The Stroke Survivors Foundation website does NOT provide medical advice. The download documents, brochures, leaflets, cards and forms on this website are intended for informational purposes ONLY and are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the Stroke Survivors Foundation website. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 10117 or 112 in South Africa. Dial 911 internationally and also in South Africa.
By completing the registration form, the User hereby consents to participate in data collection and use whereby SFF, or other third parties approved by it, such as researchers, can access anonymized, collated data. SFF collects information by various methods, including information actively provided by the Users, and information arising from customer surveys and general feedback. The types of personal information collected by SFF from the User include first name, surname, contact information and identification information. When the User provides SFF with personal information, the User consents to SFF using such information for the purpose for which it was disclosed.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
The User’s information is used to aid in the provision of SFF’s various products and services. Including for purposes such as research, health outcomes measurements, as well as for in company business use. SFF may use aggregate or anonymous information for these uses for itself and third parties.
WHO THE INFORMATION COLLECTED IS SHARED WITH
SFF does not share the User’s personal information with any third parties except as disclosed in this policy. SFF may provide personal information to its contractors, employees, officers, insurers, agents, suppliers and professional advisers and researchers (which shall be bound by privacy obligations) to assist the SFF in the uses disclosed herein.
SSF will never disclose or use the User’s information outside of this consent. All SSF and staff are bound by the strictest confidentiality and data security measures. There will never be general access to all staff to the information covered by this consent.
Personal information is stored in a combination of paper and electronic files. The Foundation will store all the personal information provided by the User on secure servers and will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of the User’s personal information.
The User is responsible for keeping the password used for accessing the website, confidential; the Foundation will not ask the User for his/her password.
ACCESSING THE INFORMATION
The User may review his/her personal information contained in SFF’s files by contacting SFF. If a User believes that any of their personal information is inaccurate, SFF will make any appropriate corrections.
The website may contain links to information at other websites. When a User clicks on one of these links, the User moves to another website, be aware that SSF is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other site. The User is encouraged to read the privacy statements of these linked websites as their privacy policies may differ from those of SFF’s.
By requesting or indicating that the User would like to receive marketing material from SFF, the User agrees to SFF sending to the User the requested marketing material and any other information or material which SFF believes may be of interest to the User.
The User accepts that by completing the registration form and using the website, the User consents to any processing or storage of the User’s personal information and warrants that any and all data provided by the User is up-to-date and accurate.