Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://sloepwes.co.za.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use or may use third-party analytics services, such as Google Analytics of Facebook Pixels, to evaluate your use of the Site, compile reports on activity, collect demographic data, analyze performance metrics, and collect and evaluate other information related to the Site. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., (“Google”). Google Analytics places cookies on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more information regarding Google Analytics please visit Google’s website, and pages that describe Google Analytics, such as www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Facebook Conversion Tracking/Custom Audience

The Site also uses Facebook’s Conversion Tracking or Custom Audience Pixel service. The service allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The collected data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook may connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes. For more information regarding Facebook Conversion Tracking, please visit Facebook’s website, and pages that describe Facebook Conversion Tracking and Custom Audience Pixels, such as www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ and www.facebook.com/ads/preferences, where you can also revoke permission for this service.

Who we share your data with

We use your information to provide, analyze, administer, enhance, and personalize our Site and services we provide to you, including marketing our services to you. We also use your information to communicate with you and to operate our business. More specifically, we may use your information to:

  1. Deliver our products and services to you, including confirming and tracking your orders Communicate with you about your orders or inquiries
  2. Provide you updates, reminders, or other information about products and services you have ordered or that may interest you Analyze and improve our Site or products and/or services
  3. Personalize your Site experience Administer our contests, sweepstakes, rewards, and other promotional programs Inform you about new and existing products, services, and other offers and information about Herman Miller and its various brands that we think may interest you 
  4. Prevent, detect, investigate, or remediate security or other legal concerns, including fraud Protect the rights, property, or safety of Herman Miller or our other users, or any other person or the copyright-protected content of the Site Comply with applicable laws, regulations or industry requirements, or respond to subpoenas or government requests
  5. Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it or consent

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.