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Privacy and website terms and conditions 

This page explains: 

  • What personal information we collect through this website, and why 

  • What your rights are in relation to this information 

  • How we use cookies on this website

  • What our terms of use are for information on this website

  • Who owns the copyright to material on this website

Collection and use of personal information

ICDL South Africa is committed to respecting privacy and to complying with all applicable data protection and privacy laws. Any personal information you provide and from which you can be identified is stored securely and confidentially and is processed fairly and lawfully in accordance with this policy. ICDL South Africa does not collect any personal data from the Website, apart from information which is volunteered (for example by using our online contact form). This information is not made available to any third parties, and is used by ICDL South Africa for the purpose for which it was provided.

Collection and use of technical information 

Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by ICDL South Africa for statistical purposes. No information that could be used to identify website visitors is collected or retained. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:


  • the IP address of the visitor's web server

  • the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net) 

  • the previous website address from which the visitor reached the ICDL South Africa website, including any search terms used 

  • clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)

  • the type of web browser used by the website visitor.


ICDL South Africa will make no attempt to identify individuals, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of ICDL South Africa never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party other than the web statistics service provider unless required by law to disclose such information. The technical information will be used only by ICDL South Africa, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, are not constituted as "personal data" in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Cookie policy

Our Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. If you wish to find out more information about these cookies please go here:


Below is a list of the cookies used on this website:


1. Cookie Name






Nature of Cookie


__utma is a persistent cookie

__utmb and __utmc are session cookies that last for a maximum of 30 minutes

__utmz is a persistent cookie that lasts for six months


2. Cookie Name




Nature of Cookie


A JESSIONID cookie lasts until the end of the session. JSESSIONID is the unique ID of the http session generated by the server


3. Cookie Name




Nature of Cookie


A cookieStatus_sitename cookie lasts for a maximum of 10 days. cookie status is set if you accept the cookie policy on the website. It removes the policy overlay.

Newsletter privacy policy

Upon registering as an accredited ICDL training and testing centre, your company is automatically registered for the newsletter.  ICDL South Africa will use your personal data to:

  • Send you a regular email newsletter and occasional email communications.


We will only use your data for the purpose of sending emails to you. Your personal data will only be processed by the staff of ICDL South Africa. We will not share your personal data with third parties. 

You can always withdraw your consent for ICDL South Africa to use your personal data. To do this, simply type the word unsubscribe in the subject line on any email that ICDL South Africa has sent you.


Although every care has been taken by ICDL South Africa in the preparation of this website, ICDL South Africa makes no representations, provides no assurances, and no warranty is given by ICDL South Africa as a publisher as to the completeness or accuracy of the information contained within it and neither shall ICDL South Africa be responsible or liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising by virtue of such information or any instructions or advice contained within this website. Changes may be made to the website at the discretion of ICDL South Africa at any time without notice.

The appearance of hyperlinks on this website does not constitute an endorsement by ICDL South Africa of these websites or the information, products, or services contained, or any representations made therein other than expressly stated by ICDL South Africa. ICDL South Africa does not exercise any control over the material you may find at these locations. These links are provided consistent with the purpose of this website. ICDL South Africa does not grant any rights relating to Third Party Sites.

Data may not be reproduced in whole or part without permission and acknowledgment.

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