Accountability for content
The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care by our contributors. However, we cannot guarantee the contents' accuracy, completeness or topicality.
According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this.
Accountability for links
Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking.
Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.
The following information is to help you understand how we
collect, use, disseminate and safeguard the data you provide
while accessing and using Nigerian Mockups.
Personal Information We Collect
The personal information we collect about you may include the following. In each case, we identify the grounds that we rely on to process your personal information under the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019 (the “NDPR”):
A. Account Profile–when you open an account, we may collect your first name, last name, email address, username and password. You may also provide additional details on your account profile, such as your profile picture, photos, location data, personal website, Instagram username, Twitter username and Facebook profile.Applicable legal grounds:contract performance, consent, legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services);
B. Device Information–information that is automatically collected about your device, such as hardware, operating system, browser, etc.Applicable legal grounds: legitimate interests (to allow us to provide the content and services on the website), consent, contract performance;
C. Location Information–information that is automatically collected via analytics systems providers to determine your location, including your IP address and/or domain name and any external page that referred you to us. Applicable legal grounds: legitimate interests(to allow us to provide the content and services on the website), consent, contract performance
D. Server Log Information–information that is generated by your use of the NM Services that is automatically collected and stored in our server logs. This may include, but is not limited to, device-specific information, location information, system activity and any internal and external information related toNigerian Mockup pages that you visit. Applicable legal grounds: legitimate interests (to allow us to provide the content and services on the website), consent, contract performance;
E. Correspondence–information that you provide to us in correspondence, such as when you submit questions or inquiries and with respect to ongoing customer support. Applicable legal grounds: legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services), consent, contract performance
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not sell or otherwise provide personal information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services. We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law (e.g., to comply with a subpoena, warrant, or court order) and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, avoid litigation, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, and/or respond to a government request. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.
Nigerian Mockups may also make use of the standard practice of placing tiny data files called cookies, flash cookies, pixel tags, or other tracking tools (“Cookies”) on your computer or other devices used to access the NM Services. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognise your browser. Cookies are used on Nigerian Mockups to store visitor preferences and other technical information required for the functionality of the website.
We use these technologies to help us recognise you as a user, collect information about your use of the NM Services to better customize our services and content for you however no personal information is stored in these cookies. By using the NM Services, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and/or transmit any data collected to our third-party service providers, such as analytics providers, which may also make use of such technologies described above.You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies and you will not be able to use some or all of the NM Services
How We Use Personal Information
We take steps designed to ensure that only those who need access to your personal information duties will have access to it. We may use the personal information we collect to:
A. provide you with theNMServices, including customer support;
B. optimize and enhance the NMServices, including to develop new products, services, features, and functionality;
C. respond to inquiries and other requests;
D. provide you with information that we think may interest you, including in regards to our products and services;
E. monitor the usage of the NMServices, including by conducting automated and manual security checks;
F. understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users;
G. create aggregated and anonymized reporting data about theNMServices;
H. investigate legal claims;I.carry out such purposes for which we may obtain consent from time to time; andJ.carry out such other purposes as may be permitted or required by applicable law
How We Share Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information to law enforcement and governmental entities when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a facially valid court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies. We may also disclose your personal information to a third party in the event of any potential or completed reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.
We rely on third party services providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf, such as identity verification, detection of fraud or security threats, telephone or technical support, payment card processing, hosting services, and data storage or processing, and we may transfer your personal information to our service providers for such purposes. Third party service providers have access to and may collect personal information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.
We take your privacy very seriously and have implemented physical, organizational and technological security measures with a view to protecting your personal information from loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. In particular, we encrypt the Nigerian Mockups website with an SSL; we periodically review information collection, storage, and processing practices; and we restrict access to your information on a need-to-know basis for our employees, contractors, and agents who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
Despite the measure outlined above, no method of information transmission or information storage is 100% secure or error-free, so we unfortunately cannot guarantee absolute security. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any information that you provided to us has been compromised), please contact us immediately
Retention of Personal Information
We will use, disclose or retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which that personal information was collected and as permitted or required by law.
Rights Regarding Your Personal Information
Under certain circumstances and in accordance with the NDPR or other applicable data protection laws, you have the following rights:
A. Access–ask if we are processing information and, if we are, request access to your personal information. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold and certain other information about you;
B. Correction–request that any incomplete or inaccurate personal information about you that we hold be corrected;
C. Erasure–ask us to delete or remove your personal information in certain circumstances. There are certain exceptions where we may refuse a request for erasure, for example, where the personal information is required for compliance with law or in connection with legal claims;
D. Restriction–ask us to suspend the processing of your personal information, for example, to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it;
E. Transfer–request the transfer of certain personal information to another party;
F. Objection–challenge our processing of personal information based on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) or for direct marketing purposes. However, we may been titled to continue processing information in certain circumstances;
G. Automated decisions–contest any automated decision made where it has a legal or similar significant effect and ask for it to be reconsidered; and
H. Consent–where we are processing personal information with consent, withdraw your consent.
You also have a right to make a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the country (as defined below) where you normally reside, where we are based or where an alleged infringement of data protection law has taken place.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
Subject to applicable laws and regulations, we may from time to time send direct marketing materials promoting services, products, facilities, or activities to you using information collected from you. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related communications from us, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of emails you receive from us. You may also opt-out by contacting us directly. We will endeavor to respond to your opt-out request promptly, but we ask that you please allow us reasonable time to process your request. We will not provide your information to third parties for direct marketing or other unrelated purposes without your written consent.
Please note that if you opt-out from receiving marketing-related communications, we may still need to send you communications about your use of our products or services, or other matters, subject to applicable laws and regulations
Third Party Websites and Services
Persons under 16
Nigerian Mockups is not marketed toward persons under the age of 16. If we discover that personal information was inadvertently collected about individuals under the age 16, we will promptly delete such information.
Nigerian Mockups is a library of high-definition photorealistic mockups, for designers by designers. We (Check Design Company Limited., a Nigerian company) operate the Nigerian Mockups website at Nigerianmockups.com (the “Website”) and all related websites, software, mobile apps, and other services that we provide (together, the “Service”) with the goal of celebrating and enabling contributors and fostering creativity in our community. Your use of the Service, and our provision of the Service to you, constitutes a legal agreement between you("you" or "User/s") and the owners and operators ("we", "us", or "Nigerian Mockups") of the Website to be bound by the Terms of service in these Terms of Service("Terms").
1. Acceptance of Terms1
1.1 Nigerian Mockups operates the Site, a platform that allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, photos, videos, or other material (together"Content"). Our goal is to help designers, bloggers and everyone who is looking for an image to find photos and other Content that you can use for free subject to and in compliance with these Terms
1.2. Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all photographers, visitors, users and others who access and/or use the Service.
1.3. By accessing or using the Service, whether as a photographer, visitor or user of the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. These Terms serve to protect and safeguard your rights, the rights of other users, our rights and the rights of third parties in the course of operating the Website. If you do not agree to the terms of service, you must immediately stop using any part of the Service.
1.4. We reserve the right to change or adapt these terms at any time and without giving reasons with effect for the future. You will be notified of these changes at least two weeks before they take effect by posting them on the website and should you have created a user account on our website by notifying your registered e-mail address. You have the right to immediately cancel and terminate your account on our website if you do not agree to the changes to the terms. Changes shall be deemed approved by you if you continue to use the service after the new terms come into effect.
1.5. The use of the Service is subject to the Terms in force at the time of use.
2. Accounts and Registration
2.1. You have the option of creating a user account on our Website so that you can use the additional functions of the Website, in particular for uploading photos and other Content or for participating in any contests made available through the Service. The opening of a user account can only take place with the agreement to these Terms.
2.2. Upon registration,Nigerian Mockups and you enter into a contract for the use of the Website and the Services. There is no claim to the conclusion of this contract. Nigerian Mockups is entitled to refuse your registration without giving reasons.
2.3. You may only register withNigerian Mockups if you are 16years of age or if you act with the consent of your parents or guardian to register under these Terms.Nigerian Mockups reserves the right to verify the consent of your parents or guardian. Therefore, you must provide an e-mail address of your parents or guardian when you register, so that we can obtain a declaration of consent from your parents or guardian.
2.4. When you create an account with us, you must provide us with the information and data requested byNigerian Mockups that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. If your data changes after registration, you are obliged to correct the information in your account immediately.
2.5. You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene
2.6. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with ourService or a third-party service. If you are not responsible for the misuse of your member account, you are not liable. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party.You must notify us immediately [email protected] becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
3. Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions
3.1. Occasionally, Nigerian Mockups or our partners and/or advertising partners conduct promotional activities on the Website, such as contests, sweepstakes or other promotions(together"Promotions"). Each of these Promotions are subject to additional special conditions ("Conditions of Participation"), which will be published on our Website or otherwise notified to you by Nigerian Mockups.
3.2. When participating in Promotions, you must separately agree to the applicable Conditions of Participation. After approval, the Conditions of Participation are an integral part of theseTerms. In the event of a conflict between the Conditions of Participation and the Terms, the Conditions of Participation shall prevail with respect to the Promotion in question.
3.3. All prizes in connection with a Promotion are non-transferable and cannot be changed for cash or other products or services. Nigerian Mockups reserves the right to modify or replace the Promotion prizes. Information on Data Protection Participation in the Promotion requires the participant to provide personal data such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. These personal data will be collected and processed by Nigerian Mockups and/or by appointed providers (e.g.companies providing tech gadgets, coupons or other prizes) for the purpose of participation, implementation and handling of the Promotion and the possible notification of a win on the basis of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019(NDPR)(performance of contractual relationships with you). Personal data will not be passed onto third parties, with the exception of partners, which are also involved in the Promotion.In the event of a win, the personal data collected for participation in the Promotion will be transferred to the respective third party involved (hotels, travel agents/organisers)exclusively for the above-mentioned purpose. As soon as the process of determining the winner and of handing-out the price is completed and the data provided is no longer required, they are deleted, unless continued storage is required on legal grounds.You have the right in accordance with the NDPR to:
- obtain information about the personal data processed by us;
- obtain without undue delay the rectification or completion of your personal data stored by us;
- obtain the erasure of the personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression or information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment exercise or defense of legal claims;
- obtain the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you contest the accuracy of the personal data, the processing is unlawful, but you oppose their erasure and we no longer require the data, but you require these for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to their processing;
- receive your personal data in a structure, commonly used and machine-readable format or have such transmitted to another controller;
- to complain to a supervisory authority. You can usually contact the supervisory authority at your normal place of residence or your workplace or where we are headquartered for this.
Such personal data as may be collected, saved, transferred, processed or used shall be consulted byNigerian Mockups and by such providers as are appointed in this connection–together with any partners which may be involved–and (in the event of a win) collected, saved etc by any involved 3rd parties (hotels, travel agents/organisers) exclusively for that purpose and shall be deleted once the competition has been wound up in its entirety, unless there are compulsory legal reasons requiring that the data should not be deleted. Otherwise, the general data-protection guidelines ofNigerian Mockups(.) shall apply.
4. Intellectual Property; License to Users
4.1. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you may access and use the Website andService.
4.2. The Website and the Service are protected by copyright, trademark and/or other protective rights and are subject to copyright law and other protective laws ("Nigerian MockupsRights").Nigerian Mockups is the rightful owner or licensee of all rights to the Website and the Service. With the exception of the use of the Website and Service in accordance with these Terms, use of Nigerian Mockups Rights is only permitted with the prior written consent of Nigerian Mockups.
4.3. Except for certain sponsored content (i.e. content from partners that you can buy from them by getting redirected to their website, herein after "Sponsored Content"), all Content made available for download on the Service can be used for free for personal and/or commercial purposes subject to some limitations as set out in these Terms. You do not need to, but you can, credit the photographer or owner of the Content or Nigerian Mockups
5. Nigerian Mockups License
For all Content made available for download on the Service, Nigerian Mockups grants you an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, and otherwise use the Content (this does not include Sponsored Content), including for commercial purposes, without attributing the photographer/ content owner or Nigerian Mockups ("Nigerian Mockups License"). The Content made available for download on the Service under the Nigerian Mockups-License ("Nigerian Mockups Content") is marked with the reference "Nigerian Mockups License" next to the respective picture /content. The Nigerian Mockups License does not include:
- the right to compile anyNigerian MockupsContent to replicate a similar or competing Service;
- the right to sell copies of theNigerian MockupsContent without first updating, modifying, or otherwise incorporating new creative elements into the Content (i.e., selling unaltered copies of photos, videos or other content), including selling the Content as prints or printed on physical goods
5.1 While photographers and users that upload Content to our Website represent and warrant to us that they have all the rights therein and that the Content does not infringe any third party rights,Nigerian Mockups cannot reasonable monitor all Content uploaded to the Service. We therefore do not make any representations or guarantees for the rights granted here under to you.
5.2. Be aware that, depending on your intended use of the Content, you may need the permission or consent of a third party (e.g. owner of a brand, identifiable person or author/rights holder of copyrightable work depicted in the Content)
6. Restrictions on use of the Service and Content
6.1. You represent and warrant toNigerian Mockups that by using the Service you will NOT:
- impersonate any other person on the Services, e.g. a representative ofNigerian Mockups or any other person responsible for the Services, or impersonate any non-existent relationship with such persons;
- use the Service and/or Website for the storage, publication and/or transmission of "junk mails", chain letters, unsolicited bulk e-mails, etc., or for any other purpose. ("spamming");
- send any data or store any data on aNigerian Mockups data carrier which, by its nature or nature (e.g. viruses), size or reproduction (e.g. spamming), is intended to impair or endanger the existence or operation of the Services and the Nigerian Mockups data network;
- make any electronic attacks of any kind on the Service or network; in particular, the use of computer programs to automatically read out data such as robots, spiders, etc. is prohibited;
- use or exploit any metatags or other hidden texts containing the name or trademark of Nigerian Mockups without the express written consent of Nigerian Mockups;
- collect, store or use any personal information, including member names and profiles, about other users;
- copy the look and feel of the Website.
6.2. Furthermore, despite the Nigerian Mockups License provided to you by Nigerian Mockups here under you agree to NOT use any Nigerian Mockups Content made available via the Service (in whole or in part):
- to portray any person depicted in the Content (a "Person") in a way that a reasonable person would find offensive, including but not limited to depicting a Person:
a) in connection with pornography, adult entertainment venues, escort services, dating services, or the like;
b) in connection with the endorsement of products and services (i.e.statement made to the Person highlighting the benefits or recommending products/services to the public) ;
c) in a political context, such as the promotion, advertisement or endorsement of any party, candidate, or elected official, or in connection with any political policy or viewpoint;
d) as suffering from, or medicating for, a physical or mental ailment; or
e) engaging in immoral or criminal activities;
- in a pornographic, defamatory, or deceptive context, or in a manner that could be considered libelous, obscene, or illegal;
- as a trademark, service mark, logo or other indication of origin, or as part thereof;
- in a manner that infringes upon any third party’s copyright, trademark or other intellectual property, or gives rise to a claim of deceptive advertising or unfair competition;
- falsely represent, expressly or by way of reasonable implication, that any Content was created by you or a person other that the copyright holder(s) of that Content;
- access, download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, or use any Content to create a similar or competitive service or to contribute the Content to an existing similar or competitive service.
7. Violation of Terms and Termination of Use
7.1. Nigerian Mockups reserves the right to reject the publication of Content at its own discretion and to delete Content already published.
7.2. Nigerian Mockups further reserves the right to restrict or suspend your access to theServices in whole or in part at any time, without prior notice and excluding any claim for damages on your part ("Suspension"), if there are reasonable grounds for suspecting violations by you of these Terms and/or the applicable Conditions of Participation.
7.3. If you prove within twelve (12) months after the Suspension that you have not violated theTerms the applicable Conditions of Participation, Nigerian Mockups will lift theSuspension. If such proof is not provided within the 12-month period, Nigerian Mockups is entitled to delete your member account including all its data.
7.4. Nigerian Mockups expressly reserves the right to take legal action, in particular to assert claims for damages or to file criminal charges
8. Notice of Infringements
8.1. Please let us know if you believe that any Content made available on and via the Service contains a violation of the law. The message can be sent by e-mail to the address [email protected]
8.2. If you as the copyright owner or as its representative believe that your copyrights are infringed by the Content of users stored, published or transmitted on the Website, please notify us by e-mail to [email protected] including the following information:
- a description of the rights you consider to have been infringed;
- a statement of the content you believe infringes your rights, preferably including a URL, and the part of the content you believe infringes the law;
- your address, telephone number and email address to contact you;
- a statement by you that, to the best of your knowledge and in good faith, you believe that the use in question has not been approved or is not authorized by the rights holder or its agent
9. Disclaimer of Warranty; Links to other third party sites
9.1. The use of the Service is at your own risk. The Website and theService are offered to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We do not warrant that the Website or the Services will always be uninterrupted, current, timely, secure, error-free or suitable for use for any particular purpose or to achieve any particular result.
9.2. Nigerian Mockups does not guarantee that the content on the Website or on linked other sites is correct or complete. The content of the users does not reflect our opinions or views on life. The presence of links to other websites does not imply thatNigerian Mockups endorses or recommends the linked website.Nigerian Mockups has no influence on the contents of the linked external sites and is not responsible for them. We strongly advise you to read the Terms of service and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit. Nigerian Mockups is also not responsible for the advertising of third parties published on the Website or for the goods or services offered therein.
9.3. IfNigerian Mockups becomes aware of any violations of the law through content, links to third-party websites or advertising published on the website, Nigerian Mockups will immediately delete such content, links or advertising.
9.4. Nigerian Mockups accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication line failures or unauthorized access or theft, destruction or modification of user communications. Likewise, Nigerian Mockups is not liable for problems or technical malfunctions in connection with telephone networks or lines, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software or for failures of e-mails or players due to technical problems or data jams on the internet and/or one of the Service, unless these are within the sphere of influence of NigerianMockups.
10.1. We are liable for damages according to the statutory provisions unless otherwise stated below. In the case of breach of obligation–on any legal ground whatsoever–we are responsible for intent and gross negligence. In the case of simple negligence, we are liable only for;
- damage due to injury to life, body or health, and
- damage due to serious breach of a fundamental contractual obligation (obligation the performance of which at all enables the due performance of the agreement and on the compliance on which the contractual partner usually relies and is entitled to rely). In that case, the liability is, however, limited to reimbursement of foreseeable and typical loss.
10.2. The above limitations of liability also apply in favour of our employees, staff, representatives and agents.10.3.For claims under the Product Liability Act, the statutory provisions apply exclusively.10.4.Claims for damages againstNigerian Mockups shall become statute-barred after twelve(12) months from the date of their creation, unless they are based on intentional or grossly negligent acts.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Nigerian Mockups and its affiliates harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, losses or demands arising out of or in connection with
(i) your use and access to the Website and/or Service;
(ii) your violation of these Terms;
(iii) infringement of third party rights (copyrights, trademark rights, personal rights, etc.) by you or your Content. The indemnity obligation includes thereasonable costs of legal defence, in particular lawyer's fees, necessary to defend againstsuch claims.
12. Data Protection
13. Choice of law, place of jurisdiction
The Terms shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic ofNigeria.If a lawsuit is permitted under these Terms, you and we agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Lagos State, Nigeria.