Site terms of use:

Understand our terms when making use of our site

 

Last Updated: August 2018

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE AFREPIC WEBSITE (OR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR FEATURE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE EMBEDDED VIEWER) (COLLECTIVELY, THE "SITE"), YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY AND BE BOUND BY THE TERMS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND BY ALL TERMS, POLICIES AND GUIDELINES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, AS WELL AS ANY ADDITIONAL TERMS AND RESTRICTIONS PRESENTED IN RELATION TO SPECIFIC CONTENT OR A SPECIFIC PRODUCT, SERVICE OR FEATURE (COLLECTIVELY, THE "SITE TERMS"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

These Site Terms are not intended to alter the terms or conditions of any content license agreement you may have with AFREPIC, its subsidiaries or affiliates, and to the extent of any conflict, the terms of your content license agreement will prevail. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are over the age of 18 and are lawfully able to accept these Site Terms. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you further represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Site Terms on such entity's behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify AFREPIC for violations of these Site Terms.

Privacy Policy

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Ownership of the Site and its Contents

The Site is owned by AFREPIC. Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured or displayed on the Site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, photographic images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software, and the selection and arrangement thereof ("AFREPIC Content"), is owned by AFREPIC, its licensors, or its third-party image partners. All elements of the Site, including the AFREPIC Content, are protected by copyright, trade dress, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property. We also appreciate any feedback or other suggestions about our services that you may submit to us, but you understand that we may use such feedback or suggestions without any obligation to compensate you for them.

Use of the Site

The Site is intended for customers of AFREPIC. You may not use the Site or any of its contents for any purpose not related to your business with AFREPIC. You are specifically prohibited from: (a) downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all of the Site without, or in violation of, a written license or agreement with AFREPIC; (b) using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (c) manipulating or otherwise displaying the Site by using framing or similar navigational technology; (d) registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe, or unsubscribe any party for any AFREPIC product or service if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so; (e) reverse engineering, altering or modifying any part of the Site; (f) circumventing, disabling or otherwise interfering with security-related features of the Site or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through the Site; (g) selling, licensing, leasing, or in any way commercializing the Site without specific written authorization from AFREPIC; and (h) using the Site other than for its intended purpose. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable communications regulations and statutes. You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, those relating to the Internet, data, e-mail, privacy, and the transmission of technical data exported from the South Africa or the country in which you reside.

 

Your Content

For any image, footage, text, audio, or any other content that you upload or post to the Site (“Your Content”), you represent and warrant that: (i) you have all necessary rights to submit Your Content to the Site and grant the licenses set forth herein; (ii) AFREPIC will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party with respect to Your Content; (iii) Your Content does not infringe any third party's rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) Your Content complies with these Terms of Use and all applicable laws.

 

By uploading Your Content, you grant AFREPIC a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (through all media now known or hereafter created), and make derivative works from Your Content for the purpose of allowing you to edit and display Your Content using the Site and archiving or preserving Your Content for disputes, legal proceedings, or investigations. The above licenses will continue unless and until you remove Your Content from the Site, in which case the licenses will terminate within a commercially reasonable period of time. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the license for legal archival/preservation purposes will continue indefinitely.

 

You may not upload, post, or transmit any video, image, text, audio recording, or other content that:

  • Infringes any third party's copyrights or other intellectual property rights or any right of publicity or privacy;

  • Contains any pornographic, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful or immoral content.

  • Exploits minors;

  • Depicts unlawful or violent acts;

  • Depicts animal cruelty or violence towards animals;

  • Promotes fraudulent schemes or gives rise to a claim of deceptive advertising or unfair competition; or

  • Violates any law, statute, or regulation.

 

You may not use any AFREPIC Content for any purpose without first obtaining a license to use such Content. Any use of AFREPIC Content by you shall be governed by the applicable license agreement separately entered into between you and AFREPIC. Displaying and/or distributing to the public any watermarked or unlicensed AFREPIC Content (whether incorporated into a derivative work or alone) constitutes copyright infringement.

Copyright Complaints

If you believe that any material on the Site infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our team as set forth below:

Copyright Complaint
AFREPIC Legal 
605 5th Ave South, Suite 400
Johannesburg, South Africa 2940
Phone: +27 (0) 82 925-5000
E-mail: contact@afrepic.com

Trademarks

AFREPIC Trademarks, the AFREPIC logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of AFREPIC and its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of AFREPIC or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing "AFREPIC" or any other name, trademark or product or service name of AFREPIC without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of AFREPIC and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.

Links

You may not use a AFREPIC logo or other proprietary graphic of AFREPIC to link to the Site without the expressed written permission of AFREPIC. Further, you may not frame any AFREPIC trademark, logo or other proprietary information, without AFREPIC's expressed written consent.

AFREPIC makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, directly or indirectly, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Site, or websites linking to the Site. Such sites are not under the control of AFREPIC and AFREPIC is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. AFREPIC provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by AFREPIC of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site.

Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through the Site, regarding the payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that AFREPIC shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.

Registration Data and Account Security

In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Company, to keep it accurate, current and complete; (c) maintain the security of your password and identification; (d) notify AFREPIC immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or other breach of security; (e) accept all responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your account, including but not limited to, all applicable taxes and any applicable third-party fees (including but not limited to credit card fees, foreign exchange fees and cross border fees); and (f) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Company.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AFREPIC's, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, employees, agents, third party information providers and independent contractors against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to any User Content that you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site, your conduct, your use or inability to use the Site, your breach or alleged breach of the Site Terms or of any representation or warranty contained herein, your unauthorized use of the AFREPIC Content, or your violation of any rights of another.

Disclaimer

THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE EMBEDDED VIEWER AND THE AFREPIC CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND AFREPIC AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES EXCLUDE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AFREPIC WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE AFREPIC CONTENT, OR THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SAME, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON OR IN THE MATERIALS OF THIS SITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT AFREPIC, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE AFREPIC CONTENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR THE AFREPIC CONTENT IS FREE FROM INFECTION BY VIRUSES OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT HAS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES.

 

AFREPIC uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of its content, but we make no representations or warranties as to its accuracy, correctness or reliability. AFREPIC offers a search feature within the Site and explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory. AFREPIC also disclaims any responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result. Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL AFREPIC, ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE AFREPIC CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM AFREPIC, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO RECORDS OF AFREPIC, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF AFREPIC, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO AFREPIC FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.

Termination

Notwithstanding any of these Site Terms, AFREPIC reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your account and/or to block your use of the Site.

Miscellaneous Provisions

Any waiver of any provision of the Site Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by AFREPIC. If any clause in these Site Terms is found to be unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Changes to Site Terms

AFREPIC reserves the right to change any of the terms and conditions contained in the Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. When we make changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of the Site Terms. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. We encourage you to review the Site Terms whenever you visit one of our websites.

Questions and Contact Information

Questions or comments about the Site or Site Terms may be directed to AFREPIC at contact@afrepic.com or by calling +27 (0) 82 925-5000.

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