This policy regulates the processing of personal information/personal data by IconAF and sets forth the requirements with which IconAF undertakes to comply when processing personal information/personal data pursuant to undertaking its operations and fulfilling its contractual obligations in respect of data subjects and third parties in general.
IconAF places a high premium on the privacy of every person or organisation with whom it interacts or engages with and therefore acknowledges the need to ensure that personal information/personal data is handled with a reasonable standard of care as may be expected from it. IconAF is therefore committed to ensuring that it complies with the requirements of POPIA, and also with the terms of the GDPR to the extent that the GDPR applies.
When a data subject or third party engages with IconAF, whether it be physically or via any digital, electronic interface such as IconAF’s website, self-service portal or mobile app, the data subject or third party acknowledges that they trust IconAF to process their personal information/personal data.
All data subjects and third parties have the right to object to the processing of their personal information/ personal data. Acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in this policy is voluntary. IconAF does however require the data subject or third party’s acceptance to enable IconAF to effectively enter into a policy of insurance with a data subject, liaise with a data subject, exercise its right, or enforce obligations as they arise from the applicable relationship and comply with applicable laws.
Purpose and application
The purpose of this policy isn’t only to inform data subjects on how IconAF processes their personal information/personal data, but also to establish a standard by which IconAF and its employees and representatives will comply in as far as the processing of personal information/personal data is concerned.
IconAF, in its capacity as a responsible party/operator/controller (as the case may be) will strive to observe and comply with its obligations under POPIA and the GDPR (as may be applicable and to the extent necessary) when it processes personal information/personal data from or in respect of any data subject.
Collecting and processing of personal information/personal data
Whenever any data subject completes an application form, contacts IconAF electronically or telephonically, or uses 1 of the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities offered by IconAF through its website, self-service portal or mobile app, IconAF will in effect be processing the data subject’s personal information/personal data.
From time to time, it may be that IconAF has collected a data subject’s personal information/personal data from other sources. In the event that a data subject has shared their personal information/personal data with any third parties, IconAF won’t be responsible for any loss suffered by the data subject, their dependents, beneficiaries, spouse/s or employees (as the case may be).
IconAF will process personal information/personal data in order to facilitate and enhance the delivery of products and services to its members, foster a legally compliant workplace environment, as well as safeguard the personal information/personal data relating to any data subjects which it in fact holds. In such an instance, the data subject providing IconAF with such personal information/personal data will confirm that they’re a competent person and that they have authority to give the requisite consent to enable IconAF to process such personal information/personal data.
IconAF undertakes to process any personal information/personal data in a manner which promotes the data subject’s constitutional right to privacy, retains accountability and data subject participation. In supplementation of the above, IconAF will process personal information/personal data for the following purposes:
When collecting personal information/personal data from a data subject, IconAF will comply with the notification requirements as set out in Section 18 of POPIA, and to the extent applicable, Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR.
IconAF will collect and process personal information/personal data in compliance with the conditions as set out in POPIA and the processing principles in the GDPR (as the case may be), to ensure that it protects the data subject’s privacy.
IconAF won’t process the personal information/personal data of a data subject for any purpose other than for the purposes set forth in this policy, unless IconAF is permitted or required to do so in terms of applicable laws or otherwise by law.
IconAF may from time to time process personal information/personal data by making use of automated means (without deploying any human intervention in the decision making process) to make decisions about the data subject or their application. In this instance it’s specifically recorded that the data subject may object to or query the outcomes of such a decision.
Personal information/personal data for direct marketing purposes
IconAF acknowledges that it may only use personal information/personal data to contact data subjects for purposes of direct marketing where IconAF has complied with the provisions of POPIA and GDPR (where applicable) and when it’s generally permissible to do so in terms of applicable laws.
IconAF will ensure that a reasonable opportunity is given to all data subjects to object (opt-out) to the use of their personal information/personal data for IconAF’s marketing purposes when collecting the personal information/personal data and on the occasion of each communication to the data subject for purposes of direct marketing.
Storage and retention of personal information/personal data
IconAF will retain personal information/personal data it has processed, in an electronic or hard copy file format, with a third party service provider appointed for this purpose.
Personal information/personal data will only be retained by IconAF for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which that personal information/personal data was collected, or as permitted in terms of applicable law.
It’s specifically recorded that any data subject has the right to object to the processing of their personal information and IconAF will retain and store the data subject’s personal information/personal data for the purposes of dealing with such an objection or enquiry as soon and as swiftly as possible.
Failure to provide personal information
Where IconAF is required to collect personal information/personal data from a data subject by law or in order to fulfil a legitimate business purpose of IconAF, and the data subject fails to provide such personal information/personal data, IconAF may, on notice to the data subject, decline to render services without any liability to the data subject.
Securing personal information/personal data
IconAF has implemented appropriate, reasonable, physical, organisational, contractual and technological security measures to secure the integrity and confidentiality of personal information/personal data, including measures to protect against the loss or theft, unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification of personal information/personal data in compliance with applicable laws.
In further compliance with applicable laws, IconAF will take steps to notify the relevant regulator/s and any affected data subjects in the event of a security breach and will provide such notification as soon as reasonably possible after becoming aware of any such breach.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this policy, it should be acknowledged that the transmission of personal information/personal data, whether it be in person, via the internet or any other digital data transferring technology, isn’t completely secure. While IconAF has taken all appropriate, reasonable measures to secure the integrity and confidentiality of the personal information/personal data it processes, in order to guard against the loss of, damage to, or unauthorised destruction of, personal information/personal data and unlawful access to (or processing of) personal information/personal data, IconAF in no way guarantees that its security system is 100% secure or error-free. Therefore, IconAF doesn’t guarantee the security or accuracy of the information (whether it be personal information/personal data or not) which it collects from any data subject.
Any transmission of personal information/personal data will be solely at the own risk of the data subject. Once IconAF has received the personal information/personal data, it’ll deploy and use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access to it. As indicated above, IconAF’s reiterates that it restricts access to personal information/personal data to third parties who have a legitimate operational reason for having access to such personal information/personal data. IconAF also maintains electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with the applicable laws to protect your personal information from any unauthorised access.
By accepting the terms and conditions to which this policy relates, the data subject agrees to indemnify and hold IconAF harmless for any security breaches which may potentially expose the personal information/personal data in IconAF’s possession to unauthorised access or the unlawful processing of such personal information/ personal data by any third party.
Provision of personal information/personal data to third parties
IconAF may disclose personal information/personal data to third party service providers where necessary to achieve the purpose/s for which the personal information/personal data was originally collected and processed. IconAF will enter into written agreements with such third party service providers to ensure that they comply with applicable laws pursuant to the processing of personal information/personal data provided to it by IconAF from time to time.
Transfer of personal information/personal data outside of South Africa
IconAF may, under certain circumstances, transfer personal information/personal data to a jurisdiction outside of South Africa in order to achieve the purpose/s for which the personal information/personal data was collected and processed, including for processing and storage by third party service providers.
IconAF will obtain the data subject’s consent to transfer the personal information/personal data to such foreign jurisdiction unless consent isn’t required by applicable law.
The data subject should also take note that, where the personal information/personal data is transferred to a foreign jurisdiction, the processing of personal information/personal data in the foreign jurisdiction may be subject to the laws of that foreign jurisdiction.
Access to personal information/personal data
A data subject has the right to a copy of the personal information/personal data which is held by IconAF (subject to a few limited exemptions as provided for under applicable law).
The data subject must make a written request (which can be sent by email) to the information officer designated by IconAF from time to time.
IconAF will provide the data subject with any such personal information/personal data to the extent required by applicable law and subject to and in accordance with the provisions of IconAF’s PAIA manual published in terms of Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2000 (PAIA), which can be sourced on IconAF’s website at iconaf.com
The data subject can challenge the accuracy or completeness of their personal information/personal data in IconAF’s records at any time in accordance with the process set out in IconAF’s PAIA manual.
Keeping personal information/personal data accurate
IconAF will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information/personal data that it processes is kept updated where reasonably possible.
IconAF may not always expressly request the data subject to verify and update their personal information/ personal data and expects that the data subject will notify IconAF from time to time in writing:
Costs to access personal information/personal data
The prescribed fees to be paid for copies of the data subject’s personal information/personal data are listed in IconAF’s PAIA manual.
IconAF reserves the right to make amendments to this policy from time to time.
Complaints to the Information Regulator
In the event that any data subject or third party is of the view or belief that IconAF has processed their personal information/personal data in a manner or for a purpose which is contrary to the provisions of this policy, the data subject is required to first attempt to resolve the matter directly with IconAF, failing which the data subject or third party will have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator, under the provisions of POPIA.
The contact details of the Information Regulator are:
33 Hoofd Street,
Forum III, 3rd Floor
Chief executive officer
+27 10 023 5207
082 746 4173
All comments, questions, concerns or complaints regarding personal information/personal data or this policy, should be forwarded to the offices of IconAF via email on firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Below is the information for the Appointed information officers for IconAF:
Executive Information Officer
Name: David Paul
Deputy information officer
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