Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
We protect your personal information and only use and disclose your personal information in compliance with applicable law.
The Information We Collect
This policy applies to all personal information collected or submitted on our website and/or by other electronic means, including by electronic mail and any message sent by mobile phone (including SMS).
We collect the following types of personal information from you:
- Email address
- Phone number
- IP address
- After identifying numbers information/addresses
- Age group
- Preferences, including brand preferences and general interest
- Hobbies and behaviour patterns
- Visual images such as videos and photographs
When Do We Collect Your Personal Information
We collect your personal information when you -
- Contribute to blogs and forums
- Register to receive materials
- Enter competitions
- View videos
- Access or request specific information
- Submit information by other electronic means, for example, by SMS
- From facebook.com or other social networking sites.
From time to time, we may require additional personal information specific to a feature or competition. This information will be treated the same as the information described above.
You may, at any time, remove or block cookies, although this may impact on the way you experience the website.
On the website, we will endeavour to indicate what personal information is mandatory for the purposes of the intended use, and what personal information may be submitted voluntarily. We encourage you to submit voluntary information in order to enhance your use of the website.
What We Do With Your Information
We use your personal information for purposes of improving our website, developing and customising products and services better suited to your needs.
If you expressly consent to us using your personal information for marketing purposes, we may also use it to send you relevant marketing, promotional and advertising material, newsletters and other communications offering you products and information about products and services (including by means of direct marketing) offered by us, our affiliates and other third party providers from time to time, which products and services we think may be of interest to you.
Any communication we send you for the purpose of direct marketing will contain contact details to which you may send a request that such communications cease.
We use your information you provide when donating to a charity, placing an order or request, to complete the donation, order or request, and when entering a competition for billing purposes, administration purposes and troubleshooting purposes.
With Whom Is Your Information Shared?
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify any specific individuals.
We also use the information we collect to compile statistical data, and to compile profiles for statistical purposes about website users. We may create and trade with such profiles and statistical data, but we ensure that the information so disclosed cannot be linked to any specific individual.
You agree and confirm that, in the event that we receive any consent or permission or confirmation of consent or permission sent from your email address or mobile phone as submitted on our website, then we shall be entitled to rely on such consent or permission, and it shall be deemed as having been sent by you or on your behalf.
Third Party Personal Information
If you submit other people’s personal information.
General Use And Records
We may also disclose your personal information if and to the extent we are required by law or regulatory authority to do so.
Keep a record of your personal information and the specific purpose for which such personal information was collected; and
Keep a record of any third party to whom the personal information was disclosed and of the date on which and the purpose for which it was disclosed.
We shall delete or destroy all personal information which we consider has become obsolete.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain personal information on our website from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
How You Can Access and Correct Your Information
You have access to your profile at all times and may update or correct your personal information on your profile at any time.
You have a right to request us to confirm whether or not we hold personal information about you, and to request that we describe any such information to you, and you have a right to request that the information be corrected or deleted.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections, which may include the use of passwords. You must carefully safeguard any password provided to and/or used by you in relation to such access, and immediately notify us should there be any unauthorised use of such password.
Commenting And Other Non-Personal Information
We may put in place facilities that enable you to comment or provide other non-personal information on the website. Once your comments are online, everyone will have access to it. In this regard, you are advised to exercise caution when making comments.
We may amend this policy from time to time to have regard for changes in the law and in accordance with our requirements. We will post any updates and amendments on our website. It is important that you review this policy regularly so that you are aware of any amendments.
This policy is governed by the law of the United Stats.
Africa New Media Group engages third parties that help it deliver its banner advertisements and other online communications. The third parties may collect and use information about Africa New Media Group customers to help us understand the offers, promotions, and types of advertising that are most appealing to its customers. The personal information they collect is aggregated and cannot be linked to a person. If you do not wish your personal information to be used in this way, please notify us.
- Third party vendors, including Google and DoubleClick, show our site’s ads on sites on the internet.