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TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
WHAT'S IN THESE TERMS?
These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.johnfrieda.co.za

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US
www.johnfrieda.co.za is a site operated by Kao South Africa (Pty) Ltd. We are registered in South Africa.



We are a Proprietary Limited Company [(Pty) Ltd.].



To contact us, please click here.

BY USING OUR SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.



If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.



We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.



WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 30 June 2017.



WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SITE

We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users' needs and our business priorities.



WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW OUR SITE

Our site is made available free of charge.



We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.



You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE



We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.



You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.



Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.



You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.



If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.



DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.



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 is accurate, complete or up to date.



WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO

This web site may contain links to other web sites and services. This can include clicking “Buy Now” or a similar feature to take you to the web sites of various third party retailers where you can browse or purchase Kao products. We do not control such third party web sites and services and are not responsible for their actions or privacy practices. The existence of a link on our web site does not mean that we endorse or have vetted such third party web site or service. You are encouraged to carefully review the policies and practices of every web site and service that you visit.



OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

• We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

If you are a business user:

• We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
• We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
o use of, or inability to use, our site; or
o use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
• In particular, we will not be liable for:
o loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
o business interruption;
o loss of anticipated savings;
o loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
o any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user:

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.



OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR RETURNS BY YOU

If you are not satisfied with your purchase you may return it within 60 (sixty) calendar days for a full refund, replacement or exchange if:

• you have the original tax invoice provided with the order
• the item is in its original unopened packaging.
Should any item that you have purchased online be the subject of any manufacturing defect or failure, as contemplated in the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (“CPA”), it may be returned for replacement, or in exchange for a refund, within six months of the date of purchase, subject to the CPA. We reserve the right to examine the product and test the product to confirm the alleged defect, failure or hazard existed at the time of purchase, before the product will be replaced or refunded.



WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.



You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. Your conduct may constitute a civil or criminal offence in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (ECTA). In such instances you will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.



RULES ABOUT LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.



WHICH COUNTRY'S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa. You and we both agree that the High Court of South Africa will have exclusive jurisdiction over any matter or dispute arising out of a transaction within the territorial jurisdiction of the Republic.



If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of South Africa for any matter or dispute arising out of any transaction relating to these terms of use.



OUR TRADE MARKS ARE REGISTERED

You are not permitted to use our registered trade marks without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under the section titled “How you may use material on our site” above.

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