Pivotel’s Terms and Conditions of Use
For purposes of these terms and conditions, “Pivotel (Pty) Ltd” shall mean Pivotel and all of its direct and indirect subsidiaries.
1. Acceptance of terms and conditions
Pivotel provides the information contained on this website and any pages comprising the website (“website”) to you subject to the terms and conditions of use set out herein (“terms and conditions”). By accessing, using and/or downloading any information from the website, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to the terms and conditions. If you do not accept and agree to the terms and conditions, do not access, use or download any information from the website.
2. Modification of terms and conditions
Pivotel may at any time modify the terms and conditions without notice to you and your continued access or use of the website will be subject to the terms and conditions in force at the time of such access or use. Accordingly, you should review the terms and conditions periodically as your continued access or use of the website shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the amended terms and conditions.
3. Content of the Website
Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website on a regular basis, Pivotel makes no representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, data and/or content contained on the website and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website. The contents of the website do not constitute an invitation to invest in the shares of Pivotel. Pivotel reserves the right at any time to change the content or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of the website. No opinions, research information, data or content contained on the website (and whether posted by Pivotel or a third party) should be construed as advice and same are offered for information purposes only.
4. Links to Other Web Sites
External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of Pivotel and no representation is made as to their content. Use of or reliance on any external links is at your own risk. No hypertext links may be created from any website controlled by you (whether directly or indirectly) to the website without the express prior written permission of Pivotel.
5. Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
Copyright and all intellectual property rights in and to all materials, texts, drawings and data made available on the website (collectively “materials”) are owned by Pivotel alternatively Pivotel is the lawful user thereof and same are protected by The Republic of South African and international intellectual property laws. Accordingly, any unauthorised copying, reproduction, retransmission, distribution, dissemination, sale, publication, broadcast or other circulation or exploitation of the materials or any component thereof will constitute an infringement of such copyright and other intellectual property rights. The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on the website are the registered and unregistered trademarks of Pivotel. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of Pivotel.
6. Public Forums and User Submissions
Pivotel is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you (which include bulletin boards, chat rooms, or any other public area found on the website). Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by Pivotel. Pivotel reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that there is a possibility that you may –
6.1 defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;
6.2 publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
6.3 upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of Pivotel and/or a third party’s computer system and/or network;
6.4 violate any copyright, trademark, other applicable laws or intellectual property rights of Dimension Data or any other third party;
6.5 submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business.
You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or which violates any applicable laws and you hereby indemnify Pivotel against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which Pivotel or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website.
7. Warranties and Disclaimers
Pivotel makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website. Pivotel shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct , indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party, as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and/or use of the website and any information contained on the website and you waive any and all claims which you may have against Pivotel in respect of any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you or your dependants as a result of or which may be attributable directly or indirectly to the aforesaid. These limitations of liability shall apply regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort, delict, strict liability or otherwise, and regardless of whether either party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Pivotel shall not be liable for any indirect, contingent or consequential loss (including but not limited to loss of business or loss of profits) incurred or sustained by you or any third party howsoever arising in respect of your use of or reliance on the website or any information offered on or via the website.
8.2 Pivotel shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of these terms and conditions to any third party without notice to you.
8.3 All provisions of these terms and conditions are, notwithstanding the way they have been linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of these terms and conditions which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to vividness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be disregarded and the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions shall remain of full force and effect.
8.4 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction of the Republic of South Africa courts in respect of any disputes arising about these terms and conditions or any matter related to or in connection therewith.
These terms and conditions were last updated on 26 October, 2016.
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