Important notice and disclaimers
By viewing this website, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept the following Protection of Personal Information (POPI) disclaimer.
We respect your right to privacy and therefore aim to ensure that we comply with the legal requirements of the POPI Act, implemented on 1 July 2021 in South Africa, which regulates the manner in which we collect, process, store, share and destroy any personal information which you have provided to us. To this end, we are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which includes any information capable of identifying you as an individual person.
Whenever you use www.bfap.co.za and/or (baseline.bfap.co.za), complete an application or registration form, contact us electronically or use one of the services or facilities we offer, we will collect your personal information. Any user names, addresses, emails or other information submitted to BFAP will become the property of BFAP. At no time will this information be sold or made available to third parties, however, BFAP reserves the right to make use of this list to disseminate information about publications, events and BFAP services. The information we maintain concerning our clients is stored in databases with built-in safeguards to ensure privacy and confidentiality.
BFAP collects, stores and uses the User’s information primarily for the following purposes:
- To communicate requested information or respond to any query or comment received from the User.
- To provide services to the User as requested by the User.
- To authenticate the User.
- Inform you of new offers.
- To provide the User with access to restricted pages on this website.
- Generally to improve the User’s experience on our website. (Compiling non-personal statistical information about browsing habits, click patterns and access to BFAP’s website)
BFAP accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) and/or expenses of any nature whatsoever which may arise as a result of, or which may be attributable directly or indirectly from information made available on these pages or links, or actions or transaction resulting therefrom.
You have the right at any time to:
- Rectify the Personal Information collected by us
- Object to the processing of Personal Information (subject to legislation)
- Request the return or destruction of Personal Information (subject to legislation)
- Lodge a complaint with BFAP.
Regarding emails and other forms of communication:
Any communication from BFAP is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. It may contain confidential information, subject to copyright or constitute a trade secret. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, copying or distribution of this message, or files associated with this communication, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer. Communication sent to and from us may be monitored.
Regarding content on our website and communication sent:
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