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Privacy Policy

 

Summaries SA believes strongly in protecting the privacy of users of its website. There may be times when you will register for services on this website and you may be required to provide personal information including, but not limited to, the following:

 

  • Your name and surname
  • Telephone numbers
  • E-mail address
  • Physical address
  • Postal code

 

Summaries SA will not sell to any third party your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number, unless you provide your informed consent, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws, police investigations, or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. Summaries SA allows access to database information by third-parties providing technical services, such as e-mail, but only to the extent necessary to provide you with those services. In those instances, the third-party is bound by these terms. Your informed consent shall be in the form of an “opt in” or similar policy. You understand and agree that Summaries SA may disclose to third parties, your postal/zip code, gender and/or age, but only in the form of aggregated information.

Summaries SA reserves the right to offer you third party services and products based on the preferences that you identify during the registration process and based on your subsequent preferences; such offers may be provided to you by Summaries SA.

If you have any questions concerning the privacy policies of Summaries SA which are not covered in this statement, please contact us with your questions via email: info@summariessa.co.za

Indemnity Clause

This site may contain links to other Web sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these Web sites. Furthermore this site may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the site.

Terms of Use

Please carefully read the following terms before accessing this site. By accessing the site (which includes, visiting, registering, purchasing or accessing the learning material) as well as the mobile applications thereof, you accept and agree to all of the covenants and conditions imposed in this agreement.

All content on this website is owned and controlled by Summaries SA and its content providers.

By using this service, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to these terms. You also agree to review this agreement periodically to be aware of modifications to the agreement, which modifications Summaries SA may make at any time. Your continued use of this site will be deemed your conclusive acceptance of any modified agreement.

  1. General

1.1.Although we implement the necessary steps, we cannot guarantee the correctness of the study material provided.  We urge you to let us know if you do pick up any mistakes in the material.

1.2Summaries SA reserves the right to change the content used at any time.

1.3.All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

1.4.These Terms and Conditions and the use of Summaries SA shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.

1.5.Neither Summaries SA nor any of the third parties directed from this website provide any warranty or guarantees as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness of information and materials offered on this website.

1.6.The use of any information or material on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

  1. Financial

2.1.Summaries SA quotes prices and issues invoices in South African Rands (ZAR) only. The client must pay in the currency shown on the invoice.

2.2. Summaries SA reserves the right to review the pricing and take appropriate action when changes to learning material or exam specification occur beyond our control.

2.3.All discounts, whether advertised or stated in correspondence, are mutually exclusive i.e. only one discount can be applied to any one purchase

2.5.Summaries SA has two payment options: EFT – Products will be downloadable once the money reflects in our bank account. Pay using your credit or debit card using Fastpay.

  1. General

3.2.The owners and employees of Summaries SA shall not assume any responsibility for the user’s inability to access study material online via summaries.co.za due to incompatible system requirements beyond the specifications provided for on summaries.co.za website and/or applications, and as a result, no refund shall be issued to the purchaser.

3.3.The start date of all memberships and access is deemed to be the date that the student first has access to the self-study materials.

3.4.No refunds will be made after we received payment except where the problem is a direct result from Summaries SA.

  1. e-Learning Materials

4.1.The study material is property of Summaries SA and its partners.

4.2.The study material has been prepared, maintained, updated and distributed by Summaries SA and its partners

4.3.The use of the tutorial material on Summaries SA and/or applications is strictly restricted only to the registered user on summaries.co.za.

4.4.The Registered User shall not copy, share, modify, transmit, distribute, or in any way, exploit the copyrighted materials provided by Summaries SA other than for their own individual use. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law and any violators will be prosecuted.

4.5.The Registered User shall not permit anyone else to copy, use, modify, transmit, distribute, or in any way, exploit the copyrighted materials.

4.6.Therefore, the registered user shall not copy, share, modify, transmit, distribute, or in any way, exploit the copyrighted materials provided by Summaries SA other than for their own individual self-assessment and reading. The use of summaries.co.za and/or applications content and materials for any other purpose other than one prescribed above is expressly prohibited by the terms and conditions hereof, and any violation shall result in prosecution.

4.7.The registered user as per the above undertakes not to permit non- registered users to either copy, use, modify, transmit nor distribute in any way all or some of the material or content derived from summaries.co.za without the prior approval of owners or employees of Summaries SA or its content partners.

4.8.The materials made available by Summaries SA are provided “as-is” without warranties of any kind, either expressed, or implied, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

4.9.Summaries SA does not warrant that the materials will be error free including technical inaccuracies, nor free of viruses, or other harmful matter. The entire cost of any necessary service, repair, or correction, is the Registered User`s responsibility.

4.10. Summaries SA may make improvements, or changes, to this material at any time without prior notification.

4.11.If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions you must cease to use the e-learning platform and materials immediately.

  1. Access to the learning material and exercises

5.1.Summaries SA strives to provide learning material to its students on a continuous basis. Summaries SA will take all commercially reasonable efforts to provide uninterrupted access of the learning material to its Students. However, from time to time, students may not be unable to access the learning material due to conditions beyond Summaries SA control. Such conditions include, but are not limited to: force majeure, power outages, and the acts of computer hackers and others acting outside the law. Also, from time to time, access may be unavailable due to software issues, server downtime, increased Internet traffic, programming errors, regular maintenance of the system, and other related reasons. In response to any unavailability of the learning material to its Students, Summaries SA will take all commercially reasonable steps to ensure access is restored within a reasonable period of time. The term “commercially reasonable,” as used in these Terms, shall mean reasonable efforts taken in good faith without an unduly or burdensome use or expenditure of time, resources, personnel or money.

5.2.Summaries SA endeavours to provide the highest quality content to its Students. Summaries SA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, or discontinue any aspect or feature of this site in whole or in part, including, without limitation, the content, availability, Access and/or the Terms of this Site.

5.3.Users are solely responsible for ensuring that they have sufficient and compatible hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and Internet service necessary for use of the Site.

5.4.Any textbooks that needs to be ordered takes approximately 3 weeks for delivery, and approximately 2 weeks will be needed to summarise the books.

  1. Third Party Content; Hyperlinks

6.1.Summaries SA makes no warranty, either expressed or implied, of the accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of the information provided by third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, any information found on a link located on this site that allows users to access information found on another site. Additionally, Summaries SA does not warrant the existence or functionality of any website which can be accessed through a link located on this site.

  1. Copyright, Trademarks and other Proprietary Rights

7.1.Summaries SA shall retain all worldwide rights in the intellectual property in and on the www.summariessa.co.za site, including, but not limited to, trademarks, service marks, trade dress, inventions, ideas, trade secrets, the source code, the HTML code, the “look and feel” of the summaries.co.za website and/or applications, its colour combinations, layout, and all other graphical elements, and the copyrights in and to its original content. Therefore, you should assume that everything you read or see on the summariessa.co.za website is copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise protected and owned or licensed by Summaries SA

7.2.Except as expressly stated on the summariessa.co.za website and/or applications or in these Terms and Conditions, nothing whatsoever that you read or see on the summariessa.co.za website and/or applications or in the learning material provided may be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, republished, displayed or performed for commercial use without the prior written consent of Summaries SA, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions. Nothing whatsoever in these Terms and Conditions grants you an express or implied license to use any of summariessa.co.za intellectual property.

  1. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

8.1.The user accesses the summariessa.co.za website at his/her own risk. The site is provided on an “as is/as available” basis without warranty of any kind, expressed, implied or statutory, and any and all warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non- infringement of third parties` rights are specifically disclaimed. Summaries SA does not warrant any particular result from use of the software or site. Summaries SA does not warrant that the information on the site is accurate, complete or complies with any particular law or regulation, or that the operation of and your access to the site will be uninterrupted, error-free, virus-free or completely secure.

8.2.Under no circumstances and under no legal theory (tort, contract or otherwise) shall Summaries SA or any of its affiliates, agents, employees, shareholders, directors, officers, third party content providers, successors or assigns be liable to you or any other person or entity for any indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages of any character, including without limitation, damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, loss of data, loss of productivity or contract, or any and all other commercial damages or losses.

8.3.Your use of this site is at your sole risk and any content that you download is downloaded at your own discretion and risk, and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system in excess of the amount Summaries SA received from students for a learning material, and for any loss of data that results from the downloading of any such content, including any damages resulting from computer viruses.

8.4.In no event will Summaries SA be liable for any damages in excess of the amount Summaries SA received from the student for access to learning material, even if Summaries SA have been informed of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim by any other party.

8.5.In no event will warranties provided by law, if any, apply unless they are required to apply by statute notwithstanding their exclusion by contract.

8.6.This disclaimer is applicable to any damage or injury resulting from the negligence or an omission of Summaries SA computer virus or other similar item, telecommunications errors, or unauthorized access to or use of user information through theft or any other means. Summaries SA is not liable for criminal, tortious, or negligent actions or omissions of third parties that affect this site.

  1. Privacy

9.1.Summaries SA is committed to protecting our users’ privacy.

9.2.Summaries SA only collects personal information when users provide such information voluntarily, e.g. when they wish register to use the online services of Summaries SA or when they request information and wish to receive such information via e-mail.

9.3.In some cases, non-personal information, such as the user’s domain and IP-address is stored on the user’s computer as a cookie-file and in a statistics file on the web server. This information is used to improve the service offered to users.

9.4.The collected personal information is stored in databases to which access is strictly controlled and only staff, who in the course of their duties need to have access to such information.

9.5.No personal information about a user will be disclosed to third parties without the user’s permission or due process.

9.6.By using this website, the user consents to the following:

9.6.1.Summaries SA may use personal information about the user to communicate with the user from time to time.

9.6.2.Summaries SA may use the user’s information for non-personal statistical purposes.

9.6.3.Registered students may view their own personal and other study- related information through the members section.

10.Security

10.1.All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user’s information.

10.2.Users undertake not to divulge their usernames and passwords to any other person.

10.3.It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any information on this website, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website. Any person who 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 shall be held criminally liable, and in the event that Summaries SA should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.

10.4.All requests for credit card payments are secured.

  1. Disputes

11.1.In the event of any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between the parties on any matter provided for in, or arising out of this agreement, the South African law will apply and the appropriate courts of South Africa will have jurisdiction

  1. Domicilium

12.1.Summaries SA chooses as its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature, 27 Geelhout street, West Acres, Nelspruit, 1200.

  1. Terms and termination

13.1.This agreement shall commence when the user starts using the Summaries SA websites and continues indefinitely until terminated by Summaries SA for any other reason.

  1. General information

14.1.Summaries SA may be contacted at the following addresses:

Postal address:       

PO Box 7685

Sonpark

Nelspruit

1200

 

Tel:                             072 630 0337

 

Website:                   www.summariessa.co.za

 

E-mail                        info@summariessa.co.za

 

Facebook Page:       https://www.facebook.com/SummariesSA/