EIE GROUP PRIVACY NOTICE

Thank you for visiting the www.eiegroup.co.za , www.toyotaforklift.co.za , www.600sa.co.za or www.unicape.co.za website (hereafter referred to as “website”). Please take a moment to read this privacy notice in order to familiarise yourself with how we collect and use your personal identifiable information. If you do not agree with the contents of this policy notice, we recommend that you exit the website immediately.

This website is owned and operated by EIE Group, with its main office located at 11 Gross Street, Tunney Industrial, Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. EIE Group is comprised of the following subsidiary companies which are corporate entities registered in the Republic of South Africa:

EIE Group South Africa 1974/002797/07
600SA Holdings (Pty) Ltd South Africa 1968/000066/07
Uni-Cape Equipment (Pty) Ltd South Africa 1985/002524/07
UniCape Marine Equipment (Pty) Ltd South Africa 2019/170595/07
Saficon Industrial Equipment (Pty) Ltd South Africa 1970/002074/07

This privacy notice applies to all external persons and customers who access any one or more of the above-mentioned company websites.

Personally Identifiable Information Collected by EIE Group

EIE Group may collect and store personally identifiable information about you if you voluntarily submit such information to the EIE Group. Personally identifiable information may include your name, email address, physical address and other information that specifically identifies you.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected by EIE

EIE Group may also automatically collect through cookies (described below) and other methods, and store aggregate or anonymous information about user contact with and use of the website. Examples of this type of information include demographic information, the type of internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system application software and peripherals you are using, the domain name of the web site from which you linked to our website and your browsing habits on and usage of the website. Non-Personally identifiable information may also include personally identifiable information that has been aggregated so that no one individual is specifically identifiable (example being, how many users in a particular city access the website).

How We Use Your Personally Identifiable Information

EIE Group will only use your personally identifiable information as described in this privacy notice and our PAIA Manual.

EIE Group may use the personally identifiable information we collect to contact you about our products and services or those of or other third parties from time to time. Except for the parties described below, we do not sell or share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your consent. We may share your personally identifiable information cross companies within the EIE Group, technical consultants and other third parties who make our website available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated services (but only for the purpose of providing such services to EIE Group).

Information obtained in connection with the website may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the website, including both offline and online sources.

We reserve the right to transfer any of our information, including your personal information, to our successors in business and purchasers of website assets or a particular division or line of business.

We also reserve the right to access and/or disclose any information as required by courts or administrative agencies and to the extent necessary to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the website rules or policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which EIE Group deems improper.

How We Use Your Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may share non-personally identifiable information with third parties for any number of reasons, including advertising, promotional and/or other purposes.

Cookies

We may use cookies and similar technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information from you and to customise your use of the website. A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. We may also use web bugs, clear gifs and similar technologies that collect data similar to that collected by a cookie.

A cookie file can contain various types of information, including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent or you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time. (Note: you may need to consult the help area of your browser application for instructions.) If you choose to disable cookies or refuse to accept a cookie, you may not be able to utilise all features of the website.

Links

Our website may contain links to web sites maintained by third parties. EIE Group is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. You should carefully read their own privacy policies before providing any information to such websites.

Images

Images used on the EIE Group website are the property of the person credited with the image. Some images are sources from free stock image sites including, Pixabay, StockSnap, Unsplash, Pexels, Canva, Burst, Barn Images. EIE Group also sources images from these websites for client content.

Opt-Out Procedures

You have the option to opt-out of receiving information from EIE Group. This opt out messaging will appear at the bottom of every promotional email that is sent out to you by EIE Group in relation to this website. EIE Group also gives you the option to remove your information from its database of active users. If you no longer wish to take advantage of benefits of using this website or to receive any form of direct contact from EIE Group, whether it is email, discounts, newsletters, or other promotional offers or materials, or wish us to delete your personally identifiable information from our database of active users, please send us a request with the subject line “Privacy-Urgent”, and email: eiemarketing@eiegroup.co.za.

However, EIE Group is not responsible for removing information from third party lists or databases of any kind if we have shared your information with such third parties as permitted by this privacy notice.

Please note that, notwithstanding the fact that we may have removed your information from our list of active users, we reserve the right to keep any information submitted or collected for business reasons, such as archiving data.

Reviewing or changing your information

In order to ensure that the information we maintain is accurate, EIE Group gives users the option to change or modify their information previously provided. If you would like to change your information currently in our database, please contact us at eiemarketing@eiegroup.co.za.

EIE Group is not responsible for updating information contained in third party lists or databases.

Security

We are committed to taking reasonable and responsible steps to ensure the security of your information.

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put into place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, and subject to the relevant provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, and the Protection of Personal Information Act, we shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of whatsoever nature arising from the use or inability to use this website or the services or content provided from and through this website. Furthermore, EIE Group makes no representations or warranties, implied or otherwise, that, amongst others, the content and technology available from this website are free from errors or omissions or that the service will be 100% uninterrupted and error free.

Protection for Children

This website is not intended for users under the age of 18, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 18). If a parent or guardian learns that a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, that child’s parent or guardian should contact us and send a request marked “Privacy – Urgent”, to eiemarketing@eiegroup.co.za., if they would like the information submitted by the child deleted from our database. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

No information or data on this website is an offer, but merely an invitation to do business. Merely sending a data message to this website shall not constitute a binding offer or a binding agreement. Data messages, such as e-mail, are only deemed to have been received by us once reply to and such a reply does not include an auto-reply.

This website is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa (“RSA”), and thus South African Law governs the use of the website, the interpretation and/or enforcement of this privacy notice.

By using the website, you freely, voluntarily and expressly giving us your consent to export your personally identifiable information to the Republic of South Africa and to store and use it in the Republic of South Africa on the basis of and reasons specified in this policy.

Notification of changes

If we decide at any time to change our privacy notice, we will post the update version on our website with a version control date.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us:

11 Gross Street

Tunney Industrial

Elandsfontein

South Africa

+27 11 966 2000

eiemarketing@eiegroup.co.za

In addition, you may also contact our Information Officer by using the email address:

informationofficer@eiegroup.co.za

Version Control Date

This privacy notice was last updated on 1 December 2021.