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TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR
Farm Owner

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FARM OWNER TERMS

Please read our Terms of Service so you understand what your subscription to our services and use of our website entails. You agree to our Terms of Service (“Terms”) by subscribing, installing, accessing, or using our apps, services, features, software, or website (together, “Services”).

 

About our services

Registration. You must register for our Services using accurate data, provide your current mobile phone number, email address and valid house/office address and, if you change it. You agree to receive text messages and phone calls (from us or our third-party providers) with codes to register for our Services.

 

Acceptable use of our services

Our Terms and Policies. 

You must use our Services according to our Terms and policies which include but not limited to:

 

  1. It is your responsibility to assess whether the Platform is suitable or appropriate for your needs and any decision made to use our Services is done  entirely at your own risk. Please be aware that execution of these Terms does not imply that we have confirmed that use of the Platform and our Services are suitable or appropriate for you

 

  1. You agree that by setting up a farm the tenure for all farm management service is 12 months for cash crops. While tenure for the farm management service for arable or short term projects is the gestation period of each specific farm project as specified on the web platform

 

  1. You acknowledge that you own the farm being cultivated and you are entitled to the proceeds of the farm, the farmland, other input being used on the farm and can take over your farm at any point in time from the farm manager.

 

  1. You are entitled to verified Farm Managers to carry out Farm set up/Management services for you on FarmIgnite platform

 

  1. You are entitled to reasonable supervision support of the farm project from FarmIgnite via pictures or videos or messages from the Farmer Manager or in special cases occasional visit to the farm.

 

  1. You are entitled to reasonable protection of your farm set up and management funds by FarmIgnite for your farm projects via milestones payments to farm managers.

 

  1. You are entitled to view market prices and choose your preferred market for your produce/harvest.

 

  1. You are entitled to receive funds from sales in your electronic wallet in cases where FarmIgnite helps you anchor sales.

 

  1. You are entitled to insurance cover of up to 5% of total farm cost and agree that Farm insurance shall cover only Fire, Pest, Disease, Flood, windstorm, lightening and accident as stated in the insurance policy

 

  1. You are liable to pay the difference on premium above 5% of total farm cost.

 

  1. You agree to fund your FarmIgnite wallet in full or up to 70% before the project commences.

 

  1. You agree to complete all instalment payment by or before 50% completion of the farm project 

 

  1. You agree that you may renew the Farm Management service by paying the full cost of the farm management service on or before the commencement of a new tenure 

 

  1. You have a duty to thoroughly decide which farm manager to select 

 

  1. You agree to communicate the market to your farm manager on or before harvest.
  2. You agree to communicate with your farm manager via the FarmIgnite platform only so as to aid FarmIgnite’s reasonable supervision of your farm project

 

  1. You agree that communication or transactions with Farm Manager outside the Farmigite Platform is at your own risk. FarmIgnite will not be liable in any way or in cases where communication or transaction(s) is carried out outside the FarmIgnite platform.

 

  1. You agree to rate farmers after the completion of your farm project.

 

  1. You are entitled to change farm managers in the course of a project if you are not satisfied with the activities or engagement of a particular farm manager. In this case any cost accrued to the new farm manager will be borne by you.

 

  1. You are entitled to report any farm managers for misconduct or any other erring behaviour.

 

  1. You are entitled to receive periodic updates via mail from your farm manager which is also available on their dashboard. You are expected to review all notifications , Update, and reports as this represents a record of information and activities carried out during the Farm set up/management.

 

  1. You can decide to set a reasonable date for commencement of the project upon communication to the Farm Manager.

 

  1. You agree that by setting up a farm, your funds are tied and unavailable for the activities already carried out or disbursed to the farm manager for the farming project and neither FarmIgnite nor the farm Manager can or will refund your funds on activities carried out.

 

  1. You may hold the Farm Manager liable or accountable for loss or reduction in yield due to mismanagement of the farm or negligence of good and industry standard agronomic practises or improper agronomic practises on a farm project.
  2. FarmIgnite will not be liable or.accountable for any loss or reduction in yield due to your act, negligent or omission.

 

  1. You agree that FarmIgnite or the Farmer Manager shall not be held accountable for changes in Market price of farm produce

 

  1. You agree to calculate the profitability of your farm project and select the farm manager that suits your budget. 

 

  1. You agree that FarmIgnite or the Farm manager will not be held liable for loss due to miscalculation at inception or during the farm project

 

  1. You agree that FarmIgnite shall not be held liable or accountable for any financial loss before, after or during the set up of your farm project.

 

Legal and Acceptable Use. 

You must access and use our Services only for legal, authorized, and acceptable purposes. You will not use (or assist others in using) our Services in ways that: 

  1. Violate, misappropriate, or infringe the rights of FarmIgnite, our users, or others, including privacy, publicity, intellectual property, or other proprietary rights;

 

  1. Are illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, intimidating, harassing, hateful, racially, or ethnically offensive, or instigate or encourage conduct that would be illegal, or otherwise inappropriate, including promoting violent crimes

 

FarmIgnite’s Rights. 

 

We own all copyrights, trademarks, domains, logos, trade dress, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property rights associated with our Services. You shall not use our copyrights, trademarks, domains, logos, trade dress, patents, and other intellectual property rights unless you have our express permission and except in accordance with our Brand Guidelines. 

 

Disclaimers

You use our services at your own risk and subject to the following disclaimers. We provide our services on an “as is” basis without any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and freedom from computer virus or other harmful code. We do not warrant that any information provided by us is accurate, complete, or useful, that our services will be operational, error free, secure, or safe, or that our services will function without disruptions, delays, or imperfections. We do not control, and are not responsible for, controlling how or when our users use our services or the features, services, and interfaces our services provide. We are not responsible for and are not obligated to control the actions or information (including content) of our users or other third parties. You release us, our subsidiaries, affiliates, and our representatives and their directors, officers, employees, partners, and agents (together, the “FarmIgnite parties”) from any claim, complaint, cause of action, controversy, or dispute (together, “claim”) and damages, known and unknown, relating to, arising out of, or in any way connected with any such claim you have against any third parties. You waive any rights you may have under the Federal Republic of Nigeria applicable statute, State laws or laws of any other jurisdiction, which says that: a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the FarmIgnite Parties from and against all liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) relating to, arising out of, or in any way in connection with any of the following: 

  1. your access to or use of our Services, including information provided in connection therewith
  2. your breach or alleged breach of our Terms; 
  3. any misrepresentation made by you. 

You will cooperate as fully as required by us in the defense or settlement of any Claim.

 

Governing Law. 

The laws of the  Federal Republic of Nigeria govern our Terms, as well as any disputes, whether in court or arbitration, which might arise between FarmIgnite and you, without regard to conflict of law provisions.

 

Termination. 

We may modify, suspend, or terminate your access to or use of our Services anytime for any reason, such as if you violate the letter or spirit of our Terms or create harm, risk, or possible legal exposure for us, our users, or others. The following provisions will survive any termination of your relationship with FarmIgnite: Disclaimers,” “Limitation of Liability,” “Indemnification,” “Dispute Resolution,” “Availability and Termination of our Services,” “Others,” 

 

Others

Unless a mutually executed agreement between us states otherwise, our Terms make up the entire agreement with you regarding FarmIgnite and our Services, and supersede any prior agreements.

We may ask you to agree to additional terms for certain of our Services in the future, which will govern to the extent there is a conflict between our Terms and such additional terms.

 

Any amendment to or waiver of our Terms requires our express consent. 

You will receive periodic updates via mail which is also available on your dashboard. You are expected to read all notifications, Update, and reports as this represents a record of information on your  investment during the collaborative farming cycle.

 

We may amend or update these Terms. We will provide you notice of amendments to our Terms, as appropriate, and update the “Last Modified” date at the top of our Terms. Your continued use of our Services confirms your acceptance of our Terms, as amended. If you do not agree to our Terms, as amended, you must stop using our Services. Please review our Terms whenever you access our services.

 

All of our rights and obligations under our Terms are freely assignable by us to any of our affiliates or in connection with a merger, acquisition, restructuring, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise, and we may transfer your information to any of our affiliates, successor entities, or new owner.

 

You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under our Terms to anyone else without our prior written consent.

 

If any provision of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from our Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions



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