This privacy statement was last updated on August 31, 2021 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area.

In this privacy statement, we explain what we do with the data we obtain about you via https://www.africaprepay.com. We recommend you carefully read this statement. In our processing we comply with the requirements of privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  • we aim to limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data required for legitimate purposes;
  • we first request your explicit consent to process your personal data in cases requiring your consent;
  • we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to access your personal data or have it corrected or deleted, at your request.

If you have any questions, or want to know exactly what data we keep of you, please contact us.

1. Purpose, data and retention period

We may collect or receive personal information for a number of purposes connected with our business operations which may include the following: (click to expand)

2. Sharing with other parties

We only share or disclose this data to processors for the following purposes:

Processors

Name: Easypay
Country: Uganda
Purpose: Process Payments

Name: Flutterwave
Country: Kenya
Purpose: Payment Gateway

3. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy

4. Statistics

We keep track of anonymised statistics to gain insight into how often and in what way visitors use our website.The inclusion of full IP addresses is blocked by us.

5. Security

We are committed to the security of personal data. We take appropriate security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. This ensures that only the necessary persons have access to your data, that access to the data is protected, and that our security measures are regularly reviewed.

The security measures we use consist of:

  • Username and Password
  • TLS / SSL
  • DKIM, SPF en DMARC
  • Security software
  • HTTP Strict Transport Security
  • STARTTLS and DANE
  • WPA2 Enterprise

6. Third-party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites connected by links on our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend you read the privacy statements of these websites prior to making use of these websites.

7. Amendments to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make amendments to this privacy statement. It is recommended that you consult this privacy statement regularly in order to be aware of any changes. In addition, we will actively inform you wherever possible.

8. Accessing and modifying your data

If you have any questions or want to know which personal data we have about you, please contact us. You can contact us by using the information below. You have the following rights:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

Please make sure to always clearly state who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not modify or delete any data of the wrong person.

9. Submitting a complaint

If you are not satisfied with the way in which we handle (a complaint about) the processing of your personal data, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority.

10. Contact details

Africa Prepay LLC
PO BOX 440005
Jacksonville Florida
United States
Website: https://www.africaprepay.com
Email: info@africaprepay.com
Phone number: +1914 662 9553

We have appointed a representative within the EU. If you have any questions or requests with respect to this privacy statement or for our representative, you may contact Pedro Romero, via Pedro.Romero@africaprepay.com, or by telephone on +36203653798.

Annex

Scope and Consent

You accept this Privacy Policy when you sign up for, access, or use our products, services, content, features, technologies or functions offered on our website, mobile platforms, and all related sites, applications, and services (collectively “Africa Prepay Transfer Services”). This Privacy Policy is intended to govern the use of Africa Prepay Transfer Services by our users. We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a revised version on our website, mobile platforms, related sites, and applications. The revised version will be effective as of the published effective date. In addition, if the revised version includes a substantial change, we will provide you with a 7 days’ prior notice, via email or any form of prior contact information in our possession, and also by posting the notice of the change on the “Policy Updates” page of our website, mobile platforms, related sites, and applications. After this 7-day notice period, you will be considered as having expressly consented to all amendments to this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Personal Information

We collect the following types of personal information in order to provide you with the use of Africa Prepay Transfer Services, and to help us personalize and improve your experience.

Information we collect automatically

When you use Africa Prepay Transfer Services, we collect information sent to us by your computer, mobile phone or other access device. The information sent to us includes, but is not limited to, the following: data about the pages you access, computer IP address, device ID or unique identifier, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, mobile network information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, referral URL, ad data, and standard web log data and other information.

Information you provide to us

We may collect and store any information you provide us when you use Africa Prepay Transfer Services, including when you add information on our website, mobile platform, add or update your account information, or dispute resolutions, or when you otherwise correspond with us regarding Africa Prepay Transfer Services. When you use Africa Prepay Transfer Services, we also collect information about your transactions and your activities. In addition, if you open a Africa Prepay Transfer account or use Africa Prepay Transfer Services, we may collect the following types of information:
  • Contact information, such as your name, address, phone, email and other similar information.
  • Financial information, such as the full bank account numbers and/or credit card numbers that you save to your Africa Prepay Transfer account or give us when you use Africa Prepay Transfer Services.
  • Detailed personal information such as your date of birth or national ID number or any other recognized national government ID.
We may also collect information from or about you from other sources, such as through your contact with us, including our customer support team, your results when you respond to a survey, your interactions with related Africa Prepay Transfer Services or other companies (subject to their privacy policies and applicable law), and from other accounts we have reason to believe you control (whether in part or in whole). Additionally, for quality and training purposes or for its own protection, Africa Prepay may monitor or record its telephone conversations with you or anyone acting on your behalf. By communicating with Africa Prepay, you acknowledge that your communication may be overheard, monitored, or recorded without further notice or warning.

Information from other sources

We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as credit bureaus and identity verification services. You may choose to provide us with access to certain personal information stored by third parties such as social media sites (e.g., Facebook and Twitter). The information we may receive varies by site and is controlled by that site. By associating an account managed by a third party with your Africa Prepay account and authorizing Africa Prepay to have access to this information, you agree that Africa Prepay may collect, store and use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Authentication and Fraud Detection

In order to help protect you from fraud and misuse of your personal information, we may collect information about you and your interactions with Africa Prepay Transfer Services. We may also evaluate your computer, mobile phone or other access device to identify any malicious software or activity.

Using Your Mobile Device

We may offer you the ability to connect with Africa Prepay Transfer Services using a mobile device, either through a mobile application or via a mobile optimized website. The provisions of this Privacy Policy apply to all such mobile access and use of mobile devices. When you download or use our mobile applications, or access one of our mobile optimized sites, we may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide you with location-based Africa Prepay Transfer services. Most mobile devices allow you to control or disable location services in the device’s setting’s menu. If you have questions about how to disable your device’s location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service carrier or the manufacture of your particular device.

How We Use the Personal Information We Collect

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a secure, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. We may use your personal information to:
  • provide Africa Prepay Transfer Services and customer support;
  • process transactions and send notices about your transactions;
  • verify your identity, including during account creation and password reset processes;
  • resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
  • manage risk, or to detect, prevent, and/or remediate fraud or other potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
  • detect, prevent or remediate violations of policies or applicable user agreements;
  • improve the Africa Prepay Transfer Services by customizing your user experience;
  • measure the performance of the Africa Prepay Transfer Services and improve their content and layout;
  • manage and protect our information technology infrastructure;
  • provide targeted marketing and advertising, provide service update notices, and deliver promotional offers based on your communication preferences;
  • contact you at any telephone number, by placing a voice call or through text (SMS) or email messaging, as authorized by our User Agreement;
  • perform creditworthiness and solvency checks, compare information for accuracy and verify it with third parties.
We may contact you via electronic means or postal mail to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, or as otherwise necessary to service your account. Additionally, we may contact you to offer coupons, discounts and promotions, and inform you about Africa Prepay Transfer Services and the services of our corporate family. Finally, we may contact you as necessary to enforce our policies, applicable law, or any agreement we may have with you. Where applicable and permitted by law, you may decline to receive certain communications. We do not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent.

Marketing

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your personal information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize Africa Prepay Transfer Services, content, and advertising.

How We Use Cookies and Similar Technologies

When you access our website, mobile platform, applications or use Africa Prepay Transfer Services, we (including companies we work with) may place small data files on your computer or other device. These data files may be cookies, pixel tags, e-tags, “Flash cookies,” or other local storage provided by your browser or associated applications (collectively “Cookies”). We use these technologies to recognize you as a customer; customize Africa Prepay Transfer Services, content, and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness; help ensure that your account security is not compromised; mitigate risk and prevent fraud; and to promote trust and safety across our websites, mobile platform, applications and Africa Prepay Transfer Services. You are free to decline our Cookies if your browser or browser add-on permits, unless our Cookies are required to prevent fraud or ensure the security of websites we control. However, declining our Cookies may interfere with your use of our website, mobile platform, applications and Africa Prepay Transfer Services.

How We Protect and Store Personal Information

Throughout this Africa Prepay Privacy Policy, we use the term “personal information” to describe information that can be associated with a specific person and can be used to identify that person. We do not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous so that it does not identify a specific user.

How You Can Access or Change Your Personal Information

You can review your personal information at any time by logging in to your account and reviewing your account settings and profile. You can also close your account through the Africa Prepay website. If you close your Africa Prepay account, we will mark your account in our database as “Closed,” but may retain personal information from your account for a certain period of time and disclose it in a manner consistent with our practices under this Privacy Policy for accounts that are not closed. We also may retain personal information from your account to collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, prevent fraud, enforce our User Agreement, or take other actions as required or permitted by law.