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Privacy

Last updated: October 1, 2019

Please read this Privacy Policy, the general Terms and Conditions and the online Terms and Conditions (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Terms”) before using the http://www.bestdrive.co.za website (the “Site”) to purchase BestDrive Summer Tyres from Conti Trade Africa (Pty) Ltd, Registration Number 2013/059163/07, Cadle Rd, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, 6000 t/a BestDrive ( “BestDrive”, “we”, “us” or “our”).

This privacy policy is not to be read and interpreted in isolation but must rather be read in conjunction and supplementary to all other Terms and Conditions on the Site.

Personal Information

Personal Information means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to: information relating to the race, gender, sex, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, well-being, language and birth of the person, and any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignment to the person (“Personal Information”).

We may collect Personal Information, as defined, from users of the Site (“Users”) in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when Users visit the Site, register on the Site, subscribe to newsletters, respond to a survey, fill out a form, purchase any products and/or services and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on the Site.

Users may be asked for their necessary Personal Information including their name, email address, mailing address, phone number and motor vehicle information.

Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.

We will collect Personal Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. The User is entitled to deny the submission of their Personal Information at their own discretion; however this may prevent the User from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Should a User be under the age of 18 (eighteen) years, we recommend that such User be assisted by a parent or guardian when accessing and utilizing the Site. Any Personal Information provided by a User under the age of 18 (eighteen) years, must be done with the consent and assistance of his/her legal guardian.

What are your rights?

BestDrive would like to ensure that you are fully aware of your rights. Every User has the following rights:

Any User has the right to access their Personal Information held by BestDrive in order to ensure the correctness thereof and to ensure that it is being lawfully processed.

The User further has the right to request that any incomplete, inaccurate, excessive, out of date, misleading or unlawfully obtained Personal Information be corrected or deleted by BestDrive. Upon receipt of such request by the User, BestDrive will endeavor as soon as reasonably practicable to: correct the information or destroy or delete the information.

The User has the right to withdraw his/her consent at any time provided that the lawful processing of the Personal Information by BestDrive before the withdrawal of such consent will not be affected.

The User may at any time object to the processing of their Personal Information, in which case BestDrive will no longer process the Users Personal Information.

Should the User select the option to receive communication via sms, cellphone or email, he/she thereby accepts and acknowledges that by selecting such option, BestDrive shall be entitled to contact the User for the purposes of Direct Marketing, subject to the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act 4 of 2013.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with the Site.

Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about the User’s means of connection to the Site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized, how the Users interact with and navigate the Site, including the number and frequency of Users on the Site, their IP address, the length of their stay on the Site and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

The Site may use “cookies” to enhance the Users experience. “Cookies” are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visit behavior information. The User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes in order to recognize your browser and store your access information until your next Site visit. The User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or alternatively to alert you when cookies are being sent. If the User choses to do so, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

The purpose of the collection of your Personal Information

BestDrive may collect and use Users Personal Information for inter alia the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service:

Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently. 

  • To personalize User experience:

We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on the Site. 

  • To improve the Site:


We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services. 

  • To run a promotioncontest, survey or other Site feature:

To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them. 

  • To send periodic emails:

We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Protection of Personal Information collected

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to secure the integrity and confidentiality of your Personal Information against unauthorized access, alteration, loss, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on the Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent User’s Personal Information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any Personal Information regarding visitors and Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third-party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on the Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties.

We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Site. Use by you or reliance on any links on the Site is at your own risk.

In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. We are not responsible for any privacy policies adopted by theses third party websites.

Advertising

Advertisements appearing on the Site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the advertising server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows advertising networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers and we are not responsible for the privacy policies of any advertisers.

Google AdSense

Some of the advertisements may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve advertisements to Users based on their visit to the Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Changes to this privacy policy

BestDrive has the discretion to update and modify this privacy policy at any time. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes in order to remain informed about how we are serving to protect the Personal Information collected via the Site. By making use of our Site and continuing with such use, you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and ensure that you are aware of any modifications hereto.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Disputes

In the event of any dispute regarding any matter arising out of these Terms and/or the Privacy Policy are not resolved through consultation with us, the dispute may be submitted to confidential arbitration in terms of the expedited rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa, which may be accessed by clicking on the following link: http://www.arbitration.co.za/downloads/expedited_rules.pdf.

Notwithstanding the above, either you or we may obtain interim or urgent relief from any competent court. 

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

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