Please read these terms of subscription ("Agreement" or "Terms of Subscription") carefully before using the website and services offered by Agropartnerships Technology Ltd and Farmforte Agro Allied Solutions Ltd. The Agreement sets out the legally binding terms of subscription for your use of the website at www.agropartnerships.com (the "Site") and all services provided by FARMFORTE on the site.
If you have any questions, please refer to the HELP section of the Site.
Agropartnerships is an innovative digital platform that gives everyone the opportunity to engage in Agribusiness anytime and on the go, by funding (investing in) farms and trading of agricultural commodities.
A core focus/key component of the platform is playing across the value chain of specific product types. Agropartnerships and its partners either Farmforte or trained smallholder farmers take seeds and nurture them into beautiful crops that produce a bountiful harvest, which is then processed and packaged into world-class products that are sold locally and across the globe.
By playing across the value chain, Agropartnerships and its partners take out the middlemen and provide consumers with the best quality at the best prices and still make excellent profits.
Age: Agropartnerships services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals who are 18 years and older who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful. Agropartnerships service may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer access to or use of the Site to any person or entity and may change its eligibility criteria at any time without notice to you. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.
You agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You are responsible for all applicable taxes payable as a result of your activity on the Site. In addition, you agree to abide by Agropartnerships policies as stated in this Agreement and listed below (if applicable to your activities on or use of the Site) as well as all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by Agropartnerships service, each of which is incorporated herein by reference and each of which may be updated by Agropartnerships Service from time to time without notice to you:
In addition, Agropartnerships Service may subject to additional terms of subscription, publish some services offered through the Site from time to time; your use of such services is subject to those additional terms of subscription, which are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.
Keep your password secure. You are fully responsible for all activity, liability and damage resulting from your failure to maintain password confidentiality. You agree to immediately notify Agropartnerships Service of any unauthorised use of your password or any breach of security. You also agree that Agropartnerships Service cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to keep your password secure. You agree not to provide your username and/or password information to any other party other than Agropartnerships Service without Agropartnerships Service’s express written permission.
You must keep your account information up-to-date and accurate at all times, including a valid email, phone number and address.
You may not transfer or sell your Agropartnerships Service account and User ID to another party. If you are registering as a business entity, you personally guarantee that you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement.
Agropartnerships Service may only hold and operate one active account at any one time and the account must only be operated by the named account holder. If a secondary account is required then the PERSON must request prior written permission from Agropartnerships Service. Agropartnerships Service reserves the right to reject any such request and may, at its discretion, terminate additional accounts or accounts being operated by a person other than the named account holder without prior warning.
Agropartnerships Service reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time. Agropartnerships Service are not available to temporarily or indefinitely suspended Agropartnerships Service members. Agropartnerships Service reserves the right, in Agropartnerships Service’s sole discretion, to cancel unconfirmed or inactive accounts.
If your application to become a member on Agropartnerships Service is approved, you must launch your account within 30 days of submitting your application. Failure to do so will result in your account being deemed inactive. If you wish to launch your account after this time you will need to re-apply and start the application process again regardless of previous application success.
The Subscriber will receive periodic updates on the status of the farm by email. The updates are also available on your profile on the Platform. You are expected to review all notifications, updates and reports from Agropartnerships as they represent a record of information pertaining to your subscription during a farming cycle
You are entitled to request for a physical visit to your funded farm, however, you must provide us with at least two (2) weeks notice to schedule a visit.
At the beginning of a farming cycle, you will be expected to pay costs related to the lease of land for farming, seedling, fertilizers, maintenance costs, and the cost of supervision and administration. All costs are included in your subscription.
You agree that by subscribing to the program, your contribution is tied and unavailable for the entire duration of the farming cycle and neither Agropartnerships nor the farmers can or will refund your contribution until the successful completion of a farming cycle.
Any profits from a successful farming cycle of a Subscriber’s farm are remitted to the electronic wallet on the Platform when the produce is harvested and sold (i.e. upon completion of the farming cycle).
At the end of a successful farming cycle, you can decide whether to withdraw your funds from the electronic wallet on the Platform and transfer to a bank account you provide us with or to fund a farm for a new farming cycle.
You acknowledge that you do not own any of the farms cultivated and are only entitled to the proceeds of any farming cycle you participate in.
Subject to your compliance with these Conditions of Use and any Service Terms, and your payment of any applicable fees, Agropartnerships or its content providers grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of the Agropartnerships Services. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Agropartnerships Service, or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of any Agropartnerships Service or its contents; any downloading, copying, or other use of account information for the benefit of any third party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Conditions of Use or any Service Terms are reserved and retained by Agropartnerships or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rightsholders, or other content providers. No Agropartnerships Service, nor any part of any Agropartnerships Service, may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Agropartnerships. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Agropartnerships without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Agropartnerships name or trademarks without the express written consent of Agropartnerships. You may not misuse the Agropartnerships Services. You may use the Agropartnerships Services only as permitted by law. The licenses granted by Agropartnerships terminate if you do not comply with these Conditions of Use or any Service Terms.
Where we discover that the Platform is being used to launder money or for any suspicious transactions, we have an obligation to report your activities to the relevant authorities without recourse to you.
Where an Agropartner contributes in a currency other than the Naira, foreign exchange gain or loss and fluctuations in currency rates may have an impact on the profit made on such contribution by the Sponsor.
All profits on contribution shall be converted and returned in Naira based on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) official exchange rate. The Agropartner therefore enters into any transactions in currencies other than the Naira at their sole risk and shall bear all responsibilities for any gains or loss as a result.
Unexpected changes in currency exchange market conditions may have an impact on the extent of profit the Sponsor would be exposed to such as when there is an upward or downward movement in the relevant rates.
The Agropartner understands and is able to assume the risk of loss associated and agrees to be liable for any resulting deficit this might have on contributions made or profits earned.
Subject to the Terms of Insurance and any insurance claims settled, you agree that
Agropartnerships shall take out a comprehensive insurance package on your behalf. As a result of this, notwithstanding anything contrary contained in the terms and conditions and without prejudice to any provision in this contract whereby liability is excluded or limited to a lesser amount, the liability of the Comprehensive Insurance company under or in connection with this terms and condition (including any liability arising out of the indemnity at clause and [any other indemnity]) whether terms and conditions or in tort, in negligence, for breach of statutory duty or otherwise shall not exceed the prescribed principal sum invested in the aggregate.
Therefore, Agropartnerships shall reimburse or indemnify you for any cost, loss or liability, which you incur as a result of the failure of a farm to yield according to expectations/force majeure through their comprehensive insurance programs which you are a party to by investing in. The Insurance Company is obligated to reimburse you for such costs, losses or liabilities which you might incur as a result of the failure of any farm to yield according to expectations.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Agropartnerships, any farmer, and all our other agents or sub-contractors, against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest penalties and legal and other reasonable professional costs and expenses) suffered or incurred as a result of:
your fraudulent or illegal use of the Platform, the Services or the Website;
your negligence or any default by you of any of these Terms or the terms of any Loan Agreement to which you are matched;
any inaccurate or incomplete information that you have knowingly provided to us;
your allowing any other person to access your account either with your permission or as a result of your failure to keep your username and password private;
any service that you have offered, whether with or without our permission, to another third party using our Platform, Services or Website;
any claim made against you for actual or alleged infringement of Agropartnerships Intellectual Property Rights or any actual or alleged infringement of a third party’s Intellectual Property Rights arising out of or in connection with the Services or your use of the Platform
When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.
You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
You are solely responsible for your conduct and activities on and regarding to Agropartnerships Service and any and all data, text, information, usernames, graphics, images, photographs, profiles, audio, video, items, and links (together, "Content") that you submit, post, and display on Agropartnerships Service.
Restricted Activities: Your Content and your use of Agropartnerships Service:
Must not be false, inaccurate or misleading
Must not be fraudulent or involve the sale of illegal, counterfeit or stolen items
Must not infringe upon any third-party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights or rights of publicity.
Must not breach this Agreement, any site policy or community guidelines, or any applicable law or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising)
Must not contain items that have been identified as hazardous to consumers
Must not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing, impersonate or intimidate any person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person, through for example, the use of similar email address, nicknames, or creation of false account(s) or any other method or device
Must not be obscene
Must not contain or transmit any code of a destructive nature that may damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information
Must not modify, adapt or hack Agropartnerships Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with Agropartnerships Service;
Must not link directly or indirectly, reference or contain descriptions of goods or services that are prohibited under this Agreement or other policy documents as posted on Agropartnerships Service.
Furthermore, you must not list any item on Agropartnerships Service (or conclude any transaction that was initiated using Agropartnerships Service) that, by paying to Agropartnerships Service a commission fee, could cause Agropartnerships Service to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, or that violates the Terms of Subscription.
In no event shall Agropartnerships, its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
Your Subscription to this Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.
Agropartnerships, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.
Made on the 9th day of June 2018
We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way (i.e. log files). www.agropartnerships.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future subscription for you, improving our services and communicating with you.
To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from agropartnerships.com if your computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our subscriber list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our customers.
Note that www.agropartnerships.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If Subscribers decide to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. By using any of our services or products, you are also automatically signed up on our mailing list. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform with the requirements of the law or comply with legal process served on us, or (b) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our Service or members of the public. To the extent practicable and legally permitted, we will attempt to advise you prior to any such disclosure, so that you may seek a protective order or other relief limiting such disclosure.
We work closely with affiliated businesses. In some cases, such as Farmforte Subsidiaries, these businesses operate under Farmforte.com or sell offerings to you at Farmforte.com. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. You can tell when a third party is involved in your transactions, and we share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
www.agropartnerships.com does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Made on the 10th day of June 2018
Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognize your device and to provide features like personalized advertisements on our other Websites (e.g., Farmforte Subsidiaries with content served by agropartnerships.com), and storage of items in your Shopping Cart between visits.
At Agropartneships, we receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Websites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Agropartneships.com or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of Agropartnerships.com on other Websites (such as farmforte.com and its subsidiaries).