Who We Are
Information We Collect
When you visit HealthSites.org.za, we may collect certain information from you to provide you with the best possible experience. The information we collect may include:
- Personal information: When you voluntarily provide it to us, such as your name, email address, or any other information you choose to share when contacting us or subscribing to our newsletter.
- Log data: We automatically collect certain information when you access our website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, and the dates/times of your visits.
Use of Information
We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:
- Providing and improving our services: We use the information to understand how our website is used, identify areas for improvement, and enhance your browsing experience.
- Communication: We may use your email address or other contact information to respond to your inquiries, provide updates, and send you newsletters or other promotional materials if you have subscribed to them.
- Compliance with legal obligations: We may use and disclose your information as required by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a court order or government inquiry.
Sharing of Information
We respect your privacy and do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes. However, we may share your information in the following circumstances:
- Service providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and providing our services. These service providers have access to your information only to perform tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
- Legal requirements: We may disclose your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes.
- Business transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, your information may be transferred to the acquiring entity or third party involved.
Security of Information
We take the security of your personal information seriously and implement reasonable measures to protect it. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee absolute security, but we strive to maintain appropriate safeguards to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Rights Over Your Data
Embedded Content from Other Websites
HealthSites.org.za may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content behaves as if you were visiting the other website directly and may collect information about you. We do not have control over the privacy practices of these websites and encourage you to review their respective privacy policies.
If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, such as newsletters or promotional materials, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the respective communication or by contacting us directly.
We welcome and encourage user comments on HealthSites.org.za. Please remember that any information you disclose in comments becomes publicly available, so exercise caution when sharing personal or sensitive details.