Terms and Conditions

Welcome to The South African Society of Stomates (SASS), an online platform to support ostomates, their family caregivers & friends. By participating on sasstomates.org.za you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to our Terms of Use.

Disclaimer

The South African Society of Stomates cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy, views or comments of contributors to the site and that all views expressed on the site are those of the individual contributors or bloggers.

The South African Society of Stomates, either on their own or through links to other sites, is not a substitute for medical advice.

Forum

The South African Society of Stomates provides this forum to promote a community to connect ostomates and their friends, family and caregivers. Content appearing on this forum does not constitute medical advice, SASS cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy, views or comments of contributors to the forum and that all views expressed on the site are those of the individual contributor.

While you can view posts on this website without registering, you must register to use all of the features of the forum, including to post content, or to communicate with other members. When you register for this website you are required to provide certain information. We will send you an e-mail at the address you provide to confirm your membership, after which your membership will be activated. You will be asked to select a user screen name and password. Any content that you do post will be available for all members and non-members to view.
You are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. SASS is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.

The South African Society of Stomates do not control and are not responsible for any comments, messages, profiles or other materials posted on the forum by you or other members. The South African Society of Stomates are not obligated to regularly review, monitor, delete, or edit postings. However, The South African Society of Stomates reserve the right to do so at any time in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, and to delete or edit any posting that is objectionable, offensive, illegal, or in violation of this agreement with or without notice. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other SASS members. The South African Society of Stomates reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members.

Newsletters

You are required to use a valid email address when signing up for our newsletter.

1. This is a monthly newsletter service. You will receive free information about living with an ostomy, events and news related to Ostomates
2. We will not sell your email and/or any personal details to any third party service.
3. You are free to unsubscribe anytime from our newsletter service by choosing the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all our email newsletters.
SASS  may from time to time change the terms and conditions on this site.

Contacting SASS

Please direct any questions you may have concerning our Terms of Use to info@sasstomates.org.za