Privacy Policy

Last updated: 15 February 2022

The African Food Changemakers Hub takes online privacy very seriously. In this Privacy Policy we explain our privacy practices with the aim to assist you in making well-informed decisions. By using the African Food Changemakers Hub, you acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions shall apply, in connection with the processing of any personal or third-party data you may make available through the African Food Changemakers Hub. This privacy policy applies to all African Food Changemakers content that is the “” domain name.

When using the African Food Changemakers Hub, you may entrust African Food Changemakers with your information, including your Registration Data, Personal Data and Contact Data. Personal data will only be used for the purpose(s) specified in these Terms and Conditions. Should African Food Changemakers use or process your Data for any other purposes, African Food Changemakers will inform you beforehand and request your consent.

Providing these information is not required. However, in some cases, failure to provide certain information may prevent you from accessing certain data, links or documents, and/or may affect the availability or correct functioning of a particular feature or service associated with the African Food Changemakers Hub.

African Food Changemakers collects information when a user uploads data, publications and information, fills forms or surveys, subscribes for our email newsletters and press releases, seeks additional information regarding our services, databases, or register for our members’ network.

We also make use of information gotten from your browser known as “Log Data”. This may include information such as: your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visited, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. African Food Changemakers makes use of third party services to collect, monitor and analyse this data.

We collect the following personal information through our interactions with online users and stakeholders (through the traditional medium):

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Contact phone number
  • Business information
  • Countries of operation
  • Images of businesses, products and farms
  • Company’s social media handles
  • And other information peculiar to components, information and research articles undertaken by African Food Changemakers

Data provided by you is used to:

  • Provide continuous improvement in the website to serve you better
  • tailor the website for you so that content that would be beneficial to you can be sourced for and provided here
  • Keep track of the growth of our website
  • Emails are used to keep you updated on information and newsletters you otherwise would have missed out on

We do not intentionally collect or retrieve any personal sensitive information. We explicitly ask that you do not share with us such sensitive personal information. The information you are asked to provide is used for customer documentation and administration of the site only and is not shared with third parties.

Throughout the African Food Changemakers Website, you will find links to third-party websites. Please note that African Food Changemakers is not responsible for the privacy policies or content on third-party sites and third-party usage. Various sections of the African Food Changemakers Hub enables you to upload information accessible by others. You should be aware that when you use these services, your data may be collected by other users.

African Food Changemakers does not take responsibility for third-party use of information and data retrieved from the African Food Changemakers Hub. Hence, we advise that you go through the Privacy Policy of these third party websites before giving your information to them.

Our digital infrastructure is secured with SSL security protocols that ensures end-to-end encryption between data input interface and our receiving servers. Information lost or stolen in-between data transmission is out of our control and we take no responsibility for data lost or stolen to such malicious or unintentional activity.

African Food Changemakers has in place, appropriate technological and operational security processes (through third-party service providers) that are designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee with access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality.

African Food Changemakers complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. African Food Changemakers may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction.

Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a violation of any restrictions on the use of materials provided on or through the Site or our offline data collection mechanisms, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.

The African Food Changemakers website makes use of cookies. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your hardware through your web browser. Cookies are useful in storing bits of information about your interaction with this website. Cookies are created on your first visit and checked on each visit to the website.
You retain the rights to choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is sent to you. You can also decide to turn off all cookies. Look through your browser’s help menu for steps on how to go about it. However, you will be unable to access several aspects of this Hub if you turn off your cookies.

African Food Changemakers makes use of these cookies to:
  • Identify you on the website
  • Gather information such as: site preferences, location, browser type, etc. This information collected is then used to further enhance your experience of this website
  • Collect data based on your past and current site activities to help make your next visit more personalized

Note: Cookies do not have access to personal information that have not already been provided by you.

At any time, you can delete, review, correct or update your Contact, Registration and Personal Data by accessing your Personal Account. Residual data may remain within The African Food Changemakers Hub database, which may or may not contain Personal Data you have provided.

African Food Changemakers’s data system retains information collected using verified third-party data storage services. In this case, the information stored in these infrastructures is protected via the policies of the third-party company. African Food Changemakers retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.

African Food Changemakers does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any data, information or other material provided by any user through the African Food Changemakers Hub. African Food Changemakers explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content of such data, information and materials provided or processed through The African Food Changemakers Hub.

African Food Changemakers reserves the right at any time, and from time, to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the African Food Changemakers Hub, including any means of accessing or utilizing them, at its sole discretion with or without prior notice to you. African Food Changemakers may at its sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to you, terminate your access to any of its components of the African Food Changemakers Hub, including to any means of accessing or utilizing them.

The content on the African Food Changemakers Hub does not imply any endorsement, accreditation or recommendation by African Food Changemakers and Sahel.

The designations employed in the African Food Changemakers Hub do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of African Food Changemakers concerning the legal status of any country, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Hyperlinks to non-African Food Changemakers-websites available on the African Food Changemakers Hub does not imply any official endorsement of/or responsibility on the part of African Food Changemakers for the opinions, ideas, data, products or activities presented at these locations, nor guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to non-African Food Changemakers sites is to indicate further information available on related topics. The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the platform assume responsibility for assessing its relevance, accuracy and suitability for application.

You may not publicly represent or imply that African Food Changemakers is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Hub Data.

The official emblem or logo of African Food Changemakers, shall not, under any circumstances, be used without African Food Changemakers’s prior written consent, nor represent or imply an association or affiliation with African Food Changemakers.

African Food Changemakers may update the Privacy Policy at any time. If we make any significant change, we will provide notice on this website before or immediately after the change becomes effective. You are encouraged to regularly review this page for the latest information regarding our privacy policy. If you wish to continue to make use of our Services after the changes come into effect, you automatically agree to the revised policy.

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