If you have opted into any of our forms ,content pieces or downloadable offers we may send you promotional information and cool content from time to time.
You have the option to opt-out at any time if you don’t find our content or offers useful.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://pocketnerd.co.za.
The use of our financial calculators
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Forms & Chat Bots
When users fill in their details on our site forms or chatbots we securely store the data the user enters and submit this information securely to our partner providers in order for our service providers to quote on the services the user has explicitly expressed interest in.
A site user is that has asked for quotes on products advertised by Pocket Nerd by filling in personal information is considered a service user of Pocket Nerd. The user may receive promotional offers via electronic communication as well as phone calls on services of a similar nature that the service user may be interested in. The user may opt out of further marketing, content and special offers at any time.
We take our service users data very seriously and take every necessary precaution to make sure that the users information is stored securely and used for the intended purpose that the user has expressed interest in.
A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our Site. We use a number of different cookies, including functional and performance cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device.
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Analytics and third party plugins
We may also allow certain business partners to place these technologies on the Pocket Nerd website. These partners use these technologies to (1) help us analyse how you use the Pocket Nerd website, such as by noting the third-party services from which you arrived, (2) market and advertise Pocket Nerd products or services to you on the Pocket Nerd website and third-party websites, or (3) collect information about your activities on the Pocket Nerd website, other sites, and/or the ads you have clicked on. For example, to help us better understand how people use the Pocket Nerd website, we work with a number of analytics partners, including Google Analytics. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser by clicking here.
Third parties may also use such tracking technologies to serve ads that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you and measure the effectiveness of their ads both on the Pocket Nerd website and on other websites and online services. Targeting and advertising cookies we use may include Google, and other advertising networks and services we use from time to time. For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt out, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or http://youronlinechoices.eu. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising or customise Google display network advertisements, you can visit the Google Ads Settings page. To the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Pocket Nerd website and you opt-out of tailored advertising, you may still receive advertising content. In that case, the advertising content will just not be tailored to your interests. Also, we do not control any of these opt-out links and are not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
Third Party Social Plugins
The Pocket Nerd website may use social plugins provided and operated by third parties, such as Facebook’s Like Button. As a result of this, you may send to the third party the information that you are viewing on a certain part of the Pocket Nerd website. If you are not logged into your account with the third party, then the third party may not know your identity. If you are logged in to your account with the third party, then the third party may be able to link information or actions about your interactions with the Pocket Nerd website to your account with them. Please refer to the third party’s privacy policies to learn more about its data practices.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments or filled in any forms requesting quotes, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.