The University Of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is compliant with and applies the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”).
If you contact us with an enquiry or complaint about the website, we will retain this information until the issue is resolved.
|Groups who are affected||Information we collect||Why we collect this information||What we do with this information||How long is it kept for|
|Registered users of the repository||Name and email address||To facilitate logging into and depositing to the repository||Name and email: We use this information||Name and email: An account remains active until it is deleted. You can delete your account through your profile settings.|
|IP address||IP addresses are logged in order to maintain the security of our systems.||To assist repository users in depositing.||IP address: Server logs are retained for a maximum of 2-3 years.|
|Deal with enquiries and complaints made by you relating to the repository|
|To inform you of any changes to the repository. Where requests for access to restricted collections are made via the repository we send the following information (provided by you) to the collection managers of that collection. This includes: email address|
|name organisation (workplace) job title / position within the organisation description of why the user wants access Some of this information is temporarily recorded in our logfiles but it is not stored within the repository. IP address: Our server logs keep a record of a client’s IP address. This information is used for security audit and forensic security purposes.|