USAfrica Privacy Notice


The site you are in, USAfricaonline.com, is one of the USAfricaMultiMedia Networks general audience web sites. We respect yourprivacy, and it is important to us as we serve our communities.Accordingly, we provide and publish this privacy poliicy tounderscore and explain the USAfricaonline.com online informationpractices and choices.

Access
Access to all sections of USAfricaonline.com remain FREE, and we donot sell or market any such information as ourinstitutional/corporate policies which respect our readers' privacyinterests. This covers the name, address, e-mail address, andtelephone number of any recipient of the USAfricaonline.comNewsAlerts

Cookies
We do not use or deploy internet "cookies."

Survey Requests
The privacy also covers the fact that in rare and futurecircumstances, you may provide information about yourself to fulfillyour own requests for our products, programs, and services, torespond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you otherproducts, programs or services that we believe may be of interest toyou in any e-commerce and online newsletter relatedrequests/transactions.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such asto notify you when you have won one of our contests or when we makechanges to our subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you foran online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us.

We use the information that you provide about others to enable usto send them your gifts or cards. From time to time, we also may usethis information to offer our products, programs, or services tothem.

The information we collect in connection with our online forumsand communities is used to provide an interactive experience. We usethis information to facilitate participation in these online forumsand communities and, from time to time, to offer you products,programs, or services.

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a "letterto our editors"), we may publish your screen name and otherinformation you have provided to us.

We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information thatwe collect to improve the design and content of our site and toenable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may usethis information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well asto offer you products, programs, or services.

We may disclose personally identifiable information in response tolegal process, for example, in response to a court order or asubpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a lawenforcement agency's request.

Agents and Contractors
Agents and contractors of USAfricaonline.com who have access topersonally identifiable information are required to protect thisinformation in a manner that is consistent with the USAfricaPrivacy Notice. Although we take appropriate measures tosafeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannotassure you that personally identifiable information that we collectwill never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with thisPrivacy Notice.

In the best interest of our readers, USAfrica sites covered bythis Privacy Notice will not use or transfer personally identifiableinformation provided to us in ways unrelated to your educational ore-commerce requests

Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Some USAfrica web sites may contain links to other sites whoseinformation practices may be different than ours. Visitors/readersshould consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no controlover information that is submitted to, or collected by, these thirdparties.

USAfricaonline.com and its related web sites covered by thisPrivacy Notice sometimes may offer content (e.g., contests,sweepstakes, or promotions) sponsored by or cobranded with identifiedthird parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third partiesmay obtain personally identifiable information that visitorsvoluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. In suchcases, USAfricaonline.com has no control over these third parties'use of this information.

Commitment to Security
Through our technical services and relationships,USAfricaonline.com have adequate and appropriate physical,electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help preventunauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use theinformation we collect online.

For Kids and Parents
USAfricaonline.comhas been voted as "family-friendly" and pro-kids; therefore, wecontinue and will maintain our corporate standards in notparticipating or advertising any anti-family-friendly, pornographicor anti-kids products, events or banners.

Contact Us

Ifyou have any questions about the USAfrica online policy for thissite, concerns or its implementation, please contactPublisher@USAfricaonline.com

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