MVSSA Privacy Notice

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for the Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (MVSSA) and applies solely to information collected by the MVSSA. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website and membership database, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on our database and website. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to third party entities or individuals.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us, e.g., membership information, conference notices, or other business pertaining to the MVSSA. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request as a member or if you have attended any of our events.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about membership, conferences, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what information we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any information we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your information.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, invoicing or membership services) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.


If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at +27 11 482 7957/9 or via email at