Heritage of Africa is
committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you
the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies
to the Heritage of Africa Web site and governs data collection
and usage. By using the Heritage of Africa website, you consent to the data
practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Heritage of Africa collects
personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or
work address or telephone number. Heritage of Africa also
collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as
your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
There is also
information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by Heritage of Africa. This information can include: your
IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site
addresses. This information is used by Heritage of Africa for
the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to
provide general statistics regarding use of the Heritage of Africa Web
of Africa does not read any of your private online communications.
Use of your Personal Information
Heritage of Africa collects
and uses your personal information to operate the Heritageofafrica.com Web
site and deliver the services you have requested. Heritage of Africa also
uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products
or services available from Heritage of Africa and its
affiliates. Heritage of Africa may also contact you via
surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of
potential new services that may be offered.
Heritage of Africa does
not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Heritage
of Africa does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as
race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Heritage of Africa keeps
track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit withinHeritageofafrica.com in
order to determine what Heritage of Africa services are the most
popular. This data is used to deliver customized content to customers whose behaviour
indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
of Africa Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize
your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard
disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver
viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be
read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary
purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a
specific page. For example, if you personalise Heritage of Africa pages,
or register with Heritage of Africa site or services, a cookie
helps Heritage of Africa to recall your specific information
on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal
information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you
return to the same Heritage of Africa Web site, the information you
previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Heritage
of Africa features that you customized.
You have the
ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept
cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if
you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully
experience the interactive features of the Heritage of Africa services
or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Heritage of Africa secures
your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Heritage
of Africa secures the personally identifiable information you provide
on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized
access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card
number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of
encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under the age of 13 years
This Site is operated in compliance with the
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and is not intended to collect
personally identifiable information from children under the age of
13. Children under the age of 13 should not provide any personally
identifiable information on the Site without the knowledge and permission of a
parent or guardian. If a parent or guardian of a child who has
provided us with such information would like the information deleted from our
records, he or she should contact us at the e-mail address or phone number
listed at the bottom of this policy statement. We will make reasonable efforts
to delete the child's information from our existing files.
All content on this Site is protected by
international copyright and trademark laws, and is the property of Heritage
of Africa. The trademarks and logos displayed on this Site are
registered trademarks of Heritage of Africa. Unauthorized use,
publication or exploitation of text, images or other content on this Site is
unlawful and you are expressly prohibited from using, copying, reproducing,
republishing, modifying, uploading, posting, transmitting, distributing or
displaying, publicly or otherwise, any material contained on this Site for
personal gain. If the user plans to recommed to friends the Heritage of
Africa website or products therein, he or she is allowed to transmit
images and/or information by e-mail or any other mode of transmission provided
the sole purpose will be to propagate the cause of Heritage of Africa.
Your access to, use and browsing on this Site is
voluntary and is undertaken at your own risk, subject to the terms and
conditions contained herein and to all applicable laws. By
accessing, using and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or
qualification, the terms and conditions contained herein. Heritage of Africa will
not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive
damages arising out of your access to, or use of this Site.
Changes to this Statement
Heritage of Africa will
occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer
feedback. Heritage of Africa encourages you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how Heritage of Africa is
protecting your information.
Heritage of Africa welcomes
your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Heritage
of Africa has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the CEO of Heritage
of Africa at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will
use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Heritage of Africa, P.O. Box 91007, Auckland Park, South Africa
e-mail: email@example.com . Phone: +27
83 238 4444