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Privacy Policy

DriveIt | South Africa (www.driveit.co.za) recognizes its members’ requirements for discretion and confidentiality in use of information and has created this ‘Privacy Policy’ in order to make Members aware of the information that might be held about them and how it will be treated.
Your access to, and use of this website, located at (www.driveit.co.za) is conditional upon your acceptance of this privacy policy. DriveIt only collects personal information by lawful means and will treat personal information with discretion and confidentiality. The following discloses our information gathering and distribution practices:

USE OF OTHER MEMBERS’ INFORMATION

Other members’ personally identifiable information that you may obtain through our website, may only be used as follows:
• Car & other Vehicle trading related communications that are not unsolicited commercial messages.
• Other purposes to which such member expressly agrees after complete disclosure of the purpose, and members must be given an opportunity to remove themselves from your database if applicable.
• Under no circumstances, may personally identifiable information about another member be disclosed to any third party without the consent of such other member after adequate disclosure.
• Driveit and our members do not tolerate spam. You may not to add a member to any mailing list without their express consent and only after adequate disclosure.

ACCESSING AND CHANGING YOUR USER PROFILE

Following registration, you will be provided with a temporary password to login to the www.driveit.co.za member’s area where you can review and change the information you submitted during registration.
You can also change your registration information such as: password, name, address, city, phone number, listing details and all other submitted information.
Should you wish to remove your listing and/or other information from the Driveit website, we will remove your membership from our active database as soon as reasonably possible in accordance with our policy and applicable law. For certain purposes, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our terms and conditions, some of you listing information might be retained in our ‘back-ups’ even after you have requested to be removed from our active database. Therefore, prior submitted information may never be completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints, including automatically stored ‘back-up’ systems.

CONTROL OF YOUR PASSWORD

The privacy of your login information and password is your own responsibility and we do not recommend that you disclose your password or login information to any third party. If you choose to share this information with any third party, you are responsible for all actions taken with your login information and password.
If your password has been compromised in any way, or if you lose control of your password, you should immediately change your password. Failure to do so may lose you substantial control over your personally identifiable information and you may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with an efficient and customized experience. It is up to you to decide what personal information you provide on this website. Driveit | www.driveit.co.za will only collect personal & listing information that you choose to provide when you register on the website as a member and /or post information to public areas (listings) of the website. By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and clearly consent to the transfer of such information in that we may feature members’ listings, including your listings, in, among other places, editorials and newsletters that we may periodically send out to our members.
Your listings, including all submitted information & pictures, are generally accessible to other members and the general public and we cannot prevent third parties from copying and displaying information which is posted. Also, submitting Information or pictures may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others.
While we cannot prevent such actions by third parties, the content of the DriveIt.co.za website is copyright protected and it is our policy to prosecute any such improper copying of information which you have posted. Our members are however still encouraged to exercise caution when providing information about themselves or their homes in public areas of the website.

COOKIES & ANONYMOUS DATA

In order to provide the best possible and most relevant service, DriveIt may use standard technology to collect information about the use of this website. This technology is not able to identify individual users, but simply allows this website to collect statistics.
We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of our Website. “Cookies” are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing customized services. We also offer certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie.”
Most cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. If a user does not wish cookies to be employed to customize his or her interaction with this website, it is possible to alter the manner in which their browser handles cookies. Please note that, if this is done, certain services on this website may not be available.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

DriveIt | www.driveit.co.za do not, and would never sell or rent any personal information about you to any third party. However, the following describes some of the ways that your personal information may be used or disclosed.

Hacking

Under certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or members may abuse or misuse your information that they collect from our website. Accordingly, although we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we cannot promise that your personally identifiable information or private communications will always remain private.

Financial

We make use of third party payment processors and we DO NOT, and are UNABLE TO collect, view or store any financial information that you might submit upon making a purchase on our site. By making a purchase for a paid listing, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information on our website, you consent to providing of your financial information to our third party service providers and to such third parties as is necessary to support and process transactions.

Advertisers

We DO NOT distribute personal information or disclose any such information to advertisers and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness and generate appropriate ads from specific keywords in submitted content.

Legal

We have to disclose any information about you to law enforcement and other government officials upon request in connection with any investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other illegal activity.

LINKS

The Driveit website located at (www.driveit.co.za) may contain links or references to other websites outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over these sites and this ‘Privacy Policy’ does not apply to them.

LEGAL AGE

Minors are not eligible to use the services of Driveit | www.driveit.co.za, and we ask that persons under the age of 18 do not submit any personal information to us.
Our intention is not to collect personal information from any individuals under the legal age. If we receive notice or believe that someone under the legal age has provided us with personal information we will make every reasonable effort to remove such personal information from our files.

SECURITY

Driveit | www.driveit.co.za take security very seriously and take precautions to keep your personal information secure. We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access hence we use industry standard practices, including ‘firewalls’ and Secure Socket Layers, to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information.
However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, or information stored on our servers, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Please exercise caution with regard to any personally identifiable information you submit for publication by our service.

PLEASE NOTE

Our Privacy policy may change or be updated from time to time based on changes in the law, your comments / requests, or our need to accurately reflect our data collection and disclosure practices.
Last updated: 31 October 2013

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