Last Update: 27th October, 2017
These terms and conditions govern your use of Alpha Research & Project Center (ARPC) website - www.alpharesearchlab.com, by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.
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alpharesearchlab.com is an Africa Website focused online academic research portal and library, owned and operated by Alpha Research & Project Center (ARPC) consisting of web sites, mobile platform & applications, academic research services, software applications and diagrams that allows for the authorized upload, download, sharing, outsourcing and distribution of written digital academic and literary content over the internet.
The AlphaResearchLab Website is not available to persons under the age of majority in their jurisdiction or to any users previously suspended or removed from the AlphaResearchLab Website by Us. If you are using or opening an account on the AlphaResearchLab Website on behalf of a company, entity, or organization (collectively "Subscribing Organization"), then you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of that Subscribing Organization with the authority to bind such organization to these Terms; and agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of such Subscribing Organization. BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING OR OTHERWISE USING THE AlphaResearchLab Website, YOU REPRESENT THAT you meet the eligibility requirements in this Section. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the AlphaResearchLab Website is not intended for children under 13.
Users who utilize ARPC's Developer Platform or any of ARPC's APIs are bound by the API terms of service. The ARPC API Terms are hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference.
Users who utilize ARPC's program to buy or sell User Content through the AlphaResearchLab Website (the "ARPC Store") are bound by the ARPC Store Terms. The ARPC Store Terms are hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference.
3. Individual Features and Services.
When using the AlphaResearchLab Website, You will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features which may be posted from time to time (the "Guidelines"). All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
4. Modification of these Terms.
ARPC reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of the AlphaResearchLab Website after the posting of changes constitutes Your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to these Terms, such amended terms will automatically be effective ten days after they are initially posted on the AlphaResearchLab Website. We will always make a reasonable effort to notify You if we do change these Terms.
5. Copyright Act.
Please note that since we respect authors' and content holders'
rights, it is ARPC's policy to respond to notices of alleged
infringement that comply with the Nigerian Copyright Act (NCA). For
more information, please go to ARPC's NCA Notification
Guidelines. Please note that ARPC will promptly terminate without
notice any User's access to the AlphaResearchLab Website if that User is
determined by Us to be a "repeat infringer". A repeat
infringer is a User who has been notified by Us of infringing
activity violations more than twice and/or who has had their User
Content or any other user-submitted content removed from the
AlphaResearchLab Website more than twice.
6a. Prevention of Unauthorized Use.
ARPC reserves the right to exercise whatever lawful means it deems necessary to prevent unauthorized use of the AlphaResearchLab Website, including, but not limited to, technological barriers, IP mapping, and directly contacting Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) regarding such unauthorized use.
6b. Payment or Refund Policy;
We (alpharesearchlab.com) have the right to refund your payment (100%) if we experienced problems like: lost of file, corrupt file, etc) ...Read more
7. Freelance Research and Outsourcing Terms
See the Freelance Researcher Terms and Research Outsourcing Terms for users who use the AlphaResearchLab Website to outsource academic research jobs.
8. ARPC Content Disclaimer.
You understand that when using the AlphaResearchLab Website You will be exposed to User Content from a variety of sources, and that ARPC is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Content. You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent or objectionable, and You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies You have or may have against ARPC with respect thereto. ARPC does not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and ARPC expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content. If notified by a User or a content owner of User Content that allegedly does not conform to these Terms, ARPC may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Content, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice. For clarity, ARPC does not permit copyright infringing activities on the AlphaResearchLab Website.
9. Prohibited Conduct.
BY USING THE AlphaResearchLab Website YOU AGREE NOT TO:
9.1 use the AlphaResearchLab Website for any purposes other than to disseminate or receive original or appropriately licensed content and/or to access the AlphaResearchLab Website as such services are offered by Us;
9.2 rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the licenses granted herein or any Materials (as defined in section 12, below);
9.3 post, upload, or distribute any defamatory, libelous, or inaccurate User Content or other content;
9.4 post, upload, or distribute any User Content or other content that is unlawful or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable, offensive, indecent, pornographic, invasive of another's privacy, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, distressing, vulgar, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or otherwise inappropriate;
9.5 impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, or access the AlphaResearchLab Website accounts of others without permission, forge another persons' digital signature, misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via the AlphaResearchLab Website, or perform any other similar fraudulent activity;
9.6 delete the copyright or other proprietary rights on the AlphaResearchLab Website or User Content;
9.7 make unsolicited offers, advertisements, proposals, or send junk mail or spam to other Users of the AlphaResearchLab Website. This includes, but is not limited to, unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other solicitation material, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, chain mail, informational announcements, charity requests, and petitions for signatures;
9.8 use the AlphaResearchLab Website for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy;
9.9 defame, harass, abuse, threaten or defraud Users of the AlphaResearchLab Website, or collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about Users or third parties without their consent;
9.10 use the AlphaResearchLab Website if You are under the age of thirteen (13) years old;
9.11 remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the AlphaResearchLab Website or User Content, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the AlphaResearchLab Website, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the AlphaResearchLab Website or User Content;
9.12 reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the AlphaResearchLab Website or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation;
9.13 modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the AlphaResearchLab Website or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation;
9.14 intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the AlphaResearchLab Website or any user's enjoyment of them, by any means, including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code;
9.15 relay email from a third party's mail servers without the permission of that third party;
9.16 use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the AlphaResearchLab Website for any purpose or bypass any measures ARPC may use to prevent or restrict access to the AlphaResearchLab Website;
9.17 forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User Content transmitted through the AlphaResearchLab Website;
9.18 interfere with or disrupt the AlphaResearchLab Website or servers or networks connected to the AlphaResearchLab Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the AlphaResearchLab Website; or
9.19 post, upload or distribute marketing material, advertisements, spam, content designed to aid search engine optimization, content in HTML format with links or redirects, or other commercial content that in ARPC's sole opinion detracts from the ARPC experience.
When You use the AlphaResearchLab Website to upload and/or download content or any products, services, or information from ARPC, You may be asked to provide a username and password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account and password and for restricting access to Your computer, and You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under Your account or password. You agree that the information You provide to Us on registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You also agree that You will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times. If You have reason to believe that Your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of Your account ID, password, or any credit, debit or charge card number, if applicable), then You agree to immediately notify ARPC. You may be liable for the losses incurred by Us or others due to any unauthorized use of Your AlphaResearchLab Website account.
11. Third-Party Sites, Products and Services; Links.
The AlphaResearchLab Website may include links or references to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Users ("Reference Sites"). Unless otherwise expressly stated by Us, ARPC does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites. In addition, Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of advertisers found on or through the AlphaResearchLab Website are solely between You and such advertiser. Access and use of Reference Sites, including the information, materials, products, and services on or available through Reference Sites is solely at Your own risk.
You agree that ARPC, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may terminate any account (or any part thereof) You may have with ARPC or Your use of the AlphaResearchLab Website and remove and discard all or any part of Your account, User profile, and any User Content, at any time. ARPC may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the AlphaResearchLab Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of Your access to the AlphaResearchLab Website or any account You may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice, and You agree that ARPC will not be liable to You or any third party for any such termination. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies ARPC may have at law or in equity. As discussed herein, ARPC does not permit copyright infringing activities on the AlphaResearchLab Website, and will terminate access to the AlphaResearchLab Website, and remove all User Content or other content submitted by any Users who are found to be repeat infringers.
Your only remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with (i) the AlphaResearchLab Website, (ii) any term of these Terms, (iii) any policy or practice of ARPC in operating the AlphaResearchLab Website, or (iv) any content or information transmitted through the AlphaResearchLab Website, is to terminate these Terms and Your account. You may terminate these Terms at any time by discontinuing use of any and all parts of the AlphaResearchLab Website.
12.3 User Content.
Subject to Section 7 above and the ARPC Store Terms, upon termination of these Terms by You or ARPC, ARPC will discontinue prospective hosting and distribution of Your User Content.
13. Ownership; Proprietary Rights.
The AlphaResearchLab Website is owned and operated by Us Ltd. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code (including source code or object code), products, services, and all other elements of the AlphaResearchLab Website provided by Us (the "Materials") are protected by Federal Republic of Nigeria copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. All Materials contained on the AlphaResearchLab Website are the property of ARPC or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to ARPC or its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Us, You agree not to sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Materials or the AlphaResearchLab Website. ARPC reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
You agree to indemnify, save, and hold ARPC, its affiliated companies, contractors, employees, agents and its third-party suppliers, licensors, and partners harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of Your use or misuse of the AlphaResearchLab Website, any violation by You of these Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by You herein. ARPC reserves the right, at Your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify ARPC, and You agree to cooperate with ARPC's defense of these claims. ARPC will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
15. Disclaimers; No Warranties.
15.1 No warranties.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ARPC, AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ARPC OR THROUGH THE AlphaResearchLab Website WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEGE THAT AS USED IN THIS SECTION 15, THE TERM ARPC INCLUDES ARPC's OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS.
15.2 "As is" and "As available" and "With All Faults".
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE AlphaResearchLab Website IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE AlphaResearchLab Website AND ANY DATA, INFORMATION, THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, CONTENT (INCLUDING ACADEMIC AND LITERARY CONTENT), REFERENCE SITES, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH THE AlphaResearchLab Website ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE", "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
15.3 Platform Operation and User Content.
ARPC, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE DATA, CONTENT (INCLUDING COMMERCIAL CONTENT), FUNCTIONS, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR ANY REFERENCE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED.
ARPC, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR ANY REFERENCE SITES IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
15.5 Harm to Your Computer.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU USE, ACCESS, DOWNLOAD, OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA THROUGH THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR ANY REFERENCE SITES AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR PORTABLE DEVICE) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.
15.6 Uploaded Content.
THE SECURITY MEASURES USED TO PROTECT USER CONTENT USED by Us HEREIN ARE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE USER CONTENT "AS-IS" AND WITH NO ASSURANCES THAT SUCH SECURITY MEASURES WILL WITHSTAND ATTEMPTS TO EVADE SECURITY MECHANISMS OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO CRACKS, DISABLEMENTS OR OTHER CIRCUMVENTION OF SUCH SECURITY MEASURES.
16. Limitation of Liability and Damages.
16.1 Limitation of Liability.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL ARPC OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY UNSUCCESSFUL COURT ACTION OR LEGAL DISPUTE, LOST BUSINESS, LOST REVENUES OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR NON-PECUNIARY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS (INCLUDING USER CONTENT AND COMMERCIAL CONTENT) ON THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR ANY REFERENCE SITES, OR ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH ARPC, EVEN IF ARPC OR AN ARPC AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
16.2 Limitation of Damages.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF ARPC OR ITS AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR THIRD-PARTY PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OF THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR YOUR INTERACTION WITH OTHER AlphaResearchLab Website USERS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE), EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE AlphaResearchLab Website DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM OR FIVE THOUSAND NAIRA, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
16.3 Reference Sites.
THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU BY REASON OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR PROVIDED ON ANY REFERENCE SITES OR OTHERWISE BY THIRD PARTIES OTHER THAN ARPC AND RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE AlphaResearchLab Website OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY REFERENCE SITES.
16.4 Basis of the Bargain.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ARPC HAS OFFERED ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, SET ITS PRICES, AND ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND ARPC, AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND ARPC. ARPC WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE AlphaResearchLab Website TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS.
16.5 Limitations by Applicable Law.
CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF YOU RESIDE IN SUCH A JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF WARRANTIES, REMEDIES OR LIABILITY CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT SUCH LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ARE PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ARE LOCATED.
ARPC may provide You with notices, including those regarding changes to ARPC's terms and conditions, by email, regular mail, or postings on the AlphaResearchLab Website. Notice will be deemed given twenty-four hours after email is sent, unless ARPC is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give You legal notice by mail to a postal address, if provided by You through the AlphaResearchLab Website. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing. Notice posted on the AlphaResearchLab Website is deemed given ten days following the initial posting.
The failure of ARPC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by Us.
17.3 Governing Law.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Rivers, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms or ARPC will be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Oyigbo, Rivers State and You hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
If any provision of these Terms or any Guidelines is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from these Terms to the minimum extent necessary and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms and related Guidelines, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may be assigned by Us without restriction. Any assignment attempted to be made in violation of these Terms shall be void.
Upon termination of these Terms, any provision which, by its nature or express terms should survive, will survive such termination or expiration, including, but not limited to, sections 6-17.
The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of these Terms, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.
17.9 Entire Agreement.
These Terms (including all Guidelines and terms incorporated herein) are the entire agreement between You and ARPC relating to the subject matter herein and will not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties, or by a change to these Terms or Guidelines made by Us as set forth in section 4 above.
YOU AND ARPC AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ARPC PLATFORM MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
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