WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. INTRODUCTION

If you continue to browse and use this website you (the user or visitor of our website) are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use which, together with our Data Privacy Notice, govern the relationship of all the entities comprising VDMV (hereinafter “VDMV”, “us”, “we”) with you in relation to this website.
We may adapt and change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 August 2021.

2. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The use of this website is subject to the following terms:

2.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only, and may be subject to change without notice.
2.2 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
2.3 Your use of any information or materials 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.
2.4 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
2.5 All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
2.6 Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or constitute a criminal offence.
2.7 Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of South Africa.

3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

3.1 Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
3.2 Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

4. YOUR PRIVACY WHEN YOU USE THIS WEBSITE

4.1 We are committed to comply with the provisions of Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“the Act”). These website terms and conditions must therefore be read with our Data Privacy Notice that is reflected on our website and which is also available from our Information Officers.
4.2 We will do the necessary to ensuring that your privacy is protected as far as we reasonably can. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with our privacy policies and the Act.

5. SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

6. HOW WE MAY USE COOKIES

We may at any time use cookies. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
You will be able to choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

7. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

7.1 From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s) and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are not governed by these terms and conditions.
7.2 You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without our prior written consent.

8. CONTACT US

For any questions about this website and the use and collection of your personal data, contact our Information Officers:
Name: Cherise van Rensburg or Vera Strauss
T: 27 (0)21 970 4560
E: cherise@vdmv.co.za / vera@vdmv.co.za