1.1       Thank you for using www.hairatmels.co.za. These terms of  service (“Terms”) cover your use and access to the products, services, software, platform and websites (collectively “Services”) provided by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON

1.2       By using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms as well as our Privacy Policy.

1.3       If you are using our Services as the employee or agent of an organisation, you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that organization.

1.4       By using this website you confirm that you are eighteen years or older and therefore able to contract with HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON

1.5       By using this site you agree and acknowledge that by using the Service you are accepting a benefit that cannot be discharged or transferred to or by a third party.

1.6       These terms and conditions become effective when you access the Site for the first time and constitute a binding agreement between HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON and the User. The current terms and conditions will govern our respective rights and obligations each time you access this site.

1.7       Your continued use of the Services and Site will signify your acceptance of the changes. If you do not accept the changes your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site. The latest Terms will be posted on the Site and you should always review them prior to using the Site.

  • Definitions

2.1       The words “User”, “you” and “your” refer to the individual or entity that creates an account as a Customer.

2.2       The words “we”, “us” and “our” refers to HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.

2.3       “Customer” refers to the person who asks a question on the Site.

  • “Expert” refers to the person who answers a question on the Site.
  • OVERVIEW AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
  • All information on our website is intended as general information about the products and services as displayed on the website.
  • The services provided by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON via the website are based on a quotation provided to each customer.
  • You are encouraged to read the below terms and conditions of use together with the privacy policy.
  • Any reference to or use of a product, service or process of a third party does not imply recommendation, approval or affiliation of the product, service or process by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.
  • When you visit the Site or send emails, you are communicating with us electronically. You therefore consent to receive communication from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or posting notices on the Site.
  • You agree that all notices, agreements, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
  • You agree to provide us with, and maintain in your account profile with us, your current and active email address as well as current physical address.
  • RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE CUSTOMER
  • You may be required to provide certain information about yourself including but not limited to, your name, contact numbers, and email address as well.
  • You need to ensure that the information provided is correct, complete and not misleading.
  • PRIVACY AND SECURITY
  •  HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON receives various types of information from the Users who access   the Website.
  • While HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON will make every effort to protect any information received by it, it is possible for internet based communication to be intercepted. Without the use of encryption, the internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured nor guaranteed.
  • HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON will not be held responsible for any damages the User or any third party may suffer as a result of transmission of confidential or personal information that the User submits to us through the internet, or for the information that the User             expressly or implicitly authorises HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON to receive, or for any changes, or errors made to any transmitted information.
  • Communications on this Site is not confidential and shall not be the subject of any privileges.
  • THE WEBSITE
  • The Site is a venue for informational purposes to allow Customers to ask questions and Experts to answer them.
  • POSTS AND CONFIDENTIALITY
  • The Site is internet based. Information and materials submitted in the content is not private, nor is protected by any privilege, and it may be read, collected, and used by others.
  • USER ACCOUNTS
  • When you register as a User on the Site, you can establish a user name and password for access to your online account.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password and account data, and that you may not share this information or your account with anyone else, and you will be solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account.
  • You will immediately notify HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON of any unauthorised use of your password or account.
  • We advise that you only create one account on the Site.
  • If your account has been suspended or terminated, you may not open another account on the Site.
  • You agree to keep your contact and billing information (including but not limited to email address) up-to-date, and to comply with all billing procedures, including providing and maintaining accurate and lawful billing information for active HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON accounts.
  • You agree that any content you provide on the Site and your use of our Site shall not: (a) be fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading;

            (b) Infringe any third party’s proprietary rights;

            (c) be illegal or violate any state or local law, statute, ordinance, regulation or ethical code;

            (d) Have the aim of competing with HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON;

            (e) Be defamatory, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;

            (f) be obscene or contain child pornography or, if otherwise adult in nature or harmful to minors, but without containing child pornography;

            (g) contain any viruses, Trojan horses, or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;

            (h) Create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or part) the services of our Experts or other suppliers.

  • SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF RETAINER SERVICES
  • You may terminate your service and account at your sole discretion and at any time by a full month’s written notice via email to info@hairatmels.co.za.
  • Terminations will typically be effective within a full month after our receipt of your termination notice, at which time your account will be closed and you will no longer enjoy access to your former account.
  • Any fees accrued as of the effective date of termination will be payable according to the Terms.
  • At any time, with or without notice, for any or no reason, HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON reserves the right to refuse service to anyone, to modify and discontinue any portion or all of the Services, and to restrict, suspend or terminate a User’s account.
  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
  1. All elements of the Website, including but not limited to the images, text, databases,       icon, hyperlinks, software, private information, photographs, graphics, illustrations,  artwork, design, names, logos and trademarks (collectively, the “Content”), are protected by copyright, trademark, design and other South African and international laws relating to intellectual property.
  1. The User may access, download, view and print content from the Website for private and non-commercial purposes. No portion or element of the Website or the Content contained thereon may be reproduced or transmitted via any means.
  1. The Website, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.
  1. Any email addresses, names, telephone numbers and fax numbers appearing on the Website may not be incorporated by any third party into any database or used or any marketing or other purposes whatsoever.
  1. The trademarks, names, logos, and service marks (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on the Website are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON. Nothing on the Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademarks without the written permission of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.
  1. 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 and Trademarks.
  1. All rights in and to the Content and Trademark is reserved and retained by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.
  1. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITED LIABILITY
  1. The User undertakes to, at their own convenience and discretion, review and acquaints themselves with necessary documents and/or terms.
  1. External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON, and no representation is made as to their content. Use of reliance on any external links provided is at the User’s own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external website’s terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by   you or otherwise to the Website without the express prior written permission of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON.
  1. No warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any files, downloads, or applications available via the Website is free of viruses, Trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of the User’s computer, database, network or other information system.
  1. The quotes presented, are based on limited information, provided by you on the electronic e-quote form. The quotes are therefore only illustrative and not a binding offer.
  1. Quotes are subject to change, based on further consideration or more comprehensive information that the Customer submits to the Expert.
  1. Although HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON has taken reasonable care to ensure that the Content on the Website is accurate and that the User will not suffer loss or damage as a result of the use of the Website, use of the Website is entirely at the User’s own risk. The User assumes full responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from their use of the Website and their reliance on any of the Content or any part/s thereof, contained on the Website.
  1. HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON makes no warranty or representation as to the availability,    accuracy or completeness of the Content, which may include typographical errors.
  1. Neither HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON nor any affiliate or subsidiary of HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON shall be      held liable for any direct or indirect, special, consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered, or incurred, relating 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 HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON was expressly advise of this.
  1. INDEMNITY
  1. The User unconditionally  and irrevocably indemnifies and holds HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON harmless against all and any loss, liability, actions, lawsuits, proceedings, costs, demands and damages of all and every kind, (including direct, indirect, special or consequential damages), and whether in an action based on contract, negligence or any other action, arising out of or in connection with the failure or delay of performance of the services offered on the Website, the use of the services offered on the Website, the Content available on the Website or any other matter, directly, or indirectly, related to the User’s use of the Website, whether due to HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON’s negligence or not.
  1. TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION
  1. This Website is controlled, operated and administered by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON from its        offices within the Republic of South Africa.
  1. HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in any other location/s or countries.
  1. Access to the Website from territories or countries where the Content is illegal is prohibited.
  1. The User may not use this Website in violation of South African export laws and regulations.
  1. If the User accesses this Website from locations outside of South Africa, that User is responsible for compliance with all local laws.
  1. 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 Magistrate Court.
  1. GENERAL
  1. The headings of the clauses in the terms and conditions are provided for convenience and ease of reference and will not be used to interpret, modify or amplify the terms and conditions.
  1. The terms and conditions are severable, in that if any provision is determined to be         illegal or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such provision shall be deemed to have been deleted without affecting the remaining provisions of      the Terms and Conditions.
  1. HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON failure or delay to exercise or any particular right or provision of the terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision, whether this is done expressly or implied, nor will it affect the validity of any part of these terms and conditions or prejudice HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON rights to take subsequent action against the User, unless acknowledged and agreed to by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON in writing.
  1. Neither the User nor HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON shall be bound by any express, tacit or implied representation, warranty, promise nor the like not recorded herein. These terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral between the User and HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON in respect of the subject matter hereof.
  1. HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON shall be entitled to cede, assign, and delegate all or any of its right as and obligations in terms of these terms and conditions.
  1. FORCE MAJEURE
  1. Should HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON be prevented from fulfilling any of its obligations to the User as a result of any event of force majeure, then those obligations shall be deemed to have been suspended to the extent that and for as long as HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON is so prevented from fulfilling them and the User’s corresponding obligations shall be suspended to the corresponding extent.
  1. In the event that force majeure continues for more than ten business days after it has    first occurred then HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON shall be entitled, but not obliged, to terminate all of its rights and obligations in terms of or arising out of these terms and conditions by giving notice to the User.
  1. An event of force majeure shall mean any event or circumstance whatsoever which is not within the reasonable control of including, without limitation, vis major, casus      fortuitous, any act of God, strike, theft, riots, explosion, insurrection or other similar disorder, war (whether declared or not) or military operations, the downtime of any            external telecommunications line, power failure, any requirement of any government or other competent local authority, any court order, export control, or shortage of transport facilities.
  1. Entire Agreement
  1. The terms and conditions, as varied by HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON from time to time,    constitute the entire and sole agreement between HAIR AT MELS TRADING AS MELS SALON and the User with regard to the use of the Site.