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Please read this carefully. By accessing the South African Hydrographic Office (SANHO) Website ("the Site") you are agreeing to the terms that appear below. If you have any questions, please contact These Terms were last updated on 1 November 2003.

Use of the Site This Site is owned and operated by the SANHO. The material on the Site (the "Content") is protected by State copyright unless otherwise indicated. However, you may retrieve and display content from the Site on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network). Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from the SANHO: redistribute any of the Content; remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of the Content made under these Terms; create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content. Further information on Copyright can be found within the "Services" section of this Site.

Limitation of liability and disclaimer The Site is provided on an "as is"/ "as available" basis and the SANHO does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site or any content. SANHO will not be liable for any losses, costs, claims or damages or otherwise from access to, or use, or inability to use the site. This Site contains links to other World Wide Web sites. Those sites are provided by independent third parties and the SANHO is not responsible for their availability or content.

Privacy policy The SANHO has a firm commitment to maintaining the security and confidentiality of personal information collected on the Site. Forms on the Site may require users to provide this office with personal information, such as contact information. This information is will not be disclosed to a third party.

Changes to these Terms The SANHO reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of the Site, including these Terms. Your continued use of this Site constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction These Terns shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, South African Law, and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Trade marks The trade marks, service marks and logos (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of the SANHO and others. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any Trademark displayed on this Site without written permission from the SANHO. The Trademarks of the SANHO, including its name, may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to materials displayed on this Site without prior written permission.