Intellectual Property Rights

All content, trademarks and data on this web site, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, and designs are the property of or licensed to Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Subject to the rights afforded to the user herein, all other rights to all intellectual property on this site are expressly reserved.

E-mail Disclaimer

Information in e-mail messages sent via official Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) domains are confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the use of the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or any action omitted as a result of reliance thereon is prohibited and may be unlawful. Although the institution makes every effort to ensure e-mail transmissions are free of malicious program code, CUT accepts no liability for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect, consequential or economic, however caused, which may result directly or indirectly from the communication or from any attached files. Everything in e-mail messages and attachments relating to the official business of CUT is proprietary to the institution. The e-mail address of the sender may not be used, copied, sold, disclosed or incorporated into any database or mailing list for spamming and/or other marketing purposes without the prior consent of Central University of Technology, Free State.

Any views expressed in e-mail messages are those of the individual sender and may not necessarily reflect the views of the institution.

Electronic Communications

By using this web site or communicating with Central University of Technology, Free State by electronic means, the user consents and acknowledges that any and all agreements, notices, disclosures, or any other communications satisfy any legal requirement, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be in writing.

Changes and Amendments

  • Central University of Technology, Free State expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to alter and/or amend any criteria or information set out in this web site without prior notice.
  • Central University of Technology reserves the right to change and amend the information, prices and rates quoted as well as the terms and conditions on this web site without any notice.
  • The user undertakes to check the Central University of Technology, Free State website frequently and to acquaint themselves with the changes and/or amendments in the information supplied on the website

Linking and Framing

  • Any third party site may link to this web site provided that such a link is directed at the home page of this web site. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity or web site to link to any page other than the home page of this web site, without the prior written approval of Central University of Technology, Free State.
  • It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity, or web site to frame any page on this web site, including the home page, in any way whatsoever, without the prior written approval of Central University of Technology, Free State.

Agreements in terms of Section 21 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

  • No information or data on this web site is an offer but merely an invitation to do business.
  • No agreements shall be concluded merely by sending a data message to this web site or its owners.
  • Any agreements concluded with Central University of Technology, Free State by using electronic correspondence shall only come into effect once the Central University of Technology, Free State confirmed such contract formulation in writing; and
  • All e-mail correspondence sent to the Central University of Technology, Free State shall be deemed to have been received once the Central University of Technology, Free State responds thereto and for the avoidance of doubt it is confirmed that an auto-reply shall not satisfy this requirement

Searching Technology

The use of search technology, such as web-crawlers or web-spiders , to search and gain information from this web site is not permitted if such technology will result in slowing down this web site server or copyright infringement of any data and information available from this web site. Data and information may only be used in compliance with sections 5 to 8 hereof.

Links to Third Party Sites

  • Central University of Technology, Free State may provide links to other web sites only as a convenience to the user and the inclusion of any link does not imply Central University of Technology, Free State’s endorsement of such sites.
  • Linked web sites or pages are not subject to the control of Central University of Technology, Free State. Central University of Technology, Free State shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the contents, use, or inability to use or access any linked web sites or any links contained in a linked web site

Security of Information

  • All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user s information.
  • User s undertake not to divulge their user name and passwords to any other person.
  • It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any information on this web site, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this web site. Any person who delivers or attempts to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this web site or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this web site shall be held criminally liable, and in the event that Central University of Technology, Free State should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.

Disclaimer

  • Subject to the provisions of sections 43(5) and 43(6) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, Central University of Technology, Free State shall not 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, Central University of Technology, Free State 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 himself or herself, prior to entering into this agreement with Central University of Technology, Free State 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 Central University of Technology, Free State and users are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site.
  • Neither Central University of Technology, Free State 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 any information and/or services on this web site.
  • Postings of any kind posted to this web site are not editorially controlled and therefore Central University of Technology, Free State cannot be held liable for illegal or unconstitutional content. The user indemnifies Central University of Technology, Free State from all liability in this regard.

Severability

These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between Central University of Technology, Free State and you, the user of this web site. Any failure by Central University of Technology, Free State to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

In the event that any term or condition of the use of this web site is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such unenforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.

Applicable and Governing Law

This web site is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa, and thus South African Law governs the use or inability to use this web site and these terms and conditions.

 

Contact Information / Domcilium Citandi Et Executandi

If you have any questions, queries or wish to request permission to use any part of this web site, including, linking, framing, or searching, please contact Central University of Technology, Free State at:

Street Address:

Web and Print Editor

20 President Brand Street

Bloemfontein

9300

 

Postal Address:

Web and Print Editor

Private Bag X20539

Bloemfontein

9301

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3797 | Fax: +27 (0)51 507 3799 | E-mail: ljordaan@cut.ac.za

 

Buys Inc. Attorneys, through Tertiary Education Network (TENET), has licensed the use of this template document to each South African public higher education institution. Buys Inc. Attorneys retains the copyright herein. No person that has not been licensed by Buys Inc. Attorneys may use the template.

 

Updated: 25 November 2014

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