Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 5, 2023

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains how SGS Consulting (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, shares, and protects personal information obtained from users (“you” or “your”) of the website (the “Website”). This Policy complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and reflects the latest legal standards in South Africa. By accessing or using the Website, you consent to the terms of this Policy.

1. Collection of Personal Information

1.1 Information You Provide: We may collect personal information, including but not limited to your name, email address, contact number, company name, and job title when you voluntarily provide it to us through the Website. This includes information you provide when filling out forms, subscribing to newsletters, or contacting us for any reason.

1.2 Information Automatically Collected: When you access or use the Website, certain information may be collected automatically, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and referring website. We may also collect information about your usage of the Website, including pages visited, links clicked, and other actions taken.

2. Use of Personal Information

2.1 We may use the personal information we collect for the following purposes:

– To provide you with requested services or information.
– To communicate with you regarding our services, promotions, or updates.
– To respond to your inquiries or provide customer support.
– To personalize your experience on the Website.
– To improve the functionality and performance of the Website.
– To analyze and understand how users interact with the Website.
– To comply with legal obligations or enforce our rights.

2.2 We will not use your personal information for any purposes other than those stated in this Policy without obtaining your explicit consent.

3. Sharing of Personal Information

3.1 We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:

– With service providers who assist us in operating the Website or providing requested services.
– With our affiliated companies or business partners for marketing or promotional purposes.
– In response to a legal request or when required by law.
– To protect our rights, property, or safety, as well as the rights, property, or safety of others.

3.2 We will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to any third parties unless we have obtained your explicit consent.

4. Security of Personal Information

4.1 We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, alteration, or disclosure. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

4.2 We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

5. Cookies and Similar Technologies

5.1 The Website may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience and collect information about how you use the Website. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more information on the use of cookies and your choices.

6. Your Rights and Choices

6.1 You have the right to access, correct, update, or delete your personal information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

6.2 You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications at any time by following the instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us.

7. Third-Party Websites

7.1 The Website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not controlled or operated by us. This Policy does not apply to such third

-party websites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.

8. Children’s Privacy

8.1 The Website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under 16 without parental consent, we will take steps to delete it as soon as possible. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a child under 16, please contact us.

9. Changes to this Policy

9.1 We reserve the right to modify or update this Policy at any time, without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Policy on the Website. We encourage you to review this Policy periodically to stay informed of any updates.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at:

SGS Consulting

The Woodlands Office Park
20 Woodlands Drive
Building 13, Woodmead

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +27 72 076 1910

By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.