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Privacy Policy & Disclaimers

17 February 2010

Privacy Policy

Toxicology Society of South Africa, now known as ‘TOXSA’, is committed to honouring the privacy of those who visit our Web site. The Privacy Policy governs how we collect, store, and use information about our visitors. It will be continuously re-examined in light of new technologies, new business practices, and the changing needs of our visitors.


What information is being collected?

For General Users: The website does not collect any personal identifying information from users just browsing our Web site. Our server recognizes your domain name and the pages that you visit. These data are gathered in an aggregate manner for quality control, statistical purposes and improvement of our site. This information is never forwarded to any third parties.

For Conference Registrants, and other Customers: Personal information collected from you is used to fulfill a service such as meeting registration or making payments. To register for the conference, members are asked to provide their e-mail address and other information. All data are submitted voluntarily. Information provided on our Membership Application(s) is used internally to determine eligibility of membership and will not be shared with a third party.


How will your information be used?

TOXSA uses information collected on the Web site to enhance its products and services. Demographic information is specifically used for the purpose of monitoring or improving the use of and satisfaction with our Web site. TOXSA ensures the security and privacy of any personally identifiable information that we collect.


Do We Employ Cookies?

TOXSA uses 'Session Cookies' that write a line of text temporarily to your computer's RAM. Because a session cookie is never written to your hard drive, it is destroyed as soon as you close your browser. Cookies are generated by our Web site to provide you with a personalized and enhanced on-line experience. These cookies make your navigation through our sites easier. Cookies also show how visitors use our site and enable us to make improvements based on actual visitor traffic patterns. The use of cookies in this manner is an association industry standard.


Disclaimers:

  • International Intellectual Property and Copyright laws protect all materials contained on the TOXSA Web site. 'Material' includes all text, graphics, icons, photographs, software, audio, and video. Permission is granted to download, copy, or print material for personal, instructional, or non-commercial use.

  • Information contained on our Web site does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the TOXSA. Information found on the TOXSA Web site should not be relied on as medical, legal, business, or tax advice.

  • The TOXSA Web site provides hyperlinks to external sites for the convenience of our visitors. Such a hyperlink doesn't imply that the TOXSA endorses the content or operation of external sites. You are solely responsible for how you use any external site linked from this Web site.

  • The laws of the South Africa apply, no matter where this Web site is viewed. Any suits filed against TOXSA must be filed in South Africa.

  • This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time, and you are urged to review it periodically. Use of this Web site constitutes agreement to the Policy that is posted at the time of use.

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