Last updated: 30 June 2021
Who we are
Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a business-to-business print and digital media company based in Cape Town, South Africa. For more information, please see the About us section of this website.
Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (“GAN”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates this website: https://www.southafricanbusiness.co.za.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
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.
This data does not include user IP addresses or any user-specific identifiers that could be associated with a particular individual. Other than data in standard HTTP request logs, all of which is deleted within 14 days of being received, Google Tag Manager does not collect, retain, or share any information about visitors to our customers’ properties, including page URLs visited. Our website uses the following tracking tool:
- Google Analytics
Who we share your data with
We will not sell your information to third parties and will only market to you in accordance with our legal obligations and your marketing preference.
Global Africa Network (GAN) produces business and investment related email newsletters. We ensure that our email newsletter service complies with applicable law, and we do not share personal information with third parties for their marketing or any other purposes. Recipients of these email newsletters may unsubscribe at any time.
How long we retain your data
For users that sign up for our newsletters or to receive other communications from us we store the personal information they provide on the sign-up form. This information is kept until the user unsubscribe from our mailing list, after which the information is kept for one year before being deleted. Website administrators can see and edit that information.
For users that register on our website (if any), we 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, have left comments, or provided us with your personal contact details via a form on our site, 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.
We use MailChimp for sending email marketing campaigns to subscribers who have opted in to receive our newsletters or other communication.
How we protect your data
If you have any privacy-specific concerns, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org