Your Privacy Matters to Us.
Crimson Line is committed to maintaining the privacy of information supplied by clients, partners, suppliers and employees.
Crimson Line is subject to South African, UK and European privacy legislation, which regulates the use of individuals’ personal information. These legislation outline specific requirements on Crimson Line, locally and internationally.
All personal information supplied will be protected by us in accordance with current applicable privacy legislation.
Crimson Line Privacy Statement.
This privacy statement sets out the basis on which we will collect, process, store, and or disclose any personal information we collect from you or that you provide to us in connection with websites and landing pages owned and operated by Crimson Line, or in connection with IT services, IT consulting, Procurement, or any other IT management services that we offer.
The following data protection laws govern the way we collect, manage, store and use your personal information:
- South Africa: The Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPI”)
- United Kingdom (“UK”) and European Union (“EU”) customers: The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) introduced on 25 May 2018
The data we collect is either necessary for us to be able to provide the agreed services, for us to be able to communicate with you, or when you have provided your permission.
What do we collect?
The personal data we collect depends on whether you just visit our website or use our services. If you visit our website, you do not need to provide us with any personal data. However, your browser transmits some data automatically, such as the date and time of retrieval of one of our web pages, your browser type and settings, your operating system, the last web page you visited, the data transmitted and the access status, and your IP address.
If you use our services, personal data is required to fulfil the requirements of a contractual or service relationship, which may exist between you and our organisation.
This may include the following: Banking Details, Confidential Correspondence, Digital Images,
Email, Financial Details, Location Information, Name, Online Identifiers, Photographs, Telephone contact details, Visual Images, Credit card details
What do we do with your Personal Data?
We process personal data only for the purpose for which it is collected. The purpose is dependent on whether you use our website, our services, you are a supplier or work in direct partnership with us.
If you use our services you are required to provide us with your contact details and we collect your personal data. We use this personal data for the provision of the service or the performance of the service contract.
We may use your personal data for other similar purposes, including market research, service experience surveys and communications, but that will only occur in the case we have your consent or legal justification for doing so.
How do we look after your Personal Data?
We limit the amount of personal data collected only to what is fit for the purpose, as described above. We restrict, secure and control all of our information assets against unauthorised access, damage, loss or destruction; whether physical or electronic. We retain personal data only for as long as is described above, to respond to your requests, or longer if required by law. While in our possession, together with your assistance, we try to maintain the accuracy of your personal data.
What about Cookies?
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.
Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, 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 be able to use some portions of our Site.
Do we disclose any information to Outside Parties?
Crimson Line does not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information.
This does not include trusted third parties or subcontractors who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. Such trusted parties may have access to personally identifiable information on a need-to-know basis and will be contractually obliged to keep your information confidential.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. Furthermore, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Updates to our Privacy Statement.