Start Living Africa

Last Updated: [14/12/2023 13:52]

Welcome to Start Living Africa (“the Website”). This Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about how we collect, use, and protect any personally identifiable information you may provide while using our travel blog based in the United Kingdom. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us at [insert contact email] if you have any questions or concerns.

I. Information We Collect

A. Personal Information:
We may collect personal information that you voluntarily submit to the Website, such as your name or email address. This information may be submitted when you leave a comment, subscribe to a newsletter, or submit a contact form.

B. Automatically-Collected Information:
We automatically collect certain information about you and your device when you access the Website. This includes but is not limited to your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages viewed, and dates/times of access.

C. Cookies:
We may log information using cookies, both session and persistent, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. You can adjust your browser settings to block or delete cookies, but note that some functions of the Website may not be entirely usable if cookies are disabled.

II. How Your Information May Be Used

We may use the information collected for the following purposes:

  • Operate and maintain the Website
  • Create and customise your account
  • Send promotional information, such as newsletters
  • Send administrative communications, such as confirmation emails
  • Respond to comments or inquiries
  • Provide user support
  • Track and measure advertising on the Website
  • Protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity

III. Third-Party Use of Personal Information

We may share your information with third parties when explicitly authorized or when required by law. The Website may use third-party service providers, and their use of your personal information is governed by their respective privacy policies.

IV. Anonymous Data

We may use anonymous data for marketing, advertising, or other purposes. This data, which does not identify you alone or when combined with data from other parties, may be shared with third parties.

V. Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on the Website, your name may be publicly visible. Your email address will not be publicly accessible. You may also choose to add a link to your website, which will be publicly accessible.

VI. Cookies

The Website uses cookies to store preferences, record user-specific information, and customize content. Users can prevent cookie setting via browser settings, but this may affect the Website’s functionality.

VII. Advertising

The Website utilizes display ads served by third-party advertising companies. Retargeting ads may be employed with third-party companies like Google, Facebook, or Instagram. Affiliate marketing links and cookies are used for tracking sales.

VIII. Sensitive Personal Information

Please do not submit sensitive personal information, such as social security numbers or health information, to the Website. If submitted, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

IX. Children’s Information

The Website does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 16. If you believe we have such information, please contact us immediately for removal.

X. Contact Information

For questions related to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [insert contact email].

XI. Social Sharing Widgets

We use social sharing widgets (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Xing, Buffer) that may collect your IP address and other data. Refer to the respective platform’s privacy policy for more information.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice. Please check back periodically for updates.