Disclaimer

You must take care of your own online safety and use the Website at your own risk. AgrifoodSA provides the Website “as is” and does not make any warranties about the Website.

AgrifoodSA is not legally responsible for content in websites of Third Parties to which this Website and/or Service links.

You must use discretion before taking any action based on the information, ideas and opinions expressed on this Website.

AgrifoodSA does not accept liability for any submissions made in email communications by its employees, resellers and/or referrers that caused damage to you or Third Parties.

Your Rights

AgrifoodSA gives you a limited license to view and use the Website.

Prohibitions

You must not copy, reverse engineer or modify this Website without AgrifoodSA’s consent.

You must not sublicense or transfer your rights to use the Website to another.

You must not intentionally overcome the security measures that protect the Website or deliver malicious code to damage the Website.

You must not frame or mirror any page of this Website without AgrifoodSA’s consent.

Intellectual Property Rights

AgrifoodSA either owns or has been licensed to use the copyrights and trademarks in this Website. These terms of use do not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Website. AgrifoodSA reserves all rights not expressly granted. All AgrifoodSA’s trademarks are its property and you may not use them without consent.

Privacy Notice

Collection of Personal Information for the following reasons:

AgrifoodSA collects personal information through this website to:

Provide customer service

Send out special offers or notify web users of promotions

Improve our products and services

Customise the website according to the web user’s interests through the use of cookies

Types of Personal Information Collected:

Personal Information that AgrifoodSA gathers about you may include:

Name

Address

Telephone number

Email address

Date of birth

Gender

Marital status

Language

Online identifier e.g. social media name, location, IP address, device information

Photographic identifiers.

AgrifoodSA may collect the following types of Special Personal Information:

National, ethnic or social origin

From Whom Does AgrifoodSA Collect Personal Information?

AgrifoodSA collects the personal information directly from you. 

AgrifoodSA may also collect your personal information from public sources e.g. from public records, websites, Facebook or other ways in which you have made it public.

When you use the Website, AgrifoodSA may gather information about you through Internet access logs, cookies and other technical means. ‘Cookies’ are text files placed on your computer to collect Internet log information and user behaviour information. These are used to track website usage and monitor website activity and for other data processing reasons set out below.

Some of the cookies AgrifoodSA uses are essential for parts of the Website to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the Website will not work.

Is the supply of the Personal Information voluntary or mandatory?

The supply of Personal Information is voluntary but if it is not supplied, AgrifoodSA cannot send you newsletters or provide customer service.

The Website collects your Internet usage information automatically when you visit it.

What laws require/authorise AgrifoodSA to collect Personal Information?

Consumer Protection Act; and

Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

Disclosures and exchange of information

AgrifoodSA may exchange and disclose the Personal Information under its care to:

service providers

 partners

advertisers

and representatives as well as law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies.

Your right to request AgrifoodSA access to the Personal Information held and to require it to rectify inaccurate Personal Information

You may at any time request AgrifoodSA to confirm what Personal Information it holds about you by following the procedure as set out in its Promotion of Access to Information Act Manual. If the Personal Information is inaccurate, you may request AgrifoodSA to rectify it.

Your right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator

If you feel that AgrifoodSA has interfered with the protection of your Personal Information, you may lodge a complaint with the Information Officer of AgrifoodSA who will liaise with you to resolve your dispute.

You may also lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator.

Disclosures I.t.o. Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

Full name and legal status of the Website Service Owner: AgrifoodSA, a registered company in terms of the laws of the Republic of South Africa

Website address and email address: http://www.agrifoodsa.info; info@agrifoodsa.info

Physical address and telephone number where services are rendered:                1 Umitsa Place, Moreleta Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0181

Postal Address: PO Box 1718, Garsfontein East, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0060

Registration number, names directors and the place of registration of the Website Owner: 0; Mabel Elizabeth Schmahl; Republic of South Africa.

Description of the main characteristics of the Service offered by the supplier: This web-based advertising and information guide focuses specifically on the South African agricultural and food industries and is the first of its kind in the area. It allows web users to search for an agricultural or food-related supplier, producer or agent.

The minimum duration of the agreement:  

For as long as a website user chooses to view, download and use the Website’s content according to these terms.

Physical Address where AgrifoodSA will accept legal service of documents: 1 Umitsa Place, Moreleta Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0181.

Electronic Communications

You accept that AgrifoodSA may communicate with you through the use of email relating to the use of the Website such as sending you notifications of special promotions, competitions, new Website launches, changes to the Website, changes to the website terms, customer service.

You may elect not to receive electronic marketing messages from us and may opt-out using the mechanism provided. We do however reserve the right to notify you of changes to these terms and conditions, and to the website in general.

When AgrifoodSA sends an email to you, it is deemed that you have received it when you are capable of downloading the email.

When you send an email to AgrifoodSA, it is deemed to have been received when it replies to the message.

You agree that all electronic notices, disclosures and other communications between AgrifoodSA  and you, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Complaints and Disputes

You may contact AgrifoodSA about the service you received by using the online contact form.

AgrifoodSA undertakes to resolve any disputes internally as far as practically possible.

Changes to Website

AgrifoodSA reserves the right to amend any information about its Services on this Website. It may change these terms and conditions in its sole discretion, by posting the new terms on the Website and/or notifying you by email using the last email address you gave AgrifoodSA. If the changes are material, it will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What makes a material term will be determined at its sole discretion.

You must acquaint yourself with any such amendments to the terms and conditions and they will take effect from date of notice.

Governing Law

The Laws of the Republic of South Africa governs the interpretation and validity of this Agreement.

General

You acknowledge that AgrifoodSA uses third party vendors to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to provide access to the Website.

These terms and conditions form the whole agreement between the Parties and supersede all prior agreements, other representations and understandings.

If a certain clause in this agreement is found not to be unenforceable, that clause will be removed but the rest of the terms and conditions will still be valid.

Even if this agreement is terminated, the following clauses will continue to apply: Intellectual Property Rights, Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability, Governing Law and General.

Interpretation and Definitions

Intellectual Property” refers to any copyrights, moral rights, goodwill, trade marks, source code, software applications, trade secrets or similar intellectual property rights;

 “Party/Parties” refers to either AgrifoodSA or to you; 

Personal Information” refers to the Personal Information you supply to AgrifoodSA or that it collects about you. It includes all the information as defined by the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013;

Process or Processing” means any operation or set of operations including collection, receipt, collation, storage, updating, modification, retrieval, consultation, use, distribution, merging, linking, restriction and destruction;

Website” refers to the official website address: http://www.agrifoodsa.info


Promotion of Access to Information Act Manual