Welcome to UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd

These terms and conditions are aimed at ensuring the site is utilised for its intended purpose. We rely on the integrity of the individuals using the site and we invite you to help us maintain this integrity. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd is legally registered business with registration number 2014/119842/07. This platform enables initiators of the campaign to collect money through our Payfast partners.

UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd (www.uplift-me.co.za ) owns and operates this Website. This document governs your relationship with www.uplift-me.co.za (“Website”). Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website (collectively, the “Services”) are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the “Terms of Service”). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.

Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or all of this Website. This Website may contain links to other websites (the “Linked Sites”), which are not operated by UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd has no control over the Linked Sites and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Your use of the Linked Sites will be subject to the terms of use and service contained within each such site.

How does it work

In general, you agree to the following:

  • You meet the minimum requirements as stated on the website
  • You do not have any criminal records and are not involved in any criminal activities
  • You comply to the all local, provincial and national laws
  • You use the funds raised on this platform for its stipulated purposes
  • You have not registered a campaign on any other crowdfunding platform

The crowdfunding model is based on a “All or nothing” model: All projects must reach their target fund before payments are processed. If the target fund is not reached, no payments will be made. There is a time limit to your project and depending on the funds required, the options are 30, 60 or 90 days to reach funds.

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy, which sets out how we will use your information, can be found here. By using this Website, you consent to the processing described therein and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Indemnification

You shall remain solely liable for the content that is uploaded or transmitted on this website. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd is indemnified from any claim, demand, loss or damages (and all associated costs) that may arise by any 3rd party due to your content. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.

Prohibitions

You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as “spam”; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Intellectual Property, Software and Content

The intellectual property rights in all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.

UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd, except that which is created by the initiators of the campaign. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://www.uplift-me.co.za/ for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:
• Republish material from www.uplift-me.co.za
• Sell, rent or sub-license material from www.uplift-me.co.za
• Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from www.uplift-me.co.za
• Redistribute content from www.uplift-me.co.za (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

Disclaimer of Liability

The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise.

Hyperlinking to our content

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Disclaimer as to ownership of trade marks, images of personalities and third party copyright

Except where expressly stated to the contrary all persons (including their names and images), third party trade marks and content, services and/or locations featured on this Website are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd and you should not rely on the existence of such a connection or affiliation. Any trade marks/names featured on this Website are owned by the respective trade mark owners. Where a trade mark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd.

Modifications of terms and conditions

UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to, at its sole discretion to amend, discontinue or suspend the service (including iwhtout limitation, the availability of any database, content or feature) at any time by communicating to either through an email, posting a notice on the social media platforms or on the website.
UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to limit or restrict features on the website without notice or liability.

Invalidity

If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.

Communications

Whilst every effort is made to secure the communications via this website, it is not error free. Neither can the security be guaranteed. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd shall not be held liable for any damages, direct or indirect, that may occur due to errors, viruses or similar problems during all forms of communication via this website.

All email communication is subject to confidentiality. The content of the message is confidential. If you receive it by mistake, please inform us by an email reply and then delete the message. It is forbidden to copy, forward, or in any way reveal the contents of this message to anyone. The integrity and security of the email cannot be guaranteed over the Internet. Therefore, the sender will not be held liable for any damage caused by the message.

Funds

By registering with UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd, you agree to identify payment partners to process the payments. Funds will be held separately by the payment partners, until the target funding goal is reached, upon which UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd will instruct the partners to proceed with the payment process. Payment of funds will be made to the initiator of the campaign, subject to the target funding goal being reached or exceeded, less the transaction fee of the payment partner and less the 4,5% service fee for UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd.

UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd, nor its payment partners, can be held liable for any payments/ transfer of funds to unintended recipients due to incorrect information being provided by the initiator of the campaign. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to return any funds to the backers, should the target funding goal not be reached.

Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By using UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd’s website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd’s privacy policy.

Most of the modern day interactive web sites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate / advertising partners may also use cookies.

User comments

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof. Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, material and data (‘Comments’) in areas of the website. UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd does not screen, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their appearance on the website and Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd, its agents or affiliates. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
You warrant and represent that: You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so; The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party; The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libellous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy. The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant to UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa.

Complaints

We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please let us know if you have any complaints or comments by sending them to feedback@uplift-me.co.za .

Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

Entire Agreement

The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by a Director of UpLiftMe (Pty) Ltd.