WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

  • PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING LEGAL DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.  USE OF THIS WEBSITE (“Website” or “WEBSITE”) AND/OR ANY YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SERVICE OFFERED BY THE AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (“ALA”) SHALL MEAN THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“Terms of Use”) INCLUDING THE PRIVACY POLICY INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. THE PRIVACY POLICY DESCRIBES OUR PRACTICES CONCERNING DATA THAT YOU PROVIDE OR THAT WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE AND DO NOT UTILISE THE YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SERVICES OFFERED BY ALA.
  1. ACCEPTABLE AND UNACCEPTABLE USE OF THE WEBSITE

You agree not to:

  • Use our Website or services for any illegal purpose, or any other purpose not permitted in these Terms of Use
  • Modify, adapt or translate any part of our Website in an unauthorised manner
  • Reverse-engineer, decompile, create derivative works of, modify, disrupt, otherwise tamper or disassemble the technology we use to provide our Website (and/or related services) or otherwise attempt to obtain our Website source code
  • Bypass, modify, defeat, reverse-engineer, disassemble, tamper with or circumvent any of the security features of our Website, including altering any digital rights management functionality of our Website
  • Remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice contained on our Website
  • Interfere with or damage our Website or our servers through the use of viruses, bots, Trojans, harmful code, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information, or similar methods or technologies that cause harm to our Website
  • Impersonate another person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity (including us), or use a false identity when communicating with ALA
  • Collect, manually or through an automatic process, information about other users or our Website
  • Submit false or misleading information to us or post material that infringes on a third party’s intellectual property
  • Engage in any activity that interferes with any third party’s ability to use or enjoy, or our ability to provide our Website
  • “Deep link” or frame, inline link or mirror any part of our Website without our written permission
  • Engage, directly or indirectly, in transmission of “spam,” chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited communication
  • Assist or encourage any third party in engaging in any activity restricted by these Terms of Use

If you breach these restrictions, you may be subject to prosecution and damages and/or prohibited from using our Website or benefitting from the YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM services.

  1. THIRD PARTY SITES

Our Website contains links to third-party sites that are not under our control, so we are not responsible for the contents on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites, or your dealings with the owners of such sites. We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. We encourage you to be aware of when you leave our Website, and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party website or service that you visit.

  1. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES; DISCLAIMERS

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, OUR WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PUBLICATIONS ON OUR WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND ALA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT OUR WEBSITES AND OUR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE OUR WEBSITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS. OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. ALA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OUR WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN ANY OTHER REFERENCE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, HENCE THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE GIVEN THE APPLICABLE LAW.

IN NO EVENT WILL ALA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, OUR WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR MAXIMUM, AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE FEE PAID FOR THE YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SERVICE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; HENCE THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE GIVEN THE APPLICABLE LAW.

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  1. INDEMNIFICATION

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US AND OUR EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, ATTORNEYS, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS (THE “INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”) HARMLESS FROM ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, COST OR EXPENSE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS) INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIM, DEMAND OR ACTION (“CLAIM”) BROUGHT OR ASSERTED AGAINST ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES: ALLEGING FACTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES THAT WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE BY YOU; ARISING FROM, RELATED TO, OR CONNECTED WITH YOUR COMMENTS, YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY USE BY YOUR EMPLOYEES, OR YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER. IF YOU ARE OBLIGATED TO PROVIDE INDEMNIFICATION PURSUANT TO THIS PROVISION, WE MAY, IN OUR SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, CONTROL THE DISPOSITION OF ANY CLAIM AT YOUR SOLE COST AND EXPENSE. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE FOREGOING, YOU MAY NOT SETTLE, COMPROMISE OR IN ANY OTHER MANNER DISPOSE OF ANY CLAIM WITHOUT OUR EXPRESS WRITTEN CONSENT.

  1. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You represent and warrant to ALA that: (i) you have the full power and authority to enter into and perform your obligations under these Terms of Use and/or have obtained all consents and permissions necessary; (ii) your agreement to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use do not constitute a breach of or conflict with any other agreement or arrangement by which you are bound, or any applicable laws, regulations or rules; (iii) these Terms of Use are your legal, valid and binding obligations, enforceable in accordance with their terms and conditions; (iv) you will not infringe the patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other intellectual property or proprietary right of ALA or any third party in your use of our Website; and (v) you will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in your use of our Website, including these Terms of Use. If you are under the age of thirteen, you represent and warrant that you have your parent or guardian’s permission to use this Website.  For purposes herein, ‘you’ or ‘your’ shall be any person accessing this Website or utilising any of the services offered by ALA on this Website including the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of a minor who utilizes the services for the benefit of such minor.

  1. USER CONTENT

ALA may provide interactive areas on the Website, in which you/ other Website users may post communications. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not ALA, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the ALA Sites. ALA does not control the Content posted via the ALA Sites Under no circumstances will ALA be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Website. You further understand that the internet has no geographical boundaries, and you therefore agree to comply with all relevant agreements, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. ALA does not claim ownership of any Content submitted and/or posted by you on the Website. However, by submitting and/or posting any Content to the Website, you grant ALA a royalty-free right to freeperpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such Content. You also permit any subscriber to access, display, view, store and reproduce such Content for personal use.

  1. MISCELLANEOUS

Termination; Survival. We may, in our discretion and without any liability, change, modify, suspend, make improvements to or discontinue any aspect of our Website at any time without prior notice. We may deny you access to all or part of our Website at any time for any reason or no reason at all. These provisions will survive termination: 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8. For purposes of clarity, the survival of the provisions in “Use of our Website” and “Your Representations and Warranties” means that even if your account is terminated, if you breached those provisions while using our Website, we have the right to sue you for damages or other legal relief.

Governing Law. These Terms of Use and our relationship with you will be governed exclusively by the laws of South Africa, with regard to its conflicts of laws rules. Any litigation arising out of or relating to this Agreement must be filed and pursued exclusively in Johannesburg, South Africa, and you consent to the jurisdiction of and venue of such courts.

Notice. We may deliver notice to you by any method that we deem reliable. You may only give notice to us by using the address and contacts listed below:

1050 Printech Ave, Honeydew 2040 South Africa

Changes and Modifications to Terms of Use. ALA now gives notice that it reserves the right to change or modify any or all of these Terms of Use at its sole discretion and without further notice to you. Your use, or continued use, of this Website and/or GSP services shall mean that you accept any and all changes and modifications. It is your sole responsibility to inform the applicable programme participant of these Terms of Use and you specifically indemnify ALA against claims and actions which arise from such person that they were not made aware of these Terms of Use.

Entire Agreement; Assignment; Independent Contractors. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between us, superseding any prior agreements between us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use), other than the Main Agreement constituting relevant terms of service for the Youth Leadership Programme services.

No Waiver; Time for Claims. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If an arbitrator or a court finds any provision of these Terms of Use to be invalid, we both agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to our intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our Website or these Terms of Use must be filed within one year after such claim. Headings are for convenience only.

Organisation Disclosures

Section 43 of the ECT (Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, RSA) requires the disclosure of the following information.

The full name African Leadership Academy NPC
Legal status Non Profit Company
Registration Details Registration number 2005/005377/08
Place of Registration South Africa
Directors Fred Swaniker, Margaret Nkrumah, David Geral, William Asiko, Jon Cummings, Itumeleng Kgaboesele
Physical Address 1050 Printech Ave, Honeydew 2040 South Africa
Postal Address

Postnet Suite 413, Private Bag X1

Northcliff 2115  South Africa

Physical Address for receipt of legal documents Postnet Suite 413, Private Bag X1 Northcliff 2115 South Africa

Telephone Number

Fax Number

+27 11 699 3000

+27 11 252 6190

E-mail address info@africanleadershipacademy.org
Website address http://www.africanleadershipacademy.org/
Membership to self-regulatory and/or accreditation bodies Gauteng Department of Education, Reg. No. 400286
Description of products and services offered ALA provides education leadership programs for African students.
Codes of Conduct applicable Students must obey African Leadership Academy’s Code of Conduct found in the Global Scholars Program Student Parent Handbook during the program. Any violation of the Code of Conduct will result in the student’s immediate removal from the program.
Manner of payment Payment options accepted:
Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, Diners or American Express credit cards or by bank transfer into the African Leadership Academy bank account, the details of
which will be provided on request

Credit card acquiring and security:
Credit card transactions will be acquired for African Leadership Academy via PayGate (Pty) Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for all South African Acquiring Banks.
PayGate uses the strictest form of encryption, namely Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3) and no credit card details are stored on the website. Users may
go to www.paygate.co.za to view their security certificate and security policy

 

Customer details separate from card details:
Customer details will be stored by African Leadership Academy separately from card details which are entered by the client on PayGate’s secure site. For more detail on
PayGate refer to www.paygate.co.za

Merchant Outlet country and transaction currency
The merchant outlet country at the time of presenting payment options to the cardholder is South Africa. Transaction currency is
South African Rand (ZAR).

Terms of Agreement including guarantees. Where these may be accessed, stored and reproduced by consumers Can be accessed and downloaded from the website http://www.africanleadershipacademy.org/ or upon email to info@africaleadershipacademy.org
Time for rendering of services This is dependant on the type of program and is described in the program brochure
Manner and period consumers can access and maintain a full record of the transaction Consumers can access and maintain a full record of the transaction if a request is made in writing, 72 hours in advance.
Return, exchange, refund policy All refund requests and cancellations must be made in writing and will be calculated according to the date in which ALA receives such request or cancellation as described in the waiver and consent form.
Alternative dispute resolution code and where to access it This agreement shall be deemed to have been made in the Republic of South Africa, and its validity, construction, breach, performance and interpretation shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Security Procedures and Privacy Policy in respect of payment Can be found on the website http://www.africanleadershipacademy.org/
Minimum duration of agreement for recurrent services Not applicable
Rights of Consumers in terms of Section 44 A consumer is entitled to cancel without reason and without penalty any transaction and any related credit agreement for the supply of services within seven days after the date of the conclusion of the agreement. The only charge that may be levied on the consumer is the direct cost of returning the goods. If payment for the goods or services has been effected prior to cancellation the consumer is entitled to a full refund of such payment, which refund must be made within 30 days of the date of cancellation.