The Director's and employee's of Ash Tattoo Wholesalers ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your
conditions) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal
data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following
carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is
Ash Tattoo Wholesalers, Xneelo, Johannesburg.
Information We May Collect from You
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site https://www.ashtw.co.za
(our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use
our site, subscribing to our service, purchasing or cancelling an order for goods or services,
posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter
a competition or promotion, and when you report a problem with our site.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have
to respond to them.
- Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data,
weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or
otherwise and the resources that you access.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating
system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our
advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not
identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file
which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to
your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more
personalised service. They enable us:
- To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
- To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your
- To speed up your searches.
- To recognise you when you return to our 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
issue cookies when you log on to our site.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the South
Africa's Economic Area ("SAEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the SAEA who work
for us or for one of our subcontractors. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment
of your order, the processing of your payment details, the hosting of data and the provision of support
services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will
take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts
of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a
password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we
will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data
transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information,
we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses Made of the Information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may
interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of
interest to you and we may contact you about these by e-mail, post or telephone.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on
which we collect your data (the [order form OR registration form]).
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them
with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30
have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to
help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make
use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes
by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your personal information to any institution or department within the Company or any
member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, as defined in section 14 of the Constitution of the
Republic of South Africa of 1996. Your data will also be held and processed by our subcontractors for
the purposes of processing and fulfilling your order.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal
data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal
to protect the rights, property, or safety of , our customers, or others. This includes exchanging
information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually
inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend
to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to
prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also
exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks,
advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these
websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for
these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to Information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised
in accordance with the Act.
appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.