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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us

It is African History Facts’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://africanhistoryfacts.org/  (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or ” https://africanhistoryfacts.org”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms of Service posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms of service.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, African History Facts 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. African History Facts’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how African History Facts’s visitors use its website. From time to time, African History Facts may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

African History Facts also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://africanhistoryfacts.org/ posts. African History Facts only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to African History Facts’s websites choose to interact with African History Facts in ways that require African History Facts to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that African History Facts gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://africanhistoryfacts.org/ to provide a username and email address.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website 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 African History Facts and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms of service of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

African History Facts uses Google AdWords for remarketing

African History Facts uses the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

African History Facts 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 African History Facts’s behalf or to provide services available at African History Facts’s website, 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 African History Facts’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. African History Facts 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, African History Facts discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when African History Facts believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of African History Facts, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of https://africanhistoryfacts.org/ and have supplied your email address, African History Facts 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 African History Facts and our products. We primarily use our blog 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. African History Facts takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Aggregated Statistics

African History Facts may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. African History Facts may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, African History Facts does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, African History Facts uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

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

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to African History Facts’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

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