Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://love2learn.co.za. We are a homeschooling curriculum provider based in South Africa.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on our website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to our website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to our website can download and extract any location data from images on our website.

Contact forms

We will always give the option to be added to our mailing lists or not when submitting any of the contact forms on our website. This obviously excludes our registration form and our checkout form as these require us to add your information to certain mailing lists in order to update you regarding your account and order information.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We monitor your interaction with our site for analytics purposes however all data is anonymised.

Who we share your data with

We currently do not share your data with any third parties other than some of the automatic services mentioned in this policy, like the automatic spam checking service below under “Where we send your data”.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Some order and personal information may be sent to our payment gateway partner PayFast (payfast.co.za) who adhere to strict security and anti fraud standards. Read about them here – https://www.payfast.co.za/security-fraud/ and read PayFast’s privacy policy here – https://www.payfast.co.za/privacy-policy/

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our website has a registered SSL Certificate granted by Let’s Encrypt meaning that any communication that occurs between you and our website is protected.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not automate any decisions based on profiling.