Privacy Policy


SA Corona Virus Update Hub is committed to protecting the privacy and security of our users' personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect, how it is used, and the measures we take to ensure your personal information is handled appropriately. Our practices are designed to provide a high level of protection for your personal information, in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) of South Africa.

Information Collection and Use

We collect various types of personal information through the SA Corona Virus Update Hub website. This includes, but is not limited to, personal identifiers such as names, email addresses, and contact details, which are collected when users subscribe to our newsletters, submit inquiries or participate in our surveys and studies related to COVID-19. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to provide users with updates on the coronavirus pandemic, to disseminate health advisories, and to promote understanding and awareness regarding COVID-19 prevention and treatment options.

Data Retention and Protection

We employ robust security measures to protect the personal information that we collect. All personal data is stored on secure servers and is accessed only by authorized personnel. We comply with applicable laws requiring the protection of personal information and take reasonable precautions to guard against data breaches or unauthorized access. Personal data is retained only for as long as it is necessary to serve the purposes for which it was collected, after which it is securely deleted or anonymized.

Disclosure of Information

The information collected on the SA Corona Virus Update Hub is not sold, traded, or otherwise transferred to outside parties, except when required by law or as necessary to provide services requested by users. We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation, or when it is legally compelled. Such disclosures are conducted in full compliance with the law, and we take steps to ensure that these third parties adhere to similar standards of data protection as we do.

Your Rights

Users of the SA Corona Virus Update Hub have specific rights regarding their personal data, including the right to access, correct, or delete personal information held about them. Users can exercise these rights by contacting us through the email provided: [email protected]. Requests for data access or correction will be handled in accordance with the provisions of POPIA and other applicable privacy legislation.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or data handling practices, users may contact us directly. Our owner, Elara Mwangi, can be reached at the Nairobi Hospital, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi, Kenya. Email communications should be directed to [email protected].

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