In connection with the Personal Data Protection Act (No. 26 of 2012) ("the Act"), this Statement sets out how we, AccountServe and its affiliates, manage personal data which is subject to the Act. The security of your personal data is important to us. This Statement describes how we collect, use, disclose, process and protect your personal data.
Your use or continued use of the services in AccountServe and any of our affiliates shall be deemed as your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the provisions of this Statement.
This Statement supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consent you may have previously provided to us in respect of your personal data.
For the purposes of the Act, we are a data intermediary when we process personal data on behalf of and for the purposes of another organisation. At the same time, we also collect use and disclose personal data for purposes that are reasonable and appropriate.
1 COLLECTION AND USE
1.1 We may collect any of the following information from you which we require in order for us to provide our services to you, for a purpose authorised by you or for purposes that are reasonably appropriate:
1.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this Statement. Failure on your part to do so or to ensure that the personal data for another person is complete, accurate, true and correct may result in us being unable to provide you with the services you have requested or require.
2 DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES
2.1 We will not:
3.1 To safeguard your personal information, all electronic storage, processing and transmission of personal information are secured with appropriate administrative, physical and technical security measures. We take reasonable efforts to maintain confidentiality and security of your personal data. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, while we strive to maintain highest standards of confidentiality and security of your personal data, we cannot warrant the security of any information you voluntarily transmit to us by email or from our website or other electronic means, and you are aware that you do so at your own risk.
4.1 We will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required for legal or business purposes. Any personal data which are no longer needed for business or legal purposes will be destroyed or anonymised.
5 INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER
5.1 Your information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this Statement. You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information without further notice from us.
6.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google will store this information. If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser here.
6.4 As you browse through our websites, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising partner, AdRoll, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with our website. The techniques AdRoll employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number. You can visit this page (www.networkadvertising.org/choices) to opt out of AdRoll and their partners' targeted advertising.
6.5 We may also include third party links on our website for your convenience and information. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites and we encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.
7 REVIEW AND CORRECTION
7.1 We may, upon written request, allow you to view stored personal information subject to legal requirements. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee for this service. We will respond to such request within 30 days of receipt of your written request.
Kindly inform us in writing if any personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
8.1 You may at any time give us reasonable written notice of your withdrawal of consent to collect, use or disclose the personal information. If you choose to withdraw your consent to any or all or the disclosure of your personal data, please note that we may not be in a position to continue providing our services to you. Withdrawal may also result in the termination of any agreement you may have with us.
9 CHANGES TO PRIVACY STATEMENT
9.1 We will amend this Statement from time to time and the updated versions will be posted on our website and date stamped so that you are aware of when the Statement was last updated. We encourage all users to periodically review our website for the latest information on our privacy practices. Continued use of our services and website following the posting of changes to this Statement shall constitute your consent to such changes.
10 DATA INTERMEDIARY
10.1 If we process personal data on your behalf and for your purposes as a data intermediary, we shall:
10.2 In the same regard, if we process personal data on your behalf and for your purposes, you:
If you require more information relating to this Statement or require or access to correct or update your personal data or to withdraw your consent, please contact us at:
Data Protection Officer
Stone Forest group of companies
8 Wilkie Road #03-08 Wilkie Edge
Tel: 6533 7600
If your personal data was provided to us by a third party, kindly contact that organisation to make such a request or query on your behalf.
Last updated 27 August 2014