- Disclaimer and Copyright
The Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute (GADI) goes to great lengths to ensure that all the content on its website is accurate.
Nevertheless, GADI does not accept any responsibility or accountability for any negative consequences or damages that may be incurred as a direct or indirect result of any action (or lack of action) taken because of any content contained on our website.
All content on our website is presented as is, without any guarantees regarding its correctness, use or application. If in doubt, independent expert opinions should be obtained to verify our facts.
GADI also does not accept any responsibility or accountability for any damages caused by software downloaded from our website. To our knowledge, these software programmes contain no malicious code and are hosted on our website simply for our users’ convenience. In all instances, the website address of each software vendor is also given. Therefore, should you have any security concerns, you can always download the software from the vendor’s website.
Our website also contains hyperlinks to several external websites that we consider could be useful or of interest to our users. GADI has no control over the content on these websites and accepts no responsibility or accountability regarding the accuracy thereof. Furthermore, GADI does not necessarily agree or endorse any or all statements made on any of these websites.
The majority of content on our website is produced by our own staff and researchers. The Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute therefore owns the copyright on all such material. Where our website includes content from outside sources, it is clearly indicated. Copyright on all such material resides with the original authors.
As a government organisation, GADI strives to serve the community to the best of its ability. The general public is therefore granted the right to use, distribute and reproduce any of our content as long as any such material at all times clearly indicates GADI or Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as its source and as long as all such material is distributed free of charge.
Should anyone wish to profit from our content other than by applying the knowledge it contains, they should obtain prior written permission from GADI to do so.
Websites who wish to use our content must inform us before doing so and must also include a hyperlink back to our website (http://gadi.agric.za) on every page that uses our content.