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Control of the Website
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Access Restrictions
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Privacy
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Feedback Information
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Removal of Sites
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Violations of Terms of Use
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Miscellaneous
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Privacy Policy
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What personally identifiable information is collected?
We do not currently require users to provide any personally identifying information (name, email address, street address, etc.) to use the afritopic.com service. In the future, we may require such information in exchange for providing additional services, such as but not limited to: delivery of physical products, entrance into a sweepstakes, or the privilege of posting on message boards. If you send correspondence to us, we may store a copy (which means that we will have your email address and name).

What are cookies and how are they used on afritopic.com?
A "cookie" is a small piece of data that is sent from a web site such as afritopic.com to your computer where it is stored on your hard drive. When you access that web site in the future, your browser sends that cookie back to the web site, which allows the site to recognize you as someone it has seen before.

afritopic.com makes use of cookies so that it can provide you with personalized services such as My Articles. We may also use cookies to help us monitor your use of afritopic.com for the purpose of generating aggregated statistics and targeted advertising and content on our site in order to increase its usefulness to you.

Please be aware that our advertisers and service providers may use cookies of their own which we do not control (more information is given below).

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How are IP addresses used?
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The afritopic.com site records the IP addresses of people using the site. This information may be used for monitoring the use of the site or reporting aggregated statistics. This information may also be used when we feel it is necessary to protect our site, enforce our Terms of Use, or enforce the law.

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Afritopic does not provide personally identifying information (e.g. your name, email address, etc.) that we collect from you (for example from feedback which you email to us or your subscription to our mailing lists) to third parties unless it is with your explicit consent (generally for the purpose of providing an additional contracted or co-branded service) or if we believe in good faith that it is necessary for the enforcement of the law or our Terms of Use agreement. We do not rent or sell your personal information.

We may provide aggregated statistics about the users of afritopic.com to third parties.

Security Information
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