Who we are

Our website address is: https://wizmed.co.za.


What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the website (https://wizmed.co.za) we collect the data shown in the comments form. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are also stored to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

The data you enter in contact forms is stored so that we may address any questions, suggestions or compliments you may have made.

Cookies

We understand that there are many concerns about the use of cookies. Your privacy is very important to us and we take the utmost care in ensuring any data we collect is essential and in your best interest. WiZmed makes use of cookies for your convenience. Cookies help to inform us of repeat visits to the site and helps you by remembering information you may have filled in which would help to save you time.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with any third parties except in the aforementioned case where embedded content may employ third-party tracking to monitor your interaction with embedded content. You can rest assured that your data is safe with us.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


How do we use your data?

WiZmed may make use of your personal information to:

  • send you marketing information
  • send you invoices
  • send products to you
  • publish information about you on our website
  • personalise your experience on our website
  • administer the website
  • collect payment from you and
  • analyse customer trends

How we protect your data

WiZmed takes reasonable cybersecurity precautions to protect your personal information. Any information you provide or is collected about you is stored on a secure server. Information is protected by encryption technology.


Data breach procedures we have in place

Should your data become compromised due to a data breach we will immediately try to ascertain what information was comprimised whilst instituting reasonale measures to minimise the extent of compromise. Once we have made an assessment of the data breach and its extent we will inform you of any information, if any, pertaining to you, that has been compromised.


Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the manner in which a thrid-party handles your data or its privacy policy.


Updating this statement

WiZmed reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to modify, update, add to, discontinue, remove or otherwise change any portion of this Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice. Check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes we may have made.

If you provide information to us or access or use the Website in any way after this Privacy Policy has been changed, you will be deemed to have unconditionally consented and agreed to such changes.  The most current version of this Privacy Policy will be available on the Website and will supersede all previous versions of this Privacy Policy.


Contact us

If you are unsure about anything in the privacy policy or have a question related to your personal information feel free to write to us at: [email protected]