Please note that your use of and access to the services (as defined below) are subject to the following terms; if you do not agree to all of these terms, you may not use or access the services in any manner.
These terms include, among other things, your authorization for debits and credits from and to your bank account (as defined below) via the automated clearing house network (“Ach”) and a binding arbitration provision containing a class action waiver.
Your consent to use electronic signatures and communications
Your Consent. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you consent to use electronic signatures and to electronically receive all records, notices, statements, communications, and other items for all services provided to you under these Terms and in connection with your relationship with us (collectively, “Communications”) that we may otherwise be required to send or provide you in paper form (e.g., by mail). By accepting and agreeing to these Terms electronically, you represent that:
You have read and understood this consent to use electronic signatures and to receive Communications electronically;
You satisfy the minimum hardware and software requirements specified below; and Your consent will remain in effect until you withdraw your consent as specified below.
Your Right to Withdraw Your Consent. Your consent to receive Communications electronically will remain in effect until you withdraw it. You may withdraw your consent to receive further Communications electronically at any time by contacting us at (+234)13444012 or firstname.lastname@example.org If you withdraw your consent to receive Communications electronically, we will close your Rentspace Account and return the balance in your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account as set forth in these Terms, and you will no longer be able to use your Rentspace Account or the Services, except as expressly provided in these Terms. Any withdrawal of your consent to receive Communications electronically will be effective only after we have a reasonable period of time to process your withdrawal. Please note that withdrawal of your consent to receive Communications electronically will not apply to Communications electronically provided by us to you before the withdrawal of your consent becomes effective.
You Must Keep Your Contact Information Current With Us. In order to ensure that we are able to provide Communications to you electronically, you must notify us of any change in your email address and your mobile device number or other text message address by updating your profile on the Mobile App.
Copies of Communications. You should print and save and/or electronically store a copy of all Communications that we send to you electronically.
Hardware and Software Requirements. In order to access and retain Communications provided to you electronically, you must have:
A valid email address;
A mobile device (such as a tablet or smartphone) that operates on a platform like Windows or a Mac;
A connection to the Internet;
A Current Version of Internet Explorer 8 (or higher), Mozilla Firefox 0, Safari 5, or Chrome 15; A Current Version of a program that accurately reads and displays PDF files, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7 or higher;
A device and an operating system capable of supporting all of the above; and
A printer to print out and save Communications in paper form or electronic storage to retain Communications in an electronic form. “Current Version” means a version of the software that is currently being supported by its publisher.
Changes. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to communicate with you in paper form. In addition, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to discontinue the provision of electronic Communications or to terminate or change the terms and conditions on which we provide electronic Communications. Except as otherwise required by applicable law, we will notify you of any such termination or change by updating these Terms on the Website or delivering notice of such termination or change electronically.
What are the requirements to use the Services? In order to use the Services, you must:
Be a Nigerian citizen (or a legal Nigerian resident) of at least 18 years of age (or older if you reside in a state where the majority age is older);
Have a Bank Account with a Nigerian financial institution; and
Provide all information requested by us, such as your name, email address, mobile device number, online credentials for your Bank Account, and such other information as we may request from time to time (collectively, “User Information”).
You represent and warrant that all User Information you provide us from time to time is truthful, accurate, current, and complete, and you agree not to misrepresent your identity or your User Information. You agree to promptly notify us of changes to your User Information by updating your Rentspace Account on the Mobile App; provided, however, that you must notify us at least three Business Days before any changes to your Bank Account information, including, but not limited to, the closure of your Bank Account for any reason by calling (+234)13444012 or emailing email@example.com or by updating your Rentspace Account via the Mobile App. If we approve your registration, you will be authorized to use the Services, subject to these Terms.
For our compliance purposes and in order to provide the Services to you, you hereby authorize us to, directly or through a third party, obtain, verify, and record information and documentation that helps us verify your identity and Bank Account information. When you register for the Services and from time to time thereafter, we may require you to provide and/or confirm information and documentation that will allow us to identify you, such as:
A copy of your government-issued photo ID, such as a passport or driver’s license; A copy of a utility bill, bank statement, affidavit, or other bills, dated within three months of our request, with your name and Nigerian street address on it; and Such other information and documentation that we may require from time to time. By using the Services and providing User Information to us, you automatically authorize us to obtain, directly or indirectly through our third-party service providers and without any time limit or the requirement to pay any fees, information about you and your Bank Account from the financial institution holding your Bank Account and other
third-party websites and databases as necessary to provide the Services to you. For purposes of such authorization, you hereby grant Rentspace and our third-party service providers a limited power of attorney, and you hereby appoint Rentspace and our third-party service providers as your true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with the full power of substitution and resubstitution, for you and in your name, place, and stead, in any and all capacities, to access third-party websites, servers, and documents; retrieve information; and use your User Information, all as described above, with the full power and authority to do and perform each
and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in connection with such activities, as fully to all intents and purposes as you might or could do in person.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WHEN Rentspace OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ACCESS AND RETRIEVE INFORMATION FROM SUCH
THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES, Rentspace AND OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE ACTING AS YOUR AGENT, AND NOT THE AGENT
OR ON BEHALF OF THE THIRD PARTY. You agree that other third parties shall be entitled to rely on the foregoing authorization, agency, and power of attorney granted by you. You understand and agree that the Services are not endorsed or sponsored by any third-party account providers accessible through the Services. We make no effort to review information obtained from the financial institution holding your Bank Account and other third-party websites and databases for any purpose, including, but not limited to, accuracy, legality, or
non-infringement. As between Rentspace and our third-party service providers, Rentspace owns your confidential User Information.
The purpose of the Services is to try to help you save money with minimal effort. We debit your
debit card (the amount you specify). You can request for your savings at any time on any of our pay-out days. Only funds from your debit card may be transferred to your Rentspace Account. The funds in your Rentspace Account are held at a bank for your benefit.
Your funds will remain in your Rentspace Account until you instruct us to transfer any or all of your funds from your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org We will generally transfer the requested funds from your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account within two Business Days of when we receive your request. It is important to know the amount of available funds in your Rentspace Account before instructing us to transfer funds from your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account. If you do not have sufficient available funds in your Rentspace Account to cover the amount of the requested transfer, your request for the transfer will be declined. We may also transfer funds from your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account without notice to you upon the closure of your Rentspace Account as described below and at any time if required by applicable law or if we, in our sole discretion, suspect the Services are being used for illicit purposes or otherwise in violation of these Terms.
You may not use the funds in your Rentspace Account to make purchases, withdraw cash, transfer funds to third parties, or for any other purpose. You are solely responsible for determining whether the funds debited from your debit card and the funds maintained in your Rentspace Account are acceptable to you. We are not responsible for any third-party fees that may be incurred as a result of using the Services, including, but not limited to, third-party fees incurred as a result of maintaining insufficient funds in your Bank Account.
Rentspace is not a financial adviser, and the Services are not intended to provide financial advice. Your financial situation is unique. We are not responsible for ensuring your debit card has sufficient funds for your needs, purposes, or transactions. We do not make any representations, warranties, or guarantees of any kind that the Services are appropriate for you. Before using the Services, you should consider obtaining additional information and advice from a financial adviser.
How do I check the balance in my Rentspace Account?
You may obtain information about the balance of funds in your Rentspace Account at any time or by logging in to your account on the Mobile App.
Will I receive interest on the funds held in my Rentspace Account?
You agree that you will not receive interest or other earnings on the funds in your Rentspace Account. You irrevocably transfer and assign to Rent Space any and all rights that you may have to any interest that may accrue on funds held in your Rentspace Account. This assignment applies only to interest earned on the funds held in your Rentspace Account, and nothing in these Terms grants Rentspace any rights to the principal of the funds held in your Rentspace Account.
Rent space Savings plan?
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern the use of the Spacerent Savings Plan (the “Plan”) offered by [Rentspace Technology]. By creating a savings plan through the Spacerent Savings Plan, you (“or the user”) agree to these Terms.
The Plan allows you to save for your rent and earn The interest rate for the Plan is up to 14% per annum
The Plan requires you to save a minimum of 70% of your rent for a minimum of 90 days to qualify for the 100% interest on your
The Plan offers a saving frequency of Daily, Weekly, Monthly, or
The amount you are required to save to meet your target depends on the savings
The total Plan amount, the amount required to save, and the interest accrued will be displayed to you before creating the
To create a Plan, you must select the Spacerent Savings Plan option from the Savings
You must provide details such as the type of rent you are saving for (New rent or Existing rent renewal), the location you are looking to rent your house in, and how long you want to save for (for New Rent).
You must select your rent due date (for Existing rent renewal), target amount, savings frequency, preferred saving time, select a start date, and funding
By clicking the “Create your rent savings” button, you agree to these
You can top-up your Plan by clicking the “Top-up” call to action on the existing plan. You must provide the amount you want to top-up and select your funding source.
You must agree to these Terms to complete the top-up process. Auto Debit
The Company will create an auto debit/standing order system for you based on the funding source selected and run it hourly until it is able to debit you.
If you meet your target amount, the auto-debit will stop running.
The Company will send you an email once your target savings are met and once the Plan is created.
The Company will send you an email 12 hours before each auto-debit is created with details of your savings balance, savings amount, debit source, and debit time.
If the Company is unable to auto debit you, you will receive an email with the subject “Debit” and details of the inability to debit the funding source.
If you miss any auto-debit, the Company will run a final auto-debit once the target date is complete to balance up for missed days.
Forfeiture of Interest and Payment Gateway Charge
If you cash out before meeting the target, you will forfeit the interest accrued on the target savings.
If you break the target before the set maturity date, you will lose all the interest accrued and bear the 2% payment gateway charge for processing of the deposit into the target.
The Company reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Plan at any
The Company may modify these Terms from time to time, and such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the modified terms.
The Plan and these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Country/State].
Any disputes arising from the Plan or these Terms shall be resolved through arbitration in Are there any fees for using the Services
There are no transaction charges or monthly fees for the Services, we reserve the right to change fees for the Services in the future. We will notify you before charging a fee for the Services by delivering notice to you electronically, by posting such fee on the Mobile App, or by any other method permitted by applicable law. If you continue using the Services after such notice, you must pay all applicable fees for the Services.
What is the penalty fee or penalty charge?
Withdrawing all or part of your savings is completely FREE of charge, however, you agree that you will be charged a 2.5% penalty fee if you withdraw your savings outside any of the FREE withdrawal dates published on Rent Space home page and FAQ page.
Rentspace has an associate license with Visa which permits us to issue Visa cards only and gives us control over the production of the cards as well as processing of transactions with the card. When we issue you a card, it must be used for only lawful transactions within Nigeria, The card will have an expiry date and is valid until the last day of the month shown on the card. You will be notified before your card expires and the card reissuance will be done with your consent.
The PIN issued with your card enables you to carry out transactions such as withdrawals and purchases from ATMs, Point of Sale terminals and Web/Online platforms. When you use your card for transactions on other channels which are not owned and controlled by the Bank, the rules of use of that channel apply in addition to these rules.
What are some restrictions on using the Services?
You may only use the Services for your own personal, non-commercial use and not on behalf of or for the benefit of any third party. Your use of the Services must comply with all applicable law. If your use of the Services is prohibited by applicable law, then you are not authorized to use the Services. We are not responsible if you use the Services in any manner that violates applicable law.
You agree not to authorize any other person or entity to use your user name and password or mobile device to access the Services. You are solely responsible for the maintenance, confidentiality, and security of your username, password, and other User Information. Except as otherwise required by applicable law, you are responsible for all transactions and other activities authorized or performed using your username and password or mobile device, whether authorized or unauthorized by you. Except as otherwise expressly stated in these Terms or required by applicable law, we are not responsible for any losses arising out of the loss or theft of your User Information or your mobile device or from unauthorized or fraudulent transactions associated with your Bank Account or your Rentspace Account. If you suspect or become aware of any unauthorized activity or access to your username, password, or mobile device, you must contact us immediately at email@example.com or (+234) 13444012.
We offer the Services and the features, information, materials, and content provided and depicted through the Services (collectively, “Content”) solely for your personal use for the purposes described therein and in these Terms. Any and all other uses are prohibited. You may not restrict or inhibit any other person from using or enjoying the Services or Content.
The Services and Content are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property laws. We expressly reserve all rights and remedies under applicable law. Except as expressly provided by these Terms or with our prior written consent, you may not use, modify, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, reproduce, distribute, rent, sell, license, publish, display, download, transmit, or otherwise exploit any Content in any form by any means. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to (and not to allow any third party to):
Use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automatic or manual device, process, or means to access the Services or copy any Content, except as expressly authorized by us;
Take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole determination) an unreasonable or a disproportionately large load on the Services or our infrastructure;
Utilize any device, software, or routine that will interfere or attempt to interfere with the functionality of the Services;
Rent, lease, copy, provide access to, or sublicense any portion of the Services or Content to a third party;
Use any portion of the Services or Content to provide, or incorporate any portion of the Services or Content into, any product or service provided to a third party;
Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise seek to obtain the source code of the Services or Content;
Modify the Services or Content or create any derivative product from any of the foregoing; Remove or obscure any proprietary or other notices contained in the Services or Content; Use the Services or Content in any way that is illegal, harmful, fraudulent, deceptive,
threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable, as we may determine in our sole discretion;
Jeopardize the security of your Rentspace Account or any other person’s Rentspace Account (such as allowing someone else to use your username and password to access the Services); Attempt, in any manner, to obtain the username, password, account, or other security information from any other user of the Services;
Violate the security of any computer network or crack any passwords or security encryption codes; or
Run Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder or “spam,” or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged in to access the We may, but are not obligated to, monitor your use of the Services and Content.
We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to our intellectual property or the intellectual property of our licensors, except as expressly stated in these Terms. We and our third-party licensors retain all rights, titles, and interests in and to the Services, Content, and any associated patents, trademarks, copyrights, mask work rights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights.
The Services may permit you to submit content, send emails and other communications, and provide other information for publication or distribution to third parties (collectively, “User Content”). Any User Content must not be illegal, threatening, obscene, racist, defamatory, libelous, pornographic, infringing of intellectual property rights, promoting of illegal activity or harm to groups and/or individuals, invasive of privacy, purposely false or otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and must not consist of or contain software, computer viruses, commercial solicitation, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” If you submit User Content, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant us a nonexclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to use, modify, reproduce, adapt, translate, publish, create derivative works from, distribute, display, and otherwise exploit such User Content throughout the world in any media. We take no
responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content submitted by you or any other user or third party.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may, in our sole discretion and without liability to you, terminate (or suspend access to) your use of the Services, Content, or your Rentspace Account for any reason, including, but not limited to, your breach of these Terms.
What do I do if my mobile device is lost or stolen or if I suspect someone has gained unauthorized access to my username or password?
If your mobile device is lost or stolen or if you suspect someone has gained unauthorized access to your username or password, you must contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or (+234) 13444012. In order to take any action, you will need to provide certain User Information so we can verify your identity.
How does Rentspace communicate with me about the Services?
In order to use the Services, you must provide and verify your mobile device number or other text message address to us, and you must expressly consent to receive text messages relating to the Services at that number or address. Third-party data and message fees may apply. To verify your mobile device number or text message address, we may send you a code via text message to the mobile device number or text message address you provide, and you must enter that code as instructed by us. If you change your mobile device number or text message address, you must promptly provide and verify your new mobile device number or text message address.
In addition, if you provide your email address to us, we may send you important notices via email about the Services.
What do I need to know about third-party websites?
The Services may contain links or connections to third-party websites or services that are not owned or operated by us or our third-party service providers or licensors. We provide such links and connections for your reference only. We do not control such third-party websites or services and are not responsible for their availability or content. Our inclusion of such links and connections does not imply our endorsement of such third-party websites or services or any association with their owners or operators. We assume no liability whatsoever for any such
third-party websites or services or any content, features, products, or practices of such
What if I want to stop using the Services?
You may stop using the Services, close your Rentspace Account, and cancel these Terms at any time by contacting us at email@example.com or (+234) 13444012 and providing sufficient information for us to verify your identity. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if there are any
pending transactions relating to your Rentspace Account when we receive your termination notice, we will close your Rentspace Account promptly after such transactions are completed. Your termination of these Terms will not affect any of our rights or your obligations arising under these Terms prior to termination.
Upon the closure of your Rentspace Account, we will transfer the funds in your Rentspace Account, if any, to your Bank Account on or after the next FREE withdrawal date. If your Bank Account is closed or we are otherwise unable to transfer the funds in your Rentspace Account to your Bank Account, we will send you a check for the amount of the funds to you at your street address in our records on or after the next FREE withdrawal date.
If you do not use the Services for a certain period of time, applicable law may require us to report the funds in your Rentspace Account as unclaimed property. If this occurs, we may try to locate you at the address shown in our records. If we are unable to locate you, we may be required to deliver any funds in your Rentspace Account to the applicable state as unclaimed property. The specified period of time to report and deliver funds to a state varies by state but usually ranges between two and five years.
Provisions of these Terms that, by their nature, should survive termination of these Terms will survive termination of these Terms.
What about my privacy?
Will Rentspace ever change these Terms or the Services?
We may add to or terminate any of the Services or amend these Terms at any time, in our sole discretion, without providing notice to you, subject to applicable law. We reserve the right, subject to applicable law, to deliver to you any notice of changes to existing terms or the addition of new terms by posting an updated version of these Terms on the Mobile App or delivering notice thereof to you electronically. You are free to decide whether or not to accept a revised version of these Terms, but accepting these Terms, as revised, is required for you to continue accessing or using the Services. If you do not agree to these Terms or any revised version of these Terms, your sole recourse is to terminate your access or use of the Services. Except as otherwise expressly stated by us, your access and use of the Services are subject to and constitute your acceptance of, the version of these Terms in effect at the time of your access or use.
How can I contact Rentspace?
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these Terms or the Services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, (+234) 13444012
What else do I need to know about the Services?
Additional Terms: In conjunction with your access or use of the Services, you may be subject to additional terms, rules, policies, and conditions that are posted on the Website, including, but not limited to, terms and conditions for our referral or rewards programs (the “Additional Terms”), which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms. In the event of a conflict between any Additional Terms and these Terms, these Terms will control.
Warranty Disclaimer: TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER CONTENT (INCLUDING THAT OF THIRD PARTIES) INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE AND OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AS TO THE SERVICES AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER CONTENT (INCLUDING THAT OF THIRD PARTIES) INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SERVICES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE AND OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT:
THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;
THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE;
THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; OR
ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
Limitation of Liability: TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT Rentspace, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR:
THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES;
ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, EVEN IF SUCH PERSONS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHICH ARISE OUT OF OR ARE IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THESE TERMS, THE SERVICES, OR CONTENT;
ANY AMOUNT, IN THE AGGREGATE, IN EXCESS OF THE GREATER OF 20,000 naira OR THE AMOUNT TRANSFERRED FROM YOUR DEBIT CARD TO YOUR Rentspace ACCOUNT VIA THE SERVICES; OR
ANY EVENT BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO
Indemnity: At our request, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Rentspace, its affiliates, and its and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, and third-party service providers from and against any and all claims, suits, liabilities, damages (actual and consequential), losses, fines, penalties, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or in any way related to any third-party claims relating to your use of the Services, violation of these Terms, applicable law or any third-party rights, or your fraud or willful misconduct. Such indemnified parties reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate in asserting any available defenses.
Assignment: You may not transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms or your rights or obligations hereunder or your Rentspace Account in any way (by operation of law or otherwise) without our prior written consent. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations hereunder without your consent.
Third-Party Beneficiary: You agree that our third-party services providers are third-party beneficiaries of the applicable provisions of these Terms, with all rights to enforce such provisions as if such service providers were a party to these Terms.
Governing Law: These Terms are made under and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, without giving effect to any principles that provide for the application of the law of another jurisdiction.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION BY BINDING ARBITRATION; JURY TRIAL WAIVER;
CLASS ACTION WAIVER. For any and all controversies, disputes, demands, claims, or causes of action between you and us (including the interpretation and scope of this Section and the arbitrability of the controversy, dispute, demand, claim, or cause of action) relating to the
Services or these Terms (as well as any related or prior agreement that you may have had with us), you and we agree to resolve any such controversy, dispute, demand, claim, or cause of action exclusively through binding and confidential arbitration. The arbitration will take place in the federal judicial district of your residence. As used in this Section, “we” and “us” mean Rentspace and its subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, and assigns and all of its and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives. In addition, “we” and “us” include any third party providing any product, service, or benefit in connection with the Services or these Terms (as well as any related or prior agreement that you may have had with us) if such third party is named as a co-party with us in any controversy, dispute, demand, claim, or cause of action subject to this Section.
The arbitration will be subject to the Federal Arbitration Act and not any state arbitration law. The arbitration will be conducted before one commercial arbitrator from the Nigeria Arbitration and Conciliation Act with substantial experience in resolving commercial contract disputes. As modified by these Terms, and unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties in writing, the arbitration will be governed by the Nigeria Arbitration and Conciliation Act’s Commercial Arbitration Rules and, if the arbitrator deems them applicable, the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes (collectively, the “Rules and Procedures”).
You should review this provision carefully. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you are GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT to assert or defend your rights EXCEPT for matters that you file in small claims court in the state or municipality of your residence within the jurisdictional limits of the small claims court and as long as such matter is only pending in that court. Additionally, notwithstanding this agreement to arbitrate, either party may seek emergency equitable relief in federal court if it has jurisdiction or, if it does not, in a state court located in the federal judicial district of your residence in order to maintain the status quo pending arbitration, and each party hereby agrees to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts located within the federal judicial district of your residence for such purpose. A request for interim measures will not be deemed a waiver of the obligation to arbitrate.
Your rights will be determined by a NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR and NOT a judge or jury. You are entitled to a FAIR HEARING, BUT the arbitration procedures may be SIMPLER AND MORE LIMITED THAN RULES APPLICABLE IN COURT.
Arbitrators’ decisions are as enforceable as any court order and are subject to a VERY LIMITED REVIEW BY A COURT.
You and we must abide by the following rules:
ANY CLAIMS BROUGHT BY YOU OR US MUST BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTY’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING;
THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS, MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS PROCEEDING, AND MAY NOT AWARD CLASS-WIDE RELIEF;
In the event that you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, we will pay as much of your filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive as compared to the cost of litigation;
We also reserve the right, in our sole and exclusive discretion, to assume responsibility for any or all of the costs of the arbitration;
The arbitrator will honor claims of privilege and privacy recognized at law;
The arbitration will be confidential, and neither you nor we may disclose the existence, content, or results of any arbitration, except as may be required by applicable law or for purposes of enforcement of the arbitration award;
Subject to the limitation of liability provisions of these Terms, the arbitrator may award any individual relief or individual remedies that are expressly permitted by applicable law; and Each party will pay its own attorneys’ fees and expenses, unless there is a statutory provision that requires the prevailing party to be paid its fees and litigation expenses and the arbitrator awards such attorneys’ fees and expenses to the prevailing party, and, in such instance, the fees and costs awarded will be determined by the applicable law.
This Section will survive termination of your Rentspace Account and these Terms as well as any voluntary payment of any debt in full by you or any bankruptcy by you or us. With the exception of subparts (a) and (b) of this Section (prohibiting arbitration on a class or collective basis), if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the Rules and Procedures, then the balance of this arbitration provision will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal, or conflicting part was not contained herein. If, however, either subpart
(a) or (b) of this Section is found to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal, then the entirety of this arbitration provision will be null and void, and neither you nor we will be entitled to arbitration. If for any reason a claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, the dispute will be exclusively brought in federal court if it has jurisdiction or, if it does not, in a state court located in the federal judicial district of your residence.
Miscellaneous: You will be responsible for paying, withholding, filing, and reporting all taxes, duties, and other governmental assessments associated with your activity in connection with the Services, provided that we may, in our sole discretion, do any of the foregoing on your behalf or for ourselves. The failure of either you or us to exercise, in any way, any right herein will not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated, to the minimum extent necessary, so that these Terms will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
Rentspace, and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Rentspace in any respect whatsoever.