By accessing and using the Website the User agrees and acknowledges that Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will be processing the User’s personal information and / or use of the Website in order to render the Online Services. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd confirms that it will process the personal information of the User in accordance with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013, and that appropriate security safeguard measures have been implemented to protect the personal information. Personal information will only be processed for a legitimate business purpose and will only be shared with a third party where it is necessary to render the Online Services or is required by law.
The User accordingly consents to:
In the event that the User’s session on the Website is suspended and / or the User does not finalise a transaction, Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will attempt to contact the User in order to establish whether Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd can be of any further assistance and / or whether the User experienced any difficulties. Should the User so request, his / her details will be removed and / or not processed further by Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd.
Should the User wish to receive a quote, the User will be prompted further to agree to the processing of the User’s information in order for Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd to render the Online Services. Should the User not agree to such processing, Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will suspend the service and will not be able to provide the User with the Online Services. The User will be prompted as to whether the User wishes to receive further marketing material, updates or direct marketing from Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd and / or its affiliates by providing his / her consent. Should such consent be withheld, Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd and / or its affiliates undertakes not to direct any such marketing material, updates or direct marketing to the User.
Where a User has previously agreed to Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd processing their personal information and / or to receiving marketing or marketing related material from Hippo, this consent will remain in force until the User has requested Hippo to refrain from such processing.
All Medical Scheme introductions, quotations and related information are provided by JHippo Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd, a private company with company registration number 2004 / 018981 / 07, duly registered and incorporated in terms of the Company laws of South Africa, which is a registered Financial Services Provider (FSP No 36088), licensed to provide Health Service Benefits.
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd's online products and services ("Online Services") are subject to registration procedures and approvals, which Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd may accept or reject at their sole discretion.
Hippo.co.za is free to use, and commission free. We make money simply by charging our partners a fee when a customer chooses to find out more about their products. This fee does not influence the price you pay. The price you see is sourced real-time from the providers' database and does not include any hidden fees or charges.
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd receives various types of information ("the Information") from Users who access the Website. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd makes every effort to protect any Information received by it. Despite such undertaking, it is possible for Internet-based communications to be intercepted. Without the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will not be responsible for any damages the User or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential or personal information that the User submits to Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd through the Internet, or that the User expressly or implicitly authorises Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd to receive, or for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information. To ensure acquaintance with and awareness of the privacy measures and polices of Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd, the User is urged to read and understand Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd's Privacy and Security Policy, outlining Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd's commitment to the User's privacy and the security of their personal information.
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd provides certain information (“the Content”) on the Website. Content currently or anticipated to be displayed at this Website is provided by Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd, its affiliates and/or subsidiary, or any other third party owners of such content, and includes but is not limited to Literary Works, Musical Works, Artistic Works, Sound Recordings, Cinematograph Films, Sound and Television Broadcasts, Program-Carrying Signals, Published Editions and Computer Programs. All such proprietary works, and the compilation of the proprietary works, are copyright of Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd, its affiliates or subsidiary, or any other third party owner of such rights (“the Owners”), and is protected by South African and International copyright laws. Accordingly, any unauthorised copying, reproduction, retransmission, distribution, dissemination, sale, publication, broadcast or other circulation or exploitation of the Content or any component thereof will constitute an infringement of such copyright and other intellectual property rights; save that you may use the materials or any component thereof for your own internal purposes and for the purposes of ordering service/s from Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd.
Without limiting the generality of the aforementioned, the User is authorised to view, download and copy to a local hard drive or disk, print and make copies of such printouts, provided that:
Irrespective of the existence of Copyright, the User acknowledges that Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd and/or the Owners, as the case may be are the proprietors of all the Content and Trademarks on the Website, whether it constitutes confidential information or not, and that the User has no right, title or interest in any such material.
No User may establish a hyperlink, frame, metatag or similar reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to as “Linking”), to the Website or any subsidiary pages before receiving Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd’s prior written approval, which may be withheld or granted subject to the conditions Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd may specify from time to time.
An application for Linking must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once received Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will do its best to respond and enter into further discussions with the User. If the User does not receive a written response from Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd within five business days, the User must consider the request as having been rejected.
A breach of this provision entitles Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd to take legal action without prior notice to the User and the User agrees to reimburse Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd with the costs associated with such legal action, on an attorney and own client scale.
Notwithstanding the fact that hyperlinks exist, in the Terms and Conditions, to facilitate access to notices, policies and legislation that are incorporated into the Terms and Conditions, the User agrees that in those instances, where some or all of the hyperlinks malfunction or are not operational, such occurrence shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the Terms and Conditions. The User undertakes to, at their own convenience and discretion, review and acquaints themselves with necessary documents and/ or terms.
External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links provided is at the User’s own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external website’s terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to the Website without the express prior written permission of Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd.
The User undertakes not to use any technology to search and /or gain information from the Website without Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd’s written consent.
Software, if any, made available for download on or via the Website may be governed by license conditions that establish a legal relationship with the licensor. The User indemnifies Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd against any breach of these license conditions. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd gives no warranty and makes no representation, whether express or implied, as to the quality or fitness for purpose of the use of such software.
No warranty, whether express or implied, is given that any files, downloads or applications available via the Website is free of viruses, Trojans, bombs, time-locks or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of the User’s computer, database, network or other information system.
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to:
Although Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd has taken reasonable care to ensure that the Content on the Website is accurate and that the User will not suffer loss or damage as a result of their use of the Website, the Website is provided on an “as is” basis. Use of the Website is entirely at the User’s own risk. The User assumes full responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from their use of the Website and their reliance on any of the Content or a part/s thereof, contained on the Website.
The Website and all Content on the Website, including any current or future offer of products or services, are provided on an “as is” basis, and may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd makes no warranty or representation as to the availability, accuracy or completeness of the Content. Neither Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd nor any holding company, affiliate or subsidiary of Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd, shall be held liable for any direct or indirect, special, consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred, related to the use of, or the inability to access or use the Content or the Website or any functionality thereof, or of any linked website, even if Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd is expressly advised thereof.
Without derogating from the generality of the above, Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd will not be liable for:
The User unconditionally and irrevocably indemnifies and holds Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd harmless against all and any loss, liability, actions, lawsuits, proceedings, costs, demands and damages of all and every kind, (including direct, indirect, special or consequential damages), and whether in an action based on contract, negligence or any other action, arising out of or in connection with the failure or delay in the performance of the services offered on the Website, the use of the services offered on the Website, the Content available on the Website or any other matter, directly or indirectly, related to the User’s use of the Website, whether due to Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd’s negligence or not.
This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd from its offices as set out below within the Republic of South Africa. Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in any other locations or countries. Access to the Website from territories or countries where the Content is illegal, is prohibited. The User may not use this Website in violation of South African export laws and regulations. If the User accesses this Website from locations outside of South Africa, that User is responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa and the User consents to the jurisdiction of the Transvaal Provincial Division of the High Court, in the event of any dispute.
If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of these Terms and Conditions, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of these Terms and Conditions.
Should Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd be prevented from fulfilling any of its obligations to you as a result of any event of force majeure, then those obligations shall be deemed to have been suspended to the extent that and for as long as Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd is so prevented from fulfilling them and your corresponding obligations shall be suspended to the corresponding extent. In the event that force majeure continues for more than fourteen days after it has fist occurred then Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd shall be entitled (but not obliged) to terminate all of its rights and obligations in terms of or arising out of these Terms and Conditions by giving notice to the User. An "event of force majeure" shall mean any event or circumstance whatsoever which is not within the reasonable control of including, without limitation, vis major, casus fortuitus, any act of God, strike, theft, riots, explosion, insurrection or other similar disorder, war (whether declared or not) or military operations, the downtime of any external telecommunications line, power failure, international restrictions, any requirement of any international authority, any requirement of any government or other competent local authority, any court order, export control or shortage of transport facilities
Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd, with company registration number 1979/007029/07 and an authorised financial services provider, provides an electronic platform that facilitates the aggregation of quotes from various different providers and industries. This facility allows the consumer to efficiently compare premiums or quotes from the different service providers.
Consumers can access a full record of the transaction via submitting an email request to email@example.com.
The quotes presented, are based on limited information, provided by the User on the electronic e-quote form. The quotes are therefore only illustrative and not a binding offer. The quotes are subject to change, based upon the verification and further consideration of more comprehensive risk related information that you will be required to disclose, when you agree to the provider contacting you.
Any reference to or use of a product, service or process of a third party does not imply recommendation, approval or affiliation of the product, services or process by Hippo.
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