Terms & Conditions


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Our website address is: https://lafriquestudios.co.za.



These general terms and conditions (the “General Conditions”) apply when you as a consumer (the “Customer”) place an order via www.lafriquestudios.co.za and related pages, (the “Website”). The agreement is concluded between you and LAFRIQUE Photography and Studios, company reg. no…. (”LAFRIQUE Photography and studios”). Detailed contact information and other information about LAFRIQUE are set forth on the Website.


Do to the nature in how we as the COMPANY (lafriquestudios.co.za) some Countries due request purchases that “The Customer must be minimum 18 years old to order via the Website. In accordance with the example to South African law, LAFRIQUE does not accept any credit purchases by persons below 18 years of age. LAFRIQUE reserves the right to deny or change a Customer’s order (e.g. if the Customer has provided incorrect personal data and/or has any record for non-payment of debt).


LAFRIQUE shall have no liability in case products are sold out, nor for image or typographical errors on the Website, e.g. errors in the product description or technical specification, inaccurate prices and price adjustments (such as changed prices from suppliers, change in currencies) or incorrect information with regards to whether a product is in stock. LAFRIQUE is entitled to rectify any such errors and, at any time, to change or update the information. If an inaccurate price has been stated for a product ordered by the Customer, LAFRIQUE will naturally notify the Customer accordingly and await the Customer’s approval of the amended price prior to LAFRIQUE continuing with the order process. All images on the Website shall be considered solely as illustrations. Such illustrations do not guarantee to reproduce the exact appearance of the product. LAFRIQUE is not responsible for any information by third parties provided for on the Website.


The Website and all its content is owned by LAFRIQUE Photography and Studios or its licensors. The information is protected by intellectual property and marketing legislation. This means that trademarks, company names, product names, images and graphics, design, layout and information about products, services, and other content may not be copied or used without the prior written consent of LAFRIQUE Studios.



In order to place an order through the Website, the Customer must accept the General Conditions. By accepting the General Conditions, the Customer undertakes to comply with the General Conditions in its entirety and acknowledges that they have read the information on personal data and cookies and consents to the use according to LAFRIQUE Privacy Policy set forth here.


A purchase agreement is concluded when LAFRIQUE has confirmed the Customer’s order and the Customer has received an order confirmation from LAFRIQUE via e-mail. LAFRIQUE encourages the Customer to save the order confirmation for any future contacts with LAFRIQUE Studios online customer service regarding the order. The Customer is entitled to cancel their order up until it has been confirmed by LAFRIQUE. If the order is canceled, LAFRIQUE will refund any payments the Customer or their pay- or credit card company has made with regard to the order with the use of an electronic bank transfer.



When the Customer registers their user account and/or places an order, the Customer will be requested to provide some personal data. The Customer confirms that the information provided is correct and complete and is responsible for any errors in the information provided. Information about the processing of personal data is set forth in LAFRIQUE Privacy Policy.


The Customer undertakes to ensure that no one, except the Customer, uses the Customer’s log-in details. The Customer may not disclose their username or password to any person and shall ensure that any documentation with information about the username and password is kept in such a way that unauthorized persons may not access the information. The Customer shall notify LAFRIQUE without delay if it may be suspected that any person has obtained access to the Customer’s password. The Customer is responsible for all purchases made with the Customer’s log-in details if the Customer has not provided such notification.

NOTE: confidential payment information are not stored or hoster on the servers of lafriquestudios.co.za


If LAFRIQUE suspects that the Customer abuses their user account or their log-in details or otherwise violates the General Conditions, LAFRIQUE is entitled to block the Customer’s access to their user account. Furthermore, LAFRIQUE is entitled to assign new log-in details to the Customer.



The prices stated on the Website apply to orders placed on the Website. All prices are presented in ZAR rand and US($) dollar currency. The prices do not include tax, payment, and shipping fees, which are given separately on the checkout page before completing a purchase.


The Customer can pay for their purchase in the manner specified on the Website. Read more about our different payment options on the Website here. LAFRIQUE studios is entitled to charge the Customer already in connection with the order, unless invoicing or any similar payment method has been selected by the Customer and approved by LAFRIQUE. Upon invoicing or partial payment, LAFRIQUE or its secure payment gateway partners may obtain a third-party credit report. In such a case, you will be informed accordingly. LAFRIQUE studios reserves the right not to offer all payment methods at all times, alternatively change payment method if the payment method the Customer has selected does not work, for whichever reasons, at the time of fulfillment of the order. Please note that limitations of available payment methods are set forth on the Website.


LAFRIQUE studios may from time to time provide special offers on the Website which may have more favorable conditions than those set forth in these General Conditions, e.g. with regard to payment or extended right of withdrawal. Such conditions will apply for the duration of the special offer and for the specific products set forth by LAFRIQUE in connection therewith.LAFRIQUE reserves the right, at any time, to withdraw such special offers. Upon termination or withdrawal of a special offer, these General Conditions shall apply without any amendments. Any offers on specific products on the Website are valid only for a limited period of time and until products are sold out.


Gift cards sold by LAFRIQUE are valid for two (2) years from the date of issue and can be redeemed only at lafriquestudios.co.za. After the expiry date, the card cannot be used as payment or reactivated, nor can any remaining value be reimbursed. Your gift card constitutes legal tender at LAFRIQUE studios and must be stored securely. Gift cards cannot be exchanged for cash. Lost or stolen cards will not be replaced. unless a digital card was given to the customer.



Products in stock are normally delivered within the number of working days set forth on the Website. Unless otherwise agreed (e.g. in connection with the reservation of products not in stock), delivery will be made no later than 15 working days after LAFRIQUE has confirmed the order in writing through the order confirmation. Further information about LAFRIQUE studios delivery of products and the conditions for delivery are set forth here.


The expected delivery time is set forth in the order confirmation, at the checkout and/or on the current product page on the Website. Unless otherwise expressly agreed and if a delivery is delayed for more than 30 working days and it is not due to you as Customer, you are entitled to cancel the purchase.


If any package shall be picked up at a specific delivery point, the Customer shall do so within the time specified in the notification. Packages shall normally be retrieved personally with valid identification and order number. The Customer will receive a notification of delivery stating when and where the package shall be picked-up or received. The notification may be made by e-mail, ordinary mail and if the Customer has provided a mobile number, also by phone or SMS. LAFRIQUE is entitled to charge the Customer a fee  if the package is not retrieved. In cases of Home delivery there should be a person available to accept the parcel.



When purchasing products on the Website, the Customer has a 1-workday withdrawal period. This means that the Customer has the right to cancel any purchase by notifying LAFRIQUE studios accordingly within 1 day from when the Customer or their representative received the product ordered (withdrawal period) email support@lafriquestudios.co.za. Unfortunately, we cannot offer the right of return or exchange on personalized prints such as photographic personalised books that have been personalized and printed with spesifications from the customer during the order process. All products must be returned in the same condition as they were delivered. Read our return and exchanges policy if you would like to return a faulty or damaged product.  If products clearly have been used, we may make a deduction from the reimbursement.


If the Customer wishes to withdraw a purchase, the Customer shall, prior to the expiry of the withdrawal period, send a clear message to LAFRIQUE studios in the manner set forth here. The Customer shall provide their name, address, and other relevant information, e.g. order reference, invoice number, and the name of the product in the message. support@lafriquestudios.co.za


If the Customer uses their right of withdrawal, the Customer shall pay for the return shipping costs and is responsible for the condition of the product after the Customer has received the product and during the return shipping. The product shall be returned within 14 days from the date when LAFRIQUE was notified of the withdrawal. The product shall be sent well-packaged, in good condition and in its original box and/or packaging. Any returns shall be sent to LAFRIQUE in accordance with the methods and directions set forth on the Website which you can find here.


When the Customer withdraws their purchase, LAFRIQUE studios will refund the amount the Customer has paid for the product, excluding the shipping costs in the case if the product was already shipped. Any additional shipping costs due to the Customer choosing another delivery than the standard delivery offered by LAFRIQUE are exempted from refund. Upon return of part of an order, the shipping costs will not be refunded. LAFRIQUE is entitled to deduct an amount from the amount to be refunded, which corresponds to the depreciation in value of the product compared to the original value of the product, if and to the extent such depreciation in value is due to Customer having handled the product to a greater extent than necessary to determine its function or characteristics.


LAFRIQUE will pay back the amount without undue delay, however, no later than within 14 days from the date LAFRIQUE received the Customer notification of withdrawal. However, LAFRIQUE may delay repayment until LAFRIQUE has received the product or the Customer has provided proof that the product has been returned, e.g. by means of certificate of delivery. Repayment will be made to the Customer by the payment method chosen by the Customer, unless otherwise agreed or if there is any objection for such a repayment.



Some of LAFRIQUE products may be subject to warranties. Information about any warranty period and special conditions for warranties for each product respectively, is set forth on the Website or in these General Conditions. Warranties for products will only cover original manufacturing defects and accordingly not any fault arising upon or after any individual changes of the product’s function and appearance, e.g. rebuilding, upgrading or other configuration of the product. The Customer’s order confirmation constitutes the certificate of warranty.


The right to file a complaint applies to products that are defective according to applicable consumer protection legislation. Any Customer who wishes to assert their right to file a complaint for any product ordered shall contact LAFRIQUE studios, as soon as possible after discovering the defect using the contact information set forth on the Website.


LAFRIQUE will assume the cost for the return shipping for any approved complaints.


Once a product, for which a complaint has been filed, is returned and the complaint approved, LAFRIQUE will refund the Customer in compliance with the applicable consumer protection Act. LAFRIQUE studios strive to do so within 14 days from receipt of the complaint by LAFRIQUE, but it may be delayed depending on the nature of the product. LAFRIQUE reserves the right to refuse any complaint if the product, in compliance with the applicable consumer protection Act, proves not to be defective.


LAFRIQUE studios may provide links to other websites beyond the control of LAFRIQUE. Even if LAFRIQUE studios attempts to ensure that LAFRIQUE only provides links to websites that apply similar personal data- and security provisions pursuant to LAFRIQUE Privacy Policy, LAFRIQUE is not responsible for any protection or confidentiality of information or personal data which the Customer provides on other websites. The Customer should be cautious and read the personal data provisions applicable to the actual website.


LAFRIQUE is not liable for any delays caused by circumstances beyond LAFRIQUE control, e.g. general labour dispute, extreme weather, acts of war, fire, lightning, terrorist attacks, changed governmental orders, technical problems, defects in power- /tele-/computer communications or other communication and defects or delays in the service by sub-suppliers due to circumstances set forth above. Such circumstances shall result in relief from damages and other measures. If any such situation should arise, LAFRIQUE shall inform the Customer accordingly both at the beginning and the end of the period for the current situation. If the situation has lasted for more than two months, both the Customer and LAFRIQUE are entitled to terminate the purchase with immediate effect.


LAFRIQUE reserves the right to change these General Conditions at all times. Any changes to these General Conditions will be posted on the Website. Changes will become valid once the Customer has accepted the General Conditions (in connection with a new purchase or while browsing the Website), alternatively 30 days after LAFRIQUE has informed the Customer of the changes. However, LAFRIQUE recommends that the Customer regularly remains updated on the Website in order to become aware of any changes to the General Conditions.


If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any competent court, authority or arbitral tribunal, the remainder of that provision and all other provisions will remain valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Any provisions determined invalid or unenforceable will be substituted by relevant legal guidance and advice.



Any disputes shall primarily be settled by agreement after discussions with LAFRIQUE customer services. at support@lafriquestudios.co.za


These conditions were established by LAFRIQUE 2024

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