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Privacy Statement  

 Welcome to our privacy policy. This is our plan of action when it comes to protecting your privacy. We respect your
 privacy and take the protection of personal data very seriously. The purpose of this policy is to describe the way that
 we collect, store, use, and protect data that can be associated with you or another specific natural or juristic person
 and can be used to identify you or that person (personal data).

 This policy applies to you if you are:
 • a visitor to our website; or
 • a conference delegate that registers to attend, an exhibitor, sponsor or speaker

 Personal data

 Personal data includes:
 • certain information that we collect automatically when you visit our website;
 • certain information collected on registration (see below);
 • certain information collected on submission; and
 • optional information that you provide to us voluntarily (see below);

 Personal data excludes:
 • information that has been made anonymous so that it does not identify a specific person;
 • permanently de-identified information that does not relate or cannot be traced back to you specifically;
 • non-personal statistical information collected and compiled by us; and
 • information that you have provided voluntarily in an open, public environment or forum including any blog,
 chat room, community, classifieds, or discussion board (because the information has been disclosed in a
 public forum, it is no longer confidential and does not constitute personal data subject to protection under
 this policy).

 Common examples
 Common examples of the types of personal data which we may collect and process include your:
 • identifying information – such as your name, HPCSA number for Health Care Professionals;
 • contact information – such as your phone number or email address;
 • address information – such as your physical or postal address;

 Sensitive personal data
 Depending on the goods or services that you require, we may also collect sensitive personal data like your bank
 account details.

 Acceptance required

 Your Consent
 You do not have to give us personal information in order to visit or access the freely available sections of our web
 site. Some services on our web site may, however, be restricted to registered users only (including but not limited to
 the placing of orders, promotional features and competitions). In order for you to use such services we will need
 some personal information about you. The information will be collected when you register with us or when you
 choose to use some of the services available via our web site.
 All your personal information will be collected, stored and used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and you
 consent to such use when you subscribe to these subscriber services.
 You must accept all the terms of this policy when you order or use any of our goods or services, or our website. You
 may not order or use any of our goods or services, or our website if you do not accept this policy.

 Legal capacity
 You may not access our website to order our goods or services if you are younger than 18 years old or do not have
 legal capacity to conclude legally binding contracts.

 Deemed acceptance
 By accepting this policy, you are deemed to have read, understood, accepted, and agreed to be bound by all of its

 Your obligations
 You may only send us your own personal data or the personal data of another data subject where you have their
 permission to do so.

 We may change the terms of this policy at any time by updating this web page. We will notify you of any changes by
 placing a notice in a prominent place on the website or by sending you an email detailing the changes that we have
 made and indicating the date that they were last updated. If you do not agree with the changes, then you must stop
 using the website, and our goods or services. If you continue to use the website or our goods or services following
 notification of a change to the terms, the changed terms will apply to you and you will be deemed to have accepted
 those updated terms.


 On registration
 Once you register on our website, you will no longer be anonymous to us. You will provide us with certain personal

 This personal data may include:
 • your name and surname;
 • your email address;
 • your telephone number;
 • your HPCSA number / medical ID number for Health Care Professionals
 • your company name, company registration number, and VAT number;
 • your postal address or street address; and
 • your username and password

 We will use this personal data to fulfil your account, provide additional services and information to you as we
 reasonably think appropriate, and for any other purposes set out in this policy.

 On order
 When you order any goods or services from us, you will be asked to provide us with additional information on a
 voluntary basis (goods information or services information).

 From browser
 We do not automatically receive and record Internet usage information on our server logs from your browser.
 Please note that other websites visited before entering our website might place personal data within your URL during
 a visit to it, and we have no control over such websites.

 We do not make use of ‘cookies’ when you visit our website.
 Many other websites use cookies and you can find out more about them at www.allaboutcookies.org

 Optional details
 You may also provide additional information to us on a voluntary basis (optional information). This includes content or
 products that you decide to upload or download from our website or when you enter competitions, take advantage or
 promotions, respond to surveys, order certain additional goods or services, or otherwise use the optional features and
 functionality of our website.

 We do not monitor or record any telephone calls that you make to us.
 We will record meetings and presentations at your request or with your specific permission.

 Purpose for collection
 We may use or process any goods information, services information, or optional information that you provide to us for
 the purposes that you indicated when you agreed to provide it to us.

 Processing includes gathering your personal data, disclosing it, and combining it with other personal data. We
 generally collect and process your personal data for various purposes, including:
 • goods purposes – such as collecting orders for, supplying, and supporting our goods;
 • services purposes – such as providing our services;
 • marketing purposes – such as pursuing lawful related marketing activities with your specific consent;
 • business purposes – such as internal audit, accounting, business planning, and joint ventures, disposals of
 business, or other proposed and actual transactions; and
 • legal purposes – such as handling claims, complying with regulations, or pursuing good governance.

 We may use your usage information for the purposes described above and to:
 • remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you
 access the website;
 • monitor website usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages accessed; and
 • track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities in connection with your
 usage of the website.

 Consent to collection
 We will obtain your consent to collect personal data:
 • in accordance with applicable law;
 • when you provide us with any registration information or optional information.

 Privacy by design
 When we decide to start a new activity that involves the processing of personal data, we take the privacy and data
 protection laws and principles into account and try to build them into the activity.


 Our obligations
 We may use your personal data to fulfil our obligations to you.

 Messages and updates
 We may send administrative messages and email updates to you about our service. In some cases, we may also
 send you primarily promotional messages. You can choose to opt-out of promotional messages.


 We may share your personal data with:
 • banking partners as required by credit card association rules for inclusion on their list of terminated
 merchants (in the event that you utilise the services to receive payments and you meet their criteria); and
 • other third parties who provide us with relevant services where appropriate
 • We reserve the right to share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties
 for business purposes, for example with advertisers on our website or business associates and partners.
 You will not be identifiable from such data as such. We are not responsible and cannot be held liable for the
 privacy practices of such third parties.

 We may disclose your personal data as required by law or governmental audit.

 Law enforcement
 We may disclose personal data if required:
 • by a subpoena or court order;
 • to comply with any law;
 • to protect the safety of any individual or the general public; and
 • to prevent violation of our terms of service.

 No selling
 We will not sell personal data. No personal data will be disclosed to anyone except as provided in this privacy policy.

 Marketing purposes
 We may disclose aggregate statistics (information about the customer population in general terms) about the
 personal data to sponsors, exhibitors or business partners.

 We may need to disclose personal data to our employees that require the personal data to do their jobs. These
 include our responsible management, human resources, accounting, audit, compliance, information technology, or
 other personnel. Any of our employees or personnel that handle your personal data will have signed non-disclosure
 and confidentiality agreements.

 Change of ownership
 If we undergo a change in ownership, or a merger with, acquisition by, or sale of assets to, another entity, we may
 assign our rights to the personal data we process to a successor, purchaser, or separate entity. We will disclose the
 transfer on the website. If you are concerned about your personal data migrating to a new owner, you may request us
 to delete your personal data.

 Unauthorised disclosure
 We cannot accept any liability whatsoever for unauthorised or unlawful disclosure of your personal data by third
 parties who are not subject to our control.

 Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible and cannot be held liable
 for the privacy practices of third party websites or the manner in which they use cookies and advise you to read the
 privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal information.

 We take the security of personal data very seriously and always do our best to comply with applicable data protection
 laws. We will implement and maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the security and
 confidentiality of the personal data by establishing appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
 safeguard the personal information we collect from you. This helps prevent unauthorised access, maintains data
 accuracy and ensures that the personal information is used correctly. In order to carry out these security procedures,
 we may sometimes ask for proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

 We host on a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced security measures to prevent
 interference or access from outside intruders. All personal data is securely stored in our customer database. We
 authorize access to personal data only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities. We
 implement disaster recovery procedures where appropriate.

 Accurate and up to date
 We will try to keep the personal data we collect as accurate, complete and up to date as is necessary for the
 purposes defined in this policy. From time to time we may request you to update your personal data on the website.
 You are able to review or update any personal data that we hold on you by accessing your account online or emailing
 us. Please note that in order to better protect you and safeguard your personal data, we take steps to verify your
 identity before granting you access to your account or making any corrections to your personal data. Throughout your
 interaction with us you retain the right to rectify personal data that is incorrect or inaccurate. This does not apply if we
 process your personal data in our capacity as a processor on behalf of you or the Administrator when you or the
 Administrator act as the data controller.

 We will only retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes explicitly set out in this
 policy, unless:
 • retention of the record is required or authorised by law; or
 • you have consented to the retention of the record.

 During the period of retention, we will continue to abide by our non-disclosure obligations and will not share or sell
 your personal data.

 We may retain your personal data in physical or electronic records at our discretion.

 Updating or removing
 You may choose to correct or update the personal data you have submitted to us by contacting us via email or via the

 You are entitled to a right to be forgotten. We will delete any personal data that you don’t want us to have. If you are a
 data subject of the Administrator or one of our customers (who is the data controller), then you must submit your
 request to the relevant data controller who will then delete your personal data.

 Restriction of processing
 You may request that we restrict the use of your personal data. When we restrict your personal data, we still have the
 right to store it but not use it.

 Data breaches
 We will notify our customers of any confirmed data breaches that has occurred. It is our customers’ responsibility to
 notify relevant supervisory authority and any affected data subjects of the data breach.

 We are not responsible for, give no warranties, nor make any representations in respect of the privacy policies or
 practices of linked or any third-party websites.

 If you have any questions or concerns arising from this privacy policy, please contact us on tanya@confpartner.co.za