Your right to privacy and security is very important to Diners Club (S.A.) (Proprietary) Limited (“Diners Club/ we/us/our”). We treat personal information collected through this website as private and confidential and are committed to giving you secure access to our online services.
How we use the personal infomration we collect:
We need to collect personal or other information to:
Meet our responsibilities to you;
Follow your instructions;
Inform you of new services; and
Make sure our business suits your needs.
Our use of technology to follow your use of our website
We collect and examine information about visits to this website (“the information”). We use this information to find out which areas of the website people visit most to help us to add more value to our services. The information is gathered in a way that we do not get personal information about any individual or their online behaviour on other websites.
We use cookie technology on some parts of our website. A cookie is small pieces of text that are saved on your Internet browser when you use our website. The cookie is sent back to our computer each time you visit our website. Cookies make it easier for us to give you a better experience online. You can stop your browser from accepting cookies, but if you do, some parts of our website or online services may not work. Cookies cannot collect any personal information about you or your machine and cannot gather data or information about what you do on the Internet. Cookies just enable us to provide a more valuable online experience to you. While you can set your Internet browser to disable cookie technology, we do not recommend that you do this since some parts of this website and our online services may not function properly, or at all. Says something similar a few lines up
Marketing by post, email or text messages
If you give us permission, we may use your personal or other information to tell you about products, services and special offers from us or other companies that may interest you. We will do this by post, email or text message (“SMS”). If you later decide that you do not want us to do this, please call us on 0860-DINERS (346377) or email us (click here) and we will remove your details from our mailing list.
We ask other organisations (that is, third parties) to provide support services to us. When we do this, they have to agree to our privacy policies if they need access to any personal information to carry out their services.
Our website may have links to or from other websites. We try to link only to websites that also have high standards and respect for privacy but we are not responsible for their security and privacy practices or their content. We recommend that you always read the privacy and security statements on these websites before browsing.
When we may reveal personal information without consent
We will not reveal personal information to anyone outside the bank Diners Club? or certain of our service providers without your permission, unless we must do so by law or in terms of a court order, it is in the public interest, and/or we need to do so to protect our rights.
Storing personal information
We store personal information collected through our website in a safe place and no person outside the bank Diners Club?or certain of our service providers can access it.
Our security practices
We are committed to providing safe online services. Use of our website and transactions through it are protected by encryption (secret codes) to meet international standards. Encryption protects the personal information you send when you fill in application forms online. Our computers are protected by systems that guard against intruders. Only authorised bank Diners Club?employees or agents can gain access to information on these computers. We have also used independent security experts to test our system security and advise us about improvements to it. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) and have access to its services and systems to further advise and assist us. To ensure that you benefit from our security you should read the security tips we post on our site from time to time.
Privacy and security statements that apply to specific online services
Different online services and SBSA entities may have their own privacy and security policies because the services or products they offer may need different or extra policies. These specific policies will apply to your use of the particular service where they are different from our general policies. You must read these privacy and security policies before using these online services.
Personal use of emails and notice about checking on emails
Our communication and information systems are for business use, however, we realise that our employees occasionally use our systems for personal use. Personal use includes sending or receiving personal emails within or outside Diners Club or SBSA. We do not accept responsibility for the contents of personal emails sent by our employees or those of SBSA using our systems. Please note that we may intercept, check on and delete any communications created, stored, sent or received using our systems, according to any law that applies.
Right to change this privacy and security statement
We may change this privacy and security statement from time to time. We will put all changes on our website. The latest version of our privacy and security statement will replace all earlier versions of it, unless otherwise stated.
Email us (click here) if you have any questions about this privacy and security statement