1.1. E. Rowan Incorporated are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our
This policy may vary from time to time so please check it regularly.
1.3. We recognise the importance of protecting your privacy in respect of your personal
information (as defined in Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013) collected by
us when you use this website.
1.4. You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this
website. However, you may choose to do so by completing the contact forms on various
sections of our website.
your reasonable expectation of privacy. Accordingly, we will take appropriate and
reasonable technical and organisational steps to prevent unauthorised access to, or
disclosure of your personal information.
1.6. By continuing to use this website:
1.6.1. You agree that we may “collect, collate, process and/or store” your personal information
(as defined in POPI) (“process”) for, amongst other things, (i) the purposes of providing
you with access to the website and the website content; and (ii) for any of the purposes.
1.7. Where there are reasonable grounds to believe that your personal information has been
accessed or acquired by any unauthorised person, we will notify the relevant regulator and
you, unless a public body responsible for detection, prevention or investigation of offences
or the relevant regulator informs us that notifying you will impede a criminal investigation.
When we notify that your personal information has been accessed or acquired, we will
provide you with sufficient information to allow you to take protective measures against the
potential consequences of the compromise.
- What types of personal information do we process?
2.1. The types of personal information that we may process includes information necessary for
our legitimate business interest and the categories of personal information defined in
POPI. This may include (amongst other things):
2.1.1. Your name and surname, identity or passport numbers, e-mail and physical addresses,
postal address, contact information, information relating to your occupation and the pages
of the website viewed by you.
2.2. We will limit the types of personal information we process to only that to which you consent
and which is necessary for our legitimate business interests.
- When will we process your personal information?
3.1. Personal information may be processed when:
3.1.1. You complete the relevant contact form on our website;
3.1.2. You browse the website.
3.2. You acknowledge that all personal information processed by us may be stored by us and
used for any of the purposes listed below.
- How do we use your personal information?
4.1. We will only use the information you provide to us on these sections of the website in order
to process the relevant contact form.
- Sharing of your personal information
5.1. You consent that we may disclose your personal information to firm approved third party
providers (as referred to below in 5.2.1) where necessary;
5.2. You agree that once your information has been de-identified, i.e.: delete any information
that identifies you, personal information may be shared under the following circumstances:
5.2.1. To our agents, advisers, service providers and suppliers;
5.2.2. To monitor web traffic: web servers serving the website automatically collect information
about pages you visit. This information is used for internal review, to tailor information to
individual visitors and for traffic audits;
5.2.3. For statistics purposes: we may perform statistical analyses in order to measure interest
in the various areas of the website (for product development purposes);
5.2.4. To government and law enforcement agencies, where the law requires that we disclose
your personal information to a party, and where we have reason to believe that a
disclosure of personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users,
or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
- Your rights
6.1. You have the right to request that we correct, destroy or delete any of your personal
information that we have processed in accordance with this policy. The personal
information that you may request us to correct, destroy or delete is personal information
that has been processed that is inaccurate, irrelevant, excessive, out of date, incomplete,
misleading, obtained unlawfully or that we are no longer authorised to retain.
6.2. You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to process your personal information at
any time. The withdrawal of your consent can only be made by you on the condition that:
6.2.1. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal
information before the withdrawal of your consent; or
6.2.2. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal
information if the processing is in compliance with an obligation imposed by law on us; or
6.2.3. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal
information where such processing is necessary for the proper performance of a public
law duty by a public body;
6.2.4. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal
information as required to finalise the performance of a contract in which you are a party;
6.2.5. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal
information as required to protect your legitimate interests or our own legitimate interests
or the legitimate interests of a third party to whom the information is supplied.
6.3. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information at any time, on
reasonable grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is required
6.4. You can make the objection if the processing of your personal information is not necessary
for the proper performance of a public law duty by a public body; or if the processing of
your personal information is not necessary to pursue your legitimate interests; our
legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party to which the information is
6.5. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, at any time, if
the processing is for purposes of direct marketing other than direct marketing by means of
unsolicited electronic communications and you have not given your consent for that
6.6. You have the right not to have your personal information processed for purposes of direct
marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications from third parties unknown
6.7. You have the right not to be subjected to a decision which is based solely on the basis of
the automated processing of your personal information intended to provide a profile of you.
6.8. Decisions that you may not be subjected to are decisions that result in legal consequences
for you or affect you to a substantial degree:
6.8.1. Without being for the execution of a contract that you have received performance for; or
6.8.2. Decisions made that are not in terms of law or of a code of conduct that specifies what
appropriate measure must be taken to protect your legitimate interests.
6.9. You have the right to submit a complaint to the Information Regulator regarding an alleged
interference with the protection of personal information processed in accordance with this
policy. The Information Regulator’s contact details will be published by the Government in
due course in terms of POPI.
6.10. You have the right to institute civil proceedings regarding an alleged interference with the
protection of your personal information processed in accordance with these Terms.
7.1. Cookies are pieces of information a website transfers to a user’s hard drive for recordkeeping 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
7.2. We may place a cookie on your browser to store and sometimes track information about
7.3. While most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, you can reset your browser to
refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note that some parts of
- Use of IP address
8.1. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer whenever it is
connected to the Internet. We log IP addresses or the location of computers on the Internet.
8.2. 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
- Links to other sites
9.1. When you are using the website, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our
control. These other web sites may send their own cookies to you collect data or solicit
personal information. We do not control the privacy policies of those third party web sites.
- Contact Information
10.2. If you currently receive marketing information from us which you would prefer not to receive
in the future please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org