Privacy Policy

Barker Insurance (www.bib.co.za)Â values the users of this website. Your privacy and trust are very important to us. We realize that you may be concerned about our collection, use, and disclosure of the personally identifiable information (Personal Information) that we collect when you use the Website and the services offered on this Website. This Privacy Policy describes the information that we collect from you, how we collect this information, and what we do with it after we collect it. By using the Website you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Does www.bib.co.za Ever Make Changes to its Privacy Policy?

We may make changes to the Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by sending you an email, posting a notice on the home page of the Website, after we have made changes. If you receive notification of a change in our Privacy Policy, you must review the new Privacy Policy carefully to make sure you understand our practices and procedures.

What Types of Information Does www.bib.co.za Collect From Me?

Personal Information. We collect Personal Information that you provide to us, such as your name and email address.

Non-Personal Information. We also collect non-personal information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous website you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your IP Address. Non-Personal Information cannot be easily used to personally identify you.

How and When Does www.bib.co.za Collect This Information?

Providing Information to Us. We collect Personal Information from you when you provide it to us. For example, if you subscribe to our newsletter, we may collect your name and email address.

Communications With Us. If you communicate with us regarding the Website or the www.bib.co.za Services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any such communication.

Analytic and Reporting Technologies. Like the operators of most websites, we use analytic and reporting technologies to record Non-Personal Information such as Internet domain and host names, IP addresses, browser software, operating system types, clickstream patterns, and the dates and times that the Website is accessed.

How Does www.bib.co.za Use My Information?

Personal Information. We use Personal Information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the www.bib.co.za Website, fulfilling requests for information, and providing customer support. If you sign up to receive a www.bib.co.za newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to send you the newsletters.

Non-Personal Information. We use Non-Personal Information to track the use of the Website and for other internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving this Website.

When Will www.bib.co.za Disclose My Information to Third Parties?

Disclosure to Successors. We may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of ours, such as a company that acquires us. In the event www.bib.co.za goes through a business transition, such as a merger or acquisition by or with another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email or by a notice on our Website of any such change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.

Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may disclose your Personal Information to prevent an emergency, to prevent harm to others, to respond to legal requirements, to protect or enforce our rights and policies, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or as required or permitted by law (including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order).

Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers and Online Partners. We may contract with various third parties who help us provide, maintain and improve the Website. For example, we use a third party to process payments made to us, and may subcontract out production, fulfillment, analytics, reporting or other operations. We also contract with several online partners to help manage, monitor and optimize our Website and to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising, communications and how visitors use the Website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from disclosing your Personal Information, except for the purpose of providing the services in question. We cannot guarantee that such third parties will not disclose your Personal Information.

Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We will disclose Non-Personal Information, in aggregate form, to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this information. However, it cannot be easily used to identify you personally.

What About Cookies?

A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. Most websites use cookies. We use cookies to track your use of the Website, provide you with a more personalized user experience.

Does www.bib.co.za Protect My Personal Information?

Personal Information. Whenever we obtain your Personal Information, we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we are not insurers of the security of your Personal Information. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.

Website Content. The content that you store, post, or transmit on or through the Website, such as message board postings and images, may be accessed by other users, including people that you do not know. We are not responsible for the actions of others. Therefore, you should use care in communicating with other users and only disclose your Personal Information to other users that you know to be trustworthy. You should not assume that your content will be kept private.

How Can I Review and Make Changes to My Personal Information?

You can obtain a copy of and request that we correct errors in your Personal Information by emailing us. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain a copy of your Personal Information. If your Personal Information changes or if you no longer want to use www.bib.co.za, you may correct, update or deactivate your Personal Information and/or your account. If you would like to deactivate or terminate your account you can also contact us.

Tell-A-Friend

If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about the Website, we will ask you for your friend`s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Website. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information, we encrypt that information.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Does This Privacy Policy Apply When I Access Third Party Websites?

You may be able to access third party websites directly from the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply when you access third party websites. We cannot control how third parties may use Personal Information you disclose to them, so you should carefully review the privacy policy of any third party website you visit before using it or disclosing your Personal Information to its provider.

Can I Opt-Out From Receiving Communications From www.bib.co.za?

We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of having your Personal Information used for certain purposes.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us.

If we disclose your Personal Information to a third party in a manner that is not set forth in this Privacy Policy you will be notified so that you can make an informed choice about sharing your Personal Information with that third party.