Terms of Service

May, 4 2024

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing, reading, or using the articles, news, and data provided on the 'Cape Country News Meander' website (hereafter referred to as 'the Website'), visitors and users (hereafter referred to collectively as 'Users') agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (hereafter referred to as 'Terms'), which are binding and enforceable. These Terms govern the use of the Website and any services offered therein. Ignorance of these Terms does not exempt Users from the obligations and conditions stated herein. It is imperative that Users review these Terms intermittently to keep abreast of any changes or updates made by the Website’s owner, who reserves the full right to modify the content or structure of these Terms without prior notification. Continued use of the Website after such changes shall indicate your agreement to the modified Terms. These Terms apply to all Users, irrespective of the extent or mode of access.

Intellectual Property Rights

The content published on the Website, including but not limited to articles, logos, images, and video content, is the proprietary material of the Website and is protected under both South African intellectual property law and international copyright agreements. Users are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access the content on the Website, assuming proper credit is given to the original sources where applicable. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, or distribution of Website content may lead to civil and criminal penalties, and shall be pursued to the maximum extent possible under law. This includes stealing, scraping, reproducing, or emulating the information or property found on the Website without the explicit permission from the Website owner.

User Responsibilities

Users have the responsibility to ensure their conduct on the Website is in compliance with these Terms as well as local, national, and international laws. Activities not explicitly permitted under these Terms are prohibited. Users are expressly forbidden from using the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. Users are expected to use the Website and its content for lawful purposes only and are prohibited from engaging in any activity that is harmful, unethical, infringing on the rights of others, or illegal. Violation of any of these commitments may result in a temporary or permanent ban from the Website without prior notice.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website and its content are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Website does not warrant that the Website will operate error-free or that the Website and its servers are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If the use of the Website or its content results in the necessity of servicing or replacing equipment or data, the Website is not responsible for those costs. The information and content on the Website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein; these changes will be incorporated in new editions of the Website. The Website may make improvements and/or changes in the articles, services, and programs described in this information at any time without notice.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the Website, its owner, officers, directors, employees, partners, or agents be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this Website, or any other hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if the Website is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. This limitation of liability applies to all causes of action, under the theories of contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or any other legal or equitable theory.

Contact Information

For any inquiries or issues regarding the service, the Terms, or the Website, please contact Mrs. Annelise Booker at [email protected]. The postal address for official correspondence is: 1 Adderley St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.

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