These Terms and Conditions (“the Terms and Conditions”) govern (“the User’s”) use of the website located at the domain name www.happily.co.za (“the Website”) and any associated software by The Silverline Web Media Company (Pty) Ltd (“Provider”). 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.
E-Commerce & Privacy: Our Website advertises wedding venue properties and wedding vendor services amongst other services. The use of any product or service from this Website is at the purchaser/user risk. The purchaser/user indemnifies and holds the Provider harmless against any loss, injury or damages which may be sustained as a result of using the products advertised or sold on the Website.
The private information required for executing the advertisement or orders placed through this facility, namely the User’s personal information, address, email and telephone numbers will be kept in the strictest confidence by the Provider and not sold or made known to third parties. Only the necessary information for the successful advertising listing will be made available through our website to the users.
The Provider cannot be held responsible for security breaches occurring on the User’s electronic device (Personal Computer or other electronic device used to browse the Website), which may result due to the lack of adequate virus protection software or spyware that the User may inadvertently have installed on his/her device.
Refund and Return Policy: The provision of services is subject to availability. In cases of unavailability, the provider will refund the client in full within 30 days. Cancellation of services by the client must be given in writing with a 20 day notice period and will attract a charge for administration costs.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights: The provider provides certain information on the Website. Content currently or anticipated to be displayed on this Website 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, Cinematography 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 are 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.
Wedding vendor/supplier/service provider use, registration, and benefits: The use of the website for listing wedding venue or services information is at the vendor’s risk and is subject to either an invitation, verification, registration-payment-verification-approval or approval process. We hold the right to reject in our opinion, any faulty or fraudulent information and registrations. We also hold the right to reject any registration request that we deem as not fitting into our brand, future plans or website. During our launch period, we hold the right to decide on any benefits, allowances, and discounts to certain venue owners as we deem fit, which is in the best interest of our brand, future plans, and website. Launch period has been defined as 1 June 2018 until 31 May 2019, i.e 12 months from our official launch date.
Privacy: Casual surfing: The User may visit the Website without providing any personal information. The Website servers will in such instances collect the IP address of the User computer, but not the email address or any other distinguishing information. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the Website, pages viewed, etc. The provider uses this information to determine the use of the Website and to improve Content thereon. Provider assumes no obligation to protect this information and may copy, distribute or otherwise use such information without limitation.
Choice of Law: This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Provider from its offices within the Republic of South Africa. 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.
Blog: Our blog and article content articles are the copyright property of The Silverline Web Media Company (Pty) Ltd and www.happily.co.za and may not be copied, distributed reproduced or altered in any way or manner on any other location on the internet or otherwise. Doing so is a legal offense and against our copyrights, and is subject to legal action.
Package pricing and offerings: We have done our best to maintain a reasonable pricing model. We strive to keep our pricing client-centric and constant. However, due to certain circumstances, we may have to change our pricing of certain packages. We will notify all clients timeously, of the change before bringing it into effect. Present purchased client packages will only be effected in the new cycle and will, therefore, continue in their current pricing bracket and time period.
Right of admission: We reserve the right of admission at all times on the domain, www.happily.co.za and all our linked social media accounts. We also reserve the right to refuse listing or proposed social media post, blog articles or any image, should it not fit in with our brand, be seen as hate speech, racism, sexism or any other non permitted instances deemed by The Silverline Web Media Company (Pty) Ltd.
Electronic Communications: 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.
Creative review and description: Once listed on our website (www.happily.co.za) we endeavour to provide you with a creative, truthful and non-biased description that is unique to any other description that your venue or service may have online. We do this so that we may have the best opportunity to get a great listing on search engines such as Google, Bing, etc. We, therefore, ask that you refrain from copy the description, which will be added post review and successful listing. This is in line with our SEO and digital marketing strategy. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!
My Wedding Registrations: We have created our ‘My Wedding’ network to ease the efforts in finding suitable wedding suppliers for brides, as well as finding the next gig for wedding vendors and suppliers. We do however reserve the Right of admission and may deny users access due to a number of verification criteria issues or user usage reasons. We protect your information as far as possible, but we are not responsible for any losses that may arise due to the loss or displaying of your information on our website. Users may add, edit, or remove their personal information at any point from our site, as your information remains your responsibility. We have a verification process in place to protect users against scams. We do however need to stress that, scammers and scamming techniques are ever-present and always evolving – and therefore, the responsibility remains on the site user to verify the intended wedding supplier’s details and business via other searches, verification methods, meetings, reviews online or any other verification method which is possible to the user. We do not sell information to Third Parties for any reason. Please do not make payments without doing your own verifications of the intended service provider, as we cannot be held liable or responsible for any loss of information or financial payments made in terms of a deposit or any payment to any supplier found on our website, www.happily.co.za. We may alter our terms and conditions, website or site functionality at any point or from time to time.
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. These are the terms and conditions of our site, and agreeing to this you agree to all of the points and information mentioned in this document and webpage as our Terms and Conditions of use.
Like most website operators, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://stunningly.co.za blog posts. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s websites choose to interact with The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd in ways that require The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://stunningly.co.za to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s behalf or to provide services available at The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://stunningly.co.za and have supplied your email address, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its website. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd – by purchasing The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd. The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
If The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of The Silverline Web Media Co. Pty Ltd may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Last update: 22/10/2019