Privacy Policy

Last update: April 10, 2024

**Privacy Policy - MG Accountants**

 **Our Commitment to Your Privacy**

 At MG Accountants, your privacy is our priority. We are committed to safeguarding your personal information and ensuring it's protected. This Privacy Policy elaborates on how we gather, utilize, share, and protect your data during your user experience and while using our accounting services. This policy is in line with the South African Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA).

 **Information We Collect**

 1. **Personal Information**:
This includes directly identifiable data such as:

 - Name

 - Contact details (email, phone, address)

 - Financial information (for billing and payment)

 - Tax-related information

 2. **Non-Personal Information**:
This includes indirect identification data like:

 - Browser type

 - Pages visited on our website

 - IP Address

 **How We Use Your Information**

 - **Providing Accounting Services**:
We utilize your personal data to deliver accounting services, process payments, and for client communication.
**Improving Our Website**:
Non-personal information is used to analyze and improve our website's user experience.
- **Marketing (With Your Consent)**:
We may use your data to send promotional material, service information, or industry updates, with your consent. You can change your preferences at any time.

- **Legal Compliance**: Information may be shared, if mandated by law, to protect our rights or during a legal investigation.

 **Sharing Your Information**

 We respect your privacy and will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, your information may be shared under certain circumstances:

 - **Trusted Service Providers**:
Partners such as accounting, technology, or support service providers may access your information as necessary for their tasks.

- **Legal Requirements**: Information may be disclosed if mandated by law, court order, or in other legal processes.

 **Security Measures**

 We have implemented technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or loss. However, no security system is completely foolproof, hence we cannot fully guarantee the safety of your data.

 **Your Rights Under POPIA**

 - **Access and Correction**:
You can request a copy of your personal information and rectify any inaccuracies.

Under certain circumstances, you can request us to delete your personal information.

- **Restriction of Processing**: You may ask us to limit the use of your information under specific instances.

- **Objection**:
You can object to certain uses of your data, such as direct marketing.

**Children's Privacy**

 We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18.

 **Changes to This Policy**

 We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any significant changes through a post on our website.
**Contact Us**

 If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or your data, please contact us at:

 Phone: +27 73 713 0133