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Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

Greetings from The Grape Community and welcome to our site! We extend the following information to assure you, our guest, that we are concerned about and respect your privacy while visiting our website. The Grape Community will never sell, lease or rent your confidential information. We will always endeavour to take steps to assure that any information you provide to us will remain secure. We want you to feel safe in your online experience while visiting our site. We therefore request that you take a moment to review the following valuable information.

Collection of Information

The Grape Community does not collect personal information without your knowledge during your visit to our website. However, The Grape Community does at times ask that you provide us with personal information while online. The type of information we collect typically, but not always, corresponds directly with the service you request. For instance, you can make donations, when requested you can offer your thoughts, opinions, concerns, ideas, personal experiences, questions and/or suggestions to our resources, contests, or radio broadcasts, or you can request that a resource be sent to you directly from our Online Resource Centre. As a visitor, the personal information you provide may also be used to improve the usability of, and information available on, our sites. In other words, at times we will ask you for more information, beyond just your name and contact information, than is needed to facilitate our response to your specific request. Your provision of such additional information is your acknowledgement that you consent to our use of such information to better serve you, our visitor, and others coming to our website.
The Grape Community will not sell, lease or rent its mailing list or any of your confidential information to any outside organisation or individual. However, we may need to disclose personal information as required by law, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, search warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request, to enforce our Terms of Service, or site rules; or to protect the safety and security of our visitors and our sites.

Security

Our website’s ecommerce system uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions from your computer to our website. You are able to see when the SSL encryption is active either by the "padlock" icon at the bottom of your browser's window or by a blue line around the window. In certain areas, password protection is used to protect your privacy and security.

Changes

The Grape Community reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and requests that you review this policy for updates.

Questions or Suggestions

Please direct all questions or comments regarding this privacy policy to The Grape Community [Address]. This website may provide links to external websites maintained by individuals or organisations external to The Grape Community. Once you access information that links you to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the website containing the information you have linked to.

The use of Cookies:

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website can store on your system. Our website does not place cookies on your computer.

Terms and Conditions of Use

We have taken every effort to design our website to be useful, informative, helpful, honest and fun. Hopefully we've accomplished that — and would ask that you let us know if you'd like to see improvements or changes that would make it even easier for you to find the information you need and want.

The Grape Community exists to bring families closer to each other and to our Creator. Our website is based on a set of foundational Christian beliefs.
All we ask is that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions. Take a few minutes to look them over because by using our sites you automatically agree to them. We reserve the right to make any modifications that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the The Grape Community website means that you accept those changes.

Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials

All materials contained in the The Grape Community websites ("Online Material") are the copyrighted property of The Grape Community. Any trademark, service mark, and trade name are proprietary to The Grape Community. No online material from our website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. [except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that you

  1. retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices,
  2. you make no modifications to the materials,
  3. you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute our Online Material in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the The Grape Community sites. Any attempt to modify any online material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.

Submitting Your Online Material to Us

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to The Grape Community through our sites (other than information we promise to protect under our Privacy Policy), becomes and remains our property, even if this agreement is later terminated.

That means that we don't have to treat any such submission as confidential. You can't sue us for using ideas you submit. If we use them, or anything like them, we don't have to pay you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we deem appropriate to our The Grape Community mission, without compensating you or anyone else for them.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Donations

Payment options accepted
Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, Diners or American Express credit cards or by bank transfer into [Company's] bank account, the details of which will be provided on request.

Credit card acquiring and security
Credit card transactions will be acquired for The Grape Community via Paygate. Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, Diners or American Express credit cards or by bank transfer into [Company's] via PayGate (Pty) Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for Standard Bank of South Africa. PayGate uses the strictest form of encryption, namely Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3) and no credit card details are stored on the website. Users may go to www.paygate.co.za to view their security certificate and security policy.

Customer details separate from card details
Customer details will be stored by The Grape Community separately from card details which are entered by the client on PayGate’s secure site. For more detail on PayGate refer to www.paygate.co.za

Merchant Outlet country and transaction currency
The merchant outlet country at the time of presenting payment options to the cardholder is South Africa. Transaction currency is South African Rand (ZAR).

Cancellation of Recurring DonationsIf you wish to cancel your recurring donation please contact The Grape Community on Tel 021 860 3400 or email us at info@tegrapecommunity.co.za and let us know. Please give us your full name, the project you are giving to and the amount you have been donating. We will cancel your recurring donation immediately.

 

Variation
The Grape Community may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.