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.
Dr Philippa Skowno is located at The Oakdale Practice, 16 Oakdale Road, Newlands, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
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 https://www.skowno.com/ 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 https://www.skowno.com/ 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.
Links to External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
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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.
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