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All elements of, including, but not limited to, the content, general design and imagery, are protected by trade restrictions, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. Except if explicitly permitted under this or another agreement with Saint-Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Pty) Limited (“SGCPSA”) or one of its subsidiaries, no portion or element of this website or its content may be copied or retransmitted via any means.

This website, its content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of SGCPSA or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed. Any unauthorised use, alteration or dissemination of information on this website is prohibited. Should a user breach the terms of this clause then SGCPSA will have the right to claim damages which claim shall include the right to claim special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages SGCPSA will also be entitled to claim for loss of profits and loss of business and shall be entitled to recover legal costs on a scale as between attorney and own client.

© 2016 Saint-Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Pty) Limited

Privacy is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this website and personal data shared by our users with us. You can access our website home page and browse much of our site without disclosing personal data.

For more information on how your personal data is managed, please see our Privacy Policy, available here

If you do register personal information, it will only be held and used with care and in compliance with the Terms of Use provisions, mentioned below.

Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties

At present, we do not sell, trade or rent your information to companies outside the Saint-Gobain Group of Companies.

If you would rather we did not share your information with any third party, please let us know by contacting the following email address:

Security and Protection of Your Information

We do not give visitors to our web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data.

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All our employees and data processors, who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors personal data.
SGCPSA accepts no responsibility for the use of links to external websites, their contents, views or products. Users are advised to use linked sites with caution and with due regard to the Terms of Use on those sites.

Terms of Use

The site situated at domain name (the “Website”) is owned and administered by Saint-Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Proprietary) Limited (“SGCPSA”). These Terms of Use constitute a binding agreement between SGCPSA and anyone using the Website (“you”). As referred to in these Terms of Use, the word “use” means any access to or use of the Website by any person or linking another internet website to the Website. Please read the Terms of Use carefully before continuing to use the Website in any manner whatsoever.

Consent to the terms and conditions

1. By using the Website you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to any of the Terms of Use you may not use the Website.
2. SGCPSA reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time without prior notice to you. Amendments become effective immediately upon being posted on the Website. Your use of the Website after any amendments have been posted shall constitute your consent to be bound by the amended Terms of Use.
Access to the Website
3. The Website is accessed via the worldwide web which is independent of SGCPSA. Your use of the worldwide web is at your own risk and subject to all applicable national and international laws and regulations.
4. SGCPSA does not warrant that the information contained in the Website may be lawfully viewed or downloaded outside of the Republic of South Africa. If you access the Website from outside of the Republic of South Africa it is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with the relevant laws and regulations of your jurisdiction and you warrant that you are familiar with such laws.
Risk of Use
5. Your use of the Website is entirely at your own risk.

Intellectual Property

6. SGCPSA and/ or its licensors own the trademarks appearing on the Website and copyright in respect of the content of the Website.

7. No licence to use any copyrighted content or right of use of any trademark is granted to you. Your sole right is to access, display, use, download and otherwise copy the current and future textual and graphic content of the Website for your legitimate personal, non-commercial use only, subject at all times to these Terms of Use. This right is granted to you on a non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable basis.

8. You may not alter or delete any trademark or other content of the Website or add any content to the Website.

9. You may not use the Website or its contents for any commercial purpose without the prior written consent of SGCPSA, which may grant or withhold permission in its sole and absolute discretion and subject to such conditions as it chooses.
Specific Prohibited Activities Relating to the Website

10. You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website nor may you attempt to decipher, de-compile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website.

11. Any misuse of the Website or its contents may result in legal action being brought by SGCPSA, its subsidiaries and affiliated entities and/or any third party.

Accuracy of Information

12. SGCPSA takes reasonable care to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate, however, you should not assume that this is always the case. 

13. The information on the Website is of a general nature only and is not designed to address specific requirements or circumstances. The entire Website including text, images, links, downloads and coding is provided on an "as is" and “as available" basis. SGCPSA makes no warranties or representations regarding the content or use of the Website including, but not limited to, the accuracy, reliability, suitability, quality, completeness or currency of the Website. 

14. You should not rely on the information contained on the Website as a basis for any decision. SGCPSA recommends that you seek advice from its professional advisers in relation to any specific product, product range or application prior to making any decision.

15. The information contained on the Website does not constitute an offer which is capable of acceptance.

External Links

16. SGCPSA may from time to time provide links on the Website to other external websites. Such links are provided for your convenience only, and do not constitute any endorsement of these websites or the companies or individuals who own, manage, maintain, or advertise on these websites. SGCPSA does not control the content of other websites nor the practises of their owners or operators.

17. Access or use of these websites is done entirely at your own risk. It is, therefore, recommended that you check the privacy policies and terms and conditions of each website that you visit.
Links from other Websites

18. A third party wishing to link another internet website to the Website must obtain the prior written permission of SGCPSA, which may grant or withhold such permission in its sole and absolute discretion and subject to such conditions as it chooses. 

19. SGCPSA reserves the right to withdraw permission at is sole discretion, and require the prompt removal of an existing link. 

20. If you link any website to the Website without SGCPSA’s permission, or in breach of the conditions imposed by SGCPSA, you shall fully indemnify SGCPSA, its subsidiaries and affiliated entities and any third parties for any loss or damage suffered as a result thereof. 

Computer Viruses and Errors

21. SGCPSA will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain or promulgate any errors, viruses, malicious codes or other harmful components. However, SGCPSA makes no warranty or representation that this will be the case, and excludes all liability in connection with any damage or loss caused by errors, computer viruses, malicious codes and/or other harmful components originating or contracted from the Website.  

22. It is recommended that you check (scan) all materials downloaded from the Website with up-to-date virus software, and regularly check for the presence of viruses, malicious codes and other harmful components.

Your comments

23. SGCPSA values your feedback. The Website may request or permit you, from time to time, to post comments or submit material on the Website. You agree that any comments or material posted by you on the Website shall not be unlawful, infringe any intellectual property rights or any other rights of third parties, and shall not be obscene, defamatory or abusive to any other user, person or entity.

24. You warrant that comments or material submitted to the Website shall not contain viruses or other computer programming routines or engines which are designed to damage or interfere with any system, data or information of the Website.

25. You are responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any comments or material you post or submit to the Website.

26. You grant SGCPSA a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide and royalty free licence to use comments and material posted by you in any manner chosen by it.


27. Personal details provided to SGCPSA through the Website will only be stored, used and processed in accordance with the provisions of the Terms of Use set out below.

28. SGCPSA is committed to protecting your privacy and will use reasonable endeavours to protect your privacy. We recommend that you review the provisions of the Terms of Use, relating to personal information set out below from time to time to ensure that you are aware of what information is collected, how it is used and in what circumstances and under what conditions it may be disclosed.
Monitoring of the Website

29. SGCPSA uses site tracking to monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to assist in the development of the Website design and layout to better meet the needs of the users of the Website.

30. SGCPSA may use "cookies" to collect this information and track your use of the Website. If you do not want to receive a cookie file, you can disable your web browser from accepting cookies or ask for a prompt to accept a cookie.

Personal information submitted on the Website

31. You may use the Website without providing any personal information.

32. Use of certain features or services offered on the Website, such as registration for a personal profile, access to technical information and subscriptions to newsletters, where available, may require you to submit personal information, including without limitation, your name, business name and type, postal address, email address and/or your telephone number (collectively "Personal Information").

Purpose for Personal Information Requests

33. By submitting your Personal Information on the Website you confirm that SGCPSA may store, use or otherwise process your Personal Information in order to:

33.1 achieve the specific purpose the Personal Information is requested, such as registration of a unique user profile on the Website or subscription to a newsletter service;
33.2 determine the services and/or features on the Website that are most beneficial to you and other users, and to tailor your unique user profile and newsletter services accordingly, as well as to develop the Website as a whole;
33.3 identify products and services that are available from SGCPSA, and to contact you or otherwise market such products and services to you via post, telephone, fax, sms and/or email; and
33.4 to contact you via post, telephone, fax, sms and/or email regarding any changes to the Website.
34. Your Personal Information will be controlled by SGCPSA and will be retained for as long as is reasonably necessary in order to achieve the purposes set out above. 

Access to and Removal of Personal Information

35. You will be able to access, update and rectify all of your Personal Information on the Website at any time or you may at any time withdraw your permission for SGCPSA to retain, use and process your Personal Information by submitting a request for your Personal Information to be removed on the following link SGCPSA shall remove your Personal Information within a reasonable time period from receiving your request. 

Disclosure of Personal Information

36. SGCPSA may disclose your Personal Information to its subsidiaries, affiliated entities or third parties if such disclosure is necessary to fulfil the purposes set out above. In doing so, SGCPSA will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Personal Information is protected from unauthorised disclosure.  

37. SGCPSA will not disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose without your prior consent unless required to do so by law.


38. Notwithstanding any exclusion of liability contained in any term or condition, SGCPSA excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability to you or third parties for any direct or consequential loss or damage of whatsoever nature, whether in contract, delict or otherwise resulting from your use of the Website. 

39. SGCPSA shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused by information changes, deletions, suspensions or discontinuation to the Website. 


40. In the event that any of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Use shall remain valid and enforceable.
41. No waiver of any Term of Use, or part thereof, granted by SGCPSA to you shall be deemed to be a continuing waiver.
42. The Terms of Use contained herein constitute the entire agreement between you and SGCPSA in relation to the use of the Website. However, areas or features of the Website may be subject to additional terms of use, which will be expressly stated, and by using such areas or features you agree to be bound by those additional terms.  
43. The Website, these Terms of Use and any disputes or claims arising out of your use of the Website shall be governed by South African law, and you consent to the jurisdiction of the South African courts.