1. TERMS OF SERVICE
    • Thank you for using planthirehub.co.za.
    • planthirehub.co.za is a media site (the “Site”) that is owned and operated by “PLANT HIRE HUB”.
    • These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) are intended to make you aware of your legal rights and responsibilities with respect to your access to and use of the the “Site”.
    • Our service allows Users to create a business listing for the purposes advertising and displaying their business.
    • These terms of service (“Terms”) describe the services that we (“Us”, “our”) provide for you (“User”, “You” or “Your”) and what We require of You in return.
    • From time to time We will make changes to Our Terms by posting the changes on the Site and indicating the date these Terms were last revised.
    • If the changes to Our Terms are material and will significantly impact the way that You use the Site, We will endeavor to notify You, but are not obliged to notify You of the changes by reasonable means which may include emailing You in addition to posting the changes on the Site.
    • Without limiting the generality of these Terms, in using the Services, you specifically agree not to post or transmit any content (including review) or engage in any activity that, in our sole discretion:
      • Violate our Guidelines and Polices;
      • Accuses others of illegal activity, or describes physical confrontations
      • Is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, indecent, defamatory, discriminatory, vulgar, profane, obscene, hateful or otherwise objectionable, invasive of another’s privacy, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling;
      • Constitutes a false or knowingly inaccurate review or does not address the goods and services or other features of the business you are reviewing.
      • Contains material that violates the standards of good taste or the standards of the Services;
      • Violates any third-party right, including, but not limited to, right of privacy, right of publicity, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;
      • Is illegal, or violates any law or regulation;
      • Attempts to impersonate another person or entity;
      • Disguises or attempts to disguise the origin of Your Content, including but not limited to by:
    • submitting Your Content under a false name or false pretenses; or
    • disguising or attempting to disguise the IP address from which Your Content is submitted;
      • Constitutes a form of misleading advertisement or causes, or is a result of, a conflict of interest;
      • Is commercial in nature, including but not limited to spam, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, postings or reviews submitted or removed in exchange for payment, postings or reviews submitted or removed by or at the request of the business being reviewed, or other advertising materials;
      • Asserts or implies that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by us;
      • Falsely states, misrepresents, or hides your affiliation with another person or entity;
      • Accesses or uses the account of another user without permission;
      • Distributes viruses or other code, files, or programs that interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any software or hardware or electronic communications equipment;
      • Interferes with, disrupts, or destroys the functionality or use of any features of the Services or the servers or networks connected to the Services;
      • “Hacks” or accesses without permission our proprietary or confidential records, records of another user, or those of anyone else;
      • Decompiles, reverse engineers, disassembles or otherwise attempts to derive source code from the Services;
      • Removes, circumvents, disables, damages or otherwise interferes with security-related features, or features that enforce limitations on use of, the Services;
      • Violates the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the Services, if any, or bypasses or circumvents other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the Services;
      • Collects, accesses, or stores personal information about other users of the Services.
    • If You have any queries or concerns in relation to Our Terms, please contact Us at support@planthirehub.co.za
    • By using Our services, You accept these Terms.
    • If You join planthirehub.co.za or add a listing, You accept these Terms.

 

  1. USE OF SERVICE, BY YOU OR USER
    • You must create an account in order to use some of the features offered by the Site, including without limitation to ‘claim your business listing’ on the Site.
    • Use of any personal information you provide to us during the account creation process is governed by our Privacy Policy.
    • You must keep your password confidential and you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your account, all changes and updates submitted through your account, and all activities that occur in connection with your account.
    • You may also be able to register to use the Services by logging into your account with your credentials from certain third party social networking sites (e.g., Facebook). By doing so You confirm that you are the owner of any such social media account and that you are entitled to disclose your social media login information to us.
    • You authorize us to collect your authentication information, and other information that may be available on or through your social media account consistent with your applicable settings and instructions.

 

  1. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
    • By using Our services, You agree:
      • to comply with Our Code of Conduct;
      • to our Content Management Policy and Privacy Policy;
      • to provide Us with true and accurate information as reasonably requested by Us to conduct Our services, including as part of the registration process for establishing a planthirehub.co.za account maintained by You or when creating a listing and when providing information to Us;
      • not to upload any content (including text, pictures, graphics, audio, video, images or other data) (Content) which breaches the intellectual property rights of any third person or entity;
      • not to engage in any conduct in relation to the services that violates laws (including privacy laws), rules, regulations or these Terms; and
      • not use the Services for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms
      • not to use Our intellectual property (e.g. trade marks) or assert any rights in any of Our intellectual property without Our prior consent and permission request.

 

 

  1. planthirehub.co.za REGISTRATION
    • To register with planthirehub.co.za, You must be at least 18 years old and have the capacity to contract.
    • You confirm that all of the information that You provided to Us is part of the registration process is true and accurate.
    • It is Your responsibility to update Your details as they change from time to time.
    • All registered Users may create a listing for business purpose which We must approve prior to the listing being published.
    • planthirehub.co.za is not liable for content of listing.
    • By creating a listing You agree to comply with Our Content Management Policy, Privacy Policy, Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions.
    • You may only create a listing for your business / organisation or on behalf of a business / organisation if You are an authorised representative of that organisation and have consent to do so. If We receive advice contrary to the above, We will remove the page until proof of consent is received.
    • We reserve the right to cancel a planthirehub.co.za listing without notice if the listing is in breach of the Terms of the Code of Conduct.
    • We may immediately remove Content from a Page if planthirehub.co.za listing breaches intellectual property rights are contested by a third party or if We become aware that You are not properly authorised to use any Content.
    • If You suspect a breach of any intellectual property right on the planthirehub.co.za website, please email Us.
    • We may also immediately remove content if it breaches Our Code of Conduct, or We reasonably consider the content to be offensive.
    • We reserve the right to remove any Content from any business listing, at Our sole discretion and without notice.

 

  1. PASSWORDS & SECURITY
    • You are responsible for keeping personal login information safe, private and secure at all times.
    • We may take such security measures as We deem fit, including suspending or locking Your use of Our services if We suspect any malicious activity or unauthorised access.

 

  1. TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION
    • We may reject Your registration, business listing creation, Use of or access to Our services at Our discretion.
    • We may suspend or terminate Your access or listing and/or use of Our services without incurring any liability to You if:
    • a serious complaint is received or a number of complaints (amounting to what We determine as a serious complaint) are received about You in relation to Your use of Our services;
      • You breach these Terms, Our Content Management Policy or Our Code of Conduct;
      • We consider Your behaviour to be unacceptable;
      • We consider Your activity is detrimental to, or may cause distress or harm to, any person;
      • in relation to suspension only, such suspension is necessary for any system maintenance (after giving You as much advance notice as is reasonably practical in the circumstances) or to address security concerns in relation to Our systems; or
      • termination or suspension is required by any law or direction from any government, law enforcement or other authority.

 

  1. CONTENT MANAGEMENT POLICY
    • Account Creation
      • In creating an account and/or claiming Your business’ listing, You represent to Us that all information provided to Us in such process is true and correct.
      • You are responsible to update Your information as and when necessary in order to keep it accurate.
      • If You are creating an account or claiming a business listing, then You represent to Us that you are the owner or authorized agent of such business.
      • You may not impersonate someone else, create or use an account for anyone other than Yourself, provide an email address other than your own.
      • You may not create multiple accounts or business listings except as otherwise authorized by Us or provide or use false information to obtain access to a business’ listing on the Services that You are not legally entitled to claim.
      • You acknowledge that any false claiming of a business listing may cause co.zaor third parties to incur substantial economic damages and losses for which You may be held liable and accountable.
      • You agree that you are:
    • responsible for all activities that occur in Your account;
    • to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account in order to enable Us to take necessary corrective action;
    • that you will not allow any third party to Use Your account for any purpose and that you will be liable for such unauthroized access;
    • to receive certain communications in connection with the Services. For example, You might receive comments from other Users or other users may follow the activity to do on your account. You can opt-out or manage your preferences regarding non-essential communications through the unsubscribe facility on the emails received.
      • By submitting Your Content you grant planthirehub.co.za a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and transferable license and right to use Your Content (including content shared by any business user having access to a ‘business listing page’ to manage claimed business listings or otherwise) and all Intellectual Property Rights therein for any purpose including API partnerships with third parties and in any media existing now or in future.
      • By “Use” we mean use, copy, display, distribute, modify, translate, reformat, incorporate into advertisements and other works, analyze, promote, commercialize, create derivative works, and in the case of third party services, allow their users and others to do the same.
      • You grant Us the right to Use the name or username that you submit in connection with Your Content.
      • You irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content brought against planthirehub.co.za or its Users, any third party services and their users.
    • User Reviews:
      • User reviews or ratings for listings do not reflect the opinion of planthirehub.co.za.
      • co.za receives ratings or multiple reviews for listings by Users, which reflect the opinions of the Users.
      • The reviews posted on co.zaare the personal opinions of the User/reviewer only and not that of planthirehub.co.za.
      • The site is a neutral platform, which solely provides a means of communication between Users/reviewers including.
      • We are an impartial platform and we don’t arbitrate disputes between Users/listing owners, however in case if someone writes a review that the listing owner does not consider to be true, the best option for the listing would be to contact the reviewer or post a public response in order to clear up any misunderstandings.
      • If the listing owner believes that any particular user’s review violates any of the co.za policies, the listing owner may write to Us at support@ planthirehub.co.zaand bring such violation to our attention.
      • co.za may remove the review in its sole discretion if review is in violation of the Terms, or content guidelines and policies or otherwise harmful to the Services.
      • You represent that you have read, understood and agreed to Our Content Management Policy

 

  1. PRIVACY POLICY
    • planthirehub.co.za is sensitive to the private nature of the personal information You provide to Us and takes every precaution with the way We record and use Your personal information.
    • This Privacy Policy sets out Our privacy practices applying to personal information generated through Your use of the  planthirehub.co.za service, the planthirehub.co.za website and planthirehub.co.za Pages and Our interactions with You.
    • By visiting planthirehub.co.za or using Our services, You authorise Us to collect, retain and use Your personal information according to this Privacy Policy and Our Terms of Service.

Your Personal Information

  • When You visit or use planthirehub.co.za, We may collect and store certain information from or about You, including information that can be used to uniquely contact, identify or locate You (Personal Information).
  • Set out below is a summary of the types of information, including Personal Information that may be collected from You depending on Your interaction with planthirehub.co.za:
  • Registration on planthirehub.co.za: When You register a planthirehub.co.za, We collect Your name, email and IP address(es), contact number, and location information in respect of Your Page;

 

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • We may use the Personal Information that You provide to Us for the following purposes:
    • to provide the planthirehub.co.za service;
    • to contact You about Your activity on planthirehub.co.za or Your planthirehub.co.za;
    • to provide You with information about the planthirehub.co.za;
    • to enforce or apply Our terms; and
    • to protect the property, rights, or safety of Users or others.

 

  • DATA ANALYTICS
    • We make use of third party web analytics services (such as Google Analytics) to assist Us in understanding User behaviour and, ultimately, improve the Site and Our services.
    • These service providers use Cookies and other electronic technologies to help Us analyze how You use Our Services, including by noting the third-party website from which You arrive, and provide certain features to You.
    • The information (including your IP address(es), Your browser and the site You have just visited) collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate Your use of co.za services for the purpose of assisting Us to improve our product and services and evaluate and improve user experience.
    • We also use the services of other data analytics providers such MailChimp and GoogleAnalytics to whom we disclose Your email address to be used to help us provide

 

  • UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
    • You can access, change, update or correct Your Personal Information that is stored on the Site or held by Us at any time.
    • You can access, change, update or correct Your Personal Information, including Your password, and/or profile information (excluding Your profile name), by logging on to Your profile.
    • To update any Personal Information or Your profile name on the Site, You may do so through your account dashboard.
    • If You need help accessing Your Personal Information, please contact Us.
    • We will retain a record of any prior email addresses registered against Your profile in order to uphold compliance with Our Terms.

 

  • DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT AND INFORMATION
    • You can delete Your account and personal information through your dashboard

 

  • PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
    • We endeavour to store Personal Information on secure servers and take steps to maintain the security of Your Personal Information.
    • However, there are risks that are inherent in storing and transmitting data online.
    • We cannot guarantee that all of Your Personal Information provided to Us will remain secure.
    • You are responsible for ensuring the security of Your:
      • user name;
      • email address;
      • password;
      • profile information; and
      • We recommend You do not disclose Your User registration details to anyone.
    • If You choose to share Your Personal Information, including registration details You will be responsible for any actions taken with that information.

 

  • COOKIES
    • Cookies are small pieces of information stored on Your computer when You access a website.
    • Most websites use cookies to provide useful features for their visitors.
    • co.za uses ‘session’ cookies, which are removed from Your computer once You leave the planthirehub.co.zasite.
    • Session cookies are used so We can remember that You have logged in recently without prompting You to do so again.
    • Session cookies expire and are deleted after 20 minutes of inactivity on theco.za

 

  • PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES
    • From time to time We may make changes to this Privacy Policy.
    • Please check back here regularly for the latest version.
    • Your continued use of planthirehub.co.za after the Privacy Policy has been changed indicates Your acceptance of those changes.

 

  1. PAYMENTS / PAYFAST
    • Card based transactions and internet banking transactions are processed through a third party payment processor and are subject to the terms and conditions of the third party payment processor. The privacy policy of the third party payment processor applies to any such transactions
    • We assume no responsibility to You for such transactions, except where We cannot limit or exclude Our responsibility under law.
    • If You have proved to Our reasonable satisfaction that there has been an unauthorised use of Your Card to make a donation, We will, if the donation has not yet been paid to the Beneficiary, refund the transaction to Your card. Otherwise any refunds will be at Our discretion having regard to the circumstances.

 

  1. NO WARRANTIES
    • We will use reasonable efforts to maintain the planthirehub.co.za service, however, We do not guarantee continuous operation of the planthirehub.co.za website or Our services.
    • We do not provide any further warranties in relation to Our services, and exclude any additional warranties to the extent allowed by law.

 

  1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
    • The applicable law is South African Law.
    • Should any dispute, disagreement or claim arise between the You and Us (“the dispute”) concerning use of planthirehub.co.za and/or any other matter concerning planthirehub.co.za and yourself, we shall try to resolve the dispute by negotiation. This entails that the one party invites the other in writing to a meeting and to attempt to resolve the dispute within 7 (seven) days from date of the written invitation. If the dispute has not been resolved by such negotiation, the parties shall submit the dispute to Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (“AFSA”) administered mediation, upon the terms set by the AFSA Secretariat.

 

  1. CONTACTING US AND COMPLAINTS
    • If You have any questions, inquiries or complaints about Us and Our policies and procedures relating to Our handling of Your Personal Information (as described in this Privacy Policy), please contact Us.
    • Email on support@planthirehub.co.za or info@bakertrademedia.com