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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“TERMS OF USE”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.
All users of this website agree that access to and use of this website are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this website. Acceptance of the Terms of Use by the user applies to all the policies displayed on the website www.statuscosmetics.com (General terms and conditions of use, Privacy policy, returns and exchanges policy, shipping policy, product instructions, warnings and limitations…).

STATUS reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and that your continued use of the website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. We will indicate that changes to these Terms of Use have been made by updating the date indicated after “Last Modified” at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this website.

1. Copyright
The entire content included in this website, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the South African and other copyright laws, and is the property of STATUS. Copyright, STATUS, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the website solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with STATUS or to purchase STATUS in writing. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notice from materials downloaded or printed from the website.

2. Trademarks / Intellectual Property
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of STATUS used in the website (including but not limited to the STATUS name, the Logos & Designs) are trademarks or registered trademarks of STATUS. They may not be used without STATUS’s prior written permission. Any other intellectual property in the website, including but not limited to patents, issued or pending, are the sole property of STATUS and/or its licensors.

3. Product Orders
All orders placed through the website are subject to STATUS’s acceptance, which is in its sole discretion. Without limitation, this means that STATUS may refuse to accept or may cancel any order, whether or not the order has been confirmed, for any or no reason, in its sole discretion, and without liability to you or any third party. In the event STATUS cancels an order that has been already paid, STATUS shall immediately issue a credit to your credit card account. Cancellation fee may apply.
For all orders placed on STATUS website, all sales are final, exchanges or in-store credit only. For returns and exchanges details please refer to the Returns & Exchanges policy displayed under the Shipping & Returns section on STATUS website.

4. User Generated Content
STATUS does not, and you agree that STATUS has no obligation to, review the communications, materials, information, opinions, and other content posted and/or submitted by users accessing the website (including, without limitation, in or on bulletin boards, chat rooms, community pages or other forums on this website) (collectively, “User Generated Content”), that STATUS is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content, that STATUS does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content, and that STATUS cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Generated Content will not appear on the Website. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access and view User Generated Content on the website, STATUS is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Generated Content or activities of users on the website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that the information, materials and opinions expressed or included in any User Generated Content are not necessarily those of STATUS or its affiliated or related entities or content providers.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that STATUS has the absolute right to monitor User Generated Content posted to the Website in its sole discretion.

You agree that you shall immediately notify STATUS in writing of any objectionable content appearing on the Website. STATUS will make good faith efforts to investigate allegations that any User Generated Content violates these Terms of Use but (a) makes no warranty to you that it will edit, remove, or continue to permit the display of any specific User Generated Content, whether or not subject to such allegations, and (b) will have no liability whatsoever for editing, removing, or continuing to permit the display of any User Generated Content whatsoever.

Any use of any content on this website, including, without limitation, User Generated Content will be at your own risk. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT STATUS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT.

You may not post or otherwise distribute content to the website which STATUS in its sole discretion determines to be abusive, harassing, threatening, defamatory, obscene, an impersonation of others, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, in violation of any other right of STATUS or another party, illegal, or otherwise objectionable to STATUS. You may not upload commercial content on the website or use the website to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. You may be required to register and/or agree to additional terms of use prior to being permitted to post or otherwise distribute User Generated Content to this website.

5. Use of Information Submitted
You agree that STATUS is free to use any comments, information, designs, ideas, or other content contained in any User Generated Content posted by you to this website, or created by you while accessing the website (including, without limitation, any designs or other materials created or submitted by you on the STATUS website), or contained in any communication you may send to STATUS or submit to the website without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving the website or other products or services.

6. Accounts
STATUS may, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringes or otherwise prohibit such users from accessing the website.

7. Third-Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, STATUS may link to websites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with STATUS, STATUS has no control over these linked websites, all of which have separate terms and conditions and privacy and data collection practices, independent of STATUS. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. STATUS seeks to protect the integrity of the website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback about the website and for websites it links to as well. Please review the privacy policy of any third-party website that you have linked to from the Website before you use such third-party website.

8. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless STATUS, its officers, managers, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of this website.

9. Privacy
STATUS is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable information and other information by you in connection with the website is described in our Privacy Policy.

10. Warranty Disclaimer
THIS WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, STATUS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. STATUS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. STATUS DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

STATUS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST STATUS FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

11. Limitation of Liability
STATUS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF STATUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE, STATUS IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, STATUS’S LIABILITY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED R500.00.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

12. Miscellaneous
Your use of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws and rules of South Africa, without regard to choice of law provisions. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this website (including but not limited to the purchase of STATUS products) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or courts located in South Africa. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the website (including but not limited to the purchase of STATUS products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. By using the website, you agree to receive electronic communications from STATUS. You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that STATUS sends you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing. STATUS’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. STATUS may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

13. Term – Termination
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the website. STATUS reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of the website, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party. In addition, these terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by STATUS without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyright, Trademarks, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


Last updated: 09/06/2015