Terms and Conditions
The Short Version (for the impatient)
This is only a human-readable summary T&C. For full T&C, scroll down.
We created yaoota.com for people to use it to search for products, compare between stores in order to form an opinion about a product (offering) and make a decision. We aggregate information in a form that is easy, intuitive, and fast to use for users to make their lives easier.
We do not sell products ourselves. We link to items that are available as per the seller stores. We are neutral in that we do not favor a certain store over another (as long as it meets our inclusion criteria) and will remain neutral in future.
We provide the comparison service for free, individual human use. We work[ed] hard to provide this service and do not want to see our users annoyed, or our work misused or copied. We make sure that we protect our users and our work; we will take measures should we see that our product is being misused, abused or plagiarized. Abuses include all actions that will harm our users, harm our service, harm sellers/stores, or infringe on our intellectual property; as long as your use of our site does not create any of the aforementioned, then please go ahead and enjoy yaoota.com.
The Full Version
The following terms and conditions govern the use of yaoota.com ("site", "website") and its services. These services are offered to human individuals so they can search for products, compare between product offerings and stores, and make a decision. Individual site users have access to an aggregation of user-generated opinions and reviews of products and stores. These are opinions of individual users that are not affiliated with the site.
yaoota.com, subsequently referred to as site or website is developed, owned and maintained by flying elephant lab llc, an Egyptian company, subsequently referred to as "we", "our" or "us".
Please read the below carefully before you start to use our site. Our site is available only to users above 13 years of age.
Use of Website yaoota.com
"Visitors", "users" or "customers" use our site to search for products sold by "online stores" ("third-parties") in Nigeria. Users are allowed to post personal opinions "reviews" about products and sellers. These posts must be authentic (human submissions), sincere (non-spamming), not machine- or randomly-generated, and not contain offensive, unethical or unwanted [commercial] content that is designed to drive traffic to third party sites or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing).
Obligations of Users
If you register as a user, you are required to provide basic, authentic information that will validate you as a human being. This information is kept by us to identify you when you chose to come back. You may use the site to search for products, rate and review a product, and use other features we make available. You are committed to not do anything that affects the performance, integrity or security of the website. This includes also agreeing to not extract content, product listings, information, prices or comments directly (by downloading or otherwise copying) or indirectly (by crawling, analyzing, reverse engineering) content or code from our website.
Yaoota aggregates the information of various online stores and makes it available to individuals in a format that we deem appropriate. We do not sell products - we only provide information on products that sellers have made publicly available. In no way does our service of aggregating store and product information directly or implicitly endorse a product or retailer. If you decide to purchase a product or service from a store, you will be directed to a link that is external to our website. Your purchase will be effected from the seller/store that you have selected. You could also register with our site in order to use some other features that we developed, including maintaining a shopping list "wishlist", documenting and voicing your opinion about a certain product and/or store. In no way do any of our services, including the search and comparison engine, or the additional features, (such as public user lists, product reviews, store reviews) represent an endorsement or recommendation for a product or store that is included on our site.
Validity of Product Information and Prices
We use our own technology to provide you with up-to-date product information from stores. Product information includes product title, picture, description, price, as well as stocks of specific stores (where applicable). The price information also includes the date at which we acquired, retrieved or updated the product and its price. While we work to ensure the most up-to-date information on prices and product availability, we are not accountable for the quotes we retrieve for yaoota.com from stores.
Responsibility for Content
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the products and material we list, including product information or user comments posted to the website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the website, we do not represent or imply that the website endorses the products listed. The website may contain technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors, for which we are also not accountable.
While it is part of our mission to ensure that the products listed are authentic and offered by authorized legitimate sellers, we cannot be held accountable for services offered by third-parties. Services here includes third-party products, offers, promotions, money-back guarantees, payment terms, product discounts, websites, brochures, customer service commitments, and any other form of interaction or service you may have with stores.
Intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain solely with flying elephant lab (llc) and entitled third parties. yaoota.com the yaoota.com logo in all its variations and appearances, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with yaoota.com or flying elephant lab (llc) are registered trademarks of flying elephant lab (llc) and protected under Egyptian law. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with yaoota.com 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 flying elephant lab (llc) or third-party trademarks.
Termination / Misuse Blockage
yaoota.com and flying elephant lab (llc) reserve the right to terminate, block and take neccesary action for violation of our Terms of Service. Violation of these Terms of Service will entitle flying elephant lab (llc) to legal remedies to safeguard our service, our users and our sellers.
These Terms and Conditions are governed and enforced under the laws of Nigeria.