Exhibition & Event Services cc - Privacy Note

This Notice explains how we obtain, use and disclose your personal information, in accordance with the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information Act ("POPIA").

Exhibition & Event Services (, and any registration portal that we create for an event) are committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and transparently.

Who we are:
Exhibition & Event Services has been providing registration services to exhibitions, conferences and events since 1996. We manage all aspects of the Visitor/Delegate and Exhibitor experience, from pre-registering for an event to onsite arrival and issuing of credentials.
We create online registration portals to collect information about the participants.

The type of personal information we collect:
We currently collect and process the following information:

We collect and process your personal information mainly to contact you for the purposes of the event you will be taking part in. We may also collect your preferences in order to cater for your specific needs. For this purpose we will collect contact details including your name and organisation, contact information and preferences.

We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details. Where possible, we will inform you what information you are required to provide to us and what information is optional.

How we get the personal information and what we use it for:
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
Attending, participating in or viewing an exhibition, conference, launch or any other event.

We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and agreed with you. In addition, where necessary your information may be retained for legal or user experience optimisation purposes.

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

We may share this information with:

Collection of Information by "Cookies"
You are aware that information and data is automatically collected through the standard operation of the Internet servers and through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files a Website can use to recognise repeat users, facilitate the user's ongoing access to and use of the Website and allow a Website to track usage behaviour and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies are not programs that come onto your system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to you that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on our Websites.

When will we process your personal information:
In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), the justification ground which we base our processing on consist out of the following:

How we store your personal information:
Your information is securely stored:

We keep your information for a maximum of 5 years.
We will then dispose of your information by removing it from our servers and any other storage devices where a copy may reside.

Your data protection rights:

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you wish to make a request.

Contact details:
Name: Cedric Mileham
Phone Number: +27 (11) 7895577
E-mail: [email protected]

How to complain:
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at [email protected].

You can also complain to the Information Regulator if you are unhappy with how we have used your Information.

Their contact details are as follows:
The Information Regulator (South Africa)
33 Hoofd Street
Forum III, 3rd Floor Braampark
P.O Box 31533 Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017

Complaints email: [email protected]