Protecting the privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information, as a "data subject" defined in section 1
of the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013, is important to The Healthforce group ("Healthforce",
"we", "us" or "our"). The appropriate collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is fundamental to
and control on the Healthforce products.
1.1.1 "Child" means a natural person under the age of 18 years who is not legally competent,
without the assistance of a competent person, to take any action or decision.
1.1.2 "Competent Person" means any person who is legally competent to consent to any action
or decision being taken in respect of a child or dependent.
1.1.3 "Consent" mean s any voluntary, specific, and informed expression of will in terms of which
permission is given for the processing of personal information.
1.1.4 "Dependent" means any person on whose behalf you may legally act, including children.
1.1.5 "Funders" includes all entities or bodies that are legally responsible for the payment of
accounts for medical services obtained by you including, but not limited to, medical schemes,
medical scheme administrators, insurance companies, the Compensation Commissioner (for
injuries on duty), and the Road Accident Fund.
1.1.6 "Healthcare Practitioner" means any person, including a student, registered with the Health
Professions Council of South Africa, or other regulated professional board, in a profession
registrable in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974.
1.1.7 "Healthforce" means Healthforce (Pty) Ltd, a private company registered in accordance
with the laws of South Africa, with registration number 2018/344681/07, and its Subsidiaries
and/or Associates. "Associates" means any company in which Healthforce (Pty) Ltd owns
(directly or indirectly) the issued ordinary shares of 50% or less of such company.
"Subsidiaries" means any company in which Healthforce (Pty) Ltd owns (directly or
indirectly) the majority of the issued ordinary shares (i.e., over 50%) of such company.
1.1.8 "Medical Services" means all or any healthcare related services provided by a relevant
pharmacy, clinic, and/or any healthcare practitioner.