1. Who We Are and Terms
1.1 Our website address is https://www.sharkacademy.co.za/
1.2 “Shark Academy” refers to the office and staff members of Shark Academy.
1.3 “User” or “Users” refers to any person making use of Shark Academy’s website.
1.4 “Intern” or “Volunteer” refers to anyone enrolled in one of the Shark Academy Programs.
1.5 “Guardian” refers to the parent or guardian of the “User”, “Users”, “Intern” or “Volunteer”.
2.1 Shark Academy takes the privacy of Users on Shark Academy’s website very seriously.
2.2 This policy refers to how Shark Academy stores, uses and collects personal information from Users of Shark Academy’s Website.
2.3 Personal information is information about the User that is personally identifiable like the user’s name, surname, email address or postal address and that which is not publicly available.
2.4 This policy does not apply to companies that are not owned or controlled by Shark Academy or with whom Shark Academy is affiliated or contracted, as well as to people that Shark Academy does not employ or manage.
3. How We Use the Information We Collect
3.1 Shark Academy collects the personal information supplied by the User when the User makes requests to be contacted or to be provided with more information on the services of Shark Academy. Shark Academy might combine information about a specific User with information it obtains from business partners or other companies.
3.2 Once Users have made contact on Shark Academy’s Website, the User will no longer be anonymous to Shark Academy.
3.3 Shark Academy uses the personal information collected from Shark Academy’s Website to meet the User’s requests for services or products.
3.4 Shark Academy will take the necessary steps to not allow the use of personal information for any other reasons. However; Shark Academy cannot guarantee that personal information will not be used for other purposes from time to time. Such purposes would be in line with anything related to Shark Academy, Users, Intern, Volunteer, Guardian or the services that we offer.
4. Children’s Safety Policy
4.1 Shark Academy takes the privacy of children online very seriously. Children under 13 years of age should have the consent of their Guardian before providing any personal information to Shark Academy. Shark Academy will not require or request children under this age to provide any personal information that is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity on Shark Academy’s Website.
4.2 If Shark Academy determines that a User is under 13 years of age, Shark Academy will not use or maintain his or her personal information without the Guardian’s consent.
5. Who We Share Your Data With
Shark Academy does not share, rent or sell any of the User or Guardian’s personal information with other people or companies, except to provide the products or services that the Users, Volunteers, Interns or Guardians have requested.
6. What Rights You Have Over Your Information
The User may edit their information, including marketing preferences, at any time, provided this information remains accurate in accordance with Shark Academy’s Terms and Conditions. The User can also request that we erase any personal data that we hold about them. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal or security reasons.
7. Confidentiality and Security
Shark Academy has put security safeguards in place that comply with best practices to protect the personal information of the User, Volunteers, Interns and Guardians.
Shark Academy may update this policy from time to time. It is the responsibility of the User to keep up to date with any changes to this policy.
9. Additional Questions or Requests
If a User has any questions, suggestions, feedback or comments, Users are requested to complete the contact form on Shark Academy’s Website. Any form submissions sent to Shark Academy will not be accessible to the general public.