Terms and Conditions
Users may download, view and print content from this site for private and non-commercial purposes only.
All moral rights of GBS and its employees/agents are reserved.
Intellectual property rights
All the content, trademarks and data on this web site, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs and agreements, are the property of or licensed to GBS and as such are protected from infringement by local and international legislation and treaties.
When a user visits GBS or sends e-mails to GBS, that user consents to receiving communications from GBS electronically and agrees that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications sent by GBS satisfies any legal requirements, including but not limited, to the requirement that such communications should be "in writing".
By using GBS’ Web site, the User consents to the collection and use of information by GBS as specified.
No person, business or web site may link to any page on this site without the prior written permission of GBS.
Hyperlinks provided on this site to non-GBS sites, are provided as is and GBS does not necessarily agree with, edit or sponsor the content on such web pages.
No person, business or web site may frame this site or any of the pages on this site in any way whatsoever.
Spiders and crawlers
No person, business or web site may use any technology to search and gain any information from this site without the prior written permission of GBS.
Apart from the provisions of sections 43(5) and 43(6) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, neither GBS nor any of its agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this web site or the services or content provided from and through this web site. Furthermore, GBS makes no representations or warranties, implied or otherwise, that, amongst others, the content and technology available from this web site are free from errors or omissions or that the service will be 100% uninterrupted and error free.
This web site is supplied on an "as is" basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet the user's individual requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the user to satisfy herself/himself prior to entering into this agreement with GBS that the service available from and through this web site will meet the user's individual requirements and be compatible with the user's hardware and/or software.
Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of GBS and users are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this site.
This site is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore governed by South African law.
GBS shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of Users. For the purpose of this clause, "personal information" shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA).
The User may elect not to receive any communications from GBS.
GBS owns and retains all rights to non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by GBS.
Any person that delivers or attempts to deliver any damaging code to this web site or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this web site shall be prosecuted and civil damages shall be claimed in the event that GIS suffers any damage or loss.
The user agrees and warrants that its log-in name and password shall:
be used for personal use only; and
not be disclosed to any third party.
The user allows GBS to take all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of the GBS site and back-office applications.
GBS’ web servers automatically recognize a visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, but do not collect and evaluate this information for individuals. Our web servers do not record e-mail addresses of the visitors
GBS will disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that
such action is necessary to:
Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on GBS,
Protect and defend the rights or property of the GBS and its websites, or visitors to GBSwebsites,
Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties,
Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
Changes to agreement
GBS may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.
Term and termination
This agreement shall commence when the user joins the GBS site and continues indefinitely until terminated by GBS.