Property Investor Africa (PiA) or its affiliate sites do take this policy seriously. The security of your personal information is very important to us. As such, we have taken and will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure the protection of your personal information.
This policy contains the basis on which personal data you provide to us or we collect from you will be processed. You are strongly advised to read them carefully prior to becoming a member of PiA or any affiliate website.
1.0 Important Note – for Persons under 18 years old.
1.1 PiA prohibits the use of any of our sites by all persons under the age of 18, who, in their own right may not be eligible for contractual liability. Persons under the age of 18 who wish to use the services of PiA and any of its affiliate sites must do so in conjunction with an adult supervisor, parents or guardian.
1.2 We will terminate or cancel any project, investment/pledge/backing for a project if we discover that the source of it is from a person under the age of 18.
2.0. Information collected from you.
2.1 We may collect information from and about you through diverse ways(including but not limited to):
i) Through filing forms on our site.
ii) Through information provided us in writing – in print and electronic(emails).
iii) Through verbal conversations via telephone and other record able media such as text messages, etc.
iv) Through information captured when you use our sites.
v) Through the completion of surveys and responses to promotional questionnaires.
vi)Through information obtained from third parties that are relevant to us in respect of the services we provide to you.
3.0 Use of tracking devices and “cookies”
3.1 To enable us deliver efficient services, we may use data collection devices such as “cookies” on our site. Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive that helps us to provide tailor-made services to you. You may choose to decline our cookies if your browser permits; in which case, you may not be able to use some of the features of our site.
4.0 Use of Your Information
4.2 Whenever you use our site to post a project or make an investment, our system will capture data about you for either billing information purposes or to help provide support to you.
4.3 It is a condition of the use of our site that we may use your information to help promote or market certain services to you, to improve our content and product offerings to you, etc.
5.0 Disclosure of Your Information
5.2 PiA does not sell, rent, hire or trade your personal information with any third parties for any purposes whatsoever. However, we may disclose your personal information within the context of an aggregated data that does not disclose your personal details individually. For example, we may disclose information about our users en-bloc, to partners and affiliate sites, for promotional and advertising purposes without being non-personal in such disclosure. Where such disclosure is done, your personal details such as your name, address, email, telephone numbers, bank account details, will not be disclosed.
6.0 Use of Others’ information
6.1 As a user of PiA or its affiliated sites, you are bound to come into contact with the personal information of other third party users. For example, as a project owner, you are likely to have access to the personal details of investors and project backers. By this agreement, PiA grants you licence to use such information only for PiA related messages that are not unsolicited commercial messages, using branded offered services through PiA (e.g. Insurance, shipping, etc).
6.2 Where a user through our site, accesses information of other third parties, they must give such third parties the opportunity to ascertain the type, amount and nature of information or data held about them. Furthermore, under no circumstances must you disclose information regarding third parties to other third parties without the former’s express consent.
6.3 Without prejudice, PiA does not accept, tolerate or entertain the use of Spam on our website. You are not allowed to add the details of any user of our site (including even investors/donors/backers of your project) without their consent. Spams can be reported to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.0 Use of Email Materials
7.1 We do not accept the sending of unsolicited emails to our site users in a manner that would violate their privacy.
8.0 Use of your Password
8.1 Due to security reasons, we do not recommend that you disclose your password to anyone else. You are completely responsible for the use of your password and further agree that you will be responsible for any changes, alteration and or use of your password for any transactions, etc.
8.2 If for any reason, you feel that your password has been compromised in any way, form or shape, you must take immediate steps to amend it. To activate your personal details, please email us at: email@example.com
9.0 General Questions
9.1For any further questions, please contact us at the above email address.