Welcome to our Privacy Policy
Your privacy is critically important to us.
Africa Opportunity Platform (AOP) is located at:

Africa Opportunity Platform
89 Rue Des Ecoles, 91650 Breuillet, France

It is Africa Opportunity Platform’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website or platform. This Privacy Policy applies to https://africaopp.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://africaopp.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website or platform. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website or platform, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website or platform and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website or platform, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website or platform. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website or platform, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

– Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Africa Opportunity Platform collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Africa Opportunity Platform’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Africa Opportunity Platform’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Africa Opportunity Platform may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Africa Opportunity Platform also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://africaopp.com blog posts. Africa Opportunity Platform only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

– Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Africa Opportunity Platform’s website or platform choose to interact with Africa Opportunity Platform in ways that require Africa Opportunity Platform to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Africa Opportunity Platform gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who registered to become AOP memberson our platform at https://africaopp.com to provide their names, contact information, username, email address etc.

– Security

The security of your Personal Information 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 Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Legal Basis for The Processing

The processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of the Contractual Services or in order to take steps at your request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract (Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)).

For marketing activities, you have given AOP your explicit consent that you would like to receive our information (Article6 (1) (a) of the GDPR).

We also process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests to achieve the processing purposes under (Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR). In particular, this may apply for usage of cookies, logfiles and navigational content of the website and Platform.

Transfer of your personal data
For the processing purposes set out, we may transfer your personal data to the following recipients:

  • Other registered users on the AOP Online Platform
  • Document Storage Provider
  • Platform Hosting Provider
  • Payment and Invoicing Service Provider
  • Transactional E-Mailing Service Provider
  • Newsletter Service Providers
  • Customer Relationship Management Tool Service Provider
  • Website Hosting Provider
  • Web Analytics Tool Provider
  • Software developers

Some of the recipients listed above are located in or process personal data outside of your country. The level of data protection in another country may not be equivalent to that in your country. However, we only transfer your personal data where the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients provide an adequate level of data protection. We do this for example by entering in appropriate data transfer agreements based on Standard Contractual Clauses (2017/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC). Such agreements are accessible upon request from privacy@africaopp.com.

– Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Africa Opportunity Platform and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

– Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external 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 and terms and conditions 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, products or services.

– Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Africa Opportunity Platform discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Africa Opportunity Platform’s behalf or to provide services available at Africa Opportunity Platform’s website or platform, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Africa Opportunity Platform’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Africa Opportunity Platform will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Africa Opportunity Platform discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Africa Opportunity Platform believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Africa Opportunity Platform, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of https://africaopp.com and have supplied your email address, Africa Opportunity Platform may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Africa Opportunity Platform and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Africa Opportunity Platform takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

– Aggregated Statistics

Africa Opportunity Platform may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Africa Opportunity Platform may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Africa Opportunity Platform does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

– E-commerce

Those who engage in transactions with Africa Opportunity Platform – by purchasing Africa Opportunity Platform’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Africa Opportunity Platform collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Africa Opportunity Platform. Africa Opportunity Platform does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Africa Opportunity Platform may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Africa Opportunity Platform’s sole discretion. Africa Opportunity Platform encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

– Data Protection Notice

The protection of your personal data is ensured by adequate organizational and technical measures. We and the providers apply technical and organizational protection measures in order to safeguard your data, against manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorized access. Regardless of our efforts to provide for a high standard of care, it cannot be excluded that information which is provided by you to us via the internet may be accessed or used by other persons.

Please note that we do not assume any liability for the disclosure of information which is caused by errors in recourse of data transmission and/or unauthorized access by third parties (such as cyber-attacks).

In the course of an ongoing development, this Data Protection Notice will be amended on a regular basis. We recommend that you visit our website or Platform regularly in order to be informed about the newest version of this Data Protection Notice.