Privacy Policy & Website Disclaimer

1. General

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy (JLMC) takes cognizance of the importance of protecting your personal information and as such subscribes to the principles, outlined in Section 51 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2002 that governs your right to having your personal information kept private.

This Privacy policy relates to the collection and use of personal information you may supply to us through your use of any of our service channels and such policy therefore governs the manner in which your personal information will be dealt with.

Last updated: 30 April 2020

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our online service and website.

2. Personal Information

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy defines personal information as all information specific to yourself, that is provided to us via our website or any other channel. This includes but is not limited to personal information that is provided to us in the course of our business, while obtaining an online quotation, registering for or attending an online course, and asking questions via email or during requests.

This includes but is not limited to the following personal information that you may provide to us when using the website:

Your name and surname;
RSA identity number or date of birth;
Contact details;
Email address.

Furthermore, JLMC may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy has the highest regard for the privacy of its customers and will use personal information only to the extent required in the normal course of business and to provide the products and services you have requested. JLMC will also use this information to positively identify you when you contact us.

3. Protection of Information

We value the information that you choose to provide us and will therefore take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us. However, remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

You must always keep your personal information and any account numbers or details secret and ensure that you do not disclose it to anyone.

Should you at any time feel that you no longer wish to be contacted by us, you should advise us to that effect via email or telephone. We retain all data that is required for us to discharge our business activities for an indefinite period for historical, statistical and research purposes. We have established appropriate safeguards against the records being used for any other purposes.

4. Sharing of Information

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy does not and will not sell or provide personal information to third parties for independent use. We may, however, share personal information with our suppliers and business partners if that information is required to provide the product or service you have requested. However, our suppliers and business partners will adhere to using your information only as directed by JLMC.

The following list includes but is not limited to some of the instances when we disclose the personal information obtained from you:

  1. To improve or provide our Service to you.
  2. When a regulatory authority requests same.
  3. To comply with any regulation passed under relevant legislation, or any legal process.
  4. To enforce and protect our rights and property (including intellectual property) and/or where we have a legitimate interest to do so.
  5. When you have expressly authorised us to do so; or if we undergo a change in ownership.

5. Log Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website or make use of our online training service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our website’s functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.

6. Cookies

Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from our website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not benefit from using some portions of the services on our website.

Please refer to our Cookie Policy here.

7. Service Providers

We employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service and manage our website. These third parties also provide some services on our behalf, perform service-related functions, and assist us in analysing how our website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

8. Contact us

Please ensure that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy before you provide us with your personal information.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Save as expressly provided to the contrary in this Privacy Policy, the amended version of the Privacy Policy shall supersede and replace all previous versions thereof.

9. Use of the Website and Disclaimer

By using this Website, you acknowledge and agree to this disclaimer.

Use of this Website and the related products and/or services shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of South Africa, and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.

Use of this website or the information, products and services available on this website is at the user’s own risk. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 43(5) and 43(6) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy, or any of its direct suppliers, accept no liability whatsoever relating to any loss, expense, claim or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising from the information on this website, your use of this website or any actions or transactions resulting there from, even if JLMC has been advised of the possibility of such loss, expense, claim or damages.

JLMC makes no representation or warranty, whether express or implied, as to the operation, integrity, availability or functionality of this website or as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information obtained from this Website.

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy also makes no warranty or representation, whether express or implied, that the products, information or files available on this website are free of viruses, destructive materials or any other data or code which is able to corrupt, compromise or jeopardise the operation or content of a computer system, computer network or your hardware or software. You accept all risk associated with the existence of such viruses, destructive materials or any other data or code which is able to corrupt, compromise or jeopardise the operation or content of a computer system, computer network or your hardware or software.

Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions on this website. JLMC may, in its sole discretion, at any time, suspend or terminate the operation of this website or any of the products or services provided in terms of this website, without prior notice.

Notwithstanding the fact that this website may refer to and/or provide links to other websites, your use of such other websites is entirely at your own risk and JLMCis not responsible for any loss, expense, claim or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, arising from your use of such other websites. Janine Lazarus Media Consultancyalso does not endorse, warrant or make any representations about the content, products, services, security or reliability of such other websites.

Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction, where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.If you are located outside of South Africa and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including Personal Information, to South Africa and process it there.Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

10. Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

11. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to regularly review this Privacy Policy for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are published on this website.

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