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Internet privacy policy

This privacy policy together with our terms and conditions sets out the basis on which any Personal Information (as defined in paragraph [ ] below) that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be used, stored and processed by us. Any capitalized terms used in this privacy policy and that are not defined in this privacy policy shall havethe meaning given to such terms in our terms and conditions

The data controller collecting the data described herein is Cape Town Tourism. Personal data collected by Cape Town Tourismmay be transferred to our clients with whom you have applied for a position only. By submitting data on Cape Town Tourism’s Web site, the visitor is providing explicit consent to transfer data collected on the Web site for the fulfillment of their voluntary application for a vacancy.

Data collection

We may collect information about yourcomputer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

We collect only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to Cape Town Tourism’s Web site. Typically, identifying information is collected to:

For purposes of this privacy policy "Personal Information" shall include any information of a personal nature by which you can be identified as an individual such as your name, postal address, email address, telephone number (which will be displayed in the material you submit), home country, postal code, your fax number, gender, age, and/or companyname. In particular, we may collect and process the following information (which may include Personal Information) about you:

Cape Town Tourism’s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our Web site unless legally required for recruiting purposes. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; physical or mental health; or criminal record. In providing Cape Town Tourismwith this sensitive information, Cape Town Tourismaccepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this information.

Use of data

A user may choose to provide personal information in the following example:

We may usethe information, including the Personal Information we hold about you in the following ways:

We may useinformation provided by you to:

Information attained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. This data is not shared with other entities for secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with a third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. If there is an instance where such information may be shared, the visitor will be asked for permission beforehand.

Third parties

Cape Town Tourism’sWeb site does not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Data retention

We will do our best to protect your Personal Information, and we will use technology that will help us to do this, however, the transmissionof information via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of your information to our Website is entirely at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential. Please do not share your password with anyone.

We will keep your Personal Information only for a reasonable time to enable us to use it for the purposes described in this privacy policy.

Some of the information we receive is not retained. Contact information about visitors (such as information generated though registration for access to areas on the site) will be kept as long as the information is required to completely service the contact request or until a user requests that we delete that information. Resumes are disposed of when they are incomplete or are considered dated by our consultants.


Each visitor has the right of access to personal data they have submitted through the Web site to Cape Town Tourism.

User updates of information should be handled by going back through the registration process. Cape Town Tourismis committed to providing reasonable and practical access to visitors to allow them the opportunity to identify and correct any inaccuracies. When requested and practical, Cape Town Tourismwill delete identifying information from current operational systems.

When personally identifiable information is retained, Cape Town Tourismassumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information once a visitor has submitted and verified the data. Cape Town Tourismdoes not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if Cape Town Tourismis informed that any personal data collected through a Web site is no longer accurate, Cape Town Tourismwill make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authenticated visitor.


Cape Town Tourismhas implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorised Cape Town Tourismpersonnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information.

You agree that youare responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and all uses of your account, whether or not you have authorized such use.


Cape Town Tourismreserves the right to modify or amend this Statement at any time. The effective date will be displayed at the beginning of this statement.