1.0. Introduction

These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of EdaFace website and its other platforms, (the “Website”), and associated content, software and applications (collectively, the "Service"). These Terms also include our Privacy Policy, which is located at https://edaface.com/privacy.

The Service is administered and maintained by Emerge Digito Afrika Holdings (“EDA”), a private (limited) company, duly incorporated under the South African Companies Act, 71 of 2008, with company registration number: 2021/818038/07. The terms "we", "us" and "our" also refer to EDA. The term “you” refers to the person visiting this Website.

Please study these Terms carefully because they contain important information regarding your legal rights, including limitations on EDA’s and certain third parties’ liability, disclaimers of warranties and a submission to jurisdiction. Each time you use our Services by any means (for example, through the Internet or on a mobile device), you irrevocably agree to comply with the version of the Terms posted on this Website at the time you access this Website. You may not use the Service if you do not agree to these Terms.

1.1. Eligibility

To access our Services, you must be at least 16 years old or older. The Service is strictly for your personal, non-commercial use unless you enter into a separate agreement with us for your commercial use. You may not use the Service if we have terminated any account of yours or if banned it.

1.2. License

You may only use the Service as expressly permitted by these Terms. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by EDA, its third-party providers and other respective owners, if any.

EDA provides content through the Service that is copyrighted and/or trademarked work of EDA or EDA’s third-party licensors and suppliers (collectively, the “Content”). For clarity, Content shall include all such content accessed by you at any time. You acknowledge that the Service has been developed, compiled, prepared, revised, selected, and arranged by EDA and such third parties through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort, and money and constitutes valuable intellectual property of EDA and such others. Accordingly, you shall protect the proprietary rights of EDA and all others having rights in the Service during and after the term of this agreement and comply with all reasonable written requests made by EDA to protect its and others’ contractual, statutory, and common law rights in the Service.

Subject to these Terms, and your compliance with these Terms, EDA hereby grants you a limited, personal, non-sub-licensable and non-transferable license to use the Content and to use this Service, in each case solely for your personal use. You agree not to use the Service or any of the Content for any commercial purpose. Except for the foregoing license, you have no other rights to the Service or any Content.

2.0. Prohibited Activities

You agree that you will not:

• Copy, modify or create derivative works of the Service or any Content;

• Copy, manipulate or aggregate any Content (including data) for the purpose of making it available to any third party;

• Trade, sell, rent, loan, lease or license any Content or access to the Service, whether commercially or free of charge;

• Use or introduce to the Service any data mining, crawling, robot or similar automated or data gathering or extraction method, or manually access, acquire, monitor or copy any portion of the Service, or download or store Content (unless expressly authorized by EDA).

• Make excessive requests for information or take any action that interferes with, disrupts or imposes a burden on the Service or any server or network connected to the Service or negatively affects the quality or availability of any Content, or speed or functionality of the Service;

• Introduce a virus, worm, time bomb or other malware to the Service, or use any device, software or routine to bypass any software or hardware that prohibits volume requests for information;

• Violate or bypass any security measure intended to limit or prevent access to the Website, Content or Service; or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, any Content or to any computer systems or networks connected to the Service or any EDA server, whether through hacking, password mining, unauthorized use of another's password/credentials or any other means;

• Restrict, inhibit or interfere with use of the Service by any other user (including by hacking or defacing the Website);

• Introduce or otherwise distribute through the Website any computer program that damages, interferes with, intercepts, collects, releases or discloses any system, data or personal information of ours or any third party;

• Make use of any of our trademarks, service marks, trade names or logos or those of any third party displayed on the Website; or modify or remove any copyright or other proprietary notice in the Content;

• Use the Website, Content or Services for or in connection with any activity that (i) violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation, including without limitation, the South African copy right act or (ii) involves proceeds of any unlawful or illegal activity.

Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that you (and not EDA) are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment, software and services needed for you to access and use the Service, and paying all charges related thereto.

3.0. Ownership and Intellectual Property

Subject to these Terms, you may view, print and make copies of Content for your own personal use. You may not, and shall not, copy, reproduce, download, "screen shot ", store, transmit, broadcast, publish, modify, create a derivative work from, display, perform, distribute, redistribute, sell, license, rent, lease or otherwise use, transfer (either in printed, electronic or other format) or exploit any Content, in whole or in part, in any way that does not comply with these Terms without our prior written permission. To request permission to use any Content other than as expressly permitted in these Terms, please contact [email protected].

As between EDA and you, all Content is owned or controlled by EDA. EDA, its logo, and, except as noted below, all other product or service names or slogans displayed on the Service are registered and/or common law trademarks of EDA or its suppliers or licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of EDA or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Service, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts, is the service mark, trademark, and/or trade dress of EDA and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of EDA. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, and company names or logos mentioned in the Service are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by EDA.

Nothing contained in these Terms grants you any interest in any of EDA's or any third-party's intellectual property.

The use or misuse of EDA’s trademarks or other intellectual property, except as expressly permitted by these Terms, is prohibited. You shall promptly notify EDA at [email protected]  if you know or suspect that any of EDA’s or its providers’ intellectual property rights has been violated or infringed.

Edaface  and all related logos, trademarks, service marks and trade names are solely the property of EDA. The absence of a name, logo or other mark herein does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that EDA has established. Other trademarks, names or logos used on the Website are property of their respective owners. You are not authorized to use any of the foregoing.

You acknowledge that EDA and/or its providers own the copyright in and to all Content under the laws of the South African and other countries, and have reserved all rights in and to such Content.

4.0. Linking to the Service from Your Website

You may place one or more links to the Service (collectively, the “Link”) on your own website (“Your Site”), provided that:

The Link shall display only the following text: “EDA” or “edaface.com” or "Link to edaface.com”;

Your Site shall not contain any content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate, as determined by us in our sole discretion;

The look and feel of all content that accompanies the Link or is on the same page as the Link (for example, the entire article in which the Link appears, even if it is not all on the same page as the Link) shall not otherwise be of a nature that may damage or dilute the goodwill associated with EDA's name, reputation or any of its trademarks, trade names or service marks, as determined by EDA in its sole discretion;

No content on Your Site shall contain any information that, in our sole discretion, may create the false impression that you, Your Site or any other website, service, person or entity is associated with, sponsored by or otherwise endorsed by EDA, or that any activity engaged in by you or anyone else has been approved by EDA.

We may revoke our consent to a Link at any time, without prior notice. If we notify you that you may no longer link to the Service, or to a page or document, you must promptly (and, in any event, within three (3) business days) remove all affected Links from Your Site.

5.0. Feedback

This section does not apply to information supplied by you to the Service that can identify you personally. EDA believes in protecting your privacy. Please visit https://edaface.com/privacy to review our current Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of the Service, to understand our practices.

If you send or transmit any communication, including but not limited to feedback, questions, comments or suggestions to EDA, whether by letter, email, telephone or otherwise (collectively, “Feedback”), all such Feedback is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You hereby assign to EDA all right, title, and interest in, and EDA is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques or other intellectual property and proprietary rights contained in the Feedback, whether or not patentable, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to enhancing the Service, or otherwise developing, manufacturing, licensing, marketing and selling products and services based on or containing such Feedback. You also understand and agree that EDA is not obligated to use, display, reproduce, or distribute any such ideas, know-how, concepts, or techniques contained in the Feedback, and you have no right to compel such use, display, reproduction, or distribution. EDA may use aggregated and statistical data derived from Website usage.

6.0. Limitation of Liability

The content on the service is strictly for informational purposes. Nothing on or in the service shall constitute or be construed as an offering of any currency or any financial instrument or as investment advice or investment recommendations (such as recommendations as to whether to purchase a currency or instrument) by EDA or a recommendation as to an investment strategy by EDA. Content on this service should not be considered as information sufficient upon which to base an investment strategy. No content on the service is tailored to the specific needs of any individual, entity or group of individuals. EDA expresses no opinion as to the future or expected value of any currency, security or other interest. EDA does not explicitly or implicitly recommend or suggest any investment strategy of any kind. Content on the service may not be used as a basis for any financial or other product without the express prior written consent of EDA.

The Content provided on the Service is submitted to EDA by unrelated third-party providers. EDA does not review all Content for accuracy, does not review Content for completeness or reliability, and does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, reliability or any other aspect of any Content.

The Service and the content published within the Service may include inaccuracies or errors. EDA does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, security, availability or integrity of the service or any content, and disclaims all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the service or the content. EDA makes no representations about the suitability of the service or any content, or that the service or content will be uninterrupted or operate in combination with any software, service, system or other data or information. The service and all content are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. EDA disclaims all warranties and conditions that this service, its servers, or any email sent from EDA, are free of viruses or other harmful components. EDA hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the service and the content, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, EDA assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of any content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of the service; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any and all information stored therein; (iv) any interruption of transmission to or from the services (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through the service by any third party; (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the service; and/or (vii) the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party.

In no event shall EDA (and its respective officers, directors, employees, members, agents, and affiliates) be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages or damages for lost profits, arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to or use of the service or with the delay or inability to access, display, or use the service; any computer viruses, information, software, linked services, products, and services obtained through the service; or otherwise arising out of the access to or use of the service whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if EDA has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

7.0. Indemnification

Except to the extent prohibited under applicable law, you shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless EDA and its members, managers, directors, officers, employees, partners, consultants, contractors, service providers, agents, successors and assigns from and against any and all suits, actions, proceedings and claims by third parties (whether threatened or actual), and all losses, liabilities, damages, judgments, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of, relating to or in connection with: (i) your use (or misuse) of and access to the Service or Content; (ii) your violation of any of these Terms; (iii) your violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation; (d) any claim that any information provided by you to EDA in connection with the Website, including the Content, caused damage to, infringed upon, misappropriated or otherwise violated the rights of any third party, including infringement, misappropriation or other violation of third-party intellectual property rights, or violation of any right of privacy or publicity; and/or (iv) any dispute that you have with any third party relating to or in connection with the Service or Content. EDA reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with EDA in asserting any available defenses and in the conduct of such defense.

8.0. Third Party Websites

The Service may contain links to third-party websites. Your use of all links to third-party websites is at your own risk. We do not monitor or have any control over, and make no claim or representation regarding third-party websites. To the extent such links are provided by us, they are provided only as a convenience, and a link to a third-party websites does not imply our endorsement, adoption or sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such third-party websites.

When you leave the Website, whether via a link contained on the Website or through the use of your web browser or other navigational tool, the information you view is not provided by us. Our terms and policies do not govern your use of third-party websites. We are not responsible for, have no control over and do not monitor or review the content of any other website. A link to a third-party website does not imply sponsorship, approval, affiliation or

endorsement by EDA of the linked third-party website or of that third party's products or services.


9.0. Modification of the Website

At any time and in EDA's sole discretion, EDA may (in whole or in part) modify, suspend or discontinue the Service and/or any Content without notice, for any reason. We shall have no liability to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.

10.0. Changes to these Terms

We may revise these Terms from time to time, without prior notice. You are bound by any changes to these Terms upon our posting of such changes on the Service. You should check these Terms often to make certain that you are aware of the most current Terms.

11.0. Enforcement

The remedies available to EDA in these Terms are cumulative and in addition to any others available to EDA. EDA may seek all remedies available to it at law and in equity for any violation of these Terms. EDA may suspend, terminate or block your access to the Service (in whole or in part) for any violation or suspected violation as we determine, without notice to you. Your violation of these Terms shall be considered a breach of contract.

We reserve the right, but do not assume any obligation, to investigate any suspected violation of these Terms or any misuse of the Service. In addition, we further reserve the right to report any activity, data or persons to, and otherwise cooperate with: (i) law enforcement authorities; (ii) financial regulators, (iii) system administrators at Internet service providers, networks or computing facilities; and (iv) providers and/or third-party vendors if we suspect that you have violated these Terms or any law, rule or regulation. You acknowledge that such reporting or cooperation may include, without limitation, providing information relating to you and/or your use of the Service, including without limitation your email address, IP address or other identifying information, to law enforcement authorities, financial regulators, third-party providers, vendors or system administrators. Further, we may disclose any information we think necessary to comply with applicable law, regulation, subpoena or other legal process or governmental or regulatory request.

12.0. Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction

These Terms and any and all claims, disputes or other legal proceedings by or between you and us, including but not limited to any claims or disputes that are in any way related to or arising out of these Terms or your use of or access to the Service, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with South African laws, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action arising out of, relating to or in connection with the

Service, and/or these Terms shall be litigated solely in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction located in South Africa, and you further irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such court and waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue (including on the basis of forum non-conveniens).

You acknowledge that any breach of either of the sections above titled "Prohibited Activities" or "Ownership and Intellectual Property” would cause immediate and irreparable harm to EDA, for which monetary damages would not be sufficient, and that, in addition to all other remedies available to EDA at law or in equity, EDA shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief without proof of damages or the posting of bond or other security in the event of such a breach or threatened breach.

13.0. General

These Terms (and any other terms or agreements referenced herein, including our Privacy Policy, which is located at https://edaface.com/privacy), constitute the entire agreement between you and EDA relating to your use of the Service and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and EDA with respect to the Service. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and EDA and/or its affiliates as a result of these Terms or use of the Service.

In no event shall EDA be responsible or liable for any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder arising out of or caused by, directly or indirectly, forces beyond its control, including, without limitation, strikes, work stoppages, accidents, acts of war or terrorism, civil or military disturbances, nuclear or natural catastrophes or acts of God, and interruptions, loss or malfunctions of utilities, communications or computer (software and hardware) services.

Our performance under these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of the Service or information provided to, or gathered by, us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Service within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by EDA without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment by you in violation hereof shall be null and void.

If any provision of these Terms, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth above, is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalid or unenforceable provisions in these Terms shall be deemed superseded by valid and enforceable provisions that, to the extent possible, fulfill the business purposes and intent of such invalid and unenforceable provisions.

In addition to and without limiting the preceding paragraph, South Africa and foreign countries may provide rights in addition to those provided in the above "Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability" section or do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, the limitations set

forth in the above Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability section may not apply to you in whole or in part or there may be state or country specific provisions that supersede such limitations in whole or in part. Any provision of the above Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability section that is declared invalid shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder.

Any heading or section title contained herein is for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the meaning or interpretation of these Terms. The terms "include" and "including" are deemed to include the phrase "without limitation" immediately thereafter.

EDA will not promote pornography or x-rated contents, divisive religious contents, or sexist contents. Penalty for breaking these rules may range from monetary charges to outright ban. Penalty for lying about profile details may range from monetary charges to outright ban. The final decisions will always be made by EDA, and EDA is not obligated to provide an explanation for such decisions (even if you make request for explanation).

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