Last Updated: 23 October 2017
The Borehole Water Association of Southern Africa (“us,” “we” or “our”) owns and operates the Borehole Water Association Website, including The Borehole Water Journal Online (http://bwa.co.za) (“Website”). This privacy statement applies to our collection, use and sharing of personal information we receive from visitors and users of this website.
1. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
While using the Website, you may provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information includes any of the following: your first and last name, your email address, your shipping and/or billing address (collectively “Personal Information”).
Like many other sites, we collect information that your browser sends when you visit our Website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (“IP address”), browser information, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”) information, the pages of our Website that you visit, time spent on those pages and other statistics. We may also use third party services such as Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyze Log Data.
2. Personal Information Use and Sharing
In general, any Personal Information that you provide to us is used solely to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact Website visitors in response to questions, solicit feedback and send bimonthly email newsletters. See Section 4 for more information regarding our email marketing.
In the event that we undergo a business transaction, such as a merger, acquisition or partial sale with another company, your Personal Information may be transferred. You consent that such transfer may occur and is permitted by this policy.
3. Information You Provide
When you leave a comment on this website, you are giving implied consent for this comment and your information to appear on our website. In leaving a comment, your name and email address will not be shared with any third party. We may use your email address solely to respond to your comment. However, we are not liable or responsible for the actions of other individuals and the unauthorized use by such information that you voluntarily share.
4. Email Marketing
If you choose to opt in to our email newsletter (The Borehole Water Journal Online), you will occasionally receive emails regarding updates to this website. You may opt out of our email newsletter at any time. Our email newsletter is managed through an email list management provider and opting out of one of our email lists may not necessarily remove you from all emails. Should you have any issues or problems unsubscribing, please contact us at email@example.com.
If you correspond with us via email, we may retain the email messages and correspondence, but will not share this information with any third party.
We make every attempt to keep your Personal Information secure, but we realize that no transmission over the internet is 100% secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, but we cannot guarantee absolute security. By using this Website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
6. Links to Other Websites
When you click on links on our Website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
8. Questions and Contact Information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.