Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE

We are TEC4th PTY LTD , trading name TEC4th Store. Business office address Cradock Place ,05 Cradock Avenue, Rosebank,Johannesburg, South Africa. We are an online store conducting our business digitally. We are registered resellers of thr products displayed on the website. This notice is to inform you about how we collect and protect any personal information you provide to us and how you can control what personal information we collect from you and what we do with it. It sets out how we intend to use your information, who we will share it with and what rights you have about the use of your information. This notice applies however you provide personal information to us, whether you go through our websites, contact us on social media, visit our future events , enter competitions, engage in research activities or whether you telephone, email, write to or text us.

We may collect the following information about you:

  • your name and surname, organisation name
  • your contact details: postal address including billing and delivery addresses, telephone numbers (including mobile numbers) and email address;
  • purchases and orders made by you;
  • your online browsing activities on any of our websites including which items you store in your shopping cart;
  • information about the device you use to browse our websites including the IP address and device type;
  • your communication and marketing preferences;
  • your interests, preferences, feedback, competition and survey responses;
  • your location;
  • your correspondence and communications with us; and

This list is not exhaustive and in specific instances, we may need to collect additional data for the purposes set out in this Notice. Some personal data is collected directly, for example when you set up an online account on our website or send an email to our Customer Support team. Other personal data is collected indirectly, for example when you browse our websites or undertake online shopping activity. We  aggregate personal data for insight and research but this will not identify anyone.

This  website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

You have the following rights:

  • the right to be informed about our processing or your personal data which is the aim of this Notice;
  • the right to request access to personal data we hold about you at any time;
  • the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you;
  • the right to object to processing of your personal data and/ or to withdraw any consent you have given us and to opt out of any marketing communications that we may send you;
  • the right to prevent processing that is likely to cause damage or distress to you or anyone else;
  • the certain rights in relation to automated decision making including profiling;
  • the right to request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances (the right to be forgotten) for example when the data are no longer necessary for the purpose for which we collected them;

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, you can always contact us either by email to rights@tec4thstore.co.za.

General

TEC4th  PTY LTD 

(and trusted partners acting on our behalf) use your personal data:

  • to provide goods and services to you;
  • to make a tailored website available to you;
  • to manage any account(s) you hold with us;
  • to verify your identity;
  • for crime and fraud prevention, detection and related purposes;
  • with your agreement, to contact you about promotional offers, events, products and services which we think may interest you;
  • to show you promotional communications through online media as you browse the web;
  • for analysis, insight and research purposes – to better understand your needs and ensure we are giving you what you want;
  • to identify and contact competition winners;
  • to enable us to manage customer service interactions with you; and
  • where we have a legal right or duty to use or disclose your information (for example in relation to an investigation by a public authority or in a legal dispute).

Our controls

TEC4th PTY LTD is committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure.

Our security measures include: 

  • encryption of data;
  • regular cyber security assessments of all service providers who may handle your personal data;
  • regular planning to ensure we are ready to respond to cyber security attacks and data security incidents;
  • security controls which protect our IT systems infrastructure and our premises from external attack and unauthorised access;
  • internal policies setting out our data security rules for our personnel; and
  • regular training for our employees.

We are required to set out the legal basis for our processing of your personal data.

We collect and use customers’ personal data:

  1. as necessary to perform our contract with you:
    • for the purposes of complying with our duties and exercising our rights under a contract for the sale of goods or services to a customer; 
      or
  2. as necessary for the pursuit of our legitimate interests, including:
    • selling and supplying goods and services to our customers;
    • promoting, marketing and advertising our products and services;
    • sending promotional communications which are relevant and tailored to individual customers (including administering loyalty schemes);
    • to identify and contact competition winners;
    • understanding our customers’ behaviour, activities, preferences, and needs;
    • improving existing products and services and developing new products and services;
    • protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare;
    • good governance, accounting and managing and auditing our operations and complying with our legal and regulatory obligations;
    • preventing, investigating and detecting crime, fraud or anti-social behaviour and prosecuting offenders, including working with law enforcement agencies;
    • handling customer contacts, queries, complaints or disputes;
    • protecting our company, its employees and customers, by taking appropriate legal action against third parties who have committed criminal acts or are in breach of legal obligations to us;
    • handling any legal claims or regulatory enforcement actions taken against us; and
    • fulfilling our duties to our customers, colleagues, shareholders and other stakeholders;
      or
  3. as necessary for complying with our legal obligations including:
    • where you exercise your rights under data protection laws
    • for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
    • to establish or defend legal rights;
      or
  4. based on your consent for example in relation to sending direct marketing communications via email or text message.

You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.

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