By registering as a user or content provider on boldscholar, you have agreed to the terms and conditions governing every User or Content Provider on Boldscholar as stated below:
Do not read this terms and conditions in a hurry. Patiently read through the document. It is a legal document, and will guide you in your activities on Boldscholar. This is an agreement between:
This Agreement sets forth the terms of agreement between Boldscholar Research Ltd, a private limited company, which owns and operates boldscholar.com (hereinafter referred to as Boldscholar) and any author, teacher, publisher, institution, researcher, individual or agent named on this agreement, who provides content on Boldscholar (hereinafter individually and collectively called Content Providers) as well as any person, group or entity however described interested in using materials generated or displayed on Boldscholar (hereafter called User). The parties hereto, intending to be legally bound, agree as follows:
The Content Provider chooses when to upload his content and when to delete it from the platform, with a prior notice to Boldscholar.
Subject to the terms of this agreement, the Content Provider hereby grants to Boldscholar a non-exclusive license/right to digitally market, advertise, promote, sell, transmit and otherwise post the contents on Boldscholar or any advertisement platform or medium and make entire selections or portions provided by the Content Provider available for previewing by the public and for downloading at a fee, unless where the Content Provider indicates the content can be accessed free of charge.
Content Provider also grants to Boldscholar and its subsidiaries a world-wide, non-exclusive license to display his/her Artwork(s), image and/or likeness of content Provider for marketing, online and outdoor promotional purposes throughout the universe.
Boldscholar, being the trademark of Boldscholar Research Limited, is a learning management system and a digital media store with an archive of journals, Books, with a convenient file search and download system. Users who participate in class lectures, access its website or download its applications and register are charged for downloading content in accordance with the payment conditions and rules set by Boldscholar Research Limited. All Users must register in order to obtain full access to Boldscholar services.
Non-registered Users have limited access to Boldscholar. They can only browse the catalogue and preview limited samples of contents. Boldscholar Research Ltd will make reasonable efforts to monitor the use of Boldscholar to prohibit users from downloading content without payment, to prevent the abuse of the platform contents, and to prevent any interruption of access to Users.
For softcopy – Worldwide
For hardcopy – only to shipping locations available on Boldscholar
Learning Management System - Worldwide
By uploading a softcopy of your work on Boldscholar, you have given Boldscholar the right to deploy your softcopy content as e-library content to academic institutions through its e-library database.
Refund is within thirty days after the Content User makes a request. Only payments made for hardcopy contents are refundable.
Content Owner represents and warrants to Boldscholar as follows:
Content Provider acknowledges that those representations are material to this Agreement, and that Boldscholar is relying on these representations and warranties its consideration for agreeing to make the Content available for online sales. Boldscholar, if approached by a third party, shall investigate the ownership of all rights to any and all content provided hereunder. Content Provider agrees to provide Boldscholar all necessary documentation of ownership or other legal rights, including without limitation all pertinent trademarks, copyright and licensing information, if the need arises.
By reserving these rights, Boldscholar does not in any way assume an obligation to investigate or verify ownership of, or rights to, any content(s) provided by Content Provider, and Boldscholar may rely on the Content Provider’s representations and warranties. In addition to Boldscholar’s other rights hereunder, if Boldscholar determines, or has reason to believe, that the Content Provider does not have the authority to produce the content(s), Boldscholar shall have no further obligations to the Content Provider to provide any services with respect to such contents.
Notwithstanding Content Provider’s representation herein, Boldscholar reserves the right to decline to post any content that it deems to be offensive or below expected standard, or to discontinue posting of such material with a prior notice to the content Provider. Content Provider further represents that the content supplied to Boldscholar is free from contamination, viruses, or Meta data that could damage or infect the Boldscholar digital media store or users who access Boldscholar platforms.
Content Provider agrees, if so required by Boldscholar, or if not already done so, to deliver and in final revised form an English language manuscript of a length and in a format or formats as agreed, and by a date as agreed. If, in the opinion of Boldscholar, the manuscript is unacceptable or unsatisfactory, Boldscholar may reject it either through written notice or email within thirty (30) days of delivery, in which case this agreement shall be deemed terminated and there shall be no further obligation to publish said work, or to make any further payment hereunder, and all rights granted under this agreement shall be terminated.
Changes, additions, deletions, abridgements, or condensations in the text of the content or changes of title shall be made by the Content Provider, its agents, or employees. Also, where Boldscholar Review Team finds errors on the content, it shall advice the Content Provider to correct the error, or with the permission from the Content Provider effect such corrections. And where the Content Provider fails to heed advice from Boldscholar to effect the correction, Boldscholar has the right to delete the content from the platform.
Boldscholar is not responsible to Content Provider for any interruption of access to the Boldscholar website or application for any reason, or for any contamination, virus or infection that causes damage to Content Provider’s content uploaded onto the Boldscholar digital media store. Boldscholar is not responsible for any loss of revenue or goodwill to Content Provider due to any such interruption or contamination, including but not limited to any damage to Content Provider’s reputation that may result.
Boldscholar reserves the right to change, amend, and supplement this policy/Agreement at any time, at its sole discretion. Boldscholar shall undertake to notify Content Provider of all prospective changes to the Agreement. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Boldscholar shall have the right, with cause or reason, to suspend or delete the account of any Content Provider, whose activities violates the use of this platform.
Boldscholar acknowledges that as between the parties, all rights, all title and interest in and to the Content Provider’s Content(s) and all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and other intellectual property rights embodied therein, excluding any and all rights in other materials and intellectual property posted on Boldscholar, are, will be and remain the sole and complete property of the Content Provider and the National Library of Nigeria.
Any dispute or difference between Boldscholar and Content Provider hereto arising out of or relating to this policy/Agreement, including any related to its valid formation, breach, violation, termination or invalidity shall be resolved between the parties through mutual negotiation within a period of 30 days from the time it arose.
In the event that parties are unable to settle through negotiation, either party shall be entitled to refer the Dispute to arbitration for final settlements in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration and Reconciliation Act, Chapter A18, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
All Arbitration Proceedings or litigation (to the extent the remedy requested is not by law, available through arbitration [e.g., injunctive relief] relating to any claims or disputes arising under shall be attended by both parties and their respective legal representatives.
Any order, award or determination of the arbitral tribunal shall be final and binding upon the parties to the arbitration and may be entered only in a court having jurisdiction within the state where Boldscholar office is located.
This Agreement, the breach thereof, shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The place of performance of this contract shall be within the state where Boldscholar head office is located.