Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc recognises the importance of privacy and the protection of personal information provided to it and is committed to safeguarding such information in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”).
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc collects personal information in various instances, including when:
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may collect the information directly from a data subject or from third parties (such as regulators, government authorities and registries, or attorneys representing our clients’ counterparties).
The interaction with the firm on Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc’s website or via any one of Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc’s social media platformswill result in the collection of information regarding the person’s activities on the website. This information includes, but is not limited to, the person’s name, contact details and information regarding the matter with which they need assistance.
In the course of engaging with clients on matters, Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc will naturally be exposed to and collect personal information which includes the data subject’s name and identity number, contact details and address, financial information, and other information regarding the matters that the firm assists them with.
3. BASIS AND PURPOSE FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL INFORMATION
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may process personal information:
The purposes for which Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc processes personal information include, but are not limited to:
4. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may release personal information or disclose it to third parties in certain circumstances. These include, but are not limited to:
The third parties to whom we disclose personal information include, but are not limited to:
These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us and we do not sell or rent your personal information to another business or a third party.
5. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information collected by Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may be transferred to persons in other countries. Those countries’ laws might not protect personal information in the same way or on the same level as the law in the data subject’s country. However, Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc will take reasonable steps to ensure that recipients in other countries have appropriate privacy measures in place.
6. RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc retains your personal information for the period reasonably necessary to satisfy the purpose for which it was collected or as long as necessary to comply with legal obligations or for the establishment, exercise, or defence of a legal claim.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc has implemented reasonable steps to protect the personal information it collects from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc cannot guarantee the full security of your personal information and your personal information is provided at your own risk. We will not be liable for any loss, misuse, or compromise of your personal information.
With regard to any personal information that you provide to Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc, regardless of whether that personal information relates to you or a third party, you hereby represent and warrant to Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc that (i) such personal information is accurate and complete, (ii) you have the lawful basis to provide that information to us; and (iii) you have provided this privacy notice to, and received consent from, any third party whose personal information you have provided to us.
8. DIRECT MARKETING
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may send marketing and promotional communications and material to persons. Recipients may opt out from receiving such communications by contacting Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc at the details provided below.
9. DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
The law might provide data subjects with rights to access, amend or delete personal information that is in the possession of Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc. However, Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc may, in certain instances, legally refuse or decline such requests. If applicable, a data subject may also have the right to object to Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc’s processing of their personal information or to file a complaint with a regulator. If a data subject wishes to exercise their rights, they can contact Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc at the details provided below. Data subjects are encouraged to contact Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc in order to update their personal information as and when necessary.
10. CONTACT DETAILS
The Information Officer
Gillian Erasmus Attorneys Inc
2 Kenilworth Ave
Telephone: 060 481 6891