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Welcome to our website and thank you for taking an interest in our business. Before proceeding, it is important that you read and understand the terms and conditions under which you will use the website.

These terms and conditions become effective when you access the website for the first time and constitute a binding agreement between [insert name of the company] and its subsidiaries and yourself, which will always prevail and govern our respective rights and obligations each time you access this website. 
By your use of this website, you certify that you have read and understood the relevant terms and conditions of use and disclaimers applicable to this website, and that you consider yourself bound in so doing. You further acknowledge that the use of this website, together with all its features, is entirely at your own risk. 

Additional terms may be provided with certain sections of this website which shall complement these terms and conditions. If such terms conflict, the additional terms governing the certain section will prevail.

Our online services are subject to registration procedures and approvals, which we may accept or reject at our sole discretion.
These online services are governed by separate terms and conditions that are available on the relevant sections of this website where the online services are provided. In the event of conflict between these terms and conditions and the service terms, the provisions of the service terms will apply.

Nature of information on the website
All information on this website is only intended to provide you with general information about us, our products, services and objectives. Nothing on this website constitutes an offer, a solicitation or an offer, but merely as an invitation to do business with us.

Your privacy and security
Our commitment to your privacy and the security of your personal information is outlined in our privacy and security statement.

Amendments to these conditions
We reserve the right to amend these conditions from time to time as the need arise. Unless otherwise stated, the current version shall supersede and replace all previous versions of these conditions. By accessing this website you are bound to the version of the conditions published here at the time of any visit to this website. You agree to view the current version each time you access the website.

Information feeds
We may use the services of other organisations to provide information on the website. We have no control over this information and make no representations or warranties of any nature as to its accuracy, appropriateness or correctness. You agree that such information is provided "as is" and we will not be directly or indirectly liable for any damages that may arise from your reliance on it.

Linked third party websites
This website and pages thereof may contain links to other websites with information and material produced and controlled by other third parties. While we try to provide links only to reputable websites, we cannot accept responsibility or liability for the contents, material, products, services or information contained within the third parties’ websites. A link from our website to any other website does not mean that we have scrutinised or endorsed the owners or administrators of the websites or their business or security practices and operations.

Permission for hyperlinks, deep linking, crawlers and metatags
Nobody may establish a hyperlink, frame, metatag or similar reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to as linking), to this website or any subsidiary pages before receiving our prior written approval, which may be withheld or granted subject to the conditions we specify from time to time.
An application for linking must be submitted to []. Once received we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don't get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected.

Breach of these conditions entitles us to take legal action without prior notice to you and you agree to reimburse the costs associated with such legal action to us on an attorney and own client scale.

Our intellectual property
We retain all copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material, including logos and other graphics and multimedia works published on or via the website. Unless otherwise agreed in writing with us no information contained in this website can be incorporated, reproduced, distributed or transmitted except you are authorised to view and download one copy to a local hard drive or disk, print and make copies of such printouts, provided that:
the material is used for considering use of the services and for no other commercial purposes;

any reproduction of our proprietary material from this website or portion of it must include our copyright notice in its entirety.
The logos and trademarks shown on this website are our registered and unregistered trademarks or that of third parties. Nothing on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademark without our prior written permission and/or that of third parties, as the case may be. You may not, without our prior written permission, use our intellectual property or that of third parties for any other purposes. An application to use our intellectual property must be submitted to []. Upon receiving your application we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you do not get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected.

Irrespective of the existence of copyright, you acknowledge that we are the proprietor of all material on the website, whether it constitutes confidential information or not, and that you have no right, title or interest in any such material.

Software, if any, made available for download on or via our website is governed by licence conditions that establish a legal relationship with the licensor. You indemnify us against any breach of these licence conditions. We give no warranty and make no representation, whether express or implied, as to the quality or fitness for purpose of the use of such software.

No warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any files, downloads or applications available via this website are free of viruses, trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of your computer, database, network or other information system.

Transmission of information
Information transmitted via an unsecured link over the Internet, including email, is susceptible to potential unlawful access, distortion or monitoring. The measures we have taken to limit these risks are outlined in our privacy and security statement. As we do not have the ability to prevent unlawful activities by unscrupulous persons, you accept that we cannot be held liable for any loss, harm or damage suffered by you as a result. To limit these risks, we may request independent verification of any information transmitted by you via the website or email from time to time.

Termination, suspension and limitation
We may modify, suspend or discontinue the website, whether temporarily or permanently, without notice. We may also impose limits or conditions on the right to certain services, features or functions and we may restrict access to parts of or all of the services on the website.

No warranties or representations
We shall not be liable for any functions contained on this site and make no warranties that this site will operate uninterrupted or error free or that any error will be corrected. We furthermore, give no warranties that this site is compatible with your computer's hardware or software, or that this site or server, with attributable downloads, etc., is free of errors, viruses, worms or Trojan horses or any other threats to the integrity of your hardware or software, and we shall not be held liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such threats.

You hereby accept that the use of this site is done entirely at your own risk, and by your acceptance of these conditions of use, you certify that you are satisfied that your current virus, software and computer integrity protection systems are adequate and installed on your computer.

How disputes will be resolved
Subject to the relevant service terms, all disputes arising as a result of your use of the website or on the interpretation of these conditions or on any matter which in terms of the conditions requires agreement by the parties, (other than where an interdict is sought or urgent relief may be obtained from a court of competent jurisdiction), will be submitted to and decided by arbitration.

The arbitration will be held with only the parties and their representatives present at the offices of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa. The arbitration will be governed by the rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa in terms of South African law and will be heard by an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed by the foundation.

Either party will be entitled to have the award made an order of court of competent jurisdiction. The parties will keep the evidence in the arbitration proceedings and any order made by any arbitrator confidential unless otherwise contemplated. The arbitrator will have the power to give default judgement if any party fails to make submissions on due date and/or fails to appear at the arbitration.

Capacity to enter into agreements
You hereby warrant to us that you have the required legal capacity to enter into and be bound by contractual terms. Minors must be assisted by their legal guardians when reading these conditions. If you are unsure whether you have the legal capacity to enter into agreements, contact someone able to provide you with this information before you continue using this website.

A certificate signed by us will constitute prima facie proof of the operation or functionality of the online services or any part thereof and the contents of any information displayed on the website on a given date.

Our address for notices and service of legal process
Our chosen address for any legal notice is:

The law governing our relationship
The conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa without reference to any conflict of law provisions.

We may terminate and/or suspend your registration immediately, without notice, if there has been a violation of these terms and conditions or other policies and terms posted on the website by you or by someone using your credentials. We may also cancel or suspend your registration for any other reason, including inactivity for an extended period, but will attempt to notify you in advance of such cancellation or suspension. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website and/or services.

General provisions
The headings of the clauses in these terms and conditions are provided for convenience and ease of reference only and will not be used to interpret, modify or amplify the terms or conditions.

No failure or delay by us to exercise any of our rights will be construed as a waiver of any such right, whether this is done expressly or implied, nor will it affect the validity of any part of these terms and conditions or prejudice our right to take subsequent action or any other remedy against you.
No condonation or waiver of any breach of these conditions shall constitute a condonation or waiver of any other similar breach.

Each provision of these terms and conditions is severable. If any of these terms and conditions become invalid, unlawful or unenforceable; the term or condition shall be without effect and the remaining terms and conditions will not be effected and shall remain in force.

Any right of recourse or remedies available to us under these conditions due to any action resulting from the direct or indirect use of this website, are cumulative and are not exclusive of any other rights or remedies provided by other applicable laws or contract.

We may assign this contract at any time to any parent, subsidiary, or any affiliated company, or as part of the sale to, merger with, or other transfer of our company to another entity. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you regarding any change of ownership.

If you have any questions or do not understand anything in these conditions please send an email to [ ] and we will respond to you as soon as possible.