T&C’s

The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Catalysis c*change is the owner of this website. These are our legal terms, including our:
  • Terms of use – which you agree to by visiting this website;
  • Terms of sale – which you agree to by registering for the Syngas Convention and or the Autumn School through this website; and
  • Privacy policy – which you agree to by registering for the Syngas Convention and or the Autumn School through when you submit your personal information through this website and apply when you visit this website.

We may change any of these terms at any time by updating this web page. If you have any questions about our legal terms, please contact us.

Terms of use

  1. Licence. We grant you a limited licence to use this website.
  2. Breach. We may cancel your licence if you breach any of these terms.
  3. Framing. You may not frame this website.
  4. Capacity. You agree to these terms on the basis that you have the capacity to visit this website.
  5. Accurate information. You promise that you will give this website only accurate information.
  6. Ownership. We or our third party licensors own all rights in this website.
  7. Trade marks. All our trade marks are our property and you may not use them without our permission. All other trade marks are their respective owners’ property.
  8. Restrictions. You may not change, hire out, reverse engineer, or copy this website without our permission.
  9. Own risk. You use this website at your own risk and we make no warranties about it.
  10. Indemnity. You indemnify us against any liability related to your use of this website.
  11. Direct damages limited. Our maximum liability to you for all claims for direct damages related to this website is R 0.
  12. Indirect damages. We will never be responsible for any indirect damages.

Terms of sale

  1. Introduction. These terms cover any transactions where we provide goods and or services to you through this website. 2. The parties. We are the vendor under these terms. You are the customer under these terms.
  2. The parties. We are the vendor under these terms. You are the customer under these terms.
  3. Duration. These terms commence when you accept them and continue until terminated.
  4. Orders. You place orders with us on the following basis:
    • you confirm that you have the legal capacity to enter into the transaction;
    • we only conclude an agreement when we confirm your registration;
    • we may cancel any registration, but we will refund any money you have paid if we do;
    • we conclude an agreement where you are domiciled;
    • and each registration is a separate agreement, but you breach all of them if you breach one.
  5. Your data. You own all your data. When you enter your data into the system, you give us a license to use it for the purpose of the Syngas Convention and or Autumn School. We are not responsible for any of your data stored on our system.
  6. Fees and payment. You will pay us the fees on the due date. You may not withhold payment of any amount due to us for any reason.
  7. Breach. Please don’t breach your obligations under this agreement. If you do, we have certain rights against you in terms of the law.
  8. Termination. We may need to terminate this agreement immediately under certain unlikely circumstances, including if we discontinue the Syngas Convention and or Autumn School, have to terminate to comply with a law. If we need to terminate, we will give you as much notice as possible in writing.
  9. Resolving disputes. We want to avoid disputes about this agreement and resolve them as quickly as possible. But if there is one, either party may inform the other of it in writing. The parties must first try to negotiate to end the dispute, then enter into mediation if negotiation fails, and finally go to arbitration if mediation fails.
  10. Notices and domicile. We want to communicate with you effectively about this agreement. For this reason, the parties will send all notices to each others’ email addresses and choose their respective street addresses as their service addresses for all legal documents. The parties may change either address on 14 calendar days written notice to the other.
  11. Force majeure. Things may happen that prevent you or us from complying with each of our obligations under this agreement. Neither party is responsible for breach of this agreement caused by circumstances beyond its control, but the other party may cancel the agreement on written notice to the other if the circumstances persist for more than 60 calendar days.
  12. Entire agreement. The agreement is the entire agreement between the parties on the subject.
  13. Changes. If we change this agreement by updating this web page, any changes will only apply to future registrations.
  14. Governing law. South African law governs this agreement.
  15. Jurisdiction. You consent to the jurisdiction of the Magistrate’s Court.

Privacy policy

  1. Purpose. This policy describes the way we handle your personal information.
  2. Personal information. Personal information includes information we collect:
    1. on submission when you register for the Syngas Convention and or the Autumn School;
    2. and automatically when you visit this website.
  3. Acceptance. You may not register if you do not accept this policy.
  4. Collected on submission. We collect your contact details postal address and address for the invoice when you register.
  5. Collected automatically. We collect your Internet usage information when you visit this website.
  6. Purpose for collection. We may use any of your personal information that you provide to us for the purposes that you indicated when you agreed to provide it to us.
  7. Consent to collection. We will get your consent to collect your personal information in accordance with applicable law when you provide us with it.
  8. Use. We may use your personal information to fulfill our obligations to you.
  9. Sharing. We may share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of fulfilling our obligations to you.
  10. Disclosure. We may disclose personal information to third parties if required for legal reasons.
  11. Security. Our website is hosted on a secure server and uses security measures to prevent interference by intruders.
  12. Retention. We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary.
  13. Transfer. We may transfer your personal information outside South Africa to a foreign country.
  14. Updating or removing. You may choose to update or remove the personal information you have submitted to us by contacting us.