Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

 

PRIVACY POLICY

The privacy of visitors to this site is very important to us. This Privacy Policy gives you information on what types of personal information we collect when you use this site, and our practices with respect to the use and disclose of such information. By visiting afrotelly.com, you agree to this Privacy Policy and to our Terms of Service (TOS).

We receive and may store any personal information you enter on our Website or may give us in any other way. This information may include your name or email address, content you submit to the website, and other information.

We may automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, Afrotelly allows guest commenting. When you make a guest comment, we may publish the content of your comment and may collect your IP (internet protocol) address, the time and the date you made the comment. We do not use cookies to collect or store information about you.

We may use the information that you provide for a variety of purposes, including to respond to your requests, to improve the overall quality of the Website, and to communicate with you, among other things. We never disclose your personal information to third parties.

For information you give us, or information we automatically collect, certain records may be produced to law enforcement or private litigants in response to valid legal process. Afrotelly reserves the right to cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We reserve the right to disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of Afrotelly or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.

Afrotelly also reserves the right to, but is not obligated to, refuse to disclose confidential sources or unpublished information we collect as part of our journalistic and/or news gathering and reporting under federal and/or state law.

We use third party advertisements to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. Afrotelly has no control over these ad providers’ practices and you should review their privacy policies and steps for managing cookies.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

TERMS OF SERVICE

If you visit afrotelly.com, you agree to these terms of service and to our Privacy Policy above. If you do not agree to either of these policies, do not continue to visit this site.

Afrotelly has been created for your general information, entertainment and non-commercial use only. The website is subject to change without notice.

Afrotelly is intended for users who are over the age of 13. However, some of the materials on this site are only intended for those over the age of 18. If you are not over the age of 18, you must avoid accessing such marked/titled material.

You should periodically review our Privacy Policy, which governs your visits to Afrotelly, to understand our information collection and use practices.

Afrotelly respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us and request removal of the infringing content. Note that content may be covered by the Terms and conditions from whatever site it was originally hosted and is thus simply hosted on Afrotelly for easy access and to promote African content.

Visitors may post comments, suggestions, questions, or other content to Afrotelly so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, infringing of intellectual property rights or contain software viruses or commercial solicitations. We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to remove or edit such content. We also reserve the right to take action to seek to prevent further use of our site by individuals who violate this Terms of Service. We do not regularly review posted comments and make no representations or warranties concerning its suitability or veracity. If you read comments, you do so at your own risk.

If you do post comments on or otherwise send content to Afrotelly, you grant us and our affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy; and that you will indemnify Afrotelly or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Afrotelly takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. You also represent and warrant that the content you have provided is legal globally and suitable for the general audience of the site, unless you have otherwise indicated that the material should be restricted to adults during the submission process.

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