PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION

PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION


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Global Credit Rating Co (Pty) Ltd

14 May, 2018

GLOBAL CREDIT RATING CO (PTY) LIMITED
1995/005001/07
MANUAL
in terms of

SECTION 51 OF THE PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT, AS AMENDED 2 OF 2000 (THE “ACT”)

INDEX

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. GCR CONTACT DETAILS
  3. PAIA, SECTION 10 READ WITH SECTION 51 (1)(C) DISCLOSURE
  4. SCHEDULE OF APPLICABLE LEGISLATION
  5. SCHEDULE OF RECORDS
  6. FORM OF REQUEST
  7. MISCELANEOUS PROVISIONS

INTRODUCTION

Global Credit Ratings Co (Pty) (“GCR”) is a registered credit ratings agency in terms of the Credit Ratings Services Act, 24 of 2012, providing credit ratings services to the public. GCR is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Conduct Authority under license number CRA001.

COMPANY CONTACT DETAILS

    Directors:           
  • Mr. M Joffe (CEO)
  • Mr. R Wilson (Chairman of the Board)
  • Mr. M Ngoasheng
  • Mr S Bhikha
  • Mr E Kump
  • Mr M Fischer
  • Mr C Tasker

Compliance Officers:  Riana Theorides or Duane Voigt

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 76667
Wendywood
2144

Street Address:
Third Floor, Right Wing, 82 Grayston Drive
Sandton,
Gauteng, South Africa

Telephone Number:      011 784 1771
Fax Number:              011 784 1770
Email:

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

THE ACT

The Act grants a requester access to records of a private body, if the record is required for the exercise or protection of any rights. If a public body lodges a request, the public body must be acting in the public interest.

Requests in terms of the Act shall be made in accordance with the prescribed procedures, at the rates provided. The forms and tariff are dealt with below.

Requesters are referred to the Guide in terms of Section 10 which has been compiled by the South African Human Rights Commission, which will contain information for the purposes of exercising Constitutional Rights. The Guide is available from the SAHRC.

The contact details of the Commission are:

Postal Address:           Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041
Telephone Number:     +27-11-877 3600
Fax Number:               +27-11-403 0625
Website:                 

www.sahrc.org.za

APPLICABLE LEGISLATION

  1. CREDIT RATING SERVICES ACT
  2. COMPANIES ACT
  3. FINANCIAL SECTOR REGULATION ACT
  4. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT (EFFECTIVE TBA)
  5. PROMOTION OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT
  6. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
  7. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT
  8. INSPECTION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT
  9. FINANCIAL SERVICES BOARD ACT
  10. PREVENTION AND COMBATTING OF CORRUPT ACTIVITIES ACT
  11. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT
  12. BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT
  13. EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT
  14. EMPLOYMENT CODES OF GOOD PRACTICE
  15. LABOUR RELATIONS ACT
  16. PREVENTION OF ORGANIZED CRIME ACT
  17. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ACT
  18. PROTECTED DISCLOSURES ACT
  19. REGULATION AND INTERCEPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS ACT
  20. PROVISION OF COMMUNICATION -RELATED ACT
  21. CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
  22. BANKS ACT
  23. SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT

SCHEDULE OF RECORDS


RECORD

Public

• Public Product Information

• Public Corporate Records

• Media Releases                                       Freely available on web site www.globalratings.net


RECORD

Financial

• Financial Statements

• Financial and Tax Records

• Asset Register

• Management Accounts                                 Other than on website, not available. Request in terms of PAIA


RECORD

Marketing

• Market Information

• Public Customer Information:

    • Product Brochures

    • Owner Manuals

• Field Records

• Performance Records

• Product Sales Records

• Marketing Strategies

• Customer Database

• Dealer Franchise Documents                             Other than on website, not available. Request in terms of PAIA


FORM OF REQUEST

To facilitate the processing of your request, kindly:

Use the prescribed form, available on the website of the SOUTH AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at www.sahrc.org.za.

Please note that the processing fee and applicable fees as outlined by the SAHRC will be applicable to the processing of and request which has been permitted in terms of the Act.

Address your request to the Head of the Company (CEO).

Provide sufficient details to enable the COMPANY to identify:

(a) The record(s) requested;

(b) The requester (and if an agent is lodging the request, proof of capacity);

(c) The form of access required;

(d)  (i) The postal address or fax number of the requester in the Republic;

(ii) If the requester wishes to be informed of the decision in any manner (in addition to written) the manner and     particulars thereof;

(e) The right which the requester is seeking to exercise or protect with an explanation of the reason the record is required to exercise or protect the right.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions or comments about this manual, please contact GCR’s Compliance Officer, +27 11 784 1771, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)