There is need for us to collect and retain personal data from you through your network devices, mobile devices and personal computers, in order to allow you appropriate access to our platforms and for us to deliver the required services. The personal data we collect from you includes but not limited to your personal account information (name, email, phone number), publication and access preferences, your roles and official position, organization and industry details, transactions history, cookies-provided data, web log data, access device details and IP addresses, geolocation data, web traffic sources, website usage statistics, images and motion pictures, as well as public data provided by third party platforms (such as social media, professional bodies, directories, etc.).
Our purpose of collecting your personal data includes but not limited to contacting you for service-related purposes, verifying your identity, ensuring the secured and safe usage of our platforms for all users, improve and enhance the services we deliver to you, provide responsive and personalized response to your needs and requests, as well as measure and track our service performance. The personal data we collected using COOKIES allows our platforms to track your activities and usage for a defined period, so that we can better present you with personalized experiences and service options.
Note that we are authorized to use your reviews, shared experiences, testimonies, and public usage information about our company and services for promotional purposes.
The personal data we collect from you are safely stored and processed on our office computers, platform servers, or physical record systems, depending on the nature of data. We have instituted secured digital information controls and physical security measures to protect your data against risks of loss, corruption, misuse, leaks and unauthorized access.
Our periodic subscription reports, provided to the publishers of the publications may contain necessary information such as your first name, last name, name abbreviations, and your subscription details, which are required to enable us provide accurate reporting activities on the platforms to our media partners. As part of our agreement, the newspaper publishers may also provide us with relevant information to support with increasing their readership on the platform, this information may include your name, email address, phone number, and newspaper preferences.
In line with the national laws, international laws, and legal proceedings on regulations and crime prevention, we may be compelled by a competent court, legislative and/or regulatory bodies to disclose your data to the appropriate body which is empowered by law to request for the information.
You may receive regular notifications, alerts, updates, reports, and relevant information from us with regards to the services we want to deliver, the service we are delivering, or the service had delivered to you. Note that you can notify us immediately if you want to withdraw your consent from receiving any form of these communications.
In line with the global standard as defined by the ISMS, our platforms have incorporated updated physical and digital security measures that ensure encrypted transmission of your data between devices and servers, as well as provide you with secured webpage interaction with our services, as way of preventing and mitigating against any breach or risks to your data privacy.
We are absolutely committed to the protection of your personal information, and will not disclose them to any third party except required by legal and/or regulatory authorities to do so.
You have the following RIGHTS with regards to your personal data: