In compliance with Protection of Personal information Act (“POPIA”)
By using this website, you are consenting to the terms of this policy.
We would like to inform you, the data subject, that we are committed to safeguarding your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. It is important that you understand how we process your personal information, and for what purpose we use your information.
This policy applies to all data collected by The Gift Shop on this website, or any other website maintained, run or owned by The Gift Shop
Where we refer to “process”, it means how we collect, use, store, make available, destroy, update, disclose, or otherwise deal with your personal information. As a general rule, we will only process your personal information if this is required to deliver or offer a service, provide a product or carry out a transaction.
Your personal information:
Personal information is information that enables you to be identified and which is defined as such by the Protection of Personal information Act 4 0f 2013 (POPIA).
We process the following Personal information:
• Name and Surname
• Email address
• Contact Number
• Identity Number
Third parties may provide hosting and web development services, the sending of emails as well as cloud storage. We may need to share your Personal information with these service providers and by using this website you consent to this. We will take reasonable precautions to ensure that these third parties treat your information with the same level of protection as required by us.
Unless we are legally obliged to share your information, it will not be shared other than for the sole purpose for which it was supplied to us. The Gift Shop administrators and staff are bound by confidentiality clauses in their letters of employment.
How we collect your personal information:
Personal information is collected on this website via:
• Information you have voluntarily provided,
• If have consented thereto; or
We do not collect the personal information of persons under 18 without the consent of their parents or guardians.
If you are under the age of 18 you must not provide personal information to us without the consent of your parent or guardian.
How we use your personal information:
Your personal information is required for us to communicate with you and provide you with the offerings and services which you have requested of us.
We will collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information only to provide you with access to our offerings and services and to fulfil the mandate that we have been given by you when you consent to us using your details or when you make a purchase from this website.
When making a purchase off the Website, you will be considered to be a customer of The Gift Shop and may then receive future marketing communication from us. You will be able to unsubscribe from such emails at any time.
When donating to the Chevrah Kadisha via this Website, you will be considered to be a customer of the Chevrah Kadisha and may then receive future marketing communication from us. You will be able to unsubscribe from such emails at any time.
How long do we use your personal information?
If you engage in a financial transaction, such personal information shall form part of our financial and transactional records. Should we no longer require your personal information, after the lapse of a reasonable period, it will be destroyed in a way that de- identifies you.
Security of your personal information:
We have implemented appropriate and reasonable organizational steps and technical security safeguards to protect the personal information you provide to us. Our security measures (including physical, technological, and procedural safeguards) will be appropriate and reasonable. This includes the following:
• storing our records securely;
• controlling the access to our buildings, systems and/or records; and
• safely destroying or deleting records.
• Ensure compliance with international ISO security standards.
Voluntary supply of your information and consent:
Under what circumstances will we transfer your information to other countries?
We may need to make use of third-party service providers located in or outside South Africa in order to provide you with a positive experience when navigating our website and to deliver our services.
This transfer will happen within the requirements and safeguards of the law. Where possible, the party processing your personal information in the other country will agree to apply the same level of protection as available by law in your country or if the other country’s laws provide better protection the other country’s laws would be agreed to and applied.
Waiver and Limitation of Liability:
You use the website and its services at your own risk and indemnify The Gift Shop for any liability relating to any financial or other loss suffered by you as a result thereof or as a result of The Gift Shop’s storage of such data or from a data breach, as a result of the unlawful conduct of a third party.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in terms of section 11(3) of POPIA. If you believe that your information is not processed in a lawful manner, or that your information is being used for a purpose other than that for what it was originally intended, or if you wish to request access to the information, we hold of you please contact our Legal Manager below. Such requests are to be made in writing to the email address provided below, and you must provide proof of identity when enforcing the rights.
We will attend to requests for access to personal information within a reasonable time. You may be required to pay a reasonable fee to receive copies or descriptions of records, or information about third parties. We will inform you of the fee before attending to your request. Please note that the law may limit your right to access information.
Please refer to our Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 Manual (PAIA Manual) for further information on how you can give effect to the abovementioned rights.
You have the right to request us to delete, destroy, limit, update or correct such data.
You may object on reasonable grounds to the processing of your personal information. We will not be able to give effect to your objection if the processing of your personal information was and is permitted by law; you have provided consent to the processing and our processing done according to your consent or the processing is necessary to conclude or perform under a contract with you.
Where you have provided your consent for the processing of your personal information, you may withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we will explain the consequences to you. We may proceed to process your personal information even if you have withdrawn your consent if the law permits or requires it.
You have a right to file a complaint with us or any Regulator with jurisdiction about an alleged contravention of the protection of your personal information by us. We will address your complaint as far as possible.
For any queries, please contact:
Heidi Gilbey: email@example.com
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Last updated 31 March 2022