Welcome to Africanwriter.com (AW). Usage of this website means you agree and accept the terms and conditions stated in this User Agreement in its entirety. This agreement is a legally binding agreement between you and Creative Chronicles & Concepts, Inc., owners of Africanwriter.com. If you disagree with the terms and conditions stated herein, please discontinue use of Africanwriter.com.
Our website address is: https://www.africanwriter.com.
What information we hold about you
When you submit an entry to Africanwriter.com, we receive your name, email address, social media handles, biographical profiles and any other information you optionally divulge to foster the creation of a page(s) for your editorial team-approved creative writing submissions on Africanwriter.com. Your IP address is retained when you post a comment on any of our posts and pages. The name and email address you provide are also (optionally) retained when you post a comment.
How your personal information is used
Personal information provided to this website is only used to make your experience here a memorable one. We do not share, sell or rent personal information to any third party. We may use your personal information in the following ways:
- For the purposes of making you a registered contributor of Africanwriter.com, in order for you to contribute content to this site.
- We may use your email address to contact you or inform you of activity on our site.
- Your IP address is NEVER publicly visible or shared.
Cookies are small text files which are set by websites on your computer. It allows us to provide certain functionality on our site, such as being able to log in (when necessary), or remembering certain preferences you have made when you posted a comment. Sections of Africanwriter.com may employ cookies to personalise and customise your usage of the website based on your preferences.
When you visit Africanwriter.com, you may view advertisements posted on the site by Google or other companies. These advertising companies may collect information about you while you are visiting this website and other websites. They may use this data to show you advertisements on this website and elsewhere on the Internet about products and services you might like. This website does not collect the information or control the content of the advertisements that you may see. You may be able to opt out of such advertising. To find out more about Google cookies, VISIT THIS PAGE. Your use of this website without opting out means that you understand and agree and permit Google or other companies to provide you with interest-based advertising.
Embedded content from other websites
Entries on this website may include embedded content (e.g. Youtube videos, images, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
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Africanwriter.com shall maintain the confidentiality of all member records in accordance with this agreement. The Africanwriter.com website may provide features which will forward email to a member recipient. You agree not to abuse this system in any way.
You may not solicit or advertise on this website without the Administrators’ permission.
Trademarks & Copyrights
You hereby acknowledge that this website may contain certain content, trademarks, services and intellectual property of registered owners of those materials. You are not permitted to use this website to violate the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of any person or other entity. By submitting content to Africanwriter.com, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the explicit consent of the owner.
All materials and scripts contained on this website are Copyright of their respective owners and creators. All rights are reserved. You can access the materials made available here for personal use only. No materials posted on this site may be copied, modified, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of the Administrators of this website or the creators of the material.
The Africanwriter.com name and/or logo may not be used, modified or reproduced without the expressed written consent of Africanwriter.com and Creative Chronicles & Concepts, Inc. You are permitted to establish a hypertext link to this site so long as the link does not state or imply any endorsement or sponsorship of you, your company, or your site by Africanwriter.com. Africanwriter.com reserves the right to deny any hyperlinks, ad or endorsements based on its sole discretion. All other designated brands and trademarks on this site are the property of their respective holders.
Keeping your data secure
We are committed to ensuring that the handful of information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the little information that we collect.
You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you or obtain a copy of it. To do so please contact us. If you believe that the information we hold for you is incomplete or inaccurate, you may contact us to ask us to complete or correct that information.
You also have the right to request the erasure of your personal data. Please contact us if you would like us to remove your personal data.
Acceptance of this policy
Continued use of our site signifies your acceptance of this policy. If you do not accept the policy then please do not use this site.
Changes to this policy
We may make changes to this policy at any time. You may be asked to review and re-accept the information in this policy if it changes in the future.