Privacy Policy

gavelLifa Insurance Brokers cc ('Lifa') and this facility respectively subscribes to and complies with the voluntary privacy principles contained in the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.

1.     Status, Application and Amendment

1.1      This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of this facility and is incorporated in such Terms and Conditions of Use.

1.2      The privacy statement applies to Lifa and any legal entity, which controls, verifies or makes use of information that may be collected via this site.

2.     Collection of personal data

2.1      Where personal information (such as your name, telephone number and e-mail address) is submitted to the site by the user, for example through sending an e-mail, subscribing to a service or filling in required fields, the following principles are observed in the handling of that information:

2.1.1   This facility collects, processes and stores only such personal information regarding users as is necessary to provide the services offered.  The specific purpose for which information is collected is apparent from the context in which it is requested.

2.1.2   This facility will not use the personal information submitted for any other purpose other than the efficient provision of services, including this facility and services offered through it by third parties, without obtaining the prior written approval of the user or unless required to do so by law.

2.1.3   This facility will keep records of all personal information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of at least one year from the date on which it was last used.

2.1.4   This facility will not disclose any personal information regarding a user to any third party unless the prior written agreement of the user is obtained or the facility is required or permitted to do so by law.

2.1.5   If information is released with the user’s consent this facility will retain a record of the information released, the third party to which it was released, the reason for the release and the date of release, for a period of one year.

2.1.6   This facility will destroy or delete any personal information under its control that has become obsolete.

2.2      Note that, as permitted by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, this facility may use personal information collected to compile profiles for statistical purposes. No information contained in the profiles or statistics will be able to be linked to any specific user.

3.     Collection of anonymous data

3.1      Data messages, including e-mail messages, sent by users to the facility owner are utilised to provide the best possible and most relevant service, for which purpose this facility may use standard technology such as cookies or web beacons to collect information about the use of this site.  This technology is not able to identify individual users but simply allows this facility to collect statistics.

3.2      This facility utilises session or temporary cookies.  A cookie is a small file that is placed on the user’s hard drive in order to keep a record of a user’s interaction with this facility.  Session cookies are deleted once the user closes his or her browser.

3.2.1   Cookies from this facility allow the facility owner to tailor services to your displayed preferences.

3.2.2   Cookies by themselves cannot be used to personally identify users but will be used to compile anonymous statistics relating to use of services offered or to provide us with feedback on the performance of this facility.

3.3      If a user does not wish cookies to be employed to customise his or her interaction with this facility it is possible to alter the manner in which their browser handles cookies.  Please note that, if this is done, certain services on this facility may not be available.

4.     Access to personal data

4.1      If personal information has been submitted to this facility, users who wish to review their personal information may do so by requesting such a review through the feedback link.  Users will then be able to access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time.

4.2      Users who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact the Webmaster using the feedback link. In all cases Lifa will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

5.     Links to other facilities

5.1      Lifa has no control over and accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which hyperlinks may have been provided and we strongly recommend that you review the privacy policy of any site you visit before using it further.

6.     No agreement

6.1      Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between Lifa and any user visiting the facility.

7.     Queries

7.1      User queries about this Privacy Policy can be directed to Lifa through the feedback facility.


 Date of Last Review: 04 May 2019

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