We respect your privacy and your personal information and for this reason, we take all reasonable measures, in accordance with this Policy, to protect your personal information and to keep it confidential, even when you are no longer our customer.
Further to the requirements of the ECT Act; we will disclose your personal information without your consent:
Confidentiality and security
We have physical, technological and procedural security safeguards in place and will use our best endeavours to protect your personal information.
What is personal information?
Personal information refers to information that identifies or relates specifically to you, for example, your name, age and identity number, your assets and liabilities, your income and your payment records. Any information about what you buy, where you shop, where you bank, how you invest and all related information will also be regarded as personal information. In short, any information that we know about you will be regarded as your personal information.
How we collect your personal information
Whenever you use this website, contact us electronically, or use one of the services or facilities offered by us or any affiliate party, we will collect your personal information.
Why and how we collect and use personal information
In order to make your use of this website and all products and services offered on this website as successful and pleasurable as possible, it is necessary for us to find out exactly what you need and want from us. The following are reasons why we would collect your personal information:
Your privacy is important to us. We will therefore not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorised entities or other third parties, for their independent use, without your consent.
If at any stage, after you have given us your consent, you no longer wish us to use or share your personal information with an affiliate party; you may at any stage withdraw your consent.
Protection of your personal information
We value the information that you choose to provide us with and will therefore take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. The information we maintain concerning our customers is stored in databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information.
When you use the services or facilities provided by us, you may be given an access number, user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality of your user name and password.
Correction of personal information
If you ever want to update or correct any of your personal information held by us, kindly update it via smartcents.co.za or alternatively, you can update and correct your information by contacting us on 0869 990606.
Personal information held by or disclosed by you to a third party
You agree that we shall be entitled to send "cookies" from this website to your computer. We use the word "cookie" to refer to information that is sent from this website to your hard drive, where it is saved and contains information to personalise your experience on this website. In this way, the next time you use this website we will know who you are and that you have visited this website before.
Which laws apply?