Updated: 30 June 2021
What is the Protection of Personal Information Act?
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“the POPIA”) was enacted in November 2013 to enhance the Constitutional right to privacy that we all enjoy and to ensure the safeguarding of personal information processed by public and private bodies.
Your Personal Information is defined by the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) as:
“means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to— (a) information relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth of the person; (b) information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of the person; (c) any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignment to the person; (d) the biometric information of the person; (e) the personal opinions, views or preferences of the person; (f) correspondence sent by the person that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature or further correspondence that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence; (g) the views or opinions of another individual about the person; and (h) the name of the person if it appears with other personal information relating to the person or if the disclosure of the name itself would reveal information about the person”.
You acknowledge and accept all the terms of this policy when accessing the website to order a product or request our services.
If you do not agree with this privacy notice, or are concerned about any aspect as it relates to your personal information, please do not continue to use Econo foods website or any services offered by us.
Who you are sharing your information with
Econo Foods is a group of companies. For this document we will refer to Econo Foods.
What information we collect:
Our facilities are monitored by CCTV cameras for public safety, crime prevention and quality control.
We do not collect information of persons under 18 years without the consent of their parents or guardians.
Why we need your personal information:
Sharing of information
We undertake not to share or further process your personal information with anyone if not required for or by law. We use suppliers and service providers who we trust to provide services to us and it might involve sharing your information with them. They operate under strict requirements aimed at keeping your personal information secure and confidential and they will only use it for the purpose for which we have sent it to them.
Safeguarding of information
We undertake to safeguard and protect your personal information in our possession.
It is our responsibility to:
Access to information
We undertake to freely confirm what personal information we have, to update and correct the Personal Information, and to keep it for no longer than legally required.Please feel free to contact us on 051 448 1569 to discuss any questions or concerns you may have.