OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
This website is operated by the OD Union, a voluntary unincorporated not for profit association, whose registered office is at The Mitre, 25 Campground Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700.
You are able to contact us in relation to our website at [email protected], or write to us at the above address, FAO: The Mitre. Further contact information can be located at the [“Contact Us”] page of this website.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
CHANGES TO OUR WEBSITE
We may update our website and/or change the content at any time. However, we do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. Any of the content on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE
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, withdraw, discontinue, and/or change all or any part of our website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
If you use a login email address and choose a password, and/or we provide you with or you use any other piece of information, as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you know your login password, you must promptly notify us at: [email protected]
CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE
If you do not consent to your child using our website, you must ensure that your child ceases all use of our website immediately.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal use, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, and/or any graphics provided on our website separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged, and you must not remove any copyright or trade mark notices from any copies of the content of this website without our prior written consent. You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors (as applicable).
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete, or up-to-date.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
death or personal injury arising from our negligence;
fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations, and/or other terms which may apply to our website or any content on it, whether express or implied (including any warranties with respect to availability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or otherwise).
We will not be liable to any user or any other person for any loss or damage (including any direct, indirect, incidental, and/or consequential losses), whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the:
use of, or inability to use, our website (or any part of our website); and/or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website,
whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such claims and/or losses in advance, and even if such claim or loss is foreseeable.
We only provide our website for domestic and private use, and you agree not to use our website for any commercial or business purposes without obtaining our prior written consent.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect or otherwise affect your computer equipment, computer programs, data, and/or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your accessing or downloading of any content on our website, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR WEBSITE
Any content you upload to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute, and/or disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
You shall ensure that: (i) any content which you upload to, or post on, our website shall not be illegal, defamatory, or offensive; and (ii) that you have at the time of posting and shall maintain all relevant proprietary and intellectual property rights in the content which you are uploading or posting. You shall additionally ensure that you comply with our forum rules, as may be posted on our website from time to time, at all times when posting or uploading content to our website.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our website. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our website for any reason, including where, in our opinion, your post is obscene, offensive, and/or infringes on third party intellectual property rights.
The views expressed by other users on our website do not represent our views or values.
We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our website. You should use your own, up-to-date virus protection software.
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, and/or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service (DOS) attack or a distributed denial-of service (DDOS) attack. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 and/or Communications and Transaction Act of 2002, and we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.
LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. Our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page.
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. You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR WEBSITE
To the extent that this website or any content on this website is published or hosted by a third party, such third party shall not be responsible for the accuracy of such.
APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION