Who are we ?
We are an online store selling african items of all categories. Our website address is: https://www.african-artwork.com.
Faced with the development of new communication tools, it is necessary to pay particular attention to the protection of privacy. This is why we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information we collect.
Use of personal data collected
When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, as well as your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also known as a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service confidentiality clauses are available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After validation of your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.
If you are a registered user and upload images to the website, we recommend that you avoid uploading images that contain EXIF GPS coordinate data. Visitors to our website can download and extract location data from these images.
If you leave a comment on our website, you will be offered to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter these informations if you post another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set up a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your connection cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the connection cookie will be deleted.
By modifying or publishing a post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It just shows the ID of the post you just edited. It expires after a day.
Content embedded from other sites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves the same as if the visitor were to that other site.
Statistics and audience measurements
Use and transmission of your personal data
We collect certain information through log files and cookies. This mainly concerns the following information:
- IP adress
- Pages visited and requests
- Products visited
- Time and day of connection
The use of such files allows us:
- Improved service and personalized welcome
- Tracking control
These informations are collected by external services such as Google Analystics.
How long is your data stored
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be recognized and approved automatically instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except the username). Site managers can also view and edit these informations.
The rights you have on your data
If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data that we hold about you, including those that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data concerning you. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Transmission of your personal data
Visitor comments can be verified using an automated spam detection service.
Your personal information is collected through a form, namely:
- Website registration form
- Order form
- Discount Coupon Games
We use the information thus collected for the following purposes:
- Order tracking
- Information / Promotional offers
How we protect your data
The personal information we collect is kept in a secure environment. People working for us are required to respect the confidentiality of your information.
To ensure the security of your personal information, we use the following measures:
- SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol
- Access management – authorized person
- Access management – person concerned
- Network monitoring software
- Computer backup
- Login password
We are committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your transactions. However, since no mechanism offers maximum security, there is always some risk involved when using the Internet to transmit personal information.
Procedures implemented in the event of a data breach
In the event of a data leak, you will be immediately notified by email. In addition, we will do everything we can to find the reasons for the leak and stop it as quickly as possible.
Third-party services that send us data
Automated marketing and / or profiling operations carried out using personal data
If you visit certain pages and products on this website, your browser may store a cookie for up to one year so that we can serve relevant advertising through the Google AdWords network. Reminder or order recall operations can be carried out using your email address, first and last names.