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User Agreement

Introduction

Welcome to the Acada Discount Platform (“the Platform”). This user agreement forms the basis of Acada Discount “(AD)” relationship with all users (Tertiary education students, faculty members and staff and merchants) in relation to this Platform.

Merchant Agreements

Thank you for onboarding your business and deciding to give tertiary education students, faculty members and staff deals and discounts through the Acada Discount platform. We value our relationship with you and hope it waxes even stronger.

As retailer (Merchant) on the Acada Discount platform, you agree to comply with and shall be bound by the following Terms of Service.

Merchant Information

All merchants are required to provide the following ‘relevant information’ on the Acada Discount platform before joining.

  • Logo of the company
  • Creative Image representing their offer
  • Accurate detail about the offer
  • Store Address
  • Contact Person
  • Email
  • Corporate phone number
  • A short description of their company
  • Any other information required by law.

Discount / Deals offered on Acada Discount Platform

As a merchant, you agree to offer members of Acada Discount EXCLUSIVE and reasonable discount, deal, free gift or special promotional offers on your products or services on Acada Discount platform from time-to-time.

You agree to respect ALL claims by members of Acada Discount in respect of deal or discount offered on the platform by members with a valid Acada Discount card.

If a deal or discount is no longer available, you (merchant) reserves the right to inform the platform administrator to suspend or delete such information promptly and ensure this has been put to effect, as Acada Discount will not be held accountable for miss-information of customers as a result of your actions or inactions.

Merchant is solely responsible for validating the offer and accuracy of information provided about the offer to members on the platform. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and exclude Acada Discount from liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Merchant use of this Platform is entirely at their own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information offered through this Platform meet international standards and the customer’s requirements, and under no circumstance shall Acada Discount be responsible for member’s reliance on any offer information obtained through the Platform.

The Platform may also include links to other Websites. These links are provided for member’s convenience to provide further information on the offer. They do not signify that Acada Discount endorse your Website or constitute an endorsement of any merchant’s product or services. We shall also have no responsibility for the content of the linked Website(s).

Receiving Payment

In the interim, merchants are required to collect cash as a valid form of payment for goods and services purchased by Acada Discount members, until a directive to switch mode of payment is communicated by Acada Discount administration to all merchants in respect of payments.

Neither Acada Discount or its agents or staff or representative shall be mandated to receive payment (cash or credit transfer) for product or services of the merchant or deliver goods on behalf of merchants. All payments shall be made directly to the merchant for products or services purchased through Acada Discount.

Merchants are advised to open and maintain an active business or personal bank account and also obtain a point of sale (PoS) terminal which will be used in transferring payments to merchants after every purchase made by Acada Discount members.

Merchants therefore agrees not to use any other payment option apart from the one specified by Acada Discount. Violator of this agreement shall be penalized by either temporary suspension or permanent removal from the platform if violation exceeds 2 times.

Acada Discount has therefore mandated a secret taskforce to visit merchant stores from time-to-time to monitor compliance.

Acada Discount shall continue to revise its payment methods from time-to-time and communicate it with all merchants who are expected to comply, as part of the agreements.

Advertisement/Promotion

Merchant’s offer will be promoted (online & offline) to all members for a limited period via the platform and Acada Discount social media platforms for a period not exceeding 31 days (1 month) from date of insertion of the offer on the platform.

Special (Paid) Adverts

Opportunity for various forms of paid advert is available for all merchants who wish to take advantage of it. Such promotion shall include: Home page banner adverts, front-row upgrade for offer visibility, special welcome packages, welcome bags inserts, etc. (please contact the platform admin for more information).

Display of Acada Discount materials at merchant stores or websites.

You agree to display Acada Discount awareness materials including: Banner, Stickers, logo, souvenirs, etc. as regards to the products or services you offer on Acada Discount platform. Such materials may be provided by Acada Discount or yourself. You are also at liberty to source relevant creative materials and use it to create awareness and promote Acada Discount offers from your business in your store.

Return Policy

Acada discount merchant must put an active return policy in place for all it transactions with Acada Discount members shopping at their store. Merchants must always resolve any customer complaints promptly and amicably at all times.

Student, Faculty Members & Staff Agreements

Verification of status

You hereby agree to be verified as a bonafide and current tertiary student or faculty member or staff currently studying or in the employment of a government or private owned tertiary institution in Nigeria.

Application for Acada Discount Card

Bonafide student, faculty member or staff of tertiary institution in Nigeria are eligible to apply, pay for and use Acada Discount card. Student, Faculty member or staff who have graduated or are not currently in the employment of a tertiary institution in Nigeria are not eligible to apply for Acada Discount Card upon expiration of their existing card.

Use of Acada Discount Card

Acada Discount shall be used as the recognized and valid form of payment / identification of verified student, faculty member or staff who wish to gain access to exclusive deals and discounts offered by participating merchants across Nigeria.

Transferability of Ownership of Acada Discount Card

Acada Discount Card is not transferable and shall by no means replace the legal Identity card provided to tertiary education students, faculty members and staff by the tertiary institution where they are current student or in employment.

Acada Discount Campus Ambassadorship Programe (ADCAP)

As a member of ADCAP representing the Acada Discount brand in your campus, you are responsible for good conduct always.

You agree that you have sought parental consent before joining ADCAP.

You are expected to communicate with the Acada Discount admin to seek approval for any event, program, etc. you wish to engage in your campus in relation to creating awareness on behalf of Acada Discount.

Link to other merchant websites

Each offer may also include links to other Websites. These links are provided for member’s convenience to provide further information on the offer. They do not signify that Acada Discount endorse such Website or constitute an endorsement of any merchant’s product or services. Acada Discount shall also have no responsibility for the content of the linked Website(s).

Access to deals and discount

Application for and use of a valid Acada Discount Card is prerequisite for obtaining exclusive deals and discounts advertised and offered by participating merchants.

Making payment for purchases.

Student, faculty members and staff must use the payment option specified by Acada Discount always. Violation may attract stiff penalty such as permanently removing defaulter from membership and enjoying Acada Discount services and benefits.

GENERAL AGREEMENTS

Use of The Site

We do not warrant that the function or operation of this Platform will be error-free and un-interrupted and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraphs. We do not also warrant that this Platform shall be constantly available. We shall not accept responsibility for content, accuracy or compliance with applicable laws.

Under no circumstance shall Acada Discount be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this Platform or the infringements of any proprietary rights, whether registered or unregistered.

You hereby indemnify, defend and hold Acada Discount, its Directors, Officers, Employees, Agents or any of its Representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, demands, attorney’s fees including without limitation any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential losses either arising out of or relating to the use of Acada Discount website, or any third-party website which you may be directed to.

Student Verification

Acada Discount ensures that only verified students, faculty members and staff of tertiary institutions across Nigeria gain access to the discount and deals you offer through our website. However, should you wish to confirm or conduct a further verification of a member’s eligibility before granting him/her access to your offer, kindly call our customer service: 08024261396, 08037248267.

Legal

Acada Discount may revise this disclaimer from time to time. The revised disclaimer shall apply to the use of the Platform from the date of the publication of the revised disclaimer on the Platform.

Your use of this Platform and any dispute arising there from shall be subject to the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in Lagos, Nigeria.