THE NEXT-PAGES (“we” “our” or “NEXT-PAGES“) is committed to respecting your privacy and will ensure the personal information you provide will be protected and processed following the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI Act”).
Please read this policy to ensure that you fully appreciate the purpose of NEXT-PAGES processing your personal information.
We may collect your first name, last name, email address, and comments when communicating with us through our website by completing our contact form.
We may gather other information about you on our website, including details about your computer, IP address, browser type, and browsing activities.
We may also collect your information if you contact us by email or any other means.
Why we use your personal information
We use your personal information to help you with detailed step-by-step information on the application process of the selected educational institutions.
Your information may be required to respond to inquiries from you, third parties, and law enforcement agencies.
Furthermore, we may be required to process your information to comply with appropriate legal requirements or allow NEXT-PAGES to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights and legal claims.
How we collect your personal information
We collect your information when you communicate with us through our website by completing our contact form.
We may collect your information when you interact with the NEXT-PAGES website or contact us via email or if you provide feedback on our blog services.
We may also receive your information through a third party or obtain information from publicly available information.
Our basis for processing your information
NEXT-PAGES will only ever process your personal information if we have a legal basis to do so. The legal bases we rely on are;
- · Where NEXT-PAGES rely on your explicit or implied consent to process your data for a particular purpose.
Who do we share your data with?
NEXT-PAGES may share personal information with third parties for the following purposes:
- Third-party providers that support NEXT-PAGES operate our business, including our hosting provider, analytics providers, technical services, marketing, and advertising providers.
- Law enforcement agencies and regulators that NEXT-PAGES engage with regarding are legal responsibilities and process requests or orders received from those bodies.
- Courts, legal counsels, or other parties, where required by NEXT-PAGES, and in respect of legal proceedings, claims, and complaints in this context.
- If NEXT-PAGES are sold or combined with another organisation, we may share your information with our advisers or any potential purchaser and their advisers.
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers placed on your computer or device upon visiting a website.
Cookies can be first-party or third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies created by the NEXT-PAGES website, while third-party cookies are cookies created by our advertising partners (including Google).
NEXT-PAGES uses first-party cookies to collect anonymous data when you access our website, including the number of visits, average time consumed on our website, and what webpages have been viewed, to produce reports for improving the content of our website.
Google uses its AdSense cookies to deliver advertisements to you on our website. Google also uses other technologies, such as web beacons, to measure advertisement effectiveness and tailor these to you.
If you wish to opt-out of receiving Google advertisements, and their associated technologies, you can find out how to achieve this by visiting Ad Settings (google.com).
Additionally, we may use other third-party marketing partners to provide you with appropriate advertisements.
For general information on how you can disable, delete and control cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
NEXT-PAGES takes data privacy and the protection of your personal information very seriously. We will take all due care and implement appropriate technical and management measures to ensure that your personal information is protected.
NEXT-PAGES will put in place suitable security measures relevant to the type of processing and frequently review these measures to check that they are still satisfactory. However, please note that although NEXT-PAGES take reasonable steps to protect your information, the transmission of information via the Internet is not entirely secure or risk-free.
NEXT-PAGES will not retain your personal information for longer than is necessary for the purpose it was collected, which means your information will be destroyed when it is no longer required.
In some cases, NEXT-PAGES may anonymise your personal information for research or statistical purposes, which means it is no longer attributed to you, in which case NEXT-PAGES may use this information indefinitely, without notice.
Children’s privacy protection
The blog services provided by NEXT-PAGES are not for children. We will not deliberately target, collect or store information about any child.
Your data protection rights
Under the POPI Act, you have the following rights:
- Ask NEXT-PAGES to provide copies of personal information we may hold about you.
- Request that we correct any inaccurate personal data we may hold about you.
- Ask that we delete your personal information, subject to certain circumstances.
- NEXT-PAGES to restrict the processing of your data.
- In certain situations, you can object to our processing of your information, unless we can demonstrate that we have a convincing purpose to continue processing.
- You may opt-out of any marketing communications at any time you wish.
Furthermore, you may file a complaint with the Information Regulator if you believe your data protection rights or laws have been infringed.
To make a request to NEXT-PAGES, please contact us using the details provided in the “How to contact us” section.
NEXT-PAGES will not transfer your personal information outside of South Africa. If this event were to change in the future, we would only transfer your personal information outside of South Africa where NEXT-PAGES is content that appropriate protection is provided to ensure the safety and security of your personal information or suitable security measures are in place that complies with all relevant data protection laws.
Changes to this policy
NEXT-PAGES may post changes to this policy on this website when needed, for example, compliance with legislative changes.
We recommend that you review this policy regularly to keep up with all changes.