Terms Of Use

Welcome to HOOTU. Hootu is own and operated by DEFCOM TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED. We are a company registered under the Companies and Allied Matters Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with Registration Number: 622937 and office located at No. 11 Yalinga Street off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II Abuja.

We provide subscription services that allows our subscribers to access content which includes but not limited to movies, videos, Television shows and other Audio-visual entertainment delivered over the internet via internet-enabled devices.

These terms of use contain the conditions which binds the use of our service including all features, functionalities, recommendations, reviews, website user interface as well as contents and software associated with our service.


  1. Your Hootu membership shall continue until terminated by you and to use this service you must have an internet enabled device in addition to our App then set up your profile on our App. Also, you must provide us with one or more payment method. Payment method may either be by direct payment or payment through a third party with whom you have an account. Unless membership is canceled before the next billing date, you hereby authorize us to charge the membership fee for the next billing cycle.
  2. We offer a number of memberships plans in conjunction with plans offered by third parties with the provision of their own products and services. Different membership plans have differing conditions and limitations which shall be disclosed at your signup as displayed on our App or in other communications made available to you.



  1.  Your Hootu membership may start with a free trial and the eligibility/duration of the free trial period of your membership will be specified during your sign up and the free trial is solely intended for members to try the service we provide.
  2.  Free trial eligibility and continuance is determined solely at the discretion of Hootu and may be cancelled at any time without notice.
  3.  At the end of the free trial period, membership fee shall be charged to the payment method for the next billing cycle. To view membership price and end of trial date kindly download and visit our App.


  1. Billing cycle. This connotes the fee for the Hootu service and it shall include but not limited to the following; taxes, transaction fees etc. these monies shall be charged to your payment method on the specific billing date indicated while setting up your profile. We may authorize your payment method in anticipation of service-related charges through various methods, including authorizing it for up to approximately one month of service as soon as you register.
  2. Payment Methods. To use Hootu service you must provide us with one or more payment method. You authorize us to charge any payment associated to your account in case your primary payment method is declined or no longer available to us for payment of your subscription fee. You remain responsible for any unpaid or outstanding fees including but not limited to Taxes, charges and fees associated with collecting such outstanding payments. We may also suspend your service where there is an unpaid outstanding payment.
  3. Updating Payment Method. You can update your payment method by visiting our App and updating your user profile which contains your payment details.
  4. Cancellation. You can cancel your Hootu membership at any time and you will continue to have access to the Hootu service through the end of your billing period or as determined by Hootu. You hereby agree that there shall be no refunds, part payments or credit for un utilized contents that has been paid for. To cancel your Hootu subscription, kindly visit your profile page on our App and make the cancellation.
  5. Changes to price and subscription Plans. Hootu reserves the right to make changes to price and subscription plans from time to time without first seeking the permission of subscribers. However, such changes shall be effective on the next billing cycle.


  1. To use Hootu service, you must be 18 years of age or a non minor in the jurisdiction where the service is to be used. A minor may use this service only with the supervision of an adult.
  2. Hootu service is for personal use only and Hootu only grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to their service. Also, Hootu service is not for public performances.
  3. Hootu services may be used primarily in the country which you have established your user profile and use in other locations may be restricted as determined from time to time by Hootu. The number of devices on which you can simultaneously enjoy our service may be restricted depending on the location and subscription plan.
  4. Some Hootu contents may be restricted by way of temporary download, offline viewing, geographical availability, maximum number of devices etc.
  5. You hereby agree to use the Hootu service in accordance with all applicable Laws, rules, regulations or other restrictions on the use of the contents or service therein.
  6. You agree not to archive, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, publish, license, create derivative works from, offer for sale or use any content and or information contained or obtained from the Hootu service.
  7. You also agree not to Data mine, interrupt, reverse engineer, disassemble, circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade, copy, or destroy any content/software obtained from or in conjunction of the Hootu App. You agree not to destroy or limit the functionality of any computer soft/hard ware, computer codes, files or programs used in this service. A violation of the foregoing shall immediately result in the termination of your access to our service and a further prosecution.
  8. The quality of display of the Hootu service may vary from device to device, location to location, bandwidth availability and or internet connection quality. You are responsible for all internet access charges and quality.
  9. The functionality of the Hootu App may vary from Device to device. You acknowledge that the use of the service may require third party software that is subject to third party licenses. You agree that you may automatically receive or periodically receive updates to the Hootu App.


               The subscriber who created a subscriber profile on the Hootu App and whose payment method is charged has access and control over the Hootu account and the internet enable devices used to access the service, the subscriber is responsible for any activity that occurs through the Hootu account. The subscriber is responsible for updating and maintaining the accuracy of the information provided to us relating to your account. Hootu may terminate your account or place your account on hold in order to protect you or Hootu from identity theft or other fraudulent activity.,


                The Hootu service is provided “as is” and    without warranty or condition. Hootu services may not be uninterrupted or error free. You waive all special, indirect and consequential damages against us.

               You and Hootu agree that each may bring claims against the other only in your or its individual capacity and not as a Plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding. Except as agreed between you and Hootu no court may consolidate more than one person’s action.


  1. Governing Law. These terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  2. Unsolicited Materials. Hootu is not responsible for unsolicited materials or ideas that are similar to its contents or materials.
  3. Survival. Any provision of this terms of use that is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

CHANGES to TERMS of Use and Agreement

Hootu may from time to time change these terms of Use. We may assign or transfer our Agreement with you and you agree to cooperate with us in connection with such assignment or transfer.


Electronic Communication

Hootu may from time to time send you information relating to your account in electronic form for example via Email to your Email address provided during registration.