Terms & Conditions
Website Terms and Conditions of Use relating to www.schoolshoes.co.za
These Terms and Conditions (“the Terms and Conditions”) govern your (“the User”) use of the Online School Shoes Store (“Provider”) website located at the domain name www.schoolshoes.co.za (“the Website”). By accessing and using the Website, the User agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set out in this legal notice. The User may not access, display, use, download, and/or otherwise copy or distribute Content obtained on the website for marketing and other purposes without the consent of the Provider.
By using this Website or communicating with the Provider by electronic means, the user consents and acknowledges that any and all agreements, notices, disclosures, or any other communication satisfies any legal requirement, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be in writing.
Credit Card Acquiring – Payment Gateway
Credit Card Transactions are acquired by PayFast, a registered systems operator and payment gateway in South Africa. Card Holders may go to https://www.payfast.co.za/b/std/security to view PayFasts’ security policy.
Updating of these Terms and Conditions
Provider reserves the rights to change, modify, add or remove from portions or the whole of these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Changes to these Terms and Conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to this Website. It is the User’s obligation to periodically check these Terms and Conditions at the Website for changes or updates. The User’s continued use of this Website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of the User’s acceptance to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, including such changes or updates.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
Provider provides certain information at the Website. Content currently or anticipated to be displayed at this Website is provided by Provider, its affiliates and/or subsidiary, or any other third party owners of such content, and includes but is not limited to Literary Works, Musical Works, Artistic Works, Sound Recordings, Cinematograph Films, Sound and Television Broadcasts, Program-Carrying Signals, Published Editions and Computer Programs (“the Content”). All such proprietary works, and the compilation of the proprietary works, are copyright the Provider, its affiliates or subsidiary, or any other third party owner of such rights (“the Owners”), and is protected by South African and international copyright laws. The Providers reserve the right to make any changes to the Website, the Content, or to products and/or services offered through the Website at any times and without notice. All rights in and to the Content is reserved and retained by the Owners. Except as specified in these Terms and Conditions, the User is not granted a license or any other right including without limitation under Copyright, Trademark, Patent or other Intellectual Property Rights in or to the Content.
Limitation of liability
The Website and all Content on the Website, including any current or future offer of products or services, are provided on an “as is” basis, and may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Owners make no warranty or representation as to the availability, accuracy or completeness of the Content. Neither Provider nor any holding company, affiliate or subsidiary of Provider, shall be held responsible for any direct or indirect special, consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred, related to the use of, or the inability to access or use the Content or the Website or any functionality thereof, or of any linked website, even if Provider is expressly advised thereof.
Choice of Law
This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Provider from its offices within the Republic of South Africa. Access to the Website from territories or countries where the Content or purchase of the products sold on the Website is illegal is prohibited. The User may not use this Website in violation of South African export laws and regulations. If the User accesses this Website from locations outside of South Africa, that User is responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the User consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute. If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of these Terms and Conditions, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the Provider and the User with regard to the use of the Content and this Website.
Affiliate Terms and Conditions:
By registering as an affiliate of School Shoes you understand, accept and agree to all our Affiliate Terms and Conditions below:
Tracking of Sales:
School Shoes does not take any responsibility for any affiliate sales not tracked under your affiliate code which includes, but are not limited, to the following reasons:
Customers clearing their Browser Cookies
Browsing Sessions that have expired
The incorrect use of Affiliate Tracking Codes (including Link Shortening Services, etc.)
Any other technical issues that may prevent your Tracking URL from recording the correct information
School Shoes will do everything possible to ensure sales are tracked correctly, we do not have control over technical errors out of our control and your participation in our Affiliate Program is at your own risk and you agree that you will not hold School Shoes responsible for sales that were not tracked correctly. You also agree that you will not enter into any dispute with School Shoes regarding Affiliate Commissions.
SPAM (Unsolicited Marketing) is illegal in most countries and Gem Shoes does not tolerate spam. Your Affiliate Account will immediately be deleted and all earnings forfeited. The necessary action will be taken against any Affiliate using School Shoes Details to SPAM!
Affiliate Commission is based on a percentage, and Gem Shoes has the right to change commission structures at any time without prior notice.
No commission earning is final until School Shoes has received and confirmed payment from customer for any order or sale. As a result of cancelled orders, non-completion of orders, returns by customers, Affiliate Commissions will be adjusted accordingly and Affiliates will only receive commission on final sales and accounts will be debited in the event of returns by customers.
Any e-mail sent by our system is not a final reflection of your transactions or balance and subject to change. All transactions can be viewed in your Affiliate Account and you can contact us with any query you may have.
By registering as an Affiliate, you understand that Affiliate Commissions indicated in your account is subject to change due to various reason as mentioned above.
Affiliate Payments are automatically done. Currently payments are only done via EFT and you must have a valid South African Bank Account to participate in our Affiliate Program.
By registering as an Affiliate of School Shoes you accept that our Affiliate Program is a Basic Addition to give our customers the opportunity to earn extra money by referring other customers. Gem Shoes reserves the right to make changes to the Affiliate Program or even terminate it at any stage without prior notification.