Sharenet is committed to respecting your privacy. Because we store certain
types of information , we feel you should fully understand the terms and
conditions surrounding the capture and use of this information. This privacy
statement discloses what information we store and how we use it. Questions
regarding this statement should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This policy complies with Section 51 of the Electronic Communications and
Transactions Act, 2002.
Capture and Use of Information
Sharenet (Pty) Ltd is the sole owner of the information collected from
visitors to our site. We will not sell, share, rent or disclose this
information to other parties in ways different from what is disclosed in
In some instances, we may pass information to third parties involved in the
relevant Sharenet Service (such as stock brokers who you specifically sign
up with). You will generally know if such a transfer of your information
happens. In order to comply with any valid legal process such as a search
warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order, we may however be compelled to
release specific personal information, but will afford you the opportunity
to contest such requests as far as possible.
Material you post on interactive forums or chatrooms in Sharenet services
will be available to others using the Service.
If you agree Sharenet may contact you about those of its services which may
interest you by email and (in certain limited circumstances) by telephone.
You have a right to ask us at any time not to contact you by way of direct
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on
your computer's hard drive. Generally, cookies work by assigning to your
computer a unique number that has no meaning outside of our system. Our
cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. We use them
to provide website statistics regarding the number of unique visitors to our
site and for counting impressions on our pages. Cookies are also used to
store your preferences. (eg: customise the columns displayed on your
portfolio). Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can
change your browser to prevent that, although this may break certain other
features of out site.
Sharenet uses IP addresses to analyze trends, track visitor's movements, and
gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not
linked to personally identifiable information. Based on the aggregated
information gained from cookies and IP addresses, statistical reports are
generated for use by Sharenet management and to aid in selling advertising
in our free areas. Aggregate information will never identify you, it only
defines site visitors in general terms.
Sharenet takes every precaution to protect our users' information. We use
multiple levels of security starting with SSL on your browser and ending
with a trusted database and operating system.
See our Security Notice.
Notification of Changes
Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect and
how we use it.