By using our website, providing us with your personal information, or clicking “submit” on our website, you are agreeing to our stipulated Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. 

In addition, you are opting into and consenting to receive marketing e-mails, SMS’s and calls from us, regardless of the specific service promoted/provided.  By responding with “stop” to an SMS or e-mail received from us, alternatively, by sending us an e-mail at info@wwis.co.za, requesting to opt-out of any marketing communication, you may retract/cancel your consent to receiving marketing e-mails, SMS’s or calls from us related to our services.


The following words and phrases bear the meanings assigned to them below and related expressions bear corresponding meaning:

“Content” means all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which may be protected by copyright;

“the ECT Act” means the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (as amended) including any regulations issued in terms of the ECT Act;

“Damages” or “Losses” means all damages or losses including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, which shall be deemed to include, inter alia, injury, damage to physical property, loss of life, liabilities, costs, expenses, fines, penalties, damages and claims, and all related costs and expenses, including legal fees, whether on the scale as between attorney and own client or otherwise, tracing and collection charges, costs of investigation, interest and penalties.

 “Intellectual Property” means all works, including literary works, pictorial, graphics and works of visual art, and any other work that may be the subject matter of copyright protection; advertising, marketing and promotional concepts, ideas, proposals and slogans (whether or not subject to copyright); information; data; formulae; designs; models; drawings; computer programs; including all documentation, related listings, design specifications, and flowcharts; trade secrets; and any inventions, including all processes, machines, and compositions of matter, and any other invention that may be the subject matter of patent protection; and all statutory protection obtained or obtainable thereon;

“Intellectual Property Rights” means rights, whether registered or unregistered, including applications for and rights to obtain or use Intellectual Property;

“Personal Information” holds the meaning prescribed in the Protection of Personal Information Act, No. 4 of 2013 (as amended);

“South African Law” means the laws and regulations of the Republic of South Africa;

“Use” when used in the context of a website (whether it be the website affiliated with us or a third-party website), means to visit, load in a web browser, mobile phone, or similar software application or device, or to otherwise engage with a website;

“User” means you, the website user.


By using our website, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.  You, the User, may only utilize the website for browsing the website content, or to enter legitimate and accurate information.  You agree that you will not use our website for any other purpose.  You warrant that you will only enter/ submit true and accurate information. 

Our website and the content reflected therein may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed by you.  Embedding, Deep-Linking, or the use of similar technology is prohibited.  Unauthorized use of our website or the materials contained therein may contravene copyright, trademark or other intellectual property law, as well as other applicable laws.


We shall endeavour with reasonable effort to maintain our website, which is subject to changes/alterations from time-to-time. You shall not be entitled to any compensation of whatsoever nature, should your use of any part of our website be affected in any way, nor shall you be entitled to any compensation due to any failure, suspension or withdrawal of the website, or part thereof, due to circumstances beyond our control. 

We may withdraw or modify (either temporarily or permanently) the website, or any part thereof, without notice to you, and will not be liable to you or any third party in any way whatsoever as a result of such withdrawal or modification.  

In addition, we may amend or vary these Terms and Conditions from time-to-time by updating this page. You are thus advised to occasionally check this page to ensure that you aware of changes that may have been affected.

We do not warrant that the website, its servers, or any e-mail that is sent by us is free of viruses or other harmful elements.  We shall not be held liable in any way for any losses or damages of any kind, howsoever arising from the use of our website, or from the unavailability of, or any interruption in, your access to the website or our services (either wholly or partially) for any reason whatever.


We have the right, in our sole and unfettered discretion, to monitor any activity and content associated with our website.  We are entitled to investigate any reported violation of these Terms and Conditions, or any complaints which have come to our attention and may take any action that we may deem appropriate in the circumstances which may include, inter alia, issuing warnings, suspending or terminating your access to our website, or attaching conditions to such access, as well as removing any material from our website.


All website content, including, inter alia, text, graphics, designs, icons, buttons, logos, service marks, trademarks, images, audio clips, software, digital downloads and data compilations, is our property, alternatively, the property of our content suppliers or software suppliers, and is protected by applicable local and international intellectual property law.

All rights in respect of the content and trademarks on our website are reserved and held by us or our applicable suppliers.  You acknowledge that you hold no right, title or interest in any such material on the website, irrespective of whether same constitutes confidential information.

Nothing on the website, excluding that which is expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions, shall be construed by you to granting any license or right to use any or content trademark without our prior written consent.  


Subject to any separate user subscription agreements or the like, we herewith grant you a personal, revocable, worldwide, royalty-free, non-commercial and non-exclusive license to access our content on our website.  This license’s purpose is limited to enabling you to use our website, in the manner permitted by our Privacy Policy, our Terms and Conditions and any additional user subscription agreements or the like.  In the event we revoke this license, you may no longer access the website or any of our content.


This license does not allow for the resale or commercial use of our website or any of its contents.  In addition, the license does not permit the collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of our website or any of its contents; downloading or copying of any account information for the benefit of another party or yourself; or the use of data-mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools.  You do not acquire ownership rights, or rights of use in, or to, any content by copying, reproducing, distributing, transmitting, displaying, broadcasting or publishing that content except where explicitly permitted.

Your use of our website is expressly agreed to be at your own sole and voluntary risk. 

No representations or warranties of any nature, either express or implied, in respect of the operation of the website or the content, materials, information, or products included thereon are given by us.  You expressly agree that your voluntary use of our site is at your own risk.

To the extent allowed by law, we specifically exclude any and all warranties, either express or implied, including, but not necessarily limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and regarding a product’s or service’s fitness for a particular purpose. 

You specifically acknowledge that no information found on our website or on any of our social media platforms is warranted by us to be up to date or applicable or appropriate for your particular usage and all use of such information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. 

Neither we, nor our representatives, employees, suppliers, or service providers make any representations or warranties of any nature, including but not limited to, express or implied representations or warranties, in respect of the operation of our website or the content, materials, information, or products included thereon. 

Neither we, nor our representatives, employees, suppliers, or service providers shall be liable to you, or any third party, for lost profits or any special, incidental, consequential, indirect or direct damages arising out of, or in connection with, the use of our website, our services or these Terms and Conditions, however such loss or damage may arise. You herewith indemnify us from any loss or damage that is attributable to your use or misuse of our website or services.


Part of the service rendered by us may contain views and opinions which are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of our company or any other author, agency, organisation, employer or company, entity and/or consultancy, including.

Comments published by users are their sole responsibility and the users will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any defamation or related offences, or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. We are not liable for any comment published by users and reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever. 


Protection of your privacy rights are of utmost importance. For comprehensive details on what personal information we collect, as well as how such information is stored and used, please read our website’s Privacy Policy.


Our services are run and maintained from our offices in the Gauteng province of the Republic of South Africa.  You irrevocably agree to the law of the Republic of South Africa governing such services and these Terms and Conditions.

You consent to the jurisdiction of the South Gauteng High Court situated in Johannesburg, South Africa, in respect of any dispute which may arise out of your use of our services and these Terms and Conditions.

In addition to the aforesaid, you irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the jurisdiction of the relevant Magistrates Court having jurisdiction, even though the value of a claim which we may have against you may exceed the monetary jurisdiction of such Court.


When you use our website or send an e-mail to us, you are communicating with us electronically.   You acknowledge and agree that any agreement, notice, disclosure or other communication or correspondence that we transmit or provide to you electronically, satisfies any and all legal requirements that such communication is to be in writing.


Access to the content on our website is classified as an “electronic transaction” in terms of the ECT Act.  We thus herewith advise that you have the rights detailed in Chapter VII of the ECT Act and that we have the duty to the disclose the following information: 

Full name and legal status
Worldwide Information (Pty) Ltd (Private company with full legal status)

Physical Address and Domicilum Citandi Et Executandi
44 Piet Retief Road, Harveston, Honeydew, Gauteng Province , South Africa

Main business
Information management agency and supplier of print and electronic information subscriptions to the academic, corporate and government markets.

Website address: https://wwisacademy.com/

Official email address

Telephone Number:
+27 11 789 9947

Membership of self-regulatory or accreditation bodies: 

Governing terms of use
These Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy

Costs associated with the access to and use of our website
There are no costs associated with accessing and using the website

Dispute resolution
No specific dispute resolution process

Complaints process
Please e-mail info@wwis.co.za with any complaints or enquiries