Privacy Policy

This User Agreement and Privacy Policy governs each website, mobile site, application, and/or other service, regardless of how distributed, transmitted, published, or broadcast (each, a “Service”) provided by The Business Aim, its parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliates (“we,” “us,” or “our”) that links to this User Agreement and Privacy Policy, which is binding on all those who access, visit and/or use the Service, whether acting as an individual or on behalf of an entity, including you and all persons, entities, or digital engines of any kind that harvest, crawl, index, scrape, spider, or mine digital content by an automated or manual process or otherwise (collectively, “you” or “your”).

We highly value your privacy and make this policy easily available throughout our site to assist you in understanding the handling of information in the course of using this site by being very transparent. This website, our services and sites directing you to this Privacy Policy are controlled by Thebusinessaim. (Jointly we or us).

Our Privacy Policy defines:

  • What information we gather and reasons why we do.
  • How the information is being used.
  • The options we recommend, as well as how to access and update information.

If there be any questions as regards to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: info@thebusinessaim.com.ng.

Information we gather

We gather information so as to provide improved services to our users, readers and enhance our business.

Information is collected in two ways:

  • Information given to us or information offered through a social network. For example, there are some of our services that require you to sign up for an account, link an account through a social network. We work with social networks including, but not limited to Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The information you provided  by you directly and information through those social networking services based on your privacy settings on those networks, we have access to.
  • Information we get from your use of our services. We may gather information about the services that you use and how you use them, like when you surf different parts of our site or applications and what selections you make on the services. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as:
    • Device information We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access the site).
    • Log information When you use our services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This information may include:
      • details of how you used our service, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
      • mobile related information if you access our website using your mobile device.
      • internet protocol address.
      • device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
      • cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, mobile device, or your account.
      • Browser type, operating system, and other technical information.

How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve our services, to develop new services and offerings and to protect our us and our users. We also use this information to offer you tailored content like giving you more relevant search results and ads.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication as well as the other information in this Privacy Policy to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We use aggregated and demographic information to support our advertising needs so we can continue to provide many services for free. Your personally identifiable information is never disclosed to these parties, unless you consent.

We or our advertising networks may also use cookie, tag, beacon, or other similar technology to serve you relevant advertisements and alert you to our content, even on other sites and services. This technology can also be used to collect and analyze aggregated information about our users.

Please also take into account that comments sections, forums, and other similar areas of our services are public. Any information posted in those areas is viewable and usable by anyone that has access.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.

Choice

If we present you with any mailings or other communiqué, you have the option of opting out of that communication.

Your browsers maybe set to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, its essential you remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

You have the right to remove your personal information from our databases. To do this, please delete your account. If you have any problems or questions, please let us know by contacting us here support@thebusinessaim.com.ng and we will assist you with the process of deleting your account. We will not process any deletion requests via email, for security purposes. Deleting your TBA account personally allows us to verify your identity.

Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, outside organizations and individuals unless you consent to it.

Information security

We follow industry standards and work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold however, please be aware that no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore as is the case with any organization – we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information in your account. If that information is wrong, we make every effort to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

Third-Party Sites

Third-party advertising companies may be used to serve ads and collect information when you visit this website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that interests you. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these services offered to you. Thus we do not control the privacy policies and your privacy settings on third-party sites, including social networks.

Enforcement

On regular basis we review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. And if we receive formal written complaints, we follow up by contacting the person or user who made the complaint.

Our Services are Located in Nigeria

Our website and related services are hosted in Nigeria. Perhaps you are outside of Nigeria, your information will be processed and stored in Nigeria and you are accepting to such processing and storage.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when           we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.

Changes

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are noteworthy, we will make available a more outstanding notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).

This Privacy Policy was last updated on Dec 22, 2013