Terms & Conditions

Description of Goods and Services

Bikalot is a business in the sports industry with a cycling focus that produces, imports and distributes products through our network of retail stores and online.

Export restriction

The offering on this website is currently only available to clients in South Africa. Should you be interested in an international purchase, please send us a mail to info@bikalot.com

Limitation of Liability

We have taken great care to ensure that the information presented on this website is correct. There may unknowingly be errors or inaccuracies and thus bikalot.com is used at your own risk.

bikalot.com can not be held responsible for any loss, liability or damages whether these may be direct, indirect or consequential as a result of the use of the bikalot.com website or it’s products.

Warranty’s and returns

bikalot.com carries a extensive warranty on our products against any defect in workmanship or materials. Warranties can only be affected once the product has been returned to bikalot.com and a warranty inspection has taken place.

If you are dissatisfied with an item purchased on bikalot.com, you can return it provided the following:

  • You have a valid tax invoice from bikalot.com
  • Your purchase was within the last 30 days.
  • For returns, the product should be in it’s original undamaged packaging and condition.
  • Apparel can not be returned for hygiene reasons.
  • Returned items must be sent back to bikalot.com at the purchasers cost.
  • If you receive an item which is damaged or not what you ordered, please contact us immediately on info@bikalot.com and we will assist further. We will arrange for collection of the item at our cost.
  • If a product was not used for it’s intended purpose, the warranty will be void.
  • Returns may be subject to a handling fee.

Shipping

We offer free shipping on orders over R750. We have a flat shipping rate of R80 on orders under R750.

Orders will be queued as soon as the transaction has been completed and funds received in our bank account. Processing can take up to 3 days during peak periods and delivery time will be within 2-3 days.

We use a 3rd party courier service and can not be held responsible for non-delivery or late delivery due to their not being someone available to receive the package at the delivery address.

Customer Privacy Policy

All your credit card details and details concerning your account are always encoded with SSL protocol.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a system of transferring encoded data via Internet. It conceals your data from unauthorized persons and therefore does not allow for misuse of your data or your credit card. If a website is secured by SSL, you will see a padlock icon at the bottom of your browser. Of course, you will find more details about SSL on Wikipedia.
Details regarding your address and order are collected automatically. Thus, we can update our data register and keep your account, we can also contact you with reference to the order, products, services and marketing offers.
The said data may be made available to our contractors for the purpose of order completion. They may be also given to third parties for marketing purposes. At any time, you may cancel your consent for using, processing and transferring your data to the third parties for marketing purposes, sending an e-mail to info@bikalot.com.
This website is using Google Analytics, a website analytical service by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are saved on your computer and allow to personalize use of the website. Information contained in cookies regarding your usage of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server in the USA and saved there. Google uses this information in order to verify how you use the website and to prepare reports on website traffic for the authors of the site and to develop services related to the website activity. Google sends this information to third parties, if statutory provisions provide so or if the third parties process this information on Google's order. Your IP will definitely not be compiled with other Google data.
You may prevent cookies from installing if you appropriately set your web browser. However, should you do so, some functions on the website may become unavailable for you. When you decide to use this website, you agree on your data processing for the above mentioned purposes by Google, as above described.

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Stock availability

Every effort is made to ensure that items displayed on the website are in stock. Should bikalot.com not be able to fulfill an order due to being out of stock, a return will be issued to the customer.

Stock availability during specials and promotions is strictly on a ‘while stocks last’ basis.

Payment and Security

bikalot.com uses a a secure online payment solution from Paygate, which features the latest SSL3 encryption technology and no card details are stored on the website. Users may go to www.paygate.co.za to view their security certificate and security policy. Payment can be made via MasterCard and Visa.

EFT payments are also possible, please ensure that the applicable reference number is used and the exact funds are transferred. The order will only be processed once funds have cleared into our account.

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).

Responsibility

bikalot.com takes responsibility for all aspects relating to the transaction including sale of goods and services sold on this website, customer service and support, dispute resolution and delivery of goods.

Country of domicile
This website is governed by the laws of South Africa and bikalot.com  chooses as its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature: Unit 20177 Belaire Estate, Somerset West, 7130

Variation

bikalot.com  may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.

Company information

This website is run by Bikalot Com Pty Ltd based in South Africa trading as private company and with registration number  2015 / 275681 / 07 and directors Earle John Loxton and Christopher James Wolhuter.