Website Terms and Conditions


  1. Kirshen Naidoo and Company Inc (hereafter referred to as KNCOINC).
  2. In terms of Section 11 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, as amended (“ECTA”) these Terms and Conditions (“T&C’s”) are binding and enforceable against all persons that access the KNCOINC Website or any part thereof.
  3. If you do not agree with the T&C’s, do not accept, and do not click the accept box. Leave immediately and terminate use of the Website. Any delay in leaving and terminating use of the Website shall be regarded as the User’s full and unconditional understanding and acceptance of these T&C’s.
  2.  In these T&C’s, unless the context indicates that some other meaning is intended:
      1. “Client” means a natural or juristic person who utilises the Legal Services of KNCOINC as listed on the Website;
      2. “Legal Services” are the professional Legal Services as outlined on the Website and shall include without limitation consultations and correspondence;
      3. “ Potential Client” or “User” means a natural or juristic person who utilise the Legal Services of KNCOINC as listed on its Website or utilises the Website;
      4. “KNCOINC” means KNCOINC Inc with registration number 2007/021269/21, a limited liability Company trading as a Law Firm and incorporated in terms of the laws of the Republic of South Africa; and
      5. “Website” means
    2. Any words indicated with inverted commas and starting with a capital letter shall bear the definition of the phrase or concept immediately preceding same as if it were included as a definition in terms of this clause;
    3. References herein to the singular include the plural and vice versa; and
    4. Hyperlinks have been used in these T&C’s. The fact that some or all of the hyperlinks may be non-operational, shall not play a role in the determination of the validity and interpretation of these T&C’s.
    1. KNCOINC reserves the right to alter these T&C’s at any time, and will in the case of a material change, post a notification that the T&C’s have changed on the KNCOINC Website. The Users/Clients will be responsible for reviewing any such changes each time the User accesses the Website and their continued use of the Website after the changes have been posted to the Website shall constitute an unconditional acceptance of the T&C’s as amended.
    1. The User acknowledges and accepts that the Website may become unavailable from time to time due to various circumstances, including technical failure or problems with the Website; technical failure or problems with third party information technology systems; unavailability of telecommunication or electricity services; or other circumstances beyond the control of KNCOINC, in which case there shall be no claim whatsoever arising against KNCOINC. KNCOINC will not be liable to the user in any way whatsoever in event where the website is not operational or defective.
    1. It is prohibited to publish, transmit, upload or exchange any content violating the current laws of the Republic of South Africa, particularly content that is untrue, deceptive, offensive, vulgar, threatening, racist or chauvinist, content violating intellectual property rights, content considered as unauthorised disclosure of personal data or as violation of the right of privacy of Users/Clients or third parties, as well as any other content which may cause damage to KNCOINC, other Users/Clients or third parties (“Prohibited Content”).
    2. It is not allowed (hereinafter “Prohibited Practices”) to:
      1. Use the Website in a manner which may cause damage to KNCOINC, other Users/Clients or any third party;
      2. publish, upload, exchange or transmit Prohibited Content;
      3. publish, upload, exchange or transmit any content that the User/Client knows to be false or untrue, or has justifiable reasons to believe it to be false or untrue, and whose use may cause damage to KNCOINC, other Users or third parties;
      4. for any User/Client misrepresenting him/herself for the purpose of deceiving KNCOINC, other Users or third parties;
      5. publish, upload, exchange or transmit to KNCOINC, other Users/Clients or third parties any unwanted notices or other content of commercial or malicious nature, without prior request or consent, particularly including notices and other content of the same or similar nature;
      6. purposeful publishing, uploading, exchange or transmission of any content containing computer viruses, worms, and programs that may obstruct or hinder regular operation of the Website, cause damage or destruction of any computer program, or any computer and other equipment owned by KNCOINC, other Users/Clients or third parties;
      7. collect, process, or use personal data of the Users/Clients or third parties in an unauthorised manner;
      8. engage in overt or covert advertising (verbal or graphic representation of Products, services, personal names, names of companies, names, trademarks (registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks), businesses etc.) in an unauthorised manner.
    3. Users or third parties shall be legally liable for failure to comply with the provisions of these T&C’s related to Prohibited Practices or Prohibited Content, particularly for possible damage caused by such actions to KNCOINC, other Users/Clients and/or third parties.
    4. KNCOINC reserves the right, but does not assume the obligation, to cancel the account of a User/Client as a result of the User’s Prohibited Practices or other unlawful behaviour, or any violation of these T&C’s that KNCOINC assesses as grave, without prior notice and without explanation, according to our own assessment or information provided by any User or third party.
    5. In consequence of the above, KNCOINC cannot be held responsible for possible damage incurred to the User, other Users or third parties, caused by Prohibited Practices.
    1. KNCOINC cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, including prices, legal advice, availability, and services. KNCOINC’s right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice is fully and strictly reserved.
    2. Our banking details will never change, nor will we request payment via a link. All and any of our invoices will contain our letterhead and be forwarded from our company email addresses. It is your duty to confirm banking and payment details telephonically once same have been received.
    1. Any communication or material the User/Client transmits to KNCOINC by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by KNCOINC, unless expressly agreed otherwise in writing. Electronic communications shall only be deemed to have been received if and when responded to in a manner, other than by way of an automated response. Information contained in electronic communications must be regarded as confidential and intended solely for the use of the intended recipient. Any unauthorised disclosure, copying, distribution or action in reliance upon the contents of this electronic communication is strictly prohibited and unlawful. Whilst KNCOINC employs virus filtering, we provide no guarantees or warranties that electronic communication will be virus-free. The User/Client is accordingly advised to employ their own virus scanning tools. The views expressed in any electronic communications transmitted are those of the individual sender unless the context clearly provides otherwise.
    2. Should any information seem suspicious or request that you click on links, attachments or be required to complete questionnaires or share personal information, please alert our information officer on or immediately.
    1.  The full contents of the Website are copyright-protected.
    2. All intellectual property on the KNCOINC Platform, Website and Online Products, including but not limited to content, trademarks, domain names, patents, design elements, software, source code, meta tags, databases, text, graphics, icons, and hyperlinks are the property of or licensed to KNCOINC and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Subject to the rights provided to you in these T&C’s, all of the rights to intellectual property on the KNCOINC Platform, Website and Online Products are expressly and strictly reserved.
    3. All rights, interest, and title in intellectual property on the Website is, and remain, the exclusive property of KNCOINC, and any unlawful or unauthorized use, modification, alteration, on-sell or distribution, is punishable by law.
    1.  As a condition of the User’s use of the Website, the User hereby indemnifies KNCOINC where there is no consultation time prior to using any Website content.
    2. Use of the Platform or Website or the information contained thereon is entirely at the User’s own risk and accepts full responsibility for all risks that may result from the use of the Website. KNCOINC will not be liable for damages of any nature whatsoever which may arise out of the use of the Website, or the information contained thereon.
    3.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained above, in no event shall KNCOINC, its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from:
      1. Any User/Client’s access to or use of or inability to access or use the Website;
      2.  any conduct or content of any third party on the Website;
      3.  any content obtained from the Website; and
      4. any unauthorised access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, delict including negligence and excluding gross negligence, whether we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
    4. The Users make use of the Website at their own sole risk. The Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Website is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.
    5. KNCOINC has taken all commercially reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of the Website and no warranty is given that any material downloaded from the Website is free of viruses, bugs, or the like that may have the ability to corrupt the operation of your computer system.
    1. Access to the services, content, software and downloads available from the Website may be classified as “electronic transactions” as defined in terms of ECTA and you therefore may have the rights detailed in ECTA. Accordingly, KNCOINC provides the following information:
      1. The full name and legal status of the Website owner: KNCOINC Inc, registration number 2007/021269/21;
      2.  Postal address: POSTNET SUITE 772, PRIVATE BAG X9, BENMORE, 2010;
      4. Main business: LAW FIRM;
      5. The Website address of the KNCOINC Website is:
      6. The official e-mail address of the KNCOINC Website is:
      7. Access to and use of the KNCOINC Website is provided free of charge;
    1. The “Client” being a data subject and further, as the duly authorised representative of the said Client, hereby acknowledge that KNCOINC has been engaged or may possibly be engaged to render or potentially render a wide range of professional legal services and therefore consent thereto that KNCOINC collects, hold, organise, store, use, administer and process the Client’s personal information for this purpose. The personal information (the “information”) in relation to this consent is:
      1.  the Client’s contact – and invoicing details (including email addresses, fax and phone numbers, physical, postal and website addresses VAT and Tax Numbers, banking details), FICA documents in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (as amended), the verification of the Client’s details and shall include credit check(s) on the Client and key decision-makers.
    2.  The Client acknowledges that it has the right to:
      1.  request a list of the names and addresses of any potential recipients of the information;
      2.  to review and correct the Information;
      3.  The Client acknowledges that information may be requested and shared in terms of its Promotion of Access to Information Act (“PAIA”) Manual; and
      4. to request the return or destruction of the Information once it is no longer required under the engagement with KNCOINC or by law.
    3.  KNCOINC undertakes that all personal information will be held securely to the standard directed by the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 as amended (the “Act” or “POPIA”) and that it has bound its service providers (“Operators”) to a similar standard as required and prescribed by POPIA.
    1. The validity of this Agreement, its interpretation, the respective rights and obligations of the Parties and all other matters arising in any way out of it or its expiration or earlier termination for any reason shall be determined in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.