Terms of Use

  1. Please note that your use of, and access to the Services and our website/application (“Platform”) (as defined below) are subject to the following terms. If you do not agree to all of these terms, you may not use or access the Services and Platform in any manner.

    Please take a few moments to read these terms before enjoying the Platform, because once you access, view or use the Platform, you are going to be legally bound by these terms.




    The following Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) is a contract between you and SHELI TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (“SHELI”), a private limited liability company duly incorporated under the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


    These Terms govern your use of and access to our website at (insert link to the website) and the SHELI application, a social dating platform which includes any other website and mobile application operated by SHELI (collectively,  the “Platform”) and features and services offered by us on this Platform (together with the  Website, the “Services”), including any content or functionality offered through this Website or the Services, whether as a guest, registered User or on the authorisation of a User.


    “You”, “your”, “User” mean the person who uses or accesses the Services.


    “We,” “us,” and “our” mean SHELI and its successors, affiliates, and assignees. 


    As used in these Terms, “SHELI Account” means the account you have with us for the Services.


    “SHELI Account” means a registered account on the Platform.


    These Terms are legally binding and serve to govern your use of this Platform. Please read and understand the terms carefully before agreeing to be bound by them.


    Your use of and access to the Services and the Platform are subject at all times to these Terms and our Privacy Policy. Please read these Terms and our Privacy Policy carefully. By using or accessing the Platform, you represent that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and our Privacy Policy and you agree to be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy.


    All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Nigeria Data Protection Act, 2023 and other extant applicable data protection laws and regulations.





     The governing language of these Terms and all communication between SHELI and you will be in English language.



    Consent – To the extent permitted by applicable law, you consent to use electronic signatures and to electronically receive all records, notices, statements, communications, and other items for all Services provided to you under these Terms and in connection with your relationship with us (collectively, “Communications“) that we may otherwise be required to send or provide you in paper form (e.g., by mail).


    By accepting and agreeing to these Terms electronically, you represent that: (1) you have read and understand this consent to use electronic signatures and to receive Communications electronically; and (2) your consent will remain in effect until you withdraw your consent as specified below.


    Your Right to Withdraw Your Consent – Your consent to receive Communications electronically will remain in effect until you withdraw it. You may withdraw your consent to receive further Communications electronically at any time by contacting us. If you withdraw your consent to receive Communications electronically, we will close your SHELI Account and you will no longer be able to use your SHELI Account or the Services, except as expressly provided in these Terms. Any withdrawal of your consent to receive Communications electronically will be effective only after we have a reasonable period of time to process your withdrawal. Please note that withdrawal of your consent to receive Communications electronically will not apply to Communications electronically provided by us to you before the withdrawal of your consent becomes effective.

    You Must Keep Your Contact Information Current With Us – In order to ensure that we are able to provide Communications to you electronically, you must notify us of any change in your email address and your mobile number or other text message address by updating your profile on this Platform.

    Changes – We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to discontinue the provision of electronic Communications or to terminate or change the terms and conditions on which we provide electronic Communications. Except as otherwise required by applicable law, we will notify you of any such termination or change by updating these Terms on this Website or delivering notice of such termination or change electronically. 




    In order to use the Services and have access to our Platform you must:

    • accept and agree to these Terms, our Privacy Policy and such other terms, conditions and agreements communicated by us to you;
    • register and create an account on this Platform;
    • be at least 21 years old, with full legal capacity to accept these Terms and enter into any transaction on this Platform.


    For more information about what information we use and how we use it, please check our Privacy Policy.  By using our Platform, you acknowledge that we may collect and use of your data and information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


    You may use the Services only if you agree to form a binding contract with SHELI and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of Nigeria.


    You can delete your Account at any time by going to the ‘Settings’ page when you are logged in and clicking on the ‘Delete account’ link. Your Account will be deleted immediately.





     Your use of the Services and the Platform must comply with all applicable laws and our Community Guidelines (see here). If your use of the Services and the Platform is prohibited by any applicable law, then you are not authorised to use the Services. We are not responsible if you use the Services in any manner that violates applicable law.


    You agree not to authorise any other person or entity to use your Username and password or mobile device to access the Platform and Services. You are solely responsible for the maintenance, confidentiality, and security of your Username, password, and other User Information. Except as otherwise required by applicable law, you are responsible for all transactions and other activities authorised or performed using your Username and password or mobile device, whether authorised or unauthorised by you. We are not responsible for any losses arising out of the loss or theft of your User Information or your mobile device or from unauthorised or fraudulent transactions associated with your SHELI Account.


    By using the Platform to access the Service, you agree that you will not:


    • use the Service or the Platform for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited under these Terms;
    • use the Service for any harmful or nefarious purpose;
    • violate our Safety Guidelines, as updated from time to time (insert the link to the Safety Guidelines)
    • spam, solicit money from or defraud any other User;
    • impersonate any person or entity or post any images of another person without his or her permission to;
    • bully, “stalk”, intimidate, assault, harass, mistreat or defame any person;
    • post any Content that violates or infringes anyone’s rights, including rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or contract right;
    • post any Content that is hate speech, threatening, sexually explicit or pornographic;
    • post any Content that incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence;
    • post any Content that promotes tribalism, religious intolerence, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
    • solicit passwords for any purpose, or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other members or disseminate another person’s personal information without his or her permission;
    • maintain more than one account;
    • create another account if we have already terminated your account, unless you have our permission;
    • do anything that harms the SHELI brand.


    You also agree that you will:


    • comply with all applicable laws, including without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws and regulatory requirements;
    • use your real name and real age in creating your SHELI account and on your profile; and
    • use the services and Platform in a professional manner.


    Please note that you can report any abuse or complain about another User by contacting us and outlining the abuse and/or complaint. You also reserve the right to block such User. We reserve the right to investigate any possible violations of these Terms, any User’s rights, or any third party rights and we may, in our sole discretion, immediately terminate any User’s right to use of the App without prior notice, and/or remove any improper, infringing or otherwise unauthorized Member Content submitted to the App.

    We don’t control any of the things our Users say or do, so you are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users of the Platform.




     In the event of a breach of these Terms, or a reasonable suspicion that you have breached these Terms in any way, SHELI may:

    1. temporarily suspend your access to our Services;
    2. permanently prohibit you from accessing our Services;
    3. block computers using your IP address from accessing our Services;
    4. contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our Services;
    5. suspend or delete your SHELI Account; and/or
    6. commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise.



    We reserve the right to terminate, suspend and/or restrict your SHELI Account or your use our Services where:

    • we reasonably believe that any transactions or activities on your SHELI Account are suspicious;
    • you are creating problems or possible legal liabilities for us, other Users, or other third parties;
    • we reasonably believe that you are infringing the rights of third parties;
    • we reasonably believe that you are acting inconsistently with these Terms or our policies or abuse Users and other third parties;
    • despite our reasonable endeavours, we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us;
    • you fail to make, or it is evident that you are unable to make, full payment of any fees due for our Services by your payment due date; or
    • we deem it fit for any reason and at any time, in our interest and that of other third parties.


    Where we suspend, prohibit or block your access to our Services and Platform, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).


    What if I want to stop using the Services?

    You may stop using the Platform and Services, close your SHELI Account, and cancel these Terms by contacting us at (insert email address), and providing sufficient information for us to verify your identity.  Your termination of these Terms will not affect any of our rights or your obligations arising under these Terms prior to termination.


    Provisions of these Terms that, by their nature, should survive termination of these Terms will survive termination of these Terms.







    SHELI may offer products and services for purchase on the App (“In-App Purchase”). If you choose to make an In-App Purchase, you acknowledge and agree that additional terms, disclosed to you at the point of purchase, may apply, and that such additional terms are incorporated herein by reference.

    You may make an In-App Purchase through the following payment methods (“Payment Method”): (Flutterwave).


    • Auto-Renewal:SHELI may offer some services as automatically-renewing subscriptions.  If you purchase an automatically renewing subscription, your subscription will renew at the end of the period, unless you cancel such subscriptions before the renewal date. To avoid charges for a new subscription period, you must cancel before the end of the then-current subscription period.


    Please note that cancelling your subscription does not remove your profile from our Services. If you wish to fully terminate your account, you must delete your account.


    • Refunds: Generally, all charges for purchases are nonrefundable.





    All the actions you make and information you post on the Platform remain your responsibility. Therefore, you agree to indemnify, defend, release, and hold us, and our partners, licensors, affiliates, contractors, officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, harmless, from and against any third party claims, damages (actual and/or consequential), actions, proceedings, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) suffered or reasonably incurred by us arising as a result of, or in connection with:

    • any negligent acts, omissions or willful misconduct by you;
    • your access to and use of the Platform;
    • the uploading or submission of Content to the Platform by you;
    • any breach of these Terms by you; and/or
    • your violation of any law or of any rights of any third party.


    We retain the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all claims or causes of action which are brought against us without your prior consent. If we ask, you will co-operate fully and reasonably as required by us in the defense of any relevant claim.




    Copyright: All content included in or made available through this Platform such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is the property of SHELI or its specified affiliate  and protected by Nigerian and international copyright laws.

    Trademarks:In addition, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names included in or made available through this Platform are trademarks of SHELI or its  specified affiliate or its licensors in Nigeria and other countries.


    In particular, SHELI’s logo and website design are trademarks of SHELI or its specified affiliate. We do not grant you any licences, express or implied, to our intellectual property or the intellectual property of our licensors, We retain all rights, titles, and interest in and to the Services, Content, and any associated patents, trademarks, copyrights, mask work rights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights.


    SHELI’s trademarks registered or unregistered shall not be used in connection with any product or service that is not SHELI’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits SHELI.


    The intellectual property rights of all software made available to you on this Platform remains the property of SHELI, its affiliates and its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by SHELI.




     The Platform may permit you to submit content, send emails and other communications, and provide other information for publication or distribution to third parties (collectively, “User Content”). Any User Content must not be illegal, threatening, obscene, racist, defamatory, libellous, pornographic, infringing of intellectual property rights, promoting of illegal activity or harm to groups and/or individuals, invasive of privacy, purposely false or otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and must not consist of or contain software, computer viruses, commercial solicitation, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.”


    If you submit User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, modify, reproduce, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and exploit such User Content throughout the world in any media. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content submitted by you or any other User or third party.


    If you submit User Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, modify, reproduce, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and exploit such User Content throughout the world in any media. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content submitted by you or any other User or third party.


    We may, but are not obligated to, monitor your use of the Services and Content.





     The Platform, our content, and User content are all provided to you “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement.


    Additionally, we do not make any warranties that the Platform will be uninterrupted, secure or error free or that your use of the app or site will meet your expectations, or that the Platform, our content, any member content, or any portion thereof, is correct, accurate, or reliable. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and except as otherwise expressly provided in these terms, you expressly understand and agree that your use of the services and all information, products, and other content (including that of third parties) included in or accessible from the services is at your own risk. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other members. SHELI is not responsible for the conduct of any User.



    Without limiting the foregoing, we and our third-party service providers make no warranty that

    • the Services will meet your requirements,
    • the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,
    • the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be accurate or reliable,
    • Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Services is done at your own discretion and risk, and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.



    You understand that SHELI does not  conduct criminal background checks on its Users. Sheli also does not inquire into the backgrounds of its Users or attempt to verify the statements of its Users. SHELI makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of any Users or their compatibility with any current or future Users.

    You agree to, and hereby do, release SHELI and its successors from any claims, demands, losses, damages, rights, and actions of any kind, including personal injuries, death and property damage, that either directly or indirectly arises from your interactions with or conduct of other Users of the platform.


    We will not be liable for any damages, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive, including, without limitation, loss of data, income, profit or goodwill, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties arising out of your access to or use of the app, site, our content, or any member content, however caused, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), proprietary rights infringement, product liability or otherwise.



    To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that SHELI, its affiliates and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, and third-party service providers will not be liable to you or any third party for (a) the performance of the services or the inability to use the services; (b) any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, whether based in contract, tort, or otherwise, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, even if such persons have been advised of the possibility of such damages, which arise out of or are in any way connected with these terms, the services, or content; and (c) any event beyond our reasonable control.



    The Service may contain advertisements and promotions offered by third parties and links to other web sites or resources. SHELI is not responsible for the availability (or lack of availability) of such external websites or resources. If you choose to interact with the third parties made available through our Service, such party’s terms will govern their relationship with you. SHELI is not responsible or liable for such third parties’ terms or actions.



    AmendmentSHELI reserves the right to add to or terminate any of the Services or amend these Terms at any time, in our sole discretion, without providing notice to you, subject to applicable law. We reserve the right to update, revise, modify, or otherwise, reissue these Terms without prior notice. We reserve the right to deliver to you any notice of changes to existing terms or the addition of new terms by posting an updated version of these Terms on the Platform or delivering notice thereof to you electronically. Except as otherwise expressly stated by us, your access and use of the Services are subject to, and constitute your acceptance of, the version of these Terms in effect at the time of your access or use.



    If you do not agree to these Terms or any revised version of these Terms, your sole recourse is to terminate your access or use of the Services. You are free to decide whether or not to accept a revised version of these Terms, but accepting these Terms, as revised, is required for you to continue accessing the Platform and using the Services.


    Assignment You may not transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms or your rights or obligations hereunder or your SHELI Account in any way (by operation of law or otherwise) without our prior written consent. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations hereunder without your consent.



    SeverabilityIn the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms but shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the other remaining provisions.


    Force MajeureWe shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform as required by these Terms as a result of any cause or condition including but not limited to, an act of God, epidemic, pandemic, act of civil or military authorities, act of terrorists, civil disturbance, war, strike or other labour dispute, general market conditions, fire, interruption in telecommunications or internet services or network provider services, failure of equipment and/or software or any other occurrence which is beyond our reasonable control and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


    Entire AgreementThese Terms, together with our Privacy Policy constitute the entire and sole agreement between You and Us with respect to the Services and supersedes all prior understandings, arrangements, or agreements, whether written or oral, regarding the Services.




    This Agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria





    We shall not be involved in any dispute that may arise between a User and another User.

    For any and all controversies, disputes, demands, claims, or causes of action between you and us (including the interpretation and scope of this section) relating to the Services or these Terms, you agree to resolve any such controversy, dispute, demand, claim, or cause of action, in the first instance, by mutual discussions between us within fifteen (15) Business Days of either of us notifying the other of the existence of a dispute or claim.   We and you shall use all reasonable endeavours to resolve amicably and in good faith any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms.


    If the we are unable to resolve such dispute within 15 days (or such further period as the parties shall agree in writing), the dispute shall be settled finally by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Chapter A18, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (or any amendment thereto or replacement thereof) and the Arbitration Rules connected thereto.


    The arbitration shall be presided by a sole arbitrator appointed by the President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, Nigeria Branch.


    The place of the arbitration shall be Lagos, Nigeria; and the arbitration shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The language of the arbitration shall be English Language.”



    Complaints and DisputesIf you have any feedback, questions, or complaints, contact us via email at( . When you contact us, please provide us with the relevant information we need to verify your account.

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