This document governs the privacy notice of our website www.sandmaw.co.za
Our privacy notice tells you what personal data (PD) and non-personal data (NPD) we may collect from you, how we collect it, how we protect it, how we may share it, how you can access and change it, and how you can limit our sharing of it. Our privacy notice also explains certain legal rights that you have with respect to your personal data. Any capitalized terms not defined herein will have the same meaning as where they are defined elsewhere on our website.
When using our website and submitting personal data to us, you may have certain rights under the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 3 Of 2013 (POPIA) and other laws. Depending on the legal basis for processing your personal data, you may have some or all of the following rights:
Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information that you provide to us when using our website.
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your Personal Data
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your Personal Data when you register as a member with our website through our website opt-in forms is based on consent.
What Happens If You Don’t Give Us Your Personal Data
If you do not provide us with enough Personal Data, we may not be able to provide you with all our products and services. However, you can access and use some parts of our website without giving us your Personal Data.
We Collect Your Personal Data in the Following Ways:
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our website, if any, as well as the name of the website you’ll visit when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/the proxy server you use to access the Internet, your Internet service provider’s name, your web browser type, the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your browsing activity when using our website. We use all this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our website.
When Entering and Using Our Website
When you enter and use our website and agree to accept cookies, some of these cookies may contain your Personal Data.
At User and Member Registration
When you register as a user or member to write an article for our website, we collect your name, email address, author biography, password and other information listed.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
How Your Information Is Used
We use the information we receive from you to:
Communications and Emails
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when you registered as a member or user. We may also send you emails with promotional information about our website or offers from us or our associates unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change your contact preferences at any time by sending us an email with your request to: email@example.com
Sharing Information with Associates and other Third Parties
We do not sell or rent your Personal Data to third parties for marketing purposes. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your Personal Data. We may provide your Personal Data to third party service providers we hire to provide services to us. These third-party service providers may include but are not limited to: payment processors, web analytics companies, advertising networks, call centers, data management services, help desk providers, accountants, auditors, shopping cart and email service providers.
Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your Personal Data if such disclosure is
Disclosures to Successors
If our business is sold or merges in whole or in part with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your Personal Data to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your Personal Data according to the terms of this privacy notice as well as to any changes to this privacy notice as instituted by the new business.
We also retain the right to transfer your Personal Data if our company files for bankruptcy and some or all of our assets are sold to another individual or business.
Retaining and Destroying Your Personal Data
We retain information that we collect from you (including your Personal Data) only for as long as we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.
Revoking Your Consent for Using Your Personal Data
You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your Personal Data at any time. Such an optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to:
If you want to revoke your consent for us to use your Personal Data, send us an email with your request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Protecting the Privacy Rights of Third Parties
If any postings you make on our website contain information about third parties, you must make sure you have permission to include that information in your posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our users, we will remove any postings about which we are notified, if such postings violate the privacy rights of others.
Our Email Policy
You can always opt out of receiving further email correspondence from us or our associates. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business, or if our company files for bankruptcy.
Our Security Policy
We have built our website using industry-standard security measures and authentication tools to protect the security of your Personal Data. We and the third parties who provide services for us, also maintain technical and physical safeguards to protect your Personal Data. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee against the loss or misuse of your Personal Data or secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature.
We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our website when you finish using it, especially if you are sharing or using a computer in a public place.
Questions About Our Privacy Notice
If you have any questions about our privacy notice, please contact us .