Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Deal Room application portal, provided by Climate Action Africa ("Climate Action Africa," "we," or "us"). Before accessing or using the portal, please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By accessing or using the portal, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or use the portal.

1. Application Process:

1.1. Eligibility: The Deal Room application portal is open to startups operating in the green economy sector, as defined by Climate Action Africa. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria specified in the application guidelines.

1.2. Application Submission: Applicants must complete the online application form provided on the portal and submit all required information and documents by the specified deadline.

1.3. Application Review: All applications will be reviewed by Climate Action Africa and its selection committee based on predefined criteria and scoring rubrics. The decision of the selection committee is final and binding.

2. Data Sharing Authorization:

2.1. Consent to Data Sharing: By submitting an application through the Deal Room application portal, applicants hereby consent to Climate Action Africa sharing their data, including personal information provided in the application, with third-party partners and service providers, including but not limited to Founder Institute, for promotional and other purposes related to the Climate Accelerator program.

2.2. Purpose of Data Sharing: This may include, but is not limited to, sharing applicant information for marketing, outreach, and program recruitment efforts. Applicants acknowledge and agree that their consent to the sharing of data is a condition of participation in the Deal Room event, and that refusal to consent may result in their application not being considered. Climate Action Africa will handle all data in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations.

3. Intellectual Property:

3.1. Ownership: Applicants retain ownership of any intellectual property rights associated with their application submissions. However, by submitting an application, applicants grant Climate Action Africa a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, and distribute their application materials for the purposes of evaluating applications and promoting the Deal Room event.

4. Confidentiality:

4.1. Protection of Confidential Information: Climate Action Africa will take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of applicant information submitted through the portal. However, Climate Action Africa cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted through the internet and disclaims any liability for unauthorized access to applicant data.

5. Limitation of Liability:

5.1. Disclaimer: Climate Action Africa makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information provided through the portal. Climate Action Africa shall not be liable for any damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the portal or reliance on any information provided therein.

6. Governing Law and Jurisdiction:

6.1. Governing Law: These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

6.2. Jurisdiction: Any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

7. Amendments:

7.1. Modification of Terms: Climate Action Africa reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon posting on the portal.

8. Contact Information:

8.1. For any inquiries or concerns regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact us @[email protected]