Our Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Data Privacy Protection

At PropertySeekers.co.za, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us.

This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information received and collected by PropertySeekers.co.za and how it is used.

You can access and browse this website without disclosing your personal information, for example: we do not automatically record personal information; we do not link information that is recorded automatically with personal information about specific individuals; we automatically record some non-personal information; we do not attempt to identify users or their browsing activities unless they choose to give us personal information.

Personal Information
We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address (Personal Information)), unless you voluntarily choose to provide it to us (e.g., by registration, email enquiry, survey).

When you do provide us with Personal Information, for example when you fill in an online form, subscribe to a service or newsletter, or correspond with us by email or other means we will collect your email address and/or your name, address and/or other contact details which you provide to us.

We usually use such Personal Information to respond to your enquiry, process your order or provide you access to specific account information. Also, to support our customer relationship with you, we may store and process Personal Information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services. If you choose not to have your Personal Information used to support our customer relationship programmes, we will respect your choice.

We do not (and do not intend to in the future) sell, rent or otherwise market your Personal Information to third parties and all transmissions of Personal information will remain secure and under our sole control.

If you do not want your Personal Information to be collected, please do not submit it to us.

Non-Personal Information Collected Automatically

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, PropertySeekers.co.za makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
PropertySeekers.co.za uses Google Analytics and/or Statcounter to help us analyse how people use and interact with our site. This analytical tool uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your computer's internet address or IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google. The tracking data provided by it is used by Google to compile statistical reports on website activity for us to evaluate site use, including but not limited to what information is most and least used, to determine technical design specifications, and to help make our sites more useful to visitors.

We do not use the web analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site, such as user IDs and passwords, nor do we link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

Advertising Partners
Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include but are not limited to Google Adsense.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in the advertisements and links that appear on PropertySeekers.co.za to send advertisements directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see.

PropertySeekers.co.za has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. PropertySeekers.co.za's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on PropertySeekers.co.za. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to PropertySeekers.co.za and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. Disabling cookies will not affect your ability to use this website.

No Personal Information should be submitted to our web site by children without the consent of their parent or guardian. We encourage all parents or guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their Personal Information while using the Internet. We will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information collected from children for any purpose whatsoever, including disclosure to third parties.

We take precautions to ensure the security of your Personal Information and strive to keep it accurate. We carefully protect your Personal Information from loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation, and unauthorised access or disclosure.

Links to Other Web Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites even if you accessed the third party web site using links from our web site or you were referred to our web site from a link on a third party web site.

We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This Privacy Policy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

As the Internet matures, so will our Privacy Policy. We will post changes to our Privacy Policy on this page as soon as the commitment has been made to alter any existing policy.

Contact Information
If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us.