Website Terms of Use

The Bank provides the information contained on this website, and any of the pages comprising the website, subject to the terms set out and referenced in this section. By using the website, you shall be deemed to have agreed to all the terms. The Bank may at any time modify the terms and if you continue to use the website, the terms in force at that time will be applicable. Accordingly, you agree to review the terms periodically, and your continued use of the website shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the amended terms.

Content of the Website

Whilst every effort is made to update the information provided on this website on a regular basis, the Bank makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information, data or content: a) on the website, or b) which may, from time to time, be sent to you about your registration for the ‘keep me informed’ service offered via the website (including information provided by the Bank.

The information on the website should not be construed as advice of any nature and is offered for information purposes only.

Nothing on this website is an invitation or offer by the Bank or any Bidvest company to deal in any manner with shares in The Bidvest Group Limited or any Bidvest company.

The Bank reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any feature of this website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright and all intellectual property rights in all materials, texts, drawings and data on this website (collectively ‘materials’) are owned by the Bank, alternatively the Bank is the lawful user and is protected by South African and international intellectual property laws. Accordingly, any unauthorised copying, reproduction, retransmission, distribution, sale, publication, broadcast or exploitation of such materials or their components will constitute an infringement of such copyright and other intellectual property rights. You may, however, use the materials or their components for internal business purposes.

The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively ‘trademarks’) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the Bank or The Bidvest Group Ltd. Nothing contained on this website grants users the right to use any trademarks without the prior written consent of the Bank.

External links

External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the Bank and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external website's terms and conditions of use.

No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the prior written permission of the Bank.

Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

The Bank makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees regarding the website and any of the information contained on or referenced by the website. Without limiting such disclaimer, the Bank gives no warranty of any nature regarding the accuracy or appropriateness in any jurisdiction of any information provided on or referenced by the website. Accordingly, the website is made available and the information is provided to you on an ‘as is’ basis.

The Bank shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage, personal injury or expense of any nature which may be suffered by you or any third party, as a result of or which may be attributable to your access and use of the website and any information contained on or accessed via the website. The Bank shall also not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, expense or damage of any nature incurred or sustained by you or any third party, due to (a) any unavailability of the website for any reason or the failure/delay by any third party service provider to render any services which are necessary to ensure the availability and proper functioning of the website; or (b) your use of or reliance on any information offered on or via the website.

Address for Service

The address for service for all purposes relating to these terms, including the giving of any notice, the payment of any sum, the serving of any process, is:


Bidvest Bank Limited
1 Park Lane 
Wierda Valley
Sandton 2196
South Africa


Bidvest Bank Limited
P O Box 185
Johannesburg 2000


+27 11 407 3000
Client call centre: 0860 11 11 77

The Bank shall be entitled at any time to vary its physical address for service to any other physical address in the Republic of South Africa, and to vary its facsimile address for service to any other facsimile number.


All these terms are, even though they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, independent from each other. Any provision which becomes unenforceable for any reason in any jurisdiction, shall, in that jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as though it was not written and the remaining provisions shall remain of full force and effect.

If the Bank is prevented from fulfilling any of its obligations to you as a result of any event or circumstance beyond its control (‘an uncontrollable event’) those obligations shall be deemed to have been suspended for as long as the Bank is so prevented from fulfilling them, and your obligations shall similarly be suspended. If the uncontrollable event continues for more than thirty days after it has first occurred, the Bank shall be entitled (but not obliged) to terminate all its rights and obligations arising out of these terms by giving notice to you.

These terms shall be governed by, understood and applied in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of South Africa in respect of any disputes arising in connection with these terms or any matter related to them.

Last updated: 25 March 2011