The use of “We”, “Us”, “Our”, “This Site”, “Our Site”, “sociomemo” refers to https://sociomemo.com/.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy is put in place to enlighten you on the nature of information sociomemo may collect about you when you visit the site or put to use any of our services; what use sociomemo put your information to and also how you can correct, update, control or opt out of supplying certain information to the site.
The information sociomemo collect may either be personal information or anonymous information. Personal information may mean those information that can accurately identify you as an individual which may include full names, email address, home address, phone number or any other form of related identification. On the other hand, Anonymous information are information that do not specifically identify you as an individual which may include browsing history, Internet Protocol (IP) address, demography or cookie.
1.0 The Nature of Information We Collect
1.1 Voluntary Information
When you visit the site and subscribe to follow the site or fill our contact form, you may provide us with information that includes your name, email address and website. When you add comments to the site, we collect information shown in the comments form.
1.2 Passive Information
Please avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included to the site as visitors to the site could download and extract location data from such images you upload.
We may collect information on how you use the site/services with the help of your device, cookies, web beacons or pixels etc. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address may help us determine the city where you are using your device to help ensure you get most appropriate and relevant advertisements.
1.3 Third Parties Information
In addition to the information indicated above, more or additional information may be collected from third parties either online or offline for the purpose of further verification if need be, in order to send requested information to you, conduct research, improve the quality of the site and improve advertisement that is served to you.
2.0 Use of Information
2.1 Advertisement Service
The information you provide us helps us to deliver advertisements that are interestingly relevant to your needs. These information includes demographic information, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses that helps to know your city of residence and the type of service you use when you visit the site. Your personal information may also be useful in delivering customized advertisements to you on this site as well as other websites.
2.2 Website Services
We use one or more of your personal information to enable us activate you as a subscriber to the site, we use them also to make it possible for you to post comments on the site, allocate a chat profile to you and to enable you to send feedback to us. These information further enable us respond to your feedback request, reply to comments, reply to chats, send on time posts to subscribers and also to send relevant communications to you as at when required. Your information generally helps to improve the site and services rendered to you on the site.
Small information files are stored in your browser when you visit a website which recognizes your device anytime you visit such site again depending on the nature of the information file; this small piece of information is called cookie. Cookies do not store personal information but they are used to deliver personalized interactions and better experiences with the site services.
Cookies helps to obtain statistical information about your overall internet usage and not just on this site alone. They help us to know how site visitors interact with the site and that enable us improve the services of the site to our all visitors.
You may decide to save your name, email and website in cookies when you leave a comment of this site for your own convenience to avoid entering same information when next you want to post another comment on this site unless until after one year. Temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookie will be set if you log in to your account in this site; this cookie has no personal information and is normally discarded as soon as you close your browser. Several cookies are also set to save your log in information and your screen display preferences; log in cookies last two days but will persist for two week if you choose “Remember Me” while screen options cookies stays till one year. Your login cookies will instantly be removed if you log out of your account.
There are provisions to remove cookies using your internet browser menu but you must set your browser to accept cookies if you want to take advantage of all the services available on the site otherwise certain aspect of the site may not work for you properly. Cookies, operating system, device information, Uniform Resource Locations (URL) and Internet Protocol (IP) address may help us identify date and time of your visit, the information you searched for and viewed or the advertisement that you clicked and your geographical location to enable targeted advertisements.
There are analytics and third party advertising cookies on this site that are used by independents advertisers serving adverts on this site. The placement of these cookies may be within the advertisement and anywhere else or your browser to serve relevant advertisement even when you visit other websites with your browser. These cookies also enable advertiser keep track of the number of persons interacted with the advertisement either per view or per click or both and to make sure you are not repeatedly served the same advertisement over and over again.
The cookies also enable us determine your interest and serve you advertisements based on those interests in the sense that it keep track of articles that interest you in the site and may serve you advertisements related such articles or interest. Advertisement may also be served to you based on information you searched for on your browser without necessarily visiting this site but prior to when you land on this site.
4.0 Sharing of Personal Information
We understand that your personal information is very vital to you and as such we will never disclose, trade, sell, rent or provide your personal information to third parties. The only conditions under which we may share your personal information are listed below.
4.1 Legal Requirements
We may have no option than to share your personal information to third parties if need be on legal grounds as required by regulations, law, court order, search warrant or a court warrant. We may also share your personal information where they will be required to avert threat to national security, threat to persons that may include yourself, threat to this site or the internet. Where abuse, illegal conduct, fraud, violation or perceived violation of the policy is ascertained, we may also share your personal information in a way to avert these illegalities.
4.2 Service Providers
We may by implication of using the services of agents and contractors, share your personal information to adequately ensure we continue to provide you our services. These service providers may provide us with email services, feedback facilities, analysis of data, placement of advertisements on this site and other medium. The information made available to service providers are not total but are limited to the specifics required for them to carry out their functions.
4.3 Anonymous Information
We may share such information that do not reveal your personal identity with third parties for the purpose of research, education and/or improvement of our site performance and services to you and these information are graded as anonymous information.
4.4 Sister Sites
We may share your personal information with our sister sites and such sites that are operated by the same Website Manager that runs this site. The email list on this site are adequately controlled and access those personal information are restricted to the Website Manager only.
4.5 Social Media
We may make available on our site social media links that may have access to your private information when your use them to share our posts or login to our site. This social media apps may include WhatsApp, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook. We have no control over the social media services and the information you share with them or how they use such information. We advise that you read all the applicable privacy policies of such social media platforms to learn more about how the information you entrust to them are utilized when you engage them through our site. We are also not responsible for any act of malfunction or omission by these social media outfits when you access them through our site.
4.6 Embedded content from other websites
5.0 Chat Forum
We may operate chatroom on this site to improve interactions between site visitors and the Website Manager as part of our service. The information you post on this chatroom are open and available to all site visitors irrespective of whether it is private information or anonymous information. When you use this chatroom you are agreeing that all information you share on the chatroom are done at your own volition and at your own risk.
6.0 Information of Minors
The service of this site are not targeted or intended for persons under the age of 13 years and we do not collect personal information of persons under the age of 13 years. Individuals who are under the age of 13 years are not eligible to register or submit personal information on this site and if this happens by error, parents or guardians of such persons under the age of 13 years should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to enable us get rid of such information off our site.
Same procedure as above applies to persons under the age of 18 years in California but in addition, this site will not be responsible for such personal information that has been posted or stored by a third party apart from the minor. We may not remove such personal information if the information is made anonymous, if compensation was given to the minor in cash or kind, if the minor refuse to follow the procedure indicated here for removal of such information, or if the state and federal laws supports the retention of such information.
7.0 Personal Information Management
You may access, rectify, erase, restrict processing of, object to the processing of, request for, complain about and refuse consent with regards to your personal information that you may make available to us. Provision to ensure such actions could be carried are available on our site or the information we communicate to you. You are given an option of either to unsubscribe or manage your subscription when we email posts to you on our automated email system.
We may retain the comments or chats you post on this site indefinitely so that we can recognize and automatically approve further comments you may post on our site, to avoid holding them on moderation queue. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We store personal information of users that register on our site, if any, in their user profile which such user can see, edit or delete at any time but you would not be able to change your user name. Our site Website Manager can see and edit such information.
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal information we retained about you including comments and any information you have made available to us in our site. You can also request that we erase any of your personal information we have in our possession but this does not include data we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal or security purposes.
8.0 Third Party Links
The security of personal information is of great concern to us and we have deliberately chosen suitable technology that are safe to deliver our services to you. There always exist chances that security could be breached and so we do not give warranty on the information, both personal and anonymous, that you have provided us will be absolutely secure and could not be intercepted during transmission over the internet.
10.0 Our Contact