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Terms & Conditions

Last Revision: 17 August 2016

In these Terms of Use, “we” and “us” means Acceleration (which is a trading name of Acceleration eMarketing (Pty) Ltd, a company registered in South Africa whose office is at 17 Shelley Road, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa).

If you use the Acceleration website (“our Website”) you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you are not allowed to use our Website and must immediately stop using it.

1. USE OF OUR WEBSITE 

Licence. We authorise you to view, copy, print, and distribute (but not modify) the content on our Website only if:

  • you comply with your obligations under these Terms of Use;
  • your use is for informational, non-commercial purposes only, and
  • any copy of the content that you make must include our copyright notice or other attribution associated with the content.

Restrictions. You are not authorised to copy or use any software, proprietary processes, or technology embodied or described in our Website. You are not allowed to use our content for commercial purposes.

Access. We will try to allow uninterrupted access to our Website, but we do not guarantee that it will always be available. We may suspend, restrict or terminate your access to our Website at any time in our discretion.

Compliance with laws. You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing our Website and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws.

Your personal information. We are committed to protecting your privacy. For more detail please see our Privacy Policy.

Information you submit to us. Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you do not submit information you consider confidential.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Our Rights. Unless otherwise indicated, the content on our Website is provided by us or our affiliates. This Website and its contents are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the Republic of South Africa and/or foreign countries. We and our licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use.

Our trade marks. “Acceleration” and the Acceleration logo that appear on our Website, are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Acceleration group of companies. You may not use any of the foregoing names, trade marks or logos in any press release, advertisement, or other promotional or marketing material or media, whether in written, oral, electronic, visual or any other form, except if expressly permitted in writing by us. To request this written permission, please send an email to info@acceleration.biz.

Third Party trade marks. Other product and company names mentioned on our Website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. References to other parties’ trademarks on our Website are for identification purposes only and do not indicate that such parties have approved our Website or any of its contents. These Terms of Use do not grant you any right to use the trademarks of other parties.

3. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

No Advice. THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CONTENT OR OTHER PART THEREOF) CONTAINS GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY, AND WE ARE NOT, BY MEANS OF THIS WEBSITE, RENDERING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR SERVICES. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY US ON THIS WEBSITE IS NOT IN ANY WAY AN INVITATION OR RECOMMENDATION TO BUY ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FEATURED AND YOU SHOULD SEEK APPROPRIATE INDEPENDENT ADVICE.

No Warranties. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS IS, AND WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING IT OR ANY SERVICES ACCESSIBLE THROUGH IT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE, ERROR-FREE, FREE FROM VIRUSES OR MALICIOUS CODE, OR WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR CRITERIA OF PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY, AND ACCURACY.

Limitation of Liability. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WITH RESPECT TO LOSS OF SERVICE OR DATA. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE KNEW, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN, OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Third Party Links. OUR WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO WEBSITES, RESOURCES OR TOOLS MAINTAINED BY THIRD PARTIES OVER WHOM WE HAVE NO CONTROL. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER REGARDING SUCH WEBSITES, RESOURCES AND TOOLS, AND LINKS TO ANY SUCH WEBSITES, RESOURCES AND TOOLS SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ENDORSEMENT OF THEM OR THEIR CONTENT BY US.

THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY APPLY:

  • NOT ONLY TO US BUT ALSO TO EACH OTHER ENTITY WITHIN THE ACCELERATION GROUP OF COMPANIES AND TO OUR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PERSONNEL; AND
  • TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STATUTE, DELICT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE.

4. GENERAL

Governing law. These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa in respect of any disputes arising in connection with our Website.

Changes to Terms. We may revise these Terms of Use at any time in our sole discretion by posting such revised Terms of Use at the Terms of Use link (i.e., this webpage that you are currently viewing) or elsewhere in our Website. Such revisions shall be effective as to you upon posting, unless explicitly stated by us. It is your responsibility to be aware of any such revised Terms of Use by checking this webpage. Your continued use of our Website following changes to these Terms of Use constitutes your agreement to the revised Terms of Use.

No Waiver. If you violate these terms of use or any other rights of Acceleration, Acceleration reserves the right to pursue any and all legal and equitable remedies against you. If Acceleration should fail to enforce any right or provision in these Terms of Use, you agree that this failure does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision or of any other rights or provisions in these Terms of Use.

Severability. If any portion of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, then (i) in that jurisdiction it shall be re-construed to the maximum effect permitted by law in order to effect its intent as nearly as possible, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect, and (ii) in every other jurisdiction, all of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

SA Black Owned Suppliers.  Acceleration supports economic development of black owned businesses in South Africa by providing preferential payment terms to exempted micro enterprises and Qualifying small enterprises that are (a) over 51% black owned and (b) form part of our South African supplier database.  For more information, qualifying Acceleration suppliers may contact AccountsPayable@Acceleration.biz.