The WCED’s e-Portal Website is an open platform for sharing educational content relevant to learners in South Africa. We actively encourage learners, educators and other interested parties to make use of the Content for educational purposes.
“Content” used herein includes all photos, text, documents, videos, graphics, software, sounds, music, audio-visual combinations and other materials used or accessed via the e-Portal Website;
“e-Portal Website” used herein refers to this website operated by the WCED;
“Resource links” used herein includes all references to partner websites to which hyperlinks may be included on the e-Portal Website;
“User” used herein includes any person or entity accessing the e-Portal Website or using the Content for whatever purpose; and
“WCED” used herein refers to the Department of Education of the Western Cape Government.
General limitations on the use of the e-Portal Website or Content
Users may not:
download, reproduce, distribute, disseminate, publish or broadcast any portion of the e-Portal Website, or the Content for commercial use, financial gain or non-educational purposes but may do so for educational purposes;
change or modify or damage any portion of the e-Portal Website, or the Content;
interfere or circumvent any security or control features of the e-Portal Website, or Content;
upload or transmit through the e-Portal Website any computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, disrupt or interrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer;
use the e-Portal Website, or Content, for commercial purposes;
collect or harvest personal data of any other User, Content supplier or the WCED from the e-Portal Website, or the Content; and
transmit, distribute, reproduce, broadcast, copy, display, transfer, sell, license or exploit in any manner any portion of the e-Portal Website, or the Content for commercial use, financial gain or non-educational purposes.
If you wish to reproduce or use Content for any non-commercial purpose or in any manner other than as described above, you will need the WCED’s prior written approval. Requests should be directed to [email protected].
The WCED may, at any time, at its sole discretion, discontinue the e-Portal Website or remove any Content from the Website.
General legal conditions
The WCED shall not be liable for any loss, or damage or indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of the e-Portal Website, or the Content.
The WCED does not issue any warranties or other similar terms that apply to the use of the e-Portal Website, or the Content.
Specifically, the WCED does not warrant that your use of the of the e-Portal Website or Content will be uninterrupted or error free.
The WCED will not collect any information in respect of a User, other than the name, surname and email address of any User that registers with the e-Portal Website. The WCED will, however, collect specific data from learners who register with the e-Portal Website, namely: name, surname, email address, school, subject choices and grade.
Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your use of the e-Portal Website or the Content following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of the changes.
Should a User whish to cancel their registration with the e-Portal Website a message to this effect should be sent to the webmaster via the [CONTACT US] form.
Links to Resource links
The e-Portal Website contains hyperlinks to other websites that are not controlled by the WCED and in respect of which the WCED assumes no responsibility.
Terms for Supplying Content
The WCED maintains express Terms for Supplying Content in respect of Content accessible on the e-Portal Website.
Copyright and Plagiarism Policy
The WCED maintains an express Copyright and Plagiarism Policy in respect of Content accessible on the e-Portal Website.