Scout Wiki:General disclaimer

Please note that this is a resource site intended to help members of SCOUTS South Africa that are running programs within Scouts South Africa.

Much of the material presented here is provided by site members and may not be officially endorsed SCOUTS South Africa.

Please use SCOUTS South Africa web site, publications, and training materials for definitive and official material.

All that said, we hope that material presented here will be useful and helpful to all that present programs to the youth of SCOUTS South Africa.

General Disclaimer

The Scout Wiki is the official wiki of Scouts SA. It is an online open-content collaborative encyclopedia for scouts in South Africa. Content is provided by users and is not edited and reviewed prior to publication. Content providers are not authorised by Scouts SA. Scouts SA does not guarantee the validity of the information found here. Information is provided “as is”. If you believe the information to be incorrect or out of date, then we challenge you to join the community in providing up to date and accurate information.

The Scout Wiki is not uniformly peer reviewed; while users may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so. All information read on the Scout Wiki is without any implied warranty of fitness for any purpose or use whatsoever. None of the employees, volunteers, members, sponsors, administrators or anyone else connected with the Scout Wiki or Scouts SA in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libellous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages.

Information provided here is being provided freely, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners or users of this site, the owners of the servers upon which it is housed, the individual Scout Wiki contributors, any project administrators, sysops, Scouts SA or anyone else who is in any way connected with the Scout Wiki. You are granted a limited license to copy anything from this site; it does not create or imply any contractual or extracontractual liability on the part of Scouts SA or any of its agents, members, organizers or other users.


Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights or similar rights that are mentioned, used or cited in the articles of the Scout Wiki are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any purpose. Scouts SA cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

Personality rights

The Scout Wiki contains material which may portray an identifiable person who is alive or deceased recently. The use of images of living or recently deceased individuals is, in some jurisdictions, restricted by laws pertaining to privacy rights independent from their copyright status. Before using these types of content, please ensure that you have the right to use it under the laws which apply in the circumstances of your intended use. You are solely responsible for ensuring that you do not infringe someone else's privacy rights.

Jurisdiction and legality of content

Publication of information found in the Scout Wiki may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. The Scout Wiki database is stored on servers in South Africa, and is maintained in reference to the protections afforded under local and federal law. Laws in your country or jurisdiction may not protect or allow the same kinds of speech or distribution. Scouts SA does not encourage the violation of any laws, and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce or republish the information contained herein.

Not professional advice

The Scout Wiki is work in progress, and many articles contain errors, bias or duplication, or may simply need revision. We encourage readers to help us fix these problems.

Some information on the Scout Wiki may create an unreasonable risk for readers who choose to apply or use the information in their own activities or to promote the information for use by third parties.