Last updated: 20.10.2022

Terms and Conditions for Passengers

These General Terms and Conditions set out the terms and conditions applying to and governing the usage of the MyCoPilot app - technology which connects passengers with drivers to help them move around cities more efficiently.

The term “us” or “we” refers to MyCoPilot a private limited company incorporated and registered under the laws of The Federal Republic of Nigeria with registration number: 1934256, registered office at no. 25, road 3, VGC, Lagos state, or cooperation partner where MyCoPilot Services are not provided by MyCoPilot. The list of MyCoPilot partners is available at

In order to use MyCoPilot app you must agree to the terms and conditions that are set out below:

1. Using the MyCoPilot app

1.1 MyCoPilot provides an information society service through MyCoPilot app that enables mediation of the requests for transport services between the passengers and drivers and MyCoPilot does not provide transport services. Transport services are provided by drivers under a contract (with you) for the carriage of passengers. Drivers provide transport services on an independent basis (either in person or via a company) as economic and professional service providers. MyCoPilot is not responsible in any way for the fulfillment of the contract entered into between the passenger (you) and the driver. Disputes arising from consumer rights, legal obligations or from law applicable to the provision of transport services will be resolved between the passengers and drivers. Data regarding the drivers and their transport service is available in the MyCoPilot app and receipts for journeys are sent to the email address listed in the passenger's profile.

1.2 . The passenger (you) enters into a contract with the driver for the provision of transport services via the MyCoPilot app. Depending on the payment options supported for a given location of the journey, you can choose whether to pay the driver for the transport service in cash or use MyCoPilot in-App Payment. Charges will be inclusive of applicable taxes where required by law. Charges may include other applicable fees, tolls, and/or surcharges including a booking fee, municipal tolls, or processing fees for split payments. If you wish, you may also choose to pay a Tip to the driver directly or via the use of MyCoPilot in-App Payment. We may limit the maximum value of a Tip at our sole discretion.

1.3 During the installation of MyCoPilot app, passenger’s mobile number is linked to the respective MyCoPilot user account and added to our database. If you are no longer using your mobile number, you must notify MyCoPilot within 7 days so we can anonymize your account data. If you do not notify us about any change to your number, your mobile operator may issue the same mobile number to a new person who when using the MyCoPilot app then may have access to your data.

2. Promotional Codes

2.1 MyCoPilot may send you promotional codes on a per promotion basis. Promotional code credit can be applied towards payment on completion of a ride or other features or benefits related to the service and/or a Third Party’s service and are subject any additional terms that are established on a per promotional code basis. Expiration dates of promo codes will be reflected in-app once you have applied the promo code to your account.

2.2 If your trip amount exceeds the redeemable credit allocated to your ride, the balance will be automatically deducted from your accounts payment method. Similarly, a promotional code credit only applies on a per trip basis and cannot carry over to a next ride/ trip and therefore will be forfeited. Only one promotional code may be applied per trip.

2.3 MyCoPilot reserves the right to cancel any promotional code at any time for any reason. This includes, but is not limited to, if MyCoPilot deems that codes are being used in an unlawful or fraudulent manner, those issued mistakenly, and those which have expired.

3. MyCoPilot in-App Payment

3.1 Depending on the payment options supported for the given location of the journey, You can pay for the transport services with a card, mobile carrier billing or other payment methods as and when available through MyCoPilot App. By providing MyCoPilot in-App Payment service, MyCoPilot acts as a commercial agent for the provision of transport services. Every driver has authorised MyCoPilot as their commercial agent for the mediation of conclusion of contracts between the driver and the passenger, including the power to accept payments from the passengers and to forward the payments to the driver. Your obligation to the provider of the transport service will be fulfilled when the payment order is given to transfer funds to MyCoPilots’ bank account. You, as a passenger are responsible for ensuring that the payment takes place and ensuring that sufficient funds are available.

3.2 You may choose to pay a Tip to the driver using the MyCoPilot In-app Payment service. The Tip can be paid via the In-app Payment by means authorised by MyCoPilot for that purpose. MyCoPilot will not hold a commission for the brokerage of the Tip and the Tip will be transferred to the driver in full amount, excluding any taxes, if applicable. MyCoPilot reserves the right to withhold the Tip, if the payment of the Tip is suspected as being fraudulent, illegal, for a purpose other than as a gratuity related to the service provided or used in conflict with MyCoPilot’s Terms and Conditions.

3.3 When making payments by MyCoPilot in-App Payment, MyCoPilot receives your payments and forwards money to the driver. MyCoPilot may ask additional data from you to verify payment method.

3.4 When making payments by MyCoPilot in-App Payment for transport services, MyCoPilot is not responsible for possible third-party payment costs (e.g mobile operators, bank fees). These service providers may charge you additional fees when processing payments in connection with the MyCoPilot in-App Payment. MyCoPilot is not responsible for any such fees and disclaims all liability in this regard. Your payment method may also be subject to additional terms and conditions imposed by the applicable third-party payment service provider; please review these terms and conditions before using your payment method.

3.5 MyCoPilot will be responsible for the functioning of MyCoPilot in-App Payment and provide support in resolving problems. The resolution of disputes related to MyCoPilot in-App Payment also takes place through us. For payment support service please contact: support@mycopilot.ngInquiries submitted by e-mail or MyCoPilot App will receive a response within one business day. MyCoPilot will resolve MyCoPilot in-App Payment related complaints and applications within two business days.

3.6. Upfront Fare. ​You may be offered to use a ride option that allows you to agree to a fixed Fare for a given instance of Transportation service provided by the Driver (i.e Upfront Fare). Upfront Fare is communicated to you via the MyCoPilot App before the ride is requested. Upfront Fare shall not be applied if you change the destination during the ride, the ride takes materially longer than estimated due to traffic or other factors, or when other unexpected circumstances impact the characteristics of the ride materially (e.g a route is used where tolls apply).

4. Ordering and canceling transport services

4.1 If you order a transport service and the driver has agreed to undertake the work then the transport service is considered to be ordered.

4.2 Once a driver confirms that he/she will complete your journey, you will enter into a separate agreement with the driver for the provision of the journey on such terms and conditions as you agree with the driver. MyCoPilot does not provide journeys and is not a party to your agreement with the relevant driver.

4.3 Cancelling the use of an ordered transport service is considered to be the situation where the driver has replied to your request and you subsequently reject, cancel or refuse the transport service. When a transport service request is cancelled after certain time period you are required to pay a cancellation fee.

4.4 If you cancel a transport service request on multiple successive instances within 24-hour to a week we may temporarily block your account for warning. After multiple such warnings, we may suspend your account for a longer period (e.g 6 months). After that period you could ask to reactivate your account and your application will be reviewed by MyCoPilot.

4.5 When driver notifies the passenger about the arrival of the vehicle to its destination and passenger or people for whom the transport was ordered do not arrive at the vehicle within certain time period as specified in the MyCoPilot app, the request will be deemed cancelled. Sometimes driver may decide to cancel your request, please note that MyCoPilot is not responsible for such situations.

4.6 Once the driver arrives and sends you a notification that he/she has arrived the MyCoPilot app may begin charging fare on a waiting time basis according to the rates specified in the MyCoPilot app.

4.7 If you have requested transport services using the MyCoPilot app and cause damage to the driver’s vehicle or its furnishing (among else, by blemishing or staining the vehicle or causing the vehicle to stink), the driver will have the right to require you to pay a penalty of upto 50% of the fare and require compensation for any damages exceeding the penalty. If you do not pay the penalty and/or compensate for the damage, MyCoPilot may pursue the claims on behalf of the provider of the transport service.

5. License to use MyCoPilot app

5.1 As long as you comply with these General Terms and Conditions, we agree to grant you a royalty free, revocable, non-exclusive, right to access and use the MyCoPilot app in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Notice and the applicable app-store terms. You may not transfer or sub-license this right to use the MyCoPilot app. In the event that your right to use MyCoPilot app is cancelled, the corresponding non-exclusive license will also be cancelled.

6. Liability

6.1 As the MyCoPilot app is an information society service (a means of communication) between passengers and drivers, we cannot guarantee or take any responsibility for the quality or the absence of defects in the provision of transport services. As the usage of MyCoPilot app for requesting transport services depends on the behaviour of the drivers, MyCoPilot does not guarantee that you will always have offers available for the provision of the transport services.

6.2 The MyCoPilot app does not offer or broker transport services for passengers. It is also not an transport agency service for finding passengers for transport providers. The MyCoPilot app is used as the means for organising the provision of transport services.

6.3 The consumer’s right of refund is not applied to MyCoPilot app orders. Requesting a refund from the transport service does not withdraw you from the agreement in the course of which the provision of the transport service was ordered.

6.4 The MyCoPilot app is provided on an "as is" and “as available” basis. MyCoPilot does not represent, warrant or guarantee that access to MyCoPilot app will be uninterrupted or error free. In case of any faults in the software, we will endeavour to correct them as soon as possible, but please keep in mind that the functioning of the app may be restricted due to occasional technical errors and we are not able to guarantee that the app will function at all times, for example a public emergency may result in a service interruption.

6.5 MyCoPilot, its representatives, directors and employees are not liable for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of using MyCoPilot app or relying on, the journey contracted for through the MyCoPilot app, including but not limited to:

6.5.1. any direct or indirect property damage or monetary loss;

6.5.2. loss of profit;

6.5.3. loss of business, contracts, contacts, goodwill, reputation and any loss that may arise from interruption of the business;

6.5.4. loss or inaccuracy of data; and

6.5.5. any other type of loss or damage.

6.6 The financial liability of MyCoPilot in connection with breach of the contract will be limited to 20,000 naira. You will have the right to claim for damages only if MyCoPilot has deliberately violated the contract. MyCoPilot will not be liable for the actions or inactions of the driver and will not be liable for damages that the driver causes to the passengers.

6.7 You agree to fully indemnify and hold MyCoPilot, their affiliate companies, representatives, employees and directors harmless from any claims or losses (including liabilities, damages, costs and expenses of any nature) that they suffer as a result of your use of the MyCoPilot app (including the journeys you obtain through your use of the MyCoPilot app).

6.8 MyCoPilot may immediately end your use of the MyCoPilot app if you breach these General Terms and Conditions or we consider it necessary to protect the integrity of MyCoPilot or the safety of drivers.

7. Good practice using the MyCoPilot app

7.1 As MyCoPilot is not a provider or broker of the transport services, any issues with defects or quality of the transport services will be resolved in accordance with the rules and regulations of the transport service provider or the relevant public authority.

7.2 We ask to fill out a feedback form in the MyCoPilot app. This enables us to offer suggestions to the drivers for improving the quality of their service.

7.3 We expect that you use MyCoPilot app in good faith and be respectful of the drivers who offer their services through MyCoPilot app. MyCoPilot retains the right to close your account if you have violated the terms set out in this General Terms and Conditions or if your activities are malicious, i.e. withholding payment for the provision of the transport service, fraud, being disrespectful towards the drivers, etc. In these cases, your MyCoPilot app account may be revoked without prior notice.

7.4 MyCoPilot will make every effort to ensure that only drivers, who have integrity and are respectful of their profession and passengers, use the MyCoPilot app. However, we are in no position to guarantee that every provider of transport services, located by the MyCoPilot app, satisfies the aforementioned criteria at all times. If you experience objectionable transport service, please notify the company responsible for the service, a supervisory authority or our customer support.

8. Amendments to the General Terms and Conditions

8.1 If any substantial amendments are made to the General Terms and Conditions, then you will be notified by e-mail or MyCoPilot app notifications. If you continue using MyCoPilot app, you will be deemed to accept the amendments.

9. Final Provisions

The General Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of The Federal Republic of Nigeria. If the respective dispute resulting from General Terms or Agreement could not be settled by the negotiations, then the dispute will be finally solved according to the Nigerian Law in the Nigerian Court. If any provision of the General Terms is held to be unenforceable, the parties will substitute for the affected provision an enforceable provision that approximates the intent and economic effect of the affected provision.

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