This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the webuycars.co.za website and applies to any and all materials, information, or services provided by We Buy Cars (Pty) Ltd and/or any of its affiliated companies, hereinafter referred to as “We Buy Cars”. Please take the time and read this privacy statement carefully before using any materials, information or services provided by We Buy Cars.
The information we collect from the website is collected for a specific, explicitly defined and lawful purpose related to the function and activities of We Buy Cars. By visiting the website a user acknowledges and agrees that we may collect information in connection with or as a consequence of use of our website.
We are the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way other than as disclosed in this privacy statement.
When you register on our website we collect personal information such as your name, email address and telephone numbers. This information is used to contact you about the services on our site for which you have expressed interest. We also collect additional information (such as “How did you hear about us?”), and unique identifiers (such as your company name and VAT number, if applicable). All information that is mandatory is made known on the registration form and is necessary to complete the registration process. You are encouraged to provide the additional, optional information specified on the registration form so we can provide you with a more personalised experience on our site.
We may, at our sole discretion, request additional personal information from you. You may be required to confirm and certify such details as your identity, address and contact information for security and verification reasons. This information may include copies of ID documents, passports, utility bills, legal or financial documentation, or any other documentation related to your use of the website (but not limited to this).
We collect statistical information from page hits. Every page, image or CGI program requested by your browser from our servers is logged in a log file, which also collects the following information: your remote IP address, the referring HTML page and the type of browser and computer that you are using. We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer our site, track movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. The statistical information we gather is used internally for marketing analysis. This information and IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the We Buy Cars website.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as email addresses. However, it is completely at your discretion to be removed from such a list as set out in our choice and opt-out section below.
We also send you site and services announcement updates. You are not able to un-subscribe from such updates because they contain important information about our site and our services.
From time-to-time we request information via surveys. Participation in the surveys are completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any information to us. Information requested may include contact information (such as email addresses) and demographic information.
We have profiles/pages on various social media platforms which are subject to different privacy policies. Posts made on such platforms are available to the public at large. You should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. We may, from time to time, monitor private messages and communication between We Buy Cars and users using the private messaging platform, to ensure security and policy adherence.
We take every precaution to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of all information under our control. When you submit sensitive information via our site, your information is protected both online and offline.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information offline. The servers store personally identifiable information and are kept in a secure environment.
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address), or if you no longer desire to use our services, you may correct, update or remove your personal data provided to us. This can be done by click on the “Unsubscribe me” link or by e-mailing customer support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, information about services, surveys, or promotional materials from us or you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in the relevant email or by emailing us at email@example.com.
If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes on our home page and in our newsletter so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.
If we change the way we use your personally identifiable information we will notify you by email in our newsletter. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you by way of an email. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy statement under which the information was collected.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should please contact Customer Support by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.