Who we are

Our website address is: http://exclusivelyfood.co.za

Exclusively Food (“the company”) – PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

  1. Persons or entities trading with or interacting with the company have the right to protection of their personal information
  2. The company will have the right to share and process information supplied to it or collected by it in the normal course of business.
  3. The company will store this information on computer systems and in hardcopy. Hardcopies will be in filing when not in use, and electronic data will be stored on the company server or company appointed server or in the cloud
  4. The company will take all practical and reasonable measures to ensure that this electronic data is secure
  5. The company will endeavor at all times to ensure that information stored is correct and up to date – but the responsibility will rest with the person/entity supplying the information to ensure that it is correct and is updated in writing if/when any of this information changes. See contact information below
  6. The company can use the name, picture, details, logo, etc. of a supplier/ customer/ employee/ service provider for marketing in the normal course of business
  7. The company will, in certain circumstances, be required to request, confirm or verify information supplied to it such as, but not limited to, banking, previous employment, trade references, personal references, credit bureaus, criminal records, etc.
  8. Key staff members of the company will be briefed on the company POPI processes in order to manage personal information appropriately, and they will be updated as and when necessary.
  9. The company will notify any subjects as soon as possible if the company finds a material breach of the handling or storage of personal information
  10. All persons will have the option to opt out of any company marketing at any time – see contact details below
  11. Any party has the right to terminate all/any dealings with the company at any time, subject to any agreed contracts and notice periods, storage requirements by law, and to request the deletion of any/all personal
  12. The responsibility lies with the third party to ensure that all information supplied to the company is correct and updated at all times
  13. Any third party interacting with the company, holds the company and its agents free of any liability with regard to stated POPI policies and procedures, whether there is negligence or not
  14. Contact pa@ffg.org.za should you have any query or wish to request deletion of information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

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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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.