Type of website: Social Media Platforms
Effective date: 5th day of September, 2022
www.socializeafrica.com (the "Site") is owned and operated by Socialize Platforms Inc. Socialize Platforms Inc can be contacted at:
First Edmonton Place, 14 Floor 10665 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
- The personal data we will collect;
- Use of collected data;
- Who has access to the data collected;
- The rights of Site users; and
By using our Site users agree that they consent to:
Personal Data We Collect
Data Collected Automatically
When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
- IP address;
- Location; and
- Content viewed.
Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:
- First and last name;
- Date of birth;
- Email address;
- Phone number; and
This data may be collected using the following methods:
- When creating accounts.
How We Use Personal Data
The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:
- Data is collected for purposes of creating user accounts, this helps us to know our users and making sure its not bots.
The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:
- Communication and identification of users.
Who We Share Personal Data With
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
- If the law requires it;
- If it is required for any legal proceeding;
- To prove or protect our legal rights; and
- To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.
If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.
How Long We Store Personal Data
User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.
You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee's termination.
While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
The minimum age to use our website is 17 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 13 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 13 years of age has provided us with personal data their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.
How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, or if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:
Socialize Platforms Inc
First Edmonton Place, 14 Floor, 10665 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure
In addition to the method(s) described in the How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected section, we provide the following specific opt-out methods for the forms of collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data specified below:
- you can opt out if you want to close your account and not wanting to be part of those that receive emails with our updates. You can opt-out by unsubscribe, delete account.
A cookie is a small file, stored on a user's hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user's browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.
We use the following types of cookies on our Site:
- Functional cookies
Functional cookies are used to remember the selections you make on our Site so that your selections are saved for your next visits;
- Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies allow us to improve the design and functionality of our Site by collecting data on how you access our Site, for example data on the content you access, how long you stay on our Site, etc; and
- Targeting cookies
Targeting cookies collect data on how you use the Site and your preferences. This allows us to personalize the information you see on our Site for you.
Modifying this Agreement
We may modify this Agreement, for example, to reflect changes to our Service or for legal, regulatory, or security reasons. Afridot and Socialize Platforms Inc will provide reasonable advance notice of any material modifications to this Agreement and the opportunity to review these changes. However, changes addressing newly available features of the Service or changes made for legal reasons may be effective immediately without notice. Changes will only apply going forward. If you do not agree to the modified terms, you should remove any Content you uploaded and discontinue your use of the Service.
Continuation of this Agreement
If your use of the Service ends, the following terms of this Agreement will continue to apply to you: “Other Legal Terms”, “About This Agreement”, and the licenses granted by you will continue in limited cases as described under “Duration of License”.
If it turns out that a particular term of this Agreement is not enforceable for any reason, this will not affect any other terms.
Socialize Africa may transfer all or part of this Agreement to an Affiliate or, if Socialize Africa or Socialize Platforms Inc. is sold, to a third party.
If you do not comply with this Agreement and we do not take action immediately, this doesn’t mean that we are giving up any rights that we may have (such as the right to take action in the future).
This Agreement, and your relationship with Afridot under this Agreement, will be governed by English Law, and legal disputes may be brought in the courts of Canada and North America.
If mandatory local law prohibits a dispute under this Agreement from being resolved by the courts. disputes can be brought to your local courts. If mandatory local law prohibits a local court from applying, Canada and North America law to a dispute under this Agreement, that dispute will be resolved according to the laws of your country of residence.
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our privacy officer, Socialize Platforms Inc, at:
First Edmonton Place, 14 Floor, 10665 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
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