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Organisers cancel matric rage festival after 36 confirmed cases

By Kaya 959 Reporter The organisers of the matric Ballito Rage Festival in KwaZulu-Natal have called off the event after 36 people tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from the organisers, 32 guests and four staff presented positive results. “We take the safety of all our customers, staff, and suppliers extremely seriously. It is for this reason that the event organisers have taken the decision to cancel the […]

today02/12/2021

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SA’s COVID-19 cases climb by more than 4 000

By Kaya 959 Reporter South Africa's COVID-19 cases increased by more than 4 000 on Tuesday.  Gauteng once again accounted for more than half the number of new infections. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases said 4 373 new COVID-19 cases were reported.  The figure is almost double the numbers recorded on Monday (2 273 ). The country's total number of coronavirus cases now stands at 2 968 052. The […]

today01/12/2021

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Gauteng reaches milestone of six million vaccines administered

By Kaya 959 Reporter Six million COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in Gauteng. This means more than three million people have been fully vaccinated. On Wednesday, the Gauteng Department of Health announced that it had reached a milestone of 6 058 345 vaccines. Spokesperson Kwara Kekana says of that figure, Gauteng has 3 076 767 people who are fully vaccinated, meaning they have taken both doses of the Pfizer vaccine […]

today04/11/2021

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Gauteng close to administering six-million COVID-19 vaccines

By Kaya 959 Reporter Gauteng is inching closer to vaccinating six million people. The Gauteng Department of Health says the latest data shows a total of 5 046 757 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in the province. Department spokesperson Kwara Kekana says all persons 18 years and older are encouraged to visit their nearest vaccination site to receive the jab. "It is thought that by getting 70% or more of […]

today12/10/2021

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NICD warns against ‘dropping guard’ as SA exits third wave

By Kaya 959 Reporter While the country's number of new COVID-19 infections is decreasing, people should remain vigilant and adhere to safety protocols. Health experts have confirmed that Gauteng has exited the third wave. The NICD's Head of Public Health, Surveillance and Response, Dr Michelle Groome, said the national 7-day moving average of daily case numbers, positivity rate and testing rate continue to decrease. Sustained decreases were seen in all […]

today23/09/2021

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Tourism minister backs call for SA’s removal from UK Red List

By Kaya 959 Reporter A team of UK and SA-based scientists are set to mull over data that could hopefully see SA's removal off the UK's Red List. South Africa's placement on the UK's traffic light system for travellers has been a hot topic for months with travel between the countries having a massive impact on tourism business. Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said she has spoken to the British Deputy […]

today21/09/2021

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South Africa to intensify efforts to get off UK’s Red List

By Kaya 959 Reporter Government has vowed to continue fighting to get South Africa removed from the United Kingdom's Red List. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation said thousands of families and business people in SA and the UK are shocked at this continued exclusion, especially given SA’s progress in combating the COVID-19 pandemic as evidenced by the rapid decline in infection rates. "We firmly believe there is no […]

today20/09/2021

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Can your employer force you to get vaccinated?

By Kaya 959 Reporter Can your employer force you to get vaccinated? The answer is ‘Maybe’. While legal and law experts maintain that employees cannot be forced to take vaccines, there is confusion around the issue of mandatory vaccines. Speaking to the Sunday Times, Ministerial Advisory Committee chairperson, Barry Schoub, said there were talks around the possibility of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for specific groups; those who spend more time indoors […]

today23/08/2021

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THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT FORMS PART OF KAYA 959’S TERMS OF USE POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY TERM OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT, YOU MUST CEASE YOUR ACCESS OF THIS WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY. 

POPIA ActTo promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

RECOGNISING THAT—

  • section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy;
  • the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information;
  • the State must respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights in the Bill of Rights;

AND BEARING IN MIND THAT—

  • consonant with the constitutional values of democracy and openness, the need for economic and social progress, within the framework of the information society, requires the removal of unnecessary impediments to the free flow of information, including personal information;

AND IN ORDER TO—

  • regulate, in harmony with international standards, the processing of personal information by public and private bodies in a manner that gives effect to the right to privacy subject to justifiable limitations that are aimed at protecting other rights and important interests,
  1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1.“Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person and where it is applicable, identifiable, existing juristic person, including all information as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. 

1.2  Parliament assented to POPIA on 19 November 2013. The commencement date of section 1Part A of Chapter 5section 112 and section 113 was 11 April 2014. The commencement date of the other sections was 1 July 2020 (with the exception of section 110 and 114(4). The President of South Africa has proclaimed the POPI commencement date to be 1 July 2020.

 
1.3. “Processing” means the creation, generation, communication, storage, destruction of personal information as more fully defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.  

1.4. “You” or the “user” means any person who accesses and browses this website for any purpose. 

1.4. “Website” means the website of the KAYA 959 at URL www.kaya959.co.za or such other URL as KAYA 959 may choose from time to time.   

  1. Status and Amendments

2.1. KAYA 959 respects your privacy. This privacy policy statement sets out KAYA 959’s information gathering and dissemination practices in respect of the Website. 

2.2. This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal information provided to KAYA 959 through your use of the Website. 

2.3. Please note that, due to legal and other developments, KAYA 959 may amend these terms and conditions from time to time.  

  1. Processing of Personal Information

3.1. By providing your personal information to KAYA 959 you acknowledge that it has been collected directly from you and consent to its processing by KAYA 959. 

3.2. Where you submit Personal Information (such as name, address, telephone number and email address) via the website (e.g. through completing any online form) the following principles are observed in the processing of that information: 

3.2.1. KAYA 959 will only collect personal information for a purpose consistent with the purpose for which it is required. The specific purpose for which information is 
collected will be apparent from the context in which it is requested. 

3.2.2. KAYA 959 will only process personal information in a manner that is adequate, relevant and not excessive in the context of the purpose for which it is processed. 

3.2.3. Personal information will only be processed for a purpose compatible with that for which it was collected, unless you have agreed to an alternative purpose in writing or KAYA 959 is permitted in terms of national legislation of general application dealing primarily with the protection of personal information. 

3.2.4. KAYA 959 will keep records of all personal Information collected and the specific purpose for which it was collected for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.5. KAYA 959 will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party unless your prior written agreement is obtained or KAYA 959 is required to do so by law. 

3.2.6. If personal information is released with your consent KAYA 959 will retain a record of the information released, the third party to which it was released, the reason for the release and the date of release, for a period of 1 (one) year from the date on which it was last used. 

3.2.7. KAYA 959 will destroy or delete any personal information that is no longer needed by KAYA 959 for the purpose it was initially collected, or subsequently processed. 

3.3. Note that, as permitted by the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002, KAYA 959 may use personal information collected to compile profiles for statistical purposes. No information contained in the profiles or statistics will be able to be linked to any specific user.    

  1. Collection of anonymous data

4.1. KAYA 959 may use standard technology to collect information about the use of this website. This technology is not able to identify individual users but simply allows KAYA 959 to collect statistics. 

4.2. KAYA 959 may utilise temporary or session cookies to keep track of users’ browsing habits. A cookie is a small file that is placed on your hard drive in order to keep a record of your interaction with this website and facilitate user convenience. 

4.2.1. Cookies by themselves will not be used to identify users personally but may be used to compile identified statistics relating to use of services offered or to provide KAYA 959 with feedback on the performance of this website. 

4.2.2. The following classes of information may be collected in respect of users who have enabled cookies: 

4.2.2.1. The browser software used; 

4.2.2.2. IP address; 

4.2.2.3. Date and time of activities while visiting the website; 

4.2.2.4. URLs of internal pages visited; and 

4.2.2.5. referrers. 

4.3. If you do not wish cookies to be employed to customize your interaction with this website it is possible to alter the manner in which your browser handles cookies. Please note that, if this is done, certain services on this website may not be available. 

  1. Security

5.1. KAYA 959 takes reasonable measures to ensure the security and integrity of information submitted to or collected by this website, but cannot under any circumstances be held liable for any loss or other damage sustained by you as a result of unlawful access to or dissemination of any personal information by a third party. 

  1. Links to other websites

6.1. KAYA 959 has no control over and accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party websites to which hyperlinks may have been provided and KAYA 959 strongly recommends that you review the privacy policy of any website you visit before using it further. 

  1. Queries

7.1. If you have any queries about this privacy policy please contact us by emailing [email protected]