The African Energy Week (“AEW”) recognises the importance of privacy and the protection of personal information provided to it and is dedicated to the safeguarding and preservation of such information. Accordingly, AEW will take appropriate and reasonable technical and organisational steps to prevent unauthorised access to, or disclosure of your personal information.
AEW collects personal information through one of the following means:
The interaction with AEW on the website will result in the collection of information regarding the person’s activities on the website. Similarly, when anyone engages with the AEW on any other social media platforms.
When engaging with clients/ customers on matters, AEW will naturally be exposed to and collect personal information which includes the data subject’s name, contact details, financial information as well as information regarding the matters that the firm assists them with.
AEW may process and use personal information:
If the data subject subscribes for data, news, announcements, alerts or any such information to be emailed from the website. The data subject’s details shall be contained on our database until such time the data subject chose to unsubscribe from this service. Data subjects do have the right to opt-out at any time. Besides that, data subjects may opt out from receiving such communications by contacting AEW at the details provided below or by clicking on the opt-out (unsubscribe) link that will be contained in the relevant electronic communication.
Personal information will not be sold to third parties or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organizations without the data subject’s permission.
AEW may release personal information or disclose it to third parties in certain circumstances. These include, but are not limited to:
Please note this list is non-exhaustive and there may be other examples where we need to share personal information with other parties to provide the Services as effectively as we can.
Personal information collected by AEW may be transferred to persons in other countries. Those countries’ laws might not protect personal information in the same way or on the same level as the law in the data subject’s country.
Your data may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Please note that we may transfer data, to the locations of our third-party service providers’ servers and process it as required or necessary.
AEW may send marketing and promotional communications and material to data subjects. Please note that we will only provide marketing related information to data subjects when we have a previous contractual relationship or a business relationship with the data subject and provided do not opt-out to receive those communications. Data subjects may opt out from receiving such communications by contacting AEW at the details provided below or by clicking on the opt-out link that will be contained in the relevant electronic communication.
To protect the data subject’s personal information, AEW takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
In general, the third-party providers utilised by AEW will only collect, use and disclose the data subject’s information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either the data subject or AEW. If the data subject elects to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, the data subject’s information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
AEW’s service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by AEW. AEW has no control over and assumes no responsibility nor any liability for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party website or services.
If a data subject wishes to exercise their rights, they can contact AEW at the details provided below. AEW may charge data subjects a fee for accessing, amending or deleting their personal information.
Data subjects are encouraged to contact AEW in order to update their personal information as and when necessary.
To the extend granted by the legislator, each data subject shall have the right to obtain from AEW the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed. If a data subject wishes to execute this right of confirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact AEW.
To the extend granted by the legislator, each data subject shall have the right to obtain from AEW free information about his or her personal data stored at any time and a copy of this information. Furthermore, as to the extent granted by the legislator, the data subject shall be given access to the following information:
Furthermore, data subjects shall have a right to obtain information as to whether personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. Where this is the case, the data subject shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards relating to the transfer.
If a data subject wishes to avail himself of this right of access, he or she may, at any time, contact AEW.
Each data subject has the right to request that AEW corrects, destroys, or deletes any of the data subject’s personal information that AEW has processed in accordance with this Policy. The personal information that you may request us to correct, destroy or delete is personal information that is inaccurate, irrelevant, excessive, out of date, incomplete, misleading, obtained unlawfully or that we are no longer authorised to retain.
As to the extent granted by the legislator, each data subject shall have the right to withdraw his or her consent to processing of his or her personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw the consent, he or she may, at any time, contact AEW.
The Compliance Officer
The African Energy Week
Suite 43 Katherine & West
114 West Street
2196 Sandton, Gauteng
Telephone: +27 12 432 6000
Last updated 06.07.2021