Legal Hub: Compliance and Protection

At Coface, we prioritise transparency and compliance with legal standards to ensure a safe and trustworthy online experience for all our users. This Legal Notice section is designed to provide you with essential information regarding the usage of our website, the protection of your personal information, and access to relevant legal documents.

We are committed to upholding the highest standards of legal compliance in all aspects of our operations. This includes adhering to relevant laws and regulations governing online activities, data protection, and privacy rights. By accessing and using our website, you agree to abide by the terms outlined in our legal notices.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our legal notices, please don't hesitate to contact us. Your feedback is valuable to us as we strive to maintain transparency and ensure compliance with legal standards.

Legal notice

This website is published by COFACE SOUTH AFRICA INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED - REGISTRATION NUMBER 2005/013754/06 - Coface South Africa Insurance Company Limited is an Authorised Financial Service Provider - FSP 44160 whose head office is located at 3021 Winnie Mandela Drive, Bryanston, Johannesburg, 2191 

This website is hosted by, 131 Boulevard de Sébastopol, 75002, Paris.

Intra-community VAT number: 4230222202 
Tel: +27 (0) 11 244 9444 

E-mail address: 

Mailing address : 3021 Winnie Mandela Drive, Bryanston, Johannesburg, 2191
Publication Manager: Ayanda NDLOVU, Chief Executive Officer
Internet Site manager: Anushka VALLABH, Marketing and Communications Manager
Coface South Africa Insurance Company, in its capacity as an insurance company is licensed and supervised by the Prudential Authority (370 Helen Joseph St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria) and Financial Sector Conduct Authority (Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA, 41 Matroosberg Rd, Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria)

By accessing and browsing this website, you accept this legal notice.


Website content and availability of information:
This website includes information concerning both Coface and the products that this company proposes. 
This information is strictly for information purposes only and should not be considered as having any contractual value.

Coface makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this website is accurate and up to date, and reserves the right to correct the content at any time and without notice. However, Coface cannot guarantee that the information is complete or that it has not been modified by a third party (intrusion, virus).

Coface accepts no liability for any damage, loss or expense of any kind resulting from access to and/or use of this website or the information contained therein.

Coface undertakes to use its best efforts to make and keep accessible all the services available on this website.

Coface shall not be held liable in the event that any of the following circumstances occur:

  • temporary interruption of a duration of several minutes for the updating of certain files,
  • operational problem or temporary interruption of these service out of our control, notably in the event of an interruption of electrical or telecoms services,
  • temporary interruption of services when development or maintenance is required,
  • failure or dysfunction of the Internet network in the transmission of messages or documents.


Intellectual property 
All the components of this website (notably text, graphics, logos, photos and other visual content or sounds) together with their design and layout, are the property of Coface.

Coface authorizes access to and use of this website for strictly personal purposes only.
Any reproduction, representation, distribution, extraction, in whole or in part, of any of the elements appearing on this website, on any medium or by any process whatsoever, as well as the sale, resale or transfer to a third party, in whatever fashion, is forbidden unless expressly authorized in advance by Coface. Failure to comply with this prohibition constitutes a counterfeit that may give rise to civil and criminal liability for the counterfeiter.

Other distinctive signs, in particular corporate names, trade names, brand names and domain names reproduced on the website are the property of Coface or third parties. Any reproduction without express authorization is likely to engage the liability of its author.


Data protection
Coface is committed to the protection of personal data we collect and process, with rigorous policies, controls, and compliance oversight to ensure that data is held and used appropriately as described in its Data Privacy Statement available on the personal data section.

When you visit this website, a cookie can automatically be installed on your browser software. For more information, please read our cookie policy, by clicking on "Consent choices" at the bottom of this page.

Hypertext links 

This website includes hypertext links to websites managed by third parties. Coface cannot be held liable for any outcome following the usage of these hypertext links.


It is your sole responsibility to take all necessary measures, such as using up-to-date anti-virus software, to protect your data and/or software and/or hardware from contamination by viruses.

Coface declines all liability for any damage you may suffer in the event of contamination by a virus.

Our B-BBEE Certification

Coface South Africa is happy to announce that we've achieved Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor status. This achievement strengthens our ability to provide extra benefits to our business partners, helping them maintain their own B-BBEE scorecard. B-BBEE is a crucial part of our strategy, and we understand how our new status can help address inequality, boost economic growth, and improve the lives of South Africans.

We fully grasp the significance and advantages of B-BBEE. We integrate key principles like skills development, procurement, and CSI across various aspects of our business. We're committed to enhancing our rating even further in the future.

Download our B-BBEE Certificate

Compliance Documents

Our compliance standards uphold the highest levels of ethical conduct and regulatory adherence within our organisation. These guidelines serve as the cornerstone of our commitment to integrity and accountability in all business practices.

Below, you can access important materials essential for understanding our company's regulatory framework and ensuring adherence to legal standards.

Financial Services Provider Certificate

The Protection of Personal Information Act - Coface South Africa

Conflict of Interest

License Certificate

FAIS and Disclosure