Daimler Truck Southern Africa appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this web site. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. We process personal data collected during visits to our web site according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the data controller is established. In addition, our data protection policy complies with the Data Protection Policy applicable group-wide for Daimler Truck Southern Africa. The Daimler Truck Africa web site may include, however, links to other web sites, which are not covered by this privacy statement.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you visit our web site, our web server automatically records your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the web pages you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in execution of a contract.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification
Daimler Truck Southern Africa will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web site, customer administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case and where the relevant consent is in place. We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.
Freedom of Choice
We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and where applicable request your opinion. Naturally your participation is completely voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time so that we can suppress your data accordingly. Please refer to the respective web site for further information.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by setting your browser to not accept cookies. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your hard drive at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies, you can still visit our website, however this may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our web site.
Daimler Truck Southern Africa uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.
Freedom of Information
Upon written request, Daimler Truck Southern Africa or its representatives will inform you by letter without delay what personal data is stored by us as defined by applicable law. Should such data be incorrect, we will at your request correct that information for you, also as a registered user you have the option of viewing, deleting or amending your personal data yourself.
Enquiries and Complaints
Should you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to our chief corporate data protection officer, who is also available with his team for enquiries, suggestions or complaints.
Chief Officer Corporate Data Protection
Daimler Truck AG
The Responsible Party (Controller) as per the Protection of Personal Information Act No 4 of 2013 is Daimler Truck Southern Africa Ltd and Daimler Truck Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Daimler Truck Southern Africa Ltd and Daimler Truck Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd appreciate your interest in its products and your visit to our website. Privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal information, information relating to a living natural and/or existing juristic person, is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal information collected during visits to our platforms will be processed by us according to Protection of Personal Information Act no.4 of 2013 (POPIA).
Our Privacy Statement on the use of our website does not apply to your activities on the websites of social networks or other providers that can be accessed using the links on our website. Please read the data protection provisions on the websites of those providers.
If you are not happy with the way we have handled your personal information you can also contact us and we will try our best to resolve the matter with you. For security reasons, we request that complaints, requests for access to or correction of personal information or any enquiries or questions concerning privacy matters be put in writing and e-mailed to:
Daimler Truck Southern Africa Ltd:
Information Officer: Michael Dietz
Deputy Information Officers: Tebogo Shumba
Annelie Van Rooyen
Daimler Truck Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd:
Information Officer: Michael George Honiball
If your concern is not resolved to your satisfaction you can contact the Information Regulator:
The Information Regulator of South Africa is based at:
JD House, 27 Stiemens Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001
P.O Box 31533, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017
- should your PAIA request be denied or there is no response from a public or private bodies for access to records, you may use this email address to lodge a complaint.
– should you feel that your personal information has been violated, you may use this e-mail address to lodge a complaint.