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Terms of Service

Terms of Service for http://www.bid2load.co.za. For more information, contact us.

Payment on this website is administered by 2Checkout.com, transactions are covered by a comprehensive, Privacy Policy and Safe Shopping Guarantee. Buyers personal data is protected with the highest security standards and can appreciate their data is safe. http://2checkout.co.za/ is certified to meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Verified by Visa® and Mastercard® SecureCode help protect members exposure to fraud.

Return Policy

We offer a 100% return policy on subscriptions payments in the case where a subscriber are not able to view or access the listings contact details. In such a case we will offer a full refund or extent the listing free of charge for a full term paid by the member when registering for the term of advertising.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

bid2load provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"). Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by all terms, conditions and notices contained herein. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion and with or without notice, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these TOS, in whole or in part, at any time. If you do not agree to these TOS, you may not access or otherwise use our Website bid2load.co.za

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

bid2load currently provides South African users with an online truck freight matching service which allows users to post and search for available loads and trucks and use any other freely offered services integrated within our Website. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from bid2load, such as service announcements, and administrative messages, and that these communications are considered part of bid2load membership/subscription and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new bid2load properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that bid2load assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

(1) Subscriber is of the age of majority (18);
(2) Subscriber is or represents a bona fide carrier, shipper, truck freight broker or trucking industry consultant;
(3) Subscriber’s access to bid2load is for commercial purposes only and is limited to finding loads or trucks through the use of our truck freight matching service and/or taking advantage of the other services offered on bid2load;
(4) Subscriber’s commercial purpose in accessing and using bid2load is not to directly or indirectly compete with or gain competitive advantage in relation to bid2load;
(5) Subscriber will not allow non-registered users to use subscriber’s password and/or username to access subscriber’s account without the express written consent of bid2load;
(6) When submitting content to the bid2load's Website, subscriber warrants and represents that the information is accurate, that subscriber is authorized to submit the information and that the information content, format and delivery method are appropriate.

Should user violate any provisions for subscriber qualification, bid2load may terminate the subscriber’s account without notice or warning, in addition to being subjected to any and all other legal remedies that may be available under these TOS, including but not limited to civil and/or criminal actions under state/provincial and/or South African law. Should bid2load be forced to institute legal action against subscriber to enforce these TOS or for any other violations of state and/or South African law not specifically enunciated herein, subscriber expressly agrees to bear any and all costs associated with such action, including but not limited to actual attorney fees incurred by bid2load.

SERVICE FEES AND PRODUCTS

bid2load is a free listing service however to view contact details of listings a user need to subscribe to our subscription plans. All subscription fees are payable in advance and subscription fees are automatically charged to subscriber’s credit card. All membership subscriptions may be exteded for the next term, members will receive a reminder email 3 days in advance to extend the subscription plan or choose a different subscription term. Please note that our billing processing payment gateway 2checkout.com pre-authorizes ALL transactions to validate the user who is signing up for a subscription plan. All membership account upgrades are charged immediately. All fees listed on our Website are in South African Rands (ZAR).

Available payable service plan price options include:
a) 6 MONTHS truck freight Matching Service Plan: R1500/6 months, recurring every 6 months;
b) One year truck freight Matching Service Plan: R2000/year, recurring every year.

Your bid2load membership commences immediately after your credit card is charged. Service purchases will appear on your credit card and/or bank statements under the name bid2load. bid2load may issue refunds if the subscriber where not able to view or access contact details of the truck freight matching service.

All membership service fees/charges are in ZAR currency or as otherwise stated and therefore if converted into another currency by OUR PAYMENT GATEWAY SERVICE PROVIDER http://2checkout.co.za/, currency exchange rate fluctuations might occur. bid2load does not cover or issue refunds for currency exchange rate fluctuations.

FREE LISTING SUBMISSION MEMBERSHIP ABUSE

bid2load actively monitors username and password usage and reserves the right to terminate a user's free listing membership immediately and without notice if the free membership abuse is detected.

ACCEPTED ONLINE PAYMENT METHODS

We accept: VISA, MasterCard, Check, Pre-Authorized Debit, and as specified by http://2checkout.co.za/

AUTOMATIC DEBIT - ELECTRONIC RECEIPT

Subscribers will receive an email receipt to their email address provided upon initial subscription activation.

AUTOMATIC RECURRING PAYMENT

bid2load will appear on your credit card statement as per our payment gateway service provider http://2checkout.co.za/

RECURRING BILLING

Subscription fees may be renewed by the user at the end of the original term selected, for a similar period of time, unless notice is received from the subscriber,

(3) days before renewal. All trial account members shall be exempt from the 3-day notification requirement, but subscriber must notify bid2load directly 24 hours prior to the end of the subscription offer period in order to cancel the renewal. All SUBSCRIPTION memberships shall renew at the stated membership rate. Unless and until this agreement is cancelled in accordance with the terms hereof, subscriber hereby authorizes bid2load/2cheakout.co.za to charge subscriber's chosen payment method to pay for the ongoing cost of membership.

NO RESALE OF SERVICE

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the service.

MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

bid2load reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. We may also impose limits or restrictions on certain services, features or content or restrict your access to parts or all of our Site without notice. You agree that bid2load shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

CANCELLATION

bid2load offers all users to cancel and discontinue the service at any time. Cancellations must be made by email. Please send your cancellation notice by email using our Contact Form. The cancellation date will be the date when the email is received by bid2load. Any fees paid before cancellation will not be refunded.

COMPLAINT HANDLING PROCEDURES

If a problem is attributed to a service provided by bid2load, our objective is to resolve the problem promptly, equitably and amicably. All complaints must be sent by email using our Contact Form. Please include your name, subscription information, and complete description of your complaint. We strive to respond to all inquiries within 24 hours.

TERMINATION

You agree that bid2load may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your bid2load account and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, and (f) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your bid2load account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in bid2load's sole discretion and that bid2load shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the Service.

CONTENT SUBMISSION

In order to maintain a leading Online truck freight Matching Service, we must guard against those that may attempt to take advantage of others or who simply do not follow the rules. If you are submitting content to our site, you warrant and represent that the information is accurate, that you are authorized to submit the information, and that the information content, format and delivery method is appropriate. In order to protect each user we reserve the absolute right to review, reject or modify the information submitted in our sole and independent discretion. By transferring information you agree that bid2load, its affiliates, and assigns are licensed to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, and promote the information in a manner we deem reasonable in our sole and independent judgment.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

The content and software used on this Website and the Website layout and design are the exclusive property of bid2load and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, and other proprietary rights and laws. Users may not copy or retrieve data or other content from this Website, either manually or through the use of automatic devices, for the purpose of creating, directly or indirectly, a collection, database, or directory without the express written permission of bid2load. Subscribers may not use meta tags or other hidden text utilizing the bid2load name or trademarks, nor may subscriber use framing techniques to enclose any portion of the Website, without express written permission. Unless expressly authorized in writing by bid2load, subscriber may not reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, republish, display, rent, sell, license, edit, or create derivative works from any of the content or other material on this Website.You acknowledge that bid2load is an Internet-based business and that our Service is available through the Internet. To maintain an account with us, you will need to be able to access our Website on the internet, which requires appropriate computer equipment, internet access, a Website browser, as well as an e-mail account. You acknowledge and understand that you may incur certain operational costs in connection with your use of the Internet, such as monthly fees for a service provider, airtime charges, etc, for which you are solely responsible.


INTERRUPTION AND MODIFICATION TO SERVICE

bid2load always strives for continuous service uptime, however reserves the right to modify or discontinue the loadboard service with or without notice. bid2load shall not be held liable to any member or any third party should bid2load exercise its right to modify or discontinue the loadboard service. All members acknowledge and accept that bid2load does not guarantee continued, uninterrupted, or secured access to the DIRECTORY service.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by bid2load or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

bid2load maintains an online truck freight matching service for use by carriers and shippers in order to communicate and do business with each other. bid2load does not handle the cash, control the users in any way, or arrange for the movement of truck freight. All such arrangements are made by the users of the Website, and any terms and conditions of such truck freight movement are solely between the carrier and the shipper. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by your use of this Website or by these TOS. If there is a dispute by a user or between users, we want to know about it to make sure everyone is doing what they should be doing on our Website. Please keep in mind that we are simply a middleman for the trucking business, and in order to protect ourselves, you agree that you will not bring us into any dispute that may arise between users. In order to do so, you agree to release bid2load, its officers, employees, and agents from all claims, demands and damages, actual and consequential, of every kind and nature, known or unknown, in any way connected with such disputes.

USE OF THE INFORMATION AND DATA CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. bid2load does not give any applicable warranty or guarantee. While bid2load makes reasonable efforts to post accurate and timely information, we make no representations or warranties of the accuracy of content on the Site and assumes no liability or responsibility for inaccuracies, errors, or omissions in such content. The information and data on this site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranty or condition of any kind or nature, either express or implied. bid2load specifically disclaims the implied warranties of title, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability and non-infringement. In no event shall bid2load be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages however arising, including negligence, arising out of or in connection with this agreement and/or subscriber’s use of the Website. bid2load accepts no responsibility or liability for any use of the data and/or information or
reliance placed upon said data and/or information. bid2load makes no warranties that said data and/or information is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination. bid2load does not endorse or in any respect warrant any third party products or services by virtue of any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this Website. Some states do not allow the limitation of liability, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you. All Website users agree to indemnify and hold bid2load, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Disputes between you and bid2load regarding our services should be reported by e-mail. Users agree that any and all controversies or claims arising out of or relating to these TOS and/or subscriber’s use of the Website, except matters exclusively between authorized users and not involving bid2load, shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the Canadian Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Johannesburg South Africa, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Either user or bid2load may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Johannesburg South Africa, necessary to protect the rights or property of user or bid2load pending the completion of arbitration.

NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

NOTICES

bid2load may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the TOS, by either email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.

CHANGES TO THE TERMS

bid2load may update the Terms of Service to reflect changes in our services and customer feedback. If bid2load makes changes to any terms or conditions of the Terms of Service, these changes will be posted on our websites in a timely manner.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION

The bid2load logo and trademarks and service marks and other bid2load logos and product and service names are trademarks of bid2load (the "bid2load Marks"). Without bid2load's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the bid2load Marks.