Privacy And Information Processing Policy index
Interpretation And Definitions
What Type Of Personal Information Do We Process
When Will We Process Your Personal Information
How Do We Use Your Personal Information
Where We Store Your Personal Information
Sharing Of Your Personal Information
Links To Other Sites
Passwords And Login Information
Walk Thru the Bible NPC (1994/002945/08) is a non-profit association incorporated in accordance with the company laws of the Republic of South Africa.
2. Interpretation And Definitions
Reference to “consent” shall include any electronic or “hard copy” means by which you convey your acceptance and acknowledgement that you agree to us processing your personal information, whether it be by submitting a paper form, the clicking of a button, or through biometric means, subscribing, submitting or sending of a message, updating your profile or clicking “I Agree” button or pressing the “enter” button, or by any other means, to submit/convey any information to us;
Any reference to the singular shall include the plural, and any reference to a certain gender shall include the opposite gender.
WTB recognise the importance of protecting your privacy in respect of your personal information collected by us.
Where there are reasonable grounds to believe that your personal information has been accessed or acquired by any unauthorised person, we will notify you and the Information Regulator which is appointed in terms of POPIA.
WTB will delay notifying you of the unauthorised access or acquisition of your personal information if a public body responsible for detection, prevention or investigation of offences or the Information Regulator informs us that notifying you will impede a criminal investigation.
When we notify you of the compromise to the security of your personal information, we will provide you with sufficient information to allow you to take protective measures against the potential consequences of the compromise.
By continuing to use our Products/Services and/or our Site:
6. What Type Of Personal Information Do We Process
The personal information that we may process includes information necessary for us to provide you with the Products/Services and to protect and ensure our legitimate business interests. This may include all of the categories of personal information listed in POPIA, and amongst others, include at least all of the following information: –
6.1.1 Information and content you provide. WTB collect the consent, communications and other information you provide when you use our Products/Services, including when you sign up for an account, create or share content, and message or communicate with us via our Site or via any other means. Our systems automatically process content and communications you and others provide to analyse context and what’s in them for the purposes described below. WTB specifically process your name, e-mail address, telephone number and physical address, postal address. WTB may from time to time collect and process information relating to your race, gender, and age, and such other information regarding yourself and/or your views if you choose to share same via our Site;
6.1.2 Your usage. WTB collect information about how you use our Products/Services and/or our Site, such as the types of content you view or engage with; the features you use; the actions you take; the accounts you interact with; and the time, frequency and duration of your activities. For example, we log when you’re using and have last used our Products/Services and/or our Site, and what posts, pages and other content you view on our Site. WTB also collect information about how you use certain features of our Products/Services and/or our Site;
6.1.3 WTB will limit the types of personal information processed to only that to which you have given your consent, and which is necessary for our legitimate business interests, or as allowed by law.
6.1.4 WTB does not collect or store your ID number or credit card details. In the event that you pay for a purchase online, the credit card processing is done through a third-party service provider through their secure servers and personal details provided is used for the relevant transaction only and your card details are not stored on our servers.
7. When Will We Process Your Personal Information
Personal information may be processed by us when:
7.1.1 You visit, browse, register, subscribe and/or apply for and use our Products/Services and/or our Site;
7.1.2 You register to receive any notifications from us in respect of our email authentication service and/or our text message authentication service;
7.1.3 WTB carry out research; and
7.1.4 When or if required by law; and
7.1.5 When and if it is in your best interest.
You acknowledge that all personal information processed by us may be stored by us and used, inter alia, for any of the purposes, but not exclusively, listed in clause 8 below.
8. How Do We Use Your Personal Information
WTB may use your personal information:
8.1.1 to deliver our Products/Services, including to personalise features and content (such as services, products and advertisements) and make suggestions for you (such as pages, services and information you may be interested in or topics you may want to follow) on or about our Products/Services or on our Site. To create personalised content that is unique and relevant to you, we use your connections, preferences, interests and activities based on the data we collect and learn from you and others (including any data with special protections you choose to provide); how you use and interact with our Site; and the people, places, or things you’re connected to and interested in, on and off our Site.
8.1.2 to develop, test and improve our Products/Services and/or our Site, including by conducting surveys and research, and testing and troubleshooting new products and services and features.
8.1.3 to select and personalise advertisements, offers and other sponsored content that we show you;
8.1.4 to provide measurement, analytics, and other business services. WTB uses the information we have (including your activity of our Products/Services, such as the websites you visit and advertisements you see) to help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their advertisements and services and understand the types of people who use their services and how people interact with their websites, apps, and services.
8.1.5 to promote safety, integrity and security. WTB use the information we have to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, detect and prevent spam and other bad experiences, maintain the integrity of our Products/Services, and promote safety and security on and off of our Products/Services. For example, we use data we have to investigate suspicious activity or violations of our terms or policies;
8.1.6 to communicate with you. WTB use the information we have to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about our Products/Services, and let you know about our policies and terms. WTB also use your information to respond to you when you contact us;
8.1.7 Research and innovate for social good. WTB use the information we have (including from research partners we collaborate with) to conduct and support research and innovation on topics of general technological advancement of our Products/Services.
8.1.8 For helping us in any future dealings with you; and
8.1.9 For any other purpose as legally authorised to do and as is allowed by law.
9. Where We Store Your Personal Information
All of the information you provide to us is stored manually, and/or on our secure cloud-based platform and/or servers operated, maintained and protected in the Republic of South Africa (RSA);
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of our Site (login facility), you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. WTB ask you not to share a password with anyone. Should you share your password with anyone, you indemnify us against any damages or third-party claims which resulted from said sharing;
Records of the personal information will not be retained for longer than is necessary for operational or archiving purposes unless retention of the record is required or authorised by law. Records of the information may be retained for periods in excess of those contemplated for historical, statistical or research purposes. This will be subject to us establishing appropriate safeguards (which can include de-identifying the records) against the records being used for any other purpose;
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. WTB will use appropriate and reasonable technical and organisational measurements to protect the information, we cannot however guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site or to any other location by electronic means. Any transmission is at your own risk. However, once we have received the information, we will use appropriate and reasonable technical organisational measurements to try and prevent unauthorised access
10. Sharing Of Your Personal Information
WTB will not disclose any of your personal information to any person, except when we have your consent and/or permission to do so or where we are required to do so in terms of law or if same is in your best interest;
You agree that your personal information may be shared: –
10.2.1 to our holding companies, subsidiary companies, agents, advisers, partners, service providers and suppliers, or in the event of a change control if the ownership or control of all or a part of our Products/Services changes, we may transfer your information to such new owner.
10.2.2 where the law requires that we disclose your personal information to a party, and where we have reason to believe that a disclosure of personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against a party who may be in breach of the terms or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities, or where the disclosure of your personal information would be in your best interest.
11. Your Rights
You have the right to, in accordance with these terms, request that we correct, destroy or delete any of your personal information that we have processed on our Products/Services and/or our Site. The personal information that you may request us to correct, destroy or delete is personal information that has been processed in accordance with these terms that is inaccurate, irrelevant, excessive, out of date, incomplete, misleading, obtained unlawfully or that we are no longer authorised to retain.
You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to process your personal information at any time. The withdrawal of your consent can only be made by you on the condition that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information before the withdrawal of your consent; or that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information if the processing is in compliance with an obligation imposed by law on us; or that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information where such processing is necessary for the proper performance of a public law duty by a public body; or that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information as required by law; or that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information as required to finalise the performance of a contract in which you are a party; or that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your personal information as required to protect your legitimate interests or our own legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party to whom the information is supplied.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information at any time, on reasonable grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is required by law. You can make the objection if the processing of your personal information is not necessary for the proper performance of a public law duty by a public body; or if the processing of your personal information is not necessary to pursue your legitimate interests, our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party the information is supplied to.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, at any time, if the processing is for purposes of direct marketing other than direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications and you have not given your consent for that processing.
You have the right to not have your personal information processed for purposes of direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications from third parties unknown to you.
You have the right to submit a complaint to the Information Regulator regarding an alleged interference with the protection of personal information processed in accordance with these terms. The Information Regulator’s contact details are published by the government from time to time in terms of POPIA. When they are published POPIA places a duty on us to inform you what those contact details are, and we will do so via our Products/Services and/or our Site.
You have the right to institute civil proceedings regarding an alleged interference with the protection of your personal information processed in accordance with these terms.
WTB may place a “cookie” on your browser to store and sometimes track information about you.
13. Links To Other Sites
When you use our Products/Services and/or our Site, you could be directed to other site/s that are beyond our control. These other site/s may send their own cookies to you, collect data or solicit personal information. WTB does not control the privacy policies of those third-party and we cannot be held liable for the use thereof by you for any reason whatsoever.
14. Direct Marketing
WTB may process your personal information for the purposes of providing you with information regarding services that may be of interest to you. You may unsubscribe for free at any time.
If you currently receive marketing information from us which you would prefer not to receive in future please email us at [email protected], or alternatively and preferably, unsubscribe using the unsubscribe function when receiving marketing communication from us.
15. Passwords And Login Information
You may register your personal information with us via e-mail or via our Site, or manually or as may be otherwise communicated to you from time to time.
If you register your personal information, you will be able to create your own username and password.
You must not provide your username or password to anyone. You are solely responsible for keeping your username or password secret.
You are solely responsible for any loss you may suffer should any other person use your username or password.