Consulting Service and the Database of Procurement Professionals™
By way of background it is necessary to understand that the two main services offered by Procurement Professionals™ are a consulting service and a service aimed at connecting organisations in need of employing procurement staff, and procurement practitioners seeking suitable employment, known as the Database of Procurement Professionals™.
The consulting service gathers minimal data in respect of users or potential users of the service, as described more fully below under the heading "Data Collection".
The Database on the other hand, gathers detailed personal information which includes remuneration data and employment history.
As explained above, and below under the heading "Data Collection", minimal data is collected and stored from your interaction with this website. However, should you not be prepared to give consent for the use and/or sharing of data (as described), you are strongly advised to:
Data collected and processed as a result of your visit/s to our website can be of the first type, or of both types described below:
Any information collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our visitors and how they have used our site. No personal details will be collected that could identify you.
We may assemble information about your common internet use with a cookie file. When used, the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. The cookie is stored on the hard drive, with transferred information. The data sought by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to you.
Your browser has the ability to decline cookies. This is done by setting your browser options to decline all cookies. Note: if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.
Our advertisers may download cookies over which we have no control. If used, these cookies are downloaded when you click on an advertisement found on our website.
Data and information collected and stored may be used as follows:
Data and information collected and stored may be disclosed to:
Personal Data Storage
We store the personal information of our Customers and Visitors on our servers in South Africa. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.
We cannot withhold data we collect about you, from you. If you wish to have access to data collected on you please, please contact us. An administration fee may be charged. The fee covers our costs for processing your request and getting the data to you. Please use the contact details below to formulate your data access request.
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