Privacy Policy

MyAfroHub is a social network. It also an online platform for the celebration of Natural African Hair. By being these two things interactions on the website connects professionals in the natural hair care space and the beauty industry with potential clients.

Our mission is to connect Black Africans and lovers of Black African Culture the world over through the celebration of those beautiful things which are uniquely African; to foster industry and financial growth by connecting professionals in this space with the individuals who value and desire the particular services they provide.

Our registered users (“Members”) share their personal identities, engage with their network, exchange knowledge, opinions and insights, post and view relevant content, and find businesses and professionals who possess the potential to effectively meet their needs, and then share their experience of the services delivered with their network both on and off the MyAfroHub website. Some of the Content on MyAfroHub is also visible to guest viewers (“Visitors”) – this includes videos and listings on the marketplace. We believe that this platform will enable our Members to efficiently share and receive relevant information about caring for and grooming their Natural African Hair. The operational principle behind MyAfroHub is to focus on our Members first.

Maintaining your trust is our top priority thus we protect your personal information using industry-standard safeguards. We may share your information with your consent or as required by law, and we will always let you know when we make significant changes to this Privacy Policy which adheres to the following principles:

  • We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties:
    1. with your consent;
    2. where it is necessary to carry out your instructions;
    3. as reasonably necessary in order to provide our features and functionality to you;
    4. when we reasonably believe it is required by law, subpoena or other legal process; or
    5. as necessary to enforce our User Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of MyAfroHub, our Members and Visitors, and the public.
  • We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.

Information Collection and Use

Basic Account Information

When you create or reconfigure an account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, email address, or phone number. Your name and username are listed publicly, including on your profile page and in search results, and you can use either your real name or a pseudonym. Some aspects of the MyAfroHub platform, such as searching and viewing listings on the marketplace, do not require registration.

Contact Information

We may use your contact information to send you information about our services, notifications on activity on the platform, to market to you, to help prevent spam, fraud, or abuse, and to help others find your account, including through third-party services and client applications. You may use your settings for notifications to control what email notifications you receive from the MyAfroHub platform. You may also unsubscribe from a notification by simply selecting “No” within the Notifications section of your Privacy Settings dashboard on the website. Your privacy settings control how others find and interact with user profile and content on the MyAfroHub website.

Security

We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on our Services is password-protected, and data such as credit card information is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Services. We also offer secure https access to the MyAfroHub.com website. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that chats, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.

Cookies

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information you have provided to them or they have collected from your use of their services.

“A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play an important role. Without them, using the web would be a much more frustrating experience.” – This is Google’s description of Cookies.

myAfroHub.com serves Google Advertising Cookies which enables Google ad service serve you with useful and relevant adverts through our website. To find out more about how Google uses cookies, please take a look at their policy page.

You may also find out more about how Facebook uses cookies by reading their policies.

Cookies on myAfroHub.com serve to improve your experience, increase security, measure use and effectiveness of our platform, and serve useful advertising. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools; including the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

By visiting myAfroHub.com you consent to the placement of cookies and beacons in your browser and HTML-based emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, and if we make material changes to it, we will provide notice through the platform, or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use the website. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use the website after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

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