This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the products (the “Products”) listed on our website www.ghillie-gear.com (the “Site”) to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any Products from the Site.
These terms and conditions do not affect any of your statutory rights. However, it is important that you should understand that by ordering any of our Products from the Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.ghillie-gear.com is a privately company and privately owned site.
2. ACCESS TO THE SITE
3. YOUR STATUS
By placing an order through this Site you warrant that:
(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
(b) you are at least 18 years old.
4. HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN US
A legally binding contract will be formed between us when you have confirmed to us that you wish to proceed with the purchase of one or more Products, We have confirmed to you that we will sell the Product(s) to you and we have received payment of the price and any additional monies.
When your order has been completed you will receive confirmation of the Product(s) ordered, the price paid, the shipping method and your allocated order number. If you wish to amend any part of your order once it has been accepted and payment has been made then you will need to contact us by one of the following methods and by quoting your order number:
Telephone: +27 83 474 2171
The online contact form which can be found here
We may decline to sell any Product to you for any reason. We are not obliged to tell you the reason for our decision.
5. PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
We will wherever possible list information on the Site and on each Product information page, relating to the availability of Products We sell on the Site. Except for the information we provide on a Product information page or elsewhere on the Site we cannot be more specific about Product availability.
As we process your order you will receive a prompt from us if the Product you wish to order is no longer available. We may offer you the opportunity to purchase a Product of at least equivalent specification and value to the one you have attempted to order. This will not happen if the Product you are trying to order is temporarily out of stock.
The Site contains a large number of Products and it is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Products listed on the Site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally verify prices as part of our order processing procedures so that, where a Product’s correct price is less than our stated price, we will charge you the lower amount and send you the Product. However, we are under no obligation to sell the Product to you at the incorrect lower price if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as being incorrect. If the correct price of the Product is higher than the price stated on the Site we will normally, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before despatching the Product, or reject your order and notify you of such rejection.
Prices are liable to change at any time but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a confirmation of order.
Prices are inclusive of VAT
We will not ask you for any payment until we have made sure that the order for the Product(s) you wish to purchase can be processed.
We use Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) as primary method of payment or cash when goods are picked up from our store in Heidelberg. We require proof of payment form the bank directly from which your EFT is made. We reserve the right to hold back order for shipment until funds have cleared into our banking account, which might inlcude 1-2 day delays between transfers form different banking institutions and 7 work day layover period for cheque deposits
Please note that if at any time we suspects fraud, we have the right to cancel the transaction for security reasons. The order will be cancelled with immediate effect and you will be notified accordingly. If needed your information will be handed over to the authorities for further action
If you have any questions or concerns about this method of payment please contact us as detailed in clause 4 above.
Your order details are normally sent to us across a secure connection. This means that the information is encrypted and cannot be read by anyone other than ourselves. You can see that the pages are secure because the address in the address bar changes from being http:// to https://. You will also see a padlock symbol or key in the bottom bar of your browser.
We can ship to addresses in mainland South Africa and International.
A delivery method for the Product(s) will be advised to you when your order has been confirmed by us if your address falls within a South African mainland postal code. We will forward any tracking information to you once we have the information form our shipping company available. Your parcel can then be tracked online to estimate delivery times to you Please see our Shipping and delivery information section for more details on our shipping methods and costs
Our shipping company will require a signature at the time of delivery of the Product(s). If the purchaser is not present a person over the age of 18 years of age with the authority of the purchaser must be available to accept the delivery.
Where it has not been possible to deliver the Product(s) due to no fault on our part We reserve the right to make a charge for any further attempt to deliver the Product(s).
8. CANCELLATION AND RETURN
You can cancel your order at any time before or up to 7 (Seven) days after delivery of the Product(s). If you wish to cancel your order you must give us clear written instructions that you wish to cancel your order either by email or by writing to the address stated in clause 4 above.
If you cancel your order before the Product(s) have been delivered to you then We will refund you via EFT to the price you have paid for the Product(s) together with any additional charges that you agreed to pay.
If you wish to cancel your order within 7 days of the Product(s) having been delivered to you because you have changed your mind it will be your responsibility to arrange the collection of the Product(s) by returning the goods by post. All costs incurred will be covered by you. After receipt of the goods by us we will fully refund the value of the goods. In addition the Product(s) must be complete, unused and in the same condition as when delivered. If you have removed the Product(s) from any packaging you must have done so without damaging or marking the Product(s). Any accessories provided must be returned with the Product(s).
We cannot refund your order if you are unable to provide us with proof of purchase or if we believe that that you have made use of the Product(s).
9. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications We send to you should be in writing. When you visit this Site or send emails to us you are communicating with us electronically. We may communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this means of electronic communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
10. OUR LIABILITY
We warrant to you that any Product(s) purchased from us through the Site is of satisfactory quality.
Our liability in connection with any Product(s) purchased through our Site is strictly limited to the purchase price of the Product(s). This does not include or limit in any way our liability:
a) For death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
b) For fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
c) For any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability.
We accept no liability for any loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, waste of management or office time or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind however arising and whether caused by (including negligence) breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
All notices given by you to us must be given to us in writing by email or at the address detailed in clause 4 above. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified inclause 4. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on the Site, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
12. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assigns. You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a contract, or any
of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the contract.
13. EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (“Force Majeure Event”).
A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
(a) Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by our employees or by our shipping companies.
(b) Civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war.
(c) Fire, explosion, storm, floor, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or otherNatural disaster
(d) Impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
(e) Impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks.
(f) The acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
Our performance under any contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
If we fail, at any time during the term of a contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 11 above.
If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of a contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to the subject matter of any contract and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.
We each acknowledge that, in entering into a contract, neither of us has relied on any representation, undertaking or promise given by the other or be implied from anything said or written in negotiations between us prior to such contract except as expressly stated in these terms and conditions.
Neither of us shall have any remedy in respect of any untrue statement made by the other, whether orally or in writing, prior to the date of any contract (unless such untrue statement was made fraudulently) and the other party’s only remedy shall be for breach of contract as provided in these terms and conditions.
17. OUR RIGHT TO VARY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time.
You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order Product(s )from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if We notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before We send you the Order Confirmation (in which case We have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within seven working days of receipt by you of the Product(s)).
18. LAW AND JURISDICTION
Contracts for the purchase of Product(s) through the Site will be governed by South African law. Any dispute arising from, or related to, such contracts shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.