Welcome to Out Of Office Online ("we," "us," or "our"). By using our website www.outofofficeonline.com you agree to these Terms and Conditions ("Terms").
The content on our website, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, and the like ("Content") are owned by or licensed to us, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under South African and foreign laws and international conventions.
We grant you permission to use the website as set forth in these Terms, provided that: (i) your use of the website as permitted is solely for your personal, noncommercial use; (ii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the website in any medium without our prior written authorization; (iii) you will not alter or modify any part of the website.
You are solely responsible for the photos, profiles, messages, notes, and other content that you upload, publish, or display on or through the website, or transmit to or share with other users.
We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household, or per order.
Changes to These Terms
We may modify these Terms at any time without notice to you by posting revised Terms on our site. It is your responsibility to regularly check the website to determine if there have been changes to these Terms and to review such changes.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
To ask questions or comment about these Terms and Conditions and our practices, contact us via our Brief Form.
Last update: 05/08/2023
Unless a contrary intention clearly appears, word importing:
any one gender includes the other two genders.
the singular includes the plural and vice versa; and
natural persons include created entities (corporate or non-corporate) and the state and vice versa.
In this agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings assigned to them hereunder and cognate expressions shall have corresponding meanings, namely:
Out Of Office / "Us" / "We" / "The Company" means Out Of Office with the registration number K2022609369, its affiliates, co-ventures, and contractors and their respective directors, officers, agents, functionaries, consultants, employees, staff, and invitees.
"Person" means any person, company, close corporation, trust, partnership, or other entity whether or not having a separate legal personality,
When you conduct a transaction, book a service or complete a contact form on our website, as part of the process, we collect the personal information you give us including but not limited to your name, address, and email address. Your personal information will only be used to fulfil the above services and will never be sold.
We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information, and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, and communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.
We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:
To provide and operate the Services.
To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with an online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
If you would like to: access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us here. (link to contact us form)
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Last update: 05/08/2023
What Are Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
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This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
Orders processing related cookies
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
Forms related cookies
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
More Information If you are still looking for more information, then you can contact us via our Brief Us form.
Last update: 05/08/2023
Data Protection Policy
Out Of Office is committed to protecting your personal information in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPIA). This policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal data.
We collect contact details, including but not limited to your Name, Surname, Address, National ID number, Passport details, Medical Information, Training Certifications, and Police Clearance. Website usage information may also be collected using "cookies" to gather standard internet visitor usage data such as your IP address.
Purpose of Use
Your personal information will only be used for the purposes it was collected and agreed upon with you. It may also be retained for legal or research purposes, including:
Gathering contact information.
Confirming and verifying your identity or authorised access for security purposes.
Detecting and preventing fraud, crime, money laundering, or other malpractices.
Conducting market or customer satisfaction research or statistical analysis.
Audit and record-keeping purposes.
In connection with legal proceedings.
Disclosure of Information
We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers involved in delivering our services to you, ensuring they comply with POPIA requirements. We may also disclose information where required by law, industry codes, or to protect our rights.
We maintain protection for your personal information to prevent unauthorised access and use. Our security policies and procedures cover physical security, computer and network security, access control, secure communications, and more. When we contract third parties, we impose privacy and confidentiality obligations on them.
Your Rights: Access to Information
You have the right to request a copy of your personal information. To do so, please contact us with a copy of your ID document for identity verification. Access requests may be subject to a legally allowable fee.
Correction of Your Information
You have the right to ask us to update, correct, or delete your personal information. To make changes, provide a copy of your ID document for identity verification. We appreciate accurate personal information to ensure the effectiveness of our services.
By engaging with us, you agree to our POPIA Policy, which is intended to safeguard your personal information and ensure compliance with applicable laws.
For any queries or concerns about our data protection practices, please contact us via our Brief Us Form.
Last update: 05/08/2023