By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and
Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions
of use, do not use this site! SHRM Nigeria. (“SHRM Nigeria”) may
revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your
continued usage of the SHRM Nigeria website (“SHRM Nigeria Site,” or
the “Site,”) will mean you accept those changes.


The Site Does Not Provide

The contents of the SHRM Nigeria Site, such as text, graphics,
images, information obtained from SHRM Nigeria’s licensors, and other
material contained on the SHRM Nigeria Site (“Content”) are for
informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a
substitute for professional business advice. Always seek the advice of
a professional or subject matter expert with any questions you may
have regarding your career, profession or business. Never disregard
professional business or career advice or delay in seeking it because
of something you have read on the SHRM Nigeria Site.

SHRM Nigeria does not recommend or endorse any specific tests,
assessments, products, formulae, procedures, opinions, or other
information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any
information provided by SHRM Nigeria, SHRM Nigeria employees, others
appearing on the Site at the invitation of SHRM Nigeria, or other
visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

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Children’s Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You
should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract
children under the age of 16. We do not collect personally
identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child
under the age of 16

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Use of Content

SHRM Nigeria authorizes you to view or download a single copy of
the material on the SHRM Nigeria Site solely for your personal,
non-commercial use if you include the copyright notice located at the
end of the material, for example: “©2016, SHRM Nigeria . All rights
reserved” and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are
contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain
software and other items accessible on the SHRM Nigeria Site may be
included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these
Terms and Conditions by reference.

The Content is protected by copyright under both the Federal
Republic of Nigeria and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains
with SHRM Nigeria or its licensors. Any use of the Content not
expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these
Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other
laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination
without notice in the editorial discretion of SHRM Nigeria. All rights
not expressly granted herein are reserved to SHRM Nigeria and its
licensors. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your
permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must
immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the

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Liability of SHRM Nigeria
and Its Licensors

The use of the SHRM Nigeria Site and the Content is at your own
risk. When using the SHRM Nigeria Site, information will be
transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and
jurisdiction of SHRM Nigeria and its suppliers. Accordingly, SHRM
Nigeria assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure,
interruption, or corruption of any data or other information
transmitted in connection with use of the SHRM Nigeria Site. The SHRM
Nigeria Site and the content are provided on an “as is” basis. SHRM
foregoing, SHRM Nigeria, its licensors, and its suppliers make no
representations or warranties about the following:

  1. The accuracy, reliability, completeness, correctness, or
    timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or
    communications provided on or through the use of the SHRM Nigeria
    Site or SHRM Nigeria.
  2. The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring
    disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the
    approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the
    Content contained on the SHRM Nigeria Site.

In no event shall SHRM Nigeria, its licensors, its suppliers, or
any third parties mentioned on the SHRM Nigeria Site be liable for any
damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential
damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages
resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the
use of or inability to use the SHRM Nigeria Site or the Content,
whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory,
and whether or not SHRM Nigeria, its licensors, its suppliers, or any
third parties mentioned on the SHRM Nigeria Site are advised of the
possibility of such damages. SHRM Nigeria, its licensors, its
suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the SHRM Nigeria Site
shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you,
not to exceed U.S. $500. SHRM Nigeria, its licensors, its suppliers,
or any third parties mentioned on the SHRM Nigeria Site are not liable
for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse
of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims
arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the
Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the
event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms
and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly
provided for in these Terms and Conditions.

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Use of Content

The personal information you submit to SHRM Nigeria is governed
by the SHRM Nigeria Privacy Policy. To the extent there is an
inconsistency between this Agreement and the SHRM Nigeria Privacy
Policy, this Agreement shall govern.

The Site contains functionality (including blogs, message
boards, Ask Our Expert postings, user reviews of product or service
information, etc.) that allows users to upload content to the Site
(collectively “Public Areas”). You agree that you will not upload or
transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas
that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting
communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that such
submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send
or transmit to SHRM Nigeria by email, (including through the email
addresses listed on the “Contact Us” page) any communication or
content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you
submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to SHRM
Nigeria by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for
all purposes

If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any
business information, idea, concept or invention to SHRM Nigeria by
email, you automatically grant-or warrant that the owner of such
content or intellectual property has expressly granted-SHRM Nigeria a
royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide non-exclusive license
to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish,
edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or
content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now
known or hereafter developed. SHRM Nigeria may sub-license its rights
through multiple tiers of sub-licenses. If you wish to keep any
business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or
proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to SHRM Nigeria
by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not
always able to do so.

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User Submissions — Image,
Video, Audio Files

You agree to only post or upload Media (like photos, videos or
audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to
transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright,
privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of
celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the

To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any
media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name,
phone number, email address or web site URL) of you or of anyone else.
Uploading media like images or video of other people without their
permission is strictly prohibited.

It is strictly prohibited to upload media of any kind that
contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct,
obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that could
give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or
regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and
Conditions, the SHRM Nigeria Advertising Policy and the SHRM Nigeria
Privacy Policy.

You agree that you will not upload any material that contains
software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs
designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any
computer software or this Web site.

By uploading any media like a photo or video, (a) you grant to
SHRM Nigeria a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free
license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish,
post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in
the media; (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted
media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes SHRM
Nigeria to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish,
post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in
such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify SHRM Nigeria and its
affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless
from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees,
arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the
terms described in this document.

SHRM Nigeria reserves the right to review all media prior to
submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any
time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion

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SHRM Nigeria has several tools that allow you to record and
store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps
to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your SHRM
Nigeria passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1)
control the dissemination and use of sign-in name, screen name and
passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of
your SHRM Nigeria account and password; (3) promptly inform SHRM
Nigeria if you believe your account or password has been compromised
or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password. To
send us an email, use the “Contact Us” links located at the bottom of
every page of our site. You grant SHRM Nigeria and all other persons
or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to
transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in
connection with the operation of the Site. SHRM Nigeria cannot and
does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information
you submit, or your or third parties’ use or misuse of information
transmitted or received using SHRM Nigeria tools and services.

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SHRM Nigeria Community and
Member to Member Areas (“Public Areas”)

If you use a Public Area, such as message boards, blogs, Ask Our
Expert, User Reviews or other member communities, you are solely
responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting
those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in
the Public Areas. SHRM Nigeria and its licensors are not responsible
for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas. In
cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger,
you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.

In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you
agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of
these Terms and Conditions:

  1. Using a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local,
    state, national, or international laws;
  2. Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property
    rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
  3. Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory,
    threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing
    to any other person or entity as determined by SHRM Nigeria in its
    sole discretion;
  4. Posting advertisements or solicitations of business;
  5. After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal
    flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the
    topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is
  6. Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes;
  7. Impersonating another person;
  8. Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;
  9. Harvesting, scraping or otherwise collecting information
    about others, including email addresses, without their identification
    for posting or viewing comments;
  10. Allowing any other person or entity to use your
    identification for posting or viewing comments
  11. Posting the same note more than once or “spamming”; or
  12. Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any
    other person from using or enjoying the Public Area or the Site, or
    which, in the judgment of SHRM Nigeria, exposes SHRM Nigeria or any
    of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any

SHRM Nigeria Reserves the Right (but is Not Obligated) to Do Any
or All of the Following:

  1. Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
  2. Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not
    conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole
    discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
  3. Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or
    disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and
  4. Terminate a user’s access to any or all Public Areas and/or
    the SHRM Nigeria Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  5. Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public
  6. Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the SHRM
    Nigeria Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate
    these standards.

SHRM Nigeria or its licensors have no liability or
responsibility to users of the SHRM Nigeria Site or any other person
or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned

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Advertisements, Searches,
and Links to Other Sites

SHRM Nigeria may provide links to third-party web sites. SHRM
Nigeria also may select certain sites as priority responses to search
terms you enter and SHRM Nigeria may agree to allow advertisers to
respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored
content. SHRM Nigeria does not recommend and does not endorse the
content on any third-party websites. SHRM Nigeria is not responsible
for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the
SHRM Nigeria Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or
third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations
regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites
is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for
such sites. SHRM Nigeria does not endorse any product, service, or
treatment advertised on the SHRM Nigeria Site. For more information,
read our Advertising Policy and our Sponsor Policy.

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You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold SHRM Nigeria, its
officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers,
harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities
and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and
accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your
violation of these Terms and Conditions.

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SHRM Nigeria is based in Lagos, Nigeria, with principal offices
in Lagos, Nigeria. SHRM Nigeria makes no claims that SHRM Nigeria,
SHRM Nigeria Programs or Initiatives, or any Site within the SHRM
Nigeria Network and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded
outside of the Nigeria. Access to the Content may not be legal by
certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the SHRM
Nigeria Network from outside the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, you do
so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws
of your jurisdiction. The following provisions survive the expiration
or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability,
User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio files,
Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.

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You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute
with SHRM Nigeria, or in any way relating to your use of the SHRM
Nigeria Site, resides in the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of
personal jurisdiction in the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving SHRM
Nigeria or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors,
officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal
substantive laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, without respect
to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms
and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent
jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the
validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions,
which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these
Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of
such term or condition or any other term or condition.

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Notice and Takedown
Procedures; and Copyright Agent

If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site
infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials
(or access thereto) from this web site by contacting SHRM Nigeria’s
copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be
    infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a
    copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the
  2. Identification of the material that you believe to be
    infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and
    provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will
    allow us to locate the material.
  3. Your name, address, telephone number and (if available)
    e-mail address.
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the
    complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright
    owner, its agent, or the law.
  5. A statement that the information that you have supplied is
    accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury,” you are the
    copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s
  6. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright
    holder or authorized representative. SHRM Nigeria’s agent for
    copyright issues relating to this web site is as follows:

SHRM Nigeria
#3 Adekunle Odunlami Street,
Off Coker
Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: +234 (809)

In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, SHRM
Nigeria maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate
circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of the Site who are
repeat infringers.

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Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular “legal notice” on
the SHRM Nigeria Site, these Terms and Conditions and the SHRM Nigeria
Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and SHRM
Nigeria with respect to the use of the SHRM Nigeria Site, and Content.
Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the SHRM
Site helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding
this website, including any reports of non-functioning links, should
be submitted using our Contact Us Form or via post mail or courier to:
SHRM Nigeria Office, #3 Adekunle Odunlami Street, Ilupeju, Lagos,