1. Confidentiality & POPI
1.1 The Company agrees to keep all Confidential Information confidential and to comply with POPI in relation to all Personal Information disclosed by a Data Subject to the Company. The obligations of the Company in relation to the maintenance and non-disclosure of Confidential Information in terms of this Agreement do not extend to Confidential Information that:
1.1.1 is disclosed to the Company in terms of this Agreement but at the time of such disclosure such Confidential Information is known to be in the lawful possession or control of the Company and not subject to any obligation of confidentiality;
1.1.2 is or becomes public knowledge, otherwise than pursuant to a breach of this Agreement by the Client; or
1.1.3 is required by the provisions of any Laws or during any court or other legal proceedings, or by the rules or regulations of any recognised stock exchange to be disclosed and the Party required to make the disclosure has taken all reasonable steps to oppose or prevent the disclosure of and to limit, as far as reasonably possible, the extent of such disclosure and has consulted with the other Party prior to making such disclosure.
1.2 Save in the event that the Company agrees thereto in writing, the Company will not: copy, delete, alter, remove, or in any manner process, Data pertaining to any Data Subject save as is permitted by POPI. Personal Information may only be processed by the Company subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement as read with POPI.
1.3 The Users hereby consents to the Company:
1.3.1 using the information of the User for the purposes of communicating with the User from time to time; and
1.3.2 storing the information provided by the User on the Company’s database and using such information for statistical purposes.