Privacy Policy

Terms & Definitions

  • “we / us / our / ours / the company” means Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa KZNCB
  • “this site / the site / website / e-store” means or any sub-domain or alternative domain thereof hosted on the same server
  • “third party” means someone who is not you or us
  • “you / data subjects / Individuals / their / theirs” means any person / user of the site or any person interacting / communicating with us or the site in any form.
  • “Privacy Policy / Privacy Notice / Privacy Notice” means this document along with any other related to it.


  • We operate in the Republic of South Africa. The company is fully compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and acts as both a responsible party and an operator on behalf of data subjects that The company performs processing for. The company is committed to compliance with all relevant South African laws in respect of personal data, and the protection of the “rights and freedoms” of individuals whose information The company collects and processes in accordance with POPIA.
  • This Data Privacy Policy Notice is intended to provide transparency to data subjects about what happens with their personal data.
  • POPIA applies to the processing of personal data wholly or partly by automated means (i.e. by computer) and to the processing other than by automated means of personal data (i.e. paper records) that form part of a filing system or are intended to form part of a filing system.
  • POPIA will apply to the processing of all personal information for a responsible party where the responsible party is domiciled in the Republic of South Africa or not domiciled in the Republic, but makes use of automated or non-automated means in the Republic, unless those means are used only to forward personal information through the Republic. The Company qualifies under all these categories. The company qualifies in some instances as a responsible party and in some instances as an operator, POPIA therefore applies.
  • Persons accessing the website and e-store subject themselves to and agree to the company’s terms & conditions and privacy policy, as set out below.


This policy applies to you when you visit our website, use our e-store, or when you purchase products or services from us directly.


This website makes use of cookies to automatically collect information and data through the standard operation of the Internet servers. “Cookies” are small text files a website can use (and which we may use) to recognise repeat users, facilitate the user’s on-going access to and use of a website and allow a website to track usage behaviour and compile aggregate data that will allow the website operator to improve the functionality of the website and its content, and to display more focused advertising to a user by way of third party tools.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature. Please visit for further information on this.

Please note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features available on our website, and thus if you disable the cookies on your browser you may not be able to use those features, and your access to our website will therefore be limited

Type of Cookies

  • Essential Cookies. Help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like navigation, login and access to secure areas of the website. Our website cannot function without these cookies.
  • Functionality Cookies. Enable us to remember information that changes the way the website behaves, for example your preferred language.
  • Performance Cookies. Help us to understand how visitors interact with our Website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These cookies also help us provide accurate reading statistics for our publishers.
  • Advertising Cookies. These are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant.

Cookies we use

First Party:

    • Cookie Consent
      • Name/s: CC_DEF, CC_*
      • Type: Essential Cookie
      • Use: Cookie to Remember settings chosen by the user to enable/disable cookies in general or certain cookies


    • Cart/Basket Actions
      • Name/s: Basket-Order
      • Type: Essential Cookie
      • Use: Unique IDs of Items you added to your cart.


    • Contact/Enquiry Forms
      • Name/s:Redacted
      • Type: Functionality Cookie
      • Use: Store Name,Email,Address, Telephone for your convience to auto-fill form when submitting an another Enquiry


    • Guest User Cart/Basket Actions
      • Name/s:Redacted
      • Type: Functionality Cookie
      • Use: Name,Email,Address and Telephone information (if supplied by user), stored to assist with cart process.


    • Login/Registration Actions
      • Name/s:user
      • Type: Functionality Cookie
      • Use:A Unique ID Used to assist with Auto Login

Third Party:

  1. Google Services (Analytics/ads/youtube/etc;): Read more about their Policy here
  2. Hotjar Services: Read more about their Policy here
  3. Linkedin Services: Read more about their Policy here
  4. TawkTo Widget: Read more about their Policy here

Opting out

To opt out of cookies, kindly activate the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website. For further information on opting out, please visit

Third Parties

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.


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