Updated: June 2021
The following definitions will have the same meaning irrespective of whether they appear in singular or plural.
Country refers to: South Africa
Site refers to: www.topcomodels.co.za
Usage Data refers to data that is automatically collected by the use of the site or from the service infrastructure itself (example, how long you have been on the site)
You refers to the individual accessing or using the site.
Cookies are small blocks of data that are placed on your device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
Personal Data collection:
While using our website we collect certain personal identifiable information you knowingly disclose to us. This personal information may include but is not limited to:
Date of birth
The Agency may also collect images and videos from you, measurements such as your shoe size, height, bust, chest, and other information.
We may also collect usage data such as your IP address, domain name, browser version, time and date of your visit to our site and other analytical data. This information is collected and is not personally identifiable.
Use of information:
The agency will collect personally identifiable information to:
Process your application to become a model
Contact you regarding your application
Attend to and manage your requests to the agency
The Agency may use none personally identifiable information collected to:
Customize content and services for a better user experience
Prevent and identify threats to the sites security
Conduct research about your use of our site
For any other purpose stated when collected
We may use non personal information to analyze user traffic statistics such as time spent on the site, location etc. to determine future additions to make available on our website.
Sharing of information
The agency may share information collected on the site with sponsors, clients, advertisers, business partners, scouts, model coaches, digital marketing specialists etc. who may send you information about products and services we think you would enjoy.
The agency may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to answer to a subpoena, or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect the agency rights.
If you are a parent or legal guardian applying for your child to become a model with Topco Models (Topco Kids) you hereby are aware we will collect personal identifiable information to complete the application procedure. Information collected on the application form:
Email of parent or legal guardian
Phone number of parent or legal guardian
The Agency may also collect images and videos, measurements such as your child’s shoe size, height, bust, chest, and other information.
The Agency does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian. If you become aware that we have collected personal identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent please contact us immediately email@example.com and we will take steps to remove the information from our servers.
Use of Publically published material
The agency follows standard practice in the fashion/modeling industry of showcasing/displaying publically published images from different publications, both print and online, TVC commercials etc. This material is on a royalty-free basis globally. If you are a rights owner of the material being used by Topco Models and you have a concern regarding the usage of the material on our site please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and address your concerns. You will be required legally provide proof of ownership rights when contacting Topco Models.
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to the Agency, but remember that no method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.