The DMS NPC Website Private Policy explains how DMS NPC obtains, uses, and discloses personal information, in accordance with the requirements of the South African Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).
DMS NPC is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals and developing technology that provides users with a safe online experience. This policy applies to the DMS NPC website and governs data collection and usage and will ensure that personal information collected, is used properly, lawfully, and transparently. By using the DMS NPC website, users hereby consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Personal Information Collected by DMS NPC
The information that DMS NPC collects is information that is directly, and voluntarily provided by users to the company in a variety of online forms.
DMS NPC collects, and processes provided personal information to primarily contact individuals for the purpose of clarifying information, understanding requirements, and delivering disaster risk management-related solutions accordingly. For this purpose, DMS NPC will collect contact details provided by individuals, including, but not limited to an individual’s name, contact number, email address, designation, and organisation. This also applies to the DMS NPC RSVP web page for purpose of organising and coordinating remote workshops.
Website usage information may be collected using “cookies”, which allows DMS NPC to collect standard internet visitor usage information.
The Use of Personal Information by DMS NPC
DMS NPC will use personal information provided by individuals only for the purposes for which it was collected and agreed with respective individuals. In addition, where necessary individual information may be retained to:
DMS NPC may share personal information with Quality Assurance Bodies and or authorised service providers (partners) who are involved in the delivery of products or solutions to the individual/s involved. DMS NPC has service level agreements in place to ensure that all authorised partners comply with the privacy requirements as required by POPIA.
DMS NPC may disclose personal information:
Timeframe for Storing Personal Information
DMS NPC will retain any electronic personal information for as long as is needed to fulfil the purposes outlined above, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (i.e., tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). When the company no longer has ongoing legitimate business need to process personal information, DMS NPC will erase or destroy it.
Data Breach Reporting
DMS NPC will promptly notify any affected users and appropriate supervisory authorities on a data breach within data structures directly controlled by DMS NPC or, as appropriate, as any such data breach is reported to DMS NPC by any of the company’s authorised partners.
Rights of Individuals / Users:
Access to personal information
Should an individual / user believe that any personal data held by DMS NPC is incorrect or incomplete, the individual / user has the right to request a copy of the personal information. To do this, DMS NPC must be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org to specify what personal information is required. This will be subject to security protocols including a certified copy of an individual / user’s ID document to confirm identity before providing details of personal information.
Correction or erasing of personal information
Individuals / users have the right to ask DMS NPC to update, correct or erase personal information. This will be subject to security protocols including a certified copy of an individual / user’s ID document to confirm identity before making changes to personal information held by DMS NPC.
DMS NPC only emails contacts with whom the company has had a business relationship with within the last 20 years. DMS NPC may email individuals that may have registered for specific training courses and or enquired about training and or solutions and opted in to receive marketing communication.
All recipients will be provided with an opportunity to unsubscribe via email.
DMS NPC does not sell or trade Personally Identifiable Information to outside parties unless individuals are provided with advance notice.
Links to Other Websites
DMS NPC have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
How to Contact DMS NPC
For any queries about this policy; for further information about DMS NPC privacy practices; to withdraw consent; exercise preferences or access or correct personal information, DMS NPC is contactable at email@example.com.