These terms and conditions (“website terms”) are binding and enforceable against all persons that access the TASEZ website or any part thereof in terms of section 11(3) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions (ECT) Act 25 of 2002.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOU MUST LEAVE THE TASEZ WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY, AS FURTHER USE WILL AUTOMATICALLY BIND YOU TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

1.Nature of Information

1.1 Nothing on this website (including these website terms and conditions) constitutes an offer from us to you. The information provided on this website is provided for your convenience and information purposes only. This information does not constitute investment or other advice; nor does the information constitute an undertaking, promise or warranty of any kind.

1.2 While we have implemented proper procedures to ensure the correctness and up-to-datedness of the information provided on or via this website, we cannot be held liable if such information is incorrect. You are required to contact TASEZ to verify the correctness of the information before relying on it.

2.Privacy and Security

We are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your personal information and shall take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. “Personal Information” shall carry the same meaning as attributed it in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000. We do not, however, provide any guarantee that information transmitted over the Internet or by email will not be susceptible to unlawful access and monitoring.

2.1 Privacy

2.1.1 Please read this privacy and security policy for more information, which is deemed to form part of these website terms and conditions.

2.1.2 TASEZ may electronically collect, store and use, amongst other, the following personal information of visitors to the TASEZ website:

2.1.2.1 name and surname;

2.1.2.2 contact details;

2.1.2.3 non-personal browsing habits and click patterns;

2.1.2.4 e-mail address; and

2.1.2.5 IP address.

2.1.3 TASEZ may electronically collect, store and use, amongst other things, the abovementioned personal information for purposes of communicating requested information to the visitor; newsletter database; registration and /or authentication of visitors; and/or to compile non personal statistical information about browsing habits, click-patterns and access to the TASEZ website.

2.1.4 Information detailed above is collected either electronically by using cookies or is provided voluntarily by the visitor. You may determine cookie use independently through their browser settings.

2.1.5 TASEZ may collect, maintain, save, compile, share and/or disclose any information collected of you, subject to the following provisions:

2.1.5.1 TASEZ shall not disclose personal information from visitors to its website, unless the visitor consents thereto;

2.1.5.2 TASEZ shall disclose information without the visitor’s consent only through due legal process; and

2.1.5.3 TASEZ may compile, use and share any information that does not relate to any specific individual.

2.1.6 TASEZ owns and retains all rights to non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by TASEZ.

2.2 Security

2.2.1 TASEZ shall take all reasonable steps to secure the content of the TASEZ website and the information provided by and collected from you, from unauthorised access and/or disclosure. However, TASEZ does not make any warranties or representations that content shall be 100% safe and secure.

2.2.2 TASEZ is under no legal duty to encrypt any content or communications from and to the TASEZ website and is also under no legal duty to provide digital authentication of any page on the TASEZ website.

2.2.3 Visitors to the TASEZ website may not deliver or attempt to deliver, whether on purpose or negligently, any damaging code, such as computer viruses, to the TASEZ website. Notwithstanding criminal prosecution, any person who delivers any damaging code to the TASEZ website, whether on purpose or negligently, shall, without any limitation, indemnify and hold TASEZ harmless against any and all liability, damages and losses TASEZ and its partners / affiliates may suffer as a result of such damaging code.

2.2.4 You may not develop, distribute or use any device to breach or overcome the security measures of the TASEZ website and TASEZ reserves the right to claim damages against any and all person concerned with a security failure or breach.

2.2.5 Any visitor who commits any of the offences detailed in sections 85 to 88 of the ECT Act shall, notwithstanding criminal prosecution, be liable for all resulting liability, loss or damages suffered and/or incurred by TASEZ and its partners / affiliates.

  1. Hyperlinks to Third Party Websites and Advertisements

For your convenience we may provide hyperlinks to the websites of other parties on this website. We do not control or endorse such websites or the parties that own or administer them. Such links do not imply any endorsement, agreement on or support for the content of such third party websites. TASEZ shall therefore not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for the access to, inability to access or content available on or through such third party websites. TASEZ will also not be liable for any loss or damage you suffer, directly or indirectly, as a result of your using and accessing a third party website whether via such hyperlinks or otherwise, nor any loss or damage you may suffer as a result of any advertisement on this website.

  1. Intellectual Property Rights and Domain Name Use

2.1 We own all the intellectual property rights, including but not limited to content, trademarks, domain names, patents, design elements, software, databases, text, graphics, icons and hyperlinks in the content of this website, which consists of everything that is published on this website (“content”). As such we are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties.

2.2 You may not use or reproduce such content other than to consider using the services of TASEZ or for obtaining more information about TASEZ. Under no other circumstances may any content be used, directly or indirectly, for other purposes. You may not insert a hyperlink to any part of this website or frame any content on this website without our permission.

  1. Software and Equipment

It is your responsibility to acquire and maintain at your own expense, the computer hardware, software, lines and access accounts required to access the internet and the TASEZ website and/or download content from this website.

  1. Suspension and Discontinuance of Services and Website

We may suspend this website at any time for purposes of carrying out repairs or maintenance. We also reserve the right to discontinue this website with or without notice to you.

  1. Warranties and Liability

We cannot and do not provide any warranties in relation to this website or any information provided on this website. While we will use our best endeavours to protect you, we will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of your use of this website.

  1. Disputes

6.1 Any disputes between you and us related to your use of this website or our privacy and security policy shall be resolved by private and confidential arbitration unless we elect to refer the matter to normal court process, including for urgent relief.

6.2 Legal notices must be in writing and be delivered by hand to our head office marked for the urgent attention of the –

Office of the CEO
c/o Chief Executive Officer
Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone
77 Meintjies Street,
Sunnyside, Pretoria
Gauteng, 0001

  1. Amending the Website Terms

7.1 We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and without any prior notice, to amend or change these website terms and conditions (including the privacy and security policy) from time to time; to change the content and/or services available from the TASEZ website; to discontinue any aspect of the TASEZ website or service(s) available from the TASEZ website; and/or to change the software and hardware required to access and use the TASEZ website.

7.2 You will be bound to the most current versions that are published on this website. For convenience only the date of last amendment will be shown below the heading of these website terms and conditions.

7.3 A certificate signed by the administrator responsible for maintaining this website will be prima facie proof of the date of publication and content of the current version and all previous versions of the website terms and conditions and privacy and security policy.

  1. Official Notifications and Instructions

You may not send us any official notifications or instructions via this website. Please contact us to check where you should send such official notifications and instructions to.

  1. Deemed Rules for Sending and Receiving of Electronic Messages

9.1 You and we agree that you shall be bound by these terms and conditions and that such agreement is concluded in Pretoria, South Africa, at the time you enter the TASEZ website for the first time.

9.2 Without derogating from the restrictions in the paragraph above related to how you may send us official notifications you and we agree that the provisions of Part 2 of Chapter III of the ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS & TRANSACTIONS (ECT) ACT 25 OF 2002 are hereby excluded and that the following rules will apply when we send each other electronic messages via any electronic means, including via this website and its application forms and email (“communication system”) –

9.2.1 Where you make an offer to us, an agreement is formed at the time we send you our written acceptance of your offer. An automated or manual acknowledgement of receipt of your electronic message shall not be deemed to constitute acceptance.

9.2.2 All electronic messages from you to us will be deemed to have been sent from your specified residential/business address, and received at our head office in the Republic, unless proved otherwise by us.

9.2.3 All electronic messages from us to you will be deemed to have been sent from our head office in the Republic and received at your specified residential/business address, unless proved otherwise by us.

  1. An Electronic Message is Deemed to Have Been Sent

10.1 By you, at the time at which we are capable of accessing such message.

10.2 By us, at the time shown on the electronic message as having been sent or, if not so shown at the time shown on our computer system as having been sent.

  1. An Electronic Message is Deemed to Be Received

11.1 By you, once it becomes capable of being retrieved by you.

11.2 By us, once we have confirmed receipt thereof or responded thereto, whichever is the earlier.

11.3 If we fail to confirm receipt of your electronic message, do not re-send the same message before contacting us. This is because the initial electronic message may still be processed and re -sending the electronic message may lead to a double transaction for which we will not be held liable.

  1. An Electronic Message Shall Be Attributed -

12.1 To you, if it purports to have originated from you, irrespective of the fact that someone else may have impersonated you or whether the electronic message sent to us resulted from an error or malfunction in the communication system.

12.2 To us, if it has been sent by a duly authorised representative and such representative acted within the scope of such authority or by an automated system programmed by us and such system operated without error or malfunction.

12.3 Unless otherwise provided for in these website terms conditions, our confirmation of receipt of your electronic message is required to give legal effect to such electronic message.

  1. General Provisions

13.1 The headings of clauses in these website terms and conditions are not to be used in the interpretation of any provision in these website terms conditions. No failure or delay on our part to exercise any rights in terms of these website terms conditions or in law shall be construed as a waiver by us of such rights.

13.2 These website terms and conditions and actions arising therefrom are subject to the laws of the Republic of South Africa, without giving effect to conflict of laws.

13.3 If you have any questions about these website terms and conditions please contact our legal department at the same address provided in clause 8 above.

  1. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

14.1 Subject to the provisions of section 43(5) and 43(6) of the ECT Act, if applicable, and as far as allowed by law, TASEZ (including its owners, directors, employees, suppliers, Internet service providers, partners, affiliates and agents) shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of any nature incurred by whomever and resulting from:

14.1.1 Access to the TASEZ website

14.1.2 Access to websites linked to the TASEZ website

14.1.3 Inability to access the TASEZ website

14.1.4 Inability to access website linked to the TASEZ website

14.1.5 Content available from the TASEZ website

14.1.6 Services available from the TASEZ website

14.1.7 Downloads and use of content from the TASEZ website

14.1.8 Any other reason not directly related to TASEZ gross negligence

14.2 The TASEZ website is supplied on an “as is” basis and has not been compiled to meet your individual requirements. It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself, prior to entering into this agreement with TASEZ that the content available from and through the TASEZ website meets your individual requirements and is compatible with your computer hardware and/or software.

14.3 Information, ideas and opinions expressed on the TASEZ website should not be regarded as professional advice before taking any course of action related to the information, ideas or opinions expressed on the TASEZ website.

14.4 TASEZ does not make any warranties or representation that content and services available from the TASEZ website will in all cases be true, correct and free from any errors. TASEZ shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality and accuracy of content available from the TASEZ website and encourage you to report incorrect and untrue information subject to the right of TASEZ rely on its free expression rights and determine, in its sole and discretion, the contents of this website.

14.5 TASEZ does not make any warranties or representations that the TASEZ website shall be available at all times. You acknowledge that the TASEZ website may be unavailable due to updates or other causes beyond the reasonable control of TASEZ including, but not limited to virus infection, unauthorised access, power failure or other “acts of God.”

  1. Removal and Correction of Content

You are encouraged to report untrue, inaccurate, defamatory, illegal, infringing and/or harmful content available from the TASEZ website to TASEZ and TASEZ undertakes to correct and/or remove such content or any part thereof if the person reporting such content provided reasonable grounds to prove the alleged nature of the content.

  1. Interception of Communications

16.1 Subject to the provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications (RIC) Act 70 of 2002, you agree to TASEZ’s right to intercept, block, filter, read, delete, disclose and use all communications sent or posted by you to the TASEZ website, its staff and employees.

16.2 You agree and acknowledge that the consent provided by you in clause 18.1 satisfied the “writing” requirement as detailed in the ECT Act and the RIC Act.

  1. Entire Agreement and Severability

17.1.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between TASEZ and you and shall take precedence over any disclaimers and/or legal notices attached to any communications and/or postings received by TASEZ from you.

17.2.1 Any failure by TASEZ to exercise or enforce any right or provision shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

17.2.2 In the event that any term(s) or condition(s) detailed herein is found unenforceable or invalid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall remain enforceable and applicable.

  1. Applicable and Governing Law

The TASEZ website is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore the South African law enforced by the South African courts governs the use or inability to use the TASEZ website, its content, services and these terms and conditions.

  1. Legal Costs

TASEZ shall not be liable for costs incurred by you to obtain professional advice relating to these terms and conditions.

Please send an email to bjagger@aidc.co.za if you have any questions about these website terms and conditions.

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