Any person (user) accessing this website (www.justice.gov.za) is subject to, and agrees to, the terms and conditions set out in this legal notice. If the user does not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, the user may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute content obtained on this website.
All content, data and trademarks, including, but not limited to, software, technology, databases, know-how, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs, program, publications, products, processed, or ideas described in this website may be the subject of other rights, including other intellectual property rights, which are the property of or licensed to the DoJCD, or a legal entity, and as such are protected from infringement by South African legislation and international treaties and conventions. Subject to the rights afforded to the user herein, all other rights to all intellectual property on this website are expressly reserved. By accessing data on this website the user is not licensed or authorised.
The DoJCD is legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorised access and use of personal information. The DoJCD has in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by users from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user's information.
Authorised employees, who are responsible for the maintenance of any sensitive data submitted, are required to maintain the confidentiality of such data. The policy applies to all employees of the DoJCD or public bodies that may receive such information from the DoJCD.
It is expressly prohibited for any person, business or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website. If a person delivers or attempts to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website, a criminal charge will be laid against that person, and, if the DoJCD or any public body should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.
We welcome third-party websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity or website to frame any page on this website, including the home page, in any way whatsoever, without prior written approval of the DoJCD.
The DoJCD may provide links to other websites only as a convenience. Tthe inclusion of any link does not imply the DoJCD's endorsement of such sites. Linked websites or pages are not subject to the control of the DoJCD. The DoJCD is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the content, use, or inability to use or access any linked websites or any links contained in a linked website.
The privacy statement applies to the DoJCD and any legal entity, which control, verify or make use of information that may be collected via this site.
A user may visit this site without providing any personal information. A user, however, agrees to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. Please note that this site may contain links to other sites which are not being governed by this privacy statement.
If a user has any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement or the user’s privacy while using this website, an email can be sent to email@example.com.
The information collected include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that qualifies as personal information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013). The information gathered is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the Website, pages viewed, etc. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and demographic information, in order to improve content thereon.
Personal information is used only for limited purposes e.g. when a user registers for a DoJCD-hosted event. When a user chooses to register online for a DoJCD-hosted event, the DoJCD will use the information the user submit to respond to the user. In addition, the web administrator may, when necessary, use a user’s information for various site-related tasks.
If you contact the DoJCD directly, the DoJCD may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send to the DoJCD, and any other information you may choose to provide.
The DoJCD will not share personal information with third parties or other public entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. When the DoJCD is served with due legal process requiring the disclosure of personal information, it has the legal duty to abide by that demand, and will do so.
Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between the DoJCD and any user visiting the website.
The DoJCD recognises the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world and will not process the personal information of children (under the age of 18) unless a competent person, such as the child’s parent or guardian, provides the DoJCD with express permission to do so.
These terms and conditions of use constitute the entire professional or other relationship between the DoJCD and the user of this website. Any failure by the DoJCD to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions of use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term or condition of the use of this website is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such such unenforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.
The DoJCD reserves the right to change, modify, add to or remove from portions or the whole of these terms and conditions of use from time to time. Changes to these terms and conditions of use will take effect upon such changes being posted to this website. It is the user’s obligation to periodically check these terms and conditions of use at this 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 of use, including such changes or updates.
The full name and legal status of the website owner is:
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJCD), a national government department of the Republic of South Africa, as represented by the Director-General of the DoJCD.
The website address of this website is: www.justice.gov.za
In the event that you need to contact the DoJCD for purposes related to these Terms and Conditions, please use the following:
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
Postal Address: Private Bag X81, PRETORIA, 0001, South Africa
Street Address: Momentum Centre, 329 Pretorius Street (c/o Pretorius and Sisulu Streets), PRETORIA, South Africa
Branch: Public Education and Communications
Directorate: Internal Communication (Electronic Publications)
Mrs M du Preez
Telephone: (+27) 012 315 1721
This notice is deemed to form part of this communication in terms of Section 11 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is expressly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient of this email (or such person's authorised representative), then:
(a) please notify the sender of this email immediately by return email, facsimile or telephone and delete this message from your system;
(b) you may not print, store, forward or copy this message or any part thereof or disclose or cause information in this message to be disclosed to any other person.
This communication and any information in or attached to this email message is intended only for the person or entity to whom it is addressed.
This information is confidential, and may be subject to legal privilege and confidentiality. Nothing in this message constitutes an offer, warranty or representation from the Department. While the Department is entitled to rely on and hold you to your offers, warranties, representations or other statements made in or attached to this message, departmental officials or representatives may not conclude agreements or otherwise bind this organ of state via email unless the email is sent from an authorised representative of this Department using a mutually agreed upon digital certification process. The Department cannot be held liable for any harm or loss resulting from malicious software code or viruses in this message or attachments, including data corruption resulting there from. None of the departmental officials or representatives are permitted to send unsolicited messages ("spam") and the Department cannot be held liable therefore. If you regard this message as spam, please inform the Department immediately by sending an email to ICTServiceDesk@justice.gov.za. Unless otherwise agreed:
(a) We are only deemed to have received an email once we have confirmed receipt thereof to you;
(b) We are deemed to have sent an email once reflected as "sent" on our email server.
If this message contains offensive, derogatory or defamatory statements or materials, it means the message has been sent outside the sender's scope of employment with the Department and only the sender can be held liable in his/her personal capacity. This disclaimer applies to the original message, any attachments and all subsequent messages or attachments the Department may send. If you have any questions on the above disclaimer, please contact the sender.