Who We Are
Information We Collect
When you use Sassa.org.za, we may collect certain information to enhance your experience and provide you with relevant services. This information includes, but is not limited to:
- Personal Identification Information: When you access our website, we may collect personal identification information, sassa id number and phone number entered while applying for SASSA SRD, to facilitate the SASSA status check process.
- Usage Information: We may gather non-personal information about how you use our website. This includes your device type, browser information, IP address, and usage patterns. This data helps us improve our services and optimize your experience.
Use of Information
We use the collected information to offer a seamless and efficient service to all our users. The primary purposes include:
- SASSA Status Check: Your personal identification information (sassa id number and associated phone number) is used to verify your identity and provide you with accurate SASSA status updates.
- Website Improvement: Usage information helps us understand how users interact with our website. This knowledge enables us to enhance the website’s functionality and user experience.
Sharing of Information
Protecting your privacy is our priority. We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your information under certain circumstances:
- Legal Obligations: We may share your information if required by law or to comply with legal processes.
- Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating our website and providing services. These service providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and are only allowed access to the information necessary to perform their tasks.
Rest assured, your information is shared responsibly, with measures in place to safeguard your privacy.
Security of Information
We are committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.
Your SASSA ID and phone number associated are sensitive information, so, we recommend to not share these with any other person or online. While we implement various security measures, it’s important to remember that no method of data transmission over the internet is entirely secure.
Rights Over Your Data
At Sassa.org.za, we respect your rights over your personal data. You have the following rights in relation to the information we collect:
- Access: You can request access to the personal information we hold about you. This allows you to review the data we have and verify its accuracy.
- Correction: If you believe that the information we have is inaccurate or incomplete, you can request corrections or updates.
- Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information from our records. Please note that there might be legal obligations that prevent us from immediately deleting certain data.
- Withdraw Consent: If you previously provided consent for us to collect and process your information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe, as required by applicable law.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Please be aware that we do not have control over the data collection practices of these external websites. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these websites to understand how they handle your personal information.
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Thank you for choosing Sassa.org.za for your SASSA status checks.