Privacy Policy

My name is Sylvia Ferguson and I own and manage discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com

I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

I recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

I strive to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in everything I do. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my online visitors' privacy on discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com 

About Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com stores on your computer, which your browser provides to discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, each time you return to the site. I use cookies to help me identify and track visitors, their use of my website and their website access preferences.

Google Analytic Cookies

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. I share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google’s privacy policy is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com uses information from Google Analytics to track,the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. I use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to this website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allows me to update the site and improve your usage of it.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on.  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Advertising Cookies

Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google’s cookie enables it to serve ads to my visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalised ads by visiting Google ad opt-out page. https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

This link https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.

Affiliate Products and Services

I receive affiliate commission for some of the products/services offered on discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com. The affiliate services platforms I use are Amazon.com, Sitesell.com and Loot.co.za

By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the links below.

Amazon.com privacy policy 

Sitesell.com Privacy Policy

Loot.co.za Privacy Policy

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of my site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Personally Identifiable Information

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate my site.
  • To respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize your user experience.
  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.
  • To improve my site.
  • To improve my products and services.
  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit my site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my site.

Specifically

  • If you complete a form, I will require your name, address and other information relevant to the purpose of the form.e.g. vacation rentals, information requests, etc. 
  • If you submit content to me, I will ask you for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit my site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on our site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

I also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave my site, I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms.Below are links to their respective privacy policies:

Facebook     Pinterest    Twitter

Non-personally Identifiable Information

I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information. 

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age. 

Release of Information

If I sell discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site  is stored on my host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

Canada is one of the countries that already  has GDPR compliant standards for data processing in place and is therefore considered secure under the new regulations.

How you can Correct or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to download and review  that information, click on this link

You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.

Updates and Effective Date

discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my cookie and privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how I use it. 

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to discover-sedgefield-south-africa.com’s privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information. 

Continuing to browse this website indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety. 

Last updated 11/06/2018


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