Last Updated: December 12th, 2017
Information Gathered by BusinessIQ Africa
Visitors: For visitors to our website and registered users, we log certain information, such as your IP address, browser type and usage data, for example, how much time you spent reading, which publications you read, and which pages you accessed.
Registration: If you choose to register with us, BusinessIQ Africa may ask you to provide your name, email address and physical address. BusinessIQ Africa may also ask you to create an account ID and password. BusinessIQ Africa may ask you to provide demographic information, such as age, gender, interests or occupation to enhance our ability to provide a more personalized experience for you. We may also, via a third party service, collect credit card information for any paid services or purchases.
Feedback and Chat: We may collect other information when you provide feedback or comments or communicate with us.
Info through other services: You may give us permission to collect your information in other services. For example, you may create an account via a social networking service (“SNS”) such as Facebook or Twitter. When you do this, it allows us to obtain information from those accounts (for example, your friends or contacts) either automatically in accordance with their terms or as a result of your selections in the SNS.
Payment Card Information
To use certain aspects of the BusinessIQ Africa website, we may require credit or debit card account information. By submitting your credit or debit card account information through the BusinessIQ Africa website, you expressly consent to the sharing of your information with third party merchants, subscription and billing processors, and payment processors. These third parties may store your credit or debit card account information so you can use the BusinessIQ Africa website in the future. We transmit your credit or debit card account information to these third parties, but do not store such information. We cannot guarantee that transmissions of your credit or debit card account information will always be secure or that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat the security measures taken by us or our third-party service providers. We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control.
BusinessIQ Africa Uses of Information
We may use information we collect about you as follows:
- To provide and improve the BusinessIQ Africa website.
- To customize the BusinessIQ Africa website and provide advertisements, content or features that match your interests.
- To permit our users to set up an account.
- To respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service.
- To send you notices, updates, security alerts and other administrative messages.
- To communicate with you about products, services, offers and events offered by BusinessIQ Africa and others.
- To process transactions and send you related information.
- To link or combine with information we get from others to help provide you with better service.
- To detect, investigate and/or prevent fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity.
- To diagnose problems with the BusinessIQ Africa Website.
- To analyze and monitor how users utilize the BusinessIQ Africa website.
- To carry out other purposes for which the information was collected.
When BusinessIQ Africa Discloses Information
BusinessIQ Africa does not share your personally identifiable information, including any of your user profile data that you create, with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses.
BusinessIQ Africa will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us or guarantee that information on the BusinessIQ Africa website may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by unauthorized persons.
Children Under 17
IF YOU ARE UNDER 17 YEARS OF AGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE BUSINESSIQ AFRICA WEBSITE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER.
BusinessIQ Africa website is not directed to children under 17. BusinessIQ Africa does not collect personal information from anyone under the age of 17. If you are under 17, please do not use the BusinessIQ Africa website or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address.
Web Browser “Do Not Track” Notice
We currently do not participate in any “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) frameworks that will allow us to respond to signals or other mechanisms from you regarding the collection of your information. Your DNT settings, however, may affect third party services we may use.
Contacting Businessiq Africa
Please contact BusinessIQ Africa with any further questions or clarifications at:
27 James Robertson Street