Introduction

These are the general terms of the relationship between you (website visitor) and us (website owner). The terms cover all use of this website. You agree to the terms by visiting and using this website.

Definitions and interpretation

Definitions in the agreement:

terms means the terms, consisting of:

  • these terms of use; and
  • any other relevant specific terms, policies, disclaimers, rules and notices agreed between the parties, (including any that may be applicable to a specific section or module of the website);

we, us, or our means African Cyber Gaming League (Pty) Ltd: K2015107437, the owner of the website. It includes our officers, agents, employees, owners, co-branders and associates where the terms limit or exclude our liability;

you or your means any visitor to this website, including any other person, website, business or agent (including any virtual or robotic agent) associated with the visitor.

 

If the meaning of any general terms conflicts with any other relevant specific terms, the specific terms will apply. Specific terms apply to a specific section of the website or have been specifically agreed between you and us.

 

1. Use of this website

1.1 Licence. We grant you a limited licence to use this website on these terms. We may cancel your licence at any time for any reason. Your licence is automatically cancelled if you do not get our written permission before using this website in a way these terms do not allow.

1.2 Breach. If you breach any of the terms or infringe any other person’s rights (including copyright), we may cancel your licence, block you from using the website, claim specific performance or damages against you and take any other steps the law allows, without affecting our rights.

1.3 Framing. You may not frame this website or any of its pages.

1.4 Linking. You may only link to the home page of this website. You may not deep link (link to any other page) or link in any way that could suggest that we endorse or support you, or that you have any rights in our website or intellectual property.

1.5 Virtual agents. You may not use any technology (including spiders, crawlers, bots and similar virtual agents) to search or gain any information from this website.

2. Your capacity

2.1 Capacity and agreement. You promise that you are entitled to visit this website and agree to the terms because you:

  • are at least 18 (or regarded as legally adult), and have the legal right and capacity to do so; or
  • are not 18 yet, but have permission from your parent (or legal guardian) to do so.

2.2 Accurate information. You promise that you will only give accurate information to us and this website.

3. Intellectual property

3.1 Ownership. Except as provided to the contrary in the agreement, all right, title, interest, and ownership (including all rights under all copyright, patent, and other intellectual property laws) in, to or of this website are our sole property or will vest in us or a third party licensor. All moral rights are reserved.

3.2 Trade marks. Our logo and sub-logos, marks, and trade names are our trade marks and no person may use them without permission. Any other trademark or trade name that may appear on our marketing material is the property of its respective owner.

5.3 Restrictions. Except as expressly permitted under the agreement, the website may not be:

  • modified or used to make derivative works;
  • rented, leased, loaned, sold or assigned;
  • reverse engineered or copied; or
  • reproduced or distributed.

4. Limits to our liability

4.1 You use this website at your own risk. We provide the website “as is”. We do not give any express or implied warranty or make any other promise about this website. For example, we do not warrant that it is good quality, fit for any particular purpose, accurate, complete, up-to-date, legally effective or secure. We also do not warrant that it is free of latent defects, errors, malicious software or infringing content, or that you will have quiet or uninterrupted use of it.

4.2 You indemnify us. You indemnify (or promise to protect) us against any claim, demand, loss, damage, cost, or liability (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) related to your use of this website.

4.3 Faults. We will do our best to fix any fault in this website as soon as reasonably practical after we find out about it. This is the limit of our responsibility and liability for any fault in the website.

4.4 Direct damages limited. If the previous clause does not apply for any reason, our maximum liability to you for all claims for direct damages is R100. This limit applies whether a claim is based on contract, delict (tort) or any other legal cause of action.

4.5 No liability for indirect damages. We will never be responsible for any indirect or consequential damages or losses, even if we should have foreseen them. These may include any loss of profit, loss of goodwill, loss of use or damages related to lost or damaged data.

6.6 Other websites. We are not responsible for anyone else’s website.

 

5. General

5.1 Entire agreement. The terms are the entire agreement between the parties on the subject.

5.2 Changes to website. We may change or stop publishing this website without notice and will not be responsible for any consequences.

5.3 Changes to terms. We may change the terms by placing a notice on this website. If you do not agree with the change, you must stop using this website or the changed terms will apply to you.

5.4 Facts about website. If an administrator of this website signs a letter confirming any fact related to the website, that letter is conclusive proof of its contents. These may include the version of the terms that apply to any dispute, or what content or functions the website had at a particular time or date.

5.5 Waiver. We do not ever waive (give up) our rights, even if we allow you any favour or extension of time, or we delay enforcing our rights against you.

5.6 Severability. Any term that is invalid, illegal or cannot be enforced must be regarded as deleted. The remaining terms continue as intended.

5.7 Law and jurisdiction. South African law and conditions (such as time and date) govern the terms. Only the South African courts may decide any dispute about the terms.

 

6. Acceptable Use Policy 

This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is designed to protect Africa Cyber Gaming Leagueour users and others from illegal, malicious, damaging and inappropriate behaviour by users of our services. The AUP is a description of the types of activities that are not allowed on our platform or at events hosted or organised by us, and as such forms part of our Terms of Service. 

We reserve the right to require changes or disable, as necessary, any account or other user content that does not comply with our established policies, or to make any such modifications in an emergency at our sole discretion. To meet the changing needs of our users, our business, the Internet environment and the legal landscape, this AUP may be revised at any time and we encourage our users to review this AUP regularly. 

 

If you feel you have discovered a violation of any area of our AUP please report it to: admin@acgl.co.za 

  • Offensive Content: Certain content is not permitted on our platform and at our events. 
  • Misuse of Account FeaturesYour account features are for your use only. 
  • Internet Abuse: Using our platform to engage in illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behaviour is a violation. 
  • Security Negligence will put our platform at risk. 

 

6.1 Offensive Content

We do not allow any of the following content or links to such content, to be published on our platform: 

  • Content of a pornographic, sexually explicit or violent nature. 
  • “Hate” sites or content that could be reasonably considered as discriminatory in any way including by way of sex, gender, race or age discrimination. 
  • Content of an illegal nature (including stolen copyrighted material). 
  • Content that is defamatory or violates a person’s privacy. 
  • Content that involves theft, fraud, drug-trafficking, money laundering or terrorism. 
  • Pirated software sites. 
  • Illegal gambling sites. 

 

If we in our sole discretion determine that any user content violates any law, including the Film and Publications Act, 65 of 1966 or this policy, we may: 

  • Request the user to immediately remove such content; 
  • Require the user to modify such content; 
  • Without notice, suspend or terminate access to any services; 
  • Without notice, delete the offending content; or 
  • Notify the relevant authorities of the existence of such content (if required by law or otherwise), make any backup, archive or other copies of such material as may be required by such authorities, disclose such elements of the user’s data as may be requested by the authorities and take such further steps as may be required by such authorities. 

 

6.2 Internet Abuse 

You may not use our platform to engage in illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behaviour, including: 

  • unauthorised access to or use of data, services, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to break security or authentication measures without express authorisation of the owner of the system or network; 
  • monitoring data or traffic on any network or system without the authorisation of the owner of the system or network; 
  • interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks; 
  • use of an Internet account or computer without the owner’s authorisation;  
  • collecting information by deceit, including, but not limited to Internet scamming (tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password robbery, phishing, security hole scanning, and port scanning;
  • use of our platform to distribute software that covertly gathers information about a user or covertly transmits information about the user;
  • any activity or conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against our platform;
  • any activity or conduct that is likely to be in breach of any applicable laws, codes or regulations including the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (see ECT Act) which renders you liable to a fine or imprisonment;
  • Forging accounts and messages is forbidden. Trafficking in pirated software is forbidden. 
  • Use of our platform to publish or otherwise disseminate information about the availability of pirated software or other material that is being made available illegally, including the publication of a list of links to such material, regardless of disclaimers, is specifically forbidden. We do not condone any illegal material or behaviour. 

If inappropriate activity is detected, all accounts of the user in question will be deactivated until the investigation is complete. Prior notification to the user is not assured. In extreme cases, law enforcement will be contacted regarding the activity.

 

6.3 Security

You must take reasonable security precautions. Negligence could result in the hacking of our website and platform due to vulnerable PCs, website software or the use of weak passwords, which could affect our other users through blacklisting, phishing or spamming.  

Passwords should consist of at least 8 mixed alpha and numeric characters with case variations. Users should not use a common word as a password and should change their passwords regularly. In the event of abuse we reserve the right to reset a password.