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Terms of Use

Welcome to the SARUA Website, owned and produced by the Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any content (as defined below), shall be subject to these Terms and Conditions.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully.

Please direct any questions to: Coco Belgarrab at

The SARUA website provides access to numerous third party web pages and content available over the Internet. In most instances, including, but not limited to, sites displayed as search results or contained within a directory of links, SARUA has no control whatsoever over the content of such sites. In other instances, including, but not limited to, content hosted on the SARUA Website or provided to SARUA by third parties, SARUA may set guidelines for what may appear on such web pages and may engage in screening, but generally exercises no control over the content of such web pages and is unable to police all such content. Third party content accessible through the SARUA Website from such sources is developed by people over whom SARUA exercises no control.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password.

You acknowledge and agree that all information, code, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, pictures, graphics, video, chat, messages, files, or other materials ("content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person or organization from which such content originated. SARUA does not control the user or third party content available via the SARUA Website, and as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such user or third party content.

Please be aware that information obtained through chat and blogging facilities cannot be a substitute for independent study and research. SARUA disclaims all responsibility and liability for the content and its accuracy. The content is provided solely for the entertainment and academic development of users. SARUA encourages you to exercise discretion while using the references on the SARUA Website. SARUA may produce automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. SARUA makes no representations concerning any effort to review the content of any of the sites listed in automated search results, web guides or other directories, or of any of the sites otherwise linked to the SARUA Website. SARUA shall not be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed in the SARUA Network search results or otherwise linked to the SARUA Website or provided to SARUA by third parties.

Indemnity and Release

By using the SARUA Website you agree to indemnify SARUA, and its member institutions, affiliates and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorney's fees, arising from your use of the SARUA Website, or your submission of ideas and/or related materials to SARUA or from any person's use of any account or password you maintain with any portion of the SARUA Website, regardless of whether such use is authorized by you. By using the SARUA Website, you are hereby agreeing to release SARUA and its member institutions, affiliates and employees from any and all claims, demands, debts, obligations, damages (actual or consequential), costs, and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, that you may have against them arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or to the SARUA Website or to any disputes regarding use of ideas and/or related materials submitted to SARUA. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE ALL LAWS THAT MAY LIMIT THE EFFICACY OF SUCH RELEASES.