1.1 AutoNet is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our website.
1.3 We recognise the importance of protecting your privacy in respect of your personal information (as defined in Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013) collected by us when you use this website.
1.4 You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. However, you may choose to do so by completing the application forms on various sections of our website, including:
1.4.2 Publication and newsletter subscriptions;
1.4.3 Seminars or other events; and
1.4.4 To make contact with our partners and employees.
1.6 By continuing to use this website:
1.6.1 You agree that we may "collect, collate, process and/or store" your personal information (as defined in POPI) ("process") for, amongst other things, (i) the purposes of providing you with access to the website and the website content; and (ii) for any of the purposes.
1.7 Where there are reasonable grounds to believe that your personal information has been accessed or acquired by any unauthorised person, we will notify the relevant regulator and you, unless a public body responsible for detection, prevention or investigation of offences or the relevant regulator informs us that notifying you will impede a criminal investigation. When we notify that your personal information has been accessed or acquired, we will provide you with sufficient information to allow you to take protective measures against the potential consequences of the compromise.
2. What types of personal information do we process?
2.1 The types of personal information that we may process includes information necessary for our legitimate business interest and the categories of personal information defined . This may include (amongst other things):
2.1.1 Your name and surname, identity or passport numbers, e-mail and physical addresses, postal address, contact information, information relating to your occupation and the pages of the website viewed by you.
2.2 We will limit the types of personal information we process to only that to which you consent and which is necessary for our legitimate business interests.
3. When will we process your personal information?
3.1 Personal information may be processed when:
3.1.1 You complete the relevant application form on our website to subscribe or register;
3.1.2 You browse the website.
3.2 You acknowledge that all personal information processed by us may be stored by us and used for any of the purposes listed below.
4. How do we use your personal information?
4.1 We will only use the information you provide to us on these sections of the website in order to process the relevant application or registration form.
5. Sharing of your personal information
5.1 You consent that we may disclose your personal information to firm approved third party providers (as referred to below in 5.2.1) where necessary;
5.2 You agree that once your information has been de-identified, i.e.: delete any information that identifies you, personal information may be shared under the following circumstances:
5.2.1 To our agents, advisers, service providers and suppliers (our SEO agency, creative, brand, digital and media agencies) Microsoft, Google and other research agents);
5.2.2 To monitor web traffic: web servers serving the website automatically collect information about pages you visit. This information is used for internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors and for traffic audits;
5.2.3 For statistics purposes: we may perform statistical analyses in order to measure interest in the various areas of the website (for product development purposes);
6. Your rights
6.1 You have the right to request that we correct, destroy or delete any of your personal information that we have processed in accordance with this policy. The personal information that you may request us to correct, destroy or delete is personal information that has been processed that is inaccurate, irrelevant, excessive, out of date, incomplete, misleading, obtained unlawfully or that we are no longer authorised to retain.
6.2 You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to process your personal information at any time. The withdrawal of your consent can only be made by you