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This policy applies to you when you visit our website, use our e-store, or when you purchase products or services from us directly.
Scope. Your personal information includes information we collect:
Data. Type of information we may collect includes but is not limited to:
Your obligations. You may only send us your own personal information or someone else’s personal information if you have their permission to do so.
Accuracy. We will do our best to keep your personal information that we collect accurate, complete, and up to date.
Participation. We may ask you to update your personal information from time to time, but will take steps to verify your identity to prevent unauthorised access when doing so.
Retention. We will only keep your personal information for as long as is necessary to fulfil our obligations to you, unless you have given us permission to keep it longer or we are otherwise legally allowed to do so.
Transfer. We may transfer your personal information outside of the country in which it was collected to a foreign country. You consent to us processing your personal information in a foreign country with less stringent data protection laws than the country in which it was collected.
Access. You have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. To do this simply contact us at the numbers/address listed below and specify your information request. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing details of your personal information. Please note that any such access request may be subject to a payment of a legally allowable fee. Please refer to our PAIA manual for information.
PAIA. The manual published in terms of section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2000 may be downloaded from here.
Acceptance. You may not order any of our products or services if you do not accept this policy or any changes to it.
Changes. We may change this policy at any time and will notify you of the changes on our website, through our e-store, or by email. The changed policy applies to you if you continue using our website, our e-store, or procure our products or services following the notification.
Collection. Automatically through our website and e-store. When you visit our website, we automatically collect your Internet usage information (including your IP address, browser details, and usage information, your operating system version and other relevant system information) through your browser, which we may use to optimise our offering to you, display our website correctly, track your activities on it, or for other necessary purposes fulfil or better understand how to fulfil our obligations to you.
On registration or submission. We may ask you to provide us with certain identifying information (including your first name, surname, company name, contact number and email address) when you register on or otherwise submit information through our website or e-store for the first time.
Through an order. We ask you to provide us certain products or services information when you order our products or services either via our e-store or directly from us.
Voluntarily. We may ask you to provide us certain optional information on a voluntary basis.
Consent to collection. We will get your consent to collect your personal information in accordance with applicable law when you provide us with it.
Purpose for collection. We may process your information that you provide to us for the purposes that you indicated when you agreed to provide it to us. Processing includes gathering your personal information, disclosing it, and combining it with other personal information.
Processing. We may process your personal information to fulfil our obligations to you.
Messages. We may use your identifying information to send you administrative and update messages about our website or e-store.
Promotional messages. We will not send you promotional messages unless you have chosen to opt into them. But, we may send you one message asking you to opt into promotional messages without you having opted into promotional messages.
Targeted content. We may use your personal information to provide you with targeted content through our website or e-store in a completely automated process.
Sharing. We may share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of fulfilling our obligations to you, including with:
Honour this policy. We will require anyone that we share your personal information with to honour this policy whenever possible in terms of applicable law.
Mandatory disclosure. We may disclose personal information to third parties if required for legal reasons, such as if required by the relevant authorities or a court order.
Marketing purposes. We may disclose aggregate statistical information that we derive from your and other people’s personal information to our business partners.
Personnel. We may need to disclose personal information to our personnel to do their jobs, but will not do so unnecessarily, and will ensure they safeguard this information and treat it with the utmost sensitivity.
Change of ownership. We may assign our rights to the personal information we process to our new owners if our ownership changes for any reason.
Third Parties. We undertake to never sell or make your personal information available to any third party other than as provided for in this policy.
Whilst we will do all things reasonably necessary to protect your rights of privacy, we cannot guarantee or accept any liability whatsoever for unauthorised or unlawful disclosures of your personal information, whilst in our possession, made by third parties who are not subject to our control, unless such disclosure is as a result of our gross negligence.
We take the security of personal information very seriously and always do our best to comply with applicable data protection laws. Our hosting company will host our website and e-store in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced security measures to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. We implement disaster recovery procedures where appropriate. Please bear in in mind that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Updating or removing. You may update or remove your personal information:
Limitation of Liability. We are not responsible for anyone else’s privacy policies or practices.