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Terms of Use


BUSYPOND (The "Site") and its affiliated sites are operated by Busypond Media (Pty) Ltd. ("Operator"). BUSYPOND is a registered Trademark of its “Proprietaries, Directors, Operators and subsidiaries. By using our Sites, you agree to be bound by all of the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced in these Terms of Use. You should review the Terms of Use from time to time. Operator may change any of the Terms of Use at any time without notice by posting revisions to the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use. If you do not accept all of the Terms of Use, you must exit the Site immediately.

Our rights: We reserve ourselves the right to modify at any time these present Terms of Use, by putting online the new version on our site. If it results a substantial modification in the rights of the users, this will be carried to the attention of all users.

Warranties: The materials on this web site are provided "as is". This site makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, this site does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Advertiser/users are solely responsible for ensuring that advertising content(s), including text, images, graphics, video ("Content") submitted and uploaded for inclusion on the BUSYPOND websites is accurate and complies with applicable laws. BUSYPOND & its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, Agents assumes no responsibility for any illegality or any inaccuracy of the Content, including any kind of goods, services or jobs advertised.

The advertiser/user guarantees that his or her Content do not violate any copyright, intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity. Advertiser/user agrees to release BUSYPOND and its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, Agents from all obligations, liabilities and claims arising out of or in connection with the use of or the inability to use the service, on any theory of liability and any legal grounds, including for any damage or costs.

Advertisers agree that their Content can be presented through BUSYPOND’s partner sites under the same terms and conditions of BUSYPOND.

Unauthorized Use and Termination: You agree to use the Site only for authorized and legal activities. Operator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Site at any time and for any or no reason.


**THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The contents of this site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from, or contained on this site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this site!


The owner and operator of this site do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the site. Reliance on any information provided by the site owner and operator, including their employees, contractors or others appearing on the site at the invitation of the owner and operator, or other visitors to the site is solely at your own risk.


Discrimination:  Advertisers are reminded of our compliance and obligation to Human Right Laws which forbids the publication of any advertisement which discriminates against any person because of race, religion, sex, colour, nationality, ancestry or place of origin, or age, unless the conditions are justified by a bona fide requirement for the work involved.


Copyright: Advertisers grant BUSYPOND & its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, Agents a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such Content or incorporate such Content into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed.

Disclaimer: BUSYPOND & its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, Agents assume no responsibility for the use of the BUSYPOND websites and disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or any way related to (a) any errors in or omissions from the BUSYPOND websites and the Content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors, (b) any third party web sites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through links in BUSYPOND websites, (c) the unavailability of the BUSYPOND websites or any portion thereof, (d) your use of BUSYPOND websites, or (e) your use of any equipment or software in connection with the BUSYPOND.

Modifications: BUSYPOND, its proprietaries and subsidiaries reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting on the BUSYPOND websites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing of such modifications and your continued access or use of the BUSYPOND websites shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.

Watermarks: All images are watermarked, preventing the images to be used for other purposes without the prior consent of the advertiser.

Safety and images: We reserve the right to change the title of the Content, for editorial purposes. We also reserve the right not to publish images that are irrelevant to the content, or images that violate the rules of the use of our websites.

Personal: BUSYPOND, its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors has the right to cooperate with authorities in any case in which the Content violates the law. The identity of advertisers or buyers may be determined for example by an ISP. IP addresses may be registered in order to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions defined for this service. For advertisers located abroad, BUSYPOND and its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents reserve the right to add the words "Warning: Ad was placed from abroad" in your Content.

BUSYPOND, its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers and directors reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the right to block access to BUSYPOND websites and its features.

Communication/Interactive: You acknowledge that BUSYPOND may include various interactive areas ("Interactive Areas"), including but not limited to ads/messages. These Interactive Areas allow feedback to BUSYPOND and real-time interaction between users. You further understand that BUSYPOND does not control the messages, information, or files delivered to such Interactive Areas and that BUSYPOND may offer you and other Users the capability of creating and managing an Interactive Area. However, neither BUSYPOND, its subsidiary, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents are responsible for Content within any Interactive Area. Your use and/or management of an Interactive Area will be governed by this Agreement and any additional rules or operating procedures of any Interactive Area established by you or another User, as applicable. You recognize that BUSYPOND cannot, and does not intend to, screen communications in advance. Moreover, because BUSYPOND encourages open and candid communication in the Interactive Areas, BUSYPOND cannot determine in advance the accuracy or conformance to this Agreement of any Content transmitted in an Interactive Area. BUSYPOND is not responsible for screening, policing, editing, reviewing or monitoring any Content in an Interactive Area. Notwithstanding the above, you agree that BUSYPOND has the right to monitor any Interactive Area, from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Interactive Area, or to protect itself or other Users. If notified of content that is alleged not to conform to this Agreement, BUSYPOND may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the User to remove such Content. BUSYPOND reserves the right to prohibit conduct, communication or Content within an Interactive Area, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any Content, in whole or in part, which it deems in its sole discretion to (i) violate the then-standard provisions of this Agreement or any other standard, written BUSYPOND policy in effect at that time, (ii) be harmful to the rights of any User, BUSYPOND, or other third parties, (iii) violate applicable law, or (iv) be otherwise objectionable. You also acknowledge that BUSYPOND may send you e-mail for responses and follow-up updates to ads/messages, replies, auto-notify personal search agents, and any other transactions posted by you at BUSYPOND. Your requested compliance is also stated clearly on the respective screens, which include but are not limited to, the registration and modification of accounts, the posting, modification, and deletion of ads/messages, the posting of replies, and the posting, modification, and deletion of auto-notify personal search agents.

Indemnification: Advertisers/users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BUSYPOND,  its proprietaries, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from any violation of this Terms and Conditions, including negligent or wrongful conduct, by advertisers/users or any other person accessing the BUSYPOND websites.

Governing Law: BUSYPOND is operated under the laws and regulations of the Republic of South Africa (RSA). Advertisers/users agree that SA courts will have jurisdiction over any dispute or claim relating to the use of BUSYPOND websites.