EthiopianStories.com values the privacy of every individual’s personal information.
We are committed to protecting the information that we collect from the website's users and we want everyone that comes to this website to enjoy accessing the contents that we produce.
Protecting your privacy and your personal information is an important aspect of the way we create, organise and display the various contents on this website.
Collecting personal information
You can access this website without disclosing your personal information. We only record your email address and/or contact details if you send us a message via this website.
The personal information we collect includes:
|the content of any electronic forms you submit via this website;|
|information submitted if you take part in an online survey; and
any messages or comments you submit to email addresses displayed on this website, which may include personal information such as name, email address and telephone number.
The information is collected for the purposes of responding to the matters raised in your message and to help inform this website's users about the issues raised without disclosing your personal information.
Statistical data is collected to assist in making the site more usable. We do this using software techniques such as clickstream data, cookies and web beacons.
Using and disclosing information
We will only use and disclose personal information for:
|the primary purpose for which it was collected;
|purposes related to that primary purpose and which are within the reasonable expectations of users; and|
|other purposes to which you have consented;|
Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required.
Website usage measurement
This website uses Google Analytics to track and measure visitation numbers using clickstream data, cookies and web beacons. For more information visit, www.google.com/privacy.html.
This website uses visitor logs to measure visitation numbers and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
|your server address|
|your top-level domain name|
|the date and time of your visit to the site|
|the pages accessed and documents downloaded|
|the previous site visited|
|the type of browser used|
Clickstream data refers to visitor logs and statistics that provide useful information about users’ online experience without identifying individuals. Typical clickstream data collected includes: A visitor’s computer address (i.e. Internet Protocol (IP) address) and relevant domains, times and dates of site visits, pages accessed (including most visited and least visited) and files downloaded Browsers and operating systems used by visitors This website uses clickstream data purely for statistical purposes without identifying individual users.
A web beacon is a technology that records web page usage statistics. This website uses web beacons to collect clickstream data, but does not use beacons to identify individual users. No personal information is provided, used or accessed by these measurement methods.
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