Privacy Policy

Eco Depot Privacy Policy
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1. EcoDepot is operated by ECO DEPOT (PTY) LTD and they and their licensors know and respect that you care how information about you is used and shared. EcoDepot appreciates your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.

2. By registering on EcoDepot websites, you are accepting the conditions and practices described.

3. ECO DEPOT (PTY) LTD is the proprietor of a website (and intellectual property thereto) known as “EcoDepot” in the Republic of South Africa.

4. By using EcoDepot, you permit the collection and use of your personal information as outlined below in the Privacy Policy. You should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Privacy Policy.

5. As a registered EcoDepot user, you can modify your personal information at any time by accessing the “My Profile” section of the EcoDepot site.

6. Upon your request, EcoDepot will remove you and your personal information from our records; however, it may be impossible to remove your entries as they may have created additional relevant content or legal obligations. Registered users who wish to delete their registration should do so by emailing info@ecodepot.co.za.

7. Information EcoDepot collects:
7.1. User submitted account information such as name and email address to identify you and may send you notifications related to the use of the service;
7.2. User submitted location information such as city, state, or area code;
7.3. User submitted reviews, opinions, experiences and ratings of businesses and/or service providers;

8. Some information collected is not explicitly submitted by the user as EcoDepot logs your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.

9. How EcoDepot Uses Your Information
9.1. Registering you as a new customer.
9.2. Processing and delivering your orders.
9.3. Managing your relationship with us.
9.4. Enabling you to participate in promotions, competitions, and surveys.
9.5. Improving our website, applications, products, and services.
9.6. Recommending/advertising products or services which may be of interest to you.
9.7. Complying with our legal obligations, including verifying your identity where necessary.
9.8. Detecting fraud.

10. Transfer of Information
10.1. EcoDepot and/or its licensors and/or associates will disclose information about individual users to governmental or judicial authorities or law enforcement agencies, or to other individuals or entities in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.
10.2. EcoDepot and/or its licensors and/or associates may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud, or to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.
10.3. EcoDepot and/or its licensors and/or associates reserves the right to transfer your personal information in the event of a transfer of ownership of EcoDepot or its business. In such an event, EcoDepot will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

11. Links
11.1. The EcoDepot website may contain links to third party websites to which EcoDepot has no affiliation. EcoDepot does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. EcoDepot suggests you read the privacy policies on these third party websites.

12. Use of Cookies
12.1. Like most websites, EcoDepot requires cookies to function properly. Cookies are small text files that reside on a user’s computer and identify you as a unique user. EcoDepot uses cookies to refine the EcoDepot website, store the user’s location-specific information and simplify the user experience. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you certain features (e.g. customised delivery of information) available on the EcoDepot website. Scroll down to see our list of cookies.

13. Security
13.1. Your EcoDepot website account is password-protected. Please do not under any circumstances offer to share this password with EcoDepot staff. EcoDepot will never request your password from you.
13.2. EcoDepot makes every effort to protect the EcoDepot website users’ information.
13.3. EcoDepot limits the access to your information to those employees who need access to perform their job function such as customer service personnel.
13.4. If you have any questions about the security at the EcoDepot website, please contact EcoDepot.
13.5. Although EcoDepot takes appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, EcoDepot cannot assure you that personal identifiable information that EcoDepot collects will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.
13.6. You hereby acknowledge that is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you hereby release an indemnify EcoDepot from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorised manner.

14. Terms and Modifications to this Privacy Policy
14.1. By using the EcoDepot website, you signify your agreement to the terms of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, you should not use the site. EcoDepot may modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If a material change is made to this Privacy Policy and/or the way EcoDepot uses users’ personally identifiable information, then EcoDepot will post a prominent notice of the nature of such change on the first page of this Privacy Policy (accessible from the “Terms of Use” link at the bottom of the site). You are responsible for reviewing this Privacy Policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes to it. Your continued use of the site indicates your assent to any changes to this Privacy Policy.
14.2. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the privacy practices of this EcoDepot website, or if you want to exercise any of the rights that you are given under this Privacy Policy, you can contact:

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@ecodepot.co.za or by mail using the details provided below:

Eco Depot (PTY) LTD
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
Unit 25, River Park, 77 de Waal Drive, Diep River, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 7800
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EcoDepot site cookies:
EcoDepot site cookies are integral to the functioning of the EcoDepot website. They are used to allow users to log in, to comment, to vote for a comment, to purchase items in our shop, to view their shopping basket and similar actions. They are NOT used to database information on user actions such as sharing stories, emailing stories, viewing stories or any situation where the user has not carried out a specific submit function. A list of cookies used can be found here.

Disabling Cookies
You can change the preferences of your browser to choose which cookies it must allow access to. These preferences are usually in the menu “options” or “preferences” of your browser.
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/delete-cookies-in-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-cookies-site-data-firefox
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-za/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
However, if you change your preferences and block these cookies, some functions of our website will be annulled and you will not be able to make the most of the features from the EcoDepot.co.za website.