SAIChE (The South African Institution of Chemical Engineers) respects your privacy. SAIChE policy is to not disclose any personal Information that we may have obtained to any unrelated third party, except where you have given your express consent for us to do so or where required by law.
What we do with personal data
As part of the membership application process, we collect information including your title, first name, surname, gender, date of birth, nationality, your qualifications, home and work contact details (phone, email, address). We also collect some employment including where you are currently employed, your job title. For some grades of membership, we ask you to identify a referee and to provide contact information for them.
The personal information we hold is stored electronically and used to perform the activities and processes needed to service our members and customers, in accordance with their permission. Where necessary, for the completion of certain processes, communication activities and/or legal obligations we may share personal information with third parties, based on consent received from the individuals and in accordance with data protection regulations.
We respect your privacy and your right to a choice, including a choice on when and how we contact you, along with your choice to be forgotten. We don’t sell or share your details with third parties, unless you have given us consent to do so and or we have a legal obligation to do so.
Some anonymous information about you may be automatically collected by SAIChE. This information may include: your browser type, access times, referring web site addresses, and viewed pages. It is used by SAIChE to improve our service, and to generate general aggregate statistics about the use of the SAIChE website.
No other information is collected by SAIChE without your knowledge. We will not pass on any individual user details we may have obtained, automatically or with your knowledge, unless we have your prior consent. We only share anonymous aggregate statistics about our users and traffic patterns. We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of third parties.
Terms and Conditions:
These are the terms and conditions for the use of the SAIChE website. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access this website. In these terms and conditions, when we say SAIChE (The South African Institution of Chemical Engineers), we mean this website, regardless of how you access it.
By using the website, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
SAIChE strives to ensure that our material is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, SAIChE does not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material on this website, to the extent permitted by law.
In other words, you must not rely on any statement without first taking specialist professional advice. We will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of using the material or any part of it.
We give no guarantee of any kind regarding the provided material. In particular, we do not guarantee that SAIChE or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect, such as running anti-virus software, as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to SAIChE, we do not guarantee it. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
You can access other sites via links from SAIChE. These sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.