Please read the terms and conditions of service carefully. By accessing or using our sites, platforms and services you hereby agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of service and all terms incorporate herein by reference. It is the responsibility of you, the user/client or prospective client to read the terms and conditions before proceeding to use our sites, platforms and services If you do not expressly agree to all of the terms and conditions, please do not access or use our sites, platforms or services. These Terms and Conditions come into effect when you start utilising our sits, platforms or services.
This Terms and Conditions of Service Agreement is a legally binding agreement that shall govern the relationship with our clients/users, in conjunction with any specific contract that may be drawn up between ourselves and our client/user. This agreement shall be the sole agreement governing the relationship should there be no additional contract entered into between a client/user or should any client/user contract be in the negotiation phase/end/notice month of contract/month-to-month contract.
3.1 In these conditions the following words have the following meanings:
Candidate any respondent to any of the questionnaires, tests or assessments covered by this Agreement;
Candidate Data any data relating to the candidate (including Personal Data) collected during the Client’s use of the Products, or collected by the Client during its use or sale of the Products;
The Client any Client that utilises our products and services at any given time;
The Company Saville Consulting Holdings (SA) (Pty) Ltd or any of its subsidiary companies;
Contract any contract between the Company and the Client for the sale and purchase of the Products and/or Services, incorporating these Conditions;
Delivery Point the place where delivery of the Products and/or Services is to take place under condition;
Order the order placed by the Client with the Company for the supply of the Products and/or Services;
Products any products, solutions or platforms supplied to the Client by the Company (including any part or parts of them);
Registered User the named individual qualified to use the Restricted Products and approved to do so by the Company;
Restricted Products any psychometric tests or materials (including but not limited to: question booklets, answer sheets and profile reports) referred in the Order which at the time of purchase are identified as restricted in the current catalogue, in our other sales literature, on the website or on the tests or materials themselves;
Services any services including training courses agreed in the Contract to be supplied to the Client by the Company (including
any part or Parts of them); and website www.savilleconsulting.co.za.
4.1 The Contract together with these terms and conditions embody the entire agreement between the Company and the Client in respect of the matters referred to in it and supersedes any previous agreements between the parties. In the absence of a current contract, these Terms and Conditions will apply in their entirety and supersede any previous contract.
purchase Products and/or Services subject to these Terms and Conditions.
5.1 The Company seeks to uphold the guidelines established by the HPCSA on sales of Restricted Products. Purchases of Restricted Products must be made by, or on behalf of, an identified Registered User who is qualified to use the Restricted Products and has registered with the Company in accordance with our registration procedures. Restricted Products must be used in compliance with the Company’s Ethical Guidelines available on the Website. The Ethical Guidelines are subject to change without prior notice. The Company reserves the right to refuse to supply Restricted Products to the Client or Registered User if the Client or the Registered User fails to comply with the Ethical Guidelines.
5.2 No Order placed by the Client shall be deemed to be accepted by the Company until a written acknowledgement of Order is issued by the Company or (if earlier) the Company delivers the Products and/or Services to the Client.
5.3 When ordering Restricted Products, the Client must quote the name of the Registered User and his or her membership number. Orders may be refused by the Company if the delivery address is not that relating to a Registered User.
5.4 Any quotation is given on the basis that no contract will come into existence until the Company despatches an acknowledgement of Order to the Client. Any quotation is valid for a period of seven (7) days provided that the Company has not previously withdrawn it in writing.
6.1 The description of the Products and/or Services shall be as set out in the Company’s quotation, brochure, Website or other applicable literature. All drawings, descriptive matter, specifications and advertising issued by the Company are published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Products and/or Services described in them. Such ancillary literature shall not form part of this Contract.
7.1 The Company shall not be liable for any non-delivery of Products and/or Services (even if caused by the Company’s negligence) unless written notice is given to the Company within seven (7) days of the date when the Products and/or Services would, in the ordinary course of events, have been received by the Client.
7.2 Any liability of the Company for non-delivery of the Products and/or Services shall be limited to replacing the Products and/or Services within a reasonable time or issuing a credit note against any invoice raised for such Products and/or Services.
7.3 Delivery of web-based electronic Products and/or Services provided by the Company will be subject to service levels as set out in Appendix 1.
8.1 Unless otherwise agreed by the Company in writing, the price for the Products and/or Services shall be the price set out in the Company’s current price list, valid as at the date of Order.
8.2 The price for the Products and/or Services shall be exclusive of any postage, value added tax or other sales taxes and/or applicable import and/or export duties and after the date of the contract the price shall (unless the contract is cancelled by the Company under one of the foregoing provisions) be deemed to be increased by the amount of such duty or tax, unless it is paid direct by the Client.
8.3 Prices and specifications of Products and/or Services are correct at the time of publication in our catalogue or other relevant literature but are subject to change without notice.
9.1 Invoices are due for payment within 30 days after receipt of the invoice without any deductions including, but not limited to, bank charges.
9.2 All payments payable to the Company under the Contract shall become due immediately upon termination of this Contract despite any other provision.
9.3 The Company shall be entitled to withhold delivery of any Products and/or Services or cancel the contract if the Client fails to pay to the Company any sum by the due date. The Company shall incur no liability in respect of such withholding of delivery or cancellation. Upon such cancellation and without prejudice to any other right that the Company may have, the Client shall be liable to pay damages to the Company for breach of contract and any costs incurred by the Company associated with the recovery of the debt.
10.1 An accepted Order may only be cancelled or varied with the Company’s written consent, which consent may be granted on payment of the cancellation fee set out in this condition or in the appropriate appendices. Such consent shall not in any way prejudice the Company’s right to recover from the Client full compensation for any loss or expense arising from such cancellation or variation.
10.2 Any complaint made by the Client must be received by the Company within seven (7) days after the date of delivery.
10.3 Nothing in this condition shall prejudice any disclaimer of liability by the Company elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
11.1 The Client represents, warrants and undertakes that (a) in the event that the Client is not also a Registered User, it shall ensure that only a Registered User uses the Restricted Products according to the Company’s Ethical Guidelines available on the Website; and (b) the Client shall not, and shall ensure that the Registered User shall not make the Restricted Products available to any individual who is not a Registered User.
12.1 The following provisions set out the entire financial liability of the Company (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents and sub-contractors) to the Client in respect of any breach of these conditions and any representation, statement or tortious act or omission including negligence arising under or in connection with the Contract.
12.2 Nothing in these conditions excludes or limits the liability of the Company for death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation.
12.3 Subject to conditions and the Company’s entire liability in contract, tort or otherwise, arising in connection with this Contract shall be as follows:
12.3.1 The liability for all defaults resulting in direct loss to the tangible property of the Client shall in no event exceed the amount actually received by the Company under this Contract with the Client during the prior twelve months; and
12.3.2 The Company shall not be liable to the Client for any indirect loss including but not limited to pure economic loss, loss of profit, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or otherwise which arise out of or in connection with this Contract.
12.4 The Client shall not rely on any skill or judgement on the part of the Company or any of its agents as regards the suitability of the Products and/or
Services for any particular purpose and the Client shall use its own skill and judgement to satisfy itself that the Products and/or Services are of merchantable quality and suitable for the purpose of the Client. This condition shall apply notwithstanding that an employee of the Company or its agent may at any time have made representations or given opinions, whether in writing or otherwise, as to the suitability of any Products and/or Services for any particular purpose.
12.5 The Company gives no warranties and shall not be liable to either the Client or any third parties as to the appropriateness of the Products and/or Services including but not limited to the completeness or accuracy of any computer scored reports. The Company excludes all liability for any disparate impact or disparate treatment and sexual or racial discrimination resulting from the use of any Products and/or Services provided by the Company. The Client shall indemnify the Company fully in the event that the Company or its licensors suffer any losses, claims, liabilities, damages, expenses or costs as a result (whether direct or indirect) of any breach by the Clients of such warranties and undertakings.
13.1 The copyright, as defined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, in the content of any Products or data collected through the use of the Registered Products, Services, marketing material produced by the Company and/or work produced during or as a result of a contract incorporating the use of the Product between the Company and the Client is the absolute property of Saville Consulting (International) (Pty) Ltd, any other work produced by the Company as a result of any contract between the Company and the Client is the absolute property of the Company and such works shall not be reproduced in whole or in part.
13.2 The Company, and/or its subsidiaries or parent company shall take prompt legal action against anyone who infringes on their intellectual property rights which means inventions, patents, trademarks, service marks, registered designs, pending applications for any of those rights, trade and business names, unregistered trademarks and service marks, rights in designs, copyrights, database rights, know-how and all other similar or equivalent industrial, intellectual or commercial rights or property subsisting under the laws of each and every jurisdiction throughout the world whether registered or not, and whether vested, contingent or future and all revisions, renewals and extensions of any of the foregoing, and all rights under licences, consents, orders, statutes or otherwise in relation to any of the foregoing (“Intellectual Property Rights”).
14.1 Each Party shall treat as strictly confidential all information received or obtained as a result of entering into or performing this Agreement which relates to:
14.1.1 the provisions of this Agreement;
14.1.2 the negotiations relating to this Agreement;
14.1.3 the subject matter of this Agreement; and/or
14.1.4 the other Party.
14.2 A Party may disclose information which would otherwise be confidential if and to the extent:
14.2.1 required by law;
14.2.2 required by any securities exchange or regulatory or governmental body to which either Party is subject, wherever situated, whether or not the requirement for information has the force of law;
14.2.3 required to vest the full benefit of this Agreement in either Party;
14.2.4 disclosed to the professional advisers, auditors and bankers of each Party;
14.2.5 the information has come into public domain through no fault of that Party;
14.2.6 the other Party has given prior written approval to the disclosure, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed;
provided that any information so disclosed shall be disclosed only after notification to the other Party/Parties.
15.1 Where Candidates provide the Company with personal information about themselves in connection with these terms, the Company may use the Client’s or Candidate’s personal information in the manner and for the purposes detailed below. By entering into these terms, you agree and consent to our use of your personal information as detailed below. Candidates data shall only be used by Saville Consulting provided Saville Consulting has obtained the Candidates written consent.
15.2 The Company may use the Client’s or Candidate’s personal information for the following purposes: accounting, billing and audit, credit or other payment card verification, security, administrative and legal purposes, systems testing, maintenance and product development, customer relations
and to help the Company in any future dealings with the Client. The Client shall be bound by the terms of the Company’s Data Protection and Privacy Policies contained on the Website.
15.3 The Company reserves the right to record the Client’s, the Registered User’s and/or the Candidate’s personal information, both manually and/or on a computer database.
15.4 The Client is entitled to see the personal information held by the Company in respect of the Client. The Client may ask the Company to make any necessary changes to ensure that the personal information is accurate and kept up-to-date. In order to review the personal data held by the Company in respect of the Client, a written request should be submitted to the Company. The Company is entitled by law to charge a fee to meet the costs of providing the details of the information held.
16.1 Neither party shall be entitled to assign the Contract or any part of it without the prior written consent of the other party except in the case of a corporate restructuring that does not result in a change of control of the party making such an assignment.
16.2 Notwithstanding the above condition the Company may assign the Contract to any of its affiliated companies or approved agents without consent from the client.
17.1 If the Client is in breach or anticipated breach of any of the Client’s obligations to the Company, or if the Client shall make or offer to make any arrangement or composition with or for the benefit of his creditors, or commit any act of bankruptcy, or if any petition or receiving order in bankruptcy shall be presented or made against the Client, being an individual, or if any resolution to wind-up the Client being a body corporate shall be passed
(save for the purposes of reconstruction or amalgamation) or if a petition is presented to wind up the Client or if a receiver of the Client’s undertaking property or assets or of any part thereof shall be appointed, the Company shall, in addition to its rights set out in condition, have the right forthwith to determine the whole or any unfulfilled part of this contract by written notice posted by the Company to the last known address of the Client or in the case of a company to its registered office. Such determination shall be without prejudice to any claims or right the Company may have against the Client in respect of the Contract.
17.2 In the event of determination pursuant to this condition the Company shall not be under any obligation to supply any further Products or Services under any such contract;
17.2.1 the Client shall indemnify the Company against all loss (including loss of profit) costs (including costs of labour and materials) and all
expenses suffered by the Company by reason of such determination;
17.2.2 the Client (or Receiver) shall at its own cost return unsold or unused Products to the Company;
17.2.3 the Company shall be entitled to resell any of the Products for which the full price has not been paid by the Client to the Company without further notice to the Client.
18.1 Each right or remedy of the Company under the Contract is without prejudice to any other right or remedy of the Company whether under the Contract or not.
18.2 If any provision of the Contract is found by any court or tribunal to be void or unenforceable it shall be deemed to be severable and the remaining provisions of the Contract shall continue in full force.
18.3 Nothing in these terms shall be deemed or construed to constitute the Client or its employees, as the agent or legal representative of the Company for any reason whatsoever. The Client is not granted any right or authority to act for, or to incur, assume or create any obligation, responsibility or liability, express or implied, in the name of or on behalf of the Company or to bind the Company in any manner whatsoever.
18.4 Failure or delay by the Company in enforcing or partially enforcing any provision of the Contract will not be construed as a waiver of any of its rights under the Contract.
18.5 The parties to this Contract do not intend that any term of this Contract will be enforceable by any person that is not a party to it.
18.6 All communications between the parties about this Contract must be in writing and delivered by hand or sent by first class post or by electronic mail or sent by facsimile transmission to the parties registered office or such address as notified by one party to the other.
18.7 The Company reserves the right to defer the date of delivery or payment or to cancel the Contract if it is prevented from or delayed in the carrying on of its business due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Company including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, protests, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to either party’s workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or
18.8 This Contract is governed by South African law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.
18.9 DISPUTE RESOLUTION
18.9.1 If the parties are unable to resolve any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement within seven (7) days after such dispute having arisen or such extended time period as the Parties may have agreed to in writing, then such dispute shall be submitted to the senior executives/managers of the Parties who shall endeavour to resolve the dispute within seven (7) days of it having been referred
18.9.2 Should the dispute not be resolved in the aforesaid manner, then the dispute will finally be resolved in accordance with the Rules and Procedures of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (the Foundation) by an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed by the Foundation.
18.9.3 Parties may instead of attempting to resolve the matter by dispute resolution, approach a court of law for relief.
SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT
These service levels apply where the Client is purchasing web-based electronic services from the Company:
9.1. 99.5% availability based on network average during the hours of 7am on Monday to 7pm on Friday SA time except SA public holidays and 99% availability at other times; and
9.2. for every hour above the acceptable outages in a calendar month, the Company will make a reimbursement of 5% of the fees payable by the Client under the Contract during the relevant month to a maximum of 25% of the total fees payable. This is active only after a report of failure by the Client is received by the Company.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BOOKING TRAINING COURSES
1.1 The details of the design and content of courses and the prices are correct at the time of publication, but are subject to change without notice;
1.2 The cost of optional overnight accommodation is not included in the course fees.
1.3 The Company reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses without penalty or liability if there are insufficient bookings, or for reasons outside its control. The Company will try to notify participants as soon as reasonably possible if a course has to be cancelled.
2.1. In respect of cancellation by the Company, a full refund will be given upon return to us of any pre-course materials already despatched.
2.2. Immediate payment by credit card will be required for any Booking made within 28 days of the course start date.
2.3. The full course fee will be payable for any cancellation by a participant for any reason within 21 days of the start of the training course. No fees will be payable, except a charge for any course material already despatched, for any cancellation received in writing more than 21 days before the course start date.
2.4. Transfers from one course to another on an alternative date are treated as cancellations. A booking is then required for the new course date at the full price.
2.5. The dates of follow-up days will be booked at the time the initial course is booked. Transfers between follow-up days can be made, subject to availability, on payment of an administration charge of R1500.00 (Plus V.A.T.)
2.6. Participant substitutions can be accepted, without charge, at any time provided that the substitute fills the entrance requirement and has completed any pre-course study.
3.1. Registrants on qualification courses should note that successful completion of such courses requires participants to demonstrate an understanding of the underlying principles and competence in the selection, administration and feedback of the instrument(s) concerned. Whilst the Company will make every effort to ensure a high standard of training and impartiality in such awards, no guarantee is given that every participant attending will receive such qualification.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BOOKING IN-COMPANY TRAINING COURSES
2.1. The details and requirements for the in-company courses will be agreed at the time the course is booked. In general, however, in addition to the agreed course fees we ask the Client to provide and/or pay for the following:
2.1.1. The training venue, audio visual equipment and wireless broadband internet connectivity.
2.1.2. All meals and refreshments during the course.
2.1.3. Travel and accommodation for the trainer(s) and, when required, observers.
2.1.4. The cost of transport by courier of equipment and materials to and from the venue.
2.1.5. Volunteers for administration and feedback practice.
CONSULTANCY TERMS OF BUSINESS
1.1. Consultancy Projects are defined as assignments undertaken by the Company’s staff or its agents and sub-contractors (hereinafter referred to as Consultants) on behalf of the Client.
1.2. Projects will only commence following agreement with the Client of a clear specification or proposal.
2.1. A Consultant Day is a maximum of eight hours between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm unless otherwise agreed in writing between the parties. If evening, weekend or public holiday work is involved and/or if the project involves work outside SA, higher rates will apply as agreed in writing.
2.2. Travelling time within SA will not incur an additional charge. Travel time outside SA will be charged at 50% of the prevailing Consultant day rate.
2.3. Products consumed will be invoiced at the prevailing sales price and are subject to the Company’s Standard Terms and Conditions.
2.4. Unless otherwise agreed in writing between the parties, 50% of the total fees for the consultancy project will be invoiced on commencement. 30% of the fees will be invoiced on a monthly basis as the project proceeds with the final 20% invoiced on completion of the project.
2.5. Charges for cancellation or postponement before the commencement of a consultancy assignment are as follows:
2.5.1. Within two weeks: the full fee.
2.5.2. Within two to four weeks: 50% of the full fee.
2.6. If the Client requests any variation to the project the Company will seek to meet the request. If these changes result in extra time being taken then this will be charged at the prevailing rate per Consultant Day.
2.7. Expenses incurred in the course of undertaking the project which would include but not limited to: travel, accommodation, subsistence and courier costs, will be charged in addition to the Consulting fees.
3.1. The Client will give the Consultant such access to their offices, personnel and to client information as the Consultant may require in the performance of the assignment. Any increase in time spent as a result of the Consultants reasonable access being denied will result in an increase in the project cost.
3.2. The Client will ensure that the Consultant has sufficient working space and facilities, and will secure and keep safe all of the Consultant’s and the Company’s property.