Conditions for Access and Use
Welcome to www.greenfieldgirls.org.za, from here onward referred to as the GGPS Website. The GGPS Website is owned solely by Greenfield Girls’ Primary School, from here onward referred to as the School. All access to and any use of the GGPS Website and any other Web page or Internet site established by the school is governed by the following disclaimers and limits on use. On access, these disclaimers and limits are automatically accepted by the user* without condition.
*The term “user” collectively refers to but is not limited to a parent/guardian acting on behalf of a minor, a minor who acts on his/her own accord and/or any natural person.
The views and opinions included in any email using the Greenfield domain belong to their author and do not necessarily mirror the views and opinions of Greenfield Girls’ Primary School. The content of any email is confidential and intended for the recipient specified in the message only. It is strictly forbidden to share any part of messages with any third party without the written consent of the sender.
Disclaimer of Liability
Neither the School nor its website contributors shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information. In no event shall the School, the School Governing Body or its website contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to: procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, tort (including negligence or otherwise), or any other theory arising in any way out of the use of this website, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, whether based on alleged breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or any other cause of action, including but not limited to damages or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, and/or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record.
The user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, the School, the School Governing Body, its contributors, any entity jointly created by them, their respective affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use of the GGPS Website and any Web page or Internet site established by the School.
Parental and Child Consent for Use of Media
Throughout the school year photographs, videos or work of children or group activities will be included in the following media (of which parents have been urged to view the links provided for their approval):
- The GGPS Website (www.greenfieldgirls.org.za)
- Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/GreenfieldGirls)
- Facebook Closed Group
- In presentations for other educators
- Local area media i.e. newspapers, etc.
- Any other third party websites and/or facilities i.e. Flickr, OneDrive, Moodle, Google, YouTube, etc.
All the parents of children who have photographs, videos and/or classwork appearing on this site or any of the above-mentioned areas have not in any way expressed their disapproval or declined consent. If, however, for whatever reason a parent expresses disapproval, the School will obligingly remove material indicated from these platforms at the request of a parent.
It is generally accepted as permissible and out of the School’s control if a child without parental approval appears in a photograph or video by chance due to being amongst a gathering of individuals. This might only occur where the photograph and/or video of a child is taken while other children are in the background.
Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracies and Use of Data/Computer Viruses
Although the information found using GGPS Website has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. The School provides this information on an “as is” basis. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights ARE DISCLAIMED.
Changes may be periodically added to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If the user has obtained information from the GGPS Website the user must be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out-of-date. It is recommended that the user pay careful attention to the contents of any metadata associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use. If the user finds any errors or omissions, we encourage the user to report them to the School.
Neither the School, the School Governing Body nor its website contributors are responsible for the contents of any off-site pages that reference, or that are referenced by, the GGPS Website. The user specifically acknowledges that neither the School, the School Governing Body nor its contributors are liable for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the GGPS Website on the World Wide Web to other sites, or from other sites to the GGPS Website, do not constitute an endorsement by the School. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.
This website contains links to other sites. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the School’s website and are subject to the privacy policies and other practices of the new site. The School has no control over and is not responsible for the information, practices or content of these or any other sites and your participation in promotions or services of any kind with any third party found on or through this site, or your correspondence or business dealings of any kind with any third party found on or through this site, including without limitation, payments, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and that third party.
The School does not, by way of its links to other sites, endorse, adopt, recommend, promote or support products, positions, statements made or taken by parties controlling the other sites.
The School is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of your dealings with third party advertisers, or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on the website.
Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of the Data
Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restrict access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of the GGPS Website is at the user’s sole risk. Neither the School, the School Governing Body, any entity jointly created by them, any of their affiliates, or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, third-party content providers or licensors warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Choice of Law
Construction of the disclaimers within and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Copying of Documents
The School authorizes the user to copy, for non-commercial use only, documents published by the School on the World Wide Web. In consideration of this authorization, the user agrees that any copy of these documents which the user makes shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices that may be contained therein. Each individual document published by the School on the World Wide Web may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that individual document. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or right under any patent or trademark of the School or any third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright.
Although the School strives for accuracy in publications, any publication may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes, corrections, and improvements may be made periodically to these publications and will be incorporated in new versions of these publications. The School may make changes, corrections and/or improvements in its publications, and/or the products, programs or services described in those publications, at any time without notice.
The GGPS Website is operated by the School. Unauthorized access, unauthorized attempted access, or unauthorized use of any part of this website will be viewed as a serious violation and may be subject to prosecution. Individuals using this website without authority, or in excess of their authority, are subject to having their activities monitored and recorded. All HTTP and FTP accesses are logged. In the course of such monitoring, or in the course of system maintenance or troubleshooting, the activities of authorized users also may be monitored.
Anyone using this website expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, further legal action may be taken.