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Privacy Policy


We respect your privacy.

A user browses this website anonymously and no personally identifiable data is kept. Generic server log files are retained for security purposes indicating which URLs were visited, originating IP addresses and like, but these do not identify you personally.


A cookie is a bit of information that may be stored on your computer when you visit a website. We do not use cookies, expect when you communicate with us. In this instance such cookies will only be to facilitate communications and will not store any personal information.

Personal Information you submit to us

Any information you submit to us, is transmitted securely to a remote and secure location and not stored permanently on this server.

You personal information will never be sold, used in any form of marketing or for any purpose other than indicated.

Your information may be shared with the South African Police Service where we have reason to believe that a crime has been committed or somebody tried committing a crime.

Should a South African bank account be involved in an incident reported to us, full information regarding the incident will be shared with the relevant South African Bank, or SABRIC who may in turn share it with the relevant South African Bank.

Except in the mentioned circumstances, your personal data will not be shared with any external party.

Anonymized Information Sharing

Information you submit may be used to alert service providers to criminal abuse of their services.

Information regarding the incident may also be shared with various members of the anti-fraud and anti-money laundering groups in their efforts to fight crime.

However your personal information will not be disclosed under these circumstances.

Any information collected by us may be used to legally protect ourselves from malicious activities and in the enforcement of our rights, also to comply with local South African law.

This privacy policy does not apply to any party that might try and abuse this website or service. Any such party shall be dealt with under local South African laws and/or international treaties as appropriate.