Terms and conditions
Welcome to The Sustainable Water Council’s (“SWC”) website located at the domain www.sustainablewatercouncil.co.za. This website is owned by Sustainable Ideas (Pty) Ltd, a company registered in South Africa with registration number 2013/064811/07. By visiting this website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to these terms and conditions.
The SWC may update these terms and conditions at any time and changes shall be effective once posted to this web address URL: www.sustainablewatercouncil.co.za/terms-conditions/. Continued use of this website constitutes your agreement to the updated terms and conditions. These terms and conditions form a legally binding agreement between you (the website user) and the SWC.
Copyright, trade mark and other proprietary rights
All text, information, photographic images, graphics, logos and design elements (hereafter referred to as “Content”) are protected by copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights as the intellectual property of Sustainable Ideas (Pty) Ltd, its Content providers, its members or third parties that may appear on this website.
The trade marks that appear on this website are the exclusive property of Sustainable Ideas (Pty) Ltd, its members or its third party service providers. These trade marks include the SWC certification mark, being the SWC logo represented by three water droplets and the name “Sustainable Water Council”, the slogan “Choose a water sustainable future”, and the trade marks of members or third parties that may appear on this website. No use or other rights are granted with respect to these trade marks without the prior express written consent of the trade mark owners.
The licence to use the SWC logo as a certification mark on and/or in relation to a certified unit of assessment is exclusively provided to members that comply with the SWC’s Standard for Sustainable Water Practice and use of the SWC logo is strictly governed by the SWC membership agreement. The SWC logo may not be used in any other manner or form, unless expressly authorised in writing by the SWC in terms of an existing membership agreement.
This website’s Content may not be copied, modified, reproduced, duplicated, resold, published or distributed in whole or in part, directly or indirectly without the prior express written consent of Sustainable Ideas (Pty) Ltd, its Content providers, its members or third parties that may appear on this website.
Limitation of liability and disclaimer of warranties
The SWC certification mark in no way suggests or implies that businesses or products that carry the SWC certification mark are endorsed by the SWC. The SWC certification mark represents that the business or product has met the requirements for certification in terms of the SWC’s Standard for Sustainable Water Practice and the SWC does not endorse the business or product in any other manner or form.
This website contains general information for consumers and businesses that wish to pursue certification. The SWC will try to ensure that all information provided on this website is true and accurate but does not guarantee the accuracy of the information. The SWC is not liable for any losses or damages that result from the use of the information contained in this website.
External links provided in this website are provided for general information and ease of navigation purposes and the SWC does not endorse these external websites or businesses in any manner or form. Use of these external websites is not governed by these terms and conditions and users are encouraged to read and understand the separate terms and conditions for all external websites.
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the website user agrees to submit themselves to the jurisdiction of the South African courts.