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1. About us

Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd, holds the South Africa to publish Entrepreneur magazine and under license from Entrepreneur Media Inc. based in the US.

Entrepreneur magazine, first published in April 2006, a ‘how-to’ guide, offers innovative and practical solutions for entrepreneurial business owners and managers, with editorial pillars including entrepreneurship, management and strategy, sales and marketing, wealth creation, motivation and self-improvement for business. is a hub of content concerning practical advice on starting and growing a business.

2. Use of this Site

(“Entrepreneur”) makes available the following for your use on its website: information, documents and products (collectively “Materials”) subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document (“Terms of Use”). By accessing or using this Site, which includes your access to or use of any Materials or Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (see point 22 below). If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Site, Materials, or any of the Services. By using the Materials, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. may modify the content of the site and Terms of Use at any time without notice and such modifications shall be deemed effective immediately upon making such changes.

You may only use this site to browse the content, make legitimate purchases and shall not use this site for any other purposes, including without limitation, to make any speculative, false or fraudulent purchase. This site and the content provided in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed. ‘Deep-linking’, ’embedding’ or using analogous technology is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws.

3. Your Conduct

You agree to use the Materials for lawful purposes only. You are prohibited from posting on, or transmitting through, the Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, discriminatory, or other objectionable material of any kind, including, without limitation, material that encourages unlawful conduct. If Entrepreneur believes, in its sole discretion, that you have engaged in any of the foregoing conduct, Entrepreneur may, (i) remove such content from the Site; (ii) terminate or suspend your account or use of the Services and Materials; and/or (iii) forward the offensive materials, your communications with Entrepreneur, and your personally identifiable information to the proper authorities for investigation or prosecution.

4. Our Rights

We reserve the right to:

4.1 Modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part of) with or without notice to you and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website; and/or

4.2 Change these Conditions from time to time, and your continued use of the Website (or any part of) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the Conditions then you must immediately stop using the Website.

4.3 We will use our reasonable endeavours to maintain the Website. The Website is subject to change from time to time. You will not be eligible for any compensation because you cannot use any part of the Website or because of a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the Website due to circumstances beyond our control.

5. E-Commerce: Delivery Policy

When you click to make a purchase with us legal obligations arise and your right to refund of monies charged to your credit card or paid in any other way agreed by us, are limited by our terms & conditions. You must not make any purchase through this site unless you understand and agree all our terms and conditions. Once payment is made for the purchase, it is deemed that you have read and understood the terms and conditions for such purchase. If you have any queries please contact us before making any purchase for any service through this website.

Subscribers outside of the Republic of South Africa will not be accepted at this time.

New subscribers to this magazine can expect to receive the magazine within 6-8 weeks from the date of subscription. If there is a subscription gift applicable, it  be posted by registered mail within 4-8 weeks of subscription, the magazines will be posted by regular mail.

6. E-Commerce: Refunds/Returns Policy

Should you for any reason wish to cancel your purchase you will be liable for a 15% handling fee. In terms of a cancelation of a 12 months subscription, Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd will require 20 business day’s written instruction/notice from the subscriber of cancellation of such subscription, to be received by a Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd representative. The subscriber will remain in debited to Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd for all amounts owed to Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd prior to date of cancelation. The subscriber will be refunded for the balance of the contract. The refund will be transferred into the same account that the subscription was originally paid for from.

7. Payment Options

All transactions will be processed in South African Rands (ZAR). We accept credit card payments via the website and on request will supply our banking details should you wish to make payment via EFT or

Direct Deposit.
Direct deposits must be made to the following account:

  • Account Holder: Smart Business Solutions
  • Bank: Nedbank
  • Account Number: 1286086310
  • Branch Code: 128605
  • Account Type: Cheque account
  • Branch Names: Western Gauteng Business / Business Westrand
  • Fax proof of payment and contact details to: +27 11 789 9113

8. Security Policy

8.1 iVeri (Nedbank) process all credit card transactions. All credit card transactions are 128 bit Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encrypted. The company registration documents and the site’s registered domain name are checked and verified by Thawte, ensuring the cardholder and merchant that nobody can impersonate iVeri (Nedbank) to obtain confidential information.

8.2 iVeri (Nedbank) is committed to providing secure online services. All encryption complies with international standards. Encryption is used to protect the transmission of personal information when completing online transactions. Virtual Card Services Internet servers are protected by firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

8.3 The Merchant does not have access to credit details.

8.4 iVeri (Nedbank) continually reviews and enhances its security in line with technological changes.

9. Log-Ins and Passwords

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your log-in and password details.

10. Trademarks

All corporate names, service marks, logos, trade names, trademarks, websites and domain names of Entrepreneur (collectively “Marks”) are and shall remain the exclusive property of Entrepreneur Media Inc. and nothing in this agreement shall grant you the license to use such Marks.

11. Copyright

All Materials found in the Website are protected by trademark, copyright or other intellectual property laws. Any commercial use of the Services and/or Materials found on the Website is strictly prohibited, without the express, prior, written consent of Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd and/or Entrepreneur Media Inc. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Services and/or Materials not in accordance with the terms set forth herein is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

12. Submission of Content

Any content received by e-mail or other data message will be assumed to have been submitted for publication free of charge, unless the sender clearly stipulates that payment for the content is required and includes all relevant contact and pricing information in the e-mail or other data message. The publication of content, either online or offline, is within the sole and exclusive discretion of the website owner.

13. No Offer

Users should regard nothing contained in this website as an offer but rather as an invitation to do business.

14. Franchise Directory & Biz-Opportunity Classifieds & Material Advisory

Entrepreneur considers its sources reliable and verifies as much data as possible. However, reporting inaccuracies can occur, consequently readers using this information do so at their own risk. Each business opportunity and/or investment inherently contains certain risks. It is advisable that prospective investors consult their attorneys and/or financial advisers. Entrepreneur does not render legal services or financial advice. Although persons and companies mentioned are believed to be reputable, neither Entrepreneur Media Inc., Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd, nor any of its employees, sales executives or contributors accept any responsibility whatsoever for their activities.

15. Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customise the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

16. Third Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our Users, we may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content (including misrepresentative or defamatory content) of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources.

17. Monitoring

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website).

18. Law

The Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa whose Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.

19. Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy applies to all the web pages related to this website.

All the information gathered in the online forms on the website is used to personally identify users that subscribe to this service. The information will not be used for anything other that which is stated in the Terms & Conditions of use for this service. None of the information will be sold or made available to anyone.

The Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the Site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the Site, analyse trends, and administer the Site.

We may need to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our site. We will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone. Please refer back to this policy regularly. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please send us an E-mail.

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.

20. Disclaimers

This entire website, including text, images, links, downloads and coding, is provided “as is” and “as available”. The website owner makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties as to the correctness or suitability of either the website or the information contained in it.

The website owner, its officers, employees, suppliers, ISPs, partners, affiliates and agents, shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability, howsoever arising, incurred by users or any other persons and resulting from the use or inability to use this website.

To the fullest extent possible under the applicable law, the website owner disclaims all responsibility or liability for any damages, including but not limited to direct, economic, consequential loss or loss of profits, resulting from the use of this site in any manner.

The website owner has no control over third party content and features which can be accessed through the use of this website and does not examine or edit such content and features or act as an agent for third parties accessible through this website. As such, and to the fullest possible extent permissible under law, the website owner disclaims any liability whatsoever for any loss or damage arising from the use of third party websites, contents and features.

The use of these contents is forbidden in those places where the law does not allow this disclaimer to take full effect.

21. Indemnity

Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless the website owner, its officers, employees, ISPs, servants, subcontractors, partners, subsidiaries and affiliates from any demand, action or application or other proceedings, including for attorneys’ fees and related costs such as tracing fees, made by any third party and arising out of or in connection with the users use of this web site, third party web sites or any of the services offered through such sites in any way, including but not limited to the provision of content,? personal information and privacy

To learn about how protects your personal information, refer to our Privacy Policy (point 19 above).

22. Terms Of Use

Use of this website and the information contained therein is entirely at the user’s own risk. The user assumes full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use thereof. Neither Entrepreneur, nor its affiliates, nor their shareholders, agents, consultants or employees will be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, whether in an action arising out of contract, statute, delict or otherwise, relating to the use of, or inability to use, this website or the information contained therein. ??While all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the accuracy and safety of this website, the use of the products or services advertised on this website are used at the user’s own risk. The user accepts full responsibility and risk of any injury, damage or loss resulting from the use thereof. Entrepreneur will not be liable for any personal or physical damage or loss, howsoever caused, whether directly or indirectly, resulting from the use of this website.

23. Contact Details

You can contact Entrepreneur Media SA (Pty) Ltd (ISSN 1818-7706), publishers of Entrepreneur Magazine South African edition at:

Physical address: 1st Floor, Fern Glade, Fernridge Office Park, 5 Hunter Street, Ferndale,  South Africa
Postal address: PO Box 20, Pinegowrie, 2123
Email: Webmaster
Phone numbers: +27 11 886 6880
Fax numbers: +27 11 789 9113

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