Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
All STINGRAY websites (hereinafter referred to as “the/this website”) and the services therein, are offered to you, the User, by Stingray Accessory Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd and is situated at 5 Beach Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, its subsidiaries and/or related companies (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “our”, “us”, “STINGRAY” or “the Company”) subject to the following terms and conditions. These website terms and conditions must also be read with the Protection of Personal Information Bill (“POPI”) and Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

1. Privacy, Access to and use of information 
a) The website receives various types of information from Users who access the website, including Personal Information as detailed in the Protection of Personal Information Bill (“POPI”).
b) STINGRAY voluntarily subscribes to the protection of Personal Information principles, and complies with the requirements of POPI.
c) STINGRAY is fully aware of the Consumer Protection Act, and complies with the requirements of the CPA.
d) The website may electronically collect, store and use Personal Information of the User, as provided by the User such as name, contact details and any other Personal Information provided by the User to the website through any online forms, polls, surveys, questionnaires or competitions as provided for on the website from time to time.
e) Any correspondence between the User and the website will be retained for record purposes.
f) In the event that the User applies for a seminar, registers or enrols via the website, Personal Information relating to the registration will be collected in order to process the User’s application, registration or enrolment.


2. Consent
a) By using the website and/or submitting Personal Information, the User consents to:
    i. the collection, collation, processing, and use of its Personal Information which includes but is not limited to full name, physical address, cellular and/or telephone numbers, email address, age and gender;
    ii. the transfer of your Personal Information to countries outside South Africa;
    iii. the disclosure of your Personal Information to entities that are related to STINGRAY;
    iv. that your Personal Information may be retained by STINGRAY for an indefinite period, subject to your rights to have the Personal Information removed.

b) Receiving promotional and/or marketing material and information in any form, which you can opt out of at any time.
c) In the event that the User of the website is under the age of 18 years, consent must be provided by a parent or guardian before Personal Information may be provided by the User to the website. If we become aware that Personal Information relating to a minor has been collected without parental or guardian consent, such Personal Information will be removed from our database. Age verification checks may be performed when required.

3. Interception of communications
a) Despite the best efforts of the website and of STINGRAY, it is possible for internet-based communications to be intercepted:
    i. without the use of encryption, the internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured and as a result internet email is vulnerable to interception and forging; and
    ii. STINGRAY will not be responsible for any damages the User or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential or disclosed Personal Information that you make to STINGRAY through the internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorise STINGRAY to make, or for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted Personal Information.
b) To ensure acquaintance with and awareness of the privacy measures and policies of STINGRAY, the User is urged to take care to read and understand the underlying privacy clauses incorporated in this Policy.

4. Privacy 
   a) Casual Surfing
  i. The User may visit the website without providing any Personal Information.
   ii. The User accordingly grants express written permission for the website servers in such instances collecting the IP address of the User computer, but not the email address or any other distinguishing Personal Information (“non-identifiable information”).
  iii. This type of non-identifiable information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the website, pages visited, etc, but will not be linked to you.
  iv. STINGRAY uses this non-identifiable information to determine the use of the website, and to improve content.
   v. STINGRAY assumes no obligation to protect this type of non-identifiable information, and may copy, distribute or otherwise use this type of non-identifiable information.