Privacy & Data Protection

Ipsos commitment to Privacy and Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation issued by the European Union (“GDPR”) and effective 25 May, 2018, is a further evolutionary step in the protection of the privacy rights of individuals (for example, tighter restrictions around consent, the right to be forgotten, the type and amount of personal data that can be utilized, data access and security, etc.) beyond those protections that have already been in place for some time in the European Union and in many other countries around the world. [...]

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Ipsos Global Data Protection & Privacy Policy

As part of its social responsibility, Ipsos is committed to international compliance with data protection laws, regulation and rules. This data protection policy (“Policy” or “Data Protection Policy”) applies worldwide to the Ipsos Group and is based on globally accepted basic principles on data protection. This Policy adopts the fundamental principles of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) as the minimum standard to which Ipsos Group, its employees and suppliers will have to adhere. [...]

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South Africa - Ipsos (Pty) Ltd Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains how Ipsos (Pty) Ltd obtains, uses and discloses your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”). At Ipsos (Pty) Ltd we are committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and transparently. [...]

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PAIA Manual Of Ipsos (Pty) Ltd

Ipsos (Pty) Ltd is an independent market research company. We use market research as one of the primary means to understand contemporary society. The Promotion of Access to Information Act, No 2 of 2000 (“The Act”) was enacted on 3 February 2000, giving effect to the right of access to any information held by Government, as well as any information held by another person who is required for the exercising or protection of any rights. This right is entrenched in the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of South Africa. Where a request is made in terms of The Act, the body to which the request is made is not obliged to release the information, except where The Act expressly provides that the information may or must be released. The Act sets out the requisite procedural issues attached to such request.[...]

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