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Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction

    1. Zimswazi Golf Lodge cc (“Zimswazi” or “us” or “we” or “our”) understands the importance of protecting your personal information as defined by the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (“the Act”) and is committed to ensuring that Personal Information is used appropriately, transparently, securely and in accordance with applicable laws.

    2. This Privacy Policy describes how Zimswazi collects and may process your personal information.

    3. This Privacy Policy applies to your personal information that we may collect during your interactions with us, whether:

      1. online, including through our website, mobile site, through social media interaction (“Sites”) and mobile applications (“Apps”) (collectively “Online Services”);

      2. in writing/email or orally; and/or

      3. personal information that we may collect offline or receive from third parties.

    4. If you do not accept these terms & conditions, please immediately desist from accessing the Online Services.


  1. Notification of changes to Privacy Statement

    1. We are continuously improving our methods of communication and adding new functionality and features to our Online Service and to our other services. Due to these ongoing improvements, changes in the law and the changing technology, our data protection practices may change from time to time. If and when our data protection practices change, we will update this Privacy Policy to describe our new practices. We encourage you to check this page regularly.


  1. Rights

    1. All rights in all material and content (including, but not limited to, text, images, web pages, sound, software (including, code, interface and website structure) and video, and the look and feel, design and compilation thereof) of the Online Services are owned by us and/or our licensors. You agree that you are permitted to use the material and/or content only as set out in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise expressly authorised in writing by us or our licensors, and that you may not otherwise copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly perform, distribute, commercially exploit, adapt, translate, modify, bundle, merge, share or make available to any person, or create derivative works of such material or content.

    2. You should  always  verify  the  information  set  out  in the Online Services  with  independent authorities before acting or relying on it. It is your responsibility to use virus checking software on any material downloaded from this Site and to ensure the compatibility of such software with your equipment.


  1. Intellectual Property

    1. We are the owner and/or authorised user of all trademarks, service marks, designs, patents, copyrights, database rights and all other intellectual property appearing on or contained within the Online Services, unless otherwise indicated. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, use of the Site does not grant you any right, title, interest or license to any such intellectual property you may access on the Online Services. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, any use or reproduction of the intellectual property is prohibited.


  1.  Personal Information we collect

    1. Personal information is any information as defined by the Act, that identifies you as an individual or relates to you as an identifiable individual. Depending on how you interact with us, personal information we collect may include:

      1. your full names;

      2. email address;

      3. postal address;

      4. telephone number;

      5. your gender;

      6. social media account information;

      7. identity number;

    2. We may also collect other information that does not personally identify you. Such other information includes browser and device information, website and application usage data, IP addresses, demographic information such as marketing preferences, geographic location, primary language, and information collected through cookies and other technologies or information that has been anonymised or aggregated. If we link this information with your personal information, we will treat that linked information as personal information.

    3. You can choose not to provide personal information to us when requested, however, if personal information is necessary for us to provide you with our services or to perform administrative functions, we may be unable to perform our obligations and enforce our rights, in which case we shall reserve the right to refuse access to services.


  1. How we collect your personal information

    1. We may collect your personal information in a variety of ways when you interact with us, including when you access our Online Services, or interact with us in any other way, or use our services.

    2. We collect personal information when you place orders for our services, when we process your orders and payment transactions, perform administrative and business functions.

    3. We may collect or process personal information when we respond to your inquiries and requests, obtain feedback from you about our services.

    4. We do collect personal information from third parties, including public databases, social media sites, business partners with whom we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities and third parties that provide list enhancement or similar services.

    5. When you use our Online Services, we may, and third parties we engage, may automatically collect information, including personal information through use of cookies and similar technologies. For more information, see the “Cookies and Similar Technologies” section below.


  1. Use of your personal information

    1. We may use your personal information to:

      1. enable you to effectively use and/or to improve our services. For example, to:

        1. perform administrative and business functions and internal reporting;

        2. send administrative information to you;

        3. obtain feedback from you about our services including through client satisfaction surveys, in which event, we will only use your personal information for the sole purpose of communicating with you;

        4. respond to your inquiries and fulfil requests by you;

        5. inform you about and provide you with our services; and/or

        6. update our records and keep contact details up to date.

      2. provide you with marketing materials and/or to personalise your experience. For example, to:

        1. send marketing communications to you;

        2. provide you with a more personalised experience when you interact with us.

      3. achieve our business purposes and analyse information. For example, to:

        1. establish, manage, and maintain our business relationship with you;

        2. compile usage statistics for our Online Services;

        3. process and respond to privacy requests, questions, concerns and complaints; and/or

        4. fulfil legal and contractual obligations.

    2. We may engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation and for our legitimate business interests and to enable you to benefit from your engagement with us.


  1. Sharing your personal information

    1. We may share your personal information for the processing in terms of the Act (as applicable):

      1. We have your consent to share the information

      2. with business partners with whom we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities;

      3. with service providers to provide operational services or facilitate transactions on our behalf, including but not limited to processing of orders, assisting with sales-related activities or post-sales support, client support, email delivery, data analytics and auditing;

      4. where you consent to the sharing of your personal information;

      5. in connection with, any joint venture, merger, sale of company assets, consolidation or restructuring, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by or to another company; and/or

      6. for other legal reasons.

      7. we may share your personal information in response to a request for information by a competent legal or regulatory authority in accordance with applicable laws, regulation or legal process:

      8. where necessary to comply with judicial proceedings, court orders or government orders; or

      9. to protect the rights, property or safety of Zimswazi, its business partners, you, or others, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

    2. Any third parties with whom we share your personal information shall be contractually required to implement appropriate data protection and security measures to protect personal information and are not permitted to use personal information for any purpose other than the purpose for which they are provided with or given access to personal information.


  1. Cookies and Similar Technologies

    1. When you access our Online Services, we use cookies (small text files containing a unique ID number which are placed on your PC or device) and similar technologies including scripts, embedded web links, web beacons, Local Shared Objects (flash cookies) and Local Storage (HTML 5). We use cookies to assist us with activities such as:

      1. enabling you to sign in to our Online Services;

      2. authenticating you;

      3. keeping track of information you have provided to us;

      4. improving your browsing experience;

      5. customising our interactions with you;

      6. storing and managing your preferences and settings;

      7. compiling statistical data;

      8. analysing the performance and usability of our Online Services;

      9. measuring traffic patterns for our Online Services; and/or

      10. determining which areas of our Online Services have been visited.

    2. These technologies collect information that your browser sends to our Online Services including your browser type, information about your IP address (a unique identifier assigned to your computer or device which allows your PC or device to communicate over the Internet), together with the date, time and duration of your visit, the pages you view and the links you click.


  1. What security measures are in place to protect your personal information?

    1. We shall always implement reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal information against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, misuse, destruction or against unauthorised disclosure or access to the information we collect.


  1. 11. How we store your Personal Information?

    1. We constantly review and improve our measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, accidental loss, disclosure or destruction.

    2. We store your personal information on site and may also or alternatively store your personal information on and transfer your personal information to a central database located in a Cloud Platform. If the location of the central database is located in a country that does not have substantially similar laws which provide for the protection of personal data, we will take the necessary steps to ensure that your personal information is adequately protected in that jurisdiction.

    3. Communications over the internet (such as emails) are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may go through a number of countries before being delivered – as this is the nature of the internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that’s beyond our control.

    4. Your information will not be stored for longer than is necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

    5. Archived information is stored and governed by POPI.

    6. Hard copy files are stored at secure premises and are destroyed after 3 years.



  1. How to unsubscribe or opt-out

    1. If you no longer want to receive marketing messages from us, please contact our customer services team and you’ll be ‘opted out’. You can get in touch with customer services through the Contact Us page on our site.

    2. If you choose to unsubscribe or opt out, we will hold your contact details on file marked so that we do not contact you again. This is so that we do not contact you if your details are subsequently provided to us by a third party.

    3. If you object to the processing of your Personal Information, Zimswazi may no longer process said Personal Information.


  1. How to find out what Personal Information of yours we are holding?

    1. To see the Personal Information we have collected through Online Services that relates to you, to cancel it and/or to correct or update this Personal Information, please email us at In addition, we will always give you the opportunity to update your preferences regarding our use of your Personal Information.

    2. To protect your privacy and security we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access.


  1. Law

    1. The laws of South Africa will govern any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to your use of this Website.

    2. To the fullest extent permitted by law we, our officers, directors, employees, agents and assigns, hereby disclaim all liability for any loss, cost or damage (direct, indirect, consequential ,or otherwise) suffered by you as a result of your use of the Online Services or from any computer virus transmitted through the Online Services, or other sites accessed from the Online Services, whether such loss, cost or damage arises from our negligence or otherwise and even if we are expressly informed of the possibility of such loss or damage. In no event shall our total liability to you for all proven damages, costs, losses and causes of action in the aggregate (whether in contract, delict, including but not limited to negligence, or otherwise) arising from the terms and conditions, including our privacy statement, or use of Online Service exceed, in the aggregate, (ZAR) R700.00.

    3. You will indemnify us against any loss, damage or cost incurred by us arising out of your use of the Online Services, any of its services or any information accessible over or through the Online Services, including information obtained from linked sites, your submission or transmission of information or material on or through the Online Services or your violation of this Privacy Policy or any other laws, regulations and rules. You will also indemnify against any claims that information or material which you have submitted to us is in violation of any law or in breach of any third party rights (including, but not limited to, claims in respect of defamation, invasion of privacy, breach of confidence, infringement of copyright or infringement of any other intellectual property right). We reserve the right to exclusively defend and control any claims arising from the above and any such indemnification matters and that you will fully cooperate with us in any such defences.


Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please feel free to contact us at Any complaints regarding the treatment of personal information should also be directed to this address.

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