Terms of use

 

By accessing or using The Natural Network® website or its corresponding social media pages, you agree that you have read, understood and will adhere to these terms of use.  If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, you may not access or use this website. These terms and conditions abide by The Consumer Contract Regulations. You may print or store them for your own records if you wish.

Intellectual Property

The Natural Network® owns the copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights for all text, graphics, photos, videos and all other content on this website. It is strictly prohibited to use, download, copy, publish, reproduce or make available by any other means the content on The Natural Network for anything other than personal use. You may not restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use or enjoyment of this website.

Disclaimer

You agree that you have read and understood the full disclaimer before using this website and its social media pages. 

Information published by The Natural Network is based on the opinions of the authors, unless stated otherwise. The authors are not necessarily qualified professionals, therefore the information published is not intended as medical advice and it should not be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any medical conditions or illnesses. 

While reasonable endeavours are made to verify the accuracy of any information published by The Natural Network, we make no warranties, whether express or implied, and will not be held responsible for the accuracy of content.

The Natural Network will not be held responsible for any damages, expenses, losses, health problems, costs or liabilities to any person resulting from using this website.

The Disclaimer forms part of these Terms of use. 

Forum & post comments

You agree that you have read and understood the Forum & commenting guidelines and that you will adhere to them when both using the forum and commenting on blog posts. 

The Natural Network will not tolerate spam, self-advertisement, plagiarism, bullying, harassment of any kind or indecent/inappropriate/unlawful posts or comments. Posts in the forum are spot checked and may be moderated at times to maintain a friendly environment and to prevent spam. We reserve the right to edit or remove any inappropriate content and/or ban users who do not adhere to the forum guidelines, so please behave kindly and respectfully. 

You agree that you will not post in the forum and/or when commenting on posts, any content that is protected by copyright, trademark, patent or any other form of intellectual property without written consent from the owner. Illegal activity of any kind will be reported. 

Wellness Directory and Zero Waste Directory

Businesses, services and professionals advertised in the Wellness Directory and the Zero Waste Directory on this website are in no way affiliated to The Natural Network and have not necessarily been professionally approved. The Natural Network does not verify businesses or professionals listed on this site and therefore accepts no responsibility for services used or products purchased from these businesses, nor any consequence of using them. By using the services or purchasing products from businesses advertised in the directories, the contract will be between that business/service and yourself. You are bound by their terms and conditions and there is no contract between you and The Natural Network. It is recommended to conduct your own research on these businesses/services before using them.

You may not use the contact details of businesses or individuals listed in the directories for sales or nuisance purposes.

For wellness professionals and zero waste shop owners: It’s free to list your wellness business or zero waste shop in our Wellness Directory or Zero Waste Directory. By doing so, you agree that you have read and understood the Disclaimer and Privacy statement as well as these Terms of Use. You also agree to receive an occasional email from The Natural Network. Your details will be shared with the web company Automattic and the marketing platform MailChimp, but will not be passed on to other 3rd parties without your consent, unless we are obliged to by law or for safety reasons. Your listing will be reviewed before being published – only businesses that promote natural living, organic or zero waste products, natural health and wellbeing will be considered. The Natural Network reserves the right to remove or edit listings from the directories at any time. Once listed, you must let us know if your contact details or business details ever change so that we can keep the directories up-to-date. There is no obligation to remain listed and your details can be removed and deleted if you wish. 

Privacy

You recognise that the Internet is not a 100% secure platform for communication, therefore we cannot guarantee the security of any data you send to us (or we send to you) via the Internet. We are not responsible for any damages which you, or others, may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information. Your details will be shared with the web company Automattic and the marketing platform MailChimp, but will not be passed on to other 3rd parties without your consent, unless we are obliged to by law or for safety reasons. Our Privacy page forms part of these Terms of use.

Liabilities

You agree that The Natural Network will not be held responsible for any damages, expenses, health problems, losses, costs, claims or liabilities resulting from using this website and its social media pages. Your use of any information or services on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which The Natural Network is not liable. By using The Natural Network, you accept all responsibility for outcomes that may arise from implementing advice/suggestions published and you release The Natural Network from any liability from any effects that occur thus.