Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

1. General

1.1.  This website situated at www.originspublishers.co.za (“Website“) is operated by Origins Publishers  (“Origins”). These terms and conditions (“Terms“) shall govern your use of and access to the Website, as well as the provision of any products or services ordered through Origins. Certain services, promotions and features may have additional terms and conditions which are applicable to such services, promotions and features, which are incorporated by reference herein.

1.2. By visiting this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the terms and conditions of Origins Publishers’ Privacy Policy, which are incorporated herein by reference. Origins reserves the right to revise these Terms from time to time by posting a revised version thereof on the Website. Your continued use of this Website after the posting of such revised version shall constitute your acceptance of the Terms, as revised.

2. Ownership & Copyright

The copyright in all templates, designs, graphics, information, material and logos on the Website vests in Origins Publishers and its members and shall continue to vest in Origins Publishers and its members and no right, title or interest in any proprietary material or information contained in this Website is granted to you hereunder.

3. Member Account

3.1. In order to create an account with Origins Publishers, you must be at least 18 years of age, and by creating an account and accepting these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to Origins Publishers that you are not a minor and can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.

3.2. You may create a member account on the Website by registering your name, providing information about yourself and creating a username and password.

3.3. You hereby agree that all information requested and provided by you will be complete, current and accurate and that you will update such information whenever necessary. You are responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality of your username and password. You hereby agree not to disclose your username and/or password to any third party.

3.4. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for any activities or actions taken or made under your account, irrespective of whether or not such activities or actions have been authorised by you, and you undertake to notify Origins Publishers immediately if you believe that your user name and/or password has become known to any other person or you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account. Anna-Louise shall not be liable for any loss or damages sustained by you or any third party as the result of any unauthorised use of your username, password, credit card or otherwise.

3.5. You agree and warrant that you will implement and comply with the above procedures.

3.6. We reserve the right to withdraw user names and passwords at any time without notice and in our sole discretion including but not limited to instances where we have reason to believe that such user name and password have been compromised and/or used by any person or organisation other than you.

4. Materials submitted by the customer

Any materials submitted by you, including, without limitation, photographs, images, text, graphics and other materials (collectively, “User Materials“), shall be subject to the following terms and conditions:

4.1. You will retain ownership of such User Materials, and you hereby grant to Origins Publishers and its employees, representatives and agents an irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, right and license  to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of and publicly display such User Materials solely in connection with the provision or production of any product or service by Origins Publishers.

4.2. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise possess all necessary rights with respect to the User Materials, and that the User Materials do not and will not infringe any copyright, design right, trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right of any third party, and that the User Materials are not unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable.

4.3.      None of the User Materials will be subject to any obligation of confidentiality or any restrictions on disclosure or otherwise on our part or on the part of our employees or representatives (“Staff“), and neither we nor our Staff will be liable for any use or disclosure of any such User Materials.

4.4. You agree that we may (but are not obliged to) refuse to use any User Materials (including, without limitation, suspended processing and shipping of any order relating to any User Materials) and/or disclose any User Materials and the circumstances surrounding the use thereof, to any third party in order to provide the applicable products or services, to protect ourselves or our affiliates,.

4.5. You acknowledge that Origins Publishers will not back-up any User Materials and will not be liable for the loss of any such User Materials;

4.6. You agree to indemnify and hold Origins Publishers and its Staff harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, causes of action, damages losses and expenses (including without limitation, legal fees) that arise directly or indirectly from:

4.6.1. your breach of these Terms, any other agreement or terms of use with Origins Publishers, including any representation or warranty contained herein or therein;

4.6.2. your User Materials; and/or

4.6.3. your activities in connection with obtaining any products or services from Mosa Mkhize.

5. Use of the website

5.1. Subject to compliance with these Terms, Origins Publishers hereby grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right and license to access and use the Website, including any images, designs, templates, text, graphics, sounds, data, links and other materials incorporated into the Website (excluding the User Materials), solely as may be made available by Origins Publishers and solely for your own personal use. Unless otherwise expressly contained in these Terms, you may not reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit or publicly display any portion of the Website or create derivative works of any portion thereof without the prior written consent of Origins Publishers. Whilst using the Website, you agree not to:

5.1.1. impersonate any person or entity or use any fraudulent, misleading or inaccurate email address or other contact information;

5.1.2. interfere with, restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Website, including, without limitation, by means of “hacking” or defacing any portion of the Website;

5.1.3. violate any applicable laws or regulations;

5.1.4. upload to, transmit through, or display on the Website (a) any material that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or which otherwise infringes Origins Publishers’ or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights; (b) any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information of any third party; or

5.1.5. transmit any software or other materials that contain any viruses, worms, trojans, defects, or other destructive items;

5.1.6. modify, adapt, translate, distribute, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website;

5.1.7. remove any copyright, trademark, or other notices of proprietary rights contained in or displayed on any portion of the Website.

5.2. Should you fail to comply with any of the above provisions, such failure shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and, in addition to any other rights or remedies Origins Publishers may have, Origins Publishers shall be entitled to immediately terminate your access to and use of the Website.

6. Termination

Either you or Origins Publishers may terminate your access to the Website and your account at any time, with or without prior written notice. Upon termination for any reason:

6.1. your right to access and/or use of the Website will immediately cease;

6.2. you will have no further access to any information, files or materials relating to your account, including, without limitation, any User Material.

6.3. Origins Publishers shall be entitled to delete all information, files and materials related to your account, including any User Material, and you acknowledge and agree that Anna-Louise shall have no liability whatsoever to you or any third party as a result of termination of your rights of access to your account and/or deletion of any information, files or materials related to your account. In addition, Origins Publishers shall have no obligation whatsoever to make any such information, files or materials available to you following termination of your rights of access to your account.

7. Disclaimer of warranties

7.1. This Website and the information contained therein is provided “as is” and Origins Publishers makes no express or implied representations or warranties with regard thereto. Without limiting the generality of the aforegoing:-

7.1.1. Origins Publishers does not warrant that the Website or information will be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality. Origins Publishers expressly disclaims all implied warranties, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy;

7.1.2. Whilst Origins Publishers has taken reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of this Website and its contents, no warranty, whether express or implied is given that any files, downloads or applications available via this Website are free of viruses, trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of your system.

7.2. Without limiting the foregoing, Origins Publishers makes no warranties:

7.2.1. regarding the security, accuracy, reliability, timeliness and performance of the Website; or

7.2.2. regarding the goods, services, advice, information or links provided by any third parties.

7.3. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Origins Publishers, will create any warranty not expressly stated in these Terms.

8. Risk & limitation of liability

8.1. Your use of this Website and the information contained therein is entirely at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use thereof.  Neither Origins Publishers, its affiliates, members, agents, consultants or employees will be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, whether in an action arising out of contract, statute, delict or otherwise, relating to the use of this Website or the information contained therein.

8.2. You acknowledge and agree that your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Website shall be to stop using the Website and/or terminate your account.

9. Indemnity

You hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Origins Publishers, its Staff and its members, affiliates, partners and distributors from and against any and all claims, liabilities, causes of action, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and expert fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Website, any actions or activities in connection with the Website, any actions or activities in connection with your account, your violation of these Terms, or the violation of any other terms and conditions of any other agreements or terms to which you are bound with Origins Publishers. You agree that Origins Publishers may at any time, and without notice, suspend or terminate your access to the Website if you fail to comply with the Terms or any applicable law.

10. Transmission of information

10.1. Your attention is drawn to the fact that information transmitted via the Internet, including, without limitation e-mail, is susceptible to monitoring and interception.  You are therefore discouraged from transmitting to Origins Publishers any information which may be confidential, proprietary or sensitive. You shall bear all risk of transmitting such information in this manner and under no circumstances will Origins Publishers be liable for any loss, harm or damage suffered by you as a result thereof.  Origins Publishers reserves the right to request independent verification of any information transmitted via e-mail and you consent to such verification should Origins Publishers deem it necessary.

10.2. Origins Publishers requests that no unsolicited confidential or proprietary information be sent to Origins Publishers. Any information or material sent to Origins Publishers will be deemed not to be confidential, unless otherwise agreed in writing by Origins Publishers.

11. Links to third party sites

Linked sites are not subject to the control of Origins Publishers and Origins Publishers is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Origins Publishers provides links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Origins Publishers of such site.

12. Severability

If any of the foregoing is not fully enforceable for any reason, the remainder shall nonetheless continue to apply.

13. Jurisdiction and applicable law

Any dispute or purported dispute arising out of these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of South Africa and all disputes, actions and other matters relating thereto will be determined in accordance with such law. The parties to any dispute arising out of this Website hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the South Gauteng division of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa.

Privacy Policy

 

The following Privacy Policy governs the online information collection practices of Origins Publishers – www.originspublishers.co.za (“we” or “us” or “Site”). By visiting and using the Site, you agree that your use of our Site, and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

• To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)

How do we protect your information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

• Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, It won’t affect the user’s experience.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

We have or will implement the following:
• Remarketing with Google AdSense
• Demographics and Interests Reporting

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt-out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:
• On our Privacy Policy Page
Can change your personal information:
• By emailing us

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old but our products are aimed at parents of the child or children.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information on our contact page on this website.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at info@originspublishers.co.za and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

originspublishers.co.za
South Africa
info@originspublishers.co.za

Last Edited on 2020-02-07