TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd is an Online Retailer. We sell a large variety of products ranging from gifts, gemstones, home décor, essential oils, bath soaps, accessories and bath products and more. The Company is based in South Africa.
Our products are sourced from all over the world. Some other products like our Essential Oils, Aroma Mists, Soaps and Room Sprays are manufactured for us in England. Due to the large scale of operations involved mistakes are possible. We take special care to avoid any mistakes. In the unlikely event that a mistake happens we require Customers to be patient while we do our absolute best to assist you and rectify the error. All products are warehoused at a Central Warehouse in England. Products ordered and purchased are dispatched from the Central Warehouse and delivered by a Dropshipping method of delivery worldwide.
1. Description and Price of Goods:
We have taken every care to describe and show all items as accurately as possible, in accordance with the manufacturer’s specification. Despite this a slight variation in items and / or colour may occur. We provide you with product information on the website. No Refunds or Replacements are done on a basis of slight variations as stipulated.
We are not by Law legible to register for VAT in RSA at present. No VAT is charged on goods. We confirm that Tree of Life Africa (Pty) Ltd. is not a VAT Registered Vendor.
We will fully refund the cost of repairs on Jewellery upon proof of receipt for the repairs. Should the Jewellery Item be completely damaged and irreparable a full refund will be done upon receipt of photographic evidence within 24 hours of delivery.
4. Refund Policy
All products supplied by Tree of Life Africa (Pty) Ltd. have a 6-month manufacturer’s warranty period from the date the goods were delivered (unless otherwise stated and excluding consumables).
Please note, the warranty does not cover you for any defects in the goods arising from fair wear and tear, wilful damage, accident, negligence by you or any third party, use otherwise than in accordance with its intended use. Consumable items e.g., batteries are not covered for replacement.
If you receive goods that are faulty or incomplete you must notify us within 24 hours of receipt in writing by email: email@example.com
We do not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear. Non-rechargeable batteries will be replaced if found to be inoperative on delivery.
In the unlikely event of you receiving a damaged product, you must notify us in writing within 24 hours of receipt by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Photographic evidence is required. Original packaging must be kept.
We will check products returned as faulty. If the fault is verified, we will replace the item at no additional cost to you and you will be reimbursed for any reasonable carriage costs incurred by the return.
If the goods you have returned are found not damaged, you will be notified in writing. You will receive a refund or an offer of replacement for the original goods, however we will ask you to cover the delivery charges, and no return delivery charges will be refunded.
Non-delivery of Items:
We class an order as non-delivery if it has not arrived within 3 weeks in the UK and Europe. In all other countries it is 5 weeks. Please notify us within 24 hours from the end of the 3 week or 5-week period from date of order. A full refund or replacement policy applies.
Missing items / Out of Stock Items
If you ordered an item and find it not in your delivered parcel, please notify us within 24 hours for a full refund.
No Refund or Replacement:
Essential Oils, Aroma Mists, Liquids, Room Sprays, Beard Oils i.e., Essential Oil products: No Refund or Replacement policy applies.
5. Delivery Policy
Inclusive of information provide in Item 4 the following applies in addition. Orders will be dispatched only upon payment reflecting in our bank account. Our delivery is done by ways of Dropshipping. Tracking numbers are emailed to Tree of Life Africa. We pair Tracking Numbers with your order and manage tracking of goods on behalf of Customers. Customers will be informed of any delays or non-delivery in any event.
Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd shall take reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA). The PAIA may be downloaded from: http://www.polity.org.za/attachment.php?aa_id=3569
7. Payment Options Accepted
Payment made via Paygate Plus, Visa and Mastercard.
8. Card acquiring and security
Card transactions will be acquired for Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd via Paygate Pty Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for all South African Acquiring Banks. Paygate uses the strictest form of encryption, namely Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3) and no card details are stored on the website. Users may go to www.paygate.co.za to view their security certificate and security policy.
Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd takes responsibility for all aspects relating to the transaction including sale of goods and services sold on this website, customer service and support, dispute resolution and delivery of goods.
10. Country of domicile
This website is governed by the laws of South Africa and Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd chooses South Africa, as its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice or other documents or communication whatsoever nature.
8 Volt Street, Moreleta Park
Tree of Life African may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without prior notice.
12 . Company Information
The website is run by Tree of Life Africa Pty Ltd a Private Company based in South Africa, trading as Tree of Life Africa and with registration number: 2020/562251/07 and its member(s) / owner (s).