Last updated: 27/05/2024

Welcome to the Ubuntu Academic Institute website, located at www.uaiedu.co.za (hereinafter referred to as “UAI,” “we,” “us,” or “our”). These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of our website and services. By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you should not use our website or services.

1. Acceptance of Terms

By using our website and services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with these Terms, along with our Privacy Policy.

2. Eligibility

Our website and services are intended for individuals who are at least 18 years old. By using our website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the legal capacity to enter into these Terms.

3. Use of Our Website and Services

a. Permitted Use

You are permitted to use our website and services for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms. You agree not to use our website or services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.

b. Prohibited Conduct

You agree not to:

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Infringe on the intellectual property rights of UAI or any third party.
  • Disrupt or interfere with the security or operation of our website or services.
  • Transmit any harmful or malicious code, viruses, or other destructive elements.
  • Use our website or services to harass, abuse, or harm another person.

4. Registration and Accounts

To access certain features of our website or enroll in our courses, you may be required to register for an account. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process and to update such information as necessary. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account login credentials and for all activities that occur under your account.

5. Intellectual Property

All content on our website, including text, graphics, logos, images, videos, and course materials, is the property of UAI or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our website without our prior written consent.

6. Payment and Refunds

a. Payment

If you enroll in our courses, you agree to pay all applicable fees. Payment information must be provided at the time of enrollment, and you authorize us to charge the payment method you provide.

b. Refunds

Our refund policy is as follows: [Insert Refund Policy Details]. Please review the specific refund policy for each course before enrolling.

7. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

a. Disclaimers

Our website and services are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. We do not warrant that our website or services will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components.

b. Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, UAI and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensors will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your use or inability to use our website or services; (ii) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any personal information stored therein; (iii) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website; (iv) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party; or (v) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via our website or services.

8. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless UAI and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensors from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your use of our website or services.

9. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to our website and services, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including if you breach these Terms. Upon termination, your right to use our website and services will immediately cease.

10. Governing Law

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Republic Of South Africa, without regard to its conflict of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Republic Of South Africa to resolve any dispute arising out of these Terms or your use of our website or services.

11. Changes to These Terms

We may update these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. If we make material changes, we will notify you by posting the updated Terms on our website and updating the “Last updated” date at the top of this page. Your continued use of our website or services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.