All personal data requested by you or provided by you will only be used to provide you with information relating to your request or necessary for ALC’s business transactions. Your personal data will be processed and maintained in accordance with recognized information management standards in order to ensure their confidentiality and confidentiality and that they are correct and up-to-date. ALC will not pass on your personal data to third parties, unless this is necessary in the normal course of business or required by law. If you would like to have access to your personal data records kept by us, ALC will provide this information upon receipt of such a request.
Information used for monitoring purposes
You can browse the website without ALC collecting personal data from you. However, the website’s servers collect your computer’s IP address for analytical purposes (including determining the most popular areas of the website, etc.) but do not collect any email address or other characteristic information without your consent. The information collected is aggregated so that identification is possible.
Collection and Use of Your Personal Information:
Where applicable, we require Site visitors to provide us with certain Personal Information. Information we collect may include your name, email address, and other information that identifies you or that, in combination with other information we hold may reasonably be used to identify you (“Personal Information”).
We also may use the Personal Information you provide when you visit our Sites, to contact you to further discuss the product offerings and Services we provide to customers. You may choose to opt out of providing your Personal Information at any time or by not disclosing it to us or entering it when prompted.
ALC processes the following types of Personal Information for the following purposes:
- Processing Personal Information in order to fulfil an order or provide Services
- Your submission of Personal Information when contacting us for customer service, to provide feedback or for other purposes not otherwise described here
- Your submission of Personal Data to our third party vendors for Services
- Collection of Personal Information through the Site with your permission
- Collection of resumes, employment applications or other information relating to employment
- Other information you voluntarily provide
Legal Basis for Processing
We process your Personal Information with your consent or subject to the performance of a contract to which you are a party or, alternatively, in order to take steps at your request to enter into an agreement. You have the right to withdrawal your consent at any time.
Categories of Personal Information:
Generally, we may collect the following data elements from you when we process your Personal Information: We process:
- Your first and last name
- Email address
- Country of residence or business
- Product(s) of interest
- Internet or other electronic network activity
- Professional or employment-related information if you submit your resume or other information relating to employment or potential employment
- Testimonials and other information provided with your consent
Disclosures and Transfers of Personal Information:
We do not share with or disclose Personal Information to third parties, except when one or more of the following conditions is true:
- We have your permission and/or consent to do so
- The disclosure is necessary for the purpose for which the Personal Information was obtained
- The disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business
- The disclosure is for our own marketing purposes, or, with your permission, for the marketing purposes of third parties;
- The party to whom the disclosure is made is owned by ALC.
- The disclosure is to outside businesses to perform certain services for us, such as maintaining our Site or assisting us in the provision of Services, providing marketing assistance, and data analysis including service providers outside the country or jurisdiction in which you reside.
We and our service providers may use information about your interactions with our Site to predict your interests and select the ads you see on and off our Site. This is known as interest-based or topic-based advertising.
Communications Opt Out:
You may opt out of receiving marketing materials or communication from us at any time by sending an email requesting such opt out to email@example.com or by clicking the “unsubscribe” or similar link in any marketing communication. Even after such opt-out, you may receive additional emails for a short period of time while we process your request. We also may contact you by email or otherwise with information that is not primarily marketing, for example, regarding updates to our Services or products.
Retention of Personal Data:
Right of Access to your Personal Data
Data Subjects have the right to access the Personal Data an organization holds about them. If such Personal Data is inaccurate a Data Subject also may request that Personal Data be corrected, amended, or deleted. When we receive Personal Data, we do so on behalf of the individual submitting such Personal Data. To request access to, or correction, amendment or deletion of, Personal Data, Data Subjects should send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Confidentiality and Security:
We maintain reasonable safeguards to protect the Personal Information we collect. While we implement these measures, please note that complete security is not possible, and we cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective.
Social Media Platforms and Websites:
Any information, communications, or material of any type or nature that you submit to any public areas of the Site, if any (e.g., any pages that display comments) or third-party websites (including, but not limited to any ALC-related or -controlled pages contained on a social media platform, application or website such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter) by email, posting, messaging, uploading, downloading, or otherwise, is done at your own risk and without any expectation of privacy. ALC cannot control the actions of other users of any social media platform or website and we are therefore not responsible for any content or Submissions contained on such sites and platforms or public areas of our Site.
Visiting our Site from Outside South Africa
Your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your province/territory, or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where you live. If you are located outside the South Africa and choose to provide information to us, please be aware that we transfer your Personal Information to South Africa and process and store it there. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, law enforcement officials and national security authorities in South Africa according to the applicable laws as indicated in the POPI Act. Please visit the POPIA site for more information: POPIA . Subject to the applicable laws, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that appropriate protections are in place to maintain protections on the Personal Information. By submitting your Personal Information, you consent to having your personal data transferred to, processed, and stored in South Africa
if we or any of our affiliates is involved in a merger, acquisition, asset sale, joint venture or other, similar transaction, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any Personal Information.
In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our Site. For example, we use analytics services supported by third party companies who generate analytics cookies on our behalf. We may not have access to these cookies, although we may use statistical information arising from the cookies provided by these third parties to customize content and for the other purposes described above. These companies also may transfer this information to other parties where required to do so by law or where such other parties process the information on their behalf.
Third-party advertisers and other organizations also may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our Site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information, which may be combined with other information acquired from third parties, may be used by them to serve advertisements on our Site and third party sites that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed.
Third-party advertisers also may use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to track aggregate usage statistics.
We may not have control over these third-party cookies, and their use may be governed by the privacy policies of the third parties employing these cookies. You can also learn more about controlling cookies in Section 4 below.
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