Guidance

Thank you for supporting Reliable Store. In order to protect your personal data when you enjoy shopping at Reliablestore.co.za, we draw up this privacy policy, which is actually a contract governing your using of our services. 

 

Cookies and Similar Technologies

We use cookies and similar technologies to provide, protect, and improve our products and services, such as by personalizing content, offering and measuring advertisements, understanding user behavior, and providing a safer experience.

You can remove or reject cookies using your browser or device settings, but in some cases doing so may affect your ability to use our products and services.
2.1Definition of "Cookies"

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are widely used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices.These types of files do a number of different jobs such as remembering your preferences and chosen items, assisting you to improve your site experience as well as trying to ensure that the adverts or offers you see online are more relevant to you. These “cookies” can be divided into 4 types each of which is outlined below.

2.2Types of Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies
In order to provide you with fundamental services of our website,such as visit our website or make a purchase,these cookies are essential. If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to fulfill your request.

Performance Cookies
This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example we utilise Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.If you disable or opt-out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

Functionality Cookies
These cookies may remember the operations such as your preference so that we can provide you with better services and improve our operation models.If you reject these cookies, you may not be able to use certain functions of our websites.

Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more personalize to you.These cookies may remember the websites you have visited and share them with the third parties such as advertisers.If you reject these cookies, you may not be able to use certain functions of our websites and services, and it may affect your experience.

Social networking cookies
These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content on our websites and services through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes.If you reject these cookies, you may not be able to use certain functions of our websites , and it may affect your experience.

2.3Cookies Placed by Third Parties

You may also encounter cookies on our websites that are placed by third parties. For example, when you buy our products online, our e-commerce vendor may use cookies and other technologies. We may also allow third parties to place cookies on our websites to track information about your online activities and/or across third-party sites or online services, including to send you targeted advertisements based on that information, which may include the remarketing of our products and services that you have viewed on our websites and on third-party websites.
This Cookie Statement does not apply to the cookies, applications, technologies or websites that are owned by and/or operated by third parties, or such third parties' practices, even if they use or access our technology to store or collect information. To understand how third parties use cookies, please review their privacy policies.

2.4Controlling and Opting-Out of Cookies

You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser “help” section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings. If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.

2.5Other similar technologies

DPAPI (Data Protection Application Programming Interface) is a simple cryptographic application programming interface available as a built-in component in Windows 2000 and later versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. In theory the Data Protection API can enable symmetric encryption of any kind of data; in practice, its primary use in the Windows operating system is to perform symmetric encryption of asymmetric private keys, using a user or system secret as a significant contribution of entropy.DPAPI can help record and store users’ personal data.

Data Cube is a simple application for record and analyze personal data.

If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.

 

Information Security

We use reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures designed to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your data, and to correctly use the data we collect. For example, access to your personal data is strictly limited to our data controller, data processer, data protection officer who need access to such data to perform their assigned job duties. We have built up recovery system to prevent your data from destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure caused by automatic technology.

It is important that you take precautions to protect against unauthorized access to your account credentials, and computer or other devices. “personal data breach”means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.If you notice such kind of personal data breach, please immediately contact us. We will investigate any complaint and notify the individual of the outcome of the investigation within a reasonable period. Whenever you need help directly from us, you are free to inform us of your requirement. Please be aware that, despite our best efforts, no security system is impenetrable. In the event of a security breach, we will promptly notify you and the proper authorities if required by law.

 

Collection, Use and Storage of Personal Data

1.1 Definition of personal data.

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data.Personal data does not include data that has been irreversibly anonymized or aggregated so that it can no longer enable us, whether in combination with other information or otherwise, to identify you.

Here is a description of the types of personal data we may collect and how we may use it:

1.2 What Personal Data We Collect 

Depending on the products and services you choose, we collect different kinds of personal data from or about you.

  • Data you provide

We collect the personal data you provide when you create an account to use our products and services or otherwise interact with us, such as when you fill in account information, contact us, participate in an online survey, use our online help or online chat tool.

  • Data from your terminal equipments
  1. Photos/ Media/ File
    Our app can use files or data stored on your device.If you want to prevent our app from accessing to your phone data ,you can reset  your permission on your phone.After obtaining your permission, Photos/Media/Files access may include the ability to:
    ① Read the contents of your USB storage (such as SD card).
    ② Add contents to your USB storage
    ③ Format external storage
    ④ Mount or unmount external storage
  2. Local storage
    We may collect and store information (including personal data) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.
  3. Camera
    You can upload photos when you comment by online services. So, we should collect images and other information from your device's camera and photos. For example, you will not be able to upload photos from your camera roll unless we can access your camera or photos by your permission.
  4. Unique application numbers
    Certain services include a unique application number. This number and information about your installation (for example, the operating system type and application version number) may be sent to website when you install or uninstall that service or when that service periodically contacts our servers, such as for automatic updates.

 

 

  • Data about purchase

 If you make a purchase, we collect personal data in related with the purchase. This data includes your purchase data, such as your mail of ,user name,shipping address and other authentication information, as well as billing, shipping, and contact details.

  • Data about improving our services and products

When you visit our websites, we may collect data about the type of device you use, your device's unique identifier, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of Internet browser that you use, usage information, diagnostic information, and location information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices on which you install or access our products or services. Where available, our services may use GPS, your IP address, and other technologies to determine a device's approximate location to allow us to improve our products and services.

1.3 How We Use Your Personal Data 

Generally speaking, we use personal data to provide, improve, and develop our products and services, to communicate with you, to offer you targeted advertisements and services, and to protect us and our customers.

Proven Concepts Group (Pty) Ltd determines and controls how to process your personal data as data controller for the following purposes:

  • Providing, improving, and developing our products and services

We use your personal data to help us provide, improve, and develop our products and services. This may includes using personal data for purposes such as complete shopping process,improving the users experiences,data analysis, research, and audits. Such processing is based on your prior express consent or our legitimate interest in offering you products and services.We encourage you to read those rules of privacy policy carefully before participating.If you no longer wish to agree above services we provide,please contact us to opt-out.

  • Communicating with you

Subject to your prior express consent, we may use personal data to send you marketing communications in relation to our own products and services, communicate with you about your account or transactions, and inform you about our policies and terms. If you no longer wish to receive email communications for directly marketing purposes, please contact us to opt-out. We also may use your data to process and respond to your requests when you contact us. If you no longer wish to agree above services we provide, please contact us to opt-out.

 

  • Offering and measuring targeted advertisements and services

Subject to your prior express consent, we may use your personal data to personalize your experience with our products and services and on third-party websites and applications and to determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns. You are free to choose whether receive promotion information or not. If you no longer wish to agree above services we provide, please send e-mail to us to opt-out or choose”unsubscribe” to opt out in those e-mails.

  • Promoting safety and security

Subject to your prior express consent,we may use some technology measures to protect your personal data for helping verify accounts and user normal activities, as well as to promote data safety and security, such as by monitoring fraud and investigating suspicious or potentially illegal activity or violations of our terms or policies. Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in helping ensure the safety of our products and services.

1.4 How We Store Your Personal Data

We may take technology measures to make sure your personal data record is complete and accurate,such as cookies and similar technologies.And Subject to your prior express consent,we may store our processing record of your personal data for ten years.