DigitalSmith acknowledges and respects the privacy of individuals. This policy sets out the way in which we will use, manage and protect your personal information in accordance with the privacy principles and the privacy laws of South Africa.
How Do We Collect Personal Information?
DigitalSmith may collect personal information from you, including but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, mobile number and email address when you knowingly provide us with this information. If you do not provide your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the services that you have requested.
How Do We Use Personal Information?
DigitalSmith may use the personal information that you submit to us to provide and improve our services.
DigitalSmith may disclose this information to our suppliers, contractors, agents for the purpose of providing you with the goods and services that you have ordered and/or requested. Additionally, DigitalSmith may from time to time send you offers or information on goods or services that DigitalSmith considers will be of interest to you.
Security of Personal Information
DigitalSmith will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Your information is generally stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. Our site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.
DigitalSmith will take all reasonable steps to protect all personal information held by us. However, no guarantee can be given that information sent over the Internet is always 100% secure. Sending and receiving information over the Internet is at the user’s own risk, and DigitalSmith does not accept responsibility for any consequences of unauthorised access to your information.
Access, Accuracy and Complaints
If at any time you want to know exactly what personal information we may hold about you, you may request details of that information by contacting us via email. We will endeavour to provide you with the information within seven days. If a fee will apply to compile your information we will let you know this in advance.
DigitalSmith will not collect use or disclose sensitive information (such as information about racial or ethnic origins or political or religious beliefs) except with your specific consent or in the circumstances permitted in the privacy legislation of the country it operates within.
A cookie is a piece of information that our web server may send to your machine when you visit our website. The cookie is stored on your machine but does not identify you or give us any information about your computer.
A cookie helps us to recognise you when you re-visit our website and to co-ordinate your access to different pages on the website. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you want to do this, refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more.
Links to Other Sites
DigitalSmith may provide links to other sites. If you use these links, you will leave our website and we are not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their usage of your personal information. We advise that you check the privacy policies on those sites.
If you do not wish to receive direct marketing materials from us, please contact us via email with your details, and your email bearing the subject line “Unsubscribe”. If we’re unable to determine who you are, we make contact to obtain further details.