This statement was last updated on 3rd April 2018.
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) apply to www.ziyasiza.com. Some Websites and certain content may be subject to different or additional terms. Please read these Terms carefully as they contain important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and obligations with respect to your use of the ZC site, including but not limited to various limitations, exclusions, and indemnities.
By accessing or using the ZC site, and the content and services available via the website, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms in all respects with respect to the website. If you are not willing to be bound by each and every term or condition, or if any representation made herein by you is not true, you may not use, and must cease using the website.
For clarity and comprehension, we have defined certain words used in the Terms and on the website.
The website provide information about ZC, including thought leadership and the services and products we provide. References to “the website”, and “www.ziyasiza.com” include all software, content and features provided within the relevant website.
The website offer a range of interactive features, such as access to premium and personalised content, user profiles, reading lists, commenting and other publicly accessible collaborative features. We may add other features from time to time. Certain features are available only to Registered Users. For more information about registration, please see the Registration section of these Terms.
The websites and content available within them is for informational purposes only. Neither the website nor the content available within it constitutes professional advice, and neither should be relied upon by you or any third party, including for example to operate or promote your business, secure financing or capital in any form, obtain any regulatory or governmental approvals, or otherwise to procure services or other benefits from any entity. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult with a Ziyasiza professional.
The website is made available on an “as is” basis with no representation or warranty with respect to their functionality or availability and with no guarantee that they are complete, accurate, or timely nor any guarantee regarding any results you or others may obtain from their use. Access to all or parts of any of the website may be suspended at any time without notice.
The website may contain functionality that permits you to comment on articles; share materials; provide ideas, proposals, suggestions (“Feedback”); or otherwise make available certain materials through or in connection with your use of the Websites (collectively, “Submissions”).
If you choose to make publicly available any of your personally identifiable or other information through the website (for example through posting a comment or other form of submission), you do so at your own risk. You will also comply with all relevant requirements set out in these Terms when making a submission.
You acknowledge and agree that your submissions are not confidential; that your provision of submissions is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction; and that the provision of any submission does not place ZC under any fiduciary or other obligation.
We may (but have no obligation to) monitor, evaluate, alter or remove submissions before or after they appear on the site; however, we have no control over and are not responsible for any use or misuse (including any distribution) by any third party of submissions.
We may monitor use of the website from time to time but have no obligation to do so. If and when we do monitor your use of the website, we will do so in accordance with applicable law.
You will use the website only for lawful purposes. If at any time you become aware of any violation, by any person or entity, of any part of these Terms, you will immediately notify us via this contact form and provide us with assistance, as requested, to stop or remedy such violation.
In using the website, you must not do any of the following:
If you do not comply with these Terms (or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect or are investigating suspected non-compliance), we may suspend your access to the website or take any other steps we consider appropriate.
If you are an individual, you represent and warrant that you have reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, and that you are in any event at least 18 years old.
If you are using the website on behalf of a corporation or other organisation, you represent and warrant that you have the ability to agree to these Terms on behalf of such organisation and all references to “you” throughout these Terms will include such organisation, jointly and severally with you personally.
Certain features of the websites are available only to registered users. Current examples include access to premium content, reading lists, and any on-site commenting or collaboration activities. Additional features may be made available to registered users over time.
To register, you will need to provide certain information about yourself and create a username and password. This combination of information (“account”) will be your account as a registered user.
Registrations may be accepted, rejected or cancelled by us at any time and for any reason. If your registration is cancelled, you will continue to have access to the website; however, you will no longer have access to features available only to registered users.
If you choose to register with us and become a registered user, you agree you are solely responsible for your account and any and all activities that occur under your account, including all activities of any persons who gain access to your account with or without your permission. In becoming a registered user, you also agree to:
Our privacy statement explains how we protect and use your information; the registered user section of the privacy statement explains additional information we collect and additional uses of information about registered users.
We may, in our sole discretion, suspend, restrict or terminate your use of the ZC site (including your account, if you are a registered user), effective at any time, without notice to you, for any reason, including because the operation or efficiency of the ZC site or our or any third party’s equipment or network is impaired by your use of the ZC site; we have received a third party complaint which relates to your use or misuse of the ZA site; or you have been or are in breach of any term or condition of these Terms. We will have no responsibility to notify any third party, including any third party providers of services, merchandise or information, of any suspension, restriction or termination of your access to the ZC site.
Except where expressly stated otherwise, all right, title, and interest in and to the ZC site and all content, source code, processes, designs, technologies, URLs, domain names, marks, and logos forming any part of the ZC site (collectively, “Our Content”) are (a) fully vested in us, our licensors, or our suppliers and (b) protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws.
You agree that access and use of Our Content is subject to these Terms, including the disclaimers and limitations of liability herein. Nothing in your use of the ZC site or these Terms grants you any right, title or interest in or to Our Content except the limited right to use the ZC site as set out in these Terms.
Unless otherwise expressly authorised by us in writing, you agree not to:
You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses referred to in these Terms. You further represent and warrant that your Submissions are (a) complete and accurate and (b) are not fraudulent, tortious, or otherwise in violation of any applicable law or any right of any third party. You irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding each Submission that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
We do not claim ownership of your Submissions; however, you agree that by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, submitting, entering, or otherwise transmitting your Submissions to us or any third party using the ZC site:
We do not have any obligation to censor or review any of your Submissions, to censor or review any Third-Party Content, or to monitor use of the ZC site. However, you agree that we may, without notice or liability, disclose to third parties any of your information or your Submissions; monitor use of the ZC site; and monitor, review, and retain your Submissions if we believe in good faith that such activity is reasonably necessary to provide the ZC site to customers, monitor adherence to or enforce these Terms, comply with any laws or regulations, respond to any allegation of illegal conduct or claimed violation of third party rights, or protect us or others.
If we receive a complaint relating to your use of the ZC site, you acknowledge and agree that we may, in our sole and absolute discretion and without notice or liability, investigate the complaint, restrict, suspend or terminate any service involved, and/or remove your Submissions from our servers.
The ZC site may contain links to websites and other materials made available by third parties (collectively, “Third Party Content”). If you use such functionality, you are directing us to access, route and transmit to you the applicable Third Party Content.
Third Party Content may be protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. Nothing in your use of the ZC site or these Terms grants you any right, title or interest in or to this Third Party Content except for the limited right to use the ZC site as set out in these Terms.
We neither control nor endorse, nor are responsible for, any Third Party Content and we make no representations or warranties with respect to them. The availability of any Third Party Content through the ZC site does not imply the endorsement of, or affiliation with, any provider of such Websites or materials. Your use of any Third Party Content is at your own risk and is subject to any terms, conditions and policies applicable to them (such as terms of service or privacy policies of the providers of the Third Party Content).
You may not use the “Ziyasiza” or “Ziyasiza Consulting” trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs, or any other mark held by Ziyasiza in connection with any product or service that is not of any Ziyasiza Member Firm nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the ZC site should be construed as granting any right to use any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or designs without the express prior written consent of the owner.
The ZC site are made available for informational purposes only and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Ziyasiza exclude all liability for any loss or damage of whatever kind and however arising in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the ZC site and any materials you obtain via the ZC site.
You acknowledge and accept that use of the ZC site is subject to the risks inherent in any connection and transmission on the internet, in particular in relation to security risks and vulnerabilities, technical performance and risk of interruption. Accordingly, Ziyasiza is not liable to you in any circumstances for any losses or damages caused by disruption or failure of internet networks or for any interruptions to or restrictions on the accessibility of the ZC site arising for any reason, including, but not limited to, by reason of a virus, security related vulnerability, or technical or operational failure of any nature.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend (at the indemnified party’s option), indemnify, and hold the Ziyasiza and their insurers harmless from and against any action, proceedings, claims, causes of action, demand, debts, losses, damages, charges and costs, including reasonable legal costs and/or any amount paid to settle any action or to satisfy a judgement and expenses of any kind and character whatsoever incurred by us relating to or arising from any content or information posted or transmitted by you using the ZC site or otherwise arising out of your use of the ZC site or use of the ZC site by any third party who is given or gains access to the AC site due to your action or inaction. Your indemnification obligation to the Ziyasiza includes but is not limited to any instance where one or more of your submissions (a) infringes any Third Party Content or other third-party intellectual property rights, or (b) is inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful.
Neither party will be responsible for a failure to fulfil its obligations under these Terms or for delay in doing so if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, such as acts of nature, acts of government, war, riots, strikes and accidents in transportation, but excluding a lack of financing, cash or credit.
These Terms, as amended from time to time, including any and all documents, ZC site, rules, Terms and policies referenced herein, including but not limited to the Privacy statement, constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with respect to your use of the ZC site.
The parties have requested and agree that these Terms and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English.
The Privacy statement and Terms are current as of the date on the top of this page. We may update the Terms and Privacy statement at any time by publishing an updated versions here. If you continue to use the ZC sites after any such changes, that will indicate you accept those changes.