Privacy Policy

Effective date: September 06, 2018

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use YuSocial and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve YuSocial. By using YuSocial, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.yusocial.com/terms/terms

 

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

 

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using YuSocial, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how YuSocial is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of YuSocial that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

Data from device settings

Information you allow us to receive through device settings that you turn on, such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos.

 

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on YuSocial and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze YuSocial.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of YuSocial.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate YuSocial.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

YuSocial uses the collected data for various purposes which include:

  • To provide and maintain YuSocial
  • To notify you about changes to YuSocial
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of YuSocial when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve YuSocial
  • To monitor the usage of YuSocial
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • Using location-related information – such as your current location,  and the businesses and people you are near – to provide, personalise and improve our service, including ads, for you and others. Location-related information can be based on things such as precise device location (if you've allowed us to collect it) and/or IP addresses.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Nigeria and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Nigeria and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

YuSocial will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

YuSocial may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of YuSocial
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with YuSocial
  • To protect the personal safety of users of YuSocial or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate YuSocial ("Service Providers"), to provide a Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our YuSocial is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of YuSocial.

  • Google Analytics

    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of YuSocial. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    You can opt-out of having made your activity on YuSocial available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

    For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Links To Other Sites

YuSocial may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

YuSocial does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on YuSocial, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By email: contactus[at]yusocial.com