Privacy Policy

ORIGIN South Africa is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. You can visit the majority of our websites without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide us personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will ONLY be used to support your relationship with ORIGIN South Africa and our ministry partners.

ORIGIN South Africa provides this Online Privacy Statement to make you aware of our privacy policy, practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and from the bottom of selected ORIGIN South Africa web pages.

PAIA Compliance
You can view our PAIA manual (Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act comliance) online.

What information we collect
On some ORIGIN South Africa web site pages, you can order products or services, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are name and contact information.

How we use it
ORIGIN South Africa uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to communicate back to you, to update you on service and benefits, and to personalize our web site for you.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you to provide you with information we think would be of particular interest. At a minimum, we will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such contacts. You can always unsubscribe online at the web site, or by emailing us at webmaster at originministry dot org.

Who we share it with
ORIGIN South Africa will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Only ORIGIN South Africa and our ministry partners will have access to personally identifiable information you provide.

Accuracy & Access
ORIGIN South Africa strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. We will provide you with access to your information, including making every effort to provide you with online access to your registration data so that you may view, update or correct your information at the ORIGIN South Africa site where it was submitted. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections.

Certain areas of the ORIGIN South Africa web site may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords.

Links to third party web sites on the site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the ORIGIN South Africa site. ORIGIN South Africa has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policy. Thus, ORIGIN South Africa does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk.

ORIGIN South Africa is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How ORIGIN South Africa uses cookies
A cookie is a piece of text asking permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive, your browser adds the text in a small file. The purpose of a cookie is to help us analyse web traffic or let us know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow a web application to respond to you as an individual.

ORIGIN South Africa uses traffic log cookies to identify what pages are being used and which ones aren't. This helps us aggregate and analyse data about web page traffic and make improvements to our web site to better meet user needs. In this case, ORIGIN South Africa uses this information only for statistical analysis purposes. ORIGIN South Africa also uses cookies to remember your username login for the interactive area and the Secure Area. This is entirely for your convenience.

You may set your web browser (including Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to notify you of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contains cookies; those files are stored as part of your internet browser.