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Definition of Personal Information
According to the Act ‘‘Personal Information’’ means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person. Further to the POPI Act, COR Concepts also includes the following items as personal information:
All addresses including residential, postal, and email addresses.
The information we collect
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
We collect technical information when you use our Service. This includes information such as Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of device you use, your device operating system and browser type, a unique device identifier, the path you take through our Service, the time and date of your visit and other information about your session on our Service.
Website usage information may be collected using “cookies” which allows us to collect standard internet visitor usage information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service. All personal information that is supplied to us must be accurate, up-to-date, not misleading, and complete in all respects. You undertake to immediately advise us of any changes to your personal information should any of these details change.
How we collect information from you
We collect information from you in a variety of ways. It may be:
You passively provide us information through technology. Some of this information may be linked to you personally. This information helps our Service work correctly and supports our customer marketing and analytics efforts – our work to understand our customers’ needs and provide information about our products and services.
All Personal Information which you provide to us will be used and/or retained only for the purposes for which it is collected, whereafter it will be permanently destroyed. We will only retain personal information for longer than the purpose for which it was collected if it is required by law or where you have given consent for us to retain such information for an extended period.
How we use your information
We collect and process your Personal Information mainly to contact you for the purposes of understanding your requirements, and delivering services accordingly. We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and agreed with you. In addition, where necessary your information may be retained for legal or research purposes.
Transferring personal information to third parties and overseas
Customer personal information may be shared with the following categories of recipients:
We have agreements in place to ensure that service providers comply with the privacy requirements as required by the Protection of Personal Information Act.
If we transfer your personal information outside of South Africa, we apply the necessary safeguards which include, confirming whether the receiving country has the proper data protection law, ensuring that there is a binding agreement between parties or, if the transfer is internal to our organization, commitment to binding corporate rules. Details of these safeguards may be obtained by contacting us directly.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, please contact us. We will delete such information from our Service immediately.
We are legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorized access and use of personal information. We will, on an ongoing basis, continue to review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information remains secure and industry best practices are followed.
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that Personal Information that we remain responsible for, is kept secure.
We will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your personal information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as we are obliged to.
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Correction of your information
How to complain to the Information Regulator
Swellengram Media House’ use of personal information is governed by PAIA and POPIA and the Information Regulator is responsible for making sure that Swellengram Media House complies with these laws. Complaints can be lodged with the Information Regulator. These are their details:
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