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PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information when you interact with our Company, and this policy advises you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Definitions
  • Company: refers to RISE Academy (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this policy)
  • Cookies: small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many users.
  • Country: refers to South Africa
  • Device: means any device that can access the website, such as a computer, cellphone, or digital tablet.
  • Personal Data: is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
  • Usage Data: refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the website or from the website infrastructure itself (eg: the duration of a page visit)
  • Website: refers to RISE Academy, accessible from https://www.riseacademy.co.za
 

Collecting and Using your Personal Information

Types of Information Collected: Personal Information

While using the website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally 

identifiable information that can be used to contact you. Personally 

identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  1. First and Last name
  2. Email address
  3. Contact number
  4. Usage data
Usage Data:

Usage data is collected automatically when using the website.

Usage data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages you visited on our website and other diagnostic information.

Use of your Personal Information:

The Company may use Personal Information for the following purposes:

    • To contact you by email, telephone, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication in response to a request by you to provide you with a service.
    • To attend to and manage your requests to us.
Retention of your Personal Information:

The Company will retain your Personal Information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations and resolve disputes.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is usually retained for a much shorter period unless it is required to strengthen the security or improve functionality of our website.

Transfer of your Personal Information:

Your information is processed at the Company’s offices in Johannesburg and in any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. 

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the Privacy Policy, and no transfer of your Personal Information will take place to a third-party unless there are adequate controls in place, including the security of your information and other personal information.

Disclosure of your Personal Information:

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Information, if required to do so by law, or in response to valid requests by public authorities. (e.g. Court)

The Company may disclose your information in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation,
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company,
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website,
  • Protect the personal safety of users on the website or the public,
  • Protect against legal liability.
Children’s Privacy:

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are uploaded on the Company website.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via e-mail: info@riseacademy.co.za

 

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Sibusiso (Breeze) Shezi

Lecturer

Breeze aka Zulu Bass King is a musician who brings years of experience in studio, on radio, and on the stage to Rise Academy.
He has had tracks played on major SA radio stations, multiple music nominations, and has performed at some of South Africa’s largest music events. He’s worked with a huge array of top artists such as Nasty C, Soweto Gospel Choir, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, just to mention a few.

He used to dance and play rugby competitively and loves to run fitness drills with our performance students to get them ready to pull off amazing stage routines.

CHAY COOK

DIGITAL

Chay is a Public Relations practitioner who manages all of the academy’s
communications. Her role combines an enthusiasm for social media, digital
marketing, and music.
She is also on hand to help students with their marketing and PR queries by
ensuring that her door is always open, and if students are lucky there might even be
some peppermint crisp tart up for grabs since her recipe is one of the best.

CHAY COOK

DIGITAL

Chay is a Public Relations practitioner who manages all of the academy’s
communications. Her role combines an enthusiasm for social media, digital
marketing, and music.
She is also on hand to help students with their marketing and PR queries by
ensuring that her door is always open, and if students are lucky there might even be
some peppermint crisp tart up for grabs since her recipe is one of the best.

JAMES VERKERK

LECTURER


James is a DJ who got his start at the age of 16. He brings his onstage energy and
enthusiasm for music to the Rise Academy classroom where he teaches students
everything they need to know about the art of DJing. He is a skilled sound engineer
with a background in recording, producing and mixing.
James also trained as a classical pianist and is an avid surfer.

CRAIG GREEN

CO-FOUNDER

With more than two decades of experience in event organising, planning and logistics, Craig knows the ins and outs of the music world. He brings an invaluable
network of industry contacts to the Rise Academy community.
In 1998, Craig began U-PARTY, an event production and management company assisting schools to raise funds through community events and socials. He holds a BComm degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a self- proclaimed lego aficionado.

SUE GREEN

CO-FOUNDER & MD

Sue brings her business acumen and passion for youth development to the academy, which she launched in 2015. She is a savvy consultant who is experienced in coordinating music events that attract young audiences.
Sue’s academic background in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) piqued her interest in business ethics — a subject she ended up teaching at UCT during the final year of her Honours degree. She also loves cats and practices Jiu-jitsu.