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Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction
    1. Set out below are details about the Privacy Policy which applies to the www.addynamo.co.za website (“Website”), which is owned and operated by Ad Dynamo International (Pty) Ltd, Registration Number 2008/024727/07 (“Ad Dynamo”) and which Privacy Policy forms part of the terms and conditions pertaining to the access and use of the Website.
    2. We respect and take your privacy seriously, and as such we will use and process the personal information that we collect from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that we collect and process your personal information for lawful purposes which are related to the functions and business activities of Ad Dynamo, which is the owner of the Website, and that such purposes are compatible with and necessary in order for us to pursue and maintain the legitimate interests of Ad Dynamo.
    3. We urge you to take the time to carefully read our entire Privacy Policy for complete detail about our privacy practices and your personal information.
  2. What we mean by Personal Information
    1. When we refer to “Personal Information” in this Policy, we mean information that we can use to contact you or identify you as an individual or is capable of identifying you. By personal information we don't mean general, statistical, aggregated or anonymous information.
    2. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of any Personal Information that you submit to us. Inaccurate information may affect your experience when using the Website and related tools and applications, and our ability to contact you as described in this Privacy Policy.
  3. Consent
    1. Your accessing of our Website, and/use of our services, signifies that you give your consent to us to collect, process and use Personal Information about you as specified below, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  4. Information Collected About You
    1. We undertake to collect and process your Personal Information in a reasonable manner, and in such a way that the processing is adequate, relevant and not excessive.
    2. We may collect Personal Information about you in the following ways:
      1. when you register on the Website;
      2. when you use certain interactive tools and services on the Website;
      3. when you visit websites that host (one of) our ads;
      4. when you sign-up for newsletters or other communications from us;
      5. when you participate in an online survey;
      6. when you provide personal information in a community area or other public forum;
      7. when you order a service and provide your name, email address, delivery address, credit or debit card number and expiry date, so that the order can be processed and your services delivered to you;
      8. when you call us, we may monitor or record your calls and details of the phone number(s) you use to make the calls. This information is used to better address your customer service needs; or
      9. concerning your likes and preferences both when you tell us what these are and through our analysis of customer traffic, including through the use of cookies (as described below).
    3. The information that we collect under paragraph 4.2 above may include:
      1. your name, address, telephone number, or email address;
      2. data regarding your physical location; or
      3. data regarding the specific machine and operating system that you use.
    4. We will always endeavour to secure the integrity and confidentiality of your Personal Information which is in our possession or under our control.
    5. You have the right at any time to request that we confirm the Personal Information which we hold about you, and to request that we correct any incorrect or inaccurate Personal Information which we hold about you.
  5. What Choices Do I Have
    1. If you do not want your Personal Information used by us as provided in this Privacy Policy, you should not register on our Website or for any specific tool or application that collects Personal Information.
    2. You may access, correct, update or review Personal Information you have submitted through tools and applications on our Website by contacting us, using the contact information listed below.
  6. How Information Collected About You Is Used
    1. We may use information that we collect about you to:
      1. identify you and maintain your signed-in status on our Website;
      2. ensure that the ads you are viewing are within a close range to your location (in this instance we will use your IP address);
      3. deliver targeted content and advertising to you (we do however not collect targeting data at impression level);
      4. recognize your computer when an ad is displayed to you (in this instance we will use your device information);
      5. administer your account;
      6. provide you with access to particular tools and services;
      7. respond to your inquiries and send you administrative communications;
      8. obtain your feedback on the Website or on our offerings;
      9. statistically analyse user behaviour and activity;
      10. conduct research and measurement activities;
      11. send you personalised emails or secure electronic messages pertaining to your interests, including news, announcements, reminders and opportunities; or
      12. provide advertisers the option to record their conversions if need be.
    2. We may also use your Personal Information and process such information for the purposes of management, research, analysis, corporate reporting and improving business efficiencies.
    3. We may use Personal Information collected about you to contact you by post, telephone and electronic mail (that is email, picture, video, and SMS) about functionality changes to our Website, services or changes to our terms and conditions of use.
    4. We may combine Personal Information and non-personal information collected by us about you, and may combine this information with information from external sources. Third parties may also use non-personal information in order to display advertising that reflects the interests and preferences of our user community.
  7. With Whom Do We Share Your Information
    1. We will not disclose or process any Personal Information about you, unless specifically agreed to you by you or:
      1. to comply with legal requirements, such as a law, regulation, subpoena, or court order;
      2. where processing is necessary to carry out actions for the conclusion or performance of an agreement entered into between us;
      3. where processing is necessary for pursuing our legitimate interests or that of a third party to whom the information is supplied (e.g. to our vendors and suppliers in the course of their provision of products or services to us); or
      4. in the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a merger, a sale of assets, or bankruptcy.
    2. We do not make your Personal Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes. However, we may provide aggregate statistics about our products, sales, customers, traffic patterns and other website information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any information that could personally identify you.
    3. We also do not share or sell any data that we collect with third parties, use your data for packet-sniffing (to diagnose network related problems), or to allow age targeting.
    4. Certain content, services and advertisements offered to you are served on, or contain links to, websites hosted and operated by a company other than us (“Third Party Websites”). We do not disclose your Personal Information to these Third Party Websites without your consent, but you should be aware that any information you disclose to the other websites once you access these other websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the privacy practices of these Third Party Websites. You should review the privacy policy posted on the other website to understand how that Third Party Website collects and uses your Personal Information.
  8. How Do We Secure and Retain Your Information
    1. We restrict internal access to the Personal Information that we collect from you to our authorized team members only.
    2. We will always endeavour to secure the integrity and confidentiality of your Personal Information which is in our possession or under our control, and to this end we have put in place technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect the Personal Information that we collect.
    3. Despite our efforts to protect your Personal Information, please be aware that there is always some risk that an unauthorised third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.
    4. The time periods for which we keep your Personal Information may vary according to the use or purpose attached to the Personal Information. Unless there is a specific legal requirement requiring us to keep your Personal Information, we will not keep it for longer than necessary for the purpose for which the Personal Information was collected or for which it is to be processed.
  9. Cookies and Web Beacons
    1. We collect information about your use of the Website and your use of other websites (which may include Personal Information) through the use of cookies . "Cookies" are small data files that are stored on the hard drive of the computer you use to view a website. Every computer that accesses the Website is assigned a different cookie by us.
    2. We use the following cookies on our advertising platform (s01-delivery.addynamo.net):
      1. CT - If you ever click on our ad, this cookie is created. If you are interested in the product or service being advertised and continue to sign up or complete a contact-us form, we use this cookie to match the lead to the click - the cookie is then removed.
      2. FC, UA, UAPP - These cookies are used to make sure that you don’t see the same ad too many times.
      3. UB - This cookie is used to check if you have seen our ads before, so that we can try to tailor the ad to your interests.
      4. LAI, LDI, LCI - These cookies are used for certain publishers to support legacy systems.
    3. We use the following cookies on our Website (logged out) (www.addynamo.com):
      1. User ID, Email, Secure Session - These are used if you chose the “Remember me” option when logging in.
      2. CFID, CFTOKEN, jsessionid - These are used to keep your session alive when you browse our Website.
      3. Any other cookies you may see here are used for post login operations (to remember your selected date range, language preference, etc.).
    4. We do not use any kind of browser or device fingerprinting, Store Flash cookies, engage in any cookie matching activities, or allow any third parties to access the cookies we create.
    5. Our cookies do not live longer than 2 years and we cannot access the information stored in the cookie on your machine unless you are visiting our Website or a site that hosts (one of) our ads.
    6. Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance and to prompt you every time a cookie is sent to you or to allow you to choose not to receive cookies at all. However, if you reject our cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of the Website may not work properly but you do not have to accept our cookies in order to productively use the Website. For more information on your choices about accepting cookies, consult your browser help function, or follow this link which explains exactly how to remove cookies for any site in any browser
  10. Changes to this Privacy Policy
    1. We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy or any of our tools or services at any time and any changes will be effective upon being posted unless we advise otherwise. If we make any material changes to this policy we will notify you by email (sent to the email address which you have provided to us) and/or by means of a notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective.
    2. We encourage you to periodically review this Website for the latest information on our privacy practices. If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, we ask that you do not use the Website. Please exit the Website immediately if you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.
  11. Self-regulatory establishments
    1. Ad Dynamo complies with the collection of data/ usage practices and targeting of ads in accordance with to the following self-regulatory establishments:
      1. NAI Self-Regulatory Code of Conduct for Online Behavioural Advertising (www.networkadvertising.org); and
      2. IAB UK Good Practice Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising (www.iab.net/guidelines)
  12. Contact Us

    Please send us an email using the Contact Us link of our Website if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Personal Information we maintain about you.

  13. Complaints

    If you are not satisfied with the way in which we process your Personal Information, you may lodge a complaint with your information regulator.