Welcome to Coolbase.com.ng , a news, information and communication service available on the Internet’s World Wide Web and through other digital means, such as mobile apps. The service combines much of The Punch, Saturday Punch, Sunday Punch with additional material available only in Punch Newspapers. As used in these Terms of Service, e-Punch means Punch, Punch Newspapers as well as Punch Nigeria Limited.
This terms and conditions of service (this “Agreement”) governs your use of all digital products and services from Punch, and in some cases, the print version of Punch newspapers, unless other terms and conditions expressly govern. Examples of such digital products and services include ‘e-Punch, Punch News and Punchng.com’. These products and services are provided either directly by Punch Nigeria Limited or through various third party platforms and devices (e.g., mobile and tablet).
If you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you should check the box indicating your agreement to the terms of this Agreement on the registration page for the Service. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you should not check the box but you will not be able to proceed with the registration process for the respective Service and become a subscriber. To the extent you have access to, or are using, a Service without having completed our registration process, you are hereby notified that your continued use of a Service is subject to many of the terms and conditions of this Agreement as explained below.
- REVISIONS TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We may change the terms of this Agreement at any time by notifying you of the change in writing or electronically (including without limitation, by email or by posting a notice on the Service that the terms have been “updated” or similar words). The changes also will appear in this document, which you can access at any time by going to the terms and conditions link provided on the services. By using a Service after changes are made to this Agreement you signify that you agree to be bound by such changes.
- COST & PAYMENTS
You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a subscription to Punch Newspapers or any other content, product, or service offered by us through the Service for a fee. If you are less than 18 years of age and want to make any such purchase, please ask your parent or guardian to complete the purchase on your behalf. You agree to pay the subscription fees and any other charges incurred in connection with your account for a Service (including any applicable taxes) at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred. If your subscription includes access to areas containing premium content or services, your access to such areas may be subject to additional fees, terms and conditions, which will be separately disclosed in such areas. Unless you have paid by cheque or online transfer, we will bill all charges automatically to your debit/credit card. Subscription fees will be billed at the beginning of your subscription and any renewal. As a general matter, all fees and charges are non-refundable. We reserve the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion. If we do issue a refund or credit, we are under no obligation to issue the same or similar refund in the future. We may change the fees and charges then in effect, or add new fees or charges, by giving you notice in advance and an opportunity to cancel. If you need to update your debit/credit card details or you want to use a different debit/credit card, please contact our digital advert executives at https://punchng.com/advert-rates/ to make changes. If you believe someone has accessed a Service using your user name and password without your authorization, please immediately notify us by contacting us through any of our digital advert executives at https://punchng.com/advert-rates/. You are responsible for any fees or charges incurred to access a Service through an Internet access provider or other Third Party service.
- RENEWAL & CANCELLATION
Unless specifically stated in any Subscription offer or promotion when you place your Subscription order with us, if you choose an auto-renew payment option, including direct debit, you agree that at the end of the initial subscription period (and of each renewal period thereafter), your Subscription will automatically renew for the same subscription period at the then prevailing renewal rate, which may be changed from time to time. If you do not choose an auto-renew payment option, we will contact you at the end of the initial subscription period with an offer to renew your subscription at the then prevailing renewal rate, which may be changed from time to time. For annual subscriptions, we will notify you of the pending renewal of your subscription at least 30 days prior to the date your subscription renews, except as otherwise required by law. For all subscriptions, you must cancel your subscription before it renews in order to avoid billing of subscription fees for the renewal term to your debit/credit card unless you pay by check.
NO CANCELLATION POLICY FOR SUBSCRIPTION BUNDLES. THE INITIAL TERM OF SUBSCRIPTION(S) TO A DEVICE BUNDLE IS NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-CANCELLABLE. YOU HAVE AN UNQUALIFIED OBLIGATION TO PAY EACH PAYMENT DUE FOR YOUR SUBSCRIPTION.
4.2.1 Cancellation Policy for other subscriptions
We may cancel your subscription at any time upon notice to you. You may cancel your subscription prior to any renewal term by contacting us through any of our digital advert executives at https://punchng.com/advert-rates/
- AVAILABILITY OF SERVICE THROUGH OTHER PLATFORMS
5.1 Third Party Payment Services
If you access a Service through a mobile application or other type of third party platform, the applicable End User License Agreement for the mobile service through which you downloaded the mobile application may apply in addition to the terms of this Agreement and you agree that you are subject to such application or platforms terms in addition to this Agreement.