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SDK WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
This privacy statement was last updated on 9 December 2021
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By using this website you are agreeing to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Statement.
SDK understands and values the importance of your right to privacy and we are committed to protect your personal information.
This Privacy Statement describes the practices we follow in processing and protecting personal information obtained through our
website. The statement applies to all SDK website visitors. Our registered office is located at 22A Church Street, Durbanville 7550.
We operate under the following entity names: SDK Chartered Accountants (SA), SDK Cloud Accounting Incorporated and SDK Professional
Services (Pty) Ltd.
We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time as required. The updated version will be published onto our website.
You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Statement to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made
aware of and accepted the changes in the revised Privacy Statement by your continued use of the site after a revision was published.
Use of Personal Information
SDK will only use personal information that you provide via this website for the purposes for which you provided it.
Should any of your personal information change that is relevant to SDK to deliver a service or response to you, please contact us
telephonically or via email to enable us to update your personal information.
The Information We Collect
Our website (www.sdkca.co.za) only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors.
You may choose to provide us with this information when using the “Home, “Join our Services”, “Careers and Training Programmes”
or “Contact Us” pages on our website.
The Personal Information provided by you via the website may consist of your name, surname, email address, cell phone number,
identification number, company details, employment Curriculum Vitae (CV) details, secondary and tertiary
qualifications and results.
SDK will rely on one of the following processing conditions when processing your
personal information: • Performance of a contract: when the
processing of your personal information is necessary to meet our obligations under a contract/engagement letter/mandate to deliver
a service. •Legal obligation: when we are required
to process your personal information to comply with a law. •Legitimate interest: where it is in our
legitimate interest to achieve a lawful business objective. •Your Consent: in some cases, we will
ask you for specific permission to process some of your personal information. This will also include instances where you request
us to perform services for a child.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
The safeguarding of your information is a priority to us. We generally do not share your personal information, but in some
instances, we have service providers that assist us with some of the services we provide you with. This is necessary for our
legitimate professional and business needs, to carry out your requests, and/or as required or permitted by law or professional
standards. In these instances, we do share your information with them, but we have service level agreements in place to protect
your information and the use thereof. Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, the South African Revenue
Service, regulatory or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory
obligations or requests. SDK will not transfer the personal information you provide to any third parties for their own direct
Children's Privacy Protection
We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy. This website is not designed for use by children 18 years of age or younger.
Data Security and Integrity
We have outsourced our information technology support function (which includes our website security) to a service provider
that have appropriate and reasonable measures in place to protect your Personal Information. Administrative, technical and
physical security measures have been implemented to protect all information provided by visitors via this website from
unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Only authorised personnel have access to personal data and
are required to treat this information as confidential. However, the information security control measures in place cannot
guarantee the absolute security of your data. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure.
If you receive emails from us: • we communicate with you to deliver a service requested by you; • your email address is either listed with us as someone who has explicitly shared this address to receive future information from us ("opt-in"), or • we respond to a message received from you; • you have an existing relationship with us; • or we reach out to you to determine your interest in future support services. We will however do so only once in order to obtain your consent.
Automatic Collection of Personal Information
SDK’s website includes functionality to enable sharing via third party social media applications. These social media applications will collect and use information regarding your use of SDK‘s website. Any personal information that you provide via such social media applications will often be collected and used by other members of that social media application and such interactions are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide the application. We do not have control over, or responsibility for, those companies or their use of your information.
We retain the personal data processed by us for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose for which it was collected (including as required by applicable law or regulation).
If SDK processes your personal information, you have the right to object to having your personal information processed. You have the right to withdraw your consent, or object if you can show legitimate grounds for your objection. You can make a request or exercise these rights by contacting us and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request, so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards. Please allow us at least 30 days to react on such a request.
Questions by Website Users
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact our Information Officer
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 970 4600