Terms & Conditions.
Terms & Conditions
Updated at 2021-11-02
For this Terms & Conditions:
- Cookie: a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. It is used to identify your browser, provide analytics, remember information about you such as your language preference or login information.
- Company: when this policy mentions “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to AOLC (Pty) Ltd, (25 Elizabeth Road, Bardene, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1459) that is responsible for your information under this Terms & Conditions.
- Country: where AOLC or the owners/founders of AOLC are based, in this case, is South Africa
- Device: any internet-connected device such as a phone, tablet, computer or any other device that can be used to visit AOLC and use the services.
- Service: refers to the service provided by AOLC as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this platform.
- Third-party service: refers to advertisers, contest sponsors, promotional and marketing partners, and others who provide our content or whose products or services we think may interest you.
- Website: AOLC.”’s” site, which can be accessed via this URL: https://aolc.co.za
- You: a person or entity that is registered with AOLC to use the Services.
This website is owned and operated by AOLC (Pty) Ltd a company registered in South Africa with company registration number 2013/192846/07 and its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereinafter collectively referred to as “AOLC”).
The following terms and conditions, which include reference to AOLC’s Privacy Statement applicable to the user’s usage of and interaction with the Site, including any purchase made or orders placed with AOLC (hereinafter the “T’s & C’s”) govern the relationship between the user and AOLC in the use of the Site. The AOLC Privacy Statement can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of this Site.
By using the Site, you are agreeing to comply with and be legally bound by these Terms & Conditions and you provide your express consent for your personal information to be dealt with on the terms of the Privacy Statement.
By accessing the website and placing an order with AOLC, you confirm that you are in agreement with and bound by the terms of service contained in the Terms & Conditions outlined below. These terms apply to the entire website and any email or other type of communication between you and AOLC.
Under no circumstances shall the AOLC team be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of data or profit, arising out of the use, or the inability to use, the materials on this website, even if AOLC team or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of materials from this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs thereof.
AOLC will not be responsible for any outcome that may occur during the course of usage of our resources. We reserve the right to change prices and revise the resources usage policy at any moment.
AOLC grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to download, install and use the website/app strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
These Terms & Conditions are a contract between you and AOLC (referred to in these Terms & Conditions as “AOLC”, “us”, “we” or “our”), the provider of the AOLC website and the services accessible from the AOLC website (which are collectively referred to in these Terms & Conditions as the “AOLC Service”).
By using this website or any of the services offered thereon, You are agreeing to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.
In these Terms & Conditions, “you” refers both to you as an individual and to the entity you represent. Notwithstanding any other rights that AOLC have under either this agreement or any laws, if you violate any of these Terms & Conditions, we reserve the right to cancel your account or block access to your account without notice.
You agree not to, and you will not permit others to:
- License, sell, rent, lease, assign, distribute, transmit, host, outsource, disclose or otherwise commercially exploit the website/app or make the platform available to any third party.
- Modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, decrypt, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the website/app.
- Remove, alter or obscure any proprietary notice (including any notice of copyright or trademark) of AOLC or its affiliates, partners, suppliers or the licensors of the website/app.
Return and Refund Policy
Thanks for shopping at AOLC. We appreciate the fact that you like to buy the stuff we build. We also want to make sure you have a rewarding experience while you’re exploring, evaluating, and purchasing our products.
If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with any good or service that we provide, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will discuss any of the issues you are going through with our product.
Any feedback, comments, ideas, improvements or suggestions (collectively, “Suggestions” or “Submissions”) provided by you to AOLC with respect to the website/app shall remain the sole and exclusive property of AOLC.
AOLC shall not be obliged to respond to, credit or otherwise compensate you in any way whatsoever for your Submissions or Suggestions.
By disclosing your Suggestions or Submissions on the website, you agree to and hereby grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, AOLC a non-exclusive, unrestricted, royalty-free, fully paid-up, transferable license, which shall give AOLC the right to use and distribute such submissions, including any works incorporated in or resulting from such submission as AOLC deems fit without compensation or credit to you.
When making any submissions to the Site, you agree to do so in a responsible and ethical manner, and may not submit any information that infringes, misappropriates or infringe the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other rights of any party or that is subject to any restrictions, or impose any obligations, on the use or further distribution thereof;
You further agree that you will not post Submissions that are abusive, threatening, offensive, hateful, fraudulent, misleading or otherwise misleading. You also agree not to upload files that contain viruses or potentially harmful content or links.
AOLC may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove any Suggestion or Submission and/or block any access to the website, as well as take any other appropriate action against any person who is in violation of these terms and conditions which shall include the claiming of damages by AOLC.
You hereby indemnify AOLC against any and all claims arising from your Submissions, to the extent permitted by law, acknowledging that certain risks liabilities, obligations and legal responsibilities are placed on you in this regard.
We’ve updated our Terms & Conditions to provide you with complete transparency into what is being set when you visit our site and how it’s being used. By using our website/app, registering an account, or making a purchase, you hereby consent to our Terms & Conditions.
You furthermore expressly consent to your personal information to be dealt with on the terms of the Privacy Statement, which may be accessed at https://crm.aolc.co.za/privacy-policy.
Links to Other Websites
These Terms & Conditions apply only to the Services offered by AOLC.
The existence of any such links on the website does not necessarily imply that there is any affiliation between AOLC and the third party. Nor does it imply that AOLC or any of its officers or employees recommend or endorse any of the linked web site products or services.
Changes To Our Terms & Conditions
You acknowledge and agree that AOLC may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Service (or any features within the Service) to you or to users generally at AOLC’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Service at any time. You do not need to specifically inform AOLC when you stop using the Service. You acknowledge and agree that if AOLC disables access to your account, you may be prevented from accessing the Service, your account details or any files or other materials which is contained in your account.
If we decide to change our Terms & Conditions, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Terms & Conditions modification date below.
Modifications to Our website/app
AOLC reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the website/app or any service to which it connects, with or without notice and without liability to you.
Updates to Our website/app
AOLC may from time to time provide enhancements or improvements to the features/ functionality of the website/app, which may include patches, bug fixes, updates, upgrades and other modifications (“Updates”).
Updates may modify or delete certain features and/or functionalities of the website/app. You agree that AOLC has no obligation to (i) provide any Updates, or (ii) continue to provide or enable any particular features and/or functionalities of the website/app to you.
You further agree that all Updates will be (i) deemed to constitute an integral part of the website/app, and (ii) subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Term and Termination
This Agreement shall remain in effect until terminated by you or AOLC.
AOLC may, in its sole discretion, at any time and for any or no reason, suspend or terminate this Agreement with or without prior notice.
This Agreement will terminate immediately, without prior notice from AOLC, in the event that you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement.
This Agreement will terminate immediately, without prior notice from AOLC, in the event that you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement. You may also terminate this Agreement by giving AOLC 20 business days written notice
Upon termination of this Agreement, you shall cease all use of the website/app and delete all copies of the website/app from your computer.
Termination of this Agreement will not limit any of AOLC’s rights or remedies at law or in equity in case of breach by you (during the term of this Agreement) of any of your obligations under the present Agreement.
Intellectual Property and Infringement Notice
The website/app and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by AOLC, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by South Africa and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. The material may not be copied, modified, reproduced, downloaded or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of AOLC, unless and except as is expressly provided in these Terms & Conditions. Any unauthorized use of the material is prohibited.
Other than provided under this agreement you agree that you will not:
- Use the material contained on the website without the prior written consent of AOLC
- Reproduce, redistribute, change or amend or convey any material or information contained on the website, including any intellectual property right notices contained in such material.
The works of authorship contained on the website including, but are not limited to, any copyrighted works, trademarks and logos, data or text images, designs, whether registered or unregistered, are the intellectual property of AOLC, its affiliates or third parties who have supplied such information to AOLC and are protected by South African and international intellectual property laws and conventions.
AOLC reserves the right to take legal action in respect of any unauthorised use of any information listed under this paragraph (10).
If you are a copyright owner or such owner’s agent and believe any material on our website/app constitutes an infringement on your copyright, please contact us setting forth the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on his behalf; (b) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing; (c) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owners; and (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.
You agree to indemnify and hold AOLC and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors (if any) harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, due to or arising out of your: (a) use of the website/app; (b) violation of this Agreement or any law or regulation; or (c) violation of any right of a third party.
The website/app is provided to you “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, AOLC, on its own behalf and on behalf of its affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the website/app, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of a course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice.
Without limitation to the foregoing, AOLC provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the website/app will meet your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error-free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither AOLC nor any AOLC’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the website/app, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the website/app will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the website/app; or (iv) that the website/app, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of AOLC are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of or limitations on implied warranties or the limitations on the applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding any damages that you might incur, the entire liability of AOLC and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Agreement and your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by you for the website/app.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall AOLC or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, for loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, for loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the website/app, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the website/app, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Agreement), even if AOLC or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Agreement shall not affect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time the after nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute waiver of any subsequent breach.
No failure to exercise and no delay in exercising, on the part of either party, any right or any power under this Agreement shall operate as a waiver of that right or power. Nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or power under this Agreement preclude further exercise of that or any other right granted herein. In the event of a conflict between this Agreement and any applicable purchase or other terms, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.
Amendments to this Agreement
AOLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Agreement at any time. If a revision is material we will provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our website/app after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use AOLC.
The Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and AOLC regarding your use of the website/app and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous written or oral agreements between you and AOLC.
You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that apply when you use or purchase other AOLC’s services, which AOLC will provide to you at the time of such use or purchase.
This section applies to any dispute RELATING TO CLAIMS FOR INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF REGARDING THE ENFORCEMENT OR VALIDITY OF YOUR OR AOLC.”’s” INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. The term “dispute” means any dispute, action, or other controversy between you and AOLC concerning the Services or this agreement, whether in contract, warranty, tort, statute, regulation, ordinance, or any other legal or equitable basis. “Dispute” will be given the broadest possible meaning allowable under law.
Notice of Dispute
In the event of a dispute, you or AOLC must give the other a Notice of Dispute, which is a written statement that sets forth the name, address, and contact information of the party raising the dispute, the facts giving rise to the dispute, and the relief requested. You must send any Notice of Dispute via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. AOLC will send any Notice of Dispute to you by mail to your address if we have it, or otherwise to your designated email address. You and AOLC will attempt to resolve any dispute through informal mediation within sixty (60) days from the date the Notice of Dispute is sent. After sixty (60) days, you or AOLC may commence arbitration in the event that the matter remains unsettled after attempts at mediation.
If you and AOLC don’t resolve any dispute by informal mediation, any other effort to resolve the dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding arbitration as described in this section.
Should any dispute arise from this agreement and remain unresolved, such dispute must be submitted for and decided by means of arbitration.
The arbitrator to be appointed must be a person agreed to by the parties, and may in turn appoint an independent expert in the field in which the dispute has arisen.
The arbitration must be held at the place and in accordance with whatever procedures the arbitrator considers appropriate. The arbitrator may conduct the arbitration in an informal manner and without requiring pleadings or discovery of documents and without observing the rules of evidence.
Subject to the other provisions of this clause each arbitration must be held in accordance with the Arbitration Act 42 of 1965 as amended.
The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding upon all the partners to this agreement and will be carried into effect by them and made an order of any competent Court.
Submissions and Privacy
AOLC is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the users of this Site. AOLC’s Privacy Statement, which is accessible at https://crm.aolc.co.za/privacy-policy, is incorporated by reference into these T’s & C’s, forms part of these T’s & C’s, and explains the personal information processing practices of AOLC insofar as it relates to the website. It may be necessary to capture your personal information and details which may then go into a Customer Relationship Management (“CRM”) system.
Your captured details could then be used for example: to send out newsletters, company updates via email, or to one of AOLC’s subsidiaries or divisions for the purposes of example, generating a sales lead.
The CRM or forms will identify you as being someone who has opted in to get newsletters, emails and other communications from AOLC.
AOLC may, from time to time, include contests, promotions, sweepstakes, or other activities (“Promotions”) that require you to submit material or information concerning yourself.
Please note that all Promotions may be governed by separate rules that may contain certain eligibility requirements, such as restrictions as to age and geographic location. You are responsible to read all Promotions rules to determine whether or not you are eligible to participate. If you enter any Promotion, you agree to abide by and comply with all Promotions Rules.
Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services on or through the Services, which terms and conditions are made a part of this Agreement by this reference.
Notwithstanding anything else specified under this agreement, In the event a product and/or service is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for the product and/or service listed at the incorrect price.
AOLC shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such order whether or not the order has been confirmed and/or your credit card has been charged with any fees in respect thereof. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, we shall issue a credit to your credit card account or other payment account in the amount of the charge, within five (5) days of becoming aware of such charge.
You will be responsible for notifying AOLC immediately upon becoming aware of such charges. AOLC shall not be held liable for any delays caused in respect of the refund which shall include, but not be limited to, procedures by your bank.
Operation of the Site
AOLC reserves the right to suspend or terminate the operation of the website at any time for the purposes of support and maintenance or to update the information contained on the website or for any other reason, at the sole discretion of AOLC.
AOLC is not obliged to give any notice of such termination or suspension.
Agreements in Terms of Section 21 of the Electronic Communications and Transaction Act
No information or data on this Site constitutes an offer to do business but is merely an invitation to do business.
No agreements shall be concluded merely by sending a data message to AOLC as valid agreements will require an acceptance of an offer by AOLC.
No e-mail message shall be deemed to have been received by AOLC until a response has been issued from AOLC. An automated response from AOLC shall not satisfy this requirement.
Information in terms of Section 43(1) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
AOLC makes the following information available to the user, in terms of Section 43(1) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, no. 25 of 2002 as amended (“the Act”):
Access to the services, content, software and downloads available from the Website may be classified as “electronic transactions” as defined in terms of ECTA and you, therefore, may have the rights detailed in ECTA. Accordingly, AOLC provides the following information:
- Legal status: and Registration Number of Company: Registered private company
- Physical address for receipt of Legal Services: 25 Elizabeth Road, Bardene, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1459.
- Web-site address: www.aolc.co.za
- E-mail address: email@example.com
- Membership of any self-regulatory or accreditation bodies to which AOLC belongs or subscribes and the contact details of that body: Not applicable.
- Code of conduct to which AOLC subscribes and how that code may be accessed electronically by the user: For example, The corporate codes of conduct of AOLC are available on its integrated annual report and/or the Site.
- Names of directors: As published in the integrated annual report
- Place of registration: Republic of South Africa.
- Description of the main characteristics of the goods or services offered by AOLC to enable the User to make an informed decision on the proposed electronic transaction: For Example, AOLC supplies information technology-related products and services over a wide range of industries and markets.
- The full price of the goods or services, including applicable taxes and any other fees or costs, manner of payment and time of delivery: As provided to the user per quote. AOLC website is free of charge.
- Any terms of the agreement, including any guarantees, that will apply to the transaction and how these terms may be accessed, stored and reproduced electronically by the User: As advised to the user by AOLC in the agreement, or otherwise
- The manner and period within which the User can access and maintain a full record of the transaction: As advised to the user by AOLC in the agreement, or otherwise
- The return, exchange and refund policy of AOLC: to be accessed at www.aolc.co.za
- The time within which the goods will be dispatched or delivered or within which the services will be rendered: As advised to the user by AOLC in the agreement, or otherwise
- The alternative dispute resolution code to which AOLC subscribes: As advised to the user by AOLC in the agreement, or otherwise.
- Where appropriate, the minimum duration of the agreement in case of agreements for the supply of products or services to be performed on an ongoing basis or recurrently: As advised to the user by AOLC in the agreement, or otherwise.
Any waiver of any provision of these Terms & Conditions will be effective only if in writing and signed by an authorized representative of AOLC.
AOLC will be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief (without the obligations of posting any bond or surety) in the event of any breach or anticipatory breach by you, including legal costs on Attorney and Own Client scale.
In no event shall AOLC be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other torts, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. AOLC reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents of the Service at any time without prior notice.
The AOLC Service and its contents are provided “as is” and “as available” without any warranty or representations of any kind, whether express or implied. AOLC is a distributor and not a publisher of the content supplied by third parties; as such, AOLC exercises no editorial control over such content and makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, reliability or currency of any information, content, service or merchandise provided through or accessible via the AOLC Service. Without limiting the foregoing, AOLC specifically disclaims all warranties and representations in any content transmitted on or in connection with the AOLC Service or on sites that may appear as links on the AOLC Service, or in the products provided as a part of, or otherwise in connection with, the AOLC Service, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party rights.
No oral advice or written information given by AOLC or any of its affiliates, employees, officers, directors, agents, or the like will create a warranty. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice. Without limiting the foregoing, AOLC does not warrant that the AOLC Service will be uninterrupted, uncorrupted, timely, or error-free.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
-Via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
-Via Phone Number: +27875500555
-Via this Link: https://www.aolc.co.za
-Via this Address: 25 Elizabeth Road, Bardene, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1459