ProFit Online Training (Pty) Ltd and its affiliated companies (“ProFit”) values the privacy and security of the information that you share with us. This Privacy Statement applies to information collected by us through www.profitonlinetraining.com (the “website”). This Privacy Statement describes how we collect, use, share, protect, or otherwise process your personal information. By using this website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
2. Collection and Use of Information
ProFit collects collects personal information from clients to enable us to manage their accounts on our website and App and collect payments for the personal services being sold through our website and App. We may need to collect personal information such as: names, phone numbers, mailing, billing, and email addresses, bank account information, credit and debit card information, dates of birth, and identification documents. We use this information for us and the clients’ online personal trainers to manage clients’ profiles on our system and process all financial transactions authorised by the clients including processing payments and recurring payments, recovering debt and collections, detecting and preventing fraud or violations of our legal agreements, measuring and improving our services; and fulfilling other technical, logistical, financial, tax, legal, compliance, administrative, or back office functions. ProFit may also collect background information and credit checks from third parties to verify your identity, deter, detect, and prevent fraud and illegal activity, make business decisions; and as a part of our legal obligations we retain such information for as long as reasonably required for business purposes or as reasonably required to comply with our legal obligations.
3. Transaction Information
ProFit collects information on each transaction conducted through our website. Such information may include the amount of the transaction, the service purchased, the identity of the seller, affiliate, and customer, currency, location, Internet Protocol address, and websites visited. Profit uses such information for refunds, for customer service, for website optimization, or for other administrative or business purposes. ProFit may share information related to the transactions you conduct through our website with sellers, affiliates, or customers for the purposes disclosed in this Privacy Statement. ProFit retains transaction information for as long as reasonably required for business purposes or as reasonably required to comply with our legal obligations.
4. Customer Service Correspondence
ProFit also collects information involving customer service correspondence. This information may include emails, internet chats, faxes, or telephone calls directed to our customer service centers. ProFit processes this information to provide customer service, handle complaints or disputes, measure and improve our customer service, detect and prevent fraud, and detect and prevent violations of our legal agreements. ProFit retains customer service information for as long as reasonably required for business purposes or as reasonably required to comply with our legal obligations.
5. Cookies, Web Beacons, and Logs
6. Advertising Management
We will not, without your consent, use your personal information in a manner incompatible with the purposes we described in our Privacy Statement at the time of collection. You may choose not to provide any personal information to ProFit, in which case we will be unable to provide services to you.
8. Sharing of Information
ProFit only shares information as described in this Privacy Statement to third parties who are prohibited by law or by contract from processing personal information for purposes other than those disclosed in this Privacy Statement. These will be third party organisations that perform services on our behalf. We require such organizations to use such information solely for the purposes of providing services to us and to protect the personal information with appropriate safeguards. These organizations may perform functions such as processing credit and debit card payments, sending funds, providing background and credit checks, providing fraud checks, providing customer service, analyzing data, supplying marketing assistance, fulfilling orders, sending postal mail and email, debt collections, and providing other financial, technical, logistical, tax, legal, compliance, or administrative functions. Financial institutions, payment processors, and acquirers may share the information that ProFit provides to them with other financial institutions or card networks in order to provide financial services, payment services, and to process payments. Fraud prevention service providers and anti-fraud networks may share the information ProFit discloses to them with other fraud prevention service providers and anti-fraud network participants in order to provide fraud checks.
ProFit discloses personal information to its affiliated online personal trainers. We provide payment processing services to trainers who make their services available to clients for purchase on our website and App. We have confidentiality agreements with these trainers. We share personal information with them to complete transactions, resolve customer comments or complaints, and for administrative and analytical purposes like accounting, billing and audits, information system management, and other uses.
10. Business Sale or Merger
ProFit may share personal information in the event of a sale or merger of all or any portion of its business units. Such information remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Statement, unless an individual consents otherwise.
ProFit may disclose personal information where:
required by law or by an order or requirement of a court, administrative agency, or other government entity, or by court rules concerning the production of records;
ProFit has reasonable grounds to believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, property, or safety of our users or others;
ProFit has reasonable grounds to believe that the information relates to the breach of an agreement or violation of the law that has been, is being, or is about to be committed;
it is necessary for fraud protection, risk reduction, or the establishment or collection of funds owed to us;
it is necessary to enforce or apply our legal agreements, to pursue remedies, or to limit damages to ProFit;
the information is public;
you have provided consent or with your direction; or other reasons allow it or other laws require it.
When we are required or permitted to disclose information, we will not disclose more information than is necessary to fulfill the disclosure purpose.
At your request, we will provide you with reasonable access to your personal information, so that you can review what we have stored and, if you choose, request corrections to it. You may request access by writing to us at the address listed in the Contact Information section of our website. After you request access, we will provide the personal information that you request as soon as practically possible and generally no later than thirty days following the request. If you wish to correct or delete your personal information, please send us a written explanation of the particular information that you believe should be corrected or deleted. Where information will not or cannot be accessed or amended, we will tell you the reasons. You may withdraw any consent provided.
ProFit combines technical and physical safeguards to protect your information. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your information. Further, we permit only authorized ProFit employees and third parties to access any personal information. If an employee misuses personal information, we may take disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If any third party individual or organization misuses personal information, we will take action, up to and including termination of any agreement between ProFit and that individual or organization.
ProFit does not sell services for purchase by children. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under age 13. If you are under age 13, do not share personal information with us. In the European Union, the age limitation is 16. Thus, if this jurisdiction applies to you, ProFit will not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under age 16.
15. Links to Other Websites
When you click on a link on this website that takes you to a website operated by another company, you will be subject to that company’s privacy practices.
16. Controlling Unsolicited Email
We may send you information about our and our trainers’ services if you have registered for our newsletter. You may unsubscribe from these communications.
ProFit may amend this Privacy Statement on one or more occasions by posting a revised statement on this website or a similar website that replaces this website.
18. Enforcement, Dispute Resolution, and Verification
Please contact us with any questions or concerns related to this Privacy Statement by using the address listed in the Contact section of our website. We will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints or disputes regarding personal information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. For complaints that have not been satisfactorily addressed, you may use the dispute resolution procedures established by the various countries’ statutory bodies data protection authorities for complaints concerning personal information.