Terms & Conditions
When you ('the User') visit or use this website, the User will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below ('terms and conditions').
ooba may, at any time and without notice, amend the terms and conditions.
Any reference in the terms and conditions to ooba means ooba (pty) ltd as well as any subsidiary of ooba (pty) ltd, to the extent any such subsidiary acts in any capacity contemplated by these terms and conditions.
2. Financial Products
ooba acts solely as a facilitator and/or broker in relation to the provision of the financial products referred to on this website.
The provision of the financial products referred to on this website is subject to the registration procedures and approvals criteria stipulated by the relevant third party product provider(s).
ooba has no authority to bind any third party product provider, nor does it purport to do so.
All information regarding the financial products referred to on this website, including information in respect of the terms and conditions applicable to such financial products and services, interest rates or any other matter is intended as a guideline only and is subject to change without notice.
The terms and conditions which will apply to any financial product purchased by you from any third party product provider will be the terms and conditions set out in the written document relating to such financial product finally issued by the third party product provider at the time of purchase.
If the User's application for any financial product is a joint application, or involves another party such as a surety, these terms and conditions will also apply to such other applicant or other party, and the User warrants that the User will inform such other applicant or other party of these terms and conditions.
3. Property Search Service
ooba, through the property search service provided on this website, provides (and facilitates access to) a variety of information, including information pertaining to properties listed by various estate agencies in South Africa, as well as home valuations and other reports, estimates and analyses. This information is obtained primarily from external sources including Deeds Office data. ooba makes no warranties and/or guarantees that such information (or any other information contained on (or accessed via the website) is accurate, correct or current.
ooba accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss, whether direct or indirect, consequential or arising from information made available on (or by means of) the website (or any of the pages therein contained) and/or transactions or actions resulting therefrom. Accordingly, any use of the information made available by means of the website is entirely at the User's own risk and it is the User's sole responsibility to evaluate the currency, accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all such information prior to relying on the same.
ooba does not endorse the views, opinions and recommendations included in any website linked to this website.
All calculations done through the use of software or calculators supplied on these pages, including but not limited to bond repayment calculations, are guidelines only and are subject to final confirmation by the third party product provider, if and when, a transaction between the User and the third party product provider is concluded.
5. Information Transmission
Whilst ooba endeavors to protect the User's information from observation by any third party during transit, use of the website is entirely at the user's risk. ooba gives no warranties and will not be liable for any damage or costs the User might incur as a result of unauthorised viewing of the User's information.
ooba does not guarantee uninterrupted or error free information and/or the security of this website or that of any stored visitor data.
6. Information furnished by the User
When the User applies for any financial product referred to on this website, the information furnished by the User to ooba will be disclosed to the relevant third party product providers as part of the relevant application process(es).
The User warrants that all information furnished by the User (whether in relation to the User or any other party) to ooba as part of this process will be truthful, accurate, current and complete.
Information furnished by the User to ooba may also be used by ooba to provide the User with information in regard to ooba's other products and services.
7. Intellectual Property
Copyright subsists in all material on this website. Unauthorised usage thereof shall constitute an offence and shall render the offender liable to prosecution.
The User may not sub-license, resell, republish (including internet posting, electronic mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network, or in a printed form to third parties), reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, broadcast, commercially exploit, adapt or circulate any information on (or accessed via) the website without the express written consent of ooba (which consent may be refused at ooba's sole and absolute discretion).
Without limiting the generality of the aforesaid, the User may not reproduce or distribute, or substantially copy any information or service from the website onto the User's own server, or link to this website, without the prior written permission of ooba (which consent may be refused at ooba's sole and absolute discretion).
ooba (including its information providers) are the sole and exclusive owners of all right, title and interest in and to the intellectual property rights inherent to, or contained in, the website (including but not limited to trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade names and trade secrets), as well as all proprietary information and services listed on (and/or accessed via) the website, including information and services relating to property listings, home valuations, financial wizards and underlying databases.
8. Abuse of website
The User may not use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any ooba server, or the network(s) connected to any ooba server, or interfere with any other party's use of the website.
The User may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any products, services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any ooba server or to any of the products or services through hacking, password mining or any other means.
The User are expressly prohibited from posting on or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other content that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under any law.
The User may not use the website in any manner for the purposes of conducting any business that is in competition with the business of ooba, including any bond origination or insurance broking business, whether by spamming, forwarding the Users contact details and other business related information to any estate agent that has listed any property on this website, or otherwise.
Without limiting the rights and remedies of ooba, ooba may deny the User access to all or part of this website without notice if the User engages in any conduct or activities that ooba believes in it sole and absolute discretion are contrary the import and intent of this restriction.
The laws of the Republic of South Africa will govern these terms and conditions.
The User hereby consents and submits to the jurisdiction of the South African courts in regard to all proceedings, actions, applications or the like instituted by either party against the other, and in any way arising from these stated terms and conditions.
Legal notices and other legal documentation addressed to ooba must be sent by registered post or delivered by hand to the address nominated below, which we choose as our domicilium citandi et executandi:
Notices delivered to ooba will be deemed to be received :
by hand - at the time of delivery,
registered post - 14 (fourteen) days from posting.
The User may not send any notice or legal document to ooba by fax or sms or email.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between ooba and the User and shall take precedence over any disclaimers and/or legal notices attached to any communications and/or postings received by ooba from the User. Save as provided in clause 1.2, no variation of these terms and conditions shall be of any force or effect unless reduced to writing and signed by ooba and the User or their duly authorised representatives.
Any failure by ooba to exercise or enforce any right or provision shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
In the event that any term or condition detailed herein is found unenforceable or invalid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall remain enforceable and applicable.
A certificate issued by an administrator of this website shall constitute prima facie proof of any fact related to this website, including but not limited to which version of the terms and conditions govern a particular dispute and what content was published or functionality was available on the website at a specific point in time.