Privacy Policy

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Our website address is: http://www.smartsme.co.za.

Privacy Policy

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za site collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal or zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za to maintain and improve the quality of service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za does not read any of your private online communications.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za collects and uses your personal information to operate the SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za website and deliver the services you have requested. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za and its affiliates. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za, in order to determine what SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is stored on your hard disk by websites you visit. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za pages or register with SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za site or services, a cookie helps SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same La SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za features that you customized.

You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected using encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za is protecting your information.

Contact Information

SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za has not adhered to this Statement, please contact SMART SME (Pty) Ltd – smartsme.co.za at info@smartsme.co.za. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.