Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is of the highest importance and value to us. Our privacy policy covers how we collect, use, transfer and store your information.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://shishabros.co.za. As Shisha Bro’s recognizes the importance of protecting the personal information that you (“the User”) provide to us. Therefore, we have put together, and strive to follow this policy that respects and addresses that.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The payment gateway(s) integrated and used in this site and many others typically collect the following:

Information shared with a payment provider to process payments includes:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Address
  • Phone
  • City/State/Zip
  • Unique payment identifier
  • Payment provider identifier

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

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. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We use cookies on our website for various reasons, for example to improve the user experience on the site, manage advertising, analyze our sites and their applications.
A cookie is a small text file that is saved on users’ computers or on mobile devices when they visit a site.
  • Technical identification cookies
To access some areas or functions of this site, a login procedure is required, which allows user identification and recognition through a combination of user ID and password. For this type of service, this site uses:
  • Cookies that start with wordpress
  • Cookies needed for computers
  • Cookie for the newsletter registration procedure
  • Other technical cookies
  • Technical session cookies
They are essential for the normal navigation and use of the site, as well as for its correct functioning. They are used to manage the session and access to the reserved functions of the site if present.
  • Functional technical cookies
They are used to simplify navigation and use of the site and improve its performance and usability. They allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We use cookies on our website for various reasons, for example to improve the user experience on the site, manage advertising, analyze our sites and their applications.
A cookie is a small text file that is saved on users’ computers or on mobile devices when they visit a site.
Google adsense : https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090 (where the doubleclick cookie is explained and there is a link to disable it)
Google Analytics

How long we retain your data

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

The Data Controller for the processing of personal data referred to in this Notice is Aadil Loonat, with registered office in Johannesburg, to Shisha Bro’s
The Data Processor is indicated in the Company of Shisha Bro’s SA
The same is responsible for the response, in case of exercising the rights described above. Legal inquiries will go to the legal representative of Shisha Bro’s
In order to simplify the procedures for submission and reduce the time required for the reply, we invite you to present all the requests concerning this information to our Information Management contact by contacting the email address info@shishabros.co.za

Additional information

How we protect your data

This site and the servers we use to process your personal data are located in South Africa – Cape Town where personal data protection laws may not be equivalent to those in your country of residence. In any case, we work to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded as indicated in this Privacy Notice.

We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary and possible.

What data breach procedures we have in place

How you can manage, check and delete cookies :

You can set up your computer to be notified whenever a cookie is sent to you or disable all cookies (except Flash cookies) through your browser. Check your browser’s Help menu or settings and commands built into mobile devices to find out how. Some devices store cookies not only in areas connected to the browser, but also in areas specific to Apps, which can not be managed through the browser. Check the settings of your Apps on your mobile device to find out how to manage or delete cookies that may be stored in these areas.
Most internet browsers are set to accept cookies automatically.
However, you have the possibility, at any time, to reset the browser to accept all cookies, only some, or to reject them, disabling their use by the sites. In addition, you can set your browser preferences to be alerted whenever a cookie is stored in your computer’s memory.
At the end of each browsing session, the collected cookies can be deleted from the hard disk.
Since each browser – and often different versions of the same browser – has a different procedure to manage cookie preferences, you can find detailed information about this in your browser’s guide.
For an overview of the action modes for the most common browsers, you can visit the address
Warning :if you decide not to accept cookies, some features, services or features of the site may not be available.

What third parties we receive data from

In some cases we can allow social media sites (eg Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.), to place markers or local storage devices on your computer for authentication and to collect some information about visits to our sites through the social media plug-in.
You can have the possibility to access our site through social media.
In such cases, third-party business partners are responsible for the way the data collected is processed and we advise you to read their privacy policy.
The social media plug-ins we use come from:
Whenever one of our Sites includes a third-party plug-in, you can always click the plug-in icon or link and go to the third party site to read the related privacy policy.
Interaction with this information and consent :
By using this site you agree to use cookies and similar tools, as described above, even if they are not strictly necessary for the provision of services.
If you want to know more about cookies, including flash cookies / local storage tools, the following sites may provide additional information:
If the user does not interact with the consent forms and leaves the information by closing it or continuing browsing the site, the consent is intended for all the cookies indicated above

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

  • Advertising and profiling cookies of third parties
On our site there are spaces with third party advertisers online or on mobile networks that use cookies, web beacons, pixels or GIF to help us manage advertising and measure their effectiveness. Third-party analytics networks and ad networks use these technologies to automatically collect information and provide targeted ads for products and services that, depending on the activities, are likely to be of interest to you (“interest-based advertising” or “Targeted advertising”).
GIFs allow third-party advertisers to recognize a unique cookie on the web browser or mobile device. This in turn allows you to learn what advertising leads users to our site. The information collected does not contain your name or e-mail address. However, they can inform the advertiser about which other sites they visit are associated with the network advertiser. This information may be used for the purpose of advertising on this and other sites based on these interests, and to understand which ads lead users of our sites.
Companies that advertise on our Sites may also place web beacons on their ads to help develop statistics on the effectiveness of advertising on our sites.
Currently on this site there are ads of the following third parties that perform profiling through cookies :
The privacy policies of our partners may also be of interest to you:
  • Mail-Chimp – https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/If you give us permission, we may use your Personal Information to you about products,
    services, and special offers from us or other companies that may interest you. We will do
    this by post, e-mail, or text message. If you decide that you do not want us to do this, you
    can contact us, and we will stop.
In some cases a partner of those listed may show banner ads and campaigns from other third parties, which fall under those included in this page related to adnetwork in general: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Subject to limitations set out in EEA data protection laws, you have certain rights in respect of your Personal Data.  In particular, you have a right of access, rectification, restriction, opposition, erasure and data portability.

Changes to this Privacy Policy.

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes to our business, the Sites or Services, or applicable laws.  The revised Privacy Policy will be effective as of the published effective date.

If the revised version includes a substantial change, we will provide you with 30 days prior notice by posting notice of the change on the “Policy Update” page of our website.   We also may notify Users of the change using email or other means.

If you give us permission, we may use your Personal Information to you about products,
services, and special offers from us or other companies that may interest you. We will do
this by post, e-mail, or text message. If you decide that you do not want us to do this, you
can contact us, and we will stop.