PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE
1.Terms Of Website Use
- By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all Personal Information provided by you is accurate.
advise that you refrain from making use of our website.
2.Information About Us
Website: Our website is owned and operated by DE KLERK & VAN GEND
INCORPORATED (“DKVG”, "we", “us”, “our”).
Registered Address: The Terraces, 34 Bree Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001 (“Premises”).
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1857, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001.
3. Changes To These Terms
4. Changes To Our Website
- We may update our website from time to time and may change the content at any time.
- We may stop publishing our site at any time without notice and will not be responsible for any consequences.
- The content on our website is provided for general information purposes only and the content may be out of date at any given time. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete, free from errors or omissions or up-to-date.
5. Accessing Our Website
- Access to our website is made available free of charge.
- We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis.
- We may suspend, terminate, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our website (including, but not limited to the services/ activities/ campaigns available) without notice to you. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
- You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website, including, but not limited to, mobile data and the costs associated with it. We do not guarantee that our website, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices. In addition, use of our website may be subject to malfunctions and delays inherent in the use of the internet and electronic communications.
6. Rights Granted To You
- We may terminate this licence at any time for any reason.
- Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by us.
7. Prohibited Uses You may not use our website or content:
- in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation (including intellectual property laws);
- in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
- in any way that encourages any illegal activity, including, but not limited to, promoting or facilitating access to, use of and/ or sale of illegal substances, services, information and/ or devices;
- to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (for example: Spam);
- to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware into our website or the content used by us or any other users of our website;
- to access or attempt to access, without authority, interfere with, damage, alter, corrupt or disrupt any data or part of our website or the equipment or network on which the website is stored; and/ or
- in any way to facilitate or assist any third party to do any of the above.
- remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from any portion of our website or from the services available;
- reproduce, copy (direct or in-direct), modify, adapt, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, lease, sell, resell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit our website or the services (or any part thereof);
- decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble our website or the services except as may be permitted by applicable law;
- cause or launch any programs or scripts for the purpose of scraping, mirroring, indexing, surveying, or otherwise data mining any portion of our website or unduly burdening or hindering the operation and/ or functionality of any aspect of our website;
- frame our website or any part thereof;
- access or use our website or the content through automated means, including through the use of robots, spiders, or offline readers (other than by individually performed searches on publicly accessible search engines for the sole purpose of, and solely to the extent necessary for, creating publicly available search indices - but not caches or archives - of our website or the content and excluding those search engines or indices that host, promote, or link primarily to infringing or unauthorised content);
- transmit content that the user does not own or does not have the right to publish or distribute; or
attempt to gain unauthorised access to or impair any aspect of our
website or its related systems or networks.
E-mail addresses, names, telephone numbers, physical addresses and/ or fax numbers published on our website may not be incorporated into any database used for commercial purposes or electronic marketing or similar purposes. The presentation of such details is no “opt-in”/ permission from us to utilise same.
You may further not:
8. Intellectual Property Rights
- We are the owner and/ or rightful licensee of all intellectual property rights (including but not limited to, concepts, know-how, data processing techniques, copyrights, patents, designs (including the website look and feel and lay out and photos), inventions, trademarks, trade names, tables and compilations of data which are created, invented and/ or developed, registered or unregistered) in our website and content.
- in or related to our website except for the limited license granted under paragraph 6 above; or
- to use or reference in any manner our business names, service names, logos, trademarks, designs or services marks or those of our licensors (registered or un-registered).
9. Limitation Of Our Liability
- WE PROVIDE OUR WEBSITE TO YOU ON AN “AS-IS” AND ON AN “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS WHICH MAY APPLY TO OUR WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON IT, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IN ADDITION, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS OR AVAILABILITY OF OUR WEBSITE OR ANY OF OUR SERVICES OR ACTIVITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION, OR THAT PROVIDED BY ANOTHER USER, THROUGH THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, OR THAT THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU AGREE THAT IT IS WITHIN YOUR SOLE DISCRETION TO USE OUR WEBSITE AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE REMAINS SOLELY WITH YOU.
- WE, OUR OWNERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AUTHORISED SUB-CONTRACTORS AND/ OR CONTRIBUTORS (WHERE APPLICABLE) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER OR HOWSOEVER CAUSED ARISING FROM INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON (OR BY MEANS OF) OUR WEBSITE, OTHER USERS THEREON, OR THE ACCESS OR USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR THE USE OF ANY OF OUR OR ANY THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS AND/ OR SERVICES.
- WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DEFAULT OR DELAY IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OUR SERVICES TO YOU IF AND TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY IS CAUSED BY ANY ACT OF GOD, LEGISLATION, WAR OR CIVIL DISTURBANCE, LABOUR UNREST, COURT ORDER, OR ANY OTHER CIRCUMSTANCE BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL INCLUDING FLUCTUATIONS IN COMMUNICATIONS OR UTILITY SERVICES ("FORCE MAJEURE") AND PROVIDED WE ARE OBVIOUSLY WITHOUT FAULT IN CAUSING SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY, AND SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY COULD NOT HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY US THROUGH THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE SOURCES, WORKAROUND PLANS OR OTHER MEANS.
- DIFFERENT LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY MAY APPLY TO LIABILITY ARISING AS A RESULT OF THE SUPPLY OF SERVICES BY US TO YOU, WHICH WILL BE SET OUT IN OUR SERVICE SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
- Although we are not obliged to provide security on our website, we feel it is important that your information, or any communication between us, is dealt with in the most secure manner reasonably possible. We take reasonable security measures to ensure the safety and integrity of our website and to exclude viruses, unlawful monitoring and/ or access to our website. However, because of the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that your communications with us via our website are completely secure at all times.
- To provide adequate security to all our users, and to monitor activities prohibited under section 86 of the ECT Act, you hereby agree to our right to intercept, monitor, block, read, delete or access all data sent to the website or any of our other communication facilities, for example, email, instant messaging or fax-to-email applications, subject to the conditions as set out under the RIC Act.
- It is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are uploaded to our website (if any). However, we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from our website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using this website. Further, you agree not to upload or provide, via our website, any document or file that may contain a virus. You are required to virus check any document or file which you intend to upload or provide to our website.
11. Linking To Our Website
- You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists, or provide a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.
- We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice to you.
12. Content And Links In Our Website
- We do not purport to own the content on the other websites which may be shown on our website. Should the owner of any content showcased on our website(s) want the content to be removed, please write to us on our Contact-page to request the removal of such content.
- Your access and use of the other websites remain solely at your own risk and on the terms set by the relevant third-party.
Social networks: You agree that when accessing, using and/ or posting or
uploading any content or materials of any kind to our social network
pages (including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or any
other facility made available by us from time to time) (if any), you
i) not use the social network page’s communication facility in any improper or unlawful manner or in breach of any legislation or licence that applies to you;
ii) not harass others or disclose personal information about others that could amount to harassment;
iii) not submit, publish, post, upload, store, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, offensive, obscene, indecent, harmful, confidential, hateful, threatening or otherwise illegal or objectionable material or information;
iv) not submit, post or upload files that contain software or other material the intellectual property rights in which are owned by any third party or which are protected by rights of privacy or publicity of any third party without having received all necessary consents;
v) not upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other software or programs that may interfere with or damage the operation of the social network page or any other computer;
vi)not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself in any way; vii) not promote any activity that is illegal;
vii) not use software to harvest information from the social media network page;
ix) not submit any material which is prohibited by any applicable data protection or privacy legislation;
x) only upload or submit material to the social network page which either you own or which you have the permission of the owner of that material to submit;
Complaints should be sent to us via
13. Breach, Suspension And Termination
- All costs, charges and expenses of whatsoever nature which may be incurred by us in enforcing our rights in terms hereof including, without limitation, legal costs on the scale as between an attorney and own client and collection commission, irrespective of whether any action has been instituted, shall be recoverable from you if the above rights are successfully enforced.
- No relaxation or indulgence, by either one of us to the other, shall constitute a waiver of the rights of that person and shall not preclude that person from exercising any rights which may have arisen in the past or which may arise in future.
14. Applicable Law And Jurisdiction
15. Electronic Communication And Contact
- Any data message sent by us to you shall be deemed to have been sent from the Premises (see clause 2 above).
A data message is deemed to be sent:
i) By us, at the time shown on such message, or if not so shown, at the time shown on our information system; and
ii) By you, at the time when we confirm receipt thereof.
A data message is deemed to be received:
i) By us, only when an authorised representative responds thereto (excluding an automated response). Such acknowledgement does not give legal effect to that message, unless specifically indicated by us that it does and we have designated or used an information system for the purpose of receiving information or documents of the type sent, and when it enters our information system and becomes capable of being retrieved and processed by us; or
ii) By you, once it enters your information system.
- Attribution of data messages - You agree and warrant that any data message sent, from any computer or device that is owned by you or programmed by you, to us was sent by you.
16. Contact Us
- Website functionality or any other recommendations: Send message to us (click here).
- Questions or queries about campaigns, training and related activities, if and when made available by us: Contact us on our website at https://dkvg.co.za/contact/.
- Complaints: We kindly request that you contact us first should you have any complaints or any other issues. It is important to us that you are satisfied with your enquiry. You may contact us via our Contact-page or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ask for a reference number when you contact us to lodge a complaint. We will of course reply to your complaint as soon as practically possible, but wish to note that we stand under no legal obligation to resolve such complaint.
Legal Documentation or Notices (hopefully this will never be required):
i) Physical address: Clause 2 above.
ii) Legal enquiry: Please use the relevant details on our Contact-page. If you have a legal enquiry that is related to our website or our content, we will use the email address supplied by you on our communication facility to respond to your legal question (subject: “LEGAL”).
- If we are required to send you any legal documents or notices you agree that we can send it via electronic mail to your email address, or by written communication by way of registered post to your address or if delivery to the aforesaid addresses is not successful, then such contact details we may find about you on the internet.
Any notice to you, or us, which is:
i) sent by prepaid registered post in a correctly addressed envelope to the address specified for it under clause 2 above shall be deemed to have been received, unless the contrary is proven, within 10 (ten) days from the date on which it was posted;
ii) delivered by hand, shall be deemed to have been received on the day of delivery, provided that it has been delivered to a responsible person during ordinary business hours; or
iii) sent by a data message to the addressee shall be deemed to be received as per clause 15 above.
- Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, a written notice actually received by you or us, including a notice sent by telefax, shall be an adequate notice to it notwithstanding that it was not sent or delivered to the chosen address.
- Content means any information, content, images, video, audio, data, works of authorship, materials, software or technology which may be displayed on, incorporated into, underlying, or used to operate our website.
- Data message shall have the same meaning attributed to it in terms of the ECT Act.
- ECT Act mean the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
- Personal Information shall have the same meaning attributed to it in terms of POPI.
- POPI Act means the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
- RIC Act means the Regulation of Interception of Communication and Provision of Communication- Related Information Act 70 of 2002.
- Services refers to our website and the services as reflected on our website and promoted via other sites of ours (if any), the services rendered by us to customers in accordance with service specific agreements and relevant service schedules, as well as the services of third-party affiliates and/ or service providers on our website.
- Users mean users of our website (including you!) and the individual accessing or using the services, or the organisation, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the services, as applicable.