TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SOCIALIZE AFRICA
Our website address is https://socializeafrica.com/ and these are the terms described below that we shall base on to serve you and as we extended all services related while in use of Socialize Africa.
All capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them in s Terms of Socialize Africa Use.
Table of Contents
Information You Provide to Us Directly
Information We Collect through Automated Means
Cookies and Data Collection Tools
Our Policy Concerning Children
How We Use the Information We Collect
When and How We Share/Disclose Your Information with Third Parties
How Do We Keep Your Information Secure
Your Choices Regarding the Use of Your Information
How Do You Access & Update Your Information
How to Delete Your Account and What Happens When Your Account Is Terminated or Deleted
International Operations: A Note to Users Outside of the U.S. and the EU
Your Privacy Rights to
1. Information You Provide to Us Directly
Socialize Africa may collect different information from or about You depending on the manner in which You use the Services. The following examples are provided to help You better understand the information We may collect through Your use of the Services.
Please note, Socialize Africa is not responsible for how others use information that is publicly available or otherwise accessible to others who have access to the Services.
When You sign up for and use the Services (including through a Third Party Platform) We will collect any information You provide to Us directly such as the following:
In order to use certain features of the Services, such as registering for a Course, You are required to register for an Account, and in that case, We will collect and store any registration information You provided to Us, such as e-mail address, password, Your date of birth, and age, and we will assign You a unique identifying number (“Registration Information”).
You may also have the option of providing additional information about Yourself, including but not limited to a photo, headline, website link, social media profiles, or other information you may choose to enter ("Profile Information") to create a profile ("Profile"). Your Profile and Profile Information will be publicly viewable to others.
Public Posting / Shared Content:
Some of the Services may allow You to interact with other Users and/or post, share, communicate or otherwise transmit content publicly, such as by posting comments on another’s post, sending messages to others, submittibg verification requirements or posting photos (collectively "Shared Content" or "Public Posting"). We may collect and store Public Postings and Shared Content. Shared Content or Public Postings may be publicly available or viewable by others depending on where such content is posted.
You hereby grant Socialize Africa a non-exclusive right and license to reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, offer, market and otherwise use and exploit the Public Postings and Shared Content.
Account and Post Information:
Socialize Africa allows You to subscribe and post on a variety of topics which may happen where, among other things, You will see reviews for posts by others. We collect information relating to a post, including, without limitation, topic and reactions as assessment completion activity and other items submitted to satisfy the account, (”Account Information").
You hereby consent to Our sharing of Registration Information (except for your email address), Profile Information, and account Information to Publishers. Socialize Africa does not email addresses to Publishers. Socialize Africa does not control how Publishers treat posted Information, Profile Information and is not liable for Publishers’ use of such information.
If You make any purchases through our Services, such as for advertising, We may collect certain information regarding Your purchase (such as Your name and address) as necessary to process Your order. You will be required to provide certain payment and billing information directly to our payment processing partners, including but not limited to Your name, credit card information, billing address and zip code. We do not access, store or collect Your credit card information.
Information Received Through Your Third Party Platform:
The Services may contain third party links or allow You to access the Services through Third Party Platforms, such as Facebook. If You use Our Services on or through a Third Party Platform, including via any mobile and/or other Internet connected devices (“Wireless Devices”), or click on third party links, the collection, use, and disclosure of Your information and Your use of the Services will also be subject to the privacy policies and other terms of such third parties or Third Party Platforms. You should review such privacy policies, terms, and other agreements.
By way of example only, We may collect some or all of the following information from Your Third Party Platform account when You register or use the Services on or through a Third Party Platform:
Your full name
Your profile picture or its URL
Your ID Number, which is linked to publicly available information such as Your name and profile photo
The login e-mail address
Your physical location and that of Your access devices, including any Wireless Device
List of friends or contacts
You may choose not to allow the Third Party Platform to provide Us with certain information about You, but You might not be able to use certain features of Our Services if You enable such restrictions.
Sweepstakes, promotions, and Surveys:
Communications, Support Requests, Potential Abuse:
2. Information We Collect Through Automated Means
Technical and Usage Data
When You access the Services, including browsing Our Courses, We collect certain information by automated means. This information may include without limitation:
technical information about Your computer or Wireless Device, such as Your IP address, device type, operating system type and version, unique device ID, browser, browser language, domain and other systems information, platform types (collectively, “Technical Information”);
usage statistics about Your interaction with the Services, including Courses accessed, time spent on pages or the Services, pages visited, search queries, click data, portions of the Services used, date and time, and other information regarding Your use of the Services (collectively, “Usage Data”).
This Technical Information and Usage Data, which may be linked to Your information, is collected through the use of server log files and tracking technologies, including:
cookies, which are small files that websites send to Your computer or Wireless Device to uniquely identify Your browser or mobile device or to store information in Your browser setting;
web beacons, which are small objects that allow Us to measure the actions of visitors using the Services.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments and Reactions
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to our service system to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish any post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data, Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
3. Limits of Use
You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:n any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our [content standards];
To transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our website in contravention of the provisions of these Terms;
Not to use ad-blocking software;
Not to charge others for the use of Socialize Africa unless in specific written agreement with Socialize Africa;
Not to reuse text or graphics from the Website or parts thereof.
We retain discretion to deactivate your account and access to the Website services at any time for any reason whatsoever at our absolute discretion.
You can deactivate your account at any time, but Socialize Africa shall maintain post tracking history in our database.
General Terms and Conditions
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Product and service changes
Free services may be changed to paid services at the discretion of Socialize Africa. There will be no refund on early termination of paid for services. It is at the discretion of Socialize Africa as to whether a discount may be given on changed or add on service.
Socialize Africa have no liability for lost data, tracking or unavailable site or services. Users will be liable to indemnify Socialize Africa from liability for any intimidation or damages brought about by them.
Fair usage of Socialize Africa is assumed, and where a user is causing a disproportionate draw on Socialize Africa systems or users may be suspended or blocked or account deleted.
Users may not use profanity in profile naming.
All Terms and Conditions (above) apply when you agree to them.