Terms and Conditions of Use

  1. Definitions
    1. The Flooring Network (PTY) Ltd T/A Floornet.
  2. Usage
    1. By accessing and/or using the Floornet web site in any way, for any reason whatsoever, you shall be deemed to have accepted all these Terms and Conditions unconditionally. You must not use this Web site by accessing, displaying, using, downloading, printing and otherwise copying or distributing content obtained from this website if you do not agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.
    2. This web site is intended to provide the user with general information regarding Floornet , its business and its products.
    3. Without derogating from the aforegoing, Floornet hereby authorises the user to view, download to a local drive, copy, print and distribute the content of this web site, or any part thereof, provided that:
      1. such content is used for personal benefit and/or non-commercial information purposes only; and
      2. any reproduction of this the content of this web site, or portion thereof, must include the following copyright notice: © Floornet 2009 All Rights Reserved.
    4. The authorisation in 2.3 constitutes a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right, which is capable of being revoked at any time by Floornet . Any unauthorised use of this website or its content shall result in termination by Floornet of the authorisation in 2.3.
    5. Users that wish to use content from this site for commercial purposes in any way whatsoever may only do so with the prior written permission of an authorised representative of Floornet 
  3. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. The contents and materials of this Web site, including any computer programs, software, html code, icons, text, links, graphics, artworks, images, sound clips or files, audio-visuals, trade names, logos, trade and service marks, private information, designs and/or product packaging are protected by law, including but not limited to copyright, patent and trade mark law, and any adaptations of such content and materials, are the property of Floornet and/or third parties and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Rights to all intellectual property on this site are expressly reserved by the owners thereof, subject to the rights afforded to the user herein, and the user is not granted a licence or any other right, including without limitation, under copyright, patent and trade mark law which is not expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.
  4. Agreement
    1. The material contained on this Web site is for information only and does not constitute advice or a recommendation of any nature.
    2. To the extent that information displayed on this Web site relates to any products, services, events or competitions or any costs, prices, fees or prizes related to such products, services, events or competitions, you acknowledge that this information may not be accurate or complete and that this information does not constitute an offer to purchase.
    3. Any views or statements made or expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the views of Floornet its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, servants or agents.
    4. Any of the information, products, services, events or competitions on this Web site may be modified or suspended or removed by Floornet without notice.
    5. Use of this web site does not constitute an agreement between Floornet and the user or between the user and any representative, agent, employee or distributor of Floornet .
  5. Linking and Framing
    1. Any third party site may link to this web site, provided that such a link is coded to the home page of this web site and subject to 5.2 and 5.4.
    2. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity or web site to link to any page other than the home page of this web site, without the prior written approval of Floornet .
    3. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity, or web site to frame any page on this web site, including the home page, in any way whatsoever, without the prior written approval of Floornet .
    4. You are not permitted to “deep link” to this web site.
  6. Links to Third Party Sites
    1. Floornet may provide links to the user only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply Floornet ‘s endorsement of such sites and as such Floornet is not responsible or liable for the information, material or contents, maintenance of, or activities conducted on, any web site to which this web site provides a link.
    2. Despite the fact that this web site may refer to or provide links to other web sites, your use of such other web sites is entirely at your own risk. Such other web sites or pages are not subject to the control of Floornet and Floornet shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the contents, use, or inability to use or access any linked web sites or any links contained in a linked web site. Neither shall Floornet, their affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, and agents be responsible for any loss, expense, claim or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising from your use of such other web sites or your reliance on any information contained in such other web sites.
  7. Searching Technology
    1. The use of non-malicious search technology, such as “web-crawlers” or “web-spiders”, to search and gain information from this web site is not permitted if such technology will result in slowing down this web site’ server or if such technology constitutes a copyright infringement of any data and information available from this web site. Data and information may only be used in compliance with section 2 hereof.
  8. Changes and Amendments
    1. Floornet reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter and/or amend these Terms and Conditions or any criteria or information contained in this web site, by changing, modifying, supplementing or removing it from time to time, without prior notice.
    2. Users undertake to check the Floornet web site frequently to acquaint themselves with the changes and/or amendments in the information supplied on the web site, as any amendments will become effective upon being posted on this website.
    3. If you use this Web site after such updated or amended Terms and Conditions have been displayed on this Web site, you will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by such updates or amendments.
  9. Agreements in Terms of Section 21 of The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
    1. No information or data on this web site is an offer, but merely an invitation to purchase products and accordingly Floornet is not obliged to comply with section 43 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002 in respect of product information posted on the website.
    2. Data messages, such as e-mail, are only deemed to have been received by Floornet once replied to and such a reply does not include an auto-reply.
  10. Requirements of Section 43 o The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002
    1. The full name and legal status of the web site owner is: The Flooring Network (PTY) Ltd T/A Floornet, Reg. No 2007/001726/07
    2. The full web site address is http://floornet.co.za and Floornet’s email address is bernd@floornet.co.za and its telephone number is +27 31 913 3800.
    3. Directors of Floornet:
      Bernd De Smedt 
      Eric Ward 
      Anton Van Rensburg
      Altus Eloff
    4. Physical address for receipt of legal service:
      537 Murray Road, Wadeville 1428, South Africa
      P.O. Box 14318, Wadeville 1422
    5. Main business: Trade in floorcoverings
  11. Severability
    1. These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between Floornet and you, the user of this web site. Any failure by Floornet to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
    2. In the event that any term or condition of the use of this web site is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such unenforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.
  12. Applicable and Governing Law
    1. This web site is hosted, owned, controlled, administered and operated from the Republic of South Africa, and thus the South African Law governs the use or inability to use this web site and these terms and conditions. Floornet makes no representation that the content on this website is appropriate for use in other countries. If you access this website from locations outside of the Republic of South Africa, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
    2. You consent to the jurisdiction of the South African courts for any dispute that may arise out of these Terms and Conditions.
  13. Contact Information / Domicilium Citandi Et Executandi
    1. If you have any questions, queries or wish to request permission to use any part of this web site, including, linking, framing, or searching, please contact us at:
      1. Physical address:
        28 Henwood Road
        Pinetown, 3610
        South Africa
      2. Postal Address:
        P O Box 14318,
      3. Telephone number:
        +27 31 913 3800
      4. Email address: