Terms & Conditions

These Terms of Use were updated on [ ] November 2018.

This website is owned and operated by Seso Global Technologies (Nigeria) Limited (“Seso,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), which is registered in the Federal Republic of Nigeria under RC No. 1531921. Our registered office is at 20b, Kingsley Emu Street, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.

By accessing this website, including any subdomains thereof, and any other websites through which Seso makes its services available (collectively, the "Site"), you accept and agree to comply with these Terms of Use, which constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Seso (“Agreement”).

Please read these Terms of Use as well as our Privacy Policy, as they govern your use of the Site. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not access this Site.

It is your responsibility to comply with applicable local laws, including ensuring that your access and/or use not only complies with these terms of use, but also with the laws of the jurisdiction from which your use or access is made.

Contents:

  1. Seso Accounts
  2. Scope of our services
  3. How we may use your personal information
  4. You must keep your personal data safe
  5. User-generated content
  6. Acceptable Use Provisions
  7. Content Standards
  8. How you may use material on our Site
  9. We are not responsible for websites we link to
  10. Linking to our Site
  11. We may make changes to our Site
  12. We may suspend or withdraw our Site
  13. Your system requirements
  14. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
  15. We may make changes to these Terms of Use
  16. Term and Termination
  17. Breach of these Terms of Use
  18. Indemnity
  19. Disclaimers
  20. Which country’s laws apply to disputes?
  21. What if I have questions?
  1. Seso Accounts
    • To make the most of the Site and to access its full functionality in relation to real estate listed for sale on the Site (each a “Listed Property”), you will need to register your personal information and create a login and password for the Site (your “Seso Account”). You must provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process.
    • We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy [INSERT AS LINK].
    • Registered User” means a user that has created a Seso Account.
    • There are four types of Registered User on the Site, and your user experience on the Site will depend on which type of Registered User you are:
      • Bidder” means a Registered User who wishes to use the Site and the Services with the intention of buying a Listed Property.
      • Seller” means a Registered User who has posted one or more Listed Properties for sale on the Site.
      • Lender” means a Registered User that is in the business of making mortgage loans in relation to Listed Properties.
      • Service Provider” means a professional service provider (such as a law firm) that offers its services to Bidders and Sellers in relation to Listed Properties.
    • To access certain functionality of the Site (for example to become a Buyer or a Seller), you will need to accept additional terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and those additional terms and conditions, then the latter will take precedence with respect to that additional functionality, unless specified otherwise.
  2. Scope of our services
    • The Site is an online real estate marketplace that enables Registered Users to transact with and provide services to each other (“User Services”) in relation to Listed Properties.
    • By using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Seso is acting solely in an administrative capacity as the owner and operator of the Site and is not responsible for the performance or conduct of any Registered Users or for the quality, suitability or legality of any User Services.
    • When Registered Users buy or sell properties listed on the Site (each a “Property Sale”) or provide User Services in relation to a Listed Property, they are entering into contracts directly with each other. Seso is not party to such contractual relationships and is not acting as a seller, buyer, lender, underwriter or agent in respect of any Property Sale.
    • The availability, particulars, descriptions, images and other marketing or selling information for individual Listed Properties (“Selling Materials”) are prepared and posted exclusively by Sellers or their agents and not by Seso.
    • Seso does not provide any advisory services in relation to any Property Sales, such as those of a solicitor, valuer, accountant or surveyor. Each Registered User is responsible for exercising due diligence and making their own assessment of any Listed Property, any Selling Materials, and of other Registered Users and User Services.
    • Seso is not responsible for verifying and has not verified the accuracy or completeness of any Selling Materials, and no person in our employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to any Listed Property or Selling Materials or User Services.
    • You will not hold Seso or our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors or officers responsible for any liability, damages, cost, loss or expense (including solicitors' or attorneys' fees and court costs and any value added tax thereon) you might suffer as a result of or relating to any Selling Materials or User Services.
    • Although we take certain steps to maintain the transparency and integrity of the Site, identity verification on the internet is difficult, and Seso is not responsible for confirming any Registered User’s identity or the accuracy of the information provided by Registered Users. Each Registered User is responsible for exercising due diligence and confirming the identity of any party with whom they transact in relation to a Property Sale.
    • Your decision whether to enter into any transaction, as well as the commercial and legal terms of any such transaction, are wholly outside the scope of the services to be provided by Seso and are the responsibility of the parties to such transactions. In no circumstances will you rely on Seso in relation to, or hold us or our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors or officers responsible for, of any of the foregoing.
  3. You must keep your personal data safe
    • If you apply to become a Registered User, you are indicating that you have read our Privacy Policy [INSERT AS LINK] that you consent for us to deal with your personal data as set out in that policy and as may be further described on the relevant pages of our Site.
    • As a Registered User, you are responsible for keeping your Seso Account details strictly confidential. You must never disclose them to any third party. No person is authorised by Seso to ask for your Seso Account details, and you must not ask any other Registered User for their Seso Account details.
    • We have the right to disable, suspend or terminate your Seso Account at any time if we have reason to believe that they have been compromised or if we determine that you have failed to comply with any of your obligations to us.
    • By using our Site, you agree that neither Seso nor any of our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors or officers shall be liable to you in contract, tort or otherwise for any liability, damages, cost, loss or expense (including solicitors' or attorneys' fees and court costs and any value added tax thereon) arising, directly or indirectly from the unauthorised use of your Seso Account or your personal data.
    • You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us and/or our licensors in each instance.
  4. User-generated content
    • Our Site includes information and materials uploaded by users (“User-Generated Content”), for example Property Listings, Selling Materials, descriptions of the services available from Registered Users and other information. User-Generated Content not been verified or approved by us and is not monitored by us.
    • Seso will not be responsible for any User-Generated Content or for the availability or adequacy of any services offered by Registered Users on the Site.
    • Any User-Generated Content that you upload to our Site and all communications between you and other users on the Site must comply with these Terms of Use, including the Acceptable Use Provisions and Content Standards (see below).
    • Whenever you upload or post content to our Site, you grant us a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable (through multiple tiers) licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that user-generated content for any purpose we consider appropriate on our Site in any media now known or not currently known.
    • You acknowledge and agree that although Seso has no obligation to monitor access to or use of the Site or to review, disable access to, or edit any User-Generated Content, it has the right to do so in order to:
      • ensure Registered Users’ compliance with these Terms of Use;
      • operate, secure and improve the Site and experience of its users (including, without limitation, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation and customer support purposes);
      • comply with applicable law or regulation;
      • take action in relation to User-Generated Content that it determines to be inappropriate; or
      • otherwise as set forth in these Terms of Use.
    • You agree to cooperate with and assist Seso in good faith and to provide Seso with such information and take such actions as we may reasonably request in relation to any investigation we undertake in relation to the foregoing.
    • As a member of the Seso community, your feedback is important. If you have concerns or wish to complain about any User-Generated Content, please contact us at: info@seso.global
  1. Acceptable Use Provisions
    • You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You must not use our Site:
      • in any way that breaches or circumvents any applicable law or regulation, third party rights or these Terms of Use;
      • in any way that is deceptive or fraudulent or has any deceptive or fraudulent purpose or effect;
      • to dilute, tarnish or otherwise harm the Seso brand in any way;
      • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
      • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our Content Standards below;
      • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
      • to transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;
      • to avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble, or otherwise attempt to circumvent any technological measure implemented by us or any other third party to protect the Site;
      • to attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site;
      • to take any action that damages or adversely affects, or could damage or adversely affect the performance or proper functioning of the Site;
      • to infringe any Intellectual Property Rights that belong to or are licensed to Seso, including reproducing, performing, displaying, distributing, copying, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling, or preparing derivative works from content that belongs to Seso or someone else;
      • to violate or infringe anyone else’s rights or otherwise cause harm to anyone;
      • to use our Site for any purpose other than the purposes for which such access was granted; or
      • to take any other action that we reasonably determine will impair the security or performance of the Site or the experience of any of its users.
    • You also agree:
      • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of use; and
      • not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    • any part of our Site;
    • any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
    • any software used in the provision of our Site; or
    • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
  1. Content Standards
    • The following Content Standards apply to any and all User-Generated Content and to any interactive services associated with it. The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The standards apply to each part of any User-Generated Content as well as to its whole. Seso will determine, in its discretion, whether any User-Generated Content breaches the Content Standards.
    • Your User-Generated Content must:
      • be accurate (where it states facts);
      • be reasonably and genuinely held (where it states opinions); and
      • comply with the law applicable in England and Wales, Nigeria and in any country from which it is posted.
    • Your User-Generated Content must not:
      • be defamatory of any person;
      • be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
      • promote sexually explicit material;
      • promote violence;
      • promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
      • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
      • be likely to deceive any person;
      • breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
      • promote any illegal activity;
      • be in contempt of court;
      • be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
      • be likely to bully, harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
      • impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
      • give the impression that the User-Generated Content emanates from Seso;
      • advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;
      • contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism; or
      • contain any advertising or promote any services or links to other websites.
  1. How you may use material on our Site
    • We are the owner or the licensee of all copyright, trademark, patent, moral, database or other intellectual property rights (collectively, “Intellectual Property Rights”) on our Site, including, without limitation, all information, text, messages, trademarks, icons, logos, graphics, maps, images, video clips, photos, illustrations, designs, sounds, files, copyrighted material, trade dress, software, specifications, catalogues, literature, technical information, advertisements and other content or materials on our Site. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world, and all such rights are reserved.
    • Your use of them is governed by these Terms of Use and any other agreement you enter into with us, as well as applicable laws.
    • You may print hard copies and download extracts of any page from our Site as a record of any Listed Property or information you have viewed for your personal use, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Site.
    • You must not modify the hard copies or digital copies of any materials you have printed or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
    • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged, together with any copyright and/or trademark notices.
  2. We are not responsible for websites we link to
    • Our Site may contain links to external websites and resources provided by third parties (“Third-Party Services”). These links are provided for your information only. Seso is not responsible for any content on external websites or for the quality, suitability or legality of any Third-Party Services. Any such links are not an endorsement of any Third-Party Services.
  3. Linking to our Site
    • You may link to the home page of our Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Acceptable Use Provisions of these Terms of Use.
    • You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
    • We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
    • If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our other than that set out above, please contact: info@seso.global
  1. We may make changes to our Site
    • We may update and change the Site from time to time to reflect changes to our Services, taking into account technological, operational or legal requirements and the needs of our users.
  2. We may suspend or withdraw our Site
    • Due to the nature of the internet, we do not guarantee that the Site or any content on it will always be available or be uninterrupted. The internet is not always a stable medium, and errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Site for business and operational reasons or to maintain the security and integrity of the Site, and we do not accept any ongoing obligation or responsibility to operate our Site.
    • You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
  3. Your system requirements

12.1. Your computer, operating system and internet service and your ability to use them (your “Systems”) may affect your ability to access the Site and its functionality. We make no warranty that any particular device or software you use will be compatible with this Site. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your Systems will function correctly with this Site.

12.2. Seso will not be responsible for any Losses arising from any of the foregoing, and you agree to indemnify Seso and hold it harmless from any such Losses.

12.3. We try to keep the Site safe, secure, and functioning properly, but we cannot guarantee the continuous operation of or access to the Site or the Services, including where such functionality is subject to factors beyond our control.

  • You understand and agree that the Site is provided "as is" and without warranty by us, and, to the maximum extent allowed by applicable law, we expressly disclaim all warranties, express or implied.
  1. Viruses and malware
    • We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs, viruses or malware. You are responsible for configuring your own Systems to access our Site, and you should use your own antivirus and malware protection software.
    • You must not misuse our Site by introducing viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code.
    • You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our Site.
    • You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
  2. We may make changes to these Terms of Use
    • Seso reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time in accordance with these Terms of Use. If we make changes to these Terms of Use, we will normally provide you with notice of the modifications by email at least seven (7) days before the date they become effective, although we may do so on shorter notice or immediately to comply with legal, regulatory or technological requirements or if the modifications are trivial in nature.
    • If you disagree with the modifications in our notice, you may terminate this agreement with immediate effect, following the instructions in your notification to you. At that point your Seso Account will also be terminated.
    • If you do not terminate your Agreement before the date the revised Terms of Use become effective, your continued access to or use of the Site will constitute acceptance of the revised Terms of Use.
  3. Term and Termination
    • This Agreement shall be effective for thirty (30) days and will automatically end and renew continuously for successive 30-day periods until either you or Seso terminate the Agreement as set out below.
    • You may terminate this Agreement at any time by sending us an email at:

[HYPERLINK TO CONTACT US DETAILS]

  • Upon termination, your Seso Account will be disabled, and you will cease to be a Registered User or have access to features reserved for Registered Users.
  • Seso may terminate this Agreement for convenience at any time by giving you thirty (30) days' notice via email to your registered email address, or immediately if we determine that you are in breach of these Terms of Use (see “Breach of these Terms of Use” below).
  1. Breach of these Terms of Use
    • Failure to comply with these Terms of Use constitutes a material breach of the conditions on which you are permitted to use our Site and will have serious consequences for you.
    • If we determine that you are in breach of these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to take any or all of the following actions immediately and without notice:
      • Issue a warning to you;
      • Suspend or cancel your Seso Account;
      • Temporarily or permanently remove any User-Generated Content uploaded by you;
      • Take technical and legal steps to restrict your access to the Site;
      • Institute legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
      • Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law; and/or
      • Take any further legal or action or see any further remedies that may be available to us, whether at law or equity.
  1. Indemnity
    • You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Seso and our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors and officers, from and against any and all claims, losses, demands, causes of action and judgments, including solicitors’ or attorneys’ fees and court costs “Losses”) arising out of or in connection with:
      • your breach (or alleged breach) of these Terms of Use or the Policies or Procedures;
      • your improper use of the Site;
      • your interaction with any Registered User or your involvement in any Property Sale; or
      • your breach of any laws, regulations or third-party rights.
    • You agree to reimburse us on demand for any such Losses, costs or expenses we incur.
  2. Disclaimers
    • Neither Seso nor any of our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors or officers shall be liable to you in contract, tort or otherwise for any liability, damages, cost, loss or expense (including solicitors' or attorneys' fees and court costs and any value added tax thereon) arising, directly or indirectly from:
      • your use of or your inability to use our Site;
      • delays or disruptions in the Services;
      • viruses or other malicious software obtained by accessing, or linking to, our Site;
      • glitches, bugs, errors, or inaccuracies of any kind on our Site;
      • damage to your hardware device from the use our Site;
      • authorised use of your Seso Account or your personal data;
      • the content, actions, or inactions of third parties using our Site; or
      • a suspension or other action taken with respect to your user account in accordance with these Terms of Use or any other agreement by which you are bound.
    • Under no circumstances Seso or any of our affiliates, employees, consultants, directors or officers be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special damages arising out of your use of or inability to use our Site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
    • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.
    • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it.
    • To the extent that in a particular circumstance any disclaimer of or limitation on damages or liability set out in these terms of use is prohibited by any law which is applicable, then, instead of the provisions hereof in such particular circumstance, we shall be entitled to the most favourable disclaimers of and/or limitations on damages and liability available at law or in equity by such applicable law.
  3. Which country’s laws apply to disputes?
    • The terms and conditions and your use of our Site and the Platform are governed exclusively by English law.
    • Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the LCIA Rules, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.
    • The number of arbitrators shall be three; the seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be Lagos, Nigeria and the language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English.
  4. What if I have questions?
    • If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact us at: info@seso.global