Our Terms and Conditions of use
You may only use this site to browse the content, make legitimate purchases and shall not use this site for any other purposes, including without limitation, to make any speculative, false or fraudulent purchase. Alfie Balloons (Pty.) Ltd cannot be held liable for misuse of any balloon designs purchased on this site. This site and the content provided in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed. Deep-linking, embedding or using analogous technology is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws.
Ownership in all goods sold and delivered shall remain vested in Alfie Balloons until the full purchase price has been paid.
We make every effort to display as accurately as possible the colours, features, specifications, and details of the décor balloon designs available. However, we do not guarantee that the colours, features, specifications, and details of the décor balloon designs will be accurate, complete, reliable, current, or free of other errors, and your electronic display may not accurately reflect the actual colours and details of the décor balloon designs. The goods supplied can be used inside or outside a building, and we can’t be held accountable for any damages that occur the goods after goods was delivered or collected by you. Any such statements made shall not give rise to any liability or whatsoever nature on our part, our employees, subcontractors or subsidiaries. We will not be liable to you for any loss, damage or expense of any nature, whether direct, special, indirect or consequential, including but not limited to loss of health arising out of our distribution’s performance or your use of the goods. You indemnify and hold us (including our employees or subcontractors) harmless against all claims of whatsoever nature that may be brought or threatened against us by any third party arising from or in connection with any defect, latent or otherwise in any of the goods supplied by us.
All transactions will be processed in South African Rand (ZAR). We accept VISA and MasterCard credit card payments as well as Instant EFT via the website
We also provide the option to pay only on receipt of the invoice.
We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials from the Website).
The Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa whose Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.
When you visit our online shop or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. Such communications may be facilitated by third parties. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Pet Hero and is protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Pet Hero and protected by international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Pet Hero or its software suppliers and protected by international copyright laws.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Our online shop sells balloon designs to adults, who can purchase with a credit card. If you are under 18, you may use our online shop only with involvement of a parent or guardian. We and our providers/affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
Except where noted otherwise, the List Price displayed for balloon designs on our website represents the full retail price listed on the product itself, suggested by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in accordance with standard industry practice; or the estimated retail value for a comparably featured item offered elsewhere. The List Price is a comparative price estimate and may or may not represent the prevailing price in our physical facility or for other providers of the same product in every area on any particular day. For certain items that are offered as a set, the List Price may represent “open-stock” prices, which means the aggregate of the manufacturer’s estimated or suggested retail price for each of the items included in the set.
Alfie Balloons reserves the right to change its prices and pricing structure at any time and without notice. These prices however will always be displayed and visible before purchase.
Despite our best efforts, a small number of the items in our catalog may be mispriced. If an item’s correct price is higher than our stated price, we will, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before delivery or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
Please note that this policy applies only to balloon designs sold and delivered through our online shop. Your purchases are charged at the time you place your order.
Due to the popularity of some balloon designs or services, our suppliers may not always have balloon designs or service ordered by you in stock. If the balloon designs and services ordered by you are not available or only a portion is available, you may cancel the order, or re-order the quantity that is available. Once the balloon designs or services become available, it will be delivered to you.
We reserve the right to cancel an order at any time.
This site is provided by us on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or balloon designs included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that this site, its servers, or e-mail sent from us or through our third party providers are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
Neither us, nor our directors, members, owners, employees, officers, suppliers or service providers make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of our online shop website or the information, content, materials, or balloon designs included on the website. You expressly agree that your use of our online shop website is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by South African law, we and our directors, members, owners, employees, officers, suppliers, or service providers disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that our website, its servers, or e-mail sent from us or third party providers are free of viruses or other harmful code. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of our website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
In no event shall we, our directors, members, owners, employees, officers, or our suppliers or service providers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use of our website, our services or this agreement (however arising, including negligence). Our liability and that of our directors, members, owner , employees, officers, suppliers, and service providers to you or any third parties in any circumstance is limited to R500.00.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you;
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
- When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shipping & Payment
FREE DELIVERY for orders in Brakpan, Gauteng Area.
Delivery in GAUTENG province is at a flat rate of R50.00 per delivery.
We cannot deliver to any of the other provinces in South Africa because of inflated balloon designs that might get damaged during long distance delivery.
PLEASE NOTE: Alfie Balloons wants to get your orders to you as quickly as possible. However, there are a number of logistical factors to consider in the delivery of (often bulky) orders. Please allow 3 business days for delivery to take place.
Alfie Balloons is based in Brakpan, Gauteng and all our products are shipped to Gauteng province only. We strive to deliver your parcels to you as soon as possible as we know how important your event is to you. We don't make use of external courier companies to ensure you get the best experience and that your balloon designs arrive in good condition.
When you place your order we will source the stock as soon as possible from our our warehouse or from the suppliers. We then prepare and create your balloon design. Our drivers will deliver the parcels to the address you supplied when placing the order. Please remember to add clear instructions to your order if there are certain conditions we need to follow or if there are specific times the designs need to be delivered.
We will continue to go the extra mile to make sure your orders are shipped and delivered as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible.
If you have any questions or queries, please contact us.
We make use of PayFast payment gateway for secure online payments in South Africa with the following payment methods:
- Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards
- Instant EFT
- Visa and Mastercard Debit Cards
We also provide the option to only pay on receipt of an invoice.
Please take note, no order will be processed until proof of full payment has been received.
We don't except any returns because the balloon designs can not be guaranteed.
We make use of a very high quality decor balloons for all our designs but that does't guarantee that the balloons are "pop proof".
In warm weather, Latex Balloons will typically only last outside for a day. Sun, Wind and heat will biodegrade the latex.
Helium does not work well outdoors in the heat. (Like all substances, helium molecules, which are less dense than air to begin with, expand when heated. This expansion of molecules causes helium to be even less dense. Steadily increased heat and pressure from the moving molecules will eventually lead to the balloon popping.)
Helium filled balloons normally float for a maximum of 8 hours in good weather conditions or indoors.