Effective date: November 01, 2023
"Personal information" is information that can be associated with a specific person that could be used to identify that specific person, either from the data directly or from that data combined with other information that we have access to or are likely to have access to. Personal information does not include anonymous or aggregated information that can no longer be used to identify a specific person.
"Termination" is the permanent deactivation of your account within our Services and immediately revoking access to our Services available to logged in users only.
"Suspention" is the temporarory freezing of your account within our Services and immediately withholding access to our Services available to logged in users only. Your account will remain frozen until the breach or act of misconduct has been addressed.
"Subscription Cancellation" is the cancellation of the subscription contract between the subscriber and IP Braai resulting in revocation of access to subscriper only content.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Services or a third-party service.
You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links To Other Web Sites
Our Services may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by IP Braai.
IP Braai has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Site shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.
You expressly understand and agree in full with the following disclaimers:
Neither IP Braai, any content owner or third party licensor, nor their respective directors, members, officers, employees, agents, contractors, subsidiaries or affiliated companies will be liable for any loss, personal injury, property damage, lost profits, cost of substitute goods or services, loss of data, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer and/or device or technology failure or malfunction or for any form of direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, consequential or exemplary damages based on any causes of action arising out of the use of the Services or any alleged failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or any delay in service, operation, or transmission of the Services or any alledged computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of property, and/or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of or posting of any records, content, or technology, pretianing to or on the Services. You agree that this limitation of liability applies whether such allegations are for breach of contract, tortious behavios, neglegence, or fall under any other cause of action, regardless of the basis upon which liability is claimed and even if IP Braai or content owners have been advices of the possibility of such loss or damages.
Legal Content Disclaimer
The information contained within our Services is aimed at providing IP Braai subscribers, users, visitors and general members of the public with guidance on the law and legal matters in South Africa. This information has not been provided in order to meet the unique requirements of any specific individual and IP Braai always advises that specific legal advice be obtained to address an individual's unique circumstances. You are more than welcome to contact us at email@example.com to arrange a consulation.
The legal templates available for download from our Services are approved by experienced and registered legal practitioners in the fields of Intellectual Property and Commercial law. These templates an associated information is not intended to provide legal advice or legal services but are rather intended to provide usefull documentation, links and information. If you are unsure of the meaning or implications of any of the information contained within our Services or how it applies to your specific circumstances, then you should consult you legal practitioner. You are more than welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a consultation.
Although IP Braai strives to keep the information up to date and of the utmost high quality, it is important to remember that the law is constinuously changing and we cannot guarantee that the information will be updated and/or be without errors or omissions at the time of use. As a result, IP Braai, its employees, independent contractors, associates, affiliates or third parties will under no circumstances accept liability or be held liable, for any omissions or innocent or negligent actions, by IP Braai, which may result in any harm or liability flowing from the use of or the inability to use the information contained within out Services.
If applicable law does not allow all or any part of the above limitation of liability to apply to you, the limitations will apply to you only to the extent permitted by applicable law.
Intellectual Property Rights
Our Services and all of its content, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by IP Braai, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by South African and international Copyright, Trade Mark and other Intellectual Property or proprietary rights laws.
You must not:
- Modify copies of any materials from our Services.
- Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics seperately from the accompanying text.
- Delete or alter any Copyright, Trade Mark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from our Services.
- Reverse-engineer or otherwise attempt to steal the software code of our Services.
Exclusion of Competitors
If you are in the business of creating and selling documents and / or templates for a fee to users (business users or domestic users) then you are a competitor of IP Braai and are expressly excluded and prohibited from using or accessing our Services, to download any templates or information from our Services or obtain any such templates or information through a third party. If you breach this term then IP Braai will hold you fully accountable for all profits you might make from such unpermitted and improper use and further hold you responsible for any loss that it might sustain. We reserve the right to exclude and not permit any person from using our Services or any of the documents, templates and information contained within it.
Our Services may present advertisements for or links to third party websites, products and / or services ("Third Party Ads"). We are not responsible for the availability of these Third Party Ads, or the images, mesages or other materials contained therein. Neither IP Braai, nor any of our affiliates will be laible for any errors in content or omissions in any Third Party Ads, nor responsible for any losses or damages of any kind incurred as a result of your participation with, use of, or reliance on the Third Party Ads, including any goods, products or services offered by such Third Party Ads.
Pricing and Payment
Prices are quoted in South Africna Rand which is the currency in which payment is accepted. If you do not hold South African Rand you may pay by debit or credit card, or any other method we may introduce from time to time, and your card company should exchange the amount charged to the currency of your country at their current rate.
We cannot guarantee that a particular Service will always be available. You will not be charged for any Services that cannot be fulfilled and where appropriate, we will refund to your account any sum deducted by IP Braai.
We reserve the absolute right to amend the pricing of our Services from time to time and to to accept or refuse any payment made in any form.
Payment may be made by credit card, depit card or any other such method as we may introduce at our absolute discretion.
To maximise security, IP Braai does not hold any credit card or debit card information. This information is managed and held by third party payment providers. Your card company may also do security check to confirm if it is you making the payment.
IP Braai subscription fees are charged monthly or yearly, depending on your subscription plan. If the payment method for your subscription is by credit or debit card and payment is not received by IP Braai from the card issuer or its agents, you agree to pay all amounts due apon our demand.
We reserve the right to cancel your subscription and / or access to our Services immediately, without prior notice or liability, in the case of non-payment of subscription fees.
Any upgrade or downgrade in subscription plan will result in the new rate being charges at the next billing cycle. There will be no prorating for downgrades in between billing cycles. Downgrading your subscription plan may cause the loss of features or capacity of your account. IP Braai does not accept any liability for such loss.
Your use of your designated card is governed by the card issuer's agreement. Please refer to such agreement, not this Agreement, with regards to your rights and liabilities as cardholder.
One of the following scenarios will apply if you enter into an IP Braai subscription and choose to cancel the subscription within 12 months of commencement:
- If the discounts on Services utilised during your subscription exceeds the amount paid in subscription fees, you agree to pay the retail price of all Services utilised less the value of subscription fees paid.
- If the discounts on Services utilised during your subscription does not exceed the amount paid in subscription fees, there will be no additional payment owed.
No additional payments apply if you cancel your subscription after 12 months of commencement and your subscription will be cancelled at the end of the billing cycle in which we receive your cancellation request.
Any cancellation requests or account enquiries should be sent to: email@example.com
Termination and Suspension
You are free to terminate your account by simply discontinueing use of our Services.
We may, while acting responsibly, terminate or suspend your account or access to our Services immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever. Examples of waranted account termination or suspension include without limitation:
- If you act in a way that does not align with the values of the IP Braai community.
- If you act in a way that could cause harm to us or our subscribers.
Upon termination, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. You shall not apply for a new account as you will unfortunately no longer be welcome in the IP Braai community.
Black November Promotion
Enjoy a generous 20% discount on Trade Mark, Patent, and Design Applications.
This promotion is limited to the first 10 clients residing in South Africa.
This promotion is valid from November 1st to November 30th.
To qualify for this promotion, you must ensure that your payment is received within the promotional period.
Eligible applications may opt for a payment plan which requires a deposit followed by a number of equal monthly installments via an automated PayFast payment subscription as follows:
- Patents: 25% deposit, 8 equal monthly installments.
- Registered Designs (3 or more): 50% deposit, 4 equal monthly installments.
- Trade Marks (3 or more): 50% deposit, 4 equal monthly installments.
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By visiting the Contact Page on the Site