Website Terms & Conditions
Effective 15 January 2022
PLEASE READ THE WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE BEFORE CONTINUING TO BROWSE THE WEBSITE
1.1 The Riversands I-Hub is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that the collection, handling and processing of personal information via the Website, email and/or any other channels is safeguarded in compliance with the applicable legislation.
2. WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
3.1 “Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including all information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. This includes but is not limited to your name, identity number, identity document, physical and postal addresses, telephone number, email address, company and financial information.
3.2 “Processing” means the creation, generation, communication, use, storage, amendment and destruction of personal information as more fully defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
3.3 “Riversands I-Hub” means the Riversands Incubation Hub.
3.4 “Service Provider/s” means any entity / juristic person or natural person that assists the Riversands I-Hub with the provision of services and/or support.
3.5 “You” or the “User” means any person who accesses this Website for any purpose whatsoever.
3.6 “Website” means the Website of the Riversands I-Hub at URL – www.riversandsihub.co.za and www.thrivefund.co.za or such other URL as the Riversands I-Hub may choose from time to time.
4. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
4.2 Where personal information has been provided by you to the Riversands I-Hub, the following principles are observed in the processing of that information:
4.2.1 The Riversands I-Hub will only collect, handle and process personal information for a purpose consistent with the purpose for which it is required. The specific purpose for which information is collected will be apparent from the context in which it is requested.
4.2.2 The Riversands I-Hub will only process personal information in a manner that is adequate, relevant and not excessive in the context of the purpose for which it is processed.
4.2.3 The Riversands I-Hub will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party unless your prior written consent is obtained or the Riversands I-Hub is required to do so by law.
4.2.4 The Riversands I-Hub will retain personal information as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.
5. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
5.1 This Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites owned and/or operated by third parties. The Riversands I-Hub is not responsible for the content of such websites, and does not endorse or approve the contents thereof. The fact that a website is linked to this Website does not imply that the Riversands I-Hub sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the entity that owns or is responsible for the website. Consequently the Riversands I-Hub is not liable for the operation and content of any third party websites that may be linked to this Website (regardless of whether or not a link has been permitted by the Riversands I-Hub).
6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
6.1 Except where expressly stated to the contrary, copyright in the HTML, text, graphics, audio clips, video clips, source and/or object code and all other works contained in this Website is owned by the Riversands I-Hub, which asserts and reserves all of its rights in this regard. Access to or use of this Website will not in any way result in an assignment or licence of any intellectual property owned by the Riversands I-Hub or any other party.
6.2 The contents of this Website may not be transmitted, transcribed, reproduced, stored or translated into any other form without the prior written permission of the Riversands I-Hub. However, the Riversands I-Hub permits you to display the content of this Website on your computer and to print, download and use the underlying HTML, text, graphics, audio clips, video clips and other works available to you on this Website provided that:
6.2.1 This is for your personal education and/or information only.
6.2.2 You do not modify the content of this material.
6.2.3 The Riversands I-Hub Website is the acknowledged source including the reference – www.riversandsincubationhub.co.za.
6.2.4 This permission may be revoked at any time by the Riversands I-Hub in its sole and absolute discretion.
6.3 No other use of this Website is permitted. Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, you may not make commercial use of the content of this Website, include the content of this Website in or with any product that you create or distribute, or copy the content of this Website onto your own or another’s Website, without the prior written consent of the Riversands I-Hub. Enquiries in this regard can be emailed to – email@example.com
7. LINKING, FRAMING AND CRAWLING
7.1 The prior written authority of the Riversands I-Hub is required before any hyperlink is created. This authority, if granted, will be subject to the condition that the party linking to this Website alerts users to the application of these terms and conditions. Requests for authority can be emailed to – firstname.lastname@example.org .
7.2 Permission to link to this Website will be granted strictly without the assumption of any liability on the part of the Riversands I-Hub. The Riversands I-Hub reserves the right to withdraw permission granted to link to this Website at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.
7.3 The prior written authority of the Riversands I-Hub, which may be subject to conditions, is required before this Website, any of its pages and/or any of the information contained on the Website is framed. Requests for authority can be emailed to – email@example.com .
7.4 Save for the use of the bona fide search engine and the search facility provided on the Website for users, no person may use or attempt to use any technology or applications (including web crawlers or web spiders) to search or copy content from the Website for any purpose without the prior written consent of the Riversands I-Hub. Any attempt to do so, whether successful or not, is an offence as contemplated in 7.1.
8.1 Any person who in any manner interferes with the data or information displayed on this Website in any way which causes it to be modified, destroyed or otherwise rendered ineffective or inaccurate, acts contrary to the provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 and is guilty of an offence.
8.2 Any person who in any manner interferes with any third party’s access to this Website or denies access to this Website, whether partial or absolute, is guilty of an offence in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
8.3 Any attempt by any person to commit or aid and abet someone in the commission of the offences referred to in clauses 7.1 and7.2, is guilty of an offence in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
8.4 The Riversands I-Hub will, as it may be advised, prosecute any person who is guilty of an offence described in 7.1 and 7.2.
8.5 The Riversands I-Hub will, as it may be advised, institute appropriate action to obtain relief against the perpetrator of the actions contemplated in 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3, with a view to recovering any damages that it may suffer and to protect this Website against defacement, unauthorised amendment of content and disruption of the use of the Website.
8.6 While the Riversands I-Hub will take appropriate security precautions to protect the Website against abuse by third parties; by accessing and browsing this Website you accept that no liability will lie against the Riversands I-Hub for any damages caused to you by the malicious interference with the operation of this Website, and/or any destructive data or code that may be communicated to computers or information systems used by you as a result of your access and browsing of the Website.
9. PERSONAL INFORMATION
10. DISCLAIMER AND INDEMNITY
10.1 The Riversands I-Hub expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned by your accessing and browsing of this Website or your inability to access and browse this Website, or whether caused directly or indirectly by inaccuracies, defects, errors (whether typographical or otherwise), omissions, out of date information or for any other reason whatsoever, even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable and the Riversands I-Hub had been advised of the possibility of the loss occurring.
10.2 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Riversands I-Hub, its servants, subcontractors, subsidiaries and affiliates from any demand, action or application or other proceedings whatsoever, including for attorney’s fees and related costs such as tracing fees, made by any third party and arising out of or in connection with your access, browsing and use of this Website.
11.1 These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa. You and the Riversands I-Hub both agree to submit any dispute arising out of the use of this Website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of South Africa.
12.1 These terms and conditions record the entire agreement between you and the Riversands I-Hub in respect of your access, browsing and use of this Website.
12.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions which will remain of full force and effect.
12.3 The Riversands I-Hub’s omission to exercise any right under these terms and conditions will not constitute a waiver of any such right unless expressly accepted by the Riversands I-Hub in writing.
12.4 Notwithstanding the fact that hyperlinks in these terms and conditions to certain documents should be deemed part of these terms and conditions in terms of section 11 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, the fact that some or all of the hyperlinks may be non-operational, will not play a role in the determination of the validity and interpretation of these terms and conditions.
13. CONTACT DETAILS
13.1 The Riversands I-Hub contact details for any purposes related to these Terms and Conditions are:
Telephone: (011) 012 4600