TERMS & CONDITIONS
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RECHARGER (PTY) LTD (“RECHARGER”) – FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1. By purchasing a Recharger prepaid sub-meter you become the “Meter Owner” and by registering a prepaid
sub-meter with Recharger you represent that you are or that you act (duly authorised thereto) on behalf of
the Meter Owner and you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these terms and conditions
and Recharger’s shortened terms and conditions to which you and the Meter Owner are bound.
1.2. Recharger’s full terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and the updated version of our
full terms and conditions are available on www.recharger.co.za and upon request via email, fax or
Whatsapp (see contact details on the front page of the registration form or on the reverse side of the
1.3. Recharger is a vendor of prepaid electricity sub-meters and a provider of prepaid metering services.
Recharger is not a provider of electricity or an agent for electricity providers or similar services. Recharger
does not manufacture, instal or uninstall prepaid sub-meters.
1.4. You can register your Recharger Prepaid sub-meter online at www.recharger.co.za, or by completing the
Recharger registration form and forwarding the completed form to Recharger via email, Whatsapp or fax
with a copy of valid IDs of every signatory to the registration form and a bank confirmation letter for the
Meter Owner’s nominated bank account (see contact details on the front page of the registration form or
on the reverse side of the product packaging).
1.5. You are responsible for ensuring that all information provided to Recharger on the registration form (or
otherwise) is true, correct and legible in all respects. Recharger assumes that all information furnished on
the registration form (or otherwise) is correct and assumes no liability whatsoever as a result of incorrect
or incomplete information provided.
1.6. It is the Meter Owner’s responsibility to immediately inform Recharger of any change of ownership to the
property or the prepaid sub-meter.
1.7. All fees referred to in these full terms and conditions and our shortened terms and conditions, and those
provided to you on request, are exclusive of VAT and are subject to change without notice.
2. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
2.1. You as the Meter Owner assume all liability, and hold Recharger harmless and indemnify Recharger against
any liability whatsoever and howsoever arising, including, but not limited to, any claims by tenant(s), any
tampering with or circumvention of your meter or prepaid sub-meter, claims from electricity providers as
a result of any tampering with or circumvention of your meter or prepaid sub-meter, non-supply or
interruption of electricity, leaks, power surges or any other detrimental activity, the implementation of
annual tariff changes, and any loss, damages, costs, penalties, fines and expenses that arise therefrom,
whether direct, indirect or contingent.
3. VENDING OPTIONS, FEES AND TARIFFS3.1. Recharger prepaid sub-meters are configured to operate on Recharger’s vending platform only and two
vending options are available to the Meter Owner:
3.1.1. PRIVATE VENDING – where tokens are supplied to the Meter Owner by Recharger. The cash value
of the Token is then collected by the Meter Owner from the tenant directly and a service fee of one
token per order (see hereunder) is payable to Recharger.
22.214.171.124. The Meter Owner orders tokens from Recharger. Tokens cost R5.00 per token if
purchased via EFT and R10.00 per token if purchased via cash deposit, which is payable
to Recharger. The minimum order quantity is 20 tokens per order.
126.96.36.199. The Meter Owner collects the cash value of the tokens from the tenant which must then
be used to pay the electricity supplier of the relevant property.
188.8.131.52. Token vouchers are specific to your Recharger prepaid sub-meter number and each
token number is unique.
184.108.40.206. Tokens expire after 12 months and must be used in numerical sequence according to
the Token ID number which appears on the tokens, starting with the lowest number. If
tokens are used out of sequence, the token(s) which is/are skipped become invalid and
cannot be used again.
220.127.116.11. Tokens cannot be amended, cancelled or refunded once generated.
3.1.2. CHAIN STORE VENDING – where the Tenant purchases vouchers from selected retail outlets
according to the relevant electricity consumption tariff selected by the Meter Owner.
18.104.22.168. A chain store fee of 10% (excluding VAT) of the cash value of the voucher is deducted
from the cash value paid by the tenant to the chain store.
22.214.171.124. A monthly service fee of R27.00 (excluding VAT) is payable by the Meter Owner to
Recharger per prepaid sub-meter. This fee is deducted from the amount owing to the
Meter Owner during months in which tokens are purchased. For example: if the Tenant
purchases tokens in January and only purchases more tokens in March, the monthly
service fee will only be deducted in January and March, and not in February.
126.96.36.199. The vending cycle starts on the 25th day of the month and ends on the 24th day of the
next month. Amounts due to the Meter Owner are paid on the 30th day of that
subsequent month. Three to five working days must be allowed for the reimbursement
to reflect in the nominated bank account.
TERMS APPLICABLE TO OUR VENDING OPTIONS
3.2. You can request to change your vending option at any time. Should the Meter Owner change to Chainstore
Vending then those fees as set out above become applicable.
3.3. Where the Meter Owner does not provide a tariff at registration of the Recharger prepaid sub-meter,
Recharger’s estimate of the average rate of consumption applicable to the area of installation shall be
applied to which you as the Meter Owner agree.3.4. It is the Meter Owner’s responsibility to ensure that the tariffs provided to Recharger do not exceed the
applicable regulated tariffs.
4. ADMIN FEES
4.1. An admin fee, determined by Recharger from time to time and available on request, shall be raised under
certain circumstances including, but not limited to:
4.1.1. Change of ownership of the Recharger prepaid sub-meter;
4.1.2. Change of tariff rate;
4.1.3. Change of banking details; and
4.1.4. Correction of banking details where the wrong banking details are provided.
4.2. In order to vend your Recharger prepaid sub-meter on another company’s platform, a key change fee
determined by Recharger from time to time and available on request must be paid to Recharger and a Key
Change Form must be completed and signed by the Meter Owner.
5.1. Recharger Prepaid sub-meters are not intended to replace any meter that has been installed by the relevant
5.2. The installation and uninstallation of the Recharger Prepaid sub-meter must be attended to by a registered
electrician. It is the Meter Owner’s responsibility to appoint a registered electrician to install prepaid sub-
meters and Recharger shall be held harmless against any damages incurred due to the installation or
uninstallation of a Recharger prepaid sub-meter.
6. WARRANTY AND REPAIR
6.1. Recharger offers either lifetime, twenty-four-month or twelve-month warranties on selected Recharger
prepaid sub-meters. To see which warranty your Recharger prepaid sub-meter qualifies for, refer to our
website and product catalogue.
6.2. Our warranties are only applicable to selected Recharger prepaid sub-meters purchased and intended for
use in the Republic of South Africa.
6.3. Our warranties only apply to repairing or replacing, at our election, defective parts and do not apply to
normal wear and tear, misuse or abuse of the Recharger prepaid sub-meter, or any event out of your or
Recharger’s control including, but not limited to, power surges, non-supply or interruption of electricity,
lightning, fire, floods, civil unrest and the like.
6.4. To qualify for the warranty applicable to the Recharger prepaid sub-meter, both proof of purchase of the
Recharger prepaid sub-meter and a valid compliance certificate issued by the registered electrician who
installed the Recharger prepaid sub-meter must be provided to Recharger. The sub-meter must be
registered and vending on Recharger’s platform and the sub-meter must be returned to Recharger’s head
office at 96 ARMSTRONG AVENUE, LA LUCIA, DURBAN, 4051 at your cost.
6.5. Recharger’s warranties cease in the event that the Recharger prepaid sub-meter is key changed out of
Recharger’s vending platform.7. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
7.1. We take the protection of your personal information and privacy seriously. We will only collect, use, store,
and disclose your personal information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of
2013 and our Privacy Notice, which is available on our website: (https://recharger.co.za/pages/privacy-
7.2. You acknowledge and agree to the terms of our Privacy Notice, which is incorporated into and forms part
of these terms and conditions.
7.3. Our Privacy Notice sets out how we collect, use, store, and disclose your personal information, including
but not limited to:
7.3.1. Your name, address, and contact information;
7.3.2. Your sub-meter details and usage data; and
7.3.3. Your transaction history with us.
7.4. For example, we may use your personal information to provide you with the services you have requested,
including issuing tokens to your sub-meter and processing payments. We may also use your personal
information for our legitimate business purposes, such as improving our services, preventing fraud, and
complying with legal obligations.
7.5. Recharger treats all personal information received from the Meter Owner and any other party as strictly
confidential. Recharger will take appropriate, reasonable technical and organisational measures to
safeguard the personal information in its possession or under its control against loss, damage, or
unauthorised access. Recharger may, in limited circumstances, make available, the Meter Owner’s personal
information to any third party strictly to carry out its obligations to the Meter Owner (for example, to
process payments), or where otherwise required by law. In the event that Recharger is required to make
such personal information available to any third party, Recharger will ensure that appropriate safeguards
are in place to protect the personal information and comply with applicable legal requirements.
7.6. If you have any questions or concerns about how we handle your personal information, please refer to our
8.1. Each provision of these full terms and conditions and our shortened terms and conditions are severable
from the other provisions. Should any provision be or become invalid or unenforceable for any reason the
remaining provisions shall nevertheless remain binding and continue to be of full force and effect.
8.2. Should a discrepancy exist between any clause in these full terms and conditions and our shortened terms
and conditions, the relevant clause(s) in these full terms and conditions shall prevail.
8.3. Recharger will not be bound by any representation not recorded in these full terms and conditions and our
shortened terms and conditions which are the sole record of Recharger’s services offered to you as the
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QUERY TO email@example.com.
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We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.
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Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions
Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
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Changes to Terms of Service
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We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.