At WB School, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by WB School and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in WB School. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. 

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Log Files

WB School follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons 

Like any other website, WB School uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics primarily to pursue our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of our website and online activities as well as to support the needs-based design and ongoing optimization of our web presence.

This is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (formerly Google Inc.), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The responsible service provider for the European Union is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland – hereafter referred to as “Google”.

Where you have consented to the “statistics” category via our cookie banner or cookie consent tool, we will collect your personal information through the use of this cookie. This information includes the following:

• Browser type/version;

• Language settings;

• Operating system used;

• Number of logins;

• Time of login;

• Number of members;

• Number of messages sent;

• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address);

• Referrer URL (the page previously visited);

• Time of the server request;

• Loaded pages (URLs and page titles); and

• Usage behaviour such as session length, scroll depth, drop-offs.

The collection of this information takes place exclusively based on your consent in accordance with your consent in terms of Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR, section 11(1)(a) of POPI and section 20(1) of the GDPA, which consent may be revoked at any time..

In general, users can prevent the saving of cookies or running of scripts such as Google Analytics by configuring the settings in their browser software or by using appropriate plug-ins. In this case, however, users may no longer be able to use all features and functions of this website in full.

If you want to prevent Google Analytics from running, you can do so at any time and with future effect by one of the following methods:

You can revoke your previously granted consent to data collection at any time and with future effect by rejecting the use of cookies and scripts for statistical purposes in our cookie consent manager.

You can download and install Google’s official opt-out browser plug-in via the following link in order to deactivate Google Analytics on all websites in your current browser:

You can use this link to set an opt-out cookie that prevents any future data collection by Google Analytics on this website with your current browser. Note that if you delete all cookies in your browser, you will have to set this opt-out cookie again.

Additional information, as well as Google data protection provisions and settings, can be found here:





How Long We Retain Your Data

IF you leave content, the contents and their metadata are retained indefinitely until you delete them. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except you cannot change your username).

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Your contact details are only visible to members of your association. Your name and the name of the educational

Third-Party Service Providers

In certain cases, we make use of third-party service providers to assist us in performing our functions and duties. When we transfer personal information to our third-party service providers in order for them to process such information on our behalf, we commit them to safeguard the security of the personal information which is provided to them in terms of written contracts, which oblige them to treat such information as confidential and not disclose it, to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that processing complies with legal requirements and to adopt appropriate security measures to protect the relevant personal information from unauthorised access.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

We place strong emphasis on explaining the processing of your personal information as transparently as possible and informing you of your rights. As well as your right to revoke any consent you have given to us, you may have the following additional rights where the relevant statutory requirements are met either in terms of the GDPR, POPI and/or the GDPA:

• Right to inquire whether we hold any of your personal information and to request access to your personal information;

• Right to correct or delete any personal information we hold, provided that no legal or contractual retention periods must be observed and/or no other legal obligations or rights exist with regard to continued storage;

• Right to restriction of processing of personal information;

• The right to object to the processing of your personal information, either for the purposes of direct marketing or for other processing activities, where statutory provisions permit such objection;

• Right to data portability;

• Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; as a rule, you may contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters. In the event that you would like more detailed information or wish to exercise your rights, you can contact us at any time so that we can take care of your concerns.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete. The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions. 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. 

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

WB School does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Updates To This Policy

We reserve our right to amend this Policy from time to time and will do so without notice to you. The latest version of this Policy will be indicated by the date information (below). The current version of this Policy can always be accessed directly via the WB School website.