The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. "Personally identifying information" is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, physical address or email address
Performing a Chatafrik search does not require any personally identifying information.
Chatafrik collects limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This log information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your query and cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We use this information to operate, develop and improve our services.
Some of our services require you to register for an account. Chatafrik asks you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name, email address, zip code, and a password for your account) and we will use that information to provide the service.
When we require personally identifying information, we will inform you about the types of information we collect and how we use it. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing your personal information with us.
In addition to personally identifying information you provide at registration or by using the service, we collect the following information:
Content. When you create an event, venue, or group, post comments or photos, that content becomes public. The public will see any information that you include in your content, and as such, Chatafrikhas no control over how this information will be used. For that reason, please think carefully about what personally identifiable information you disclose in your content.
We also collect anonymous information, such as your IP address, the type of browser you use, the pages on our site that you visit, the search terms that you enter and the advertisements that you click. This information is used to provide features and help us diagnose problems, administer the site and otherwise improve our service to you.
We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals.
We will only divulge your personal information if we are required to do so by law or have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Chatafrik, its users or the public.
We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States or any other country in which Chatafrik. or its agents maintain facilities. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country.
We may share aggregated information with others. Examples of this include the number of users who searched for "San Francisco Giants" or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. This aggregated information contains nothing that is personally trackable to you.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Chatafrikuses physical, electronic and administrative safeguards, including firewall and password protection for our servers, designed to protect the security of data. While Chatafrik does implement commercially reasonable measures to protect information, Chatafrik cannot guarantee that data transmission over the Internet or information storage technology will be 100% secure.
This web site may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that Chatafrik is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
The sites displayed as search results or linked to by Chatafrik services are developed by people over whom Chatafrik exercises no control. These other sites may place their own cookies on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information.
Chatafrik may present links in a format that enables us to understand whether they have been followed. We use this information to understand and improve the quality of Chatafrik search technology. For instance, this data helps us determine how often users are satisfied with the first result of a query and how often they proceed to later results.
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