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Last updated: 30 June 2021
Aurik Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“Aurik”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates Aurikesd.co.za (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information by this policy.
The privacy statement applies to Aurikesd.co.za and any legal entity, which controls, verify or make use of information that may be collected via this platform.
Users agree to the use of such data by this privacy statement. Please note that this site may contain links to other sites which are not being governed by this privacy statement.
- Cookies & Similar Tracking Technology
- Personal Information Use, Processing and storage
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”), email address, contact number, business name and location.
Personal information is used only for limited purposes, e.g. when a user registers with the platform to request future communications about areas of interest. Aurikesd.co.za may use this information to create a personal profile to customise its response to further requests or enquiries and to improve the site.
Also, the site administrator may when necessary, use a user’s information for various site-related tasks. Aurik will ensure that any marketing activities comply with applicable law and that it is implemented with procedures to ensure the necessary consent to send the user’s e-mail containing information about Aurik’s services.
Aurik processes your personal information for the following purposes:
- Provide users or customers with the products and services that a user or customer may request or that a user or customer has expressed interest in;
- Evaluate user interest and needs to improve our service to you as a customer.
- Evaluate the types of offers, products or services we make available to users or customers and potential users or customers;
- Monitor use of our services;
- Provide customer support;
- Communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to users through email or other means, such as special offers, announcements, and marketing materials;
- Conduct online research surveys regarding the Site and Service;
- Combine datasets to create aggregated data for internal evaluation and analysis;
- Share anonymised or personalised tokens across Aurik’s platforms to provide the Service;
- Send you reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages, service bulletins, or marketing;
Aurik may process your personal information because:
- we need to perform a contract with you;
- you have given us permission to do so;
- the processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights;
- for payment processing purposes;
- to comply with the law.
Retention of Information:
You agree to allow us to keep your personal information after we have finished processing it for its original purpose. You can ask us to delete any information we have of you by making a request in writing.
Aurik will also retain usage information for internal analysis purposes.
- Disclosure to third parties
Although Aurikesd.co.za may provide users’ information to service providers that handle information on its behalf, it will usually not share the information with third parties or other public entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection.
Personal information may be transmitted internationally through Aurik or to third parties for the purposes identified above. This will not include transfer to countries without data protection rules like those in effect in the user’s country of residence. By providing information to Aurik through this platform, the user is consenting to such transfers.
Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.
- Access to Personal Information
In all cases, Aurik will treat requests to access information or change information by applicable legal requirements.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Aurikesd.co.za has in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by users from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All reasonable steps will be taken to secure a user’s data. Authorised employees, who are responsible for the maintenance of any data submitted, are required to maintain the confidentiality of such data.
It is expressly prohibited for any person, business or entity to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any page on this site, or to deliver or attempt to deliver any unauthorised, damaging or malicious code to this site. If a person delivers or attempts to provide any unauthorised, harmful or malicious code to this platform or attempts to gain unauthorised access to any page on this platform, a criminal charge will be laid against that person, and, if Aurikesd.co.za or any public body should suffer any damage or loss, civil damages will be claimed.
Aurik utilises various appropriate technical and organisational security measures, which include, but are not limited to, network and host security controls (e.g., firewalls, intrusion detection systems, etc.) and operating procedures that are designed to protect your personal information.
Aurik may provide links to other websites only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply Aurik’s endorsement of such sites. Linked websites or pages are not subject to the control of Aurik. Aurik is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for the content, use, or inability to use or access any linked websites or any links contained in a linked website.
- To Whom We May Disclose Your Information
We may disclose your information, including personal information, to the following categories of recipients:
- To any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) as a matter of applicable law or court order or regulation, (ii) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights, or (iii) to protect your vital interests or those of any other person.
- To any other person with your consent to the disclosure.
We do not share personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
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