Terms and Conditions

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INTRODUCTION

As in every business transaction, "terms and conditions of use" apply. They always eye a little formal, but are designed to protect you as client and Sports Ventures as a service provider and to clarify the procedures.

Please read these carefully before using the services of Sports Ventures.
By making use of the services, you signify your assent to these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please do not make use of the services provided by Sports Ventures.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add to, or remove portions of these terms and conditions at any time, and should you make regular use of the services, always check this page for any changes.

DEFINITIONS

In these terms and conditions, any word or words in the singular shall include the plural and word or words referring to one particular gender shall include the opposite gender. The following words shall have the corresponding meanings:

" SPORTS VENTURES ": Sports Ventures S.A. (Proprietary) Limited

"Service Provider": Any person, including both natural and juristic persons, that undertakes to provide any service to the client, including, but not limited to, accommodation, transportation and entertainment.


PROCEDURE

SPORTS VENTURES undertakes to submit an itinerary in accordance with the needs and requests of the client, to the client.

Such an itinerary shall represent an offer by SPORTS VENTURES to the client.

Prices and quotations contained in such offer, are subject to change without prior notice due to price increases and currency fluctuations.

Offers are valid only until the expiry date stated on the offer and are subject to adjustment if the services quoted for is not available at the time of booking.

As soon as the itinerary is approved by the client and SPORTS VENTURES receives confirmation of such approval, together with payment of possible deposits, the approved offer shall constitute a final and binding agreement between SPORTS VENTURES and the client.

The initial bookings shall then be done by SPORTS VENTURES upon receipt of payments of the deposit as indicated by SPORTS VENTURES.


PAYMENTS

On request of SPORTS VENTURES an amount, as calculated by SPORTS VENTURES in accordance with its fee structure, shall be payable to SPORTS VENTURES.

On confirmation of bookings, and as soon as the full costs of the itinerary is calculated, an invoice shall be submitted to the client by SPORTS VENTURES in respect of all deposits payable to secure the bookings as approved by the client and such deposits shall be payable on the date indicated on such invoice.

SPORTS VENTURES undertakes to pay the deposits over to the service provider as soon as possible after payment has been received by SPORTS VENTURES in order to confirm bookings.

SPORTS VENTURES does not accept liability for any payments until such time as the payments are registered in the account of SPORTS VENTURES or the credit transfers has been approved by the relevant institutions and registered in the account of SPORTS VENTURES. Once payment has been received, vouchers will be issued and handed to the client upon arrival in South Africa or posted to the client's address in advance.

No exceptions shall be made regarding payments that are not made in accordance with the above clauses. SPORTS VENTURES strongly recommends that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation and/or curtailment charges.


GENERAL

Although SPORTS VENTURES will make every effort and attempt to keep the information current and up to date on this site, SPORTS VENTURES does not make any claim about the accuracy or currency of the content of this web site. Any information contained in this web site or any brochures and/or pamphlets provided to the client, is to the belief of SPORTS VENTURES true and correct, but SPORTS VENTURES does not accept liability for any incorrect information contained therein.

No guarantee as to the quality of seating, accommodation, means of travel etc. is given or provided for by SPORTS VENTURES. Any unsatisfactory seating, accommodation, means of travel etc. is to be taken up with the service provider and any complaints, and/or claims in this regard shall not be entertained by SPORTS VENTURES, and the client specifically indemnifies SPORTS VENTURES in respect of any claims in this regard.

All travel arrangements, such as flight bookings , reservations of accommodation, reservation of motor transport , etc. made by SPORTS VENTURES are subject to the booking conditions and cancellation provisions of the service provider. These are available upon request.

All changes in the itinerary shall be of no force and effect unless it has been confirmed by both the client and SPORTS VENTURES in writing. The client undertakes to reimburse SPORTS VENTURES for any costs incurred by such changes.

Clients are strongly recommended to ensure that insurance, relative to medical costs, personal; accident en personal loss is in order or taken out prior to departure from country of domicile. SPORTS VENTURES can assists clients in this regard on special request by the client.

SPORTS VENTURES does not accept liability for passports, visas and health certificates, but undertakes to assist the client in this regard. It is none the less specifically recorded that visas or permission to visit South Africa does not fall within the ambit of the services rendered by SPORTS VENTURES.


CANCELLATIONS

All cancellations must be in writing and shall be effective only on the date on which SPORTS VENTURES receives the notice of cancellation.

If the deposits have not been paid to a particular service provider by SPORTS VENTURES and notice of cancellation is received longer that 28 days prior to departure, SPORTS VENTURES undertakes to refund such deposits to the client upon receipt of the notice of cancellation.

In certain instances it will be unavoidable that an administration fee is payable to SPORTS VENTURES in cases of cancellations.

JURISDICTION AND DISPUTES

In all matters where it is or may be necessary to have recourse to the Court, the Courts of the Republic of South Africa shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to the exclusion of the Courts of any other country and the prevailing law of the Republic of South Africa shall apply.

All discrepancies and/or disputes must be referred immediately in writing to SPORTS VENTURES, and all attempts shall be made to find amicable solutions to any problem experienced.

In the event of any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between the parties in relation to any matter provided for in this agreement, the dispute shall be submitted to and decided by arbitration.

Any dispute arising out of this agreement shall be referred to the Arbitration Forum Ltd, and shall be conducted in accordance with the standard terms and conditions, and the summary procedure rules, applicable in that forum at that point in time.

INDEMNITY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The client agrees to indemnify and hold SPORTS VENTURES (and its officers, directors, employees, agents en representatives) harmless against all claims liabilities, losses, penalties, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions of use.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall SPORTS VENTURES be responsible for and shall be exempt from all liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay and inconvenience to any person, or his luggage or personal property , wherever the same shall occur and whether the same shall arise from or be occasioned by the negligence of SPORTS VENTURES, their servants or agents or any other persons, directly or indirectly in the employment or service of SPORTS VENTURES or otherwise under any circumstances whatsoever.

AGREEMENT

It is specifically agreed that these terms and conditions shall form the whole of the agreement between the parties, and that any and all alterations, amendments or additions thereto shall be of no force and effect unless both parties have consented thereto in writing.