Field Guides Association of Southern Africa Privacy Policy

Please take a few minutes and review our privacy policy. If you have any questions, please contact us. If you do not accept this revised policy, Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may not be able to provide you with our services. Accordingly, you may close your account.

This privacy policy describes how the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa website, tools, applications, and services (“Field Guides Association of Southern Africa”) handle your personal information. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa collects, uses, and shares personal information to help Field Guides Association of Southern Africa work and to keep Field Guides Association of Southern Africa safe (details below).

Binding Corporate Rules. In addition to the privacy practices set out in this Privacy Policy, Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, has established a set of Corporate Rules (also referred to as Binding Corporate Rules), approved by a number of European Union privacy regulators. These Corporate Rules are a commitment by Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, to adequately protect your personal information regardless of where the data resides, and depending upon your location, may provide additional privacy rights through your privacy regulator or a court. If you would like additional information regarding the Corporate Rules contact us via the contact details below.

Collection.

Information posted on Field Guides Association of Southern Africa is obviously publicly available. Our servers are located in South Africa, European Union, and elsewhere in the world where Field Guides Association of Southern Africa has facilities. Therefore, if you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to Field Guides Association of Southern Africa’s collection, use, disclosure of your personal information and to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers in South Africa, the Europe Union and elsewhere in the world where Field Guides Association of Southern Africa has facilities. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa collects and stores the following personal information:

Use.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa uses users’ personal information to:

Disclosure.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa doesn’t sell or rent users’ personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without users explicit consent. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates other’s rights, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may also share personal information with:

Registration and sharing through third-party services.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may offer single sign-on services that allow you to use third party login credentials to sign into Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, With your permission, Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may also transfer profile information contained in your third-party profile. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may also, for your use, enable you to import information about who you are connected, as well as enable you to share information with those third-party sites (other than listings), at your discretion. If you wish to discontinue such sharing, you will be able to do so through your preference page.

Communications and email tools.

You agree to receive marketing communications from us unless you tell us that you prefer not to receive such communications. If you don’t wish to receive marketing communications from us, simply indicate your preference by following directions provided with the communication. You may not use our site or communication tools to harvest addresses, send spam or otherwise breach our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may automatically scan and manually filter email messages sent via our communication tools for malicious activity or prohibited content, but Field Guides Association of Southern Africa does not permanently store such messages. If you use our tools to send content to a friend, Field Guides Association of Southern Africa doesn’t permanently store your friends’ addresses or use or disclose them for marketing purposes. To report spam from other users, please contact customer support.

Access, Modification, and Deletion.

You can see, modify or erase most of your personal information by reviewing and modifying your posting or account status page, by signing on to “Field Guides Association of Southern Africa” or by contacting customer support to review any personal information Field Guides Association of Southern Africa stores that is not available on Field Guides Association of Southern Africa. There may be a charge associated with such requests but these will not exceed the amounts permitted by law. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa deletes personal information when Field Guides Association of Southern Africa no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. Field Guides Association of Southern Africa retains personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies; and prevent bad guys from coming back. If you have further questions, you can write to the Data Controller admin@member.fgasa.co.za or you may contact customer support.

Transfer of Personal Data to Other Companies.

We may share your information with members of the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa corporate family, to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, and to guide decisions about their products, services and communications. Members of our corporate family will use this information to send you marketing communications only if you’ve requested their services.

Security.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa uses lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect your personal information against unauthorised access and disclosure, but as you probably know, nothing’s perfect, so Field Guides Association of Southern Africa makes no guarantees.

Cookies.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa or our service providers may use "cookies" (small files placed on your hard drive) on certain of our pages to help analyse our web page flow; customise our services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. A few important things you should know about cookies are that:

General.

Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may update this policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next use the site or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. If Field Guides Association of Southern Africa or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, Field Guides Association of Southern Africa may share personal information with another company, but this policy will continue to apply. Send questions about this policy to customer support.