2.2 Afriqlube respects your privacy and your personal information and for this reason, we take care to protect your personal information and to keep it confidential.
2.3 When dealing with your personal information we apply the following –
2.3.1 Afriqlube will only disclose, collate and process your personal information with your express written permission unless we are legally required to do so.
2.3.2 Afriqlube will not use your personal information for any other purpose, other than that which we disclosed to you, unless you give Afriqlube your express written permission to do so, or unless Afriqlube is permitted or required to do so by law.
2.3.3 By using the Site, registering or applying online for any Afriqlube products or services, or contacting Afriqlube electronically, you provide Afriqlube with your express written permission to share your personal information within Afriqlube, in the ordinary course of Afriqlube ′s business, including for purposes of providing you with the relevant products and services. You may revoke this consent in writing at any time.
3. What do we mean by Personal Information
Personal information refers to information that identifies or relates specifically to you, for example, your name, age and identity number or any other information you use to register for the website and all related information will also be regarded as personal information.
4. How we collect your Personal Information
Whenever you use the Site, complete an application form, contact Afriqlube electronically, or use one of the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities offered by Afriqlube on the Site, Afriqlube will collect your personal information.
5. Why we collect and use Personal Information
5.1 In order to make your use of the Site and the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities offered on the Site as informative and successful as possible, it is necessary for Afriqlube to find out exactly what you need and want. The following are some of the reasons (i.e. disclosed reasons) why Afriqlube would collect your personal information –
5.1.1 for Afriqlube to process your instructions or requests;
5.1.2 for Afriqlube to ensure that we meet your needs, Afriqlube may collect and analyse your personal information and combine all the information that we have about you for research and statistical purposes. We may also use your personal information to personalise and tailor our services to meet your needs;
5.1.3 once Afriqlube has collected and analysed your personal information, Afriqlube may send you promotional material or details which we think may be of interest to you subject to applicable laws;
5.1.4 to conduct market research; and
5.1.5 to conduct academic research. This research is conducted to evaluate and improve Afriqlube’s product offerings. You are advised that information may be shared with third parties such as academics and researchers. All information collected for research purposes will be kept strictly confidential and all data will be depersonalised. No personal information will be made available to a third party without your written consent. If we publish the results of this research, you will not be identified by name.
5.2 Your privacy is important to us and we will therefore not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorised third parties for their independent use, without your consent. If at any stage after you have given Afriqlube your consent, you no longer wish Afriqlube to use or share your personal information, you may at any stage withdraw your consent.
5.3 You accept that we may store your personal information outside of the region or country that you may submit or use it in.
6. Protection of your Personal Information
6.1 Afriqlube values the information that you choose to provide and will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. The information Afriqlube has, concerning Afriqlubeca clients, is stored in databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information.
6.2 When you use the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities provided by Afriqlube on the Site, you may be given an access number, user name, password and/or personal identification number (“PIN”). You must always keep your user name, access card, password and/or PIN a secret and ensure that you do not disclose it to anyone.
7. Correction of Personal Information
If you ever want to update or correct any of your personal information held by Afriqlube, you can e-mail us or you can phone our contact centre.
8. Personal Information held by or disclosed by you or Afriqlube to a third party
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files that are transferred to your digital divide whenever you visit a website or app.
How are cookies used?
Cookies ‘remember’ information about you. The information helps Afriqlube to understand how our website users are utilising our services, assisting us in improving it. With it, we can remember your preferences, previous website usage and browsing history, and keep this in mind when providing you with content. In so doing, we can bring you an enhanced experience and customised content and services. With cookies, we are able to provide our advertisers with an ability to direct relevant advertisements to their audiences. We are able to track the responses to advertising.
How to turn cookies off/opt-out:
You are able to control advertising cookies and remove them through the tools on your web browser.
1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome menu button in the upper right-hand corner of the browser bar.
2. Click “Settings.”
3. Scroll down to the Privacy and security
4. Click “Site Settings”.
5. Click “Cookies and site data”.
6. In the Privacy and security section, click Content Settings.
7. Customise settings so as to block cookies.
1. Click the Settings and more button in the upper right-hand corner of the browser bar.
2. Click Settings.
3. Click Privacy & security.
4. In the Cookies section, turn on “Block third-party cookies” or add desired sites in “Block” section to block the cookies.
Internet Explorer 11
1. Click Tools or the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of the top of the browser bar.
2. Select Internet Options.
3. Click the Privacy tab and then the Advanced button on that tab.
4. Customise settings so as to reflect your preferences.
1. Click the Open menu button in the upper right-hand corner of the browser bar.
2. Click Options.
3. Click Privacy & Security.
4. Customise settings so as to reflect your preferences.
1. Click Safari > Preferences.
2. Click on the Privacy tab.
3. In the “Cookies and website data” section, customise settings according to your preferences.
For help with your browser’s cookie settings, visit “Help” or “Support” section.
Dear Valued Customer
I terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act 4 of 2013), also called the POPI Act or POPIA, which comes into effect on 1 July 2021, Afriq Lube needs its valued contacts consent to store and process their contact information.
We would like to assure you that Afriq Lube treats your personal information with the utmost of privacy. We shall not share any of our contacts information with anyone. Should we intend using your information for any purpose other than for which it was collected, we will seek your consent.
However, for us to run our business effectively and to be able to communicate with our customers, we need to store and process member’s information, which may include: Initials, Surname, Address, Phone Numbers, and Email Addresses.
The new requirements of POPIA coming into effect on 1 July 2021, requires Afriq Lube to obtain the consent of all our contacts that we my store the information we have of you as per above. (Name, email, etc.)
Should you have any objection to us storing your information, please click the unsubscribe button below or on our mailer. We will then be compelled to remove your information from our mailing list.
If you’d wish to completely remove your details from our database, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and inform us accordingly, in writing. Please include your name, surname, address, and phone number. (Whichever is applicable)
Should we not hear from you by 10 July 2021, we will assume that you are happy with us maintaining your details in our mailing list and that your information is accurate.
We apologize for the nature of this message, but we have no other option than to ask you, our valued client, these kinds of questions in order to ensure that we remain legally compliant.
Afriq Lube Team