Rand Water's Terms and Conditions
1.1 The purpose of the website is to provide general information about Rand Water and its product and services, and this document states the terms and conditions under which you are authorized to use the website. The information contained in this website is not intended to constitute professional advice, financial, legal or any other form of advice or services. The owner reserves the right, at any time, to modify these terms and conditions.
1.2 By accessing and using the website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions that are set out herein and that your use for this website is for lawful purposes only. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, use, display, sell, reproduce, publish, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the contents of this website for any purposes whatsoever without the express consent of the owner.
2. GOVERNING LAW
This website is controlled, operated and administered by the owner from its offices within the Republic of South Africa. Therefore, these terms and conditions are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute.
3. USE OF THE WEBSITE CONTENT
3.1 The owner authorizes you to view, download, print the materials on this website, solely for personal, private, educational, research and for non-commercial purposes. The use or misuse of any of the contents of this website, except as provided in these terms and conditions are strictly prohibited.
3.2 The users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the website, including without limitation, accessing data not intended for such user, or logging into a server, attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network, attempting to interfere with host or network, by means of virus or flooding, sending unsolicited electronic mails, including promotions, marketing, and advertising of products or services. The unlawful use and violations of the systems and network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
3.3 The user may not use the website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violate any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copy copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or that is libelous, defamatory, pornographic, profane, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
3.4 The users of or visitors to, this website may not post comments, statement or other materials onto the website that may be defamatory, obscene, libelous or that may infringe on the copyright, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights. Any such unlawful posting shall immediately be removed from the website without notice or warning.
3.5 The users of or visitors to this website are encouraged to report to the owner any information displayed on this website which is defamatory, illegal, untrue, inaccurate, infringing or harmful and the owner undertakes to rectify and remove any such information or part thereof provided the person reporting has given valid grounds for such allegation regarding the content of the website.
4. INTELECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1 The content of this website and all intellectual property, including but not limited to text, designs, all trade marks, drawings, graphics, logos, images, video, patents, cinematographic films, source codes, database and software are the property of owner and may not be used, reproduced, adapted, distributed, sold, published, stored, broadcast, modified, transmitted or recorded in any way and for any purposes without prior written consent of the owner.
4.2 Any unauthorized use, reproduction, storage, sale, transmission, adaptation, publication, distribution, modification, recording or broadcasting of the content of this website or any part thereof, will constitute copy right infringement in terms of South African and international copyright laws.
5. DISCLOSURE IN TERMS OF SECTION 43 OF THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT
5.1 The full name and legal status of the website owner is:
RAND WATER, a body corporate established in terms of Section 84 of the Water Services Act 108 of 1997.
5.2 The full address of the website owner is set out herein below:
5.2.1 Registered business and postal address for receipt of legal service:
522 Impala Road,
Glenvista, 2058 and
P O Box 1127,
5.2.2 Telephone number: (011) 682 0911;
5.2.3 Fax number: (011) 682-0444;
5.2.4 The website address is: www.randwater.co.za
5.2.5 The main business: is the supply of bulk water.
6. ACCURACY OF INFORMATION
While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on the website is current and accurate, the owner makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy, reliability and completeness of this website content. Accordingly you should not assume that the information on the website is always current or accurate, and other sources of this information should be consulted before making any decision to act on the information displayed on this website. The use of this website is at the users own risk.
7.1 The owner respects the privacy of all users and visitors to this website and will take reasonable steps to protect the user's privacy.
7.2 The website is not designed for or directed at children under the age of 18 years. It is the owner's policy not to knowingly collect or maintain information of persons under the age of 18. When posting any information to this website you agree that you are aged 18 years or older.