1.1 Welcome to the batsa.co.za website (Website), which is owned and operated by British American Tobacco South Africa Proprietary Limited.
1.2 This Cookies Policy describes the cookies that are automatically set and others that you may choose to set when you visit our Website and the purposes for which we use them.
1.4 Some cookies work by collecting and storing some form of personal information about you, so this policy also describes the personal information we process or allow others to access when using cookies.
1.6 This Cookies Policy was last updated on the date set out at the end of this policy.
2.1 A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your device to allow a website to recognise you as a unique user when you use the website, either for the duration of your visit (using a session cookie) or for repeat visits (a persistent cookie). Other similar files such as pixels and beacons work in the same way and we use the word ‘cookie’ in this Cookies Policy to refer to all technologies that collect information in this way. Cookies can also be used in emails you receive to help understand your level of engagement with them.
2.2 Cookies can be ‘first party’ (which are set by us) or ‘third party’ (which are placed on your device by another website when you use our Website).
2.2.3 Device data. We obtain data relating to your device, as described in our Privacy Notice, for the purposes set out in the How we use your information and our legal basis section in that notice.
3.1 Certain cookies we use are strictly necessary for our Website to work. For example, when you visit our Website for the first time, we present you with a cookie notice and tool (Cookie Tool) requesting your consent for non-essential cookies. We have to use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences in order to comply with the law (you can see details of this cookie in the table below).
3.2 When you first visit our Website, we automatically set essential cookies on your device that are strictly necessary for our Website to work. In relation to all other types of cookies we wish to use, you will be invited to consent to our use of them using our Cookie Tool. If you do not provide your consent using the Cookie Tool, we will not set these cookies on your device.
3.3 If you do not provide your consent, our Website will still work but some of the enhanced and personalised features may not.
3.4 If you provide your consent in respect of cookies, you will also be providing your consent for us and the relevant third parties that use those cookies to use your personal information in the ways set out in our Privacy Notice. We will only set or read the relevant cookies for the durations set out in the table below. You can withdraw your consent at any time by using the Cookie Tool to turn off/opt-out of the relevant cookies. The cookie files may remain on your device after you have opted-out of using them. Please see the How to control and delete cookies section of this policy or check your browser’s help pages to find out how to delete these files from your device.
3.5 If you withdraw your consent for us to use non-essential cookies, the consent you have given us to use any personal information we collect using those cookies will also be withdrawn. Please see our Privacy Notice for further details.
4.1 The table below sets out the first party and third party cookies that are set and read on your device. The legal reason (also known as the ‘lawful basis’) for using the personal information collected using the cookies is also set out in the table. To find out more about the lawful bases on which we rely to use your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice.
4.2 Some third party cookies are set by third parties that provide a service to us and who act on our behalf and on our instructions. Our Privacy Notice applies to the personal information collected using these cookies.
5.2 We have activated internet protocol (IP) address anonymisation for Google Analytics so that your IP address is shortened in advance of transfer to Google if you are located in the United Kingdom or European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our Website by you and other users, to compile reports on the activities on our Website and for further purposes related to the use of our Website to provide services to us.
5.3 The IP address submitted by your browser to Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of the personal information that we collect from you using the Google Analytics service.
6.1 We may embed videos that are hosted on YouTube’s servers using its ‘privacy enhanced mode’. By using this mode, YouTube will not set cookies on your device until you press play on the YouTube video player.
6.2 Please see https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780 for more information regarding YouTube’s privacy enhanced mode.
7.1 You can change your cookie preferences at any time by deleting cookies using your browser and refreshing any page on our Website or by using our Cookie Tool.
7.2 You may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your device, as well as more general information about cookies. Please note that, as these websites are not owned or operated by us, we are not responsible for any of the content on them.
7.3 In relation to Google Analytics cookies, you can also use the specific Google opt-out tool at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
We may make changes to this Cookies Policy at any time by posting a copy of the revised policy on our Website. Any changes will take effect 7 days after the date on which we post the modified terms on our Website, whichever is the earlier.
If you have any questions or concerns about cookies or your privacy when using our Website, please use our contact details in the How to contact us section of our Privacy Notice.