Definition of personal information
According to the Protection of Personal Information Act ‘‘personal information’’ means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person. Furthermore, following items may also be considered as personal information:
- All addresses including residential, postal and email addresses.
- Change of name – for which we require copies of the marriage certificate or official change of name document issued by the state department.
The information we collect
We may collect the following personal information from you: name, title, contact details including email address, and telephone numbers, when you register to access the services available through our website. The purpose of collecting this information is to understand your requirements and provide relevant services.
The information is collected directly from you, and we ensure that you are aware of which information you provide is optional and which is required.
Website usage information may also be collected using “cookies” which allows us to collect standard internet visitor usage information.
How we use your information
We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and consented by you. Additionally, your information may be retained for legal or research purposes, if necessary.
- To gather contact information
- To confirm and verify your identity
- For audit and record keeping purposes
- In connection with legal proceedings
Disclosure of information
We are legally obligated to adequately protect all personal information we hold and to prevent any unauthorized access and use of the personal information. We will, periodically, review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information remains safe and secure.
Our security policies and procedures include:
- Physical security;
- Computer and network security;
- Access to personal information;
- Secure communications;
- Security in contracting out activities or functions;
- Retention and disposal of information;
- Acceptable usage of personal information;
- Governance and regulatory issues;
- Monitoring access and usage of private information;
- Investigating and reacting to security incidents.
During third party contracts, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that the personal information we are responsible for, is kept safe.
We will ensure that anyone who we share your personal information with, agrees to protect your information the same way we are obligated to do.
Your rights: access to information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. In order to do this, you would have to simply contact us at the numbers/addresses provided on our website, and specify what information you need. We will require a copy of your ID document to confirm your identity before providing any details about your personal information.
Note: Such access requests may be subject to the payment of a legally allowable fee.
Correction of information:
You have the right to ask us to update, correct, or delete your personal information. In doing so, we will require proper identification, to ensure the accuracy of your identity and accuracy.
Links to other websites:
In the occasion that our website may contain links to other websites, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of such websites, nor are we responsible for the content of sites other than this one.
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