Terms and Conditions
Welcome to our website www.linguafrancapublishers.co.za. We are a publishing company based in Pretoria specialising in the development and publishing of educational publications, entertainment publications, and children’s publications.
By registering an account, making payment, making use of our website, you hereby acknowledge and accept all Terms and Conditions, Privacy policies, rules and any disclaimers of this website, and agree to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
Please ensure that you carefully read all Terms and Conditions of this website, and if you do not accept these Terms and Condition, please DO NOT USE this website.
Users of this website must be thirteen (13) years old or older.
Any person(s) below the age of eighteen (18), are requested to obtain consent from their parent or guardian to grant them permission and/or to assist them with reading and understanding the Terms and Conditions before acceptance of the website agreement, and use thereof.
User(s) or potential users not registered are able to browse through the website.
Only registered users will be able to process their orders for payment and delivery.
You hereby consent that upon registration, you will provide authentic and accurate details, that are not an alias or an impersonation of any other person(s).
You acknowledge and consent that it is your responsibility to keep your registration credentials (including your password), and all activities under your account confidential. Do not share this information with any other third parties. As a result, we will not be liable for any loss or damage which may arise due to your failure to protect your credentials (including password) and activities on your account. Lingua Franca Publishers therefore has indemnity and held harmless against all costs, claims, losses or damages which may arise therefrom.
Suspension or termination:
Lingua Franca Publishers reserves the right, without prior notice to you, to suspend, terminate and/or to refuse your registration at its sole discretion.
Upon termination of this Agreement, with immediate effect you shall cease all access to and use of this website and in addition, Lingua Franca Publishers shall revoke your password and all account identification issued to you immediately, and to deny you access and/or use of this website in whole or in part.
Any termination of this Agreement shall not affect the rights and obligations (including payment obligations), respectively, of the user which arose or came into effect before the date of termination.
Your personal information:
Lingua Franca Publishers respects your privacy. We shall take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information provided on this website.
For the purpose of this agreement, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA).
You may download the PAIA from this link: http://www.info.gov.za/view/DownloadFileAction?id=68186
Links and third-party content/information available on the website:
We may from time to time, provide external links and/or content on our website. We only provide External Links for your convenience therefore we make no pledges nor representations in relation to their content/services/information, any risk for loss or damage which you may incur through linking to other external websites.
Using any External Links provided on our website is at your own risk and We accept no liability in respect of such use. We will not be liable for any loss or damage which may arise due to using and/or relying on External Websites and information thereof. Lingua Franca Publishers therefore has indemnity and held harmless against all costs, claims, losses or damages which may arise therefrom.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights:
Lingua Franca Publishers is the owner or license holder of the intellectual property of this website, unless otherwise stated, and all rights are reserved.
Lingua Franca Publishers does not own nor a license holder of any intellectual property of our service providers, clients, or partners on the website (including but not limited to logos, pictures, descriptions, patents etc)
If you believe that Lingua Franca Publishers offers for sale, or makes available goods and/or services that infringe your intellectual property rights, you may send an email to notify us of the matter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer and limitation of liability:
The liability of Lingua Franca Publishers and it’s representatives for damages and/or loss arising from a breach of contract, warranty, negligence, wrongdoing in relation to the performance of an any services provided by Lingua Franca Publishers is limited to only an amount not exceeding total /fees value actually payable for that specific service paid by you.
Lingua Franca Publishers does not warrant that the content on this website will be uninterrupted or free of errors. The website may include mistakes, inaccuracies, or typographical errors.
In no circumstance or event shall Lingua Franca Publishers or it’s representatives, parent, subsidiary(s), director(s), shareholder(s), employees, agents, consultants, joint ventures, successors, but not limited to, be liable for any special, direct, indirect, incidental or damages including but not limited to, loss of information, profit, business, revenue, related to and/or arising from any agreement with Lingua Franca Publishers, use of this website or information/content provided on this website.
You therefore agree that Lingua Franca Publishers or it’s representatives, parent, subsidiary(s), director(s), shareholder(s), employees, agents, consultants, joint ventures, successors, but not limited to, have indemnity and held harmless against all damages, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses, declared by any third-party due to or arising from your use of this website.
All provisions of the Terms and Conditions of this website, shall be deemed to be separate and severable from the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions.
Any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, which become or are found by any court of jurisdiction to be invalid and/or unenforceable, such invalidity and/or unenforceability will only be to the extent of such provision(s) and, the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions of the website shall remain in full force and effect.
Lingua Franca Publishers, may form time to time change the Terms and Conditions of this website, without prior notice to you. You are therefore required to check the terms and conditions of this website as and when you continue to use the website.
As a result, we will not be liable for any loss or damage which may arise due to your failure to read the Terms and Condition as and when you use this website. Lingua Franca Publishers therefore has indemnity and held harmless against all costs, claims, losses or damages which may arise therefrom.
There will be no valid change or waiver of the Terms and Conditions of the website, and agreements thereof, unless such change(s), waiver or discharge are noted in writing and signed for approval by Lingua Franca Publishers.
Availability of Products:
All products displayed on this website are and shall be subject to availability. At times, the displayed products may be out of stock or unavailable and in such instances, Lingua Franca Publishers may not be able to fulfil your order in whole or in part. As a result, you will be provided a refund for the value/fees that you paid for the affected product.
Lingua Franca Publishers may withdraw or suspend any sale of a product(s) displayed on the website, at any time without prior notice to you, either temporarily or permanently. As a result, we will not be liable for any loss or damages the withdrawal or suspension thereof.
The prices of products, displayed are inclusive of 15% VAT and are valid only in South Africa. The delivery costs for any order are charged separately upon check out and do not form part of the price displayed for a product.
Lingua Franca Publishers takes reasonable efforts to ensure that the pricing reflected on the website are accurate.
You hereby acknowledge and consent that we may amend the prices on products, from time to time and/or anytime without prior notice and for any reason whatsoever.
We reserve the right not accept and or process any incorrect offers represented on the website by erroneous pricing or any system error.
You hereby acknowledge and consent to making payment for products purchased, with your debit or credit card.
You acknowledge and consent that upon processing your order on checkout, an amount equal to the total value of your order will be reserved against your debit or credit card you are paying with at the time. As a result of submitting your order through for payment, you hereby warrant that you are authorised to make the said payment and that there are sufficient funds available in your debit or credit card, to pay for the said order.
Upon processing the order, you may be requested for further authentication on debit or credit card payments, after you have submitted your payment.
Lingua Franca Publishers, uses Courier It and Triton Express for deliveries of products to customers. We reserve the right to use any other service providers as we deem fit.
It is your responsibility to provide us with the correct delivery address and contact number upon check out of your order.
Upon receipt on confirmation of your order, orders are processed by Lingua Franca Publishers within three (3) working days. Our delivery service provider will thereafter collect your order for your delivery, which will take up to five (5) – seven (7) working days to deliver to the address provided upon checkout.
As Lingua Franca Publishers, we may be prevented from fulfilling any of our obligations due to any event of force majeure, and as such, those obligations will be deemed suspended to the extent and for as long as we are prevented from fulfilling those obligations.
Is the said event continues for more than fourteen (14) days after it’s first occurrence, we will be eligible, however not not obliged, to terminate all of our rights and obligations in terms of or arising out of these Website Terms by giving you notice to that effect.
An event of force majeure translates to any event which is not within our reasonable control including (but not limited to):
- Any act of God,
- A strike,
- An accident,
- An explosion,
- Mutiny or other similar disorder,
- Military operations,
- Any court order,
- Any requirements of any government or other competent local authority,
The Terms and Privacy Policies of this website, set out the entire agreement between you and Lingua Franca Publishers; and takes precedence on any and all prior terms, policies, conditions, warranties and/or representations to the maximum and fullest extent permitted by law.
This agreement between you and Lingua Franca Publishers will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Exclusive jurisdiction will be of the High Court of South Africa, to settle any disputes arising in relation to the services provided by Lingua Franca Publishers, or the Terms and Conditions of the website or any matter related to or in connection therewith.