1.1. For the purposes of this section, Personal Information will be understood in accordance with the definition provided in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“the Act”) and in accordance with the definition of Personal Data in Article 4(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR (EU) 2016/679. We also subscribe to the principles for electronically collecting personal information outlined in the Act, and the further legislation referred to therein. We endeavour to ensure the quality, accuracy and confidentiality of Personal Information in our possession.
1.3. In utilising our website, using our services or otherwise if your information is submitted to us through a lead generation services or competition, users may be asked to provide the following information (Personal Information):
1.3.1. First Name
1.3.4. Phone Number
1.3.5. Identity Number
1.3.6. Bank Account Details
1.3.7. Physical address
1.3.8. Postal address
1.3.9. Company/CC/Business Name
1.3.10. Company/CC/Business Registration Number
1.3.11. Company/CC/Business director/member details
1.5. We will not collect, use or disclose sensitive information (such as information about racial or ethnic origins or political or religious beliefs, where relevant) except with your specific consent or in the circumstances permitted by law.
1.6.1. The provision and performance of our services to you
1.6.2. Informing you of changes made to our website
1.6.3. The provision of marketing related services to you by us
1.6.4. Responding to any queries or requests you may have
1.6.5. Developing a more direct and substantial relationship with users
1.6.6. Developing an online user profile
1.6.7. Understanding general user trends and patterns
1.6.8. For security, administrative and legal purposes
1.6.9. The creation and development of market data profiles
1.7. We have in place up-to-date, reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect your Personal Information against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, misuse, destruction or against unauthorised disclosure or access to the information we process online. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we do not make any warranties or guarantees that content shall be entirely 100% secure nor do we accept any liability of whatsoever nature for loss of privacy resulting from any unauthorised disclosure and/or use of your Personal Information, unless such disclosure and/or misuse is because of our gross negligence.
1.8. While we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you provide us, we will continue to maintain and improve these security measures over time in line with legal and technological developments.
1.9. We store your Personal Information directly, or alternatively, store your Personal Information on, and transfer your Personal Information to, a central database. If the location of the central database is located in a country that does not have substantially similar laws which provide for the protection of Personal Information, we will take the necessary steps to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected in that jurisdiction by means of ensuring that standard data protection clauses are enforced as envisaged by the GDPR.
1.11. The Personal Information we collect from users shall only be accessed by our employees, representatives, service providers, receiving parties and consultants on a need-to-know basis, and subject to reasonable confidentiality obligations binding such persons.
1.12. We shall have the right, but shall not be obliged, to monitor or examine any information and materials including any website link that you publish or submit to us for publishing on the Site. You shall be solely responsible for the contents of all material published by yourself.
1.14. We will not sell, share, or rent your Personal Information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by us will only be in connection with the provision of our services and/or the marketing thereof.
1.15. We reserve the right to generally transfer to and/or store your Personal Information on servers in a jurisdiction other than where it was collected, or outside of South Africa in a jurisdiction that may not have comparable data protection legislation, provided that if the location does not have substantially similar laws to those of South Africa, we will take reasonably practicable steps, including the imposing of suitable contractual terms to ensure that your Personal Information is adequately protected in that jurisdiction.