Terms and Conditions

1.         Introduction

1.1     These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website. By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

2.         Licence to use website

2.1     You may:

2.1.1   view pages from our website in a web browser

2.1.2   download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

2.1.3   print pages from our website, and

2.1.4   by means of a web browser, make use of any services offered by our website.

2.2     Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

2.3     You may redistribute our bulletins and (subject to section 4.2 below) any other material from our website, but if you do you must mention Veritas as the source of the information.

2.4     We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any such restrictions.

3.         Unacceptable use

          You must not:

3.1     take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website

3.2     use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, nor use it for any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity

3.3     use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of, or is linked to, any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software

3.4     without our express written consent, conduct any systematic or automated data-collection activities (including scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website

3.5     gain access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means

3.6     violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website

4.         Limited warranties

4.1     We do not warrant or represent:

4.1.1   the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website

4.1.2   that the material on the website is up to date, or

4.1.3   that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

4.2     While we permit free use, copying and re-distribution of material on our website, we do not warrant that the material is free from copyright or other restrictions on its publication; hence

          4.2.1 if any other person or entity has a copyright or a similar right in the material you must obtain a licence or permission from that other person or entity before using, copying or redistributing the material, and

          4.2.2 You are responsible for ascertaining whether any other person or entity has copyright or a similar right in the material.

4.3     We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion and without any notice or explanation. You will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuation or alteration of a website service, or if we stop publishing the website

4.4     To the maximum extent by the applicable law, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

5.         Limitations and exclusions of liability

5.1     Our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge; so, to the extent permitted by the applicable law, we will not be liable for loss or damage of any nature whatever arising from your use of our website or the information or services on it.

5.2     Without limiting section 5.1, we will not be liable in respect of-

          5.2.1   any loss arising out of an event that is beyond our reasonable control or was not reasonably foreseeable

          5.2.2   business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill

          5.2.3   loss or corruption of any data, database or software, or

          5.2.4   any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

5.3     You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity and agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website. This will not, however, limit or exclude the liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of its officers and employees.

6.         Breach of these terms and conditions

6.1     Without prejudice to our right to take any other action, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached them in any way, we may do any one or more of the following:

6.1.1   send you one or more formal warnings

6.1.2   whether or not we have sent you a warning:

6.1.2.1 permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

6.1.2.2 block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

6.1.2.3 contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

6.1.2.4 commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

6.2     If we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking; this includes trying to access it using a different account.

7.       Applicable law

          7.1     These terms and conditions, and your use of our website, are governed by the law of Zimbabwe.

          7.2     The High Court of Zimbabwe has exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate on all disputes and proceedings, whatever their nature, arising out of your use of our website. You agree that no other court or tribunal, wherever situated, has the that jurisdiction

8.         Variation

8.1     From time to time we may revise these terms and conditions, without notice to you and without obtaining your consent.

8.2     The revised terms and conditions will apply to your use of our website from the date on which they are published on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.