Terms and Conditions

Introduction: This website (https://gesher.org.za/) (the “website”) provides information about us and our services. It also allows applicants (“you”, “your”) to request services from us. The website is owned by the Gesher Small Business Relief Fund NPC (“we”, “us”, “our”). These Terms and Conditions incorporating the Privacy Policy (the “Terms”) govern your use of the website. 

Acceptance: These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between us. You agree to these Terms by using the website or making an online application.

Content: The content provided on the website is for information purposes only and should not be considered an offer or advice.

Licence: We grant you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use this website solely for the purpose of applying for funding from us, subject to your compliance with the Terms.

Online Applications: By completing an online application form, you are inviting us to engage with you in order to ascertain whether or not you qualify for our services. However, please note that you will need to complete a formal application document (“Loan Application”) and submit it to us. You must meet our minimum qualifying criteria (that are determined in our sole discretion) before we will process any Loan Application. 

Hierarchy: In the event of a conflict between these Terms and the terms contained in any Loan Application, the terms of the Loan Application will take precedence.

Specific Conditions for All Applications:

  • We have no obligation to provide you with funding, and you have no right to demand funding merely because you completed an application.
  • If Your application is unsuccessful, we will advise you and you will have no claim against us whatsoever.
  • Additional conditions are set out in the Loan Application form required for all applications to be considered.

Intellectual Property: All materials, texts, drawings, graphics, logos, icons and any data made available on the website as well as the Loan Application document (“materials”) are owned by us and are therefore protected by both South African and international intellectual property laws. Accordingly, any unauthorised copying, reproduction, retransmission, distribution, dissemination, sale, publication, broadcast or other circulation or exploitation of the materials or any component thereof will constitute an infringement of such copyright and other intellectual property rights. All intellectual property rights related to the provision of our services shall vest exclusively in us and nothing in these Terms will be considered a transfer, assignment or disposal of either of our rights. Further, you may not decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any portion of the website or the materials. 

Financial Disclaimer: The website does not provide nor constitute financial advice and should not be taken as such.

Restrictions: You may not use the website for commercial purposes without our prior written consent. You may not yourself or through a third party use the website for harmful, unlawful or illegal purposes. You may not copy or frame this website or any part thereof. You may not do anything that would compromise the security or integrity of the website.

Own risk: You use this website at your own risk and we make no warranties about it.

Indemnity: You indemnify and hold us harmless against any and all liability related to your use of the website, the materials and your application for and/or receipt of funding. We will never be responsible for any indirect, special or consequential damages under any circumstances.

Changes: Any changes we may make to our Terms in the future will be posted on the website.

Disclosures required in terms of section 43 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002:

Full name: Gesher Small Business Relief Fund NPC 
Physical address and address for receipt of service:  85 George Avenue, Sandringham 2131
Website address: https://gesher.org.za/
Email address: info@gesher.org.za
Registration number: 2020/210207/08
Country of incorporation: South Africa