Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Website terms & conditions of use

Introduction
Welcome to The GAPP Contacts Directory website www.thegappcontacts.co.za. The website provides information about the suppliers to the graphics, advertising, print, packaging, finishing and signage industry. The website, its copyright and trademark is owned by Sentient Publishing. By accessing and using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download, copy or distribute any of the content of this website.

Your use of the website
You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including committing a criminal offence, gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems, or transmitting unlawful material.

General disclaimer
You agree to access and use this site entirely at your own risk. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clauses below.

Choice of law
This website is owned and operated within the Republic of South Africa. Therefore, these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute.

Accuracy of information
While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this website is current and accurate, you should not assume that this is always the case, and should consult other sources before making any decision to act on this information.

Your privacy
We respect the privacy of all visitors to this site. You may use this site without providing any personal information. However, so that we can regularly assess and improve the site, we collect information on the number of visits to the site, pages viewed, etc. Where information is provided by yourself in terms of quote requests, by virtue of you using the site, you agree your information will be used to send additional communication to yourself. You agree to opt in to all further communication from Sentient Publishing, its related subsidiaries, staff and clients where applicable.

Copyright and use of material
The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by Sentient Publishing and its licensors.

Copyright license
Sentient Publishing grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:

  • view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
  • copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
  • print pages from this website for your own [personal and non-commercial] use.
Sentient Publishing does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved. For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without Sentient Publishing's prior written permission.

Data mining
The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited. Sentient Publishing does not allow solicitation to the advertisers on this site whatsoever. The users of this site are not to contact the advertisers via The GAPP Contacts for any other purpose other than its original intention which is to request costings or information relating to the services of the advertiser. All infringements will be fined 250 000 usd and all legal and collection costs is for your account.

Permissions
You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to sales@sentientpublishing.co.za or 761 Tortoise St, Weltevreden Park, Johannesburg, South Africa 1709.

Enforcement of copyright
Sentient Publishing takes the protection of its copyright very seriously. If Sentient Publishing discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, Sentient Publishing may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs. If you become aware of any use of Sentient Publishing copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to sales@sentientpublishing.co.za or by post to 761 Tortoise St, Weltevreden Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1709.

Infringing material
If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person's copyright, please report this by email to sales@sentientpublishing.co.za or by post to 761 Tortoise St, Weltevreden Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. Sentient Publishing retains copyright in the website and all current and future content displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties. This website and its contents may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, resold or otherwise used for any commercial purpose without the express prior written consent of Sentient Publishing.

Trademarks
The Sentient Publishing logo is a registered trademark of Sentient Publishing. Our trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Sentient Publishing related, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits The GAPP Contacts or Sentient Publishing. Other products or company names used on this website may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Your comments
We value feedback received from visitors to our site. However, you agree not to transmit any material that is unlawful, harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and Sentient Publishing is not liable to any third party for the content of your comments. Please also note that we cannot respond to all feedback we receive.

External links and advertising
Wherever this website provides links to other websites, this should not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information provided by the external link is done so at your own risk. Wherever third party advertising or promotional material is displayed on this website, this should not be construed as Sentient Publishing endorsing or creating any relationship between Sentient Publishing and that third party. Reliance on any such material is entirely at your own risk.

Linking
Any third party wishing to link to this website from their website must obtain permission from Sentient Publishing, and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.

Exclusion of liability
You expressly agree that the use of this website is entirely at your own risk. The website and all its contents are provided on an "as is" basis, and Sentient Publishing makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, to the accuracy of the contents of the website. Sentient Publishing does not warrant that the website's functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site or its server is free from viruses or other harmful components. Sentient Publishing, its owners, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by the user, which arises directly or indirectly from reliance of the website and/or its content. Sentient Publishing, its agents or suppliers shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use, the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website, even where Sentient Publishing is expressly advised thereof. You will indemnify Sentient Publishing, its owners, directors, employees, officials, agents, suppliers or representatives, and keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from your use of this website.

Contact details for any purposes related to these terms and conditions
Telephone: +27 (0)11 475 5095
E-mail: sales@sentientpublishing.co.za