Content Management and Responsibility

The Cape Town Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic (CTORTH) and the hosts of this Website and the Intranet which provides access to the same, accept no responsibility for, and excludes all liability in connection with browsing this Website, use of information on this Website and downloading any material from it, including, but not limited to, any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or misleading or defamatory statements. This Website is intended to enable information relevant to the work of CTORTH, to be freely available on the World Wide Web (WWW). Whilst CTORTH hopes you find this Website interesting and informative, the contents are for general information only. CTORTH believes the contents to be true and accurate as at the date of writing, but can give no assurances or warranties regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any of this Website’s contents. As such, the contents of this Website should not be relied upon. In addition, none of the content of this Website will form any contract between CTORTH and any user of the Website, nor constitute any offer by CTORTH. The use of and access to pages of the CTORTH Website is subject to the foregoing disclaimer, and terms and conditions set out below. By using or accessing this Website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

CTORTH will not share your private information with anyone outside of the CTORTH Group. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting, to and from, the Website any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, and pornographic or other material which would violate any law.


Content on this Website is subject to copyright. Material can be downloaded for private research, study or Hospital business use only. Any other use, will require the permission of the copyright owner of the material. The copying, distribution or publishing of information provided on this Website is prohibited.

Links to Websites

The provision of a link to an external website does not constitute any authorization to access material within that website. All information on this Website, including links to other websites, is provided for information and convenience only. No endorsement of any other website by CTORTH is expressed or implied by the presence of a link to the same on the CTORTH Website. CTORTH accepts no responsibility for the quality of resources to be found on external websites, and anyone using the same does so at their own risk.

CTORTH shall have no responsibility, nor liability for the privacy of personal information posted by users to link to websites. As CTORTH ‘s Website may provide links to third party websites, users should review their respective privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personally identifiable information.

CTORTH reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual whom it suspects of trying to gain unauthorized access to computer systems or resources through its Website service.

Email and enquiry forms

When you send an email or complete an enquiry form, CTORTH will not share your email address or private information with anyone outside of CTORTH, with the exception of our affiliated clinicians. Emails are not attended to on an emergency basis.


Although every reasonable effort is made to ensure that files are free of defects, there are no guarantees that they are free from defects, such as computer viruses. Therefore, no warranty or guarantee is given by CTORTH, regarding files downloaded or accessed.

Reliability of Information

The resources made available on the CTORTH Website are for information only. The Website is not intended in any way to replace any other existing channel of external communication. Nothing on the Website is intended to constitute advice to anyone. The contents of this website are the considered opinions and practices of the affiliated surgeons and not to be considered as scientific fact.

Website Availability

Although the Website has been tested and should work correctly under normal circumstances, there are many factors both within and outside of the control of CTORTH, which may prevent the website from being available. No responsibility is accepted by CTORTH, for any losses that may arise from an inability to access resources through its Website. If you find any errors within the CTORTH Website site, including links that do not work, pages linked to the wrong document and out-of-date information, please notify CTORTH, without delay, to enable these to be rectified.

Logged Information

CTORTH may keep a record of the number of times a page is accessed in order to analyze trends, administer the site, and to see what pages are accessed the most. These records do not contain personal information.

Exclusion of Liability

The service and materials on this Website are provided “as is” and CTORTH and the hosts of this Website expressly disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, to the extent permitted by law including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the service or any materials.

CTORTH and the hosts of this website hereby exclude liability for any claims, losses, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever with respect to any information and/or services provided on the CTORTH website, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damages, compensatory damages or loss of profits or data whether based on a breach of contract or warranty, delict or tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise.