Privacy Policy
PRIVACY POLICY At MetMe.africa, we are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this website at www.MetMe.africa (‘this Site’). The following policy discloses MetMe information gathering and dissemination practices for this Site. The purpose of MetMe policy is to inform you about the types of information MetMe gathers about you when you visit this Site and the choices you have regarding MetMe use of, and your ability to correct, the information. Please be aware that MetMe Affiliates, promotional partners, advertisers, sponsors, and other third-party Internet sites accessible through this Site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. MetMe is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifiable information through linked web sites. I. Information Which MetMe Collects or Obtains MetMe collects information in several ways by your use of this Site. MetMe may ask you to voluntarily provide MetMe or its Affiliates with personal information on this Site, or MetMe Affiliates may ask you to voluntarily provide personal information on their web sites and may share such personal information with us. For example, MetMe may collect personal information from you when you register to use this Site, when you participate in certain forums, bulletin boards or other interactive areas of this Site or if you otherwise communicate with MetMe or its Affiliates through this Site, whether by email or otherwise. During these instances, you may be asked to provide certain personal information, such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, user name and password, certain demographic information, such as age, gender or marital status. Whenever MetMe collects information about you, MetMe will make an effort to link to this Privacy Policy, and will treat information MetMe receives from MetMe Affiliates in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Anyone under the age of 14 may not use this Site or the services available on or through this Site and should not provide personally identifiable information through this Site. MetMe will not knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 14 without first obtaining verifiable parental consent. Like many other commercial web sites, MetMe utilizes a standard technology called a cookie to automatically collect information about how this Site is used and to enhance your visit upon your return to this Site. Cookies were designed to help a web site recognize a user’s browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the web site. MetMe cookies may collect your domain name and track your selections through this Site. MetMe and its Affiliates may use cookies to alert you to new areas of this Site that MetMe thinks might be of interest to you when you return to this Site, to deliver targeted advertising based on your behavior or demographics, to record user-specific information on what pages you access, to record session information, such as items you purchase or sell or place in a shopping cart, and to record other information about your use of this Site. You can set your browser to refuse to accept cookies, but if you do MetMe will not be able to customize this Site’s features according to your preferences. II. Use of User Information MetMe uses information collected about you from your use of this Site for a variety of purposes. Among those purposes is MetMe effort to provide you with a customized experience. MetMe and its Affiliates also use this information to improve the content of this Site, to enhance users’ experiences when visiting this Site, to customize the content and layout of this Site for each individual user, and for news gathering purposes, including crowd-sourcing and other website-usage monitoring strategies. MetMe and its Affiliates use information collected from server log files, such as Internet Protocol addresses and domain names, to help diagnose problems with the services offered through this Site, to administer and manage this Site, to report and gather aggregate information about Site usage and user demographics, and to gather news information when appropriate. MetMe and its Affiliates use information that you voluntarily provide to MetMe, or you provide to MetMe Affiliates, which such Affiliates then share with MetMe, to respond to any request, contest, promotion, online survey or registration to use this Site, to notify you of updates to this Site, and to advise you of news related to MetMe and its Affiliates and MetMe and its Affiliates’ productions and services or upcoming events. In addition, MetMe uses a third party to assist in the management of MetMe database used in connection with this Site. Such third party may have access to the information you voluntarily provide to MetMe, or you provide to MetMe Affiliates, which such Affiliates then share with MetMe, in order to assist with the management of MetMe database. III. Disclosure to Additional Third Parties When you use this Site, or, in some cases, the web sites of MetMe Affiliates, and are asked to provide personal information, you are sharing that information with MetMe, its Affiliates and the database management company referenced above. If information from this Site is being collected or maintained by any other company, you will be notified prior to the time of the data collection or transfer. If you do not want your information to be shared, you can choose not to allow the transfer by not using that particular service. You will be given an opportunity to opt-in to hear from MetMe promotional partners. If you opt-in, MetMe may share your personal information with its promotional partners in order for them to contact you to send you special offers and for other marketing purposes. You can decide not to participate in an advertising program if you do not want your information to be shared. Promotions and contests that run on this Site, or on MetMe Affiliates web sites, may be sponsored by MetMe, its Affiliates, or third parties or may be co-sponsored by MetMe and its Affiliates. Some or all information collected during a promotion or contest may be shared with the sponsors of the promotion or contest. If information will be shared by MetMe with third party sponsors, you will be notified prior to the time of data collection or transfer. You can decide not to participate in the promotion or contest if you do not want your information to be shared. MetMe makes weblogs, photo galleries, chat rooms, bulletin boards, forums, and other interactive areas available to users through this Site. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. MetMe may share aggregate information regarding the users of this Site and MetMe statistical analysis of this Site’s usage with third parties, such as advertisers and business partners as well as MetMe Affiliates. MetMe will disclose information MetMe maintains when required to do so by law or pursuant to a legal proceeding, including without limitation, in response to a court order or a subpoena. MetMe may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request. MetMe reserves the right to disclose such information itself when it deems such information to be newsworthy. IV. Accuracy of User Information, Policy Changes and Questions In order to ensure the accuracy of your personal information, you may contact MetMe in order to access or to change any personal information MetMe maintains (for example, your name, address, email address, telephone number, financial information, user name or password) or other communications you have provided to MetMe or its Affiliates through this Site. Questions regarding MetMe Privacy Policy, the accuracy of your personal information or the use of the information collected should be directed via email to [contact@metme.africa]. This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date it is on this Site. MetMe reserves the right to change this policy at any time, and will MetMe any changes to this policy on this Site. Please check this page periodically for changes. All revised Privacy Policies are effective as soon as they are updated. If you desire to prevent your personal information from being used for any new purposes disclosed in MetMe revised Privacy Policy, please send an email to the address provided above to notify MetMe of your objection to MetMe use of your personal information. V. Security of Information. When MetMe collects information from MetMe users, MetMe uses a secure server to gather all sensitive user information and employs commercially reasonable security procedures to protect the security and integrity of such information. Due to the nature of electronic communications, however, MetMe cannot assure you that the safeguards that MetMe has put in place will prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, or correctly use the information collected.