Disclosures and FTC Guidelines
I respect your privacy.
— We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
— Afrobella.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
— Afrobella.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
— If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at your browsers’ website.
— You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. If you turn cookies off, It won’t affect your user experience.
— Afrobella giveaways are only to residents of the United States of America of adult age. There is no purchase necessary to enter, void where prohibited by law.
— Entrants must be at least 14 years of age, we respect COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act) and there is no marketing to children here.
When a giveaway is posted here, willing participants enter their e mail address. Winners are randomly chosen, and Afrobella contacts you via e mail for your address information. Winners must respond within 4 business days, or another winner will be chosen.
— When you have provided your address information, I personally provide that to the brand fulfilling the giveaway in question, for shipping and prize fulfillment purposes.
— if you have chosen to enter, after the giveaway has closed and winners have been announced, if you would like me to delete your name from the comments please e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any personal information collected on this blog is used for giveaway purposes only. I will never sell your information, and it is only shared so that your prize can be delivered.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information if needed to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.