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Terms & Conditions 

Purpose of this Website

The website's primary purpose is to present relevant information about the practice to patients and the public. Therefore, the content of the website should in no way be interpreted as medical advice.


Restrictions of Use

By continuing to make use of the website, you agree to the Website Terms and Conditions.

Elements of the website may be replicated and distributed on a limited basis for non-commercial purposes only.


These materials are for personal use only. Any replication or redistribution for commercial purposes or profit of any kind needs prior written permission from the practice.


By using the website, you agree that you will not, and you will not allow third-parties on your account, to make and share copies of the website; attempt to duplicate, reproduce, change, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the website; or create secondary works of the website of any kind whatsoever.


You recognise that the terms of the arrangement with your Internet Provider will apply when using the website. As such, you may incur additional costs from the Internet Provider for network access connection services incurred while accessing the website or any such third-party connections or services. Accordingly, you accept liability for any such costs.


If you do not own the device used to access the website, you will be presumed to have received explicit permission from the owner to access and use the website.


Intellectual Property (IP)

All trademarks, database, copyright, and other intellectual property rights of any nature on the website, as well as the underlying code, and content made available on the website (e.g. graphics, text, logos, images, etc.), are owned directly by the practice or by the practice's licensors, unless expressly stated.


You do not acquire any copyright, trademark, database or other intellectual property rights of any nature or licence by utilising the website.


You are not granted any right or license to use any intellectual property unless you acquire the practice's prior written permission.



Should you breach the Website Terms and Conditions, the practice maintains the right to claim damages of whatsoever nature from you, which includes special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages. The practice shall also retain the right to claim loss of business and profits and recover any legal costs on a scale as between attorney and client from you.



Privacy Policy



Dr Philippa Skowno is located at The Oakdale Practice, 16 Oakdale Road, Newlands, Cape Town 7700, South Africa​


It is Dr Philippa Skowno's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to (hereinafter, "us", "we", or ""). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.


This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.


Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Dr Philippa Skowno collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Dr Philippa Skowno's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Dr Philippa Skowno's visitors use its website. From time to time, Dr Philippa Skowno may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.


Dr Philippa Skowno also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blog posts. Dr Philippa Skowno only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.


Gathering of Personal Information

Certain visitors to Dr Philippa Skowno's websites choose to interact with Dr Philippa Skowno in ways that require Dr Philippa Skowno to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Dr Philippa Skowno gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at to provide a username and email address.



The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.



Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Dr Philippa Skowno and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Links to External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.


We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.


Google AdWords for Remarketing  does not currently, but may in future use the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven't completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone's past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google's privacy policy.


You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.


Aggregated Statistics

Dr Philippa Skowno may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Dr Philippa Skowno may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Dr Philippa Skowno does not disclose your personally-identifying information.



To enrich and perfect your online experience, Dr Philippa Skowno uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Dr Philippa Skowno uses cookies to help Dr Philippa Skowno identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. Dr Philippa Skowno's visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Dr Philippa Skowno's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Dr Philippa Skowno's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Dr Philippa Skowno's use of cookies.


Privacy Policy

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Dr Philippa Skowno may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Dr Philippa Skowno's sole discretion. Dr Philippa Skowno encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


Credit and Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email or phone.

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