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Last updated May 2015


1. Introduction

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys welcomes you to our website and appreciates your interest in our services. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys respects your right to privacy and has created this privacy statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used.

This Privacy Policy demonstrates our firm commitment to data security, with the protection of your privacy as our primary concern. In general, the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website can be visited without visitors having to identify themselves or reveal their personal information. By accessing or using the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website, you agree to our Legal Terms as outlined in our Terms and Conditions document.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the www.uyslaw.com domain.

2. Links to non-Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys

The Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website provides links to third-party (external) websites for your convenience and information. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys does not control those sites or their privacy practices and cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information, because the personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys Privacy Statement.

3. Types of information we collect

This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.

3.1 Personal information

Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. The Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website contains a number of registration, subscription and transaction forms, as well as online surveys and competitions, which might require users to provide their contact information (e.g. name and e-mail address) and demographic information (e.g. postal code, age, or income level).

The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, surname, physical address, postal address, phone numbers, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, contact preferences, educational and employment background and general information.

3.2 Use of personal information

The personal information gathered from the above mentioned forms will be used by Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys to send you information about new product launches, special offers, industry and company related news or to contact you when necessary. Users may ‘opt out’ of receiving future communication of this nature.

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys uses personal information to understand the needs and interests of our visitors better. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys and in conformity with the provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25/2002. We take the trust you place in us very seriously and will therefore not disclose your personal information to others.

3.3 Non-personal information

Non-personal information is gathered automatically when you visit our website and is stored for use in our system. Non-identifiable information includes all data relating to usage and service operations that are not associated with a specific personal identity. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website.

3.4 Use of non-personal information

The non-personal data we collect is used for aggregate reporting and may include the pages visited on the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys web site, unique URLs visited within www.uyslaw.com, browser type and IP address. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to gather broad demographic information. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other technologies for data analysis and personalization services.

4. Children’s privacy

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys is committed to protecting the privacy rights of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and does not target its website to children under 13.

5. How we use your information

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us understand your needs and interests better. Specifically, we use your information to communicate with you, to provide service and information, to update you on services, information, promotions, competitions, launches, product information and to personalize promotional offers.

Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys products or services.

Personal data collected online may also be combined with information you provide Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys through other sources such as dealer registration, call centres or public events such as trade shows or seminars.

Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about the usability, performance and effectiveness of the Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys website and is used to improve the user experience, usability and site content.

6. Who we share your information with

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys shares customer information across Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as described above in “How we use your information”.

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys contracts third-party service providers and suppliers to deliver complete products, services and customer solutions. Suppliers and service providers are required to keep the information received on behalf of Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys. These service providers may change or we may contract additional service providers to better accommodate our customers. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law.

7. Your choices

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our services. You can subscribe to or unsubscribe from receiving certain product-specific information and genera l Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys marketing communications. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys communications may include new product information, special offers or an invitation to participate in market research.

8. Your privacy preferences and opting out

8.1 Non-subscription services

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys will not use your personal information for a purpose other than the one stated when you provided your data. Examples of unrelated uses include sending communications about special offers, product information and marketing messages. You can, however, choose to opt out of receiving non-subscription communications that you have expressly requested, such as e-mail newsletters, software updates, etc.

8.2 One of the following methods can be used:

• Select the “unsubscribe” link on the e-mail received to be unsubscribed automatically
• Contact Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys to unsubscribe
• Contact the web master to unsubscribe

9. Keeping your information secure

Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys has appropriate managerial procedures in place to safeguard the information we collect. All information presented on this website is copyrighted by Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys and cannot be reproduced without written consent from Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys.

10. Changes to this Statement

If there are updates to the terms of Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys‘s Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it and what choices you have. For material changes to this Statement, Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys will provide notification to affected customers by e-mail notification or through a notice on our website.

11. Contacting us

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them to the e-mail address or write to us at the following address:

Postal address:
P.O. Box 321
South Africa

Tel: (+27 28) 425-1066
Fax: (+27 86) 461-0191
E-mail: info@uyslaw.com

* A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web. For example, http://www.umslaw.com is the URL for Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys‘s home page.

* An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop.

* A “cookie” is a small data file transferred by a website to your computer’s hard drive. Dirk Uys Prokureurs | Attorneys sends cookies when you surf our site, request or personalize information or register yourself for certain services. The cookies used on our site does not give us access to your personal information. We use the cookies to identify your computer.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may be some features of our site that will not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly. You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following websites:

• Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm
• Netscape Navigator: http://www.netscape.com/legal_notices/cookies.html

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