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CIMA Africa WhatsApp group Terms and Conditions

The WhatsApp group admin is the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, CIMA, 54 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, Melrose North, Johannesburg, South Africa.

By joining this group, you agree that you have read and will follow the rules and guidelines set for the WhatsApp group. You also agree to abide by all relevant policies and procedures of CIMA.

Purpose of the group

The purpose of the WhatsApp group is to inform group participants about important and useful information that is relevant to them that they may have overlooked in emails sent by CIMA.

Rules of engagement

Participants in the group are required to follow the rules at all times. Please note that CIMA has a zero tolerance policy for participants who fail to comply.

The purpose of the rules is to ensure group members are not inundated with messages.

Please note that once you join the group your phone number will be visible to other group members. 

A group member that fails to adhere to the rules will be blocked immediately.

Group members are free to exit the group at any time if they so wish.

For any customer services or other related queries please contact us by phoning, emailing, or by sending us a message on Facebook and Twitter.

CIMA will not be held responsible or accountable for messages sent in error to the group by group members.

How to be added to the group

To be added to the group, simply WhatsApp your CIMA ID and the appropriate group code to the phone number that is found in the email communication. Both the group code and the phone number can be found in your email communication.  

How to leave the group

Participants are free to leave the group at any time by locating the Exit group button in within the group on WhatsApp.

Administration

The WhatsApp group is not a platform for discussion or two-way communication between CIMA and participants. If you have any queries, please contact CIMA using our alternative platforms.

The group admin will send messages to the group on a weekly basis.

Members are not allowed to reply to message sent by the group admin or send their own messages to the group. Failure to comply will result in removal from the group.

You are voluntarily providing your information to the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and not to any other party. The information you provide will be used in conjunction with the CIMA Privacy Policy. The Administrator reserves the right to close the group without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God, or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the control of the Administrator.