Your privacy is critically important to us. At One Africa , we have a few fundamental principles:
We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
In our social networking and mobile application products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.
One Africa , One Africa operates several websites including One Africa (collectively, the “Websites”), as well as a number of mobile applications on behalf of our customers (collectively, the “Applications”). It is One Africa , policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Websites and Applications.
Website Visitors and Application Users
One Africa , collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. One Africa , ' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how One Africa , ' visitors use its Websites and Applications. From time to time, One Africa , may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Websites or Applications.
One Africa , also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. One Africa , does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to One Africa , Websites and users of One Africa , Applications choose to interact with One Africa , in ways that require One Africa , to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that One Africa , gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a social network at One Africa to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with One Africa , – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, One Africa , collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor interaction with One Africa , One Africa , does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website-related and Application-related activities.
What kinds of information do we collect?
Depending on which Services you use, we collect different kinds of information from or about you.
Things you do and information you provide.
We collect the content and other information you provide when you use our Services, including when you sign up for an account, create or share, and message or communicate with others. This can include information in or about the content you provide, such as the location of a photo or the date a file was created. We also collect information about how you use our Services, such as the types of content you view or engage with or the frequency and duration of your activities.
Things others do and information they provide.
We also collect content and information that other people provide when they use our Services, including information about you, such as when they share a photo of you, send a message to you, or upload, sync or import your contact information.
Your networks and connections.
We collect information about the people and groups you are connected to and how you interact with them, such as the people you communicate with the most or the groups you like to share with. We also collect contact information you provide if you upload, sync or import this information (such as an address book) from a device.
Information about payments.
If you use our Services for purchases or financial transactions (like when you buy something on One Africa , make a purchase in a game, or make a donation), we collect information about the purchase or transaction. This includes your payment information, such as your credit or debit card number and other card information, and other account and authentication information, as well as billing, shipping and contact details.
We collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access our Services, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. We may associate the information we collect from your different devices, which helps us provide consistent Services across your devices. Here are some examples of the device information we collect:
Attributes such as the operating system, hardware version, device settings, file and software names and types, battery and signal strength, and device identifiers.
Device locations, including specific geographic locations, such as through GPS, Bluetooth, or WiFi signals.
Connection information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.
Information from websites and apps that use our Services.
We collect information when you visit or use third-party websites and apps that use our Services (like when they offer our Like button or One Africa Log In or use our measurement and advertising services). This includes information about the websites and apps you visit, your use of our Services on those websites and apps, as well as information the developer or publisher of the app or website provides to you or us.
Information from third-party partners.
We receive information about you and your activities on and off One Africa from third-party partners, such as information from a partner when we jointly offer services or from an advertiser about your experiences or interactions with them.
One Africa companies.
We receive information about you from companies that are owned or operated by One Africa , in accordance with their terms and policies.
One Africa , may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Websites and users of its Applications. For instance, One Africa , may monitor the most popular social networks on the One Africa site. One Africa , may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, One Africa , does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
One Africa , discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on One Africa , behalf or to provide services available at One Africa , Websites and Applications, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using One Africa , Websites and Applications, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. One Africa , will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, One Africa , discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when One Africa , believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of One Africa , , third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an One Africa , Websites or Applications and have supplied your email address, One Africa , may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what going on with One Africa , and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. One Africa , takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.