Your access to and continued use of
CountryHelp at www.countryhelp.co.za (the "Site")
constitutes your acceptance of and compliance with the following
provisions. If you have not already done so, please take
some time to familiarise yourself with these provisions.
If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should
immediately discontinue use of this Site. Also note that
these terms and conditions may change from time to time and
it is your responsibility to check for such updates. The
last revision date for these terms and conditions is set
Last revised: 21 December 2005
(a) Reserved Rights and Grant of Limited
(b) No Solicitation
- Copyright © 2005 CountryHelp. All rights
reserved. CountryHelp either owns the intellectual property
rights, including copyright, or has acquired the necessary
licences, in the information, including all text, HTML
code, multimedia clips, images, graphics, icons, Java code,
and the selection and arrangement of the contents of the
Site (collectively the "Information").
- As a user of the Site, you are granted a
limited licence to access and to use (display or print)
short extracts of the Information for your own personal
non-commercial use only, provided the Information is not
modified and you shall be fully responsible for any consequences
resulting from such use. Any other use of the Information
is prohibited. None of the Information may be otherwise
reproduced, republished, re-disseminated, downloaded (other
than page caching), modified in any manner or form without
the express prior written consent of CountryHelp.
- You may not use any meta tags or any other
"hidden text" utilising CountryHelp's name, logos or trademarks
without the express written consent of CountryHelp. Any unauthorized
use terminates the permission or licence granted by CountryHelp
in terms hereof.
- CountryHelp will take appropriate legal
action to enforce its rights.
(c) No Endorsement
- No part of the Site should be taken to constitute
an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or services.
Some products or services mentioned on the Site may only
be available in certain areas or jurisdictions.
- Any products or services mentioned on the
Site are made available in accordance with local law and
only where they may be lawfully offered for sale.
(d) No Advice or Warranties
- The Site may contain links to other sites.
These links are provided as references to help you identify
and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest.
These other sites were independently developed by parties
other than CountryHelp, and seda does not assume responsibility
for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information
contained at such sites. In providing links to other sites,
CountryHelp is in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator
of the material contained on those other sites and does
not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type
of editorial control over, such sites.
- A link to another site should not be construed
to mean that CountryHelp is affiliated or associated with, or
is legally authorised to use any trademark, trade name,
logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the
link or the description of the link to such other sites.
- The mention of another party or its product
or service on the Site should not be construed as an endorsement
by CountryHelp of that party or its product or service.
(e) No Liability
- The Information on the Site including, but
not limited to, newsletters, articles, opinions and views,
is provided for educational or information purposes only.
It is not intended to provide legal, accounting or tax
advice and should not be relied upon in that respect. You
should not act or rely on any information at the Site without
seeking the advice of a professional.
- Information provided on the Site is believed
to be reliable when posted. However, CountryHelp does not guarantee
the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the
information provided. CountryHelp assumes no obligation to update
the Information or advise on further developments concerning
topics mentioned. Information contained on the Site may
contain typographical errors. Information provided may
be changed without notice.
- CountryHelp is not responsible for any content
or information that you may find undesirable or objectionable.
- CountryHelp is not responsible for any direct,
indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage or
any other damages whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising
out of or in connection with the use of the Site or in
reliance on the information available on the Site, including
but not limited to, any loss of use, lost data, lost business
profits, business interruption, personal injury, or any
other pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract,
delict (including negligence) or other delictual action.
- CountryHelp disclaims any liability for unauthorised
use or reproduction of any portion of the Site.
(g) Confidentiality Warning
- Certain words, phrases, names, designs or
logos used on the Site may constitute trademarks, service
marks or trade names of CountryHelp or other entities. The display
of any such marks or names on the Site does not imply that
a licence has been granted by CountryHelp or other entities for
(h) Computer Viruses
- Without the use of encryption, the Internet
is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet
e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. CountryHelp
will not be responsible for any damages you or any third
party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential
information that you make to CountryHelp through the Internet,
or that you expressly or implicitly authorise CountryHelp to make,
or for any errors or changes made to any transmitted information.
(i) Conformance with Law
- While every effort is made to ensure that
all information provided at the Site does not contain computer
viruses, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions
to scan for computer viruses and should ensure that you
have a complete and current backup of the applicable items
of information contained on your computer system. You should
pay specific attention to some of the newer viruses, that
have been written to automatically execute when an infected
word processing document is loaded into certain word processing
(j) Choice of Law
- You agree that your use of the Site shall
not violate any applicable local, national or international
law, including but not limited to any regulations having
the force of law. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions
on the use of the Internet by their residents.
- You agree not to impersonate another person
in your use of the Site or the sending of any e-mail to
an address listed on the Site.
- The law of the Republic of South Africa
shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect
of this agreement notwithstanding any conflict of laws
provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location.
You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction
of the courts of the Republic of South Africa in any action
or proceeding instituted under or related to this agreement.
(l) Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation
- Save for the provisions of clause (t) below,
all information submitted to CountryHelp via the Site shall be
deemed and remain the property of CountryHelp and CountryHelp shall be
free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how
or other techniques contained in information provided to
CountryHelp through the Site or sent through e-mail. CountryHelp shall
not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding
any such information submitted to it unless specifically
agreed by CountryHelp or required by law.
- You agree that any information submitted
for inclusion at the Site does not infringe on the intellectual
property or other rights of any third parties and you grant
CountryHelp a right to provide access to the information from
the Site. You warrant that any software submitted to CountryHelp
shall be free of computer viruses.
(m) System Security
- This Site is provided on an "as is" and
"as available" basis. You should not assume that the Site
will be error-free or that the Site will operate without
interruption. CountryHelp makes no representations or warranties
of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of
this Site or the information, content, materials or products
included on this Site. You expressly agree that the use
of this Site is at your sole risk.
- To the full extent permitted by applicable
law, CountryHelp disclaims all warranties, express or implied.
CountryHelp does not warrant that this Site, its servers, or e-mails
sent from it are free of viruses or other harmful code.
CountryHelp will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising
from the use of this Site, including, but not limited to
direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and / or consequential.
(n) User Information Confidentiality
- Whilst CountryHelp's System is a secure system,
CountryHelp is not liable for any damages whatsoever and howsoever
arising as a result of any stolen or lost user data, or
the unauthorised use of such user data.
- Subject to the provisions of clause (k)
above, CountryHelp shall not use information posted by you on
this Site for any reason whatsoever, nor divulge same to
any third party, save as may be required by CountryHelp in dealing
with any payment or user query.
- Any disputes arising as a result of your
visit to the Site, shall be determined in accordance with
the rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa
(or any successor in title) by an Arbitrator or Arbitrators
nominated by it , expect insofar to the extent that you
have in any way violated or threatened to violate CountryHelp's
intellectual property rights, in which event CountryHelp may seek
the appropriate legal remedy through the appropriate court
having jurisdiction in the Republic of South Africa, and
you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such court.
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OR USING ANY SERVICES OFFERED ON THIS SITE YOU ARE DEEMED
TO HAVE ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
in this regard, is welcome.