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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. Your access and use of this site constitutes your full acceptance and compliance with the following provisions. If you ("User" or “you”) have not already done so, please take some time to familiarize yourself with these provisions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, DISCONTINUE ALL USE OF THIS SITE IMMEDIATELY.

 

TERMS OF USE - COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK 

Animal Adventures in Africa is a registered trademark and may not be used or duplicated in any way. All of the names, titles, logos, and designs on this site identifying our products and brands, including any derivative and related names, titles, logos and designs, are the sole and exclusive property of Scorched Earth Publishing CC t/a Thyme Publishing any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or divisions (hereinafter referred to as “Thyme Publishing”). All other names, titles, logos and designs appearing on this Site are the property of their respective owners.

 

This site contains copyrighted material, trade-marks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, music, audio, video, software and other (collectively, the "Material") and the entire contents of this site also are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation under South African copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. Thyme Publishing owns the copyright in the Material original to it and in its selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Material.

 

No Material may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our express written consent, or where express permission has been given to registered users, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to the Material, (iii) you do not use the Material in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and (iv) you agree that you do not acquire any ownership or other use rights in the Material.

 

By accessing the Material in this site, you undertake and agree to the terms herein with respect to the laws that govern copyright and trademarks.

 

Unauthorized use of the Material can result in penalties being imposed according to the laws of South Africa. No User may use or manipulate any of Thyme Publishing’s or any other trademarks, services marks, logos or characters found on this site.

 

LINKS 

While it is not our policy to link to other sites in general, this site may contain links to third party Websites from time to time. Third party sites are independently operated. Thyme Publishing makes no endorsements, warranties or representations of any kind whatsoever regarding those other Websites and assumes no responsibility for content on third party sites. Any link is not to be construed as an endorsement or implication of any situation with said third party. Users link to third party sites at Users’ own risk. Third parties may link to this site but may not replicate any of its content. Furthermore, under no circumstances may a third party imply that Thyme Publishing is associated with or is endorsing the third party, its site or its products. Third party sites that link to this site must not contain any content that may be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial and should contain content that is appropriate for all age groups. Thyme Publishing may withdraw a third party’s right to link at any time in its sole discretion.

 

RULES OF CONDUCT 

Users shall refrain from submitting any content to this site that libels, defames, invades privacy, is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening, infringes third party intellectual property laws or violates other laws. The Website must not be used to solicit customers or sell products or services. Users may not use the e-mail service to send unauthorized or unsolicited e-mails including “spam”. In the event of any violation of these legal terms, Thyme Publishing may immediately terminate your use of the site and Users shall indemnify Thyme Publishing and its designees against any and all third party claims, if any, as a result.

 

RISK OF LOSS

All items purchased from Thyme Publishing are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

 

THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS

Parties other than Thyme Publishing and its affiliates ("third party suppliers") may provide products or services on this website. Thyme Publishing may also provide links to the sites of third party suppliers. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any third party supplier or the content of their Web sites. Thyme Publishing does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products or services of any such third party supplier. Your legal rights in respect of any third party supplier are governed by applicable laws and by any contracts, agreements or understandings which you enter into with the third party supplier.

 

FORUMS 

"Forum" means a chat area, bulletin board, e-mail or any other message or communication facilities or functions offered as part of this site or Thyme Publishing operated mobile program. If you participate in any Forum, you must not:

  1. commit any criminal or quasi-criminal offence, including without limitation, any crimes relating to pornography, threats, intimidation, hate, assault, or that is economic in nature;
  2. defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise interfere with or harm the contractual, personality, confidentiality, privacy or publicity, moral, statutory, common law or intellectual property rights of any other person;
  3. publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
  4. upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of our computer systems or those of any user;
  5. delete or alter any author attributions, trademarks, trade names, logos, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded or downloaded;
  6. falsify the origin or source of software, information or other material contained in a file that is uploaded or downloaded;
  7. advertise, solicit or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward any surveys, contests, or chain letters;
  8. download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;

You acknowledge and agree that all Forums involve public and not private communications, and that they can only be used for non-commercial purposes. Further, you acknowledge and agree that chats, postings, conferences, and other communications by users are not monitored, screened, sanctioned or endorsed by us, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by us. However, we reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of this Site, including the Forums, and to remove, refuse to post or edit any material or content which we, in our sole discretion, determine to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their communications. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to deny any user access to this Site without notice.

 

By posting, uploading or submitting any material or content to any Forum or otherwise submitting any material or content to us, you automatically grant (or automatically warrant that the owner of the rights to such material or content has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license throughout the world to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, translate, license, transmit, distribute and otherwise exploit any or all portions of such material or content in any manner and media and by means of any technology now known or hereafter developed. In addition, you hereby irrevocably waive all so-called "moral rights" in any such materials and content posted, uploaded or submitted by you.

 

WAIVER OF RIGHTS 

Users waive all rights to any stories, ideas, drawings, opinions and other materials posted on Thyme Publishing’s Website. Furthermore, Users may only post materials that they alone have created.

 

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES 

Without the express written consent of the owner of the Material, Users may not frame or otherwise incorporate into a third party Website, any of the content provided herein. This Site is controlled and operated by Thyme Publishing in South Africa with the approval of the copyright and trademark owners. We make no representation that the Materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions.

 

TERMINATION 

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. User may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from this site. This agreement will terminate, without notice from Thyme Publishing if, in our sole discretion, User fails to comply with any term or provision hereunder. Upon termination, User must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. User warrants that s/he shall refrain from submitting any content to Thyme Publishing that libels, defames, invades privacy, is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening, violates intellectual property or laws. In the event of any of the above, Thyme Publishing may terminate this agreement and User shall indemnify Thyme Publishing and its respective designees against any and all third party claims, if any, as a result.

 

DISCLAIMER 

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE LAW, THYME PUBLISHING DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE ABSENCE OF VIRUSES, OR THE CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, QUALITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE MATERIALS HEREIN. THE USER AND NOT THYME PUBLISHING ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THYME PUBLISHING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE MATERIAL AVAILABLE WILL BE OPERABLE, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS FREE OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE FOUND OR CORRECTED. THYME PUBLISHING ALSO PROVIDES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, AUTHENTICITY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICE OR OTHER MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE. THYME PUBLISHING RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO MODIFY OR UPDATE THIS SITE AND THE DISCLAIMERS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY US AND HOLD US AND OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES ABSOLUTELY HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING YOUR POSTING, UPLOADING OR SUBMITTING MATERIALS OR CONTENT TO ANY FORUM OR TO THIS SITE OR YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THYME PUBLISHING BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF THYME PUBLISHING OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THYME PUBLISHING'S LIABILITY TO A USER FOR DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY USER, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE. USERS MUST TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE COMPUTERS ARE VIRUS FREE AND THAT THEY RETAIN A BACKUP OF THEIR FILES BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL OFF A WEBSITE. THYME PUBLISHING NOTES THAT THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS FROM TIME TO TIME. THYME PUBLISHING RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO MODIFY OR UPDATE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND RELATED DISCLAIMERS AT ITS CONVENIENCE.

 

GOVERNING LAW / ENTIRE AGREEMENT 

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa, as applicable notwithstanding any conflict of laws provision. If any provision shall be deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site and shall not be modified except by Thyme Publishing from time to time as set out above. Thyme Publishing’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision hereof shall not be construed as a waiver of any right on its part.