Kigali, The Republic of Rwanda. We will send notices to you via the email address you provide, or by registered mail. Notices sent by registered mail will be deemed received five days following the date of mailing.
We may update this agreement at any time, with changes taking effect when you next post or 30 days after we post the updated policy on the site, whichever is sooner. No other amendment to this agreement will be effective unless made in writing, signed by users and by us.