Terms & Conditions

  1. Acknowledgement & Acceptance of Agreement

    1. This Listings Service Agreement (along with all other applicable terms and conditions, including, without limitation, the Wellington Business Directory Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy, which are hereby incorporated by reference in this 'Agreement') is made and entered into by Wellington Business Directory, and the business entity identified by you when registering and accepting this Agreement (the 'Advertiser' or 'you') by clicking on a 'Register my Business’ button or similar button or link, where such action is identified as having the effect of accepting this Agreement. You acknowledge, represent and warrant that you are authorized to enter into this Agreement on behalf of the Advertiser, that your Acceptance of this Agreement has the effect of making the Advertiser a party bound to this Agreement, and that the information submitted by you to Wellington Business Directory, via online forms or otherwise, is and will continue to be authentic and correct.

    2. Pursuant to this Agreement, Advertiser submits business Listing(s) and/or link(s) to, its website(s) and social media page(s) for inclusion on Wellington Business Directory web site. The terms and conditions applicable are set forth below.

    3. Basic inclusion of a Business name, Slogan or Business description and Business Address, Contact Person, Contact Number, email address, website and social media pages ('Business Listing') on the Wellington Business Directory site and other social media platforms are sold on an inclusion basis for a one time, non-refundable registration fee. There is no yearly listing or renewal fee. Wellington Business Directory may, in its sole discretion, change the registration, listing, annual renewal, amendment or advertising fee at any time.

    4. Following submission by Advertiser of a Business Listing submission form, Wellington Business Directory will review the Business Listing entry containing the information submitted by Advertiser regarding its details, to determine whether Advertiser's Business Listing entry and applicable website/Social Media pages is eligible for inclusion in Wellington Business Directory Within five (5) business days from the date the Business Listing submission form is received by Wellington Business Directory, Wellington Business Directory will review Advertiser's Business Listing entry inclusion to determine whether it is eligible for inclusion in Wellington Business Directory and will provide recommendations and/or feedback to Advertiser to increase their eligibility to be listed.

    5. Advertising includes Weekly (Monday to Sunday) and Monthly (calendar month) options and advertising can be done per platform or across all digital platforms. ADHOC options can be discussed

  2. Notification of Changes

    1. Wellington Business Directory may, at any time in its sole discretion, change the terms of this Agreement. Modifications may include, without limitation, increases to the annual fees charged for the Listing Services and Advertising. Whenever Wellington Business Directory changes this Agreement, it will post those changes to its Web Site and will update the 'Last Updated' date at the top of this Agreement. The revised terms will become effective on the date Wellington Business Directory posts such changes to its Website, except annual fee increases will become effective at the time your annual Agreement automatically renews (January of each year). It is your obligation to check this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. Without limiting the foregoing, if Wellington Business Directory determines in its sole discretion that the modification is material, it will notify you electronically via the email address associated with each account. If any modification to this Agreement is not acceptable to you, your only remedy is to notify Wellington Business Directory of your election not to renew your Agreement, as provided in Section 3 below.

    2.  The Advertiser must notify Wellington Business Directory electronically via email of any changes regarding their Listing information (including Business Name, Slogan, Contact Person, Contact Number, Business Address, website and social media pages)

  3. Term of Agreement

    1. Wellington Business Directory may, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without cause, terminate this Agreement and/or cancel any listings or links submitted under this Agreement.

    2. Auto-Renewal: Advertiser's Business Listing subscription will be automatically* renewed on a yearly basis*, unless Advertiser notifies Wellington Business Directory by sending an email with the words 'CANCELLATION' in the subject line to wellingtonbdirectory@gmail.com Advertiser shall deliver such notice at least thirty (30) days prior to the commencement of the next renewal term. *Notice of cancellation to be sent (30) days prior to or after expiration of contract and not earlier.

  4. Service Fees and Payment Terms

    1. Advertiser agrees to pay all applicable charges under this Agreement, including any applicable taxes or charges imposed by any government entity. If Advertiser disputes any charge made under this Agreement, Advertiser must notify Wellington Business Directory in writing within sixty (60) days after any such charge; failure to notify Wellington Business Directory shall result in the waiver by Advertiser of any claim relating to any such disputed charge. Charges shall be calculated solely based on records maintained by Wellington Business Directory. No other measurements or statistics of any kind shall be accepted by Wellington Business Directory or have any effect under this Agreement.

    2. Fees: Advertiser agrees to pay all applicable charges under this Agreement, including any applicable taxes or charges imposed by any government entity. If Advertiser disputes any charge made under this Agreement, Advertiser must notify Wellington Business Directory by sending a detailed notice of dispute to Wellington Business Directory via email at: wellingtonbdirectory@gmail.com ten (10) days of the charge; failure to notify Wellington Business Directory shall result in the waiver by Advertiser of any claim relating to any such disputed charge. Charges shall be calculated solely based on records maintained by Wellington Business Directory. No other measurements or statistics of any kind shall be accepted by Wellington Business Directory or have any effect under this Agreement. All payments made under this Agreement are non-refundable.

    3. Late Payments: Wellington Business Directory operates on a Prepaid basis, Wellington Business Directory won’t publish a listing or advertisements until Wellington Business Directory have received proof of payment. Failure to make payment will result in Advertiser forfeiting the listing and/or advertisement opportunity.

    4. Disputes: If Advertiser has any questions or objections regarding charges, it must promptly (before making payment after receiving a Quotation) notify Wellington Business Directory via electronic email and make a reasonable and good faith effort to resolve its objection. Such notice must identify the Quotation number, amount in dispute and must provide in reasonable detail the basis for disagreement with any charges.

    5. Payment Method: Direct EFT into the bank account of Wellington Business Directory. Proof of payment must be sent electronically to wellingtonbdirectory@gmail.com before Wellington Business Directory takes any action, including posting of advertisements on the digital platforms.

  5. Editorial Standards and Requirements

    1. Advertiser's Listing entries are written by Wellington Business Directory, or written by Advertiser subject to Wellington Business Directory approval. Advertiser agrees to be bound by and follow the Wellington Business Directory editorial standards and formatting. Advertiser's submissions to the Wellington Business Directory website and social media pages will be subject to Wellington Business Directory editorial review, modification and/or removal in Wellington Business Directory sole discretion. Wellington Business Directory reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review Advertiser submissions.

    2. ADVERTISER REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT ITS LISTINGS, LINKS AND SUBMISSIONS TO THE WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY SITE DO NOT, AND WILL NOT INCLUDE CONTENT, OR LINKS TO CONTENT, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A CLAIM AGAINST, OR CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY TO, LINK ON ADVERTISING OR THAT OTHERWISE VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAW OR THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONTENT THAT IS FRAUDULENT, DECEPTIVE, LIBELOUS, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, PORNOGRAPHIC, ADULT-THEMED, INFRINGING OR THAT VIOLATES THE PRIVACY, PUBLICITY OR ANY OTHER RIGHT(S) OF A THIRD PARTY.

    3. ADVERTISER HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND ITS AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS, AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSEES AND EMPLOYEES, FROM AND AGAINST ALL THIRD PARTY CLAIMS, ACTIONS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, AND COSTS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES (COLLECTIVELY, 'LOSSES') THAT MAY AT ANY TIME BE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS, SUITS OR PROCEEDINGS: (A) ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH BY ADVERTISER OF ANY DUTY, REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT; OR (B) ARISING FROM THE CONTENT OR SUBJECT MATTER OF ANY ADVERTISER LISTING, LINK, SUBMISSION OR CONTENT OF SITES TO WHICH VISITORS CAN LINK THROUGH ADVERTISER'S LINKS OR LISTINGS. WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY RETAINS COMPLETE EDITORIAL DISCRETION WITH RESPECT TO ALL LISTINGS AND LINKS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REGARDING THE SELECTION, PLACEMENT, KEYWORDS, TITLE, DESCRIPTIONS AND MULTI LINKS.

  6. Security

    1. No Authentication is used on Wellington Business Directory website, therefore no login information (usernames and passwords) of Advertiser and/or individuals using the Welling Business Directory website are captured and stored.

  7. Registration Information

    1. In connection with the Listing program, Advertiser is required to submit registration information. Wellington Business Directory may use such information to contact Advertiser regarding its listings and links. Wellington Business Directory may disclose such information to its third party vendors and service providers in connection with conducting its business and providing and maintaining its site, and, in addition, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with the law or legal process; (b) enforce this Agreement; or (c) protect the rights or interests of Wellington Business Directory, its affiliates or related parties. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Wellington Business Directory may transfer, sell or assign such information to third parties as a result of a merger, consolidation or combination of Wellington Business Directory with another entity.

  8. License

    1. Advertiser hereby grants to Wellington Business Directory a worldwide, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to: (i) reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, perform, download, cache, store on its servers, and otherwise use Advertiser's listings and submissions, and any portion thereof, including, without limitation, the trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos set forth therein, or as otherwise specified in writing by Advertiser (collectively the 'Advertiser Marks'), for purposes of providing the services covered by this Agreement; and (ii) incorporate in Wellington Business Directory’s sites links provided by Advertiser as part of its listings and submissions.

  9. Warranty Disclaimer

    1. NEITHER WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR VENDORS MAKE ANY WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT), GUARANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, PROMISES, STATEMENTS, ESTIMATES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER INDUCEMENTS, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, ORAL, WRITTEN OR OTHERWISE. WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT ARE SUBJECT TO DELAYS CAUSED BY WAR, TERRORISM, ACT OF GOD, EMBARGOES, OR ANY OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND LINK ON ADVERTISING’S REASONABLE CONTROL. ADVERTISER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY’S SITE IS OPERATED ON AN 'AS IS', 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS, AND THAT NEITHER WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR VENDORS MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF LISTINGS OR LINKS OR THE PERFORMANCE OR SECURITY OF ITS WEB SITE OR SERVICES.

  10. Limitation of Liability

    1. IN NO EVENT SHALL WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, VENDORS OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR LOST OPPORTUNITIES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES IN ADVANCE AND REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION UPON WHICH ANY SUCH CLAIM IS BASED. IN NO EVENT SHALL WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY LIABILITY FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER EXCEED THE FEES PAID TO WELLINGTON BUSINESS DIRECTORY BY ADVERTISER UNDER THIS AGREEMENT DURING THE SIX MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE TIME THE APPLICABLE CLAIM ACCRUED.

  11. Reservation of Rights

    1. Advertiser agrees that Wellington Business Directory retains all right, title and interest in and to Wellington Business Directory’s technology, services and other intellectual property rights. Advertiser agrees that it will not reproduce, distribute, alter, modify, copy, edit, format, create derivative works of or otherwise use any materials, content or technology provided by Wellington Business Directory, except as explicitly provided herein or approved in advance in writing by Wellington Business Directory.

  12. Miscellaneous

    1. Wellington Business Directory reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (i) remove Advertiser's Listing and/or cancel Advertiser's account for any reason or no reason; (ii) change the fees for Listing; (iii) change the procedures or rules for obtaining or maintaining a Listing; (iv) alter the content or other aspect of any Listing; and (v) discontinue Listing and/or the Wellington Business Directory or website. Payment of Advertiser's fee will not guarantee that Advertiser's listing(s), link(s) and/or account will remain on the Wellington Business Directory website if Advertiser or Advertiser's listing is deemed to be in violation of any term or condition of this Agreement. Upon any termination or expiration of this Agreement, Advertiser shall promptly pay Wellington Business Directory all moneys due here-under.

    2. Receipt times of all submissions, notices and other correspondences and transactions via the Wellington Business Directory site are measured based on receipt by Wellington Business Directory servers. This Agreement: (a) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws the South Africa, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law; (b) constitutes the complete and entire expression of the agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof; and (c) shall supersede any and all other agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties, including, without limitation, any print, online and electronic promotional materials. All waivers here-under by Wellington Business Directory must be expressly made in writing. Should any provision of this contract be held to be void, invalid, or inoperative, such provision shall be modified to reflect the fullest enforceable intent of the parties, or if such modification is not possible, severed, and the remaining provisions of this contract shall not be affected and shall continue in full force and effect.

Privacy Policy

 

Wellington Business Directory is serious about the privacy and the data it collects from the Advertisers who make use of the website and our website users, as per the PoPI act.

We only publish information provided by the Advertisers who are listed on our Website. We will not provide or sell any information or data to other entities (Please note that we cannot prevent entities from obtaining your information from the Wellington Business Directory website).

​We make use of Google Analytics...this provides us with the following information to use for our Website statistics: 

  • Time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the web pages.

  • Referring site details (such as the URL a user came through to arrive at this site)

  • Type of web browser

  • Type of operating system (OS)

  • Flash version, JavaScript support, screen resolution, and screen color processing ability

  • Network location and IP address.

​We also make use of Cookies...the main purpose of a cookie is to identify users and possibly prepare customized web pages or to save site information for users, such as Form data.

We do not make use of Authentication on this website, therefor we do not save any Username or Password information of our Business Lister's or website users.

​Wellington Business Directory will not place any code or files on a computer or mobile device of users of Wellington Business Directory website while such users are browsing or viewing the Wellington Business Directory website. 

​The Wellington Business Directory Privacy Policy shall apply to all users browsing or viewing Wellington Business Directory's website, and Advertisers shall comply with same.

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