Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions
Your use of this site indicates your acceptance
of these terms and your agreement to follow and be bound by them. Do not use the
site if you do not agree to be bound by these terms. We may periodically change
the terms, without notice, so kindly check them from time to time as your continued
use of the site signifies your acceptance of any changed terms.
Welcome and thank you for using the Woolworths Taste
site ("the site"). The site is owned by Woolworths (Pty) Limited ("Woolworths")
of 93 Longmarket Street , Cape Town , 8001. The site is maintained by New Media Publishing
of 19 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8001.
The site is hosted and managed in the Republic of South Africa and promotes Taste recipes, Taste magazineand other branded Woolworths
products ("the Products"). Purchases made from the site are subject to
the terms and conditions of this Agreement, to the exclusion of all other terms.
By shopping or browsing on this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood
and agreed to be bound by this Agreement, and the other policies displayed on this
While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate
and timely information about Woolworths Holdings Limited, its subsidiaries and associated
companies ("the Woolworths Group") on this site, you should not assume
that the information provided is always current or that this site contains all the
relevant information available. In particular, if you are making an investment decision
regarding the Woolworths Group, kindly consult your stockbroker, financial advisor
or other sources.
We value the comments, ideas, suggestions and feedback
disclosed, submitted or offered by you on, by or in connection with your use of
the site ("Comments"), but the Woolworths Companies shall not be obliged
to respond to, maintain or compensate you in any way whatsoever for your Comments.
Once disclosed, submitted or offered, your Comments shall become the property of
Woolworths/New Media Publishing. Woolworths/New Media Publishing will thus exclusively
own all such rights, title and interests in the Comments and shall not be limited
in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any of the Comments.
You warrant that the Comments disclosed, submitted
or offered by you to the site do not and will not violate any right of any third
party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or any other personal or proprietary
right. You agree not to disclose, submit or offer any Comments that will be or will
contain any defamatory, unlawful, abusive or obscene material. The Woolworths Companies
disclaim any liability towards any third party regarding your Comments and you shall
remain accountable towards any third party regarding the contents of your Comments.
Product Sales and Availability
All products displayed on this site are subject to availability. All prices displayed
on the site are quoted in South African Rands and are valid and effective only in
the Republic of South Africa. The Woolworths Companies reserve the right without
prior notice to discontinue or change specifications on products and services offered
on this site without incurring any obligations.
We have made every effort to display as accurately
as possible the colours of the products that appear on the site. However, as the
actual colours you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your
monitor's display of any colour will be accurate.
Please note that the advice given by the experts
is intended as a guideline only. You are hereby notified that, whilst the Woolworths
Companies will take all reasonable care, we accept no responsibility for reliance
on any advice by you and give no warranties or representations in regard to the
accuracy or completeness of any advice. In this regard you are advised to consult
your doctor or such other source as may be necessary before acting upon any advice.
Your privacy is very important to the Woolworths Companies and therefore any information
that you provide to us is stored on a secure server. The site makes use of "cookies" to minimalise the possibility of unauthorised access to and disclosure of your personal
information. The Woolworths Companies may use your information to contact you about
promotions and special offers. You are entitled, at any stage, to opt out of this
The Woolworths Companies do not sell or rent personal information about individual
members (such as name, address, email address, telephone or fax number) to third
parties. We do however reserve the right to disclose information regarding our members
and usage of the site to each other and, amongst others, business partners and affiliates,
including, but not limited to, the Woolworths Group, its advertisers, suppliers
and other selected third parties. The Woolworths Companies may disclose personal
information in response to a specific request by a law enforcement agency, subpoena,
court order, or as required by law.
The Woolworths Companies retain all copyright in all material, including logos and
other graphics, which form part of the site. All data and information communicated
to or from the site and/or any site information and database remain and shall be
the sole property of the relevant Woolworths Company.
The Woolworths Companies grant you permission to view, electronically copy and print
in hard copy portions of the site for the sole purpose of browsing the site, for
your personal use only.
Any other use of materials on the site, including a reproduction for purposes other
than those noted above, modification, distribution or reproduction, without the
prior written consent of the relevant Woolworths Company and the lawful trademark
and/or copyright owner (if applicable) is strictly prohibited and constitutes an
unlawful infringement of the intellectual property rights of the relevant Woolworths
Company and/or such trademark and/or copyright owner.
"Woolworths", "Adding Quality to Life", "Woolies",
"Classics", "Earthworks", "the difference", the Woolworths
logo and all other marks, logos and trade names appearing on this site are trade
marks of the relevant Woolworths Company or their licensees in the Republic of South
Africa and in certain other countries. Nothing contained on this site should be
construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use
any of the trademarks displayed on this site without the express prior written consent
of the relevant Woolworths Company. Your use of any of the trademarks displayed
on the site or in any of its contents, is strictly prohibited. You may not copy,
reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or modify any of the trademarks
appearing on this site. You further undertake not to infringe any right of the Woolworths
Companies or their licensees in respect of such trademarks. For the purpose hereof,
the use of the trademarks on any other web site or networked computer environment
is prohibited. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
Advertising and Links
External hyperlinks may be provided on the site. You shall not interpret such hyperlinking
as constituting any relationship between the Woolworths Companies and any linked
third party or any endorsement by the Woolworths Companies of such third party and
use of or reliance on any external links provided is at your own risk.
Advertising and other promotional material will appear on the site from time to
time. You shall not interpret such advertising or promotional material as constituting
any relationship between the Woolworths Companies and any third party placing such
advertising or promotional material on the site or any endorsement by the Woolworths
Companies of such third party and use of or reliance on any such material is entirely
at your own risk.
Disclaimers and Exclusions of Liability
You expressly agree that use of the site or the Internet is entirely at your own
risk. The site and its contents are provided on an "as is" and "as
available" basis and the Woolworths Companies make no representations or warranties
of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation with respect
to the site, its contents, the accuracy thereof, or any warranties or representations
regarding the effectiveness of any security or encryption facilities or with regard
to the availability of products and/or delivery arrangements and times.
The Woolworths Companies disclaim all representations and warranties, including
but not limited to warranties as to the availability, accuracy or content of information,
products or services, and warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular
purpose of information, goods or services.
The Woolworths Companies do not warrant that the functions provided by the site
will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the site or the server that makes it
available are free from viruses or other harmful components. Save as expressly set
out herein, the Woolworths Companies shall under no circumstances whatsoever be
liable to you, including without limitation, as a result of or in connection with
Companies' negligent (including grossly negligent) acts or omissions or those of
their employees, agents or designees or other persons for whom in law they may be
liable (in whose favour this constitutes a contract or undertaking for their benefit),
for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage of
any kind whatsoever or howsoever caused (whether arising under contract, delict
or otherwise and whether the loss was actually foreseen or reasonably foreseeable),
sustained by you, the recipient of the Products or services, or any other person
arising from or as a result of any sale concluded in terms of this Agreement, the
delivery, non-delivery, incorrect, erroneous or late delivery, the use, possession
or consumption of the products or services.
The Woolworths Companies, their directors, employers, designees, agents, representatives,
affiliates and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss, damage (whether direct,
indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered
as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to the use
of or reliance upon the site (including any information contained thereon) or the
Internet. You will indemnify the Woolworths Companies and keep them fully indemnified
from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred, including without
limitation in respect of any claim or demand by any third party by reason of any
act or omission on your part or that of any family member, agent or representative
acting on your behalf in connection with transactions concluded on the site and/or
in terms of this Agreement and/or in relation to receipt of Products or services
supplied by the Woolworths Companies pursuant to any such order.
Notwithstanding any other provisions contained herein, the Woolworths Companies'
liability whether in contract or delict arising from any breach of any obligation
in terms of this Agreement, negligence or otherwise shall not exceed at any time
more than double the monetary value of the order in respect of which any such dispute
or claim arises.
The content contained on the site may be used by you for your own personal, non-commercial
shopping and information purposes only. In using the site you agree not to infect
it with any computer programming (such as a virus) that may damage, interfere with,
delay or intercept any data or information on the site and you shall indemnify the
Woolworths Companies for any damage caused by any such act attributable to you.
The Woolworths Companies may suspend the site or any part thereof or terminate your
account at any time if the Woolworths Companies should determine that you are not
using the site in compliance with this agreement or if the Woolworths Companies
believe the information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete.
In any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable,
then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not
affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms.
This Agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties relating to the
subject matter hereof.
Any indulgence of extension of time granted by any Woolworths Company to you shall
not be construed as a waiver or variation of any of our rights or remedies.
At the option of any Woolworths Company, any dispute arising out of the Agreement
may be brought in any Magistrates' Court of competent jurisdiction notwithstanding
that the amount in issue may exceed the jurisdiction of such court.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa .
Woolworths will endeavour to ensure that your personal information is protected
as it travels over the Internet. However, there is no 100% secure transmission of
data on the Internet given the current state of Internet technology. Therefore Woolworths
cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information you transmit to us or
which Woolworths transmits to you.