Privacy Policy

Apr, 29 2024

Introduction to Our Privacy Commitments

South Vent Daily News values the privacy and security of the personal information provided by its users and is committed to protecting it with diligence. Respecting and safeguarding the personal information of our readers, contributors, and stakeholders is a cornerstone of our operational ethos. In alignment with this commitment, the Privacy Policy outlined hereafter serves a dual purpose: firstly, to inform you about the ways in which we collect, use, disclose, and manage your personal data; and secondly, to educate you on how you can maintain control over your personal information while utilizing our services. This document reflects our adherence to the privacy laws applicable within South Africa and illustrates our continuous commitment towards privacy standards that respect user preferences and safeguarding data integrity.

Information Collection and Use

We collect various types of information through South Vent Daily News, including but not limited to personal identification details like names, contact numbers, and email addresses. Acquisition of this data occurs upon user interactions with our varied service offerings such as subscriptions to newsletters, participation in contests, and commenting on articles. The aim of gathering such data is to enhance user experience, provide personalized content, and communicate effectively regarding updates or news alerts. We ensure that our data collection methodologies are transparent and adhere strictly to lawful bases established under South African privacy regulations. Additionally, our collection practices are designed to minimize risks and maximize protection of data integrity and confidentiality.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

South Vent Daily News treats all personal information with the utmost respect and caution. Data collected is mainly purposed for internal use and is seldom shared with external parties. However, under certain circumstances, we might disclose information to third parties, such as legal entities or potential buyers during business transitions, strictly complying with legal standards. Our commitment to maintaining your privacy means we carefully scrutinize any such external interactions to ensure your personal data remains secure and is used in ways that are consistent with this privacy policy.

Data Security and Protection Measures

Providing robust security for the personal data of our users is fundamental to our operational practices. At South Vent Daily News, we implement advanced security measures to prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, and other potential security threats. Our technical and organizational strategies are continuously updated to align with global best practices and local legal requirements. By fostering a culture of privacy and security awareness amongst our staff and utilizing cutting-edge technology, we strive to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all personal data processed.

Your Rights and Choices

As a stakeholder of South Vent Daily News, you have specific rights pertaining to your personal data. These rights enable you to request access, corrections, restrictions, or even deletion of your personal data as governed by South African law. We are dedicated to providing you the necessary tools and support to exercise these rights effectively. Should you wish to make any such requests or if you have any queries regarding your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Contact Information

For further details or any privacy-specific inquiries, please reach out to Keegan Blythe at the following postal address: Musgrave Centre, 115 Musgrave Rd, Berea, Durban, 4001, South Africa or via email at [email protected]. Our team is dedicated to addressing your concerns and ensuring your data privacy rights are fully upheld.

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