Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Change Starts Now
Effective Date: 14/12/23

Thank you for visiting the Change Starts Now website. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect the information you provide when using our website. Change Starts Now is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled responsibly and in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in South Africa.

1. Information We Collect:

  • Personal Information: We may collect personal information, including but not limited to your name, email address, and affiliations when you voluntarily submit this information through our website.
  • Automatically Collected Information: We may also collect non-personal information such as your IP address, browser type, and device information, which is collected automatically when you access our website.

2. How We Use Your Information:

  • Your information will be used solely for the purpose of contacting you via email for news and event information related to Change Starts Now.
  • We may use aggregated, non-personal information for statistical analysis, website improvement, and marketing purposes.

3. Third-Party Service Providers:

  • We utilise HubSpot as our customer relationship management (CRM) platform to store and manage user information. HubSpot complies with data protection regulations and implements security measures to protect your information.

4. Data Security:

  • We implement industry-standard security measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your personal information.
  • All personal information is stored securely on HubSpot, and access is restricted to authorised personnel only.

5. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

  • We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and collect information about your use of our website. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

6. Your Rights:

  • You have the right to request access to, correction, or deletion of your personal information.

7. Updates to Privacy Policy:

  • This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website.

By using our website, you consent to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.