Terms of use

IMPORTANT:
www.SaveMeDeals.com (the “Website”) is owned and operated by SaveMeDeals, a division of PriceCheck (Pty) Ltd, registration number: 2007/013797/07 (hereinafter referred to as “SaveMeDeals”, “us” or “our”).

Visitors to the Website (“Users” or “you”), including those who register online for a user account (“User Account”), are bound by this User Agreement (“User Agreement”). If you do not agree to this User Agreement, do not register online for a User Account or otherwise continue to use the Website. Your continued use of the Website will constitute acceptance of the User Agreement unmodified by you. By accepting this User Agreement, you are deemed to have read and agreed with all the provisions thereof.

If you are under the age of 18 years, you may not register for a User Account. By registering for a User Account, you warrant that you are over the age of 18 years.

The SaveMeDeals Services
SaveMeDeals operates the Website through which all Users are able to view a wide range of special deals (“Deals”) on the products and services of third parties (“Merchants”), which Deals are promoted via certain third party websites (“Group Buying Sites”). The Website also provides links to such Group Buying Sites and may include advertising relating to the operators of those Group Buying Sites (“Deal Providers”).Provided you are at least 18 years old, you will be able to register for a User Account, in which case you will be able to receive regular emails from us informing you of various Deals available from various Group Buying Sites. .

The services offered via the Website are free of charge.

Note that the Deals, Deal Providers and/or Group Buying Sites listed on the Website do not necessarily represent an exhaustive list all Deals, Deal Providers and/or Group Buying Sites in the market, and we do not guarantee that the prices or any other information specified on the Website, are accurate or error-free. It is specifically recorded that all Deal details, including pricing are supplied to us by the Deal Providers and/or their Group Buying Sites. We also make no guarantees as to the content or accuracy of any external websites to which you may be able to link from the Website, including Group buying Sites.

Not responsible for Deal Providers or Merchants
Our Website is purely an aggregation website, which means that our role is limited to providing the platform through which you can view and compare the Deals made available via various different Group Buying Sites. In most instances you will be able to follow links through to such Group Buying Sites.
We are not an agent of any Deal Provider or Merchant, do not vouch for, or make any warranties in relation to, any Deal Provider, Merchant or their products or services. Neither SaveMeDeals nor any of our agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising in relation to any Deal Provider or Merchant. Without detracting from the generality of the aforegoing, we will not be liable in any way whatsoever in relation to any purchases you may eventually make from on any Group Buying Site or from any Merchant/s. In purchasing Deals on any Group Buying Site, you are contracting with the relevant Deal Provider and are subject to its terms and conditions. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for evaluating the price, quality and legitimacy of any Deals listed on the Website and SaveMeDeals does not guarantee that any Deal Provider, Merchant or other party involved in transactions arising from listings appearing on our Website will act in good faith.

Disclaimer
SaveMeDeals makes no representations or warranties of any nature whatsoever in relation to the Website and/or Services, implied or otherwise, including any warranty that the Website or the server that makes the Website available is free from viruses or other harmful components, or that the functions, content and technology available from the Website are uninterrupted and/or error free. SaveMeDeals may suspend access to the Website without notice at any time and accepts no liability for any consequences of the Website being unavailable for any reason.Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this Website should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of SaveMeDeals and you are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this Website.
All risk and liability arising from your use of the Website vests with you and neither SaveMeDeals nor any of our agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this Website or the services or content provided from and through this Website, including any harm to your computer from viruses, or damages suffered due to the Website being unavailable for any reason. You are encouraged to report any possible malfunctions and errors to us by clicking here: http://www.savemedeals.com/contact-us/. This Website is supplied on an "as is" basis, has not been compiled or supplied to meet your individual requirements, and SaveMeDeals is not liable for anything you find on the WebSite or any liability you incur through your use of the Services. It is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself that the service available from and through this Website will meet your individual requirements and be compatible with your hardware and/or software.If we are found, despite the aforegoing disclaimers, to be liable for any reason, our liability to you or any third party concerned (whether in contract, delict, negligence, strict liability, by statute or otherwise) is limited to ZAR500 (five hundred South African Rand). Also, under no circumstances will we be liable for any indirect or special damages, consequential loss, loss of profits or loss of data.

Your indemnification of SaveMeDeals
You hereby indemnify and hold harmless each of SaveMeDeals, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees, against any and all loss, expense or damage they may suffer, or third party claims which may be made against them, which arise (directly or indirectly) from or in relation to your conduct on the Website or your failure to comply with this User Agreement (including the Privacy Policy), or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party relating to your use of the Website.

Intellectual Property Rights
Any and all copyright subsisting in the Website, including this User Agreement, vests in SaveMeDeals and all rights not expressly granted are reserved. All the content, trademarks and data on this Website, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs and agreements, are the property of or licensed to SaveMeDeals and as such are protected from infringement by local and international legislation and treaties. Note that the Website may contain images, names, codes or other content that constitute the trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material owned by Deal Providers and/or Merchants or other third parties and you may not copy or use same without their permission. You may only download, view and print content from this Website for private and non-commercial purposes. To obtain permissions for the commercial use of any content on this Website contact us at http://www.SaveMeDeals.com/contact-us/ for assistance.

Content & Minors
SaveMeDeals not liable: we cannot screen or edit all the content available from the Website and do not accept any liability for illegal, defamatory or obscene content. You are encouraged to inform us of any content that may be offensive or illegal. Hyperlinks provided on this Website to Group Buying Site or other websites are provided as is and we do not necessarily agree with, edit or sponsor the content on such web pages.
Minors: There is no age limit on our Users as our Website is not an adult website. However, certain Deals listed by certain Deal Providers may be of an adult nature or such that they may only legally be purchased by persons over the age of 18 years, and we will not be liable in any way in relation to minors viewing any adult-only product listings on the Website, or subsequently purchasing Deals for adult-only products listed on the Website (either because the Website directly linked to the relevant Group Buying Site, or because the Merchant’s name or contact details were listed on the Website).

Privacy
We respect your privacy, take reasonable steps to protect your personal information, and will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent. Please read our Privacy Policy as to our respective rights and obligations in this regard. If you are not satisfied with the level of privacy we provide or otherwise disagree with anything in the Privacy Policy, then you are deemed to not accept this User Agreement and you should not register for a User Account or otherwise use the Website.

Security
Any person that delivers or attempts to deliver any damaging code to this Website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this Website shall be prosecuted and civil damages shall be claimed in the event that SaveMeDeals suffers any damage or loss.
As a registered User, you agree and warrant that your log-in name and password shall:
• be used for your personal use only; and
• not be disclosed to any third party.
You allow SaveMeDeals to take all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of the Website and back-office applications.

Prohibited Conduct
Hyperlinks, Framing, spiders and crawlers: No person, business or web site may link to any page on this Website, or use any technology to search and gain information from the Website, without the prior written permission of SaveMeDeals. Such permission could be obtained by contacting SaveMeDeals here: http://www.SaveMeDeals.com/contact-us/ In addition, no person, business or web site may –
• use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index the Website or any Website content;
• reformat or frame this site or any of the pages on this Website in any way whatsoever.
General: You agree to use the Website in accordance with this User Agreement and all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. In particular, you undertake not to engage in any of the following prohibited conduct in using the Website:• threatening, stalking, defrauding, inciting, harassing, or advocating the harassment of another person, User or Deal Provider, or otherwise interfering with another person's use of the Website;
• submitting false, inaccurate or misleading information on the Website or conducting yourself in a false, inaccurate or misleading fashion;
• conducting fraudulent activities;
• delivering or attempting to deliver any damaging code to this Website or attempting to gain unauthorised access to any page on this Website
• tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting the security or functionality of the Website;
posting spam, chain letters, contests, junk email, pyramid schemes, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not;
• keyword spamming or otherwise attempting to manipulate search results;
• promoting bigotry or discrimination;
• violating any third-party right, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
• being defamatory, trade libellous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
• transmitting or posting profanity, adult content or illegal content, such as child pornography;
• soliciting personal information from minors or to harm or threaten to cause harm to minors;
• modifying, adapting, appropriating, reproducing, distributing, translating, creating derivative works or adaptations of, publicly displaying, selling, trading, or in any way exploiting the Website or Website content, except as expressly authorised by SaveMeDeals;
• reverse engineering any portion of the Website;
• removing or modifying any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice on the Website or on any materials printed or copied off of the Website;
• recording, processing, or mining information about other Users, Deal Providers or Merchants;
• accessing, retrieving or indexing the Website to construct or populate a searchable database of business listings or reviews;
• taking any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on SaveMeDeals’s technology infrastructure;
• attempting to gain unauthorised access to the Website, computer systems or networks connected to the Website through hacking, password mining or any other means;
• using the Website or any Website content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, time bombs, cancelbots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines or items of a destructive nature in that they may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or other personal information;
• using any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website, or otherwise attempting to interfere with the proper working of the Website;
• making excessive traffic demands;
• violating the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfering with the security of, or otherwise causing harm to, the Website or Website content;
• removing, circumventing, disabling, damaging or otherwise interfering with any security-related features of the Website, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Website content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Website;
• doing anything which may render SaveMeDeals liable to anyone, or cause SaveMeDeals to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISP's or other suppliers.

You acknowledge that if you use the Website in a manner that violates the aforegoing provisions, SaveMeDeals may incur liability and/or suffer damages and accordingly in the event of any such violation, your access to the Website will be subject to limitation, suspension or immediate termination; you will be subject to damages and other penalties, including criminal prosecution where applicable; and you will be held liable to SaveMeDeals for any and all damages suffered by SaveMeDeals including any attorney’s fees on an attorney and own-client scale) and, without limiting the generality of the aforegoing, you shall reimburse SaveMeDeals for any and all costs, expenses, and fines levied on it by third parties as a result of your activities.

Term and Termination
This User Agreement shall commence from the date on which it is published on the Website and continue indefinitely, as amended by SaveMeDeals from time to time, for so long as the Website exists and is operational, SaveMeDeals being entitled to terminate this User Agreement and/or shut down the Website at any time.

Changes to this User Agreement
SaveMeDeals may, in its sole discretion, change this User Agreement or any part thereof at any time with or without notice. It is your responsibility to visit the Website to see whether the User Agreement has been amended and ensure that you are satisfied with the amendments. Should you not be satisfied with the amendments, you must refrain from using in any way, the Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Although this Website is hosted in Brazil, it is controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore governed by South African law and, subject to the ‘Disputes’ clause of this User Agreement, you and SaveMeDeals submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Disputes
Save for urgent or interim relief which may be granted by a competent court, in the event of any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between you and SaveMeDeals on any matter provided for in, or arising out of this User Agreement or your use of the Website, then such a dispute shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in terms of the expedited rules of the Arbitration