Terms & Conditions Of Service

The Terms and Conditions of a CyberOps is an agreement that includes all the set rules and acceptable guidelines relating to the use of CyberOps.

This document serves as an agreement between the constituents of CyberOps and its users. The owner is the person or company that owns CyberOps and the users are people who use the CyberOpss or application. This document enables the owner to set rules relating to the use of its CyberOps These rules include, but not limited to the following:

Personal Information of Users: Sometimes, personal information (such as name, username, emails, passwords, credit/debit card details etc.) of users may be required for users to have access to or use the services provided in the CyberOps In this case, the owner must take steps to provide a privacy policy.

This privacy policy may be included in this document, or in a separate document. It gives a description of the personal information collected/needed for the users, what the personal information will be used for and how this information can be protected.

Acceptable Use/Prohibited Use: This clause limits what the users can do on the CyberOps or application. It specifies what the users can or can not do on the CyberOps Intellectual Property Ownership: This clause protects the intellectual property of the owner, such as the brand name, graphics, videos, contents, materials and all other intellectual property belonging to the owner.

User Contents: If the CyberOps allows users to create and post their own contents on the CyberOps or application, the document specifies that the user owns the contents. However, a license is granted to the owner to use the contents.

Affiliate Marketing: The owner of CyberOps may engage in affiliate marketing. This is a marketing strategy that allows the owner of CyberOps to advertise the products of online retailers in exchange for commission which will be paid upon each sale or referrals made.

Termination/Suspension: This informs users that their accounts or use of the CyberOps can be terminated or suspended in cases of abuses and/or at the sole discretion of the owner.

Terms of Service: If products and/or services are sold on the CyberOps, it is important to inform the users about the acceptable payment terms, shipping policies, refund/return policies, etc. Every online store, CyberOps, or mobile application requires this document to create a contractual relationship between the owner of the online store or CyberOps and their users. Other important documents for CyberOps the Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, and Refund Policy.

How to use this document This document can be used by any individual or company that owns CyberOps as it creates a binding agreement between the owner and the users. After filling out this document, it should be published on the CyberOps or application.

Some CyberOpss or applications simply make the terms and conditions available on a separate page, usually accessible via a hyperlink that appears on the same page. In this case, the end user may not review the terms before accepting the contract. This is called the browse wrap agreement. Other CyberOpss or application make the users take positive steps to confirm that the user has read the terms and conditions. For example, the site or application may have a pop up box showing the terms and conditions where the user will be required to scroll all the way through the terms and conditions before checking the box saying "I understand the terms and conditions of this CyberOps and have agreed to be bound by them". This is called a click wrap agreement.

Applicable laws Although there is no standard law that stipulates the provision of this agreement, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Guidelines set rules for the protection of personal data and privacy policy.
Also, there are general laws that regulate Information Technology and Communications, such as the Copyright Act, which ensures the protection of intellectual property, and the National Information Technology Development Act.

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect to ensure the protection of personal data. It addresses the export of personal data outside the European Union. This regulation is applicable to Nigerian businesses if they offer products and services in the EU or if they process the personal data of people in the EU.