Privacy Policy

The Weekly Source respects your privacy and recognises the importance of how personal information is handled and maintained. This document will help you to understand what personal information is received when you visit our website and the steps we take to safeguard it. This privacy policy applies only to this website.

Information Obtained

When you look at our website, our Internet Service Provider automatically makes a record of your visit and logs the user’s IP address, date and time of visit, pages accessed, documents downloaded and the previous site you have visited plus the type of browser you are using. This information is obtained for statistical purposes. The Weekly Source will not identify users or their browsing activities unless there is an investigation by a law enforcement agency, which may then exercise its legal rights to inspect our Internet Service Provider’s records.

The Weekly Source website uses cookies (a small file of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website). These cookies allow our website to recognize your browser when you visit our website the next time. The browser on your computer can be reset to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

We display banner advertising on our site and are able to tailor to your interests by the use of cookies. More specifically, Google and third party vendors use advertising cookies to see your previous website visits so they are in the position to serve up ads that are more relevant to you. If you are not ok with this, you have the option to turn off this capability. You can do this at Ads Settings. There is more information on how to opt out of third party vendor’s use of the cookies by personalised advertising here at This website will not share any personal information with third parties.


Our office will record your email address if you send us a message or make a comment on a story. Your email address will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. We may use it to contact you in the future but it will not be sold or disclosed to third parties unless a direct application for information to an organisation listing on the site. Once we have received this information we will maintain this information in a secure area within The Weekly Source systems.

All The Weekly Source site administrators are required to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information obtained by us. However, if your information should be accessed by unauthorised persons, The Weekly Source will not be held responsible.

Please be advised that there are inherent risks when transmitting information via the Internet. It is possible to obtain all the information provided on this website by alternative means, rather than disclosing information over the Internet. Therefore users should make their own assessment regarding the potential risks of utilising this website.

Links to Websites

Please note that this website contains links to a large number of other websites outside of our website, plus third party websites. Once the link to another website has been clicked, the user shall leave this website and therefore this privacy policy no longer applies. The Weekly Source suggests you carefully review this privacy policy on a regular basis as this information may be updated periodically.