What Personally Identifiable Information May Be Collected?
1.1 At Africa360 Degrees, our policy is to create website content that requires minimal collection of personally identifiable information from our visitors. However, to respond to requests or to enable visitors to register or to use certain features of our Sites, we may request personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, the visitor’s name, home address, email address and telephone number. We do not collect any more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to enable participation in our activities.
1.2 When we collect personally identifiable information, we only keep it until that particular activity (or set of actions) is complete. Generally, personally identifiable information will not be given out to third parties not affiliated with Africa360 Degrees; however, from time to time, we may transfer, disclose or share personally identifiable information with third parties who may be engaged by us specifically to handle and deliver certain online activities, including, but not limited to, usage of Amazon Web Services. Such parties will have access to the personally identifiable information needed to perform these functions but may not use it for other purposes.
1.3 Africa360 Degrees may use the Site as an entry into other networked web pages and websites operated by Africa360 Degrees and its subsidiaries and affiliates (together, the “Transaction Sites. Please note that individual Transaction Sites may adopt privacy terms particular to the purpose of such Transaction Sites or the transaction(s) taking place on such Transaction Sites. Transaction Sites are generally affiliated with commercial transactions that a visitor or business may have with Africa360 Degrees, particularly those password-protected or subject to subscriptions. Please understand that the privacy terms for such sites may differ through terms in separate agreements, which may supplement or supersede these terms.
Other Types of Information That May Be Collected
2.1 IP Addresses. An Internet protocol address, or IP address, is automatically assigned to a computer when it accesses the Internet and is used by web servers to identify specific computers. When a visitor accesses our Site, we may log the IP address. However, the visitor’s identity will remain anonymous to us. We log the IP addresses for system administration and auditing our Site’s use. We may also use IP addresses to collect statistical information for marketing and other purposes.
2.3 Web Beacons. Web beacons are small files that we may place on our Site, which count the number of unique users that have visited a specific page on the Site and the number of times a given page has been displayed. This information is collected only in the aggregate and is generally not linked to any personally identifiable information (except as described below).
Use of Information
3.1 Africa360 Degrees and its affiliates may use and disclose personally identifiable information only as set forth herein. Anonymous data collected using cookies and web beacons may be analysed in the aggregate to determine collective user characteristics and to understand user traffic patterns, sales information and user behaviour on the Site. Such information may also be shared in the aggregate with third parties to enhance our Site, our products and services, and analyse how and where best to use our resources.
3.2 Although Africa360 Degrees is under no obligation to monitor the Site, we may observe, store, review and disclose to third parties any information, including personally identifiable information, obtained on or through the Site as may be needed or requested to satisfy any applicable governmental law, regulation, investigation or proceeding. Additionally, we may use IP addresses to identify a particular user if we believe it is needed to enforce compliance with these terms or to protect our company, employees, Site, or customers.
Security of Personally Identifiable Information
Updates to Provided Information
6.1 Occasionally, visitors will find links from our Site to independently owned, controlled, and managed websites whose content we believe will be of possible interest and value to our visitors.
6.2 Often, these links represent cooperative projects or mutual links established with the organisations connected with these sites. We don’t control the content of the sites accessed via these links. These other sites may send their cookies, collect data, or solicit personal information. While we identify other links on our Site, we do not control these cookies or the content of these third parties.