Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

(“Egg Donation South Africa” or “we” or “us” or “our”) understands your concerns about privacy and your interest in knowing how your information is used and safeguarded, and we want to provide you with more information on these topics. This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes the practices, policies and procedures related to our Website located at https://eggdonationsouthafrica.co.za (the “Website”), including the types of personal information we collect on the Website, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our online information-gathering and dissemination practices, and does not apply to any of our practices conducted offline. By visiting the Website, you are accepting the practices, policies and procedures described herein, and you are further indicating that you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not visit or use the Website. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

SUMMARY
The notifications provided by this Privacy Policy include:
what personally identifiable information we collect from you through the Website, how we use the information we collect, with whom the information may be shared, what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information related to third-party websites, the kind of procedures we employ in an effort to hinder the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of information you provide to us, how you can make changes to the information we collect about you, how you can learn about changes to our privacy policies, practices and procedures

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal Information You Provide And How It Is Used: The Website allows you to send personally identifying information (such as name, address, email, social media connections and financial information) and other information of your choice to Egg Donation South Africa on a voluntary basis, as more particularly described below. We do not knowingly collect sensitive personal information, such as information about medical or health conditions. Please do not send confidential information to us directly through the Website, or by email to any of the contact email addresses listed on the Website.

Contact Us/Leave a Message: If you contact us through the contact form/leave a message option on the Website, we will ask that you provide certain personally identifying information, including your first and last name, and email address, and you will have the option to provide additional information. We will use the information you provide to contact you back and to respond to any requests.
Non-Personal Information We Collect by Automated Means And How We Use It: We collect certain information by automated means when you visit the Website. In addition, we also use Google Analytics a third-party tracking service – to collect such information. The information collected may include usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of users to the Website, pages visited and similar data. If gathered, this this data is used in the aggregate, and not in a manner that is intended to identify you personally. This type of aggregate information may be shared with third parties at any time. In addition to the third-party tracking services mentioned above, we also collect this information through various other means, including “cookies,” and IP addresses, as further explained below.

Cookies – A cookie is a piece of information that a web server may place on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are commonly used by websites to improve the user experience. Many cookies last only through a single website session, or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them. Egg Donation South Africa uses “session cookies” in order to enhance the user experience and for other website related purposes. These session cookies are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may also use cookies for other purposes, including to maintain continuity during a user session, to gather data about the usage of our website for research and other purposes, or to store a user name or related login credentials so that you do not have to provide this information every time you return to our Website. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features on our Website. Our cookies do not gather personally identifiable information. In some cases, Egg Donation South Africa may also use another company to operate web servers for our Website. Egg Donation South Africa uses the cookie information gathered by these companies in the same manner as stated in this Privacy Policy.

IP Addresses – When you visit and interact with the Website, Egg Donation South Africa and third parties with whom we have contracted to provide services for us may collect Internet Protocol addresses (each an “IP Address”), as well as browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and page navigation. An IP Address is a unique identifier number that certain electronic devices use to identify and to communicate with each other on the Internet; your Internet Service Provider automatically assigns an IP Address to the computer that you are using. We gather this information to track website visitor movement in the aggregate, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Our goal in gathering this information is to learn how our customers and the public are using our service. We may use this information to enhance our Website or for other lawful purposes.

HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose all of the information (described herein) that we collect, as stated in this Privacy Policy including in accordance with the terms set forth in this section. Please note that we do partner with a variety of payment processors in order to allow you conduct payment transactions on the Website, and should you opt to use any of the payment options, certain personal information about you will be shared with the payment processor whom you choose. Otherwise, we do not reveal personally identifiable information about you to third parties for their independent use unless: (1) you expressly authorize Egg Donation South Africa or an affiliate to do so, (2) it is necessary to allow Egg Donation South Africa and it’s service providers or agents to provide services on Egg Donation South Africa’s behalf, (3) in order to provide products or services to you, (4) it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing or data aggregation services for Egg Donation South Africa, (5) it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Egg Donation South Africa or the merger of Egg Donation South Africa into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Egg Donation South Africa is not the survivor, (6) otherwise as Egg Donation South Africa is required or permitted to do so for any or all of the following reasons: (i) to comply with a subpoena, legal process, government request or any other legal obligation, (ii) to prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Website or our network, and/or (iii) to protect the rights, privacy, property, business, or safety of Egg Donation South Africa, their partners and employees, the visitors of the Website, or the public.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors less than 1
8 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you while accessing/viewing this Website. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at enquiries@eggdonationsouthafrica.co.za so that we may delete your child’s information.

HOW WE ATTEMPT TO SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards for the Website designed to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information that we collect from you. We restrict access to personal information collected about you on the Website to our employees, our affiliates’ employees, those who are otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy, or others who need to know that information to provide services to you or in the course of conducting our business operations or activities. However, no website can guarantee security. Thus, while we have established and maintain what we believe to be reasonable procedures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personally identifying information obtained through the website and we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR CHOICES
To the extent required by law, we provide you with (i) reasonable access to the personally identifiable information you provide to us, and (ii) the ability to review, correct and delete such personally identifiable information. If you believe that any of the personally identifiable information that you have submitted through our Website is no longer accurate, or you wish to make any updates or changes, you may do so by logging into the account you have created. If you do not have an account with us, you can request that we make the changes by emailing us at
enquiries@eggdonationsouthafrica.co.za. Upon appropriate request we will update or amend your information, but we reserve the right to use Information obtained previously to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate and lawful. We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, and there may also be residual Information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed from such locations. Finally, we are not responsible for removing or deleting information from the databases of third parties (such as service providers) with whom we have shared Information about you.

USE OF THE WEBSITE FROM OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA
We do not represent or warrant that the Website, or any part thereof, are appropriate or available for use in any particular geographic location. If you choose to access our Website, you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations applicable in your jurisdiction. Please note that the Website is hosted in south Africa and is governed by
South African law. If you are visiting the Website from outside the South African, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in South Africa where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the South African and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using the Website, you consent to your information being transferred to our facilities and to the facilities of those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please check back regularly and to see if there have been any changes to this policy, which you can determine by reviewing the Effective Date listed below. By continuing to use the Website after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

PRIVACY POLICY EFFECTIVE DATE
This Privacy Policy is effective as of June 2018

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Cookie law info30 days