POLICIES & DISCLAIMERS
Please note the following
Please take note of our below policies, disclaimers and corporate principles when engaging and interacting with our company.
PRIVACY, TECHNOLOGY, EMAIL, WEB AND DATA POLICIES
Stoak Technologies (Pty) Ltd operates the Stoak Technologies, Brewshield, WLT150, Structan, WineStabilizer and affiliate websites, which provides a focused range of organic and natural biotech extracts derived through a unique technology driven process.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.
Information Collection and Use
For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
To facilitate our Service;
To provide the Service on our behalf;
To perform Service-related services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
The material discussed is meant to provide general information, and should not be acted on without obtaining professional advice appropriately tailored to your individual needs.
Your use of any of the indicated websites and the information it contains is at your own risk. Before making any decisions or taking any action that might affect your personal business or finances, you should consult a qualified professional adviser.
This disclaimer applies to our original e-mail, any attachments and all subsequent e-mails or attachments that the Stoak Technologies (Registered Company: Liquid Tannin Marketing Pty (Ltd); a company incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (the “Company”) user may send.
Recipients of e-mail from the Company:
E-mails and their attachments (collectively referred to for convenience as “e-mail”) are intended for the named recipient/s ONLY. If you are not the named recipient (or their authorised representative) or an intended recipient of a copy of the e-mail, or have otherwise received the e-mail in error:
Kindly notify the sender (as specified in the e-mail) using the contact details contained in such e-mail and delete this message once you have notified the sender.
You may not forward, copy or otherwise transmit or disseminate the e-mail or any of the contents thereof to any person other than the named sender or an employee of the Company’s IT Department.
You may not print, save or otherwise store the e-mail or any of the contents thereof in electronic or physical form.
All reasonable precautions have been taken by us to ensure that no viruses are present in our e-mail to you, as the Company cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage arising from the use of the e-mail or attachments. We recommend that you scan all of your emails and attachments for viruses.
The e-mail and its contents are confidential, unless specifically stated or if this is manifestly clear from the context (including, by way of example, press releases and other official statements, issued by way of e-mail). If you are not certain of the confidentiality status of an e-mail please contact the sender to confirm this. In addition, e-mails may be logged for archival purposes and may be reviewed by parties at the Company other than those named in the message header. Any unauthorised copying, disclosure, adaption, distribution, publication and/or use of, or any other unauthorised action taken based on this e-mail message, is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful and an infringement of copyright.
Offers, warranties and representations:
The e-mail does not necessarily constitute an official representation of the Company unless this is specifically stated or clearly and objectively ascertainable from the contents of the e-mail itself.
E-mails from the Company do not, as a rule, contain warranties, representations or offers. You accordingly cannot rely on any purported warranty, representation or offer unless it is explicitly stated in the e-mail and the e-mail has been sent by a representative of the Company duly authorised to give warranties or make representations or offers on behalf of the Company.
Notwithstanding the above statement, the Company is entitled to rely on the contents of any e-mail sent to it (including warranties, representations or offers) unless otherwise provided.
All contracts formed through e-mailed electronic offer and acceptance must be formalised and confirmed through paper documents within two weeks of conclusion.
Use of scanned versions of hand-rendered signatures to give the impression that an e-mail has been “signed” by the sender, is not permitted by the Company and the inclusion of such a “signature” is of no additional force or effect.
Company employees are not authorised to conclude binding agreements on behalf of the Company by e-mail and nothing contained in this e-mail shall be construed as a legally binding agreement or an offer to contract.
While the Company uses its best endeavours to prevent loss or damage to third party systems, it cannot be held liable for any loss or damage due to viruses or other malicious code in an e-mail, corruption of data or any “denial of service” or similar exploit caused by a virus or malicious code.
Offensive e-mail content:
Our employees and other users of the Company e-mail are subject to policies that prohibit:
- the obscuring, suppressing, or replacing another user’s identity on an e-mail (pretending to be someone else);
- the use of the Company’s information and communications systems for the exercise of the employee’s right to free speech;
- sexual, religious, political and racial harassment;
- profanity, obscene, offensive, derogatory or defamatory remarks;
- otherwise unlawful communication via e-mail.
Accordingly, if an e-mail sent by a Company user breaches any of these provisions, that e-mail is sent in that person’s personal capacity and the Company is not liable for such messages. The Company will take appropriate disciplinary action against any person breaching these provisions and you can report any such breach to email@example.com
Transmission and Receipt:
In accordance with the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 (“ECTA”), an e-mail is only deemed to be received by the Company once this is confirmed to you orally or in writing and an e-mail is deemed to have been sent by the Company or its workers as soon as this is reflected in the Company’s mail server logs. An auto-reply shall not constitute a response for purpose hereof.
Disclosure of e-mail address:
The e-mail address of any employee of the Company who is a party to this e-mail may not be used, copied, sold, disclosed, shared or incorporated into any database or mailing list for spamming and/or online marketing practices without the prior consent of the employee and/or the Company.
This e-mail disclaimer is enforceable and binding on the recipient in terms of sections 11(1) to 11(3) of ECTA. This e-mail disclaimer shall at all times take precedence over any other e-mail disclaimer(s).
This e-mail disclaimer shall be governed by the law of South Africa. Any dispute arising from or in connection with this disclaimer shall be resolved at Cape Town in accordance with the AFSA by an independent appointed arbitrator.
Every effort has been made to ensure that Stoak Technologies products are stable, reliable and deliver consistent and predictable results. Stoak Technologies products are all organic and naturally derived and have been designed to work in a wide variety of applications. The industry and environment our extracts are used in however vary enormously and the results of dosing may vary greatly in production of finished goods. The expected outcome and results of dosing are therefore highly dependant upon the customers own production, raw materials, packaging, storage and logistics environments and he/she is required to perform their own testing and evaluation prior to use in any production. Neither Stoak Technologies nor its officers or agents shall be responsible for loss or damage arising from the use of its extracts.
NATURAL, SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE OUTCOMES
At the top of our corporate focus and responsibility is to the planet we live in, we commit to uphold the principles of healthy, sustainable, considered and ethical business practices.
We commit to finding ways to reduce our footprint on the environment and to assist in alleviating waste and the use of unnecessary chemicals and other harmful agents.
We are committed to finding technology based solutions to improve the food we eat and the corresponding pressure this puts on the natural food chain.