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Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions of Business


We collect no personal information about you when you visit this website, except where otherwise stated, unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect and store certain information automatically as follows:

The Internet Protocol (IP) address and the name of the host from which you access the Internet, the browser type and version you are using to access the site, the operating system and version you are running on your machine, the date and time you access our site, the pages you peruse, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.

Visitors to the CFO Talks website have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. The website uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorised attempts to change, delete information or otherwise cause damage. Any or all visits to the CFO Talks website are subject to these conditions.

We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors (such as assessing what information is of the most and least interest to visitors) and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond the support staff for the CFO Talks website, except as required for site security purposes, to ensure that the CFO Talks website remains available to all users and when required by law enforcement investigation. We use the information only as a source of anonymous statistical information and no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.


1. Introduction

These terms and conditions will apply to all bookings, engagements with, attendance or use of a seminar, conference, webinar, CPD subscription service, online profile or other similar service or product hosted, offered, organised or to be hosted, offered or organised by CFO Talks or any of its representatives and marketed as such ('the Event').

All bookings will be subject to confirmation by CFO Talks and once confirmation of a booking has been sent the booking will be confirmed.

Venues, times, topics, presenters, programme offerings and online schedules are subject to change without notice and are determined solely at the discretion of CFO Talks.

2. Bookings and Confirmation

a. Registrations can only be done online. If a registration and payment is made in terms of section 3, the registration will be deemed to have been finalised. However, should confirmation of the registration not be received, it is the responsibility of the individual to confirm that CFO Talks has received the registration by contacting CFO Talks on 012 643 1800 or

b. Confirmation of any registration shall be done in writing and a tax invoice will automatically be sent to confirm the registration.">

3. Payment and refunds

Payment shall be made in cash by electronic funds transfer (if paying once-off), or direct debit to a bank account to be designated on the invoice, or by credit card payment using the payment facility on the CFO Talks website.

3.1 EFT Payments

EFT payments are permitted for once-off payments of the annual registration subscription only. After payment is made, you must submit your proof of payment, clearly stating the invoice number that appears on the invoice. Proof of payment should be emailed to

3.2 Cash Payments

After a deposit is made, you must submit your proof of payment, clearly stating the invoice number that appears on the invoice. Proof of payment should be emailed to the person whose name and contact details appear under the Contact Details section below or alternatively emailed to

3.3 Cash Payments

If you wish to pay by monthly direct debit, you will need to complete an online form with your banking details; your direct debit will then be loaded. Please refer to section 4. for more details.

3.4 Credit Card Payments

If you wish to pay by credit card you will be required to complete your credit card details online. You will receive notification that your payment was successful. If, for whatever reason, the credit card payment failed, you will also be notified and will be instructed on how to proceed.

4. CPD subscription

a. We will provide the CPD subscription service to you on a pre-paid basis.

b. In order to have continued access to the service you must make, and we must receive, payment of your fees in advance.

c. If we do not receive payment of your fees, we may suspend your access to the service.

d. If your access to the service is suspended, we will not reactivate your access until we have received payment of your fees.

e. We may from time to time amend the fees payable in respect of access to the service. We will notify you of such an amendment electronically via email as soon as practicable prior to implementing it, so that if you wish to terminate the subscription you may do so.

f. We may use payment systems owned and operated by third parties ("Payment System Providers") to facilitate the collection of fees and other amounts payable by you in respect of the service. None of these Payment System Providers is our employee, subcontractor, agent, intermediary or representative, or otherwise controlled by us.

g. The service is offered on a continual monthly basis with no specified end date. Payments will therefore be on a monthly basis via credit card or by debit order only (see sections 3.3 and 3.4 above). Should you wish to cancel, please refer to paragraphs 6. f and g below.

h. You will be able to join all webinars through your profile page, so there is no need to register for them. In addition, we will send you a link to the webinar 36-48 hours in advance of the live broadcast. Recordings of the webinars will be made available for viewing to all subscribers within 5 working days of the date of the webinar.

i. The CPD Subscription entitles you to view webinars online, either live or recorded. You are also entitled to view the recordings of the face-to-face events as part of your package. If you wish to attend a face-to-face event, you will need to register separately for this. It is your responsibility to register for the event at least a week in advance so that we can advise the venue of our expected delegate numbers and to accommodate any dietary requirements. CFO Talks cannot guarantee that you will be allocated a seat to an event. Events are seated on a first-come-first-serve basis.

5. Cooling-off Period

a. All payments by means of an electronic transaction shall be subject to section 44 (cooling-off period) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No 25 of 2002, as amended. As such, individuals shall be entitled to cancel this agreement without reason or penalty within 7 (seven) days after the date of the booking.

b. If the cooling-off period under paragraph 7 a. does not apply, and a person is a consumer protected by the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 and the person makes a booking as a result of direct marketing, then that person shall be entitled (under section 16 (consumer's right to cooling-off period after direct marketing) of the Consumer Protection Act) to cancel this agreement within five (5) business days after the date of the booking by writing and submitting a detailed explanation, with full contact details, to

6. Cancellations

a. Individuals wishing to cancel a booking for a CFO Talks face-to-face event must send a written cancellation notice to the person whose name and contact details appear under the Contact Details section below. Telephonic cancellations will not be accepted.

b. If you wish to cancel your CPD subscription after the cooling-off period has elapsed (see section 5.) then you must notify us in writing of your intention to terminate the agreement with effect from a specified future date.

c. Such termination will take effect from:

i. The last day of the month in which the termination notice is received, if the termination notice is received by CFO Talks at least five business days prior to that date; or

ii. The last day of the next month if the termination notice is not received by CFO Talks at least five business days prior to the last day of the month in which the termination notice is received.

7. Warranty, limitation of liability and relevant law

a. To the extent allowed by law, CFO Talks shall not be liable to any person whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage caused by or arising from any fact or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of CFO Talks, or which is consequential or incidental or damage of whatever nature and howsoever arising from or in connection with any booking.

b. To the extent allowed by law, CFO Talks' liability shall in any event and under all circumstances be limited to the refund of the Event fee.

c. We make no warranty as to the quality or accuracy of the presentations and content of the Event or presentation material or the quality of reception of software used to maintain the Events or CPD subscription.

d. This agreement is governed by South African law and the Agreement is deemed to be concluded at our principal place of business in Centurion, South Africa, and commences on the date on which we accept your Request by activating your access to the Service.

e. You authorise us, subject to any Applicable Laws, to:

e.1. Access from credit bureaux who are members of the Credit Bureau Association and subscribe to its Code of Conduct ("credit bureaux") your personal information concerning financial risk and payment habits ("payment profile") for purposes of fraud prevention and debtor tracing, and to disclose information regarding your payment profile to such credit bureaux;

e.2. Obtain capture, store, analyse and use for our marketing purposes your viewing habits and profile;

e.3 Use information that we may have in relation to you for the purposes of –

e.3.1 Processing your request;
e.3.2 Administering the service;
e.3.3 Informing you of any new aspects of the service or services provided by our affiliates;
e.3.4 Informing you of promotional competitions; and
e.3.5 Notifying you of a General Amendment;

e.4 Disclose your personal information:

e.4.1 To companies affiliated with us for purposes of marketing their services (subject to your right to refuse such disclosure of your personal information);
e.4.2 To any company which acquires our business or any part thereof, or which we acquire;
e.4.3 To agents, representatives or service providers which we appoint to process your request, administer the service or provide customer management services;
e.4.4 To our payment system providers in order to facilitate the collection of your fees using payment systems owned and operated by third parties; or
e.4.5 If and to the extent that we are required to do so, to comply with any Applicable Law; and

e.5 Retain your personal information referred to in this clause for as long as we are required to do so in terms of Applicable Laws or in order to exercise or protect any of our rights.

f. It is your responsibility to ensure that the information which you provide to us is complete, accurate and up to date.

Contact Details:

CFO Talks Administration Manager 
Tel: 012 643 1800