Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association respects the privacy of everyone who visits this website and would like to welcome you to its website. We recommend you read this Protection of Personal Information (POPI) disclaimer so that you understand our approach towards the use of your personal information. By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following Protection of Personal Information (POPI) disclaimer. This notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, as is required by the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPI Act).
At Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association we are committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and openly. Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association shall take all reasonable measures to protect the personal information of data subject(s) and for the purpose of this disclaimer “personal information” and “special personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA”) and the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (“POPI”).
As per the POPI Act, personal information refers to information that identifies or relates specifically to you as a person or data subject, for example, your name, age, gender, identity number and your email address.
Definition of Personal Information
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.
The PAIA and POPI Acts are available online at www.gov.za/documents/acts.
If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to use our website, and you are requested not to provide any personal information through this website.
The Collection of Personal Information
We collect and process your personal information mainly to provide you with access to our services. The type of personal information we collect, will depend on the purpose for which it is collected and used. We will only collect personal information that we need for that purpose.
We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it is collected or agreed with you for example:
The Storage of Personal Information
All personal information collected by Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association will be stored as follows:
Personal Information Security
Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association is legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorised access and use of personal information. We will, on an on-going basis, continue to review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information is secure.
Our security principles cover:
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that personal information that we remain responsible for, is kept secure.
We will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your personal information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as we are obliged to.
Sharing of Personal Information
Any personal information supplied to Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association will be treated as confidential and Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association will not disclose your personal information unless legally permitted thereto. No personal information will be transferred to a third party without the explicit consent of the data subject unless legally obliged thereto. By providing the personal information, the data subject agrees that Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association may transfer the personal information to the following people and/or organisations in pursuit of the data processing purposes set out in our Privacy and Protection of Personal Information Policy:
Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Information
A data subject (employee, contractor, supplier and/or resident) has the following rights to his/her personal information collected, processed and stored by Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association:
We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before making changes to personal information we may hold about you. We would appreciate it if you would take the necessary steps to keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date by notifying us of any changes we need to be aware of.
We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the POPI Act on privacy in electronic communications.
Cookies are small data files that your browser places on your computer or device. Cookies help your browser navigate to websites and the cookies themselves cannot collect any information stored on your computer or your files. To protect your privacy, your browser only gives a website access to the cookies it has already sent to you.
Cookies remember the type of browser you use and which additional browser software you installed. Cookies also remember your preferences, such as language and region, which remain as your default settings when you revisit the site.
General Conditions Pertaining To Personal Information
Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) and/or expenses of any nature whatsoever which may arise as a result of, or which may be attributable directly or indirectly from personal information made available on these pages or links, or actions or transaction resulting there from.
The Laws of the Republic of South Africa will govern all terms and conditions of any services contained in these pages. Should you request services through the Plettenberg Bay Tourism Association website you hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the South African courts in regard to all proceedings, actions, applications or the like instituted by each party against the other, and in any way arising from any stated terms and conditions.