Privacy and Data Policy:

Privacy and Data Policy:

Africa Tech Summit Kigali
info @ africatechsummit.com

This Privacy Statement relates solely to the online information collection and use practices of our Web site located at www.africatechsummit.com and subdomains www.africatechsummit.com/london and www.africatechsummit.com/kigali

We recognize that many visitors and users of this Web Site are concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This Privacy Statement, which may be updated from time to time, has been developed to address those concerns.

Your use of this site indicates to us that you have read, understood and accept our privacy practices

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact: info @ africatechsummit.com

Your privacy is very important to us. At Innovation Media we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our events or products, or protect our rights.
We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
What Information About You Do We Collect?

When you visit the Site, you may provide us with two types of information:

(1) personally identifiable information that you knowingly choose to disclose
(2) general user information that does not contain personally identifiable information, which is collected on an aggregate basis as you browse the Site.

Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information you choose to provide:

Certain visitors to the websites choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information.

We may ask for certain personal information from you for the purpose of providing to you content and/or services that you request. For example, if you indicate an interest in receiving event information about Africa Tech Summit, you are asked to submit your name and E-mail address, which we retain on file, so that we may send you the information that you requested.

We also request you first name, last name, company name, job title and email address each time you contact us via ‘Sponsor Event’ “Exhibit’ and “Speaker Submission” links. We may retain a record of users who have contacted us in order to respond properly to questions or concerns and for purposes of future communications.

Contact forms (This Application)
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data collected: first name, last name, company name, job title and email address
Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)
By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature.
Personal Data collected: first name, last name, company name, job title and email address

Non-Personally Identifiable Information We Collect.

Cookies / Web server logs: Similar to other commercial Web sites, the Site utilises standard technology called “cookies” and Web server logs to collect information about how the Site is used. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Innovation Media uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Innovation Media visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

Third Party Services: We may use services hosted by third parties, such as
Google Analytics, to assist in providing our services and to help us understand how the Site is used. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
LinkedIn – promotional services click here for LinkedIn Privacy policy
Facebook – promotional services click here for Facebook privacy policy.
Twitter – promotional services Twitter privacy policy
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with the information or content that you have requested, and, in some cases, to contact you about our events and services. If you no longer wish to receive event updates or any other type of information from us, you may send us an email through our “Contact Us” link, email info@africatechsummit.com or follow the “unsubscribe” link provided in the e-mail that you receive.
We use non-identifying information collected on the Site in the aggregate to better understand your use of the Site and to enhance your enjoyment and experience. For example, we may use the information to improve the design and content of the Site or to analyse the programs and services that we offer.
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Our employees, agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
We may provide access to your personally identifiable information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights, or to protect the rights and safety of visitors to the Site or the public. In those instances, the information is provided only for that limited purpose.
We will not share your personally identifiable information in ways unrelated to those described above without providing you with an opportunity to opt out of such use or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
How Do You Access And/Or Modify Your Information or Choices?

If you visit the Site and volunteer personally identifiable information, you may modify, update or delete such information by visiting the E-mail Alert area where you will have the opportunity to access and revise certain of your personally identifiable information, and to update your preferences regarding what information you want to receive from us, or by clicking on the “Contact Us” link and sending us an e-mail. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases. In addition, please be aware that your ability to opt out from receiving marketing and promotional materials does not change our right to contact you regarding your use of our Web Site.

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information that we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as installing electronic security systems that guard against unauthorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk.

Consent to Transfer
This Web Site is operated in the United Kingdom. If you are located outside of the United Kingdom, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United Kingdom. By using our Web Site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer

Links

The Site contains links to third party sites. Please be aware that Innovation Media is not responsible for the privacy practices of any third-party sites.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Innovation Media may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Innovation Media’s sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Revision Date

This Privacy Statement was last revised in May 24 of 2018.

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