Disclaimer – Protection of Personal Information – PoPI Act

Cashbuild (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd would like to welcome you to its website.  By viewing this website you hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept the following Protection of Personal Information (POPI) disclaimer. Cashbuild shall take all reasonable measures to protect the personal information of users and for the purpose of this disclaimer “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA”) and the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (“POPI”).  The PAIA and POPI Acts are available online at www.gov.za/documents/acts. As per the PoPI Act personal information refers to information that identifies or relates specifically to you as a person or data subject, for example, your name, age, gender, identity number and your email address. A definition of personal information can be found in the Cashbuild Privacy policy.

The Collection of Personal Information

Cashbuild collects Personal information primarily for the following purposes:

·       Employee and Contractor Information

o   To Remunerate the person;

o   To comply with laws authorising or requiring such processing, including (but not limited to) the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997; the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995; the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998;  the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 and the VAT Act 89 of 1991;

o   To Admit the person to the Pension Fund and/or Medical Aid providers, if applicable;

o   To conduct criminal, credit, employment reference and other related reference checks;

o   To provide value added services such as human resource administration, training, performance reviews, talent management and other reasons related to the management of employees and/or contractors

·       Customer Information

o   To render customer related services and administration of customer accounts;

o   To conduct criminal, credit, reference and other related reference checks

o   To authenticate the customer;

o   To provide the customer with information which Cashbuild believes may be of interest to the customer, such as information relating to public awareness campaigns and matters of general public interest in which Cashbuild is involved or has decided to lend its support to.

Supplier and Third Party Contractor/Service Provider Information

o   To secure the products and services of the supplier/service provider or contractor as part of Cashbuild’s product and service offering;

o   To manage the Cashbuild supply chain and relationship with the supplier and/or contractor for any purposes required by law by virtue of the relationship between the supplier and Cashbuild

o   To render services relating to the administration of supplier supplier/service provider or contractor accounts;

o   To provide the supplier/service provider or contractor with information which Cashbuild believes may be of interest, such as information relating to public awareness campaigns and matters of general public interest in which Cashbuild is involved or has decided to lend its support to.

Children/Minor Information

o   To obtain details of a minor/child participating in the Cashbuild Art@Heart competition at the opening of a new Cashbuild Store;

o   To obtain details of a minor/child who is a prize winner in the above competition, either in his/her individual capacity or as part of the school group;

o   To obtain the written consent of the parent/legal guardian of the child must be obtained before publishing the child’s details


Sources of Personal Information

Personal information may be collected from the following sources:

·       Directly from the person when he/she applies for any Cashbuild related employment, provide services to Cashbuild, submit forms requests or transactions, use our websites or make use of any of the Cashbuild services;

·       From public registers, credit bureaus and law enforcement agencies and any other organisation from which Cashbuild may acquire your information;

·       From people and entities employed by Cashbuild to provide services to Cashbuild which may be legally entitled to provide Cashbuild with personal information.

The Storage of Personal Information

All personal information collected by Cashbuild will be stored as follows:

·       In a secure and safe manner according to strict information security principles with safeguards to ensure its privacy and confidentiality;

·       For no longer than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected unless further retention is

o   Required by law or contractual obligation;

o   Otherwise reasonably required by Cashbuild for lawful purposes related to its functions and activities;

o   Retained further with the person’s consent

After which the information will be de-identified and disposed of as per the Cashbuild Control of Records policy.

Sharing of Personal Information

Any information supplied to Cashbuild will be treated as confidential and Cashbuild will not disclose information unless legally permitted thereto. No information will be transferred to a Third Party without the explicit consent of the data subject unless legally obliged thereto. By providing the personal information, the data subject agrees that Cashbuild may transfer the information to the following people and organisations in pursuit of the data processing purposes set out in our Privacy Policy:

1.              To the divisions and entities in the Cashbuild Group, including directors, employees, contractors, agents, auditors, legal and other professional advisors who are authorised to process this information;

2.              To financial and government organisations who may request information from Cashbuild, in which case the data subject will be notified in advance; the provision of such information, including banks, governmental, judicial, regulatory and law enforcement bodies including the South African Revenue services and the National Credit Regulator;

3.              To persons employed by Cashbuild to provide services on our behalf and that adhere to principles similar to Cashbuild regarding the treatment of personal information;

4.              To any person to whom Cashbuild cede, delegate, transfer or assign any of our rights or obligations pertaining to products and/or services provided to the person or contracts concluded with the person;

5.              To any person who acts as legal guardian, executor of an estate, curator or in a similar capacity;

6.              To any person or persons who may be permitted by applicable law or that you may consent to, including persons or entities who may request such information to evaluate the credit worthiness of the person.

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