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Privecy Notice

Personal data that is collected by the Center for Mexican Studies UNAM-South Africa They will be used for the following purposes:

      • Identify and validate information from applicants, students and students (nationals and foreigners).
      • Creation and updating of the student / student's electronic file in computer systems.
      • Registration of applicants, registration and re-registration of students / students
      • Issue degrees, degrees, diplomas and certificates granted by the institution.
    • Contact the parents / legal guardians or designated family of the applicants and students, in cases of emergency.
      • Perform institutional statistics and analysis for planning and university evaluation


Personal data is collected when filling out the pre-registration forms to courses, programs or academic events (colloquiums, congresses, among others) which include:

   • From event attendees: Identification data: Name, email electronic and origin (school, institution, organization).

      • Of the candidates for a course: Identification data: Name, number UNAM account (if applicable), date and place of birth, nationality, gender, CURP, home address, landline and cell phones.
Academic data: Level of English language proficiency, maximum level of studies, 1 photograph as well as following documents in pdf file format: official identification, credential UNAM or UNAM Alumni (if applicable), language certificates, project (if applicable) of the academic writing course). Third party data: name of mother, father or tutor, as well as a contact telephone for emergencies.

   • Of the candidates / students to enter a Postgraduate Program:
Identification data: Name, CURP, RFC, date of birth, country of birth, gender, marital status, address, landline and cell phones, if you have any disability.
Academic data: If you have had previous studies at UNAM, which it was your account number, last degree of studies, description of the background academic, academic level, graduation status, date of obtaining the degree or grade, average, institution where he studied, federative entity where He studied, an academic institution, center or institute where he studied studies, photography as well as the following documents in pdf file format: CURP, official identification, birth certificate, title or degree, certificate of studies, record of average, records of language, project or preliminary draft, curriculum vitae, explanatory letters and letter commitment.

It should be noted that the personal data of the applicants selected by the processes of selection to the courses, as well as the events and requests of Graduate admission, are protected by the CEM UNAM-South Africa, but may be shared with the Coordination of International Relations and Affairs (CRAI) or other University instance solely for statistical purposes. Outside university instances, the CEM UNAM-South Africa does not make transfers of its personal data to third parties.

Basis for the processing of personal data

Articles 6, Base A and 16, second paragraph, of the Political Constitution of the United States of Mexico; the 3rd, fraction XXXIII, 4th, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 and 28 of the General Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Mandatory Subjects, as well as numerals 5 to 19 of the Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data Held by the National University Autónoma de México, published in the UNAM Gazette on February 25, 2019.


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Exercise of ARCO rights (Access, rectification, cancellation or opposition to use of your personal data).

You have the right to know what personal information we have about you, why we use and the conditions of use we give them (Access). It is also your right to request the correction of your personal information in case you are outdated, inaccurate or incomplete (rectification); that we eliminate it from our records or databases when you consider that it is not being used properly (Cancellation); as well as oppose the use of their personal data for specific purposes (Opposition). These rights are known as rights ARCO .

To exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition you can go to the Transparency Unit of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with address in the Norponiente side of the Olympic Stadium Circuit without number, next to the Annex of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, City University, Alcaldía Coyoacán, C.P. 04510, Mexico City, or through of the National Transparency Platform (http://www.plataformadetransparencia.org.mx/).

The determination adopted will be communicated to you within a maximum period of twenty days. Skills counted from the date the request was received, so that, if It is appropriate, make it effective within fifteen business days following the response communicated

You can revoke the consent that, if applicable, you have granted us for the Treatment of your personal data. However, it is important that you have in account that not in all cases we can meet your request or terminate the use immediately, since it is possible that for some legal obligation we require Keep treating your personal data. Also, you should consider that, for certain purposes, the revocation of your consent will imply that you do not We can continue to provide the educational service you requested, or the conclusion of your relationship with us.

Modifications to the Privacy Notice

This privacy notice may be modified or updated. Such updates or modifications will be available to the public, so They can be consulted on the website https://www.sudafrica.unam.mx, in the Privacy Notice section. It is recommended and requires the Holder to consult the Notice Privacy, at least semiannually to be updated of the conditions and terms of this.