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Boschendal (PTY) LTD is committed to protecting the Personal Information of data subjects processes in line with the requirements of global data protection laws and regulations. To this end Boschendal created this Policy to demonstrate its commitment to Privacy and Information Protection.
All reference to “we” , “us” and “our” refers to Boschendal (PTY) LTD (“Boschendal”), affiliates, parent companies and any of their respective associated companies and related businesses (e.g. Boschendal Wines).
By using our Platforms and Service you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms outlined to the terms outlined in this Policy. Therefore, you consent and agree to the processing of your Personal Information in compliance with this Policy.
Boschendal takes reasonable steps to protect Personal Information and handles such information in compliance with applicable Data Protection laws. In the context of South Africa, does so in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”) 2014 as the countries Data Protection legislation.
While using our Platforms or Services, you may be requested to provide certain Personal Information, which identifies you as an individual (including, but not limited to, your name and contact details).
Such information may be collected in following ways:
This includes any Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us directly, whether through our website or via telephone, text messages, social media, fax or any other medium, this may include information you give to us:
We collect Personal Information when you use our Platforms or Services by using Cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier which we transfer to your hard drive through your web browser when you visit our Platforms. It enables our own system to recognise you when you visit our Platforms again and improve our service to you.
Cookies may also be used to compile aggregate information about areas of our Platforms that are visited most frequently. This traffic information can be used to enhance the content of our Platforms and make your use of it easier. Depending on how you access and use our Platforms, we may receive the following information:
You can delete cookies at any time or you can set your browser to reject or disable cookies. If you do disable cookies some functions of the website may not work correctly.
No information which personally identifies you will be collected through cookies.
We may receive additional information about you that is publicly or commercially available and combine that with the information we have collected or received about you in other ways. We may also receive information about you when you choose to connect with social networking services while using our Platforms.
We may process your Personal Information in a number of ways including, but not limited to the following:
Processing includes collecting, receiving, recording, organising, collating, storing, updating, modifying, retrieving, altering, consulting or using, disseminating, distributing or making available and merging, linking, blocking, degrading, erasing, destroying Personal Information. Processing of Personal Information is also performed to comply with applicable laws.
We may keep your Personal Information in either electronic or hard copy form. In both cases, we take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure that the Personal Information is protected from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We may disclose Personal Information to third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to give effect to a contract with you or where we have a legitimate interest in doing so. These are some of the instances where we may share your Personal Information with third parties, who may include:
These companies are limited in their ability to use information they receive in the course of providing services to us or you.
These parties may be situated in a different country to you. You agree that your information may be shared with any of the abovementioned parties in another country and you consent to the cross border transfer of your information to another country, whose privacy laws may not be equivalent to the laws in your country of residence
We may disclose your information if we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect our Platforms. We may also disclose your information during the process of debt collection, or to our attorneys in connection with any potential, threatened or actual litigation, or to our auditors for the purpose of auditing our accounts; Other parties in connection with certain business transactions.
In the event that we restructure or sell any of our businesses or assets, we may disclose your personal information to the prospective buyer of such business or assets or other transacting party; Companies that provide services to us.
Although no one can guarantee the security of the information collected and received, we do employ a number of safeguards intended to mitigate the risk of unauthorized access or disclosure of your information. We will do our best to protect your personal information and we will use up to date technology that will help us to do this.
As a Data Subject of Boschendal you have the right and responsibility to ensure that the Personal Information we hold about you is accurate. In the absence of evidence to the contrary, we will assume that the information you provided to us is accurate. At your request, where the law requires us to do so, you can exercise your Data Subject rights as per the following, subject to verification and validation of your identity:
Further to the above, in relation to the use of Our Platforms and Services, you have the right to:
Our Platforms contain links to and from websites, mobile applications or services of third parties, advertisers or affiliates. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other parties and advise you to read the privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal information.
Boschendal is based in and operates from 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.