FORUMS

 

 

FORUM PRIVACY POLICY

 

Last Updated: 15/5/2020

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Izindaba Zokudla recognizes and respects the privacy rights of members of its group. We are committed to preserving that privacy and keeping guests updated about our privacy policy at our Community Forum ("Community Forum."). This policy addresses how Izindaba Zokudla gathers, stores and uses data from people using our Community Platform.

 

WHAT THIS POLICY COVERS

The information we collect, including any personal information,

  • Reasons we may collect personally identifiable information ("PII")

  • How information, including your PII, may be used

  • Security measures revealed to avoid misuse of information entrusted to the Izindaba Zokudla.

 

WHAT THIS POLICY COVERS

Izindaba Zokudla gathers two forms of information from visitors to our Community Forum:

  1. information that we collect when you visit our website and (ii) information that we collect when you register to join our online community.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT WHEN YOU VISIT THE WEBSITE

 

If you visit the Community Forum to browse through the site and read forum posts, we can collect and store information relating to the pages of the Community Forum that you visit. Regarding requests for "do not track" Izindaba Zokudla does not support these requests and will continue to collect the information mentioned herein.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT WHEN YOU REGISTER

 

You will be asked to become a member and questions such as your full name, institutional affiliation, email address and telephone number will be asked if you wish to participate in our Community Forum. We might register your IP address.

 

NO INFORMATION FROM MINORS

 

No portion of the Izindaba Zokudla Community Forum is for minors, and Izindaba Zokudla does not knowingly collect or preserve PII from minors.

 

WHY WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION

 

Izindaba Zokudla collects PII from you for many reasons:

  • to recognize you by name and institutional affiliation when posting a message to our Community Forum

  • to allow us to contact you if appropriate in connection with any questions or comments that you might have posted to the Community Forum

  • to allow community members who already have your contact details to contact you about questions or comments you might have posted

  • to enable us to log in and prosecute violations of this policy, the Terms of Use of the Community Forum, or any other applicable policy

 

WHAT THIRD PARTIES, IF ANY, IS THE DATA

 

Exchanged with, unless otherwise stated herein, Izindaba Zokudla shall not send, sell or provide access to your personal information to any company, entity or organization for its use in marketing, commercial solicitation or other promotional purposes.

When you post in the Community Forum, the group will share your full name and institutional affiliation, as well as the substance of your message. Through posting to our Community Forum, you give permission for the public sharing of this knowledge on the Internet. We won't publicly share your email address or telephone number with your forum post, however community members who already have your contact information might be able to contact you privately about a specific forum post.

Izindaba Zokudla can share your personal information with third party contractors for the purposes of running the Community Forum. Such third parties would be expected contractually to protect your personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

Forum moderators can also share your personal information with Izindaba Zokudla . Those moderators are community leaders who volunteered to oversee the Community Forum's contact operation and organization. The moderators are not Izindaba Zokudla staff, contractors or officers. A moderator could use your personal details to privately contact you about an inquiry or a comment that you may have made in the Community Forum.

 

Izindaba Zokudla can share your personal information with third party contractors for the purposes of running the Community Forum. Such third parties would be expected contractually to protect your personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

We do not share the details you give us with a government department except as needed by court order or other law-abiding government warrant or otherwise needed by applicable law.

 

HOW DATA IS ANONYMIZED/PROTECTED

 

Izindaba Zokudla Community Forum uses industry standard technical, administrative, and physical protections to keep your personal information secure. Izindaba Zokudla requires encryption of the password you enter on the route between your browser and the Izindaba Zokudla server(s) and on the route between the Izindaba Zokudla server(s) and any other client or computer. This activity helps prevent unauthorized third parties from intercepting the private data and gaining access to it during internet transmission. Izindaba Zokudla uses 128-bit encryption, Secure Socket Layer supported by all common Web browsers.

Any of the data you send to us, such as your phone number and email address, is stored in a password-protected environment and only those who need access to manage and maintain the program, send required assistance, or respond to your question or comments are provided with access.

 

MUTUAL OBLIGATION TO PROTECT PRIVACY

 

The users must enter their Login credentials in order to access the Izindaba Zokudla Community Forum. Your information must not be divulged to any other group for security purposes. Users agree that exposing passwords to others may result in their rights to use the Community Forum being temporarily or permanently terminated.

 

Misuse of passwords or misrepresentation of identity by using another's password could jeopardize the service's security and allow Izindaba Zokudla to enforce its rights under the Terms of Use. If you lose control of your Login credentials or self-selected password, you may lose significant control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding action on your behalf. And if your password has been compromised for some reason, you can immediately contact your institution's administrator who issues Login credentials to restore your old password.

 

If you have compromised your password and have no Login credentials , please contact the Group Forum administrator at the email address given below. Login credentials and In Common shall not be responsible for any damages incurred by unauthorized use of your password and hereby expressly deny all responsibility for any such damages.

 

ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITY TO UPDATE INFORMATION

 

In conjunction with registration, users can access and update the details given to Izindaba Zokudla to use the Community Forum at any time by contacting the Community Forum administrator at the email address given below.

 

 

 

 

NOTICE FOR UPDATES AND CHANGES TO POLICY

 

When our Community Forum evolves, this Privacy Policy will be revised to reflect improvements in the way we manage personal information, whether to comply with relevant legislation and self-regulatory requirements, or otherwise. The Privacy Policy posted here should be still up to date. We invite you to regularly check the comment.

 

QUESTIONS

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact admin@izindabazokudla.com