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Cookies & Privacy Policy

Cookies Policy:

 

What are Cookies:

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (computer, smartphone, or any other electronic device) when you visit our website. They are widely used to make websites work or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website owners.

 

How We Use Cookies:

We use cookies for several purposes. These include:

The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism utilize cookies to facilitate inquiries in order to enhance your browsing experience and provide you with personalized assistance. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that allow us to remember your preferences and streamline the inquiry process. By utilizing cookies, we can save your contact information and inquiry details, making it easier for you to submit inquiries and receive timely responses from our team. Additionally, cookies help us analyse website traffic patterns and improve our services to better meet your needs. Rest assured that the information collected through cookies is treated with the utmost confidentiality and is used solely for inquiry-related purposes. By consenting to the use of cookies, you enable us to provide you with a seamless and efficient inquiry experience while maintaining your privacy and security.

Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function properly. They enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility.

Performance Cookies: These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. This helps us improve our website's performance.

Functionality Cookies: These cookies enable enhanced functionality and personalization, such as remembering your preferences or settings.

Third-Party Cookies: Some cookies may be set by third-party services that appear on our pages. These are used for analytics, advertising, or social media integration.

Managing Cookies:

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

 

Cookie Consent:

By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookies Policy. If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, please disable them by following the instructions provided in this policy or by changing your browser settings.

 

Updates to the Cookies Policy:

We may update our Cookies Policy from time to time. Any changes we may make to our Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page.

 

Privacy Policy:

 

Information We Collect:

We collect personal information when you voluntarily provide it to us through forms on our website, such as when you register for a course, subscribe to our newsletter, or contact us. The types of personal information we may collect include your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.

 

How We Use Your Information:

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

 

To provide and maintain our services.

To communicate with you, including responding to your inquiries and providing customer support.

To personalize your experience and improve our website.

To send you promotional emails about new courses, events, or other information we think you may find interesting.

To comply with legal obligations.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

 

Data Security:

We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, so we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Your Rights:

You have the right to access, update, or delete your personal information at any time. You can do this by contacting us using the contact information provided below. You also have the right to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in those communications.

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy:

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page, and the revised date will be updated accordingly.

 

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about our Cookies Policy or Privacy Policy, or if you would like to exercise your rights regarding your personal information, please contact us at info@iaj.org.za

 

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