Privacy

PLEASE READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Awoko Newspaper, we have a few fundamental principles:

  • 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 products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • In our blogging products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

It’s Awoko Newspaper’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Awoko Newspaper collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Awoko Newspaper’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Awoko Newspaper’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Awoko Newspaper may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Awoko Newspaper also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Awoko Newspaper only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Awoko Newspaper’s websites choose to interact with Awoko Newspaper in ways that require Awoko Newspaper to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Awoko Newspaper gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at any of our websites to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Awoko Newspaper – by purchasing goods and services, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Awoko Newspaper collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Awoko Newspaper. Awoko Newspaper does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics
Awoko Newspaper may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Awoko Newspaper may monitor the most popular blogs on any of its site. Awoko Newspaper may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Awoko Newspaper does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Awoko Newspaper discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that
(i) need to know that information in order to process it on Awoko Newspaper’s behalf or to provide services available at Awoko Newspaper’s websites, and
(ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.

Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Awoko Newspaper’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Awoko Newspaper will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Awoko Newspaper discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Awoko Newspaper believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Awoko Newspaper, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Awoko Newspaper website and have supplied your email address, Awoko Newspaper may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Awoko Newspaper and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Awoko Newspaper takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
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. Awoko Newspaper uses cookies to help Awoko Newspaper identify and track visitors, their usage of Awoko Newspaper website, and their website access preferences. Awoko Newspaper visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Awoko Newspaper’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Awoko Newspaper’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers
If Awoko Newspaper, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Awoko Newspaper goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of Awoko Newspaper may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads
Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Awoko Newspaper and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments
Comments and other content submitted to any of our websites are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Awoko Newspaper may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Awoko Newspaper’s sole discretion. Awoko Newspaper encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have an account on any of our websites, you should also check your accounts’ dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change log:

June 1, 2019