Please note that should you not agree to the terms and conditions stated below, you may not use the "The Real Thing Online" website. The site is managed in the Republic of South Africa and promotes the sale of various branded product lines. Purchases made from the site are subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement. By shopping or browsing on this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by this Agreement, and the other policies displayed on this site.
The "The Real Thing Online" website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the prior written consent of "The Real Thing Online".
Disclaimer Of Warranties And Limitation Of Liability
By visiting the "The Real Thing Online" website site on the Internet you agree that using this service is entirely at your own risk. The site and its contents are provided on an "as is" basis and "The Real Thing Online" makes no representations or warranties of any kind.
The Information expressed and displayed on this site should not be regarded as the opinion of "The Real Thing Online". Potential clients are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information displayed on this site. To the full extent permissible by South African law. "The Real Thing Online", its directors, employees, suppliers or service providers disclaims all representations including the accuracy of content or information, products or services.
"The Real Thing Online" does not guarantee that the services provided by the site will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the website, its servers or e-mails sent from "The Real Thing Online" are free from viruses.
"The Real Thing Online", their directors, members, employers, employees and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss, damage or expense which may be suffered.
By accepting the terms and conditions you indemnify "The Real Thing Online" from any loss or damage suffered, including without limitation in respect of any claim or demand by any third party by reason of any act or omission on your part or that of any family member, agent or representative acting on your behalf in connection with transactions concluded.
"The Real Thing Online's" liability whether in contract or delict arising from any breach of any obligation in terms of this Agreement, negligence or otherwise shall not exceed at any time more than the monetary value of the items purchased with regards to any dispute.
The "The Real Thing Online" website and all communications and transactions concluded using the website, are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Invitation to do business
The products which are displayed on the "The Real Thing Online" website is seen as an invitation to do business with "The Real Thing Online". Transactions are only confirmed when "The Real Thing Online" has accepted your transaction and the acceptance is communicated to you via email or telephone call.
The price of any products sold through "The Real Thing Online" including shipping costs shall be relayed to you at the time of your order. By visiting the "The Real Thing Online" website you agree that the terms and conditions will be applicable to all further transactions and website visits.
Cancelled orders and unwanted goods
You have 7 days the "day after" the day that the goods are received under the distance selling act from arrival of the goods to cancel your contract. The goods must be returned to us in the condition they were despatched, complete with all packaging and in a re saleable state. The goods remain YOUR responsibility until they are received and signed for by us.
Cancellation/Return of unwanted orders/items incur a 15% handling fee to cover processing/handling fees.
If an unwanted product is returned for exchange for a different product the customer will be charged or refunded any price difference plus return postage.
When a user visits "The Real Thing Online" or sends e-mails to "The Real Thing Online", you are consenting to communicating with us electronically. "The Real Thing Online" will communicate with you by e-mail.
When purchasing products, you are required to provide "The Real Thing Online" with complete and accurate information about yourself and you agree that the information provided to "The Real Thing Online" is correct. Purchasing from "The Real Thing Online" is restricted to persons over the age of 18. Any person not permitted to register as a purchaser but who does so, shall be guilty of committing fraud.
Free and Non-Free Email Accounts
Please note that without a valid/non free email address/account, you will not be able to purchase products displayed on "The Real Thing Online" website with a credit card. "The Real Thing Online" will only accept payments via EFT or Direct deposit if a free email address is provided.
We reserve the right to: 1. Modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part of) with or without notice to you and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website; and/or 2. Change these Conditions from time to time and your continued use of the Website (or any part of) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the Conditions then you must immediately stop using the Website. 3. We will use our reasonable endeavors to maintain the Website. The Website is subject to change from time to time. You will not be eligible for any compensation because you cannot use any part of the Website or because of a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the Website due to circumstances beyond our control. Third Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to our Users, we may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content (including misrepresentative or defamatory content) of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources.
1.Virtual Card Services process all credit card transactions. All credit card transactions are 128 bit Secure Socket Layers (SSL) encrypted. The company registration documents and the site's registered domain name are checked and verified by Thawte, ensuring the cardholder and merchant that nobody can impersonate VCS to obtain confidential information. 2.Virtual Card Services is committed to providing secure online services. All encryption complies with international standards. Encryption is used to protect the transmission of personal information when completing online transactions. Virtual Card Services Internet servers are protected by firewalls and intrusion detection systems. 3.The Merchant does not have access to credit details. 4.Virtual Card Services continually reviews and enhances its security in line with technological changes.
We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website).
Updating of these Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right to change, modify, add to 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.
I understand that all the designs and trademarks are registered to “The Real Thing Online” and hereby accept the terms and conditions. I undertake not to copy/duplicate the trademarks and designs directly or indirectly in anyway and understand the legal implications thereof. Should I be found to be in violation of this agreement I understand that I will be held liable for all legal costs incurred by “The Real Thing Online” for any civil action or any legal action deemed necessary against me.