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We reserve the right to modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part of it) without notice.
In an effort to assist visitors, we may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for the availability or the content of such sites.
You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, anonymous visitor information such as your IP address, browser type (IE, Firefox, etc) referring pages and pages visited on the website are automatically collected for statistical analysis of web traffic patterns.
Our web pages utilise 'cookies' to recall personal information previously given by a Web user. Most browsers allow you to control or remove cookies.
Personal information that you disclose in order to enrol a child in the HI HOPES programme or donate is not shared with any third parties, other than those necessary to record and process your application or donation.
We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new projects and giving feedback to supporters. Other than this, HI HOPES will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. You may opt-out of receiving these emails at any time by clicking the 'Unsubscribe' link or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with 'remove' in the subject line.
Wits University makes use of Virtual Card Services, a secure online credit card payment facility, which uses international SSL encryption technology to protect the integrity of your data. VCS is certified 'Verified by Visa' and Mastercard 'SecureCode'. VCS servers are protected by multiple layered electronic firewalls to protect transactional and banking information against unauthorised access from third parties, loss and fraud. Further information can be obtained at www.vcs.co.za.
The HI HOPES Programme falls under the Centre for Deaf Studies at Wits University, and all online credit card donations are processed through the secure payment system at Wits.
Payments reflect as Wits University Foundation on credit card statements. Be assured that the donation will be directed to the HI HOPES programme.
All transactions are processed in South African Rand [ZAR]. For the convenience of web users wishing to donate from outside South Africa, a currency converter is provided as a guide. While our currency conversion factors are regularly updated, this site provides no guarantees as to the accuracy of the currency conversions.
Should you for any reason wish to cancel a credit card donation made through this website, you may do so within seven (7) days and receive a refund (less bank charges). Kindly notify us of any refund required by emailing email@example.com.