“The Dealer” refers to DS Cars in Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape
Like most website operators, The Dealer collects non–personally–identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
The Dealer’s purpose in collecting non–personally identifying information is to better understand how The Dealer’s visitors use its website. From time to time, we may release non–personally–identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Dealer also collects potentially personally–identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We do not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally–identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Dealer’s website choose to interact with The Dealer in ways that require The Dealer to gather personally–identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Dealer gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a newsletter to provide an email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Dealer by requesting vehicle service bookings, for example are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Dealer collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor interaction with The Dealer.
The Dealer does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally–identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website related activities.
The Dealer will keep record of any individual’s information that completes any form on our website with any personal information such as Name, Contact Number & E-mail address to name a few, for at least a minimum period of 5 years. Any information received will be regarded as personal & confidential and be treated as such.
The Dealer may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, We may monitor the most popular blogs on the site or use a third–party online analytics service to help identify trends. The Dealer may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Dealer does not disclose personally–identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Dealer discloses potentially personally–identifying and personally–identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Dealer’s behalf or to provide services available at The Dealer website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Dealer’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
The Dealer will not rent or sell potentially personally–identifying and personally–identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, The Dealer discloses potentially personally–identifying and personally–identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when The Dealer believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Dealer, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of The Dealer’s website and have supplied your email address, we may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on at our dealership and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. we take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally–identifying and personally–identifying information.
Ads and Specials
Advertising material appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer.
Comments and other content submitted to our servers are filtered for spam and are by default marked as false positives. These entries are then checked by a human before approval for publication.
The Dealer does not take any responsibility in the actions of the said human or of the content submitter and/or content. We endeavor to improve this service to avoid future false positives.