This Notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, as is required by the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPI Act).
According to the POPI Act ‘‘Personal Information’’ means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person. Please refer to the POPIA Act for more information.
Collection of Personal Information
When you visit our website, we may collect and process your personal information mainly to provide you with access to our services. The type of information we collect will depend on the purpose for which it is collected and used. We will only collect information that we need for that purpose.
We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details, for example when you submit enquiries to us or contact us. Where possible, we will inform you what information you are required to provide to us and what information is optional.
Examples of information we collect from you are:
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the POPI Act on privacy in electronic communications.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled but it won’t affect the user’s experience.
We will use your Personal and Non-Personal Information only for the purposes for which it was collected or agreed with you, for example:
Lonehill International Academy will retain your data in compliance with the POPI Act and in compliance with other applicable legislation. Where we collect Personal Information for a specific purpose, we will not keep it for longer than is necessary to fulfil that purpose. In order to protect information from accidental or malicious destruction, when we delete information from our services we may not immediately delete residual copies from our servers or remove information from our backup systems.
Regarding the website and Hosting Server, we have adequate safety and security in place:
If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to provide any Personal Information but this may impact on our ability to support you as a customer or supplier. This Privacy Notice and Consent, forms part of our Terms and Conditions of Use, and such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa. At Lonehill International Academy, we are committed to protecting your privacy impact and to ensure that your Personal Information is collected and used properly, lawfully and openly.
Please be advised that in terms of the POPI Act (POPIA) you have the right to object to the processing of personal information.
Please note that we may amend this notice from time to time. Please check our website periodically to inform yourself of any changes.