By using our website, you agree to the Terms and Conditions set out below. You also agree to use the website for the use intended primarily being that of comparing business finance. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use our service.
Fincheck Business is a brand and website managed by Finch Technologies (PTY) Limited, a company registered in South Africa.
Finch Technologies is a business that provides financial comparison websites that facilitate the user to source the most appropriate funding for their personal or business capacity. At no point in time does Finch Technologies originate loans or provide financial advice.
Fincheck Business provides a service by matching applicants with appropriate Lending partners with businesses looking for finance. After completing an inquiry, Fincheck Business will pass on your information to the appropriate Lending Partner. Your application will be deemed as consent for us to pass the information from your form field on to third parties.
After completing an inquiry form online via our website, you agree that you will receive an initial e-mail We acknowledge our obligations to this agreement by performing the service you have requested. In doing so we are the service provider and you are our customer. We deal directly with the customer and have no obligation to any party other than our customer.
If you are accessing our service on behalf of a 3rd party our obligation is still with you, the customer. And as our customer, the terms and conditions of this agreement apply to you, the customer and no other parties or agents connected to you.
Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and, as explained below, we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, to users who have registered with us.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions and that they comply with them.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
We act as an intermediary and credit broker to our customers in order to locate lenders, insurers and service providers who may offer loans, finance, insurance policy(s) and/or utility services.
We work alongside a number of loan providers, finance providers, credit brokers, insurance providers and utility brokers (“Our Partners”). These are the companies and organisations that we use to help find products and services for our customers.
We do not provide loans, finance, insurance or utilities and do not represent the interests of or act on behalf of any of Our Partners. The decision to provide customers with any product or services lies with Our Partners alone and depending upon what has been applied for, may depend upon factors such as a lender’s assessment of a customer’s credit worthiness by taking into account their credit history.
Once a customer enters into an agreement with us and accepts our terms and conditions, we act as the customer’s broker for a period of 6 months. This period allows us the chance to try and find a product or service offer required by the customer.
Our Partners amend their lending criteria from time to time and the indication of possible acceptance is based only on the information that you have provided us along with Partner requirements. This website is not permitted to give advice either through the service or telephone or e mail. No information on this website should be deemed as to be giving financial advice.
We aim to update our website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our website is provided “as is” without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
Credit checks and credit reference agencies can also help prevent fraudulent applications so by proceeding with your application you agree to Our Partners using data provided for the purpose of preventing fraud and ensuring the customer's identity is as claimed. This data may be used by a Credit Reference Agency or Fraud Agency and these agencies may keep a record of your information.
Information provided by the customer must always be true and accurate as misleading information will be regarded as a breach of our terms and is likely to breach any agreement the customer has entered into with Our Partners. Furthermore, misleading information may also result in the instigation of criminal procedures against the customer.
If the customer has authorised any 3rd Parties to access the service on behalf of the customer instructions issued by authorised 3rd parties will be contractually binding on the customer on whose behalf the 3rd Party is acting.
Should the customer choose to make a joint application for a loan or finance via our site each party will be dealt with as a customer acting with the consent of the other and if correspondence is entered into with one party of the joint application it shall be assumed that the communication is with both parties.
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of- service attack or a distributed denial-of- service attack.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the homepage. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please contact us on our contact form by clicking here.
Where our website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa
The agreement is in English and all communications between you and us will be in English.
We may change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. By continuing to use the site after changes are posted you are accepting our new terms and conditions. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our website.