Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.ahamefula.com

We also own apps and content on social media platforms, own products that involve virtual/in-person live sessions and in some cases broadcast media. On this page we detail how we manage and use your data, noting Aha m efula reserves the right to change these policies at anytime without notice.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Payments Data

Where purchases are made via our digital channels and website, these are processed by 3rd party payment platforms. Data collected may include name, email, bank card details, other payment wallet information, address and/or data required to authenticate the payment. We only retain information provided by the integrated payment processing platforms necessary to have visibility of the transaction occurrence, and this excludes your banking details and personal address (credit card number, expiry date, security code).

The data retention policies of the 3rd party payment platforms remain their responsibility and should be reviewed. Payment processors that our products are purchased through include:

  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • PayPay
  • Paystack
  • and any used by social media networks on whose platform our products are hosted.

Electronic Communication Details

Your email, phone number, Whatsapp number and social media accounts (accessible through your connection with any of our social media accounts) are details we maintain for marketing and customer relationship management reasons. These are not shared or sold to 3rd parties, noting the data policies of the 3rd party platforms we use are outside our purview.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Live Sessions

Some of our products require participation in virtual or in-person live sessions. These sessions are scheduled via email addresses obtained through registration that may use 3rd party payment platforms integrated into our website.

Participation in these live sessions may include participation by video, audio, with participants’ names visible to all other participants on a 3rd party virtual meeting platform. These live sessions may be recorded and stored temporarily on such 3rd party virtual meeting platform and eventually on a 3rd party storage platform under our user accounts. Noting the live sessions video, audio and text content may be transmitted through other data services and data centers located geographically in regions we have no visibility of. Nonetheless, all platforms we use comply with international best standards on data protection.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

The collected is used internally to generate insights to support business decisions for future product development. Our Apps that contain paid Ads of 3rd parties. Should these Ads displayed be clicked tracking information may be acquired if the ‘do not track’ feature of your web browser if turned off.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained for an undefined period of time. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Likewise analytics insights derived from the metadata of content performance or user visits may be stored in subscription based data storage services.

Your contact information

Contact information received via email or obtained through comments on our digital channels are retained for future correspondence.

Additional information

How we protect your data

No metadata of visitors or users of our digital products are published. All data are hosted on highly secure infrastructure. We also encourage no posting of personal or traceable data in comments of our digital channels on other web platforms besides our apps and website.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive data from digital channel partners whose platforms carry our content. These data and metadata contain anonymous information about content performance with respect to digital consumption.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

None

NOTICE: In procuring our products and using associated services or engaging with us via social media channels, you agree to our policies around data management including but not limited to the contents of this page.