Privacy Policy 

It may be necessary for the Viking Aquaculture Proprietary Limited including any of its subsidiaries (“Viking Aquaculture”) to disclose your personal information, as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”), to our employees and third-party service providers who assist us in a number of ways including interacting with you via our website. 

We collect personal information about you and any other person whose details you provide to us in accordance with the relevant laws, either:

  • Directly from you when you complete a product or service application form, electronically, telephonically or by way of a hard copy;
  • Indirectly from you when you interact with us electronically by way of our website, apps, or social media channels, which may include the collection of metadata (data about data);
  • Where relevant, from third-party sources, such as other entities within the Viking Aquaculture Group, marketing and/or sales intermediaries that are representatives of Viking Aquaculture entities or have intermediary agreements with Viking Aquaculture entities, public databases, data aggregators, other marketing institutions, credit bureaus, and fraud prevention agencies.

Your relationship with Viking Aquaculture determines the exact nature of the personal information Viking Aquaculture processes, and the purpose for which such personal information is collected and used. However, in many cases we process the following personal information:

  • Information about you – for example, your name, identity number, age, gender or date of birth. 
  • Contact information – in some cases, for example, we may receive your email, address, phone number and postal address.
  • Online information – for example, cookies and IP address (your computer’s internet address), if you use our websites, apps and/or social media channels.

We have regulatory obligations, including compliance with consumer protection legislation, to process your personal information. This may include verifying your identity and credit status. We are also required by various laws to maintain a record of our dealings with clients.


In order for us to provide clients with the products and services they have requested and to notify them of important changes to such products and services, we need to collect, use and disclose the personal information of clients.

Viking Aquaculture will only share your personal information with third parties if there is a legitimate reason to do so, or when needed to fulfil our contractual obligations to you.

Viking Aquaculture intends to protect the integrity and confidentiality of your personal information. Viking Aquaculture has implemented appropriate technical and organisational information security measures to keep your information secure, accurate, current, and complete. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us online and you do so at your own risk.

This website makes use of cookies, some cookies which we use are essential to the functioning of our website. Some cookies help us with the performance and design of our website. This allows us to measure how many times a page has been visited, whether a page has been visited on the website through an advertisement or by other means. On certain pages of the website we use cookies to help us understand your interests as you browse the internet, so we can tailor and render to you more personalised content and services in the future. This assists us in delivering relevant advertising to you during various advertising campaigns we may run from time to time through participating third-party sites.

In addition, we also use cookies on certain pages of our website to communicate with third-party data suppliers in order to extrapolate your digital behaviour. This helps us to understand and target more relevant advertising in the future. The information we receive is all aggregate and anonymous, but will include statistics such as demographics, online behaviour, product interests and lifestyle. If you do not want to receive a cookie from the website, you have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not.

This privacy statement was last updated on 24 February 2022. A notice will be posted on the Viking Aquaculture website home page whenever the Privacy Notice is materially changed. Please check the website regularly to ensure that you are aware of the latest version of this Privacy Notice

Should you have a complaint or concern regarding the processing of your personal information, your complaint may be submitted to: