Privacy Policy

Web Assist Privacy Policy


Hi, I’m Athlone Harris-Compton. Welcome to the privacy policy for Web Assist / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd. I wrote it to let you know when we collect personal information and what we do with it. We’ll only use your personal information as set out in this policy.

We may need to update this policy from time to time. If we do, I’ll add a post to the site explaining the changes or update the changelog at the bottom of the policy.

The Information We Collect

You may disclose personal information to me when you subscribe to the Web Assist / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd mailing list, add comments or other material to the site, or use our contact forms. You don’t have to though. You can view the site and subscribe to its feed incognito.

The People Who Will Be Able to See It

I’m the main person that will be able to see the information you provide. Anyone who may assist me with the site over time may also be able to see it but they won’t be able to share it or use it for their own purposes.

If the personal information you provide forms part of material that you have submitted to be published, members of the public may also see it.

Who Holds The Information

Web Assist will hold the information. Web Assist / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd has servers on multiple continents and we use various tools to manage my mailing list so those services will also hold the information, on our behalf.

How We’ll Use The Information

We will only use your personal information to communicate with you, publish comments and other material you ask to be published and for any other purpose that is made clear to you at the point of collection. In addition to news of site updates, we may send occasional emails to you in relation to other matters relevant to Web Assist / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd or its audience. You’ll be able to unsubscribe from my email list at any time, no questions asked.

When signing up for services, your submitted information will naturally be used to have invoices sent to you and other related communication relating to your account and services with Web Assist.

We won’t disclose your personal information to third parties unless we need to do so to defend our legal position or are required by law to do so.

How Long The Information Be Held

We’ll hold the information for as long as we’re operating / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd or any related site. When we no longer require it for such purposes, we’ll delete it. You can still unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time and I’ll delete your personal information if you’d like me to. Just ask.

Other Information And Cookies

We may collect statistical information about visits to the site to help me understand its usage (this information is anonymous). / Web Assist (Pty) Ltd and related tools may use cookies for this and other purposes. The cookies that WordPress generates for commenters are described in the WordPress codex and Google explains the cookies that Google Analytics sets on the Google Developers site. You can usually remove or block cookies by using settings in your browser.

Get In Touch

Feel free to get in touch if you’d like to see the personal information about you that we have stored, or to request correction of such personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy. You’ll understand that we may need to ask for proof of your identity before providing you with any personal information. You can contact me, Athlone Harris-Compton here.

Changelog: Privacy policy created on 08/02/2017. Latest updates since this date on Jan 08, 2024.