1. Introduction


Welcome to the ARCHITECT AFRICA ONLINE website ( ("the website"). The purpose of the website is to provide aggregated applications, resources, news, information and data from and about the African built environment and its professions for the Architect Africa Network(TM) and for the ArchiNET Applications Cloud(TM). The website is owned by APEX INFORMATION SYSTEMS (PTY) LTD  (t/a ARCHITECT AFRICA NETWORK®). The Internet servers are hosted and maintained by INFORMATICA BUCCELLATO LTD.

2. Privacy


Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd respects the privacy of all visitors to this site. You may use this site without providing any personal information. 


However, so that Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd can continually assess the popularity of the site and improve it for our visitors, information on the number of visits to the site, pages viewed and so on is collected. See Privacy Policy.


The website undertakes to never sell or in any other way pass on to a third party any personal information provided by the user, or to send any unsolicited email or other forms of correspondence.


By accessing and using the website, you, the user, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that are set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy any of the content of this website.

3. Use of the Website


You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including but not limited to: the commission of a criminal offence; to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems; or for the transmission of unlawful material.

4. General Disclaimer


You agree to access and use this site entirely at your own risk. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clause in this notice.

5. Choice of Law


This website is owned within the Republic of South Africa. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court (South Africa) in the event of any dispute.

6. Copyright and use of material


Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd retains copyright of the website and all current and future content that is displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.


7. User Comments

7.1 Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd values comments received from visitors to our site. However, you agree not to transmit any material that is unlawful or harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd is not liable to any third party regarding the content of your comments.


8. Links and Linking

8.1 External Links

This website provides links to other websites. The fact that we have such links must not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information and content provided by the external link is done so at your own risk. Third party advertising and promotional material may be displayed on the site from time to time, and the display of such material should not be construed as Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd endorsing or creating any relationship between Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd and that third party. Reliance on any such promotional or advertising material is entirely at your own risk.

8.2 Linking

Any third party wishing to link the website to their website need not obtain permission from Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd . Accordingly Apex Information Systems (Pty)Ltd may not be held liable for such links  nor may it be assumed that link was  requested or approved by Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd.

9. Exclusion of Liability


It is a term and condition of the use of this site that you expressly agree that the use of the site is entirely at your own risk. The website and all content on the website is provided on an "as is" basis, and Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, to the accuracy of the contents on the website. Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd does not warrant that the functions provided by the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components, although every effort is made to prevent this.


Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd, its directors, members, associates, partners, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you the user, which arises directly or indirectly upon reliance of the website and/or its content.


Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd, its agents or suppliers shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use, the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website, even where Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd is expressly advised thereof.


You will indemnify Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd, its owners, directors, members, associates, partners, employees, officials, agents, suppliers or representatives, and keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from your use of this website.

Contact details for any purposes related to these terms and conditions

Telephone: +27 (0)76 987-4520
19 Henri Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa

Apex Information Systems (Pty) Ltd
P.O. Box 111
2142 South Africa