What information we collect
When using Afritalks Media Nig LTD, we may require some or all of the following information:
- telephone number
- email address
All messages you post are viewable by anyone. If forum content is viewable by members only (e.g. the Dog Lovers Group) please note that:
- Anyone can become a registered member and view.
- A members only forum may at some time be changed to viewable by non-members.
Personal Conversations (PCs)
Please note that while personal conversations are not visible publically or to other members of the forum, except to those people in the conversation, forum and/or server admin may be able to access the conversations under exceptional circumstances (see below). For this reason we do not actually call the "Private" - although they are just as private as on any other forum software or social network.
Please note that the ability for admin to view personal messages is common to any similar forum software. Our policy is not to read personal conversations or allow any third party access unless those exceptional circumstances require it, however you are advised to be aware that nothing you say in personal conversations on this, or other forums, is truly private. If you want to discuss completely private matters with other members, then you are advised to do so via email, telephone or other forms of communication.
Include but are not limited to:
- Requests from law enforcement agencies with the appropriate warrants.
- Any action needed to be taken by admin to ensure the legality and security of the forum, for example if fraudulent activity is suspected.
Additionally, whilst using the afritalks.com website, any associated websites and sub-domains, some or all of the following information may be collected:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address
- geographical location
- browser type and version
- operating system
- referral source
- length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity
What we do with the information we collect
The information you provide to Afritalks Media Nig LTD is required for, but not limited to, the following reasons:
- internal record keeping
- access to the afritalks.com website, associated websites and sub-domains
- account management
- purchase confirmation and account reset
- confirmation of email address
- sending notices of product upgrades, security alerts and patches, and other relevant communications
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to afritalks.com website is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Afritalks.com website, use small text files, called cookies, to store information in your web browser. The information stored may include preferences, session identification, HTTP information, and IP address.
You can set your browser to not receive cookies, but this may limit your ability to use afritalks.com website.
IP addresses of computers used to visit Afritalks.com and any associated websites and sub-domains are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question.
Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.
Links to other websites
Afritalks.com website, any associated websites and sub-domains, may contain links to other websites. These websites may or may not be affiliated with Afritalks Media Nig LTD.
Controlling your personal information
When using the Afritalks.com forum, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in the Privacy section of your account.
Afritalks Media Nig LTD will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you security information, product updates, or other information pertaining to Afritalks Media Nig LTD, or your account.
If you discover any of the Afritalks Media Nig LTD holds for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made.