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Privacy Policy

IN AFRICA NETWORK (“InAfricaNetwork”) PRIVACY POLICY

1. PREAMBLE

1.1 This is the main privacy policy for InAfricaNetwork (Pty) Ltd and it applies to all our Platforms.

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.

1.3 This privacy policy describes how we handle the information we collect and receive from you. By using our Platforms you are agreeing to the provisions of this privacy policy.

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:

2.1.1.1 by filling in forms on our Platforms, such as subscribing and/or registration to utilise our Services and/or our Platforms;

2.1.1.2 when you enter a competition, promotion or complete a survey;

2.1.1.3 by posting comments or content on our Platforms;

2.1.1.4 when you purchase one of our products or services;

2.1.1.5 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:

2.2.2.1 Log information;

2.2.2.2 Information we infer about you based on your interaction with our products and services;

2.2.2.3 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);

2.2.2.4 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.

5.2 Our Platforms use cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. Cookies make surfing the web easier for you by saving your preferences and, tracking your online habits, traffic patterns, and making sure you do not see the same advertisement too often. The use of cookies is an industry standard. We may also use ” web beacons ” that monitor your use of Website. Web beacons (or web bugs) are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a web page for the purpose of transferring data, such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the page on which the web beacons appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the types of browser that fetched the web beacon and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. When corresponding with you via HTML capable e-mail, web beacons let us know whether you received and opened our email. On their own, cookies or web beacons do not contain or reveal any Personal Information. You may change the settings on your browser to refuse or prevent the use of “cookies ” or ” web beacons “.

6. SECURITY

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.

8. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

8.1 From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect company initiatives, changes in the law or technology or changes in our practices regarding the collection and use of Personal Information. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, the changes will be posted on this Website so that you are always informed of the latest version.

8.2 We will not use or disclose Personal Information provided to us pursuant to this Privacy Policy in ways other than the ones described above, without informing you and providing you with the opportunity to consent to such modified conditions concerning the use and disclosure of your Personal Information.

9. CONTACT

9.1 Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@inafricanetwork.com

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