ReThRo respects individual privacy and values the confidence of its users. Not only does ReThRo strive to collect, use and disclose personal information in a manner consistent with the laws of the RSA, it also has a tradition of upholding the highest ethical standards in its business practices.
ReThRo takes seriously the issue of safeguarding your privacy online. This Policy applies to : ReThRo.org.za (the “Website”). This Policy describes how ReThRo collects and uses the personal information you provide on the Website and your options regarding the ways in which your personal information is used.
How ReThRo Collects Personal Information
ReThRo collects personal information directly in the following ways:
ReThRo also automatically collects the following types of your personal information when you visit the Website:
Types of Personal Information ReThRo uses
Why ReThRo Collects Personal Information
Your personal information, however provided to us or obtained by us, will be used for the purposes specified in this Policy. In particular, we may use your personal information:
Where we do this via email, SMS or telephone, we will not do so without your prior consent (unless allowed to do so via applicable law).
Where you have provided us with your consent previously but do not wish to be contacted by us about our work, services and/or products in the future, please let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also opt out of receiving emails from ReThRo at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails.
Your rights and how to exercise them
Where we rely on you consent to use your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This includes the right to ask us to stop using your personal information for marketing or fund raising purposes or to unsubscribe from our email list at any time. You also have the following rights:
Will we share your personal information?
In general, we may disclose your personal information to selected third parties in order to achieve the purposes set out in this Policy. Please note that, where required under applicable data protection law, we will not do so without your consent.
Non-exhaustively, those parties may include:
ReThRo reserves the right to share personal data if necessary for the purpose of merging with or partnering with other organizations(s).
Other than as described here, ReThRo would only share personal data with the informed consent of our website users and members.
Security/storage of and access to your personal information
ReThRo is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure and we have appropriate and proportionate security policies and organisational and technical measures in place to help protect your information.
This includes corporate policies and staff training regarding how your personal information should be handled, as well as physical security, encryption, and network security for IT infrastructure. Your personal information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff.
How long will we retain your personal information?
In general, unless still required in connection with the purpose(s) for which it was collected and/or processed, we remove your personal information from our records six years after the date it was collected. However, if before that date (i) your personal information is no longer required in connection with such purpose(s), (ii) we are no longer lawfully entitled to process it or (iii) you validly exercise your right of erasure , we will remove it from our records at the relevant time.
Please note that, if you request to receive no further contact from us, we will keep some basic information about you on our suppression list in order to comply with your request and avoid sending you unwanted materials in the future.
Links and third parties
We link our websites directly to other sites. This Policy does not cover external websites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any external websites you visit via links on our website.
How to contact us
If you have questions or concerns about this Policy or about the way in which ReThRo processes your personal information, please contact us by email: email@example.com.
Changes to this Policy
ReThRo reserves the right to change the Policy, but will notify users of such changes through email and/or by posting a notice on the site. In the event of any material change, this notification will be prior to that change becoming effective. If the change involves the use of a user’s personally identifiable information then the notice to users will contain directions on how users can opt-out of the change.