Contribution Compass Privacy Policy

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you will be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience. You will also be asked to enter a password, which is stored in an encrypted (hashed) form in our database.

How do we use your information?

We use the information you provide to:

You may also make payments through our site. Our payment provider, PayFast, may also require and store information about your transaction so as to facilitate these payments. You may view the PayFast privacy policy here.

When you make a purchase via this site, we will store information about the transaction such as amount paid, and time of transaction, but we do not store your payment details in any way.

Finally, your email address may be used for sending you periodic updates about the Contribution Compass application. In such cases, every email will contain a link so that you may unsubscribe from all future email communications.

How do we protect visitor information?

Our website is scanned for malware on a regular basis, as well as for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Our website is also safeguarded with an SSL certificate to make sure all information between your browser and our servers is fully encrupted.

Do we use "cookies"?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember you when you login to our application, as well as to remember your profile selections when you begin but do not complete a Contribution Compass profile.

They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.

We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Requests for Information/Requests for Removal

If you wish to request a file containing all of the information we have that can be linked to you as an individual, or to request complete removal of this information from our databases, please email