Privacy Notice


National Mentorship Movement

Privacy Notice

This page informs you of our approach to the collection, use, securing, providing access to and updating your Personal Information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”).

We collect the following information

The Personal Information we have is the information that you provide us when you register on the NMM site, which will typically include your name, contact number, email address and in some cases your ID number, as well as information related to your experience and preferences relevant to your mentorship experience. We may also have contact information that we may have acquired through other sources in the past.

We use your information for the following purpose

We will use your personal information for the purpose of achieving the best possible match for you to a suitable mentorship partner. In addition, we use the information to make contact with you to alert you to presentations, webinars and events which may be of interest to you, as well to launch appeals for people to offer themselves as mentors or to receive mentorship. In many instances, we work on programmes with partners, and we may disclose your personal information to them to ensure that we can provide you with the best possible mentorship experience.

How we ensure information security

We recognise that we have a legal obligation to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorized access and use of personal information. In line with this, we continually review our security controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information remains secure. We have received the relevant security assurances from our platform providers Torch and Everlytic.

Access to and updating of your information

You have the right to ask us for the personal information we have on record by contacting us through the contact details on our website. Similarly, you have the right to ask us to update, correct or delete your personal information. Let us know the information you require or would like changed, and include a copy of your ID document so we can confirm your identity, before we disclose, update, correct or delete your information.

30 June 2021