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Introduction

i-Fundi is a private education institute. This document outlines its privacy policy when visiting the i-Fundi website.

This Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions specify how i-Fundi views your privacy and any information that is shared with it.

It’s important to i-Fundi that there is a reasonable expectation of privacy but at the same time bearing in mind that certain information shared with the Company is required to offer customers and potential customers valuable information related to its business offerings.

Whilst i-Fundi will take reasonable steps to keep information secure, the company does not guarantee that personal data shall be 100% secure.

Consent

By visiting, using or downloading any content from the i-Fundi website, you indicate your agreement to comply and be bound by this Privacy Policy and by the Terms and Conditions.

Furthermore, you grant permission for i-Fundi to access personal date for the purposes of providing access to content, services, information or any other purposes listed in this document.

If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please stop using the website and/or accessing the content.

Whilst the supply of your Personal Data is voluntary, a consequence of failing to provide the personal Data is we may not be able to provide you with any of our products or services or access to information found on the website.

What types of Personal Data do we Process?

The types of personal data that we may process includes information necessary for our business. This may include personal information which contains identifiable information such as (amongst other things) your first and last name, email address, postal address, telephone numbers, and information related to your query such as course information.

Should you not consent to providing us with the necessary personal information, we reserve the right to not provide a service.

How and when does i-Fundi collect Personal Data?

i-Fundi will collect your personal data in several ways, including:

1.       When you visit the website.

2.       When completing any contact forms or registration forms.

3.       Should you be registered on a course.

4.       When you respond to us in written or electronic format such as through email or facsimile as required through interactions with the company.

5.       When you sign up to any event offered by the company.

6.       When you opt-into any mailing list.

When you visit our Website, our web server also automatically records the name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider), the website from which you visit us, the pages on our sites you visit and in what sequence, and the date and length of your visit. This information is aggregate and anonymous data and does not identify you specifically.

How does i-Fundi use your Personal Data?

i-Fundi may use your data to:

1.       Provide information and services based on requests received.

2.       Provide information on additional services, courses, events and programmes offered by the company.

3.       To respond to any queries.

4.       To understand the data and analytics collected from general user trends and patterns to enable the company to improve on existing and ongoing marketing strategies

5.       For security and legal purposes.

6.       To send out information that may be relevant and interesting.

Use of cookies and IP addresses

Cookies are pieces of information a Website transfers to a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make surfing the web easier for you by saving your preferences and, tracking your online habits, traffic patterns, and making sure you do not see the same advertisement too often. The use of cookies is an industry standard. I-Fundi may place a “cookie” on your browser to store and sometimes track information about you.

While most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, it is possible to reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, this may impact on your browsing ability as some aspects of the website may not function properly if you refuse cookies.

We collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to audit the use of the website. We do not ordinarily link IP addresses to personal information, which means that your session may remain anonymous. However, we cannot guarantee that this will always be the case, as it may be necessary to identify a particular user when it is necessary to enforce compliance with the Terms and Conditions or to protect the Website, its users or other interests.

Will my Personal Data be used for marketing purposes?

i-Fundi may engage in remarketing to visitors to its website and may use third-party vendors, including Google, to show ads across the internet. As a result, these vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on pages visited on the website.

You have the option to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Ads Preferences Manager. Alternatively, you can go to the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Information about end users will be collected in the course of advertising. This information is used to build up a database of enquirers. Enquirers will be sent further information based on their unique interests and individual needs.

Under no circumstances will the collected information be disclosed to a third party by the Advertiser

What security measures are in place to protect my Personal Data?

While we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Data you provide us, we will continue to maintain and improve these security measures over time in line with legal and technological developments.

Your information will not be stored for longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy unless further retention is required by law or contractual obligation or otherwise reasonably required by us.

Use of the Website by children

The Website is not targeted at children under the age of 18. We will not knowingly collect information from persons in this age group.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect company initiatives, changes in the law or technology or changes in our practices regarding the Procession and use of Personal Data. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will deem you to be aware of these changes should you use the website at a date later than the publication of a change.

We will not use or disclose Personal Data provided to us pursuant to this Privacy Policy in ways other than the ones described above, without informing you and providing you with the opportunity to consent to such modified conditions concerning the use and disclosure of your Personal Data.

Governing law

The contents of this Privacy Policy shall be governed by South African law.

How can I contact i-Fundi?

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please feel free to contact us or email enquiries@i-fundi.com.