Privacy Policy

This notice applies to all information collected on the ScopeHost website, or submitted to ScopeHost at any time through any of our services on the website. Personally Identifiable Information – When visiting ScopeHost`s website and signing-up for or using a ScopeHost powered service such as registering for a domain, our Forum, Blog, Tell-A-Friend (Affiliates) or Reporting Abuse, you may choose to supply ScopeHost with information that identifies you personally. This information may include your name and contact information, as well as other demographic or commerce related information.

We have simplified our privacy policy in sections for easy understanding and readability.
Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's “help” file. We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don't have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but you will be asked to enter your username and password again every time you closed your browser or your session has timed out. Some of our business partners (e.g. advertisers) use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies. See “Third Party Advertisers.” This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by ScopeHost only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Personally Identifiable Information

ScopeHost does not share, sell, rent, or trade PII with third parties for their promotional purposes except with your consent as described in this privacy policy. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described within this privacy policy without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Accessing And Updating Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by logging into your password-protected account and clicking "Update" on the left side of your screen in your dashboard. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can also correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Choice/Opt-Out

We provide you the opportunity to "opt-out" of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you register for our free services, but choose not to receive any promotional newsletter concerning our updated services.

Log Files

As it is true of most Websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click-stream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information to prevent and block abusers to keep using our services such as members who violates our terms of service. We use a third-party tracking service that uses cookies and log files to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our site in the aggregate of usage and volume statistics to determine how our users navigate through our website and to know how many users are using our services demographically.

Links To Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by ScopeHost. Please be aware that we as ScopeHost are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by ScopeHost.

Communications From The Site

When we receive email or SMS, we use return email addresses or SMS to reply with the information requested. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. When supplying contact information to ScopeHost you can indicate your preference if you would like to be contacted to receive information and updates about our services by logging in to your ScopeHost account, going to your member profile page and choose not to receive any further notification emails from us or other information pertaining to ScopeHost. Information you submit to us will not be used for this purpose unless you indicate this as your preference. When supplying contact information to ScopeHost you can indicate your preference on your members profile page to participate in the ScopeHost program if you would like to receive special offers from other companies that we think may be of interest to you through our periodically newsletter. Information you submit to us will not be used for this purpose unless you elect to participate in the ScopeHost program or otherwise consent. You will receive a confirmation email from us when placing an order on our site and paying through one of our trusted 3rd-Parties such as PayFast. They only share back information with us about the transaction such as your name, item ordered, email address, etc..

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.

Security Of Your Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can email us at support@scopehost.net or by submitting a support ticket to our Support Department.

Tell-A-Friend And Affiliates

If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Then we store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Internal Surveys

Upon using our services, you will be requested to participate in our periodic internal surveys which are conducted by ScopeHost to determine your personal interests. These surveys are voluntary. The data collected through these surveys will be used solely to determine the type of advertisements you will be exposed with when you are logged in to your control panel account. Each survey will be sponsored by our partners, which will be in a form of survey prizes. However, any PII collected will not be shared in any way to any of our partners or affiliates. The information collected will only be used to enhance our Services and your experience and to award prizes. The surveys will be prompted when you are logging in to your ScopeHost account, a new survey will be prompted to you, whenever it is available.

Changes In This Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Last modified – 22/11/2016