Terms & Conditions / Privacy Policy

Knysna Sedgefield Hospice t/a Hospice Knysna
Section 21 Company Registration Number: 9003685/08
Reg. No. 003418NPO PBO under Section 18a 18/11/13/2572
Practice Number: 0790007900201

Updated: January 2014

Terms and Conditions for using Knysna Sedgefield Hospice website:

Persons accessing the Knysna Sedgefield Hospice website subject themselves to and agree to the terms and conditions and privacy policy as set out in this document.

Website Disclaimer
The information and content made available on this website is provided by Knysna Sedgefield Hospice, detailing information about our company and its services.

This website may only be used for lawful purposes by individuals seeking information. We specifically prohibit the submission of incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or that which is not your own accurate information.

The material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Knysna Sedgefield Hospice makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the website or the material thereon. Use of the website and the material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the website and may be made at any time.

Knysna Sedgefield Hospice does not warrant that the website will operate error-free or that the website and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If your use of the website or the material thereon results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, Knysna Sedgefield Hospice is not responsible for those costs.

Information, ideas and opinions expressed on this site should no be regarded as professional advice. Users are encouraged to consult Knysna Sedgefield Hospice before taking any course of action related to information or opinions expressed on this site.

This website is supplied on an “as is” basis and has not been compiled or supplied to meet the user’s individual requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the user, prior to entering into any agreements with Knysna Sedgefield Hospice, to satisfy himself or herself that the services available through this website will meet the user’s individual requirements.

We are under no legal obligation to control the information provided by other companies or service providers whose websites are accessible via links on this site. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Knysna Sedgefield Hospice of the contents on such third party websites. Knysna Sedgefield Hospice is not responsible for the content of linked third party sites and does not make any representations regarding content or accuracy of materials on such third party websites. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk.

You will be able to access the website without registering your details with us. This website is only intended to provide the user with information regarding Knysna Sedgefield Hospice, products offered and services rendered.
Knysna Sedgefield Hospice authorizes the user to view, copy, print and download extracts from this website for own use on the following basis:

  • a) such contents is used for information and / or non-commercial purposes only;
  • b) no documents or related graphics on this website are modified in any way;
  • c) no graphics on this website are used separately from accompanying text; and
  • d) any of our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

Any photographs taken by Knysna Sedgefield Hospice representatives may appear on the website. If you would like us to remove a photograph, you can notify us by e-mail at socialmedia@hospiceknysna.org.za. Users wishing to use any content from this website for commercial purposes may only do so with prior written permission from Knysna Sedgefield Hospice. No part of this website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.

Intellectual Property Rights
All content, trademarks and data on this website, including but not limited to text, designs, graphics, and icons are the property of Knysna Sedgefield Hospice. As such they are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Subject to the right afforded to the user herein, all other rights to all intellectual property on this site are expressly reserved and no license to Knysna Sedgefield Hospice intellectual property has been granted on this website.

No Liability
We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this website), assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this website or your downloading of any materials, data, text or images from this website or any websites linked to this website. If your use of material on this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof. You agree to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the terms and conditions by you, or your use of this website, or the use by any other person using your registration details.

Knysna Sedgefield Hospice accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever arising from or in any way connected with the use of this website or its content. We will not be liable for the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, timeliness or comprehensiveness of the information contained on the website.

Information not Updated, to be Relied on, Changes and Amendments
While we endeavor to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this website. We may make changes to the material on this website at any time without notice. The material on this website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

We may at any time revise or update these terms and conditions. The user is bound by such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page. If you do not wish to accept any new terms and conditions after we have given notice, you should not continue to use this website.

Agreements in Terms of Section 21 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
No information or data on this website constitutes a solicitation, recommendation, endorsement or offer by Knysna- Sedgefield Hospice, but merely an invitation to become informed and interact.

No agreements shall be concluded merely by sending a data message to this website or its owners.

Links to and from other websites
Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this website, and subject to the following conditions:

  • a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the our logo;
  • b) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this website;
  • c) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own;
  • d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us;
  • e) you do not otherwise use any Knysna Sedgefield Hospice trademarks displayed on this website without our express written permission;
  • f) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
  • g) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

You shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage us or any of our organization may suffer or incur as a result of your breach of our conditions ‘link to this website’.

Security of Information
It is expressly prohibited for any person, business or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any page on this website, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorized, damaging or malicious code to this website. Any person who delivers or attempts any unauthorized, damaging or malicious code to this website or attempts to gain unauthorized access to any page on this website shall be held criminally liable. In the event that Knysna Sedgefield Hospice should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.

These terms and conditions of use constitute the entire agreement between Knysna Sedgefield Hospice and the user of this website. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions of use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

In the event that any term or condition of the use of the website is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such enforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.

Privacy Policy
Knysna Sedgefield Hospice respects your privacy and is committed to keeping your information confidential. You can visit our website without divulge any personal information about yourself. However, we may collect and use the following kind of personal information:

  • a) information about your use of this website;
  • b) information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website;
  • c) information about transactions carried out over this website;
  • d) information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services; and
  • e) any other information that you send to us.

Your details
Personal information is used as is appropriate in the normal course of business to provide the services you have requested. We may retain any information for purposes of ongoing business relationships or to communicate directly with you. We will record your e-mail address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you provided it and will not be added to a mailing list unless you request that this be done. Your personal details are not shared with any third parties without your consent.

We will only disclose or report personal information if and when required to do so by law or any regulatory authority and to our employees who require such information to carry out their duties.

Please note that, while all attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this website, if you are submitting personal details or other information over the internet which you wish to remain private, there is a possibility that information you submit could be observed by a third party while in transit.

E-mail subscriptions
We maintain a list of e-mail addresses to which Knysna Sedgefield Hospice Newsletter is sent. Where possible you will be asked to opt into a mailing list however, should you receive mailings from us that you would rather not receive, please notify us by e-mail at socialmedia@hospiceknysna.org.za and we will remove you from any mailing lists as soon as possible.

This website makes use of cookies – a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a web server. Basically, it is your unique identification card that can only be read by the server that gave it to you. Our server generates one cookie which is used to keep trace of the pages you have accessed while using our server. The cookie allows you to page back and forwards through the website and return to pages you have already visited. The cookie exists only for the time you are accessing our server.

Cookies are not used for any other purpose at this website. We do not use cookies to collect personal information. You may prevent the use of cookies by configuring your web browser accordingly. This may, however, hinder the web site’s functionality.

Governing law and jurisdiction
This website is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa, and thus South African law governs the use or inability to use this website and these terms and conditions.