Cookie Policy





A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer when you visit websites. Information is saved in this text file, such as your choice of language on a website. When you visit the website later again, this cookie returns to the concerned website. In this way, the website recognizes your browser and can for example retain your choice of language. The cookie allows the Website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.

Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called session cookies), while others can be stored longer on your computer, sometimes until you delete them manually (so-called permanent cookies).

The website is operated by African Rainbow Energy and Power (Pty) Ltd (referred to as “AREP”) throughout this Cookie Statement), a South African company with registered address at 19 Impala Road, Chislehurston, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

You can easily reach us by e-mail ( or by phone (+27 11 324 1500). Your questions will be directed to the appropriate person within our organisation responsible for the follow-up of questions concerning the protection of personal data. This person will deal with your question quickly.


  • Why we use cookies

AREP use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. AREP also share information about your use of the Website with AREP’s social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you have provided to them or that they have collected from your use of their services. For example, some cookies remember your language or preferences so that you do not have to repeatedly make these choices when you visit the Websites. Additionally, cookies allow AREP to serve you specific content, such as videos on the Website(s).


  • How do I manage the use of cookies on my device?

For more information about the cookies that are placed on your device and/or in case you would like to delete these, you can make use of the settings in your browser. Below we provide the links to where you will find more information on how to manage your cookie settings, per type of browser.

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  • What are your rights?

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“PoPIA”) awards a full set of privacy rights to individuals. We take these very seriously!

PoPIA stipulates that you have the right to request us to access, rectify or erase your personal data or to restrict the processing that concerns you. In certain cases you can also oppose to processing and you may have a right to data portability.

You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, but you understand that such withdrawal will not affect the legitimate processing we have carried out on the basis of your consent up to that point.

Any queries or remarks you may have regarding this Cookie Statement can be directed to AREP at the contact details set out under heading 1 of this Cookie Statement. We will respond promptly. However, we may ask you to provide adequate proof of your identity in accordance with legal requirements in order to protect other persons’ privacy.

Although we would like to resolve any issues with you directly, we want to inform you that you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In South Africa, you can lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator (see; address: JD House, 27 Stiemens Street, Braamfonetin, Johannesburg; Telephone: +27 (0)2 274 48 00; E: