Privacy Policy

Who we are

Geometric Gems provides custom cut gemstones to the Jewellery sector as well as private clients. Our website https://geometic.co.za provides more information about our services.

Data Collection, Usage & Privacy Policies

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform website visitors and clients regarding our policies and security by providing transparency around how we collect information online, in connection with our Services.

We are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of all individuals with whom we interact and to fostering user confidence in online advertising. Accordingly, we support and promote relevant industry guidelines.

Newsletter subscribers

If you opt-in to subscribe to our Newsletter list, then we will collect your name and email address. This information will be used to share insights and more through our newsletter with you and the services that we offer. We may on occasion use this information to share new promos and services that might be of interest to you.

Personal information

The information that our clients or website visitors submit on the contact form will be used as an effective way to respond to the inquiry. This information includes your name, phone number and email address (but are not limited to the above) which will be stored in our email accounts and CRM software, both of which are password protected. You will not be added to any of our email lists unless you opt-in separately.

Your personal information is not shared with any external parties (person or business) without your written consent. You may choose to correct, update or remove the personal data you have submitted to us by contacting us via email or via the website.

Security

In conjunction with the developer of our website, Digital Fusion Cape Town (Pty) Ltd, we take the security of personal data very seriously and always do our best to comply with applicable data protection laws. We will implement and maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the security and confidentiality of the personal data. Our website is hosted on a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced security measures to prevent interference or access from outside intruders.

Encryption

Transport layer encryption is used to protect all connections to and from websites with SSL certificates (HTTPS). All new websites and web applications (business management systems) developed by Digital Fusion are issued with SSL certificates.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that store selective data on your web browser platform which is used to enhance your online experience. These cookies are anonymous and completely harmless.

You may change the settings on your browser to refuse or prevent the use of “cookies”. While most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Analytics

We share all Data with Google Analytics.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

External websites

Articles on this site may include external website links where these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Please note that these external websites may not be operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the privacy of information on these websites.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page with amended terms. You should check this page from on occasion to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

The contents of this Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa. If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, you’re welcome to contact us.

Last updated August 2020