DEFINITIONS

Account means any account of the Subscriber opened with the NACCUG including any card net account, debit account or credit card account;

Approved Third Party Channel means any electronic channel, which:

  • is provided by a party other than the NACCUG or the Subscriber;
  • is designed to deliver application services (Apps) to subscribers of such Apps, and
  • has been approved by the NACCUG as a means for Subscribers to communicate with the NACCUG regarding their Accounts.

NACCUG” means National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of the Gambia;

Device means computer terminals, personal computers, laptops, computer tablets, mobile phones, smart phones, virtual assistants, smart home devices (including without limitation Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit), wearable devices (including without limitation watches, fitness trackers), connected car system devices and any other devices that may be connected to the internet which enable provision of the Services by the NACCUG to the Subscriber;

Digital Banking Services or Services means all internet and mobile Banking services, and/or any other digital or electronic banking Services provided by the NACCUG whereby the Subscriber can view and operate any Account, loans, cards, investments and insurance or any other Banking products provided by the NACCUG through computer terminals and Devices;

Subscriber” means a Members of the NACCUG, whether an individual or corporate entity, to whom the Services are provided; and

The Subscriber hereby acknowledges, understands and accepts the following Terms and Conditions which are supplemental to, and are hereby incorporated by reference into, Gambia NBD’s General Terms and Conditions (GTC) available at [http://www.naccug.com/en/terms-and-conditions/]. In the event there is an inconsistency between the terms contained herein and the GTC, the GTC’s shall prevail.

  1. ELIGIBILITY

1.1. It is a condition precedent for the use of the Digital Banking Service that the Subscriber maintains an Account with the NACCUG. In the event where the Account relationship is terminated for any reason or in the event of any breach of these Terms and Conditions, the NACCUG shall be entitled to cancel the Digital Banking Service without any prior notice.

1.2. To access Subscriber Account information or to make financial transactions (where permitted) Subscribers must: (1) have an active Account with the NACCUG; (2) be enrolled in one of NACCUG’s Digital Banking Services (unless the NACCUG specifically permits otherwise in relation to one or more Approved Third Party Channels); and (3) have a Device, an internet connection, and an account with the owner of the relevant Approved Third Party Channel, if applicable to the relevant Digital Banking Services.

1.3. The NACCUG reserves the right to refuse an application for the Digital Banking Service and may in its sole discretion withdraw, cancel or modify the Digital Banking Service and/or these Terms and Conditions.

1.4. Before accessing any new facilities related to the Digital Banking Service, the Subscriber is required to confirm his acceptance electronically of the associated terms and conditions. The Subscriber understands that such acceptance via electronic media will be sufficient and will be binding on the Subscriber for all intents and purposes.

1.5. Notwithstanding the above, the Subscriber undertakes to execute any additional documents that may be required by the NACCUG prior to provision of any modified/additional facilities under the Digital Banking Service to the Subscriber. Where a Subscriber fails to comply with the above requirements, the Subscriber shall not be eligible for such enhanced or modified Digital Banking Service and the NACCUG will be entitled to withdraw the Digital Banking Service provided at its discretion.

  1. ACCOUNT SERVICES

2.1. The Subscriber agrees that the NACCUG has the right to withdraw any or all of the facilities under the Digital Banking Service, without assigning any reason, after serving a notice to the Subscriber by ordinary post or via e-mail.

2.2. In the case of any money transfer and payments, the overall maximum transferable amount is restricted to the limits specified for the Subscriber’s segment.

2.3. The Subscriber acknowledges that no printed advice or confirmation will be issued by the NACCUG for any transaction conducted through the Digital Banking Service, except that all transactions will be recorded in the Subscriber’s statements for each Account. The NACCUG will also record and store all customer voice instructions, account details and debit/credit card details.

2.4. The Subscriber understands that the date and the time stamped on transaction print-outs or confirmation advice slips reflects the date and the time of the NACCUG’s main systems and that any transaction submitted for processing before the NACCUG’s daily cut-off time will be completed on the same business day and any transaction submitted for processing after the NACCUG’s daily cut-off time or on a public NACCUG holiday will be completed on the next business day.

2.5. The Subscriber understands and acknowledges that, though the Digital Banking Services may be made available in respect of an Account (irrespective of whether the mode of operation of such Account is individual or joint with single operation), the features, functionalities and or capabilities provided under these Services will be released or made available to the Subscriber at the NACCUG’s sole discretion.

2.6. In respect of Accounts held in the name of a minor, only the legal guardian of that minor upon verification shall be eligible to avail the Digital Banking Service on behalf of the minor account holder.

2.7. The Subscriber shall ensure that he maintains a sufficient balance in each Account to which the Digital Banking Service relates before making any transfers or payments. If for any reason an Account is overdrawn by the use of the Digital Banking Service, the Subscriber shall be responsible for immediately making up the deficit by a direct payment or transfer of funds from any other Account maintained with the NACCUG. Failure to comply with this condition shall entitle the NACCUG to cancel the Digital Banking Service and to recover any outstanding amounts and charges from the Subscriber in a manner deemed appropriate by the NACCUG.

  1. APPROVED THIRD PARTY CHANNELS

3.1. The NACCUG is committed to providing customers with the most innovative digital and mobile Banking products and services. As part of these initiatives the NACCUG has developed a strategy to work with third parties who offer Apps which may be selected by the NACCUG as an Approved Third Party Channel.

3.2. The NACCUG has developed an approval process whereby it:
3.2.1. assesses the technical capability and compatibility of all such Apps;
3.2.2. may enter into legally binding agreements with the owners of such Apps;
3.2.3. may carry out pilot or trial operations in conjunction with the App owner and selected NACCUG customers; and
3.2.4. may grant final approval to a fully tested and proven App such that the App is classified as an Approved Third Party Channel, as defined.

3.3. The NACCUG reserves the right in its absolute discretion to select any App for trial and approval as an Approved Third Party Channel, and to subsequently remove the status of any App as an Approved Third Party Channel in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

3.4. Subscribers must ensure that they use the latest available version of the relevant App or Apps to benefit from the most up-to-date security protection provided by the App owner. Similarly, Subscriber’s must use only compatible browser versions with the internet services and have an antivirus software installed and active on their Device at all times.

3.5. Use by Subscribers of any Approved Third Party Channel to access the Subscriber’s Account for any purpose is governed by these Terms and Conditions, the NACCUG’s “Gambia NBD Privacy Policy” and any other applicable terms and conditions issued by the NACCUG from time to time and made available on the NACCUG’s website.

  1. APPS AND APPROVED THIRD PARTY CHANNEL OPERATION

4.1. App pilots – the NACCUG may offer Subscribers the opportunity to participate in pilot trials of an App as part of the approval process leading to the status of an Approved Third Party Channel. In addition to these Terms and Conditions, App pilot trials are also governed by the NACCUG’s BETA Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time. The NACCUG will take reasonable steps to ensure that the pilot trials are conducted in a safe manner. However, the NACCUG makes no representation or warranty that such pilot trials will be bug or error free or that such trials will not adversely affect Subscribers’ Devices, other hardware, software or applications owned or operated by Subscribers. Subscribers acknowledge that access to their Accounts can be made via other means than an Approved Third Party Channel and the use of such Approved Third Party Channels is voluntary.

4.2. Technical support – During participation in any the pilot trials, the NACCUG may in its absolute discretion provide technical and other support during the period of the relevant pilot trial. Subscribers agree to abide by any support rules and policies made known by the NACCUG. If such support is provided, it will be provided in addition to any normal support for Subscribers and will be available exclusively through the pilot trial.

4.3. Validity of communications – Any communication by a Subscriber to the NACCUG via an Approved Third Party Channel will be treated by the NACCUG as a communication authorized by the Subscriber. Any communication from the NACCUG via an Approved Third Party Channel either:
4.3.1. initiated by the NACCUG; or
4.3.2. in response to a request received from a Subscriber,
will be treated by the NACCUG as a formal communication to, and validly received by, the Subscriber. The NACCUG accepts no liability for any unauthorized communication made to it by a third party using the Subscribers Device or by gaining access to the Approved Third Party Channel by any other means.

4.4. Extent of the Services provided – The NACCUG is under no obligation to provide Services via an Approved Third Party Channel which allow Subscribers to perform financial transactions. However, the NACCUG may at its discretion provide such Services at any time, and may withdraw such Services without notice if it considers it necessary to do so.

4.5. Third Party security settings – Subscribers who elect to use an Approved Third Party Channel authorize the NACCUG to provide information to their Devices based on the Device’s security settings. Subscribers acknowledge that the settings on a Device may allow the Device to retrieve information about your Account(s) by an unauthorized third party. By electing to use the Approved Third Party Channel on a Device, Subscribers are responsible for how the Device is used, including any communication to or from the NACCUG.

4.6. Accuracy – Subscribers acknowledge that Devices may also run other software that the NACCUG has not tested or authorized. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions Subscribers understand and agree that the NACCUG is not responsible for any inaccuracies or corrupted communications with the NACCUG due to incompatibility with the NACCUG’s systems.

4.7. Release of information to Authorized Third Party Channel owner – Your interactions with the NACCUG via an Approved Third Party Channel are subject to the NACCUGs “Gambia NBD Privacy Policy”. By installing the relevant App and using the relevant Approved Third Party Channel, Subscribers are authorizing the NACCUG to perform the actions and/or share with the Approved Third Party Channel owner the information communicated to the NACCUG, or requested from the NACCUG. Subscribers agree to the NACCUG sharing that information with the owner of the relevant Approved Third Party Channel, which will then be transmitted via the internet. For example, if a Subscriber makes a request via an Approved Third Party Channel for an Account balance on an Gambia NBD credit card, the Subscriber authorizes the NACCUG to release that information to the owner of the relevant Approved Third Party Channel. Messages between the NACCUG and Subscribers will be encrypted where determined by the NACCUG.

4.8. Mobile phone Devices – The Subscriber recognizes and accepts that, in the case of a mobile phone Device, the primary mobile number will be used to transmit an authentication code (one time password). The Subscriber is responsible for keeping the mobile Device protected at all times and updating the number in NACCUG records in case of any change to the primary number.

4.9. Smart home Device – In accordance with clause 4.3, the NACCUG is entitled to rely on any voice instructions or other information provided to it via a smart home device and to execute such instructions as they are received by the NACCUG.

  1. CONFIDENTIALITY

5.1. The Subscriber undertakes not to disclose any password, authentication code and/or user identification code relating to its Accounts and/or its use of the Digital Banking Service to any other person. In the event of any such information becoming known to someone other than the Subscriber, that person may be treated by the NACCUG as an agent of the Subscriber and the Subscriber undertakes to indemnify the NACCUG against all loss or damage which may occur as a result of that agent’s use of the relevant information.

5.2. The Subscriber agrees to treat the access rights, documentation or any other information related to the Digital Banking Service as strictly private and confidential at all times and shall not copy or reproduce any of the foregoing in any form whether in whole or in part or allow access to any other party without the NACCUG’s prior consent in writing.

5.3. The Subscriber undertakes not to share any Devices which are used to access the Digital Banking Service with any third party and to use passwords to protect against the unauthorized use of such Devices where possible. The Subscriber undertakes to indemnify the NACCUG against all loss or damage which may occur as a result of allowing any third party to access a Device which is able to connect to the Digital Banking Service.

5.4. The Subscriber acknowledges that there is a risk that they may be overheard by an unauthorized third party in the course of the Subscriber using a smart home device and that the NACCUG shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Subscriber caused as a result.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

6.1. The Subscriber acknowledges that the Digital Banking Service is the property of the NACCUG which has the copyright interest in all software and documentation relating to the Digital Banking Service and any subsequent amendments, including user guidelines in any form.

6.2. The NACCUG’s trademarks and graphics used in connection with the Services are the property of the NACCUG. All other trademarks and graphics used are the property of their respective owners.

  1. DATA POLICY

7.1. The Subscriber acknowledges that the NACCUG and its respective agents may collect content and information that the Subscriber provides when using the Digital Banking Service including but not limited to transaction details, Device model, GSM operator, location, frequency, duration of use, crash reports, telemetry information such as gyroscope sensor and accelerometer information and/or information obtained from the use of any biometric features.

7.2. The NACCUG may also collect information from or about the Devices where the Subscriber has installed or accessed Digital Banking Services, depending on the permissions granted by the Subscriber. The NACCUG may associate the information collected from the Subscriber’s Devices, which are used to provide consistent Digital Banking Services across different Devices. These permissions are listed below:
7.2.1. Access to mobile device calendar to synchronize upcoming payments and transfers.
7.2.2. Accessing to camera to take a profile picture or to be able to capture document images.
7.2.3. Access to contacts to be able to transfer funds to a mobile number.
7.2.4. Access to microphone and voice commands made using a smart home device.
7.2.5. Access location to enable communicating push notifications for communicating location based messages and content.
7.2.6. Storage to be able to upload profile picture.
7.2.7. Connection information such as the name of mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.

7.3. The Subscriber consents to the NACCUG disclosing the collected information and data for the purposes of:
7.3.1. NACCUG or any of its related bodies corporate, providing benefits, products or services;
7.3.2. NACCUG or any of its related bodies corporate improving customer service, including by means of research, conducting analyses and preparing analytics, marketing, product development and planning;
7.3.3. NACCUG marketing its products or services or the products or services of third parties, including by direct marketing; and
7.3.4. Any third parties providing services to the NACCUG, any of its related bodies corporate or to the NACCUG or for the conduct of any of the above purposes.

7.4. The NACCUG may also use the collected information to deliver enhanced Digital Banking Services, personalize content and make suggestions by understanding Subscriber’s interaction through different Digital Banking Services. The NACCUG may also use Subscriber’s information to respond Subscriber’s queries related to Digital Banking Services. In addition, the NACCUG use the information to verify accounts and activity of the Subscriber, and to promote safety and security on and off of Digital Banking Services , such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of the NACCUG General Terms and Conditions.

7.5. The Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that the NACCUG has the right to keep and store collected information and data for as long as it is necessary to provide products, services and Digital Banking Services to Subscriber. The NACCUG will keep any collected information and data that is necessary after the closure of the Subscriber’s Account and use of Digital Banking Services on the same terms as set out above and as required in accordance with the law.

7.6. The NACCUG reserves the right to share Subscriber’s data in response to a request from the police or legal authorities as per the Banking regulations and the law.

  1. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

8.1. SUBSCRIBERS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALL USE OF THE SERVICES VIA AN APPROVED THIRD PARTY CHANNEL IS AT THEIR OWN SOLE RISK. SUBSCRIBERS ASSUME ALL RISK FOR THEIR USE OF THE APPROVED THIRD PARTY CHANNEL AND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED VIA SUCH APPROVED THIRD PARTY CHANNELS ARE PROVIDED BY THE NACCUG “AS IS” AND THAT THE NACCUG MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED ABOUT THE AVAILABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR OTHERWISE OF THE SERVICES SO PROVIDED. THE NACCUG EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY SUBSCRIBERS FROM THE NACCUG WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  1. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

9.1. The NACCUG will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from any malfunction or failure of the Digital Banking Service.

9.2. The Subscriber acknowledges that the NACCUG is not liable to the Subscriber for failure to provide any or all of the facilities available under the Digital Banking Service where such failure is attributable, either wholly or partly, to reasons beyond the NACCUG’s control, including any technical malfunction or breakdown.

9.3. The Subscriber hereby, irrevocably and unconditionally without limitation, accepts all authorized debits arising from the use of the Digital Banking Service and waives any right of objection in relation thereto.

9.4. The NACCUG’s record of any transaction processed by the use of the Digital Banking Service shall be conclusive evidence of such transaction and binding on the Subscriber for all purposes.

9.5. The Subscriber acknowledges that any printouts, statements, information contained in any voice recorded format, files or other document formats in which any information or transactions pertaining to the Account or any other Banking product have been downloaded or copied shall not be used in any dealings with third parties in whatsoever manner and the Subscriber agrees to indemnify the NACCUG against all loss or damage which may occur as a result of any violation of this Clause 9.5.

9.6. The NACCUG shall not be responsible for any erroneous payments to utility companies or credit card institutions arising out of any inaccurate information provided by the Subscriber as part of processing the relevant transaction. The Subscriber further confirms and agrees to waive any right which the Subscriber may otherwise have for holding the NACCUG responsible for any mistake or omission caused by the use of the Digital Banking Service and any delay by the NACCUG due to reasons beyond its control in onward transmission of the funds to any utility company or credit card institution which may result in disruption of the relevant utility service or the processing of the relevant credit card transaction.

9.7. The Subscriber also understands that in the event of part payment of any utility bill, the relevant utility company may use its power to discontinue the utility service(s) in which event the NACCUG and the relevant utility company will not be responsible therefore in any way.

9.8. The Subscriber agrees to fully indemnify the NACCUG against all costs and expenses (including legal fees) arising in any way in connection with his/her/their account, these Terms and Conditions and in recovering any amounts due to the NACCUG or incurred by the NACCUG in any legal proceedings of whatever nature.

9.9. The Subscriber is aware and accepts the risks involved in communicating or corresponding via Devices, including but not limited to communication or transmission of information/documents via email, online upload, electronic transfer or any other mode of electronic communication or transmission (“Electronic Transmission”) which may be subject to, but are not limited to errors in transmission, technical defect, power failure, fraud, misunderstanding, unauthorized access and/or interception by third parties impersonating email addresses and instructions being addressed to the wrong recipients and thereby becoming known to third parties.

9.10. The Subscriber undertakes to indemnify the NACCUG against all loss, damage, cost, expense (including legal expenses), liability or proceedings which it may occur or suffer (direct or indirect) as a result of the use of Electronic Transmission which includes but not limited to;
9.10.1. the instructions received from the Subscriber though the Device believed by the NACCUG to be issued by or originated from the Subscriber if such instructions purport to be issued by or are believed by the NACCUG to be received from persons authorized to operate upon the accounts as per the mandate given to the NACCUG, in each case whether or not such instructions are genuine and/or authorized or received from any such individual.
9.10.2. any damage to any other person for loss or damage directly or indirectly caused by the NACCUG whilst acting upon or refraining from acting upon an instructions received from the Subscriber including construing or processing such instruction in error, duplication of transaction/instructions through inadvertence or oversight, negligently or through misdescription.

9.11. The NACCUG reserves the right to decline to act upon instructions given by the Subscriber and inform the Subscriber at the NACCUGs own discretion.

  1. CHARGES AND FEES

10.1. The NACCUG shall debit the Subscriber’s Account with fees and charges for any instructions made through the Digital Banking Service as applicable. Such charges shall be as per the NACCUG’s current schedule of charges for the Digital Banking Services, a copy of which is available online and has been provided through all branches or call center to the Subscriber. The NACCUG reserves the right to update such schedule of charges at any time.

10.2. Additional information about schedule of charges and all services available can be accessed online on: www.naccug.com.

  1. GENERAL TERMS

11.1. Amendments to these Terms and Conditions – The NACCUG reserves the right to alter, add to or cancel any or all of these Terms at any time by posting the relevant information on this web site and in the NACCUG’s branches and other premises. Such changes are deemed to be binding on the Subscriber whether or not he has received specific notice of them.

11.2. Other Banking services – These Terms and Conditions do not exclude the need to accept additional Terms and Conditions related to any other Banking products provided by the NACCUG. The NACCUG reserves the right to request the Customer to accept particular Terms & Conditions related to certain product or transactions as applicable.

  1. SECURITY TIPS FOR SUBSCRIBERS

Subscribers must protect their information and the NACCUG’s information at all times whether transacting or communicating over the internet, or in the course of normal Banking activities. The following security tips are designed to assist Subscribers, which does not affect the other obligations of the Subscribers set out in these Terms and Conditions.

12.1. Protect your Password and Personal Information:
12.1.1. Do not use passwords that are easy to guess, e.g. your name, your date of birth, your telephone number(s), etc.
12.1.2. Use a combination of upper and lower case letters as well as numbers.
12.1.3. Do not use shared passwords with anyone and do not use the same password for other websites.
12.1.4. Change the password frequently and never write it down.
12.1.5. Always log into the Digital Banking Services via the NACCUG’s website at the following address: www.naccug.com and not through other links.
12.1.6. Avoid logging into the Digital Banking Services from unknown devices, devices which have unknown applications installed or from locations like internet cafes, libraries or other public sites.
12.1.7. Always close the window once you have logged out of your Digital Banking Services session. Also, always close and kill the application when you log out from any mobile devices.

IMPORTANT: NO ONE AT THE NACCUG WILL EVER ASK YOU FOR YOUR ONLINE BANKING OR MOBILE BANKING PASSWORD AND/OR YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR CARD/ ACCOUNT NUMBERS. IF SOMEONE DOES ASK YOU FOR IT, THEY DO NOT REPRESENT THE NACCUG AND YOU SHOULD NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION.

12.2. Protect Subscriber’s Digital Banking Services session:
12.2.1. Never share your Device.
12.2.2. Use a password on your Device to prevent unauthorized access to your information.
12.2.3. Be wary of opening email messages from untrustworthy sources, especially if they contain attachments.
12.2.4. Do not reply to emails that request your personal information. They may appear to come from a trusted friend or business, but they are designed to trick you into disclosing personal information.
12.2.5. Use personal firewalls and anti-virus software.
12.2.6. Avoid downloading software such as screen savers, desktop themes, games and other executable type programs from websites that are obscure or unidentifiable. These programs may contain Trojan viruses that would enable hackers to monitor or take over your Device.
12.2.7. Disable all unnecessary services running on your computer.
12.2.8. Always verify that the site is the genuine Gambia NBD site.
12.2.9. Do not leave your Digital Banking Services session unattended at any time.
12.2.10. Before you start your Digital Banking Services session, ensure that all other internet sessions are closed. If your Digital Banking Services session is open, we recommend that you do not open other internet browsers at the same time.
12.2.11. Do not install any mobile applications from unknown sources.
12.2.12. Please contact our Customer Service Helpdesk on +220 9567888 in case you receive fraudulent emails or require any assistance using the Digital Banking Service.