Privacy Policy

The privacy policies described below, together with our terms and conditions of use sets out the basis on which we process personal data about you. BD S.A. 319 (Pty) Ltd, which is part of the BD group of companies, respects the privacy of its online visitors.

The Personal Information We Collect and the Purpose thereof

We collect information on or through this site that can personally identify you only when it is voluntarily offered by you. This personally identifiable information may include your name, address, phone number and email address. The purpose of collecting this information is to assist the BD group of companies and its service providers to respond to customer's queries.

Disclosure of your Personal Information

We do not share your personal information with service providers who assist us in providing the information and/or services we are providing to you. We may also share your personal information within the BD group of companies which may be located in other countries where data privacy laws may not be equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area. In connection with the sale of one or more of our brands or a part of our business to a different company, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a new owner. In all these cases, however, we will take reasonable steps to help safeguard your personal information. We will only share your information under terms and conditions that require recipients to protect the privacy and security of your personal information.

Except as described in this privacy policy or as required by law, we will not share your personal information with any other third party unless we have your consent or you were notified about this practice when we first collected your personal information. By volunteering your personal information you acknowledge that you have given express consent for its cross-border transfer.

Non-Personal Information

Any non-personal information, communications and material you send to this site or to us by E-mail are on a non-confidential basis. We are free to use and reproduce any such information freely, and for any purpose whatsoever. Specifically, we will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing or marketing products. Any information you send to this site must be truthful, not violate the rights of others and be legal.

Cookies

Like many other companies, we use "cookie" technology, where our servers deposit special codes on a visitor's computer. This information helps us determine in the aggregate the total number of visitors to the site on an ongoing basis and the types of Internet browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g., Windows or MacIntosh) used by our visitors. This information is used to enhance your on-line visits. Under no circumstances do we use this information to personally identify visitors or cross-reference the information with any type of personal information that is voluntarily offered on or through the site. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.

Security 

We will maintain physical, technical and organisational measures to protect your personal information against accidental, unauthorised or unlawful access, unauthorised copying, use, processing, disclosure, alteration, transfer, loss or destruction. We have developed security policies to ensure the integrity of the data we collected about you, and we limit access to that information. Our web servers also employ a high degree of security and we monitor our server security regularly to prevent security breaches.

Access to Your Information and Correction 

You have the right, free of charge, to request confirmation of whether we hold personal information about you.

You also have the right to request a copy or description of the information that we hold about you. To obtain a copy or description of this personal information, please email enquiries@bd.com, use our form, or write to us at BD S.A. 319 (Pty) Ltd. We may charge a small fee for this service. 

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate or excessive for the stated purpose of its collection. 

Changes To This Privacy Policy 

We may modify this policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on this site. Unless we specifically provide otherwise, this policy only applies to this site and our online activities, and does not apply to any of our offline activities. 

Other Websites 

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Marketing 

You will only receive marketing materials from us if you have consented to receiving this information. Each individual marketing email that we send out gives recipients the chance to easily opt out of future marketing. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us at the address below.

How to Contact Us 

For additional information about our on-line privacy practices, please contact web.administrator@bd.com