Welcome to the Shopit.ng website (Shopit Nigeria, the “Site”). These terms & conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to the Site and it’s affiliate operated Internet site Shopit.com.ng.
This website is owned and operated by Instant Trading Company (a company duly organized under the Laws of Nigeria). For the purposes of this website, “we”, “us” and “our” all refer Shopit.ng.
The Site reserves the right, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of both the Terms
and Conditions of Use and the Terms and Conditions of Sale at any time. Changes will be effective when posted on the Site with no other notice provided. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes your acceptance of those changes. Kindly review the Terms and Conditions listed below diligently prior to using this website as your use of the website indicates your agreement to be wholly bound by its Terms and Conditions. You agree that if you are unsure of the meaning of any part of these Terms and Conditions or have any questions regarding the Terms and Conditions, you will not hesitate to contact us for clarification. These Terms and Conditions fully govern the use of this website. No extrinsic evidence, whether oral or written, will be incorporated.
1 GENERAL TERMS
1.1 GENERAL TERMS
These Terms and Conditions shall be valid for the operations and all services rendered by the operatorBy using this service rendered by Shopit Nigeria You confirm that you are at least 18 years of age or are accessing the Site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Shopit Nigeria reserves the right to verify any customer’s statement of age, at any stage, and exclude customers from its services if there are any doubts regarding the attainment of the minimum age required. Any customer using our services, who is identified as underage, shall have all his winnings forfeited and his/her account shall be blocked immediately. These conditions are commensurate with the agreements for rights purchase and sale within the services offered by Shopit.ng. By using this website therefore and subscribing to our services, you accept that you shall fully
comply with the rules of participation and all the terms and conditions thereto. By using this service, you agree that participation in the Shopit.ng game is not commensurate
to purchasing a prize, but rather exists as the creation of a chance to win said prize.
Therefore, purchasing a ticket and entering into a prize draw, does not in any way, directly or indirectly represent a guarantee of purchasing or winning the prize. All indicated dates and times are based on WAT (West Africa Time) unless stipulated
2 DEFINITION OF TERMS
For these terms and conditions, the following terms are to have these meanings:
Confirmation Mail– this is a request for authorization sent via Electronic mail, confirming a user upon registration or at the end of a prize draw. The operator according to the guidelines of the terms and conditions sends it to the prize winner. Cookies – these are unique identifiers that shopit.ng transfers to your device to enable its
Devices – this describes the hardware being used to access the service, including but not limited to desktops, laptops or mobile devices utilised by users to access the service.
Maximum number of Tickets- the maximum number of tickets that can be purchased by users for a product.
Minimum number of Tickets- the minimum number of tickets that must be purchased before a winner can be chosen.
Operator – Instant Trading Company, a company duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria under Nigerian laws.
Participate or Purchase Tickets– the process of purchasing tickets in order to stand a chance to win a desired product after a prize draw, conducted under these Terms and Conditions.
Prize – This could be a product or service (tangible or intangible) given to the winner at the end of the prize draw process.
Prize Draw – This entails activities including prize creation, prize ticket sales and winner
selection, for a specific product. Each prize created make up an independent prize draw.
Prize Winner – the user who will emerge as winner from the prize draw.
Random Number Generator – This is a safe and secure number selector, in-built in the Shopit Nigeria platform, it selects a ticket number randomly for a prize, and the user holding that ticket becomes the prize winner
Lottery History – This represents the outcome of the prize draw process, usually consisting of the name(s) of the winner of the prize draw
Participate – herein refers to the online transactions rendered or facilitated by Shopit
Nigeria on Shopit.ng, where tickets are purchased, prize draws are organised and winners are randomly selected for each product played for.
Ticket – A ticket represents a chance to potentially emerge the winner of the prize.
Purchasing a ticket and entering a prize draw, automatically gives the user a possibility of winning.
Ticket Price – the money equivalent in Naira per ticket that a user must purchase to enter a prize draw. The operator will sets the relevant Ticket price.
User – an individual with full legal capacity to participate in Shopit.ng, possessing verifiable means of identification, is registered with the operator, and has been granted approval to possess an account on the Shopit.ng. The user is identified by the first name, surname, and/or email, and a password for data protection.
User Account – comprising of recorded data constituting a unique profile name (Username) and his/her account history within Shopit.ng. The operator on behalf of the user manages the user account. The data is displayed under “Dashboard”. Users are entitled to one account only.
Winner Selection – The process of selecting a winner using an electronic random order number generator
The terms and conditions forbid actions such as: accessing our servers or data systems,
impeding in any way the functionality of the site, and or any other platform that has access to our service. It also forbids collecting or manipulating any underlying software code, violating any intellectual property rights. This list is not comprehensive and as such actions similar to those previously stated, are also strictly forbidden.
The operator possesses the rights to terminate any granted access a user has to the service, after determining at their sole discretion that the user breached any of the terms and conditions. This shall be done without preconception to any available means of reparation at law or otherwise.
The owner of an account shall be held responsible for any activity done using that account and password. As a result, a user must inform the operator of any irregularities or unpermitted use of his/her account or password.
The service shall not be directly or indirectly responsible for any loss or damage of any kind sustained in connection with, or as a result of the inability of a user to comply with the stated terms and conditions.
Users agree to receive promotional emails containing new offers from our service during
and after the period of registration. Users can subsequently opt out of the receiving adverts and email promotions from the service by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any of the promotional emails.
If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, or wish not to be bound by them, you
completely agree to refrain from using the site, any other platform that has access to our
3.1 INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE OPERATOR
Although the operator takes reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and reliability of theinformation provided on the website, such information shall not represent a guarantee or a warranty and is subject to change without notice.
3.2 LINKS, ADVERTISEMENTS AND THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
In the event a user follows an external link or advertisement to a third-party website, such user does so at his or her own risk. SHOPIT.NG accepts no responsibility for any content, including, but not limited to, information, advertisements, products and services, available on third party websites.
In order for you to participate in our service, you will need to register with your name,
address, date of birth, email and any other information requested. It is required that all
information requested be correct, up-to-date and complete. The provision of this information helps the operator establish whether you meet the criteria for participation.
In the event of violation of any of the sections in this term of use, the operator reserves
the right to suspend or refuse the user access to the website, or any of our resources, or
All created usernames must be unique to one (1) account only, which is the maximum number of accounts a user can have.
A user is not permitted to use another user’s account or let others use his/her account.
All accounts are non-transferable, and the operator reserves the right to vet and confirm a user’s information and identity.
An agreement is deemed to have been reached between the operator and the registered
entity upon registration of a user account. And the service being provided according to the guidelines in the terms and conditions is herein referred to as the ‘subject matter’.
The operator reserves the right to conduct frequent checks on user accounts, even after user account creation. If any discrepancies are found, the operator reserves the right to deny the user, access to his/her accounts.
Where a change in user information is inevitable, the user is required to send an email to
the operator via the email address provided for enquiries, with details of the change in
These terms and conditions comprise of all the actions and expectations that every user must comply to.
No user can upload or publish content that breaches the law or recognized moral standards in any way. Users shall be notified in the event where non-tolerated actions or behaviors are observed. Such actions or behaviors shall warrant penalties being imposed on the user.
The registered user possesses the rights to engage in events and contests that the operator organizes with rules defined according to the Lottery Regulations.
3.4 USER’S PROOF OF IDENTITY
The operator reserves the right to request a user’s proof of identity and/or eligibility to
participate on the service. Hence, all information requested by and supplied to the operator must be accurate, complete and not misleading in any way.
Refusal to provide such proof may result in termination of the terms and conditions, and
subsequently lead to suspension of such user accounts.
3.5 USER SUBMISSIONS
User submissions including but not limited to comments, questions, suggestions and reviews, collectively called submissions provided by a user and collected by the service on behalf of the operator, shall not be returned to the user. Such submissions become exclusive properties of the operator to be used according to the agreements in this terms and conditions.
3.6 UNCONTROLLABLE EVENTS (FORCE MAJEURE)
The operator will not be liable for delay or failure to perform its obligations under this
agreement, if this delay or failure is caused by circumstances beyond reasonable control.
Such circumstances include but are not limited to total internet shutdown, an Act of God, war and conflict, social civil disruptions or industrial dispute resulting in delays or failure that could not have been prevented or overcome by the operator.
3.7 TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT
The operator reserves the right to terminate the terms and conditions or revoke all access granted to a user under the terms and conditions without prior notice to the user. If the user is dissatisfied with the service, or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of the operator in operating the service, the user should immediately discontinue using the service.
4 TERMS OF SALE
4.1 PURCHASING TICKET
Each item is displayed for a specific period, to be determined by the operator. Registered
users who purchase tickets, automatically partake in the prize draw, where a winner emerges and can win the displayed items.
Purchasing of tickets begin as soon as the operator publishes a product/item to be won on the Shopit.ng. The number of tickets to be purchased for each item is dependent on the price of the item. The number of tickets available for sale on a particular item is to be decided by the operator.
Only registered and logged in users can purchase tickets and win on the service
Users purchase tickets on the service by selecting the desired number of tickets to be
purchased, and clicking on the “Participate” button on the ‘single product page’ page.
As users purchase tickets, the number of available tickets for the purchase of the products to be won decreases accordingly.
Purchasing tickets increases the user’s chance of being randomly selected from the prize draw. The greater the number of tickets purchased by the user, the greater the probability of being selected as the winner.
It should be emphasised that the purchase of single or multiple stakes by a user, does not in any way guarantee the user, winning the products/items played for. The operator posits that the central themes on which this system operates on, are ‘chance’ and ‘probability’, and thus there can only be one winner per prize draw( in some cases, some products might have more than one winner).
4.2 DRAW CANCELLATION
In the event of suspicions of result tampering, bugs, computer hack, virus, security breach or other reasons beyond the reasonable control of the operator, the operator reserves the right to suspend or cancel a draw, at any stage, without prior notice.
In the event of cancellation of a draw, all stakes purchased in respect of the relevant
product, will be returned to the bank accounts of the respective users through their payment cards.
In the event of cancellation of a draw, the operator reserves the right to investigate the cause of such a breach and take appropriate sanctions on responsible parties.
4.3 WINNING AND PRIZE REDEMPTION
Following the purchase of all the available tickets for an item by participating users, the draw will be closed, and a winner randomly selected immediately by the algorithm.
The operator exercises absolutely no control or influence over the process and outcome of the winner selection process.
Every purchased ticket number will stand a fair chance of winning the prize.
The operator undertakes no liability for loss, damage or loss of profits from reliance on
The winner will be notified via email immediately, using the information provided by the user during registration. After which, the user will be contacted through SMS and Call.
The winner will be required to go through the prize claims process to redeem prize(s) won.
All promotional prize winners can either personally visit the operator’s office to redeem prizes or have it delivered to the through courier. Promotional prizes include all prizes which are closed prior to tickets being sold out.
Kindly note that every user will be required to undertake an age verification procedure,
prior to prize redemption. Customers will be required to provide proof of age, by providing a valid, verifiable means of identification, including but not limited to a drivers licence, birth certificate, international passport and voters card.
The operator undertakes to use all reasonably practicable measures to contact and deliver prizes to all winners.
However, following the expiration of 60 days from the end of any prize draw, all unclaimed prizes shall be retained or disbursed subject to the discretion of the operator.
All legitimate claims of winners in respect of prizes unclaimed after 60 days can be approved or refused subject to the operator’s discretion.
The winner will be required to provide a correct address for the delivery of prizes if the
delivery option is chosen by the winner during the prize claim process.
Following the completion and approval of the prize claims process, the operator will make effort to deliver goods within estimated time scale for delivery defined for that prize draw. The user agrees not to hold the operator liable for any delay or failure to deliver products or otherwise perform any obligation as specified in these Terms and Conditions, if the same is wholly or partly caused whether directly or indirectly by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
The operator reserves the right to take personal information, photographs or videos of prize winners to be used in online or offline promotion activities for the sole purpose of marketing alone. The user will be notified before such promotion activities are undertaken Note that each prize draw comes with its own specific terms and conditions
4.4 COMPLAINTS AND NO-RETURN POLICY
The operator is dedicated to strict standards of customer service and ensuring customer
satisfaction. The operator operates a no-return policy. However, in the rare event that you recieve defective goods/prizes, damaged good/prizes, goods which are unfit for purpose, substantially differ from their description or are counterfeit, the complaints policy should be adhered to.
Thus, the operator posits that users are obliged to make a complaint where they are not
satisfied with the service according to, but not out of the scope of the terms and conditions.
All complaints and requests for additional information are to be directed towards customer service, through an email address or telephone number provided by the operator on the website.
The first step of the complaint procedure is the responsibility of customer service. Our
top-notch customer service operatives will attempt to resolve the complaint.
In the unlikely event that a resolution is not reached by customer service in the first step, a manager will then be asked to review the complaint and provide a response within 5 working days
If the user is still not 100% satisfied by the decision of the manager, the complaint is then
taken higher, to a director, who will further investigate the complaint and provide a response within 10 working days.
The operator’s preferred medium of Alternative Dispute Resolution is Arbitration. Thus,
complaining users agree to be referred to private and confidential binding arbitration, to be held in Nigeria, governed by Nigerian law and in pursuance to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
4.6 APPLICABLE LAW & JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted and governed by the laws in force in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Nigeria and to waive any objections based upon venue.