1.1 Business Images respects your constitutional right to privacy and data protection. Accordingly, Business Images believes in protecting the personal information we collect from you when you use the Website.
1.2 Personal information refers to all information about you as an identifiable individual, including for instance your name, identity number, address, e mail address, IP address, bank account details and other financial information. We will use the personal information you provide during your use of our Website for the purpose of providing the Website and Products to you, and performing ancillary functions (for instance establishing and verifying your identity, maintaining and updating our client databases, and for marketing, product research and development purposes). Cookies may also be used to compile aggregate information about areas of the Website that are visited most frequently. We may use this information to enhance the content of the Website and make your use of it easier. You can disable our use of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly.
1.3 Business Images will use your personal information only in the manner stated in this policy and will do all that is commercially reasonable to protect personal information from unauthorised use or disclosure when due regard is had to accepted technological standards. Business Images will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, provided that by using the Website and/or ordering any Products, you provide your express and informed consent for Business Images to disclose your personal information as follows –
1.3.1 to third party companies appointed by Business Images to provide services relating to the Website for us, including without limitation third parties who provide Website hosting and development services. These companies require access to your personal information to perform their functions and not for any other purposes and are bound by confidentiality agreements not to use or disclose any personal information for any other purpose.
1.3.2 in order to transfer Business Images’ client databases, including personal information contained therein, to any third party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets in our partnership or our Website service whether by sale, merger, acquisition or otherwise; and
1.3.3 to governmental agencies, stock exchanges and other regulatory or self-regulatory organisations if Business Images are required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law or with any legal process, to protect and defend our rights and property or that of our clients, to prevent fraud or abuse, misuse or unauthorised use of our Website, and/or to protect the personal safety or property of our clients or the public (if you provide false or deceptive information about yourself or misrepresent yourself as being someone else, Business Images will disclose such information to the appropriate regulatory bodies and commercial entities).
1.4 Business Images reserves the right to share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes, for example with advertisers on our Website or with our Partners. This does not involve disclosing any personal information which can identify any individual client in any way.