This policy governs the privacy of the apps and the website platform and all users who choose to use them and their services.
The policy deals with the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and the requirements of the users, the apps and the website platform and the app and the website platform owners.
The Apps and the Website Platform
The owners of the downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and thedealzapp.com website platform take a proactive approach to user privacy and will ensure that the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.
The apps and the website platform comply with all South African national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer or device they should take the necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.
The software will save a cookie to your computer or device in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.
Contact and Communication
Users making use of the apps or contacting the website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure administration and information email address but we advise users emailing to the address or receiving emails from the address, that they do so at their own risk.
The owners of the downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and thedealzapp.com website may use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.
This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that the apps or the website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and to communicate or engage upon them with due care and caution with regards to their own privacy and personal details.
The owners of the downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and the website (thedealzapp.com) will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and we encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to do so through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
The downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and thedealzapp.com website may use social media sharing buttons which help share web content directly from the apps or web pages to the social media platform in question.
Users are advised before using such social media sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform involved may track and save your request to share the app or web page through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
The owners of the downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and thedealzapp.com website may, through their social media platform accounts, share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy URL’s.
Users are advised to take caution and use good judgment before clicking any shortened URL published on social media platforms by the owners.
Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URL’s are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore the owners of the downloadable apps (DealZapp and DealZapp For Business) and thedealzapp.com website cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
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