This is the Privacy Statement of SALVAGE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSALS (PTY) LTD, (hereinafter "we", "us", "our"). It applies to the personal information of:
Use of the Website is also subject to our terms and conditions and website disclaimer, available at https://www.smd.co.za/terms-and-conditions
We may need to change or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. Any updated versions will be posted on our Website and will be effective from the date of posting. Where practical, we may notify you of the changes.
We respect your privacy rights and comply with all applicable laws in handling personal information. When used in this Privacy Statement, the term "personal information" has the meaning given to it in the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA), applicable in the Republic of South Africa. Generally speaking, personal information is any information that can be used to personally identify a natural or juristic person. If any information that we collect personally identifies you, or you are reasonably identifiable from it, we will treat it as personal information.
visit our website, we may collect usage information which may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, duration of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. This information may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and improving usability;
provide personal information when purchasing our products and / or services. The information is processed for use and /or administration of the product / service you require and may include your company name, first name, surname, credit card information, city and email address. This information is processed for the purpose of supplying our products and / or services to you and communicating with you;
provide personal information in the course of a submission of an enquiry, including an enquiry pertaining to available vendor and/or service provider opportunities, on our website "contact us" page. The personal information is processed for the purpose of responding to your enquiry and may include your company name, first name, surname, city and / or email address
provide personal information for a vendor or service provider opportunity in the form of Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quotation (RFP) and/or Request for Information (RFI). The information is processed for the purpose carrying out a proper tender process. Such information may include information about the incorporation or registered name of your business, tax information, broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) information, company address and company contact person's first name, surname and / or email address;
provide personal information in the course of a submission for a job opportunity advertised on our website's careers page. The personal information may include your first name, surname, city and / or email address;
you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. You may choose to opt-out of receiving these communications at any given time by notifying us or by unsubscribing from the mailing list; and/or
you provide personal information on a voluntary basis to us when you fill out an enquiry form in the question section of our "contact us" page, or contact us via social media, or when you email us, or when you provide personal information to support a request logged by you to us for the above collection means.
you are participating in a tender, we may collect additional personal information about any lawsuits relating to your business, business ownership and share structure, directors' personal information and the business' financial information required for purposes of a tender evaluation process pertaining to vendors and / or service providers. We may process this information as part of our standard due diligence practices which form part of our internal governance requirements
you are applying for a job, we may collect personal information about your criminal record, qualification history and employment history checks from third parties in the course of our candidate selection and evaluation process which form part of our recruitment processes; and/or
we merge with, or acquire, another business
We collect personal information and handle it for the following purposes:
to establish and maintain a business / professional relationship with you;
to conduct relevant due diligence when entering into contracts / transactions with you;
to conduct background checks and relevant due diligence as part of the standard recruitment processes applicable to prospective employees;
to respond to general enquiries summited through our "contact us" page;
to authenticate your identity in order to provide you with access to certain information belonging to us or third parties, which may be required for purposes of giving effect to a contract or transaction with you
to gain insight into how our visitors use the website and to improve our website service;
to contribute to research and analytics studies, including use of artificial intelligence and machine learning;
to communicate relevant information to stakeholders;
to comply with applicable laws;
to recognise, prevent and investigate cybercriminal attacks of our website; and
for any other purposes that you consent to when you agree to provide it to us, by email or others means of written communication.
We may handle anonymised information for research or analytics purposes or including it in our publications and share this information with third parties. You will not be identifiable from this information.
Voluntary personal information is collected to improve our interactions with you and improve stakeholder experience.
other group companies or divisions within our holding company, Barloworld Limited;
our employees, contractors and / or third party service providers / vendors (such as our website hosting partners, our service email marketing partners in connection with the Website);
researchers and analytics provider(s), to the extent relevant to SALVAGE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSALS (PTY) LTD;
our insurers, underwriters and professional advisors, including our accountants, lawyers, business advisors and consultants;
employees and/or the managers of any entities through which they operate if we merge, combine or divest a part of our business;
law enforcement or regulatory bodies as required by law;
purchasers or potential purchasers of our business or parts thereof; and
any other juristic or natural person for any authorised purpose with your express consent.
We may from time to time send personal information outside the borders of South Africa, including to countries which may not have data protection laws which are similar to those in force in South Africa, for storage purposes and the like, in accordance with POPIA and any other applicable laws.
If your personal information changes, please let us know and provide us with all changes as soon as reasonably possible to enable us to update it. Any other data subject rights requests must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If users have any questions about this Privacy Statement or any other general concerns regarding the processing of your personal information you can contact us on email@example.com.