Terms & Conditions for Advertisers
BETWEEN: Buildingserviceadvisor.co.za website (referred to as BSA)
AND: (“You”) A Service Provider, Contractor, Tradesman or Supplier that advertises your services on www.buildingserviceadvisor.co.za
By advertising on this website you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions
Website refers to www.buildingserviceadvisor.co.za as well as any sub-domains or other servers that the site may connect with.
1.0 BSA is an advertising site that allows ‘buyers’ to search for individuals or businesses that offer home improvement services in various areas (service provider). BSA is not involved in the actual transaction between you and the buyer and cannot ensure that any transaction will occur. You solely acknowledge that you will not hold BSA or their employees legally or otherwise responsible for the conduct of any buyer.
- You acknowledge that you advertise on BSA for a fee. Other than for this arrangement, BSA has no financial interest in any service provider. BSA does not, in any way, offer preference to one service provider over another.
Publication of Advertisements
2.0 By signing these terms, you hereby instruct BSA to publish the advertisements required on the BSA website as specified and set out on the advertising application form (the “proof”). You acknowledge and accept that BSA may refuse to publish certain entries, advertisements or certain information requested to be inserted in its advertisement/s if publication of the entry, advertisement/s or information in any way conflicts with South African law or BSA company ethics.
2.1 You acknowledge and agree that BSA may request that you furnish all supporting documents as determined by BSA, whether from the Registrar of Companies and Close Corporations, the Registrar of Trade Marks or otherwise, to prove to it that you are entitled to trade under a particular name or to use a particular trade mark. BSA may also request proof of membership to any affiliations or governing bodies connected with your trade.
2.2 You agree that BSA will not be responsible for any loss and/or damages that may suffer as a result of, any infringement proceedings being brought against you as a result of the placement of false advertisements
2.3 You agree that it is a requisite for BSA to send proofs of the advertisement for the approval of the advertiser prior to the publication on the www.buildingserviceadvisor.co.za website
2.4 Should BSA publish the advertisement as per the proof, you, the advertiser shall have no claim against BSA for any errors in such advertisement and the advertiser shall be liable for the full contract value of such advertisement.
2.5 You agree that you will provide the images to BSA for publication and acknowledge that they can lawfully be used by you and are a true reflection of projects that you have completed.
2.6 It is the Advertisers responsibility to ensure his details and address are correct and to inform BSA of any such changes.
3.0 Payment must be made in advance, for the full term of the advertisement run
3.1 We require at least 2 weeks lead time prior to placing paid adverts on the website. Standard listings will take 48 hours to appear on the website.
3.2 The costs of any additional artwork or production material shall be for your account added to the total contract price
3.1.1 Business Profiles are free, however BSA reserves the right to charge a subscription fee in the future with the consent of any partaker.
3.1.2 At launch, this service is being provided at no cost to you. Should BSA’s policies change and the service can no longer be provided as a free service in future you will be contacted to (a) indicate whether you wish to continue to subscribe to BSA’s services and to be included in its database and (b) remind of your right for your information to be removed from BSA’s database.
Ratings and Reviews
4.0 You agree that all ratings and reviews of a Service Provider displayed on the website reflect the opinions of other consumers, and not reflect or represent the opinions or representations of BSA. BSA does not assume any responsibility or liability for any review or any claims, damages or losses resulting from the use of the site or the materials contained therein.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
5.0 BSA reserves the right to modify or discontinue any current service that BSA may offer, at any time without notice
5.1 BSA excludes all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or loss of income, profits or goodwill, loss of data. Loss or damages arising from or connected to in any way to business interruption) in connection with our website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of the use of our website, any website linked to our website or the content of such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage to viruses or other harmful programs that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing our website or your downloading of any material or any websites linked to our website.
You acknowledge and agree that:
- a) Any agreement that you enter into with buyer is solely your responsibility
- b) BSA is not party to any agreement, arrangement or transaction between you and a buyer
- c) BSA gives no guarantee, whether expressively given or implied, to the increase of sales/business due to advertising on the website
Should the conditions of this document be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition
This agreement can be modified at any time by BSA and the modifications will be effective immediately upon sending you a copy.