1) TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
If you create an account on our website and purchase from our website, our Terms of Supply will apply.
By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all Personal Information provided by you is accurate.
2) INFORMATION ABOUT US
Website: Our website is owned and operated by Computer Mania Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“Computer Mania”, “we”, “us”, “our”).
Physical address: Unit S31, Spearhead Business Park, Montague Gardens, Cape Town, 7441 (“Premises”).
Postal address: P.O. Box 12077, Monte Vista, Cape Town, 7461.
3) CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
Take note, the terms applicable on conclusion of the sale of goods to you will apply for the particular purchase.
4) CHANGES TO OUR WEBSITE
We may update our website from time to time, and may change the Content at any time.
We may stop publishing our website at any time without notice and will not be responsible for any consequences.
Please note: The Content on our website is provided for general information purposes only and may be out of date at any given time. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Content on our site(s) is accurate, complete, free from errors or omissions or up-to-date.
5) ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE
Access to our website(s) is made available free of charge.
Products or Services available from our website: You will be able to view the prices for the Products and/ or Services available from us free of charge.
To shop online for our range of goods (“Products”), you must register with us and create a profile. Only registered users may order Products on the Computer Mania Platform
Please note that you must agree to our Delivery Terms and Conditions before you continue to purchase any Product from us..
We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis.
We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our website (including, but not limited to, the products/ services/ activities/ campaigns available) without notice to you. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website, including, but not limited to, mobile data and the costs associated with it. We do not guarantee that our website, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices. In addition, use of our website may be subject to malfunctions and delays inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications.
Our site is directed to people residing in the Republic of South Africa. We do not represent that Content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our website or any Service or Product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the Republic of South Africa, you do so at your own risk and note that we will only process your Personal Information as per our local laws
6) YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
You are responsible to protect and treat your password as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third-party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you know your password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].
7) RIGHTS GRANTED TO YOU
We may terminate this licence at any time for any reason.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by us.
8) PROHIBITED USES
You may not use our website or Content:
in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect (including but not limiting to harassment of third party service providers);
in any way that encourages any illegal activity, including, but not limited to promoting or facilitating access to, use of and/ or sale of illegal substances, services, information and/ or devices;
to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (for example: Spam);
to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, ransomware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software/system or hardware in our website or the Content used by us or any other Users of our website;
to access, without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of our website or the equipment or network on which the website is stored; and/ or
in any way to facilitate or assist any third-party to do any of the above.
You may further not:
remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from any portion of our website;
reproduce, copy (direct or in-direct), modify, adapt, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, lease, sell, resell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit our website (or any part thereof);
decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble our website;
cause or launch any programs or scripts for the purpose of scraping, mirroring, indexing, surveying, or otherwise data mining any portion of our website or unduly burdening or hindering the operation and/or functionality of any aspect of our website;
frame our website or any part thereof;
access or use our website or the Content through automated means, including through the use of robots, spiders, or offline readers(other than by individually performed searches on publicly accessible search engines for the sole purpose of, and solely to the extent necessary for, creating publicly available search indices - but not caches or archives - of our website or the Content and excluding those search engines or indices that host, promote, or link primarily to infringing or unauthorized content);
transmit content that the user does not own or does not have the right to publish or distribute; or
attempt to gain unauthorised access to or impair any aspect of our website(s) or its related systems or networks.
E-mail addresses, names, telephone numbers and fax numbers published on our website may not be incorporated into any database used for commercial purposes or electronic marketing or similar purposes. The presentation of such details is no “opt-in”/ permission from us to utilise same.
9) INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT
We are the owner and/ or rightful licensee of all intellectual property rights (including but not limited to, concepts, know-how, data processing techniques, copyrights, patents, designs (including the website look and feel and lay out and photos), inventions, trademarks, tables and compilations of data which are created, invented and/ or developed, (registered or unregistered) in and on our website(s) and Content.
You may copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website(s) for your personal use and to determine whether you wish to acquire the products or services advertised on our website(s). You may draw the attention of others to content posted on our website or by sharing same via social networks or other means available.
You must not modify the copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from our website(s) in any other way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text or claim that it is yours. Our status as the authors of Content on our website(s) must always be acknowledged.
to use or reference in any manner our business names, service names, product names, logos, trademarks, designs or services marks or those of our licensors (registered or un-registered).
10) LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
WE PROVIDE OUR WEBSITE TO YOU ON AN “AS-IS” AND ON AN “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS WHICH MAY APPLY TO OUR WEBSITE(S) OR ANY CONTENT ON IT, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IN ADDITION, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE TIMELINES, QUALITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF OUR WEBSITE OR ANY OF OUR SERVICES OR ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, OR THAT THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU AGREE THAT IT IS WITHIN YOUR SOLE DISCRETION TO USE OUR WEBSITE AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE REMAINS SOLELY WITH YOU.
WE, OUR OWNERS, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRIBUTORS AND/ OR AGENTS, AS THE CASE MAY WHERE, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER OR HOWSOEVER CAUSED ARISING FROM INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON (OR BY NEANS OF) OUR WEBSITE, OTHER USERS THEREON, OR THE ACCESS OR USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR THE PURCAHSE AND/ OR USE OF ANY OF OUR OR ANY THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS AND/ OR SERVICES.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DEFAULT OR DELAY IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OUR SERVICES TO YOU IF AND TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY IS CAUSED BY ANY ACT OF GOD, LEGISLATION, WAR OR CIVIL DISTURBANCE, LABOUR UNREST, COURT ORDER, OR ANY OTHER CIRCUMSTANCE BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL INCLUDING FLUCTUATIONS IN COMMUNICATIONS OR UTILITY SERVICES ("FORCE MAJEURE") AND PROVIDED WE ARE OBVIOUSLY WITHOUT FAULT IN CAUSING SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY, AND SUCH DEFAULT OR DELAY COULD NOT HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY THE US THROUGH THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE SOURCES, WORKAROUND PLANS OR OTHER MEANS.
DIFFERENT LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY MAY APPLY TO LIABILTY ARISING AS A RESULT OF THE SUPPLY OF PRODUCTS, ACTIVITIES AND/ OR SERVICES BY US TO YOU, WHICH WILL BE SET OUT IN OUR SERVICE/ PRODUCT SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Although we are not obliged to provide security on our website, we feel it is important that your information, or any communication between us, is dealt with in the most secure manner reasonably possible. We take reasonable measures to ensure the safety and integrity of our website and to exclude viruses, unlawful monitoring and/ or access to our website. However, because of the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your communications with us via our website are completely secure at all times.
To provide adequate security to all our Users, and to monitor activities prohibited under section 86 of the ECT Act, you hereby agree to our right to intercept, monitor, block, read, delete or access all data sent to the website or any of our other communication facilities, for example, email, instant messaging or fax-to-email applications, subject to the conditions as set out under the RIC Act.
It is our policy to virus-check documents and files before they are uploaded to our website. However, we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from our website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using this website. Further, you agree not to upload or provide, via our website, any document or file that may contain a virus. You are required to virus-check any document or file which you intend to upload or provide to our website.
12) LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists, or provide a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice to you.
13) CONTENT AND LINKS IN OUR WEBSITE
We do not purport to own the content on the other websites which may be shown on our website. Should the owner of any content showcased on our website want the content to be removed, please write to us by using the contact facility on our Contact Us-page to request the removal of such content.
Your access and use of the other websites remain solely at your own risk and on the terms set by the relevant Third-Party.
Social networks (where applicable): You agree that when accessing, using and/ or posting or uploading any content or materials of any kind to our social network pages (including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other facility made available by us from time to time),(if any), you will -
Social media is not a medium for conflict resolution or lodging complaints. Complaints should be sent by using our Contact Us-page.
14) BREACH, SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
All costs, charges and expenses of whatsoever nature which may be incurred by us in enforcing our rights in terms hereof including, without limitation, legal costs on the scale as between an attorney and own client and collection commission, irrespective of whether any action has been instituted, shall be recoverable from you if the above rights are successfully enforced.
The obligations and liabilities of users incurred prior to the termination date of the Terms and/ or use of the Services shall survive the termination of these Terms for all purposes.
No relaxation or indulgence, by either one of us to the other, shall constitute a waiver of the rights of that person and shall not preclude that person from exercising any rights which may have arisen in the past or which may arise in future.
15) CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
16) APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
17) ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION AND CONTACT
Any Data Messages sent by us to you, shall be deemed to have been sent from the Premises.
A Data Message is deemed to be sent:
A Data Message is deemed to be received:
Attribution of Data Messages - You agree and warrant that any Data Message sent, from any computer or device that is owned by you or programmed by you, to us was sent by you.
18) CONTACT US
Website functionality or any other recommendations: Use the communication facility on our website (click here).
Complaints: We kindly request that you contact us first should you have any complaints or any other issues. It is important to us that you are satisfied with your enquiry. You may use the contact information as per our Contact Us-page. Please ask for a reference number if you speak to any of our representatives/ consultants. We will of course reply to your complaint as soon as practically possible, but wish to note that we stand under no legal obligation to resolve such complaint.
Legal Documentation or Notices (hopefully this will never be required):
If we are required to send you any legal documents or notices you agree that we can send it via electronic mail to your email address, or by written communication by way of registered post to your address or if delivery to the aforesaid addresses is not successful, then such contact details we may find about you on the Internet.
Any notice to you, or us, which is:
sent by prepaid registered post in a correctly addressed envelope to the address specified for it under clause 2 above shall be deemed to have been received, unless the contrary is proven, within 10 (ten) days from the date on which it was posted;
delivered by hand, shall be deemed to have been received on the day of delivery, provided that it has been delivered to a responsible person during ordinary business hours; or
sent by a Data Message to the addressee shall be deemed to be received as per clause 17 above.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, a written notice actually received by you or us, including a notice sent by telefax, shall be an adequate notice to it notwithstanding that it was not sent or delivered to the chosen address.
Content means any information, content, images, video, audio, data, works of authorship, software and technology which may be displayed on, incorporated into, underlying, or used to operate our website;
Data Message shall have the same meaning attributed to it in terms of the ECT Act;
ECT Act means the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, Act 25 of 2002;
Franchisee, in terms of a franchise agreement, shall have the same meaning attributed to it in terms of the CPA;
Personal Information shall have the same meaning attributed to it in terms of the POPI Act;
POPI Act means the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013;
Products means goods with prices advertised for sale on the Computer Mania Platform and/ or other sites of ours (if any);
RIC Act means the Regulation of Interception of Communication and Provision of Communication- Related Information Act, Act 70 of 2002;
Services means the Services as reflected and/ or promoted on our website or other sites of ours (if any); and
Users mean users (including registered customers) of our website (including you!) and the individual accessing or using the Services, or the organisation, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Services, as applicable.