Terms and Conditions
By accessing and using the website, the user agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions that are set out in this notice. If a user does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then the user may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the content of this website.
The user agrees that their use of this website is for lawful purposes only. The user agrees that they will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including but not limited to: the commission of a criminal offence; to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems; or for the transmission of unlawful material.
The user agrees to access and use this site entirely at their own risk. Please read the ‘Exclusion of liability’ clause in this notice.
This website is owned and operated within the Republic of South Africa. Therefore, these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Cape Town High Court in the event of any dispute.
All content available at Syafunda sites provided by the Syafunda platform(s) or accessed via each user’s Syafunda account(s) as well as content accessed within the Syafunda Reader application) are the exclusive property of the publisher or its licencors and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The consumption of these literary works is intended for Syafunda users’ personal and non-commercial use. Any other use of the literary works is strictly prohibited. The user may not modify, transmit, publish, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the content of these literary works, in whole or in part. By accessing the literary works provided by Syafunda platform, the user hereby acknowledges and agrees to these terms.
Some of the literary works offered on the Syafunda sites, as listed above, have been identified as being in the public domain by certain content providers. Syafunda does not verify the accuracy of public domain designations and is not liable for any damage that may result from the downloading or other use of such literary works by the user. If the user does not reside in the relevant jurisdiction for which the public domain designation has been made, it is the user’s responsibility to check the laws of their country of residence prior to downloading or accessing such literary works.
While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on the website is current and accurate, the user should not assume that the information on the website is always current or accurate, and other sources of this information should be consulted before making any decision to act on the information displayed on this website.
Syafunda respects the privacy of all visitors to this site. The user may use this site without providing any personal information. However, so that Syafunda can continually assess the popularity of the site and improve it for visitors, Syafunda collects information (including but not limited to the number of visits to the site, pages viewed, etc).
Upon registering an account and making use of Syafunda services, the user may be added to a Syafunda mailing / bulk sms notification list through which Syafunda may periodically send pertinent information about the service. The user will also be prompted to subscribe to a separate mailing list to receive information about book deals, discounts and new releases. The opt-in will be at the user’s own discretion. All email communication can be easily unsubscribed from.
Syafunda retains copyright in the website and all current and future content that is displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.
In terms of a limited licence, granted for general use, Syafunda grants the user, subject to these terms and conditions, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable right to access, display, use, download and otherwise copy the current and future content of the website for the user’s personal, non-commercial and informational purposes only.
The website and content may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, resold or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express prior written consent of Syafunda.
Syafunda values comments received from visitors to the site. However, the user agrees not to transmit any material that is unlawful or harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. The user remains liable to any third party for the user’s comments, and Syafunda is not liable to any third party regarding the content of the user’s comments.
This website provides links to other websites. The fact that Syafunda has such links must not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information and content provided by the external link is done so at the user’s own risk. Third party advertising and promotional material may be displayed on the site from time to time, and the display of such material should not be construed as Syafunda endorsing or creating any relationship between Syafunda and that third party. Reliance on any such promotional or advertising material is entirely at the user’s own risk.
If a third party wishes to link any Syafunda site to their website, they must obtain permission from Syafunda by directing a request to the webmaster. Permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.
It is a term and condition of the use of this site that the user expressly agrees that the use of the site is entirely at the user’s own risk. The website and all content on the website is provided on an ‘as is’ basis, and Syafunda makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, to the accuracy of the contents on the website. Syafunda does not warrant that the functions provided by the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components.
Syafunda, its owners, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by the user, which arises directly or indirectly upon reliance of the website and/or its content.
Syafunda, its agents or suppliers shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by the user related to the user’s use of, or the user’s inability to access or use, the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website, even where Syafunda is expressly advised thereof.
The user will indemnify Syafunda, its owners, directors, employees, officials, agents, suppliers or representatives, and keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from the user’s use of this website.