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PRIVACY POLICY

 

  1. SCHEDULE

 

1.1.      The Organisation                    National Real Estate

1.2.      Registration number              1967/002286/07

1.3.      VAT registration number       4540102789

1.4.      Physical address                     162 Zastron Street, Westdene, Bloemfontein, 9301

1.5.      Email address                         Info@nationalre.co.za

1.6.      Website address                     https://www.nationalre.co.za/

 

  1. COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY

 

2.1.      Welcome to the Website set out in item 1.6 of the Schedule (“Website”), owned and operated by the Organisation set out in item 1.1 of the Schedule (“Organisation”). The Organisation is committed to protecting the privacy of the user of the Website. The Organisation values the trust of its subscribers and all others who work with it, and the Organisation recognises that maintaining your trust requires transparency and accountability in how the Organisation handles your Personal Information. This privacy policy (“Policy”) is incorporated into and is subject to the Organisation’s standard terms and conditions and the general terms relating to the use of the Website.

2.2.      In performing the Organisation’s services in the ordinary course of business, the Organisation may collect, use and disclose Personal Information. Anyone from whom the Organisation collects such information can expect that it will be appropriately and lawfully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent, where this is required by law. This is in line with the general privacy practices of the Organisation.

2.3.      This Policy sets out how the Organisation collects, uses, discloses, and safeguards the Personal Information it processes in the course of its business.

 

  1. DEFINITIONS

 

3.1.      In this Policy, in addition to the other terms that have been defined in the body of the Policy, the Organisation makes use of the following terms:

3.1.1.   "Personal Information" means all information which may be considered to be personal in nature or information about an identifiable natural and / or existing juristic person (where applicable) in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 ("ECTA"), the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 ("CPA") and the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”); and

3.1.2.   “User, you, your or yourself” refers to any person who makes use of the Website for any purposes whatsoever, whether or not such use is free of charge or paid for.

3.2.      In addition, unless the contrary is specified, terms that are used in the Policy that are specifically defined in POPIA, are given the meanings ascribed to them in POPIA.

 

 

  1. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES THE ORGANISATION COLLECT AND WHY?

 

The Organisation may collect Personal Information in conducting its ordinary business operations, including through the use of its Website. In processing such Personal Information, the Organisation at all times ensures that (i) it complies with the provisions of POPIA, and (ii) such Personal Information is used for legitimate business purposes.

 

  1. OBTAINING CONSENT

 

The Organisation does not, except where otherwise permitted by law, collect, use or disclose your Personal Information without your consent.

 

  1. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

6.1.      The Organisation operates its Website, and conducts its business in general, in accordance with South African legislation. The Organisation considers it imperative to protect the privacy interests of data subjects.

6.2.      In the event that the Organisation sends Personal Information outside of South Africa (including if such information is hosted offshore), the Organisation will ensure that it takes all reasonable steps to ensure that it complies with all applicable laws in this regard, including POPIA.

 

  1. RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

All Personal Information retained on the Organisation’s database, including such information obtained through the use of the Website, is in accordance with the retention provisions set out in the applicable laws and regulations of South Africa, including those set out in POPIA.

 

  1. YOUR RIGHTS IN RELATION TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

8.1.      It is important to note that you have rights in relation to your Personal Information.

8.2.      You have the right to contact the Organisation at any time to ask the Organisation to:

8.2.1.   confirm that it holds your Personal Information (at no charge);

8.2.2.   provide you access to any records containing your Personal Information or a description of the Personal Information that the Organisation hold about you (subject to payment of a prescribed fee); and / or

8.2.3.   confirm the identity or categories of third parties who have had, or currently have, access to your Personal Information (also subject to payment of a prescribed fee).

8.3.      The Organisation’s contact information is as set out in item 1.1 of the Schedule.

8.4.      When you make a request regarding your Personal Information, the Organisation will take reasonable steps to confirm your identity.

8.5.      There may be times when the Organisation cannot grant access to your Personal Information, including where granting you access would (i) interfere with the privacy of others, or (ii) result in a breach of confidentiality. The Organisation will always provide you with reasons if this is the case.

8.6.      If you are of the view that any Personal Information that the Organisation holds about you is incorrect in any way, including that it is inaccurate, irrelevant, outdated, incomplete or misleading, you are allowed to ask the Organisation to correct it. If you believe that any Personal Information that the Organisation holds about you is excessive or has been unlawfully obtained, you can ask the Organisation to destroy or delete it. You may do the same if you think that the Organisation has retained if for longer than necessary, given the purpose. The Organisation will do so unless there are good grounds not to (such as that the Organisation is required to hold it for a period prescribed by any applicable legislation).

8.7.      It is important, however, to understand that if you withdraw your consent for the Organisation to use some of your Personal Information, it may affect the quality and level of service that the Organisation can provide to you.

 

  1. SECURITY

 

9.1.      The Organisation has adopted a security model to protect your Personal Information that complies with generally accepted information security practices and procedures. As part of the Organisation’s security systems, the Organisation has implemented fire-wall technology, password controls, encryption processes and antivirus software. This is in addition to   the physical security measures adopted by the Organisation to ensure that it takes all appropriate, reasonable technical and organisational measures to prevent (i) loss of, damage to, or unauthorised destruction of Personal Information, and (ii) unlawful access to or processing of Personal Information. The Organisation has a stringent security policy in place that every officer, employer and supplier of the Organisation must adhere to.

9.2.      The Organisation confirms that it takes all reasonable measures to:

9.2.1.   identify all reasonably foreseeable internal and external risks to any Personal Information in its possession or under its control;

9.2.2.   establish and maintain appropriate safeguards against any risks that are identified by the Organisation;

9.2.3.   regularly verify that these safeguards are effectively implemented by or on behalf of the Organisation; and

9.2.4.   ensure that such safeguards are continually updated in response to new risks or deficiencies in previously implemented safeguards.

 

  1. COOKIES

 

10.1.    The Website uses cookies in a limited way.

10.2.    Cookies are small files containing information that a  Website uses to track a visit by a user. The Organisation uses session cookies to better understand how the Website is used by users to improve the performance of the Website for users, particularly the way search pages are delivered. The Organisation has installed settings on the Website to ensure that session cookies do not remain on your computer at the end of your visit to the Website, and cannot be used to obtain any personally identifiable details.

 

  1. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

 

11.1.    The Website may contain links to third party websites. In the event that you follow a link to any of these websites, it is important to note that these websites have their own terms of use and privacy policies and that the Organisation does not accept any responsibility or liability for them.  If you (i) are a client of the Organisation, or (ii) are a user of the Website, and you have purchased products or services from the Organisation, the Organisation may use your contact details to send you details of any new similar products or services which the Organisation thinks you would be interested in. In doing so, the Organisation will at all times comply with any applicable direct marketing laws.

11.2.    Any communications that you do receive from the Organisation pursuant to clause 11.1 will set out how to opt out of receiving future communications from the Organisation, free of charge, if you no longer wish to receive material for any reason whatsoever. The Organisation will only send you marketing messages when you tick the relevant boxes at certain times when engaging with the Organisation.

11.3.    As the Organisation is not responsible for any representations, information, warranties and / or content on any Website of any third party (including websites linked to this Website), the Organisation does not exercise control over third parties' privacy policies and the onus is on the User to refer to the privacy policy of any such third party before providing them with any of your Personal Information.

 

  1. UPDATING OF PRIVACY POLICY

 

The Organisation, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to update, modify or amend this Policy from time to time with or without notice. You therefore agree and undertake to review the Policy whenever you visit the Website. Save as expressly provided to the contrary in this Policy, any amended version of the Policy shall supersede and replace all previous versions thereof.

 

  1. COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION

 

Copyright in all information, logos, images, source codes and other original material contained in this Website, which is not attributed to a third party, is held by or licensed to the Website owner. National Real Estate ASSERTS AND RESERVES ALL ITS RIGHTS, INCLUDING MORAL RIGHTS, IN THIS REGARD.

  1. ENFORCEABILITY OF THIS AGREEMENT

 

14.1.    Users may not cede, sub-license or otherwise transfer any rights they may have under these Terms of Use or which may otherwise have been obtained through the use of this Website.

14.2..   Any failure by "National Real Estate" to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

14.3.    In the event of any part of these Terms of Use being found to be partially or fully unenforceable, for whatever reason, this shall not effect the application or enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement.

14.4.    Failure to enforce any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

 

  1. INFORMATION LOGGED

 

15.1.    When you visit this Website, our server logs the following information provided by your browser:

  • The type of browser and operating system your computer uses.
  • Your domain name extension for example .com, .co.za.
  • The referring website's address (the site where you clicked the link that led you to us).
  • Your server's IP address (a number which is unique to the computer connecting you to the Internet, which is usually one of your service provider's computers).
  • The date and time of your visit.
  • The address of the pages visited.
  • The documents downloaded.

15.2.    This information is used only for statistical analysis or system administration purposes. It is not associated or correlated with any other information we collect about you.

  1. GOOGLE DISCLAIMER

 

16.1.    We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other website's in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

16.2.    The Website also utilises remarketing (or similar audiences) in Google AdWords, allowing us to show ads to users who have previously visited the Website as they browse the Web. In other words, if you visit our Website and then visit another unrelated website, an ad for our Website may be shown on that site. Through this we are able to present you with highly relevant advertisements and offers across the Web.

16.3.    The remarketing tag is placed across all non-sensitive pages on our Website. When you visit different pages, your "cookie" identity is added to the remarketing list.

16.4.    If you do not accept Google's use of "cookies" you can opt out of Google's use of "cookies" by visiting Google's Ads Settings by clicking on www.google.com. Alternatively you can opt out of a third-party's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page by clicking on www.networkadvertising.org.

 

  1. SOCIAL MEDIA

 

17.1.    If you share our Website or Website Content (as defined under the Terms and Conditions) on any social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) your personal information (e.g. your name and the fact that you are interested in anything advertised or displayed on the Website) will be visible to all the visitors of your personal webpage on Facebook and/or Twitter.

17.2.    When you use social media websites the terms and conditions (including the privacy policy/ies) of such social media website/s will apply to you.

17.3.    National Real Estate is not responsible for the processing of personal information or the privacy policy/ies of such social media website/s. This Privacy Policy is therefore not applicable to such social media website/s.

17.4.    If you disclose your personal information to a third party such as Facebook or Twitter, National Real Estate will not be liable for any loss or damage, however arising (whether direct, indirect or consequential), suffered by you as a result of the disclosure of your personal information to such third parties. This is because National Real Estate do not regulate or control how such third parties use your personal information. You should always ensure that you read and understand the privacy policies of such third parties / social media website/s.

 

  1. FACEBOOK PAGE

 

We have a Facebook page. When you communicate with us through our Facebook page (for example, when you post a comment, upload media, send a personal message or become a fan of us by clicking the "Like" button) we may receive personal information about you (such as your (user) name, profile photo, your hometown, your email address and/or your gender). The manner in which your personal information is used will be described in the applicable Facebook privacy policy. You should read the Facebook privacy policy together with this Privacy Policy and the terms of use and/or other privacy statements on Facebook.

National Real Estate encourages you to carefully read the Facebook privacy policy, terms of use and other privacy statements on Facebook which may differ from this Privacy Policy.

 

  1. CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Questions, concerns or complaints related to this Policy or the Organisation’s treatment of Personal Information should be directed to the email address set out in item 1.5 of the Schedule.