Privacy Policy

Contact Information Sharing and Protection of Personal Information

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung will keep your personal information confidential at all times, however, you agree and consent that Friedrich Ebert Stiftung may:

  • a) Communicate with you electronically in relation with the event, programmes and seminars being provided (email, fax, telephone or through any other relevant or secured electronic platform);
  • b) Obtain any relevant personal information, from any person or institution, necessary to comply with an agreement between you and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung; and
  • c) Use personal information to introduce programs and activities of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung which may be suitable or relevant to you.

This consent may be withdrawn at any time; however, this withdrawal of consent will not make processing we undertook before your withdrawal unlawful. You will not suffer any detriment for withdrawing your consent.

You may withdraw your consent by contacting our information officer at
Masego Mofokeng email: masego.mofokeng(at)

We may transfer to, and store personal information we collect about you, in countries other than South Africa. You agree and consent that Friedrich Ebert Stiftung may transfer to, and store personal information we collect about you, in countries other than South Africa where Friedrich Ebert Stiftung has a presence.

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung is required to comply with various different legislative retention periods, which leads to different retention requirements. As such we have opted for the longest retention period required from us for legal purposes and apply this to all our data.

You have the following rights under the Protection of Personal Information Act:

  • a) Request access to your personal information;
  • b) Request a correction or deletion of personal information;
  • c) Object to the processing of personal information; and
  • d) Lodge a complaint to the Information Regulator.

If you want to exercise any of the rights described above, or are dissatisfied with the way we have used your personal information, please contact the information officer.

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