Privacy and Cookie Policy

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE

 Please read the following terms and conditions of use before using this website. In using this website, you agree to these terms and conditions of use. BBPP reserves the right to update these terms and conditions at any time without notice to you.

Definitions

 The terms “BBPP”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” when used in these Terms and Conditions mean Broad Based Procurement Portal. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in these Terms and Conditions mean any user of this website.

 

USE OF THIS WEBSITE

 This website is owned and operated by BBPP (PTY) LTD. (Registration No 2017/342461/07) is incorporated in the Republic of South Africa with its registered office at 81 Somtseu Road, North Beach, Durban. 4001. 031 .

 If you have any queries about this website, please contact info@bbpp.co.za

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to BBPP. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and data. It is protected by intellectual property laws including, but not limited to, copyright.

 

YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, VIEW, COPY AND PRINT INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION HELD ON THIS WEBSITE PROVIDED THAT:

  •  Materials are used solely for your own personal use or for product/supplier research about your business or your employer’s business. Commercial use is not permitted.
  •  Materials may not be altered or modified in any way without prior written permission from BBPP.

 You may not otherwise, without express permission from us, copy, distribute, sell or publish any of the content of the Website. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

 

CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT

 From time to time we may change these terms without prior notice to you. The current terms can be found at www.bbpp.co.za. By using this website after we have posted any revisions to these terms, you accept the terms as revised.

 

PRIVACY

 We respect your privacy. Please review our Privacy Policy for a description of the information we collect and how we use it.

 

PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

 Information provided on pages held on this website and in any documents downloaded from this website is provided for general information only. It is subject to change without notice. BBPP is not responsible for any inaccuracies and makes no representation and gives no warranty as to its accuracy. Since the information was not prepared for you personally, it is not intended to form recommendations or advice. It is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself that the information is suitable for your purposes. Nothing on this website is intended to be nor should be construed as an offer to enter a contractual relationship unless a user opts to utilise Value Add Services or Advertising.

Trademarks

 Your use of this site and any materials downloaded, viewed, copied or printed does not authorise you to use any names or trademarks of BBPP, its trading partners or associates.

 

ERRORS AND DOWNTIME

 Errors may appear from time to time on the website and some information on the website may be out of date. Before relying on information, you have found on the website, please confirm any facts that are important to your decision. From time to time the website may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, without limitation: (i) equipment malfunctions; (ii) periodic maintenance procedures or repairs which we may undertake from time to time; or (iii) causes beyond our control or which we cannot reasonably foresee.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

 These Terms and Conditions apply only to www.bbpp.co.za The website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by BBPP. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and you should note that we do not have any control over these other websites. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any materials or representations in respect to such websites. All links are used at your own risk. In evoking links to other websites, you agree to accept these conditions of use.

 

LINKS FROM OTHER WEBSITES

 Persons providing access to this website via links from another website are solely responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services of, or available through, the source website and for any representations made or impressions created concerning BBPP.

 

SPECIAL OFFERS/COUPONS

 Advertisers on BBPP may include special offers within their paid for listings. BBPP does not take responsibility for or, offer assistance in relation to these special offers. Other terms and conditions of the advertiser may apply. You should check any terms and conditions with the advertiser before use.

 

USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS

 To obtain access to certain services through this website, you may be given an opportunity to register with us. As part of any such registration process, you will select/be given a username and password. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete and that you will not register under the name of, nor attempt to enter our site under the name of, another person. We reserve the right to reject or terminate any username that we deem offensive. You will be responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your password and will notify us by email of any known or suspected unauthorised use of your account.

 Any misrepresentation of information provided through the registration process whether intentionally or neglectfully, the owners of BBPP reserve the right to remove your registration from this website with no consequential costs or liabilities accruing to the owners of BBPP for whatever reason.

 

CONNECTING TO THE WEBSITE

 BBPP has been optimised to operate with Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox Web Browsers. You shall be solely responsible for providing, maintaining and ensuring compatibility with the website, all hardware, software, electrical and other physical requirements for your use of the website, including, without limitation, telecommunications and Internet access connections and links, web browsers or other equipment, programs and services required to access and use the site.

 

NO WARRANTY

 The site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Use of the site is at your sole risk. We do not warrant that your use of the site will be uninterrupted or error free, nor do we make any warranty as to any results that may be obtained by use of the site.

 We make no warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a purpose, non-infringement, effectiveness, completeness, accuracy, and title.

 Limitation of liability: If you are dissatisfied with the site, your sole and exclusive remedy shall be to discontinue use of the site. In no event shall our total liability for direct damages exceed the total fees paid by you to us.

 Moreover, under no circumstances shall we be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages for any matter arising from or relating to this agreement, the site or the Internet generally, including, without limitation, your use or inability to use the site, any changes to or inaccessibility of the site, delay, failure, unauthorised access to or alteration of any transmission or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, any transaction or agreement entered into through the site, or any data or material from a third person accessed on or through the site, whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, tort or otherwise.

 

INDEMNITY

 You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us, including our directors, officers, employees and agents harmless, from and against any action, cause, claim, damage, debt, demand or liability, including reasonable costs and attorney’s fees, asserted by any person or company, arising out of or relating to your breach of these terms.

 

GOVERNING LAW

 These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of South Africa.

 

DISCLAIMER

 BBPP shall bear no responsibility and disclaims all liability for any loss, damage or liability, either directly or indirectly, attributable to the use of or reliance upon information or links provided through this website.

 BBPP has taken every care in the preparation of the content of this website. To the extent permitted by applicable law BBPP disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials on this website.

 BBPP shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage that may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of the materials on this website.

 The information provided in this website is for general guidance only. BBPP accepts no responsibility or liability for damages arising from the use of the information. If specific professional advice is required on any issue, you should contact us.

 Hypertext links given in this site may lead to websites that are not under the control of BBPP. When any of these links are used and you leave the BBPP website, we have no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any site that is not under the control of BBPP.

 These disclaimers and exclusions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with South African Law. If any provisions of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

 The content of this website is subject to copyright protection. Reproduction of the content, or any part of it, other than for educational purposes or personal use, is prohibited without prior consent from BBPP.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 By using this website, you give your consent that all personal data that you submit may be processed by BBPP in the manner and for the purposes described in the following Privacy Policy.

 

DEFINITIONS

 The terms “BBPP”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” when used in these Terms and Conditions mean Broad Based Procurement Portal. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in these Terms and Conditions mean any user of this website.

 The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, job title, email or mailing address, as well as the information provided in relation to your business.

 

ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY

 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of registered website users whilst providing the highest possible quality of service. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the South African Data Protection Bill.

 If you have any questions concerning your personal information or regarding our practices, please contact: BBPP, 81 Somtseu Road, North Beach, Durban. 4001.Telephone 031- or send us an email: info@bbpp.co.za

 

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

 We collect information through your registration process and from any email messages you may send to us. When you use this website to register to receive additional information or support from us, we ask you for contact information like your name, job title, company details, telephone number and email address.

 We may also collect email addresses via marketing events such as trade shows and exhibitions. In such cases, we assume that people providing their email addresses are opting in to receive email messages from us. Therefore, we do not include an email opt-out mechanism when collecting event leads.

 If, at any time, you wish to opt out of receiving information from BBPP via email, send us an email.

 

ANONYMOUS DATA COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE

 We also use software tools to collect information automatically about your visit to our website. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form and, as such, cannot be used to identify you personally. Such aggregate information helps us to audit usage of our website and improve the service provided.

 

COOKIES

 To collect the anonymous data described above, we may use temporary “cookies” that collect the domain name of the user and the date and time you visited this website. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, and this enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.

 

 USE OF PERSONAL DATA

 We process your personal data only for specific purposes defined in various areas of this website. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. When we ask you for personal data, we tell you the purposes for which we will process that data. Some of these purposes include:

 

  • Providing you with information about our products or services, special offers and events or articles and case studies we think will be of interest to you
  • Sending you regular newsletters by email or by post
  • Providing you with product or service information and promotional material that you have specifically requested
  • Processing any other requests that you make
  • To summarise usage behaviour for advertisers and partners, and to describe our service and performance. This is not based on individual behaviour, but is generic
  • Conducting marketing research.
  • Disclosure of your personal data

 We do not share, sell or distribute your personal data with unrelated third parties, except under the following limited circumstances:

 

  • Personal data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of BBPP, or in connection with the business of BBPP for further processing in accordance with the purposes to which you have subsequently consented.
  • We may share or transfer the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interest, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event.

 

DATA INTEGRITY AND SECURITY

 We keep your personal data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.

 To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security technology, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection.

 The employees who have access to personal data have been trained to handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

 

DATA ACCESS AND CORRECTIONS

 At any time, you can print a report on all the personal data forming part of the registration process. Should you need to request confirmation of any additional data held on you or your organisation, we will disclose to you the personal data we hold about you upon receipt of your written request addressed to The Administration Manager at the address given above. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal data that is inaccurate and notify any third-party recipients of the necessary changes.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

 This Privacy Policy applies only to www.blackpages.co.za. The website contains hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by BBPP. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and you should note that we do not have any control over these other websites. We cannot, therefore, be responsible for the protection and privacy of any data which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and review the privacy statement posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.

 

UPDATES AND CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

 We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on this website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the site.

 

GOVERNING LAW

 These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this website to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of South Africa.

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