1. About UWA
Welcome to UWASOCIAL.COM (our website that represents our mobile APP), African social network with one goal: Connecting Africa and African Decedents around the World!
UWA is a light-weight mobile APP (APP), with first class user experience, enabling you to keep in touch with family and friends anytime and anywhere; Bringing you closer to the people and culture of Africa we love. UWA is being developed for Android and iOS.
UWA (we and our website) is operated and owned by UWA CONNECT llc. whose registered address is Cesnikova ulica 14, Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana - Slovenia - Europe (“we, us or our”). We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting and respecting it.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy (together with the documents referred to on it and the terms and conditions) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, either though our site or email notifications, applications, buttons and widgets (the services), will be processed by us.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We will only collect and process information about you in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
By using our APP and other services, you consent to such processing.
2. Information We may collect from You
We know how important your privacy is to you, and it's important to us that you feel safe and secure while using our mobile APP and while scrolling on our website. We want to make sure that you have the very best experience of our APP and other services and so we may sometimes ask you for certain information and you may send personal data to us. We may collect and process the following data about you:
Some of information, for example, your name and surname, is listed publicly in our APP, including on your profile page and in search results. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our APP and/or services.
3. Public Information
Most of the information you provide us is information you are asking us to make public. This includes not only content you post and the metadata provided with the posts, such as when you posted, but also the marketplace lists, bookmarks you create, the people you follow, the posts you mark as favourites that result from your use of our APP and services. Our default is almost always to make the information you provide public for as long as you do not delete it from our APP and services, but we may give you settings to make the information generally more private if you want. This can be altered in each post publish, where you have the ability to select public or private community. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. For instance, your public user profile information and public posts may be searchable by anyone who is using our APP. When you share information in our APP, you should consider carefully the information you are making public.
4. IP Addresses and Usage
We use analytics to collect and store anonymous statistical data about our users that use our APP, our website and our services.
We may also collect information about your computer, mobile phone (or other portable or static device used to access our APP, website and services) and your visits, including where available your IP address, operating system, session_id, login, screen name and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our partners.
5. Personal Data Storage
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will endeavour to take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our APP; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6. Information Usage
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you consent, to notify you by email of our products, promotions, competitions and special offers that may be of interest to you. You may use your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from our APP.
7. Remove Personal Information
If you wish us to delete your details from our records entirely, you will need to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org as we will need to do this manually for you.
8. Disclosure of your Information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
If you're under the age of 18 years and don't understand this Privacy and Cookies Policy please ask a parent or guardian to explain them to you. In any case you must be 13 years or over in order to use our APP and services. You should not share any personal information with us if you are a Minor (the age of Minors is determined by local laws where you reside).
10. Log Data
We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the APP we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the APP when utilising our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.
11. Service Providers
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
13. Children’s Privacy
These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
14. Changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy
Any changes we may make to our Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy applies only to information collected by us in our APP and on our website. The APP itself may contain links to other websites, posted by different users.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy and cookies policies of such other websites and we would advise you to read the privacy and cookies policy of other websites that collects your personal information.
If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy, the practices of our APP, website and services or your dealings with our APP and services you can contact us by emailing email@example.com