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Introduction


1. Welcome to the City of Johannesburg website, www.joburg.org.za (“the website”). The purpose of the website is to provide information about the City of Johannesburg (the City). The website is owned by the City.

2. By accessing and using the website, you, the user, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that are set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the content of this website.

Your use of the website

3. You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including but not limited to: the commission of a criminal offence; to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems; or for the transmission of unlawful material.

General disclaimer

4. You agree to access and use this site entirely at your own risk. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clause in this notice.

Choice of law

5. 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 Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute.

Information

6. While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on the website is current and accurate, you 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.

Privacy

7. We respect the privacy of all visitors to this site. You may use this site without providing any personal information. However, so that we can continually assess the popularity of the site and improve it for our visitors, we collect information on the number of visits to the site, pages viewed etc.

Copyright

8. The City 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 license, granted for general use, the City grants you, 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 your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes only. The website owner grants the user the permission to copy and distribute the information from the website provided that it notifies the webmaster of such use and provided that the source of the information is acknowledged by reference to the source. 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 the City.

Your comments

9. We value comments received from visitors to our site. However, you agree not to transmit any material that is unlawful or harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and the City is not liable to any third party regarding the content of your comments.

External links

10. This website provides links to other websites. The fact that we have 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 your own risk. No endorsement of products, services, or firms is intended, nor is criticism implied of those not mentioned. 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 the City endorsing or creating any relationship between the City and that third party. Reliance on any such promotional or advertising material is entirely at your own risk.

Linking

11. Any third party wishing to link the website to their website must obtain permission from the City by directing such request to the webmaster, and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.

Exclusion of liability

12. It is a term and condition of the use of this site that you expressly agree that the use of the site is entirely at your own risk. The website and all content on the website is provided on an “as is” basis and the City makes no representations or warranties of any kind whether express or implied to the accuracy of the contents on the website. The City 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.

13. The City, 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 you the user, which arises directly or indirectly upon reliance of the website and / or its content.

14. The City, 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 you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website even where the City is expressly advised thereof.

15. You will indemnify the City, 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 your use of this website. Contact details for any purposes related to these terms and conditions 

Mobile Application terms and conditions

Introduction

1. Welcome to the City of Johannesburg mobile application, www.joburg.comunity.me (“the mobile application”). The purpose of the mobile application is to pilot the use of mobile technologies as a means to publish information about the City of Johannesburg (the City) and to provide an efficient and easy to use channel for you to communicate with the City. The mobile application is made available by the City as part of an Active Citizenry pilot programme.
2. By accessing and using the mobile application, you, the user, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that are set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download, copy or distribute any of the content and services of this mobile application.

Your use of the mobile application

3. You agree that you will this mobile application for lawful purposes only. You may not use this mobile application for any unlawful purpose. Unlawful purposes includes but is not limited to: the committing a criminal offence of any kind; to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems; or to transmit or distribute unlawful material.

General disclaimer

4. You agree that by accessing and using this mobile application, you do so entirely at your own risk and cost. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clause in this notice.

Choice of law

5. This mobile application is provided within the Republic of South Africa. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and you consent to the jurisdiction of the Gauteng Local Division (Johannesburg) of the High Court in the event of any dispute.

Information

6. We make every effort to ensure that the information and services we provide on the mobile application are current and accurate but must be viewed as a guideline only. If you want to rely on the content of the mobile application for decision making purposes, it is your responsibility to check the accuracy of this information against other reliable sources. You should not assume that the information on the mobile application is always current or accurate. We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information or services whatsoever.

Privacy

7. We respect the privacy of all users to this mobile application. You may be required to provide personal information in order to use this mobile application. Your personal information will only be used for the purposes of tracking the quality of service delivered to you by your use of the mobile application and to improve the services we give to our users. The City may collect any and all information required to deliver a world class service experience for the mobile application user. We will not distribute your personal information to third parties without your written consent.

Copyright

8. The City owns the copyright in the mobile application and all current and future content that is displayed on the mobile application, which is not owned by third parties. The City grants you a limited license and right to access, display, use, download and otherwise copy the current and future content of the mobile application for your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes only. This limited licence and the right to make use of the content from the mobile application is non-exclusive and non-transferable and the City reserves its right to cancel this licence and right of use at its own discretion and at any time.
You may copy and distribute the information from the mobile application provided that you notify the “mobile application manager” that you intend to do so and you must acknowledge and reference the source of the information in ay publication of it by you. The mobile application and content may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, resold or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express, prior written consent of the City.

Your comments

9. We value your comments on the mobile application. When you post a comment, you agree that you will not to post any material that is unlawful or harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and the City is not liable to any third party regarding the content of your comments. You indemnify the City against any claims that may be brought against it as a direct or indirect result of the comments that you post.


External links

10. This mobile application may provide links to other services. The fact that we have such links must not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and if you rely on any information and content provided by the external link, you do so at your own risk. We do not endorse products, services, or firms. We may display third-party advertising and promotional material on the mobile application from time to time. You may not however consider the display of such material to be an endorsement of the advertisement or promotional material by the City nor that relationship between the City and that third party exists. If you rely on any such promotional or advertising material you do so entirely at your own risk.

Linking

11. Any third party wishing to link the mobile application to their information must obtain permission from the City by directing a written request to the mobile application manager, and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.

Exclusion of liability

12. It is a material term and condition of the use of this mobile application that you expressly agree that the use of the mobile application is entirely at your own risk and cost. The mobile application and all content on the mobile application is provided on an “as is” basis and the City makes no representations or warranties of any kind whether express or implied as to the accuracy of the contents on the mobile application. The City does not warrant that the functions provided by the mobile application will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the mobile application or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components.

13. This is a pilot project intended to apply for a limited period of 90 (ninety) days. The City makes no commitment for the continuation of this service for any period after this 90 (ninety) day period.
14. The City, its owners, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents or representatives cannot be held liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you which arises directly or indirectly upon your reliance on the mobile application or its content.
15. The City, its agents or suppliers will not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use the content or the mobile application or any functionality of the mobile application or of any linked services even where the City is expressly advised thereof.
16. You will indemnify the City, its 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 your use of this mobile application.
Contact details for any purposes related to these terms and conditions