Manual prepared in terms of Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act No. 2 of 2000 ('the Act'), for the following entities:
Bridgestone South Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd (formerly Bridgestone-Firestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Bridgestone-Firestone Pre-Cured Tread Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
Bridgestone South Africa Retail (Pty) Ltd, (formerly Supa Quick (Pty) Ltd), trading as Supa Quick, Speedy and Autoquip
Contact details (Section 51 (1) (a) of the Act)
All requests for information in terms of this manual should be directed to:
The Group Company Secretary:Rodney Gary Selbst
Corner Isando and Quality Roads,
P O Box 515, Isando, 2000
Telephone number: +27 (11) 923 7500
Fax number: +27 (11) 392 4710
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) is responsible for compiling a Guide that will facilitate ease of use of the Act for requesters of information. Please direct any queries to:
The South African Human Rights Commission:
The Research and Documentation Department
Postal address: Private Bag 2700, Houghton, 2041
Telephone number: +27 (11) 484-8300
Fax number: +27 (11) 484-0582
A private body may, on a voluntary and periodic basis, submit to the Minister of Justice a description of categories of records that are automatically available without a requester having to request access in terms of the Act. The Minister must publish any description so submitted by notice in the Government Gazette.
The identified entities have not submitted any such description for publication and the Minister has therefore not published any notice in the Gazette.
Records are kept and information is available in terms of certain provisions of the following legislation: (Please note that this is not an exhaustive list)
Finance & Administration Department:
Human Resources Department:
Sales and Marketing Department:
Please note that information and /or documents shall only be made available in accordance with the provisions of the Act. Requests for access to these records may be refused in terms of Sections 62 to 69 of the Act.
The Minister of Justice has not yet prescribed any additional information.
This manual is available for inspection, free of charge, at the offices of Bridgestone-Firestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd. The manual has been sent to the South African Human Rights Commission. It can also be accessed on the company�s websites, www.bridgestone.co.za, www.supaquick.co.za, www.speedy.co.zawww.speedy.co.za and www.autoquip.co.za
To facilitate the processing of your request, please:
7.1 Use the prescribed form, available on the website of the South African Human Rights Commission (under regulation no. 187) at www.sahrc.org.za, or the website of The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development at www.doj.gov.za/reg/r223.pdf.
7.2 Address your request to the Group Company Secretary
7.3 Provide sufficient details to enable us to identify:
7.3.1 The record (s) requested;
7.3.2 The requester (and if an agent is lodging the request, proof of capacity);
7.3.3 The form of access required;
7.3.4 Your personal contact details
7.3.5 The right which you are seeking to exercise or protect with an explanation of the reason the record is required to exercise or protect the right.
8.1 Rules governing the payment of fees to request and obtain information are contained in Section 54 of the Act.
8.2 The fees chargeable by private bodies are contained in Part 111 of Annexure A of the Regulations to the Act and are available on the website of the South African Human Rights Commission (under regulation no. 187) at www.sahrc.org.za, or the website of The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development at www.doj.gov.za/reg/r223.pdf