Understand how insurance works so that you can make the decision on whether you need it or not.
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Who protects my rights as a policyholder?
In South Africa, policyholders are protected by the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance (https://www.osti.co.za) and the Ombudsman for Long-Term Insurance (https://www.ombud.co.za). Your insurer generally lays out a step-by-step process that you can follow if you believe that your insurer has treated you unfairly. One of the steps being that you can complain to the Ombudsman, who will take a look at your case free of charge.
What are my rights as a policyholder?
In South Africa, all policyholders have the right to be treated fairly as set out by the Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) regulatory framework.