Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions


Welcome to the Institution of Fire Engineers South African Branch website www.ife.org.za.  The website is owned by the Institution of Fire Engineers (SA) (“IFESA”), is hosted by Hetzner, and is located within the Republic of South Africa.

By accessing and using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download, copy or distribute any of the content of this website.

Your use of the website

You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including committing a criminal offence, gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems, or transmitting unlawful material.

Choice of law

This website is owned and operated within the Republic of South Africa.
Therefore, these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute.

Accuracy of information

While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this website is current and accurate, you should not assume that this is always the case, and should consult other sources before making any decision to act on this information.

Copyright and use of material

IFESA retains copyright in the website and all current and future content displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.

“The Institution of Fire Engineers” is a trade mark and you may not use it without written permission.

In terms of a limited licence, granted for general use, IFESA grants the user, subject to these terms and conditions, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable right to access, display, use, download and otherwise copy the current and future content of the website for your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes only.

In addition, IFESA grants you permission to copy and distribute information from the website for non-commercial purposes, provided that:
(i) this information has not been sourced from third parties;
(ii) you notify IFESA of such use; and
(iii) ife.org.za is acknowledged as the source by reference to the website address.

This website and its contents may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, resold or otherwise used for any commercial purpose without the express prior written consent of IFESA.

Your comments

We value feedback received from visitors to our site. However, you agree not to transmit any material that is unlawful, harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and IFESA is not liable to any third party for the content of your comments.  Please also note that we cannot respond to all feedback we receive.

External links and advertising

Wherever this website provides links to other websites, this should not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information provided by the external link is done so at your own risk.

Wherever third party advertising or promotional material is displayed on this website, this should not be construed as IFESA endorsing or creating any relationship between IFESA and that third party. Reliance on any such material is entirely at your own risk.


Any third party wishing to link to this website from their website must obtain permission from IFESA, and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.

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