1. Interpretation

1.1   In this Agreement, unless inconsistent with or otherwise indicated by the context –


1.1.1      “This Agreement” means the Agreement contained in this document;

1.1.2      “getlion” means GETLION (Pty) Ltd, trading as “getlion”, registration number 2020/189642/07, a company registered in South Africa;

1.1.3       “Direct marketing” means to approach a user, either in person or by mail or electronic communication for the direct or indirect purpose of promoting or offering to supply, in the ordinary course of business, any goods or services to the user;

1.1.4      “Funder” means a company who receives personal information from  getlion to potentially provide the user with financing products and/or services;

1.1.5      “Marketplace” means the place whereby users, either being users registered with the mobile application and/or members of the public, enter into online transactions with one another to buy and sell goods and/or services;

1.1.6      “Mobile application” means the getlion mobile application;

1.1.7      “Personal information” means personal information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 and includes but is not limited to: relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth of the person; information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of the person; identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignment to the person; biometric information of the person; personal opinions, views or preferences of the person; sent by the person that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature or further correspondence that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence; the views or opinions of another individual about the person; and name of the person if it appears with other personal information relating to the person or if the disclosure of the name itself would reveal information about the person.

1.1.8      ‘‘Processing’’ means any operation or activity or any set of operations, whether or not by automatic means, concerning personal or any information, including but not limited to :

(a)   the collection, receipt, recording, organisation, collation, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, alteration, consultation or use;

(b)   dissemination by means of transmission, distribution or making available in any other form; or

(c)    merging, linking, as well as restriction, degradation, erasure or destruction of information.

1.1.9      “POPIA” means the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 as amended from time to time;

1.1.10   “Third party payment provider” means a service provider which processes payments for Users within the mobile application marketplace;

1.1.11   “Special personal information” means any information relating to a user’s ethnicity, gender, religious or other beliefs, political opinions, membership of a trade union, sexual orientation, medical history, offences committed or alleged to have been committed by that individual, biometric details, and children’s details.

1.1.12   “Third party service provider” means service providers as per Annexure “A”, which service providers may change from time to time;

1.1.13   “User” means the person/business to whom personal information and related details relates.