Electronic Mail Legal Notice

  1. This e-mail legal notice is enforceable and binding on the recipient / addressee in terms of sections 11(1) to 11(3) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions (“ECT”) Act 25 of 2002. The ECT Act may be downloaded from: http://www.polity.org.za/article/electronic-communications-amendment-act-no-1-of-2014-gazette-37536-government-notice-266-2014-04-07
  2. This e-mail transmission contains confidential information, which is the property of the Mpumalanga Economic  Regulator (“MER”). No person, other than the recipient (so indicated by the sender) may use or disclose the contents of this message, links or attachments hereto, to any person whatsoever. Unauthorised disclosure and/or use may result in civil and criminal liability.
  3. The information in this e-mail or attachments thereto is intended for the attention and use of the addressee only. If you are not the intended addressee/recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying or distribution of the contents of this e-mail transmission or the taking of any action in reliance thereon or pursuant thereto, is strictly prohibited. Should you have received this email in error, please delete and destroy it and any attachments thereto immediately. At no time may you act on the information contained therein.
  4. The e-mail address of the sender may not be used, copied, sold, disclosed or incorporated into any database or mailing list for spamming and/or other marketing practices without the prior consent of the MER.
  5. Under no circumstances shall the MER or the sender of this email be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, including, without limitation, any loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on information handling systems or otherwise, even if the MER or the sender of this email have been expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.
  6. Any agreements concluded with the MER by using electronic correspondence shall only come into effect once the MER indicated such contract formation in a follow up or return communication.
  7. No e-mail correspondence sent to the MER shall be deemed to have been received until the MER has responded thereto. An auto-reply shall not constitute such “response” for purposes of this clause.
  8. No warranties are made or implied that any employee and/or contractor of the MER are authorised to create and send this communication.
  9. The MER reserves the right to intercept, filter, view, block, delete, access, copy, read and act upon this e-mail messages and all e-mail messages send as reply messages to the e-mail address of the sender.
  10. The MER retains the copyright to all e-mail messages and attachments sent from its communications systems. The recipient / addressee is hereby licensed to open and read the message and/or attachments only – all other rights are reserved unless so indicated by the sender. 
  11. The views and opinions expressed in this e-mail message do not necessarily reflect the views and/or opinions of the MER. If this e-mail message is used for purposes unrelated to the official business of the MER, the MER shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused by the contents of this message and the sender shall take full responsibility therefor in his/her sole and personal capacity.
  12. Subject to urgent and interim court relief, all disputes and/or disagreements and/or damages and/or liabilities, in any manner related to the following:
    1. interpretation and enforceability of this e-mail legal notice;
    2. content (including message headers, links and/or attachments) of this e-mail message and/or; 
    3. sending or receipt of this e-mail message, shall be referred to urgent and confidential arbitration in terms of the expedited arbitration rules of the South African Arbitration Foundation and such arbitration shall be conducted in White River in English. The arbitration rules may be downloaded from: http://www.arbitration.co.za/ downloads//expedited_rules.pdf
  13. The law of South Africa shall govern this e-mail message and legal notice.
  14. Information disclosures required by law: 
    1. Full name of the MER: Mpumalanga Economic Regulator
    2. Established: In terms of section 2 of the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator Act, Act No. 5 of 1995, as amended;
    3. Country of establishment: South Africa
    4. Current Board members: ME Mbhele (Chairperson), PL Mhlongo (Deputy Chairperson), B Mlambo (CEO), TN Mzoneli, G Deiner, PEE Mntambo, TE Mawelele, NF Mabuza, TI Makwetla, V Baloyi and LL Nkosi
    5. Postal address: Private Bag X9908, White River, Mpumalanga, 1240, RSA
    6. Street address: MER Building, First Avenue, White River, Mpumalanga, 1240, Mpumalanga, RSA.
    7. Website: http://www.mer.org.za 
    8. Promotion of Access to Information Act Manual available from: http://www.mer.org.za/About-Us/PAIA
  15. This e-mail legal notice shall at all times take precedence over any other e-mail disclaimer(s) received by employees or contractors utilising the communications facilities of the MER. 
  16. Please contact the following person should you have any questions regarding this e-mail legal notice:
    1. Name: Cedrick Chiloane
    2. Telephone number: +27 (0) 13 750 8000
    3. Fax number: +27 (0) 13 750 8099
    4. E-mail address: ceo@mer.org.za.
  17. The MER retains the copyright in this e-mail legal notice. © 2003, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Copying, distribution or use of this notice, in whole or in part, shall result in civil and criminal action.