General Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions 2016-12-14T18:39:07+00:00

Welcome to the websites of JD Global Events & Management Services PTY (Ltd.), located at 22 Glengariff Court, Glengariff Road,  8005 Three Anchor Bay, Cape Town, South Africa (“JD”). Further additional information and details about its incorporation and its legal representatives are set out in the section “Imprint”. The term User” as used hereunder refers to visitors of our JD-websites and any such users accessing our websites respectively. These general terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) are the basis for the use of our JD-websites and offers. You can access, print, download and/or save these Terms and Conditions at any time through the following link.

Terms and Conditions

Users of JD-websites and our offers are subject to these Terms and Conditions, our Data Protection Regulations, and any and all other terms and regulations applicable to our JD-websites and offers. If you continue to browse our JD-websites, or register through our JD-websites, or use our JD-websites and offers in any other form, you expressly accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions. Counter-notifications by Users are not accepted and hereby declared invalid. Divergences from these Terms and Conditions are effective only if such divergences have been confirmed by JDin writing.


Scope of the Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to our JD-websites and the registration of our trade fairs and other events. In this respect, the websites and offers of JD must not be used for purposes that are contrary to the law or other regulations, or which would breach these Terms and Conditions. In particular, the JD-websites and the associated networks must not be damaged, deactivated, overloaded or otherwise adversely affected.

Registration for Events

Registration for JD-events is subject to the respective accreditation criteria set out by JD on its websites. In the course of the registration process and after validation of the User’s access authorisation as trade visitor, media representative, or as otherwise in fulfilment of our respective accreditation criteria, JD will send an online ticket by email to the User which, in combination with proof of his ID, will enable the User to access the respective event. Details and prices of registrations can be seen on the relevant JD-websites. Users are obliged to give correct and complete personal and company affiliation details as required for the registration on JD-websites. JD reserves the right to request appropriate proof to confirm the registration details of Users. The transfer or circulation of tickets to third-parties is expressly prohibited.

Right of Revocation

If a User is a consumer according to section 13 BGB (South African Civil Code), the User is entitled to declare the revocation of his registration or the contractual agreement respectively in text form (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail) within a period of fourteen (45) days. The revocation does not have to specify any grounds. The period concerned commences upon notification of these provisions in written form. The punctual despatch of the revocation is sufficient in order to comply with the above period. The revocation has to be sent to the following address:

JD Global Events & Management Services PTY (Ltd.)
22 Glengariff Court
Glengariff Road
8005 Three Anchor Bay
Cape Town
South Africa
T +27 (0)71 567 65 12

In case of a valid revocation, any services and fees provided by both parties shall be returned and any economic advantages gained (e.g. interest) are to be repaid. All reimbursement obligations must be fulfilled within 45 days of the declaration of revocation. The period set out above commences for the User upon dispatch of his notification of revocation, and for JD upon receipt of same. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the right of revocation can only be exercised during the revocation period until the time of expiration of the User’s registration hereunder. If the User exercises his right of revocation the respective registrations or tickets will be cancelled, and can no longer be used to access the respective event.


All JD-websites and -offers are non-binding and can be subject to change. Any information on our websites is subject to permanent alterations and is routinely examined for actuality. JD does not assume, however, any warranty as to correctness, completeness, accuracy and actuality of such information and details. JD  expressly reserves the right to change or delete its websites and offers in whole or in part, or temporarily or permanently discontinue the websites without any prior announcement. If an advertised JD-event hast to be cancelled or cannot take place, we will inform registered Users in due course. In no event, however, will JD be liable for costs and expenses incurred by Users because an event is cancelled or cannot take place. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the statutory liability applies in cases of intent and gross negligence by JD. In other respects, JD shall only be liable in cases of minor negligence in accordance with the South African Product Liability Act and in cases of damages resulting from loss of life, physical injury or detrimental effects on health, as well as in cases of violation a key contractual obligation required to render the proper execution of the contract at all possible, and adherence to which the User can normally expect (cardinal obligations), whereby the liability is limited to damages foreseeable and typical at the time of entering into the contract. Beyond that, any liability of JDis expressly excluded. This limitation on liability also applies in favour of any vicarious agents of JD.

Content / Intellectual Property Rights

JD and all JD-websites are protected under copyright law – © 2012 JD Global Events & Management Services PTY (Ltd.). All rights remain reserved.

All texts, pictures, graphics, and the layout on our websites are protected by law. This applies, in particular, for trademark, patent, and related rights as well as for all other forms of intellectual property rights. It is not permitted to reproduce and/or distribute any individual content of our websites, either in part or in full and/or of complete individual pages unless this content is obviously provided for this purpose. Violations will be pursued under civil and criminal law. Any linked websites and their contents are to the full responsibility and liability of the respective operators.

Data Protection

JDconsiders the protection of personal data extremely important. Hence, our websites and offers are in accordance with the current laws for data protection. For further information please visit our Data Protection Regulations.

Applicable Law / Place of Performance and Legal Venue

These Terms and Conditions are exclusively governed by the law of the Republic of South Africa, excluding the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. The legal venue for all disputes arising from these Terms and Conditions and use of the JD-websites respectively, is Cape Town if the contracting parties are merchants, legal entities under public law or special assets under public law, or if at least one of the contracting parties does not have a general legal venue in the Republic of South Africa, or if after conclusion of the agreement or notification of these Terms or Conditions the party moves its domicile or residence outside the Republic of South Africa, or if its domicile or residence is unknown at the time at which legal action is initiated. Subject to its own discretion, JD is also entitled to take legal action at the general legal venue of the User. The place of performance for all obligations arising from these Terms and Conditions is Cape Town.

Final Provisions

If any provision herein is partially or fully unlawful, void or unenforceable, that specific provision is deemed severable from the rest of the Terms and Conditions, and does not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. The provision thus invalidated shall be replaced by a provision which is closest to the parties’ commercial interest.


Data Protection Regulations

Thank you for your interest in our company and for visiting our websites. These Data Protection Regulations shall provide guidance for the use and the protection of data that you transmit to us by visiting and using our websites. The protection of your data and your privacy is of particular importance to us and as a matter of course we comply with all relevant statutory provisions and regulations for data protection. In the sections below we would like to provide you with some information as to how we ensure the protection of your data and which data we collect through our websites for specific purposes:
Access Data
By accessing our websites, JD Global Events & Management Services PTY (Ltd.) (“JD”) receives the following access data which is stored for protective purposes and that generally allows us to identify you: (1) the country from which you access our websites; (2) the website through which you access our websites; (3) the respective search term if you access our websites through a search engine; (4) our specific websites you access during your visit; (5) your Internet Service Provider; (6) your browser as well as your operating system which you use to access our websites; (7) the files which you download from our websites; and (8) the duration as well as the date and time of your visit on our websites. We may analyse this access data to optimise offers of JD as a whole and to personalise content on our websites for your benefit, e.g. by recognising you as a return visitor on our websites through allocation of an existing data set.

Personal Data

Personal data is information that may be used to determine your identity and that is required for our contractual services, and to verify your identity in connection therewith. Personal data includes information such as your family name, first name, gender, date of birth, your postal address, your e-mail address as well as your company and your position within your company. In principle we will only save your personal data in addition to your access data if you voluntarily provide us with such information, e.g. in the process of a registration, a survey, a contact inquiry, an application for newsletters, or a prize competition. In addition, we will use your personal data only to the extent necessary and only for legally permissible purposes, and for purposes for which you have given your consent. Registration through our JD-websites is reserved for persons of legal age.

Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties

In order to accomplish our contractual obligations we transfer some of your data to associated companies of JD, to exhibitors of our trade fairs and events, and to selected partners that may process your personal data on our behalf. Such obligations and services include, inter alia, ticketing for our trade fairs and events, mailings, services in connection with exhibition stands, and entries in catalogues. In addition, JD as well as our associated companies, exhibitors and selected partners have the possibility to access your personal data through individual scanning tools and use, process and save any such retrieved personal data to the extent reasonably required for the respective obligations and services. We shall only be entitled to transfer your personal data to third parties for other purposes than set out above in connection with order data processing as well as in individual cases provided that you have given your prior consent, or to state institutions and authorities within the scope of statutory or judicial obligations.


Our websites may at times contain links or connections to other websites, e.g. external websites and offers of our partners. We take reasonable care to check such links whereby such external websites usually have separate and individual data protection regulations. Therefore we make expressly clear that we are not responsible or liable for data protection regulations of external websites. Please consult the individual data protection policy of the respective website or the website operator for more information. We are not responsible or liable for content on websites to which we link. Furthermore, JD is not responsible or liable for content on websites with links to our websites.

Prize Competitions / Newsletters

JD and associated companies of JD respectively as well as our exhibitors and partners may use collected data for own marketing purposes provided that you have consented to such respective uses. Notwithstanding the foregoing we may pass on your data to third parties in the course of JD- services or for our JD-newsletters.

Use of Cookies

In some areas of our websites we use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files created as protocols during your visit to our websites and stored by your browser on your computer. Our cookies do not contain specific personal data. You may change the functions in your browser so that your browser informs you about cookies, or accepts or declines cookies. Please check the individual setting possibilities of your browser. Most browsers are pre-set to automatically accept cookies, and we reserve the right that JD-websites may only be fully and properly functioning when cookies are unconditionally accepted.

Improvement of Content through Analytics Service

In order to improve our online-services our websites use, inter alia, Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse how users use the websites. The information generated by cookies about your use of our websites will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. In case of activation of the IP-anonymisation, Google will anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is sent to Google servers in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our websites, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activities and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Please note that we use the tool “ananymizeIP” on our websites to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses by Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found under the following links:

We use products of WiredMinds AG ( for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.

Exclude from website tracking

Information about the Use of Social Plugins

In some cases we also use social plugins on our websites, e.g. from the social networks “Facebook”, “Google+”, “Twitter”, or “YouTube”. The plugins are, for example, identified with the companies’ logo, comment fields or what are known as “Like” or “+1” buttons. The plugins are often technically operated in the USA or in other countries outside South Africa and the European Union, and some are offered via national companies in the European Union. For information about individual social networks or its providers, please visit their respective websites, e.g.,,,, etc.

If you open one of our websites in your browser containing such a plugin, your browser may create a direct connection to servers of the respective provider in the country concerned. In such cases, by incorporating the plugins the provider is given at the least the information that you have visited a certain page on our websites, and potentially further additional information that your browser or the end device you use also may disclose. The content of the plugin is loaded by your browser directly from the provider and incorporated into our websites. If you are registered and have logged in with the provider concerned, your visit can also be assigned to your respective user account. If you interact with a plugin, e.g. if you click on the “Like” button or enter a comment in a form field, your browser will also transmit this information directly to the respective provider where it will be saved and possibly continuously be used and published. Above all, marketing measures of the respective provider and JD are the reason for the collection and use of the data as herein described. You can find further details on this as well as information on your rights and on methods in which you can prevent the collection and use of your data in order to protect your privacy in the privacy policies of the respective providers.

If you do not wish a provider to collect your data through our websites you must deactivate the plugins in your browser. If you wish to avoid a link to your user account of a social network you must log out before your visit to our website. If you are not a member of a social network the respective provider may nevertheless track and save your IP address, or place permanent tracking information on your end device, e.g. through cookies, and may analyse your data when you return to the respective website of the provider. By visiting our websites you give your approval to the above provisions.

Right of Revocation / Access Right / Correction / Deletion of Data

Legislature has established a variety of statutory laws and regulations with respect to retention periods and data storage obligations. We will delete the respective data upon expiration of the statutory deadlines. According to applicable statutory law you are entitled to receive free information about your saved data and, if applicable, you are entitled to request correction, blocking or deletion of your data. Upon receipt of your written request we will promptly correct your personal data, or stop using your personal data, or delete your personal data. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations. In addition, we may retain personal data to comply with the law, prevent fraud, and take other actions permitted by law. We reserve the right to fully or partially delete or suspend your registration in case of misuse or suspicion of unlawful or illegal acts.

Contact for Data Protection Issues

In case of questions about our Data Protection Regulations please contact us by post or e-mail:

JD Global Events & Management Services PTY (Ltd.)
22 Glengariff Court
Glengariff Road
8005 Three Anchor Bay
Cape Town
South Africa
T +27 (0)71 567 65 12

We reserve the right to change or amend our Data Protection Regulations at any time in compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations. Changes and amendments of these data protection regulations become effective at the time of publication on our websites. Therefore we advise you to access our data protection regulations on a regular basis in order to keep up to date how your data and personal information may be used. If you continue to use our JD-websites after we have changed or amended our data protection regulations, you thereby accept the updated version of the data protection regulations. You can access, print, download and/or save our data protection regulations at any time through the following link: Data Protection Regulations.

Last update: May 2016