Free delivery on all Photographic Equipment in SA above the order value of R1000.00 (Please see Return and Refunds policy for conditions for free delivery)
If you plan to register, please read the terms and conditions carefully, and remember to re-visit this page periodically, as our terms and conditions may be updated without prior notification.
Prices subject to the exchange rate, stock availability and terms and conditions
By shopping or browsing on this Site, you:
Represent and warrant that you have read and understood these terms and conditions as well as the policies displayed on this Site; and
Agree to be bound by these terms and conditions as well as the policies.
Foto Discount World reserves the right, without prior notice, to discontinue or change pricing or specifications on Products and services offered on this Site without incurring any liability whatsoever.
All terms and conditions and all trade are in accordance with the Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008.
Terms and Conditions:
All prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances.
- We take great care to make sure our prices are correct. Because we are human we can make mistakes. E&OE
- This is an online shop. Some of the items on the website we have to order from the suppliers and all stock are not kept in our shop but warehouses.
- We send all orders with The Courier Guy. Delivery normally takes Max. 2-10 working days. All courier charges are free for your area, unless otherwise stated.
- Deliveries are done from Monday to Friday during office hours. No deliveries are done on weekends and public holidays.
- Stock takes 1-3 days to arrive from our suppliers when they have stock. We dispatch within 24 hours from receiving the stock. When the suppliers are out of stock we will get an ETA from them.
- We use WalletDoc, R10000-00 for credit and debit cards, for larger amounts we use EFT on our website. Banking details are provided when you place an order. We only dispatch the order when the money reflects in our account.
- We only place an order with our supplier (if we don’t have stock) the moment you have paid the order.
- Payments must be done in 48 hours after the order has been placed. Orders not paid within 48 hours will be canceled due to limited time on specials.
Disclaimer for Errors and Omissions:
Foto Discount World T/A Foto Digital World makes every reasonable effort to ensure the accuracy and validity of the information provided on its web pages. However, as policies, price points, dates, conditions, stock availability, and information are continually changing; Foto Digital World reserves the right to change at any time without notice, the information contained on this website and makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Some products that are not in stock need to be imported and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations. These prices are not fixed and will be calculated when the stock is delivered to our shop.
Warranty and Liability:
The website user must understand that information on this website is provided with no express or implied warranty and that Foto Discount World accepts no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site or damages as a result of relying on information contained within this site.
A detailed description of goods and/or services:
Foto Discount World is a business in the retail industry that markets electronics such as Photographic Equipment, HiFi, and Appliances.
(Cost for delivery, where items were sent FREE OF CHARGE, will be recovered at a cost of R200.00 per delivery, as this service is provided with successful completion of a sale. If goods are to be returned. There and back will then be R 400-00.
Deliveries are done from Monday to Friday during office hours. No deliveries are done on weekends and public holidays.
Foto Discount World shall take all reasonable efforts to ensure that when stock is no longer available, that offers thereof are discontinued. However, should we be unable to fulfill any order placed by you at the advertised price due to stock having sold out, we will notify you and you will be entitled to a refund of the amount paid by you for such product.
Some products that are not in stock need to be imported and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations. These prices are not fixed and will be calculated when the stock is delivered to our shop. Under no circumstances will Foto Discount World be liable to you for failing to supply products ordered by you if the shortage of stock or capacity is due to circumstances beyond Foto Discount World’s control. In such circumstances Foto Discount World will take reasonable steps to inform you of the shortage of stock or capacity as soon as it is practicable to do so.
Subject to availability and confirmation of payment, requests will be processed within 5 days and delivery confirmed by way of booking no. All couriered deliveries are send “economy” and can take MAX. from 5-7 working days. If you desire to have it delivered sooner we can get a quotation from the courier company for your account. Please note The Courier Guy Couriers have their own Terms and Conditions we have to adhere to when we make use of their service.
When you pay for the Products, the Products will only be sent for delivery to you once your payment has cleared in Foto Discount World’s bank account, and is reflected as a payment on Foto Discount World’s bank statement within 5 working days of the date of the placement of your order. In order to protect our interests as well as yours, Foto Discount World may scrutinize transactions to prevent attempted fraud. A transaction may be refused if Foto Discount World is not satisfied that it is legitimate.
WE DO NOT TAKE ELECTRONIC PROOF OF PAYMENT AS A GUARANTEE OF PAYMENT.
PLEASE NOTE: Free delivery for items sent in South Africa is only applicable on Cameras, Flashguns, Lenses, Binoculars and Range Finders above an order value of R1000.00. All other product will be charged except if noted different.
The offering on this website is available to South African clients only.
Return and Refunds policy:
The provision of goods and services by Foto Digital World is subject to availability. In cases of unavailability, Foto Digital World will refund the client in full on Tuesdays, within 7 days. Stocks of all goods on offer are limited. Foto Digital World shall take all reasonable efforts to ensure that when stock is no longer available, that offers thereof are discontinued. However, should we be unable to fulfill any order placed by you at the advertised price due to stock having sold out, we will notify you and you will be entitled to a refund of the amount paid by you for such product. In the case of refunds, any monies due to you will be paid back into the bank account from which payment was received from you.
- Goods will only be returnable within 7 working days from the date when the unit was received.
- All goods that are returned must still be sealed in the original, unused condition. Removing the sealed packaging or using and repacking the item will void the option to return the unit. Sufficient information regarding the product is provided for intended use on our website and the manufacturers’ website. Please ensure you purchase the correct product for the correct purpose as per the specifications.
- Any fees for damaged or missing packaging will be deducted from the original transaction cost.
- Goods that are returned without packaging or damaged packaging, rendering it not resalable, will not be taken back or refunded.
- Cost for delivery, where items were sent FREE OF CHARGE, will be recovered at a cost of R200.00 per delivery, as this service is provided with successful completion of a sale. Delivery to you is R200.00, if you want us to collect at our cost it will be R200.00 for collecting. The total amount is R400.00
- You can use your own courier to return the product. Please use insurance as we will only accept the unit if in the same condition as when sent out. Damage or loss that may occur when you use your own courier will be for your account to pay. We will not refund the unit if the courier caused damage or if they lost the unit. R200.00 will still be charged for sending the unit.
Replacement Products & Refunds
Products sold are not for “Try and buy”. We will only replace a faulty or damaged unit. Please ensure you purchase the correct product.
Should Foto Digital World supply the incorrect Product or if the Product supplied is damaged or faulty, Foto Digital World shall exchange the Product for a new one, provided that the damaged or incorrect unit is returned in its original packaging with all warranty cards, manuals, and accessories within 10 business days of the delivery of the Product to you. Cash refunds will not be given. Foto Digital World will replace any damaged or faulty Product or an incorrect Product with a new Product.
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors of the products that appear on the site. As the actual colors you see will depend on your computer’s monitor we cannot guarantee, however, that your monitor’s display of any color will be accurate.
All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in all materials, including trademarks, logos, photographs, images, text and other graphics which form part of the Site are owned by Foto Discount World alternatively the Foto Discount World is the lawful user thereof. Such rights are protected by both South African and international intellectual property laws. All data and information communicated to or from the Site and/or any Site information as well as the database is the sole property of the Foto Discount World.
Foto Discount World permits you to view, electronically copy and print portions of the Site for the sole purpose of placing an order with us for any of the products. Any use of materials on the Site other than for the purpose noted above including, without limitation, the unauthorized submission, removal, modification, dissemination, copying or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content, without the prior written consent of Foto Discount World and/or the lawful trademark and/or copyright owner (if applicable), is prohibited and constitutes an unlawful infringement of the intellectual property rights of Foto Discount World and/or such trademark and/or copyright owner
” Foto Discount World”, the “Foto Discount World” logo as well as all other marks, logos and trade names appearing on this Site are trademarks of either Foto Discount World, its holding company or affiliates in the Republic of South Africa, or of third parties who have authorized Foto Discount World to display such trademarks on the Site. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the trademarks displayed on this Site without the express prior written consent of Foto Discount World. Your use of any of the trademarks displayed on the Site or in any of its contents is strictly prohibited. You may not copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or modify any of the trademarks appearing on this Site. You further undertake not to infringe any right of the Foto Discount World or trademark owners in respect of such trademarks. The use of the trademarks on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.
Foto Discount World shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA). The PAIA may be downloaded from http://www.polity.org.za/html/govdocs/legislation/2000/act2.pdf
Payment options accepted:
Credit and Debit card payments on Payfast up to R10000-00. Payment may be made via bank transfer into the Foto Discount World bank account, the details of which will be provided on request. To purchase Products on the Foto Discount World Online Site you must be over the age of 18 (eighteen) and have access to electronic banking to make payment via Payfast and EFT.
Should you wish to purchase a product that requires you to be in possession of a valid television license we will be entitled, in our sole and absolute discretion, to refuse to sell you the Product, alternatively withhold delivery of the Product to you until such time as you have provided us with a valid TV license or the information and documents we are required to obtain from you in terms of applicable legislation including, without limitation, your personal information as well as a copy of your identity document.
Subject to availability, the price you pay for Products will be the price shown on the Foto Discount World Online Site on the date that you order and pay for such Products.
Special promotions may be subject to certain conditions, including stock availability and limited offer stipulations. Time-based pricing is only available during the times stipulated on the site.
The price of each Product is the price displayed on the Foto Discount World Online Site. In the event of a Product being on special, this price will be displayed. All prices are quoted in South Africa Rand (ZAR) and include VAT at the rate of 15% unless otherwise stipulated. Delivery costs are calculated taking into account the area of delivery as well as the weight of each Product being delivered and are quoted separately.
Whilst all precautions are taken by the Foto Discount World to provide correct pricing on this Site, in the event that an error does occur, Foto Discount World will not be obliged to provide you with the affected Product at such incorrect price.
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).
Disclaimers and Exclusions of Liability:
You expressly agree that use of the Site is entirely at your own risk. The Site and its contents are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and has not been compiled to meet individual requirements. It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself, before entering into this Agreement, that the service available from and through this Site meets your requirements, and is compatible with the hardware and/or software used by you.
Foto Discount World makes no representations nor gives warranties of any kind, whether express or implied including, without limitation, with respect to the Site, its contents, the accuracy thereof or any warranties or representations regarding the effectiveness of any security or encryption facilities or with regard to the availability of Products and/or delivery arrangements and times.
Foto Discount World disclaims all representations and warranties including, but not limited to, warranties as to the availability, accuracy or content of information, products or services, and warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of information, goods or services.
Foto Discount World does not warrant that the functions provided by the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free from viruses or other harmful components. Save as expressly set out herein, Foto Discount World shall under no circumstances whatsoever be liable to you, including without limitation, as a result of or in connection with the Foto Discount World negligent acts or omissions or those of their employees, agents, representatives, sub-contractors or other persons for whom in law they may be liable (in whose favor this constitutes a contract or undertaking for their benefit), for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage of any kind whatsoever or howsoever caused (and whether arising under contract, delict or otherwise), sustained by either you, the recipient of the Products or services or any other person arising from or as a result of any sale concluded in terms of this Agreement, the delivery, non-delivery, incorrect, erroneous or late delivery, the use or possession of the Products or services.
Foto Discount World, its directors, employers, sub-contractors, agents, representatives, affiliates and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to the use of or reliance upon the Site (including any information contained thereon) or the Internet. You hereby indemnify Foto Discount World from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred including, without limitation, in respect of any claim or demand by any third party by reason of any act or omission on your part or that of any family member, agent or representative acting on your behalf in connection with transactions concluded on the Site and/or in terms of this Agreement and/or in relation to the receipt of Products or services supplied by Foto Discount World pursuant to any such order.
Notwithstanding any other provisions contained herein, the Foto Discount World liability whether in contract or delict arising from any breach of any obligation in terms of this Agreement, negligence or otherwise shall not exceed at any time the value of the Product(s) in respect of which any such dispute or claim arises.
By accessing this Site you warrant and represent to Foto Discount World that you are legally entitled to purchase the Products and that all the details you have provided are true and complete. Information, ideas, and opinions expressed on this Site should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Foto Discount World. You should consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this Site.
Foto Discount World, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the operation of the Site at any time without prior notice to you and without the need to give you reasons for such termination or suspension.
We may change the terms of this Agreement from time to time without notice to you. Any amendments will take effect immediately on posting of the amendments on the Site. You shall be deemed to have accepted any changed terms should you continue to use the Site.
If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms.
This Agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof. Any indulgence of extension of time granted by Foto Discount World to you shall not be construed as a waiver or variation of any of our rights or remedies.
At the option of Foto Discount World, any dispute arising out of the Agreement may be brought in any Magistrates’ Court of competent jurisdiction notwithstanding that the amount in issue may exceed the jurisdiction of such court.
The Site is hosted and managed in the Republic of South Africa and this Agreement is accordingly governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
Any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between the parties on any matter provided for in, or arising out of this Agreement, may be submitted to confidential arbitration in Pretoria, South Africa in terms of the expedited rules of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa.
Foto Discount World chooses its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this Agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents at Shop A6, Finforum, Mezereon Place, Magalieskruin, Pretoria 0182 and marked for the attention of the Operational Director
Foto Discount World may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.
This web site is run by a close corporation based in South Africa trading as Foto Discount World and with registration number ck2002/070272/23 and Wynand van Niekerk (Director).