We respect your privacy and will take all reasonable measures to protect it, as more fully detailed below.
Should you decide to register as a user on the SintuOnline Website, we may require you to provide us with personal information which includes but is not limited to –
your name and surname;
your email address;
your physical address;
your mobile number; and
your date of birth.
Should your personal information change, please inform us and provide us with updates to your personal information as soon as reasonably possible to enable us to update your personal information.
You may choose to provide additional personal information to us, in which event you agree to provide accurate and current information, and not to impersonate or misrepresent any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with anyone or anything.
USE OF INFORMATION
Subject to clause 3 below, we will not, without your express consent:
1. use your personal information for any purpose other than as set out below:
1.1. in relation to the ordering, sale and delivery of Goods;
1.2. to contact you regarding current or new Goods or services or any other goods offered by us or any of our divisions and/or partners (unless you have opted out from receiving marketing material from us);
1.3. to inform you of new features, special offers and promotional competitions offered by us or any of our divisions and/or partners (unless you have opted out from receiving marketing material from us); and
1.4. to improve your experience on our Website by, inter alia, monitoring statistical non-personal browsing habits, and to transact with us; or
2. disclose your personal information to any third party other than as set out below:
2.1. to our employees and/or third party service providers who assist us to interact with you via our Website, email or any other method, for the ordering of Goods or when delivering Goods to you, and thus need to know your personal information in order to assist us to communicate with you properly and efficiently;
2.2. to our divisions and/or partners (including their employees and/or third party service providers) in order for them to interact directly with you via email or any other method for purposes of sending you marketing material regarding any current or new goods or services, new features, special offers or promotional items offered by them (unless you have opted out from receiving marketing material from us); and
2.3. to our suppliers in order for them to liaise directly with you in the event of you submitting a warranty claim regarding any Goods you have purchased which requires their involvement.
3 We are entitled to use or disclose your personal information if such use or disclosure is required in order to comply with any applicable law, order of court or legal process served on us, or to protect and defend our rights or property.
4. We will ensure that all of our employees, third party service providers, divisions and partners (including their employees and third-party service providers) having access to your personal information are bound by appropriate and legally binding confidentiality and non-use obligations (save as permitted herein) in relation to your personal information.
5. We will –
5.1. treat your personal information as strictly confidential;
5.2. take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and is protected against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage, alteration, disclosure or access;
5.3. provide you with access to your personal information to view and/or update personal details;
5.4. promptly notify you if we become aware of any unauthorised use, disclosure or processing of your personal information;
5.5. provide you with reasonable evidence of our compliance with our obligations under this policy on reasonable notice and request;
5.6. upon your request, promptly return or destroy any and all of your personal information in our possession or control; and
5.7. not retain your personal information longer than the period for which it was originally needed, unless we are required by law to do so, or you consent to us retaining such information for a longer period.
RELEASE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
SintuOnline undertakes never to sell or make your personal information available to any third party other than as provided for in this policy, unless we are compelled to do so by law. In particular, in the event of a fraudulent online payment, SintuOnline reserves the right to disclose relevant personal information for criminal investigation purposes or in line with any other legal obligation for disclosure of the personal information which may be required of it.
Whilst we will do all things reasonably necessary to protect your rights of privacy, we cannot guarantee or accept any liability whatsoever for unauthorised or unlawful disclosures of your personal information, whilst in our possession, made by third parties who are not subject to our control, unless such disclosure is as a result of our gross negligence.
If you disclose your personal information to a third party, such as an entity which operates a website linked to this Website or anyone other than SintuOnline, SINTUONLINE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, HOWSOEVER ARISING, SUFFERED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF THE DISCLOSURE OF SUCH INFORMATION TO THE THIRD PARTY. This is because we do not regulate or control how that third party uses your personal information.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL
SintuOnline may from time to time send marketing and promotional material to the User. By registering on the Website, the User consents to SintuOnline sending such material to the User.
The User may unsubscribe from receiving further marketing and promotional material. If the User wishes to do so, the User can follow the “unsubscribe” link in the material or send an email to email@example.com
SintuOnline is based in South Africa, and, regardless of where you use or access our platforms, products, or services, your information may be transferred to and maintained on servers located in South Africa (or elsewhere in the world). Please note that any information we obtain about you will be stored in accordance with South African privacy laws, regulations and standards, which may not be equivalent to the laws in your country of residence. By using our platforms, you consent to this collection, transfer, storage and processing of information to and in South Africa.