PRIVACY POLICY.

GENERAL

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy is intended to give you confidence in the privacy and security of the personal information we obtain from you whether you are using Design Partnership (Pty) Ltd services, downloading documents and information, or are merely just visiting and viewing our website. However, please note that we are not responsible for any use of your personal information you provide to third-party applications or websites that may be accessed via the Products or Websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of any third-party applications or websites that you use.

 

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you use our Products or Website, you may be asked for personally identifiable information such as your name, Surname, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number. By giving us such information, you will need to consent to us using it in the manner described in this policy. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at [email protected] We will return or destroy your personal information within five days of receipt of your withdrawal of consent. Cookie information, pages you have requested and your IP address may also be recorded by us and/or third parties from your browser as set out in this policy.

 

USE OF PERSONAL DATA

Design Partnership (Pty) Ltd will use performance data, including performance statistics, bug fixes and other similar data (“Performance Data”) uploaded to our Websites or acquired through our Products. Design Partnership (Pty) Ltd may use such Performance Data in any way, including, but not limited to, using, editing, altering, reproducing, publishing and/or distributing the Performance Data for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, provided that such Performance Data is stripped of all personally identifiable information.

 

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may provide information about you to our employees and agents in order to administer any accounts, products and services provided to you by Design Partnership (Pty) Ltd. We will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to such disclosure or where we are required to do so by law. Should you breach our terms and conditions or terms of use or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Any disclosure of personal information will be strictly controlled and made fully in accordance with current Country law.

 

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use personal information to allow us to process your service requests, provide access to privileged areas of the website, send out newsletters, personalize your visit to our website, personalize your use of our Products, and enable us to improve the products and services we offer. We may occasionally carry out market research and send you details of services and offers that we think may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information, please e-mail Design Partnership (Pty) Ltd or, alternatively, when we send you an e-mail, it will contain a provision for you to opt out of receiving any further information from us.

 

COOKIES

Cookies are small data files that a website you visit may save on your computer or handheld device that usually includes an anonymous unique identifier. Our Websites and those of our Products may use cookies for user authentication, keeping track of your preferences, promotional campaigns, tracking our audience size and traffic patterns, and in certain other cases. We may include small graphic images in our email messages and newsletters to determine whether the messages were opened and the links were viewed. Third-party advertisers may also create and access cookies, which will be subject to their privacy policies – we accept no responsibility or liability for the use of such third parties’ cookies. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your PC or handheld device, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser’s “security settings” section. Please note that permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our website as well as other websites and interactive services.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that we store on your device when you visit our website. These cookies can collect information about your activity relating to the website. These are primarily used to enable us to improve our website. We cannot identify you as an individual through the cookies generated when you visit our site.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

We need your consent for cookies to be placed on your device. By accessing our website with cookies enabled, you are giving your consent to us placing cookies on your device. If you wish to withdraw this consent, please update your cookie settings by following the instructions below.

 

DISABLING COOKIES

You can disable cookies in your web browser. However, this will disable all cookies used by your browser, including those from other websites, which may cause certain settings or information to be altered or lost. Disabling cookies may change your browsing experience on our website, or may make navigating the website more difficult. You can disable cookies in your web browser as follows:

 

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0 AND ABOVE

1. Go to “Tools”, then “Internet Options”.

2. Click on the “Privacy” tab.

3. Under “Cookies”, select the level of privacy you require.

 

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 5.1

1. Go to “Tools”, then “Internet Options”.

2. Click on the “Security” tab. Select “Internet” and then click “Custom Level”.

3. Under “Cookies”, select the level of privacy you require.

 

NETSCAPTE 6.x AND 7.x

1. Go to “Edit”, then “Preferences”.

2. Click on “Privacy & Security”.

3. Under “Cookies”, select the level of privacy you require.

 

FIREFOX

1. Go to “Tools”, then “Options”.

2. Click on the “Privacy” tab.

3. Under “Cookies”, select the level of privacy you require.

 

SAFARI 6.x FOR MAC OS X

1. Go to “Safari”, then “Preferences”.

2. Click on the “Privacy” tab.

3. Under “Cookies”, select the level of privacy you require.

 

POLICY CHANGES

Changes in this policy will be posted on our website.

Any questions, comments and requests regarding this cookie policy should be addressed to [email protected]