Terms and Conditions

This site and the content provided in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed. 'Deep-linking', 'embedding' or using analogous technology is strictly prohibited. Unauthorised use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws.

Disclaimer

The owner of this site, the authors of these contents and in general anybody connected to this site in any way, from now on collectively called 'Providers', assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in these contents. We reserve the right to modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part of) without notice. In an effort to assist our users, we may provide links to other websites or sources. We are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Privacy Policy

We take your online privacy seriously; that's why we won't divulge your personal information to any third party, other than where necessary to process your instructions relating to sponsorship, donations and other interactive offers on our website. Personal information means any information that can be used to identify you, including your name, physical address, telephone number and email address. You may visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, you should be aware that anonymous visitor information such as your IP address, browser type (Netscape or Explorer) referring pages, pages visited and time spent on the website is automatically collected for statistical analysis of web page traffic patterns. Our web pages may also utilise 'cookies' and other technologies which serve to recall personal information previously indicated by a Web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

Security Policy

1) Virtual Card Services process all credit card transactions. All credit card transactions are 128 bit Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encrypted. The company registration documents and the site's registered domain name are checked and verified by Thawte, ensuring the cardholder and merchant that nobody can impersonate VCS to obtain confidential information.
2) Virtual Card Services is committed to providing secure online services. All encryption complies with international standards. Encryption is used to protect the transmission of personal information when completing online transactions. Virtual Card Services Internet servers are protected by firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
3) The Merchant does not have access to credit details.
4) Virtual Card Services continually reviews and enhances its security.

Refunds

Should you wish for any reason to cancel your online donation, you may do so within seven (7) days and receive a full refund (less bank charges). Kindly notify us of any refund required by emailing billing@sid.adventist.org

E-mail

We may from time to time send e-mail giving feedback on our work and announcing new projects and appeals for support. You may opt-out of receiving these emails at any time. To remove your name from our e-mail list, please send an email to support@sid.adventist.org with 'remove' in the subject line. By using this Web site, you consent to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy processing your personal information for the purposes given above.

Monitoring

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website).

Law

The Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa whose Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.

Updating of these Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to change, modify, add to or remove from portions or the whole of these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Changes to these Terms and Conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to this Website. It is the User’s obligation to periodically check these Terms and Conditions at the Website for changes or updates. The User’s continued use of this Website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of the User’s acceptance to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, including such changes or updates.