Debit Order Terms of Service

DEBIT ORDER TERMS
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY (APPLICABLE TO DEBIT ORDER CLIENTS ONLY)

 

I/we hereby authorise STRATCOL to issue and deliver payment instructions to my / our banker for collection against my/our above mentioned account at my/our above mentioned bank.

The individual payment instructions so authorised to be issued, must be issued and delivered according to the above mentioned interval on the date when the obligation in terms of the Agreement is due and the amount of each individual payment instruction may not differ as agreed to in terms of the Agreement.

The payment instructions so authorised to be issued, must carry a number, which number must be included in the said payment instruction and if provided to me / us should enable me / us to identify the agreement on my / our bank statement. The said number should be added to this form on page 1 under client reference number, before the issuing of any payment instruction and communicated to me / us directly after having been completed by me / us.

I/we agree that the first payment instruction will be issued and delivered as per collection instruction.

If however, the date of the payment instruction falls on a non-processing day (weekend or public holiday) I / We agree that the payment instruction may be debited against my / our account on the following or previous business day.

NAEDO

Allows for tracking of dates to match with flow of Credit at no additional cost to myself / ourselves. I / We authorise the originator to make use of the tracking facility as provided for in the EDO system at no additional cost to myself / ourselves.

Subsequent payment instructions will continue to be delivered in terms of this authority until the obligations in terms of the Agreement have been paid or until this authority is cancelled by me / us by giving the Stratcol User notice in writing of not less than the interval (as indicated on the Authorisation) and sent by prepaid registered post or delivered to his / her / its address indicated above.

MANDATE

I / we acknowledge that all payment instructions issued by the Stratcol User shall be treated by my / our above mentioned bank as if the instructions had been issued by me / us personally.

CANCELLATION

I / we agree that although this authority and mandate may be cancelled by me / us, such cancellation will not cancel the Agreement. I / we also understand that I / we cannot reclaim amounts, which have been withdrawn from my / our account (paid) in terms of this authority and mandate if such amounts were legally owing to the Stratcol User.

ASSIGNMENT

I / we acknowledge that this authority may be ceded or assigned to a third party if the Agreement is also ceded or assigned to that third party.

General Terms of Service

TERMS OF USE
Virtual Landlines End User License Agreement
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Before reading the articles below, please note the following preliminary terms, which use some of the definitions specified in Article 1 below:

Minutes belongs to Virtual Landlines
Entering into this Agreement: This End User License Agreement constitutes a valid and binding agreement between Virtual Landlines Software and You, as a user, for the use of the Virtual Landlines Software. You must enter into this Agreement by clicking on the Order Now button in order to make use of the Virtual Landlines Software. You hereby agree and acknowledge that this Agreement covers all your use of Virtual Landlines Software, whether it be from this installation or from any other terminals where Virtual Landlines Software has been installed, by You or by third parties. Furthermore, by installing and continuing to use the Virtual Landlines Software You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement and any new versions hereof.
Electronic Signatures and Agreement(s): You acknowledge and agree that by clicking on the Order button or similar buttons or links as may be designated by Virtual Landlines to show Your approval of any foregoing texts and/or to download and install the Virtual Landlines Software, You are entering into a legally binding contract. You hereby agree to the use of electronic communication in order to enter into contracts, place orders and create other records and to the electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed through the Virtual Landlines Software. Furthermore, You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any laws or regulations in any jurisdiction which require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent permitted under applicable mandatory law.
Jurisdiction’s Restrictions: if You are residing in a jurisdiction which restricts the use of internet-based applications according to age, or which restricts the ability to enter into agreements such as this agreement according to age and You are under such a jurisdiction and under such age limit, You may not enter into this Agreement and download, install or use the Virtual Landlines Software. Furthermore, if You are residing in a jurisdiction where it is forbidden by law to offer or use software for internet telephony, You may not enter into this Agreement and You may not download, install or use the Virtual Landlines Software. By entering into this Agreement You explicitly state that You have verified in Your own jurisdiction if Your use of the Virtual Landlines Software is allowed.

 

Article 1 :In this Agreement the following capitalized definitions are being used, singular as well as plural.
1.1 Affiliate: any corporation, company or other entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, Virtual Landlines. For the purpose of this definition, the word “control” shall mean the direct or indirect ownership of more than fifty percent (50%) of the outstanding voting stock of the corporation, company, or other entity.
1.2 Agreement: this End User License Agreement, as may be renewed, modified and/or amended from time to time.
1.3 Emergency Services: means services that connect a user to emergency services personnel or public safety answering points pursuant to applicable local and or national regulatory requirements.
1.4 Documentation: any online or otherwise enclosed documentation provided by Virtual Landlines.
1.5 Effective Date: the date on which this Agreement is entered into by clicking on the Order button as stated above.
1.6 IP Rights: any and all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks and patents, as well as know-how and trade secrets contained in or relating to the Virtual Landlines Software, the Documentation, the Virtual Landlines Website or the Virtual Landlines Promotional Materials.
1.7 Password: refers to a code You select, which, in combination with the User ID (Member ID), gives You access to Your User (Member) Account;
1.8 Virtual Landlines: refers to the company named Virtual Landlines Services based in Johannesburg.
1.9 Virtual Landlines API: application program interface consisting of the set of routines utilized by the Virtual Landlines Software to provide the Virtual Landlines Software functionality for a given platform or operating system, Virtual Landlines API being included in or linked to the Virtual Landlines Software.
1.10 Virtual Landlines Online Material: the Virtual Landlines banner available for download on the Virtual Landlines Website, consisting of a Virtual Landlines logo and a link to the Virtual Landlines Website.
1.11 Virtual Landlines Promotional Materials: any and all trademarks, names, signs, logos, banners, Virtual Landlines Online Material and any other materials, in whatever form, owned and/or used by Virtual Landlines for the promotion of its company, its products and activities.
1.12 Virtual Landlines Software: the software distributed by Virtual Landlines for internet telephony applications, including without limitation the Virtual Landlines API, UI and Documentation, as well as any future programming fixes, updates and upgrades thereof.
1.13 Virtual Landlines Staff: the officers, directors, employees and agents of Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates, or any other persons hired by Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates.
1.14 Virtual Landlines Website: any and all elements, contents and the ‘look and feel’ of the website available under the URL www.Virtual Landlines.com, – among other URL’s –, from which website the Virtual Landlines Software can be downloaded.
1.15 UI: the user interface of the Virtual Landlines Software.
1.16 User Account: refers to the account with User ID (also referred as Member ID) and Password that You create for Your use of the Virtual Landlines Software;
1.17 User ID (Also referred as Member ID): refers to an identification code You selected, which in combination with the Password, gives access to Your User (Member) Account;
1.18 You: you, the end user of the Virtual Landlines Software, also used in the form “Your” where applicable.

 

Article 2 : License and Restrictions
2.1 License. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Virtual Landlines hereby grants You a limited, personal, non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable, free of charge license to download, install and use the Virtual Landlines Software on Your computer, phone or PDA for the sole purpose of personally using the internet telephony applications provided by Virtual Landlines and any other applications that may be explicitly provided by Virtual Landlines. For the avoidance of doubt, You are allowed to use Virtual Landlines Software at work, in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
2.2 No Granting of Rights to Third Parties. You will not sell, assign, rent, lease, distribute, export, import, act as an intermediary or provider, or otherwise grant rights to third parties with regard to the Virtual Landlines Software or any part thereof.
2.3 No Modifications. You will not undertake, cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or hacking of the Virtual Landlines Software or any part thereof.
2.4 Third Parties. You acknowledge and agree that the Virtual Landlines Software may be incorporated into, and may incorporate itself, software and other technology owned and controlled by third parties. Any such third party software or technology that is incorporated in the Virtual Landlines Software falls under the scope of this Agreement. Any and all other third party software or technology that may be distributed together with the Virtual Landlines Software will be subject to you explicitly accepting a license agreement with that third party. You acknowledge and agree that you will not enter into a contractual relationship with Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates regarding such third party software or technology and you will look solely to the applicable third party and not to Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates to enforce any of your rights.
2.5 New Versions of the Virtual Landlines Software. Virtual Landlines, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to add additional features or functions, or to provide programming fixes, updates and upgrades, to the Virtual Landlines Software. You acknowledge and agree that Virtual Landlines has no obligation to make available to You any subsequent versions of the Virtual Landlines Software. You also agree that you may have to enter into a renewed version of this Agreement, in the event you want to download, install or use a new version of the Virtual Landlines Software. Furthermore, You acknowledge and agree that Virtual Landlines, in its sole discretion, may modify or discontinue or suspend Your ability to use any version of the Virtual Landlines Software, and/or disable any Virtual Landlines Software You may already have accessed or installed without any notice to You, for the repair, improvement, and/or upgrade of the underlying technology or for any other justifiable reason, including but not limited to, circumstances where You, at Virtual Landlines’s discretion, are in breach of this Agreement, creating problems, possible legal liabilities, or engaging in fraudulent, immoral or illegal activities, or for other similar reasons. Virtual Landlines will not accept any liability in relation to the direct or indirect damages caused by (1) the release and/or the absence of release of new versions of the Virtual Landlines Software and (2) by the suspension or termination of the license or this Agreement by Virtual Landlines and/or by You.
2.6 Virtual Landlines services. This Agreement applies to downloading, installing and using the Virtual Landlines Software, free of charge. By registering to Virtual Landlines, or downloading the Virtual Landlines software, You become a member of Virtual Landlines. As a member of Virtual Landlines, You are granted the right to use Virtual Landlines services, free of charge, according to this agreement terms. The use of any service which may be offered by Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates, is subject to the additional Terms of Service that are published on the Virtual Landlines Website.
2.7 Credit Minutes: All the credit minutes with appears in your account or in your Virtual Landlines/Affiliate client are in Virtual Landlines’s ownership. The above credit usage is subjected to this User License Agreement. Virtual Landlines allows you to purchase minutes using an online payment service, as appears in the Virtual Landlines portal. You will gain new minutes follow the above payment service approval by the above online payment service provider. All your accumulate credits will automatically expire annually on each December 31st on 24:00, accept the credits you accumulate while using Virtual Landlines in each December.

 

Article 3 Definitions to License Restrictions and Additional Terms
3.1 Distribution of Virtual Landlines Software. You are not allowed to distribute the Virtual Landlines Software under this Agreement. For the right to distribute You will have to agree to and meet with the Distribution Terms as published on the Virtual Landlines Website.
3.2 Distribution of Virtual Landlines API. Under this Agreement You are not allowed to use the Virtual Landlines API in connection with applications that You (or any third party) distribute or intend to distribute. If you wish to distribute Your application, which uses Virtual Landlines API, You will have to agree to and meet with the Virtual Landlines API Terms of Use as published on the Virtual Landlines Website.
3.3 Use of Virtual Landlines API. You may make use of the Virtual Landlines API, subject to license terms in Clause 2.1 and for the sole purpose of enabling Your application to connect with the Virtual Landlines Software, provided that:
3.3.1 All such use of Virtual Landlines API is carried out for legitimate purposes and shall in no way and to no extent adversely affect the functionality or performance of the Virtual Landlines Software or services provided by Virtual Landlines;
3.3.2 You will not remove, overtake, hide or otherwise make the UI inaccessible for end users;
3.3.3 You will monitor the Virtual Landlines Website in order to ensure that You are aware of any changes in the applicable legal documents. In the event You cannot agree on any changes in any applicable legal document, You will immediately cease any and all use of the Virtual Landlines API and, where applicable, any and all use of the Virtual Landlines Software; and
3.3.4 You acknowledge and agree that Your use of the Virtual Landlines API will be at Your own risk and account. 3.4 Any other Exceptions. If You are interested in doing anything else than permitted under this Agreement or by the Distribution Terms or the Virtual Landlines API Terms of Use, You will have to obtain Virtual Landlines’s previous written consent and explicitly agree upon any further (commercial) terms.
3.5 Virtual Landlines Promotional Materials. Nothing in this Agreement will give You any right to use the Virtual Landlines Promotional Materials.

 

Article 4 : Utilization of Your computer
4.1 Utilization of Your computer. You hereby acknowledge that the Virtual Landlines Software may utilize the processor and bandwidth of the computer (or other applicable device) You are utilizing, for the limited purpose of facilitating the communication between Your computer Virtual Landlines Software and the Virtual Landlines network.
4.2 Protection of Your computer (resources). You understand that the Virtual Landlines Software will use its commercially reasonable efforts to protect the privacy and integrity of the computer resources (or other applicable device) You are utilizing and of Your communication, however, You acknowledge and agree that Virtual Landlines cannot give any warranties in this respect.

 

Article 5: Confidentiality and Privacy
5.1 Virtual Landlines’s Confidential Information. You agree to take all reasonable steps at all times to protect and keep strictly confidential any confidential information regarding Virtual Landlines, its Affiliates, the Virtual Landlines Staff, the Virtual Landlines Software and the IP Rights.
5.2 Your Confidential Information and Your Privacy. Virtual Landlines is committed to respecting Your privacy and the confidentiality of Your personal data. The “Privacy Policy” that is published on the Virtual Landlines Website at www.Virtual Landlines.com applies to the use of Your personal data, the traffic data as well as the content contained in Your communication(s). We do not sell or rent Your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without Your explicit consent and we use Your information only as described in the Privacy Policy. We store and process Your information on computers that may be located outside Your country, and that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices. You can access and modify the information You provide in accordance with the Privacy Policy. If You object to Your information being transferred or used in this way please do not use our services.

 

Article 6: IP Rights and Translations
6.1 Exclusive Ownership. You acknowledge and agree that any and all IP Rights to or arising from the Virtual Landlines Software are and shall remain the exclusive property of Virtual Landlines and/or its licensors. Nothing in this Agreement intends to transfer any such IP Rights to, or to vest any such IP Rights in, You. You are only entitled to the limited use of the IP Rights granted to You in this Agreement. You will not take any action to jeopardize, limit or interfere with the IP Rights. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorized use of the IP Rights is a violation of this Agreement as well as a violation of intellectual property laws, including without limitation, copyright laws and trademark laws. You acknowledge and understand that all title and IP Rights in and to any third party content that is not contained in the Virtual Landlines Software, but may be accessed through use of the Virtual Landlines Software, is the property of the respective content owners and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties.
6.2 With the exception of IP Rights of Virtual Landlines and/or its licensors in Virtual Landlines Software (including the Virtual Landlines API), You retain the intellectual property rights You may have in the applications, materials, products or processes You create which are based on or utilize the Virtual Landlines API. You hereby release and covenant not to hold liable Virtual Landlines or its Affiliates, or any of their licensees, assigns or successors, for any and all damages, liabilities, causes of action, judgments or claims (a) pertaining to any intellectual property You develop that is based on, uses, or relates to the Virtual Landlines API; and (b) which otherwise may arise in connection with Your use of, reliance on, or reference to the Virtual Landlines API. As between You and Virtual Landlines, Virtual Landlines and its licensors retain the IP Rights in and to the Virtual Landlines Software (including the Virtual Landlines API) and any derivative works thereto created by or for Virtual Landlines or its licensors.
6.3 No Removal of Notices. You agree that You will not remove, obscure, make illegible or alter any notices or indications of the IP Rights and/or Virtual Landlines’s rights and ownership thereof, whether such notice or indications are affixed on, contained in or otherwise connected to such materials.
6.4 Translations. You acknowledge and agree that the intellectual property rights regarding any translations made by You of any information on or accessible through the Virtual Landlines Website or as otherwise requested of You by Virtual Landlines at any time prior to or subsequent of the Effective Date will be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Virtual Landlines without any compensation to You.

 

Article 7 : Communication and Your Use of the Virtual Landlines Software
7.1 Communication. Installing Virtual Landlines Software enables You to communicate with other Virtual Landlines Software users, and in some cases with other communication networks.
7.2 No Warranties. Virtual Landlines cannot guarantee that You will always be able to communicate with other Virtual Landlines Software users or other communication networks, nor can Virtual Landlines guarantee that You can communicate without disruptions, delays or communication-related flaws or that all Your communication shall always be delivered to other Virtual Landlines Software users or communication networks. Virtual Landlines will not be liable for any such disruptions, delays or other omissions in any communication experienced when using Virtual Landlines Software.
7.3 No Responsibility of Content. You acknowledge and understand that the content of the communication spread by the use of the Virtual Landlines Software is entirely the responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. You, therefore, may be exposed to content that is offensive, harmful to minors, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Virtual Landlines will not be liable for any type of communication spread by means of the Virtual Landlines Software.
7.4 No Emergency Services. You expressly agree and understand that the Virtual Landlines Software is not intended to support or carry emergency calls to any type of hospital, law enforcement agency, medical care unit or any other kind of Emergency Service. Virtual Landlines, its Affiliates or Virtual Landlines Staff are in no way liable for such emergency calls.
7.4.1 Alternative Arrangements. By agreeing to this Agreement You understand that additional arrangements must be made to access Emergency Services. To access Emergency Services, You acknowledge and accept Your responsibility to purchase, separately from Virtual Landlines Software, traditional wireless or wireline telephone service that offers access to Emergency Services.
7.4.2 No Compulsion to Offer Emergency Services. You recognize and agree that Virtual Landlines is not required to offer Emergency Services pursuant to any applicable local and or national rules, regulation or law. You further recognize that Virtual Landlines is not a replacement for Your primary telephone service.
7.5 Lawful purposes. You acknowledge and agree to use the Virtual Landlines Software solely for lawful purposes. In this respect You may not, without limitation (a) intercept or monitor, damage or modify any communication which is not intended for You, (b) use any type of spider, virus, worm, trojan-horse, time bomb or any other codes or instructions that are designed to distort, delete, damage or disassemble the Virtual Landlines Software or the communication, (c) send any unsolicited commercial communication not permitted by applicable law, or (d) expose any other user to material which is offensive, harmful to minors, indecent or otherwise objectionable.

 

Article 8: Term and (Consequences of) Termination
8.1 Term. This Agreement will be effective as of the Effective Date and will remain effective until terminated by either Virtual Landlines or You as set forth below.
8.2 Termination by Virtual Landlines. Without limiting other remedies, Virtual Landlines may limit, suspend, or terminate this license and Your use of Virtual Landlines Software, prohibit access to Virtual Landlines Website and delete Your User Account (or Member Account) and/or User ID (or Member ID), with immediate effect, if we think that You are in breach of this Agreement, creating problems, possible legal liabilities, infringing someone else’s intellectual property rights, engaging in fraudulent, immoral or illegal activities, or for other similar reasons. Virtual Landlines shall effect such termination by providing notice to You to the email address You have provided, and/or by preventing Your access to the respective User (or Member) Account. We reserve the right to cancel User (or Member) Accounts that have been inactive for more than one (1) year.
8.3 Termination by You. You may terminate this Agreement with immediate effect at any time, with or without cause and without recourse to the courts, provided that You will meet with the conditions as set forth in Article 8.4 below.
8.4 Consequences of Termination. Upon termination of this Agreement, You (a) acknowledge and agree that all licenses and rights to use the Virtual Landlines Software shall terminate, and (b) will cease any and all use of the Virtual Landlines Software, and (c) will remove the Virtual Landlines Software from all hard drives, networks and other storage media and destroy all copies of the Virtual Landlines Software in Your possession or under Your control.
8.5 No liability. Virtual Landlines will not be liable in respect to any damage caused by the termination of this Agreement.

 

Article 9: Your Representations and Warranties; Indemnification of Virtual Landlines
9.1 Representations. You represent and warrant that You are authorized to enter into this Agreement and comply with its terms. Furthermore, You represent and warrant that You will at any and all times meet with Your obligations hereunder, as well as any and all laws, regulations and policies that may apply to the use of the Virtual Landlines Software.
9.2 Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Virtual Landlines, Affiliates and the Virtual Landlines Staff harmless from and against any and all liability and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by said parties, in connection with or arising out of Your (a) violation or breach of any term of this Agreement or any applicable law or regulation, whether or not referenced herein, or (b) violation of any rights of any third party, or (c) use or misuse of the Virtual Landlines Software, or (d) use and/or modification of the Virtual Landlines API or (e) communication spread by means of the Virtual Landlines Software.
9.3 Export Restrictions. You acknowledge that the Virtual Landlines Software may be subject to international rules that govern the export of software. You agree to comply with all applicable international and national laws that apply to the Virtual Landlines Software as well as end-user, end-use and destination restrictions issued by national governments.

 

Article 10 Disclaimer of Warranties
10.1 No warranties. THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER; Virtual Landlines DOES NOT, EITHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR USE OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Virtual Landlines FURTHER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE WILL ALWAYS BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND ERROR-FREE OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT PACKET LOSS, NOR DOES Virtual Landlines WARRANT ANY CONNECTION TO OR TRANSMISSION FROM THE INTERNET, OR ANY QUALITY OF CALLS MADE THROUGH THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE.
10.2 Specific Disclaimer of Liability for Emergency Services. Virtual Landlines does not provide Emergency Services in conjunction with the Virtual Landlines Software. Neither Virtual Landlines nor its officers or employees may be held liable for any claim, damage, or loss, and You hereby waive any and all such claims or causes of action, arising from or relating to the use of Virtual Landlines Software to contact Emergency Services personnel. You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Virtual Landlines, Virtual Landlines Staff and Affiliates and agents and any other service provider who furnishes services to You in connection with the Virtual Landlines Software, from any and all claims, losses, damages, fines, penalties, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) by, or on behalf of, You relating to the absence, failure or outage of the Virtual Landlines Software provided hereunder, including specifically any claims arising out of the failure of Virtual Landlines to offer Emergency Services.
10.3 Your own Risk. You acknowledge and agree that the entire risk arising out of the use or performance of the Virtual Landlines Software remains with You, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
10.4 Jurisdiction’s Limitations. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as set forth above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to You. In such event the liability will be limited as far as legally possible under the applicable legislation.

 

Article 11 Limitation of Liability
11.1 No Liability. The Virtual Landlines Software is being provided to You free of charge. ACCORDINGLY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT Virtual Landlines, ITS AFFILIATES AND THE Virtual Landlines STAFF WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE, AS SET FORTH BELOW. 11.2 Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL Virtual Landlines, ITS AFFILIATES OR THE Virtual Landlines STAFF BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOSS OF DATA, INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE OR PECUNIARY LOSS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE, EVEN IF Virtual Landlines, ITS AFFILIATES OR THE Virtual Landlines STAFF HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
11.3 Remedy. YOUR ONLY RIGHT OR REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE IS TO DEINSTALL AND CEASE USE OF SUCH Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE.
11.4 Jurisdiction’s Limitations. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as set forth above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to You. In such event the liability will be limited as far as legally possible under the applicable legislation.

 

Article 12 General Provisions
12.1 New versions of the Agreement. Virtual Landlines reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time by providing such revised Agreement to You or by publishing the revised Agreement on the Virtual Landlines Website. The revised Agreement shall become effective within thirty (30) days of such publishing or provision to You, unless You expressly accept the revised Agreement earlier by clicking on the accept button. The express acceptance by You, or Your continued use of the Virtual Landlines Software after expiry of the notice period of thirty (30) days, shall constitute Your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of the revised Agreement. You can find the latest version of this Agreement at www.Virtual Landlines.com. Virtual Landlines reserves the right to make changes to this Agreement from time to time.
12.2 Entire Agreement. The terms and conditions of this Agreement constitute the entire agreement between You and Virtual Landlines with respect to the subject matter hereof and will supersede and replace all prior understandings and agreements, in whatever form, regarding the subject matter.
12.3 Partial Invalidity. Should any term or provision hereof be deemed invalid, void or unenforceable either in its entirety or in a particular application, the remainder of this Agreement shall nonetheless remain in full force and effect.
12.4 No waiver. The failure of Virtual Landlines at any time or times to require performance of any provisions hereof shall in no manner affect its right at a later time to enforce the same unless the same is explicitly waived in writing and signed by Virtual Landlines.
12.5 No Assignment by You. You are not allowed to assign this Agreement or any rights hereunder.
12.6 Assignment by Virtual Landlines. Virtual Landlines is allowed at its sole discretion to assign this Agreement or any rights hereunder to any Affiliate, without giving prior notice.
12.7 Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa without giving effect to any conflict of laws provisions, whether the laws of your current state or country of residence.
12.8 Competent Court. Any legal proceedings arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Cyprus.
12.9 Language. The original English version of this Agreement may have been translated into other languages. In the event of inconsistency or discrepancy between the English version and any other language version of this Agreement, the English language version shall prevail. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND THE RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. BY CLICKING ON THE ACCEPT BUTTON AND/OR CONTINUING TO INSTALL THE Virtual Landlines SOFTWARE OR SERVICE, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND GRANT TO Virtual Landlines THE RIGHTS SET FORTH HEREIN. © Virtual Landlines – Last revised: November. 3, 2014

 

Article 13 Virtual Landlines WebSite
13.1 By using the Site, you signify your irrevocable acceptance of these Terms of Use. You also agree to ensure that anyone who uses this Site on your computer also abides by the Terms of Use. Virtual Landlines has the right to revise the Terms of Use at any time without providing notice to its users. Your continued use of the Site shall be deemed irrevocable acceptance of those revision. We may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability.
13.2 Privacy – Your privacy is very important to us at Virtual Landlines. To better protect your rights we have provided the Virtual Landlines Privacy Policy to explain our privacy practices in detail.
13.3 Use of Software – Virtual Landlines’s internet communications software, sometimes referred to as (the “ Virtual Landlines Software”) and accompanying documentation that are made available by download from this Site are the copyrighted work of Virtual Landlines. Use of the Virtual Landlines Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement available at http://www.Virtual Landlines.com/legal. You will not be able to download or install any software that is accompanied by or includes an end user license agreement unless you agree to the terms of such end user license agreement. If you do not agree to such terms, you will not be able to use the Virtual Landlines Software. Software provided by Virtual Landlines to you through Virtual Landlines Developer is subject to its own licensing terms in which case such licensing terms will govern your use of that software. You may not decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the any software made available on the Site.
13.4 Privacy – Your privacy is very important to us at Virtual Landlines. To better protect your rights we have provided the Virtual Landlines Privacy Policy to explain our privacy practices in detail.
13.5 Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability The Site and all content and materials on it are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Virtual Landlines disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or the warranty of non infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, Virtual Landlines does not represent or warrant that: (i) the Site will be accurate, reliable, uninterrupted, secure or error-free; (ii) defects in the Site will be corrected; (iii) the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
13.6 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL Virtual Landlines, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS OR THE Virtual Landlines STAFF BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER FORM OF LIABILITY, FOR: (i) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU; (ii) ANY LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, BUSINESS OR PROFITS (WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT) THAT MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU; AND (iii) ANY CLAIM, DAMAGE, OR LOSS WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF (A) THE AVAILABILITY OF MERCHANTS’ WEBSITES AND/OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, (B) ANY RELIANCE PLACED BY YOU ON ANY ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON, OR AVAILABLE FROM, SUCH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES; OR (III) ANY OF YOUR TRANSACTIONS WITH MERCHANTS. THE LIMITATIONS ON Virtual Landlines’S LIABILITY TO YOU ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT Virtual Landlines, ITS AFFILIATES OR THE Virtual Landlines STAFF HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT IS INTENDED TO EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT OR SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS EXCLUDING OR RESTRICTING THE LIABILITY OF Virtual Landlines FOR (I) THE DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF Virtual Landlines, THE Virtual Landlines STAFF OR ITS AGENTS, OR (II) ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE LIMITED OR EXCLUDED BY LAW. Jurisdiction’s Limitations. As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as established above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. In that event the liability will be limited as far as legally possible under the applicable legislation.
13.7 Term of Use These Terms of Use are effective until terminated by either you or Virtual Landlines as set out below. You may terminate your agreement with Virtual Landlines at any time by ceasing to use the Site and destroying the User Materials together with all copies thereof. Virtual Landlines may terminate its agreement with you at any time if you have breached any term or condition of these Terms of Use. In such event, no notice shall be required by Virtual Landlines to effect such termination. Upon termination of these Terms of Use, you agree to cease using the Site and to destroy the User Materials together with all backup copies, modifications, printed or written materials, and merged portions in any form, or return same to Virtual Landlines at your expense.
13.8 Web Site Third Party Sites The Site includes hyperlinks to other websites and content and introduces you to various third party merchants (“Merchant(s)”) whose products and services may be purchased on the Merchants’ websites. Your use of each of these third party websites is subject to the terms and conditions posted on the applicable website. Virtual Landlines has no control over such third party websites and the inclusion on the Site of a hyperlink to any third party website is not an endorsement by Virtual Landlines of such website, or to any content, products or services available on it. You acknowledge and agree that: The product information and pricing that is shown on the Site regarding third party products and services is given to Virtual Landlines by the applicable Merchant. The Merchant has the ability to change their pricing or terminate their product availability at anytime. Virtual Landlines is not involved in any transactions between you and any Merchant whose products and/or services are listed on the Site. Virtual Landlines does not control, is not responsible for and does not guarantee: (i) the pricing, quality, performance, availability or terms and conditions of purchase of products or services provided by the Merchant; (ii) any payment transactions, delivery, returns or after sales activities related to the products or services purchased on the Merchants’ websites; (iii) the availability of the Merchant’s websites; (iv) the completeness, truth or accuracy of any advertising or other materials on, or available from, the Merchants’ websites, nor any listing or other content about such products and services displayed on the Site; (v) links to the Merchants’ websites that are featured on the Site. Any questions, complaints, or claims related to any product or service provided by a Merchant should be directed to the applicable Merchant.
13.9 Online Behaviour You shall at all time comply with The Virtual Landlines Etiquette when using the Site. Please exercise respect when participating in any of Virtual Landlines’s community features such as Forums, Blogs, Email functions or any other function on this Site which allows you to send, post, upload, edit, host, share and/or publish content (“User Materials”). You may not submit or publish through the Site any User Materials that are libelous, defamatory, pornographic, an invasion of privacy, obscene, abusive, illegal, racist, offensive, harmful to a minor or an infringement on any intellectual property rights of a third party or would otherwise violate the rights of any third party. Furthermore, you may not submit or publish User Materials through the Site that solicit funds or services, contain advertising or include programs that contain viruses or any other programs designed to impair the functionality of any computer. Notwithstanding any rights or obligations governed by the Additional Terms (as defined below) if, at any time you upload or post User Materials, including but not limited to comments, suggestions, problem reports, bug reports and design ideas to the Site you automatically grant Virtual Landlines a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable and transferable license of all rights to use, edit, modify, include, incorporate, adapt, record, publicly perform, display and reproduce the User Materials including, without limitation, all trade marks associated therewith, in any manner whatsoever, in or out-of-context, in all languages, in all media now known and hereafter devised, and to use the User Materials in advertising, promotion and publicity for the Site, Virtual Landlines and its or their products and services, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised. In addition, you represent and warrant that you are entitled to enter into these Terms of Use and that you waive any so-called “moral rights” in and to the User Materials. You acknowledge and agree that: (i) by using the Site you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive or indecent and you use the Site at your own risk; (ii) you are solely responsible for, and Virtual Landlines has no responsibility to you or any third party for any User Materials that you create, submit, post or publish on the Site; and (iii) Virtual Landlines is not responsible for any User Materials that you may have access to through your use of the Site, and all User Materials are the responsibility of the person from whom such User Materials originated. You shall not copy, post or use text, photos, pictures, music, sounds, images or any other content from any third party or source (“Third Party Content”) without specific permission from the owner. Such Third Party Content may be protected by intellectual property laws and the owners of the intellectual property rights in such content may object to its use. You must not use any Third Party Content without first obtaining the permission of the owner of the intellectual property rights in such content. If Virtual Landlines receives any notification that any Third Party Content or any User Materials that you post or use are inappropriate, infringes any rights of any third party, or if Virtual Landlines wishes to remove any Third Party Content or User Materials posted by you for any reason whatsoever, Virtual Landlines reserves the right to automatically remove any such content for any reason immediately or within such other timescales as may be decided from time to time by Virtual Landlines in its sole discretion. The content shall be taken down without any admission as to liability and without prejudice to any rights, remedies or defenses, all of which are expressly reserved. You acknowledge and agree that Virtual Landlines is under no obligation to put back such content at any time.
13.10 Submissions Certain parts of the Site may ask for written suggestions or problem reports such as using our contact form or problem report form (“Submissions”). In such a case, please read carefully the specific terms, which govern those Submissions (“Additional Terms”). In the absence of Additional Terms, the Virtual Landlines Terms of Use shall govern your legal rights with respect to those Submissions. The Submissions shall be deemed the property of Virtual Landlines. Virtual Landlines shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions throughout the universe in perpetuity and shall be entitled to use the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions. In any event, any Submissions you send to Virtual Landlines will not be treated as confidential and Virtual Landlines shall not be liable for any disclosure of the Submissions.
13.11 Unsolicited Ideas Virtual Landlines does not consider or accept unsolicited proposals or ideas, including without limitation ideas for new products, technologies, promotions, product names, product feedback and product improvements (“Unsolicited Feedback”). If you send any Unsolicited Feedback to Virtual Landlines through the Site or otherwise, you acknowledge and agree that Virtual Landlines shall not be under any obligation of confidentiality with respect to the Unsolicited Feedback.
13.12 Accounts and Security Virtual Landlines does not warrant that the functions contained in the service provided by the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this service or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. As part of the registration process to use the Virtual Landlines Software and create a Virtual Landlines account (“Account”), each user will select a password (“Password”) and user name (“User Name”). You may also be asked to register to use other resources on the Site, for example, Virtual Landlines Developer. You shall provide Virtual Landlines with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your Account. Only choose a User Name that you have a right to use and don’t include someone else’s trade marks (or confusingly similar marks) in your User Name. You may not (i) select or use a User Name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use a name subject to the rights of any other person without authorization; or (iii) use a User Name that Virtual Landlines, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate or offensive. You shall notify Virtual Landlines of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your Account, at Virtual Landlines’s sole discretion, and you may be reported to appropriate law-enforcement agencies.

 

Article 14 – Payment Fees

14.1 Virtual Landlines reserves the right to levy additional fees for payments made via Direct Bank Deposit. Such charges shall be deducted from said accounts at Virtual Landlines’s sole discretion.