Thank you for visiting our community, Every Girl Africa. EGA respects your privacy and provides this policy to explain what information EGA may collect about you, how the EGA Community and other companies may use it, and which technology may be used to collect your information.
When you use the EGA Community website, we collect information about you; information you may provide, in order to improve or increase your use and fondness of our community.
Information We Collect
A. Information you choose to provide
You may choose to voluntarily provide information to us about yourself, and your preferences. This information may include your name, email address, title, company name, address, phone number(s), credit card information (including billing address), and demographic information (age, gender, etc). You may also choose to post a content (such as data, comments, etc) that may be shared with others through the EGA Community website.
You may choose not to provide with us any personally identifiable information. However, if you choose not to provide certain information, you will be unable to take part in some of our offerings or the services we offer.
B. Information we collect automatically
When you visit the EGA Community website, we may automatically collect and store information about your computer or mobile device and your activities so that we can enhance our services and your experience. The EGA Community may use web technologies such as cookies and pixel tags to collect information about your visit to the EGA Community website. The information we collect may include, but is not limited to: the version of Application/Site used; the type of your computer or mobile device (for example PC/iPhone/Android/iPad), products and/or tools downloaded, internal web pages visited, IP address, browser information, clicks made, and general geographic location. This sort of information is generally considered non-personal information. We may combine information about your use with information about others’ use to generate aggregated non-personal information about visitors as a group.
When you visit the EGA Community website, we may place “cookies” on your computer to recognize you, and other similar technologies, such as web beacons. We do this to store your preferences, collect statistical data and track your use of our EGA Community website.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by a user’s internet browser on a user’s computer’s hard drive. Cookies are widely used, and most web browsers are configured initially to accept cookies automatically. If you prefer not to accept cookies, you may adjust and configure your browser settings accordingly. However, if you turn off cookies, or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, some features and services on our site may not function properly.
Information that may be collected by cookies when you use the Service may include, without limitation:
- the pages you visit within the Service;
- the date and time of your visit to the Service;
- the amount of time you spend using the Service;
- the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; and/or
- your computer and connection information such as your browser type and version, operating system and platform.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
How We Use Your Information
We use your information to provide and improve our community and the services we may provide, as well as our products, to diagnose and fix problems, and to better understand our users so that we may provide you with a more effective user experience, customize services for you (such as by remembering your preferences), process and complete your transactions, make special offers, and provide you with notifications regarding our products and services. We may use your email address to allow you to log in to your account, send you notifications regarding your account or your use of the EGA Community website, and send you confirmations (of your upload of data, orders, etc.). We may also use your email address to respond to your inquiries. Your credit card information is used only for providing you the products and services you requested. We may also share your information with other companies for various reasons. What information we make available to other companies depends on the nature of our relationships with them. Where feasible, we require these other companies to keep our user information confidential.
Our Service Providers: We may share all of the types of information we collect with our vendors who assist us in providing services to you. In addition, in connection with any purchase of our products or services, we may share information we collect from or about you with payment processors such as credit card companies, and similar organizations as permitted by law.
Analytics: We may collect or allow analytics companies to use tracking technologies to collect information about our user’s computers or mobile devices and their online activities. This data helps us understand how our EGA Community website is being used and how we may improve your experience.
Aggregated Information: We may publicly disclose aggregated information about our users, such as the total number of our users and their demographics. We may also publicly disclose aggregated data inputted into the Reporting Tool.
Legal Matters: We may use or disclose user information in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; to comply with the law; to investigate or report illegal activity; to protect the legal rights of the EGA Community, our third party partners, our EGA Community site or community site users; or to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer your information to another company in connection with a corporate restructuring, such as a sale or a merger.
Updating, Correcting, or Deleting Information
We believe that you should have the ability to access and edit the Personally Identifiable Information you provide us. You may change any of your Personally Identifiable Information or opt out of any specific service by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate your name, and what information you would like to update, correct, or delete when you contact us.
We encourage you to promptly update your Personally Identifiable Information if it changes. You may ask to have the information on your account deleted or removed; however, because we keep track of past transactions, you cannot delete information associated with past transactions of our EGA Community services. In addition, it may be impossible for us to completely delete all of your information because we may periodically backup information.
The EGA Community uses standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information, including encryption, firewalls and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Nevertheless, we remind you that no security measure is perfect.
While the EGA Community has taken commercially reasonable precaution to safeguard your personal information, the EGA Community cannot guarantee complete security because complete security presently does not exist on the internet. You acknowledge that the EGA Community shall have no liability whatsoever for damages or losses incurred by you as a result of disclosure of your personal information to other users of this site. You also acknowledge that the EGA Community shall not be liable for any security breach that results from causes of events that are beyond the our control (such as acts of God, hacking, terrorism, power outages, defects in third party security products and services, your own acts of omissions, and other similar events beyond the control of the EGA Community.
The EGA Community is not liable for loss of passwords due to user carelessness. If you lose control over your password, you may lose control over your Personally Identifiable Information. If you believe your password has been compromised, we recommend that you immediately change your password.
Opt Out: If you would like to discontinue receiving emails from the EGA Community in regards to your EGA Community online account or would like to close your EGA Community online account, please send an email to email@example.com. Please allow 7-10 business days for completion.
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REVISION DATE: JANUARY 23, 2020.