Carmaky’s POPI Policy
Introduction to Carmaky’s POPI Policy
At Carmaky, we are unwaveringly committed to safeguarding the privacy and personal information of our website visitors and customers. This POPI Policy is meticulously designed to align with the standards set by the South African Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act). Our aim is to responsibly manage personal information, providing our users with clear choices regarding how their data is collected, used, and disclosed.
Adherence to the POPI Act
Our Practices Under the POPI Act
Carmaky’s approach to handling personal information is strictly in accordance with the South African POPI Act. We are devoted to processing personal data in a manner that respects the Act’s principles, guaranteeing that your personal information is utilized in an appropriate, transparent, and consensual manner.
Gathering Personal Information
Purpose and Consent
The primary objective of collecting personal information at Carmaky is to offer and enhance our services. This encompasses various types of data such as names, contact details, and other pertinent information necessary for our project management and engineering services. All data collection at Carmaky is conducted with the explicit consent of the user and in full compliance with legal stipulations.
Rights Related to Data
User Rights Under the POPI Act
In accordance with the POPI Act, you, as a user, have specific rights regarding your personal data. These rights include:
- Access: You can request access to the personal information Carmaky holds about you.
- Correction: If you find your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to ask for corrections or updates.
- Objection: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
- Deletion: Where applicable, you can request the deletion of your personal information.
For any inquiries or requests concerning your data rights, please contact us through our “Contact Us” page or by reaching out to our customer service team.
Data Retention Practices
Duration and Compliance
Carmaky maintains personal information for a duration that is necessary to fulfill the specific purposes for which it was collected, in line with our POPI Policy and project requirements. Adhering to Section 14 of the POPI Act, we ensure that personal data is not retained beyond the necessary period. Upon achieving the intended purpose of data collection, the information is either properly disposed of or anonymized.
Ensuring Data Security
Measures and Responsibilities
The security of your personal data is of utmost importance to us. While Carmaky does not directly store personal records on our servers, all collected data is securely housed on servers managed by Microsoft. Microsoft bears the responsibility for the security of these servers, safeguarding the data against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
POPI Policy Updates
Staying Informed and Updated
Carmaky’s POPI Policy is subject to periodic updates to reflect any changes in our practices or in response to new legal requirements. We encourage our users to review this policy regularly to stay informed about how we protect your personal information.
Your Queries Addressed
Should you have any questions regarding this POPI Policy, or if you require additional information about our privacy practices, we invite you to contact us through our “Contact Us” page or by calling our customer service team.
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