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Edcon's Privacy Policy
  Edcon respects consumers' constitutional rights to privacy and data protection. Accordingly, Edcon believes in protecting the personal information we collect from you when you use the www.edcon.co.za website ("our website") to purchase goods, products or services or to enter promotions or competitions offered through our website from time to time ("our service"). Edcon will use its best commercial endeavours only to use or disclose your personal information in the manner stated in this policy. Edcon reserves the right to amend the policy from time to time, in which case the amended website privacy policy will supersede and replace any previous policies with effect from the date on which it is posted on our website. This privacy policy forms part of the Edgars website terms and conditions.
Personal information
  Personal information refers to all information about you as an identifiable individual, including your name, address, e mail address, telephone number, occupation, company where you are employed and personal views and preferences about investment objectives.
Personal information collected
 
Limited personal information is collected using cookies. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier which we transfer to your hard drive through your web browser when you visit our website. It enables our own system to recognise you when you visit our website again and to improve our service to you. Cookies may also be used to compile aggregate information about maps of our website that are visited most frequently. This information can be used to enhance the content of our website and make your use of it easier. We do not monitor which pages you looked at while visiting our website. You can disable our use of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly.
In order to register for certain services or to enter competitions or promotions offered through our website from time to time, Edcon will ask you for relevant personal information. Edcon will use such information to provide the services to you. Edcon may also use such information for its own internal purposes including -
 
establishing and verifying your identity;
maintaining and updating our customer databases; and
for marketing, product research and development purposes.
 
  Storage of personal information
 
Edcon uses all reasonable endeavours to put in place and maintain electronic procedures and systems to ensure accuracy and to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information with reference to accepted technological standards.
Personal information shared
 
Edcon will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, provided that by using our website and/or subscribing to any of our services, you provide your express and informed consent for Edcon to disclose your personal information to third parties as follows -
 
to the companies that make up the Edcon group. These companies subscribe to this privacy policy;
to third party companies employed by Edcon to provide services for us, including for example, website hosting and development, delivery of orders or processing of credit card payments. These companies require access to your personal information to perform their functions and not for any other purposes and are bound by confidentiality agreements not to disclose any information for any other purpose;
  to transfer Edcon's customer database/s, including personal information contained therein, to any third party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets or shares in our company or our website service whether by sale, merger, acquisition or otherwise;
to governmental agencies, exchanges and other regulatory or self-regulatory organisations if Edcon is required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to -
 
comply with the law or with any legal process;
protect and defend our rights and property or that of our customers and companies in our group;
  prevent fraud or abuse, misuse or unauthorised use of our website; and/or
protect the personal safety or property of our customers or the public (if you provide false or deceptive information about yourself or misrepresent yourself as being someone else, Edcon will disclose such information to the appropriate regulatory bodies and commercial entities).
Edcon reserves the right to share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes, for example with advertisers on our website or business associates and partners. This does not involve disclosing any personal information which can identify any individual consumer in any way
Links
  Our website contains links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party websites or the manner in which they use cookies and advise you to read the privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal information.
Communicating with you
  Edcon will use the personal contact information you provide to us to send you electronic communications from time to time regarding press releases, latest results, updates and changes to our service, new links to our website and any technical, administrative or legal notices important to our website and our service which we believe may be of interest to you.
Should you not wish to receive electronic communications from Edcon, you may unsubscribe for this service by using the "unsubscribe for e-mail alerts" option.
Communicating with us
  It is very important that the information that Edcon has about you is accurate and current. If you would like to receive a copy of the information we hold about you (subject to our right to charge you a fee to cover our expenses in this regard), to correct or update your information, or to ask any questions about this privacy policy.