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Privacy Clause

Personal Information

We at Health & Medical Publishing Group need to collect personal information if we are to meet our obligations to you, to follow your instructions, to inform you of new services and to ensure that our business is geared towards your needs.

We respect your privacy and your personal information. For this reason, we take all reasonable measures, in accordance with this policy, to protect your personal information and keep it confidential.

Further to the requirements of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, we will disclose your personal information without your consent:

  • If we are required to do so by law or court order
  • If disclosure is in the public interest
  • If it is necessary to protect our rights

How we collect personal information

Whenever you complete an application form or contact us electronically, we will collect your personal information.

Your privacy is important to us. We will therefore not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorised entities or other third parties for their independent use without your consent.

Mail, e-mail or SMS

Provided you have agreed to this, we may use your personal or other information to send you information on new services or products that may be of interest to you. This may include mail, e-mail or SMS information concerning us, our products and services, or our partners and their products or services. If you do not wish to continue receiving this information you may contact us and we will remove you from our mailing list.

Third parties

Whenever we commission other organisations to provide support services to us, we will bind them to our privacy policies as far as they may be required to have access to our customers’ personal information to perform such services.

Storing personal information

We value the information that you choose to provide us with and will therefore take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. Health & Medical Publishing Group has physical, technological and procedural security safeguards in place and will use its best endeavours to protect your personal information.

Which laws apply?

The privacy policy will be governed, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of South Africa. To the extent that a court has jurisdiction over any dispute which may arise out of or in connection with the privacy policy, we both submit to the jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Right to amend this privacy and security statement

We reserve the right to amend the privacy and security statement at any time. All amendments to the privacy and security statement will be posted on the website. Unless otherwise stated, the current version will supersede and replace all previous versions of the privacy and security statement.

Last modified 3 December 2013