Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for DrivePadi Technologies

Effective date: April 28, 2023

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the DrivePadi Technologies car sharing platform and related services (collectively, the “Services”). By using the Services, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use the Services.

Description of Services

The Services provided by DrivePadi Technologies (“DrivePadi”, “we”, “us”, “our”) include a car sharing platform that operates an online car-sharing platform that connects car owners to guest who seek to rent cars.. We also provide related services, such as payment processing and customer support.

Eligibility

You must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license to use the Services as a driver. You must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid form of identification to use the Services as a passenger. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you meet these eligibility requirements.

User Conduct

You are solely responsible for your conduct while using the Services. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations while using the Services. You agree not to:

a) Use the Services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose;

b) Use the Services in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks;

c) Interfere with any other user’s use of the Services;

d) Harass, abuse, or harm another person;

e) Discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation;

f) Post or transmit any content that is unlawful, offensive, or violates the rights of others;

g) Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services or any user’s account; or

h) Use the Services to advertise or promote any product or service without our prior written consent.

Payment

a) Car owner payment: Car owners specify a fee for their cars provided through the Services. DrivePadi will collect payment from the guest on behalf of the driver and will deduct a commission fee from the payment before remitting the balance to the car owner 24hours after the end of the trip.

b) Guest payment: Guests must pay the specified amount on the selected car before bookings are confirmed. Payments are made electronically ONLY through the Services using a credit card or other payment method accepted by DrivePadi.

c) Refunds: Refunds will be issued in accordance with our refund policy, which is available on our website.

User Content

a) Ownership: You retain ownership of any content that you post or transmit through the Services, such as reviews or feedback.

b) License: By posting or transmitting content through the Services, you grant DrivePadi a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based on, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise exploit in any manner such content in all formats and distribution channels now known or hereafter devised (including in connection with the Services and DrivePadi's business and on third-party sites and services), without further notice to or consent from you, and without the requirement of payment to you or any other person or entity.

Intellectual Property

The Services and all content and materials contained therein, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are owned by or licensed to DrivePadi and are protected by intellectual property laws. You may not use any of the content or materials contained in the Services without our prior written consent.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DrivePadi, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and partners from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Services or your violation of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall DrivePadi, its affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, or partners be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, arising out of or in connection with these Terms or the use or inability to use the Services, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, or any other legal theory, even if DrivePadi has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Services are provided “as is” and “as available” without any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. DrivePadi does not warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that any defects will be corrected.

Termination

DrivePadi may terminate these Terms and your access to the Services at any time, for any reason, without notice to you. Upon termination, you will no longer have access to the Services.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Dispute Resolution

Any disputes arising out of or related to these Terms or the Services shall be resolved through binding arbitration administered by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act Nigeria 2022 in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules.

Miscellaneous

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and DrivePadi with respect to the use of the Services. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and DrivePadi's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at support@drivepadi.com. You may also write to us at:


DrivePadi Technologies Limited

Attn: Legal Department

18 Ogunjobi Street, Fadeyi.

Lagos, Nigeria.

We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.