The data controller collecting the data described herein is Grow Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
We collect only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to Grow Consulting’s website. Grow Consulting receives limited identifiable information, such as name, title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers, from website visitors. Typically, identifying information is collected when clients inquire for further information or want to be contacted.
Visitors are also able to send email through the site. Their messages will contain the user's screen name and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message.
Grow Consulting’s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our website. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. If you do wish to provide sensitive information for any reason, Grow Consulting accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this information.
Use of data
Information attained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. This data is not shared with other entities for secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with a third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. If there is an instance where such information may be shared, the visitor will be asked for permission beforehand.
Cookies and log files
Cookies may be used on some pages of our site. "Cookies" are small text files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing a more customised website experience. Site statistics are compiled by third parties, and therefore your IP address will be passed to third parties for statistical reporting only.
If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. In most cases, a visitor may refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our website, however other functionality in the site may be impaired. After termination of the visit to our site, you can always delete the cookie from your system if you wish.
In order to properly manage our website we may anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. This is to ensure that our website presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.
It is Grow Consulting’s policy to only disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:
- As required by law through subpoena, search warrant or other legal process
- When explicitly requested by a visitor
Grow Consulting’s website does not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.
Some of the information we receive is not retained. Contact information about visitors will be kept as long as the information is required to completely service the contact request or until a user requests that we delete that information. Mailing list information and email are kept for only the period of time considered reasonable to facilitate the visitor's requests.
As a policy, visitors are not required to register to gain access to areas of the Grow Consulting website. In certain cases in the future, as your Grow Consulting website experience expands, we may require visitors to register in order to obtain a user-id and password for authentication and secure access to a transaction or certain business confidential or proprietary information services.
Personally identifiable information provided to Grow Consulting through its website is provided voluntarily by visitors. Should visitors subsequently choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations, we will provide instructions on the appropriate website area or in communications to our visitors.
Each visitor has the right of access to personal data they have submitted through the websites to Grow Consulting.
When personally identifiable information is retained, Grow Consulting assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information once a visitor has submitted and verified the data. Grow Consulting does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if Grow Consulting is informed that any personal data collected through a website is no longer accurate, Grow Consulting will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authenticated visitor.
Grow Consulting has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorised Grow Consulting personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information.
Grow Consulting reserves the right to modify or amend this Statement at any time.