AfricaRAS Rise and Shine Incorporated , Africa Rising Advisory Services (Pty)Ltd and Services and AfricaRAS Advisory (Pty) Ltd (hereafter referred to as “AfricaRAS”) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the AfricaRAS site and governs data collection and usage. By using the AfricaRAS site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
AfricaRAS collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. AfricaRAS also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by AfricaRAS. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by AfricaRAS for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AfricaRAS site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AfricaRAS public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Also note that AfricaRAS does not read any of your private online communications.
AfricaRAS encourages you to review the privacy statements of Websites you choose to link to from AfricaRAS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AfricaRAS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AfricaRAS and AfricaRAS family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
AfricaRAS collects and uses your personal information to operate the AfricaRAS website and deliver the services you have requested. AfricaRAS also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AfricaRAS and its affiliates. AfricaRAS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
AfricaRAS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. AfricaRAS may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, AfricaRAS may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AfricaRAS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
AfricaRAS does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
AfricaRAS keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within AfricaRAS, in order to determine what AfricaRAS services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within AfricaRAS to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
AfricaRAS websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AfricaRAS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AfricaRAS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AfricaRAS, or the public.
Security of your Personal Information
AfricaRAS secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. AfricaRAS secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure in line with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).
Changes to this Statement
AfricaRAS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. AfricaRAS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AfricaRAS is protecting your information.
AfricaRAS welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AfricaRAS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AfricaRAS at firstname.lastname@example.org .