The Report a Crime website purpose of the site is to be a platform for the public to report crime and to create awareness.
References herein to the singular include the plural and vice versa, words importing one gender include the other two genders, and natural persons include created entities (corporate or incorporate) and vice-versa.
The "User" refers to any person who engages in any way with the Report a Crime website.
In terms of Section 11(3) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (ECT) and the Common Law of contract these terms and conditions are valid, binding and enforceable against all persons that access this website or any part thereof.
Should the User not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions he/she must immediately exit from this website. If the User choose to proceed he/will will automatically be bound to these terms and conditions.
The Report a Crime website licenses the User to view, download and print the content of this website, provided that such content is used for private, personal, educational and/or non commercial purposes only.
The content of this website shall not be used or exploited by any person for any commercial and non-private purposes without the prior written consent of the owner of the website.
Should any person use the content from this website in breach of the provisions herein or use any form of hacking on this website or try to break or interrupt this website in any way the owner of this website reserves the right to claim damages from that person; and/or institute criminal proceeding against that person; and Report a Crime, its owner and the hosting company of this website shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for any damage, loss or liability that resulted from the use of the content by the person or any third party who obtained the content from said person.
Except for bona-fide search engine operators and use of the search facility provided on this website by any person, no person may use or attempt to use any technology or applications (including web crawlers or web spiders) to search, collect or copy the content from this website for any purposes, without the prior written consent of the website owner.
All intellectual property on this website, including but not limited to content, trademarks, domain names, patents, design elements, software, source code, meta tags, databases, text, graphics, icons and hyperlinks are the property of, or licensed to, Report a Crime and as such are protected by domestic and international legislation and treaties. No person may use the logos, icons or trademarks from this website in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of the website owner.
All information on this website is available for all to see and all reports and comments will appear in the search engine websites such as Google and Yahoo. Neither Report a Crime, its owner or hosting company edits any of the information provided on this website.
Report a Crime, its owner and the hosting company do not verify the facts on any crime report that is added or review any of the reports or comments that are left on this website. Only if a User report an item as spam or inappropriate will Report a Crime review the item.
Report a Crime, its owner and the hosting company do not verify the facts on any crime report that is added or review any of the reports or comments that are left on this website.
The User's details will be supplied if another User request them. A member fee of R450.00 will apply for any User to request such details like the Name, Surname, IP Address, Phone Number or Email address by Report a Crime and its owner unless Report a Crime have been informed by the South African police or South African Courts to supply the contact details of the User. The R450 member fee only counts for 1 User's details. Thus, if User A needs the details of User B and C then User A will have to pay R900.
Report a Crime only validates the User’s email address and not the User’s Name, Surname or Phone Number that is supplied by the User.
The User are not allowed to advertise any services in any reports or comments. The User's account will be blocked if the User break any of the Terms and Condition of this website.
This website is created, maintained and controlled in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) and as such, the laws of the RSA and the jurisdiction of the South African Courts govern this user agreement and the use or inability to use this website.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the RSA and the User submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African Courts.
The User agrees that save to the extent stated in this Agreement, no conditions, warranties or representation, whether oral or written and whether express or implied whether by statute or otherwise, shall apply hereto.
No variation or alteration of these standard terms and conditions shall be binding on Report a Crime, its owner or hosting company unless it has been embodied in a written document and signed by the owner of this website.
Although Report a Crime endeavors to provide accurate, up- to-date and truthful information on this website, neither Report a crime, its owner or the hosting company make any representations or give any warranties, whether expressly, tacitly or implied, as to the operation of the site, the information, content, materials and products included and available from this site.
Neither Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company will be liable for any damage of whatsoever nature arising or resulting from the use of or inability to use this site or the information contained hereon, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damage (including but not limited to loss in sales, drop in sales or the defamation of a person or entity).
The User indemnifies Report a Crime, its owner and the hosting company against any legal action which may be taken against the User by the offended party arising out of any message or report which have been posted by the User on this site.
The User who has posted a message or report takes full ownership and responsibility thereof.
Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this website should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company.
This website contains content provided by third parties and hyperlinks to other sites and neither Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company screen or filter such content or the other sites or information available from the other sites, and therefore do not accept any liability for defamatory, illegal or criminal content contained on those sites.
Users are encouraged to report any infringement, illegal or criminal content found on any of the sites available through links from this site in order to investigate whether such a link should be removed.
This site may provide hyperlinks to websites not controlled by Report a Crime, its owner of the hosting company and such links do not imply any endorsement, agreement with or support for the content of such target sites.
Report a Crime, its owner and the hosting company shall not be liable to any User using any of its services for any claim of whatsoever nature in and whether the damages for personal injury or property, howsoever arising, including, but without limiting the generality of the aforesaid:
Any negligent act, omission or statement by Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company or any grossly negligent act, omission or statement by Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company; unless such claim arises from the willful misconduct of Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in these standard terms and conditions neither Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company shall under no circumstances whatsoever, be liable for any indirect or consequential loss/es, howsoever caused for or suffered by the User of this website.
Subject to the provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications (RIC) Act 70 of 2002, the User agrees to Report a crime and its owner's right to intercept, block, filter, read, delete, disclose and use all communications sent or posted by the User to and on the Report a Crime website.
The User agrees and acknowledges that the consent provided by the User in the above paragraph satisfies the "writing" requirement as detailed in the ECT Act and the RIC Act.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between Report a Crime and the User and shall take precedent over any disclaimers and/or legal notices attached to any communications and/or postings received by Report a Crime from the User;
Any failure by Report a Crime, its owner or the hosting company to exercise or enforce any right or provision shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision and in the event that any term or condition detailed herein is found unenforceable or invalid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions.
The remaining terms and conditions shall remain enforceable and applicable.
Report a Crime reserves the right to make changes to this site and this user agreement at any time without notice.
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