Privacy & Security



We believe that choosing fashion items should be easy, convenient and as safe as possible.
Habits holds a valid digital certificate of authenticity, issued by Thawte. A Thawte certificate on an online shop acts as proof of identity to all your users.


Other ways to check if Habits uses security software:

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  • Your browser displays the icon of a lock on the status bar (Microsoft Internet Explorer).
  • Your browser displays the icon of a locked padlock at the bottom of the screen (Netscape Navigator 4).
  • You see the icon of an unbroken key at the bottom of the screen (earlier versions of Netscape Navigator).



Customer privacy policy

Habits shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (PAIA). The PAIA may be downloaded from:


Payment options accepted

Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, Diners or American Express credit cards or by bank transfer into the Habits bank account, the details of which will be provided on request


Credit card acquiring and security

Credit card transactions will be acquired for Habits via PayGate (Pty) Ltd who are the approved payment gateway for Standard Bank of South Africa. PayGate (Pty) Ltd uses the strictest form of encryption, namely Secure Socket Layer 3 (SSL3) and no credit card details are stored on the website. Users may go to to view their security certificate and security policy.


Customer details separate from card details

Customer details will be stored by Habits separately from card details which are entered by the client on PayGate’s secure site. For more detail on PayGate refer to



Habits takes responsibility for all aspects relating to the transaction including sale of goods and services sold on this website, customer service and support, dispute resolution and delivery of goods

Country of domicile

This website is governed by the laws of South Africa and Habits chooses as its domicilium citandi et executandi for all purposes under this agreement, whether in respect of court process, notice, or other documents or communication of whatsoever nature, 1 Cavendish Close, Cavendish Street, Claremont, 7708.


Habits may, in its sole discretion, change this agreement or any part thereof at any time without notice.

Company information

This website is run by a close corporation based in South Africa trading as Habits Boutique and with registration number CK 86/09080/23 and owner Jenny le Roux.


Legal Statement

Prices are subject to change and are inclusive of VAT but exclude postage fee. We take all possible care to describe and reproduce items accurately using current technology, but slight variations may inevitably occur. Habits is the trading name of Habits cc, Company number: CK 86/09080/23 Our registered office is Habits at 1 Cavendish Close, Cavendish Street Claremont 7708.