Terms and Conditions
This website is for information purposes only. No representations or warranties are given by the University of Pretoria (hereafter referred to as the University) regarding the accuracy of the information this website contains, any material this website provides for or any part of this website. Any reliance by the user on any information this website contains, any material this website provides for or any part of this website, is at the user’s own risk and the University shall not be liable in any way whatsoever in respect of the user or any other person, directly or indirectly, arising from the utilisation of the information this website contains, any material this website provides for or any part of this website.
The user hereby agrees that in the event of any dispute arising from the utilisation of this website in any manner, form, or substance whatsoever, the relevant South African law will apply and the appropriate courts of South Africa will have jurisdiction.
By accessing this website, the user hereby agrees to the following:
The use of this website is at the user’s sole risk. This website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The University gives no warranty that (i) the information posted on this website will meet the user’s requirements; (ii) the information posted on this website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, virus-free or error-free; and (iii) the information posted on this website will be accurate or reliable.
Any material downloaded from or otherwise obtained through this website is utilised at the user’s own risk, and the user will, therefore, be liable for any and all damages of any nature whatsoever arising from such utilisation of the website.
3. Limitation of liability
The user expressly understands and agrees that the University shall not be liable for any damages (subject to the provisions of Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (Act 68 of 2008) (even if the University has been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the website; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any data, information or services obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through the website; (iii) unauthorised access to or alteration of the user’s transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the website; or (v) any other matter relating to the website.
The University is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of users of the website. For more information about the personal information we collect when you use the website and what we use it for, please read our Privacy Notice.
5. Changes to these terms
The University reserves the right to change, amend, or update these terms periodically.
6. Modifications to the website
The University reserves the right to modify, change, amend or discontinue the website (or any part thereof) temporarily or permanently, without prior notice.
The University may provide links to other websites or resources. This does not imply the University’s endorsement of such sites. The University does not have any control over these websites and will, therefore, not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from the utilisation of these websites by users.
The University does not prohibit third-party sites to link to publicly visible content on this website. However, it is expressly prohibited for any third party to frame any page on this website in any way whatsoever without the prior written approval of the University.
8. University of Pretoria proprietary rights
The copyright and other intellectual property rights (which include the University’s brand and logo), which are owned by or licensed to the University, existing in and attaching to this website, are the property of the University. These include but are not limited to text, content, design, layout, graphics, organisation, digital conversion, and other information related to the website.
Users are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable licence to:
- access and use this website strictly in accordance with these terms;
- use this website solely for personal, non-commercial purposes; and
- download or print out or distribute content from the website, or any part thereof, solely for personal, non-commercial purposes, provided that all copyright and other intellectual property notices therein are unchanged.
Any reproduction of the content of this website, or a portion thereof, must include the following copyright notice: ©University of Pretoria. Users who wish to use the content from this website for commercial purposes may only do so with prior written permission from the University.
Marketing by electronic means
We may use your personal information to tell you about our products, services and special offers that may interest you. We will do this through email, text message (SMS), social media platforms such as WhatsApp, or chatbots. These channels will also be used to assist prospective and enrolled students with queries they may have.