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Encyclomedia’s website terms and conditions of use create a legally binding agreement between yourself (“The User”) and Encyclomedia. Kindly familiarise yourself with these terms and conditions before any usage of this website. Usage of this website constitutes an agreement on your part with the terms and conditions of this website.

Unauthorised attempts to modify any information stored on this website, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to use this website for purposes other than its intended purpose are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

The use of any information on this website creates no legal obligation, affiliation or association with Encyclomedia or with third parties arising as a consequence of using information provided by this service.

This website is operated by Encyclomedia and the contents displayed/featured on the website, such as text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, and digital downloads, are owned by Encyclomedia, or its content suppliers.

Except through prior written consent, you may not:

Copy, sell, distribute, license, rent, modify, reproduce, transmit, publicly display,
publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works of any content from Encyclomedia or
this web site.
Modify documents as contained on, or produced by, this website.

However, you are allowed to make one machine readable copy and/or one printed copy for your personal use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may also include very limited excerpts of Encyclomedia content in printed memos, reports and presentations for internal, non-commercial use. Any use of Encyclomedia’s documents, text or images must be accompanied by the following: “image or information courtesy of Encyclomedia”.

Encyclomedia makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the website, the information, content, materials or products included on, or produced by, this site.

Encyclomedia’s directors, members or employees accept no liability (including negligence), and take no responsibility for any loss or damage which a user of this website, or any other third party, may suffer or incur, as a result of reliance on material found on this website, and in particular for:

Any errors, omissions, or inaccuracy of information or data on this website,
Any incompleteness in the information or data on this website,
Any interpretations or opinions stated in, or which may be inferred from information
on this website.

The User agrees that the use of this site will be at his/her own risk. Neither Encyclomedia, nor any of its employees, agents and content providers, warrant that the use of the web site will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of this site, or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information, service or merchandise provided through the site.

Under no circumstances shall Encyclomedia be liable for any damages whatsoever, including injury caused by any failure of performance or error, omission or inaccuracy, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of or use of this site, breach of contract, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

The User specifically acknowledges that Encyclomedia is not liable for defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the User.

Encyclomedia shall not be liable for special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or damages for loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of  data or loss of use arising out of, or related to, Encyclomedia’s website, or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, delict, statutory provision, law or otherwise.

Licence disclaimer
Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any licence under any of
Encyclomedia or any third party‘s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel,
implication, or otherwise.

Hyperlinks disclaimer
Any reference obtained via this site to a specific commercial or non-commercial product,
process or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by Encyclomedia of the
product, process, service, or its producer or provider.

The views and opinions expressed in any referenced document or any website linked to this website do not necessarily state or reflect those of Encyclomedia.

There may be links to other websites from this site; however, these other websites are not controlled by Encyclomedia and we are not responsible for any content contained on any such website or any loss suffered by the user in relation to his/her use of the site. Encyclomedia is indemnified against any claims whatsoever regarding the inclusion of links to outside websites or your use of those websites.

Copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights
Encyclomedia prohibits the use of its name and/or logo as a “hot” or “hyper” link to any other website unless the establishment of such a link is approved by Encyclomedia in writing.

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, software and information, is the property of Encyclomedia or its content suppliers and protected by South African and international copyright law and all other intellectual property laws.

The compilation (i.e. the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Encyclomedia and protected by South African and international copyright law and all other intellectual property laws.

All software used on this site is the property of Encyclomedia or its software suppliers and protected by South African and international copyright law and all other intellectual property laws.

The content and software on this site may be used for information purposes or to facilitate electronic commerce. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, re-publication, display or performance in any form, of the content of this site without written permission from Encyclomedia, is strictly prohibited.

It should be noted that any product, processes or service referred to on this website may be subject to other copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property laws and may incorporate proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that product, process or service. Encyclomedia shall not incur, and does not accept liability whatsoever arising from the infringement of copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property laws relating to such products, processes or services arising from the User using this website.

The User may not without written permission from Encyclomedia take the rates, tariffs, from this website and reformat and display them on any other website. The user must also not mirror Encyclomedia’s homepage.

Change of information on website
The information contained on this website is correct at the time of publishing, but subject to constant change without notice, including being continually updated, revised, removed, or any other possibilities.

Any of Encyclomedia’s documents or images may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Encyclomedia expressly reserves the right to make changes to these documents and images at any time.

Encyclomedia has the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to the use of this site, or any part thereof; or to impose new conditions including (without limitation) adding fees and charges for use. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including (without limitation) posting of the site, or by electronic conventional mail, or by any other means. Any use of the site by the User after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such changes, modifications, additions or deletions.

Encyclomedia has the right (and is under no obligation) to monitor the content of the site, to determine compliance with these conditions of use and any operating rules established by Encyclomedia and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorised government request. Encyclomedia has the discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the site. Without limitation of the foregoing, Encyclomedia shall have the right to remove any material that, in its sole discretion, it finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.

The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Encyclomedia and its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, costs, liabilities, losses and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of the use of this site.

Entire agreement
These terms and conditions of use constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of this website and supersedes all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to the use of this site.

No waiver by Encyclomedia of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

Applicable law
This site is created, controlled and owned by Encyclomedia CC in the Republic of South Africa. As such, the laws of the Republic of South Africa will govern these terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws.




Encyclomedia is committed to maintaining the privacy of its subscribers and web site registered users. The following discloses our information-gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

Encyclomedia may require that you provide certain identifying information such as name, address, telephone number and email address to gain access to one of our products or services or to enhance your experience on our site. This information will not be shared with, or rented to, third parties.

From time to time, Encyclomedia will send you web site feature updates, product announcements, surveys or other information via email, direct mail or telephone. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by following the directions provided within the email newsletters and product announcements or by contacting us on info@encyclomedia.co.za.

Encyclomedia has taken all necessary and reasonable precautions to ensure the security of all personal information on our systems to prevent any unauthorised access. All monetary transactions are handled through Netcash. The Netcash system is developed with the same demands on security and performance as the sites used for bank services and share trading - using the most modern security technology. Account login, personal details and all financial transactions and banking information are secured using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology with high security 128bit encryption, certified by Verisign.

By registering on the Encyclomedia site, you agreed not to divulge your password to anyone. Remember that you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information.

Aggregate information
Additionally, in order to help us better understand site usage patterns, and which types of content are of greatest interest to the visitors of our site, we will collect aggregate information about our members and visitors to the site. Encyclomedia may share this aggregate information with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties, but this information will in no way personally identify you, anonymous information is collected via web site analytic data. This information does not personally identify you but may be helpful for improving the services we offer. It is shared with third parties only as applies to broad demographics, such as web site traffic.

Legal issues
There are special cases where Encyclomedia reserves the right to disclose member information. This will only occur if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing damage or harm through their actions to Encyclomedia or any of our stakeholders, including our members.

Your acceptance of these terms
Please note that by using this site, you signify your assent to the Encyclomedia Privacy Policy. Please check this page periodically for any changes to the terms of this Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time without prior notice to you.

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