By entering and browsing on the Firearm Management Services (Pty) Ltd (FIMASE) website, you agree that the FIMASE terms of use govern your use of the FIMASE website. All disputes over privacy and your data shall be governed as set out in the FIMASE terms of use. The “responsible party”, as referred to in the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 is FIMASE and have appointed Bob Nixon as the FIMASE Information Officer.

FIMASE (including its owners, directors, employees, suppliers, internet service providers, partners, affiliates and agents) shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of any nature incurred by whomever and resulting from:

a) access to the FIMASE website;
b) access to websites linked to the FIMASE website;
c) inability to access the FIMASE website;
d) inability to access websites linked to the FIMASE website; or
e) content available on the FIMASE website;
f) services available from the FIMASE website.

The FIMASE website is supplied on an "as is" basis and has not been compiled to meet the User's individual requirements. It is the responsibility of the User to satisfy himself or herself, prior to entering into this agreement with FIMASE that the content available from and through the FIMASE website meets the User's individual requirements and is compatible with the User's computer hardware and/or software. Nothing on this site should be construed as solicitation, offer, advice, recommendation, or any other service to acquire legal or financial advice. The content and information contained on this site are provided for users informational and educational convenience only. Nothing on this site should be relied on and users should consult with a legal or financial advisor prior to making any decisions.

FIMASE does not make any warranties or representations that content and services available from the FIMASE website will in all cases be true, correct or free from any errors. FIMASE shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality and accuracy of content available from the FIMASE website and encourage Users to report incorrect and untrue information subject to the right of FIMASE to rely on its free expression rights and determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, the contents of this website.

FIMASE does not make any warranties or representations that the FIMASE website shall be available at all times. Users acknowledge that the FIMASE website may be unavailable due to updates or other causes beyond the reasonable control of FIMASE, including, but not limited to virus infection, unauthorised access, power failure or other “acts of God.”

We may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website.
• Information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services.
• We may also ask you information when you enter a promotion and when you report a problem with our site.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
• We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, you do not have to respond to them.
• Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your requests.
• Details of your visits to our website including, traffic data, location data, weblogs and any other communication data.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertising agents, advertisers and business partners. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a “cookie file” which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. “Cookies” refers to information that is sent from our website to your hard drive where it is saved and contains information to personalise your experience on our website. In this way, the next time you use our website, we will know who you are and that you have visited our website before. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

They also enable us to:
• estimate our audience size and usage pattern,
• store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests,
• speed up your searches.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. Please note that our advertisers and business partners may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Your personal information will not be sold by us. However, due to the fact that we are not responsible for any representations or information or warranties or content on any website other than our website, we do not exercise control over third party’s privacy policies and you should refer to the privacy policy of any such third party to establish how such third party protects your privacy.

The data, which we collect from you, may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the Republic of South Africa (“RSA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the RSA who work for us or for one of our affiliates or associates. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

The data we collect from you and that we transfer to a third party outside of the Republic of South Africa shall only be to a third party who is subject to a law, binding corporate rules as defined in POPI, or any other binding agreement which provides an adequate level of protection that:
• Is in accordance with this policy;
• Includes provisions that are substantially similar to what is contained in this policy to the further transfer of your data.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
• To provide you with information, products or services which we feel may interest you.
• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
• To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service.
• To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services, which may be of interest to you and we, or they, may contact you about these by post or telephone. If you are an existing customer, we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those, which were the subject of a previous transaction with you.

We may disclose your personal information to any member FIMASE.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
• In the event that we sell training material, we may disclose your personal data to the author of the material.
• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.
• In order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements.
• To protect the rights, property, or safety of FIMASE, our customers, or others.
• In the exchanging of information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at FIMASE. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary. We undertake to regularly review the personal data we hold and to delete your personal information which we no longer require.

We will keep your personal information for only so long as we need it in order to:
• to honour your choices;
• to fulfil the purposes described in this document; or
• as required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations.

You can correct factual errors, review and/or update information held about you at any time by contacting us at the following email address:
Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to the Information Officer at:

This privacy policy will be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa. You consent to the jurisdiction of the South African Courts for any dispute which may arise out of this privacy policy.

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