Website Usage - GDPR & POPI

INFORMATION WE COLLECT, WHAT WE DO WITH IT & HOW WE SECURE IT

By using our website you agree to the following. Please do not use our website or services if you do not agree with this privacy policy.

YOUR NAME AND CONTACT DETAILS

your account information is required in order for us to contact you, without which we cannot get in touch with you. We use your account information for communication purposes and we may use this information to enforce our legal rights. It is stored at our hosting provider who is located in the South Africa or Germany it may be shared with professional service providers like accountants and legal practitioners. We retain this information as long as you use our products or services and for at least one year.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Unless you choose to do business with us we do not have access to your financial information unless you do business with us which is stored on Quickbooks cloud accounting software (See privacy statement here) which we will request from you for billing purposes.

WEBSITE USAGE INFORMATION

We may record how and when you use our website, products and services; your IP address; and cookie data throughout our website which is collected automatically to limit the number of submissions you can make to our site, to protect our site from security threats, and to help us to improve user experience it may be stored in Cookies on your computer (you may disable cookies in your browser but aspects of our website, products or services may stop working) and it is stored at our hosting provider who is located in South Africa or Germany and we retain this information indefinitely.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Our website uses Google Analytics which is is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google automatically collects Cookie and website Usage Data and uses it to track and examine the use of www.popi-compliance.co.za, to prepare reports and share them with other Google services. Google does not associate your IP address with the usage information it collects. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Google is based in the US and uses EU Standard Contractual Clauses to transfer online advertising and measurement personal data out of the European Economic Area, the UK, and Switzerland.

Google’s privacy policy is here. You may opt out of Google analytics by following these directions

We do not share this information without prior written consent. All our staff have signed our online systems policies which includes online security system conduct and protocols, non-disclosure and confidentiality clauses and data breach policies. These are available upon your request. We retain this information as long as you use our products or services and for at least one year.

INTERNET SECURITY

We employ a variety of security measures to safeguard your personal information including authentication and encryption (salting, hashing and SSL). On all our websites we also use Wordfence (See privacy statement here) to protect your website from hackers. 

RIGHT TO OBJECT

you have the right to object to our processing of your personal information in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act s11(3). You may object by sending us an email by clicking here.

RIGHT TO COMPLAIN

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator at JD House, 27 Stiemens Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001P.O Box 31533, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017 or email them by clicking here.

CHANGES

From time to time it may become necessary to make changes to this privacy policy. It is your responsibility to periodically check our website for any changes.

INTENDED USAGE

Our website and services are intended for adult demographic only.

LEGAL CAPACITY

You acknowledge that you have the legal capacity to use our website and services.

Halo Media
9 Church Place
Westville, 3629
Durban
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

Registration number: 2006/157138/23
Directors: H Cunningham, L Cunningham