Terms and Conditions
Updated 5 November 2017
Using Toprated.co.za can be done anonymously which provides content limitations to the user. Users may opt to register for free on our website that allows them a host of functionality which includes :- Adding Listings , Reviewing existing listings and interacting with other registered users of our site.
Upon registration, a user will be sent a confirmation e-mail to verify that they did indeed complete our registration form. Clicking on the link in the e-mail verifies the account and provides the user with functionality of Registered users.
Unlawful content, including defamatory, insulting, private, racist, sexist, threatening, harassing, degrading, fraudulent, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable material ("unlawful content") on Toprated.co.za is strictly prohibited.
Interaction with other users
Users have the ability to use the Personal Messaging feature to interact anonymously. It also allow users to rate other users. This feature gives you the ability to interact with users that you trust, and who provide useful information.
Content submitted by users
By registering with Toprated.co.za, users agree to provide accurate and current information about themselves including correct names, email address and telephone number, and to update your information if it changes. After registration users receive an email to verify that the email address they use for registration is controlled by them. Clicking on the link activates a user on Toprated.co.za.
Note: If your email account is set to receive PLAIN TEXT messages only, you will not be able to click on the link in the email, in which case, please copy and paste the URL to the address bar in your browser.
We monitor reviews published on our site. Although we have have algorithms in place to alert us upon finding objectionable material, all reviews express the views of the author, and neither the owner of Toprated.co.za nor its members, its representatives, its employees or its independent contractors will be held responsible for the content of any review. If a user comes across such a review they can click the 'REPORT THIS REVIEW' button. We will then assess the review and take the necessary action.
Conduct of Reviewers: As a reviewer, you agree that the reviews you submit are factual, accurate, describe your experience and adheres to our rules described under. Reviews must be relevant to the listing being reviewed and any attempt to use the Reviews System to advertise products /services will result in a User ban Rating and reviewing your own business is biased, please refrain from this as it could result in a user ban.
Conduct of Businesses: Businesses acknowledge that users of the Toprated.co.za website may use the website to post unlawful content, including defamatory, insulting, private, racist, sexist, threatening, harassing, degrading, fraudulent, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable material ("unlawful content") about the suppliers. Businesses undertake not to institute legal action or take any steps whatsoever against the owner/s of Toprated.co.za, its members, its representatives, its employees and its independent contractors, as a result of any unlawful content posted on the Toprated.co.za website, whether arising from negligence or any other cause whatsoever. Businesses undertake not to institute legal action or take any steps whatsoever against any user of the website, as a result of any defamatory or insulting content posted on the Toprated.co.za website, whether arising from negligence or any other cause whatsoever. In the event that a Businesses finds a report unlawful or inappropriate, please click on the "Report this review" link at the bottom-right hand side of each review, complete the fields required, and submit.
In the event our Terms and Conditions have been violated, the owner of Toprated.co.za has the right to terminate the submitters access to the site and take whatever other steps the owner deems necessary. For further information, please see our disclaimer below. By registering with the Toprated.co.za website, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions and you also give your consent to the way we may handle your personal data in that policy.
Toprated.co.za reserves the right to remove or edit any report for any reason.
Content on Toprated.co.za is created by it's users and so, a user does have the ability to list false information. While every effort is made to ensure accurate content, we therefore cannot guarantee 100% accuracy of the content submitted. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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We reserve the right to remove pages where submission of false information is found. We reserve the right to change our terms and conditions without notice.