Terms And Conditions:



Neither Knifemakers Directory 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 this Website or the services or content provided from and through this Website. Furthermore, Knifemakers Directory 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. You are encouraged to report any possible malfunctions and errors to

Although the products sold via the Website may be under warranty, the Website itself is supplied on an "as is" basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet your individual requirements. It is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to accepting these T&C that the service available from and through this Website will meet your individual requirements and be compatible with your hardware and/or software.

Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this Website should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Knifemakers Directory and you are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to information, ideas or opinions expressed on this Website.


Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Website is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore governed by South African law and, subject to the 'Disputes' clause of these T&C, you and Knifemakers Directory submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.



Knifemakers Directory may electronically collect, store and use the following of your personal information:

  • name and surname;
  • birth date;
  • gender;
  • country of residence;
  • closest city;
  • non-personal browsing habits and click patterns;
  • e-mail address;
  • contact number;
  • mobile number;
  • physical address;
  • GPS co-ordinates;
  • fax number;
  • knifemakers logo / identification mark;
  • website address;
  • facebook page address;
  • twitter page address;
  • IP address;

Knifemakers Directory collects, stores and uses the abovementioned information for the following purposes:

  • to greet you when you access the Website;
  • subject to your consent, to inform you of facts relating to your access and use of the Website;
  • subject to your consent, to inform you about competitions and special offers from Knifemakers Directory and/or its partners / affiliates;
  • to compile non-personal statistical information about browsing habits, click-patterns and access to the Website;
  • to verify your identity when transacting with Knifemakers Directory and/or Marketplace Sellers;

Information detailed above is collected either electronically by using cookies or is provided voluntarily by you. You may determine cookie use independently through your browser settings.

You may elect not to receive any communications from Knifemakers Directory and/or its partners / affiliates.

Knifemakers Directory may collect, maintain, save, compile and share any information collected from you, subject to the following provisions:

  • Knifemakers Directory shall not disclose your personal information unless;
    • you consent thereto;
    • disclosure to a Marketplace Seller is necessary for purposes of your purchases from such Marketplace Seller;
    • through due legal process.
  • Knifemakers Directory may compile, use and share any information that does not relate to any specific individual; and
  • Knifemakers Directory owns and retains all rights to non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by Knifemakers Directory.

You acknowledge and agree that certain personal information (i.e. your full names, delivery address, email address, and contact number) will be disclosed to Marketplace Sellers from whom you have ordered products in order to enable delivery of such products to you and to facilitate communication between you in relation to your purchase of such products.



Any person that delivers or attempts to deliver any damaging code to this Website or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this Website shall be prosecuted and civil damages shall be claimed in the event that Knifemakers Directory suffers any damage or loss.

You agree and warrant that your log-in name and password shall:

  • be used for your personal use only; and
  • not be disclosed to any third party.

You allow Knifemakers Directory to take all reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and security of the Website and back-office applications.


Changes to Agreement

Knifemakers Directory may, in its sole discretion, change these T&C or any part thereof at any time on notice to you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are satisfied with the amendments. Should you not be satisfied with the amendments, you must refrain from placing any further orders on, or from using in any way, the Website.



Between you and Knifemakers Directory

Save for urgent or interim relief which may be granted by a competent court, in the event of any dispute of any nature whatsoever arising between you and Knifemakers Directory on any matter provided for in, or arising out of these T&C, and not resolved through the Customer Relations Department of Knifemakers Directory, then such a dispute shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in terms of the expedited rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa. The expedited arbitration rules may be downloaded from


Term and Termination

These T&C shall commence from the date on which they are published on the Website and continue indefinitely, as amended by Knifemakers Directory from time to time (as described above), for so long as the Website exists and is operational, Knifemakers Directory being entitled to terminate these T&C and/or shut down the Website at any time (subject to still processing any orders then already placed and accepted by Knifemakers Directory).


Copyright & other Intellectual Property Rights

Any and all copyright subsisting in the Website, including these T&C, vests in Knifemakers Directory and all rights not expressly granted are reserved.

You may only download, view and print content from this Website for private and non-commercial purposes. To obtain permissions for the commercial use of any content on this Website e-mail us or phone customer support on +27(0)83 451 3105 for assistance.

Knifemakers Directory cannot screen or edit all the content available from the Website and does not accept any liability for illegal, defamatory or obscene content. You are encouraged to inform Knifemakers Directory of any content that may be offensive or illegal.

All the content, trademarks and data on this Website, including but not limited to, software, databases, text, graphics, icons, hyperlinks, private information, designs and agreements, are the property of or licensed to Knifemakers Directory and as such are protected from infringement by local and international legislation and treaties.


Electronic Communications

When you visit the Website or send e-mails to Knifemakers Directory, you consent to receiving communications from Knifemakers Directory electronically and agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications sent by Knifemakers Directory satisfy any legal requirements, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be "in writing".


Hyperlinks, Framing, Spiders & Crawlers

Hyperlinks provided on this Website to non-Knifemakers Directory sites are provided as is and Knifemakers Directory does not necessarily agree with, edit or sponsor the content on such web pages.

No person, business or web site may frame this site or any of the pages on this Website in any way whatsoever.

No person, business or web site may use any technology to search and gain any information from this Website without the prior written permission of Knifemakers Directory. Such permission could be obtained from