Use of Content; Restrictions; Privacy Statement
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within Acorn Consultancy only and, on a need to know basis, use any information collected from your use of this Website.
By using our services, you consent to us referring to:  the fact that we rendered services to you; and  the nature of the services rendered to you on any of our promotional material.
You are not authorized to copy or use any software, proprietary processes, or technology embodied or described in this Website. You agree to comply with all applicable laws in accessing and using this Website.
Links to this Website
You may not create a link to any page of this Website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this Website, you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitation set out above will apply to your use of this Website by linking to it.
Links to Acorn Consultancy Business Partners’ Website
Whilst we have established networks with individuals and/or consulting specific firms and in some instances, have linked to their individual website to this Website, we do not monitor or review the content of Acorn Consultancy’s Business Partners’ website which are linked to or from this Website.
Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and we should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of these websites. You should evaluate the security trustworthiness of any other website connected to this Website or accessed through this Website before disclosing any personal information to them. Acorn Consultancy will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of your information.
Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise indicated, the content on this Website is provided by us and/or our associates.
We retain all copyright and other intellectual property rights in all documents and other works we generate and/or develop whilst providing the services (including know-how, working materials and final documents). We hereby grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable right and/or license to use these documents or other works solely for the instruction to which such generation and/or development relate, and not otherwise. Failure to pay us in full for our services in relation to any particular work, may result to the revocation of any right of use or license so granted.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
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YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USAGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WITH RESPECT TO LOSS OF SERVICE OR DATA. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT [INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE], OR OTHERWISE, RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE KNEW, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN, OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
CERTAIN LINKS ON THIS WEBSITE MAY LEAD TO WEBSITES, RESOURCES OR TOOLS MAINTAINED BY THIRD PARTIES OVER WHOM WE HAVE NO CONTROL, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE MAINTAINED BY ANY OF OUR ASSOCIATES OR INDIVIDUAL PERSONNEL OF SUCH ENTITIES. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER REGARDING SUCH WEBSITES, RESOURCES AND TOOLS, AND LINKS TO ANY SUCH WEBSITES, RESOURCES AND TOOLS SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ENDORSEMENT OF THEM OR THEIR CONTENT BY US.
THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL BE APPLICABLE NOT ONLY TO US BUT ALSO TO EACH OF OUR ASSOCIATES AND TO OUR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PERSONNEL.
THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE APPLICABLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STATUTE, DELICT [INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE] OR OTHERWISE.
ANY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION YOU RECEIVE FROM AN EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE OF ACORN CONSULTANCY INCLUDING ANY ATTACHMENTS, IS SUBJECT TO THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DISCLAIMER AS SET OUT BELOW. IF THIS COMMUNICATION IS NOT ADDRESSED TO YOU AND HAS BEEN RECEIVED IN ERROR, YOU MUST:  NOTIFY THE SENDER IMMEDIATELY AND DELETE THE E-MAIL; AND  REFRAIN FROM COPYING, PRINTING, FORWARDING, PUBLISHING OR DISCLOSING THE CONTENTS OF THE E-MAIL.
REASONABLE CARE HAS BEEN TAKEN TO TRANSMIT THIS COMMUNICATION FREE OF DAMAGING CODE, HOWEVER ACORN CONSULTANCY AND THE SENDER MAKE NO WARRANTIES IN THIS REGARD. NEITHER ACORN CONSULTANCY NOR THE SENDER OF THE E-MAIL SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE OF ANY NATURE RESULTING FROM THE TRANSMISSION OF THE E-MAIL, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGING CODES OR VIRUSES TRANSMITTED. THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THE E-MAIL DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS OF TALEN AGENT. ACORN CONSULTANCY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE RESULTING FROM ANY E-MAILS OR FAXES SENT BY ITS EMPLOYEES WHICH CONTAIN INFRINGING, OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY OR OTHERWISE UNLAWFUL CONTENT OR WHICH CONTENT CONSTITUTE UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL MESSAGES (“SPAM”). PLEASE NOTIFY US SHOULD YOU REGARD THIS MAIL AS UNSOLICITED BY SENDING A MAIL TO email@example.com. EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ACORN CONSULTANCY MAY NOT CONCLUDE, NEGOTIATE OR SOLICIT AGREEMENTS OR OTHERWISE BIND ACORN CONSULTANCY VIA EMAIL UNLESS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED TO DO SO. ACORN CONSULTANCY DEEMS A MAIL AS SENT ONCE IT REFLECTS AS ’SENT’ ON THE EMAIL SERVER OF ACORN CONSULTANCY.
THIS DISCLAIMER IS DEEMED TO BE PART OF THE CONTENT OF ANY E-MAILS IN TERMS OF SECTION 11 OF THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT 25 OF 2002.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution
If any dispute arises out of or in connection with the content of this Website or the products and/or services that we render to you, such dispute must be referred for resolution firstly by way of negotiation and in the event of that failing, by way of mediation and in the event of that failing, by way of arbitration. The reference to negotiation and mediation is a pre-condition to the parties having the dispute resolved by arbitration.
We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These and other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our Website or via Acorn Consultancy’s information or stated telephone, facsimile or mobile telephone numbers.
Unless otherwise directed by you, we will correspond with you by means of electronic mail. Whilst we take reasonable steps to safeguard the security and confidentiality of the information transmitted, we:  do not encrypt our electronic communications; and  cannot guarantee its security and confidentiality.
Acorn Consultancy is registered in South Africa, Registration Number, 2015/400966/07 with its principal place of business situated at 149 Kyalami Terrace, Springwell Ave, Willaway, Midrand and its postal address being Postnet Suite 266, P/Bag X9, Benmore, 2010.
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