ExpatCapeTown.com recognizes that your privacy is important.
outlines the types of personal information we receive and
collect when you use ExpatCapeTown.com, as well as some
of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this
will help you make an informed decision about sharing
personal information with us.
ExpatCapeTown.com strives to maintain the highest
standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our
operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our
customers’, consumers’ and online visitors’ privacy on our
ExpatCapeTown.com collects personally identifiable
information from the visitors to our website only on a
voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a
voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email
address, company name and telephone number.
This information is collected if you request information
from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign
up to join our email list or request some other service or
information from us. The information collected is internally
reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify
our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in
our files. If we make material changes in the collection of
personally identifiable information we will inform you by
placing a notice on our site. Personal information received
from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and
will not be sold or provided to third parties.
may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To run and operate our site.
- To display content on the site correctly.
- To improve customer service.
- To help us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize your user experience.
- To understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
- To improve our site.
- To improve our products and services.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
- To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.
- To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
- To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
ExpatCapeTown.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site.
If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.
Specifically, if you subscribe to our newsletter, we will ask for your first name and will require your email address.
This site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings. We further use AddThis and Twitter. Please refer to their privacy policies for more info.
You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.
If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. We will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.
We also collect each visitor’s IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.
The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have come to the site for the first time, or have returned to a specific page. If you personalize the site’s pages, or register with any of our site’s services, a cookie enables www.ExpatCapeTown.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying settings in your browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are commonly used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.
Google Analytics cookies
As you browse this website, Google Analytics and advertising cookies will be placed on your computer to collect demographic and interest information, but we do not tie the cookie to any personal information that you provide to us.
ExpatCapeTown.com use 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. We use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update the site and improve your usage of it.
If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you may use their opt-out tool.
Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google’s cookie enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page.
The following link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products. Click here for more info.
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions should not cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.
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 our 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 ExpatCapeTown.com‘s cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If ExpatCapeTown.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
Data Storage | How You Can Correct or Remove Information
Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host’s servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.
commitment to protect your personal information. If you have
submitted personal information through our website and would
like that information deleted from our records or would like
to update or correct that information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via our contact page.
Updates and Effective Date
ExpatCapeTown.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy as required by law. We will provide information on necessary updates and also encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will always know what information we collect and how we use it.
We make no representations as to the quality, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Using our site you herewith waive any claim you might have against us with respect to such sites.
Information provided by expatcapetown.com in this website is for general information purposes only.
The expatcapetown.com web pages are frequently updated and improved.
Whilst we intend to keep the information as up-to-date and correct as possible, we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the accuracy and completeness, availability and reliability of information, photographs and graphics contained in, or provided in connection with the website expatcapetown.com.
This site’s information is provided with the understanding that expatcapetown.com is not giving any counseling, legal or professional advice. Any reliance you place on information therefore is strictly at your own risk. We will not be responsible for any errors or omissions and for the results obtained by you from the use of such information.
Agreeing to Terms
If you do not agree to ExpatCapeTown.com’s Privacy
Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use
this site or any services offered by this site.
please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information or do not use this site.
Last updated: 25 May 2018
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