5.1. You must make payments due under these general terms and conditions in accordance with the Payments Information and Guidelines on the marketplace.
6. Rules about your content
6.1. In these general terms and conditions, "your content" means:
6.1.1. all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our marketplace for storage or publication, processing by, or onward transmission; and
6.1.2. all communications on the marketplace, including product reviews, feedback and comments.
6.2. Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these general terms and conditions, must be accurate, complete and truthful.
6.3. Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet, and must not:
6.3.1. be offensive, obscene, indecent, pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
6.3.2. depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner; or
6.3.3. be blasphemous, in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
6.3.4. be deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory;
6.3.5. cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person; or
6.3.6. constitute spam.
6.4. Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, infringe any person's legal rights, or be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law). Your content must not infringe or breach:
6.4.1. any copyright, moral right, database right, trademark right, design right, right in passing off or other intellectual property right;
6.4.2. any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
6.4.3. any contractual obligation owed to any person; or
6.4.4. any court order.
6.5. You must not use our marketplace to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our marketplace, breach the provisions of these general terms and conditions.
6.6. You must not submit to our marketplace any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
6.7. The review function on the marketplace may be used to facilitate buyer reviews on products. You shall not use the review function or any other form of communication to provide inaccurate, inauthentic or fake reviews.
6.8. You must not interfere with a transaction by: (i) contacting another user to buy or sell an item listed on the marketplace outside of the marketplace; or (ii) communicating with a user involved in an active or completed transaction to warn them away from a particular buyer, seller or item; or (iii) contacting another user with the intent to collect any payments.
6.9. You acknowledge that all users of the marketplace are solely responsible for interactions with other users and you shall exercise caution and good judgment in your communication with users. You shall not send them personal information including credit card details.
6.10. We may periodically review your content and we reserve the right to remove any content in our discretion for any reason whatsoever.
6.11. If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our marketplace, or any material or activity that breaches these general terms and conditions, you may inform us by contacting us as provided at section 23.
7. Our rights to use your content
7.1. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content across our marketing channels and any existing or future media.
7.2. You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under section 7.1.
7.3. You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under section 7.1.
7.4. You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
7.5. Without prejudice to our other rights under these general terms and conditions, if you breach our rules on content in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached our rules on content, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
8. Use of website and mobile applications
8.1. In this section 8 words “marketplace” and "website” shall be used interchangeably to refer to Jumia’s websites and mobile applications.
8.2. You may:
8.2.1. view pages from our website in a web browser;
8.2.2. download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
8.2.3. print pages from our website for your own personal and non-commercial use, providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive;
8.2.4. stream audio and video files from our website using the media player on our website; and
8.2.5. use our marketplace services by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these general terms and conditions.
8.3. Except as expressly permitted by section 8.2 or the other provisions of these general terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer. 8.4. You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes in respect of selling or purchasing products on the marketplace.
8.5. Except as expressly permitted by these general terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
8.6. Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
8.6.1. republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
8.6.2. sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
8.6.3. show any material from our website in public;
8.6.4. exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
8.6.5. redistribute material from our website.
8.7. Notwithstanding section 8.6, you may forward links to products on our website and redistribute our newsletter and promotional materials in print and electronic form to any person.
8.8. We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to our website, to areas of our website and/or to functionality upon our website. We may, for example, suspend access to the website during server maintenance or when we update the website. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the website.
8.9. You must not:
8.9.1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability, accessibility, integrity or security of the website;
8.9.2. use our website in any way that is unethical, unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
8.9.3. hack or otherwise tamper with our website;
8.9.4. probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our website without our permission;
8.9.5. circumvent any authentication or security systems or processes on or relating to our website;
8.9.6. use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
8.9.7. impose an unreasonably large load on our website resources (including bandwidth, storage capacity and processing capacity);
8.9.8. decrypt or decipher any communications sent by or to our website without our permission;
8.9.9. conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
8.9.10. access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
8.9.11. use our website except by means of our public interfaces;
8.9.12. violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website;
8.9.13. use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing); or
8.9.14. do anything that interferes with the normal use of our website.
9. Copyright and trademarks
9.1. Subject to the express provisions of these general terms and conditions:
9.1.1. we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
9.1.2. all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
9.2. Jumia’s logos and our other registered and unregistered trademarks are trademarks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trademarks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
9.3. The third party registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any license to exercise such rights.
10. Data privacy
10.1. Buyers agree to processing of their personal data in accordance with the terms of Jumia’s Privacy and Cookie Notice.
10.3. Sellers shall be directly responsible to buyers for any misuse of their personal data and Jumia shall bear no liability to buyers in respect of any misuse by sellers of their personal data.
11. Due diligence and audit rights
11.1. We operate an anti-money laundering compliance program and reserve the right to perform due diligence checks on all users of the marketplace.
11.2. You agree to provide to us all such information, documentation and access to your business premises as we may require:
11.2.1. in order to verify your adherence to, and performance of, your obligations under this Agreement;
11.2.2. for the purpose of disclosures pursuant to a valid order by a court or other governmental body; or
11.2.3. as otherwise required by law or applicable regulation.
12. Jumia’s role as a marketplace
12.1. You acknowledge that:
12.1.1. we do not confirm the identity of all marketplace users, check their credit worthiness or bona fides, or otherwise vet them;
12.1.2. we do not check, audit or monitor all information contained in listings;
12.1.3. we are not party to any contract for the sale or purchase of products advertised on the marketplace;
12.1.4. we are not involved in any transaction between a buyer and a seller in any way, save that we facilitate a marketplace for buyers and sellers and process payments on behalf of sellers;
12.1.5. we are not the agents for any buyer or seller,
and accordingly we will not be liable to any person in relation to the offer for sale, sale or purchase of any products advertised on our marketplace; furthermore we are not responsible for the enforcement of any contractual obligations arising out of a contract for the sale or purchase of any products and we will have no obligation to mediate between the parties to any such contract.
12.2. We do not warrant or represent:
12.2.1. the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our marketplace;
12.2.2. that the material on the marketplace is up to date;
12.2.3. that the marketplace will operate without fault; or
12.2.4. that the marketplace or any service on the marketplace will remain available.
12.3. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our marketplace services, and to stop publishing our marketplace, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any marketplace services, or if we stop publishing the marketplace.
12.4. We do not guarantee any commercial results concerning the use of the marketplace.
12.5. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to section 13.1 below, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these general terms and conditions, our marketplace and the use of our marketplace.
13. Limitations and exclusions of liability
13.1. Nothing in these general terms and conditions will:
13.1.1. limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
13.1.2. exclude any liabilities or statutory rights that may not be excluded under applicable law.
13.2. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section 13 and elsewhere in these general terms and conditions:
13.2.1. are subject to section 13.1; and
13.2.2. govern all liabilities arising under these general terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these general terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these general terms and conditions.