KCCA Web portal Terms of Use

The following Terms of Use ("Agreement") set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the web portal that is accessed on www.kcca.go.ug.

1. Acceptance of Terms
Use of the portal is subject to this Agreement, as well as this Site's Privacy Statement. By using the portal, you agree to the terms and conditions in this agreement and the portal’s privacy statement just as if you had signed them. If you do not agree to be bound by this agreement and the portal’s privacy statement, you must discontinue your use of the portal.

2. Using KCCA Web portal

The web portal is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website. We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice, and therefore they should be regularly checked. The continued use of the portal after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.

You agree to use this web portal only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this portal by any third party. Such restrictions or inhibitions include, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to the normal flow of dialogue within this portal.

Users undertake that all information provided through online forms is true and accurate and will be fully liable for any consequences that may arise from the use of this information in any manner whatsoever and that KCCA shall not in any manner whatsoever be liable for the same.
Our responsibilities and liabilities to you in providing this portal and any associated services are limited as set out in our disclaimer notice.

KCCA reserves the right to change or discontinue, at any time, the use of this portal, cancellation of registration without notice upon the violation of any norms that govern the use of this service.

3. Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise indicated, KCCA is the owner of the copyright in all contents available on the web portal, including but not limited to all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs and compilation of data or other materials

To encourage wider distribution of the contents contained on the KCCA web portal, you can, for any non-commercial purpose, freely browse, display, download and print in the original format any materials on this website where KCCA is the owner of the copyright in such materials, provided that you give proper attribution to KCCA and reproduce this Copyright Notice in all copies. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act, all other rights are reserved. Prior written consent of KCCA is required if you want to use the aforesaid materials in any way other than that permitted above.

For avoidance of doubt, the permission in the paragraph above does not extend to any materials on the linked websites or any contents on the web portal, the copyright of which belongs to a third party. Authorization or permission to use such contents would need to be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

KCCA will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents delivered on or via the web portal.

4. Modifications

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to amend this Agreement, and to modify, add or discontinue any aspect, content or feature of the Site. Such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions shall become effective once posted on the Site. Continued use of the Site by you shall constitute your binding acceptance of any such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions.

5. Privacy

KCCA shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of Users. We will maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of your personal data.

Information collected may be used subject to the following purposes:

  1. KCCA shall not disclose personal information from Users unless the User consents thereto.
  2. KCCA shall disclose information without the User’s consent only through due legal process.
  3. KCCA may compile, use and share any information that does not relate to any specific user.
  4. KCCA owns  and  retains  all  rights  to  non-personal  statistical  information  collected  and compiled by KCCA.

6. Internet Communications

While we have endeavored to create a secure web portal, we are not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the portal and the Internet. We also will not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which we do not have direct control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines; telephone or other interconnect problems; computer viruses; and unauthorized access.

7. Hyperlinks to third party sites

To facilitate access by users to information provided by or via other parties, KCCA may provide or assist in providing links to external websites through its pages. Provision of, or assistance in providing, these links gives rise to no statement, representation or warranty, express or implied, that KCCA agrees or does not disagree with the contents of any such external sites.

8. Third-Party Content and Trademarks

Certain materials from third parties may be made available as part of the web portal. We make no warranties or representations with respect to, nor guarantee or endorse, the accuracy, completeness, reliability or intellectual property rights in such materials.

KCCA does not editorially control the content on such target sites and shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for the access to, inability to access or content available on or through such target sites.

KCCA will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents of any such external websites delivered on or via the KCCA web portal.

9. Legal costs

KCCA shall not be liable for costs incurred by users to obtain professional advice relating to these terms and conditions.

10. Additional Terms

Certain sections or pages on this web portal may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these terms and conditions. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages.

11. Other Provisions

This Agreement has been made under and will be construed and enforced in accordance with the republic of Uganda's laws, without referring to its choice of law rules. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the Site, provided, however, that you will also be subject to any additional terms and conditions posted on the Site and to which you manifest your consent by continued use of the Site.

By using the KCCA web portal, you agree to accept unconditionally and abide by the terms and conditions as they may be revised and/or amended from time to time by KCCA without prior notice to you. Please check this page regularly for any revisions and/or amendments which may be made.

June 2016

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