Introduction

At BTW Media we respect and take your on line privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how we collect, disclose, use and store your personal information.

How we collect information

We may collect information that you choose to provide us, such as your name and contact information(for example your email address), date of birth, or other details of that nature, when you participate in surveys, promotions or sign up for notification or newsletters on the site.

Information about your visit may automatically be collected using tools such as web beacons, browsers and similar technologies upon you accessing the Site.

This information may include characteristics of your operating system, IP address, unique device identifiers, characteristics of your operating system, data about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Site, unique device identifiers, information about your browser and system settings, clickstream data (which shows the page-by-page path you take as you browse the Site).

This information may be combined by us and our third-party partners with other information we collect automatically about you including the information you choose to provide.

Please be aware that the information that you provide on a post such as comments may be captured and viewed by anyone who visits the site, as a result of this you should avoid posting personal sensitive information that you do not want the public to know.

Cookies

Cookies (small text files) are used by websites and other online services to store information about users on their own computers.

This Site may use cookies (such as HTTP and HTML5 cookies and Flash cookies), as well as other types of local storage.

We may place tags (“web beacons”) in emails we send to you or on the Site pages in order to manage our automatic data collection.

Tags are small files that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies, and they may be used for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing how users navigate around the Site, counting the number of visitors to the Site, which articles or links are viewed by visitors and assessing how many emails that we send to you are actually opened.

Your internet browser usually accepts cookies automatically, but you can manually change this setting or delete them.

However, it is important to know that if you do so we won’t be able to provide you with access to certain aspects of our website where cookies are necessary.

Analytics

We also use Google Analytics on the Site which is one of the third-party web analytics services to provide us with statistics and other information about visitors that visit the Site.

Companies that provide certain third-party widgets, tools, apps, and plug-ins that may appear on the Site (for example, Facebook “Like” buttons), also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information collection is subject to the privacy policies or notices of those providers.

How We May Use Information We Collect

The information that we collect may be used for various purposes such as:

Sharing of Information

Our consultants, agents, vendors, and other service providers may have access to information we collect through the Site to carry out work on our behalf.

Those parties are restricted from using personal data collected through the Site for purposes other than to provide the requested assistance and are also subject to confidentiality.

Additionally, we may share information:

Access and Data Retention

Your personal data will be retained for as long as it is necessary in order to provide services to you and enable you to use the website and your products.

We may at times retain your personal data for longer than necessary in order to resolve disputes with any other parties, comply with applicable laws (including those regarding the retention of documents), and as necessary to enable us to conduct our business.

We may seek to confirm your identity to know whether we hold or are processing the right information that we collected from you.

You have the right to update or amend incomplete or inaccurate personal information, request removal of your personal information or request that we do not use it anymore.

Certain circumstances may prevent us from fulfilling your request, for example if it affects legal matters, if we cannot verify your identity, interferes with our regulatory obligations or involves disproportionate effort or cost. If these events occur we will provide you with an explanation within a reasonable time frame.

Emails and Newsletters

You can choose to unsubscribe from emails, or from a particular newsletter by clicking Unsubscribe from emails. We may allow advertisers or partners to included messages in the newsletters that we send to you and may disclose your opt-out choices to third parties.

Blocking cookies.

Certain browsers allow you to disable, restrict certain cookies or are configured to notify you when you receive cookies. Choosing to disable cookies could affect certain enhanced functionality features of the Site that use cookies

Children’s Privacy

BTW Media is not intended or designed for use by children, therefore we do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from a child under the age of 18, we will delete any such information.

Contact Us

Please contact us at info@btwmedia.co.za If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.