Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Economic Security is committed privacy policies and have therefore done the privacy statement. Economic Security takes reasonable precautions to keep all information from our online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use of our websites (“Sites”), and we periodically review our security measures. We hope that this policy will help increase your confidence in and enhance your experience on our Sites.

As a general guideline, Economic Security is committed to protecting your privacy. You can surf through most of our Sites without revealing personal information. Our web server may collect the domain names and log IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze our statistics and to administer our Sites. In some instances, we may ask for personal information to make you aware of new products or programs and/or request that you complete forms for contests or other business purposes. If you decide to complete forms for contests or other purposes, Economic Security may use such information to customize the advertising and content, fulfill your requests for products and/or services, improve our services, contact you, and conduct research.

Economic Security takes commercially reasonable steps to protect your confidential information. Economic Security does not rent, sell or share personal information about you with non-affiliated companies, without your permission. By using the Sites, you signify your agreement with this Privacy Statement and other terms and conditions found in the Sites. Economic Security reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time. Your continued use of the Sites following changes to these terms means you accept those changes. Any claim relating to the content or use of confidential information shall be governed by the laws of South Africa.

Comments
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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media
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.

Cookies
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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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.