PowerBar South Africa takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. To ensure that you feel safe and secure while visiting our web pages, we would like to inform you subsequently what data we collect during your visit to our website and how this data is being used.

Please note: This Privacy Policy only applies to the website www.powerbarsa.co.za

Personal Data

Personal data shall mean any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your true name, your address, your phone number and your date of birth. Statistical information which cannot be connected to you either directly or indirectly – such as popularity of single websites of our range of products or offerings or the number of users of a website – are not to be considered personal data.

Usage of Data

To improve the quality of our website, we store data for statistical purposes on the individual access to our site. This data record consists of:

  • the page from which the file was requested,
  • the name of the requested file,
  • the date and time of the query,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (e.g. file transmitted, file not found),
  • the description of type of browser used,
  • the user’s IP address shortened by the last three digits.

These data are stored in an anonymized form in accordance with the German Telemedia Act (TMG). Thus, no personal user profile can be created.

Data Transfer To Third Parties

We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.

Cookies

In some areas of our website we employ so-called cookies, for example in order to recognize preferences of visitors and in order to be able to optimize the website accordingly. This enables navigation to be simplified and improves usability and user friendliness of a website. Cookies as well help us identifying particularly popular areas of our internet services.

Cookies are small files that are automatically stored on the visitor’s hard drive, enabling to retain information for a specific time period and to identify the visitor’s computer. For the purposes of improving user guidance and presentation of individual preferences we use permanent cookies. In addition we use so-called session cookies, which are deleted automatically the moment your web browser is being closed. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you can reset your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. This will make the usage of cookies transparent to you.

Important Note: If you choose to disable your cookie settings or refuse to accept cookies, some parts or features of our website will not function properly.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: Download here.
As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you’ll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

Newsletter

On this website you have the opportunity to subscribe to our free newsletter. The newsletter offers information on current offers, interesting nutrition tips and exciting specials. For the registration we need your e-mail address. You do not have to tell us your name but of course you may do so. In case you disclose your name we will use your name to address you personally.

Immediately after sending the registration form you will receive a confirmation via e-mail.
The registration will only become effective by clicking the link in this confirmation e-mail. You can unsubscribe at any time. Please use the unsubscribe link at the end of each e-mail. Your e-mail address will be deleted from the mailing list instantly.

With your consent we create a user profile to optimize our services and offers. In so doing, your personal data transferred during the registration to our newsletter and your click-through behavior while reading the newsletter will be assembled, stored and analyzed automatically within a database with the aim of matching the user profile received with individual product and service offers. Providing you have given your consent hereto, you will receive information tailored exactly to your personal interests and preferences (e.g. special offers on new products).

Providing your registration to the newsletter following consent has been given by you:
I would like to receive the newsletter of the PowerBar South Africa with information and offers via e–mail. My data will not be transferred to third parties. I can revoke my consent at any time by clicking and following the link included in each newsletter.

Contact Form

To get in touch with us, you may use our contact form. In order to use our contact form we require the following information:

  • reason of contact
  • name
  • e-mail address
  • message

You may send us further information within the text box, but you are not obliged. We use your data for answering your query and providing the requested information. Where required, the data provided will be transferred to the competent unit for your request.
The transmission of the data provided will be conducted via secure https/SSL connection.

Social Networks

Our website contains links to various social media services. However, Facebook and Instagram buttons used on this website are no so-called social plugins. A direct connection with Facebook or Instagram servers will not be established by your browser. In fact the buttons used are links to our Facebook, respectively Instagram pages.

Facebook or Instagram will not directly receive a notification through your visit on our website that you have visited our website with your IP address. However, you will be forwarded to our Facebook or Instagram pages by simply clicking on the buttons. For information on the purposes and scope of data collection by Facebook or Instagram and how it is processed and used please visit Facebook’s or Instagram’s privacy policies.

Service Providers

PowerBar eventually is going to deploy contracted service providers with the processing of your data bound by instructions, among others with the dispatch of e-mails, maintenance and analyses of data bases as well as services within the framework of the websites.

Service providers may have access to your personal data solely to the extent and duration required for providing the service or to the extent you have consented to the processing and usage of data. Service providers may not use your data for other purposes. Furthermore, service providers are obligated equally as we are to treat information according to this privacy policy and German data protection law.

Data Security

We provide technical and organizational measures to ensure protection of your data against unauthorized and unwanted access. As well as safeguarding the operational environment we use encryption technology in some areas and features of the website (e.g. contact form).

You can recognize that you are browsing on an encryption secured website by the lock symbol shown in the status bar of your browser and by the address bar starting with “https”. Authorized employees of POWERBAR solely have access to your personal data.

Your Rights As A User

As a user you have the right to request information on the data we store concerning you as well as the purpose of storage. In addition, you have a right to demand that incorrect data are being corrected and data which are inappropriate or no longer needed are being deleted. To claim your rights please contact us in written form or via e-mail at the following contact details:

Contact

For information, requests and suggestions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us at following address:

PowerBar South Africa.

Unit C7, Prime Park, Mocke Road, Diep River, Cape Town, South Africa
Phone numbers:+27 (0) 21 705 1637