IQS International and its affiliated companies globally are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that you share with us. Personal Information is information that enables us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title and address. IQS International uses your Personal Information in order to personalize your experience on our Web site and also to be able to selectively send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise. Our privacy policy governs the following areas:

IQS International does not presently share information with other companies other than its own associates, and does not sell its user information. However, we reserve the right to use any personal information we collect for such purposes as customer service, marketing, product and service development, dissemination of investor information, recruiting and facilitating subsequent use of this Web site.
Unless you opt out of receiving promotional materials, we may from time to time notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may interest you. We explicitly reserve the right to disclose any such personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with applicable law, or protect the rights, property or safety of IQS International, its employees, customers, or the public.

You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to IQS International. The notice we intend to provide where IQS International collects Personal Information on the Web should help you to make this choice. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of IQS International’s Web pages, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers and services that involve our interaction with you.

Some of our Web pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Some parts of IQS International’s Web site use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of IQS International’s information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. IQS International does not correlate this information with data about individual users, nor does it share this information or sell it to any third party. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.
Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; clickstream patterns; and dates and times that our site is accessed. Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our Web site and your Web experience. We may also analyze information that does not contain Personal Information for trends and statistics.

By using this Web site, you consent to the terms of IQS International’s Privacy Policy and to our processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where IQS International collects Personal Information on the web. IQS International reserves the right to change the terms of its privacy policy at any time. If we do change this privacy policy, we will post the changes on this Web site. We encourage you to review this privacy policy each time you visit our Web site to make sure you understand our current policy on collecting and using information collected through our Web site. If you have any inquiries or complaints you may contact us at


IQS International (Pty) Ltd is required by law to comply with current data protection legislation. IQS International also needs to collect and use certain types of information about employees and other users of its facilities in order to function. To comply with the law, this personal information will be dealt with properly however it is collected, recorded and used. It will not be disclosed to any other person unlawfully.

IQS International is committed to ensuring that every current employee and associate complies with this Policy to ensure the confidentiality of any personal data held by IQS International, in whatever medium.

The General Data Protection Regulation sets out six principles to guide organisations’ management of personal data. In summary, these principles state that personal data shall be:

• Processed lawfully, fairly and transparently;
• Collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes;
• Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purpose or purposes for which they are collected;
• Accurate and kept up to date;
• Kept in a form such that the data subject can be identified only as long as is necessary for processing;
• Processed in a manner that ensures its security.

IQS International will achieve compliance with these principles by:

• Assigning specific responsibility for data protection within the organisation;
• Providing appropriate training to those managing and handling personal information;
• Ensuring that consent to process data is freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous;
• Providing clear descriptions of our methods for handling personal information;
• Responding promptly and courteously to subject access requests;
• Investigating any data breach, implementing identified corrective actions in a timely manner and reporting the breach as required by the Regulation.