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Neither Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club nor anyone associated with Tygerberg MTB Club will be responsible or liable for any injury sustained while riding the Tygerberg Mountain Bike trail Networks or elsewhere. Consult a Doctor before starting any exercise program. Mountain Biking is an extreme sport riders should be aware of the dangers. Failure to take precautions may result in injury or death. Always try and ride within your limits and in groups. Note: trails are situated on working farms and trail conditions are subject to change without notice or indication.


I fully understand that by joining Tygerberg MTB club I acknowledge that I have read and bind myself and/or my dependents to the indemnity clause below: By using any venue and/or property and/or facilities and/or trails of Tygerberg MTB Club, Hillcrest, D’Aria, Nitida, Contermanskloof, Meerendal any other land owners, the City of Cape Town, any individual or agent or any person or institution, I agree that I shall have no claim whatsoever against Tygerberg MTB Club, Hillcrest, D’Aria, Nitida, Contermanskloof, Meerendal any other land owners, the City of Cape Town, any individual or agent or any person or institution of whatever nature, in respect of any injury, loss or damage of whatsoever nature which I may suffer as a result of, or arising out of, whether directly or indirectly, my using of this venue and/or property and/or facilities and/or trails, including my arrival thereat and departure thereof , however such loss or damage may arise and regardless of whether or not same shall have been caused directly or indirectly by negligence albeit gross, of one or more of all of the aforementioned parties. I also accept that the aforementioned parties shall accept no responsibility or liability for any injury, howsoever caused, to any person while on the premises or route or while utilizing the facilities thereon, as well as in respect of any loss or damage to property, howsoever caused, suffered by any person while on the premises or route or while utilizing the facilities thereof.

Refund Policy

Fees will only be refunded in the explicit event of an incorrect deposit/payment to the club, payment error or duplication. No other circumstances for refunds will be considered. The refund will be done by electronic means only, upon bank-verified confirmation of account details of the individual/beneficiary. No membership fee will be refunded after the membership board was issued and collected by the member.

Club Rules

I agree that:

I will display my bike board at all times in the required fashion, clearly visible on my handle bars
I will not take non-members on members only sections
I will adhere to the constitution and rules as set out by the Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club.
I will not modify my bike board in any way, Modification of a bike board will be considered a punishable offense.
I will not litter or smoke on the trails.
I will only ride the trail network from sunrise to sunset except for officially sanctioned Night rides.
I will enter their correct details into the system including, name, surname, address and ID number should I purchase a membership for another individual.
I will ensure that my details are updated on the Tygerberg MTB website to reflect my latest address and contact numbers.
I acknowledge and understand that my assigned bike board is for sole use for the member it is linked to and that the board may not be transferred to other.

Social Media

Our Facebook/Twitter and other media as well as terms and conditions. TERMS OF USE By accessing or using this Page and/or any content or materials available on or via the Page or by posting any content or material on the Page, You signify that You have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”). In these Terms of Use “You” and “Your” refer to You, the person using the Page and “TMTB CLUB”, “We”, “Us” and “Our” refers to Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club. We reserve the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time at Our sole discretion and Your use of the Page will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use posted on the Page at the time of such use. 

From time to time it may possible to become involved in or subscribe to future events, promotions, competitions, prize draws or other goods and services through the Page to which additional terms and conditions may be applicable. This page is not meant to be an official communication channel for TMTB club, but rather a forum for social engagement for club members. We will however in conjunction with our other communication channels update this page with relevant club information events and content. 

The aim of this page is create social connectivity between club members and to help grow the sport as a whole . The committee reserves the right to remove anybody from this page at their sole discretion without reason and at any time. With or without any explanation. 

User Conduct and User Content

You agree that when accessing, using and/or posting or uploading any content or materials of any kind to the Page, You will

(a) not use the Page in any improper or unlawful manner or in breach of any legislation or licence that applies to You;

(b) not harass others or disclose personal information about others that could amount to harassment;

(c) not submit, publish, post, upload, store, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, offensive, obscene, indecent, harmful, confidential, hateful, threatening or otherwise illegal or objectionable material or information;

(d) not submit, post or upload files that contain software or other material the intellectual property rights in which are owned by any third party or which are protected by rights of privacy or publicity of any third party without having received all necessary consents;

(e) not upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other software or programs that may interfere with or damage the operation of the Page or any other computer;

(f) not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself in any way;

(g) not promote any activity that is illegal;

(h) not use software to harvest information from the Page;

(i) not submit any material which is prohibited by any applicable data protection or privacy legislation;

(j) only upload or submit material to the Page which either You own or which You have the permission of the owner of that material to submit; or

(k) not otherwise submit, post or upload any content or materials or otherwise do anything in breach of the Facebook Terms of Use.

(l) Social media is an open forum for members and non-members alike. This is not a medium for conflict resolution or lodging complaints.

Complaints should be send to [email protected] and you will be contacted for resolution.

If you violate this you will be asked to appear in front of the committee for a hearing and may have your membership revoked.

Without limiting any of the foregoing, You also agree to abide to the Facebook Code of Conduct. You agree that You shall be solely responsible for all content, information or materials of whatever nature or medium that You submit, post, upload, publish or display on or through the Page or transmit to or share with other users (“User Content”) and You warrant and undertake that You own the intellectual property rights in and to all User Content or that You are otherwise entitled to submit the same to the Page.

You acknowledge and agree that We may, but are not obligated to, monitor the content (including the User Content) on the Page and may delete or remove from the Page immediately without notice any User Content or any other content of whatever nature, for any or no reason, including without limitation, if such content in Our absolute discretion:

(i) infringes the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any third person;

(ii) violates these Terms of Use, Facebook’s Terms of Use and/or Facebooks Code of Conduct and such removal will be without any admission as to liability and without prejudice to Our other rights and remedies. Other Websites The Page may contain links to other websites and microsites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”) as well as content, information and other materials belonging to or originating from third parties (“Third Party Content”). Such Third Party Websites and Third Party Content are not under Our control and We make no warranties or representations whatsoever in respect of such Third Party Content and Third Party Websites. Without limiting the foregoing, the Third Party Content and Third Party Websites are in no way approved, vetted, checked or endorsed by Us and You agree that We shall not be responsible or in any way liable for the content, accuracy, compliance with relevant laws or accessibility of any information, data, advice or statements or for the quality of any products or services available on or included in such Third Party Content and Third Party Websites. If You choose to access Third Party Content and Third Party Websites, You do so at Your own risk. In addition, use of any such Third Party Content and Third Party Websites may be subject to Your acceptance of additional terms and conditions. Intellectual Property Save in respect of the User Content, all intellectual property rights in and to the Page and all content and materials contained therein are owned by and shall remain owned by Us or Our licensors. You may view, download and print any materials and information made available to You through the Page subject to the following conditions:

(a) the material and information may only be used for Your personal and non-commercial purposes;

(b) the material and information shall not be reproduced or included in any other work or publication in any medium;

(c) the material and information may not be modified or altered in any way;

(d) the material and information may not be distributed or sold to any third party;

(e) You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the material or the information.


We are not responsible or liable in any manner for any User Content, Third Party Content or Third Party Websites and we do not control and are not responsible for what users post, transmit or share on the Page nor for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content that any user may encounter on or in connection with the User Content, Third Party Content or Third Party Websites. The Page and all materials and information provided through it are provided on an “as is” basis without guarantee of any kind and any conditions, guarantees, representations, statements and warranties (including, but not limited to, any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement) are excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. Without limiting the foregoing, we cannot guarantee and do not promise that the Page or any materials and information provided through it will meet your requirements or be fit for a particular purpose. Therefore we advise you to check any materials or information provided to you through the Page as any reliance that you place on the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of that information is at your own risk. Limitation Of Liability Nothing in these terms of use limits or excludes our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence;

(b) any loss suffered by you as a result of your reliance on any fraudulent misrepresentation made by us to you; or

(c) any other liability which may not by law be limited or excluded. Subject to the above paragraph, you agree that we shall not be liable for:

(a) any direct loss, claim or damage;

(b) any indirect loss, claim or damage, or any punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including but not limited to lost savings or loss or corruption of data); or (c) any loss of profit (whether direct or indirect), in each case whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with (i) any use of this Page or its contents (including without limitation, User Content, Third Party Content and Third Party Websites (ii) any failure or delay in the use of any component of the Page or any service including, without limitation, any unavailability of the Page irrespective of duration of any period of unavailability; or (iii) any use of or reliance upon any information, material, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the page, in all cases even if we have been forewarned of the possibility of such loss or damage. We cannot be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or any other property when using or browsing the Page. The downloading or other acquisition of any materials or information through the Page is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the downloading or acquisition of any such materials. You agree to indemnify and hold TMTB CLUB, its and affiliates, and each of their Chairman, officers, agents, contractors, service providers, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees incurred, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Page or the services or any of the materials provided through the Page (including without limitation the User Content, Third Party Content and Third Party Websites), your conduct in connection with the Page or services provided or with other users of the page, or any violation of these Terms Of Use, Facebook’s Terms Of Use or of any law or the rights of any third party.

Privacy Policy

This Notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, in accordance with the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”).

At Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and transparently.

About the Company
Tygerberg Mountain Bike Club is the biggest mountain bike club in South Africa, we aim to advance the sport of Mountain Biking in all disciplines. We focus on youth and community upliftment.

The information we collect
We collect and process your personal information mainly to contact you for the purposes of understanding your requirements and delivering services and issuing memberships accordingly. For this purpose, we will collect contact details including your name, contact details, ID number. In the event of a medical emergency, the club keeps members medical aid details and emergency contact details on file.

We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details. Where possible, we will inform you what information you are required to provide to us and what information is optional.

Website usage information may be collected using “cookies” which allows us to collect standard internet visitor usage information.

The newsletter sign-up is voluntary and your details can be removed at any time by clicking HERE. Or unsubscribing directly at the bottom of every newsletter.

How we use your information
We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and agreed with you. In addition, where necessary your information may be retained for legal or research purposes.

For example:

To gather contact information;
To confirm and verify your identity or to verify that you are an authorised user for security purposes;
For the detection and prevention of fraud, crime, money laundering or other malpractice;
To conduct market or customer satisfaction research or for statistical analysis;
For audit and record-keeping purposes;
In connection with legal proceedings

Disclosure of information
We do not share information with third party’s However we reserve the right to disclose your information:

Where we have a duty or a right to disclose in terms of law or industry codes;
Where we believe it is necessary to protect our rights.

Information Security
We are legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorized access and use of personal information. We will, on an ongoing basis, continue to review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information remains secure.

Our security policies and procedures cover:

Physical security;
Computer and network security;
Access to personal information;
Secure communications;
Security in contracting out activities or functions;
Retention and disposal of information;
Acceptable usage of personal information;
Governance and regulatory issues;
Monitoring access and usage of private information;
Investigating and reacting to security incidents.
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that personal information that we remain responsible for, is kept secure.

We will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your personal information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as we are obliged to.

Your Rights: Access to information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply contact us at the numbers/addresses as provided on our website and specify what information you require. We will need a copy of your ID document to confirm your identity before providing details of your personal information.

Please note that any such access request may be subject to payment of a legally allowable fee.

Correction of your information
You have the right to ask us to update, correct or delete your personal information. We will require a copy of your ID document to confirm your identity before making changes to personal information we may hold about you. We would appreciate it if you would keep your personal information accurate.

Definition of personal information
According to the Act ‘‘personal information’’ means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person. Further to the POPI Act, COR Concepts also includes the following items as personal information:

All addresses including residential, postal and email addresses.
Change of name – for which we require copies of the marriage certificate or official change of name document issued by the state department.

How to contact us
If you have any queries about this notice; you need further information about our privacy practices; wish to withdraw consent; exercise preferences or access or correct your personal information, please contact us at the numbers/addresses listed on our website. Or [email protected]