The Site and the Solutions are owned and operated by Argility (Pty) Ltd (“us”, “we”, “our”) and may be accessed both in South Africa and abroad. For data protection purposes, we are the controller and, unless otherwise noted, are also the processor of data. You consent to any of your personal information collected by us being retained indefinitely, and agree that it may be stored, processed, accessed, and used in jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction.
Your privacy is important to us, so we’ll strive to protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, we follow certain basic principles in accordance with global best practices relating to customer privacy and data protection. Except to the extent provided for in this policy, we won’t sell or give away your name, e-mail address, phone number, billing address, credit card number or any other personal information to anyone without your express consent and we’ll use industry-standard security measures to protect your information from unauthorised users.
When you visit the Site or access or use the Solutions, certain kinds of information, such as the Web site that referred you to us, your IP address, browser type and language, and access times, may be collected automatically as part of the Site or the Solutions’ operation. We may also collect navigational information, including information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions taken in connection with the Site or the Solutions.
We may combine your visit and navigational information with personal information that you provide. You may always choose not to provide personal information, but, if you so choose, certain products and services may not be available to you.
Personal information (i.e. any information by which you can be identified and which relates to you as an identifiable individual, such as your name, e-mail address, sex, age, etc.) may be collected when you register for any Solutions, contact us through the Site or otherwise provide us with same as part of
communications with us. Additional personal information (e.g., your credit card details and billing address) may be collected when you order from us, to process transactions or to provide you with products or services.
You warrant that: (i) any personal information that you provide to us shall be and remain complete, accurate and correct, (ii) you will keep us informed of any changes in such personal information, and (iii) you will provide us with any reasonable assistance that we may require in order to enable us to comply with our obligations under applicable privacy laws, and you indemnify us against and hold us harmless from any claim, damages, penalty or fine as a result of a breach of any of these warranties.
We may also use your contact information to enable us to communicate with you. We may send transaction-related communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, and purchase confirmations. We may also send you newsletters or marketing communications to inform you of new products or services or other information that may be of interest. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications, you should follow the “unsubscribe” instructions included within each communication. Please keep in mind that, if you choose not to receive marketing communications, you will continue to receive transactional or account communications (e.g., confirmation e-mails and account balance statements), where applicable.
Personal information collected by us may be stored and processed in South Africa or any other country in which we or our service providers or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site, the Solutions and our services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
If you would like to exercise any of your data protection rights (including the right to have your personal information deleted), please contact us using the “Contact Information” section below.
You expressly consent to us sharing your personal information with service providers who perform services on our behalf. Specifically, we may hire other companies or persons to handle the processing of payments, to provide data storage, to host Web sites, to assist in direct marketing, to conduct audits, etc. Those companies or persons will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to provide the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, users, or the public.
Whilst we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information, we take all commercially reasonable measures and precautions to keep it secure and protect it from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure by following generally accepted security practices, including the use of encryption and logical and physical access control mechanisms, as well as taking reasonable steps to identify all reasonably foreseeable internal and external risks to the personal information in our possession or under our control, establishing and maintaining appropriate safeguards against the risks identified, regularly verifying that the safeguards are effectively implemented, and ensuring that the safeguards are continually updated in response to new risks or deficiencies in previously implemented safeguards. However, we cannot accept any liability whatsoever for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information despite our best endeavours.
If you choose not to receive marketing communications, please be advised that you may continue to receive transactional or account communications (e.g., confirmation e-mails and account statements), where applicable.
You can write to us at any time to obtain details of the personal information we may hold about you at the following address:
Please quote your name and address and a brief description of the information you want a copy of to enable us more readily to locate your data. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you. We may charge a fee to cover the reasonable administration costs involved.
In addition to cookies, we may use other technologies, including single-pixel images on our Site, Solutions and in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters. These tiny electronic images assist us in determining how many users have visited certain pages or opened messages or newsletters. We do not use these images to collect personal information.
We provide e-mail addresses on the Site which enable you to contact us. In order to check for viruses and the presence of inappropriate content, we reserve the right to intercept, monitor and inspect all material and information transmitted over our system.
During the solution registration process, you will provide your identifying particulars and contact information and select a password. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality and security of your account credentials in respect of any account you have with us in relation to the Solutions or Site, including your password. Allowing others to access and use your account and password can compromise the security of your information. It remains your sole responsibility to ensure that you log out of your account when access is no longer required to the Solutions or Site. We disclaim any responsibility or obligation for your decision to provide your account credentials to others, or to allow any third party to access or use the Solutions or Site through any device which is logged on to your account. Access by means of such credentials, and use of the Solutions or Site through any device which is logged on to your account, will, at all times, be deemed made by you, and you will be responsible for any such access.
The Site or Solutions may include interactive areas or services, including, without limitation, blogs, discussion forums, chat rooms, bulletin boards, message boards, online hosting or storage services, or other areas or services in which you, registered Site members or third parties create, post or store any information, content, messages, comments, materials or other items on the Site or Solutions (“Interactive Areas”).
From time to time, we may make online surveys available to users of the Site or Solutions. Participation in those surveys is voluntary. Some online surveys may ask participants for personal information, such as an e-mail address, in addition to requesting answers to survey questions. We may use that personal information to contact the participant if necessary, or as otherwise described above. We may make the results of any survey publicly available, although we will not attribute any particular response to you without your permission.
We do not intend to offer services to or solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18 (or the age of majority in your country), you should not use or enter information on the Site or the Solutions.
We may link to Web sites that have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. We assume no responsibility for the policies or practices of such linked sites, and encourage you to become acquainted with them prior to use.
We do not exclude (i) liability for damage to any property or death or personal injury caused by the negligence or wilful misconduct of us, our employees or authorised representatives or (ii) liability for fraud.