Privacy Policy

Terms & Conditions

No personal information such as e-mail addresses will be shared with or sold to anyone else. For your added protection this web site subscribes to and complies with the voluntary privacy principles contained in the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002. 
 
 
Definitions
 
“This web site” and “we” means www.geckoafrica.com or Gecko African Safaris (Pty) Ltd as the context determines.
 
“User” means any person accessing any part of the web site
 
The following Terms & Conditions are agreed upon when using this website:
 
 
Copyright
 
1.. Copyright © 2009. Gecko African Safaris (Pty) Ltd, First Floor, Merlot House, The Vineyards Office Estate, 99 Jip de Jager, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa
 
 
Intellectual Property Rights
 
2.. All the content contained within this site, including pictures, text, designs, layout design, graphics such as maps and logo’s are the intellectual property of Gecko Africa Safaris (Pty) Ltd and its associated companies and are as such protected by South African and International Intellectual Property Law
 
 
Changes
 
3. Gecko African Safaris (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to make changes to this website and user agreement without consultation and at any time without notice
 
4. This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of this web site.
 
 
Collection of personal data
 
5. Where personal information (such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card information) is submitted to the site by the user (e.g. through sending an e-mail) the following principles are observed in the handling of that information:
 
a. This web site collects processes and stores only such personal information regarding users as is necessary to provide the services offered. The specific purpose for which information is collected is apparent from the context in which it is requested.
 
b. This web site will not use the personal information submitted for any other purpose other than the efficient provision of services, including this web site, without obtaining the prior written approval of the user or unless required to do so by law.
 
c. This web site will keep records of all personal information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of one year from the date on which it was last used.
 
d. This web site will not disclose any personal information regarding a user to any third party unless the prior written agreement of the user is obtained or the web site is required or permitted to do so by law.
 
e. If information is released with the user’s consent this web site will retain a record of the information released, the third party to which it was released, the reason for the release and the date of release, for a period of one year.
 
f. This web site will destroy or delete any personal information which has become obsolete.
 
6. Note that, as permitted by the ECT Act, this web site may use personal information collected to compile profiles for statistical purposes and trade in these profiles. No information contained in the profiles or statistics will be able to be linked to any specific user.
 
7. The user consents to the web site owner sending marketing material to the user per email form time to time should the user submit his or her email address on the web site. The user’s email address shall not be passed to any third party unless this is specifically requested by the user, and the user can unsubscribe from receipt of such emails by request to the website owner.
 
 
Collection of anonymous data
 
8. In order to provide the best possible service, this web site may use standard technology to collect information about the use of this site. This technology is not able to identify individual users but simply allows this web site to collect statistics.
 
9. This web site may utilise temporary or session cookies to keep track of users' browsing habits. 
 
Cookies are small pieces of information sent to the user's browser and stored on the user's hard drive. Temporary or session cookies expire and are deleted when your browser is closed. 
 
Cookies by themselves cannot be used to personally identify users.
 
If necessary users can alter the manner in which their browser handles cookies.
 
 
Links to other web sites
 
10. We have no control over and accept no responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which hyperlinks may have been provided and we strongly recommend that you review the privacy policy of any site you visit before using it further.
 
 
Security
 
11. While reasonable measures are taken to ensure the security and integrity of information submitted to this site, this web site can not under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or other damage sustained by a user or users as a result of the intentional or accidental release of information by an employee of Gecko Africa Safaris (Pty) Ltd or any third party.
 
 
Queries
 
12. If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy please contact us by mailing info@geckoafrica.com