Terms & Conditions

You are required to ensure that before using the Platform, You had an adequate opportunity to read and understand the implications of the terms in bold.
By using the Platform, You agree to these terms, and it will be deemed that You understand their implications and that the terms were written in plain and understandable language that You understand.

Who we are:
We are a private company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Rwanda as Advocado Africa LTD , registration number REG-2019-1461248 We refer to ourselves as “We”, “Us”, “Our”, and “AFCFTA24” in the documents governing Our contractual relationship. When We refer to “You” or “Your”, We mean the person or entity with which We conclude a contractual relationship. By submitting an application on behalf of a business, whether a sole proprietor, company, close corporation or other juristic entity, You confirm that you have the necessary authority to act on behalf of such business.

Our platform:
When You use Our Platform, You agree to these General Terms and Website Terms of Use. To use the Platform, You must have access to a stable and secure internet connection. We are not liable for any loss you sustain due to your failure to use a stable and secure internet connection. We will try to ensure the Platform is always available. However, it is possible that on occasion, the Platform may be unavailable to permit maintenance or other development activity to take place or in the event of something happening that is not within Our control (read more on things outside Our control). We may publish details of any foreseeable unavailability of the Platform on Our Website.

What needs to happen before you can use the platform?
You must read our terms and conditions, using our platform confirms that you are in agreement to our terms and conditions.

How to access the platform:

You can start the process to check your fundable status.

Security procedures that you must follow:

We may communicate security procedures to You to keep you safe.
We are not liable for any loss you sustain due to your failure to implement the communicated security procedures.

Changes to the terms:
We can change these Terms at any time.
We will notify You about any important changes to these Terms before we make the change.
Unless You dispute the change before the date the change applies, We can assume that You agreed to the change.

What if there is a conflict between the general terms and solution-specific terms?
If there is a conflict between the General Terms and any specific terms applicable to a Solution, and only to the extent of the conflict, the more specific term applicable to the Solution will apply.

Things outside of our control:
We may be prevented from providing Our Solutions to You or fulfilling Our obligations to You because of things outside Our control.
Things outside Our control includes electricity failures or blackouts, or the unavailability of any telecommunications system or networks. It also includes wars, fires, floods, strikes, epidemics and pandemics.

In cases where something happens outside Our control:

  • We will not be responsible for any failure to perform any of Our obligations to You; and
  • Our obligations will be suspended for as long as such interruptions continue.
    We may give You prior notice of any scheduled and / known interruptions and changes, but We do not have an obligation to do so.
    We are not liable for any loss or damage of any nature you sustain as a result of anything that is not within our control.
    You give Us consent to publish your name and logo for marketing purposes.

The laws that govern our relationship:
Our relationship is governed by and must be interpreted according to the laws of the Republic of Rwanda

Assignment of rights and obligations:
We may assign, subcontract, or transfer any right or obligation under an agreement concluded with You without Your prior written approval.
You may not assign, subcontract, or transfer any right or obligation under an agreement concluded with You without Our prior written approval.

Failure to exercise our rights:

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If a provision of a contractual relationship with You is unenforceable, the enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected.

Continuing effectiveness of certain provisions:
The termination of any contractual relationship with You will not affect provisions that provide that they will operate after such termination.

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