Terms & Conditions

Use of Site
You are welcome to browse this website but no part of the site or its content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed without permission. ‘Deep-linking’, ’embedding’ or using analogous technology is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws. We reserve the right to modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part of it) with or without notice. We reserve the right to change these conditions from time to time, and your continued use of the website (or any part of) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the conditions have been changed.

Disclaimer of Warranty
The contents of this site are provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The owner of this site, the authors of these contents and in general anybody connected to this site in any way, from now on collectively called ‘Providers’, assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in these contents. The Providers further do not warrant, guarantee or make any representation regarding the safety, reliability, accuracy, correctness or completeness of these contents.

In an attempt to provide increased value to our users, we may provide links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the content (including misrepresentative or defamatory content) of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources.

Privacy Policy
We are committed to protecting your privacy. None of the personal information gathered in the online forms on the website – such as your name, home address or email address – will be sold or shared with any third parties, other than those necessary to record and process your subscription, query or donation.

If you disclose your email address on any of the forms on the website, we may from time to time send you e-mail communications with feedback on our projects. Other than this, St Vincent de Paul Society will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. You may opt-out of receiving these emails at any time, by emailing ncadmin@ssvp.org.za with ‘remove’ in the subject line.

The site may use cookie and tracking technology to collect information about your visit, such as the browser type and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the site; the pages that you access and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

Security Policy
All online credit card transactions are processed by SagePay using 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, compliant with international standards. St Vincent de Paul Society does not have access to credit card details.

All transactions are processed in South African Rand [ZAR]. For the convenience of web users wishing to donate from outside South Africa, a currency converter is provided as a guide. While our currency conversion factors are regularly updated, we provide no guarantees as to the accuracy of the currency conversions.

Should you wish for any reason to cancel your online donation, you may do so within seven (7) days and receive a full refund (less bank charges). Kindly notify us of any refund required by emailing ncadmin@ssvp.org.za.

If you do not agree to any change to these conditions then you must immediately stop using the website. By continuing to use the website, you consent to these terms and conditions. If you have any queries regarding security and privacy, please email ncadmin@ssvp.org.za.

The Society of St Vincent de Paul takes individuals’ privacy seriously. Please click the button below to access our POPI Policy.