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Any person accessing this website (user) is subject to, and agrees to, the terms and conditions set out in this legal notice. If the user does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, the user may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute content obtained on this website.
1. Usage and copyright
1. Users may view, copy, download to a local drive, print and distribute the content of this website, or any part thereof only for non-commercial informational or reference purposes.
2. Users who wish to use content from this site for commercial purposes may only do so with the prior written permission obtained from the web manager at telephone number +2753 838 2922 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
3. All moral and any other rights of the Northern Cape Office of the Premier (NCPG) or other legal entity in respect of which content is contained on this site not expressly granted are reserved.
2. Intellectual property rights
All content, data and trademarks, including, but not limited to, software, technology, databases, know-how, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs, program, publications, products, processed, or ideas described in this website may be the subject of other rights, including other intellectual property rights, which are the property of or licensed to the NCPG, or a legal entity, and as such are protected from infringement by South African legislation and international treaties and conventions. Subject to the rights afforded to the user herein, all other rights to all intellectual property on this website are expressly reserved. By accessing data on this website the user is not licensed or authorised.
4. Privacy


1. Introduction
The privacy statement applies to the NCPG and any legal entity, which control, verify or make use of information that may be collected via this site.
A user may visit this site without providing any personal information. A user, however, agrees to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. Please note that this site may contain links to other sites which are not being governed by this privacy statement.


2. Cookies
The NCPG may use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow this website to count users who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to ensure that the website is well managed and to facilitate improvement of the site. The NCPG or its service-provider(s) may use cookies to collect aggregate data. The NCPG may use such devices from time to time to track information on its systems and identify categories of users by items such as IP addresses, domains, browser types and pages visited. The web administrator uses the information to analyse the number of users of different areas of the site and to ensure that this site is serving as a useful and effective information source.
Neither cookies nor web beacons collect personal information such as the user’s name or e-mail address. A user may reject cookies as most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. Under certain circumstances, users may be denied access to some parts of this website if their browsers are set to decline cookies.


3. Personal information use
Personal information is used only for limited purposes e.g. when a user registers with the website to request future communications about NCPG’s areas of interest. The NCPG may use this information to create a personal profile to customise its response to further requests or enquiries and to improve the website. When a user chooses to register online for a NCPG -hosted event, the NCPG will use the information the user submit to respond to the user. In addition, the web administrator may, when necessary, use a user’s information for various site-related tasks. The NCPG will ensure that any marketing activities comply with applicable law and that it is implemented with procedures to obtain the necessary consent before sending the user’s e-mail containing information about the NCPG’s services. The user may at any time request that NCPG discontinues sending such material to the user by contacting the web manager via email or online.


4. Disclosure to third parties
Although the NCPG may provide users’ information to service-providers that handle information on its behalf, it will usually not share the information with third parties or other public entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection.
Personal information may be transmitted internationally through the NCPG or to third parties for the purposes identified above. This will not include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in the user’s country of residence. By providing information to the NCPG through this website, the user is consenting to such transfers.
Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.


5. Access to personal information
If personal information has been submitted to this website, users who wish to review their personal information may do so by requesting such a review through the 'feedback' link. Users will then be able to access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time. Users who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact the web manager. In all cases NCPG will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.


6. No agreement
Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between the NCPG and any user visiting the website.
7. Children's privacy protection
The NCPG recognises the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world.