1.1 The following terms and conditions shall govern your use of theLandbou Bestuursinligting (“LBI”) website ( “the / this site”). It is important that you read and understand the terms and conditions of use applicable to this site. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, you may choose not to use the site.

1.2 These terms and conditions of use become effective when you register on the site for the first time and constitute a binding agreement between GWK Limited (registration number 1997/022252/06) or its subsidiaries or affiliates (“us/we/our”), as the case may be and yourself.

1.3 If you access or use the site as an employee or agent on behalf of another person or an organisation, you also agree to these terms and conditions on behalf of that person or organisation.


2.1 You hereby warrant to us that you have the required legal capacity to enter into and be bound by these terms and conditions.

2.2 If you access or use the site as an employee or agent on behalf of another person or an organisation, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that person or organisation to these terms and conditions.


3.1 Minors must be assisted by their legal guardians when using this site.

3.2 You are not permitted to access or use the site if we have previously banned you from the site or if you are not a valid account user.


4.1 We may update these terms and conditions from time to time and it remains your responsibility to read all terms and conditions that have been updated.

4.2 By accessing this site you are bound to the version of the terms and conditions published at the time of any visit to this site. Unless otherwise stated, the current version shall supersede and replace all previous versions of these terms and conditions.

4.3 You agree to view the current version of the terms and conditions each time you access the site.

4.4 The current version of these terms and conditions will govern the respective rights and obligations between the Parties, us and you as a user of the site.


3.1 You may:

(a) view pages from LBI website in a web browser;

(b) download pages from LBI website for caching in a web browser;

(c) print pages from LBI website;

(d) stream audio and video files from LBI website; and

(e) use LBI website services by means of a web browser,


Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

6.1 We own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in relation to the site and the material on the site; and

6.2 All the copyright and other intellectual property rights in relation to the site and all its material are strictly reserved and may only be used in line with the purpose envisioned by the site administrators.


7.1 This site may contain certain images and links to other third party websites (“linked sites”) with information and material produced by other parties. The linked sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site, including but without limitation to any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site.

7.2 We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission from linked sites nor are we responsible if the linked site is not working properly.

7.3 We will provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of the site, their business or security practices or any association with its operators.


We will automatically receive and record internet usage information on our server logs from your browser such as the following usage information:

8.1 Internet Protocol address (IP) address;

8.2 Browser type;

8.3 Language settings;

8.4 Cookie preferences;

8.5 JavaScript enablement;

8.6 The content and pages that you access on this site;

8.7 The dates and times that you visit this site;

8.8 Paths taken; and

8.9 The time spent on pages within the site.


9.1 We are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your personal and private information (“user information”) submitted to us via the site. The processing and use of the personal information provided will be done within the confines of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI Act”).

9.2 Information about you in general refers to personal information submitted to us via the site that identifies or relates to you, whether you are an individual or a business. This information includes but is not limited to details such as name, age, identity number, registration numbers, addresses and any other details that may be requested from time to time.

9.3 The decision to provide us with certain user information via the site is always up to you.

In providing us with your information you consent to us using the information for all intents and purposes necessary to provide you with the required online services.

9.4 In instances where we do obtain user information from information providers, we will ensure that the third party has obtained valid consent, before making use of such user information.

9.5 We are obliged to disclose information relating to regulatory and legal purposes, without your consent.

9.6 By providing us with your personal information you further consent to us using your information to identify you and to offer you a better online service.

9.7 Your personal information is further required to enable us to contact you in the event of any query. We may further use your personal information to bring to your attention details of our other services and products. The more we know about you, the better we can serve you.

9.8 Regular non-encrypted e-mails are not secure. For this reason we will not include confidential account information in an e-mail response.

9.9 We will further never request from you, via the use of e-mail, to provide us with personal information, such as your account number, PIN or password.


10.1 In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation) text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files that you submit to the site.

10.2 You grant us the permission to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media, royalty-free and free of any compensation.

10.3 If the data, data interpretations or statistics based on the data is disclosed to third parties, the data will not be linked to your personal or business information.

10.4 Without any prejudice to our rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.


You must ensure that all the information you submit on the site is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.


12.1 You may register for an account on the site by completing and submitting the account registration form on the site, and clicking on the verification link in the e-mail that the website will send to you.

12.2 You are solely responsible for safeguarding the password and login identification that you use to access the site, and you agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You are responsible for any activity using your account, whether or not you authorised that activity. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your account. You may contact us about your account at gwklbi@gwk.co.za. You can also change your login credentials on the site.

12.3 You acknowledge and agree that if you wish to protect your transmission of data or files to the site, it is solely your responsibility to establish and use a secure connection to communicate with the site.

12.4 Your account is for your use only. In creating the account you are responsible for providing complete and accurate information as requested from you. You may not impersonate someone else, create or use an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an e-mail address other than your own, or create multiple accounts. If you use a pseudonym, take care to note that others may still be able to identify you based on content you choose to share.

We reserve the right to close your account at our discretion at any time if we detect any suspicious or fraudulent usage of your account. We will notify you before closing the account but we will not be liable for any losses or damages incurred from closing the account.

12.6 If your contact information or other information related to your account changes, you must notify us promptly and provide current information. You may update your account information on the site at any time.


We do not warrant or represent:

13.1 the completeness or accuracy of the information published on the site;

13.2 that the material on the site is up to date; or

13.3 that the site or any service on the site will remain available.


14.1 Use of this site and the online services is entirely at your own risk. You assume full responsibility for the risk or loss resulting from the use of this site and your reliance on information contained on it.

14.2 In no event will we be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential whatsoever relating to your use of this site or the online services or the information contained on this site or your inability to use this site or the online services, whether such damages arose out of contract, or delict or otherwise and regardless of whether we were expressly advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.

14.3 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

14.4 Without derogating from the generality of the above, and to the extent legally permitted, we will not be liable for:

14.4.1 any interruption, malfunction, downtime, off-line situation or other failure of the site or online services, our system, databases or any of its components, beyond our reasonable control;

14.4.2 any loss or damage with regards to your data or other data directly or indirectly caused by malfunction of our system, third party systems, power failures, unlawful access to or theft of data, computer viruses or destructive code on our system or third party systems; programming defects; or

14.4.3 any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of goods or services provided by third parties, including, without limitation, third party systems such as the public switched telecommunication service providers; internet service providers, electricity suppliers, local authorities and certification authorities; or any event over which we have no direct control.


15.1 We reserve the right to:

a) set limits or conditions on the right to certain services, features or functions on this site;

b) restrict access to areas of the site or the site as a whole. The website user must not circumvent or bypass or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the site;

c) modify, suspend or discontinue this site (whether temporarily or permanently) without notice. You will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any site services, or if we stop publishing the site;

d) suspend your account; and/or

e) close your account.

15.2 You may also cancel your account by contacting the site administrators at gwklbi@gwk.co.za.


16.1 Without prejudice to any of our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

a) send you 1 (one) or more formal warnings;

b) temporarily suspend your access to the site;

c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the site;

d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the site;

e) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to the site;

f) commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

g) suspend or delete your account on the site.

16.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to the site or a part of the site, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

16.3 You shall be liable to us for any liabilities, losses or expenses incurred by us as a result of any breach by you of these terms and conditions.


17.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with South African applicable laws.

17.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.


You can contact the administrator at the following:

18.3 By post: De Villiers Street, Douglas 8730, Northern Cape

18.4 By telephone: 053 298 8200

18.5 By e-mail:gwklbi@gwk.co.za


19.1 The site lbi.gwk.co.za is owned and operated by GWK Limited.

19.2 GWK Limited is registered in Agriculture-related supporting services. You can find the online version of the register at Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), and GWK Limited registration number is 1997/022252/06.

19.3 GWK Limited is subject to Corporate Governance, which is supervised by the Companies Act 71 of 2008 and King VI.

19.4 GWK Limited is registered as a Financial Service Provider with the Financial Services Board (FSB) in South Africa and is subject to its rules/codes, which can be found at www.fsb.co.za.

19.5 GWK Limited is registered as a Credit Provider with the National Credit Regulator (NCR) in South Africa and is subject to the National Credit Act 34 of 2005.

19.6 GWK Limited subscribes to the codes of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud (CGSO) in line with the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008, which can be consulted electronically at www.cgso.org.za.