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This document provides the terms and conditions for the use of Adapt IT Group’s websites and describes Adapt IT Group’s privacy policy regarding information received about you during visits to our website. Adapt IT Group’s privacy policy is designed to protect your personal information. By accessing this website, you are deemed to have accepted and agreed to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy policy. Please refrain from continued use of this website if you do not agree with the terms and conditions and privacy policy. CQS Technology Holdings (CQS An Adapt IT Company) respects the privacy of all visitors to this website or any of our other online entities. This privacy policy statement outlines how we handle information collected by visitors to, whether the data is collected actively or passively. We assure you that we will make every effort to manage your information carefully, securely and with sensitivity.”Adapt IT Group” means Adapt IT Holdings Limited (registration number 1998/017276/06) and all of its subsidiaries.

Information Collected

When you use the website and at other times, Adapt IT Group may require you to provide it with personally identifiable information or you may elect to provide Adapt IT Group with personally identifiable information. The personally identifiable information you provide may include your name, company name, job title, contact details, certain information about your business, your profession and your product preferences.

In addition, Adapt IT Group’s web servers may automatically collect website usage information from you when you visit the website. Website usage information informs Adapt IT Group about how visitors and subscribers use and navigate the websites, including the number and frequency of users to each web page, their IP address and the length of their stays.

Use of Information Collected

The personal information collected on the website will be used to operate the website and to provide the services or carry out the transactions or actions you have requested. In support of these uses, Adapt IT Group may combine the personally identifiable information you have provided to it on the website with other information about you that is available to it, including website usage information and information from other sources. Adapt IT Group may use this information to enable it to process, validate and verify requests for products and services and for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information; to improve your experience on the website; to improve and develop new products, features and services; and for other purposes.

With your permission, this information may be used for marketing and promotional purposes. If you advise Adapt IT Group that the information should not be used as a basis for further contact, Adapt IT Group will respect your request.

Personal information collected from you may be stored and processed in South Africa or any other country in which Adapt IT Group operates or maintains facilities and may be transferred to third party suppliers to Adapt IT Group in order to help Adapt IT Group to improve the content of the website, provide you with the products or services requested, to consider and respond to any application for employment made and to help service providers to perform services on its behalf. By using the website, you consent to any such transfer of personal information within the Republic of South Africa, any country where you reside in which Adapt IT Group operates or maintains facilities or any other country in which Adapt IT Group operates or maintains facilities.

Adapt IT Group may disclose any information about you to law enforcement agencies, government officials or other authorities as Adapt IT Group, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate in the circumstances. Adapt IT may advise you that such disclosure was made, if requested.

Use of Cookies makes use of cookies. The acceptance of cookies in our environment is completely risk-free to the visitor. The use of cookies is purely to monitor the movement and activities of our visitors on the website, so that we are able to ascertain what content our visitors find useful or interesting. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept them. Our web servers may automatically collect technical information that is not personally identifiable, such as your internet browser type and the pages you visit. This information is solely for aggregation purposes which we use to help improve the content of our site.

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise CQS across the Internet, in particular on the Google Display Network.

AdWords remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the CQS website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that “This person visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page.” Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

If you do not wish to see ads from CQS you can opt out in several ways:

  1. Opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.
  2. Opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

If you use the website to make application for employment with Adapt IT Group, you acknowledge that:

  • Adapt IT Group will not under any circumstances be liable to you should your application be unsuccessful or should your application not be received;
  • the technology utilised by Adapt IT Group and its third party suppliers is designed to protect personally identifiable information but that Adapt IT Group is unable to guarantee that all such personally identifiable information is not capable of being illegally accessed and that accordingly, you assume all risk associated therewith and agree that Adapt IT Group shall not under any circumstances be liable to you in respect thereof; and
  • you provide any information solely at your risk and any information provided will be kept and stored for such period of time Adapt IT Group deems appropriate.


The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in restricted-access servers. Adapt IT Group maintains safeguards to protect the security, integrity and privacy of these servers and your personally identifiable information.

Adapt IT Group makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or tacit) regarding the website. Adapt IT Group shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and/or use of the website and any information contained on the website. You waive any and all claims which you may have against Adapt IT Group in respect of any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you or your dependants as a result of or which may be attributable directly or indirectly to the aforesaid. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Adapt IT Group shall not be liable for any indirect, contingent or consequential loss (including but not limited to loss of business or loss of profits) incurred or sustained by you or any third party howsoever arising in respect of your use of or reliance on the website or any information offered on or via the website.

You may not deliver or attempt to deliver, whether intentionally or negligently, any damaging code such as computer viruses, robots or spy ware, to the website or the server and/or any computer network that support the website.

You may not develop, distribute or use any device or programme designed to breach or overcome the security measures of the restricted pages, products and services on the website and Adapt IT Group reserves the right to claim damages from any and all persons involved, directly and indirectly, in the development, use and distribution of such devices or programmes.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property on this website, including but not limited to content, trademarks (or any confusingly similar trademarks), trade names, logos, pictures, video, downloads, domain names, patents, design elements, software, source code, meta tags, databases, text, graphics, icons and hyperlinks are the property of or licensed to Adapt IT Group and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Unless provided otherwise, all rights to intellectual property on this website are expressly reserved.

You shall not amend copy, use, decompile and/or reverse engineer the source code of the website.

You may not use logos, icons or trademarks from the website as hyperlinks or other purposes without Adapt IT Group’s prior written consent.

Interception of Communication

Subject to the provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act No. 70 of 2002 you agree to Adapt IT Group’s right to intercept, block, filter, read, delete, disclose and use all communications (including all “data messages” as defined in the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No. 25 of 2002 (“ECT Act”)) sent or posted by you to the website, its staff and employees.

Policy Modifications

Adapt IT Group may amend this privacy policy from time to time and will post any changes so that you are familiar with the privacy policy adopted by Adapt IT Group. Notwithstanding the right to amend the privacy policy as aforesaid, Adapt IT Group will not use your personal information in a manner materially different from this privacy policy without your prior consent.

Application and Governing Law

The Adapt IT Group website is hosted, controlled and operated from the Republic of South Africa and therefore, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, South African law enforced by the South African courts governs the use or inability to use the website, its content, services, products and these terms and conditions.

External Links:

This website contains hyperlinks to customers and/or other external websites that we believe add value to our visitors. We unfortunately have no control over the information contained, displayed or collected on external websites and cannot be held responsible for their content or any potential security risks. Visitors to external websites should consult the relevant Privacy Policies and Terms of Use found on these websites.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice. It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current policy. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding our policy.