GOMAD CANOPIES (“GOMAD”) respects consumers’ constitutional rights to privacy and data protection. Accordingly, GOMAD believes in protecting the personal information we collect from you when you use the www.gomadcanopies.com website (“our website”). GOMAD will take reasonable steps to only use or disclose your personal information in the manner stated in this policy.
This Privacy & Policy forms part of the GOMAD website Terms and Conditions.
Personal information refers to all information about you as an identifiable individual, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and identity number.
Personal information collected
3.2 In order to register for certain services or to enter competitions or promotions offered through our website GOMAD will from time to time ask you for relevant personal information. GOMAD will use such information to provide the services to you. GOMAD may also use such information for its own internal purposes including–
3.2.1 establishing and verifying your identity;
3.2.2 maintaining and updating our customer databases; and
3.2.3 marketing, product research and development purposes.
3.2.4 Storage of personal information
3.3 GOMAD takes reasonable steps to put in place and maintain electronic procedures and systems to ensure accuracy and to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information with reference to accepted technological standards.
4.1 GOMAD use Payfast to process all online transactions. More details can be found at https://www.payfast.co.za. All payments happen on PayFast’s secure infrastructure, which is PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant. Payfast uses Extended Validation SSL with 256-bit encryption. Only two of the four major South African banks use this –the highest– level of encryption currently available. All sensitive info is encrypted within the Payfast database.
4.2 Payfast uses GEO IP tracking to see where transactions are originating from and look for mismatches between this and the card’s issuing country. More details can be found at https://www.payfast.co.za/security-fraud/
Personal information shared
5.1 GOMAD will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, provided that by using our website and/or subscribing for any of our services, you provide your express and informed consent for GOMAD to disclose your personal information to third parties as follows:
5.1.1 to third party companies employed by GOMAD to provide services for us, including, for example, website hosting and development. These companies require access to your personal information to perform their functions and not for any other purposes;
5.1.2 to transfer GOMAD’s customer database/s, including personal information contained therein, to any third party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets or shares in our company or our website service whether by sale, merger, acquisition or otherwise;
5.1.3 to governmental agencies, exchanges, and other regulatory or self-regulatory organizations if GOMAD is required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to:
126.96.36.199 comply with the law or with any legal process;
188.8.131.52 protect and defend our rights and property or that of our customers and companies in our group;
184.108.40.206 prevent fraud or abuse, misuse or unauthorised use of our website; and/or
220.127.116.11 protect the personal safety or property of our customers or the public (if you provide false or deceptive information about yourself or misrepresent yourself as being someone else, GOMAD will disclose such information to the appropriate regulatory bodies and commercial entities).
18.104.22.168. GOMAD reserves the right to share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes, for example with advertisers on our website or business associates and partners. This does not involve disclosing any personal information which can identify any individual consumer in any way.
7.1 We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information to governmental bodies, exchanges, and other regulatory or self-regulatory organizations if GOMAD is required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary as set out in 5.1.3.
7.2 In addition, we may disclose information if required to do so by any regulatory authorities in connection with any investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose GOMAD to legal liability.
Communicating with us
It is very important that the information that GOMAD has about you is accurate and current. If you would like to receive a copy of the information we hold about you (subject to our right to charge you a fee to cover our expenses in this regard), to correct or update your information, or to ask any questions about this Privacy & Security Policy, please contact us.
Communicating with you / Opting Out
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes when we ask for this information.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication.
We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we decide to amend our policy, we will post changes to this page. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
The amended policy will supersede and replace any previous policies with effect from the date on which it is posted on our website.
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy & security policy, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org