This website can be accessed at www.riebens.co.za and related mobi-sites (the “Website”) and is owned and operated by Riebens Computers Pty Ltd. (“Riebens Computers”, “we”, “us” and “our”).
- These Website Terms and Conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) govern the use of the Website.
These Terms and Conditions are binding and enforceable against every person that accesses or uses this Website (“you”, “your” or “user”), including without limitation each user who registers as contemplated below (“registered user”). By
using the Website and by clicking on the “Register Now” button on the
Website, as may be applicable, you acknowledge that you have read and
agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
The Website enables you to shop online for an extensive range of
goods including solar equipment, computer hardware, development software and internet services (“Goods”).
- Important Notice
These Terms and Conditions apply to users who are consumers for purposes of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 (the “CPA”).
- These Terms and Conditions contain provisions that appear in similar text and style to this clause and which -
- may limit the risk or liability of Riebens Computers or a third party; and/or
- may create risk or liability for the user; and/or
- may compel the user to indemnify Riebens Computers or a third party; and/or
- serves as an acknowledgement, by the user, of a fact.
Your attention is drawn to these Terms and Conditions because they are important and should be carefully noted.
If there is any provision in these Terms and Conditions that you do
not understand, it is your responsibility to ask Riebens Computers to explain it
to you before you accept the Terms and Conditions or continue using the
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended or must be
understood to unlawfully restrict, limit or avoid any right or
obligation, as the case may be, created for either you or Riebens Computers in
terms of the CPA.
- Riebens Computers permits the use of this Website subject to the Terms and
Conditions. By using this Website in any way, you shall be deemed to
have accepted all the Terms and Conditions unconditionally. You must not
use this Website if you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions.
- Registration and use of the website
Only registered users may order Goods on the Website.
To register as a user, you must provide a unique username and
password and provide certain information and personal details to Riebens Computers Pty Ltd. You will need to use your unique username and password to
access the Website in order to purchase Goods.
- You agree and warrant that your username and password shall:
- be used for personal use only; and
- not be disclosed by you to any third party.
For security purposes you agree to enter the correct username and
password whenever ordering Goods, failing which you will be denied
You agree that, once the correct username and password
relating to your account have been entered, irrespective of whether the
use of the username and password is unauthorised or fraudulent, you will
be liable for payment of such order, save where the order is cancelled
by you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
You agree to notify Riebens Computers Pty Ltd. immediately upon becoming aware of or
reasonably suspecting any unauthorised access to or use of your username
and password and to take steps to mitigate any resultant loss or harm.
By using the Website you warrant that you are 18 (eighteen)
years of age or older and of full legal capacity. If you are under the
age of 18 (eighteen) or if you are not legally permitted to enter into a
binding agreement, then you may use the Website only with the
involvement and supervision of your parent or legal guardian. If your
parent or legal guardian supervises you and gives his/her consent, then
such person agrees to be bound to these Terms and Conditions and to be
liable and responsible for you and all your obligations under these
Terms and Conditions.
You agree that you will not in any way use any device, software or
other instrument to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper
working of the Website. In addition, you agree that you will not in any
way use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to
monitor, copy, distribute or modify the Website or the information
contained herein, without the prior written consent from an authorised Riebens Computers Pty Ltd. representative (such consent is deemed given for standard
search engine technology employed by Internet search websites to direct
Internet users to this Website).
You may not use the Website to distribute material which is
defamatory, offensive, contains or amounts to hate speech or is
You may not in any way display, publish, copy, print, post or
otherwise use the Website and/or the information contained therein
without the express prior written consent of an authorised Riebens Computers
- We shall take all reasonable efforts to accurately reflect
the description, availability, purchase price and delivery charges of
Goods on the Website. However, should there be any errors of whatsoever
nature on the Website (which are not due to our gross negligence), we
shall not be liable for any loss, claim or expense relating to a
transaction based on any error, save – in the case of any incorrect
purchase price – to the extent of refunding you for any amount already
paid, or otherwise as set out in the Returns Policy.
Riebens Computers Pty Ltd. shall not be bound by any incorrect information regarding our Goods displayed on any third party websites.
- Ownership and copyright
The contents of the Website, including any material, information,
data, software, icons, text, graphics, lay-outs, images, sound clips,
advertisements, video clips, trade names, logos, trade-marks, designs
and service marks which are displayed on or incorporated in this Website
(“Website Content”) are protected by law, including
but not limited to copyright and trade mark law. The Website Content is
the property of Riebens Computers, its advertisers and/or sponsors and/or is
licensed to Riebens Computers.
You will not acquire any right, title or interest in or to the Website or the Website Content.
Any use, distribution or reproduction of the Website Content is
prohibited unless expressly authorised in terms of these Terms and
Conditions or otherwise provided for in law. To obtain permissions for
the commercial use of any Website Content contact us via our Contact Page.
Where any of the Website Content has been licensed to Riebens Computers or
belongs to any third party, your rights of use will also be subject to
any terms and conditions which that licensor or third party imposes from
time to time and you agree to comply with such third party terms and
The use of the Website is entirely at your own risk and you
assume full responsibility for any risk or loss resulting from use of
the Website or reliance on any information on the Website.
Whilst Riebens Computers takes reasonable measures to ensure that the content
of the Website is accurate and complete, Riebens Computers makes no
representations or warranties, whether express or implied, as to the
quality, timeliness, operation, integrity, availability or functionality
of the Website or as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of
any information on the Website. If any such representations or
warranties are made by Riebens Computers' representatives, Riebens Computers shall not be
Riebens Computers disclaims liability for any damage, loss or
expenses, whether direct, indirect or consequential in nature, arising
out of or in connection with your access to or use of the Website and/or
any content therein unless otherwise provided by law.
Although Goods sold from the Website may, under certain
specifically defined circumstances, be under warranty, the Website
itself and all information provided on the Website is provided “as is”
without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but
not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose, completeness, or non-infringement, as may be
allowed in law.
Any views or statements made or expressed on the Website are not
necessarily the views of Riebens Computers, its directors, employees and/or
In addition to the disclaimers contained elsewhere in these
Terms and Conditions, Riebens Computers also makes no warranty or representation,
whether express or implied, that the information or files available on
the Website are free of viruses, spyware, malware, trojans, destructive
materials or any other data or code which is able to corrupt, destroy,
compromise, disrupt, disable, harm, jeopardise or otherwise impede in
any manner the operation, stability, security functionality or content
of your computer system, computer network, hardware or software in any
way. You accept all risk associated with the existence of such viruses,
destructive materials or any other data or code which is able to
corrupt, compromise, jeopardise, disrupt, disable, harm or otherwise
impede in any manner the operation or content of a computer system,
computer network, any handset or mobile device, or your hardware or
software, save where such risks arise due to the gross negligence or
wilful misconduct of Riebens Computers, its employees, agents or authorised
representatives. Riebens Computers thus disclaims all liability for any damage,
loss or liability of any nature whatsoever arising out of or in in
connection with your access to or use of the Website.
- Linking to third party websites
This Website may contain links or references to other websites (“Third Party Websites”)
which are outside of our control, including those of advertisers. These
Terms and Conditions do not apply to those Third Party Websites and Riebens Computers is not responsible for the practices and/or privacy policies of
those Third Party Websites or the “cookies” that those sites may use.
Notwithstanding the fact that the Website may refer to or
provide links to Third Party Websites, your use of such Third Party
Websites is entirely at your own risk and we are not responsible for any
loss, expense, claim or damage, whether direct, indirect or
consequential, arising from your use of such Third Party Websites or
your reliance on any information contained thereon.
- Limitation of liability
Riebens Computers cannot be held liable for any inaccurate
information published on the Website and/or any incorrect prices
displayed on the Website, save where such liability arises from the
gross negligence or wilful misconduct of Riebens Computers, its employees, agents
or authorised representatives. You are encouraged to contact us to
report any possible malfunctions or errors.
RIEBENS COMPUTERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES WHICH MIGHT ARISE
FROM YOUR USE OF, OR RELIANCE UPON, THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED
IN THE WEBSITE; OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, AND/OR UNLAWFUL
ACTIVITY ON THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.
- YOU HEREBY INDEMNIFY RIEBENS COMPUTERS AGAINST ANY LOSS, CLAIM OR
DAMAGE WHICH MAY BE SUFFERED BY YOURSELF OR ANY THIRD PARTY ARISING IN
ANY WAY FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY