TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE ROYAL CANIN BREEDER CLUB ("the Club") OPERATED BY ROYAL CANIN SOUTH AFRICA (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED ("RCSA")

1 MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA
  Membership of the Club is limited to breeders of dogs and/or cats who €“
  1.1 are registered with a body which represents breeders and which is recognised by RCSA from time to time ("registered breeder");
  1.2 have at least two breeding bitches/queens;
  1.3 have in total four or more dogs or cats.
   
2 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION AND OBLIGATIONS
  2.1 A registered breeder may apply to join the Club by completing, signing and submitting the Club's membership application form to RCSA. RCSA shall be entitled to accept or reject such application by giving notice thereof to the applicant. Should RCSA accept an application, a specific membership number will be allocated to the applicant. Terms are strictly COD.
  2.2 Each Club member's membership is personal to the member and may not be used by or for the benefit of any third party for any reason whatever. Club members may accordingly not purchase any products from RCSA on behalf of third parties and shall not resell, give or otherwise dispose of any such products to or for the benefit of any third party.
  2.3 Each Club member agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and further agrees that RCSA shall be entitled to amend or replace all or any of these terms and conditions by giving all Club members at least 30 days prior written notice thereof.
  2.4 No membership or other fees are payable by Club members to RCSA for membership of the Club.
  2.5 Each Club member acknowledges and agrees that he has been given an opportunity to read these terms and conditions and has read and fully understands the contents hereof.
  2.6 Each Club member chooses the physical address and fax number set out in his/her application form for Club membership as his/her domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes relating to the Club. Each Club member shall be entitled (by giving RCSA at least 14 days prior written notice thereof) to vary its domicilium to any other fax number or physical address (not being a post office box or poste restante) in the Republic of South Africa.
     
3 AWARD AND REDEMPTION OF LOYALTY POINTS
  3.1 Loyalty points will only be awarded to a Club member against an order placed and fully paid for by such Club member for any of the Royal Canin range of product. Loyalty points will be awarded to a Club member as follows -
    3.1.1 5 loyalty points for each bag of any of the Royal Canin range of products purchased and paid for by such Club member;
    3.1.2 100 loyalty points if such Club member recommends the Club to another registered breeder and such breeder joins the Club and purchases and pays for any of the Royal Canin range of products;
    3.1.3 50 loyalty points if such Club member delivers to RCSA (by hand or fax within seven business days after the sale of a puppy or kitten by such Club member) a properly completed RCSA information card for the new owner of such puppy or kitten with such owner's prior written consent;
    3.1.4 75 loyalty points if such Club member provides (within four business days after the sale of a puppy or kitten by such Club member) all information required by RCSA on the new owner of such puppy or kitten to RCSA online through RCSA's website, www.royalcaninbreedersclub.co.za ("RCSA's breeder website") with such owner's prior written consent; provided that 100 loyalty points will be awarded if such information is provided to RCSA online through RCSA's breeder website within 24 hours after the sale of such puppy or kitten by such Club Member.
  3.2 Loyalty point information will be recorded on each Club member's personal page on RCSA's breeder website. Each Club member will use his/her Club membership number to access his/her personal page to view details of his/her loyalty points online. The loyalty point information on RCSA's breeder website will be updated on a monthly basis and will also be available to a Club member telephonically on 011 326 5344.
  3.3 A Club member may only redeem his/her loyalty points through RCSA's breeder website or telephonically on 011 326 5344 for any of the Club's gift items (subject to their availability) specified from time to time on RCSA's breeder website; provided that -
    3.3.1 RCSA may at any time change, vary, remove and add to such gift items;
    3.3.2 only a maximum of 600 loyalty points can be redeemed by a Club member at any one time;
    3.3.3 loyalty points must be redeemed by a Club member within a period of twelve months from the date on which such loyalty points were awarded failing which they will automatically lapse and may no longer be used.
   
4 RECOMMENDATION PACKS
  If a Club member has a new litter of puppies or kittens, RCSA will (subject to availability) supply such Club member one RCSA recommendation pack for each new owner of a puppy or kitten born from such litter; provided that -
  4.1 such Club member has ordered any Royal Canin growth products within a one month period following the birth of the new litter; and
  4.2 RCSA has received (either online on RCSA's breeder website or by hand, fax or email) -
    4.2.1 a properly completed RCSA litter notification form from such Club member in respect of such Club member€™s new litter and such new owner; and
    4.2.2 all new owner information required by RCSA in respect of such Club member€™s previous litters ; and
    4.2.3 the written consent of such new owner to such information being made available to RCSA;
  4.3 such Club member shall promptly (and for no consideration of any nature whatever) deliver such RCSA recommendation pack to such new owner and shall not use or deal with such recommendation pack for any other purpose whatever.
       
5 TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP AND CLUB
  5.1 If any Club Member fails to purchase at least 40kgs of feline product or 60kgs of canine product from the Royal Canin range in any four calendar month period, its membership of the Club shall automatically terminate unless otherwise agreed by RCSA in writing.
  5.2 Any member may terminate his/her membership of the Club at any time and for any reason whatever by giving at least 10 days prior written notice thereof to RCSA.
  5.3 RCSA may terminate any member's membership of the Club at any time and for any reason whatever by giving at least 10 days prior written notice thereof to such member.
  5.4 RCSA shall be entitled to terminate the Club (and each member's membership of the Club) at any time and for any reason whatever by giving at least 30 days prior written notice thereof to all Club members.
  5.5 A member shall automatically lose and forfeit all his/her loyalty points which were not redeemed before the date of termination of his/her membership of the Club.
       
6 GENERAL
  6.1 These terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the agreement between RCSA and each Club member with regard to the Club and supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether oral or written, by RCSA in respect of the Club.
  6.2 RCSA shall not be bound by any express or implied term, representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded in these terms and conditions or reduced to writing and signed by or on behalf of RCSA.
  6.3 No addition to, variation (other than in accordance with 2.3) or agreed cancellation of these terms and conditions shall be of any force or effect unless in writing and signed by or on behalf of RCSA.
  6.4 No indulgence, extension of time, relaxation or latitude which RCSA may grant or allow to any Club member shall constitute a waiver of any of RCSA's rights and RCSA shall not be prejudiced or precluded from exercising any rights which may have then already arisen or which may thereafter arise.
  6.5 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
  6.6 No Club member shall have the right to cede, delegate, assign, transfer or otherwise make over all or any of its rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions and/or otherwise relating to the Club and/or his/her membership thereof.
  6.7 RCSA shall be entitled to cede, delegate, assign, transfer or otherwise make over all or any of its rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions and/or otherwise relating to the Club.