GBA - Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

 

What information do we collect?
 

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

 
  • information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.

  • information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services.

  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us.

  • any other information that you choose to send to us.
 
Cookies
 
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
 

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website.  [We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.  We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

 

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.  Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

 

Using your personal data
 

We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website.

  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website.

  • enable your use of the services available on the website.

  • send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.

  • send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications.

  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested.

  • send to you [our newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications.

  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

  • We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
 
Disclosures
 

We may disclose information about you to our employees, officers, agents or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

 
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law.

  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.

  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
 
Security of your personal data
 
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
 
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.
 

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

 
Policy amendments
 
We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
 
We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.
 
Updating information
 

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

 
Contact
 
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to info@gba.co.za or by post to P.O. Box 251, Germiston, 1400
 
 
GBA is a Group Burial Association that only allow members that belong to one of the groups covered.
   
 
 
View the list of available
downloadable documentation
and member forms.
   
 
 
A detailed list of definitions
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in the GBA website.