Respecting and protecting your Personal Information (please refer to the definition of Personal Information at the end of this policy statement) is very important to us. It is also a Constitutional right, legal and good business practice requirement, which we take very seriously.

In line with the 8 Conditions in the Act, we:

  • Accept joint responsibility and accountability with you to responsibly manage and protect your Personal Information when serving you;
  • Undertake to receive, only from you, and process the Personal Information that is absolutely necessary for the purpose to assist you with your requirements and consider the legitimate legal interests of everyone concerned, as required by the Act and to respect your right to withdraw your consent for the processing of your Personal Information;
  • Undertake to only use your Personal Information for the purpose required to assist you;
  • Undertake not to share or further process your Personal Information with anyone if not required for assisting you or by the law;
  • Undertake to be open and transparent and notify you as and when required by law regarding why and how your Personal Information needs to be collected;
  • Undertake to safeguard and protect your Personal Information in our possession;
  • Undertake to freely confirm what Personal Information we have, to update and correct the Personal Information and to keep it for no longer than legally required.

We or the companies who provide or assist with your requirements, need to collect, use, and keep your Personal Information as prescribed by relevant laws and regulations and for reasons such as:

  • To share with and provide relevant services to you and to maintain our relationship;
  • To respond to your queries;
  • For operational purposes required to assist you with your requirements;
  • For audit and record keeping purposes as per the FAIS and FIC (Act)
  • Administrative functions;
  • In connection with possible requirements by the Information Regulator or other Government agency allowed by law, legal proceedings or court rulings.

We may use “cookies” on our website to enable us to improve your future visits to our site as well as provide you with a more user-friendly experience. Our and their Cookie Policy can be found on the websites.

Any additional information or concerns can be found and raised with the Information Regulator, who can be contacted as shared below.

Website: https://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/
Tel: 012 406 4818
Email: inforeg@justice.gov.za

Your Personal Information is defined by the Protection of Personal Information Act (the Act) as:

“means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to— (a) information relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth of the person; (b) information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of the person; (c) any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignment to the person; (d) the biometric information of the person; (e) the personal opinions, views or preferences of the person; (f) correspondence sent by the person that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature or further correspondence that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence; (g) the views or opinions of another individual about the person; and (h) the name of the person if it appears with other personal information relating to the person or if the disclosure of the name itself would reveal information about the person”.

Please feel free to contact us first to discuss any questions or concerns you may have:

Information Officer Email: connect@edgechurch.co.za, marked for attention of the Information Officer

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