Africantourer's Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their "Personally Identifiable Information" (PII) is being used by us ( Africantourer company ltd., Africantourer). PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

For the purposes of this document, "the services" refer to the website, its subdomains, email adresses and all of its social media pages. "Website" or "site" refers to and its subdomains.

What personal information do we collect?
1. Sensitive InformationWe ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (such information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise.

2. Information we collect automaticallyWhen you access or interact with our website, Africantourer may collect information about your visit such as your browser type and version, IP address, device type - whether mobile or desktop, your preferred browser language setting, browser user agent string, time of visit and whether or not you have visited our site before. We may use this information for security purposes, to make our website content more tailored for you, and to collect statistics that may help us improve our services.

3. Information we collect at signup or login.When you signup to our website, we may collect your names, email address. This information is kept encrypted and hidden from the outside world, though your display name and profile photo are not. You may change or remove this at any time using the settings page. Your email address and password are used for login though also kept secret.

4. Social Media Information and Content.If you access or use one of our social media pages, the information we get may include your user name associated with that social media service, any information or content you have permitted the social media service to share with us, such as your profile picture, email address or friends lists, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media service. When you access or interact with our social media channels, you are authorizing Africantourer to store and use such information and content in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

5. Information in user contentThe content you upload to our site such as photos may contain information such as location or device info, and although we do remove this info before storage or use, you should also take appropriate steps to minimise such information.

On the other hand, any comments, photos, likes etc. that you leave on our website or its social media counterparts may be shared with the rest of our visitors, in which case you should also be careful about what personal information that you leave on them.

If you do upload any information, please understand that you are authorising Africantourer to use your information in accordance with this privacy policy.

How long do we keep your information?We keep your information only for as long as it may take to complete its purpose after which it is disposed. For example, when you send us a message your email address and name are kept for as long as it may take for us to reply or assist you, then kept further as email records for up to a year. On the other hand we may keep information about your website visit for up to a year as it is also used for legal purposes and security logs. Information you provide at signup or login is kept for as long as your account still exists.

How do we protect your information?We use a number of methods to ensure the safety of the information that we collect about you such as encryption and good management practices; However, we cannot guarantee complete safety of your information.

Do we use "cookies"?Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow), enabling the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser, as well as capture and remember certain information or retrieve it from our website. For our purposes, only illegible information is stored on your browser.

We use cookies to
  • Understand and save your preferences for future visits as well as navigate from page to page when logged in.
  • Keep track of as well as serve third party advertisements
  • Collect information required for onsite analytics that provide us with information required to improve our website

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is different from another, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, no features will be disabled. However you will be required to re-enter your selections every time you revisit a page. Some page to page navigations may also not work as they would with cookies enabled.

Third-party disclosureWe do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

Third party linksOccasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Data transferWhat little information we collect about you is kept at the server and almost always never transferred, but if you are visiting our website or one of its social media pages, please be aware that your information may on rare occassions be stored and even transferred to countries other than you own so as to fulfill our operational activities.

To comply with several privacy laws, we agree to the following:
  • Users can visit our site anonymously. Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
  • You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page.
  • You can, access delete or change your personal information by emailing us using the email found at the bottom of this page.
  • If a data loss or breach occurs, you will be notified via email or your chosen method of communication within 7 business days.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?Although we currently, do not honor 'Do Not Track signals' that some browsers have in place we really do not track our users. On the other hand, cookies will only not be planted if you disable them.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?Yes, but only that which is done by third parties such as advertisers as well as website analytics.

Children's privacyWe do not specifically market to anybody under the age of 18 years old.

Contacting UsIf there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

This document was last Edited on 29th, Jan 2022