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Terms of Service, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy for societi.co.za
 

Terms of Service

If you require any more information or have any questions about our Terms of Service, please feel free to Contact Us.
 
Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

You must be at least 18 [eighteen] years of age to use this website. By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
 
License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, societi.co.za and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this website and materials used on societi.co.za. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, files or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
 
You must not:

  • republish material from this website in neither print nor digital media or documents (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website;
  • redistribute material from this website – except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution; or
  • republish or reproduce any part of this website through the use of iframes or screenscrapers.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.
 
Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of societi.co.za or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to this website without societi.co.za’s express written consent.
 
This includes:

  • scraping
  • data mining
  • data extraction
  • data harvesting
  • ‘framing’ (iframes)
  • Article ‘Spinning’

You must not use this website or any part of it to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without the express written consent of societi.co.za.
 
Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. societi.co.za reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas of this website, or at our discretion, this entire website. societi.co.za may change or modify this policy without notice.

If societi.co.za provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You alone are responsible for your password and user ID security.

societi.co.za may disable your user ID and password at societi.co.za’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.
 
User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to societi.co.za a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to societi.co.za the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or societi.co.za or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

societi.co.za reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on the servers of societi.co.za, or hosted or published upon this website.

societi.co.za’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, societi.co.za does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.
 
No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. societi.co.za makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, societi.co.za does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
 
Limitations of liability

societi.co.za will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if societi.co.za has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
 
Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit the liability of Societi Bistro in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by the negligence of societi.co.za or its agents, employees or shareholders/owners;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of societi.co.za; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for societi.co.za to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

 
Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
 
Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, societi.co.za has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against societi.co.za’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect societi.co.za’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as societi.co.za.
 
Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
 
Indemnity

You hereby indemnify societi.co.za and undertake to keep societi.co.za indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by societi.co.za to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of societi.co.za’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by societi.co.za arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
 
Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to societi.co.za’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, societi.co.za may take such action as societi.co.za deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
 
Variation

societi.co.za may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
 
Assignment

societi.co.za may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with societi.co.za’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
 
Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
 
Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with societi.co.za’s Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and societi.co.za in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
 
Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.

Wi-Fi

This agreement sets out the terms and conditions on which wireless internet access (“the Service”) is provided free of charge to you, a guest of Societi Bistro (“us”) in consideration for your custom, your agreement to these terms and conditions and your agreement to allow us to send to you by e-mail our promotional and marketing material;
 
Extent of the Service

We do not recommend in particular the use of any websites (or other internet related services) (“Internet Services”) and your use of Internet Services is carried out entirely at your own risk.

We have no responsibility for, or control over, the Internet Services you access and do not guarantee that any services are error or virus free.

We have no responsibility for, or control over, the information you transmit or receive via the Service.

Save for the purposes of network diagnostics we do not examine the use to which you put the Service or the nature of the information you send or receive.
 
We do not guarantee:

the availability of the Service;

the speed at which information may be transmitted or received via the Service; or

that the Service will be compatible with your equipment or any software which you use.

[Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure the security of the Service and to prevent unlawful access to information transmitted or received using the Service] we do not guarantee the security of the information which you may transmit or receive using the Service or located on any equipment utilising the Service and you accept that it is your responsibility to protect your information and have adequate security (in terms of equipment and procedures) to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of your information and data.

We reserve the right at all times to withdraw the Service, change the specifications or manner of use of the Service, to change access codes, usernames, passwords or other security information necessary to access the service.
 
Your Use of the Service

You must not use the Service to access Internet Services, or send or receive e-mails, which:

are defamatory, threatening, intimidatory or which could be classed as harassment;

contain obscene, profane or abusive language or material;

contain pornographic material (that is text, pictures, films, video clips of a sexually explicit or arousing nature);

contain offensive or derogatory images  regarding sex, race, religion, colour, origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition or sexual orientation;

contain material which infringe third party’s rights (including intellectual property rights);

in our reasonable opinion may adversely affect the manner in which we carry out our business; or

are otherwise unlawful or inappropriate;

Music, video, pictures, text and other content on the internet are copyright works and you should not download, alter, e-mail or otherwise use such content unless certain that the owner of such works has authorised its use by you.

We may terminate or temporarily suspend the Service if we reasonably believe that you are in breach of any provisions of this agreement.

We recommend that you do not use the service to transmit or receive any confidential information or data and should you choose to do so you do so at your own risk.

The Service is intended for consumer use only.
 
Criminal Activity

You must not use the Service to engage in any activity which constitutes or is capable of constituting a criminal offence, either in South Africa or in any state throughout the world.

You agree and acknowledge that we may be required to provide assistance and information to law enforcement, governmental agencies and other authorities.

You agree and acknowledge that we may keep a log of the Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses of any devices which access the Service, the times when they have accessed the Service and the activity associated with that IP address

You further agree we are entitled to co-operate with law enforcement authorities and rights-holders in the investigation of any suspected or alleged illegal activity by you which may include, but is not limited to, disclosure of such information as we have, and are entitled to provide by law, to law enforcement authorities or rights-holders.
 
Our Use of your Information

We confirm that we shall use the contact details you provide to us solely for the purposes of contacting you with marketing information, updates, promotions and special offers relating to our business.
 
Other Terms

You agree to compensate us fully for any claims or legal action  made or threatened against us by someone else because you have used the service in breach of these terms and conditions.

Whilst we do not seek to limit our responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation or if you are injured or die as a result of our negligence we have no  responsibility (to the extent permitted by law) to compensate you (whether or not we are negligent) for any direct financial loss, loss of profit, revenue, time, anticipated savings or profit or revenue, opportunity, data, use, business, wasted expenditure, business interruption, loss arising from disclosure of confidential information, loss arising from or in connection with use of the service or inability to use or access the service or a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the service at any time or damage to physical property or for any other similar direct loss that may arise in relation to this agreement whether or not we were advised in advance of the possibility of such loss or damage.

 

Disclaimer

If you require any more information or have any questions about our site’s disclaimer, please feel free to Contact us.
 
Disclaimers for societi.co.za:

All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. societi.co.za does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (societi.co.za), is strictly at your own risk. societi.co.za will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website.

From our website, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these sites. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone ‘bad’.

Please be also aware that when you leave our website, other sites may have different privacy policies and terms which are beyond our control. Please be sure to check the Privacy Policies of these sites as well as their “Terms of Service” before engaging in any business or uploading any information.
 
Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our disclaimer and agree to its terms.
 
Email

Privileged/Confidential information may be contained in email messages and may be subject to legal privilege. Access to e-mail by anyone other than the intended is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient (or responsible for delivery of the message to such person), you may not use, copy, distribute or deliver to anyone any message (or any part of its contents ) or take any action in reliance on it. In such case, you should destroy such message, and notify us immediately. If you have received an email in error, please notify us immediately by e-mail or telephone and delete the e-mail from any computer. If you or your employer does not consent to internet e-mail messages of this kind, please notify us immediately. All reasonable precautions have been taken to ensure no viruses are present in this e-mail. As our company cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage arising from the use of this e-mail or attachments we recommend that you subject these to your virus checking procedures prior to use. The views, opinions, conclusions and other informations expressed in all electronic emails are not given or endorsed by the company unless otherwise indicated by an authorized representative independent of this message.

 

Privacy Policy

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to Contact us.

At societi.co.za we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by societi.co.za and how we use it.
 
Log Files
Like many other Web sites, societi.co.za makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
 
Cookies and Web Beacons
societi.co.za uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.
 
DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on societi.co.za.

→ Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to societi.co.za and other sites on the Internet.

→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
 
Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site.

You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of societi.co.za.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on societi.co.za and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

societi.co.za has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
 
Third Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. societi.co.za’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options.
 
Children’s Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
societi.co.za does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that societi.co.za has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
 
Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there.
This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.
 
Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.
 
Update
This terms were last updated on: Saturday, 10 June 2016.
 
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.