Privacy Policy

The privacy of our visitors is one of our top considerations at CheckApp. This Privacy Policy explains what information is gathered and recorded by the CheckApp as well as how we utilize it.

As much as we value your personal information / data and are dedicated to protecting the privacy of the CheckApp website users, this policy outlines how the CheckApp will handle personal information. If you have any more questions or want any information regarding our Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.


What information we may collect

The following personal information may be collected, stored, and used by us: Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the CheckApp website (including but limited to your internet protocol address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of contacting you (including name, contact number and email address); and any other information that you choose to send to us via the CheckApp Website.


Cookies

The CheckApp, like any other website, uses 'cookies.' These cookies are used to save information such as visitor preferences and the pages of the website they browsed or visited. By customizing the content of our web pages to their browser type and/or other information.


Using your personal data

Personal data supplied on the CheckApp website or via other electronic communications will be used for the purposes described in this privacy policy or on relevant areas of the CheckApp Website.

The following are the ways we could utilize your personal data:

Offer statistics information about our website users to third parties – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user; and Respond to inquiries and complaints about the website made by or about you.

If you provide personal information to us for publishing on our website, we will publish and use it in line with the license you grant us.

If you are an existing CheckApp practitioner, we will contact you via email or phone with information that we believe is important to you as a practitioner, unless you tell us differently in writing.

Provided you are a new practitioner, and we allow chosen third parties to access your data, we (or they) will only contact you via electronic means if you have given your permission.

Submitting Personal Information on someone else's behalf Please keep in mind that if you supply information on behalf of another individual, it is your obligation to gain their agreement before making the information available to us. We presume that the essential consent has been acquired when we receive personal information.


Disclosures

We may share information about you with any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors if it is reasonably required for the reasons outlined in this privacy policy.

We may also share information about you with the following third parties:

Security of your personal data

To avoid the loss, abuse, or modification of your personal information, we shall take suitable technological and organizational measures. All personal data you supply will be stored on our secure servers. Of course, data transmission via the internet is inherently vulnerable, and we cannot guarantee that data transferred over the internet will be safe.


Retention of records

Upon receiving written cancellation of your registration with the CheckApp, we will remove your personal information from the active operations of the CheckApp, but we will retain it in accordance with the relevant retention laws of South Africa, namely the Regulations of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-related Information Act 70 of 2002, which requires us to retain certain communication-related information.

Personal information records shall not be kept for any longer than is required or approved by law for the archiving reasons for which they were obtained.

Personal information records will be kept for longer periods for historical, statistical, or research reasons, subject to the CheckApp putting in place necessary controls to prevent the records from being used for any other purpose.


Social Media Platforms

Communication, participation, and activities conducted through external social media platforms by the CheckApp website, its council members, and any staff are subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each social media platform.

You are recommended to utilize social media platforms with caution and care, and to communicate/engage with them with necessary care and caution in relation to their privacy and personal information. This website, its council members, and staff will never ask for personal or sensitive information via social networking platforms, and we urge users who have sensitive information to contact us via primary communication methods such as phone or email.

Through their social media platform accounts, the CheckApp website, its council members, and/or workers may share web links to relevant web sites. Long URLs [web addresses] are shortened by default on several social networking sites. Before visiting any shortened URLs posted on our website's social media platforms, you should use caution and good judgment. Despite our best attempts to guarantee that only authentic URLs are published, many social media sites are vulnerable to spam and hacking, and as a result, this website and its owners cannot be held accountable for any damages or consequences resulting from accessing any shortened links.

Any illegal use of a social media platform or violation of the terms and conditions of such a social media platform may result in the CheckApp taking disciplinary action.


Policy amendments

This privacy statement may be revised at any time by posting a new version on our website. You should revisit this page from time to time to confirm that you are satisfied with any changes.


Your rights

You have the right to inspect the personal information we have on you. Upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee under the Health Information Privacy Protection Act (HIPPA), you may direct us to furnish you with any personal information we possess about you. Please notify the CheckApp right away if you believe any of the information, we have on you is wrong.

You may instruct us not to handle your personal data for marketing purposes at any time by emailing us at info@checkapp.health or by utilizing the 'unsubscribe' button on our electronic communications.

How can you unsubscribe from the CheckApp mailing list? If you want to be removed from the CheckApp mailing list, write an email to info@checkapp.health with the subject line 'UNSUBSCRIBE'. Please keep in mind that responding to your request might take up to 20 days. Additionally, any electronic email we send you will include instructions on how to unsubscribe.

Please let us know if any of your personal information needs to be amended or updated.


Third party websites

Please be informed that the CheckApp website may include links to other websites. The CheckApp is not responsible for the content, data protection, or privacy policies and procedures of these connected websites.


Third party policies

Other advertisers or websites are not covered by the CheckApp's Privacy Policy. We urge that you read the Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more information. It might provide information about their policies as well as directions on how to opt out of particular choices. A comprehensive list of these policies, as well as links to them, may be found here: Privacy Policy Links.

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CONTACT

If you have any concerns concerning our privacy statement or how we handle your personal data, please contact us through email at info@checkapp.health or by mail at the address shown in our terms and conditions.


Consent

By accessing and using our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and its Terms & Conditions.

You acknowledge that the decision to provide certain personal information / data to the CheckApp via the CheckApp website is always yours; however, the CheckApp values your personal information / data and is committed to protecting the privacy of the CheckApp website users; this policy outlines how the CheckApp will handle the user's personal information. You consent to us processing your personal information in line with this policy by submitting personal information or using the CheckApp website.