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Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use ('Terms') carefully before using ('the Website'). These Terms apply to all users of this Website including casual browsers / visitors.

Terms applying to all users of the Microbit website.

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use ('Terms') carefully before using ('the Website'). Additional terms and conditions may apply if you open an account on the Microbit Website and if you enrol on a course through this Website.

In these Terms, 'we', 'us' and 'Microbit' means :

Microbit - A closed corporation registered in South Africa. Please see the contact details page available on this website for contact details.
Microbit which is the owner of this Website and the Microbit trademark and brand in South Africa, and 'you' means the user of this Website. We reserve the right to withdraw all or part of the Website at any time

By using this Website you agree to be bound by these Terms, the Privacy Statement and the Copyright Statement

You acknowledge that you are responsible for making back-up copies of all your data and taking appropriate precautions against viruses, hacking and other types of computer misuse.

Whilst we try to ensure that the Website does not contain any error, defect, malfunction or corruption, we do not accept responsibility for any damage to or loss of data on your computer system, network or server that results from the download or use of the Website or any materials made available via the Website or us.

We cannot promise that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error free. We reserve the right to suspend access to the Website between the scheduled maintenance window of approximately 1 hour from midnight (local time) each day. There may also be other occasions when access to the Website is interrupted for emergency maintenance, repairs or to carry out upgrades to improve the performance or functionality of the Website. Access may also be interrupted due to failures of telecommunications links and equipment, which are beyond the control of Microbit.

You accept that you will not have a claim for breach of contract against Microbit or a Microbit service provider or otherwise in respect of such period of unavailability. You also acknowledge that we cannot be held responsible for any delay or disruptions that are inherent in the operation of the Internet and the World Wide Web, including viruses, hackers and phishers.

We shall not be liable to you for any of the following types of loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website or any or content and/or facilities provided via the Website :

* any loss of profits, loss of earnings, loss of anticipated savings, goodwill or revenue; * any loss or corruption of data; or * any indirect or consequential loss.

The exclusions and limitations of liability contained in this section do not apply to :

* any loss or damage resulting from death or personal injury caused by our negligence; * loss or damages arising from our fraudulent misrepresentation; or * any other losses which may not be excluded or limited by law.

Each provision of this Paragraph shall be construed separately as between you and us. If any part is held by a court to be unreasonable, inapplicable or unenforceable, then the other parts shall still apply.

No amendment or variation to these Terms shall be effective unless made in writing and accepted by us.

If any provision of these Terms becomes void or otherwise unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the remainder of these Terms shall not be affected.

The receipt of the services is personal to you and you may not transfer your rights to access the content or materials provided by us, or to receive the services, to another person unless we have consented in writing to you doing so.

If either we or you fail to enforce, or delay in enforcing, any of our respective rights or remedies under these Terms, such failure or delay shall not operate as an agreement to waive that right or remedy, and shall not prevent us from exercising that right or remedy in the future.

These Terms are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with South African law. Any dispute arising between us under or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Purpose of the Website

The purpose of the Website is to provide individuals and businesses with ICT and related services, products and other services offered by or via Microbit.


The materials on this Website are protected by our and by third party copyright and other intellectual property rights as described in the Microbit Copyright Statement.

Third Party Links

Microbit may provide links to third-party websites from time to time. This may include links to sites owned by associated companies of Microbit. These third-party links are provided for your convenience only and are accessed at your own risk. Microbit is not responsible in any way for the content of any third party website or for goods or services provided by the operators of such websites.


To register as a member of Microbit you agree that the information that you provide to us on registration and at all other times will be true, accurate, current and complete and you agree that you will ensure it is kept accurate and up to date at all times.

Microbit may refuse to accept your application to register as a member of Microbit for any reason in its absolute discretion.


When you register as a member or open an account on Microbit you might be asked to select a user name and password. As you will be responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password, you should take care to keep your user name and password strictly confidential. You must notify Microbit immediately of any unauthorised use of your user name or password or if you believe that your user name or password are no longer confidential. Microbit reserves the right to require you to alter your username and password if it believes that they are no longer secure.

The information that you provide to us upon registration and at any other time is subject to the Microbit Privacy Statement.

Suspension and termination of membership / account

You agree that Microbit may at any time without notice terminate your account, delete all information stored on and related to it, for any reason we see fit.

Your Right to Cancel a service or product ordered from Microbit

Once you have indicated to Microbit that you accept our service offering, require certain services from us, ordered a product etc. and thereby possibly caused us to have spent money providing these services, you are not afforded the opportunity to cancel.

Amendments to the Terms

We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time. When we make a change we will update this page of the Website. The date of the last revision to these Terms is provided at the end of this page. We recommend that you revisit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes that we have made to these Terms.

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