Terms & Conditions

Welcome to BuyWildlife.com website. BuyWildlife is a South-African wildlife and wildlife services classifieds website. Our terms & conditions follow.

Acceptance of Terms & Conditions

By using BuyWildlife.com you agree to understand and to be bound by these terms and conditions. Please note that we may change these terms from time to time, so please make sure to read this page regularly. If you don't agree with any of these terms then please do not continue to use the website.

The Use of BuyWildlife

As a condition of using BuyWildlife.com, you agree that you won't:
•    Create multiple accounts or use false addresses or contact information.
•    Post any abusive, threatening, defamatory or indecent material.
•    Post any images, information or other material which don't belong to yourself or infringes upon other people’s rights.
•    Copy other people’s content without their consent.
•    Use any kind of site scrapers or other automated services to collect information from the site for use on other websites without our permission. This includes the use of tools to harvest email addresses or wildlife advertisements from the website.
•    Post non-related advertisements on the website or spam the website by posting multiple copies of your advertisements. We only allow advertisements for animals for sale, adoption, breeders, stores, lost/found or wanted . We do not allow posting of advertisements for other services, unless approved by BuyWildlife. You can acquire information regarding this here .
•    Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website/services through hacking, password mining or by any other means.
•    Use the website/services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the website/services or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website/services.
•    Impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others.

Posting Advertisements on BuyWildlife

BuyWildlife aims to promote responsible wildlife ownership and breeding. If any of these guidelines are not followed, your BuyWildlife advertisement will not be approved and your account may be banned without prior notice. BuyWildlife has the authority to remove any advertisement or account without informing the party involved. We provide free and some special paid-for services, but please note that free advertisements and inputs of the website is not guaranteed, and we reserve the right at any time to block access to our free services.

We plan to work closely animal welfare organizations, the SAPS, local councils and trading standards . If we believe you are not adhering to the following guidelines or looking after any animals you advertise on our website, we may pass on your details to the relevant authorities.
•    Animals should be advertised in the correct category and the full breed or specie should be disclosed to any potential new owner.
•    BuyWildlife will not be held responsible for any prosecution regarding non-compliance of any legal regulations.
•    The new owner should be allowed to inspect the animal before completing a purchase.
•    You must state the correct location in your advertisements. This should be where the animal is currently located and where it can be viewed.
•    All advertisements must be placed under one account only. This is so we can monitor your advertisements and any complaints. If we believe you have created multiple accounts to post advertisements, all of your accounts will be suspended. If you are a breeder, you need to have a breeder’s account on BuyWildlife.
•    Your account and advertisements should contain your correct personal details, including your correct location.
•    If we receive complaints about your advertisements or animals that you have advertised on the site, we may remove access to the site whilst the claims are being investigated. This may lead to a permanent ban from the website.
•    It is not allowed to place an ad for your company or other products unless approved by site administrators. Should this rule not be adhered to, the advertisement and advertiser may be removed by BuyWildlife.
•    Advertisements must only be done in specified categories.
•    BuyWildlife will keep the right to remove or move advertisements placed in wrong categories.
•    It is not allowed to create links to ads on other classified sites and BuyWildlife has the right to remove such advertisements from BuyWildlife.com.

Contacting Advertisers

As a condition of using BuyWildlife.com, you agree that when contacting our advertisers, you won't:
•    Send any abusive or threatening emails, or make any abusive or threatening phone calls.
•    Use our advertisers’ contact details or the BuyWildlife contact forms to send spam or unrelated messages to our advertisers.

Copyright Infringement

As a condition of using BuyWildlife.com, you acknowledge and agree that we may preserve or disclose your information and content, if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to:
•    Identify copyrighted material or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed upon.
•    Identify the material on our website that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we can locate it on the website.
•    Confirm a statement by you that content displayed is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

You may not infringe or attempt to infringe on the privacy or the rights of other BuyWildlife users.
This includes you storing or trying to store personal data of other BuyWildlife users. We will remove any infringing listings.
If you believe that any of your content or material has been copied in a way that infringes copyright, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please inform us immediately by contacting BuyWildlife support using the contact form.

Exposure to BuyWildlife Content

By using BuyWildlife.com, you understand that:
•    All wildlife advertisements, messages, images, photos, and all other content posted on, transmitted through, or linked from BuyWildlife, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated.
•    You are entirely responsible for all the content that you add, upload, email or otherwise make available via BuyWildlife.
•    You may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. BuyWildlife does not control and is not responsible for content made available through the website.
•    We do our best to prevent the majority of scammers from using BuyWildlife.com, but we cannot guarantee that all advertisements are placed by genuine people. You should therefore make sure you are careful when contacting advertisers. Under no circumstances will BuyWildlife be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content listed, emailed or otherwise made available via the website.
•    You acknowledge that BuyWildlife does not approve all content, but we will have the right to refuse, delete or move any content that is available via the service, for violating our terms or for any other reason.
Further you agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available content that:
•    Violates any law.
•    Is copyrighted or patented, protected by trade secret or trademark, or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission or a license from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant BuyWildlife all of the license rights granted herein.
•    Infringes any of the foregoing intellectual property rights of any party, or is content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships.
•    Is harmful, abusive, unlawful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libellous or invasive of another's privacy or other rights, or harms or could harm minors in any way.
•    Harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability.
•    Violates any federal, state, or local equal employment laws, including but not limited to those prohibiting the stating, in any advertisement for employment, a preference or requirement based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability of the applicant.
•    Includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent.
•    Impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a BuyWildlife employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents an affiliation with a person or entity.
•    Includes links to commercial services or third-party websites, except as specifically allowed by BuyWildlife.com.
•    Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
•    Disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack) to the service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the service.
•    Employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of content transmitted through the service.
Additionally, you agree not to:
•    Contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose; or to "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone.
•    Make any libellous or defamatory comments or postings to or against anyone.
•    Collect personal data about other users or entities for commercial or unlawful purposes.
•    Use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the likes to download or scrape data from the service, except for internet search engines (e.g. Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file.
•    Post the same item or service in multiple classified categories or forums, or in multiple metropolitan areas.
•    Attempt to gain unauthorized access to computer systems owned or controlled by BuyWildlife or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the service or the website.
•    Use any automated device or software that enables the submission of automatic postings on BuyWildlife without human intervention or authorship (an "automated posting device"), including without limitation, the use of any such automated posting device in connection with bulk postings, or for automatic submission of postings at certain times or intervals.

Termination of Service

We have the right to terminate your access to any or all of the services at any time should you breach these terms and conditions.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

You use the website/services at your own risk. The website/services are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

To the extent permitted by law, BuyWildlife will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the website/services.

Advertising Period

The option chosen is final and cannot be changed until the completion of period set out in the specific chosen option, unless an upgrade package is chosen, by which the previous option will become void. After the expiration of the once-off free trial period you have to choose one of the payment options available. After the free trial period the user’s page will be unpublished until such an option is selected and payment is confirmed.

Termination of Service

You may decide to cancel your service with BuyWildlife. If any of the conditions are not adhered to, BuyWildlife has the right to remove the advertiser’s details.
This forms a contract between the advertiser and BuyWildlife and when the agreed period has expired the advertiser must renew the contract.

Privacy Statement

If you believe that any of your content or material has been copied in a way that infringes copyright, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please inform us immediately by contacting BuyWildlife support using the contact form. Please note that the privacy of our visitors at BuyWildlife is very important to us.
At BuyWildlife, we recognize that the privacy of your personal information is very important. Some information on the types of personal information we or third parties may receive and collect when you use and visit our site, and how we safeguard your information. Please note that we never sell your personal information to third parties.

We respect your privacy and will take reasonable measures to protect it, as more fully detailed below.
Should your personal information change, please inform us and provide us with updates to your personal information as soon as reasonably possible to enable us to update your personal information.

We will:
•    Treat your personal information as strictly confidential.
•    Take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and is protected against unauthorized or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage, alteration, disclosure or access.
•    Upon your request, promptly return or destroy any and all of your personal information in our possession or control.

Free advertising terms

BuyWildlife has free advertising options, however BWL has the right to cancel any advert or service listing should it violate or be in disregard of any of the site rules

Free product or service listing will be valid for a 3 months period, where after you will be notified of the costs for continued advertising. Specific advertising option will be made available soon.