Secure online tender submissions

Some of PURCO SA tenders require that suppliers submit their bids online. This information is relevant when tender documents are submitted online and not by physical delivery.

BID SECURITY AND INTEGRITY

  1. Secure server
    The PURCO SA website is hosted in a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant data centre with built-in security monitoring and autonomous attack prevention systems and agents. Strict web server and firewall monitoring services are in place.
  2. Secure data transfer
    The website uses HTTPS encryption to protect the data transfer of your submission upload and the Perfect Forward Secrecy protocol is enabled to offer further security. 
  3. Secure data storage
    Your uploaded Bid File is saved in a secure folder on the PURCO SA server.
  4. No access till closing date
    Your Bid File will be not be accessible by PURCO SA tender staff or anyone on a Bid Committee until after the closing date. Access to submissions is enabled by the automated system only after the closing date/time. PURCO SA tender staff will be advised of your submission when you submit your bids, but can only access your Bid documents and details after the closing date.
  5. File access strictly controlled
    Access to submitted Bid Files is restricted on a per tender basis to an auditable, tightly controlled list of appropriate PURCO SA staff and bid committee members.
  6. Audit trail
    The system automatically records and date/time stamps when Bid Files are uploaded and downloaded.
  7. No submissions after closing date
    This TenderBox upload page is automatically deactivated immediately after the closing date/time to prevent late submissions.

YOU CAN REVIEW AND EDIT YOUR SUBMISSION

  • If any of the information you submitted is wrong, go back to the TenderBox page and edit your submission.
  • You can replace your Bid Files if necessary.
  • You will not be allowed to edit your submission after the closing date.


ASSISTANCE IF YOU HAVE A TECHNICAL PROBLEM WITH THE UPLOAD

  • Contact PURCO SA on 011 545 0940
  • If necessary PURCO SA will refer you to the website administrator.