Privacy Policy

We know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy for the yaplyapp.com and yaply.com.ng web site (the “Site”) and Android/iPhone/iPad application (the “App”) collectively referred herein as “Yaply”. Accepting this policy implies you have also read and agreed to our Terms of service and any other terms included by reference.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact us at: admin@yaplyapp.com.

This privacy policy covers only information that is collected through the Site and the App and does not cover websites to which we link.

Summary of Key Points

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our Site to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about your preferences that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

In general, our collection and use of information is as follows:

Yaply will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy.

Yaply automatically receives and records information on our server logs from the App and your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.

Yaply uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address may be stored in Yaply’s user registration databases when you register with Yaply. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes, and/or delivering unique functionality to our service.

You grant Yaply all rights necessary to feature the materials that you submit, as well as your name, logos, photos, screenshots and video captures, for distribution, marketing and promotional purposes, worldwide and royalty-free, in all formats and media. You also represent that you have the right to grant this permission.

Information We Collect About Anonymous Visitors

We automatically track certain information based upon your behavior on the Site and the App. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community.

Log Files

Like many Web sites and Apps, we automatically gather certain information about our Site traffic and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Site and the App, to track users’ movements around the Site and the App and to gather demographic information about our user base.

We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information.

Cookies

Before you start to use Yaply, we would like to inform you that we use cookies for different purposes on the web so that you can decide if you want the same installed in your device or not.

In the event you continue using the website or App, Yaply will infer that you have read and accepted our cookie policy outlined here .

Advertising

The Site and the App may include advertising provided by third party advertising services providers. These providers and their partners may use cookies, beacons and other technologies in connection with targeting, serving and measuring the performance of their advertising, including for purposes of targeting advertisements based on a user’s browsing behavior.

Information We Collect To Respond To Your Choices and Requests

Registration

In order to use features of this Site, you must first subscribe to the Yaply service. During registration you are required to give truthful contact information (such as name and email address, phone number, date of birth) in accordance with our terms of use.

Surveys or Contests

We may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our Site or App. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address) and demographic information.

We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor Site traffic, or to personalize the Site and the App (in the case of anonymous information collected in surveys) and to send participants an email newsletter.

Communication from Us or the Site and the App

Special Offers and Updates

We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, and promotions. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out.”

Newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.

Service-Related Announcements

We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our Site is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

Customer Service

Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. You may contact customer service at admin@yaplyapp.com

ID and Address Verification

We use a third party to verify your identity and address for shipping purposes.

Conditions Under Which We Share Information

Aggregate Information (Non-Personally Identifiable)

We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers. This information does not identify individual users.

We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.

Personally Identifiable Information

Except as discussed below, we do not share Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties.

Legal Disclaimer

We will use and disclose information where we, in good faith, believe that the law or legal process (such as a court order, search warrant or subpoena) requires us to do so or in other circumstances when necessary either to protect the rights or property of Company, our users, and third parties.

Transfer as a Corporate Asset

In the event of a merger, sale of capital stock or assets, reorganization, consolidation or similar transaction involving Yaply, the information we possess (including personally identifiable information) shall be transferred as a corporate asset to the acquiring entity, provided that such entity will continue to handle such information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Choice/Opt-out

We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt- out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at admin@yaplyapp.com.

Links to Other Sites

The Site and the App contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Yaply. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy policies of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and the App and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy policy applies only to information collected by the Site and the App.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire to use the Site and the App or the Yaply service, you may correct or update your information, or deactivate your account, by making the change on our member information page. Note that deactivating your account does not cause your account information to be deleted from our servers. You can request such deletion by emailing our Customer Support at admin@yaplyapp.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site or App, you can email us at admin@yaplyapp.com.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post changes to this privacy policy and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make changes that materially affect our uses or disclosures of personally identifiable information that we have previously collected, we will notify you to seek your consent.

Transfer to the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. or Other Countries

Yaply is established in and uses facilities in the Federal republic of Nigeria. Your information will be stored and processed in the Federal republic of Nigeria or other countries where Yaply has facilities. By using the Site and the App, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country, even if your country has more rigorous data protection standards.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at admin@yaplyapp.com

Effective Date: 1st December, 2016