Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Expert Technology Solutions’ Website, located at https://www.experttechnology.co.za.
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Expert Technology Solutions’ website if you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the South African and other copyright laws, and is the property of Expert Technology Solutions. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with Expert Technology Solutions or to purchase Expert Technology Solutions products.
Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorised by Expert Technology Solutions. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Expert Technology Solutions used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Expert Technology Solutions.
Limitation of Liability
Expert Technology Solutions shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Expert Technology Solutions has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
In the event that a product is mistakenly listed on the site at an incorrect price, Expert Technology Solutions reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Expert Technology Solutions reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Expert Technology Solutions shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
Term | Termination
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Expert Technology Solutions without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
Expert Technology Solutions may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the contact information you have provided to Expert Technology Solutions.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Expert Technology Solutions products) shall be in the Province where Expert Technology Solutions head offices are located. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Expert Technology Solutions products or services) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
Expert Technology Solutions’ failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Expert Technology Solutions may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Expert Technology Solutions or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organisation.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Expert Technology Solutions, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
The Expert Technology Solutions site and all content are provided on an “as is” basis. The contents of the site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from Expert Technology Solutions’ licensors, and other material contained on the Expert Technology Solutions site (“Content”) are for informational purposes only and do not constitute advice. The user is encouraged to consult with a professional advisor before acting on any information or content appearing on or transmitted through Expert Technology Solutions’ web site. Nothing on the site shall be construed as an offer by Expert Technology Solutions to the user, but merely an invitation to do business.
Unless otherwise stated, Expert Technology Solutions and / or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Expert Technology Solutions. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Expert Technology Solutions for your own personal use subject to restrictions set out in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
- Republish material from Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliate companies
- Sell, rent or sub-license material from Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliate companies
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliate companies
- Redistribute content from Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliate companies
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. Expert Technology Solutions does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Expert Technology Solutions, its affiliate companies, its agents and / or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Expert Technology Solutions shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and / or suffered as a result of any use of and / or posting of and / or appearance of the Comments on this website.
Expert Technology Solutions reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.
You warrant and represent that:
- You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
- The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
- The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libellous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
- The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
- You hereby grant Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliate companies a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
Hyperlinking to Our Content
The following organisations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organisations;
- Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
- System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organisations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
These organisations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and / or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organisations:
- commonly-known consumer and / or business information sources;
- com community sites;
- associations or other groups representing charities;
- online directory distributors;
- internet portals;
- accounting, law and consulting firms; and
- educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organisations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavourably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organisation does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Expert Technology Solutions; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organisations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are one of the organisations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to Formulated IT Group. Please include your name, your organisation name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organisations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator (URL) being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Expert Technology Solutions’ logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Expert Technology Solutions may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Expert Technology Solutions, Expert Technology Solutions has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Expert Technology Solutions. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Expert Technology Solutions seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to any public areas that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to Expert Technology Solutions, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any submission to a public area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Expert Technology Solutions by email, you automatically grant-or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted Expert Technology Solutions a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the site or to Expert Technology Solutions by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
You agree to only post or upload Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
By uploading or submitting any media on the Expert Technology Solutions site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.
You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this web site.
By uploading any media like a photo or video, (a) you grant Expert Technology Solutions a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; and (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorises Expert Technology Solutions to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify Expert Technology Solutions and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.
Expert Technology Solutions reserves the right to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of Links from Our Website
If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us at any time. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to do so or to respond to you directly.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
Consumer Protection Act (CPA)
South African CPA laws shall supersede any Expert Technology Solutions terms and conditions which conflict with the act or any other laws in the Republic of South Africa.