Privacy and Cookies Policy
1. POLICY STATEMENT
Vexila (Pty) Ltd recognises the importance of protecting your privacy. Please be assured that we follow a strict policy of not disclosing any personal information about our customers, suppliers, service providers or prospective customers to any third party, unless authorised by you or legally oblige to do so.
2. POLICY OBJECTIVES
The purpose of this policy is to describe the way that we collect, store, use, and protect data that can be associated with you or another specific natural or juristic person and can be used to identify you or that person (personal data).
3. POLICY SCOPE
This policy applies to:
- A visitor to our website; and
- Any visitor who completes the contact us form on the website.
|Company||(referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) refers to Vexila (Pty) Ltd, 7 Willowton Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3201.|
|Cookies||Are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.|
|Country||Refers to South Africa|
|Device||Any device that can access our website such as a computer, a cell phone or a digital tablet.|
|Personal Data||Is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.|
|Service Provider||Means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to host the website, and to provide access to the website on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the website or to assist the Company in analysing how the website is used.|
|Third-party Social Media Service||Refers to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use the website|
|Usage Data||Refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the website or from the website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).|
|Website||Refers to Vexila (Pty) Ltd, accessible from https://www.vexila.com|
|You||Means the individual accessing or using the website, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the website, as applicable.|
5. COLLECTING AND USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
5.1 Types of Data Collected
5.1.1 Personal Data
While navigating through our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- First Name and Last Name
- Contact Number
- Email Address
- Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
- 1.2 Usage Data
- Usage Data is collected automatically when navigating the website.
Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the website by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.
- 1.3 Information from Third-Party Social Media Service
- You can access our website from any of the following Third-party Social Media Services:
If you interact with any of these Third-party services above when using our website, you should check their own Private Policies.
Vexila (Pty) Ltd does not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
- 1.4 Tracking Technologies and Cookies
Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our service. The technologies we use may include:
22.214.171.124 Cookies or Browser Cookies:
126.96.36.199 Flash Cookies:
Certain features of our Service may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences or your activity on our website. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how you can delete Flash Cookies, please read “Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?”
188.8.131.52 Web Beacons:
Certain sections of our website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).
5.1.5 Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
184.108.40.206 Necessary/Essential Cookies:
Type: Session Cookies
Administered by: Website Hosting Company
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide you with services available through the website and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these Cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided.
220.127.116.11 Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Website Hosting Company
Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use the website.
5.2 Types of Data Collected
The company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
5.2.1 To provide and maintain our website, including to monitor the usage of our website.
5.2.2 To manage your account. The Personal Data you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the website that are available to you as a registered user.
5.2.3 To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication where necessary.
5.2.4 To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
5.2.5 To attend and manage your requests to us.
5.2.6 For other purposes: we may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our website, products, services, marketing and your experience.
5.3 Use of your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
5.3.1 We may share your personal information in the following situations:
18.104.22.168 With business partners: We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
22.214.171.124 With other users: when you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If you interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see your name, profile, pictures and description of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you and view your profile.
126.96.36.199 With Your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
5.4 Retention of Personal Data
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our website, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
5.5 Transfer of Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices only. It means that this information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
5.6 Disclosure of Your Personal Data
5.5.1 Business Transactions
5.5.2 Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
5.5.3 Other Legal Requirements
The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
188.8.131.52 Comply with a legal obligation
184.108.40.206 Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
220.127.116.11 Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website.
18.104.22.168 Protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public
22.214.171.124 Protect against legal liability.
5.7 Security of Your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but 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 Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
5.8 Children’s Privacy
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information. If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require your parent’s consent before we collect and use that information.
5.9 Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
6. MONITORING AND EVALUATION
7. POLICY REVIEW
This policy will be reviewed as per regulatory and or legislative amendments as and when they happen. If no regulatory and or legislative amendments occur on a regular basis, the policy will be reviewed on a bi-annual basis.
8. CONTACT US
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org