Terms of Service for Malawi Research Hub

Welcome to Malawi Research Hub. By accessing our website and using our services, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use our website or services.

1. Definitions

The following terms shall have the meaning assigned to them:

  • "Website" refers to the Malawi Research Hub website located at https://www.malawiresearchhub.com.

  • "Services" refers to the services offered by Malawi Research Hub, including but not limited to access to research publications, storage of private copies, and the ability to make published or unpublished work publicly available on the website.

  • "Member" refers to a registered user of Malawi Research Hub.

2. Eligibility

To become a member of Malawi Research Hub, you must be at least 18 years of age and capable of entering into legally binding agreements. By registering for an account, you represent and warrant that you meet these eligibility requirements.

3. User Conduct

You agree to use the website and services in accordance with these terms of service and all applicable laws and regulations. You are solely responsible for any content that you upload or share on the website, including but not limited to research papers, articles, and other materials.

You agree not to:

  • Upload, post, or transmit any content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable.

  • Infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others.

  • Use the website or services for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Malawi Research Hub.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website or services, or to the accounts of other members.

  • Interfere with the proper functioning of the website or services, or disrupt the servers or networks connected to the website or services.

  • Engage in any activity that could damage or harm Malawi Research Hub, its members, or its reputation.

4. Content Ownership and Use

You retain ownership of any content that you upload or share on Malawi Research Hub. However, by uploading or sharing content on the website, you grant Malawi Research Hub a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, and distribute your content on the website and through any other media.

You acknowledge and agree that Malawi Research Hub may use your content to promote the website or services, and that you will not be entitled to any compensation or remuneration for such use.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

The content and materials on Malawi Research Hub, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, and software, are owned or licensed by Malawi Research Hub and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not use or reproduce any of these materials without the express written consent of Malawi Research Hub.

6. Termination

Malawi Research Hub reserves the right to terminate or suspend your account and access to the website or services at any time, without notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever. You may also terminate your account at any time by contacting us.

Upon termination, your access to the website and services will be immediately revoked, and any content that you have uploaded or shared on the website may be deleted.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

Malawi Research Hub makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any content on the website or services. We do not endorse any opinions or views expressed by members or any other third parties.

The website and services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, express or implied. Malawi Research Hub disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

8. Limitation of Liability

Malawi Research Hub shall not be liable for any damages, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of the use or inability to use the website or services, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Malawi Research Hub, its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your use of the website or services, your violation of these terms of service, or your violation of any rights of another.

10. Governing Law

These terms of service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Malawi, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms of service or the website or services shall be brought exclusively in the courts of Malawi.

11. Changes to Terms of Service

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these terms of service at any time. It is your responsibility to check these terms of service periodically for changes. Your continued use of the website or services following the posting of any changes to these terms of service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

12. Entire Agreement

These terms of service constitute the entire agreement between you and Malawi Research Hub regarding the use of the website and services, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral.

13. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these terms of service, please contact us at info@malawiresearchhub.com.

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