Information Collected and Stored Automatically:
When you visit the Botanical Resource Holdings (Pty) Ltd [BRH] website to read pages or download information, BRH automatically collects and stores the following non-identifying information:
The Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access the BRH web site (An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to the computer you are using whenever you are surfing the web)
The type of browser, such as Netscape or Internet Explorer, and operating system, such as Windows 98 or Linux, used to access the BRH site
The date and time when the BRH site is accessed, for the purpose of monitoring demand
The pages visited, for the purpose of improving the usefulness of the BRH web site by providing helpful links and removing pages that are not read.
This information does not identify you personally. BRH maintains the above information in system logs and uses this information to make the site more useful to visitors by learning the number of visitors to our site, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for specific pages. We do not track or record information about identifiable individuals and their visits.
Information Collected from E-mail:
When you send BRH personally-identifying information in an e-mail, BRH use the information you provide to assist in gathering data concerning the type of information you, and other persons might request. In an effort to respond to your request, information you submit may be viewed by various people within BRH.
Once received, the information to your e-mail is protected in accordance with South African law, including the Promotion of Access to Information Act, the Regulation of Interception and Provision of Communication-related Information Act, and the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, (“the Legislation”).
Security, Intrusion, and Detection:
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the BRH computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.