1. Definitions

1.1. The NSPCA shall mean the National Council of SPCAs.

2. Usage

2.1. By using the NSPCA web site in any way, for any reason whatsoever, you shall be deemed to have accepted all the Terms and Conditions unconditionally. You must not use this Web site if you do not agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.
2.2. This web site is intended to provide the user with information regarding NSPCA its activities regarding the protection of all animals.
2.3. Without derogating from the aforegoing, the NSPCA hereby authorises the user to view, download to a local drive, copy, print and distribute the content of this web site, or any part thereof, provided that:
2.3.1. such content is used for personal benefit and/or non-commercial purposes only; and
2.3.2. any reproduction of this the content of this web site, or portion thereof, must include the following copyright notice: © NSPCA 2006 All Rights Reserved.
2.4. Users that wish to use content from this site for commercial purposes may only do so with prior written permission.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

The contents and materials of this Web site, including any computer programs, software, html code, icons, text, links, graphics, artworks, images, sound clips or files, audio-visuals, trade names, logos, trade and service marks, private information, designs and/or product packaging are protected by law, including but not limited to copyright, patent and trademark law, and any adaptations of such content and materials, are the property of the NSPCA and/or third parties and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Rights to all intellectual property on this site are expressly reserved, subject to the rights afforded to the user herein.

4. Agreement

4.1. The material contained on this Web site is for information only and does not constitute advice or a recommendation of any nature.
4.2. To the extent that information displayed on this Web site relates to any products, services, events or competitions or any costs, prices, fees or prizes related to such products, services, events or competitions, you acknowledge that this information may not be accurate or complete.
4.3. Any views or statements made or expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the views of the NSPCA, its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, servants or agents.
4.4. Any of the information, products, services, events or competitions on this Web site may be modified or suspended or removed by the NSPCA without notice.
4.5. Use of this web site does not constitute an agreement between the NSPCA and the user or between the user and any representative, agent, employee or distributor of the NSPCA.

5. Linking and Framing

5.1. Any third party site may link to this web site provided that such a link is coded to the home page of this web site.
5.2. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity or web site to link to any page other than the home page of this web site, without the prior written approval of the NSPCA.
5.3. It is expressly prohibited for any person, business, entity, or web site to frame any page on this web site, including the home page, in any way whatsoever, without the prior written approval of the NSPCA.
5.4. You are not permitted to “deep link” to this web site.

6. Links to Third Party Sites

6.1. The NSPCA may provide links to the user only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply the NSPCA’s endorsement of such sites and as such are not responsible or liable for the information, material or contents, maintenance of, or activities conducted on, any web site to which this web site provides a link.
6.2. Despite the fact that this web site may refer to or provide links to other web sites, your use of such other web sites is entirely at your own risk. Such other web sites or pages are not subject to the control of the NSPCA and the NSPCA shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the contents, use, or inability to use or access any linked web sites or any links contained in a linked web site. Neither shall the NSPCA, their affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, and agents be responsible for any loss, expense, claim or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising from your use of such other web sites or your reliance on any information contained in such other web sites.

7. Searching Technology

The use of non-malicious search technology, such as “web-crawlers” or “web-spiders”, to search and gain information from this web site is not permitted if such technology will result in slowing down this web site’ server or if such technology constitutes a copyright infringement of any data and information available from this web site. Data and information may only be used in compliance with sections 2 hereof.

8. Changes and Amendments

8.1. The NSPCA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter and/or amend any criteria or information contained in this web site without prior notice.
8.2. Users undertake to check the the NSPCA web site frequently to acquaint themselves with the changes and/or amendments in the information supplied on the web site.
8.3. If you use this Web site after such updated or amended Terms and Conditions have been displayed on this Web site, you will be deemed to have accepted such updates or amendments.

9. NSPCA Online Donations Terms of Use

9.1. Detailed Description Of Goods And/Or Services – THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs is a business in the welfare environment that promotes animal welfare and prevents cruelty.
9.2. Donor Privacy Policy – THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA) available on this web site.
9.3. Refunds Policy – Donations are not refundable except at the discretion of the NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs.
9.4. Payment Options Accepted – Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, Diners or American Express credit cards or by bank transfer into the NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs bank account, the details of which will be provided on request.
9.5. Credit Card Acquiring And Security – Credit card transactions will be acquired for THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs via PayGate (Pty) Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for Standard Bank of South Africa. PayGate uses the strictest form of encryption, namely Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3) and no credit card details are stored on the website.Users may go to http://www.paygate.co.za/ to view their security certificate and security policy.
9.6. Customer Details Separate From Card Details – Customer details will be stored by THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs separately from card details which are entered by the client on PayGates secure site. For more detail on PayGate refer to http://www.paygate.co.za/
9.7. Merchant Outlet Country And Transaction Currency – The merchant outlet country at the time of presenting payment options to the cardholder is South Africa. Transaction Currency is South African Rand (ZAR).
9.8. Responsibility – THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs takes responsibility for all aspects relating to the transaction including dispute resolution.
9.9. Country Of Domicile – This website is governed by the laws of South Africa and THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs chooses as its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature 6 Clark Road, Florentia 1449, Alberton South Africa.
9.10. Variation – THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.
9.11. Company – Information This website is run by THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPCAs (statutory body in terms of the SPCA Act 169 of 1993) based in South Africa trading as NSPCA and with the Non Profit Organisation registration number 003-189 NPO.

10. Agreements in Terms of Section 21 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

10.1. No information or data on this web site is an offer, but merely an invitation to purchase products.
10.2. Data messages, such as e-mail, are only deemed to have been received by the NSPCA once replied to and such a reply does not include an auto-reply.

11. Requirements of Section 43 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002

11.1. The full name and legal status of the web site owner is: National Council of SPCAs, Reg. No 003-189 NPO.
11.2. The full web site address is https://nspca.co.za/
11.3. The physical address for receipt of legal service: National Council of SPCAs

Cnr Clark & De Klerk Streets
Republic of South Africa
Main business: Preventing cruelty to all animals

12. Severability

12.1. These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between the NSPCA and you, the user of this web site. Any failure by the NSPCA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
12.2. In the event that any term or condition of the use of this web site is not fully enforceable or valid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected by such unenforceability or invalidity and shall remain enforceable and applicable.

13. Applicable and Governing Law

13.1. This web site is hosted, owned, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa, and thus the South African Law governs the use or inability to use this web site and these terms and conditions.
13.2. You consent to the jurisdiction of the South African courts for any dispute that may arise out of these Terms and Conditions.

14. Contact Information / Domicilium citandi et executandi

If you have any questions, queries or wish to request permission to use any part of this web site, including, linking, framing, or searching, please contact us at

Email: nspca@nspca.co.za

Physical address:
National Council of SPCAs
Cnr Clark & De Klerk Streets
Republic of South Africa

Postal Address:
National Council of SPCAs
PO Box 1320

Social Media Terms of Use

All Social Media Accounts owned by the NSPCA, included, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
We invite you to join the NSPCA on Social Media – by interacting with the NSPCA on all Social Media platforms, please be aware that you agree to the following:

  1. Hate speech, verbal abuse, blasphemy, racism and any form of cursing are prohibited.
  2. Personal attacks on NSPCA staff members will not be tolerated. Any complaints must be formally submitted to nspca@nspca.co.za
  3. Defamatory or libellous comments will not be tolerated.
  4. Ambush marketing, which is illegal in South Africa, is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: the promotion of personal services, the sale of products and promotion of the business or other organisations without the express written permission of the NSPCA. The promotion of own or other non-profit organisations is also strictly prohibited.

The NSPCA reserves the right to delete comments, block people and report people who abuse these conditions on any of our Social Media Accounts.