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Privacy Policy

Interaction Design Foundation Johannesburg Chapter  is an initiative aligned to the mission of the quality education and quality interactions. All local chapters worldwide are run by local leaders who volunteer their time. This chapter was created by XEDRI NPC & DESIGNERD PTY LTD. We focus on design as a practice and offer our members free resources and updates around design and the process, principles and people within the industry.  We safely collect and store info you share with us. If you need to edit your privacy settings or would like to request the removal of your data from our site, please click here: info@xedri.com

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way securely. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address login; e-mail address; computer and connection information. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We only collect personally identifiable information (like name, email communications); comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile which you create on this website. 

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do we store, use, share and disclose site visitors' personal information?

Our initiative is hosted on a secure platform platform. The online platform that allows us to provide services to you. Your data may be stored through the platforms data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

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How do we communicate with our site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our community or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

How do we use cookies and other tracking tools?
 

This site uses various tracking tools from various 3rd party service providers. Each with their own Privacy policies: 

 

Analytics

Please refer to https://policies.google.com/privacy

 

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 visit our login page, 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.

Contact forms & 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



It's important to note that third-party services, such as Google Analytics or other applications offered through the Platforms Market, placing cookies or using other tracking technologies through the platforms services, may have their own policies regarding how they collect and store information. As these are external services, such practices are not covered by the Platforms Privacy Policy.​

How can you withdraw your consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at info@xedri.com

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions & contact information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at info@xedri.com

Updated 3 December 2022

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