Privacy Policy & Terms

Who we are

Our website address is: http://africafuel.co.za.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Email Disclaimer

The information transmitted is the property of Africa Fuel and is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Statements and opinions expressed in this e-mail may not represent those of the company. Any review, retransmission, dissemination and other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from any computer.

Registered Office and Trading Name of Afritrans (Pty) Ltd

Registered Address:

2 Industrial Street, Harrismith

Registered in South Africa, Registration Number 1999/011438/07

VAT Reg No. 4130227053

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the africafuel.co.za website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Afritrans (Pty) Ltd. (“Africa Fuel”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, our Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by us (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you should rather avoid this Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Africa Fuel, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 16 years old.

Responsibility of Website Visitors. We have not reviewed, and will not review, all of the material, including computer software and images, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, we do not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. We disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not thoroughly reviewed, and will not thoroughly review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which we link, and that link to us. We may not have any control over those websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Africa Fuel disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of third-party applications, websites and webpages.

Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy.  We do not violate the intellectual property rights of others on this Website as required to by law and by contract with third-parties, such as Automattic.inc and our hosting provider. If you believe that material located on or linked to by us violates your ‘copyright’, you are permitted by law to notify us in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. We will respond to all such notices as notified by law, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material as ordered legally.

Intellectual Property. Trademarks, service marks, graphics, images, slogans, logos, and the like, used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no legal right or legal license to reproduce or otherwise use any third-party trademarks unless exempted by that third-party in a legal manner. Some images appearing on this Website may be under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license and have been permitted for unmodified and unattributed commercial use to the extent possible under law.

Changes. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Termination. We may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. We and our suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither us nor our suppliers, designers, and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you contact, download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, Africa Fuel and its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Africa Fuel, or by the posting by us directly or an authorized entity, of a revised version.