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Welcome to the SU MAG magazine web site on www.sumag.co.za (“Site”) which is owned by Scripture Union South Africa (SUSA). This Site is operated by SUSA and materials on the Site are owned, for the most part, by SUSA. The Site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on the Site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and SUSA.

Scripture Union South Africa (SUSA) has created this Site for your personal enjoyment, entertainment and education. However, you are only authorized to access this Site or to use the materials contained in the Site (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws, and to these Terms of Use which constitute an Agreement between you and SUSA. Please read these Terms of Use carefully and save them. If you do not agree with them, you should leave this Site immediately. Any questions or comments regarding, or problems with, this Site should be sent to [email protected]

SUSA reserves the right to modify or amend this Agreement without notice at any time. It is therefore important that you read this page regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

If you become aware of misuse of this Site by any person, please contact SUSA with your concerns.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

SUSA may at times require that you register and/or set up an account to use certain portions of the Website, or the Website as a whole. In order to do so, you may be provided, or required to create a password, User Id/Email, and/or other registration information (collectively, “Registration Information”). You agree and represent that all Registration Information provided by you is accurate and up-to-date. You may not impersonate, imitate or pretend to be somebody else when registering and/or setting up an account on the Website.

Your use of and/or registration on any aspect of the Website will constitute your agreement to the Website’s Privacy Policy. Further information on use of personal data is outlined in the Privacy Policy.

ACCESS AND USE:

All materials contained in this Site are protected by international trademark and copyright laws and must only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. This means that you may only view or download material from this Site for your own use and you must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material.

The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means),publication, modification, copying or transmission of material from this Site is STRICTLY PROHIBITED unless you have obtained the prior written consent of SUSA or unless it is expressly permitted by this Site. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this Site. The use of materials from this Site on any other web site or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited.

Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this Site can be made by contacting SUSA at [email protected]

You
are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained in this Site including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away.

BULLETIN BOARDS AND CHAT ROOMS

You
are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages and other materials (which include uploading files, inputting data or any other materials or engaging in any form of communication in connection with this Site) (collectively “Messages”) to bulletin boards, chat rooms or other public areas within, or in connection with, this Site (collectively “Forums”). However, SUSA accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages. In addition, children under the age of 13 are not authorized to post messages or participate in forums on this site.

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by SUSA prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of SUSA. SUSA makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, SUSA reserves the right to prevent you from submitting Materials to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time SUSA chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, SUSA nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that RMG accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of this Site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user’s personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the Site by any other person.

You
agree that you will not submit Messages to Forums that:

Are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, provincial, national or international law;

Violate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to SUSA that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner;

Improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person;

Are for purposes of spamming;

Contain any virus or other harmful component;

Are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or

Are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.

You
agree that any Message whatsoever submitted by you becomes the property of SUSA and may be used, copied, sublicense, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed or deleted as SUSA sees fit.

You
agree to release SUSA, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, officers, directors and members, from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of Forums. If at any time you are not happy with the Forums or object to any material within Forums, your sole remedy is to cease using them.

UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
does not knowingly accept unsolicited submissions including, without limitation, submissions of scripts, story lines, articles, fan fiction, characters, drawings, information, suggestions, ideas or concepts. SUSA policy is to simply delete any such submission without reading it or forwarding it to other SUSA staff. Therefore, any similarity between an unsolicited submission and any elements in any SUSA creative work including, without limitation, a film, series, story, title or concept would be purely coincidental.

If unsolicited submissions are sent to SUSA via this Site, however, these submissions become the property of SUSA and may be used, copied, sublicense, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed or deleted as SUSA sees fit. You agree that you are not entitled to any compensation, credit or notice whatsoever and that by sending an unsolicited submission you waive the right to make any claim against SUSA or it’s affiliates relating to unsolicited submissions, including, without limitation, unfair competition, breach of implied contract or breach of confidentiality.

LINKED SITES AND ADVERTISING

If you are interested in creating hypertext links to this Site, you must contact [email protected] before doing so. In establishing hypertext links, you must not represent in any way, expressly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of this Site or SUSA, including its respective employees, agents, directors, officers and members

If SUSA has provided links or pointers to other web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that SUSA is connected with, operates or controls these web sites.

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
is not responsible for the content or practices of third party web sites that may be linked to this Site. This Site may also be linked to other web sites operated by companies affiliated or connected with SUSA. When visiting other web sites, however, you should refer to each such web site’s individual “Terms of Use” and not rely on this Agreement.

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
takes no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this Site, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY AND WARRANTIES

While SUSA does its best to ensure the optimal performance of the Site, you agree that you use this Site and rely on material contained in this Site at your own risk.

The Site, and all materials in this Site, are provided “as is” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that SUSA DOES NOT WARRANT that the Site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the Site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the Site is accurate, error free or reliable.

You
acknowledge that SUSA and third party content providers, their parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and members, ARE NOT LIABLE for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.

You
acknowledge that SUSA is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this Site, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.

You
acknowledge that SUSA and third party content providers are not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use the Site.

INDEMNITY

You
agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SUSA, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and memebrs, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site; your failure to use the Site; your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

TERMINATION

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of, or access to, this Site at any time if SUSA decides at its sole discretion that you have breached this Agreement or any relevant law, rule or regulation or you have engaged in conduct that SUSA considers to be inappropriate or unacceptable.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

If you believe that any material contained in this Site infringes your copyright, you should notify SUSA of your copyright infringement claim.

SCRIPTURE UNION SOUTH AFRICA
will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action. Notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site’s Designated Agent:

The Editor – [email protected]

OTHER

This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the South Africa without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the South Africa if resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the Site, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding.

TRADEMARKS

The SU MAG, SUSA logos are a trademark of Scipture Union South Africa. All other trademarks, service marks and trade names used on the Site are the property of their respective owners, and all of the above trademarks may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise exploited without the permission of SUSA or the owner of such trademark, service mark or trade name, except as explicitly permitted in these Terms of Use.