MBD Terms Of Use

    Disclaimer
    General terms and conditions for MBD’s (“the Company”) website and database proprietor, MBD Proprietary Limited (the “Proprietor”).

    The products and services (collectively, the “Products”) offered by or through the Company’s website are made available subject to the following terms and conditions. By using the Company’s website, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with, these terms and conditions and any further terms and conditions that the Proprietor may prescribe from time to time. The Proprietor reserves the right to make changes to this website and these disclaimers, or terms and conditions at any time.

    Copyright
    All content included on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, databases and software, is the property of the Proprietor or its content suppliers and is protected by South African and international copyright laws.

    Furthermore, the compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this website is the exclusive property of the Proprietor and protected by South African and international copyright laws.

    Without derogating from the above, the Proprietor authorizes you to view, copy, download to a local drive, print and distribute the content of this website, or parts thereof, provided that:

    • such content is used for information purposes only;
    • 
such content is used for non-commercial purposes. You are expressly prohibited from incorporating any of the material from this website in any other work, publication or website of your own or belonging to another: and
    • any reproduction of material from this website or portion thereof must include this notice in its entirety.


    Liability Disclaimer

    The information, content, services, Products and materials published on this website, including without limitation, text, graphics and links are provided on an “as is” basis.
    The Proprietor makes no representations or warranties of any kind express or implied, as to the operation of this website or the accuracy, correctness or completeness of the information, contents, materials, or Products included on this site. Without limiting the generality of the aforegoing:

    • the Proprietor does not warrant that this website, will be error-free, or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, performance or quality; and
    • whilst the Proprietor has taken reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of this website and its contents, no warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any files, downloads or applications available via this website are free of viruses, Trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other date or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of your system.


    Limitation of Liability

    In no event shall the Proprietor and its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website.

    Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages resulting from the inability to use this website, the operational failure of this website, or for any information, data, products, and services obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based on contract, delict, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Proprietor and/or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages.

    Professional Information
    Although reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the contents, data and information on this site, there may be instances where such information proves inaccurate or incomplete. Before placing any reliance on the data and information provided on this website please consult the Proprietor directly or approach your own professional advisors. You should take all reasonable steps to ensure and verify the accuracy of the contents, data and information obtained from this site.

    Violation and Waiver
    Should you violate these terms and conditions or any other rights of the Proprietor; we reserve the right to pursue any and all legal and equitable remedies against you. If we should fail to enforce any right or provision in these terms and conditions, you agree that this failure does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision or of any other rights or provisions in these terms and conditions.

    If a court should find that one or more rights or provisions set forth in these terms and conditions are invalid, you agree that the remainder of the terms and conditions shall be enforceable and that, to the extent permitted by law, the court shall give effect to the parties’ intentions, as reflected in any such right or provision that has been declared invalid or unenforceable.

    Applicable Law
    These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa (WPD Division) in respect of any disputes arising in connection with this website.

    Acceptable Use
    You agree to act responsibly when using the site.
    Your use of this website may not be for any purpose that may be illegal in South Africa or within the jurisdiction from which you are accessing the site.
    You may not introduce viruses or code with destructive or contaminating properties or anything of a nature that may damage, place unreasonable burdens on, or interfere with, the operation of the website or the systems on which it runs, nor may you attempt to gain access to any restricted areas of the website without the permission of the Proprietor.
    You may not collect any information about other users of the website without their consent.

    Request of quote

    • A quote will be provided upon request, with the following provisions applicable:
    • the entity requesting the quote will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement;

    • turn-around times for responses to a quote request will be one working day; and

    • the entity requesting a quote will be required to provide full telephone and email contact details in order to be contacted by a Business Development Manager.


    Links to other websites

    This website may contain links to third-party websites. Those sites are independently managed and maintained by such third-party companies or individuals. The Proprietor does not control those linked sites. The Proprietor bears no responsibilities for any loss or damage caused by using any websites that are linked to the Company’s website and use of such websites is at the user’s own discretion and risk.