Your privacy is critically important to us.
Graffitiville Pty Ltd is located at:
Graffitiville Pty Ltd
160 Hennie Alberts Street Brackenhurst
Gauteng, South Africa
1. WEBSITE VISITORS
Like most website operators, Graffitiville Pty Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Graffitiville Pty Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Graffitiville Pty Ltd also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://www.graffitiville.co.za blog posts. Graffitiville Pty Ltd only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
2. GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s websites choose to interact with Graffitiville Pty Ltd in ways that require Graffitiville Pty Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Graffitiville Pty Ltd gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://www.graffitiville.co.za to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information 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 Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
4. LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
5. PROTECTION OF CERTAIN PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Graffitiville Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s behalf or to provide services available at Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Graffitiville Pty Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Graffitiville Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Graffitiville Pty Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Graffitiville Pty Ltd, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of http://www.graffitiville.co.za and have supplied your email address, Graffitiville Pty Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Graffitiville Pty Ltd and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Graffitiville Pty Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
6. AGGREGATED STATISTICS
Graffitiville Pty Ltd may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Graffitiville Pty Ltd may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Graffitiville Pty Ltd does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Graffitiville Pty Ltd uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Graffitiville Pty Ltd – by purchasing Graffitiville Pty Ltd’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Graffitiville Pty Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Graffitiville Pty Ltd. Graffitiville Pty Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
THE POPI ACT
- The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 was signed into law on 19th November 2013 by the then President of South Africa Mr. Jacob Zuma and published in the Government Gazette on 26th November 2013.
- The information Regulator took office on 1st December 2016 and the final regulations were made on 14th November 2018
- The purpose of the POPI Act is to ensure all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity’s personal information by holding them accountable should they abuse or compromise personal information in any way.
- Section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy; the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information; the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;
Please refer to the Department of Justice’s website for the complete Act. https://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/docs/InfoRegSA-POPIA-act2013-004.pdf
9. CREDIT & CONTACT INFORMATION