1. The following are the terms and conditions of the use of the website of the Fire Detection Installers Association (FDIA) in South Africa.
  2. The website www.fdia.co.za is provided for the express purpose of providing information regarding the fire detection and gas suppression industries. Information is provided regarding its members, industry information on contractors, suppliers and general products. It is an information source for architects, consultants, insurance, end users and the general public. It harbours other functionality that does not detract from its express purpose.
  3. The term "Users" refers to the Customer and their employees, Competing contractors within the fire industry and other specialists associated with the fire industry may have free use of this website conditional to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions without exception.
  4. The FDIA reserves the right to modify, update, or alter these Terms and Conditions without prior notice at any time as it sees fit without submission of justifications or any other explanation.
  5. The website (meaning the collection, arrangement, assembly, layouts and manipulation) of the content of the website are the property of the FDIA and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, or other proprietary rights.
  6. The content (meaning, information screens, editorials, images, text, illustrations, logos, audio and video files, services, tools, web pages, emails, and any other feature/s of the website is available to users on condition that they are restricted for use on this website.
  7. The FDIA is a proprietary mark of the association and may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by the FDIA, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the FDIA.
  8. The FDIA is under no obligation or commitment to guarantee access or any rights to the data, editorials, images, text, illustrations, logos, audio and video files, services, tools, web pages, emails, and any other feature/s of the website.
  9. Authorised users are identified by company user names and passwords and it is the sole burden of the user to protect this information subsequent to providing such authorisation.
  10. The FDIA, or any of its officers or members, do not make any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of accuracy, completeness, current-ness, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The content available through the site is provided “as is.” All conditions, warranties, terms, representations, and undertakings, expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, in respect of the content are to the fullest extent permitted by law. The FDIA, or any of its officers or members, shall not be liable to users, their authorised users, or anyone else for any loss or injury caused in whole or in part by any error, delay, or failure in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting, or delivering the site or any content. In no event will the FDIA, or any of its officers or members, be liable to a user, their authorised users, or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by the user, their authorised users, or anyone else in reliance on the content available through the site or on the site, or for any consequential, special, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
  11. Users and any others, may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, publish, broadcast, circulate, data mine, or use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process, to monitor or copy, the content of the website or exploit the website or its content commercially or otherwise in any manner, without the prior written consent of the FDIA.
  12. Users are responsible for the compliance with these Terms and Conditions by its authorised users and shall inform its authorised users of the restrictions and other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
  13. Users are responsible for the confidentiality and use of their authorised user names and passwords which extends to all activity and use under their authorised user names and password access.
  14. Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless the FDIA, or any of its officers or members, from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages, costs, and/or actions (including attorneys’ fees) arising from the use by the user and their authorised users of the website, any content accessed, or received, from the site.
  15. The FDIA reserves the right to monitor the use of the site by users and their authorised users to ensure compliance with these Terms and Conditions. The FDIA may terminate or suspend access to this website at its sole discretion and without notification upon any violation of these Terms and Conditions by users or any of their authorised users.
  16. The website includes facts, views, opinions, and recommendations of individuals and organisations deemed of interest by the FDIA. The FDIA does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse, these views, opinions, or recommendations.
  17. The FDIA reserves the right to modify the website or its availability at any time with or without notice to users. The FDIA shall not be liable to users, their authorised users, or any third party should the FDIA exercise such right from time to time. The FDIA does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the site.
  18. The FDIA is committed to protecting the privacy of users. Information that the FDIA collects stays within the FDIA and any information distributed to third parties is reported in aggregate form only. The FDIA does not give out or sell information collected from users.