Disclaimer, Copyright, and Terms and Conditions for the use of the HRASA Website and HRASA Notices.
This website has been prepared by Heritage Railway Association of Southern Africa - HRASA (‘the Company”) solely for informational purposes. By using the website, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth below (the "terms and conditions"). If you do not agree to abide by the terms and conditions, HRASA requests that you do not use this website.
Limited Licence and Copyright Clause:
Subject to the terms and conditions, the Company grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this website and the materials thereon. You may not otherwise copy, re-distribute, publish, reproduce, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse-engineer to create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of this site. All proprietary rights remain the property of the Company. Downloading documentary material from the site is permitted in order to make one hard copy only, provided that such a copy includes any copyright or other notices contained on or in any such information or material.
This website and all content included on it (such as graphics, logos, icons, text, pictures and images) is copyrighted and protected by South African and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws applicable in South Africa and worldwide in your use of this website."
This website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. The Company does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through this website. Any reliance on such advice, opinion, statement or other information shall be at your own risk.
Websites, pages, images or documents which are linked to this website are for information only; they have not been compiled nor reviewed by the Company. The Company has no responsibility for the content of websites, pages or documents linked or linking to this website and the Company accepts no responsibility or liability for any losses or penalties whatsoever that might be incurred as a result of linking to any location on any linked websites, pages or documents.
Information Provided By You:
You agree that any information which you or any bodies, entities or persons acting on your behalf provide to the Company will not be considered confidential or proprietary and that by giving such information to the Company you grant to the Company an unrestricted, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, transform and distribute such information.
You agree not to submit to this website or the Company (whether via this website or by any other means) any materials which:
a) may be deemed libellous, defametory, invade privacy, or are otherwise obscene, pornographic or harassing;
b) infringe any intellectual property rights, including copyrights, of any third party;
c) violate any law or regulation;
d) advocate illegal activity or
e) advertise or otherwise solicit funds or are a solicitation for goods or services.
Limitation of Damages:
In no event will the Company or any of its branches/subsidiaries or its portfolio or sub-committees be liable to you for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, incidental damages or any damages of any kind even if the Company has been advised of the possibility thereof. (Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.)
Photographs on this site:
The photographs, graphics or images displayed on this website were either published in previous editions of SA Rail and have been used with the permission of that publication, or are used by permission of or as credited to other photographers and artists, and may not be downloaded save for their immediate display within this website.
Website Disclaimer (Terms & Conditions of Use)
1. HOW THESE TERMS APPLY TO YOU
The basic services offered by this website are provided to you free of charge: on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The domain uses its best efforts to maintain the quality of its services, but you should not assume that domain is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind when using it.
2. CONTENT AND DISCLAIMERS
2.1The domain may link you to sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet. Because the domain has no control over such sites and information, the domain offers no guarantee for such sites and information with regard to the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any such sites and information.
2.2 The domain 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 User 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:
2.2.1 Errors or discrepancies in the information provided
2.2.2 Any unauthorised access of this website by third parties
2.2.3 Any breakdown or failure of any equipment or medium of access to this website
2.2.4 Any failure or unavailability of the domain 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
2.2.5 The destruction or accessing of the User's data or equipment
2.2.6 Any alteration, modification, upgrade or update of this website or any technology, hardware or software modification that may form part of this website
2.3 You hereby indemnify the domain against any demand, claim or action against the domain relating to or in connection with your use or accessing of this website whether directly or indirectly for any reason whatsoever.
2.4 The domain reserves the right in its absolute discretion to alter, modify, upgrade, update, suspend or withdraw this website or any part hereof at any time.
2.5 Unless expressly stated to the contrary, the domain owns the intellectual property rights in and to this website and the unauthorised use hereof is expressly prohibited.
2.6 You are entirely responsible for all content that you access, upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the domain. We are not liable for loss of any content you transmit and you should keep a backup copy of all such content.
3. EVOLUTION AND THE NEED FOR FLEXIBILITY
3.2 Over time the domain intends to expand the services that you are offered. When a new service is introduced the domain may impose special terms and conditions on the use of that service. We will make you aware of these terms and conditions before you use the service and if you accept them or use the relevant service they will form part of these Terms.
3.3 The domain may set maximum limits for (i) the numbers or sizes of email messages, postings or other uploaded content stored or sent, (ii) amounts of disk space allocated or used on your behalf, and (iii) number and durations of occasions when you access the domain. These limits may vary over time without notice to you.
4. ACCESS TO THE DOMAIN AND REGISTRATION
4.1 As the domain evolves certain services may require a minimum equipment or bandwidth specification. We will try to inform you of these requirements but it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the right equipment or bandwidth for these services at the time of access. We are not liable for any failure to use the domain caused by your failure to do so.
4.2 Some parts of the domain may be accessible only to users who subscribe or pay a "per-use" charge. These sections will be clearly marked.
4.3 On registration you must provide accurate and complete information as prompted by the registration form or any other request made by the domain “User Data". If you do not complete the mandatory information fields (marked with an asterisk) your registration will be rejected.
4.4 If any User Data changes you must change, maintain and promptly update the User Data to keep it accurate and complete. If you do not or if the domain has reasonable grounds to suspect that any User Data is inaccurate or incomplete, the domain may suspend or terminate your account and access to the services.
5. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
5.1 You acknowledge that by using the domain and accessing our third-party links you may be exposed to content that is of an adult nature or is offensive, indecent or objectionable. The domain is not responsible for any such content and you must use your own discretion in whether or not you may suffer harm as a result of access to this content.
5.2 You must not use the domain in any way (including to transmit any content) that is contrary to any applicable law or regulation or these Terms, or is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or in any way otherwise objectionable.