Terms and Conditions
Who we are
African Grocery Online is a subsidiary of the Dwamina Group (DBA). We are based in Minneapolis MN at 7691 Central Ave. MN 55432. We provide access to a host of ethnic foods from Africa and beyond to customers within the United States, on our website. Our website address is: https://africamarketmn.com or https://africangroceryonline.com
The www.africangroceryonline.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Africangroceryonline.com (“African Grocery Online”). www.africangroceryonline.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of www.africangroceryonline.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference.
Africangroceryonline.com is the website to buy at affordable prices a host of ethnic foods/ produce from Africa. Africangroceryonline.com is exclusively designed and tailored to focus on ethnic foods from Africa. We also offer information (recommendations) on recipes and how to prepare various African Foods. Our services and method of delivery focus on our customers’ overall experience and satisfaction, that’s why we go to lengths to secure the ethnic foods sorted by our customers at affordable prices.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it:
Visiting www.africangroceryonline.com or sending emails to African Grocery Online constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that African Grocery Online is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. African Grocery Online and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
African Grocery Online does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use www.africangroceryonline.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
www.africangroceryonline.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of African Grocery Online and African Grocery Online is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. African Grocery Online is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by African Grocery Online of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via www.africangroceryonline.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.africangroceryonline.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that African Grocery Online may share such information and data with any third party with whom African Grocery Online has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.africangroceryonline.com users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of African Grocery Online or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. African Grocery Online content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of African Grocery Online and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of African Grocery Online or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of communication services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
African Grocery Online has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, African Grocery Online reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. African Grocery Online reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
African Grocery Online reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in African Grocery Online sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. African Grocery Online does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, African Grocery Online specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized African Grocery Online spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of African Grocery Online.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials provided to www.africangroceryonline.com or posted on any African Grocery Online web page
African Grocery Online does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to www.africangroceryonline.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any African Grocery Online Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting African Grocery Online, our affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. African Grocery Online is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in African Grocery Online sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by African Grocery Online from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the African Grocery Online Content accessed through www.africangroceryonline.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless African Grocery Online, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. African Grocery Online reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with African Grocery Online in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. AFRICANGROCERYONLINE.COM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
AFRICANGROCERYONLINE.COM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. AFRICANGROCERYONLINE.COM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
African Grocery Online reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Minnesota in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and African Grocery Online because of this agreement or use of the Site. African Grocery Online performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of African Grocery Online right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by African Grocery Online with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and African Grocery Online with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and African Grocery Online with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
African Grocery Online reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.africangroceryonline.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. African Grocery Online encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
MailPoet newsletter & emails
If you have subscribed to our newsletter or if you are a member of our website (you can log in) or if you have purchased on our website, there is a good chance you will receive emails from us.
We will only send you emails which you have signed up to receive, or which pertain to the services we provided to you.
To send you emails, we use the name and email address you provide us. Our site also logs the IP address you used when you signed up for the service to prevent abuse of the system.
This website can send emails through the MailPoet sending service. This service allows us to track opens and clicks on our emails. We use this information to improve the content of our newsletters.
No identifiable information is otherwise tracked outside this website except for the email address.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.
What we collect and store while you visit our site, we’ll track:
- Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
- Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
- Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!
When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your account and order
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
- Process payments and prevent fraud
- Set up your account for our store
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
- Improve our store offerings
- Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them
- If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.
We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 5 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.
Who on our team has access
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:
- Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
- Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
- Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.
What we share with others
We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you; for example – Google analytics, marketing, Stripe & PayPal payment gateways, shipping providers, and third party embeds.
We accept payments through PayPal, Stripe & Cash App. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, Stripe or Cash App, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
African Grocery Online welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
7691 Central Ave. NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Effective as of September 27, 2015