Terms and conditions of use
Agreement between the user and Independent Technologies:
The Independent Technologies website is comprised of various web pages operated by Independent Technologies (Pty) Ltd.
The Independent Technologies website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Independent Technologies website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices at all times.
Independent Technologies website:
Independent Technologies does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Independent Technologies (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Independent Technologies website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Independent Technologies, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees, permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of our businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Independent Technologies is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Independent Technologies’ sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
Independent Technologies reserves the right to change the terms, conditions as we wish and notices under which the Independent Technologies website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Independent Technologies website at any time.
Use of communication services:
The Independent Technologies website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for any Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Independent Technologies has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Independent Technologies reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Independent Technologies reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Independent Technologies reserves the right always to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Independent Technologies sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Independent Technologies does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Independent Technologies specifically disclaims any liability about the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorised Independent Technologies spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Independent Technologies.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
Links to third party sites:
The Independent Technologies website may contain links to other websites (“linked sites”). The linked sites are not under the control of Independent Technologies and Independent Technologies is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. Independent Technologies is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Independent Technologies is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Independent Technologies of the site or any association with its operators.
No unlawful or prohibited use:
As a condition of your use of the Independent Technologies website, you warrant to Independent Technologies that you will not use the Independent Technologies website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Independent Technologies website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Independent Technologies website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Independent Technologies website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Independent Technologies website.
Materials provided to Independent Technologies or posted at any Independent
The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Independent Technologies web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Independent Technologies and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Independent Technologies website at any time. Advice received via the Independent Technologies website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
Independent Technologies and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Independent Technologies website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Independent Technologies and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
Independent Technologies reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Independent Technologies website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
Independent Technologies is committed to protecting your privacy and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Independent Technologies site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Independent Technologies site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Independent Technologies collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, telephone number.
Independent Technologies encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Independent Technologies so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Independent Technologies is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Independent.
Use of your Personal Information
Independent Technologies collects and uses your personal information to operate the Independent Technologies website and deliver the services you have requested. Independent Technologies also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Independent Technologies and its affiliates. Independent Technologies may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Independent Technologies does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Independent Technologies may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Independent Technologies may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Independent Technologies, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Independent Technologies does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Independent Technologies keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Independent Technologies, in order to determine what Independent Technologies services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within Independent Technologies to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a subject area.
Independent Technologies websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Independent Technologies or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Independent Technologies; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Computer Mania, or the public.
The Independent Technologies website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise Independent Technologies pages, or register with Independent Technologies site or services, a cookie helps Independent Technologies to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Independent Technologies website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Independent Technologies features that you customised.
You have the ability and can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Independent Technologies services or websites you visit.
Changes to this Statement
Independent Technologies will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Independent Technologies encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Independent Technologies is protecting your information.
Independent Technologies welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Independent Technologies has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Independent Technologies at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem. Landline: 043 555 1111
Extra Terms and Conditions
Independent Technologies reserves the right without notice to discontinue any goods. Any price list, advertising or similar materials issued to you by Independent Technologies are only intended as price range of the products available at Independent Technologies the information and price there in shall not be binding to Independent Technologies.
The services provided by Independent Technologies are only available to the legally entitled. Youth under 18 years of age may only use our webpage under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times.
This website is governed by the laws of South Africa andIndependent Technologies chooses as its address for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature.
Independent Technologies does not guarantee that our Website or its operation will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted or error-free at any time.
No contract shall exists between the Customer and Independent Technologies for the sale of any goods until Independent Technologies has received and accepted your order, has received payment in full “in bank cleared funds” and the order has been shipped to you or collected by you. Once Independent Technologies does so, there is a binding legal contract between us. It is at this point that a binding legal contract is created, and any contract is subject to these Terms and Conditions.
The goods on the webpage or in store are subject to availability. If on receipt of your order the goods you have ordered are not available in stock, Independent Technologies will inform you as soon as possible and you may request to cancel or amend the order or put it on back-order. Should you cancel the order, Independent Technologies will be happy to refund or re-credit you for any sum that has been paid by you or debited from your credit card for the goods.
Effort is made to ensure that prices shown on Independent Technologies’ website are accurate at the time you place your order. Independent Technologies reserves the right to amend any quoted prices including the shipping charges at any time prior to dispatch. If an error is found, Independent Technologies staff will inform you as soon as possible and offer you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling your order. If Independent Technologies does not receive an order confirmation within days of informing you of the error, the order will be cancelled automatically. If cancelled, Independent Technologies will be happy to refund or give credit to you for any sum that has been paid by you or debited from your credit card for the products.
Please note that if you choose delivery without insurance the order is carried at your own risk and Independent Technologies accepts no liability for loss or damage to such property or any consequential loss or damage arising therefrom at any time.