Privacy Policy

– Cookies: A small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user’s computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.
– Data: Information in electronic form.
– Data subject: The person to whom personal information relates.
– IP address: A unique address that identifies a device on the Internet or a local network.
– Personal information: Information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including but not limited to:
– 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.
– Information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal, or employment history of the person.
– Any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier, or other particular assignment to the person.
– The biometric information of the person; the personal opinions, views, or preferences of 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.
– The views or opinions of another individual about the person; 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.
– POPIA: The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
– Traffic data: Any data processed for the purpose of the conveyance of a communication on an electronic communications network in respect of that communication and includes data relating to the routing, duration, or time of a communication.
– User: A person who uses a computer or other device to access this website.
– Web browser: An application used to access and view this website. Well-known web browsers include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Safari.

Solutions Group Events does not collect personal information on this site unless you provide the Solutions Group Events with your personal information. If you provide personal information through this site, it will be held by the Secretariat of the Solutions Group Events.
There are places on the site where you can provide personal information, such as:
– Emailing an inquiry to the Solutions Group Events
– Registering for an event
– Making a submission to the Solutions Group Events on a proposed code of practice, regulations, or other public consultation
If you lodge a complaint, make a comment, or give feedback through the website, the Solutions Group Events will process your email address and other contact details, if provided.

The Solutions Group Events will only use personal information that you provide through this website for the purposes for which you provided it.
The Solutions Group Events will not make your personal information available to any third party unless this is necessary for the purpose for which you provided the information (for instance to investigate a complaint).
If you make a submission to the Solutions Group Events in a public consultation process, such as commenting on Guidelines, the Solutions Group Events will publish your submission – this is a standard part of the consultation process. The Solutions Group Events also makes submissions available in response to requests under the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000.
The Solutions Group Events may use your personal information for the purposes of administering and improving the site, improving our services, or communicating with you.
The personal information you provide to us may be shared with operators to the extent necessary for them to administer and improve the website on our behalf.
The Solutions Group Events will only disclose your personal information to third parties in limited circumstances where authorized by POPIA (for instance to enable the South Africa Police Service to investigate a criminal offense).

You may visit the website without providing any personal information. The website servers will in such instances collect the IP address used by the data subject to access the website, but not the email address or any other personally identifiable information.
The information on IP addresses is aggregated to measure the number of visits, the average time spent at the website, pages viewed, etc. The Solutions Group Events analyzes nonidentifiable traffic data to improve our services, via a third-party program, namely Google Analytics.
The Solutions Group Events may collect, hold, and use statistical information about website visits to help us improve the website. Such information includes:
– Your IP address
– The search terms you used
– The pages accessed on the Solutions Group Events’ website and the links visitors clicked on
– The date and time you visited the website
– The referring website (if any) through which you clicked through to the Solutions Group Events website
– The type of web browser you use (e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla, or Firefox).
The traffic data is aggregated and is not personally identifiable. Our website analysis will also respect any “do not track” setting you might have set on your web browser.

The Solutions Group Events uses cookies on its website where they are required for particular features to work. The Solutions Group Events also makes use of tracking cookies to track and analyze website usage. The cookies do not collect any personal information about data subjects.

The Solutions Group Events uses social networking services such as Twitter and Facebook and network sharing services such as Share This to communicate with the public about its work. When you communicate with the Solutions Group Events through these services, that social networking service may collect your personal information for its own purposes.
These services may track your use of the Solutions Group Events’ website on those pages where their links are displayed. If you are logged in to those services (including any Google service) while using the Solutions Group Events’ website, their tracking will be associated with your profile with those service providers.
These services have their own privacy policies which are independent of the privacy policy and practices of the Solutions Group Events.

Solutions Group Events will provide you with access to any personal information that Solutions Group Events holds about you. You may also request Solutions Group Events to correct your personal information. Kindly contact the Solutions Group Events’ Information Officer to request access to your personal information or the correction of your personal information. You can ask to be removed from any of the Solutions Group Events’ subscription lists at any time.

Contact Details:
If you need to contact the Information Officer for purposes related to this Website Privacy Notice, please use the following:
Information Officer:
– Name: Stephanie
– Address: 68 Homestead Ave, Bryanston, Sandton, 191, South Africa
– Email Address:
– Contact Number: 083 675 6666

This website privacy policy was adopted by the Members of SOLUTIONS GROUP EVENTS on 9 February 2024.