Trace and Save™ Privacy Policy

Who are we?

We are TraceandSave™ – Measured Agricultural Sustainability and our website address is: http://traceandsave.com

We are located at:
Wavecrest
Jeffrey’s Bay, Eastern Cape 6330
South Africa

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

  • Comments

    When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

    An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

  • Media

    If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

  • Contact & Register forms

    When a user registers with traceandsave.com; they are automatically subscribed to our newsletter service, which they can unsubscribe from at any time. A user is also agreeing to our terms of usage of Cookies when they contact us via e-mail and/or contact forms from within the site itself.

  • Cookies

    If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

    If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

    When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

    If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

  • 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.

    These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

  • Analytics

    • Who do we share your data with and for how long do we retain your data?

      If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

      For users that register on our website (if any), we also 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.

      User data is shared with a newsletter e-mailing service called Mailchimp; this newsletter service is completely controllable through the site, all users may subscribe and unsubscribe from this e-mailing service at any time.

      All user data is handled, collected and managed by the site’s webmaster; Aggresolutions (Pty) Ltd.

      Blogs, comments and user data is shared between and linked to Facebook & Twitter.

    • What rights do you have over your data?

      If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

      For all the newsletter subscriptions, the user has the ability to subscribe and unsubscribe at any time.

    • Where do we send your data to?

      Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. All comments are reviewed by administrators, they have the right to approve and unapprove any comments made by users and visitors.

How is all this gathered information beneficial to TraceandSave™?

Part of the TraceandSave™ project is to deliver a customized experience for our different types of subscribers, partners and users (registered & unregistered). The information gathered on our subscribers and visitors allows us to better deliver and improve this customized experience in the future.

Contact information

All users, visitors and subscribers are able to contact us in the following ways:
Phone: +27 82 878 5216
E-Mail: info@traceandsave.com
Data Loss/Theft: webmaster@traceandsave.com
Address: Trace and Save, Wavecrest, Jeffrey’s Bay, Eastern Cape 6330, South Africa

Additional information

  • How we protect your data

    All user data is monitored and backed up everyday, server activity is monitored and reports are logged 24/7. The number of internal administrators that are given access to sensitive information is restricted, this keeps server access to a minimum so as to not compromise user information.

  • What data breach procedures we have in place

    Any and all data breaches are to be reported to webmaster@traceandsave.com; in the event of a data breach, the servers will be shutdown and all users will be contacted immediately.

  • What third parties we receive data from

    We receive some analytical and user data from Facebook and Twitter for the explicit use of tracking comments and posts related to TraceandSave™.