AmaJobs POPIA Policy

Effective Date: 26/07/2023



This Privacy Policy outlines the practices of AmaJobs, an online career portal owned and operated by PMD MS Group of Companies, a South African corporation. AmaJobs is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of its users in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) of South Africa. This policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect personal information provided by users of our platform.

1. Personal Information Collection

1.1. AmaJobs collects personal information from users for the purpose of facilitating job searches, matching candidates with employers, and enhancing the overall job-seeking experience.

1.2. The types of personal information we may collect include but are not limited to:

  • Name
  • Contact details (email address, phone number, address)
  • Qualifications and educational background
  • Work experience and employment history
  • CV/resume
  • Profile photo
  • Other job-related information provided voluntarily by users

1.3. We collect personal information directly from users through registration, account creation, profile updates, job applications, and interactions with our platform.

2. Use of Personal Information

2.1. AmaJobs uses personal information solely for the following purposes:

  • Matching job seekers with suitable job opportunities.
  • Enabling employers to find suitable candidates for their job vacancies.
  • Communicating with users regarding job-related matters, platform updates, and account-related information.
  • Improving our services and user experience.
  • Complying with legal obligations and regulatory requirements.

3. Data Storage and Security

3.1. AmaJobs stores and processes personal information in secure databases, located at our head office situated at 211 Leonie Street, Doringkloof, Centurion.

3.2. We implement appropriate security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include encryption, firewalls, access controls, and regular security audits.

3.3. AmaJobs restricts access to personal information to authorized personnel only, ensuring that they are bound by strict confidentiality obligations.

4. Data Sharing and Disclosure

4.1. AmaJobs may share personal information with third-party service providers and partners for the purpose of providing our services. These entities are contractually obligated to handle personal information in accordance with POPIA and maintain confidentiality.

4.2. We will not disclose or sell personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without explicit consent from the user.

5. Retention of Personal Information

5.1. AmaJobs retains personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.

5.2. Users can update, correct, or request the deletion of their personal information at any time by contacting AmaJobs at or calling 012 663 2082.

6. Users’ Rights

6.1. Users have the right to access their personal information held by AmaJobs and request its correction, updating, or deletion.

6.2. Users may withdraw their consent for the processing of their personal information at any time.

7. Contact Information

For any queries, concerns, or requests related to this POPIA Policy or personal information, users may contact AmaJobs at:

Email: Phone: 012 663 2082

8. Amendments to the Policy

AmaJobs reserves the right to amend this POPIA Policy periodically. Users will be notified of any material changes, and the updated policy will be made available on the AmaJobs website.

By using the AmaJobs platform, users agree to the terms outlined in this POPIA Policy.