1.2 We strive to provide you with a dynamic, interactive experience on all our Platforms. It is the aim of InAfricaNetwork to keep you informed and entertained by presenting you with the latest and most relevant news and content. One of the ways we do this is by analysing information we collect and receive from you in order to determine what you might be interested in. This helps us develop more engaging content and provide advertising that is more suited to you and more effective for advertisers, which enables us to keep most of our services free.
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND RECEIVE
2.1 Information you give us
2.1.1 This includes any information that you provide to us directly, whether through our Platforms or via phone, sms, fax or any other medium, this may include information you give to us included but not limited to:
188.8.131.52 by filling in forms on our Platforms, such as subscribing and/or registration to utilise our Services and/or our Platforms;
184.108.40.206 when you enter a competition, promotion or complete a survey;
220.127.116.11 by posting comments or content on our Platforms;
18.104.22.168 when you purchase one of our products or services;
22.214.171.124 when you contact us verbally and/or in writing and provide information directly to us.
2.2 Information we collect or receive when you use our Platforms, products or Services
2.2.1 We collect information when you use our Platforms and/or Services by using cookies, web beacons and other technologies. Depending on how you access and use our Platforms, we may receive:
126.96.36.199 Log information;
188.8.131.52 Information we infer about you based on your interaction with our products and services;
184.108.40.206 Device information (for example the type of device you’re using, how you access our Platforms, your browser or operating system and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address);
220.127.116.11 Location information (for example, your device’s GPS signal and information about nearby WiFi networks and cell towers. We get this information when you use location-enabled services).
2.3 Information from third-party sources
2.3.1 We may receive additional information about you that is publicly or commercially available and combine that with the information we have collected or received about you in other ways. We may also receive information about you when you choose to connect with social networking services while using our Platforms.
2.3.2 If you follow a link while using our Platforms, please note that these websites/links have their own terms and privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for them. We are not responsible for any representations, information, warranties or content on any website of any third party, we do not exercise control over third parties’ privacy policies and you should refer to the policy of any such third party to see how they protect your privacy.
3. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND RECEIVE
We use the information we collect and receive for the following general purposes:
3.1 To provide you with information, products or services you request from us.
3.2 To communicate with you. We may want to notify you about changes to our Platforms or provide you with information about competitions, products or Services that we feel may interest you.
3.3 To be effective and relevant in the services we provide you. We want to ensure that content from our Platforms is presented to you in the most effective manner for you and for the device you use. We also want to provide you with content that you are likely to find relevant and engaging.
3.4 To provide effective advertising. Many of our Platforms are supported by advertising. We want to enhance our users’ experience by serving ads that may be useful to them.
4. HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND RECEIVE
4.1 We may share information with including but not limited to:
4.1.1 Our affiliates, such as other companies in the group of companies.
4.1.2 Business partners.
4.1.3 Other parties in response to legal process or when necessary to conduct or protect our Platforms.
4.1.4 Other parties in connection with certain business transactions.
4.1.5 Companies that provide services to us.
4.1.6 Third-parties where you provide consent.
4.1.7 Other parties that provide content, advertising services, or functionality on our Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram which help us and our advertising customers provide ads that are tailored to users’ interests and understand how users respond to those ads.
5. YOUR CHOICES
5.1 You are entitled to request that we do not contact you for marketing purposes. You may opt-out from receiving any further marketing, newsletters or any other information which might be of interest to you at any time.
6.1 Although absolute security cannot be guaranteed on the Internet, we have in place reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect your Personal Information against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, misuse, destruction or against unauthorised disclosure or access to the information we collect. While we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you provide us, we will continue to maintain these security measures over time in line with legal and technological developments as required by applicable law.
7. INTERNATIONAL ACCESS
7.1 InAfricaNetwork is based in South Africa, and, regardless of where you use or access our Platforms, products, or services, your information may be transferred to and maintained on servers located in South Africa (or elsewhere in the world). Please note that any information we obtain about you will be stored in accordance with South African privacy laws, regulations and standards, which may not be equivalent to the laws in your country of residence. By using our Platforms you consent to this collection, transfer, storage and processing of information to and in South Africa.