Effective Date: [12 January 2024]

Welcome to My Courses (www.mycourses.co.za). This Privacy Policy aims to inform you about how we handle ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) collected through our website, blog, or app. PII, as used in privacy law and information security, is data that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate an individual. We encourage you to read our policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your PII.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

We collect personal information from users who visit our website, including but not limited to:

  • Name, email address, and contact details when you register, subscribe to a newsletter, or fill out a form.
  • Information about your interactions with our website for enhanced user experience.

Collection and Use of Information

How and When We Collect Information:

  • We gather information from you upon registration, newsletter subscription, or when you participate in surveys and other site interactions.
  • Your information is collected to enhance your experience on our website.

Usage of Your Information:

  • To provide personalized content and offerings.
  • For customer service responses and requests.
  • To administer contests, promotions, and surveys.
  • To send periodic emails for updates and other relevant communications.

How We Protect Your Information

  • We implement regular Malware Scanning.
  • Your personal information is secured behind networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons with special access rights, required to keep the information confidential.
  • We use SSL technology for encrypting sensitive/credit information supplied by you.
  • We do not store or process transactions on our servers, as all transactions are processed through a secure gateway provider.

Cookies Usage

Yes, we use cookies. Cookies are small files transferred to your device’s hard drive through your Web browser (if allowed) to enable our site’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are used to understand your preferences and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions.

Third-Party Disclosure and Links

  • We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your PII to outside parties without advance notice, except for website hosting partners and others who assist us in operating our website and conducting our business.
  • Occasionally, we may include third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have independent privacy policies; we bear no responsibility or liability for their content and activities.

Google’s Advertising Principles

We use Google AdSense Advertising. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on users’ visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

Opt-Out Options and California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) Compliance

  • Users can set preferences for Google advertising using the Google Ad Settings page, or opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.
  • We comply with CalOPPA, allowing users to visit our site anonymously and easily find our privacy policy.
  • Users will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page and can change their personal information by emailing or calling us.

Do Not Track Signals

We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act) Compliance

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

In line with Fair Information Practices, should a data breach occur, we will notify you via email and in-site notification within 1 business day.

CAN-SPAM Act Compliance

We collect your email address to send information, respond to inquiries, and other requests or questions. To comply with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in a reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of each email.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at:

  • Website: Linkedin
  • Address: Willow Office Park, Van Hoof St, Willowbrook, Johannesburg, 1724, South Africa
  • Email: hello@mycourses.co.za
  • Phone: 0724509128