Effective Date: February 20, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes how Hydrogen Africa (“we”, “us”, or “our”) collects, uses, and discloses your personal information when you visit and use our website, https://hydrogen-africa.com (the “Site”).

Information We Collect:

  • Website Usage Data: We automatically collect information about your use of the Site, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, page views, and referring/exit pages. This information is used to analyze and improve the Site.
  • Contact Information: We may collect your name, email address, and other contact information when you register for an account, subscribe to our newsletter, or contact us directly.
  • Comments: When you leave comments on the Site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.
  • Media: If you upload images to the Site, we avoid storing embedded location data (EXIF GPS).
  • Cookies: We use cookies to enhance your experience on the Site. You can opt-out of non-essential cookies by managing your browser settings.

How We Use Your Information:

  • To operate and maintain the Site
  • To improve the Site and your experience
  • To communicate with you regarding the Site, including sending newsletters and responding to inquiries
  • To personalize your experience on the Site
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements

Sharing Your Information:

  • We do not share your personal information with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy.
  • We may share your information with service providers who assist us in operating the Site, such as web hosting providers and analytics providers.
  • We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law or subpoena.

Data Retention:

  • We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with access to the Site and fulfil the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
  • We may also retain your information for legal or regulatory reasons.

Your Rights:

  • You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information.
  • You can also object to the processing of your personal information or request to restrict its processing.
  • You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information at any time.

Security:

  • We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
  • However, no internet or electronic transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

Children’s Privacy:

  • Our Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

  • We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

  • marketing@hydrogen-africa.com

Additional Notes:

  • You should also review the privacy policies of any third-party websites that you link to from our Site.
  • This Privacy Policy is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.

This is a basic privacy policy template. You may need to modify it to fit the specific needs of your website and comply with applicable laws and regulations. It is recommended that you consult with an attorney if you have any questions about your privacy obligations.