Privacy Policy

Who we are

Smart Procurement is a division of Commerce Edge SA, and focuses continuous professional development events for procurement and supply chain, supported and endorsed by industry professional bodies. Smart Procurement also provides enterprise development and a linkage platform for  Buyers and Sellers and SMMEs.   Our home website address is and is maintained by Smart Procurement. Smart Procurement facilitates the Africa Supply Chain in Action and Made In Africa event and platform (


Customer definition

  • Expo visitors
  • Expo exhibitors
  • Conference delegates
  • Conference and Expo Speakers
  • Media
  • Enquiries (Potential clients)
  • Other individuals with whom Smart Procurement World maintains business relationships or communications

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Book Now (Registration platform)

When clients visit our website and request that our team send them a quote to attend the conference or wish to register to attend the conference, the following information will be requested from them through a contact form but not limited to name, surname, company name, job title, how did they hear about us, how many delegates are attending and if they wish to subscribe to our newsletter.


Register to attend ESD Expo

ESD Expo visitors are requested to register to attend the expo through different mediums such as email campaigns, social media, adverts, word of mouth, etc. Once they are on the website, visitors are requested to complete the registration form that will request their personal information and contact details, business information i.e. where they are a seller or buyer, which workshops do they wish to attend at the event, and how they heard about the event.


Enquiry forms


If you leave a comment or enquiry on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment or request for information about our products. These cookies will last for one year.


Smart Procurement World Online

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with and how long we retain your data?

This information captured from the website is collected and stored on the company CRM platform called Salesforce. Professional information may be, with the consent of Smart Procurement World, be shared with other organisations or customers for the purpose of facilitating business relationships in our customer’s best interests.

Information is secure and kept for an indefinite period on our system. All records are treated with high confidentiality and access is only given to selected company personal.


What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Any Queries/Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your personal information or your request to opt-out of communications from Smart Procurement World or its third-party partners, please contact our offices via email on