1. About the Privacy Notice
1.1. Ruimsig Academy strives to ensure that our use of Personal Information of data subjects is lawful, reasonable, and relevant to our business activities, with the ultimate goal of improving our offerings and your experience.
1.2. This notice applies to Ruimsig Academy, its subsidiaries and business units. Reference to “Ruimsig Academy”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this notice means Ruimsig Academy.
1.3. Ruimsig Academy respects privacy and is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this site. Ruimsig Academy seeks to employ best practice when it comes to the collection and processing of personal information in accordance with the following legislation:
1.3.1. Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013; and
1.3.2. Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000.
1.4. Where we provide links to websites of other organisations, this Privacy Notice does not cover how that organisation processes personal information. If you follow a link to any website, please read the privacy notice of the website you visit before you submit any personal information to such website. Ruimsig Academy is not responsible for information captured and processed on any website linked to our website.
1.5. This Online Privacy Notice sets out what we will do with any Personal Information we collect from or about you, or that you provide to us, when you use our services, including our websites and student portals (which we also collectively refer to in this Privacy Notice as the “Website”) or when you enrol at any of our institutions. Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your Personal Information and how we will treat it.
1.6. It is important that you read this Privacy Notice together with our website terms and conditions and any other document or agreements which describes the manner in which we may provide in specific circumstances when we are collecting or processing personal information about you. This will enable you to properly understand the manner in which Ruimsig Academy will process your Personal Information. This Privacy Notice supplements our website terms and condition and any such other documents and agreements, and this Privacy Notice is not intended to override them.
1.7. If you are a consumer, as defined in the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (“Consumer Protection Act”) we have a duty to point out certain important terms to you. The paragraphs which contain these important terms and reasons why they are important are set out below.
1.7.1. Limitations of risk, legal responsibilities and liability. Clauses 8 and 11 are important because they limit and exclude obligations, liabilities and legal responsibilities that we may otherwise have. As a result of these clauses, your rights and remedies against us and other persons and entities are limited and/or excluded. These clauses also limit and exclude your right to recover or make claims for losses, damages, liability or harm you or others may suffer. Clause 8 and 11 state that you know and accept that the Internet is not absolutely secure and there is a risk that your Personal Information will not be secure when transmitting over the Internet.
1.7.2. Assumption of risk, legal responsibilities and liability to you. Clause 11 is important because you take on risk, legal responsibilities and liability. As a result of this clause, you may also be responsible for claims and other amounts. You will also be responsible for, and you accept, various risks, damages, harms, and injury which may be suffered by you and others as stated in this clause. In terms of this clause, you waive your rights and as a result we may not have to perform our duties and you may not become aware of information that you may need to protect yourself.
1.7.3. Acknowledgement of fact by you. Clause 5 is important because it contains statements which are acknowledgments of fact by you. You will not be able to deny that the statements are true. We may take action against you and may have claims against you as a result of these statements. You will not be able to take any action against us if you suffer harm as a result of these statements.