Independent Candidate Association South Africa (“ICA”) THIRD PARTY PRIVACY POLICY



Welcome to Independent Candidate Association. Independent Candidate Association (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates

This document expresses how we intend to protect your privacy in your relationship and contact with us, and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose your information. 



Information collected will be stored and used for bona fide administration purposes of ICA and in the service of our members, office-bearers as well as in the pursuit of our stated goals, and in the determination of our policies and agenda from time to time.  (our “Service”) .

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.


This is information collected directly through the supply of information to us by you. We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.

This may include, but is not limited, to:

In addition to the purposes set out in this document, we may use your personal data to contact you with regards to newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications through the unsubscribe link attached to such communications from us.


We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access our Service by or through any device.

We may have access to your browsing habits, electronic hardware, IP address, your device operating system, the type of internet browser you use, click patterns, language settings, cookie preferences, search engine keywords, JavaScript enablement, the content and pages that you have access to on our website, the dates and times that you visit our website, paths taken, time spent on sites and pages within our website and other diagnostic data.


We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so. We use this data to provide features of our Service and to improve and customize our Service. You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.


We may place text files called “cookies” on your device when you visit our website. Cookies are files with data that may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts. These technologies track information and help us to improve and analyse our Service.

Your internet browser generally accepts cookies automatically, but you can change this setting to stop accepting them. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies that we use:


We may also collect other personal information, including sex, age, date of birth, place of birth, passport details, citizenship, marital status, information on family members, registration at the place of residence and actual address, telephone numbers, educational qualifications, professional training certificates, employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, information on bonuses and compensation, taxpayer identification number, office location and other data.



Personal information will be collected, stored and used for bona fide administration purposes. We will use this personal information to fulfil our stated objective as an association and to assist us in determining policy and agenda.

 Independent Candidate Association uses this collected data for various purposes, such as:



We will only retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes explicitly set out in this Privacy Policy unless retention of this data is required or authorised by law or you have expressly consented to the retention of such information.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen security, improve the functionality of our Service or when we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods of time.



ICA will take precautions to protect information that can be associated with you or another specific natural or juristic person that can be used to identify you.

We ask that you note the following:


Your information may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ.

If you are located outside of South Africa and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to and from South Africa to be filed, analysed or processed, particularly for Cloud storage.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement and consent to that transfer.

Independent Candidate Association will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or another country unless there are adequate controls in place, including the security of your data and other personal information.


We may disclose personal information that we collect or that you provide to us in the following circumstances: 


Although we take the security of personal information very seriously and always do our best to comply with applicable data protection laws, it is important to remember that no method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure. Whilst we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. We are not responsible for, give no warranties, nor make any representations in respect of the privacy policies or practices of linked or any third-party websites. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site that you visit. 

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you become aware that a child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to remove that information from our servers.



Our policy may change from time to time to ensure that we remain compliant with all laws relating to privacy and protection of information and we will update this policy and publish it on our website when this occurs.

We shall also communicate such changes by publication on our website or by other prominent notice prior to the change becoming effective.

Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.



If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: