SACCESS TERMS OF USE

Welcome to SACCESS the only business and market news app and service you will ever need! We are thrilled to have you here and hope you will enjoy using SACCESS. Before you start, we believe it is important for you to be aware of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We have tried to keep these as short and easy to read as possible, so please make sure you take the time to read them through. These Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”) and our Privacy Policy that you can find here https://www.vodacom.co.za/privacy and applies to your use of the Service as described below (the "Service" or "SACCESS"). Please read these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy carefully. By downloading, and accessing the Service, you confirm that (a) you have read and understand these Terms and our Privacy Policy, and (b) you are 16 years or older. If you do not understand these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, or do not fulfil the age criterion, do not download, or use the Service.

The Service is offered by Njuice AB, company registration number 556801-9201, (“we”, “us” and “Njuice”), Hästholmsvägen 32, 1 tr, 131 30 Nacka, Sweden in collaboration with Vodacom SA (Pty) Ltd.

  1. Description of the Service

SACCESS is a local, social, and creative way to get the best news from all around South Africa and the world according to your personal interests and passions. The Service offers a wide range of news from the best newspapers and magazines for South Africa and around the world and gives users the chance to read, share and engage creatively with “the best ink” you can find out there. Users can select their topics of, share the articles on different social networks, and share their creations privately with their friends. Our Service allows users to become the chief editors of their own news app with the help of SACCESS! The Service is available as an app, SACCESS News App (the "App Service"), a web service, SACCESS Web Service (the “Web Service”) and as a news feed, SACCESS NEWSROOM (the “News Feed Service”).

Our Audience

    1. To use the Service, you must be 16 years or older. By downloading the app or using SACCESS on the Internet you confirm that you are 16 years or older. The agreement of these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy entails that you are fully able and competent to understand these Terms of Use, as well as our Privacy Policy, and to comply with them.
    2. We strongly advise parents who allow their children to use the Service to acknowledge that the Service is not intended for an audience under the age of 16. As the content made available by the Service is generated by third-parties or is user generated, the content may not be suitable for children under the age of 16, and Vodacom along with its partners and appointed services providers who enable the Service do not take any responsibility for the content uploaded, downloaded, or appearing on the Service.
  1. Use of the Service

You can access the App Service by downloading the app from your local app store. The App Service is available on all  major app stores, Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Huawei App Gallery and the Vodacom AppWorld.  You may use the App Service for free without registering or creating a user account. If you want to access our Web Service via the web you can do that via the link www.thefuse.co.za .

User Content

The Service offers different types of content. This may be protected by one or more laws concerning intellectual property. The Service, all its related products and features, and third-party material are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws. You may use the Service to access articles, images, videos, text, graphics, or other material (“Content”). - To the extent that Content is legally available to you, it is available exclusively for your own personal, non-commercial use. The Service is provided to you as a personal, worldwide, non-transferable Service. All unauthorized use of SACCESS trademarks, logo, domain names or other distinctive brand features is prohibited.

  1. Sharing Content

The Service makes it technically possible for users to share different types of content via several social network services and private messaging tools. The user must always observe copyright law and not share third party content, unless permitted by statutory law and/or the relevant Content owners. If Vodacom and/or its appointed service provider becomes aware of any violations in this regard, may suspend the user's access to the Service without notice.

  1. Modifications and Updates to the Service

These Terms of Use may be modified and updated from time to time. The Terms of Use may for example be changed to: (a) present new policies or laws concerning either the App Service or the various other services offered by Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers, (b) present changes in the functions and features of any of our Services, (c) introduce changes imposed on us by third parties Content owners.
The date of the last update/modification will always be stated on this page, and older versions of these Terms of Use will always be available upon request. By continuing to use the Service following an update of the Terms of Use you are deemed to have accepted the new Terms of Use. While these changes are being implemented the Service could be temporarily suspended, cancelled, or undergo delay. Vodacom and its appointed service providers are not liable for any modification, suspension, delay, or disruption of the Service.
This is latest version of the Terms of Use is published April 2021

  1. Conduct of Users

You are the only one responsible for your use of the Service and all its features. Accordingly, all text, information, graphic and any other content uploaded or created via the Service, whether publicly shared or privately transmitted to other users is to be considered your sole responsibility. All content created, uploaded and/or shared by the user may only be displayed for personal purposes, and may not be copied, reproduced, altered, or publicly displayed for commercial intent. The Service is merely to be considered a passive agent and hosting service and we do not play any active role in the distribution, publication, representation and/or diffusion of such content. Vodacom and its appointed service providers’ obligation to monitor does not go beyond what may be set forth in statutory law. We also want to encourage you to do your part by using common sense when using the Service. Therefore, make sure you can have a fun time with SACCESS without damaging the fun for other users!

  1. Prohibited Activities

In accordance with the Terms of Use outlined here, you are not allowed to:

    1. Infringe the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademarks, confidential information and/or rights of privacy.
    2. Use the Service for purposes that are to considered illegal, that go beyond the intended scope of the Service, or that infringe in any way these Terms of Use.
    3. Use the Service to promote or encourage anyone to participate in criminal or illegal activities or anti-social behaviors.
    4. Disclose anyone’s contact details or invade their privacy.
    5. Use the Service in a way that might inhibit, disrupt, endanger, or interfere in any way with the full enjoyment of the Service by third parties.
    6. Compromise the security of the Service.
    7. Use the Service for promotional purposes or advertising.
    8. Use the Service to promote or encourage anyone to engage in contests, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes
    9. Engage in any activity that might entail: (a) discovering source codes, (b) bypassing measures enacted to limit the access to specific areas of the Service, (c) sending viruses or malicious programs, (d) violating the privacy or rights of third parties.
    10. Use or attempt to use another user’s account.

If Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers become aware of any violations of the Terms of Use, Vodacom may suspend or revoke access to the Service without notice.

  1. Vodacom and its appointed service providers ’ Rights

The software applications contained in the Service are not sold to you, and Vodacom and its appointed service providers retain ownership of all copies of the software applications even after installation on your devices. The Service and the software belong to Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers and their licensors, and are protected by intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright). You are not entitled to use the software or the Service in a manner not covered by these Terms of Use. In addition, Vodacom and its appointed service providers  have a worldwide, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license to use any content within the terms outlined within these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

  1. Copyright Policy

Vodacom and its appointed service providers respect the intellectual property rights of others. Therefore, in accordance with the applicable law in this domain, we aim to remove any material that infringes copyright or property rights of others. If Vodacom and/or its appointed service provider become acquainted with the infringement of said laws by one of its users, it is in our right to terminate the account of the user. All users must comply with all applicable copyright laws. If you believe that any part of the Service infringes any copyright, you may file a notice of such infringement by contacting us at contact@saccess.co.za

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  1. Third Party Services

The Service offers and allows the user to access content that is provided by a third party. As we do not have any control or responsibility over the content and functionality of said services, the Service is not to be deemed liable for them. Therefore, the links to these services do not entail any endorsement or association with them. Consequently, if you decide to visit any website or external service linked to the Service, you do so at your own risk and have the responsibility to protect yourself from any virus or malicious program that may be found on these services. Accordingly, the Service is not responsible for any damage, loss, or offence you may incur in by using those links.

  1. Feedback

We appreciate any comment, idea, and suggestion (“Feedback”) provided on the part of our users aiming at the improvement of the Service, whether by e-mail or otherwise. We advise however that, as we receive your Feedback, we will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of such Feedback for any purpose, commercial or else, without acknowledging or compensating you. Therefore, by sharing your ideas with us, you renounce to any legal, copyright, or moral claim to them. We love receiving your Feedback and warmly welcome it, but please remember not to share your ideas with us if you expect to be paid or intend to claim any right on them.

  1. Warranties and Disclaimers

The Service and the SACCESS content are provided “AS IS” without warranties of any kind. We explicitly disclaim any expressed or implicit warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In addition, while Vodacom and its appointed service provider attempt to provide an optimal user experience, we cannot guarantee that the Service will always be secure or free from errors and that the Service will always function without delays, disruptions, or interruptions. Vodacom and its appointed service providers do not create or prepare any of the Content available on the Service as we rely on third party news content. For this reason, Vodacom and its appointed service providers disclaims any responsibility for any of such content. Under no circumstance will Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers be held responsible for the quality, reliability, or suitability of said content. In addition, Vodacom and its appointed service providers disclaim any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by the use of third party content.

  1. Liability and Limitation of Liability

Unless the damage was caused by gross negligence, Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers shall not be liable to you or any other part for any indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any loss of profits, revenues or data resulting from: (a) your access to, or inability to, the Service, (b) any content or behavior by third parties on the Service, including offensive, abusive, defamatory, derogatory, discriminatory, obscene, violent, sexually explicit conduct, or (c) any unauthorized access or use of the Service. You are responsible for your use of the Service. Vodacom and/or its service providers may require you to compensate us for any losses or costs we may incur for your negligence in respecting these Terms of Use.

  1. Conflict resolution

If for any reason you become discontented with SACCESS, we would be glad to attempt to solve any contrast or discordance informally. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to contact us at

contact@saccess.co.za

 and we will do our best to resolve the issue in good faith.

  1. Conflict Termination

It is our right to suspend or terminate your use of and access to the Service at any time and for any reason, without prior notice in our sole discretion. Such suspension or termination shall not limit our right to take any other action against you, if deemed necessary.
You may also terminate your use of the Service at any time by stopping the use of the Service and/or deleting the App Service from your device. However, please note that, deleting the Service will not result in the deletion of your profile. If you wish to delete your profile, please contact us at:

contact@saccess.co.za

 . In the instance of the termination by either party, these Terms of Use will terminate, but the following terms will continue to apply:

    1. the terms set out under “Vodacom and its appointed service providers’ Rights”
    2. the terms set out under “Feedback”; and
    3. the terms set out under “Liability and Limitation of Liability”
  1. Questions and Comments

We gladly welcome your comments, questions, suggestions, Feedback, or concerns. If you have any, let us know at contact@saccess.co.za