Terms of Service
These Terms of Service regulate your access to and use of the AgriShare services, along with its related websites, SMS, email notifications, commerce services, and other connected services. By using the AgriShare service, you agree to be bound to the Terms of Service. In these policy documents, “We”/ ”Our” refers to Welthungerhilfe (WHH) in its capacity as developer and operator of the AgriShare platform, “You”/ “Your” refers to the User who makes use of the AgriShare service.
1. Who May Use the AgriShare Service
AgriShare is a mobile phone enabled platform that links farmers without assets with commercial or private hiring services for production, processing and transporting. The platform is open to all users permitted by Zimbabwean/Ugandan/Malawian law to hire out farming related services. The platform is also open to all users permitted by Zimbabwean/Ugandan/Malawian law to hire farming related equipment. This includes users in the form of legal entities such as companies, co-operatives, Trusts, and community based organisations. In any case, human users must be at least 18 years old. If you are accepting these Terms and using the Services on behalf of a legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to do so and have the authority to bind such entity to these Terms, in which case the words “you” and “your” as used in these Terms shall refer to such entity.
3. Using the AgriShare Services
Content shared on the AgriShare services will be in the form of listings, bookings, and messages shared between service providers and prospective lessors of equipment or services. Listings are posts made on the AgriShare services by service providers. Listings may be exclusively text or may be a combination of text and visual media that includes but is not limited to still photographs, video clips, and diagrams.
You are responsible for your use of the Services and for any content you provide, including compliance with laws that apply to the use of that content. We do not guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted on the AgriShare Service. We may monitor and where necessary control the content posted but we are not responsible for postings that are either intentionally or negligently mislabelled or are otherwise deceptive, all content remains the responsibility of the person who originated such content. Users that post content on the AgriShare service retain ownership of that content.
Suspension and/or Termination of Service
We reserve the right to take down content that violates these Terms of Service, including for example, when such content infringes on copyright, harassment, or amounts to harassment. Users are able to report abusive, harmful or illegal content posted on the platform through the contact us section on the App and website. We reserve the right to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the AgriShare Services, suspend, or terminate user accounts without liability to you.
We reserve the right to suspend, or terminate user accounts that we have sufficient reason to believe are carrying out fraudulent financial transactions on AgriShare services. There is an appeals mechanism set out in the AgriShare Rules.
By registering, sharing or adding your Ecocash account information you represent and warrant that you are authorised to do so and have the authority to transact with that account. You and we are independent contractors and nothing in these Terms of Service will be construed to create, evidence, or imply any agency, employment, partnership, or joint venture between you and us.
4. Limitations of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, AgriShare shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from:
- your access to or use of or inability to access or use the services;
- any conduct or content of any third party on the services, including without limitation, any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties;
- any content obtained from the services; or
- unauthorised access, use, or alteration of your transmissions or content.
We are not liable for any inaccurate, misleading, or fraudulent payment details shared on the AgriShare service. Payments made on AgriShare services are held in escrow until the service provider has completed its services as confirmed by the customer, it remains your responsibility to transact in a safe and cautious manner at all times. Agrishare will not be liable for any damages arising from transactions carried out by minors. This Agreement does not create or imply any partnership, agency, or joint venture between Agrishare and any users of Agrishare services.
We may revise these Terms of Service from time to time. The changes are not retroactive, and the most current version of the Terms, will govern our relationship with you. We will notify you of material revisions, for example via a service notification or an email to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.