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Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or provide information to  (the “Site”).

Personal information we collect

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
 
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
 
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
 
Additionally, when you choose to communicate with the company and its employees through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Client Information”. This Client Information is submitted voluntarily and is required to enable successful communication between the company and parties requesting additional information about the company.
 
When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Client Information.
How do we use your personal information?

We use the Client Information that we collect generally to fulfill any requests placed through the Site. Additionally, we use this Client Information to:

– Communicate with you;
 
– When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
 
– We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns). 

Sharing your personal information

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use LinkedIn to power our online marketing campaigns, you can read more about how LinkedIn uses your Personal Information here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
 
We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site, you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
 
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Behavioral advertising

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.
 
For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
 
You can opt-out of targeted advertising by accessing your online profiles at these common links include:
 
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
 
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
 
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
 
Additionally, you can opt-out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at http://optout.aboutads.info/.

Do not track

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

Your rights

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Data retention

We will only maintain your Personal Information during communication with you, or for our records, as required by law or good business practice, or if you ask us to delete this information.

Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. 

Contact us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@cld.co.za or by mail using the details provided below:
 
Suite no.5, Cape Quarter,  Dixon Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001