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Terms & Conditions- Supplier Directory

Terms of Use

 

Welcome to Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, a business listings website that connects you with the businesses around you. Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory (defined below) is operated by Food Risk Forum Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("us" or "we"). By using or accessing Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, you agree that you have read, understand and are bound by these Terms of Use ("Terms"). We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or delete portions of these Terms at any time without further notice. Your continued use of the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

Privacy
We care about the privacy of our users and encourage you to read our Privacy Policy.

Eligibility
You may not use Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory if you are under 13. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, we strongly suggest that you seek parental consent to use Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.

Only businesses in South Africa or with local branches or suppliers can register/list their businesses on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.

Our focus is the food industry and therefore only businesses with a focus on the food industry should register/list.

Registration - Account Security
When you register for and use Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, you will be asked to provide information about yourself ("User Data"). Your User Data must be accurate and current at all times. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your account. This means, for example, that you may not share your password or let anyone else access your account. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure, please let us know immediately.

Should contact details of the company or the contact person change, you are responsible for informing Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter so that we can update your listing details.

Prohibited Conduct
By using or accessing Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, you represent, warrant, and agree that you will not:

  • Do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory;
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory;
  • Send spam or any other unauthorized advertisements or solicitations through or using Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory;
  • Harvest, collect or use addresses, phone numbers or email addresses, or other contact information (collectively "Contact Information") of users of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory without consent from such users;
  • Solicit private information (including social security numbers, credit card numbers, and passwords) from users of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory;
  • Provide any false personal information in your profile, create more than one profile, transfer your profile, create a profile for anyone other than yourself or create a page without authorization;
  • Use your profile (as opposed to a Page) for any commercial purpose;
  • Offer any contest, sweepstakes, coupon, or other promotion through Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory without our prior written consent;
  • Use an iFrame or offer web search functionality on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory;
  • Intimidate or harass any user;
  • Do anything that is illegal, infringing, fraudulent, malicious or could expose Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory users to harm or liability; or
  • Attempt, encourage, or facilitate any of the above.

User Content
By using or accessing Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, you represent, warrant, and agree that you will not Post:

  • User Content that violates the law or anyone's rights, including intellectual property ("IP") rights or other proprietary rights (such as rights of publicity and privacy);
  • Any Contact Information or private information of any third party;
  • False, misleading, or fraudulent information;
  • Any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer or telecommunications equipment;
  • Alcohol-related or other mature content on Pages on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory that have not set appropriate age-based restrictions (based on the country in which the page will be viewable); or
  • User Content that is threatening, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive or that depicts nudity, pornography or graphic or gratuitous violence, or anything else that we may consider offensive.
  • Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory does not pre-screen, review, edit, or approve any User Content. Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory may, in its sole discretion, remove or disable access to any User Content.
  • "User Content" means any photos, text, link, audio, video, designs, ads, and anything else that you Post on or through Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory. "Post" means to upload, post, transmit, share, store, link to, or otherwise make available on or through Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.

Your Privacy Practices
We respect the privacy rights of third parties, and you must do so as well on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.

If you collect, access, or use information relating to any user of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory (including information contained in any user profile) you must obtain consent from the user and make it clear to the user that the collection, access, and use is being carried out by you and not Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.

Ownership - Proprietary Rights
Except for User Content and Applications/Connect Sites, all materials, content, and trademarks on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory are the property of Food Risk Forum Pty Ltd and/or its licensors and are protected by all relevant IP laws and other proprietary rights (including copyright, trademark, trade dress and patent laws) and any other applicable laws. Except as expressly authorized by Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory in writing, you agree not to use, sell, license, distribute, copy, publish, stream, publicly perform or display, transmit, reformat, modify, edit, frame, translate, excerpt, adapt, create derivative works or otherwise make unauthorized use of the materials, content or trademarks.

Licenses
You are solely responsible for the User Content that you post on or through Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory. You hereby grant Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to (a) use, copy, publish, stream, store, retain, publicly perform or display, transmit, scan, reformat, modify, edit, frame, translate, excerpt, adapt, create derivative works and distribute (through multiple tiers), any User Content you (i) Post on or in connection with Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or the promotion thereof subject only to your privacy settings or (ii) enable a user to Post, including by offering a Share Link on your website and (b) to use your name, likeness, and image for any purpose, including commercial or advertising, each of (a) and (b) on or in connection with Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or the promotion thereof. You represent and warrant that you have all rights and permissions to grant the foregoing licenses.

If you own or control a website, you may place Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory's link button, logo, and/or text (a "Link"), including all trademarks therein, on your website for the sole purpose of enabling users to Post links or content from your website on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory. By offering a Link on your website, you agree, represent, and warrant that you will not place a link on any page containing content that would violate these Terms if Posted on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory. The rights granted in this paragraph may be revoked by us at any time in our sole discretion, and upon such termination, you will immediately remove all Links from your website.

Submissions
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information that you provide to Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory ("Submissions"), are non-confidential and non-proprietary. Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory will be entitled to the unrestricted use of any such Submission for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

User Disputes; Complaints
You agree not to hold Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory responsible or liable for the User Content or actions of third parties (including your interactions with users) on or relating to Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory. This includes transactions conducted on the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory as well as the collection, handling, and sharing of personal information that you provide to third parties. If you have a dispute with a third party relating to Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, you release Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory and its directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively, the "Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory Entities") from any claims, causes of action and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.

If you believe that Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory's business practices are in any way unfair, fraudulent, or unlawful, you agree to bring it to the attention of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory's legal department. If you do not report the issue or continue using the service after discovering the issue, you expressly waive the right to claim that Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory is unfair, fraudulent, or unlawful with respect to that issue.

Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory Entities harmless from and against any claim or cause of action brought by a third party as well as any related damages, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) ("Claim") arising out of or related to your (a) use of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or any of the applications, features, content or materials related thereto; (b) violation of these Terms; (c) violation of the rights of any other person or entity; or (d) breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, and you agree to cooperate with Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory's defense of these claims.

General Disclaimers
USE OF FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY WEBSITES AND ALL APPLICATIONS, FEATURES, CONTENT, AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, AND DOES NOT APPROVE OR ENDORSE ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT, MATERIALS, WEBSITES OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY (COLLECTIVELY, "THIRD PARTY MATERIALS"). WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, OFFENSIVENESS, OPINIONS, RELIABILITY, PRIVACY PRACTICES OR OTHER POLICIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, AND WE CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIRD PARTY MATERIALS WILL COMPLY WITH THE RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS OR OBLIGATIONS THAT WE REQUIRE. IF YOU DECIDE TO USE OR ACCESS THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO AGREE TO TERMS OF SERVICE, PRIVACY AND DATA GATHERING PRACTICES AND OTHER POLICIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIALS. PLEASE REVIEW ALL SUCH TERMS AND POLICIES CAREFULLY.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Limitation on Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, WILL FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY ENTITIES OR THEIR LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA, THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, THE FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY WEBSITES OR ANY APPLICATIONS, FEATURES, CONTENT OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, EVEN IF FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY OR A FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 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. IN SUCH CASES, FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OF FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY ENTITIES OR OF THEIR LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, TO FOOD FOCUS/FOOD & BEVERAGE REPORTER SUPPLIER DIRECTORY DURING THE TWELVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DAY THE ACT OR OMISSION OCCURRED THAT GAVE RISE TO YOUR CLAIM OR R1,000; WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

Termination and Changes to Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory
We may terminate your account on Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory, delete your profile and any User Content you have posted on or through the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory Service, and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory Service (or any portion thereof) for any or no reason, at any time in our sole discretion, with or without notice. Further, we reserve the right to change any aspect or feature of the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory at any time without notice. The following sections will survive any termination of your use of Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory: Prohibited Conduct, User Content, Your Privacy Practices, Ownership; Proprietary Rights, Licenses, Submissions, User Disputes; Complaints, Indemnity, General Disclaimers and Other.

Other
The "Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory" means the features, services, and properties that Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory makes available through (a)  www.foodfocus.co.za  and www.fbreporter.co.za or any other Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory-branded or co-branded website (including, without limitation, any and all sub-domains and all international, mobile versions and successors thereof), (b) the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory Platform; (c) any printed Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directories and (d) other media, devices or networks now existing or later developed. Unless otherwise specified, the terms "includes," "including," "e.g.," "for example," and other similar terms used herein are deemed to include the term "without limitation" immediately thereafter. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If for any reason, any provision of these Terms or portion thereof is rendered invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms will remain in full force and effect and will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties. An arbitrator or court will substitute or rewrite any invalid or unenforceable term or provision to make such term or provision valid and enforceable. All communications and notices to be made or given pursuant to these Terms will be in the English language. You consent to receive communications and notices from Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory at the email address you provide in registering for Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory or otherwise elect in your account settings. These Terms constitute the entire agreement and supersede any prior agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Food Focus/Food & Beverage Reporter Supplier Directory.