Welcome to Chopup.me, a gaming website and platform on which users can participate in online gaming challenges, tournaments and competitions.
This website has an interactive section(s) as a service which may be provided to you at a cost. Your use of any interactive services that ChopUp provides shall be considered as your agreement to comply with and be fully bound by the terms, conditions and all other notices involving its use and detailed in this agreement.
ACCEPTABLE USE OF THE SITE
You may not use this website if you are not allowed to receive such services under the laws of Nigeria or any other countries from which you use the services. You represent that you have the full power and authority to accept these terms; and to grant the license and authorization and to perform the obligations hereunder.
As an eligible user, you must not license, distribute, transmit, or publish this website or any of its content for money making purposes. You are proscribed from infringing upon our intellectual property rights in your use of the website; and/or from removing any trademark, copyright or any other proprietary notices from any part of our site.
As a condition of your use of the ChopUp website and its interactive services, you must not use our website and our provided services for any unlawful or prohibited purpose, as defined by these terms.
DENIAL OF ACCESS
You understand and accept that we reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny any user access to the ChopUp website, our gaming competitions, our interactive service, or any other portion of the ChopUp website without notice and without liability to you. We also reserve the right to change these terms at any time, without notice and without liability to you or any other party.
To be able to access and then use most portions of the ChopUp website, we will require you to complete an online registration process, and may ask you to provide your email address and a password, as well as other important information needed to open an account for you. This provided information will be used to create an individual ChopUp user account for you.
You understand and accept that you are exclusively responsible for maintaining the security of your log in details including your username and password. You will be held liable and responsible for any unauthorized use of your account or password.
You will maintain only current, accurate, truthful and complete information in your ChopUp account, and your failure to do so may result in your inability to access and use our services. We may also terminate this agreement with you.
You are allowed to have and operate only one ChopUp account, except otherwise permitted by us in writing.
All of the content and materials provided through, contained in or shown on the ChopUp website counting but not restricted to text, communications, graphics, information, code, illustrations, photographs, sounds, video, moving images, and all other materials (altogether known as Òcontent") is owned by ChopUp, its associates, content providers or licensors. All such content is fully protected by, trademark, copyright and all other relevant Nigerian laws and international treaty provisions. You are not to use any of the content in any way except as permitted by this agreement or with the prior written consent of ChopUp. Any unauthorized use of our intellectual property and copyright by you may lead to criminal or civil penalties being brought against you.
All trademarks, trade names, trade dress, logos, service marks, icons and domain names made available on this website are the property of ChopUp, its affiliates, respective licensors or other third parties. You may not use, republish, distribute, reproduce, transmit, copy, or change the trademarks made available through this website in any way without ChopUpÕs prior clear written consent.
Some other trademarks, logos, and service marks provided on the ChopUp website are the service marks, logos or trademarks of a third party and may not be used, reproduced or copied without the permission of the owner.
USER CONTENT AND UPLOADS
We allow users of the ChopUp website to submit content and upload comments and contents to the ChopUp website, with the understanding and acceptance that all such user submissions and content shall be considered and treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. We ask that you exercise caution when making any personal information available about yourself, as our upload policy means that other users and ChopUp visitors may read your submissions without your knowledge.
While the copyright to all user content uploaded and submitted by you to the ChopUp website remains yours, you grant ChopUp (by uploading such content to our website) a worldwide, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use, distribute, duplicate, repeat, allocate, alter, modify, interpret, display or openly perform such user content (in full or in part) and to make use of such user provided content in any form or manner or configuration now known to man or to be later established without compensation to you (or any third party) or acknowledgment of you (or any third party).
You may not submit any copyrighted material, and any form of copyrighted material submitted by you will be immediately dismissed. You hereby represent that you either directly own or own all distribution rights to all user content submitted. You stand liable to legal action if you do not have all necessary rights of ownership/distribution of user content submitted.
You understand and accept that we do control or endorse any content, information or message found on any ChopUp bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message facilities. We specifically disclaim any and all liability in respect to the same and for any actions or inactions resulting from your participation. The presence of moderators, forum hosts or managers on the website does not mean that they are authorized spokespersons of the ChopUp website, and you agree that their views do not reflect those of the website or its owners.
The ChopUp website contains interactive services such as blog, news, discussions, comments and others. In your use of them, you are not to publish, post, upload, broadcast or distribute any unsuitable, profane, derogatory, defamatory, improper, infringing, indecent, lewd or illegal topic, material, name, or information. You may not upload files containing corrupted folders, viruses, or any other technologically harmful software or programs.
We reserve the right but not the obligation to edit, screen, monitor or revise user content. We may suspend your use of the ChopUp website at any time and for any reason, especially if we in good faith believe that your user content is in clear breach of this agreement.
You are not to use the ChopUp website to spread content that instigates or motivates criminal offenses, or otherwise breaches any relevant laws or regulations; and you may not upload advertisements, spam links to other individuals or websites or solicitations, without prior written permission from ChopUp.
Do not under any circumstances upload content that purports to be any other person or entity, including without limitation, an ChopUp official, or falsely state or misrepresent your relationship with a person or entity.
You are not to use the ChopUp website in a way and manner that Interferes with other usersÕ use of the website; and you must not advertise chain letters or pyramid schemes on the website; and/or misuse any part of the ChopUp website for illegal purposes including without limitation spreading any slanderous, illegitimate, offensive, harassing, harmful, hostile, or otherwise obnoxious material.
You may not under any circumstances collect other usersÕ content or their information utilizing automated means like harvesting bots without our prior permission; or use or attempt to use any device, procedure, or software to interfere with the proper working of the website, or violate or attempt to violate the security of the ChopUp website.
Do not upload, post, transmit or provide any content that you do not have a right to make available; forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in a bid to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the website; and/or post content or material that oppresses, degrades, aggravates, or intimidates a person/group of individuals because of religion, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnicity, gender, or disability.
If you are found to breach any or all of the provisions of these terms, you will be held solely responsible for all and any legal costs and losses arising out of your breach. We may terminate your use of the website without any prior warning if you breach any of these terms.
PARTICIPATION IN CHOPUPÕS GAME TOURNAMENTS
To participate in our online game tournaments, you must either be a Nigerian citizen or be resident in any of the 36 states of Nigeria or its Federal Capital Territory.
You may not allow any other individual to use your ChopUp account to participate in any of our competitions. Your account must be used by you alone. You may under no circumstances use automated means or computer software to play.
You accept and admit that our currency of operation is the Naira. All payments to and withdrawals from your account shall be in Naira.
You accept that all payments to and withdrawals from usersÕ accounts shall be made through Paga accounts. You can only pay to participate in a tournament through a Paga account and will also receive winnings through the same Paga account.
Winners are paid exclusively through their Paga wallets and will receive payments within 48 hours of completing the tournament. You however understand and accept that this payment timescale is indicative only, and we will not be held liable for our failure to pay you within 48 hours of completing your tournament for reasons outside of our control.
FAIR PLAY POLICY
ChopUp encourages its users to be thoughtful and show good sportsmanship in their use of our website and services. You must not:
á Engage in abusive behaviour such as using hate speech, racism and other discriminatory language and/or engaging in obscene or sexually explicit banter
á Resort to threats or harassment
á Engage in excessive swearing
á Engage in bullying
á Illegally use third party software
á Ask for or provide personal contact information and/or
á Misuse in-game chat for scamming, spamming and advertising
DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE CHOPUP WEBSITE AND ALL PROVIDED SERVICES AND CONTENT THEREIN IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND OFFERED. WE OFFER THE WEBSITE SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR MODIFICATION AT OUR DISCRETION AT ANY TIME. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THAT THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR INACCURACIES, AND WE MAY OCCASIONALLY ADD CHANGES TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, DEPENDABILITY, ACCURACY, AND RELEVANCE OF THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND PRODUCTS CONTAINED ON THE CHOPUP WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE.
WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND PRODUCTS MADE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE ON THE CHOPUP WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, SUITABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
YOU ARE NOT TO DEPEND OR RELY UPON ANY ADVICE GOTTEN THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AS THE BASIS FOR MAKING FINANCIAL, LEGAL OR PERSONAL DECISIONS. RATHER, WE ASK THAT YOU CONSULT A PROPER PROFESSIONAL WHOSE SERVICES ARE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
WILL UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO ANY CHOPUP USER FOR ANY DIRECT,
DISCIPLINARY, UNINTENDED, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR UNUSUAL DAMAGES
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, DATA, GOODWILL OR PROFITS IN ANY WAY
CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE; WITH OUR PROVISION
OF OR OUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES; WITH ANY DELAY OR THE INABILITY TO USE
THIS WEBSITE; FOR ANY USE OF THE CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER SERVICE OR INFORMATION
FOUND ON THE CHOPUP WEBSITE; AND FOR ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, AND
RELATED PRODUCTS GOTTEN THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH
THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR
OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CHOPUP HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, CHOPUP IS ONLY LIABLE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT OF THE FEES PAID FOR OUR SERVICES.
FOR THE JURISDICTIONS THAT MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST CHOPUP FOR ANY DISSATISFACTION IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold ChopUp, its affiliated companies, and their employees, officers, agents, and directors guiltless and innocent against all liabilities, costs, losses, damages, attorneysÕ fees and costs, and all other expenditures connected to any actions or claims brought against ChopUp as a result of your breach of any portion of this agreement or any other liabilities emerging out of your use of this website.
Except where prohibited, you agree that every claim, dispute, and cause of action (whether directly or indirectly) resulting from your use of this website shall be resolved individually every time, and without resorting to any kind of class action.
If any portion of this agreement is adjudged by a relevant court of law to be unenforceable or invalid, then the specific invalid or unenforceable provisions will be deemed succeeded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely reflects the intention of the original provision. The remainder of the agreement shall then remain valid and continue to be in effect.
You understand and admit that no waiver of any provision of these terms of service will be deemed a waiver of any similar provision, or a waiver of that provision at a later date. ChopUpÕs failure to enforce any term of this agreement shall not be taken as a waiver of ChopUpÕs rights hereunder at any time to enforce the strict compliance thereafter with every term hereof.
We may fully terminate or temporarily suspend your access to the ChopUp website, delete your profile as well any content or information uploaded by you on the website for any or no reason, and at any time in our exclusive discretion, without notice to you, effective immediately.
This agreement may be reviewed, modified, changed, added to, or deleted from at any time at ChopUpÕs discretion without prior notice. Using this website in any way after a change has been uploaded shall be taken as your acceptance of this agreement, as modified. We therefore advise users to check this page frequently.
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