PRIVACY POLICY

1. Introduction

Unless the context clearly indicates to the contrary, any capitalised term in this Privacy Policy shall bear the same meaning as defined in the BandwidthBar General Terms located at www.bandwidthbar.co.za which definitions shall be deemed to have been incorporated herein by reference.

2. Compliance with Applicable Law

Protecting Customer privacy is of utmost importance to BandwidthBar. Accordingly, BandwidthBar has developed this Privacy Policy in order to safeguard the Customer's personal information and to protect the confidentiality thereof. In so doing, BandwidthBar has taken cognisance of the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act, 108 of 1996, the Electronic Communications Act, 25 of 2002 and the Protection of Personal Information Bill of 2006 (currently before the South African Law Commission) and the common law so as to ensure compliance with all relevant statutory requirements and best practice under South African law.

3. No Liability for Unauthorised Disclosure

While BandwidthBar will do all things reasonably necessary to protect the Customer's rights of privacy whilst on the BandwidthBar website, BandwidthBar cannot accept any liability whatsoever for unauthorised or unlawful disclosure of the Customer's personal and confidential information made by third parties who are not subject to BandwidthBar's control.

4. Personal Information

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "personal information means the Customer's name, surname, address, e-mail address, telephone number, cell phone number, ID number, physical address, company name, contact ID number, credit card or banking details."

5. Consent to Collection

By accepting the BandwidthBar Hosting Terms, the Customer consents to BandwidthBar's collection of personal information on an ongoing basis for the continued duration of the Customer's relationship with BandwidthBar, subject to the limitations set out in this Privacy Policy.

6. Types of Personal Information Collected

BandwidthBar collects personal information when a Customer submits an application form to make use of BandwidthBar's Services, to become a Reseller of BandwidthBar or to respond to a BandwidthBar survey. If you choose to pay for the Services you order from BandwidthBar by way of debit order, BandwidthBar will request your banking details to include in the periodic debit order transactions. BandwidthBar also collects personal information for purposes of improving its Service offering and for purposes of increasing service efficiency.

7. Customer Data

The Customer Data collected by BandwidthBar is used solely in connection with granting you access to the website and for purposes of monitoring the Reseller/Customer's use of the website so as to limit or prevent breaches of security.

8. Disclosure of Personal Information

Subject to your right to withdraw your consent in certain instances, you agree that we may obtain your personal information and use it, for certain specified purposes, including for, internal BandwidthBar marketing and contract administration as well as to enable us to collect your debit order payment. We will also provide personal information to law enforcement authorities in response to subpoenas and other lawful requirements where we believe that the disclosure of such personal information is necessary to identify, contact or institute legal proceedings against third parties who jeopardise the provision and rendering of the Services by BandwidthBar.

9. Retension of Personal Information

All personal information will only be retained for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned in clause 8 above.

10. Security

BandwidthBar uses encryption, firewalls and other security technology and procedures to help protect the confidentiality of your personal information and prevent unauthorised access or improper use thereof. All personal information is securely stored in BandwidthBar's Customer Database.
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