DATA PRIVACY

ECFDC is an internationally operating company managing projects and implementing assignments in the capacity of both sole manager and in the capacity of project partner. We collect, use and store personal and sensitive information in relation to:



  • The submission of expressions of interest;

  • Implemented projects;

  • Capability statements; and

  • Project tenders.



We may also use your personal information in periodic newsletters compiled and distributed within our organisation and network. The newsletter will only contain personal information relating to activities performed by consultants and subcontractors involved in the project work.



When providing us with your personal information, we will inform you of how that information will be used. Personal information submitted to us will mostly be in the form of a Curriculum Vitae pertaining to the work being tendered. Types of personal information that we collect are:



  •  Curricula Vitae;

  • Contact details and business cards;

  • Employer’s certificates;

  • Recommendation letters; and

  • Proof of work.



This personal information may be collected from various sources including:



  •  E-mail, mail, facsimile and word of mouth;

  • Registration in our expert roster;

  • Responses to advertisements;

  • Web site inquiries; and

  • Information received from suppliers or third parties.



By registering in our roster or by contacting us, you give us your express consent to collect and store the above mentioned information, unless mentioned otherwise. All sensitive information stored by us will be dealt with strictly confidential.



When submitting information to us through our web site, you are asked to fill out the application form and upload your CV. We may supply you with a user name and password so that you can access your profile and make changes to your details. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your user name and password.



The expert roster is accessible only by ECFDC staff, which is also in charge of the maintenance of the database, including reviewing the database and updating the database. ECFDC staff may remove registrations in our expert roster without giving prior consent.



We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that all information collected from you, that we use or disclose is accurate, up-to-date, complete and stored in a secure environment accessed only by our authorised personnel.



Please keep in mind that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will endeavour to protect your personal information, however we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or receive from us. These activities are conducted at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will use our best efforts to ensure its security.



By registering on the ECFDC Expert Roster you have read the data privacy statement, you agree with the above, and consent to being contacted by ECFDC staff for consultant registration, database maintenance, employment and tender opportunities, and other ECFDC business related matters, until you advise us otherwise.