This website is currently operated under the direction and control of Bad Robot (Pty) Ltd t/a Starling Reese.
All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘company’ within this policy and within the opt-in notice are deemed to refer to Bad Robot (Pty) Ltd t/a Starling Reese, its subsidiaries, affiliates and associates or any third party which may assume ownership and/or control of this site and its content.
We endeavour to protect your personal privacy. We provide this Privacy Statement to help you to understand what we may do with any personal information that we obtain from you. By providing your personal information to us, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Statement and agree that we may collect, use and disclose your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this statement, please do not provide your personal details and information to us. This Privacy Statement is incorporated into, and part of, the Terms and Conditions, which govern your use of the site in general. We will use your information only for the purposes set out below.
We may need to update this Privacy Statement from time to time. We recommend that you regularly check this page to ensure that you have read the most recent version.
2. What is personal information?
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, as defined by applicable law. It does not include aggregated information that does not allow you to be identified, nor does it include business contact information such as your name, title, business address and business telephone number.
3. Collecting personal information
On this site the information and content you may provide us for publication may constitute personal information which you acknowledge was provided freely and voluntarily for publication on this site. We reserve the right not to publish any information or detail provided by you and/or to edit information provided and published. You warrant that you are lawfully entitled to provide and publish the information provided and the information provided is true and correct in every respect and indemnify us against claims by third parties in relation to the information provided and published on this site.
Subject to the above, you can decide what personal information you provide to us. We will only collect personal information that you choose to provide. Where relevant and to a reasonable extent, we will enable you to select how we will use this information (for example, by choosing to opt-in or opt-out of receiving special promotional offers or other communications from us).
You may choose to provide us with personal information if, for example, you: contact us with an enquiry; register on the site; participate in any initiative, fill out a survey or other form with your personal information included; request us to provide you with information; enter a competition; post information to public areas of the site or take advantage of a promotion.
You have the opportunity to decide whether or not to receive communications from us, except communications required by law or to administer any transaction requested by you, at any point where we request information about you.
By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and clearly consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and the collection and processing of such information in, other countries or territories. Any such transfer and processing by us will be in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
In common with many websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather and store information about visitors to our websites.
You can delete cookies at any time or you can set your browser to reject or disable cookies.
You can obtain information about how to manage cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.
We may use information from cookies for the following purposes:
1. Traffic monitoring, e.g., the IP address from which you access the site, the type of browser and operating system used to access the site, the date and time of your access to the site, the pages you visit, and the Internet address of the website from which you accessed the site.
2. To recognize repeat visitors for statistical / analytical purposes.
3. Anonymous tracking of interaction with online advertising, e.g., to monitor the number of times that a banner ad is displayed and the number of times it is clicked.
We may connect the information that we collect through cookies with other personally identifiable information that you provide to us. Such purposes are:
1. To customize or personalize your experience of the site; for example, so that we can greet you on the site by name.
2. To monitor your use of our website(s) in order to make our communications to you as relevant as possible; for example, by sending you email communications relevant to the parts of the site that you visit most often or by letting you know about features of the site that you have not accessed previously.
We may compile and report to third parties (such as advertisers) aggregate statistics about our users in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related site information.
5. Use of personal information
We may use and/or disclose personal information collected from you in one or more of the following ways:
Marketing analysis. We may use information for internal marketing analysis, for example, to assess trends amongst our consumers or to measure the amount of traffic to our websites. We may also share non-personal information with others, such as regulatory bodies, advertisers, in aggregate anonymous form, which means that the information will not contain any personally identifiable information about you. We will only share identifiable personal information with third parties for marketing analysis with your consent.
Communicative purposes. We may use your personal information in order to respond to your queries and requests and to manage communications generally.
Third party offers. We may arrange for carefully selected organizations to send you information that may be of interest to you. In such circumstances your personal information may be disclosed to these organisations that will be bound by confidentiality obligations and restrictions on use of personal information. We will obtain your permission before we allow a third party to send you any such communications.
Public (or Interactive) areas of our websites. Information that you post on or through the public areas of the site (e.g., chat rooms, bulletin boards, discussion groups and areas specifically designated for public postings) are generally accessible to, and may be collected and used by, others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. Users of our websites are encouraged to exercise caution when providing personal information about themselves in public (or interactive) areas of the site.
Sale or Transfer. In the event of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, financing, reorganisation or liquidation, we may transfer, sell, or assign to third parties information concerning your relationship with us, including without limitation, personally identifiable information that you provide and other information concerning your relationship with us.
Legal purposes. We may collect, use and/or disclose your personal information if permitted by law or required to do so by law or where we believe such action is necessary in order to detect, protect or defend us and/or other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, theft, fraud and other illegal or harmful activity, to comply with our audit and security requirements, and to audit compliance with or corporate policies, procedures, legal and contractual obligations.
6. Disclosure of personal information
In addition to disclosures identified in the purposes above, from time to time we may disclose personal information to:
(a) our service providers and subcontractors, including our affiliates, retained to perform functions on our behalf or to provide services to us, such as marketing and advertising; data processing; software development; website hosting and management; information technology and office services; legal, accounting, audit and other professional service providers; and further provided such service provider does not collect, use or disclose the personal information for any purpose other than to perform such functions or to provide services to us or as otherwise required by law;
(b) a person or entity, including our affiliates, to whom disclosure is required in order to fulfil one or more of the purposes described above under “Purposes for Collecting Information”;
(c) a person who, in our reasonable judgment, is providing or seeking the information as the authorised or appointed legal agent of the subject individual; or
(d) any third party with your consent or where disclosure is required or permitted by law.
Your continued use of this website indicates your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of use of the website, which include this Privacy Statement.
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