GRIMWORX WEBSITE POLICY
• We respect your personal privacy.
• We take our obligations for the processing of personal information very seriously.
• We are committed to protecting your privacy.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website.
• Information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services.
• We may also ask you information when you enter a promotion and when you report a problem with our site.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
• We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, you do not have to respond to them.
• Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your requests.
• Details of your visits to our website including, traffic data, location data, weblogs and any other communication data.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertising agents, advertisers and business partners. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a “cookie file” which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. “Cookies” refers to information that is sent from our website to your hard drive where it is saved and contains information to personalise your experience on our website. In this way, the next time you use our website, we will know who you are and that you have visited our website before. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.
They also enable us to:
• estimate our audience size and usage pattern,
• store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests,
• speed up your searches.
PERSONAL INFORMATION HELD OR DISCLOSED BY YOU TO A THIRD PARTY
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data we collect from you and that we transfer to a third party outside of the Republic of South Africa shall only be to a third party who is subject to a law, binding corporate rules as defined in POPI, or any other binding agreement which provides an adequate level of protection that:
• Is in accordance with this policy;
• Includes provisions that are substantially similar to what is contained in this policy to the further transfer of your data.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
• To provide you with information, products or services which we feel may interest you.
• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
• To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service.
• To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services, which may be of interest to you and we, or they, may contact you about these by post or telephone. If you are an existing customer, we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those, which were the subject of a previous transaction with you.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of HS Media t/a GrimworX.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
• In the event that we sell training material, we may disclose your personal data to the author of the material.
• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.
• To protect the rights, property, or safety of HS Media t/a GrimworX, our customers, or others.
• In the exchanging of information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at HS Media t/a GrimworX. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary. We undertake to regularly review the personal data we hold and to delete your personal information which we no longer require.
We will keep your personal information for only so long as we need it in order to:
• to honour your choices;
• to fulfil the purposes described in this document; or
• as required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You can correct factual errors, review and/or update information held about you at any time by contacting us at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
HS Media t/a GrimworX (including its owners, directors, employees, suppliers, internet service providers, partners, affiliates and agents) shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of any nature incurred by whomever and resulting from:
a) access to the HS Media t/a GrimworX website;
b) access to websites linked to the HS Media t/a GrimworX website;
c) inability to access the HS Media t/a GrimworX website;
d) inability to access websites linked to the HS Media t/a GrimworX website; or
e) content available on the HS Media t/a GrimworX website;
f) services available from the HS Media t/a GrimworX website.
The HS Media t/a GrimworX website is supplied on an “as is” basis and has not been compiled to meet the User’s individual requirements. It is the responsibility of the User to satisfy himself or herself, prior to entering into this agreement with HS Media t/a GrimworX that the content available from and through the HS Media t/a GrimworX website meets the User’s individual requirements and is compatible with the User’s computer hardware and/or software. Nothing on this site should be construed as solicitation, offer, advice, recommendation, or any other service to acquire legal or financial advice. The content and information contained on this site are provided for users informational and educational convenience only. Nothing on this site should be relied on and users should consult with a legal or financial advisor prior to making any decisions.
HS Media t/a GrimworX does not make any warranties or representations that content and services available from the HS Media t/a GrimworX website will in all cases be true, correct or free from any errors. HS Media t/a GrimworX shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality and accuracy of content available from the HS Media t/a GrimworX website and encourage Users to report incorrect and untrue information subject to the right of HS Media t/a GrimworX to rely on its free expression rights and determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, the contents of this website.
HS Media t/a GrimworX does not make any warranties or representations that the HS Media t/a GrimworX website shall be available at all times. Users acknowledge that the HS Media t/a GrimworX website may be unavailable due to updates or other causes beyond the reasonable control of HS Media t/a GrimworX, including, but not limited to virus infection, unauthorised access, power failure or other “acts of God.”
The Promotion of Access to Information Act Act 2 of 2000
Section 32 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, No. 108 of 1996
(1) Everyone has the right of access to:
(a) any information held by the state; and
(b) any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights.
The Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2 of 2000 (“the Act”), was enacted to give effect to section 32 of the constitution that is giving effect to the constitutional right of access to any information held by the State and any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights. Where a request is made in terms of this Act, the private or public body to which the request is made is obliged to release the information, except where the Act expressly provides that the information must not be released. The Act sets out the requisite procedural issues attached to such request.
WHO MAY REQUEST INFORMATION IN TERMS OF THE ACT
Any person, who requires information for the exercise or protection of any rights, may request information from a private body. Section 50 of the Act states that:
(1) A requester must be given access to any record of a private body if:
(a) that record is required for the exercise or protection of any rights;
(b) that person complies with the procedural requirements in this Act relating to a request for access to that record; and
(c) access to that record is not refused in terms of any ground for refusal contemplated in Chapter 4 of this Part.
PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING ACCESS
Any person who wishes to request any information from HS Media t/a GrimworX with the object of protecting or exercising a right may contact the Information Officer whose contact details are as follows;
HS Media t/a GrimworX
6 Bruce Close, Bryanston, Sandton, South Africa