Auto Emporium is committed to protecting your privacy. Before proceeding please read the following important information which concerns the protection of your personal data.
Auto Emporium makes no express or implied warranty as to:
the information accessible via this site being accurate, complete, fit for any particular purpose or current;
the content being free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties;
the operation, quality, functionality, accessibility of the Site.
The information on the Site is provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’. It is for information purposes only and Auto Emporium does not hold itself out as providing any advice or recommendation of whatsoever nature and you should not rely on any information on the Site to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from taking) any action. Auto Emporium shall, unless specifically stated otherwise, not be liable, including liability for negligence (except for personal injury or death) for any damages or loss arising out of or in connection with the use of Auto Emporium’ Site including (but not limited to) direct or indirect consequential loss, special loss, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, damage to goodwill and claims of third parties whether resulting from use of or inability to use this Site or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure even if Auto Emporium or its employees or agents are advised of the possibility of such damages or losses. All warranties, conditions, undertakings, representations, terms or other liabilities whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise (if any) arising out of or in connection with use of (or inability to use) the Site or any material on the Site or any action or decision taken as a result of using the Site or any material on it is hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. You hereby agree to fully indemnify Auto Emporium against any claim brought by a third party resulting from use of the Site by you and in respect of all losses, costs, actions, proceedings, claims, damages, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses), or liabilities, whatsoever suffered or incurred directly by Auto Emporium in consequence of your breach or non-observance of these Terms. In addition, you shall defend and pay all costs, damages, awards, fees (including any reasonable legal fees) and judgments awarded against Auto Emporium arising from any claims and shall provide Auto Emporium with notice of such claims, full authority to defend, compromise or settle such claims and reasonable assistance necessary to defend such claims at your own expense.
PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE GATHER INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
autoemporium.co.za (‘Auto Emporium’) will hold and process any personal information, which a user (‘you’) provides to us on this website (‘the Site’) in order to facilitate and enhance the services, which we provide. We may also use such information for the purposes of identifying and carrying out research about the users of our services and to provide you with information about offers and competitions which we believe will be of interest to you. We may contact you for the purposes of market research or to provide details of offers that could be of interest to you. We may from time to time make your personal information available to carefully selected third parties. We may also make your personal information available to third parties where we are under a legal obligation to do so.
In order to personalise and improve the quality of our website and services as well as to build up profile information about visitors to our site, we may from time to time send you what is known as a ‘Cookie’ (not the type you can eat). A Cookie is a piece of text, which attaches to your hard drive (but does not access your hard drive) and from which it can store and sometimes track information on how you make use of a website. Please note that the websites to which this site may be linked may also make use of their own Cookies to collect information from you. Cookies help us to gauge the amount of people who make use of our facilities and the extent of the repeated usage by registered and unregistered clients. A Cookie assists in identifying, for example, whether you have visited our website on a previous occasion and what pages on our website are most or least popular. Should you not wish to receive the Cookie, please email us. (link to contact us page)
INFORMATION REQUESTS & UPDATES
Please be assured that Auto Emporium is happy, on request from you, to provide details of any personal information which you have provided us with (this may be at a small charge) and/or to cease to make use of your personal information for the above mentioned purposes. As we take the issue of protecting your personal data seriously, we follow strict storage and disclosure procedures that means that we may occasionally require proof of identity from you prior to disclosing such information.
We place a high importance on ensuring that transactions are secure. For this reason we take security precautions to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. As you may be aware, no data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure. As a result, while we will always use reasonable endeavors to protect the personal information you provide to us, we cannot guarantee the security of your information and the use of our facilities (e.g. email) is at your own risk.
USE OF THIS WEBSITE
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before continuing to use this website. These Terms (including any amendments made by Auto Emporium) will continue in force until such time as either you or we terminate it.
If either Auto Emporium or you wish to terminate the agreement between us this can be done by sending an e-mail (by us to your e-mail address and by you to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post (by us to your usual address and by you to our registered office as given above). Notices will be deemed to have been served twelve hours after transmission by email and 7 working days after despatch by post. You are responsible for notifying Auto Emporium of any change to your e-mail address and where provided to us your postal address. Any breach of these Terms shall entitle Auto Emporium to immediately terminate the service to you without notice. Neither party is obliged to provide to the other any reason for their decision to terminate the agreement between us.
Unless otherwise stated, any intellectual property rights arising in respect of this Site’s design, text, graphics, its selection and arrangement, software and all other material (the ‘Content’) on or in this Site belong to Auto Emporium and/or its licensors. Any use of such intellectual property rights or software is strictly prohibited except where expressly allowed under these Terms. Permission is hereby granted to electronically copy and store (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) and print individual pages of the Content on paper (but not photocopy them) from this Site only for purpose of your private and personal non-commercial use. You may also permit your computer to make an electronically stored, transient copy of the Content for the purpose of viewing it while connected to the Internet only. However you may only make one copy of the Content. Any other use of the Content, including reproduction for purposes other than that hereby authorised (including the removal of copyright or trade mark notices), creation of an electronic or manual database by systematically downloading and storing the Content, distribution (whether electronically or not) or republication is prohibited. Any requests for permission to use the Content in a manner otherwise than permitted by these Terms should be addressed to email@example.com or to our registered office address. For the avoidance of doubt, this permission does not transfer ownership or confer any other right to you in the whole or any part of the Content. The name and logo of Auto Emporium are Copyrights. You are not permitted to use or reproduce or allow anyone else to use or reproduce these Copyrights for any reason.
UNAUTHORISED ACCESS BY THIRD PARTIES
It is possible that third parties such as ‘hackers’ or may access the Site and alter its contents. Auto Emporium will not be liable for any damages or loss arising out of or in connection with such unauthorised access. Auto Emporium excludes all liability in respect of any unauthorised access to the fullest extent permitted by law.
This Site contains material, including advertising and sponsorship, which originates from third parties. Auto Emporium excludes, to the extent permitted by law, all liability for any illegality arising from or error, omission or inaccuracy of such material or failure to comply with any relevant law or regulation. It is the responsibility of such advertisers, sponsors and other third parties to ensure that such material complies with all relevant laws and regulations.
We provide hyper-links from our site to websites of third parties. Please note that we have no control over and are not responsible for the content of linked websites and accordingly make no warranty or representation as to their contents. Auto Emporium provides these links for your convenience only but does not necessarily endorse the material on those websites nor are we in any way responsible for any transaction conducted between you and any such third parties to whose website we provide a link. You proceed to these website’s at your own risk.
You may only use the Site for lawful purposes. You must not illegally transmit, distribute or store any material or violate any applicable regulation. This includes, without limitation, material, which is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or intellectual property right, which you use without permission. You may not circumvent or attempt to circumvent Auto Emporium’s security (referred to as ‘cracking’ or ‘hacking’). In the interests of all our users, Auto Emporium will co-operate with investigations by any law enforcement or relevant authorities of suspected criminal activity or violation of systems or network.
We take the issue of data protection very seriously. Our policy is set out in our Privacy Statement. So that we may comply with our obligations under relevant legislation, you are required to read and agree to the Privacy Statement before providing us with any information about yourself. Failure to do so is a breach of these Terms. It is your responsibility to make sure that information, which we hold, about you is up to date and accurate. Failure to do so will be a breach of these Terms.
We pride ourselves on keeping up to the minute in terms of advances in technology and legal developments. As these areas are changing at an ever increasing rate, we request that you refer to this Site on a regular basis in order to ensure that you are aware of our most recent Terms, Privacy Statement Rules and other policies. Auto Emporium reserves the right to modify, add to or change these Terms, our Privacy Statement, Rules and any other policies at any time and any such modifications, additions or changes will be effective immediately on being posted to this Site. It is your responsibility to make sure that you are aware of any such modifications, additions or changes and you will be deemed to have accepted them if you access the Site after any modifications, additions or changes have been made. We will do our best to ensure that the Site is what we believe to be relevant, up to date and as interesting as possible and we accordingly reserve the right, at our discretion, to make changes to any part of this Site.
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES
This Agreement is deemed to have been made in South Africa and is governed by South African Law. Any dispute relating to this Agreement shall be referred to the South African Courts. For the exclusive benefit of Auto Emporium, we retain the right to bring proceedings in the courts of the country of your residence or your principal place of business.
You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms. These Terms cannot be varied except in writing by a director of Auto Emporium. Nothing said by any employee or agent of Auto Emporium will be capable of varying these Terms. If any provision in these Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these Terms are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.
In addition, you must not hide or attempt to hide (including by way of impersonation) the origin of any material or collect or store other users personal data or allow any third party to do anything, which is prohibited by these Rules. You hereby agree to indemnify Auto Emporium against all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any material posted or published by you that is in breach of these Rules.
If you believe that anyone else has posted material on the site which is inappropriate and/or in breach of these Rules, respond and contact us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org
Use of this site implies agreement of all terms & conditions.
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