Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

When you visit, we want you to have a great online experience. Accordingly, all our visitors must comply with the Code of Conduct set out here. Your use of our website means that you accept and agree to abide by this Code of Conduct. We may need to revise the Code of Conduct from time to time by amending this page. Please review this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes we make as they are legally binding.

If you reasonably believe that any contribution to our websites made by another user contravenes this Code of Conduct and/or any of the Website Terms, please notify us by emailing

Within this Code of Conduct, "contribution" means any material posted or uploaded to our websites by a member of the public, including without limitation any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio material.

The Code - We ask that you:

  • Do abide with all applicable laws in your country and those of South Africa when using our website.
  • Don’t use any elements from our website, including our name, logo, trademark and design, without out written consent.
  • Don’t use any automated means (like spiders or crawlers or interface that we have not authorised) to access our website, extract/remove data or otherwise interfere with or change our content, functionality in any way.
  • Don’t attempt to access or tamper with non-public areas of the website, our computer systems, or any of our suppliers’ or partner’s systems.
  • Don’t attempt to circumvent, change, deactivate, reverse-engineer or damage any security measures that protect our website.
  • Don’t commit acts of forgery on our headers or any part of our site or manipulate identifiers to disguise the origin of content.
  • Don’t upload any content or any file type to our website.
  • Don’t create new links for our content.
  • Don’t spam us with ads or malicious communication.
  • Don’t reproduce, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit any part of the website for commercial reasons.


The opinions of our advertisers, writers and contributors are theirs and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Clipping Point Media, The BBC or Immediate UK.

Breach of the Code of Conduct

It will be our sole decision as to whether there has been a breach of this Code of Conduct. We have the right (but not the obligation) to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any contribution in whole or in part that we deem to be in breach of the Code of Conduct. Where we believe there is a breach of the Code of Conduct, we may take whatever action we feel is appropriate in the circumstances.

Failure to comply with this Code of Conduct constitutes a material breach of the Website Terms, which could result in us taking any of the following actions:

  • issuing a warning to you;
  • immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of any contribution or of your right to use our websites, including deletion of any personal profile;
  • legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all losses and costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach and/or further legal action against you; and/or
  • disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities or other relevant third parties as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Code of Conduct. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.