Website Builder Terms & Conditions

VTA Website Builder (VWB) websites are specific to the VTA Digital Solutions (VTA) infrastructure and cannot be moved or transferred to non VWB websites.
The VWB solution is backed up in its entirety and cannot restore an individual website. UNDO functionality is always available in VWB to undo mistakes.

1. DOMAINS
If your domain was provided by VTA and you cancelled your package you will need to pay a fee of R250 to have the domain transferred to you. VWB may only be used for a single domain name at a time.

2. OWNERSHIP OF DOMAIN NAMES AND WEB HOSTING
VTA will supply you with account credentials for domain name registration and/or web hosting which will be purchased on your behalf. The costs of obtaining the account credentials form part of the monthly or yearly fee.

3. FEES, DEPOSITS AND PAYMENT
Fees for the specific packages shall be paid by you on a monthly or on a yearly basis. You will be provided with an invoice for your fees whereafter payment must be paid by you within 10 days of receipt of your invoice. Failure to pay your fees timeously will result in your website and emails being suspended.You will be liable for a re-activation fee of R300 plus any outstanding fees.

4. BACKUPS OF ANY EXISTING WEBSITES
Using the VWB to create and publish a website using an existing domain name, will result in the existing website being overwritten by the VWB. You are therefore required to have adequate backups of any existing websites. To avoid the risk of losing your existing websites, ensure that you obtain a separate domain name for the VWB before commencing with the building of your website.

5. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY IN RESPECT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
By purchasing and accessing the VWB, you confirm that you have obtained all necessary permissions and complied with all applicable legislative requirements in respect of the use of all copy, graphic images, registered company logos, names and trademarks, or any other material used on your website.

You indemnify, absolve and hold VTA harmless against all actions, claims, damages and/or any liability which VTA may suffer arising out of the intentional or negligent act or omission by you, including indirect and consequential damages. Without limiting the generality of the aforegoing, you will indemnity VTA for loss or damage, fines and penalties arising from your failure to obtain all necessary permissions and /or comply with all / any applicable legislative requirements.

6. LIABILITY
VTA shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct or indirect which you or any third party may suffer in connection with the any acts or omissions which may result in a delay or lack of availability of the VWB as well as any acts or omissions arising from any cause whatsoever.

7. E-COMMERCE, DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
You undertake to comply with all relevant laws relating to e-commerce, and to the full extent permitted by law will hold harmless, protect, and defend and indemnify VTA from any claim, penalty, tax, tariff loss or damage arising from you or your clients’ use of Internet electronic commerce.
You further undertake to comply with all laws regulating the protection of personal information, including but not limited to the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 and the Electronic Communications and Transaction Act 2002.
You further undertake to comply with all laws, policies, and procedures relating to the protection, storage, handling, privacy, processing and rentention of your client’s data as well as the destruction of data, including personal data.

8. PERSONAL CONTENT AND IMAGES
All personal content and images must be adequately backed up, prior to any cancellation request.

9. CANCELLATION
You are able to cancel your package at any time without a penalty fee.