PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy ("policy") will help you understand how CIAFE ("us", "we", "our") uses and protects the data you provide to us when you visit and use ciafe.org ("website", "service").

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

What User Data We Collect

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

  • Your IP address.

  • Your contact information and email address.

  • Other information such as interests and preferences.

  • Data profile regarding your online behavior on our website.      

How We Collect Your Data

When you visit the website, we may collect your data when you:

  • Sign up for our newsletters

  • Register for our events

  • Apply for our membership

  • Use of cookies are accessible

Why We Collect Your Data

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

  • To better understand your needs.

  • To improve our services and products.

  • To send you promotional emails containing the information we think you will find interesting.

  • To contact you to fill out surveys and participate in other types of market research.

  • To customise our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

CIAFE is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. CIAFE has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorised access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

Our Cookie Policy

Once you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior (analyse web traffic, web pages you spend the most time on, and websites you visit). The data we collect by using cookies is used to customise our website to your needs. After we use the data for statistical analysis, the data is completely removed from our systems.

 

Please note that cookies don't allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you. If you want to disable cookies, you can do it by accessing the settings of your internet browser. (Provide links for cookie settings for major internet browsers).

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links that may lead to other websites. If you click on these links CIAFE is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data

At some point, you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can achieve this by doing the following:

  • When you are filling out the forms on the website, make sure to check if there is a box that you can leave unchecked, if you don't want to disclose your personal information.

  • If you have already agreed to share your information with us, feel free to contact us via email and we will be more than happy to change this for you.

  • CIAFE will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this privacy policy.

 

How to Contact Us

To make a complaint, or ask a question, contact us at:

Council for International African Fashion Education (CIAFE)

5 Roman Road, Off Borstal Avenue

Roman Ridge,

Accra, Ghana

Email: info@ciafe.org

Updates to the Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. We will place updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 23rd May 2022.