Last updated [10 February 2023]
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
“Personal Information” generally means information that identifies you as an individual and other information we associate with it.
Our collection of information includes the following: Personal Information, from several sources, depending on the Offerings you use.
However, our website doesn’t currently have products active for purchase. Applicant Information. If you apply for employment with FARPost, we collect your name and surname, email address, phone number, and address to contact you and the information you provide us with in your CV and any information during the interview. Reviews and Feedback. Suppose you voluntarily submit certain information to us, such as by filling out a survey about your user experience, providing feedback, or submitting a review of our products. In that case, we collect the information that you have provided.
2. Automatically collected device and usage information We use common information-gathering tools, such as cookies, web beacons, pixels, and similar technologies, to automatically collect information as you navigate our Site and our services or interact with emails sent to you. We may record certain information about visitors to our Site, including the web request, interaction with the Site including pages and files viewed, date and time stamp, IP address, language preference, location (depending on your device and browser settings), device and mobile identifiers, browser information, operating system and configuration, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, referring website, and other such information. This information is used to analyze overall trends, help us provide and improve our Site and products and services, provide a tailored experience to users, and secure and maintain our Site. We may also collect similar information from emails you receive that can help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. Please see the “Analytics, Cookies and Similar Technology” section below for additional information.
3. Information we receive from third parties We also collect personal information from third parties, such as publicly available databases or social media platforms, and vendors who compile information for our use, such as recruiting or sales leads.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use Personal Information as permitted by law and for the following business purposes: Provide and administer the Offerings and our products and services; Process and fulfil orders in connection with our products and services and keep you informed about the status of your order; Help you complete a transaction or order and provide customer support; Bill you for products and services; Respond to your inquiries; Provide training and support services; Operate, evaluate and improve our business, such as by administering, developing, enhancing and improving our products and services; managing our communications and customer relationships; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities; Perform data analytics, such as research, trend analysis, and financial analysis; Communicate with you about your account and orders, including sending emails relating to your account status, order confirmations, renewal or expiration notices and other important information; Conduct advertising, marketing and sales activities, including sending promotional materials, generating leads, pursuing marketing prospects, performing market research, determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing campaigns and managing our brand; Communicate with you about, and administer your participation in events, programmes, promotions and surveys; Protect against unauthorized use or abuse of our Site and services; Protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, claims and other liabilities; Protect the health, safety and security of our employees; Comply with and enforce relevant industry standards, contractual and legal obligations and our policies; and Maintain and enhance the security of our Site and other online channels, products, services, and information resources.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings); and To comply with legal obligations.
ANALYTICS, COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
FARPost uses technologies such as web beacons, pixels, and tags, alone or in conjunction with cookies, to gather information about the use of our site and how people interact with our emails. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or another Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. Third-Party Services Third parties-provide certain services are available on this website.
For example, we may provide personal information that we collect on the Web to third-party service providers to help us deliver programmes, products, information, and services. Service providers are also an important means by which we maintain our Web site and mailing lists. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that these third-party service providers are obligated to protect Personal Information on our behalf. We do not intend to transfer Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on our behalf unless such transfer is legally required. Similarly, it is against our policy to sell Personal Information collected online without consent.
When you visit the Site, we, or an authorized third party, may place a cookie on your device that collects information, including IP address and other identifiers associated with your device and device characteristics or your activity on the Site. Cookies allow us to monitor Site usage, identify trends and track statistics and improve and customize your experience.
THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
Wherever your Personal Information is held by FARPost or on its behalf, we will take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure.
CHILDREN’S PRIVACY The Site and our products and services are safe for children.
However, FARPost does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age without parental permission.
YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
Updating Your Information To the extent that you provide us with Personal Information, we wish to maintain accurate records. Should you need to update or correct that information, you may contact us as indicated below. We will make reasonable efforts to update your Personal Information as soon as practicable. Opting Out of Marketing Communications You may opt-out of receiving promotional or email marketing communications by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email. We may continue sending you certain emails about using the Site, service announcements, or similar administrative or transactional messages.
EUROPEAN UNION PRIVACY RIGHTS
We adhere to local data protection laws in the European Economic Area, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation. Residents of the EEA may click here to learn more.
The type of personal information we collect includes contact information such as name, email address, phone number, and physical address, customer payment information, applicant information, and reviews and feedback. In addition, we use technology such as cookies and web beacons to collect device and usage information automatically as you navigate our site or interact with our emails. We may also collect information from third-party sources such as public databases or vendors.
We use the personal information collected for various business purposes, including providing and administering our services, processing orders, responding to inquiries, conducting advertising and marketing, maintaining the security of our site, and complying with legal obligations.
FARPost does not disclose your personal information except as required by law or as necessary to protect against unauthorized use or abuse of our services. We take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us on marketing (at) farpost.co.za