Terms of Use

1.1    Introduction

These Terms of Use govern your use of our websites and (the "Sites"). By using our Sites, you accept these Terms of Use in full.


Your attention is drawn in particular to the clause of these Terms of Use relating to Limitation of Liability.

If you disagree with these Terms of Use or any part of these Terms of Use, you must not use our Sites.

If you sign up for our services, then our Subscriber Terms also apply.


1.2    Information about us

The Sites are operated by SA Appointments, a closed corporation registered in South Africa.

Our registered address is:
SA Appointments
10 Oudewerf Close
Cape Town  
Western Province
South Africa

You can contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1.3    Copyright and Trademarks

The entire contents and design of our Sites are proprietary to SA Appointments or its content providers and is protected by copyright laws.

1.4    General Disclaimer

Our Sites are provided on an 'as is, with all faults and as available' basis. Without any warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, warranties of title or non-infringement, or warranties arising from course of dealing or custom of trade.

We make no representation or warranty that any content is accurate, complete, appropriate, reliable or timely. We also make no representations or warranties that your access to and use of the site will be uninterrupted or error-free or free of viruses or unauthorized code or other harmful components.

Your use of the Sites is at your own risk. You are responsible for taking all precautions you believe necessary or advisable to protect you against any claim, damage, loss or hazard that may arise by virtue of your use of our Sites.

Neither SA Appointments nor anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the Sites, its e-newsletters, or the materials contained therein assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information provided. Nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your use of, or inability to use the Sites.

1.5    Disclaimer

SA Appointments strives to provide valuable and accurate information. The editors of the material contained herein have consulted sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is correct at the time of posting.

However, in view of the possibility of error by the authors, editors, or publishers of the works contained in our Sites neither Natural Therapy Pages nor any other party involved in the preparation of material contained on our Sites or in its e-newsletters represents or warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such material. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.

SA Appointments does not examine, determine or warrant the licensure, competence or information of any professional or treatment facility listed in its Sites. SA Appointments relies on the professionals or the treatment facilities listed in the Sites to provide accurate information and assume no responsibility for verifying the information provided.

Use of the Sites to locate a an individual or business or facility is wholly voluntary and in no event shall SA Appointments or any of its agents be liable for damages to any user of the Sites for the selection of an individual, business or facility for the services provided by any professional or facility listed therein, or for any other damages which may occur as a result thereof.

We recommend that you check the certification and/or licensing of any service provider with the applicable licensing Board or authority.

The appearance of any product, service or website link on the Sites and/or in its e-newsletters does not imply endorsement, approval or warranty by SA Appointments and SA Appointments disclaims all liability with regard to any such products, services or website links.

1.6    Accessing our Sites

Access to our Sites is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Sites without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason any of our Sites are unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Sites, or our entire Sites, to users who have registered with us.

You are responsible for making all the necessary arrangements for you to have access to our Sites. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Sites through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

1.7    Information about you and your visits to our Sites

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our Site(s), you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

We use cookies and other tracking technology on our Sites.

1.8    Licence to use our Sites

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Sites and material on the Sites. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the Sites for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms of Use.

You must not:

  1. Republish material from our Sites (including republication on another website);
  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from the Sites;
  3. Show any material from the Sites in public;
  4. Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our Sites for a commercial purpose;
  5. Edit or otherwise modify any material on the Sites;
  6. Redistribute material from our Site(s) except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our booking calendars, and schedules but only as permitted under our Subscriber Terms).

If you breach these Terms of Use, your right to use our Site(s) will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

1.9    Acceptable Use

You must not use our Sites:

  1. In any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Sites or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Sites; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity
  2. To copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
  3. To transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
  4. For any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Sites without our express written consent.

Breaches of the above provisions may be a criminal offence. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site(s) will cease immediately.

1.10    Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our Sites is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our Sites, or indeed the whole Sites, at our discretion.

If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our Sites or other content or services, you must ensure that that user ID and password is kept confidential.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

1.11    User generated content

In these Terms of Use, 'your user content' means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our Sites, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the Sites that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our Sites, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our Sites.

Notwithstanding our rights under these Terms of Use in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our Sites.

1.12    Linking to our Sites

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

Our Sites must not be framed on any other Site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

1.13    Links from our sites

Where our Site(s) contain(s) links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

1.14    Transactions concluded through our sites

Contracts for the supply of services formed through our Sites or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our Subscriber Terms.

1.15    Accuracy and reliance

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on our Sites is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the Sites remains available or that the material on the Sites is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to these Sites and the use of these Sites (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

1.16    Limitations of Liability

Nothing in these Terms of Use (or elsewhere on our websites) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our Sites or under or in connection with these Terms of Use, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

  1. To the extent that the Sites and the information and services on the Sites are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
  2. We will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;
  3. We will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;
  4. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

1.17    Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these Terms of Use, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these Terms of Use.

1.18    Breaches of these Terms of Use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms of Use, if you breach these Terms of Use in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the Sites, prohibiting you from accessing the Sites, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the Sites, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the Sites and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

1.19    Variation

We may revise these Terms of Use from time-to-time. Revised Terms of Use will apply to the use of our Sites from the date of the publication of the revised Terms of Use on our Sites. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

1.20    Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use.

1.21    Severability

If a provision of these Terms of Use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

1.22    Exclusion of third party rights

These Terms of Use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these Terms of Use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

1.23    Entire agreement

These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy and our Subscriber Terms (if you have subscribed to any of our services), constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our Sites, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of our Sites.

1.24    Law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with South African law, and any disputes relating to these Terms of Use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.