Who we are
Our website address is: https://mmsonline.co.za.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
1. Information That We Collect
In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.
1.2 Information that you yourself provide to us by filling in forms on our website, such as when you register to receive information, a newsletter etc. or make a purchase on our website and complete the required order form.
1.3 Only the necessary information, that is the delivery address and contact phone number will be made known to third parties delivering the product.
1.4 Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason whether it be by email or on the website.
On occasion, we may gather information about the computer that you are using for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our suppliers.
Such information will not identify you personally as it is merely statistical data about our website visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is simply utilised by us to analyse how visitors to www.mmsonline.co.za interact with the website so that we can continue to develop this website and make it an even better experience for our visitors.
We may gather information about your general internet use from time to time by using a cookie file that is downloaded to the computer that you are using. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to the computer that you are using automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of the computer that you are using as cookies contain information that is transferred to the computer’s hard drive. They also help us to further improve our website and the service that we provide to you and do not provide any personal information.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website and we cannot be held responsible for any lack of functionality as a result of activating this option.
3. Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for any or all of the following purposes:
3.1 To provide you with information that you have requested from us, relating to our products and/or services and also to provide information on other similar or relevant products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information from us.
3.2 To meet our contractual commitments and obligations to you.
3.3 To notify you about any important and/or relevant changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes that may affect our service or your browsing experience.
3.4 If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you as such goods and services may be of a particular interest to you.
3.5 Further, we may use your data to provide our suppliers with aggregate statistical information about our website visitors.
4. Storing Your Personal Data
4.2 Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Private details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
4.3 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot unfortunately guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We cannot be held liable for any loss or damages suffered as a result of your providing us with personal and/or financial information where every effort has been made by us to protect such information to the best of our ability.
5. Disclosing Your Information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.1.1 Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
5.1.2 Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
5.1.3 To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
5.1.4 In any other circumstance where we are obligated by law to do so.
6. Third Party Links
You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or lack thereof whatsoever as we have no control over them.
7. Contacting Us