Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Afrinolly Short Film Competition collects, stores, protects, and uses personal data of its users. It ensures compliance with international data protection regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

As part of participating in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition, we may collect personal information from you which may include, but is not limited to:

  1. Name
  2. Email address
  3. Phone number
  4. Address
  5. Date of birth
  6. Gender

We collect this information to provide and improve our services to you and to comply with legal obligations. Your personal data will be used for the following purposes:

  1. To communicate with you during the competition
  2. To assess and process your entries into the competition
  3. To notify you of updates and announcements related to the competition
  4. To analyze and improve our services
  5. To comply with applicable laws and regulations

We do not sell, rent, or lease your personal data to third parties. However, your personal data may be shared with trusted parties who assist us in the operation of our website and services, subject to confidentiality agreements. We may also disclose your personal data if required by law or if we believe it is necessary to protect our rights, investigate fraud, or ensure the security of our users.

Retention and Security of Personal Data

We will retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law. We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. These measures include:

  1. Regular security risk assessments
  2. Encryption of personal data during transmission
  3. Stored data on secure servers with access restricted to authorized personnel

However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, so we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Users’ Rights

You have certain rights concerning your personal data. You may exercise these rights by contacting us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. Your rights include:

  1. Access: You have the right to access the personal data we hold about you.
  2. Correction: You have the right to request correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  3. Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data, subject to applicable legal obligations.
  4. Objection to Processing: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain situations.

Third-Party Data Sharing

We use Google Analytics to collect traffic data in order to enhance and improve our services. This data may include your IP address, browser type, pages visited, and time spent on our website. Google Analytics anonymizes all personal information, in compliance with GDPR and other applicable regulations.

We may also use third-party service providers to assist us in various aspects of our operations. These providers have access to personal data for the sole purpose of performing their services on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or revise this Privacy Policy at any time. We will post the updated version on our website with a revised effective date. It is recommended to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or your personal data, please Contact Us at:

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