Electronic Communications Disclaimer

Disclaimer for all Electronic Communications

This disclaimer applies to any electronic message (e.g. telephone, E-mail, WhatsApp or SMS) passing through the information system (including its contents, any attachments and all subsequent messages or attachments) of Housing Investment Partners (Proprietary) Limited (HiP). If there is a conflict between this disclaimer and any other, this disclaimer will prevail.

The Recipient 

Messages are intended for the named recipient(s) only. If you are not the named recipient(s):
    • Please notify the Sender using the contact details contained in the message. If this is not possible, then using the quickest means possible (telephone or fax). You must delete the message you received once you have notified the Sender. 
    • You must not forward, copy or otherwise transmit or disseminate the message or any of its contents to any person other than the named Sender.
    • You may not print, save or store the message or any of its contents in electronic or physical form


    • The message is confidential, unless specifically stated or if this is manifestly clear from the context (such as press releases and other official statements).
    • If you are not certain whether the message is confidential, please check with the Sender.
    • Do not disclose it to anyone else. Only the person to whom the message was sentmay use it.
    • Do not add the Sender’s email address or number to a database for the purposes of direct electronic marketing without their consent

Copyright Notice for Message Content

HiP owns the content of its messages (and this message disclaimer). It is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. HiP reserves all rights that HiP does not expressly grant.

Legal Requirements Related to Message

By communicating with HiP electronically, you consent to receiving messages from HiP electronically and agree that any agreement, notice, disclosure or other message transmitted electronically satisfies any legal requirement, including that it be “in writing”. Unless otherwise agreed, HiP is only deemed to have:

    • received a message once HiP have confirmed receipt orally or in writing; and
    • sent a message once reflected as “sent” on HiP message server logs.


  • HiP has taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that no malicious software(malware) is in this message to you.
  • HiP recommends that you check all messages you receive for viruses.
  • While HiP uses best endeavors to prevent loss or damage to third party systems, HiP is not responsible or liable for any harm, damages, or loss (including any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on information handling systems, or data corruption) arising from this message, including:
    • from malicious software (malware); 
    • if someone else changes a message;
    • for corruption of data, or any “denial of service”;
    • for the non-delivery or incorrect delivery of any message;
    • its effect on electronic devices; or
    • its transmission in an unencrypted medium.

Interception and Monitoring 

  • HiP reserves the right to intercept, monitor, review or disclose all messages
  • HiP Employees do not have any privacy right in the creation of, sending of, receipt of or storage of information (e.g., message messages, internet pages) on the systems of HiP.
  • If you do not want your message to be read by HiP, you must not communicate with HiP by message


If you have any questions or concerns arising from this disclaimer, please contact HiP on: Telephone: +27 10 594 7777