The Service is offered by Njuice AB, company registration number 556801-9201, (“we”, “us” and “Njuice”), Hästholmsvägen 32, 1 tr, 131 30 Nacka, Sweden in collaboration with Vodacom SA (Pty) Ltd.
- Description of the Service
THE FUSE is a local, social, and creative way to get the best news from all around South Africa and the world according to your personal interests and passions. The Service offers a wide range of news from the best newspapers and magazines for South Africa and around the world and gives users the chance to read, share and engage creatively with “the best ink” you can find out there. Users can select their topics of, share the articles on different social networks, and share their creations privately with their friends. Our Service allows users to become the chief editors of their own news app with the help of THE FUSE! The Service is available as an app, THE FUSE News App (the "App Service"), a web service, THE FUSE Web Service (the “Web Service”) and as a news feed, THE FUSE NEWSROOM (the “News Feed Service”).
- We strongly advise parents who allow their children to use the Service to acknowledge that the Service is not intended for an audience under the age of 16. As the content made available by the Service is generated by third-parties or is user generated, the content may not be suitable for children under the age of 16, and Vodacom along with its partners and appointed services providers who enable the Service do not take any responsibility for the content uploaded, downloaded, or appearing on the Service.
- Use of the Service
You can access the App Service by downloading the app from your local app store. The App Service is available on all major app stores, Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Huawei App Gallery and the Vodacom AppWorld. You may use the App Service for free without registering or creating a user account. If you want to access our Web Service via the web you can do that via the link www.thefuse.co.za.
The Service offers different types of content. This may be protected by one or more laws concerning intellectual property. The Service, all its related products and features, and third-party material are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws. You may use the Service to access articles, images, videos, text, graphics, or other material (“Content”). - To the extent that Content is legally available to you, it is available exclusively for your own personal, non-commercial use. The Service is provided to you as a personal, worldwide, non-transferable Service. All unauthorized use of THE FUSE trademarks, logo, domain names or other distinctive brand features is prohibited.
- Sharing Content
The Service makes it technically possible for users to share different types of content via several social network services and private messaging tools. The user must always observe copyright law and not share third party content, unless permitted by statutory law and/or the relevant Content owners. If Vodacom and/or its appointed service provider becomes aware of any violations in this regard, may suspend the user's access to the Service without notice.
- Modifications and Updates to the Service
changed to: (a) present new policies or laws concerning either the App Service
or the various other services offered by Vodacom and/or its appointed service
providers, (b) present changes in the functions and features of any of our
Services, (c) introduce changes imposed on us by third parties Content owners.
- Conduct of Users
You are the only one responsible for your use of the Service and all its features. Accordingly, all text, information, graphic and any other content uploaded or created via the Service, whether publicly shared or privately transmitted to other users is to be considered your sole responsibility. All content created, uploaded and/or shared by the user may only be displayed for personal purposes, and may not be copied, reproduced, altered, or publicly displayed for commercial intent. The Service is merely to be considered a passive agent and hosting service and we do not play any active role in the distribution, publication, representation and/or diffusion of such content. Vodacom and its appointed service providers’ obligation to monitor does not go beyond what may be set forth in statutory law. We also want to encourage you to do your part by using common sense when using the Service. Therefore, make sure you can have a fun time with THE FUSE without damaging the fun for other users!
- Prohibited Activities
- Infringe the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademarks, confidential information and/or rights of privacy.
- Use the Service to promote or encourage anyone to participate in criminal or illegal activities or anti-social behaviors.
- Disclose anyone’s contact details or invade their privacy.
- Use the Service in a way that might inhibit, disrupt, endanger, or interfere in any way with the full enjoyment of the Service by third parties.
- Compromise the security of the Service.
- Use the Service for promotional purposes or advertising.
- Use the Service to promote or encourage anyone to engage in contests, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes
- Engage in any activity that might entail: (a) discovering source codes, (b) bypassing measures enacted to limit the access to specific areas of the Service, (c) sending viruses or malicious programs, (d) violating the privacy or rights of third parties.
- Use or attempt to use another user’s account.
- Vodacom and its appointed service providers ’ Rights
- Copyright Policy
Vodacom and its appointed service providers respect the intellectual property rights of others. Therefore, in accordance with the applicable law in this domain, we aim to remove any material that infringes copyright or property rights of others. If Vodacom and/or its appointed service provider become acquainted with the infringement of said laws by one of its users, it is in our right to terminate the account of the user. All users must comply with all applicable copyright laws. If you believe that any part of the Service infringes any copyright, you may file a notice of such infringement by contacting us at email@example.com
- Third Party Services
The Service offers and allows the user to access content that is provided by a third party. As we do not have any control or responsibility over the content and functionality of said services, the Service is not to be deemed liable for them. Therefore, the links to these services do not entail any endorsement or association with them. Consequently, if you decide to visit any website or external service linked to the Service, you do so at your own risk and have the responsibility to protect yourself from any virus or malicious program that may be found on these services. Accordingly, the Service is not responsible for any damage, loss, or offence you may incur in by using those links.
We appreciate any comment, idea, and suggestion (“Feedback”) provided on the part of our users aiming at the improvement of the Service, whether by e-mail or otherwise. We advise however that, as we receive your Feedback, we will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of such Feedback for any purpose, commercial or else, without acknowledging or compensating you. Therefore, by sharing your ideas with us, you renounce to any legal, copyright, or moral claim to them. We love receiving your Feedback and warmly welcome it, but please remember not to share your ideas with us if you expect to be paid or intend to claim any right on them.
- Warranties and Disclaimers
The Service and the THE FUSE content are provided “AS IS” without warranties of any kind. We explicitly disclaim any expressed or implicit warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In addition, while Vodacom and its appointed service provider attempt to provide an optimal user experience, we cannot guarantee that the Service will always be secure or free from errors and that the Service will always function without delays, disruptions, or interruptions. Vodacom and its appointed service providers do not create or prepare any of the Content available on the Service as we rely on third party news content. For this reason, Vodacom and its appointed service providers disclaims any responsibility for any of such content. Under no circumstance will Vodacom and/or its appointed service providers be held responsible for the quality, reliability, or suitability of said content. In addition, Vodacom and its appointed service providers disclaim any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by the use of third party content.
- Liability and Limitation of Liability
- Conflict resolution
If for any reason you become discontented with THE FUSE, we would be glad to attempt to solve any contrast or discordance informally. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to contact us at
and we will do our best to resolve the issue in good faith.
- Conflict Termination
It is our
right to suspend or terminate your use of and access to the Service at any time
and for any reason, without prior notice in our sole discretion. Such
suspension or termination shall not limit our right to take any other action
against you, if deemed necessary.
You may also terminate your use of the Service at any time by stopping the use of the Service and/or deleting the App Service from your device. However, please note that, deleting the Service will not result in the deletion of your profile. If you wish to delete your profile, please contact us at:
- the terms set out under “Vodacom and its appointed service providers’ Rights”
- the terms set out under “Feedback”; and
- the terms set out under “Liability and Limitation of Liability”
- Questions and Comments
We gladly welcome your comments, questions, suggestions, Feedback, or concerns. If you have any, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org