Proprietary Information Clause

"Proprietary Information" means all of the information contained in or posted on this website.

All rights, title and interest in and to the Proprietary Information as well as the copyrights and other rights of whatever nature relating thereto shall at all times vest solely in Sage Pastel.

The user of this website acknowledges and undertakes to Sage Pastel that it will not use the Proprietary Information other than for verifying the Proprietary Information and that he/she or it will not disclose any portion of the Proprietary Information to any third party for any reason whatsoever.

Sage Pastel Copyright Terms and Conditions

1. Copyright

1.1 Copyright in all material, information and logos presented on this site vest with Sage. Sage Pastel Software (Pty) Ltd (Sage Pastel) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sage (Pty) Ltd.

1.2 The content of this site is protected under applicable South African and international law including, but not limited to, South African Copyright and Trademark laws, International Copyright and Trademark laws and Conventions.

1.3 Nothing contained on this site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any material on this site. The user may however download, retrieve, view, print, refer to or sight the content of this site for private, educational or non-commercial home use only.

1.4 Users seeking permission to use the content of this site for commercial purposes may contact Lieschke Lombaard at +27 86 123 SAGE (7243) or e-mail [email protected].

1.5 Sage cannot nor does it exercise continuous editorial control over the content of this site and accepts no responsibility for any illegal, discriminatory, defamatory or obscene content appearing on this site. Users are invited to inform Sage Pastel of such matter appearing on this site to [email protected].

2. Communications

2.1 By visiting or sending e-mails to Sage Pastel via this site, the user consents to receiving electronic communications from Sage Pastel.

2.2 The user thereby agrees that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications sent by Sage Pastel satisfies any legal requirements, including but not limited to, the requirements that such communications should be "in writing".

3. Hyperlinks

3.1 Sage provides links to other related internet sites. Sage does not sponsor or edit these sites and these links are provided for the user's convenience only.

3.2 The inclusion of these links does not imply endorsement by Sage of the site and any use and/or reliance on the site is at the user's own risk.

4. Prohibited Activities

No user, be it a person, business or website may:

4.1 frame this site or any of the pages on this site in any manner whatsoever;

4.2 use any technology to search and gain information from this site unless the prior written consent of Sage is obtained.

5. Disclaimer

5.1 The user expressly agrees that the use of the Sage Pastel site is at the user's sole risk.

5.2 Sage makes no representations or warranties that this website is free from errors or omissions nor that the service provided will be uninterrupted and free from defects. Users are invited to report any possible malfunctions and defects to [email protected].

5.3 This site is provided on an "as is" basis, without any representation or endorsement made and without any warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, non-infringement, title, security and compatibility. It is the sole responsibility of the users to satisfy themselves prior to entering into this agreement that the services available on this site will meet the user's individual requirements and be compatible with the user's hardware and/or software.

5.4 The user acknowledges and confirms Sage's indemnity to, including but not limited to, indirect, direct, incidental, special, consequential and punitive damages arising from the use of or inability to use the Sage Pastel site.

5.5 Sage has taken reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of this website and its contents.

5.6 However, no warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any applications, downloads or files available via this website are free of viruses, worms, trojans, bombs, time locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of the user's system.

5.7 No advice or opinion expressed on this site should be regarded as professional advice and users are advised to seek professional advice before placing reliance on any opinion given in this site.

6. Jurisdiction

By accessing this site, the user consents to the South African law and the jurisdiction of the South African courts governing any action which may arise in respect of the user's use of this site.

7. Disputes

7.1 Any dispute arising in relation to these terms and conditions shall be referred to arbitration and shall be governed by the Rules of the Arbitration Federation of South Africa (AFSA).

7.2 The arbitration will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa and the proceedings will be conducted in English.

7.3 The costs of the arbitration will be borne by the unsuccessful party.

8. Privacy/Confidentiality

8.1 Any information collected by Sage Pastel from users of this site shall not be revealed or disclosed to third parties unless the user's prior written consent thereto is obtained.

8.2 The user hereby agrees that Sage Pastel from time to time may communicate with it.

9. Security

Any user that delivers or attempts to deliver any damaging code to this website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website shall be criminally prosecuted.

10. Sage may also, at its sole discretion, institute civil action for damages suffered as a result of such conduct.

11. Alterations to Terms and Conditions

11.1 The use of or access to this site constitutes the user's acceptance of the above terms and conditions.

11.2 Sage has the exclusive discretion to alter the terms and conditions of this site at any time, without prior notice to the user.