Published in terms of Section 51 of the Promotion of
Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (“the Act”)

  1. Introduction

    This information manual (“Manual”) provides an outline of the types of records held by
    Admeter South Africa (PTY) Limited trading as Logimeter( “Company”) and
    explains how one may submit requests for access to these records in terms of the
    Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (“PAIA”, “Act”) and Process your
    Personal Information in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013

    This Manual has been prepared in accordance with Section 51 of the Act, giving effect
    to everyone’s constitutional right of having access to information held by private sector
    bodies (i.e. companies) or public bodies (i.e. Government institutions) where such
    access is needed for the exercise and/ or protection of the requester’s rights; this
    Manual aims to facilitate requests for access to the relevant or applicable records.

  2. Definitions and interpretation

    1. Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms shall have the meanings assigned to them hereunder –
      • “Competent person” means any person who is legally competent to consent to any action or decision being taken in respect of any matter concerning a child;
      • “Data Subject” means the person to whom personal information relates;
      • “Logimeter” means Logimeter, Which Admeter South Africa (PTY) Limited trades as, as more fully described in Overview, hereunder;
      • “Information Officer” means the person acting on behalf of Logimeter and discharging the duties and responsibilities assigned to the head of Logimeter by the Act. The Information Officer is duly authorised to act as such, with such authorisation having been confirmed by the head of Logimeter in writing;
      • “Information Regulator” means the Information Regulator established in terms of section 39 of POPIA;
      • “Manual” means this manual published in compliance with Section 51 of the Act;
      • “PAIA” means the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000, as amended from time to time;
      • “Personal Information” shall have the meaning attributed to it in terms of POPIA;
      • “POPIA” means the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013, as amended from time to time;
      • “Privacy Policy” means the policy that explains how Logimeter processes personal information as published on the Logimeter website or as available from the Information Officer;
      • “Process” or Processed shall have the meaning attributed to it in terms of POPIA;
      • “Record” means any recorded information, regardless of form or medium, which is in the possession or under the control of Logimeter, irrespective of whether or not it was created by Logimeter;
      • “Request” means a request for access to a record held by Logimeter;
      • “Requester” means any person, including a public body or an official thereof, making a request for access to a record held by Logimeter and includes any person acting on behalf of that person;
      • “Responsible Party” means a public or private body or any other person which, alone or in conjunction with others, determines the purpose of and means of processing personal information; and
      • “SARS” means the South African Revenue Service.
    2. Unless a contrary intention clearly appears, words signifying:
      1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
      2. any one gender includes the other genders and vice versa; and
      3. natural persons include juristic persons.
    3. Unless otherwise stated, terms defined in the PAIA and POPIA shall have the same meaning in this Manual.
  3. Overview of Logimeter

    1. Admeter South Africa (Pty) Ltd is a private company incorporated in terms of the company laws of the Republic of South Africa. Admeter South Africa (PTY) Limited trades as Logimeter.

      Logimeter is a leading provider of inbound and outbound call tracking solutions and conversation analytics.

      Products/ Services provided by Logimeter include (use links for more detailed descriptions of

      Logimeter services are developed mainly for the following types of clients:

      • Automotive OEMs, Groups and Independent Dealerships
      • Financial Services
      • SME with inbound or outbound sales teams
      • Marketing Managers
  4. Particulars in terms of section 51

    1. Logimeter contact details (section 51(1)(a)):
      Physical Address: 1st Floor
      Dean Street Arcade
      Dean Street
      Cape Town

      Postal Address: 1st Floor
      Dean Street Arcade
      Dean Street
      Cape Town

      Telephone Number: 087 943 7575

    2. Contact details of designated Information Officer (section 51(1)(a)):

      Information Officer: Paul Devine

      Physical Address: Same as 4.1 above

      Postal Address: Same as 4.1 above

      Telephone Number: Same as 4.1 above

      Email: Same as 4.1 above

      Website: Same as 4.1 above
  5. Guide to PAIA (section 51(1)(b) read with section 10)

    1. In terms of PAIA, a requester may be granted access to records held by a private body. This access is subject to the records being required for the exercise or protection of any right. Should a public body lodge a complaint, in order to receive access, the public body must be acting in the public interest.
    2. The Information Regulator has, in terms of section 10(1) of PAIA, as amended, updated and made available the revised Guide on how to use PAIA (“Guide”), in an easily comprehensible form and manner, as may reasonably be required by a person who wishes to exercise any right contemplated in PAIA and POPIA.
    3. The Guide is available in each of the official languages and in braille.
    4. Requests for access to the Guide must be made on a form that correspond substantially with Form 1 of Annexure 1 to this Manual, to the Information Officer.
    5. The aforesaid Guide contains the description of-
      1. the objects of PAIA and POPIA;
      2. the manner and form of a request for access to a record of a private body contemplated in section 50;
      3. the assistance available from the IO in terms of PAIA and POPIA;
      4. the assistance available from the Regulator in terms of PAIA and POPIA;
      5. all remedies in law available regarding an act or failure to act in respect of a right or duty conferred or imposed by PAIA and POPIA, including the manner of lodging-
        1. an internal appeal;
        2. a complaint to the Regulator; and
        3. an application with a court against a decision on internal appeal or a decision by the Regulator or a decision of the head of a private body;
      6. the notices issued in terms of section 54 regarding fees to be paid in relation to requests for access; and
      7. the regulations made in terms of section 92 of PAIA.
    6. Members of the public can inspect or make copies of the Guide from the offices of Logimeter, including the office of the Information Regulator, during normal business hours.
    7. The Guide can also be obtained-
      1. upon request to the Information Officer; or
      2. from the Information Regulator:-

        Postal Address: P.O. Box 31533

        Postal Address: (Complaints) (general enquiries)

  6. Voluntary disclosure and automatic availability- categories of records available without having to request access (section 51(1)(c))

    1. Records that are automatically available to the public are:
      1. All records of Logimeter lodged in terms of government requirements with various statutory bodies, including the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), and the Registrar of Deeds.
      2. All records in booklets, brochures, pamphlets, and magazines (if any) published by Logimeter or any of its agents or representatives for distribution to the public relating to Logimeter services.
      3. News and other marketing information.
      4. All records on Logimeter’ s website
    2. A requester may request a copy of a record referred to under 6.1 and must be provided with such copy, upon payment of the fee for reproduction, as provided for in Items 2 to 8 of Annexure 2 to this Manual.
  7. Records available in terms of other legislation (section 51(1)(d))

    1. Logimeter is required to keep particular records, in terms of certain statutes insofar as may be applicable. Logimeter keeps records of infirmation to the extent required in terms of following legislation, as amended and codes of best business practice. –
      • Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997.
      • Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003.
      • Companies Act 61 of 1973.
      • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993.
      • Competition Act 89 of 1998
      • Constitution of South Africa Act 108 of 1996.
      • Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008
      • Corporate Laws Amendment Act 24 of 2006.
      • Electronic Communications & Transactions Act 25 of 2002.
      • Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998.
      • Employment Equity Regulations of 2006.
      • Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001.
      • Income Tax Act 58 of 1962.
      • King IV Report on Corporate Governance.
      • Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995.
      • National Credit Act 34 of 2005
      • Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000.
      • Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000
      • Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013
      • Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of
      • Communication-Related Information Act Revenue Laws Amendment Act 45 of 2003
      • Revenue Laws Amendment Act 31 of 2005.
      • Skills Development Act 97 of 1998
      • Skills Development Levies Act 9 of 1999.
      • Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act 4 of 2002
      • Unemployment Insurance Act 63 of 2001.
      • Value-Added Tax Act 89 of 1991.
    2. Information and records held by Logimeter in terms of any of the abovementioned legislation will be made available in terms of the provisions of the relevant legislation, but without prejudice to the provisions of the Promotion of Access to Information Act. The above list is non exhaustive.
  8. Types of records held by Logimeter (section 51(1)(e))

    Logimeter maintains records on the following categories and subject matters. Please note that recording a category or subject matter in this Manual does not imply that a request for access to such records would be granted. All requests for access will be evaluated on a case by case basis in accordance with the provisions of PAIA and POPIA. Please further note that the below listed records are not exhaustive.

    1. Personnel documents and records.
      1. “Personnel” refers to any person who works for or provides services to or on behalf of Logimeter, and receives or is entitled to receive remuneration and any other person who assists in carrying out or conducting the business and operations of Logimeter. This includes, without limitation, board members (executive and non-executive), all permanent, temporary and part-time staff, as well as contract workers or volunteers/ helpers.
    2. Client/Customer related records.
      1. A “client” and “customer” refers to any natural or juristic entity that receives services or purchases products from Logimeter. These records include but are not limited to:
        • Records provided by clients in relation to the specific services/products required by the client/customer, personal and/ or special personal information, and in terms of the contractual arrangements between Logimeter and clients/customers.
        • Records generated by or within Logimeter related to its clients and customers, including transactional records.
        • Records pertaining to third-party information provided by clients. Records provided by third parties in the course of doing business with Logimeter.
        • Customer databases (including other personal information of customers’ clients).
        • Credit records.
        • Account records.
        • Correspondence with and about customers/ clients.
    3. Statutory records/ corporate records.
      • CIPC records (including company registration, officers, intellectual property).
      • Minutes of executive and other decision-making operational bodies.
      • Documents of Incorporation.
      • Memorandum and Articles of Association.
      • Minutes of Board of Directors’ Meetings and Board sub-committee Meetings.
      • Share Register and other Statutory Registers.
      • Delegations of authority.
      • Management planning information and budgets
      • Information technology system records.
      • Information technology disaster recovery and implementation plans
      • Other statutory documents of a legal and commercial nature
    4. Marketing records
      • Correspondence with and about customers/ clients.
      • Product information
      • Manuals
      • Media releases
      • Company website
      • Marketing plans
    5. Other records
      • Documents relating to the operational, commercial and financial interests of Logimeter
      • Commercial and other legal contracts or agreements
      • Client and other data bases
      • Information on existing and past litigation.
      • Trade Mark and Intellectual Property applications and information
      • Administrative Information.
      • Licences
      • Human Resources Information
      • Insurance Policies
      • Internal and external correspondence.
      • Disaster recovery plans
      • Logimeter services records
      • Internal policies and procedures
      • Records held by officials of Logimeter
    6. Where any of the above records contain Personal Information and a request is submitted, the provisions of PAIA as well as POPIA will apply accordingly. Take note that: “Personal information”, as defined in POPIA means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to those categories as defined in section 1 of POPIA.
  9. Other information as may be prescribed (section 51(1)(f))

    Logimeter may possess records pertaining to other parties, including without limitation contractors, suppliers, subsidiary/ holding/ sister companies, joint venture companies and service providers. Alternatively, such other companies may possess records that can be said to belong to Logimeter.

    1. These records include but are not limited to:
      • Personnel, customer/client or private records which are held by another party as opposed to the records held by Logimeter.
      • Records held by Logimeter pertaining to other parties, including but not limited to, financial, commercial, operational and legal records, contractual records, correspondence, records provided by the other party, and records provided by third parties about contractors/ suppliers.
  10. Processing of personal information (including special personal information (section 11, sections 26 – 33) or children information (section 34 – section 35) in terms of POPIA

    Processing of Personal Information (and special personal information) by Logimeter will be in accordance with the Logimeter Privacy Policy.

  11. Information Regulator

    Section 39 of POPIA establishes the Information Regulator and section 40 identifies the functions of the Information Regulator. The Information Regulator is responsible for monitoring compliance with POPIA and PAIA and is tasked, amongst other powers, duties and functions, to handle complaints about the protection of Personal Information and access to information held by Logimeter. For complaints or general enquiries contact the Regulator using the contact information under 5.7.2 above.

  12. Data subject participation and information officer duties and responsibilities under POPIA

    This PAIA Manual as well as the Logimeter Privacy Policy gives effect to sections 23 and 55 of POPIA.

    1. Section 23(1) of POPIA states that:

      A data subject, having provided adequate proof of identity, has the right to –

      • request a Responsible Party to confirm, free of charge, whether or not the Responsible Party holds personal information about the data subject;
      • request from a Responsible Party the record or a description of the personal information about the data subject held by the Responsible Party, including information about the identity of third parties, or categories of third parties, who have, or have had, access to the information-
        • within a reasonable time;
        • at a prescribed fee, if any;
        • in a reasonable manner and format; and
        • in a form that is generally understandable.
    2. Section 55(1)(b) of POPIA confirms that one of the Information Officer’s responsibilities is to deal with requests for information made to the body (Logimeter). Address your (as Data Subject)Request to the Information Officer at the address, telephone number or electronic mail address referred to at 4.2 above.
    3. Other Data Subject rights are confirmed under the Logimeter Privacy Policy.
  13. Steps to consider before submitting a request

    STEP 1: The following steps must be considered before submitting a request:

    Please note that Section 7(1) of PAIA states that:

    1. This Act does not apply to a record of a public body or a private body if
      • that record is requested for the purpose of criminal or civil proceedings;
      • so requested after the commencement of such criminal or civil proceedings, as the case may be; and
      • the production of or access to that record for the purpose referred to in Paragraph (a) is provided for in any other law.
    2. If Section 7(1) applies, the requester may not bring a request in terms of this Act. The requester must use the rules and procedures for discovery of information of the relevant legal forum and proceedings that he/ she is involved in.
    3. Logimeter reserves the right to claim all expenses and other damages incurred as a result of a requester submitting a request in contravention of Section 7(1).

      STEP 2: Does the information requested exist in the form of a record?

    4. PAIA only applies to documents that are in existence at the time of receiving the request.
    5. PAIA does not compel anyone to create a record which is not yet in existence at the time the request is made.

      STEP 3: Is the document in the possession or under the control of Logimeter?

    6. PAIA provides that the requested record must be in Logimeter’ s possession or under its control. If the document is not in Logimeter’ s possession, the requester must request the record from the party under whose possession or control it is.
  14. Electronic communication

    The provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2002 (ECT Act), are applicable to all forms, records, documents or any information, which are electronically communicated.

  15. Access: procedure, availability and prescribed fees

    1. How to request a record (PAIA Section 53):
      1. Requests for access to records contemplated in section 53(1) of the Act, must be made on a form that corresponds substantially with Form 2 of Annexure 1 to this Manual, to the Information Officer.
      2. The Information Officer must –
        1. assist a requester with any request with regards to a request for access to information; and
        2. if a request for access to information is made orally as a result of illiteracy or a disability of a requester, complete Form 2 of Annexure 1 to the Manual on behalf of the requester and provide a copy thereof to the requester, as contemplated in section 18(3) of the Act.
      3. The request fee payable by every requester referred to in section 54(1) of the Act, is prescribed in Item 1 of Annexure 2 to the Manual.
      4. Failure to make use of the prescribed form could result in your request being refused or delayed.
      5. Should the Information Officer be of the opinion that fulfilment of the request will require more time than the prescribed hours, the requester will be informed to pay a deposit of no more than a third of the above request fee. In the event that the request is denied, the deposit will be refunded to the requester.
      6. The requester must provide sufficient detail on the request Form to enable the Information Officer to clearly identify:
        1. The record(s) requested.
        2. The requester (positive proof of identification).
        3. The format of access required:
          • the postal address, email address and telephone number of the requester in the Republic; and
          • if the requester wishes to be informed of the decision in any manner (in addition to written), the manner and particulars thereof.
      7. Access is not automatic. The requester must therefore identify the right he/ she is seeking to exercise or protect and provide an explanation as to why the requested record is required for the exercise or protection of that right.
      8. If a request is made on behalf of a person, the requester must then submit proof, to the satisfaction of the Information Officer, of his/ her authority to make the request. Failure to do so will result in the request being rejected.
    2. Decision on request (Section 56):
      1. The requester will be notified, within 30 (thirty) days, in the manner indicated by him/ her of the outcome of his/ her request, alternatively whether an extension not exceeding 30 (thirty) days is required to deal with the request.
      2. If the request for access is granted, a further access fee must be paid for the search, preparation and reproduction of the records as well as for any time that has exceeded the prescribed hours to search and prepare the record for disclosure. Access will be withheld until the requester has made payment of the applicable fee(s).
      3. If the request for access is refused, reasons for the refusal will be provided and the requester will be advised that he/ she may lodge an application with a court against the refusal of the request, as well as the procedure for lodging the application.
      4. The main grounds for refusal of a request relates to:
        • the unreasonable disclosure of personal information about a third party, including a deceased person (subject to section 63(2) of the Act);
        • disclosure that could reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of an individual;
        • the disclosure that would likely prejudice or impair, inter alia –
          • the security of a building, structure or system, including but not limited to, a computer or communication system;
          • a means of transport; or
          • any other property;
        • mandatory protection of the privacy of a third party who is a natural person, which would involve unreasonable disclosure of personal information of that natural person;
        • mandatory protection of commercial information of a third party, if the record contains:
          • trade secrets of that third party;
          • financial, commercial, scientific or technical information which disclosure could likely cause harm to the financial or commercial interest of that third party; or
          • information disclosed in confidence by a third party to Logimeter, if the disclosure could put that third party at a disadvantage in negotiations or commercial competition;
        • mandatory protection of confidential information of third parties if it is protected in terms of any agreement;
        • mandatory protection of the safety of individuals and the protection of property;
        • mandatory protection of records which would be regarded as privileged in legal proceedings;
        • commercial activities of Logimeter, which may include:
          • financial, commercial, scientific or technical information which disclosure could likely cause harm to the financial or commercial interest of Logimeter;
          • information which, if disclosed, could put Logimeter at a disadvantage in negotiations; or
          • a computer programme which is owned by Logimeter and which is protected by copyright;
          • the research information of Logimeter or a third party, if its disclosure would disclose the identity of Logimeter, the researcher or the subject matter and would place the research at a serious disadvantage; or
        • Requests for information which is clearly frivolous or vexatious, or which involve unreasonable diversion of resources.
        • The requester may lodge an internal appeal or an application to court against the tender or payment of the request fee.
    3. The Information Officer must, if a request for access to a record referred to under 15.1.1 to 15.1.3 above is granted or refused, inform the requester of-
      1. his or her decision; and
      2. the fees payable as provided for in Annexure 2 of the Manual: Provided that a request for a copy of the guide may not be refused.
    4. A person who requests-
      1. a copy of a record contemplated under 6.1 above; or
      2. access to a record as contemplated in 15.1.1 to 15.1.3 above of the Manual, may be charged the fee for reproduction and postage as prescribed in Annexure 2 of the Manual, if the request is granted.
    5. If-
      1. the search for the record in respect of which a request for access has been made; and
      2. the preparation of the record for disclosure, including any arrangement contemplated in section 29(2)(a) and (b)(i) and (ii)(aa) of the Act, would, in the opinion of the Information Officer, require more than 6 (six) hours for these purposes, the Information Officer must, in a form that corresponds substantially with Form 3 of Annexure 1 to this Manual, inform the requester to pay a deposit, must not exceed one third of the amount payable, if the request is granted.
    6. The fee for the search for and preparation of the record contemplated in section 29(2)(a) and (b)(i) or 54(2)(a) and (b)(i) of the Act is provided for in Item 9 of Annexure 2 to this Manual.
    7. Records that cannot be found or that are lost:
      1. If all reasonable steps have taken to find a requested record, and there are reasonable grounds to believe the record is in Logimeter’s possession but cannot be found or does not exist, Logimeter’s Information Officer will notify the requester, by way of affidavit or affirmation as prescribed by the Act, that it is not possible to give access to the requested record.
      2. If, after notice is given as per 15.6.1 above, the record is found, the requester concerned must be given access to the record, unless access is refused on any of the refusal grounds provided for in the Act.
    8. Remedies available when a request is refused:
      1. Logimeter does not have an internal appeal procedure.
      2. Any decision made by the Information Officer is final.
      3. Should the requester not be satisfied, the requester should exercise the external remedies provided for in the Act.
    9. Limitation of liability:
      1. Logimeter is relieved from liability and shall have no duty whatsoever in relation to:
        • the integrity or accuracy of the information requested;
        • any delay associated with the delivery except to comply with the procedures stipulated herein; and/ or
        • that the information requested will conform with the requirements of the requester except that it should correspond with the title and description provided by the requester.
  16. Availability

    1. This manual is available on the Logimeter website, /, alternatively at: 1st Floor , Dean Street Arcade, Dean Street, Newlands, Cape Town, during office hours: 08:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays and Weekends in the Republic of South Africa.
    2. Fees:
      The fees payable in respect of access to records are attached as Annexure 2.