Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Afroscholar! These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") govern your access and use of our website, mobile applications, and other online services (collectively, the "Service").

1. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using the Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the Terms, then you may not access or use the Service.

2. Use of the Service

You agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms. You agree not to:

    • Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service.
    • Transmit any viruses, malware, or other harmful code.
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • Violate any intellectual property rights of ours or any third party.
  • Collect or harvest any personal data of other users.
  • Engage in any defamatory, harassing, or threatening behavior.

3. User Content

The Service may allow you to submit comments, articles, or other content ("User Content"). You retain all ownership rights to your User Content. However, by submitting User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, and translate your User Content in connection with the Service.

You are solely responsible for your User Content and represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights to grant the license set forth above. You agree not to submit any User Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, hateful, or racially or ethnically offensive.

We reserve the right to remove or modify any User Content at our sole discretion.

4. Intellectual Property

The Service and all content and materials included on the Service, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights owned or controlled by us or our licensors. You agree not to remove, alter, or obscure any copyright notices or other proprietary notices on the Service.

5. Disclaimers

The information contained on the Service is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. We make no warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, about the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or timeliness of the information on the Service.

6. Limitation of Liability

We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages arising out of or relating to your use of the Service, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, data, or goodwill.

7. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from and against all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your use of the Service or your violation of these Terms.

8. Termination

We may terminate your access to the Service at any time, for any reason, or no reason. We may also remove or modify any content you submit on the Service.

9. Changes to Terms of Service

We may update these Terms from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Terms on the Service. You are advised to review these Terms periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Service after the posting of revised Terms means that you accept and agree to the changes.

10. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Your State], without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

11. Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Service.