WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
3. CONTACT FORMS
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
4. EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
5. HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
In accordance with POPIA, ABI Holdings Ltd will keep your Personal Information on record for as long as:
It is legally obliged to do so;
A contract or agreement with you requires us to keep it;
7You have consented to us keeping it;
We reasonably require it to achieve the purpose set out in the terms of transaction or contract with you;
We require it for legitimate business purposes; or
There is ongoing litigation, investigation or tax or other regulatory query relating to the Personal Information.
6. WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
As a data subject you have a legal right in terms of POPIA to:
Request access to your Personal Information we hold;
Request correct and/or deletion of your Personal Information we hold;
Request the restriction of or object to the processing of your Personal Information we hold;
Withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Information;
Withdraw your consent to receiving marketing messages from us; and
Complain to the Information Regulator as set out below.
Important to note with regards to your rights is the following:
We will require adequate proof of identification from you prior to responding to you (which we will do within a reasonable time);
We will correct or delete information unless we are required or entitled to keep such information under applicable laws, in which case we will inform you.
If we believe information does not require correction, we will provide you with credible reasoning for such.
7. CONTACT US