INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY
www.ickabogkompetisie.co.za is a site operated by LAPA Publishers, a division of Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd (the “Company”). The Company is a private company with the registration number 1953/000441/07. The physical address of the Company is: 380 Bosman street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Please note that this is not an address to which you should send fan mail.
ACCESSING THE SITE
You will need an internet connection and a browser to access the pages on the site and to use the features we provide. Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and the Company reserves the right to withdraw or amend the site without notice (see below). The Company will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Company is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site, and in the content published on it. Those works are protected by RSA and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. All such rights are reserved.
The brands and trademarks appearing on the site are owned by the Company and its licensors. No permission is given in respect of the use of any of these brands or marks, and any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.
In some limited circumstances, the Company may choose to permit the reproduction or publication of content where it feels that this does not harm the business or its values and does not negatively affect J.K. Rowling (and the Company’s decision on this shall be final). Apart from that, none of the content on the site may be republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold, distributed or modified without the Company’s prior written consent and any use without consent may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights. In any case, you are not in any circumstances permitted to: (a) make commercial use of any such content; (b) edit any such content; or (c) remove, obscure or otherwise tamper with any copyright and proprietary notices that relate to or are contained within the content.
J.K. Rowling’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of the content on the site must always be acknowledged.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Any commentary and other content posted on the site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Company therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content by any visitor to the site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
THE SITE CHANGES REGULARLY
The Company’s aim is to update the site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, the Company may suspend access to the site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the content on the site may be out of date at any given time, and the Company is under no obligation to update such content.
THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY
The content displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy or availability. To the extent permitted by law, the Company and third parties connected to it hereby expressly exclude:
(a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
(b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the site, any websites linked to it and any content posted on it, including: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill;
in each case whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.
This section does not affect the Company’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor the Company’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious, technologically harmful or disruptive. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site or otherwise circumvent any technological security measures. You must not attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
LINKING TO THE SITE
You may link to the home page of the site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Company, or J.K. Rowling’s reputation or take advantage of any of them, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement where none exists.
The homepage must not be framed on any other site, unless the Company expressly agrees otherwise. The Company reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of content on the site other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com. Please note that this is not an email address to which you should send fan mail or any artwork.
LINKS FROM THE SITE
Where the site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties (including third party social media platforms), these links are provided for your information only. The Company does not review those third party websites, nor does the Company have any control over the contents of those sites or resources. The Company does not endorse or make any representations about the third party websites, or any products, services or content found there, or any consequences that may result from using them. The Company therefore accepts no responsibility for the sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of these third party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
If you use a linked site, any personal information you give the site operator or cookies that you consent to receiving will be dealt with in line with their privacy and cookies policy, not ours, so please ensure that you read their terms and conditions and privacy and cookies policy before you use their site and provide them with any personal information or consent to receiving cookies on their site.
If you are the copyright owner of content hosted on a third party website, and you have not authorised the use of your content, please contact the administrator of the hosting website directly to have the content removed.
THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE
You acknowledge that you may need to download and activate certain software developed by third parties in order to use certain content provided on the site.
In order to use such third party software or technology you may have to accept the terms of a licence agreement with that third party. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or control over such third-party software, and make no representation, warranty or guarantee regarding the installation, use, availability or effectiveness of such software.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
The Company is subject to following the following regulations and legislations:
This website is stored, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and is therefore subject to South African law. South African Law will apply to any possible dispute, transaction, or interpretation of these terms and conditions.
Parties further agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Magistrate's Court in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, regardless of where a dispute or transaction arises, or the where the website is stored.
When using the site, you accept that communication with us will be by posting notices on the site. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS
FURTHER INFORMATION AND HOW TO CONTACT US
LAPA Publishers, a division of Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd 380 Bosman Street
Terms last updated on 1st of September 2020