Terms and Privacy Policy


INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the South African Veterinarian Association website www.sava.co.za ("the website"). The purpose of the website is to provide information on responsible animal care such as nutrition, breeding, housing, vaccination etc.


By accessing and using the website, you, the user, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that are set out in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then you may not access, display, use, download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the content of this website.


YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE

You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including but not limited to: the commission of a criminal offence; to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems; or for the transmission of unlawful material.


GENERAL DISCLAIMER

You agree to access and use this site entirely at your own risk. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clause in this notice.


ACCURACY OF INFORMATION

While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on the website is current and accurate, you should not assume that the information on the website is always current or accurate, and other sources of this information should be consulted before making any decision to act on the information displayed on this website.


PRIVACY

We respect the privacy of all visitors to the site. The user may visit the website without providing any personal information. The user accordingly hereby grants express written permission for the website servers in such instances collecting the IP address of the user computer, but not the email address or any other distinguishing information. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the website, pages viewed, etc. SAVA uses this information to determine the use of the website, and to improve content thereon. SAVA assumes no obligation to protect this information, and may copy, distribute or otherwise use such information without limitation

 

COPYRIGHT AND USE OF MATERIAL

The SAVA retains copyright in the website and all current and future content displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.


In terms of a limited licence, granted for general use, the SAVA grants you, the user, subject to these terms and conditions, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable right to access, display, use, download and otherwise copy the current and future content of the website for your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes only.


In addition, the website owner grants the user permission to copy and distribute information from the website for non-commercial purposes, provided that:

  1. This information has not been sourced from third parties;
  2. The user notifies the SAVA of such use; and
  3. SAVA is acknowledged as the source

The website and its content may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, resold or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express prior written consent of the SAVA.

 

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

It is a term and condition of the use of this site that you expressly agree that the use of the site is entirely at your own risk. The website and all content on the website is provided on an "as is" basis, and that SAVA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, to the accuracy of the contents on the website. The SAVA does not warrant that the functions provided by the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components.


The SAVA, its owners, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you the user, which arises directly or indirectly upon reliance of the website and/or its content.


The SAVA, its agents or suppliers shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use, the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website, even where the SAVA is expressly advised thereof.


You will indemnify the SAVA, its owners, directors, employees, officials, agents, suppliers or representatives, and keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from your use of this website.