Privacy Policy

The Western Cape Government website respects your privacy.

Some anonymous information about you is automatically collected by the website. This information may include: your browser type, access times, referring web site addresses and viewed pages. This information is collected to generate general aggregate statistics about the use of the Western Cape Government website and is used to improve our service.

Our website also uses a “cookie” to save your language preference. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programmes or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, your language choice will not be automatically selected each time you return to our website. No other cookies other than the language cookie are used by our website.

No other information is collected by our website without your knowledge. We will not pass on any individual user details we may have obtained, automatically or with your knowledge, unless we have your prior consent. We only share anonymous aggregate statistics about our users and traffic patterns. We are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of third parties.

The content on this page was last updated on 2 September 2016