PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone and some of the cookies installed on your device. When you visit the website, we also collect information about the individual web pages or products you see, which websites or search terms you have referred to the website, and information about how you handle the site. We refer to this automatically collected information as “Device Information”.
We collect device information using the following technologies:
– “Log files” stop actions that occur on the site, and collect data, including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, reference / exit pages and date / time stamps.
– “Web beacons”, “tags” and “pixels” are electronic files that are used to record information about how you browse the site.
We also collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, delivery address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address and telephone number when you make a purchase or make a purchase via the website. We refer to this information as ‘Order Information’.
When visitors comment on the site, we collect the information shown in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the browser agent’s agent string to help detect spam.
When uploading images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and extract all location data from images on the website.
What you fill in and direct on the website.
If you leave a comment on our website, you can choose to store your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when you make another comment. These cookies will last one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you sign in, we will also set several cookies to store your login information and your screen impressions. Login cookies last two days, and screen option cookies last one year. If you select “Remember me”, your registration will take two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other sites
Articles on this site may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites acts in exactly the same way as if the visitor had visited the other site.
HOW DO WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We generally use the order information we collect to fulfill orders placed through the Website (including the processing of your payment information, shipping arrangements and the provision of invoices and / or order confirmations). We also use this ordering information to:
– Communicate with you;
– Monitor our orders for possible risks or fraud; and
If you agree with the preferences you have shared with us, you provide information or advertising regarding our products or services.
We use the device information we collect to help us look for potential risks and fraud (particularly your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our website (for example, by creating information about how our customers browsing and using the Website, and to evaluate the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your personal information with third parties to help us use your personal information, such as
described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the site – you can read more about how Google uses your personal information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ . You can also opt out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to protect our rights otherwise.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertising or marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you. For more information on how targeted advertising works, visit the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
DO NOT DETECT
Please note that we do not change the data collection and practices of our site when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
When you place an order through the Website, we will retain your order information for our records, unless and until you ask us to delete this information. If you comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. This is so that we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue. For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they can not change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit the information.
WHAT DID YOU HAVE ON YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this site, or if you have left a comment, you may request to receive an export file of the personal data we hold about you, including all information you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete personal information you have about you. It does not include any data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
WHERE DO WE SEND YOUR DATA
Visitors’ comments can be checked by an automated spam detection service.
Feel free to contact us by email to email@example.com or by mail for more information about our privacy practices, if you have any questions or if you would like to lodge a complaint:
River Road, Stilbaai West, WC, 6674, South Africa