Last updated: June 2021
We use Google Analytics to monitor user engagement on the website to help us improve our overall user experience of the website. Your IP addess will be anonymized during this process so that you are not identifiable to us. The information collected through this process is used to:
SASMFOS exists to serve its members. As such, the website serves to celebrate and showcase the work and accomplishments of South African Maxillofacial and Oral surgeons and specialists within the field.
All sensitive member information is kept confidential and private. Certain information is published on the website to help promote members practises. The information shared on the website includes practise contact number, email and address. Members are informed upon registration which information will be published on the SASMFOS website. If a member does notice that sensitive information has been published and requires an update or changes, please contact us directly to assist. You may email us on [email protected]
All member information published on this website is accessible from the public domain and we maintain clarity in terms of what information will be published on the website.
Personal information is any information which is unique to you, this is information which identifies you as an individual. This includes, but is not limited to, information which tells us your name, your contact details, some of your interests, your IP address, your identity number, etc.
On the SASMFOS website the only personal information we collect is your anonymised IP address. This is collected through Google Analytics and some cookies which is used to help us improve your user engagement of the website. We do not use this information for direct marketing or advertising purposes.
The information we collect about you varies depending upon which part of the website you visit and how you interact with it. Personal information about you may be collected without you being aware of it through your use of the website. In this instance, we do our utmost to ensure that you are aware of the information collected which relates to you, as well as the purpose for which such information is collected.
On our pages you can update personal details, make requests, view information, and submit information and register to become a SASMFOS member. Some of the types of personal information that may be collected on these pages include your name, your title, your place of work, your work address, your e-mail address, your phone number, information pertaining to your career and areas of interest.
We do not acquire more information about you than is necessary for us to provide our services efficiently.
We only functional, or required cookies that are necessary for our website to function. These include cookies which are needed for Google Analytics to work. The information collected in this process is anonymised, or de-identified data, in other words we do not know who you are.
For more information on cookies and how to manage your cookie settings for safe browsing, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ (run by the Interactive Marketing Bureau) for some valuable information and guidance.
We have implemented privacy and security controls for the purpose of protecting the personal information we collect and to provide for the use thereof within our organisation. In the event of a security breach, or if a member’s personal information has been compromised, we will notify the affected person immediately and ensure that the nessecary protocol is followed to secure the platform.
The SASMFOS website contains links to other websites belonging to third parties. We do not control the privacy practices of these other sites. You should therefore ensure, when you leave our site that you have read that third party site’s privacy notice.
You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you. If you wish to obtain a copy of the personal information we retain about you, please contact us via email and we will revert accordingly for you.
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice, or you wish to update your details, please contact us at [email protected] or at the address provided in the Contact Us section on the site.