Terms and conditions of use

Thank you for your interest in our website and products. By accessing the African Mineral Standards (AMIS) website, you (the “user”) agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out hereunder. AMIS reserves the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to change any of the terms and conditions by posting such changes on this web site. Such changes shall be effective immediately. By continuing to use this web site, the user shall be deemed to have accepted all terms and conditions and subsequent changes.

Permitted Use

When accessing this web site the user may download, view and print any of the content from this web site for private and non-commercial purposes but may never without written permission from AMIS–

  • Redistribute, modify, adapt or vary any of the content of this web site;
  • Remove any copyright or trade mark notices from any copies of the content;
  • Cause any harm to this web site in any manner whatsoever.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

This web site and all the related pages, including but not limited to content, software, code, graphics, designs, logos or trademarks or copyright material contained in or electronically distributed on this web site, are owned or licensed to AMIS and are protected by local and international legislation. Any unauthorised or malicious use whatsoever is strictly prohibited.


All items featured on this site are for sale directly to consumers.


Hyperlinks provided on this web site to third party or Group web sites are provided as is, and such hyperlinks as well as the content of such third party web sites are not under the control of AMIS.

Limitation of Liability

AMIS will not be held liable for any damages, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this web site or any other web site linked to this web site or the content or the services thereof.
The user expressly agrees that the use of this web site is entirely at the user’s own risk and indemnifies AMIS against any third party claims that might arise out of the user’s use of this web site or any other web site linked to this web site.
This website and its contents are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet the user’s individual requirements, but is provided as a convenience to our customers.

Governing Law

The South African law and the jurisdiction of the South African courts shall govern any action in terms of the use or inability to use this website.


Prices represent the suggested, non-binding retail price including 14% VAT. Prices listed on the AMIS website exclude transportation, courier or other delivery charges unless otherwise stated.



We request confidential information from users for the purposes of marketing and online purchasing registration. We will keep client information confidential and will not disclose information to any third party without the prior written consent of the user, unless legally obliged to do so.

Registration Data and Privacy

Registration may be required for you to download from certain areas of this site, or for your participation in certain purchasing areas on this site. You must provide certain current, complete, and accurate information about yourself as prompted to do so by the registration form, and maintain and update such registration information as required to keep such information current, complete and accurate. You warrant that your Registration Data is accurate and current, and that You are authorised to provide such Registration Data. You authorise us to verify your Registration Data at any time. If any Registration Data that you provide is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, AMIS retains the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate rights to use the services. Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy which may be accessed from the AMIS home page.

Direct communications:

We communicate electronically with our client base from time to time. By registering on our website we assume that clients opt-in to receive such correspondence, unless an opt-out request has been received by us. Should you be listed on the national opt-out registry, it is assumed that this registration is in your personal capacity, and that correspondence with AMIS is in a business capacity.


Products and specifications

Official specifications for all AMIS products are published on individual product Certificates; which must be referred to before purchase or use. All product data published elsewhere (on brochures, spreadsheets and elsewhere on this website is solely to guide the user towards the correct products and certificates; and the user is always referred to the official certificate for the official product specifications.
The certificates and the reference materials described in them have been prepared with due care and attention. However AMIS, Set Point Technology (Ltd), Michael McWha, Dr Barry Smee and Smee and Associates Ltd; accept no liability for any decisions or actions taken following the use of the reference materials.
While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the data and information published in the certificates; AMIS reserve the right to alter any product documentation without notice; notwithstanding, purchasers will be notified of any corrections or modifications to certificates, should corrections or modifications be made.
No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of information in this site.

Availability and order accuracy

Please check item availability and full specification details prior to ordering. AMIS cannot accept contractual responsibility for your reliance on the information contained within this site. Security software is installed to protect our customers in the e-commerce area of this website.


AMIS reserves the right to modify the information contained on this site at any time without notice. While AMIS makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that all material on this site is correct, accuracy cannot be guaranteed and AMIS does not assume any responsibility for losses incurred from information contained on this website. This site and all information and materials contained herein, is provided to you as is, without warranty (with the exception of test certificates).