Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

IMPORTANT NOTICE - further terms and conditions such as the returns policy is displayed as a link from this website and users can access same after the item selection but before the payment cycle. This policy is also deemed to be part of these website terms and conditions.

In this document:

  • Mini World Models means Mini World Models; and Site means this website

1.1 Persons using the Mini World Models website for any reason whatsoever, subject themselves to and agree to the terms and conditions of Mini World Models when accessing the website as set out below.
1.2 This website is intended to provide the user with information regarding Mini World Models, its products offered and/or services rendered.
1.3 Without derogating from the a foregoing, Mini World Models hereby authorises the user to view, copy, download to a local drive, print and distribute the content of this website, or any part thereof, provided that:
1.3.1 such content is used for information and/or business transactions with Mini World Models only; and
1.3.2 any reproduction of this the content of this web site, or portion thereof, must include the following copyright notice: © Mini World Models 2021 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

All content, trademarks and data on this website, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, and designs are the property of or licensed to Mini World Models, and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties.
3.1 The full name and legal status of the website owner is: Gordon Winson
3.2 The full address of the website owner is detailed hereunder.
3.3 The website address of this website is: www.miniworldmodels.com
3.4 Office bearers of Mini World Models:  Gordon Winson

3.5 Physical address for receipt of legal service: 7 Heather Heights Heather Park George
3.6 Main business: Railway Model Manufacturing
3.7.1 Taxes: The following taxes are levied - Value-Added Tax,
3.7.2 Manner of payment: All major credit cards, Bank Transfers, Cash Deposits and PayPal.
3.7.3 Records of transactions: A record of the transaction is e-mailed to the user.

4.1 Ordering any items without completing the purchase cycle shall not:
4.1.1 constitute or give rise to any agreement between Mini World Models and users cannot hold Mini World Models liable if such items are not available when the purchase cycle is completed later.
4.2 An agreement between Mini World Models and a user shall only come into effect if and when a credit card authorisation is received from an issuing bank; or
4.3 Mini World Models reserves the right to refuse to accept and/or execute an order without giving any reasons therefore. Mini World Models also reserves the right to cancel orders in whole or in part in Mini World Models sole and absolute discretion.
Mini World Models shall only be liable to refund monies already paid by the user.
4.4 Time of dispatch: Users may collect the merchandise from  Mini World Models, otherwise all items will be dispatched by courier or postal service as requested by the user.  Courier or postal service rates are payable by the user and unless specified by the user, shipped at the users risk.  Insurance costs will be payable by the user and at the applicable courier or postal service rates.
4.5 Payment security: Payment handled by PayFast and PayPal. 
4.6 Alternative dispute resolution: None
4.7 Cooling-off period: You have the right to return goods or services purchased from this site within 7 days if such goods or services are not listed in section 42 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002. This right does not extend to the following goods and/or services:
(a) by way of an auction;
(b) where the price for the supply of goods or services is dependent on fluctuations in the financial markets and which cannot be controlled by the supplier;
(c) where the goods-
(i) are made to the consumer's specifications;
(ii) or clearly personalized;
(iii) by reason of their nature cannot be returned; or
(d) where such merchandise is unsealed by the consumer;
(e) where the supplier undertakes, when the transaction is concluded, to provide the purchased items on a specific date or within a specific period.
4.8 The user has the right to review, correct and cancel electronic transactions before the user effects payment and/or places an order.
4.9 The user may lodge a complaint at the Consumer Affairs Committee, as the case may be, if this site does not comply with Chapter VII of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act and/or this agreement.
4.10 By using this website or communicating with Mini World Models by electronic means, the user consents and acknowledges that any and all agreements, notices, disclosures, or any other communication satisfies any legal requirement, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be "in writing".

5.1 Mini World Models expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to alter and/or amend any criteria or information set out in this website without prior notice.
5.2 Mini World Models reserves the right to change and amend the prices quoted on this website without any notice.
5.3 The user undertakes to check Mini World Models frequently and to acquaint themselves with the changes and/or amendments in the information supplied on the website.

6.1 Mini World Models protects a user's privacy.
6.2 No personal information will be disclosed to third parties without the user's permission or due process, however, Mini World Models may share personal information with business partners.
6.3 Mini World Models gathers and will be in possession of the following private and personal information of users:
6.3.1 Information provided by the user voluntarily - this information is used to provide a better service to users; and
6.3.2 Information automatically provided (e.g. cookies) - this information is gathered to better your browsing and interaction with Mini World Models. Cookies cannot harm your computer or carry viruses.
6.4 By using this website the User consents to the following:
6.4.1 Mini World Models may use your personal information to communicate with the user from time to time. Users may indicate if they do not wish to receive such communications;
6.4.2 Mini World Models may use user's information for non-personal statistical purposes;
6.4.3 Mini World Models retains the copyright in databases of personal information of users.

7.1 No information or data on this website is an offer, but merely an invitation to do business.
7.2 Merely sending a data message to this website shall conclude no agreements or its owners, valid agreements are only concluded as detail above.
7.3 Data messages, such as e-mail, are only deemed to have been received by Mini World Models once replied to and such a reply does not include an auto-reply.

The use of non-malicious search technology, such as "web-crawlers" or "web-spiders", to search and gain information from this web site is not permitted if such technology will result in slowing down this web site' server or copyright infringement of any data and information available from this website. Data and information may only be used in compliance with sections 1 hereof.

9.1 Mini World Models may provide links to the user only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply Mini World Models's endorsement of such sites.
9.2 Linked websites or pages are not subject to the control of Mini World Models. Mini World Models shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the contents, use, or inability to use or access any linked websites or any links contained in a linked website

10.1 All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user's information.
10.2 User's undertake not to divulge their user name and passwords to any other person
10.3 It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any page on this web site, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website. Any person who delivers or attempts to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this website shall be held criminally liable, and in the event that Mini World Models should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.

11.1 Subject to the provisions of sections 43(5) and 43(6) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, Mini World Models shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this website or the services or content provided from and through this website. Furthermore, Mini World Models makes no representations or warranties, implied or otherwise, that, amongst others, the content and technology available from this website are free from errors or omissions or that the service will be 100% uninterrupted and error free.
11.2 This website is supplied on an "as is" basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet the user's individual requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the user to satisfy itself prior to entering into this agreement with Mini World Models that the service available from and through this web site will meet the user's individual requirements and be compatible with the user's hardware and/or software
11.3 Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Mini World Models and users are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this site
11.4 All items purchased from Mini World Models are made pursuant to agreements with shipping and delivery agents and risk of loss pass from Mini World Models to such agents upon delivery of any item to such Mini World Models or its partners
11.5 Neither Mini World Models nor any of its agents or representatives shall be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use any product sold on this website.

12.1 These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between Mini World Models and you, the user of this website. Any failure by Mini World Models to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
12.2 In the event that any term or condition of the use of this website is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such unenforceable or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.

If you have any questions, queries or wish to request permission to use any part of this website, please contact us at:
Street Address: 7 Heather Heights Heather Park George
Telephone: +27 (0)83 941 7879



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