Terms of Use

Use of this web site is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The materials and other information provided on this web site are for educational, communication and information purposes only and are not intended to replace or constitute medical practice advice, support, or treatment.
  • All the information appearing on this web site is provided “as is” without any representation or warranty whatsoever, whether express or implied, and SpesNet disclaims any liability to the user in this regard.
  • SpesNet makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or fitness for purpose in connection with this web site and disclaims all liability in this regard. - SpesNet does not warrant that the web site will be error-free.
  • SpesNet is not responsible for any content posted by any user of this service. Any opinion expressed by a user does not necessarily represent the opinion of SpesNet and the user is solely responsible for same.
  • No use of, or reliance on, any materials included in this site shall be deemed to give rise to a doctor-patient relationship. No material included in this site shall be deemed to present the only or necessarily the best method or procedure with respect to a matter discussed on this service; rather, any such material shall be acknowledged as only the approach or opinion of the discussant.
  • The user assumes all risks of using the materials included in this site.
  • From time to time this web site may include links to other third party web sites. These links are not intended to signify that SpesNet or otherwise has any responsibility for the content of the linked web site.
  • This web site contains copyright and other intellectual property including logos and other graphics and multimedia works belonging to SpesNet or third parties. Nothing on this web site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any logo or trade mark without SpesNet’s prior written permission and/or that of third parties, as the case may be. The user may not, without SpesNet’s written consent, use SpesNet’s intellectual property or that of third parties for any purposes whatsoever.
  • The use of this web site and any dispute arising out of the web site is subject to the laws of South Africa. Any dispute arising out of the use or publication of this web site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.
  • This website is made available for public viewing on the basis that SpesNet excludes to the extent lawfully permitted liability for any loss or damage arising out of the use of this web site or reliance upon the content of this web site.

 

Copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, all materials on these pages are copyrighted by SpesNet. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore, reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or retransmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.

Privacy policy

SpesNet respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information that you share with us. Generally you can browse through our website without giving us any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request or when you choose to provide us with your personal information, this policy describes how we collect and use your personal information.

Information collection

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, e-mail address, a home, a postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, and other information needed to provide a service you requested

When you browse our website, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously indicated that you wish SpesNet to remember your login and password. We don’t automatically collect personal information, including your e-mail address. We do log your IP address (the internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there. We do not link your IP address to any personal information unless you have logged in to our website.

SpesNet collects personal information when you register with SpesNet for a SpesNet account, when you use certain SpesNet services, when you register to attend a training course, road show, or participate in an online survey, when you ask to be included in an e-mail or other mailing list, or when you submit your personal information to SpesNet for any other reason. From time to time, SpesNet receives personal information from business partners and vendors. SpesNet only uses such information if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this policy and applicable laws.

Access to certain SpesNet web pages requires a login and a password. The use of those web pages, and the information or programs downloadable from those sites, may be governed by a written agreement between you and SpesNet. Unless you request deletion of your personal information as specified, your personal information may be retained by SpesNet to verify compliance with the agreement, log software licenses granted, to track software downloaded from those pages, or track usage of other applications available on those pages.

Third Party sites

SpesNet’s website contains links to other sites. SpesNet does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.

Security statement

Your SpesNet account information is password protected for your privacy and security. SpesNet safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. In certain areas of our website, SpesNet uses industry standard SSL- encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser. 

Our partners

EthiQal is a comprehensive Medical Indemnity solution developed for South African Medical Practitioners by Constantia Insurance Company Limited. Local risk assessment based on South African private sector settlements only. Specialty focused support and inputs to practice management. Provision of Occurrence and Claims Made insurance cover. Insurance contracts which are enforceable in terms of South African law and Regulations.

DUXAH, The DUX Academy of Healthcare, evolved from within SpesNet, a company established by medical specialists to assist medical specialists and recently qualified registrars to negotiate the fraught business of private practice.

Optimising practice income! Get all the power, functionality, and flexibility your Specialist practice needs, plus the convenience of the Web.

ProfNet provides business management tools and practice support to maximise the income and efficiencies of private practice in the South African Allied Healthcare environment.

Evolve Medical is a leading provider of customised integrated software solutions.

When Discovery was established as a small specialist health insurer two decades ago, we made a clear and profound promise: to make people healthier. Making people healthier and enhancing and protecting their lives has evolved into our core purpose.