GreatGuides Terms and Conditions

GreatGuides Terms and Conditions

GreatGuides.Org media is available to Members only, for their personal use. It may not be copied, sampled or distributed.

Licenses are available to distribute our content to family and friends, for education and for business and broadcasting. Read more in Membership Options

All content remains the copyright of the Author. If you find it in any way offensive please comment on the media. GreatGuides.Org cannot be held responsible for any views expressed in material published on the site and should not be held liable in the event of a dispute.


These Terms and Conditions require, inter alia, that:

  • You do not copy, change or distribute any media downloaded from GreatGuides.Org unless you have a license to do so
  • That you indemnify GreatGuides.Org for any inaccuracies or offence in the media, or any loss you suffer through using it.

The most recent version of this document is found in the HELP section of the Website.

Terms and Glossary and its owner(s)

Media – talks, ebooks, documents, photos etc published on GreatGuides.Org.

Members – anyone who has been granted log-in access to GreatGuides.Org including Members, Publishing Members, Great Guides, Great Places, Administrators etc.

You’ – Member

We’ - and its owner(s)

Website -

Agreement of Membership

An agreement between GreatGuides.Org and a user only comes into effect if and when a donation through a credit card has been authorised by the issuing bank. GreatGuides.Org is not liable for any claim to a refund.


Membership lasts for one year. During this time you have access to the media published on GreatGuides.Org.

Use of Data

Content downloaded from this Website is for personal use only, unless you purchase a distribution license (see below). You agree not to modify, copy, excerpt, distribute, transmit, publish, license, create derivative works from, or sell any information, or services obtained from this website.

·You may keep one backup copy of the digital content downloaded from this Website on any digital media of your choice.

·You may not store any digital content downloaded from this on any media accessible to anybody apart from the person who purchased the aforesaid digital content, including, but not limited to, personal computers, computers on local networks, http and ftp servers.

·You may not exchange or transfer ownership of any digital content downloaded from this site to another party.

·You may not reverse-engineer and/or disassemble any digital content downloaded from this site.

·You may not modify any digital content downloaded from this site.

·You may not distribute any digital content downloaded from this site in any form that does or does not require the recipient to make a payment of any kind including but not limited to monetary payment.

·You may not incorporate any digital content downloaded from this site on any digital media in whole or part including, but not limited to SD cards, CD and DVD intended for any distribution regardless if it is free or for financial or any other gain.

·You may not distribute any files or applications from this site as part of a sales package even if you state the items are free.

·You may not sell any digital content downloaded from this site on any auction site including but not restricted to eBay or include them on any item sold on any auction site including but not restricted to eBay.


As detailed on the Website, you must purchase a distribution license, such as an NGO & Education License or a Family License, to share copies with others and your are bound by the limitations stated on the website.

For use in a public venue or public broadcast, written permission must be obtained for a Business License (contact us).


We will never sell or distribute your details without permission. GreatGuides.Org stores information on a secure server, chosen at our discretion. However, we are unable to guarantee the security of data against hacking or other malicious act.

Financial details are not stored on our server, nor do we have access to them.

GreatGuides.Org reserves the right, but does not assume the obligation, to monitor and publish, as whole or in part, communications that occur through the Website, including comments and feedback.

Members agree to promptly update their profile if their personal details change, such as email.


Your right to use the Website is non-transferable. Your access to the website is restricted to Public & non-publishing Member areas and may not be used by any third party. Your log-in details must be kept confidential.

You may not attempt to access, or assist any third party to access any other area of the website, nor seek to collect any data from the website, nor disrupt the use and enjoyment of the website by other users.

Intellectual Property Rights

All the content, trademarks and data on this Website, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs and agreements, are the property of or licensed to GreatGuides.Org or are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders and as such are protected from infringement by local and international legislation and treaties.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You expressly agree that use of the website is at your own risk. The website and all products and services offered therein are provided on a strictly "as is" and "as available" basis.

GreatGuides.Org makes no warranty:

(i) that the website will meet Members requirements;

(ii) that use of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, error free; or

(iii) as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the website or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the website.

Accuracy of Content

We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. If you do not agree with these terms you should not use the Website.

Safety And Security

We can accept no liability for any injury or loss you suffer when using the products downloaded from this Website. For instance, if you become so absorbed in listening to an audio commentary that you become careless of what is going on around you.

In no way shall GreatGuides.Org nor any agent, officer, employee or volunteer of GreatGuides.Org, be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with the use of this website or use of the information contained within.

Exclusion of Damages and Limitation of Liability

GreatGuides.Org will not be liable to any Member or any third party for any consequential, incidental, indirect, punitive or special damages (including damages relating to lost profits, lost data or loss of goodwill) arising out of, relating to or connected with the use of the website, based on any cause of action, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will GreatGuides.Org liability, either jointly or severally, to any GreatGuides.Org or any third party in connection with this agreement, or the website, exceed $100.

GreatGuides.Org is not responsible for damages or losses that result from participating or inability to participate in the website, or reliance on or use of information, services, or merchandise provided on or through the website.


GreatGuides.Org reserves the right to terminate or disable, at the sole discretion of GreatGuides.Org, any Member’s log-in access ("debarred”). Any such determination made by GreatGuides.Org shall be final and binding and is without any liability to you or any third party.

Members may withdraw from GreatGuides.Org at any time, in writing, including email. No refunds, however, will be paid.


GreatGuides.Org reserves the right to change this Agreement, and/or any part hereof, at any time. You agree that the most recent version of this Agreement will be located in the HELP section of the website.

Your non-termination or continued use of constitutes an affirmative acknowledgment of any modification to this Agreement and you consent to abide and be bound by any terms thereof. At any time, if you do not agree with the Agreement, as modified or amended, you may terminate as per the above.

GreatGuides.Org reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Website with or without notice.

GreatGuides.Org shall not be liable to you or any third party should GreatGuides.Org exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Website.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold GreatGuides.Org, its affiliates, officers, and employees harmless from any claim, demand, expense, or damage, including court costs and reasonable attorneys' and experts' fees based on or relating to your use of the Website or violation of this Agreement.


This agreement shall be governed by the law of South Africa.

This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive understanding between Members and GreatGuides.Org relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings, oral or written agreements, communications, and/or advertising with respect to such subject matter.

If any provision(s) of this Agreement is held to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.

GreatGuides.Org’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by GreatGuides.Org in writing.

This agreement was written in Cape Town, August 2011.