THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT 4 of 2013
Archer Inspirations is committed to protecting our right to privacy as a user of our website. It is our policy to respect the privacy of private communication.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully, and transparently.
Any information you provide to us through this website will be stored on our own secure servers, as well as on servers owned by Google within their Cloud infrastructure itself, subject to extremely high levels of security and compliant with all privacy legislation. Save for redundant replication across Google’s global infrastructure, we will not proactively transfer any information about you, or authorise its transfer outside of South African Boarders, unless otherwise agreed or informed.
We collect information about our users to help us continually improve the products and services we offer. We will also be sending you articles and other information which you may find of interest, and from which you may unsubscribe at any time.
Your consent will always be requested prior to allowing us to add you to our marketing list.
Archer Inspirations will always adhere to the UK Data Protection Legislation Act, which includes EU Regulation 2016/679 and General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), for our international clients. We will furthermore also adhere to the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”), for all of our South African clients.
Other than as stated below, we do not hold or use any information which you provide, or which we collect, outside South Africa, nor do we transfer it to, or share it with others third parties, except in good faith, when the law so requires. For our clients who fall outside of South Africa, the provisions pertaining to the protection of your personal information shall be adhered to, as provided for herein.
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 Protection of Personal Information Act, also includes the following items as personal information, which will be collected by Archer Inspirations, namely:
We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details through our website or coming in direct contact with one of our personnel. Where possible, we will inform you what information you are required to provide to us, and what information is optional.
We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, which may be used to contact or identify you.
We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information which may be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
Your collected information will be stored on our Microsoft OneDrive which is protected through entering a password and fire walls set up by our IT department.
Website usage information may be collected using “cookies” which allows us to collect standard internet visitor usage information:
In line with the above, such personal information, which we may passively collect from your device may include (but not be limited to) your identifying information, contact details, device and device event information, site activity information, log information, telephonic log information, location information, unique application number(s) and/or any other information which you permit us, from time to time, to passively collect from your device(s) accordingly, and in terms hereof.
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.
We may disclose your personal information to our service providers who are involved in the delivery of products or services to you. We have agreements in place to ensure that they comply with the privacy requirements as required by the protection of personal information act.
We may share your personal information in the following situations:
We may also disclose your information:
The security of your personal information is important to us, however, please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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 on-going basis, continue to review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information remains secure.
Our security policies and procedures include but are not limited to:
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.
The personal data that you provide when using our website is retained until you ask us to delete it. If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving information from us, you are free to do so at any time. Download histories are retained indefinitely, however, should you request us to remove your information from our systems completely, you may request at any time, whereby same will then be removed from our systems. We do however reserve the right to request proof of your identification in such an instance, although, in most cases, an email from your official address will be sufficient.
Should you wish to make a data subject access request, please do so in writing, send it to the email or postal address shown below, clearly marking your correspondence as a data subject access request.
We won’t charge for data subject access requests, unless they are ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (e.g. repetitive), in which case we reserve the right to apply a charge. We will respond to your data subject access request within one month of receiving it. In the unlikely event that your request is particularly complex, a further two months may be required, however, we will keep you informed in such an instance.
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply contact us at the numbers/addresses as provided on our website and specify what information you require. We will need a copy of your ID document to confirm your identity before providing details of your personal information.
Please note that any such access request may be subject to a payment of a legally allowable fee.
You have the right to ask us to update, correct, or delete your personal information. We will require a copy of your ID document to confirm your identity before making changes to personal information we may hold about you. We would appreciate it if you would keep your personal information accurate.
We may share your personal data with exclusively selected third parties, in order to provide our services to you, however, your information will only be shared with the following third parties and for the following purposes:
Archer Inspirations may collect statistics about the behavior of the visitors, making use of our website.
Archer Inspirations may display this information publicly or provide it to others, however, please note that Archer Inspirations does not disclose your personally identifying information, unless specifically stated or provided for herein.
The Act applies to any person or organisation who keeps any type of records relating to the personal information of anyone, unless those records are subject to other legislation which protects such information more stringently.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information from individuals who live in the European Union (EU).
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If you have any queries about this notice, you need further information about our privacy practices, wish to withdraw consent, exercise preferences or access or correct your personal information, please contact us at the numbers/addresses listed on our website.