Privacy Notice for www.pcflive.co.za
Information Collected and Stored Automatically:
When you visit our web site to read pages or download information, we automatically collect and store the following non-identifying information:
- The Internet protocol (IP) address from which you access our web site. An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to the computer you are using whenever you are surfing the web.
- The type of browser, such as Netscape or Internet Explorer, and operating system, such as Windows 98 or Linux, used to access our site.
- The date and time our site is accessed, for the purpose of monitoring demand.
- The pages visited, for the purpose of improving the usefulness of our web site by providing helpful links and removing pages that are not read.
This information does not identify you personally. We maintain the above information in system logs. We use this information to make our site more useful to visitors by learning the number of visitors to our site, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for specific pages.
Information Collected from E-mail:
When you send us personally-identifying information in an e-mail, we use the information you provide only to help us gather the information you might request. In an effort to respond to your request, information you submit may be viewed by various people within Panorama Publications (Pty) Ltd and/or Data Pathway. Once received, the information to your e-mail is protected in accordance with law, (e.g. the Promotion of Access to Information Act, the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communications-related Information Act, and the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act.)
Security, Intrusion, and Detection:
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
We use a number of mechanisms to protect the security and integrity of your personal information. Unfortunately, no storage of data or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you store with us or transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
The following additional policies apply to subscribers of our services:
To register for our services you will have to provide us with personally-identifiable information to enable us to provide you with our services. The information you provide will be entered into our database.
If you register as a subscriber, we do not make your personally-identifiable information available to anyone unless required by law to do so.