Introduction

Desert Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd trading as Stevens Fricker & Associates (referred to below as "we," "us," and "our") is a privacy conscious organization. The following privacy statement explains how we protect visitors’ information gathered via the web pages of the Desert Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd and Stevens Fricker & Associates website. By using this website you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this privacy statement.

Other websites that may be linked to this website are not governed by this privacy statement. We encourage visitors to review each website's privacy statement before disclosing any personal information.

This privacy statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by privacy statements that are specific to certain areas of this website.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement, please contact webmaster services using the contact us link.

Information collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. This website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

We may also store and maintain any content that you provide.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Log information, cookies and web beacons

This site collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data.

Information use

At times, you may choose to register or create a user profile on this site – e.g., to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customize and improve this website and related services offered to you.

We may also use your personal information for marketing purposes. We may also contact you to seek feedback on our services or for market or other research purposes. Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on this website.

Disclosure of information to third parties

Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests.

Access to information

Visitors who choose to register with this website may access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time. Visitors who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact webmaster services using the contact us link. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Changes to our privacy statement

We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

Children's privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. This website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors' questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please direct them to webmaster services using the contact us link.