Privacy Policy

1 Introduction

1.1 Thank you for visiting the Chimera Creative website. This privacy policy sets out how the Chimera Corp group of companies ('Chimera Creative' or 'we', 'our', 'us' or related terms) processes the personal information of visitors and users of this website. Please note that this privacy policy is not an exclusive description of how Chimera Creative processes the personal information of individuals and/or organisations. 

2 Rights of the holder of the personal data

The data subject may, at any time and at their discretion, exercise the following rights:
2.1 Right of access. The right to request a copy of the information that Chimera Creative has.
2.2 Right of rectification. The right to correct data they consider inaccurate or incomplete.
2.3 Right to be forgotten. In certain circumstances, the data subject can request the data that Chimera Creative has collected on them be erased from all records.
2.4 Right to objection and the restriction of processing. When certain conditions apply, the data subject may exercise their right to object and/or restrict certain types of processing of such data.
2.5 Portability right. The right to have their data transferred to another organisation.

3 How the personal data Chimera Creative collects is used

Personal data is collected for two purposes:
3.1 Maintaining our media base to inform and provide media outlets with information about our clients’ events, exhibitions, programming, news and other activities and related information via email.
3.2 Providing information about updates, resources and other content for marketing purposes to users who have subscribed to receive marketing content.
3.3 Chimera Creative uses an email software service provider (such as Mailchimp, Everlytic, etc.) as our marketing automation platform. By submitting your details to Chimera Creative when accessing any of our content products, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to this platform for processing in accordance with the platform's privacy policy and terms of use. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the 'Unsubscribe' link in the footer of any email you receive from Chimera Creative or by contacting us at

4 The types of personal data Chimera Creative collects

Chimera Creative may collect the following types of personal data:
4.1 Full or partial names
4.2 Email addresses
4.3 Contact numbers, including landline and mobile numbers 
4.4 Associations with organisations, companies or the like
4.5 Postal addresses.

5 How the personal data Chimera Creative collects is protected

5.1 Chimera Creative limits the amount of personal data collected only to what is essential and fit for the purposes of distributing information as described in section 3 of this privacy policy.
5.2 Chimera Creative, to the best of its ability and the ability displayed by its employees, restricts, secures and controls all information supplied via email, telephone and other personal correspondence against unauthorised access, damage, loss or destruction, whether physical or electronic.
5.3 Chimera Creative retains personal data only for as long as is required to respond to specific requests, or longer if required by law. If Chimera Creative retains personal data for historical or statistical purposes, it is ensured that this personal data cannot be used further or for any other purposes other than what is outlined within this privacy policy.
5.4 While in the possession of Chimera Creative, together with assistance from the person/s who has supplied Chimera Creative with the personal data, the accuracy of the data in question is maintained.

6 How to access your personal data collected by Chimera Creative

6.1 You have the right to request access to any of your personal data held by Chimera Creative. If any of the information is incorrect, you may request that it be corrected. 
6.2 If you feel Chimera Creative is using your data improperly or you would no longer like to receive marketing content from Chimera Creative, you may request that Chimera Creative stop using it or delete it completely, where permissible by law.
6.3 To access the personal data that Chimera Creative may have collected on you or to exercise your rights as outlined in this privacy policy, please send a written request to

7 Links and Third Parties

7.1 Our website provides hyperlinks to websites owned and controlled by others. Chimera Creative is not responsible for the privacy practices of any website that it does not own, manage or otherwise control.
7.2 Where you have submitted information on behalf of another person or organisation, you confirm that you have made that person or organisation aware of how we may collect, use and disclose their information, the reason you have provided it, how they can contact us, the terms of this privacy policy and that they have consented to such collection, use and disclosure.

8 Compliance with privacy laws

8.1 Chimera Creative is committed to protecting your privacy and security and complies with the data protection and privacy laws to which it is subject, in particular, the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPIA) of South Africa and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union.
8.2 You should satisfy yourself that you are familiar with these laws, including any exceptions that may apply under them. You should also be aware that privacy laws in various jurisdictions may change from time to time.
8.3 Except to the extent expressly stated in this policy, Chimera Creative accepts no obligations concerning the handling of personal information other than those mandated by law in the country that has, or provinces or counties which may have, jurisdiction over Chimera Creative in any given circumstance.

9 Changes to this policy

9.1 As we strive to improve our practices, we may review this policy from time to time.  We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and to notify you of those changes by posting an updated version of this policy on our website. It is your responsibility to check our policy each time before you access our website for any changes.

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