Collection of Information

We, at Ancient Earth News, are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with applicable South African laws. When you access our website, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, and demographic information to ensure a seamless user experience. This information is collected through various means, including but not limited to, user registrations, subscriptions, and direct communications with our team. Our data collection methods are designed to provide transparency and security to our visitors.

We also gather non-personal information such as IP addresses, browser types, and operating systems to analyze trends and improve our services. This data helps us understand how visitors interact with our site, enabling us to enhance user navigation and content relevance.

Use of Collected Information

The personal information we collect is primarily used to provide you with the latest updates, news articles, and comprehensive coverage of daily events across Africa. Additionally, this data allows us to personalize your experience, respond to inquiries, and deliver content that is most relevant to your interests. We may also use your information to communicate important notices, updates, and promotional materials concerning Ancient Earth News.

Non-personal information is utilized to monitor website performance, identify technical issues, and implement necessary improvements. Such data may also contribute to generating statistical reports that inform our decision-making processes and strategic planning.

Sharing of Information

Ancient Earth News respects your confidentiality and does not sell, trade, or lease your personal information to third parties. We may, however, share your data with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing our users, provided they agree to keep this information confidential. These entities are obligated to comply with our privacy policies and are only given access to the data required to perform their designated functions.

In circumstances where we are required by law to disclose personal information, such as in response to legal processes or to prevent imminent harm, we will comply with appropriate legal obligations. Additionally, if our company undergoes a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your personal information may be transferred as part of the transaction while ensuring continued protection as per our privacy standards.

Protection of Information

We implement robust security measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. These measures include secure server environments, encryption technologies, and strict access controls to ensure only authorized personnel can access sensitive data.

Despite our best efforts to protect your personal information, please be aware that no security measure is completely foolproof, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. Users are encouraged to take personal precautions by maintaining secure passwords and avoiding sharing confidential information via untrusted channels.

Your Rights

As a user, you have the right to access, update, and modify your personal information stored on our platform. You may also request the deletion of your data by contacting us at [email protected]. We will respond to such requests promptly, ensuring compliance with South African data protection regulations.

Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw your consent to our use of your personal information at any time. You may also choose to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in our emails or by contacting us directly.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about this Privacy Policy or our data protection practices, please reach out to us at:

Name: Keiran Marwood
Postal Address: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, 7735, South Africa
Email: [email protected]

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