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Welcome to the Continent Monitor: Daily News Africa. Your privacy is critical to us. This Privacy Policy document outlines the types of information that is collected and recorded by Continent Monitor: Daily News Africa and how we use it. We are committed to protecting your data in compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), which is the cornerstone of data protection law in South Africa. By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our service to you. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, your email address, first name and last name, phone number, address, state, province, ZIP/postal code, city, and usage data. We collect data when users visit our site, fill out a form, and/or subscribe to our newsletter. This data is used to manage our website, provide customer care and support, monitor the usage of our website, detect, prevent and address technical issues, and send users information and updates. We may also collect additional information from users who are actively engaged with our services through optional feedback forms or direct communications.

Data Storage and Protection

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. However, we are committed to securing your personal information and are taking practical and organizational precautions to protect your data against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We use appropriate security measures once we receive your data, during transmission, and once we have received your data.

Your Data Rights

Under the POPIA, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for those accessing our site within the EU, you are entitled to certain rights. These rights include the right to access your data, correct any inaccuracies, the right to limit how your data is used, the right to be forgotten by having your data erased, the right to portability, allowing you to obtain and reuse your data for your own purposes across different services, and the right to object to how your personal data is processed.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at[email protected]. Alternatively, you can reach us by mail at the following address: Soraya Follmer, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7701, South Africa. We are committed to resolving any privacy concerns swiftly and transparently.

Soraya Follmer

Soraya Follmer

I am Soraya Follmer, a seasoned journalist based in Cape Town. My work primarily focuses on covering significant events and trends across the continent. I enjoy delving into complex issues to present clear, insightful, and engaging reports. I always strive for the highest level of integrity and precision in my articles.

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