These terms and conditions shall govern the relationship between Digicel (Dominica) Ltd. (here-inafter referred to as "we", "us" "our" and "the company") and the user (hereinafter referred to as "you", "your" "the customer") of mobile telephone service ( hereinafter referred to as "Service(s)", Tigicel Mobile Service') and shall constitute legal and binding obligations on the parties once we have accepted your application for the provision of mobile telephone service. Your application form shall form part of these terms and conditions. Connection and activation are subject to satisfactory risk assessment, credit rating and/or receipt of a deposit. The minimum deposit amount required will be determined at the sole discretion of Digicel (Dominica) Ltd. These Terms and Conditions annul all prior understandings between you and us. By using Services, you have agreed to these Terms and Conditions.
We reserve the right to amend or unilaterally change any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement subject to notifying you of such amendments. Such notification may be by way of advertisement in the national media. When we give notice to the main account holder, notice to all users shall also be deemed accepted. You and all the users under your account are jointly and severally liable for performing all of the obligations under this Agreement. This agreement is governed by the Laws of Dominica.
2. Rebate Policy
If you took advantage of the one-time offer to obtain a rebate for a non-GSM cellular phone that meets specified requirements, you, in signing the rebate receipt, assume all liabilities associated with the phone that was traded in and have indemnified Digicel (Dominica) Ltd. From any third party claims.
3. Information Disclosure
We reserve the right to refuse any request for account information where we are unable to verify that the requester is in fact the account holder, authorized contact or user of the account. The company may however, disclose any information about you and your accounts:
- to any authorized personnel or third party;
- in response to credit inquiries;
- if the company, in its discretion, deems such disclosure necessary or desirable; - pursuant to legal process or subpoena;
- if disclosure is necessary to protect the company's interests.
The company shall not become liable by reason of the giving of such information or of it being inaccurate or incomplete. In addition, you agree that we may contact any person or reference provided by you to verify accuracy of account details.
4. Provision of Services
Our Services are provided by radio transmission and are therefore available only within the range of our Network's base stations. Both quality and availability of our services are affected by radio interference due to physical obstruction, atmospheric conditions and by technical faults or defects in the Network.
5. Digicel Mobile Numbers
Digicel (Dominica) Ltd. has proprietary rights to any mobile number allocated to you. We reserve the right at any time alter or replace a mobile number allocated to you or any other name, code or number whatsoever associated with our service.
6. Mobile Telephone Directory & Caller ID
Unless indicated on Application or otherwise specified in writing, our network may allow the display of your telephone number in our telephone directory and on receiving handsets.
7. Security Deposits
You will be required to make a security deposit in order to be connected or reconnected to the Network. The company may, at its absolute discretion opt to pay interest on the security deposits received. This security deposit is refundable after this Agreement is terminated and all outstanding monies due to us have been collected. The security deposit may be used to settle any outstanding debts owed to us. Asecurity deposit does not negate you from your liability to pay for the Services rendered through the SIM Card, including all costs associated with its unauthorized use.
You are required to pay a deposit of an amount to be specified by the company for the ability to roam or use your phone whilst travelling abroad GSM network with which the company has a roaming agreement.
9. Credit Limit
You will be notified of your credit limit when your application is accepted. We reserve the right to increase or lower your credit limit at any time and from time to time, without prior notice. You agree that your debt will not exceed your credit limit. Your credit limit, established at the discretion of the company relates to your current usage. Service may be suspended if your current usage exceeds this limit.
When you use the SIM Card and/or Digicel Mobile Services, you incur a debt. Service charges, subscription fees and any other charges incurred in relation to the services provided to you by us under this Agreement will be added to your debt and will form part of it. You agree to repay this debt to the company at any designated collection centre. Is payment is made by cheque or any other instrument, a return fee may be charged by the company, should this method of payment be dishonoured. The company reserves the right to reject and/or disallow cheque payments from you once dishonoured cheques have been processed through your account. You will be charged for the right to use any technology developed by the Company. The company reserves the right to charge interest on overdue amounts. We are not liable for any loss or damages suffered as a result of the use of or failure in any bill payment services. We are in no way obligated to provide Service to you if you have defaulted in payment of any sums due by you. In this event, we reserve the right to charge a reconnection fee and/or revise your payment terms and/or restrict your Service/feature types, prior to restoration of Service. Should you refuse to accept the Terms and Conditions of Service, we reserve the right to refuse to reconnect you. We may require you or your estate to pay your total debt immediately if you do not carry out your obligations under this Agreement; if you become bankrupt or insolvent, or die, or upon legal; attachment, levy or execution against you, your estate or your property or if your SIM Card is used contrary to this Agreement. Invoices will be sent to the billing address of the account holder only unless otherwise specified. Invoices will include:
- Fixed charges and credits that are one month in advance;
- Call charges and credits that are one month in arrears or more if previous bills have not been paid.
Consumption tax will be added on charges where applicable.
You agree to accept our records of a transaction as accurate unless you can provide contrary evidence that is satisfactory to us. Payment is due upon invoice presentation date, i.e. once the invoice is available to you. We will not be held responsible for customers'non-receipt of invoices delivered by post. Your statement is deemed to have been delivered to you on the day it is available for you to pick up, whether or not you do so. You must continue to make payments even when postal service is disrupted, as invoices can otherwise be obtained by contacting the Customer Care Centre. We reserve the right to contact you otherwise to seek payments of amounts due. All invoices generated will be available for reprint on request. You may be required to pay for reprints. We reserve the right to change billing cycles and/ or to issue interim invoices.