When we collect information from you it is in order to provide you with information you have requested or to improve our website content and services.
The terms ‘you’, ‘your’, ‘user’ and ‘visitor’ refers to any individual accessing this website for any reason. References to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are references to Dee Waugh Stomaltherapy Services (Pty) Ltd.
What personally identifiable data do we collect?
In some instances; such as when you contact us to enquire about our products and services, we may require specific information about you, such as your name, your company, your position, your telephone number, your e-mail address and/or physical location. This information will be used to answer your enquiry effectively and to provide you with the information that you have requested from us.
We do not and will never supply your personal information to any other third party or use it for any purpose other than Dee Waugh Stomaltherapy Services activity.
When we process an order ( consultations, training centre bookings, education and training courses or products and appliances ) we may send data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.
If you have agreed to receive marketing communication from Dee Waugh Stomaltherapy Services we will send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like. You may opt out of this at any time; if you do not wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, by clicking on the link provided at the bottom of our emails.
How do we store your data?
We store your data on SSL encrypted and password-protected computers at our company premises, available only to named employees.
We cannot guarantee that the information you send us over the internet is secure however we will take all reasonable steps to protect the information we hold. Backups of electronic data are taken regularly, with strong SSL encryption used to protect all content.
How long do we keep your data for?
Under the Protection of Personal Information Act we will only hold personal identifiable information for the maximum retention periods:
- Job Applications and unsuccessful candidates : 6 months
- Enquiries and emails: 2 years
- Financial Data : 7 years – do you hold customer financial data?
What are your data protection rights?
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. You are entitled to:
- The right to access – you have the right to request that we provide copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service
- The right to rectification – you have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate or complete an information you believe is incomplete, under certain conditions
- The right to erasure – you have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions
- The right to restrict or object to data processing – you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions
Website Visitor Information
We gather information about all of our website visitors collectively and we use this information anonymously; aggregated with other users’ information, in order to protect your privacy, to compile reports and to help us improve our website.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We may collect your IP address (this is your computer’s individual identification number), which is automatically logged by our web server. This is used to note your interest in our website and measure the effectiveness of our advertising and promotional activity. We capture industry standard information such as browser type, pages viewed, entry and exit points and visit duration solely for the purposes of analysis. The aggregate logged information is not linked to any personally identifiable information
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For more information about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
You can set your browser not to accept cookies however some of our website features may not function as a result. Our website may contain links to other websites who will have their own privacy policies, which you should read.
Updated: October 2022