Statement of Consent to Data Processing

(In terms of the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act)

  1. By accepting the Statement of Consent to Data Processing I hereby grant my consent to the South African Metabolic Medicine and Surgery Society (SAMMSS)(“Society/Group”) and their appointed processor to process my personal data for the purpose of any or all of the  undermentioned actions, being the legitimate reasons for processing and/or using my personal data;
  • I accept that my personal information will only be utilized for the purpose it was collected, that the information will only be retained for as long as is necessary and required by law, and that I have the right to view such information at any time, as well as request correction or deletion of my personal information held by the Society/Group;
  • I the undersigned furthermore warrant that such information is accurate, relevant, up to date and complete and I undertake to advise Society/Group in writing of any material change of such information.
  • I am aware that I may withdraw my consent at any time by using the relevant Data Subject Consent Withdrawal Form.
  • I can opt out of receiving communications. However, communications regarding my profile and account cannot be opted out of.

Authorised actions:

    • To collect and have access to my personal information.
    • To process my personal information (both terms as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 [“POPI“), which processing includes amongst others the ‘collecting, storing and dissemination’ of my personal information (as defined in POPI) for the purpose of rendering services to me;
  • Share my personal information with third parties who provide services ancillary to the services I have obtained and will obtain from the Society/Group;
  • To allow my Society/Group’s administrator, HealthMan, and its employees and contractors access to my personal information for the purposes of rendering services to me.
  •  To use my personal information to communicate with me in person/via telephone/email/video call/fax/WhatsApp/any form of social media.