Privacy Policy

This Policy applies between you, the Candidate of this Website, and APGES, the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in connection with your use of the Website and any Services or Systems contained therein.


Privacy Policy

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms have the following meanings:

"Account": means collectively the personal information and credentials used by Applicants to access the Material and/or any communications system on the Website;

"Content": means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer appearing or forming part of this Website;

"Cookie": means a small text file placed on your computer by APGES when you visit certain parts of this Website. This allows us to identify repeat visitors and analyse their browsing habits within the Website;

"Data": means collectively all information you submit to the Website. This includes but is not limited to Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

"Service": means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that APGES makes available through the Website, either now or in the future;

"System": means any online communications infrastructure that APGES makes available through the Website, both now and in the future. This includes but is not limited to web-based e-mail, message boards, chat facilities and e-mail connections;

"Candidate" / "Candidates": means any third party who accesses the Website and is not employed by APGES and who acts in the course of its activity; and

"Website": means the website that is currently being used and any subdomains of this website, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Data collected

Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:

2.1 name;

2.2 date of birth;

2.3 position and profession;

2.4 contact details such as e-mail addresses and telephone numbers;

2.5 demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests;

2.6 financial information such as credit/debit card numbers;

2.7 IP address (automatically collected);

2.8 web browser type and version (automatically collected);

2.9 operating system (automatically collected);

2.10 a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

2.11 Information about cookies (see clause 10 below).

3. Our use of data

3.1 Any Personal Data you submit will be retained by APGES while using the Services and Systems provided on the Website. The data that the applicant may submit through any Communications System that we may provide may be retained for a longer period of up to one year.

3.2 Unless we are required or authorized by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and/or other companies in our group.

3.3 All Personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation. For details on security, see Clause 9 below.

3.4 Any or all of the above Data may be requested by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, we may use the Data for the following reasons:

3.4.1 internal record keeping;

3.4.2 improvement of our products / services;

3.4.3 transmission by e-mail of promotional materials that may be of interest to the applicant;

3.4.4 contact for market research purposes, which can be done by e-mail, telephone, fax or post. Such information may be used to personalize or update the Website.

4. Third party websites and services

APGES may from time to time employ the services of other parties to deal with matters that may include, but are not limited to, processing payments, search engine installations, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain Personal Data provided by the Candidates of this Website. Any Data used by such parties are used only to the extent necessary for the performance of the services that APGES requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. In addition, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

5. Changes in Company Ownership and Control

5.1 APGES may from time to time expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. The data provided by Candidates will, where relevant to any division thus transferred, be transferred along with that division, and the new owner or newly controlling party will be authorized, pursuant to this Policy, to use the Data for the purposes for which it was provided by the Candidate.

5.2 In the event of any Data submitted by Candidates being transferred in this way, the applicant will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted, you will be given the option to have your Data deleted or retained from the new owner or controller.

6. Control access to your data

6.1 Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

6.1.1 use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and

6.1.2 sharing of data with third parties.

7. Your right to retain information

7.1 You may access certain areas of the Website without providing any Data. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Website, you may be asked to submit Account or other Data information.

7.2 You may restrict the use of Cookies by your Internet browser. For more information, see the cookie policy.

8. Access your data

8.1 You may access your Account at any time to view or change the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional data about your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change it at any time.

8.2 You have the right to request a copy of your Personal Data for a small fee.

9. Security

Data security is of great importance to APGES and to protect your Data we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and management procedures to safeguard and protect the Data collected online.

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

APGES reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we deem necessary from time to time or as required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and the applicant is deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on his first use of the Website after the changes.

11. Contacts

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can contact us at