Personal Information Collection

At Urban Agriculture Africa News, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users. We may collect, store, and use various kinds of personal information, which include, but are not limited to, your name, email address, postal address, and any other information necessary to provide our services and keep you informed about urban agriculture initiatives across Africa. This information may be collected through forms on our website, cookies, or when you communicate with us directly.

When you visit our website, certain non-personally identifiable information is collected through web server logs and tracking technologies such as cookies. This may include details about your device, browser type, referring/exit pages, and the date and time of your visit. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movements around the site, and gather demographic information.

Use of Personal Information

The personal information we collect may be used to personalize your experience on our website, improve our services, and communicate with you regarding updates, events, and relevant content on urban agriculture. We may also use your data for internal purposes such as website maintenance, data analysis, and improving our service delivery.

Your personal information will only be accessed by authorized personnel who are properly trained in handling such data and who are bound by confidentiality agreements. We may share your data with third parties strictly necessary for the operations of our services, such as IT service providers, email communication platforms, and data analytics service providers, who are also bound to comply with data protection regulations.

Sharing of Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without your consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose your information when required by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal processes, protect our rights, ensure your safety, or investigate fraud.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your personal information may be transferred. We will notify you before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Security of Personal Information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. These include physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to protect and secure the information we collect online. Despite these measures, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data, as no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

In the event of a data breach, we will promptly notify you and the relevant authorities in accordance with applicable laws.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small data files stored on your device. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Please note that some website functionalities may be affected if you disable cookies.

We use both session and persistent cookies to collect information about your interactions with our website, and to remember your preferences and settings. This helps us provide a more personalized experience and improve our website's efficiency.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and where appropriate, notified to you by email. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are protecting your information.

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at [email protected] or by mail at the following address: Elara Whitfield, 24 Dixter Road, Sandton, 2191, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Elara Whitfield

Elara Whitfield

I am an experienced journalist specializing in African daily news. I have a passion for uncovering the stories that matter and giving a voice to the underrepresented. My writing aims to inform and engage readers, shedding light on the latest developments across the continent.

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