Effective Date: 01/07/2015
These are the general terms of the relationship between you (website visitor) and us (website owner). The terms cover all use of this website which can be accessed at www.southafricais.co.za and www.southafricais.com and is bought to you by Travel Explore Discover South Africa (Pty) Ltd t/a South Africa is.
You agree to the terms by visiting and using this website.
Definitions and interpretations:
Definitions. In the agreement: terms means the terms, consisting of:
- any other relevant specific terms, policies, disclaimers, rules and notices agreed between the parties, (including any that may be applicable to a specific section or module of the website);
- we, us, or our means Travel Explore Discover South Africa (Pty) Ltd t/a South Africa is, the owner of the website. It includes our associates, officers, agents, employees, owners, co-branders and associates where the terms limit or exclude our liability;
- you or your means any visitor to this website, including any other person, website, business or agent (including any virtual or robotic agent) associated with the visitor.
Conflict. If the meaning of any general terms conflicts with any other relevant specific terms, the specific terms will apply. Specific terms apply to a specific section of the website or have been specifically agreed between you and us.
Use of the website:
Travel Explore Discover South Africa t/a South Africa is does not charge any commission or service fees to users of this site. As we are not a booking agent, you deal directly with the establishments, advertisers and service providers advertising on this site. Travel Explore Discover South Africa t/a South Africa is will not be held liable for any arrangement between you, the users of our site and the advertisers on our site.
Breach. If you breach any of the terms or infringe any other person’s rights (including copyright), we may exercise all rights to cancel your licence, block you from using the website, claim specific performance or damages against you and take any other steps the law allows, without affecting our rights.
Framing. You may not frame this website or any of its pages.
Linking. You may only link to the home page of this website. You may not deep link (link to any other page) or link in any way that could suggest that we endorse or support you, or that you have any rights in our website or intellectual property.
Reviews. Our website allows you the opportunity to review the establishments and advertisers listed. We reserve the right not to publish any comments which may be defamatory, or which are not verifiable or for any reason as determined in our sole discretion.
Ownership. Except as provided to the contrary in the agreement, all right, title, interest, and ownership (including all rights under all copyright, patent, and other intellectual property laws) in, to or of this website are our sole property or will vest in us or a third party licensor. All moral rights are reserved.
Trademarks. Our logo and sub-logos, marks, and trade names are our trademarks and no person may use them without permission. Any other trademark or trade name that may appear on our marketing material is the property of its respective owner.
Restrictions. Except as expressly permitted under the agreement, the website to include the contents may not be:
- modified or used to make derivative works;
- rented, leased, loaned, sold or assigned;
- reverse engineered or copied; or
- reproduced or distributed.
Limits to your liability:
You use this website at your own risk. We provide the website “as is”. We do not give any express or implied warranty or make any other promise about this website. We do not warrant that it is free of latent defects, errors, malicious software or infringing content, or that you will have quiet or uninterrupted use of it.
You indemnify us. You indemnify us against any claim, demand, loss, damage, cost, or liability related to your use of this website.
Faults. We will do our best to fix any fault in this website as soon as reasonably practical after we find out about it. This is the limit of our responsibility and liability for any fault in the website.
Other websites. We are not responsible for anyone else’s website.
Entire agreement. The terms are the entire agreement between the parties on the subject.
Changes to website. We may change or stop publishing this website without notice and will not be responsible for any consequences.
Changes to terms. We may change the terms by placing a notice on this website. If you do not agree with the change, you must stop using this website or the changed terms will apply to you.
Facts about website. If an administrator of this website signs a letter confirming any fact related to the website, that letter is conclusive proof of its contents. These may include the version of the terms that apply to any dispute, or what content or functions the website had at a particular time or date.
Waiver. We do not ever waive (give up) our rights, even if we allow you any favour or extension of time, or we delay enforcing our rights against you.
Severability. Any term that is invalid, illegal or cannot be enforced must be regarded as deleted. The remaining terms continue as intended.
Law and jurisdiction. South African law and conditions (such as time and date) govern the terms. Only the South African courts may decide any dispute about the terms.
Travel Explore Discover South Africa t/a South Africa is respects your privacy and takes the protection of personal information very seriously. Personal information:
- certain information collected on registration; and
- optional information that you provide to us voluntarily.
- information that has been made anonymous so that it does not identify a specific person;
- permanently de-identified information that does not relate or cannot be traced back to you specifically; and
- non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by us and information that you have provided voluntarily in an open, public environment or forum including any blog, chat room, community, classifieds, review or discussion board. Because the information has been disclosed in a public forum, it is no longer confidential and does not constitute personal information subject to protection under this policy.
Security of personal information. Our hosting company will host our website in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced security measures to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. We authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.
Marketing purposes. We may disclose aggregate statistics (information about the customer population in general terms) about the personal information to advertisers or business partners.
Limitation. We are not responsible for, give no warranties, nor make any representations in respect of the privacy policies or practices of linked or any third party websites.
Messages and updates. We may send administrative messages and email updates to you about the website. In some cases, we may also send you primarily promotional messages. You can choose to opt-out of promotional messages.
Targeted content. While you are logged into the website, we may display targeted adverts and other relevant information based on the personal information. In a completely automated process, computers process the personal information and match it to adverts or related information. We never share personal information with any advertiser, unless you specifically provide us with your consent to do so. Advertisers receive a record of the total number of impressions and clicks for each advert. They do not receive any personal information. If you click on an advert, we may send a referring URL to the advertiser’s website identifying that a customer is visiting from the website. We do not send personal information to advertisers with the referring URL. Once you are on the advertiser’s website however, the advertiser is able to collect your personal information.