Course Provider Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions of Use

Updated 2 May 2013

1. Introduction

1.1. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Mydreamcourse.co.za, operated by My Dream Course cc.

1.2. These website terms of use and our Privacy Policy as amended by us from time to time ("terms") govern your use of our website, http://www.mydreamcourse.co.za and any and all services (including online community message boards ("Community Areas") and when leaving a review of a course ("Course Reviews")) that we make available on or through our website. By using our website, you are agreeing to these terms, whether you are just browsing (a "Visitor") or whether you are a registered user (a "Member"). Please stop using our website if you do not agree to these terms.

1.3. We may revise these terms at any time at our sole discretion. If we do, we will notify you on our home page. Please also check back regularly for updates: you can easily determine whether changes have been made by confirming the version date at the top of these terms. Your continued use of our website means that you agree to these terms, as revised.

2. Registration/Password

2.1. Although portions of our website may be visited by any Visitor, you will need to register as a Member to be able to request more information from course providers or to register for a course.
2.2. Student registration on our website is free.

2.3. To register as a Member, you must either:
2.3.1.1. confirm that you are over 16 years of age; or
2.3.1.2. if you are less than 16 years of age, please see below.

2.4. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate, up to date and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your membership and access to our website if we learn that you have provided false or misleading information.

2.5. When you register to use our website, you will be asked to create a username and password. You agree not to divulge your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and will be fully responsible for all liabilities arising in connection with your password's use (or misuse), whether such use or misuse is with or without your knowledge or approval. If you suspect that someone else knows of or is using your password, you must notify us immediately by emailing us.

2.6. If you forget your password, please click on the ‘Forgot your Password?” link on the website and follow the online instructions.

2.7. We have the absolute discretion to cancel your username/password at any time if we suspect it is being used by an unauthorized person.

3. Under 16 years of age

3.1. If you are under 16 years of age and want to become a Member, you must obtain a parent or guardian's permission before registering on our website. You may also discuss these terms with them before obtaining their permission.

3.2. Mydreamcourse.co.za encourages parents, teachers and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the activities offered on the sites. No information should be submitted to or posted at mydreamcourse.co.za by guests under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent, teacher or guardian.

4. Your use of our website

4.1. For the purposes of these terms, "Content" refers to all data, text, logos, artwork, software, documents, images, photographs and other materials you may upload to or download from our website including information about yourself, information about certain courses.

4.2. You must ensure that any Content that you submit to our website:

4.2.1. does not infringe any third party's Intellectual Property Rights ("Intellectual Property Rights" means registered and / or unregistered copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, and all applications for such rights, anywhere in the world);
4.2.2. does not breach any applicable law;
4.2.3. is not defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable in our opinion; or
4.2.4. does not disrupt the communications of the online community or Community Area on our website.

4.3. You agree that you will not use our website:
4.3.1. for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain without our prior written consent;
4.3.2. to send chain letters, junk mail, 'spam', business or bulk communications of any kind;
4.3.3. to advertise a company, product or service of any educational establishment except under the terms of a written advertiser agreement that we have entered into with you;
4.3.4. in a way, that might reasonably be expected to cause another person's computer systems and/or their communications network to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient;
4.3.5. to obtain personal information from "Users" (which means "Members" and "Visitors") under the age of 16 or from anyone if such information is gathered deceptively or in a non-transparent way;
4.3.6. to obtain passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
4.3.7. to attempt to impersonate another User; or
4.3.8. to harass, threaten or intimidate any User.

4.3.9. You will be for responsible for logging out from your registered account at the end of each session on our website.
4.3.10. If you are a Visitor, you agree not to obtain unauthorized access to areas of our website reserved for Members.
4.3.11. If you are aware of anything on our website that appears to infringe these terms, you agree to contact us immediately.

5. USE LIMITATIONS


5.1. The customer acknowledges and agrees that-
5.1.1. he is aware and will stay aware of and shall at all times comply with all statutory or other regulatory provisions and rules applicable to the provision and use of the services from time to time;
5.1.2. he shall make use of the services in a responsible, prudent, lawful and honest manner;
5.1.3. he shall comply with any directions, instructions and limitations issued or notified by mydreamcourse.co.za from time to time in connection with the services;
5.1.4. he shall not use any service in a manner which -
5.1.4.1. constitutes a violation of any law, regulation or tariff that may be in force in South Africa or elsewhere. In particular the subscriber undertakes to familiarise himself and ensure that he is kept continuously appraised of all such laws, regulations and tariffs in force from time to time which may have any bearing on the services rendered and products provided by mydreamcourse.co.za and/or the customer's access to or use thereof;
5.1.4.2. constitutes an act or omission that is generally unacceptable or offensive to internet users in general, to the public at large or as same may be determined by mydreamcourse.co.za from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion, specifically including (but not limited to) the hosting of pornographic material, spamming, hacking, unsolicited mailing etc.;
5.1.4.3. is defamatory, fraudulent or deceptive;
5.1.4.4. is intended to threaten, harass, nuke or intimidate;
5.1.4.5. tends to damage the name or reputation of mydreamcourse.co.za, its holding company, affiliates and subsidiaries; or
5.1.4.6. interferes with the use and enjoyment of internet related services of other customers of mydreamcourse.co.za;
5.1.4.7. the services to be rendered to him shall be as defined and subject to such limitations as may be notified from time to time by mydreamcourse.co.za;
5.1.4.8. he is aware of the limitations of all relevant services and that service quality and coverage available shall be limited to that supported by the infrastructure of mydreamcourse.co.za, its network providers and Telkom SA Limited ("Telkom") and that service may from time to time be adversely affected by a number of different causes;
5.1.4.9. he shall not hold mydreamcourse.co.za, any of its employees, directors, agents or representatives liable for any non-availability of service or for any other reason whatsoever, save as specifically set out in 5;
5.1.4.10. he shall not commit any act or omission which may have an adverse technical effect on the integrity or functionality of the network infrastructure of mydreamcourse.co.za or that provided or made available to the customer by or through mydreamcourse.co.za . If any act or omission of the customer has such an adverse technical effect the customer shall, on receiving notification to that effect from mydreamcourse.co.za , forthwith take such steps as may be necessary to rectify the situation at his own cost and expense, failing which mydreamcourse.co.za shall be entitled, without prejudice to its other rights in terms hereof or at law, to forthwith suspend the service and terminate this agreement;
5.1.4.11. unless otherwise agreed by mydreamcourse.co.za in writing, he shall not resell or make available to third parties, in any manner whatsoever and whether directly or indirectly, the services provided to him by mydreamcourse.co.za ; and
5.1.4.12. he shall take whatever steps may be necessary to ensure the safekeeping and confidentiality of all identification codes and passwords furnished by mydreamcourse.co.za for use by the customer and shall specifically not disclose same to any third party without mydreamcourse.co.za prior written consent.


6. Content posted


6.1. We have a software tool which monitors Content on our website. While we hope that it removes the majority of inappropriate content, it is not 100% reliable - no software tool is. None of the views expressed in the Content are the views of My Dream Course - we are just providing a platform. You acknowledge that all Content is the responsibility of the person who posted, emailed or otherwise provided the Content to our website. You acknowledge that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We are not responsible in any way for any Content - and if you post, email, upload or otherwise provide Content, you are entirely responsible for it.
6.2. However, we operate a "take down and notice" procedure. If you believe that any Content is defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable, misleading, or otherwise objectionable, or infringes intellectual property or other legal rights please notify us immediately by contacting support@mydreamcourse.co.za . We will investigate each matter notified to us and will act in our sole discretion.
6.3. If you post Content which is found to be in breach of these terms, we reserve the right to deactivate your username and password to prevent you from further access to our website as a Member.
6.4. By submitting Content to our website:
6.4.1. you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and communicate to the public such Content; and
6.4.2. you authorize us to adapt such Content and you agree to waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.
6.4.3. You agree not to use the Website to send or submit for public posting any libelous, slanderous, defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane, sexually explicit, threatening, harmful or illegal material, material containing blatant expressions of bigotry, racism or hate, material encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, or other material of any kind that we find objectionable.

7. PAYMENT


7.1. The customer shall pay to Mydreamcourse.co.za all applicable charges, tariffs, fees and other amounts ("charges") as may be set out in Mydreamcourse.co.za's Schedule of Charges, as published and amended by Mydreamcourse.co.za from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion ("the Schedule"), in respect of the provision of the services to the customer in terms of this agreement.
7.2. All access charges that entitle the customer to receive the services subscribed for, shall be payable in the manner as set out in the official application form completed by the customer in respect of the relevant service and where such charge is indicated as-
7.2.1. a monthly charge, the amount thereof shall be payable by the customer to Mydreamcourse.co.za monthly in advance, on or before the relevant day of the month as specified in the application form;
7.2.2. a once off charge, the amount thereof shall be payable by the customer to Mydreamcourse.co.za in full in advance, on or before the relevant date as specified in the application form, which payment is non-refundable even if this agreement is terminated prior; or
7.2.3. an annual charge, the amount thereof shall be payable by the customer to Mydreamcourse.co.za annually in full in advance, on or before the date as specified in the application form, which payment is non-refundable even if this agreement is terminated prior to such year.
7.3. All payments due to Mydreamcourse.co.za shall be effected in the manner as specified in the application form or, at Mydreamcourse.co.za's request-
7.3.1. Direct deposit;
7.3.2. Online direct intent payment;
7.3.3. by way of a cheque drawn on a cheque account operated by a registered bank; or
7.3.4. in cash, free of the cost of transfer of funds and without any deduction or set-off.
7.4. Any payment due to Mydreamcourse.co.za not made on the due date thereof shall bear interest at a rate of 2% (two per centum) above the prime rate as quoted by Mydreamcourse.co.za's bankers from time to time, calculated from the date payment was due until date of actual payment in full, capitalised monthly in arrear.
7.5. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Mydreamcourse.co.za shall be entitled to start charging a customer as from the day of commencement of the service for the customer irrespective of whether the customer is able to utilise the service at such time or not.
7.6. The customer shall, on demand, pay to Mydreamcourse.co.za all costs and expenses incurred by Mydreamcourse.co.za in or about the enforcement of the terms of this agreement.
8. VARIATION OF CHARGES AND TERMS
8.1. Mydreamcourse.co.za reserves the right and shall be entitled-
8.1.1. to vary any or all of its charges by publishing an amended Schedule, such variation to have immediate effect unless otherwise stipulated therein;
8.1.2. to introduce additional charges for the provision of any service at any time by publishing an amended or updated Schedule, such additional charges to be of immediate effect unless otherwise stipulated therein; and
8.1.3. to vary the terms and conditions of this agreement in its sole and absolute discretion from time to time, provided that Mydreamcourse.co.za shall take all reasonable steps to notify the customer of any such variation by making the details thereof generally available to all customers. In this regard the customer acknowledges and undertakes to familiarise himself with and ensure that he is kept continuously appraised of all such variations from time to time;
8.1.4. to alter any name, code or number allocated by Mydreamcourse.co.za for use in connection with the services and the customer hereby indemnifies Mydreamcourse.co.za against any cost, loss or liability arising from such alteration.
8.2. The customer hereby acknowledges that he is aware that all variations in these terms and conditions shall be reflected in the terms and conditions published on the Mydreamcourse.co.za internet site and that, by accessing or connecting to the Mydreamcourse.co.za system and website, he hereby binds himself to the terms and conditions in force at that time.
8.3. Subject to the remaining provisions of this agreement, the customer shall be entitled to terminate this agreement by giving written notice to Mydreamcourse.co.za within 10 (ten) days after the coming into effect of any such variation.


9. Intellectual Property Rights


9.1. You agree that our website and all Content contained in it are protected by Intellectual Property Rights that either belong to or are licensed to us.
9.2. You acquire no proprietary interest in our website or Content provided by others or by us and may not use them in any way except as expressly permitted by these terms.
9.3. You may view, print, download or temporarily store such Content for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer such Content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Intellectual Property Rights by downloading or otherwise using any such Content.


10. Copyright


10.1. Except for material in the public domain under South African copyright law, all material contained on the Website (including all software, HTML code, Java applets, Active X controls and other code) is protected by South African and foreign copyright laws. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these terms and conditions, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, modify, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any material contained on the Website without the prior consent of the copyright owner.
10.2. You may make single copies of materials displayed on the Website, but not source codes, for your own personal and non commercial use only, provided any copies include the copyright and other notices displayed with the materials on the Website. You may not distribute such copies to others, whether or not for a charge or other consideration, without prior written permission from us, or the copyright owner of the copied material. Requests to reproduce materials on the Website for distribution or other purposes should be mailed to: copyright@ezsearch.co.za

11. Copyright Infringement


11.1. We do not monitor user-submitted materials for copyright infringement. If you believe that any material on the Website infringes your copyright, you may seek to have the material removed by sending us a notice that includes all of the following information:
11.1.1. your full name, address and telephone number
your e-mail address
identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you believe is being infringed
identification of the infringing material and information sufficient for us to locate the material
your statement of good faith belief that (a) the material infringes your copyrights, (b) the information provided in the notice is accurate and (c) under penalty of perjury, you are authorized to act for the copyright owner
your physical or electronic signature
Direct such notice to info@mydreamcourse.co.za
11.2. Upon receipt of notice complying with the above requirements, we will act to remove infringing materials and, if applicable, send notice to the user that posted such materials on the Website.
11.3. If we remove materials posted by you as a user due to alleged copyright infringement, you may seek to have the materials reinstated by notifying our designated agent in writing and including the following information:
11.3.1. your full name, address and telephone number
your e-mail address
identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, including its location before it was removed or disabled
your statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material
your physical or electronic signature
Upon receipt of a notice meeting the above requirements, we will send a copy of the notice to the copyright owner who initially claimed copyright infringement. Within 10 to 14 days following receipt of the notice, we will replace or enable access to the removed material unless we receive notice from the copyright owner who submitted the first notification that it has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the user that posted the materials from engaging in infringing activity. Please note that parties who misrepresent that materials are infringing or were removed by mistake or misidentification are subject to substantial civil liability to ourselves and/or the copyright owner or Website user.


12. Source code


12.1. You agree not to view the source code or to disassemble any code in the Website.
12.2. Using our name on your own site
12.2.1. This includes, but is not limited to, using our web site's name, company name or logo on your own Internet web site's meta tags, content or source code to confuse or to divert users to your own web site based on our reputation and name, or to display your web site on search engines when users are doing a search for our site or company.
12.2.2. You agree that we may request your web site to be removed immediately and without notice from any directory or search engine if you have used our web site's name, company name or logo on your own site without our written permission.


13. Malicious intent and compensation for damages to our business


13.1. If you are viewing or retrieving any part of our site with malicious intent, or if you intend on using any code or content to criticise our business in any way to any third party, or to hamper, cause damage or to attempt to stop the business from running in it's normal day to day dealings, you agree that you will fully compensate us any revenue that has been lost as a result from such action, and that you will pay the maximum interest allowed by law. You further agree to pay all the legal and investigative costs arising from any action that will be taken.
13.2. By viewing this site, you agree that we have been given your full permission to retrieve your details from any other party without the requirement for any legal documents or formalities, and that if it is suspected that your intent is to cause harm to our business, that any terms and conditions applied by any third party to protect your identity or privacy, will immediately become null and void.


14. Our Rights


14.1. We have the right in our absolute discretion to alter, edit, remove, suspend or refuse any Content without notice, if we consider that the Content is objectionable or violates these terms or for any other reason.
14.2. We may preserve or disclose the Content and your personal details as well as any Content to any third party if such disclosure is necessary:
14.2.1. for the purpose of maintaining our website;
by law; or
14.2.2. to respond to claims that our website infringes or restricts the right of any party.
14.3. We may suspend or terminate your access to our website at any time if you breach any of these terms.


15. Termination of Privileges


15.1. We reserve the right to terminate your privilege of using all or any portion of the Website if you breach any of these terms and conditions of use. If we receive notice or otherwise discover that you have posted material that infringes another party's copyright rights or violates another party's rights of privacy or publicity, we may terminate your access to the Website, including all of your privileges or accounts that you may have established in connection with the Website.


16. Warranties


16.1. Our website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We expressly disclaim all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
16.2. You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or completeness of any information in or provided on or from our website. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Our website is provided for the general information of the general public.
16.3. Your use and participation in our website and services are solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from our website shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms or imposed by law.
16.4. We make no warranty that our website will meet your requirements, or that access to our website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of our website.
16.5. USE THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Neither we nor its employees, agents, third party information providers, merchants, licensors or the like warrant that the Website or its operation will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted or error-free. No agent or representative has the authority to create any warranty regarding the Website on behalf of us.


17. Liability


17.1. We accept no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business (whether direct or indirect) in each case, however caused, even if foreseeable. In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use or performance of our website or its contents other than as a direct result of purchasing Hosting related or Advertising Products (which shall be subject to the exclusions and limitation of liability set out in these terms and conditions), we accept no liability for this loss or damage (except where we have been negligent) whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause and whether on the part of Mydreamcourse.co.za or our servants, agents or any other person or entity.
17.2. If we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to the amount paid by you for the products or services concerned.
17.3. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use our website and is compatible with our website. You also understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from our website will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
17.4. The limitations and exclusions in this clause do not affect your non-excludable statutory rights and only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.


18. Applicability of online materials


18.1. Unless otherwise specified, all content and materials published on our website are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use.
18.2. Our website is controlled and operated by us from our office in South Africa. Where content published on the website is supplied by third parties, you understand that we do not control or endorse such content in any way. All content which is offered by third parties that are not affiliated with or otherwise connected with us, is published in good faith but we do not (to the extent permitted by applicable law) accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of such content (whether published on or offline) and the use of such content, except for content which relates directly to Products you purchase. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of our website and use of all information contained within it.
18.3. We have used our best endeavours to ensure that our website complies with SA laws. However, we make no representations that the materials on our website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the SA. Those who visit our website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If use of our website and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on our website or services, or products offered through our website are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use our website and you must exit immediately.


19. Territory Statement


19.1. Please do not access or use the Content from a jurisdiction where such access or use would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory organization. If you breach this provision, you will be held entirely responsible.


20. Assignment


20.1. We may assign our rights and obligations under these terms and upon such assignment we shall be relieved of any further obligation under these terms. You are not permitted to assign your rights and obligations under these terms.


21. Use of IP Address


21.1. Mydreamcourse.co.za also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet. An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. Mydreamcourse.co.za collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers, and to audit the use of our site. When users request pages from the Mydreamcourse.co.za network, our servers log the users' IP addresses. We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our policies or Terms of use Agreement, or to protect our service, site, customers or others.


22. Links to Other Sites


22.1. Users should be aware that when you are on Mydreamcourse.co.za, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from Mydreamcourse.co.za pages that take you outside our service, e.g. clicking on a banner advertisement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Mydreamcourse.co.za does not control the privacy policies of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks.
22.2. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online -- for example, via message boards or chat -- that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Mydreamcourse.co.za strives to protect its users' personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you disclose this information at your own risk.


23. Featured Links and Linking


23.1. This website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties which are beyond our control. For example, when you use our search engine for certain courses, the search results will provide links to other sites from our website's pages that take you outside our website. These other sites have their own privacy policies and we urge you to review them - because this Privacy Policy will not apply. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
23.2. We generally do not object to you linking directly to the homepage of our website, although we reserve the right to refuse our authorization to such linking at our sole discretion. We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your website - our web pages must load into the user's entire window.
23.3. We reserve the right to move or change our website URL at any time in order to meet changing business needs and to continually improve our online service. External websites link to our website at their own risk.


24. Cookies


24.1. When you view or use our website we may store information on the hard drive of your computer in the form of a "cookie" (essentially a small text file). Cookies allow us to tailor our website to your interests and preferences. For example, a cookie might contain information about the web pages you have visited on our website, which could allow us to customize your next visit to our website. However, cookies do not allow us access to the rest of your computer and we do not use them to collect personally identifiable information about you.
24.2. Most internet browsers enable you to delete cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on our website.
24.3. You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers or other third parties with links on our website. We do not control these cookies. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.


25. Modifications to website


25.1. We reserve the right to make changes or corrections, alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our website or the content or services available through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, any new features shall be subject to these terms and conditions.
25.2. Please note that although we try to ensure that the content of our website is accurate, our website may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies.


26. Availability of our website


26.1. We will try to make our website available but cannot guarantee that our website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of our website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other Internet connected device.


27. SUSPENSION OF SERVICE


27.1. Mydreamcourse.co.za may from time to time and without notice suspend the services in any of the following circumstances-
27.1.1. during any technical failure, modification or maintenance either of the service or the equipment by means of which the service is provided;
27.1.2. if the customer -
27.1.2.1. fails to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this agreement (including failure to pay any charges due) until the breach (if capable of remedy) is remedied; or
27.1.2.2. does or allows to be done anything which, in Mydreamcourse.co.za's reasonable opinion, may have the effect of negatively affecting the operation of the Mydreamcourse.co.za network or the provision of services to the customer or to any other customer(s) of Mydreamcourse.co.za.
27.1.2.3. Notwithstanding any suspension of service, the customer shall remain liable for all charges due hereunder throughout the period of suspension unless Mydreamcourse.co.za, in its sole discretion, determines otherwise.


28. Security


28.1. You are solely responsible in all respects for all use of and for protecting the confidentiality of any username, e-mail verification and password that may be given to you or selected by you for use on our website. You may not share these with or transfer them to any third parties. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of them or any other breach of security regarding our website that comes to your attention.

29. Search Engine


29.1. When you use our search engine, we may collect certain non-personally identifiable information through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies described above. For example, when you use our search engine, we may keep track of which search terms are popular. If we display advertising to you on our website (including the search results pages displayed after any searches you may run), such advertising may be related to the search terms you entered. We may present search result links in a format that enables us to understand whether they have been followed and we may monitor click-throughs. We use this information to understand and improve the quality of our search technology. For instance, this data helps us determine how often users are satisfied with the first result of a query and how often they proceed to later results.


30. Updating Your Personal Information


30.1. To the extent that you do provide us with Personal Information, we wish to keep it up-to-date. Please let us know if your Personal Information changes by sending the details to PO Box 1071, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8060, South Africa or email support@mydreamcourse.co.za. We will try to incorporate the changes as soon as practicable.


31. E-mail


31.1. Using the e-mail addresses provided when you register for various services, Mydreamcourse.co.za may periodically send promotional e-mail to its users about services offered by Mydreamcourse.co.za and its advertisers. Reference should be made to the policies pertaining to the use of Mydreamcourse.co.za Mail, our free e-mail facility.


32. Governing Law and Jurisdiction


32.1. These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa and any dispute shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.


33. TERMINATION


33.1. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this agreement, Mydreamcourse.co.za shall at any time be entitled to terminate this agreement on not less than 24 (twenty four) hours' notice to such effect to the customer.
33.2. Without prejudice to any other rights or remedies which Mydreamcourse.co.za may have in terms hereof or at law, Mydreamcourse.co.za shall be entitled to forthwith cancel this agreement and discontinue the service if the customer fails to comply with any of the terms or conditions of this agreement or any other agreement made between Mydreamcourse.co.za and the customer.
33.3. Upon termination of this agreement Mydreamcourse.co.za shall disconnect the customer from the networks of Mydreamcourse.co.za and all its network providers.
33.4. After disconnection of the customer upon termination of this agreement, the customer shall on demand pay all charges outstanding at the time of disconnection, including any disconnection fee charged by Mydreamcourse.co.za.


34. General


34.1. We may assign, transfer, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions at any time.
34.2. We may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new version on our website, following which all use of our website will be governed by that version. You must check the terms and conditions on the website regularly.
34.3. These terms and conditions together with the privacy policy, any order form and payment method instructions are the whole agreement between you and Mydreamcourse.co.za . You acknowledge that you have not entered into this agreement in reliance upon any statement, warranty or representation made by Mydreamcourse.co.za or any other person and you irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights to claim damages and/or to rescind these terms and conditions by reason of any misrepresentation (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation) that is not contained in the terms and conditions, privacy policy, order form and payment method instructions.
34.4. If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.
34.5. These terms and conditions and your use of our website are governed by South African law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African court.
34.6. Except in respect of a payment obligation, neither you nor Mydreamcourse.co.za will be held liable for any failure to perform any obligation to the other due to causes beyond your or Mydreamcourse.co.za respective reasonable control.
34.7. Failure or delay by either party enforcing an obligation or exercising a right under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that obligation or right.

These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us)
34.8. All notices in terms of this agreement shall be in writing.
34.9. This agreement shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa.

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1. At Mydreamcourse.co.za, we understand the importance of keeping your personal information private. We set out our privacy practices and policies in this Privacy Policy. Please read it in conjunction with our terms of use as the terms incorporate this Policy.
1.2. You do not need to give us any information to browse our website, but when you fill in the registration form to become a Member, we do ask you for information about yourself.
1.3. If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy please email support@mydreamcourse.co.za.


2. Personal Information we collect about you


2.1. As a Visitor, you can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.
2.2. When you register as a Member, we may collect some or all of the following information about you:
2.2.1. your name, username, email address, password, postal address, contact number;
2.3. In this Privacy Policy, we refer to the information above and any other personally identifiable information that we may request from you and that you may provide to us (including your Profile) as "Personal Information".


3. Our use of your Personal Information


3.1. Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide our users with a better online experience, including interactive communications, online shopping and other services. By knowing a little about you, Mydreamcourse.co.za and its partners are able to deliver more relevant advertisements and content, and hence better service to you.
3.2. Mydreamcourse.co.za delivers targeted advertisements on behalf of advertisers. Advertisers give us an advertisement and tell us the type of audience they want to reach. We take the advertisement and display it to users meeting those criteria. In this process, the advertiser never has access to individual account information. Only Mydreamcourse.co.za has access to your information. This kind of advertisement targeting is done with banner ads, pop-up advertising, button ads as well as promotional e-mail.

3.3. We use Personal Information submitted by Members in the following ways:
3.3.1. to enable you to use any services that we may from time to time provide through our website;
3.3.2. to provide enquiry and application services on behalf of course providers (these are the interactive services that come up when you look up details of a particular course);
3.3.3. to display your username when you leave a message in the Community Areas, or when you leave a Course Review;
3.3.4. to enable you to participate in competitions and offers for certain products and services which may be of interest to you, unless you inform us otherwise;
3.3.5. to enable you to receive newsletters from us, which may include course information;
3.3.6. to conduct market research surveys;
3.3.7. to send you updates about our website; t
3.3.8. to provide you with information about products and services we offer;
3.3.9. for general research purposes, to allow us to develop the products and services we can offer to you; and
for website administration (including enabling us to respond to any comments on our website or feedback you may give us).
3.4. By agreeing to our Privacy Policy, you indicate your consent for us to use your Personal Information in the ways set out above. However, if you do not wish to receive certain newsletters and other mailings from us relating to our own products and services and those of organizations with whom we have a strategic relationship, please email us at info@mydreamcourse.co.za.


4. Disclosures


4.1. Your Personal Information may be passed to and used by our group companies in connection with providing services to you over our website and delivering or making our services available to you. Please note that some of our group companies may be located overseas in countries which do not have as extensive data protection laws as in South Africa - for example, our software developers require certain test data (which may consist of Personal Information) and they are based in outside of South Africa.
4.2. We may also disclose your Personal Information in the following instances:
4.2.1. if we are required to do so by applicable law or under a court or similar order;
4.2.2. as deemed necessary, in our discretion, to protect our legal rights or property or the legal rights or property of a Member or third party, or to prevent personal injury; and/or
4.2.3. in connection with a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of a portion or all of our assets or stock or our affiliated entities (including, without limitation, in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).


5. With whom does Mydreamcourse.co.za share my information?


5.1. As a general rule, Mydreamcourse.co.za will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below:
5.1.1. Traffic : Web servers serving Mydreamcourse.co.za automatically collect information about which pages each user visits and the domain name of visitors. This information is used for internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors and for traffic audits. We also provide this information (as well as information from third-party market researchers) about our users on an aggregated, anonymous basis to our advertisers. Any personally identifiable information provided by subscribers online as part of an online advertising promotion, or in order to access a third party service, may be provided directly to the advertiser or third party concerned.
5.1.2. Legal : Mydreamcourse.co.za may also disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our policies or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Mydreamcourse.co.za's rights or property, other Mydreamcourse.co.za users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
5.1.3. Statistics and advertisements : Mydreamcourse.co.za may perform statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many consumers have seen or "clicked" their advertising banners. Mydreamcourse.co.za also uses demographic information to allow advertising banners on our Web site to be targeted, in aggregate, to the readers for whom they are most pertinent. This means that readers see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer's experience and the effectiveness of the ads. In this statistical analyses and banner advertisement targeting, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form.
5.1.4. Third parties : Online merchants providing services in association with Mydreamcourse.co.za have separate privacy and data collection practices. Mydreamcourse.co.za has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For more information regarding the merchant, their store, and their privacy policies, return to that store's home page and click on the appropriate link.
5.1.5. Promotions : Many promotions offer opportunities to request additional information from sponsors. When you request more information about a particular promotion, your e-mail address may be shared with the sponsor of that promotion.

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