Excel Academy Trainers and Actuaries (Proprietary) Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Excel Academy”) is a private company incorporated in accordance with the company laws of the Republic of South Africa, with Company Registration Number: 2014/026508/07, and having its Registered Address situated at Unit 20, 2nd Floor, 1 Melrose Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196.
Your privacy is important to Excel Academy. We are committed to respecting your privacy and the security and confidentiality of your personal data, communications and choices.
The purpose of this Excel Academy Website Privacy Notice is to inform visitors to the website located at https://www.excelacademyinc.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”) about how we treat your Personal Information, as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, No. 4 of 2013 (Hereinafter referred to as the “POPI Act”) and your rights in relation to Excel Academy website privacy.
This Website Privacy Notice relates to the Personal Information collected electronically by or through the Site, through, inter alia, the following means:
The broad privacy principles to which Excel Academy subscribes are articulated in, inter alia, the POPI Act and concern:
The following technologies are deployed in providing the Site services:
Information protection is strongest when the information remains in the possession of the data subject as owner of the information. You, as the User and data subject, are requested to carefully consider the nature and risk of submitting Personal Information before doing so. To comply with applicable law and in line with international standards and best practice, Excel Academy commits itself to exercising all reasonable diligence, care and skill in processing Personal Information through the use of technical, administrative and physical controls.
Excel Academy collects the following Personal Information:
Some information is transient and stored only for the purpose of current transactions such as payments and then deleted. Some information is persistent and stored for periods beyond the current transaction such as data from multiple transactions accumulated over time and retrieved when needed to enhance your experience and improve our services. To the extent any Personal Information is collected, stored, utilised and/or processed in any other manner whatsoever, by making use of the Sites, you, as the Data Subject, expressly authorise Excel Academy and/or its associated business partners to collect the Personal Information, to store the Personal Information, to utilise the Personal Information and/or to process the Personal Information in such reasonable manner as it deems necessary in order to optimise your user experience whilst interacting with our Site and/or making use of any of our services.
Excel Academy uses the Personal Information you, as the User of the Site and/or services, submit to us in order to furnish you with information and to provide you with the services that you require. Excel Academy shall only process such Personal Information to the minimum extent same is necessary to achieve this end.
Personal Information, such as names, email addresses and mobile telephone numbers, collected through our Site, by email and submitted by you, as the User, to Excel Academy is necessary for the following:
Please note that, unless we have asked for and obtained your explicit consent, we do not share your Personal Information with third party marketers. Please note further that where Excel Academy makes use of any 3rd party to process Personal Information collected by us, we have in place Data Processing Agreements which regulate the processing of such Personal Information in accordance with the provisions of the POPI Act.
We will use the Personal Information you, as the User, submit to us only for purposes consistent with the reason you submit it to us in the first place or, with your further permission, for other purposes, and only to the extent necessary to achieve such purposes.
When we provide your Personal Information to other companies on a temporary basis, in order for them to provide services to Excel Academy, we require these other companies to protect your Personal Information in the same manner as Excel Academy does. These third party service providers cannot use Personal Information for any purpose other than the reason you provided it to Excel Academy.
In addition, the Personal Information you, as the User, provide us with is also used and shared with the following:
You, as the User, have the right to make choices as to what is done with your Personal Information. Sometimes, your choices are made in the form of online purchases, registration or opting in or out of receiving communications or marketing material and engaging and/or interacting with our Site.
Once you, as the User, have submitted information to us and requested that we communicate with or market to you, you may at any time thereafter choose to opt out of further contact with us.
Personal Information submitted by you is kept for as long as the purpose for which you furnished it to us exists or for the retention periods specified in law.
You, as the User, may access the Personal Information that we hold about you.
You can ask us to correct any errors or delete Personal Information we have about you.
To protect your privacy, the privacy of others and to ensure the integrity of our business information we may have to verify your identity before we allow access to or change the information that we have about you, as the User.
Access to your Personal Information by Excel Academy’s staff and third parties is limited and restricted by Excel Academy through training, administrative, technical and physical controls in accordance with best practice standards.
All access to your Personal Information must comply with Excel Academy’s policy relating to the protection of Personal Information.
Excel Academy processes Personal Information, some of which flows to and from other legal jurisdictions. Please be aware that there may be implications in terms of the specific legal requirements in South Africa and other legal jurisdictions which may, depending upon the actual location of Personal Information, be relevant or become relevant. Excel Academy seeks to comply with complex technical and legal issues wherever possible, but users should be aware that international law and certain aspects of technology restrict our control in some respects.
As Personal Information is most safe, when under the control of its owners, you as the User and data subject, are cautioned to give careful consideration to the Personal Information you choose to disclose.
If you have a complaint, are concerned about your Personal Information or wish to report any malicious activity such as spamming and the like, please do the following:
Excel Academy has appointed a dedicated Privacy Information Officer who is responsible for the processing and protection of Personal Information.
In providing for your privacy, Excel Academy uses a combination of technical, administrative and physical controls based on compliance with the law and in line with international standards and best practice.
Excel Academy regularly reviews and enforces its own compliance with this Website Privacy Notice to ensure that our own conduct is in line with the privacy undertakings made to you.
Excel Academy’s Privacy Information Officer
+27 82 414 8661
Excel Academy Trainers and Actuaries (Proprietary) Limited
Company Registration Number
Registered address and the address for receipt of legal service of documents
Unit 20, 2nd Floor, 1 Melrose Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196
+27 74 141 6275 / +27 82 414 8661
VAT registration number
Last updated: 18 May 2022