Information Collection

At Quarry Lake Daily News, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy of our users. In the course of providing our services, we collect various types of information, including both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information may include your name, email address, postal address, and phone number. Non-personally identifiable information may include data such as browser type, operating system, and the time and date of your visit.

We collect information through various means, including forms filled out by the user, cookies, and third-party analytics services. This information is essential for providing our services, improving user experience, and ensuring the security and functionality of our website.

Use of Collected Information

The information we collect is used primarily to provide, maintain, and improve our services. Your information is used to personalize your experience on our website, respond to your questions and concerns, and understand user preferences to make our services better. Additionally, we may use this information to communicate with you about updates, promotions, and other service-related announcements.

We ensure that collected information is kept confidential and secure. Our data protection measures comply with applicable laws and regulations, including those of South Africa. Information will only be shared when it is legally required, necessary to provide our services, or with your consent.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties without your consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as these parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

Data Security

The security of your personal information is of utmost importance to us. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. These include physical security measures, encryption of sensitive information, and regular security assessments of our systems and processes.

However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. You are responsible for keeping your account credentials secure and notifying us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.

User Rights

As a user, you have the right to access the personal information we hold about you, correct any inaccuracies, and request the deletion of your data, subject to certain exceptions as permitted by law. You may also object to the processing of your data and withdraw your consent where we have obtained it, without affecting the lawful basis of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

To exercise these rights, you may contact us via email at [email protected] or by sending a letter to: Amara Caldwell, 75 Church Street, Cape Town City Centre 8001, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time frame, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our website and hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your device. These tracking technologies enable us to provide a more personalized and efficient user experience.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our website. We may also use third-party services that use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and analyze statistical data.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are protecting your information.

Your continued use of our services after any changes to this Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of the revised terms. If we make significant changes to this policy, we will notify you through the website or via email to provide you with the opportunity to review the changes and make informed decisions about your information.


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