What is the POPI Act
The Protection of Personal Information Act, known as POPIA, is South Africa's key data protection legislation. It defines the legal requirements for lawful processing of personal information, aiming to safeguard individuals' data and ensuring accountability from those who collect and process this information.
What Information We Collect
To provide and enhance our services, we gather both personal and non-personal data. The information we collect includes, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- IP address
- Browser type and version
- Website usage patterns and activity
- Device details
Please be aware that refusing to provide personal information may impact your ability to fully utilize our services.
How We Collect Your Information
We obtain your personal information through various methods:
- Directly from you: When you subscribe to our mailing list or reach out via our contact form, you may give us your personal information.
We collect only the necessary information to provide and enhance our services and treat all information with the highest regard for your privacy.
Why We Collect Your Information
We gather and process your personal data for various reasons, including:
- Service Provision: We use your data to manage your account, process transactions, and offer customer support.
- Communication: We employ your contact information to send updates, promotional materials, and important notifications.
- Service Improvement: Analyzing personal data helps us understand user interactions with our website and services, guiding us in making enhancements and developing new features.
- Legal Compliance: We may need to process your personal data to adhere to relevant laws, regulations, and legal directives.
We commit to not using your information for purposes other than those specified in this policy without your explicit consent.
How We Use Your Information
We utilize your data in the following ways:
- Communication: We might contact you via email or other methods regarding updates, promotions, or important information about our services.
- Service Improvement: The data collected is used to understand user interactions and enhance the overall user experience.
- Legal Compliance: We may use your information to fulfill legal requirements or respond to lawful requests from authorities.
We do not sell, lease, or share your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes unless you have explicitly consented to such actions.
How We Share Your Information
Your privacy is important to us, and we share your personal information with third parties only in specific situations:
- Service Providers: We might share your personal data with third-party service providers who perform functions on our behalf, with the condition that they do not use it for other purposes.
- Legal Obligations: If legally required or to respond to legal processes, we may disclose your information to protect our rights or property, or to investigate or prevent fraud, security incidents, or threats to individual safety.
We ensure that all third parties respect the security of your data and treat it in accordance with legal requirements. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in line with our directives.
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