Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction

We at O-Pesa South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (“Company”, “we”, “us”, “our”), take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy (“Policy”) explains what data we collect from you when you interact with our websites and services (“Services”), how we store and transfer that data, and how we use it.

      2. Information the Company Collects.

2.1 The Company will take all reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized or unlawful access to, interception of or interference with any data.

2.2 When you use the Services, you provide the Company with certain of your personal information, including name, company, job title, contact details (including cell phone number and e-mail address) and/or a personal profile. In addition, our web servers automatically collect website usage information from you when you engaged with the Services. The service usage information informs us about how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our websites, including the number and frequency of users to each web page, their IP address, and the length of their stays.

2.3 By accessing and using the Services, you consent to the Company using your personal information for the purposes described in this Policy.

  1. How Information collected is used.

3.1 The Company may combine the personal information you provide the Company with other information about you that is available to the Company, including website usage information and information from other sources. The Company may use this information to enable it to process, validate and verify requests; to improve your experience with the Services; to improve and develop new products, features and services; to alert you to new products and services and special offers; to provide marketing with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns; to allow us to personalize the advertising users see based on their personal characteristics or preferences, and for other purposes.

3.2 The Company may share such information with third parties to help us improve our content, provide you with the products or services requested, and to help our service providers to perform services on our behalf. In particular, Company may share information with its service provider Mobile Content Africa Ltd. By accessing the Services, you consent to the Company providing such information to such third parties for the purposes contemplated in this Policy.

3.3 In addition, we may disclose any information about you to law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties, as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose the Company to legal liability, or in connection with any merger, consolidation, or sale of assets. The Company reserves the right to contact you at any time regarding any problems or questions as well as to notify you of changes to this Policy, or to other policies or terms that affect you and your use of our website, and to share your information in order to enforce our policies and terms governing our website.

  1.  Cookies

Like most websites and web services, the Company automatically collects information and data through the use of “cookies”. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your device that allows the Company to recognize your device from one page access to the next. We use only session cookies which are designed not to be permanent or persistent. The session cookie is designed so that, once you close your browser, the cookie will simply terminate. If you configure your browser to reject cookies, you may still use some, but not all, portions of our Services. For example, the login process and all member functionality requires that your browser accept cookies. We recommend closing browsers on shared computers after use.

  1.  Security

5.1 The Company shall take all reasonable steps to secure the content of the Services and the information provided by and collected from users from unauthorized access and/or disclosure. However, the Company does not make any warranties or representations that information shall be 100% safe or secure.

5.2 You may not develop, distribute or use any device or program designed to breach or overcome the security measures of the restricted pages, products and services available via the Services, and the Company reserves the right to claim damages from any and all persons involved, directly and indirectly, in the development, use and distribution of such devices or programs.

  1.  Interception of Communications

You agree to the Company’s right to intercept, block, filter read, delete, disclose and use all communications (including all “data messages” as defined in the ECTA) you send or post to the Company website, its staff and employees.

  1.  Links to Other Web Sites.

The Company may make content from third party websites available to you from links located on our own website. These websites are not subject to this Policy. The Company recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such website to determine how that website protects your privacy.

  1.  Policy Modifications.

The Company may change this Policy from time to time. The Company will post any changes here, so that you will know our privacy practices. Please be sure to check back periodically. However, we will not use your personal information in a manner materially different from this Policy without your consent.