Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THE PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. If you do not agree to the privacy policy, please do not use the site. Should you require further clarification or the complete privacy policy, please contact us.


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We take User privacy seriously and takes reasonable efforts to protect it. We have created this Privacy Policy (hereafter “Policy”) in order to share with you our information collection and use practices. AS MORE CLEARLY DEFINED HEREIN, WE WILL NEVER KNOWINGLY SELL OR ASSIGN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND/OR APPROVAL. Please read this Policy carefully before sharing any personally identifiable information described below.

By using, registering or placing an order on this website at http://www.thirstys.co.za, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. Since this is a growing web site and because Internet technologies are constantly evolving, this Policy is subject to change at any time and any changes will be posted on this page.

This Policy works hand-in-hand with the Terms and Conditions of Use, found elsewhere on the web site.

For the purposes of the Data protection Act 1998, the Data Controller is Thirsty's Closed Corporation, Unit 11, William Street, Northampton NN1 3EW. Our contact details are located on this page: Contact Us.

What personally identifiable information does Thirsty's Closed Corporation collect and how is it used?

When you visit, register or order products or services on http://www.thirstys.co.za you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, email address, home or business address and other information. Thirsty's Closed Corporation will not collect personally identifiable information from Users while they use the web site, unless they voluntarily provide it to us or authorise us to collect such information. Users may provide other information about themselves, in addition to the mandatory Personal Information (hereafter “Voluntary Information").

Thirsty's Closed Corporation may use or disclose User’s personally identifiable information to:
1. Operate and manage the Company web site;
2. Enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
3. Provide products/services that have been requested by User;
4. Respond to other inquires or requests by User.
5. Provide User with information about specials, sales or new products or services that Thirsty's Closed Corporation will introduce in the future.
6. It’s partners and/or vendors in order to fulfil orders from User.

In order to provide the best services to User, Thirsty's Closed Corporation may disclose User name on certain pages at http://www.thirstys.co.za. We may also disclose personally identifiable information in the establishment or exercise of legal rights or defences against legal claims, to comply with applicable laws or regulations, to comply with a valid legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order or to investigate suspected fraud or a violation of our Terms and Conditions of Use. We will never sell User information to any 3rd-party not affiliated with www.thirstys.co.za Limited, without consent, except in connection with the sale or merger of Thirsty's Closed Corporation or the division responsible for such services provided.

Thirsty's Closed Corporation may also use such Voluntary Information for marketing its products and services to User unless User has ‘opted out’ of receiving such marketing information from us. User may ‘opt out’ by contacting Customer Service using our contact details which are located on this page: Contact Us .

Thirsty's Closed Corporation may, from time to time, send or post surveys or requests for User Feedback in order to help us make our web site and services better. Any responses we receive from Users will be used only to evaluate our web site and services and no personally identifiable information from respondents will be shared with any non-employees of Company, except that information provided in the Feedback/Comments areas.

Thirsty's Closed Corporation may, from time to time, send notices about special offers, promotions or contests. If User signs up to participate in any of these, we will collect User’s email address. If you are chosen for a promotion or as a winner in a contest, you give Thirsty's Closed Corporation permission to use your name, image and other information about you, for marketing purposes.

To maintain customer service standards and to assist staff training, we may record and monitor incoming calls.

What non-personally identifiable information does company collect and how is it used?

Company collects and tracks certain non-personally identifiable information, including, but not limited to, IP numbers and browser type, access times, domain names, usage habits and other information which does not specifically identify any individual.

Company may use and disclose non-personally identifiable information for any number of reasons, including but not limited to, working with business partners and improving our web site and services

Disclosure of your information
The information you provide to us may be accessed by or given to third parties some of whom may be located outside the European Economic Area who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfil and deliver orders, process credit card payments and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our website to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

Where you have consented when providing us with your details, we may also allow other companies in our group, to contact you occasionally about products and services which may be of interest to you. They may contact you by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know. Our Contact Details can be found on this page: Contact Us.

You agree that we may disclose your identity and contact details to (1) any third party who claims to us that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or their rights of privacy, and (2) to other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure, so far as reasonably possible, that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

 

Please contact us for our full privacy policy.