Terms & Conditions


The materials on this Site are copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You may download one copy of the information ("Materials") found on this Site on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial internal use only unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by Vertel in writing. Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, no portion of this Site may be d istributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without Vertel's prior written permission.

Except where otherwise specified, the contents of this Site are Copyright © 2004 Vertel Networks (Pty) Limited, P O Box 6113, 1685 Halfway House, South Africa. All rights reserved.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Vertel Networks (Pty) Limited and its associated or holding companies ("Vertel") makes information available on this Web site (this "Site"), subject to the following Terms of Use ("Terms"). By accessing this Site, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, do not use this Site. Vertel reserves the right to change these Terms at any time without notice. Vertel reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for any violation of these Terms. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Vertel. These Terms represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this Site and supercede any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications.

Use of Site Materials and Information

Except as otherwise indicated on this Site, you may view, print, copy, and distribute documents (but not software) on this Site subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. (a) The documents may be used solely for informational, personal, non-commercial purposes; (b) any copy of the documents or portion thereof must include all copyright and proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original; (c) the documents may not be modified in any way; and (d) Vertel reserves the right to revoke such authorization at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from Vertel.
  2. Documents specified above do not include the layout or design of this Site. Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress or other laws and may not be imitated or reproduced in whole or in part.

  3. Documents specified above do not include logos, graphics, sounds or images on this Site, which may be reproduced or distributed only when expressly permitted by Vertel.

Submissions, Comments and Feedback
Any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, concepts, techniques, data, materials or information ("Feedback") that you provide to us shall not be regarded as confidential. We have no obligation of any kind with respect to any Feedback. We shall be free to reproduce, perform, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works from, and/or distribute any Feedback without limitation. Further, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, data or techniques contained in any Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products that incorporate such ideas, concepts, know-how, data or techniques.

Linking to Site
Vertel permits anyone to link to this Site subject to the linker's compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. A site that links to this Site:

  1. May link to, but not replicate, content contained in this Site;
  2. Must not present misleading or false information about Vertel's services or products;
  3. Must not misrepresent Vertel's relationship with the linker;
  4. Must not imply that Vertel is endorsing or sponsoring the linker or the linker's services or products;
  5. Must not use Vertel's logos or trade dress without prior written permission from Vertel;
  6. Must not contain content that could be construed as obscene, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, or inappropriate for all ages;
  7. Must not contain materials that would violate any laws;
  8. Must agree that the link may be removed at any time upon Vertel's request pursuant to Vertel's reserved rights to rescind its consent to allow the link.

Links to Other Sites
This Site provides links to third-party Web sites, which are not under the control of Vertel. We make no representations about any other Web site, that you may access through this one. When you access a non-Vertel Web site please understand that it is independent from us, and that we have no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a link to a non-Vertel Web site does not mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such Web site.

Viruses and Destructive Code
It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

Third-party Products and Services
This Site mentions third-party products and services for informational purposes. Vertel makes no recommendations or endorsements about any third-party products and services. References to third-party services and products are provided by Vertel "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

General Terms and Conditions

Products and Services Availability
This Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Vertel services, programs, and products that have not been announced in such country. These references do not imply that Vertel intends to announce such services, programs, or products in such country.

Governing Law and Forum
The terms of use set forth in these Legal Notices and any claims relating thereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa, without giving effect to the conflict of laws provisions thereof or of any other jurisdiction. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Johannesburg Magistrates Court, with respect to any claims arising out of or relating to the terms of use set forth in these Legal Notices or your use of this Site.

Registrant Removal
In the event that we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have breached any of our terms of use, or have otherwise demonstrated conduct inappropriate for our community, we reserve the right to, with or without notice, (a) delete any or all content provided by you or your agent(s) to this Site; (b) terminate your access to this Site; (c) notify and/or send content to and/or fully cooperate with the proper law enforcement authorities for further action; and/or (d) take any other action which we, in our sole discretion, deem to be appropriate. 

Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability
and Indemnification

Except as expressly provided otherwise in an agreement between you and Vertel, the software, documents, files and information contained on this site are provided "as is", and all express or implied conditions, representations and warranties, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement, are disclaimed.

Vertel makes no representations, waaranties or guaranties as to the quality, suitability, truth , accuracy  or completeness of any of the information  contained on this site. Any questions regarding the information should be directed to the providers of such information contained on this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.

In no event will Vertel be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or other consequential damages for any use of this site or any other linked web site, including, without limitation, reliance on any of the materials presented on this site, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, loss of other data on your information handling system, or other economic advantage, even if Vertel expressly advised of the possibilty or foreseeability of such damages.

You agree to indemnify and hold Vertel harmless from, and you covenant not to sue Vertel for, any claims that may be asserted, arising out of, relating to, or based on using this site or any of the services provided on or made accessible ny this site.

Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of lianility for incidential or consquential damages so  the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

This site could include technical  or other inaccuracies. changes are periodically made to the information  herein. However, Vertel makes no commitment to update materials on this site.


Privacy Policy

The following statement discloses the consumer privacy practices of Vertel Networks (Pty) Limited ("Vertel") for the Vertel Web Site (this "Site"). By using this Site, you are deemed to consent to our privacy practices. If you do not consent to these privacy practices, do not use this Site or download any materials from it.

We do revise and update our privacy practices from time to time and we reserve the right to do so without any notice to you so you should visit this page, at least once every thirty days, to review our then-current privacy practices because they are binding on you. All updates will be published at this site. Your continued use of this Site shall be considered your consent to any revised privacy practices.

Your Privacy

Use of Personally Identifiable Information
In general, you can visit this Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, some areas of this Site require registration to access. We collect this information to better understand your needs and provide you with services that are valuable to you. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit much of this Site, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers and services.

Vertel provides a number of ways for you to "opt-out" of receiving certain additional information from us or having us provide your personal information to our partners. We may offer you these choices at the time you give us your information. However, the availability of certain offers and services may be conditioned upon your agreement to permit Vertel or our business partners to contact you, in which case, notice of any such condition will appear on this Site.

Since Vertel is a global company, we provide company information to our worldwide offices. The personal information that you have provided to us may be transferred to other Vertel offices around the world.

Please be advised that in certain instances, it may be necessary for Vertel to disclose your personal information to government officials in South Africa or overseas or otherwise as required by our legal obligations.

Personal data privacy is a new and evolving area, and mistakes and miscommunication are possible. We will do our best to maintain the accuracy of your personal information. To make changes to our records of your personal information, please modify your registration profile.

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to privacy@vertel.co.za.

Standard operating terms & conditions

view / download