Terms and Conditions
LLS reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions from time to time, without prior notice to users or subscribers. All changes to the terms and conditions will be published on www.contractzone.co.za.
Contract Zone services
Contract Zone provides users with a platform enabling them to create certain documents, contracts and agreements. The information provided by Contract Zone and the facilities provided, does not in anyway amount to legal advice. Although qualified attorneys are responsible for the content on the platform, they are not available to review information provided by the user and as such are not in a position to evaluate the accuracy or provide opinions to the facts and the user’s legal standing.
If specific legal advice is required a user should consult with a qualified practicing attorney. The information provided on the Contract Zone system is in no way provided as a replacement for legal advice.
By making use of the system the user does not enter into an attorney-client relationship with Contact Zone, it’s employees or shareholders.
The Subscriber hereby subscribes for the Contract Zone Service and agrees to these terms and conditions, which shall govern all transactions between LLS and the Subscriber.
The person who captures the requisite fields for purposes of subscribing to this Agreement as a Subscriber and who clicks on the “Register” tab, warrants that:
1. he/she is duly and properly authorised to represent the Subscriber and bind the Subscriber to this Subscriber Agreement;
2. he/she is duly authorised to enter the banking / credit card details and authorise the payment in respect of the charges payable by the Subscriber under this agreement on the Subscriber’s behalf.
LLS reserves the right at all times to refuse to accept any person or party as a Subscriber, in its sole discretion.
The Subscriber’s licence commences on the Activation Date and shall continue thereafter on a monthly basis for the Initial Term, whereafter it shall be automatically renewed unless either Party affords the other written notice of termination the subscription, which notice must be received at least 1 (one) month before the end of the Initial Term, or any renewal thereof.
Upon termination of the Subscriber’s subscription, for whatever reason, the Subscriber shall no longer be able to access the System and/or utilise the Contract Zone Services. In such event it shall be the responsibility of the Subscriber to ensure that all files and documents stored on Contract Zone are copied onto a Computer System, or another electronic storage platform or facility.
The Charges are payable by the Subscriber for the duration of the subscription period. The Subscriber acknowledges that it has acquainted itself with, understands and accepts the Charges.
The Charges shall remain unchanged for the Initial Term, but shall thereafter be according to the Company’s then prevailing rates from time to time in respect of any renewal or extension of the Initial Term.
LLS shall be entitled to forthwith suspend the Subscriber and all other Users falling under the Subscriber’s subscription licence in the event that the Subscriber fails to pay any charges punctually and in full, or should any debit order for such charges not be honoured, or should the Subscriber or any User falling under the Subscriber’s subscription commit any breach of this Agreement, and the Subscriber and all other Users falling under the Subscriber’s subscription licence shall have no claims of whatsoever nature against LLS due to such disconnection/cessation and the Subscriber hereby indemnifies and holds LLS harmless against any and all claims of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising consequent thereupon.
The Subscriber shall not, under any circumstances whatsoever, be entitled to withhold, defer, offset against or make any deduction from any payment due to the Company in terms of this Agreement.
Unless otherwise specifically stated, all Charges payable by the Subscriber are nett of value-added tax insofar as it is applicable and will be billed in South African Rands (ZAR).
In the event of credit card transactions, the credit card details for the subscription may be stored on our secure servers for the purposes of charging the monthly subscription fees. Upon cessation of your subscription all details will be deleted and no longer stored.
Limitation of liability
Contract Zone is not liable for any loss or damage the user might suffer in the course of utilizing the platform. This includes errors from omissions in our documents or any other information obtained from the platform. The use of the platform is at the sole risk of the user, whether being used in the user’s personal capacity or on behalf of another person or entity.
LLS does not warrant that the documents will be free of errors and that such errors will be corrected. Contract Zone endeavors to maintain a platform that is free of viruses and “bugs”, however is unable to provide a guarantee in this regard. It is the user’s sole responsibility and not the responsibility of LLS to bear any costs of servicing, repairs, or correction.
Each Contract Zone license affords a user a reserved amount of data as determined by the User’s selected plan.
The System measures the utilisation of data through the amount of data consumed on uploading, downloading and storing files in the database.
Data utilisation in excess of the amount specified by the User’s selected membership plan shall be debited to the Subscriber’s account at the LLS’s prevailing rates applicable to data usage.
LLS shall not under any circumstances be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any subscriber or user due to downtime as a result of power outages, failure of network service providers, technical faults, events of force majeure, site maintenance, or any other event of whatsoever nature.
In the event that the services are interrupted and/or Contract Zone is offline or experiences downtime due to any issue as referred to above, then in such event LLS undertakes to take all reasonably necessary steps so as to promptly resolve any such issues and restore the Contract Zone site functionality as soon as possible.
The Subscriber shall not, under any circumstances whatsoever, be entitled to on-sell any document, contract and/or agreement, or variation thereof, which has been generated through the Services, unless the respective Subscriber has a valid, written agreement to that effect with LLS.
In the event of any user or subscriber wishing to obtain a refund for any service or action carried out on the Contract Zone platform, or by Contract Zone employees and partners, LLS will consider such refund once the reasons have been sent in an email to email@example.com .
In the event of a subscriber wishing to cancel a subscription, within the first 12 months of the agreement, notice of such cancellation must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subscriber will be liable for a cancellation penalty equal to 3 months’ subscription fees or the balance of the subscriber’s subscription, whichever is the lower amount. The cancellation penalty or balance of the 12 month subscription, as the case may be, will become immediately due and payable and upon settlement of the outstanding amount the cancellation will come into effect.
Should a subscriber wish to cancel a subscription after the initial 12 month period, then notice of such cancellation must be sent to email@example.com . Cancellation will become effective within a calendar month of receiving such written notice.
This Agreement is the whole agreement between the parties. No other terms, conditions, stipulations, undertakings, representations or warranties shall be of any force or effect other than expressly included herein.
No variation of, addition to, mutual cancellation or amendment of this Agreement and no waiver by either party of any of its rights hereunder shall be of any force or effect unless recorded in writing and signed by LLS and the Subscriber or their duly authorized agents on their behalves.
No extension of time or other indulgence granted by LLS to the Subscriber in respect of enforcing the Subscriber’s obligations hereunder will in any way be seen to be a waiver by LLS of its rights or otherwise affect LLS’s rights in terms of this Agreement.