TRALAC - Trade Law Centre

Terms and Contitions

INTRODUCTION

These terms and conditions become effective when you access our website for the first time and constitute a binding agreement between Tralac and yourself, which will always prevail. 

The services offered by this website (www.agoa.info) are provided to you free of charge: on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Tralac uses its best efforts to maintain the quality of its services, but you should not assume that the site is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind when using it. 

The information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site are of a general nature and should not be regarded as professional advice. Prior to taking any action based on, or in relation to, information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site you need to obtain professional advise appropriate to your planned action. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS

Tralac shall not be held responsible for any injury, loss, expense or damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you as a result of the accessing this website, utilising any service offered on this website or relying on any information contained on this website for any reason whatsoever including but not limited to any injury, loss or damage suffered as a result of: 

  1. errors or discrepancies in the information provided;
  2. any unauthorised access or amendment of this website by third parties;
  3. any breakdown or failure of any equipment or medium of access to this website;
  4. any failure or unavailability of this website or any third parties' facilities or systems resulting in the inability to access this website or process any transaction referred to or offered on this website;
  5. the destruction or accessing of your data or equipment, or the data or equipment belonging to any third used by you to access the site; or
  6. any alteration, modification, upgrade or update of this website or any technology, hardware or software modification that may form part of this website.

You hereby indemnify Tralac against any demand, claim or action for either direct-, indirect-, punitive- or consequential damages or order against Tralac relating to or in connection with your use or accessing of this website whether such demand, claim or action was caused directly or indirectly for any reason whatsoever. 

Tralac reserves the right in its absolute discretion to alter, modify, upgrade, update, suspend or withdraw this website or any part hereof at any time. 

You are entirely responsible for all content that you access, upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via Tralac. We are not liable for loss of any content you transmit and you should keep a backup copy of all such content. 

PRIVACY

You give Tralac permission to collect and use your personal information when you use the website. Tralac uses your personal information only for internal purposes like improving the functionality of the site, keeping a database of users and maintaining a record of your access to the site.

Tralac will not share your personal information with any third party without first obtaining your consent, unless Tralac is ordered by a court of law to do so.

You consent that Tralac may share your personal information with sub-contractors for purposes of management and administration of our website and newsletter. 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 

We retain all copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material, including logos and other graphics and multimedia works published on or via the site. You are authorised to view and download one copy to a local hard drive or disk, print and make copies of such printouts, provided that: 

  1. the material is for personal use to consider the use of the online services and not for any commercial purposes;
  2. any reproduction of our proprietary material from this site or portion of it must include our copyright notice in its entirety.

The logos and trademarks shown on this site are our registered and unregistered trademarks or that of third parties. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademark without our prior written permission and/or that of third parties, as the case may be. You may not, without our prior written permission, use our intellectual property or that of third parties for any other purposes. An application to use our intellectual property must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Upon receiving your application we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don't get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected. 

If you submit any content to this website, you grant by the submission of such content a transferable, perpetual, world wide and royalty free license to use the content in any manner whatsoever. If the intellectual property rights of any content submitted by yourself is owned by a third party, you undertake to notify Tralac immediately of the situation and you indemnify TRALAC upon submission against any claims that such third party may bring against Tralac for the use of third party content submitted to the website by yourself. 

PERMISSION TO LINK TO OUR SITE

Nobody may establish a hyperlink, frame, metatag or similar reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to as linking), to this site or any subsidiary pages before receiving our prior written approval, which may be withheld or granted subject to the conditions we specify from time to time.

An application for linking must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Once received we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don't get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The website contains links to other websites with information and material produced by other parties. While we endeavour to provide links only to reputable websites, we cannot accept responsibility or liability for the information provided on other websites. A link from our site to any other website does not mean that we have scrutinised or endorsed the owners or administrators of the websites or their business or security practices and operations

GENERAL MATTERS

We may amend these conditions from time to time. By accessing this site you are bound to the version of the conditions published here at the time of any visit to this site. You agree to view the current version each time you access the site.

A certificate signed by the administrator responsible for maintaining this site will be prima facie proof of the date of publication and content of the current version and all previous versions of the conditions.

Nothing on this site should be treated as an offer but merely as an invitation to do business with us.

The laws of the Republic of South Africa applies to these terms and conditions as well as the relation between yourself and Tralac as far as it concerns the use of our website or any matter that may arise from such use.

Breach of these conditions entitles us to take legal action without prior notice to you and you agree to reimburse the costs associated with such legal action to us on an attorney and own client scale.