Who we are
Our website address is: http://kindnesscan.co.za.
1.1 For the purposes of this section, Personal Information will be understood in accordance with the definition provided in the Protection of Personal Information Act of 2021. KindnessCan also subscribes to the principles for electronically collecting personal information outlined in the Act, and the further legislation referred to therein. We endeavour to ensure the quality, accuracy and confidentiality of Personal Information in our possession.
1.3 On becoming a client of KindnessCan, clients will be prompted to sign a contract. In so doing, users may be asked to provide the following information (Personal Information):
1.3.1 First name; and
1.3.2 Surname; and
1.3.3 Email; and
1.3.4 Physical address; and
1.3.5 Phone number; and
1.3.6 Company / CC / business name.
1.3.6 VAT number
1.3.7 Company registration number
1.5 We will not collect, use or disclose sensitive information (such as information about racial or ethnic origins or political or religious beliefs, where relevant) except with your specific consent or in the circumstances permitted by law.
1.6.1 The provision and performance of the services;
1.6.2 Informing you of changes made to our website;
1.6.3 The provision of marketing related services to you by KindnessCan;
1.6.4 Responding to any queries or requests you may have;
1.6.5 Developing an online user profile;
1.6.6 Understanding general user trends and patterns so that we can develop and support existing and ongoing marketing strategies;
1.6.7 For security, administrative and legal purposes;
1.7 Although absolute security cannot be guaranteed on the internet, KindnessCan has in place up-to-date, reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect your Personal Information against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, misuse, destruction or against unauthorized disclosure or access to the information we process online.
1.8 We store your Personal Information directly, or alternatively, store your Personal Information on, and transfer your Personal Information to, a central database.
1.9 Your information will not be stored for longer than is necessary for the purposes described in these Terms or as required by applicable legislation.
1.10 The Personal Information KindnessCan collects from users shall only be accessed by KindnessCan employees, representatives and consultants on a need-to-know basis, and subject to reasonable confidentiality obligations binding such persons.
1.11 We will not sell, share, or rent your Personal Information to any third party or use your email address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by KindnessCan will only be in connection with the provision of our services and/or the marketing thereof.
2.1.1 “Session cookies”: These are used to maintain a so-called ‘session state’ and only lasts for the duration of your use of the Website. A session cookie expires when you close your browser, or if you have not visited the server for a certain period of time. Session cookies are required for the Platform to function optimally but are not used in any way to identify you personally.
2.1.2 “Permanent cookies”: These cookies permanently store a unique code on your computer or smart device hard drive in order to identify you as an individual user. No Personal Information is stored in permanent cookies. You can view permanent cookies by looking in the cookies directory of your browser installation. These permanent cookies are not required for the KindnessCan website to work, but may enhance your browsing experience.