Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Here Goes Kenya website and all content, services, and products available at or through the website (taken together). The website is owned and operated by the Here Goes Kenya team. It is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Here Goes Kenya’s Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this site by Here Goes Kenya (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the website. By accessing or using any part of the website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Here Goes Kenya, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The website is available only to individuals at least 13 years old.

1. Your heregoeskenya.com account and blog posts

Suppose you submit a guest post on the website or become a partner. In that case, you are responsible for maintaining your account’s security and entirely responsible for all activities under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the listing or post. You must not describe or assign keywords to your post or listings misleadingly or unlawfully, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Here Goes Kenya may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Here Goes Kenya liability. You must immediately contact and notify Here Goes Kenya of any unauthorized use of your post, listing, account, or other security breaches. Here Goes Kenya will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages incurred due to such acts or omissions.

2. Responsibility of Contributors

If you add a listing, comment on a blog, post material to the website, post links on the website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available through the website (any such material, “content”), you are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that content. That is the case regardless of whether the content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making content available, you represent and warrant that:

  • The downloading, copying and use of the content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  • If your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the content;
  • You have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the content and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  • The content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
  • The content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third-party sites, or further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  • The content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
  • Your listings and blog posts are not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs, and websites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
  • Your articles or listings are not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blog’s URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or a company other than your own; and
  • In the case of content that includes computer code, you have accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses, and effects of the materials, whether requested by Here Goes Kenya or otherwise.

Submitting content to Here Goes Kenya for inclusion on your website grants Here Goes Kenya a worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the content solely to display, distribute and promote your blog. If you delete content, Here Goes Kenya will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the website. Still, you acknowledge that caching or references to the content may not be made immediately unavailable.

Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Here Goes Kenya has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Here Goes Kenya’s sole discretion, (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Here Goes Kenya’s reasonable opinion, violates any Here Goes Kenya policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Here Goes Kenya’s sole discretion. Here Goes Kenya will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

3. Payment and Renewal

  • General Terms

By selecting a product or service, you agree to pay Here Goes Kenya the one-time and/or monthly or annual subscription fees indicated (additional payment terms may be included in other communications). Subscription payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for an Upgrade and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Payments are not refundable.

  • Automatic Renewal

Unless you notify Here Goes Kenya before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel a subscription, your subscription will automatically renew. You authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such subscription (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanisms we have on record for you. Upgrades can be cancelled anytime by writing your request to Here Goes Kenya.

  • Fees; Payment

Signing up for a Services account allows you to pay Here Goes Kenya the applicable setup fees and recurring fees. Applicable fees will be invoiced starting from the day your services are established and in advance of using such services. Here Goes Kenya reserves the right to change the payment terms and fees thirty (30) days before your written notice. You can cancel services on thirty (30) days written notice to Here Goes Kenya.

  • Support.

Suppose your service includes access to priority email support. “Email support” means requesting technical assistance by email at any time (with reasonable efforts by Here Goes Kenya to respond within one business day) concerning using the VIP Services. “Priority” means that support takes priority over support for users of the standard or free heregoeskenya.com services. All support will be provided per Here Goes Kenya’s standard services practices, procedures, and policies.

4. Responsibility of website visitors

Here Goes Kenya has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the website and cannot, therefore, be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Here Goes Kenya does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Here Goes Kenya disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the website or any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

5. Content Posted on Other Websites

We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which heregoeskenya.com links and that link to heregoeskenya.com. Here Goes Kenya has no control over those non-Here Goes Kenya websites and webpages and is not responsible for their contents or use. By linking to a non-Here Goes Kenya website or webpage, Here Goes Kenya does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Here Goes Kenya disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Here Goes Kenya websites and webpages.

6. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy

As Here Goes Kenya asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. Suppose you believe that material located on or linked to by heregoeskenya.com violates your copyright. In that case, you are encouraged to notify Here Goes Kenya per Here Goes Kenya’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Here Goes Kenya will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate, by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Here Goes Kenya will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Here Goes Kenya or others. In the case of such termination, Here Goes Kenya will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Here Goes Kenya.

7. Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from Here Goes Kenya to you. Any Here Goes Kenya or third-party intellectual property and all right, titles and interests in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Here Goes Kenya. Here Goes Kenya, heregoeskenya.com, the heregoeskenya.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with heregoeskenya.com, or the website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Here Goes Kenya or Here Goes Kenya’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Here Goes Kenya or third-party trademarks.

8. Advertisements

Here Goes Kenya reserves the right to display advertisements on your listing and posts unless you have purchased an ad-free account.

9. Attribution

Here Goes Kenya reserves the right to display attribution links such as ‘Blog at heregoeskenya.com,’ theme author, and font attribution in your blog footer or toolbar.

10. Partner Products

By activating a partner product (e.g. theme) from one of our partners, you agree to that partner’s terms of service. You can opt-out of their terms of service at any time by de-activating the partner product.

11. Domain Names

Suppose you are registering a domain name, using or transferring a previously registered domain name. In that case, you acknowledge and agree that the use of the domain name is also subject to the policies of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), including their Registration Rights and Responsibilities.

12. Changes

Here Goes Kenya reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Here Goes Kenya may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

13. Termination

Here Goes Kenya may terminate your access to all or any part of the website immediately, with or without cause, and with or without notice. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your heregoeskenya.com account (if you have one), you may discontinue using the website. Notwithstanding the preceding, if you have a paid services account, such account can only be terminated by Here Goes Kenya if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from Here Goes Kenya’s notice to you thereof; provided that, Here Goes Kenya can terminate the website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

14. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is”. Here Goes Kenya and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Here Goes Kenya nor its suppliers and licensors make any warranty that the website will be error-free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the website at your discretion and risk.

15. Limitation of Liability

In no event will Here Goes Kenya, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Here Goes Kenya under this Agreement during the six (6) month period prior to the cause of action. Here Goes Kenya shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

16. General Representation and Warranty

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the website will be in strict accordance with the Here Goes Kenya Privacy Policy, with this Agreement, and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental areas, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

17. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Here Goes Kenya, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

18. Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between Here Goes Kenya and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Here Goes Kenya, or by the posting by Here Goes Kenya of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the website will be governed by the laws of the Nairobi, Kenya, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Westlands. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Westlands, Nairobi, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Here Goes Kenya may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors, and permitted assigns.