- WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USAGE
1.1 Please read the following Website Legal Notice carefully as it contains the terms and conditions of usage of the Elizabeth Martin Tweed website located at elizabethmartintweed.co.uk/ and all related web-sites (“Website”) owned by Elizabeth Martin Tweed as well as other important legal notices applicable to the end user accessing the Website (“User”) or (“You”). All references to elizabethmartintweed.co.uk/ must be interpreted as referring to all Elizabeth Martin’s web-sites listed above and referred to as (“Website”) above.
The User’s (Your) usage of the online information services contained on the Website constitutes Your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Usage contained below and Your arising obligations towards Elizabeth Martin Tweed . Elizabeth Martin Tweed may amend these Terms and Conditions of Usage at any time by posting the amended terms and conditions on the Website. All amended terms shall automatically become effective imtely after they are posted on the Website and any subsequent use of the site shall be governed by such amended terms. This agreement was last revised on 01 October 2012. You are advised to regularly check these terms and conditions for any amendments or updates.
Limited Liability of Elizabeth Martin Tweed: The User understands that usage of the Website is at the sole discretion and risk of the User. Elizabeth Martin Tweed reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Website, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use. Notwithstanding the effort placed on maintaining the availability and accessibility of the Website. Elizabeth Martin Tweed takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for the Website being temporarily unavailable or inaccessible.
1.2 No Warranty: The information contained on the Website is provided by Elizabeth Martin Tweed and/or its partners, suppliers or agents without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited to) any implied warranties of reliability, fitness for any particular purpose, timeliness, sequence, completeness, non-infringement of third party rights and/or freedom from errors or inaccuracies. Elizabeth Martin Tweed may not be held liable for any errors, inaccuracies or damages resulting from the information published on its websites.
1.3 Indemnification of Elizabeth Martin Tweed : You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Elizabeth Martin Tweed , its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, damages, actions and liabilities including without limitation, your loss of profits, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the Website or the software supporting/enabling the Website and reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from Your use of this Website or the software supporting/enabling the Website.
1.4 Unauthorised use of the Website: The User is permitted to use the Website for lawful purposes only. Unauthorised use of the Website includes posting or transmission of data which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of Elizabeth Martin Tweed or third parties, which is unlawful, defamatory or otherwise objectionable or which constitutes advertising of goods or services in the absence of written approval from Elizabeth Martin Tweed . Unauthorised use of this Website may give rise to Elizabeth Martin Tweed instituting a claim for damages against You and/or You may be found guilty of a statutory and/or criminal offence and/or be liable for civil damages.
1.5 Website Links: From time to time this Website may include links to other websites. These links are provided for Your convenience for the purposes of providing further information. Such links do not signify that Elizabeth Martin Tweed endorses the website(s) linked to. You agree that Elizabeth Martin Tweed shall have no responsibility or bear no liability in relation to the content of the linked website(s).You may not create a link to this Website from another website or document without Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s prior consent in Writing, in which case the terms of Your linking to the Website shall be governed by the terms of your “Linking Agreement” with Elizabeth Martin Tweed .
1.6 Applicable Law and Jurisdiction: You consent to the jurisdiction of the High Court of South Africa for the adjudication of any legal dispute between Elizabeth Martin Tweed and You. This Website Legal Notice will be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
1.7 Severability: If any provision of this Website Legal Notice is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Website Legal Notice, which shall remain in full force and effect.
1.8 Website Intellectual Property: This Website comprises of software and content (such as text, news headlines and summaries, articles, images and audio tracks, animation, photographs, video, music, sound and voice), designs, trademarks, (all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans used on/in connection with the website) and trade secrets that is the intellectual property of Elizabeth Martin Tweed and/or various third parties subject to the intellectual property/other laws of South Africa and as applicable foreign laws, international conventions and treaties. Further and to the extent that Elizabeth Martin Tweed does not own specific content or such content falls within the public domain, Elizabeth Martin Tweed may hold copyright/further intellectual property rights in the selection, co-ordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content on the Website. Specific content licensed from third parties includes but not limited to, the following: articles from Reuters, SAPA, and Bloomberg, as well as prices and company information supplied by McGregor BFA. Such third party content is subject to the applicable copyright restrictions, which vary by copyright holder. No license to Elizabeth Martin Tweed intellectual property or the intellectual property of third parties has been granted to You unless otherwise indicated. Without limitation to the prohibitions placed on the User by contract or law and subject to 1.9 You expressly agree not to:
- 1.8.1 Reproduce or use the aforementioned intellectual property either in print or electronic form in violation of the intellectual property rights of Elizabeth Martin Tweed and/or such third parties as applicable;
- 1.8.2 commercially exploit, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, publish or broadcast any Website intellectual property without prior written approval of Elizabeth Martin Tweed or in the case of third party content, the rights holder of such intellectual property;
- 1.8.3 not to claim or convey ownership of Website intellectual property either in its entirety or otherwise;
- 1.8.4 modify the Website content for the purposes of reposting to other websites;
- 1.8.5 alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from the Website content; and
- 1.8.6 copy, store, or otherwise incorporate Website content or intellectual property into any other web site, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work.
1.9 Your publication of the Website content: If you are an editor, producer or webmaster of a web site or other online publication you may include the Website headlines provided that you include the appropriate links to the corresponding articles on the Websites web server and mention:
“Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Engineering News at www.engineeringnews.co.za” or
“Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Mining Weekly at www.miningweekly.com” or
“Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Polity at www.polity.org.za” or
“Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Research Channel Africa at www.researchchannel.co.za” (whichever the case may be)
as the source of these headlines and, as applicable, as the source of any third party news release. You agree to use a functional link to the full story on the Website that shall display the full content imtely. Websites wishing to make use of this permission, must request such permission in writing on a case by case basis and Elizabeth Martin Tweed reserves the right to deny such permission or withdraw such permission form any web-site at any time.
An example of an acceptable included headline and link is as follows:
Headline: R10bn earmarked for improvements at SA’s major ports Link to: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article.php?a_id=135031
Source: Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Engineering News at www.engineeringnews.co.za
Should a news organisation or any other editor, producer or webmaster of a website or other online publication wish to re-publish a full version of the article on their website, or in print, then they should apply in writing for such permission for each article that they wish so to re-publish. Usually if such re-publishing permission is granted it will be required that mention is made of Elizabeth Martin Tweed ’s Engineering News or Mining Weekly or Polity or Research Channel Africa in the first paragraph of such re-published article.
To facilitate all forms of re-publication – web, print, CD, etc. – users may make use of the ‘Reuse this’ button located at the top and bottom of articles to which Elizabeth Martin Tweed holds the copyright. The ‘Reuse this’ button will direct users to the online re-publication system managed by DALRO (Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation), where users will be able to transact in order to obtain the necessary permission related to their intended re-publication use of the article.
You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which the Website content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. You agree not to associate any Website content with any content that might harm the reputation of Elizabeth Martin Tweed , its affiliated sites, authors, employees, contributors or partners. You agree not to use Website content on any site that displays pornographic material, exploits children, provides instruction on or promotes illegal activities, or is in any way misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of personal privacy.
In the event of any uncertainty in this regard, you are advised to contact Elizabeth Martin Tweed at firstname.lastname@example.org/
Permission must also be sought and attained from Elizabeth Martin Tweed if you wish to place the Website’s linked headlines and summaries on your web site through the use of the RSS feeds available on Elizabeth Martin Tweed ‘s websites. In such cases the applicable source of the headlines should be clearly published as above. However, You are not permitted to use more content than as provided through the RSS feed. Please note that the blog section of Elizabeth Martin Tweed ‘s websites publish articles from news releases issued by third party companies and institutions. If you wish to quote from any part of these articles, we suggest that you credit the issuing company or institution as the original source of the news release, in addition to mentioning on which of Elizabeth Martin Tweed ‘s sites is such as article has been published.
Users agree not to copy and paste article or parts of articles form the site, but to share the article by sending URL links to particular articles.
Cookies on Elizabeth Martin Tweed ‘s websites are used for the following purposes:
(1) Subscriber Management:
- Cookies ensure that subscribers are identified and allowed access to subscriber-specific pages
- Cookies also store subscribers’ preferences, including the ‘remember password’ functionality
(2) Website Measurement:
- Cookies enable the recording and measuring of key website statistics such as page impressions, unique visitors and the average time spent on the website.