COPYRIGHT


  1. Copyright 2003 © Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd., 22 Arbeid Avenue Strijdom Park, Randburg 2194, South Africa. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. To obtain permissions for the commercial use of any content on this site contact The General Manager at +2711 791 5947 or e-mail calo@ddsystems.co.za.
  2. Users may download, view and print conent from this site for private and non-commercial purposes only.
  3. All moral rights of Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd and its employees/agents are reserved.
  4. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd cannot screen or edit all the content available from its website : www.ddscalorimeters.com which are brought to you by Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd and does not accept any liability for illegal, defamatory or obscene content. Users are encouraged to inform Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd of any content that may be offensive or illegal.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS


  1. When a user visits the DDS Calorimeters website or send emails to Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd, that user consents to receiving communications from Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd electronically and agrees that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications send by Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd satisfies any legal requirements, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be "in writing".

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS


  1. All the content, trademarks and data on this website, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs and agreements, are the property of or licensed to Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd and as such are protected from infringement by local and international legislation and treaties.

FRAMING


  1. No person, company or website may frame this site or any of the pages on this site in any way whatsoever.

SPIDERS AND CRAWLERS


  1. No person, company or website may use any technology to search and gain any information from this site without the prior written permission of Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. Such permission could be obtained from the person referred to in clause 1 hereof.

DISCLAIMER


  1. Apart from the provisions of sections 43(5) and 43(6) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, neither Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd nor any of its agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this website or the services or content provided from and through this website. Furthermore, Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd makes no representations or warranties, implied or otherwise, that, amongst others, the content and technology available from this website are free from errors or omissions or that the service will be 100% uninterrupted and error free. Users are encouraged to report any possible malfunctions and errors to the person referred to in clause 1.
  2. This website is supplied on an "as is" basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet the user's individual requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the user to satisfy itself prior to entering into this agreement with Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd that the service available from and through this website will meet the user's individual requirements and be compatible with the user's hardware and/or software.
  3. Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd and users are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this site.
  4. All items purchased from Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd are made pursuant to agreements with shipping and delivery agents and risk of loss pass from Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd to such agents upon delivery of any item to such carrier.
  5. Neither Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd nor any of its agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use any product sold on this website.

COSTS


PRICES

  1. The price of each product is available directly from Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd or is available from an authorized DDS Bomb Calorimeter Agent/Distributor listed as such on the DDS Calorimeter website.

SHIPPING COSTS

  1. The cost of shipping will be listed on the quotation with the product price and is dependent on location.

VALUE ADDED TAX

  1. Value added tax at the rate of 14% is charged on goods bought by South Africa residents.
  2. VAT is not payable on international orders where the Billing and Shipping addresses are both international.

IMPORT DUTIES

  1. Import duties may be payable by recipients of goods in foreign countries. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd does not know what levies may be payable and cannot calculate or estimate such costs.

AGREEMENTS OF SALE


  1. An agreement of sale between Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd and a user only comes into effect if and when :
    1. A deposit of an electronic transfer is reflected on Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd.'s bank statement or,
    2. A direct deposit is reflected on Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd.'s bank statement
  2. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. reserves the right to refuse to accept and/or execute an order without giving any reasons. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. also reserves the right to cancel orders in whole or in parts as circumstances dictate. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. shall only be liable to refund monies already paid by the user.
  3. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. shall take all reasonable efforts to maintain correct prices. However, should errors occur and items are offered at incorrect prices, Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. will not be obligated to sell goods at such incorrect prices and shall only be liable to refund monies paid.

GOVERNING LAW


  1. This site is currently hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore governed by South African law.

DISPUTES


  1. In the event of any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between the parties on any matter provided for in, or arising out of this agreement, and not resolved through the Customer Relations Department of Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd., then such a dispute shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in terms of the expedited rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa. Arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in Johannesburg in English.

TERMS AND TERMINATION


  1. This agreement shall commence when the user registers on or uses any of Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd.'s websites and continues indefinitely until terminated by Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. in terms of clause 16 hereto or any other reason.

DELIVERIES


  1. Deliveries on system orders are dependent on stock availability at the time of order and payment. Our standard delivery terms are 4-6 weeks from date of payment, however if we have stock of the ordered system we confirm a 2-week delivery from date of payment.
  2. Deliveries on consumable and spares orders are dependent on stock availability at the time of order and payment. Our standard delivery terms are 1-2 weeks for all consumables and spares.

PAYMENT METHODS


  1. Telegraphic Transfer payments
  2. Banking details will be provided on the Pro-forma invoice on which the customer will be making payment.
  3. Exact amount must be paid into the bank account. No bank charges may be deducted from the Telegraphic Transfer.
  4. The payment must be identified by supplying the invoice number and name in the reference on the electronic transfer.

STOCK AVAILABILITY


  1. Stocks of all goods on offer are limited. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. shall take all reasonable efforts to discontinue the offer as soon as stock is no longer available. However, should items still be offered after stocks are sold, Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. should only be liable to refund monies when it is unable to fulfill orders at advertised prices.

SPECIAL OFFERS


  1. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. shall not be liable for the sale of items at lower prices if such prices were increased and users and/or purchasers could not, for any reason whatsoever, conclude an agreement of sale while such prices remained low.
  2. If Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. supplies the wrong product or if the product is in any way damaged, Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. will exchange it for the correct one. However, if the product is no longer being offered at the special price, it will not be replaced and Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. will refund the purchase price including delivery costs.

CHANGES TO AGREEMENT


  1. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.

DOMICILIUM


  1. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. chooses its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature, 22 Arbeid Avenue Strijdom Park, Randburg 2194, South Africa.

GENERAL INFORMATION


  1. Digital Data Systems (Pty) Ltd. is the manufacturer of the DDS Calorimeter brand of products.