A B O U T I T G R O U P

Privacy Policy

This Notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, in accordance with the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”).

At About IT group (Pty) Ltd (and including any/all official websites ) we are committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and transparently.

Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully as it explains how your data is collected and used.

 

Information Collection

To the extent permissible under applicable law, we collect information about you and any other party whose details you provide us when you:

  • Register to use our services. This may include your name, address, email address, and telephone number. We may also ask you to provide additional information about yourself and your preferences;
  • Complete online forms (including call-back requests), take part in surveys, enter any competitions or prize draws, download any information, or participate in any other interactive areas that appear on our website or within our application or service
  • Interact with us using social media
  • Provide your contact details to us when accessing or registering to use any websites, applications, or services we make available, or when you update those details
  • Contact us offline, for example, by telephone, fax, SMS, email, or post

 

Use of Information

When you interact with our site, as part of the online communication process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, phone number, and email address.

When you browse our site, we may also automatically receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information (“Log Data”). This Log Data includes your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the site pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click. This is information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider, the IP address will be different every time you log on. We use Log Data to provide you with the services and pool it with other information to monitor the use of the services, and for the technical administration of the services.

 

 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are transferred from our websites, applications, or services and stored on your device. We use cookies to provide you with a more personalised service and to help make our websites, applications, and services better for you.

 

 

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are needed for our websites, applications, or services to function properly.

Performance Cookies & Analytics Technologies

These cookies collect information about how visitors and users use our websites, applications, and services. For instance, it can gather information about which functionality visitors use most often, and if they get error messages from areas of the websites, applications, or services. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor or user. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We only use these cookies to improve how our website, applications, and services work.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Notification of Changes

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and / or disclose it