Seller Policy Pages

1. Definitions and Interpretation

 1.1 The following terms when used in the Agreement (including these General Terms and Conditions) or any document referred to herein shall have the following meaning, unless otherwise specifically defined herein or therein:

“Agreement” means the AAK OUTLET MALL Merchant Registration Form to which these General Terms and Conditions are attached to, including any schedules, appendices or other attachments attached to any of the foregoing, including all amendments, additions, and variations thereto;

“Applicable Law” means any applicable law, statute, regulation, order, judgement, or guideline passed or issued by parliament, government or any competent court or authority in Ghana existing at this time or in the future;

“Business Day” means all day in Ghana;

“Contributions” has the meaning ascribed to it in Clause 6 of this General Terms and Conditions;

“Customer Account” means the Customer’s registered account(s) on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform;

 “Driver” means the party conducting delivery of the Products ordered by the Customers through AAK delivery Platform;

“Effective Date” means the date of which AAK OUTLET MALL approves the AAK OUTLET MALL Merchant Registration Form submitted by the Merchant;

“Merchant Outlet” means a place of business that is owned, managed, and registered by the Merchant to enable the AAKMALL OUTLET MALL Services as can be amended and added from time to time based on the agreement of the Parties;

“Merchant Particulars” means the Merchant’s details set out in the Agreement;

“Merchant SOP” means Standard Operating Procedures for Use of AAK OUTLET MALL Services for Merchants, as can be amended from time to time at the sole discretion of AAK OUTLET MALL with or without any notification;

“Merchant Wallet” means the Merchant’s funds account(s) held with AAK OUTLET MALL to hold Transaction Funds;

“Net Sales” means the total price of the Products in the Transaction excluding any taxes (including but not limited to any sale and services tax): (a) after the deduction of any discounts from the Merchant on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform; and (b) excluding, Merchant’s service charge, Merchant’s surcharge, and other fees (if any and as applicable) as recorded on AAK OUTLET MALL’s or its affiliates’ system;

“Order” means the order of the Products made by the Customers on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform;

“Parties” means, collectively, AAK OUTLET MALL and the Merchant and “Party” means either one of them;

“Products” means the product sold by the Merchant through AAK OUTLET MALL Platform;

“Service Fee” has the meaning ascribed to in Clause 7.1 of this General Terms and Conditions;

AAK OUTLET MALL” means e-commerce platform through mobile application or website ( operated by Shenzhen Taorong Technology Co., Ltd;(Hereinafter referred to as Taorong Technology)

AAKdelivery Platform” means the product order and delivery platform operated by AAK OUTLET MALL on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform for the provision of AAKdelivery Services;

AAK OUTLET Services” means a product order and delivery platform services where Merchant is able to sell its Products and the Customers can order the Products, through AAKdelivery Platform, where the delivery may be conducted by the Drivers or any other method as determined by AAK OUTLET MALL;

“Transaction” means any transaction by the Customers of ordering and payment of Products from Merchant through AAK OUTLET Platform; and

“Transaction Funds” means the total amount paid by the Customers for a Transaction through the AAK OUTLET Services on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform.


1.2 In the Agreement (including these General Terms and Conditions):

(a) a reference to a statutory provision shall include that provision and any regulations made in pursuance thereof as from time to time modified or re-enacted, whether before or after the date of the Agreement and shall include also any past statutory provision or regulation (as from time to time modified or re-enacted) which such provision or regulation has directly or indirectly replaced;

(b) a reference to “written” or “in writing” includes any means of visible reproduction;

(c) a reference to “including” shall be interpreted to mean “including, without limitation”;

(d) a reference to a “Clause” or “Schedule” is to a clause of, or a schedule to, these General Terms and Conditions (unless the context otherwise requires); and

(e) unless the context otherwise requires, words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa and words importing a specific gender shall include the other genders (male, female or neuter).

1.3 The headings in the Agreement (including these General Terms and Conditions) are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the construction of the Agreement.

2. Scope

The Agreement, to which these General Terms and Conditions are attached, contains the terms for the provision of the AAK OUTLET Services (which may be amended from time to time).

3. Term

The Agreement shall continue in full force and effect for 1 (one) year as of the Effective Date, and shall be automatically renewed for succeeding terms of 1 (one) year each unless either Party gives written notice to the other Party at least thirty (30) days prior to the expiration of any term.

4. Description of AAKOUTLET Services

4.1 Merchant acknowledges and agrees that the AAK OUTLET Services provided by AAK OUTLET MALL are limited to (a) referring Customers to Merchant; (b) as an intermediary between the Customer and the Merchant, accepting Orders and receiving payments from Customers on Merchant’s behalf; and (c) as an intermediary between the Customer and the Merchant, including communicating Orders and disbursing payments from Customers to Merchant. Taorong Technology may carry out changes to AAK OUTLET Services, or suspend the AAK OUTLET Services, without notice at its sole and absolute discretion.

4.2 Taorong Technology shall present on AAK OUTLET MALL Platform the range of Products offered by the Merchant, to the extent that it has been communicated to AAK OUTLET MALL and it meets the criteria determined solely by AAK OUTLET MALL and communicated to Merchant.




4.3 Merchant shall provide AAK OUTLET MALL with all information necessary for AAK OUTLET MALL to present the Products offerings on AAK OUTLET Platform, including Products brand,Products, availability of Products at any Merchant Outlets, operating hours and location of Merchant Outlets, logo, images, prices, and company identity as required by AAK OUTLET (“Necessary Information”). For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that the Merchant fails to provide AAK OUTLET with the Necessary Information, AAK OUTLET shall be entitled to use any information available to AAK OUTLET MALL, including any images relating to the Product on the AAK OUTLET Platform. Any changes to such information must be communicated by Merchant to AAK OUTLET MALL at the latest seven (7) business days before the changes take effect.

4.4 Merchant shall verify the information published by AAK OUTLET on an ongoing basis, and immediately notify AAK OUTLET of any mistakes or inaccuracies (within 1 hour of discovering such mistakes or inaccuracies). For the avoidance of doubt, Merchant’s Products brand, Products, logo, images, prices, company identity and other relevant information of the Merchant may be published on the AAK OUTLET Platform and other medias (including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook and Google AdWords campaign).

4.5 Merchant acknowledges and agrees that AAK OUTLET provide transportation services, or act as the transportation provider, courier, postal services provider, deliver service provider, or the agent of any party.

4.6 Merchant acknowledges and agrees that the actual contract for the sale of the Products is directly between Merchant and the Customers, and AAK OUTLET MALL is not a party to such contracts, and accepts no responsibility, liability, or obligations in connection with any such contract and any dispute arising out of any Product is between the Merchant and the relevant Customers only.

4.7 The Merchant is required to deal with any refund and/or claim settlement, including, but not limited to, chargebacks, resulting from the Transaction. AAK OUTLET MALL may assist the Merchant in the refund and/or claim settlement procedures and the Merchant further agrees that AAK OUTLET MALL may, at its sole and absolute discretion, refund the Customer the Transaction Funds without the prior approval of the Merchant.

4.8 AAK OUTLET reserves the right to suspend a specific Transaction and/or a Customer Account and/or the Merchant Wallet and/or the AAK OUTLET Services if AAK OUTLET MALL believes that any of the following circumstances has occurred:

(a) where AAK OUTLET MALL believes it is necessary or desirable to protect the security of the Customer Account and/or the Merchant Wallet and/or the AAK OUTLET Services;

(b) AAK OUTLET MALL believes that a Transaction is (i) made in breach of the terms hereof or in breach of the security requirements of the Customer Account and/or the Merchant Wallet and/or the AAK OUTLET Services; or (ii) a suspicious, unauthorized or fraudulent transaction related to, including, but without limitation to, money laundering, terrorism financing, fraud or other illicit activities;

(c) if the Transactions are for the sale of goods and/or services which fall outside of the agreed Products or business activities of the Merchant or deemed to be against the Applicable Law;

(d) if the Merchant engages in prohibited activities as specified in the Merchant SOP or any other policies of AAK OUTLET MALL or any Applicable Law; or

(e) otherwise in connection with AAK OUTLET MALL’s compliance with any Applicable Law.

4.9 AAK OUTLET MALL, at its sole discretion, may provide periodic education to the Merchant on the development of the AAK OUTLET Services, including any changes or addition of facilities of AAK OUTLET Services.

4.10 AAK OUTLET MALL reserves the right to deduct the Service Fee that AAK OUTLET MALL is entitled to and the Contributions (if any) from the Transactions Funds for the provisions of AAK OUTLET Services through AAK OUTLET Platform.

4.11 If AAK OUTLET MALL provides any equipment, including, but not limited to, an Electronic Data Capture (EDC), to the Merchant in connection with the provision of AAK OUTLET Services (the “Device”), the Merchant agrees that it shall be responsible for such Device and is obliged to return it to AAK OUTLET MALL in good condition after termination of AAK OUTLET Services. Further details on the use of, technical and operational support and/or issues settlement related to the Device may be provided by AAK OUTLET MALL in the Merchant SOP and/or published by AAK OUTLET MALL in AAK OUTLET Platform which shall apply and bind the Parties.

5. Obligations

5.1 The Merchant shall register as a merchant using the AAL OUTLET MALL Merchant Registration Form or in any other manner to be determined by AAK OUTLET MALL. The Merchant shall integrate the AAK OUTLET Services into the Merchant Outlet and operate the same in accordance with AAK OUTLET MALL’s instructions and policies (as may be amended from time to time).

5.2 The Merchant shall not permit any Transaction of any Products or items that are prohibited and restricted under Applicable Law or AAK OUTLET MALL’s policies.

5.3 The Merchant shall retain records relating to a Transaction for at least three (3) years from the date on which such Transaction occurred.

5.4 The Merchant shall conduct its business and operate the Merchant Outlet in compliance with Applicable Laws and shall ensure that its business activities are not prohibited by the Applicable Laws.

5.5 The Merchant shall at all times have all relevant licences and permits to conduct the Merchant’s business. If the Merchant is aware of any violations of its business or its business is found to be in violation of any Applicable Laws by the relevant authorities, the Merchant must notify AAK OUTLET MALL immediately (no more than one (1) hour upon receiving the notification).

5.6 The Merchant represents and warrants to AAK OUTLET MALL that:

(a) to its knowledge, it is not receiving funds in connection with any illegal, fraudulent, deceptive or manipulative act or practice and that the Merchant is not sending or receiving funds to or from an illegal source. To the extent that the Merchant becomes aware of any such transaction, the Merchant agrees to notify AAK OUTLET MALL immediately to suspend any such transaction and/or the Customer Account(s) and/or the Merchant Wallet;


(b) the information published on AAK OUTLET Platform relating to the Products offerings satisfy all legal requirements, including all information relevant to the protection and welfare of Customers and any laws and regulations related to sales;

(c) the information provided by Merchant to AAK OUTLET MALL is current and accurate and does not violate any third party’s intellectual property rights;

(d) the Products provided, prepared and sold to Customers are of merchantable quality and safe for consumption, and their storage, production and preparation will comply with all the quality or criteria set by AAK OUTLET MALL and any Applicable Laws; 

(e) it possesses all licences required by prevailing laws and regulations and that there are no ongoing criminal, bankruptcy or tax proceedings or other penalties outstanding in relation to Merchant’s business operations; and

(f) It will not ask for data and/or information from Customers or other parties through any means on behalf of AAK OUTLET MALL and/or its affiliates without prior written approval from AAK OUTLET MALL and / or its affiliates.

5.7 In the event any of the Products are defective, or which results in poisoning, allergies or other effects that will harm any Customer, Merchant will be fully responsible and/or legally liable for such incident and it shall release and indemnify AAK OUTLET MALL from any claims, damages or losses related to such matter.

5.8 Neither the Merchant nor any director or officer of the Merchant is an individual or entity (“Person”) that is or is owned or controlled by a Person that is currently the subject of any sanctions administered or enforced by the applicable governmental authority in Ghana (collectively, “Sanctions”), nor located, organized or resident in a country or territory that is currently the subject of Sanctions. The Merchant shall not use the AAK OUTLET Services in any manner that will result in a violation of Sanctions by any parties. The Merchant and its subsidiaries and affiliates have not knowingly engaged in, and will not engage in, any dealings or transactions with any Person or any parties, or in any country or territory, that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was the subject of Sanctions.

5.9 The Merchant agrees that it and its affiliates shall conduct business in compliance with Applicable Laws relating to anti-corruption laws and shall not take any action, directly or indirectly, that would result in a violation of such laws, including, but not limited to, providing, offering, or promising, directly or indirectly, anything of value to any governmental authority or government official that would result in a breach of any such laws. The operations of the Merchant and its affiliates shall be at all times in compliance with all material aspects with Applicable Laws relating to anti-money laundering and financial recordkeeping and reporting requirements.

5.10 The Merchant shall not:

(a) decode or do any reverse engineering of AAK OUTLET MALL or AAK OUTLET Platform’s system;

(b) perform any actions that may cause damages and/or disruptions to AAK OUTLET MALL or AAK OUTLET Platform’s system; or


(c) perform any actions that aim to duplicate, replicate and/or steal the information and/or data of AAK OUTLET Services, AAK OUTLET MALL and/or the Customers.

5.11 The Merchant agrees to participate in AAK OUTLET MALL promotional and marketing activities, including co-funding campaigns (“Campaigns”) organized by AAK OUTLET MALL (“Promotions”). In the event that the Merchant wishes to withdraw from participating in the Promotions, the Merchant shall notify AAK OUTLET MALL’s customer services of its intentions and complete the opt-out form. AAK OUTLET MALL shall process the withdrawal request within fourteen (14) days from the receipt of the completed opt-out form. 

5.12 The Merchant shall be responsible to keep confidential any and all identifications, passwords, personal identification numbers (PINs), or any other codes to access the Merchant Wallet. The Merchant shall be fully responsible for all activities that occur under its Merchant Wallet even if such activities or uses were not committed by the Merchant. AAK OUTLET MALL shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from unauthorized use of the Merchant’s credentials or the Merchant’s failure to comply with this clause.

6. AAK OUTLET MALL Co-Funding Campaigns

Where the Merchant has participated in the Campaigns, the Merchant’s contributions to the Campaigns (“Contributions”) shall be based on each of the Net Sales recorded in AAK OUTLET MALL’s system. AAK OUTLET MALL shall notify the Merchant of its share of Contributions in respect of the relevant Campaigns via e-mail or any other means as may be determined at the sole discretion of AAK OUTLET MALL.

7. Fees and Taxes

7.1 In consideration for the AAK OUTLET Services provided by AAK OUTLET MALL, Merchant shall pay AAK OUTLET MALL a service fee (“Service Fee”) as set out in the AAK OUTLET MALL Merchant Registration Form. The Service Fee shall be charged on each of the Net Sales based on a successful Transaction recorded in the AAK OUTLET MALL system. The Service Fee shall be exclusive of any service and sales tax (SST) and the Merchant shall be responsible for any taxes charged by AAK OUTLET MALL for the Service Fee.

7.2 Terms of the settlement of the Transaction funds after deduction of the Service Fee, Contributions (if any) and/or other fees (if any) will be further provided in the Merchant SOP and shall be subject to change at the sole discretion of AAK OUTLET MALL.

7.3 The Merchant hereby authorizes AAK OUTLET MALL and/or its affiliates to initiate debit or credit entries to the Merchant Wallet at any time by written notice to the Merchant, unless otherwise stipulated by Applicable Law, based on certain reasons, which include the following:

(a) to correct any errors in the processing of any Transaction and/or instruction provided by Merchant to AAK OUTLET MALL, including, but not limited to, double payout;

(b) where AAK OUTLET MALL has determined that the Merchant has engaged in any fraudulent or suspicious activity and/or Transaction;

(c) in connection with any rewards or rebates;

(d) in connection with any uncharged fees or Contributions (if any);

(e) in connection with the settlement of any Transaction dispute, including any compensation due to, or from, the Merchant; and

(f) any other reasons relevant to any Transaction as determined by AAK OUTLET MALL in the future.

7.4 AAK OUTLET MALL may, at its sole discretion, amend the Service Fee, Contributions or any other applicable fee or include any additional fee at any time by written notice to the Merchant.

7.5 The Merchant shall be responsible for all taxes, duties, fees and other charges arising out of, or associated with, the supply of the Products or its business (“Taxes”) and undertakes to pay all such Taxes in a timely manner. In the event that the Merchant does not pay Taxes, and such Taxes and (if applicable) any associated penalties are required to be paid by AAK OUTLET MALL, AAK OUTLET MALL shall be entitled to recover such amounts paid by AAK OUTLET MALL

8. Intellectual Property Rights

8.1 AAK OUTLET MALL and/or its licensors reserve and shall retain its entire right, title and interest in all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights therein and relating thereto, except as expressly granted to the Merchant in the Agreement.

8.2 The Merchant grants AAK OUTLET MALL, for the term of the Agreement only, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable licence to copy, use and display any logo, trademark, trade name or other intellectual property owned by, or licensed to the Merchant for the purpose of implementing the Agreement. The Merchant hereby warrants and represents that it owns or has the right to use and sub-license any intellectual property which it uses or licenses for use to AAK OUTLET MALL.

8.3 Merchant represents and warrants that it owns or is the legal licencee of all intellectual property rights used under the Agreement, free from any infringement or violation of any third-party ownership or intellectual property rights, and that no other party will claim to have the same ownership of such intellectual property rights.

8.4 All reports, specifications, and other similar documents compiled or prepared in the course of the Agreement, including documents, materials produced in respect of the AAK OUTLET Services and any derivation of any intellectual property rights granted by any Party shall be the absolute property of such Party throughout their preparation and at all times thereafter. For the avoidance of doubt, the intellectual property rights subsisting in all reports, specifications and other similar documents set out in this clause shall at all times remain vested in the relevant Party.


8.5 Each Party warrants to the other Party that it will not use any other Party’s trademark for any marketing activities, including, but not limited to, promotional activities without prior written consent from the other Party. Notwithstanding the above, AAK OUTLET MALL shall be entitled to use the Merchant’s trademark to promote the AAK OUTLET Services and related promotion in all platforms across all media worldwide.

9. No Warranty


9.2 AAK OUTLET MALL shall not be liable for any of the following:

(a) any suspension or refusal to accept payments which AAK OUTLET MALL reasonably believes to be made fraudulently or without proper authorization; 

(b) the payment instructions received contain incorrect or improperly formatted information;

(c) hardware, software, mobile device and/or internet connection is not functioning properly due to, including, but not limited to, viruses, disruptions or other forms of system disruption such as unauthorized access by third parties; or

(d) any circumstances as specified in Clause 4.8.

10. Confidentiality and Personal Data

10.1 Each Party shall keep confidential and shall not disclose to any person or use directly or indirectly for its own or any other person’s benefit (other than for the due performance by it of its obligations under the Agreement), any Confidential Information disclosed, made available or otherwise provided to the receiving Party by or on behalf of the disclosing Party. “Confidential Information” means any information having been designated in writing to be confidential or proprietary or if given orally, is confirmed promptly in writing as having been disclosed as confidential or proprietary or otherwise by the disclosing Party to the recipient including any Personal Data, all subscriber information (including viewing patterns, viewing details, quantity, time or duration of usage of equipment or viewing of the content), details (including contact details, telephone numbers, network configuration, location information, billing name, billing amounts, credit history and other payment details), information of a commercial, technical or financial nature relating to the Agreement, the disclosing Party or any of its affiliates including all trade secrets, know-how, show-how, patents research, development or technical information, confidential and proprietary product or information, intellectual property rights, business plans, operations or systems, financial and trading positions, details of customers, suppliers, debtors or creditors, information relating to the officers, directors or employees of the disclosing Party or any of its affiliates, marketing information, printed matter, rates and rate tables, contracts, all regardless of form, format or media whether machine readable or human readable, including written, oral or tangible form and also includes information communicated or obtained through meetings, documents, correspondence or inspection of tangible items. This clause shall not apply to any Confidential Information which at the time it is disclosed, made available or otherwise provided by the disclosing Party, is in the public domain and shall cease to apply to any information which subsequently becomes publicly available otherwise than as a consequence of any breach by the receiving Party.

10.2 The receiving Party may disclose Confidential Information to (a) its directors and employees to the extent that their duties will require them to have access to such Confidential Information, provided that the receiving party shall instruct such directors and employees to treat such Confidential Information as confidential and not use such Confidential Information for any purpose other than the proper discharge by them of their duties; and (b) its external auditors, lawyers and professional advisers, and the receiving Party shall ensure that the persons to whom such disclosure is made are contractually bound by the provisions of this clause by the incorporation of corresponding provisions of confidentiality in their employment and other applicable contracts.

10.3 The Parties herewith shall comply with their respective obligations as the Data User and the Data Processor as required under all Applicable Laws and the privacy policy available on AAK OUTLET MALL Platform in connection with any Personal Data in relation to the Agreement. For the purposes of the Agreement, “Personal Data” means personal data having the meaning ascribed that are under the control of Data User and in respect of which Data Processor is or is required to provide services for the performance of the Agreement; “Data Processor” means in relation to Personal Data, any person, other than an employee of the Data User, who processes the Personal Data solely on behalf of the Data User, and does not process the Personal Data for any of his own purposes; and “Data User” means a person who either alone or jointly or in common with other persons processes any Personal Data or has control over or authorizes the processing of any Personal Data but does not include a Data Processor.

10.4 The confidentiality obligations under this Clause 10 shall survive the termination of the Agreement, and/or until the Confidential Information enters the public domain.

11. Force Majeure

11.1 The Parties are released from responsibility to all obligations and delay of work as consequence of Force Majeure. “Force Majeure” means any extraordinary circumstances which is an unforeseeable, inevitable event and/or beyond reasonable control of the Parties including but not limited to epidemic or pandemic (except the epidemic/pandemic of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)), natural disaster, war, rebellion, aggression, sabotage, riot of mass, and existence of governmental regulations in monetary affairs which directly influence performance of the Agreement.

11.2 If either Party has delayed or is prevented from performing its obligations hereunder as a result of an event of Force Majeure, it shall promptly notify the other Party in writing as soon as possible after the occurrence of such an event of Force Majeure.

12. Termination

12.1 Each Party may terminate the Agreement immediately if: 

(a) the other Party files a petition for bankruptcy, becomes insolvent, or makes any arrangement or composition with or assignment for the benefits of its creditors, or a receiver or an administrator is appointed for such Party or its business, or the Party goes into liquidation either voluntarily (otherwise than for reconstruction or merger) or compulsorily;

(b) upon the occurrence of a material breach of the Agreement by the other Party or if the non-defaulting Party believes that such breach is capable of remedy and provides opportunity to remedy, but the breach is not remedied within 30 (thirty) days from the date of notice of such breach by the non-defaulting Party; or

(c) AAK OUTLET MALL suspects that there is any unlawful, illegal and/or fraudulent act committed by Merchant and/or Merchant’s employees or agents;

(d) the other Party violates or fails to comply with any Applicable Law in a manner that may result in adverse effects on the non-defaulting Party in any material respect, or

(e) by giving the other Party 30 (thirty) days’ prior written notice for any or no reason.

12.2 The termination of AAK OUTLET Services shall not relieve or limit either Merchant or AAK OUTLET MALL from its obligations, responsibilities and liabilities accruing prior to such termination.

13. Assignment

13.1 The Merchant may not assign any of its rights under the Agreement to any person without the prior written consent of AAK OUTLET MALL.

13.2 The Merchant may not permit other persons (other than Customers) to use the AAK OUTLET Services without the prior written consent of AAK OUTLET MALL.

13.3 The provisions of the Agreement shall be binding upon the Parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.

14. Relationship of the Parties; Driver as an employee or partner of AAK OUTLET MALL

14.1 Nothing in the Agreement shall be construed to create a partnership, joint venture or agency relationship between the Merchant and AAK OUTLET MALL. Neither Party has authority to enter into agreements of any kind on behalf of the other Party.

14.2 The driver agrees that providing express delivery services to customers is a value-added service provided by AAK OUTLET MALL, and the driver is an employee or cooperative company of AAK OUTLET. AAK OUTLET MALL only allows the use of designated couriers or courier companies.

14.3 If the customer chooses a courier or courier company that is not supported by AAK OUTLET MALL, AAK OUTLET MALL shall not be liable to any party for any act, neglect, failure, delay or refusal of the driver to provide transportation services. AAK OUTLET MALL shall not and shall not guarantee the safety, reliability, compatibility or ability of the driver during the period of fulfilling their obligation to deliver products from the merchant to the customer. Therefore, the merchant hereby holds AAK OUTLET MALL harmless and releases AAK OUTLET MALL from any and all liabilities, claims, and causes.

15. Indemnification

The Merchant shall fully indemnify and hold AAK OUTLET MALL, its affiliates, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and third party contractors (the “Indemnified Party”), harmless from any loss, liability, costs and expenses (including full reimbursement of any legal and professional costs) which the Indemnified Party suffers or incurs as a result of, or in connection with, any claim made or threatened by a third party relating to any Products, the use of Merchant of AAK OUTLET Services or AAK OUTLET Platform and/or any breach of any provisions of the Agreement, except for resulting from the negligence, bad faith or wilful misconduct on the part of AAK OUTLET MALL. Notwithstanding any other provision herein, it is agreed that neither Party shall be liable to the other Party for any loss of profit, goodwill, business opportunity, and anticipated savings or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage suffered or flowing from either Party.

16. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

The Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Ghana and China. In the event any dispute, controversy, claim or difference of any kind whatsoever shall arise between the Parties in connection with this (“Dispute Notice”), the Parties shall attempt, for a period of thirty (30) days after the receipt by one (1) Party of a notice from the other Party of the existence of a Dispute, to settle such Dispute in the first instance by mutual discussions between the senior management of each of the Parties.If the dispute cannot be resolved through mutual discussion within thirty (30) days, it shall be submitted to the China International Economic Arbitration Center for arbitration and final resolution.

17. Notices

17.1 All notices under the Agreement shall be made by personal delivery, through registered letter sent through e-mail, at the following addresses:

17.2 All notices hereunder shall be deemed duly delivered:

Sent by e-mail, on the day of dispatch so long as such e-mail was sent prior to 5:00 pm on a Business Day in Ghana; if sent after 5:00 pm on a Business Day or sent on a day that is not a Business Day, it shall be deemed delivered on the following Business Day. In the case of the Merchant sending a notice through e-mail, such e-mail shall be sent through e-mail address set out in the Merchant Particulars and shall be deemed sent by the Merchant themselves, an officer of the Merchant, or other party authorized by the Merchant on behalf of the Merchant.

18. No Waiver

The failure by a Party to enforce any provision of the Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of such provisions or of the right to enforce that, or any other, provision of the Agreement. No waiver shall be construed as a continuing waiver.

19. Severability

If any part of the Agreement is or becomes invalid, unlawful or unenforceable then such part shall be severed from the remainder of the Agreement, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by Applicable Law.

20. Entire Agreement

The Agreement (including all attachments and other documents referred to herein, including, but not limited to, the Merchant SOP and the standard operating procedures by AAK OUTLET MALL for the provision of AAK OUTLET Services) represents the entire agreement of the Parties in relation to its subject matter, of which the Parties shall be bound to it. All the things that have not been regulated in the Agreement shall be regulated in the Merchant SOP or any other document published by AAK OUTLET MALL on the AAK OUTLET MALL Platform. The Merchant SOP is an inseparable part of the Agreement and by agreeing to the Agreement, the Merchant agrees to be subject to the Merchant SOP. If there is any discrepancy between any provision of the Agreement and any provision of the Merchant SOP on AAK OUTLET MALL Platform or AAK OUTLET Platform for the provision of AAK OUTLET Services, the provisions of the Merchant SOP shall prevail.

Last Updated: 9 May 2023