Conditions of Access
|Diners Club SA supports the Code
of Banking Practice and the protection it gives you, our valued member.
|Thank you for visiting our website. Before you go any further
it is important that you read and understand the conditions under which
you will use this site.
|These conditions become effective when you access the site
for the first time and constitute a binding agreement between us, Diners
Club (SA) (Proprietary) Limited (DCSA), and yourself, which will
always prevail. The current version of these conditions will govern our
respective rights and obligations each time you access this site.
|Our online products and services (online services) are subject
to registration procedures and approvals, which we may accept or reject
at our sole discretion. These online services are governed by separate terms
and conditions (service terms) that are available on the relevant sections
of this site where the online services are provided. In the event of conflict
between these conditions and the service terms, the provisions of the service
terms will apply.
Nature of information on the site
|All information on this site is only intended to provide
you with general information about us, our products, services and objectives.
Nothing on this site should be treated as an offer but merely as an invitation
to do business with us.
We may provide information from time to time on:
- projected revenues, income, earnings per share, capital expenditure,
dividends, capital structure or other financial terms
- the plans, objectives and/or projections of DCSA for future operations,
including those relating to the services of DCSA; or
- future economic performance.
|Such projections are only estimates. Actual events or results
All information is provided as is and should not be treated as professional
or investment advice of any kind. You should consult your own professional
advisors before relying on any information on this site.
Your privacy and security
|Our commitment to your privacy and the security of your
personal information is outlined in our Privacy and Security Statement on
Amendments to these conditions
|We may amend these conditions from time to time. By accessing
this site you are bound to the version each time you access the site.
A certificate signed by the administrator responsible for maintaining this
site will be prima facie proof of the date publication and content of the
current version and all previous versions of the conditions.
|We may use the services of other organizations to provide
information on this site. We have no control over this information and make
no representations or warranties of any nature as to its accuracy, appropriateness
or correctness. You agree that such information is provided “as is”
and we will not be directly or indirectly liable for any damages that may
arise from your reliance on it.
All quotes, news, market information or data shown on this site by way of
live information feeds are delayed by at least 15 minutes unless otherwise
stated. You should always select the “refresh” or similar page
update function on your internet browser to ensure that the information
you are viewing is the most current.
Linked third party sites
|This site may contain links to other websites with information
and material produced by other parties. While we try to provide links only
to reputable websites, we cannot accept responsibility or liability for
the information provided on other websites. A link from our site to any
other website does not mean that we have scrutinized or endorsed the owners
or administrators of the website or their business or security practices
Permission for hyperlinks, deep linking, crawlers
|Nobody may establish a hyperlink, frame, meta tag or similar
reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to
as linking), to this site or any subsidiary pages before receiving our prior
written approval, which may be withheld or granted subject to the conditions
we specify from time to time. An application for linking must be submitted
to Diners Club by filling out this form - click here.
Once received we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions
with you. If you don’t get a written response from us within five
business days, consider your request as having been rejected.
Breach of these conditions entitles us to take legal action without prior
notice to you and you agree to reimburse the costs associated with such
legal action to us on an attorney and own client scale.
Our intellectual property
|We retain all copyright and other intellectual property
rights in all, including logos and other graphics and multimedia works published
on or via this site. You are authorized to view and download one copy to
a local hard drive or disk, print and make copies of such printouts, provided
- The material is used for considering use of the online services and
for no other commercial purposes;
- Any reproduction of our proprietary material from this site or portion
of it must include our copyright notice in its entirety.
- The logos and trademarks shown on this site are our registered and
unregistered trademarks or that of third parties. Nothing on this site
should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark
within our prior written permission and/or that of third parties, as
the case may be. You may not, without our prior permission, use our
intellectual property or that of third parties for any other purposes.
- An application to use our intellectual property must be submitted
to Diners Club by filling out this form - click
|Upon receiving you application we will do our best to respond
and to enter into further discussion with you. If you don’t get a
written respond from us within five business days, consider your request
as having been rejected. Irrespective of the existence of copyright, you
acknowledge that we are the proprietor of all material on the site, whether
it constitutes confidential information or not, and that you have no right,
title or interest in any such material.
|You are required to use and maintain hardware of sufficient
quality and performance capability and to use only the latest versions of
Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers. Your failure to use these
browsers may result in a higher security risk and/or cause some or all of
the functionality of the site not to operate properly or at all. Software
if any, made available for download on or via our site is governed by license
condition that establish a legal relationship with the licensor. You indemnify
us against any breach of these license conditions. We give no warranty and
make no representation, whether express or implied, as to the quality of
fitness for purpose or the use of such Software.
No warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any files, downloads
or applications available via this site are free of viruses, trojans, bombs
time-locks or any other data code which has the ability to corrupt or affect
the operation of you computer, database, network or other information system.
Transmission of information
|Information transmitted via an unsecured link over the internet,
including email, is susceptible to potential unlawful access, distortion
or monitoring. The measures we have taken to limit these risks are outlined
in our Privacy and Security Statement on this site. As we do not have the
ability to prevent unlawful activities by unscrupulous persons, you accept
that we cannot be held liable for any loss, harm or damage suffered by you
as a result. To limit these risks, we may request independent verification
of any information transmitted by you via this site or email from time to
Termination, suspension and limitation
|We may modify, suspend or discontinue this site, whether
temporarily or permanent, without notice. We may also impose limits or conditions
on the right to certain services, features or functions and we may restrict
access to parts of or all the services on the site.
No warranties or representations
|We do not warrant that the site or online services will
be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness
or reliability of information, performance or quality. We expressly disclaim
all implied warranties, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability,
title, fitness for a particular purpose, year 2000-compliance, non-infringement,
compatibility, security and accuracy.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
|Although we have taken care to ensure that content on this
site is accurate and that you suffer no loss or damage as a result of your
use of this site, this site and the online services are provided "as
Use of the site and online services is entirely at your own risk. You assume
full responsibility for the risk or loss resulting from your use of this
site and your reliance on the material and information contained on it.
We, DSCA, and our affiliates, directors, shareholders, franchise holders
agents, consultants or employees are not liable for any damages whatsoever
relating to your use of this site or the online services and information
contained on this site or your inability to use this site or the online
services. This includes, without limitation any direct, indirect, special,
incidental, consequential or punitive damages, whether arising out of contact,
stature, delict or otherwise and regardless of whether we are expressly
advised of the possibility of such loss of damage. Without derogating from
the generality of the above, we will not be liable for:
- any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of the site
or online services, our system, database or any of its components for
- any loss or damage arising from your orders, investment decisions,
purchases or disposal of goods and services, including financial instrument(s)
or currency, from third parties, based on the information provided on
- any loss or damage with regard to customer or other data directly
or indirectly cause by malfunction of our system, third party systems,
power failures, unlawful access to or theft of data, computer viruses
or destructive code on our system or third party systems; programming
defects; negligence on our part or cause by the Year 2000 computer problem;
- any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of goods
or services provided by third parties, including, without limitation,
third party systems such as the public switched telecommunications service
providers (currently TELKOM), internet service providers electricity
suppliers (currently ESKOM) local authorities and certification authorities;
- any event over which we do not have direct control.
How disputes will be resolved
|Subject to the relevant service terms, all disputes arising
as a result of your use of this site or on the interpretation of these conditions
or on any matter which in terms of the conditions requires agreement by
the parties, (other than where an interdict is sought or urgent relief may
be obtained from account of competent jurisdiction), will be submitted to
and decided by arbitration.
That arbitration will be held with only the parties and their representatives
present at the offices of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa,
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa. The arbitration will be governed by the
rules of the Arbitration Foundation in terms of South African law and will
be heard by an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed by the foundation. Either
party will be entitled to have the award made an order of court of competent
jurisdiction. The parties will keep the evidence in the arbitration proceedings
and any order made by any arbitrator confidential unless otherwise contemplated.
The arbitrator will have the power to give default judgement if any party
fails to make submissions on due date and/or fails to appear at the arbitration.
Capacity to enter into agreements
|You hereby warrant to us that you have the required legal
capacity to enter into and be bound by contractual terms. Minors must be
assisted by their legal guardians when reading these conditions. If you
are unsure whether you have the legal capacity to enter into agreements
contact someone able to provide you with this information before you continue
using this site.
|A certificate signed by a DCSA Manager, whose status or
appointment need not be proved, will constitute prim facie proof of the
operation or functionality of the online services or any part thereof and
the content of the information displayed on the site on a given date.
Our chosen address for any legal notice is:
The Company Secretary
Diners Club (SA)(Pty) Limited
35 Symons Road
The law governing our relationship
|These conditions will be governed and construed in accordance
with the laws of the Republic of South Africa without reference to any conflict
of law provisions.
|The headings of the clauses in the conditions and provided
for convenience and ease of reference only and will not be used to interpret,
modify or amplify the terms of the conditions. Where any dates or times
need to be calculated in terms of the conditions, the international standard
time: GMT plus two hours shall be used.
No failure or delay by us to exercise any of our rights will be construed
as a waiver of any such right, whether it is done expressly or implied,
nor will it affect the validity of any part these conditions or prejudice
our right o take subsequent action against you. No amendment, variation
or cancellation of any of these conditions shall be binding by a duty authorized
director or manager of DCSA.
If any of these terms, conditions or provisions are held to be invalid,
unlawful or unenforceable; the term, condition or provision will be selected
from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue
to be valid to the full extent permitted by law. If you have any questions
or do not understand anything in these conditions please fill out this form
- click here and we will respond to you as soon
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