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1.1 The use of this Website is governed by the terms and conditions stipulated in this document. By using this Website you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions, including the Riversands I-Hub Privacy Policy (which is deemed to be incorporated in the terms and conditions) that appear on this Website, including any amendments thereto that may be made from time.
1.2 If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions you must immediately cease browsing this Website and you may not access, display, use, download, copy or distribute any of the content of this Website.

2.1 “Riversands I-Hub” means the Riversands Incubation Hub.
2.2 “You” or the “User” means any person who accesses this Website for any purpose whatsoever.
2.3 “Website” means the following Websites of the Riversands I-Hub at URL – and or such other URL as the Riversands I-Hub may choose from time to time.

3.1 The access, browsing and use of this Website are governed by these terms and conditions.
3.2 By accessing, browsing and using this Website, you agree that you will be bound by these terms and conditions from the time when you first access this Website and by any amended terms and conditions that may be implemented by the Riversands I-Hub from time to time.
3.3 By continuing to browse or use the Website after any amended terms and conditions become effective, you agree to be bound by the amended terms and conditions.
3.4 You agree that your use of this Website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this Website for any unlawful purpose, including committing a criminal offence, gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems, or transmitting unlawful material.

4.1 The Riversands I-Hub shall endeavour to ensure that all the material published on the Website is accurate at the time of its publication; however it gives no warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Your use of the information is entirely at your own risk and no liability whatsoever will arise against the Riversands I-Hub resulting from your browsing this Website or using the information provided on this Website.
4.2 The Riversands I-Hub does not warrant that this Website or the delivery, hosting and ancillary services or facilities of third party suppliers utilised by the Riversands I-Hub will continue to operate, will operate without interruptions or will be error free or that it will be free of any software virus or other harmful component.
4.3 You will be entirely responsible for any resulting damage to your software or computer systems and/or any resulting loss of data caused as a result of any use of this Website.

5.1 This Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites owned and/or operated by third parties. The Riversands I-Hub is not responsible for the content of such websites, and does not endorse or approve the contents thereof. The fact that a website is linked to this Website does not imply that the Riversands I-Hub sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the entity that owns or is responsible for the website. Consequently the Riversands I-Hub is not liable for the operation and content of any third party websites that may be linked to this Website (regardless of whether or not a link has been permitted by the Riversands I-Hub).

6.1 Except where expressly stated to the contrary, copyright in the HTML, text, graphics, audio clips, video clips, source and/or object code and all other works contained in this Website is owned by the Riversands I-Hub, which asserts and reserves all of its rights in this regard. Access to or use of this Website will not in any way result in an assignment or licence of any intellectual property owned by the Riversands I-Hub or any other party.
6.2 The contents of this Website may not be transmitted, transcribed, reproduced, stored or translated into any other form without the prior written permission of the Riversands I-Hub. However, the Riversands I-Hub permits you to display the content of this Website on your computer and to print, download and use the underlying HTML, text, graphics, audio clips, video clips and other works available to you on this Website provided that:
6.2.1 This is for your personal education and/or information only.
6.2.2 You do not modify the content of this material.
6.2.3 The Riversands I-Hub Website is the acknowledged source including the references – and
6.2.4 This permission may be revoked at any time by the Riversands I-Hub in its sole and absolute discretion.
6.3 No other use of this Website is permitted. Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, you may not make commercial use of the content of this Website, include the content of this Website in or with any product that you create or distribute, or copy the content of this Website onto your own or another’s Website, without the prior written consent of the Riversands I-Hub. Enquiries in this regard can be emailed to – .

7.1 The Riversands I-Hub uses cookies to establish how the users interact with the content on the Website and to improve your experience when using the Website. Cookies also enable the Website to remember your actions and preferences over time, such as language and location.
7.2 The Riversands I-Hub requires your consent to store and access cookies, including personal data and information regarding your browsing behavior when using the Website. You can choose to accept or reject the use of cookies by making a selection on the pop-up notice that will appear on the Website.
7.3 If you reject the use of cookies, you will still be able to visit and browse the Website, but some of the content and functions may not be available or work correctly. You can also delete cookies from your browsing history at any time.

8.1 The prior written authority of the Riversands I-Hub is required before any hyperlink is created. This authority, if granted, will be subject to the condition that the party linking to this Website alerts users to the application of these terms and conditions. Requests for authority can be emailed to – .
8.2 Permission to link to this Website will be granted strictly without the assumption of any liability on the part of the Riversands I-Hub. The Riversands I-Hub reserves the right to withdraw permission granted to link to this Website at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.
8.3 The prior written authority of the Riversands I-Hub, which may be subject to conditions, is required before this Website, any of its pages and/or any of the information contained on the Website is framed. Requests for authority can be emailed to – .
8.4 Save for the use of the bona fide search engine and the search facility provided on the Website for users, no person may use or attempt to use any technology or applications (including web crawlers or web spiders) to search or copy content from the Website for any purpose without the prior written consent of the Riversands I-Hub. Any attempt to do so, whether successful or not, is an offence as contemplated in 7.1.

9.1 Any person who in any manner interferes with the data or information displayed on this Website in any way which causes it to be modified, destroyed or otherwise rendered ineffective or inaccurate, acts contrary to the provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 and is guilty of an offence.
9.2 Any person who in any manner interferes with any third party’s access to this Website or denies access to this Website, whether partial or absolute, is guilty of an offence in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
9.3 Any attempt by any person to commit or aid and abet someone in the commission of the offences referred to in clauses 9.1 and 9.2, is guilty of an offence in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
9.4 The Riversands I-Hub will, as it may be advised, prosecute any person who is guilty of an offence described in 9.1 and 9.2.
9.5 The Riversands I-Hub will, as it may be advised, institute appropriate action to obtain relief against the perpetrator of the actions contemplated in 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3, with a view to recovering any damages that it may suffer and to protect this Website against defacement, unauthorised amendment of content and disruption of the use of the Website.
9.6 While the Riversands I-Hub will take appropriate security precautions to protect the Website against abuse by third parties; by accessing and browsing this Website you accept that no liability will lie against the Riversands I-Hub for any damages caused to you by the malicious interference with the operation of this Website, and/or any destructive data or code that may be communicated to computers or information systems used by you as a result of your access and browsing of the Website.

10.1 The processing of all any personal information, which may be provided to the Riversands I-Hub through this Website, will be processed in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 and the Riversands I-Hub Privacy Policy.

11.1 The Riversands I-Hub expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned by your accessing and browsing of this Website or your inability to access and browse this Website, or whether caused directly or indirectly by inaccuracies, defects, errors (whether typographical or otherwise), omissions, out of date information or for any other reason whatsoever, even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable and the Riversands I-Hub had been advised of the possibility of the loss occurring.
11.2 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Riversands I-Hub, its servants, subcontractors, subsidiaries and affiliates from any demand, action or application or other proceedings whatsoever, including for attorney’s fees and related costs such as tracing fees, made by any third party and arising out of or in connection with your access, browsing and use of this Website.

12.1 These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa. You and the Riversands I-Hub both agree to submit any dispute arising out of the use of this Website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of South Africa.

13.1 These terms and conditions record the entire agreement between you and the Riversands I-Hub in respect of your access, browsing and use of this Website.
13.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which will remain of full force and effect.
13.3 The Riversands I-Hub’s omission to exercise any right under these terms and conditions will not constitute a waiver of any such right unless expressly accepted by the Riversands I-Hub in writing.
13.4 Notwithstanding the fact that hyperlinks in these terms and conditions to certain documents should be deemed part of these terms and conditions in terms of section 11 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, the fact that some or all of the hyperlinks may be non-operational, will not play a role in the determination of the validity and interpretation of these terms and conditions.

14.1 The Riversands I-Hub contact details for any purposes related to these Terms and Conditions are:
Telephone: (011) 012 4600 Email: