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Privacy Policy

Visiting Green Building Africa (Pty) Ltd

We respect your privacy and Green Building Africa is committed to protecting it. We will only use the information you supply to us. There are certain very special exceptions to this rule that we detail below in our Privacy Policy. Green Building Africa does not sell customer names to mailing lists or marketing companies. By visiting Green Building Africa, you are accepting the practices described here in our Privacy Policy.

When An Order Is Placed

The only information we ask is specified on the Green Building Africa Community registration page, the application form (for advertising and service providers) and the order form (when making a purchase). This information includes your name, contact number, delivery address, e-mail address and credit card information if you are making a purchase. In some cases a file download or a comment option can be made. This information is treated with the strictest of confidence and used to process the specific application you have requested e.g. your order so that delivery can be carried out.

In order to personalise your shopping experience, your details will also be included as a member in our exclusive Green Building Africa Community once your specific application is made. It is on this platform that a newsletter is circulated, articles are discussed, notifications are made and specials are announced.

Personal Data Storage

We value confidentiality in all our dealings. As such, whenever you place an order at Green Building Africa or make an application, you’ll be using our secure server, which prevents any unauthorized access.

How We Use “Cookies”

“Cookies” are small information files that your browser stores on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies allow you to do things like store items in your shopping cart between visits and allow us to remember your user name and e-mail address so you don’t have to enter it every time you visit the site. However, if your Web browser does not accept cookies, you can still visit and use our store. We just might not remember who you are, so you might lose items in your shopping cart, or have to fill out all your contact information again.

“This website uses nugg.ad AG (www.nugg.ad) technology to monitor data on controlling advertising.To this end, nugg.ad saves the frequency of use of various website topics in the form of cookies.
These cookies are stored in the browser of your device (e.g. PC, laptop, smart phone etc.) for a maximum period of 26 weeks. nugg.ad’s technology may also save basic information on your use of
other Internet websites in order to estimate what advertising might interest you the most.

If you would like to see advertising on Internet sites that are of interest to you, then you can opt in to receive a further theme-based analysis of your usage behaviour. If you give your agreement, then this opt-in cookie will also be stored in the browser of your device. It will be stored for 1 year. If previously collected nugg.ad cookies are present in the browser of your device, by setting the Opt-In cookie the following will happen:

  • With your permission the nugg.ad cookie lifespan is lengthened to 1 year (calculated from the moment the cookie is set). Information stored on nugg.ad cookies prior to OptingIn is retained and will be deleted upon the expiration of cookie (maximum 1 year).

You have the right to prevent the recording of information by the nugg.ad system at any time byexercising your right to opt out. If you have already given your consent, you can also cancel it at any
time, effective there after. An opt-out will also be stored in a cookie in your browser’s device with a lifespan of 10 years, it will be named “nuggstopp”, and will be set by “nuggad.net”.

For further information of nugg.ad’s privacy policy, please go to http://ad-choices.nuggad.net/index.html.en. The topic monitor will show you how your interests are estimated on the basis of your previous surfing behaviour.

I do not want nugg.ad to analyse my surfing behaviour by topic on Internet sites.

This objection will be stored in a cookie on my browser, and has a lifespan of 10 years (opt out)

I would like to see advertising that is relevant to me, and agree to nugg.ad’s analysis by topic of my surfing behaviour.

This permission is limited to the period of one year (“opt in”).



Please note the following: The cookie is not to be deleted while there is no permission to monitor data. If you delete all the cookies in your browser, you will have to repeat the process.

Green Building Africa Will Not Give Out Your Information

Green Building Africa does not sell customer names to mailing lists or marketing companies. We will not give or sell your personal information to any person or company. We may provide general statistics about our customers’ purchasing patterns as a group for market research purposes. This information will be based on aggregated information and no personal details will be revealed. We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of third parties.

Special Exceptions

  1. Green Building Africa uses a network of suppliers, couriers and postal services to make sure deliveries are made on time. Information is given to these intermediaries who deliver your products. They are absolutely never allowed to contact you or use your information in any way besides to ship Green Building Africa products to you when you order them.
  2. If Green Building Africa is ever sold, it is likely that our assets would be acquired by the company that buys us. Assets to be transferred in an acquisition would likely include all of our database information, including customer information.
  3. If we are requested to release customer information in order to comply with law, or to protect somebody’s rights or safety, we certainly may do so. Also, if we believe fraudulent activity is occurring, we may need to share your information with investigators to protect your or our property.

Please let us know if you have any queries or comments on our privacy policy by e-mailing us at contactus@greenbuildingafrica.co.za

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