Legal Notices A & B for 2021-07-23 is Now Available.
Any person accessing this website (user) is subject to, and agrees to, the terms and conditions set out in this legal notice. If the user does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, the user may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute content obtained on this website.
All content, data and trademarks, including, but not limited to, software, technology, databases, know-how, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs, program, publications, products, processed, or ideas described in this website may be the subject of other rights, including other intellectual property rights, which are the property of or licensed to GICS, or a legal entity, and as such are protected from infringement by South African legislation and international treaties and conventions. Subject to the rights afforded to the user herein, all other rights to all intellectual property on this website are expressly reserved. By accessing data on this website the user is not licensed or authorized.
GICS has in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by users from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user's information. Authorised employees, who are responsible for the maintenance of any sensitive data submitted, are required to maintain the confidentiality of such data. The policy applies to all employees of GICS or public bodies that may receive such information from GICS. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website. If a person delivers or attempts to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website, a criminal charge will be laid against that person, and, if GICS or any public body should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.
We welcome third-party websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages.
It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity or website to frame any page on this website, including the home page, in any way whatsoever, without prior written approval of GICS.
GICS may provide links to other websites only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply GICS's endorsement of such sites. Linked websites or pages are not subject to the control of GICS. GICS is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the content, use, or inability to use or access any linked websites or any links contained in a linked website.
The privacy statement applies to GICS and any legal entity, which control, verify or make use of information that may be collected via this site.
A user may visit this site without providing any personal information. A user, however, agrees to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. Please note that this site may contain links to other sites which are not being governed by this privacy statement.
If a user has any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement or the user's privacy while using this website, the 'feedback' link could be used.
Neither cookies nor web beacons collect personal information such as the user's name or e-mail address. A user may reject cookies as most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. Under certain circumstances, users may be denied access to some parts of this website if their browsers are set to decline cookies.
Personal information is used only for limited purposes e.g. when a user registers with the website to request future communications about GICS's areas of interest. GICS may use this information to create a personal profile to customise its response to further requests or einquiriesand to improve the website. When a user chooses to register online for a GICS event, GICS will use the information the user submit to respond to the user. In addition, the web administrator may, when necessary, use a user's information for various site-related tasks. GICS will ensure that any marketing activities comply with applicable law and that it is implemented with procedures to obtain the necessary consent before sending the user's e-mail containing information about the GICS's services. The user may at any time request GICS's discontinues sending such material to the user by using the 'feedback' or 'unsubscribe' link.
Although GICS may provide user's information to service-providers that handle information on its behalf, it will usually not share the information with third parties or other public entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection.
Personal information may be transmitted internationally through GICS or to third parties for the purposes identified above. This will not include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in the user's country of residence. By providing information to the GCIS through this website, the user is consenting to such transfers.
Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.
If personal information has been submitted to this website, users who wish to review their personal information may do so by requesting such a review through the 'feedback' link. Users will then be able to access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time. Users who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact the web administrator using the feedback link. In all cases GICS will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between GICS and any user visiting the website.
GICS recognises the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world.
These terms and conditions of use constitute the entire professional or other relationship between GICS and the user of this website. Any failure by GICS to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions of use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term or condition of the use of this website is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such unenforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.
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GICS reserves the right to change, modifies, add to or remove from portions or the whole of these terms and conditions of use from time to time. Changes to these terms and conditions of use will take effect upon such changes being posted to this website. It is the user's obligation to periodically check these terms and conditions of use at this website for changes or updates. The user's continued use of this website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of the user's acceptance to abide by and be bound by these terms and conditions of use, including such changes or updates.
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