Terms of Service
GenDatabase.com Terms of Service

GenDatabase.com Terms of Service

The site – GenDatabase.com, its content and services are provided to you are subject to these terms and conditions of use. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ONE OR MORE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS OR USE THIS SERVICES.

GenDatabase.com reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to modify or update the terms and conditions at any time and from time to time and such modifications will supersede and replace any previous terms and conditions. Your continued use of this service means that you agree and accept these amended terms and conditions. If you do not agree to any modifications of these terms and conditions, you must immediately stop using this service.

Welcome to GenDatabase.com (“Us”, the services provider). This page explains the terms by which the user (“you”, the subscriber or user) may use our website and service.

Acceptance of Terms

These terms and conditions become effective when you access the website and constitute a binding agreement between us and yourself, which will always prevail. The current version of these conditions will govern our respective rights and obligations each time you access this website.

The service comprises of both a free service accessible by all users, as well as a paid member service accessible to paid up users. By accessing or using the GenDatabase.com website, applications, software provided in connection with the free or paid service (“Service”), you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, whether or not you are a Subscriber. If you do not agree with any provision contained in these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

Use of the Website

By accessing the website, you warrant and represent that your use of the website is for lawful purposes and that you are over 18 years of age and can legally conclude a binding agreement with us. You further warrant that you will not contravene any South African or International laws by using the website, the Service or any information provided to you by us through your use of the website.

With the exception where expressly authorized by these terms, you may not use, alter, copy, distribute, or transmit the content of this website, other than for your own personal research purposes.

Under certain circumstances, GenDatabase.com may allow the sharing of information with third-parties. In the event of sharing reasonable portions of information with a third-party or on your own website, it is required that you expressly mention GenDatabase.com as the source of the information and provide a link to the page on GenDatabase.com where the information is displayed.

Your Member Account

When registering as a member, you alone are responsible for the safekeeping of your GenDatabase.com access information. Your membership subscription allows a single user access to GenDatabase.com and your access information may not be shared with third-parties. Our system do have measures in place to detect and prevent sharing of account information, which will result in the blocking of your account and suspension of your membership to GenDatabase.com.

In order to keep and maintain your access to GenDatabase.com, you are required to purchase or renew a member subscription. Member subscriptions will provide you with access to all public, as well as member content on GenDatabase.com.

Reasonable Usage Policy

Although GenDatabase.com offer unlimited access to our member services, this access is limited to our Reasonable Use Policy. Reasonable use amounts to the average use of all member of GenDatabase.com. In the event our system detects unreasonable usage, your user account may be blocked from accessing records for the remainder of any specific day. In the event of serious breach of our Reasonable Usage Policy, we reserve the sole right to suspend membership and access to GenDatabase.com in total.

Accessing Data

By searching for and accessing any data contained on GenDatabase.com, you confirm that you are accessing the information for legal purposes. Any illegal access to or use of information on our system is expressly prohibited and will lead to the suspension of your member account on GenDatabase.com.

Use of Personal Information

GenDatabase.com conducts its business and services in accordance with South African legislation affecting its business or services. We value the privacy of your information and will protect your personal information in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations as set out in our Privacy Policy.

Amendment of the T&C's

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without notice. Any such amendments will come into effect immediately and automatically. You agree to review these terms and conditions whenever you visit the website for any such amendments.

If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to access) the Service.

Copyright and IP Rights

For the purposes of these terms and conditions, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, data and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any country, territory or other jurisdiction.

The Service and its materials, including, without limitation, data, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, patents, trademarks, copyrights and photographs (the “GenDatabase.com Content”), and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of GenDatabase.com.

Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights and you agree that you will not yourself, or through any parent, subsidiary, affiliate, agent or other third party: (a) modify, port, translate, localize or create derivative works of the Service or any documentation relating to the provision of the Service; (b) decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or attempt to reconstruct, identify or discover any source code, underlying ideas, underlying user interface techniques or algorithms of the Service by any means whatsoever, or disclose any of the foregoing; (c) sell, lease, license, sublicense, copy, market, reproduce, transmit or distribute the Services without the express written consent of GenDatabase.com; (d) encumber or suffer to exist any lien or security interest on any of the Service; and (e) knowingly take any action that would cause the Service to be placed in the public domain. Use of the GenDatabase.com Content or materials on the Service for any purpose not expressly permitted by these terms and conditions is strictly prohibited.

You understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that may be inaccurate or out of date and you agree that GenDatabase.com will not be liable for any damages you incur as a result of such Content.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities

GenDatabase.com does not make any warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website and the Service and the website and Service made available via the website are provided "as is" does not make any warranty or representation that information and the Service advertised on the website are appropriate for use in any jurisdiction.

Use of this site, the content and the Service are at your own risk. GenDatabase.com does not make any representations, warranties or conditions about the quality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the site, the content or the Service.

GenDatabase.com does not assume any responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the site, the content or the Service.

Neither GenDatabase.com nor its services providers shall be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) and/or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party, as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website and/or any information contained on or received via the website, your use of the Service and/or your reliance on any information offered via the website and Service.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, neither GenDatabase.com nor its service providers shall be liable for any loss of business, loss of data and/or loss of profits, any failure and/or unavailability of the website for any reason whatever and/or the failure/delay by any third party service provider to render any service/s which are necessary to ensure the availability of the website.

You hereby indemnify GenDatabase.com and its services providers against any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party as a result of or which may be attributable directly or indirectly to the aforesaid.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, GenDatabase.com shall not be liable to you or any third party for any loss or damage of whatsoever nature in the event that you request that an order or service is stopped or cancelled.

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