POPIA Disclaimer



POPIA Disclaimer
⦁ This Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) Disclaimer describes how Brand South Africa collects, processes, and discloses your personal information, specifically in relation to our website.

⦁ We respect your right to privacy and aim to comply with POPIA. By accessing this website, you consent to Brand South Africa, its responsible parties or processors recording and processing your personal information in order provide you with the content which is accessible on Brand South Africa’s website. You hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept the terms of this POPIA Disclaimer.

⦁ For the purposes of this Disclaimer, personal information shall bear the same meaning as defined in POPIA.


Processing your personal information

⦁ You consent to us collecting and processing your personal information in order to liaise with you through our website, by using email communication or in any other appropriate manner so that we may:

⦁ Provide you with information on our current campaigns;

⦁ Assess nominations and select a winner for the Play Your Part awards;

⦁ To provide a platform for South Africans living abroad to build the Nation Brand internationally;

⦁ Process, validate and verify information relating to the procurement of goods and services;

⦁ To consider applications received in response to vacancies and / or bursary advertisements;

⦁ For the fulfilment of any contractual or legal obligation and / or to pursue any of Brand South Africa’s legal rights;

⦁ To alert law enforcement, government officials or other third parties when Brand South Africa reasonably believes that the disclosure of personal information is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity;

⦁ To allow our contracted service providers, who assist us with our business operations, to perform their contractual obligations;

⦁ To compile non-personal statistical information about browsing habits through cookies; and

⦁ For any other reason necessary to continue providing you the content which is on our website.

⦁ Your personal information will only be shared if you have consented or to the extent that it is necessary to comply with applicable law or with legal process served on Brand South Africa.

⦁ We will ensure that your personal information is only retained for as long as it is necessary to perform our obligations or as long as it is required by the law. You may also consent to us retaining such information for a longer period than required.


Your rights

⦁ As the information owner you have the right to:

⦁ Inquire about what personal information Brand South Africa holds relating to you;

⦁ Request for a correction or to update your personal information;

⦁ Object to the processing of your personal information (subject to legislation); and

⦁ Request the return or destruction of personal information (subject to legislation).

⦁ Your rights in this regard may be exercised by contacting us on support@brandsouthafrica.com. You further have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator if you believe we are interfering with the protection of your personal information.


Limitation of liability
⦁ While we take all reasonable measures and precautions in protecting your personal information, Brand South Africa will not be held liable for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, suffered as a result of the disclosure of your personal information, if the harm suffered is outside of our reasonable control.