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Privacy Notice & Consent to Use of Personal Information
The Reading Country Club (“the Club”), is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of our Members and associates. The Club is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We will not share, sell, or otherwise distribute the financial or personal information of our Members, or those who otherwise provide personal information to us, to any other persons or organisations in any way other than what is disclosed in this Notice.
This Club is aware of its personal data obligations towards its Members, GolfRSA and all affiliates and associates of GolfRSA and hence this Notice and the Club’s personal data protection policy and practical implementation will always be compliant with South African law and international best practice.
We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website. As a result, we would like to inform you regarding the way we would use your Personal Information. We recommend you read this Privacy Notice & Consentto Use of Personal Information(“Notice”)so that you understand our approach towards the use of your Personal Information. By submitting your Personal Information to this Club, you will be treated as having given your permission – where necessary and appropriate – for disclosures referred to in this Notice.
By using this website, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of this Notice and agree that we may collect, use and transfer your Personal Information in accordance therewith. If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to use our website and please do not provide any Personal Information through this website. This Notice forms part of our Website Terms and Conditions of Use (where relevant or standalone if not displayed) and such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa. This Notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, as is required by the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4. Of 2013 (“POPIA”). This Club is committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your Personal Information is collected and used properly, lawfully and safely.
We collect and process your Personal Information mainly to provide you with access to our services and to interface with other Clubs, GolfRSA and the handicaps network provider. The type of information we collect will depend on the purpose for which it is collected and used. We will only collect information that we need for that purpose. We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details, for example when you join this Club, or enter a competition associated with this Club. This Club collects Personal Information from when you register with us as a Member or to enter a competition played on our course. We will only use this information to carry out the processes for the purpose for which you registered with us. We will protect your Personal Information in accordance with this Notice and POPIA. If you agree, we will use your information to send marketing information to you (it will always have an “opt-out” element). This Club will not share your Personal Information with external third parties, save for the GolfRSA appointed handicaps network operator.
The Club will only collect Personal Information from you when the purpose for collection has been explicitly defined and agreed. We undertake to ensure that as the data subject, you are aware of the purpose for collecting your Personal Information. Where reasons for processing for further purposes arise, these will be explicitly defined and agreed. The Club will take reasonable steps to ensure that information is complete, accurate, not misleading and where necessary, updated. The Club will ensure that appropriate information security measures are established to ensure that Personal Information is protected in line with industry practices and standards. If the data has not been collected directly from the data subject, the source of collection will be provided together with name and address of the party.
We also collect information about you from other sources as explained below. With your consent, we may also supplement the information that you provide to us with information we receive from other associates under the auspices of GolfRSA, in order to offer you a more consistent and personalised experience in your interactions with Club.
We may automatically collect non-personal information about you, such as the type of internet browsers you use, or the website from which you linked to our website. We may also aggregate details which you have submitted to the website (for example, the products or services you are interested in). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this website. We may from time-to-time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this website.
We will use your Personal and non-personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected or agreed with you, for example:
We may disclose your Personal Information to our business partners who are involved in the delivery of GolfRSA’s handicap system. We may thus share your Personal Information with and obtain information about you from:
We may also disclose your information where we have a duty or a right to disclose in terms of law or industry codes.
We are legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the Personal Information we hold and to stop unauthorised access and use of personal information. We will, on an on-going basis, continue to renew security controls and related processes to ensure that your Personal Information is secure. Our security policies and procedures cover:
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that Personal Information that we remain responsible for, is kept secure. We will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your Personal Information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as we are obliged to.
In terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, No. 2 of 2000 (“PAIA Act”) you have the right to request a copy of the Personal Information we hold about you. To do this, simply contact us at the numbers/addresses listed on our home page and specify what information you would like. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing details of your personal information. Please note that any such access request may be subject to a payment of a legally allowable fee, as laid down in our PAIA &POPIA Policy.
You have the right to ask us to update, correct or delete your Personal Information. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before making changes to Personal Information we may hold about you. We would appreciate it if you would take the necessary steps to keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date by notifying us of any changes we need to be aware of.
Should you have any concerns with the way in which we are processing your Personal Information, please contact your Club’s Information Officer, the details of whom are held at the Pro Shop, alternatively you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator, whose contact details are:
33 Hoofd Street
Forum III, 3rd Floor Braampark
P.O Box 31533
Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017
Complaints email: complaints.IR@justice.gov.za
General enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We pledge that our processing of your Personal Information will be handled in a way that complies with all the relevant laws and that your rights to privacy will be protected as required by law.
Please note that we may amend this Notice from time to time. Please check our website periodically to inform yourself of any changes. If you have any queries about this Notice or believe we have not adhered to it or need further information about our privacy practices or wish to give or withdraw consent, exercise preferences or access or correct your Personal Information, please contact us at the numbers/addresses listed on our website.
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