Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy sets out how Podit (Pty) Ltd (“Podit”) collects, uses and processes the information Podit collects when you use the Podit website (“the Website”), and sets out the rights and obligations that both you and Podit have in relation to the use, access, and correction of such information.

By using the Website, you accept and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the data practices set out in this Privacy Policy, you should discontinue your use of the Website.

1.          Personal Information

1.1       Personal Information that we may collect include:

1.1.1          your name and identity number or registration number;

1.1.2          your address;

1.1.3          your telephone number/s, e-mail address;

1.1.4          device information;

1.1.5          your preferences, information that you show an interest in, etc.

2.          Collection of Information

We want to continuously improve our Website, our products and how we market our products to you.  We use the information we collect to make sure that you get a personalised experience when you visit our Website and also to ensure that you only receive relevant information from us and further to:

2.1       administer business activities;

2.2       provide requested services and products;

2.3       process invoices;

2.4       collect payment on invoices due;

2.5       track Customers in case of abandoned containers/storage units;

2.6       provide customer care and support;

2.7       monitor the use of our service;

2.8       detect, prevent and address technical issues;

2.9       market Podit services.

3.          Do we share your information?

We do not sell, trade, or rent your information to others.  We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Website or administer activities on our behalf, such as analysing the behaviour of users of our Website or sending out newsletters or surveys.  We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.  The processing of information on this basis will always be based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures we have set in place.

4.          Which service providers do we use?

We make use of services such as Google Analytics and Firebase in order to operate and analyse the activity on our Website.

5.          Sharing for legal reasons

We reserve the right to use or disclose your personal information if (a) we are required to do so by law; or (b) we reasonably believe that this is necessary in order to protect our rights, comply with any legal process or order of court or to investigate fraud.

6.          Security

6.1       Podit will:

6.1.1          treat Personal Information as strictly confidential, save where Podit is entitled to share it as set out in this Privacy Policy;

6.1.2          take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that Personal Information is kept secure and is protected against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage, alteration, disclosure or access;

6.1.3          provide users with access to their Personal Information to view and/or update any details;

6.1.4          promptly notify a user if Podit becomes aware of any unauthorised use, disclosure or processing of Personal Information;

6.1.5          provide a user with reasonable evidence of Podit compliance with its obligations under this Privacy Policy on reasonable notice and request; and

6.1.6          upon request, promptly return or destroy any and all Personal Information of a user in the possession or control of Podit, save for that which Podit is legally obliged to retain.

7.          Data retention

We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as it is required for the purpose it was originally collected unless we are required to retain it longer by law.  We will therefore only retain your Personal Information for as long as there is a legitimate business need for us to do so.  The personal data provided to our service providers will be retained in accordance with these service providers’ data retention policies.

8.          Cookies

Our Website makes use of cookies to enhance browsing experience.  Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you.  You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Note that some parts of the Website may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

9.          Links to other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other Websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other Website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are also not governed by this Privacy Policy.  You should exercise caution and consider the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

10.       Application of this Privacy Policy and acceptance of its terms

By using our Website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website.  Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

11.       Changes

Podit has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time.  When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Website and revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.  By using the Website, you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

12.       Accessing, updating or erasing your Personal Information

You have the right to have access to the information we collect, process and store about you.  If any information is wrong, the information can be updated or be deleted – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes.

For more information in this regard, you can contact


13.       Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of our Website please contact us at:

Podit (Pty) Ltd

40 Linton Street

Plankenburg, Technopark
South Africa

073 0066 404


This document was last updated on 22 August 2023.