Data

Learn how to build a register of processing activities

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Records of Processing Activities (Article 30) are mandatory

  • For all organisations: for regular processing activities
  • For organisations with over 250 staff: for all processing activities 

Such records play a key part in the demonstration of compliance (accountability) with the GDPR or the POPI Act.

Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.

Cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How do we use cookies on the DataProtection.school website?

The DataProtection.school website runs on the Wandsoft content management system.

  1. The Wandsoft platform runs on Adobe ColdFusion Server
  • Function: ColdFusion session cookie. No tracking is performed.
  • Name(s): CFID,CFTOKEN,CFGLOBALS,CFCLIENT_
  • By tracking the session our webserver only needs to send incremental information to your computer, instead of everything each time a new page is opened. Our server makes use of several cookies working together to ensure they are unique and making them more secure.
  • No opt-out is offered.
     
  1. Wandsoft cookies
    • Function: e-Commerce and Customer Relationship Management. No tracking is performed.
    • Names: 
      • wsuser_id: Kept forever - Prevention of contact duplication. No tracking is performed.
      • WS_DEL, WS_DD, WS_DT, WS_SHOP, WS_C, WEZIK, : Anonymous - 3 hours from start of shopping. The Wandsoft shopping cart set these and they are deleted after the purchase is complete

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish in your browser. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our site and some services and functionalities may not work.