Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Ghroupdrive Terms and Conditions of Use

THIS USER AGREEMENT, WHICH CONSTITUTES A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“you” or “your”) AND GHROUPDRIVE LIMITED (“Ghroupdrive”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), DESCRIBES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ON WHICH GHROUPDRIVE LIMITED OFFERS YOU ACCESS TO THE GHROUPDRIVE PLATFORM AND ITS ASSOCIATED SERVICES.

 

This Agreement (the “Agreement”), governs your use of the Ghroupdrive mobile application and all technology platforms including (but not limited to) its websites, collectively referred to as the Ghroupdrive platform. Ghroupdrive is a limited liability company registered under the laws of the Republic of Ghana.

 

BY VISITING THE WEBSITES OR USING THE SERVICES IN ANY MANNER, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND A PARTY TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS.

 

 

GHROUPDRIVE IS A MARKETPLACE FOR LOCAL TRAVEL, TOURS, AND EXPERIENCES. WE ARE NOT A TRAVEL AGENT BUT A TECHNOLOGY STARTUP. BY VISITING THE WEBSITES OR USING THE SERVICES IN ANY MANNER, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE DO NOT OWN OR CONDUCT ANY TOURS ON THIS PLATFORM. WE DO NOT PROVIDE ACCOMMODATIONS, AIR TICKETS OR OTHER TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO OUR CUSTOMERS. ALL OF THE LOCAL EXPERIENCES AND TOURS ON GHROUPDRIVE BELONG TO OUR MEMBERS. WE DO NOT SELL THESE TOURS BUT PROVIDE THE LISTING PLATFORM AND PAYMENT GATEWAY FOR OUR MEMBERS.

 

You agree that the Ghroupdrive is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of information they obtain from third-party suppliers and display on Ghroupdrive.

 

If you book a travel, tour or experience with a third-party supplier on Ghroupdrive, then in addition to this Agreement, you agree to review and be bound by the supplier’s terms and conditions of purchase and website use, privacy policy, and any other rules or policies related to the supplier’s site or property. Your interactions with third-party suppliers are at your own risk. Ghroupdrive will have no liability with respect to the acts, omissions, errors, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any third-party suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from your interactions with third-party suppliers.

 

The Services may link you to supplier sites or other sites that Ghroupdrive does not operate or control.

 

By creating a User Account and proceeding to use the Ghroupdrive Platform, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement; you may not use or access the Ghroupdrive Platform or the Services if you do not understand or accept the terms of this agreement.

 

Ghroupdrive reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms of Service at any time without further notice. You are responsible for periodically reviewing the current Terms of Service for any revisions to which you are bound. Your continued use of our platforms after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Service, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Service.

 

In addition, when using certain services, you shall be subject to any additional terms applicable to such services that may be posted on the Service from time to time, including, without limitation, the Privacy Policy. All such terms are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.

 

 

Access To and Use of the Ghroupdrive Service

 

Services Description: The Service is designed to provide consumers access to information, activities, experiences regarding African destinations and activities and to provide local experience creators (which may hereafter be referred to collectively as “Ghroupdrive Partners”) a platform for easily providing consumers such information.

 

Your Registration Obligations: You are required to register with Ghroupdrive in order to access and use certain features of the Service. If you are accessing the Services through a third party site or service, Ghroupdrive may require that your user information be the same as your user information for such third party site or service. If you choose to register for the Service, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Terms of Services, which may result in immediate termination of your account. Ghroupdrive reserves the right to refuse registration of or cancel a Ghroupdrive account in its discretion. Registration data and certain other information about you are governed by our Privacy Policy. You may not use the Ghroupdrive service If you are under 18 years of age.

 

Member Account, Password and Security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, if any, and are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Ghroupdrive of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Ghroupdrive will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.

 

Modifications to Service: Ghroupdrive reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Ghroupdrive shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

 

General Practices Regarding Use and Storage: You acknowledge that Ghroupdrive may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum period of time that data or other content will be retained by the Service and the maximum storage space that will be allotted on Ghroupdrive’s servers on your behalf. You agree that Ghroupdrive has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any data or other content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Ghroupdrive reserves the right to terminate accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Ghroupdrive reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

 

Conditions of Use

User Conduct: You are solely responsible for all information, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, customers' safety or other materials (“content”) that you upload, post, publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) or otherwise transmit or use via the Service, whether as a Ghroupdrive Partner, end user or otherwise. The following are examples of the kind of content and/or use that is illegal or prohibited by Ghroupdrive. Ghroupdrive reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in Ghroupdrive’s sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the Service, suspending or terminating the account of such violators and reporting you to the law enforcement authorities. You agree to not use the Service to:

 

Post or otherwise transmit any content that (i) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, excessively violent, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libellous, invasive of another‘s privacy, hateful racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (ii) you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (iii) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; (iv) infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any party; (v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “contests,” “sweepstakes,” or any other form of solicitation; (vi) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or (vii) in the sole judgment of Ghroupdrive, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Service, or which may expose Ghroupdrive or its users to any harm or liability of any type; 

 

impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; 

 

solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18; 

 

harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Service or the Site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications; 

 

advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose that is not specifically authorized; 

 

interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; or

 

violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law;

 

further or promote any criminal activity or enterprise or provide instructional information about illegal activities; or

 

obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Service.

 

User Fee Terms: When you purchase a local travel, tour or experience offered by any members, you are purchasing directly from the local experiences' owner or Ghroupdrive Partner, not Ghroupdrive. We will only enable our seller to verify your payment information and conduct payment collection on their behalf. In addition to the fees you pay for local experiences, you acknowledge that Ghroupdrive reserves the right to charge for any portion of the Service (“Service Fees”) and to change its Service Fees from time to time in its discretion. You agree to pay all fees when due in accordance with the terms set forth on the Site and these Terms of Service. If you are required to provide Ghroupdrive information regarding your credit card or another payment instrument, you represent and warrant that such information is true and that you are authorized to use the payment instrument. You will promptly update your account information with any changes (for example, a change in your billing address or credit card expiration date) that may occur. If you dispute any charges you must let Ghroupdrive know within three (3) days after the date that you enjoy the Offer purchased. If Ghroupdrive terminates your account and use of the Service because you have breached these Terms of Service, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of fees or payments (if any). Service Fees are also non-refundable.

 

 

 

Partner Terms

By signing up as a Ghroupdrive partner and using Ghroupdrive services, you hereby agree and accept that as a partner;

 

your travel, tours, and experiences are being sold to the end user and not Ghroupdrive. We will only list your offerings and enable you to verify user payment information and conduct payment collection on your behalf. You also acknowledge that Ghroupdrive will withhold and keep for itself a certain percentage of user payments as commission charges (“Service Commission) for services rendered to Ghroupdrive Partners. Ghroupdrive reserves the right to change its Service Commission from time to time in its discretion. You agree to pay all fees when due in accordance with the terms set forth on the Site and these Terms of Service. If you are required to provide Ghroupdrive information regarding your credit card or another payment instrument, you represent and warrant that such information is true and that you are authorized to use the payment instrument. You will promptly update your account information with any changes (for example, a change in your billing address or credit card expiration date) that may occur. If you dispute any charges you must let Ghroupdrive know within three (3) days after the date of the charge. If Ghroupdrive terminates your account and use of the Service because you have breached these Terms of Service, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of fees or payments (if any);

 

your provision of travel, tour and/experience services to the end users creates a legal and direct business relationship between you and the user, to which Ghroupdrive is not a party. Ghroupdrive is not responsible for the actions or inactions of a user in relation to the activities of the Ghroupdrive Partner, travels, tours and experiences. Ghroupdrive partners shall have the sole responsibility for any obligations or liabilities to users or third parties that arise from the provision of travel, tour and experience services. Ghroupdrive partners acknowledge and agree that it and each Partner is solely responsible for taking such precautions as may be reasonable and proper (including maintaining adequate insurance that meets the requirements of all applicable laws) regarding any acts or omissions of a User or third party. Partners acknowledge and agree that Ghroupdrive may release the contact and/or insurance information of Partner a User upon such User’s reasonable request. Ghroupdrive Partners acknowledge and agrees, and shall ensure that its Drivers agree, that all Users should be transported directly to the destination as specified in their listings. 

Cancellation and Refunds

If you wish to cancel or obtain a refund for a tour or experience with a Ghroupdrive Partner, please see Ghroupdrive’s Booking Policy.

 

Special Notice for International Use

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules and laws regarding your use of the Service, including as it concerns online conduct and acceptable content.

 

When you book international travel reservations or plan international trips using the Ghroupdrive, you are responsible for ensuring that you meet all foreign and local entry requirements and that your travel documents, including passports and visas, are in order.

 

For passport and visa requirements, please consult the relevant embassy or consulate for information. Because requirements may change at any time, be sure to check for up-to-date information before booking and departure. Ghroupdrive accepts no liability for travelers who are refused entry onto a flight or into any country because of the traveler’s failure to carry the travel documents required by any airline, authority, or country, including countries the traveler may just be passing through en route to his or her destination.

 

It is also your responsibility to consult your physician for current recommendations on inoculations before you travel internationally and to ensure that you meet all health entry requirements and follow all medical guidance related to your trip.

 

Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risk than others. Ghroupdrive urges travelers to investigate and review travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by their own governments and destination country governments prior to booking travel to international destinations.

 

BY LISTING INFORMATION RELEVANT TO TRAVEL TO PARTICULAR DESTINATIONS, GHROUPDRIVE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH POINTS IS ADVISABLE OR WITHOUT RISK, AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT MAY RESULT FROM TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS.

 

 

Intellectual Property Rights

Service Content, Software, and Trademarks: You acknowledge and agree that the Service may contain content (“Service Content”) that are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Ghroupdrive, you agree not to modify, copy, frame, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Service Content, in whole or in part, except that the foregoing does not apply to your own User Content (as defined below) that you legally upload to the Service. In connection with your use of the Service, you shall not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Any use of the Site or the Service Content other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited. The technology and software underlying the Service is the property of Ghroupdrive, our affiliates and our partners (the “Software”). You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Ghroupdrive.

 

The Ghroupdrive name and logo are trademarks and service marks of Ghroupdrive (collectively the “Ghroupdrive Trademarks”). Other company, product, and service names and logos used and displayed via the Service may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected to Ghroupdrive. Nothing in this Terms of Service or the Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of Ghroupdrive Trademarks displayed on the Service, without our prior written permission in each instance. All goodwill generated from the use of Ghroupdrive Trademarks will inure to our exclusive benefit.

 

Third Party Websites

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links or other access to other sites and resources on the Internet. Ghroupdrive has no control over such sites and resources and Ghroupdrive is not responsible for and does not endorse such sites and resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Ghroupdrive shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any Offers, content, events, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. Any dealings you have with third parties (including Ghroupdrive Partners) found while using the Service are between you and the third party, and you agree that Ghroupdrive is not liable for any loss or claim that you may have against any such third party.

 

 

Limitation of Liability

 

IN NO EVENT SHALL GHROUPDRIVE OR ITS SUPPLIERS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS TERMS OF SERVICES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (I) FOR ANY AMOUNT IN THE AGGREGATE IN EXCESS OF THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE FEES PAID BY YOU FOR THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH THE SERVICES DURING THE 12-MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE APPLICABLE CLAIM; (II) FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER; (III) FOR DATA LOSS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; OR (IV) FOR ANY MATTER BEYOND COMPANY’S REASONABLE CONTROL.

 

Warranty Disclaimers

Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Ghroupdrive expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of creator ability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

 

Ghroupdrive makes no warranty that (i) the service will meet your requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, or (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations.

 

Termination

This Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Service. You may terminate your use of the Service at any time. You agree that Ghroupdrive, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service and remove and discard any content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if Ghroupdrive believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity that may be grounds for termination of your use of Service, may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Ghroupdrive may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this Terms of Service may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Ghroupdrive may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that Ghroupdrive shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.

 

All provisions of this Terms of Service which, by their nature, should survive termination, shall survive termination, including, without limitation, warranty disclaimers, and limitation of liability.

 

User Disputes

You agree that you are solely responsible for your interactions with any other users or Ghroupdrive Partners in connection with the Service and Ghroupdrive will have no liability or responsibility with respect thereto. Ghroupdrive reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with disputes between you and any other users of the Service.

 

Your Privacy

At Ghroupdrive, we respect the privacy of our users. By using the Service, you consent to us using any information you provide Ghroupdrive to create a User account that will allow you to use the Ghroupdrive Platform. To enable Ghroupdrive use all such information provided by you, you hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right and license to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in your Information, and to use, copy, perform, display and distribute such Information to prepare derivative works, or incorporate into other works, such Information, in any media now known or not currently known. We do not assert any ownership over your Information. After your account has been created on Ghroupdrive, you become the sole authorized user of the account. You are thus responsible for the maintenance and confidentiality of any password provided by you or Ghroupdrive for accessing or participating in the Service. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User account, and Ghroupdrive expressly disclaims any liability arising from the unauthorized use of your User account. Should you suspect that any unauthorized party may be using your User account or you suspect any other breach of security, you agree to notify us immediately.

 

Miscellaneous

The failure of either party to exercise, in any respect, any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Ghroupdrive shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Ghroupdrive’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). If any provision of this Terms of Services is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Terms of Services shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Terms of Services is not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with Ghroupdrive’s prior written consent. Ghroupdrive may transfer, assign or delegate this Terms of Services and its rights and obligations without consent. Both parties agree that this Terms of Services is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Terms of Services, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Terms of Services and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Ghroupdrive in any respect whatsoever. Headings for each section have been included above for your convenience, but such headings do not have any legal meaning, and may not accurately reflect the content of the provisions they precede.

 

Questions, Concerns or Suggestions

Please contact us at support@ghroupdrive.com to report any violations of these Terms of Service or to pose any questions regarding this Terms of Service or the Service.