Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about the
use of any personal information which you provide to us.
1.2 Your privacy is very important to us and we are therefore committed to protecting that
privacy whenever personal information is requested from you.
1.3 Provided it is reasonably possible, we will try to use or disclose your personal
information only in the manner stated in this Privacy Policy.
1.4 We do, however, reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, in
which case the amended Privacy Policy will supersede and replace any previous policies with
effect from the date on which it is posted on this website.
1.5 Wherever possible, we will give you notice of any changes prior to their
1.6 Please visit this Privacy Policy regularly to familiarise yourself with the latest version and
to understand what we can do with your personal information.
1.7 This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms and Conditions of use for this

2. Personal Information

2.1 Personal information refers to all information about you as an identifiable individual (or
company as the case may be), including (but not limited to) your name, address, e-mail
address, telephone number, and identity number.
2.2 We may also request your credit card details and billing information and address for
payment as well as dietary requirements and travel options if applicable.

3. Your Consent

3.1 You do not have to give us personal information in order to visit or access the freely
available sections of the web site. Some services on the web site may, however, be restricted
to subscribers / registered users only. In order for you to use such subscriber services we will
need some personal information about you. The information will be collected when you
register with us or when you choose to use one of the subscriber services available via the
web site.
3.2 All your personal information will be collected, stored and used in accordance with this
Privacy Policy and you consent to such use when you subscribe to these subscriberservices.
3.3 Should your information be given to the Organiser by a third party in order for the
Organiser to issue a Ticket to the Event, we will not be responsible for the consent required at
that level between the giver of the information and the ultimate individual whose information
has been shared with us and who will be attending the Event(s).

4. Personal Information Shared

4.1 We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party
without your consent or the consent of the authorised and allocated point of contact who may
be acting on your behalf and who is designated as responsible for your Ticket Registration
and Fee, provided that by using the website and/or subscribing for any of the services, you
provide your express and informed consent for us to disclose your personal information to
third parties as follows:
4.1.1 to third party companies employed by the Organiser to provide services for the Event,
including for example, website hosting, administration, maintenance and development. These
companies require access to your personal information to perform their functions and not for
any other purposes;
4.1.2 to transfer the database/s, including personal information contained therein, to any third
party who acquires all or substantially all of the assets or shares in the Organiser company or
the web site service whether by sale, merger, acquisition or otherwise;
4.1.3 to governmental agencies, exchanges and other regulatory or self-regulatory
organisations if we are required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary
to comply with the law or with any legal process; protect and defend our rights and property or that of our customers and companiesin
our group; prevent fraud or abuse, misuse or unauthorised use of the website; and/or protect the personal safety or property of our customers or the public (if you provide
false or deceptive information about yourself or misrepresent yourself as being someone else,
we will disclose such information to the appropriate regulatory bodies and commercial
entities); and
4.1.4 to Singularity Education Group, a California benefit corporation, located at NASA
Research Park, MS 20/1, Moffett Field, CA 94035, which may include, without limitation,
your first and last name, gender, profile picture, mailing address, telephone number, date of
birth, confirmation of the age of majority, country of citizenship, country of residence,
professional title, company name, professional interests and your web presence (for
example, your website, LinkedIn address, Twitter feed address). Please also refer to
4.1.5 if applicable, to personalise your experience on the web site, to help you log on in
future and to continue to use the web site, to reply to queries you might have, to provide you
with support and to help us select services or materials for inclusion on our web site which
may be of interest to you.
4.2 We reserve the right to share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate
form with third parties for business purposes, for example with sponsors of the Event(s) or
business associates and partners. You will not be identifiable from such data as such. We are
however not responsible and cannot be held liable for the privacy practices of such third

5. Use of Your Personal Information

5.1. We and our commercial partners may use your personal data for the purposes of
executing transactions concluded with you or for billing purposes. We may send you
information by email, through SMS, within the Event and Registration Application or by
5.2. We may also make available your personal information to our affiliates and business
partners (who may be located outside South Africa) in order to enable them to analyse the
Event(s). By using our services and by submitting your personal details, you consent to this
5.3. We may receive information about you from reliable third parties and add it to our
database. We shall ensure that such third parties operate a similar policy to us in relation to
your privacy. When we receive such information, we shall use it to improve the
personalisation of our service.
5.4. If you do not want to receive the information as set out in clause 5.2 above you need to
ensure you do not or are not registered. Once you are registered the only way to opt out isto
Cancel your ticket (please see Cancellation/Returns/Refunds Policy).

6. Feedback and Complaints

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, or if you have a complaint
about how we are using your data, then please send an email to us at or call 011 259 7120 and please ensure you get a response from
us to validify your complaint.

7. Purchasing

Upon ordering a ticket we may need your name, e-mail address, delivery address and
payment information (such as credit card details) to process that order. We will also take your
telephone number so that we can contact you in the event of any problems with this order and
we may give this number to couriers who deliver the order. This information may be used in
accordance with clauses 4 and 5 above.

8. Information Protection

We may protect personal information by establishing appropriate physical, electronic and
managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information we collect from you. This helps
prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensures that the personal
information is used correctly. In order to carry out these security procedures, we may
sometimes ask for proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

9. Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information that is deposited by our computer server when you visit the
website which is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting the
website, our computer server will recognise the cookies, giving us information about your
last visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings
of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you choose not to receive cookies, you
may not be able to use all the features of the website.

10. Data Profiles

10.1 We may also utilise a personal profile page, which will enable you to update your
personal information. This will allow us to maintain accurate and up-to-date personal data.
You will have the right to require its correction or removal from our records at any time. If
you wish to be deleted from our database entirely, then please send an email to us at requesting this. This however is subject to the
Cancellations/Returns/Refunds Policy and you will need to cancel your ticket in order to be
10.2 If you want to update any of your personal information held by us, you can either make
certain changes on-line by amending your account details (if enabled) or you can send an
email detailing the required amendments to If your account
details are password protected, you can help to preserve your privacy by never sharing your
password with anyone else. If your Ticket was booked by a third party, please communicate
any changes to us via the same third party to ensure consistency and audit trail as well as

11. IP Addresses

Every time you connect to our website we store web server logs which show your IP address
(the unique number which your machine uses when it is connected to the Internet), what you
looked at, whether the page request was successful or not, and which browser you used to
view the pages. The use of this data is strictly for statistical purposes and personalisation
purposes only. This helps us understand which areas of the site are of particular interest and
also which pages are not being requested. It also tells us how many hits and page requests we

12. Links

The website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible and
cannot be held liable for the privacy practices of third-party websites or the manner in which
they use cookies and advise you to read the privacy statements of each website you visit
which collects personal information


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