Privacy Policy

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Youth Employment Initiative South Africa Privacy Policy
Youth Employment Initiative South Africa Yeisa

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  1. Introduction
    1.1. YEISA respects your privacy and your personal information and takes all
    reasonable measures to protect your personal information and to keep it
    1.2. This Privacy Policy complies with the principles outlined in Protection of
    Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and describes how YEISA handles
    Personal Information that we collect from you:
    • electronically,
    • telephonically,
    • when you make use of our website,
    • when you apply for and use our services.
    1.3. By submitting your details to YEISA, registering with YEISA, using the YEISA website or
    the services we provide, you accept the terms and conditions of this Privacy
    Policy and explicitly consent that YEISA may collect, collate, process, use,
    disclose and store your Personal Information in the manner set out in this Policy.
    1.4. If you do not agree with the provisions of this Privacy Policy or are concerned
    about any aspect relating to the protection of your Personal Information,
    please do not continue to use the website or register with YEISA or apply for or
    use YEISA services And we Provide and work as Non Profit Organization.
    1.5. The Privacy Policy must be read together with YEISA’s General Terms and
    Conditions. To view YEISA’s general Terms and Conditions please visit
  2. What Is Personal Information?
    2.1. “Personal information” as defined in Section 1 of POPIA, means information
    relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable,
    an identifiable juristic person, including but not limited to –
    • Information relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status,
    national, ethnic or social origin, color, sexual orientation, age, physical or
    mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture,
    language and birth of a person;
    • Any information relating to an identifying number, symbol, e-mail address,
    physical address, telephone number or other particular assignment to a
    • Information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or
    employment history of a person;
    • The blood type or any other biometric information of a person;
    • Personal opinions, views or preferences of a person;
    • The views or opinions of another individual about the person;
    • The name of a 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,
    • 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; and
    • 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.
  3. Personal Information That We Collect
    3.1. Personal Information collected may include:
    • General identification and contact information,
    • Your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, gender, marital
    status, family status, date of birth, passwords and activity records,
    • Identification numbers issued by government bodies or agencies,
    • Financial information and account details,
    • Bank account number and account details, credit history, credit score and
    other financial information,
    • Current or former physical or mental or medical condition, health status,
    injury or disability information, medical procedures performed, personal
    habits (for example, smoking or consumption of alcohol, prescription
    information and medical history),
    • Recordings of telephone calls, emails or videos to and from our
    representatives, affiliates and call center’s.
    3.2. We may obtain information about your criminal record or civil litigation
    history in the process of preventing, detecting and investigating fraud or in
    the employment process.
    3.3. We may also obtain sensitive information if you voluntarily provide it to us.
  4. From Whom We Collect Personal Information
    4.1. Personal information will be collected directly from you, except if:
    • The information is contained in a public record or has deliberately been
    made public by you.
    • You have consented to the collection of the information from another
    source or in accordance with the YEISA terms and conditions of service;
    • Collection of the information from another source would not prejudice a
    legitimate interest you may have.
    • Collection of the information from another source is necessary :–
    – to avoid prejudice to the maintenance of the law by any public
    body, including the prevention, detection, investigation,
    prosecution and punishment of offences;
    – to enforce a law imposing a pecuniary penalty;
    – to enforce legislation concerning the collection of revenue as
    defined in relevant local legislation;
    – for the conduct of proceedings in any court or tribunal that have
    commenced or are reasonably contemplated; or
    – in the legitimate interests of national security.
  5. Update Of Your Personal Information
    5.1. It is your responsibility to ensure that we have your correct Personal
    Information on our system.
    5.2. If you ever need to update or correct any of your Personal Information held
    by us, you can update and correct your information by contacting YEISA via
    email or telephonically or to visit our Website
  6. How We Collect Your Personal Information
    6.1. YEISA collects your Personal Information when you:
    • apply for or use the services provided by Yeisa org,
    • access our website
    • register on our website
    • complete an application form via our website or in our branches.
    • contact us electronically or telephonically or by our site contacts.
  7. How We Use Your Personal Information
    7.1. You agree that we may use the information, including the Personal Information
    we hold about you, in the following ways:
    • To identify you,
    • In order for us to process your instructions or requests,
    • In order for us to ensure that we provide you with the best possible service
    at all times,
    • To collect and analyze your personal information and combine all the
    information that we have about you to compile a profile of you in order for
    us to personalize and tailor our services to meet your specific needs;
    • In aggregate form for purposes of generating statistics and developing
    strategic and marketing plans, to allow you to participate in interactive
    features of our services, when you choose to do so,
    • To carry out any contracts that may exist between us,
    • To notify you about changes to our services or introduce you to new
    7.2. Once we have collected and analyzed your Personal Information, we may
    send you promotional material or details which we think may be of interest to
    7.3. If any of this promotional information relates to products, promotions, news or
    services of an affiliate party and only if you indicate that you would like more
    information, we may inform the affiliate party to contact you directly. You
    have the option to opt out of receiving any marketing or other material from
    an affiliate or us at any stage.
  8. Protection Of Your Personal Information
    8.1. We value the information that you choose to provide us with and we will take
    reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse or
    unauthorized alteration or access.
    8.2. The information we maintain is stored in databases that have built-in
    safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information. Once
    we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security
    features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
    8.3. However, the transmission of information via the Internet or electronic mail is
    not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your
    information transmitted to our website or via electronic mail. Any transmission
    of your information to our website or via electronic mail is entirely at your own
    8.4. When you use the services provided by us, you may be given a user name and
    password. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality
    of your user name and password. Please do not share your username and
    password with anyone.
  9. Confidential Information
    9.1. Confidential information shall not include information that:
    9.1.1. Is or becomes publicly known, other than through any act or omission of
    the receiving Party;
    9.1.2. Was in the other Party’s lawful possession before the disclosure;
    9.1.3. Is lawfully disclosed to the receiving Party by a third party without
    restriction on disclosure;
    9.1.4. Is independently developed by the receiving Party, which independent
    development can be shown by written evidence; or
    9.1.5. Is required to be disclosed by law, by any court of competent jurisdiction
    or by any regulatory or administrative body.
    9.2. We shall hold Confidential Information in confidence and, unless required by
    law, not make the other’s Confidential Information available to any third party,
    or use the other’s Confidential Information for any purpose other than the
    implementation of this Policy and any subsequent Agreement entered
    between us.
    9.3. We shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that Confidential Information, to
    which it has access, is not disclosed or distributed by our employees or agents
    in violation of the terms of this Policy.
  10. Data Protection
    10.1. We may need to provide, collect, use, store or process Confidential
    Information or Personal Information and you hereby authorize such collection,
    use, storage and processing where the need arises.
    10.2. We shall only provide, collect, use, store or process Personal Information:
    10.2.1. in compliance with the applicable legislation;
    10.2.2. as is necessary for the purposes of this Policy, and
    10.2.3. in accordance with lawful and reasonable instructions of the Party
    providing the Personal Information.
    10.3. We are responsible to obtain written consent from all applicable data
    subjects, for the collection, use, storage, processing or transfer of such data
    subjects’ Personal Information whenever this is required for the purposes of this
    Policy you warrant that it will be done so.
  11. Your Consent And Disclosure of Your Personal Information
    11.1. You agree that Personal Information may be shared under the following
    • With our employees and/or third party service providers who assist us to
    interact with you via our website , email or any other method, and
    therefore need to know your personal information in order to assist us to
    communicate with you properly and efficiently,
    • With our affiliates and/or partners and/or corporate sponsors (including
    their employees and/or third party service providers) in order for them to
    interact directly with you via email or any other method for purposes
    providing services to you,
    • To monitor web traffic: web servers serving the website automatically,
    collect information about pages you visit and this information is used for
    internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors and for traffic
    • For statistics purposes: we may perform statistical analyses in order to
    measure interest in the various areas of the website for product
    development purposes;
    • Where necessary in order to give effect to agreements signed between
    you and ourselves,
    • When required by the laws of the Republic of South Africa and in the
    public interest,
    • Under special circumstances where we have reason to believe that such
    disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against
    a party who may be breaching our website terms and conditions or may
    be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or
    unintentionally) our rights or property, other users, or anyone else that
    could be harmed by such activities.
    11.2. YEISA will ensure that all of our employees, third party service providers,
    divisions, affiliates, partners and corporate sponsors (including their employees
    and third party service providers) having access to your Personal Information
    are bound by appropriate and legally binding confidentiality and non-use
    obligations (save as permitted herein) in relation to your Personal Information.
    11.3. We will not sell, rent or provide your Personal Information to unauthorized
    entities third parties (other than as provided herein) for their independent use,
    without your express consent.
    11.4. If at any stage, after you have given us your consent, you no longer wish
    for us to use or share your Personal Information, you may withdraw your
    consent by contacting us or via our website
    11.5. When we notify you that your Personal Information has been accessed
    or acquired by an unauthorized person, we will provide you with sufficient
    information to allow you to take protective measures against the potential
    consequences of the compromise.
    12.1. We subscribe to the CPA and the principles outlined Section 11, in which you
    have the right to restrict unwanted marketing, which includes your right to
    refuse to accept, or require us to discontinue or to pre-emptively block
    communication about any marketing from us.
    12.2. You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Information,
    at any time, if the processing is for purposes of direct marketing other than
    direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications and
    you have not given your consent.
    12.3. You have the right not to have your Personal Information processed for
    purposes of direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic
    communications from third
    parties unknown to you, other than YES’s duly appointed and authorized
    third party business partners who may do so on YES’s behalf.
  13. Your Right
    13.1. You have the right to request that we correct, destroy or delete any of your
    Personal Information that we have processed in accordance with this Policy.
    The Personal Information that you may request us to correct, destroy or delete
    is Personal Information that has been processed that is inaccurate, irrelevant,
    excessive, out of date, incomplete, misleading, obtained unlawfully or that we
    are no longer authorized to retain.
    13.2. You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to process your Personal
    Information at any time. The withdrawal of your consent can only be made
    by you on the condition that:
    • The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your
    Personal Information before the withdrawal of your consent; or
    • The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your
    Personal Information if the processing is in compliance with an obligation
    imposed on us by law; or
    • The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your
    Personal Information where such processing is necessary for the proper
    performance of a public law duty by a public body; or
    • The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your
    Personal Information as required to finalize the performance of a
    contract to which you are a party: or
    • The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the processing of your
    Personal Information as required to protect your legitimate interests or
    our own legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party to
    whom the information is supplied.
    13.3. You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Information
    at any time, on reasonable grounds relating to your particular situation,
    unless the processing is required by law.
    13.4. You can make the objection if the processing of your Personal Information
    is not necessary for the proper performance of a public law duty by a
    public body, or if the processing of your Personal information is not
    necessary to pursue your legitimate interests, our legitimate interests or the
    legitimate interests of a third party to which the information is supplied.
    13.5. You have the right not to be subjected to a decision, which is based solely
    on the basis of the automated processing of your Personal Information
    intended to provide a profile of you.
    13.6. You have the right to submit a complaint to the Information Regulator regarding
    an alleged interference with the protection of Personal Information processed in
    accordance with this Policy.
  14. Change Of This Privacy Policy
    14.1 We reserve the right, in our sole discretion to amend (including without
    limitation, by the addition of new terms and conditions) this Privacy Policy
    from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be drawn to your
    attention on our website.
    14.2 You agree to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the YES
    website for any such amendments. Save as expressly provided to the
    contrary in this Privacy Policy, the amended version of the Privacy Policy
    shall supersede and replace all previous versions thereof.
  15. Breach
    You agree and consent to endeavor to uphold and apply the terms and
    conditions of this Policy and act within the scope and purpose of this Policy. Should
    you breach any of the terms and conditions of this Policy, we may proceed to
    institute legal action.
  16. How do you Contact Us?
    If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to amend or update any of
    your Personal Information you may contact YEISA on


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