Last updated: 13 January 2021 

Interpretation and Definitions 


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural. 


For the purposes of this Disclaimer: 

Consultancy or Business (referred to as either “the Consultancy”, “the Business”, “I”, “Me”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Disclaimer) refers to Denise Nicholson t/a Scholarly Horizons (hereinafter referred to as Scholarly Horizons), 13 Dina Road, Elma Park, Edenvale, 1609, Gauteng, South Africa. 

Service refers to the Website and Presentations. 

You means the individual accessing the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable. 

Website refers to Scholarly Horizons, accessible from 

Presentations refer to PowerPoint or other types of presentations, whether offered via face-to-face workshops or via online platforms.  


The information contained on the Service is for general information purposes only.  Scholarly Horizons assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents of the Service. 

In no event shall Scholarly Horizons as an entity, or Denise Nicholson in her personal capacity, be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. The Company reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice.  

Scholarly Horizons does not warrant that the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components. The Service may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with the Company.  Please note that Scholarly Horizons does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites. 

Errors and Omissions Disclaimer 

The information given by the Service is for general guidance on matters of interest only. Even if Scholarly Horizons takes every precaution to insure that the content of the Service or provided via the Service is both current and accurate, errors can occur. Plus, given the changing nature of laws, rules and regulations, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in the information contained on the Service. 

Scholarly Horizons is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. 

Fair Dealing Disclaimer 

Scholarly Horizons may use copyright material which has not always been specifically authorised by the copyright owner, such as material available for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research.  Scholarly Horizons believes this constitutes ‘fair dealing’ of any such copyright material as provided for in Section 12 of the South African Copyright Act No. 98 of 1978 (as amended) and/or in terms of relevant limitations and exceptions provided in such Act. 

If You wish to use copyright material from the Service for your own purposes that go beyond fair dealing/fair use (depending on your legal jurisdiction), You must obtain prior permission from the copyright owner. 

Views Expressed Disclaimer 

The Service may contain views and opinions which are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other author, agency, organisation, employer or company, entity and/or consultancy, including Scholarly Horizons.  

Comments published by users are their sole responsibility and the users will take full responsibility, liability and blame for any defamation or related offences, or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. Scholarly Horizons is not liable for any comment published by users and reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason whatsoever. 

No Responsibility/”Use at Your Own Risk” Disclaimer 

All information on or via the Service is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. 

Scholarly Horizons provides this Service based on relevant qualifications, experience, expertise and knowledge built up over more than 37 years in the library, higher educational and copyright fields.  The information on or via the Service is provided with the understanding that Scholarly Horizons is not herein engaged in rendering legal, accounting, tax, or other professional advice and services. As such, it should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional accounting, tax, legal or other competent advisers.  

In no event shall Scholarly Horizons or its suppliers or service providers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with your access or use of or inability to access or use the Service. 

Scholarly Horizons will not be liable to You or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information on the Service or provided via the Service or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. 

Contact Details  

If you have any questions about this Disclaimer, You can contact Denise Nicholson:
Via email:
Via cellphone number: +27 (0)834422572