Privacy Policy

Consent

By mere visiting this Website, you expressly consent and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our website.

By mere use of the Website, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy without notice at any time. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.

We insist to employ the highest standards for secure transactions and customer information privacy. Please read the following statement to learn about our information gathering and dissemination practices.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

We value the trust you place in us.

Personal Identifiable Information and other Data

When you use our website, we collect and store your personal information which is provided by you from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our website to make your experience safer and easier. More importantly, while doing so we collect personal information from you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

In general, you can browse the Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature on the Website. We may automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on our Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our website or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our website or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer's hard drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.

We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the Website to help analyse our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie".

We also use cookies to allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests. Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on the Website and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session.

Additionally, you may encounter "cookies" or other similar devices on certain pages of the Website that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties.

If you choose to buy on the Website, we collect information about your buying behaviour.

If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from transactions or money orders.

If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.

We collect personally identifiable information (email address, name, phone number, credit card / debit card / other payment instrument details, etc.) from you when you set up a free account with us. While you can browse some sections of our Website without being a registered member, certain activities (such as placing an order) do require registration. We do use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.

Information, Demographic and Data Profiling

Personal information is utilised in the service delivery process as request by you. This personal information is used for tailoring data to enhance your experience on our platforms and the sending you marketing and product information, we will however provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We further use your personal information in business related interactions such as troubleshooting problem solving and to assist to promote a safe and reliable service. It is also required for financial interaction, payments and money collection. We further measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates, we can customize your shopping experience and to detect and protect both parties against fraudulent and other criminal activity and safeguards transaction at the time of collection.

Demographic information allows us to better understand certain background characteristics of an audience, whether it is their age, race, ethnicity, income, work situation, marital status, etc. In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we collect and analyse demographic information and profiling data about user’s activity on our platforms.

By identifying and using your IP address we can diagnose problems with our server and administer our data analytics. Your IP address is also used to identify you and to gather broad demographic information.

We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys to gather information and demographics to tailor your experience at our website and to providing you with content that we think you might be applicable and in line with personal preferences.

The Sharing of Personal information

We may share personal information within our other corporate entities and affiliates. These entities and affiliates may market to you because of such sharing unless you explicitly opt-out.

We may disclose personal information to third parties. This disclosure may be required for us to provide you access to our Services, to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our User Agreement, to facilitate our marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your explicit consent.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms or Privacy Policy; respond to claims that an advertisement, posting, or other content violates the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the public.

We and our affiliates will share / sell some or all your personal information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business. Should such a transaction occur that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information.

Third-Party Links, Services and Other Sites

Certain content, products, and services available via our Service may include materials from third parties. Our website links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. Seriaas.co.za is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the way your personal information will be handled by these providers. Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. Should you elect to proceed with a transaction involving the services of a third-party service provider, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

When you click and follow links on our store, they may direct you away from our webpage. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption.
SSL is a coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble data before you send it to us.

Our website has strict security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Seriaas.co.za cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk.

Unfortunately, we cannot ensure that all your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. We may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.

We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability. Therefore, although we will endeavour to protect your privacy as described in this Privacy Policy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.

Your Seriaas.co.za account is password protected so that only you can access it and view the member information relevant to the account. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Seriaas.co.za will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information.

Dissociate/Opt-Out

We provide all users with the opportunity to opt-out of lists or receiving newsletters, promotional, marketing, or related communications and information from us after setting up an account.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer.

If you would like to remove your contact information from all Seriaas.co.za lists and newsletters, please e-mail our Privacy Compliance Officer by mail at support@seriaas.co.za

 

 

Advertising on the Seriaas Webpage

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.