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AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited , including all subsidiaries of AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited ( AfroCentric Group), respects the privacy of the user and is committed to protect the personal information that share with us.
The general user is entitled to browse the website without providing any personal information. The user’s personal information is required when AfroCentric is to provide services that the user has requested or w hen the user elects to provide personal information.
The objective of t his policy is to describes the manner in which personal information is collect and the manner in which the personal information is utilised by the AfroCentric Group.
Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including but not limited to, a first and last names , e-mail address, a home , postal or other physical address, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, telephone numbers and other information need ed to provide a service.
When browsing the AfroCentric website, the user does so anonymously, unless the user has p reviously indicated that their intention for the AfroCentric website to remember the user’s login and password details. AfroCentric does not automatically collect personal inform ation, including e-mail address or intentionally record the users IP address (the Internet address of your computer) in order to determine which part of our website the user is visiting and how long the user has spent on a particular portion of the website . The user’s IP address will not be linked to any personal information provided by the user unless the user has registered on the AfroCentric website. The AfroCentric website is a commercial website and use s standard technology called a “ cookie ” to collect information regarding the manner in which the site is used by all users.
For additional informatio n regarding “Cookies and Tracking Information” below for more information.
AfroCentric collects personal information from users when :
- they register with AfroCentric for an AfroCentric account
- when certain AfroCentric services are used,
- when the user register s to attend a seminar or participate in an online survey,
- when you ask to be included in an email or other mailing lists, or when users submit an entry for a competition or other promotions,
- when users submit personal information to AfroCentric f or any other reason
From time to time AfroCentric receives personal information from business partners and vendors. AfroCentric only uses such information if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with this policy and applicable laws.
Access to certain AfroCentric web pages requires a login name and password. The use of the se web pages and the information or programs downloadable from those sites, may be governed by a written agreement between your employer and Afr oCentric . Unless the user request deletion of personal information, the personal information may be retained by AfroCentric to verify compliance with the agreement, log software licenses granted to track software downloads from those pages, or track the us age of other application available on those pages.
When personal information is collect, AfroCentric will inform the user at the point of collect , the purpose for the collection. AfroCentric will not transfer personal information to a third party without the users consent, except under the limited conditions .
Please see “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below for more information.
If the user elects to provide their personal information, AfroCentric may only transfer that information within the AfroCentric Group or to AfroCentric third party service providers with the user’s permission. Upon receiving the permission, AfroCentric shall be entitled to transfer that information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries around the world.
AfroCentric will always provide the user with an opportunity to “opt out” of receiving direct marketing or market research information. This means AfroCentric will assume the user has provided consent to collect and use your information in accordance with this Policy unless the user has take n affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent for instance by clicking or checking the appropriate option or box at the point of collection.
COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGY
If prefer ed not to receive cookie while browsing our website, the user can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. The user can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in at the browser, although the user may not be able to take full advantage of AfroCentric ’s website, if done . In particular the user may be required to accept the cookies in order to complete actions on the website. The user not need to have cookie turned on, however, to use/navigate through many parts of the website, except access to certain of AfroCentric ’s web pages may require a login and password.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION COLLECTED
AfroCentric uses information for several general purposes: to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, to personalize your experienc e on our website, to keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, updates, special offers or other information we think user’s would like to hear about either from AfroCentric or b usiness partners of AfroCentric and to better understand the nee ds of the user and provide users with better services. We may also use information to send or to have our business partners send direct marketing information or contact users for market research.