Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the AfriContent Media Platform web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used. Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information
The information you provide is only used to fulfil your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner. However, please note that we include names of “Registered User” in our AfriContent mailing lists. Make sure to let us know if you do not want to be included in our mailing list.

Cookie/Tracking Technology
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the AfriContent Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Information provided via application form or other personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security
AfriContent has implemented reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or processing of personal information that AfriContent stores and controls. However, no website can fully eliminate security risks. Third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We will post a reasonably prominent notice to the Websites if any such security breach occurs. Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

When you donate money to us or subscribe via our support page, your personal information will be handled depending on which option you choose.
(1) If you subscribe from the AfriContent subscription sections, your personal information will be used for the purpose of sending you the items you subscribed to. If you sign up to receive updates from AfriContent, we will use your personal information to send you communications about AfriContent news and events agenda. (2) You may donate money to AfriContent directly or through a variety of on-line payment sites. When you use any of those websites and services to donate to AfriContent, your personal information is sent to, handled by and stored by those websites in accordance with their respective privacy policies and terms of use. You should read and understand the privacy policy and terms of use of any website you use to donate to AfriContent. When you donate money to AfriContent directly, we use your personal information to process your donation. When you donate money as part of one of AfriContent’s fundraising campaigns, your name will be published on our “supporters page” unless you request otherwise. If you sign up to receive updates from AfriContent when you provide your donation, we will use your personal information to send you communications about AfriContent news and events agenda.

Privacy Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail:
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this website.

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms
By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The content of this website is, when not specifically stated differently, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

2. Use License
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

3. Disclaimer
The materials on AfriContent's web site are provided "as is". AfriContent makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, AfriContent does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. AfriContent cannot be held liable for any information that the user may have depended upon while visiting your website.

4. Limitations
In no event shall AfriContent or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on AfriContent's Internet site, even if AfriContent Media Platform or an authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on AfriContent's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. AfriContent does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. AfriContent may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. AfriContent does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links
AfriContent has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by AfriContent of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications
AfriContent may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law
Any claim relating to AfriContent's web site shall be governed by the laws of Switzerland without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.
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The content of this website is, when not specifically stated differently, available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence
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