Privacy Policy

The Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy of Houseway Consulting

Who we are

Our website address is:
This website and the related business is owned by Keryn House.
The business is situated in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
Keryn’s email address is
Keryn’s mobile phone number is 083 263 5173.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you submit a message via a contact form, the information is sent to  The information submitted is stored on the servers that host this website, as well as the GMail servers that receive the information.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to determine the amount of traffic the site receives, as well as which pages are visited, and where in the world people are visiting the site from.  No personally identifiable information is collected or saved from website visitors.  No personally identifiable information is visible in Google Analytics or any analytics software that we may use in the future.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any third party.  We also do not sell your data to any third party.  The only people who see and process your data are the owners and employees of Houseway Consulting.  Your data is also visible to the owners and employees of the company who work on this website.  Fox & Owl Media are the sole service providers of website design and development services.  Fox & Owl Media does not take or process personal information from the website for any purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Houseway Consulting takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification.  Our website uses encryption for data transfer by means of an SSL certificate.  If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact  


We reserve the right to make amendments to this policy as we use more software on this website, and as the privacy policies of the software we use change.

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