privacy-policy

PWG understands how important the privacy of personal information is to our users. We understand that your privacy matters and we respect the confidentiality of information relating to our readers, as well as the laws governing the privacy of medical information in Nigeria. Therefore, we have put in place technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect the Personal Information that we collect.

We urge you to read this Privacy Policy carefully to stay informed with where and how we collect and use your data, as well as how our advertisers and other service providers deal with your personal data.

Please be aware that by continuing to use PWG, you consent to our usage of the methods described here.

This summary of our privacy policy is intended to give you an overview of:

  • The type of information we collect about you
  • What we use your information for
  • How and with whom we may share your  information with
  • Your choices
  • How to contact us with questions or concerns

THE TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may collect “Personal Information” about you – “Personal Information” means information that we can use to identify or contact you, such as your name, address, health information and telephone number or email address in the following ways:

  • When you sign-up for newsletters from PWG
  • When you send us an inquiry with your E-mail

We may collect “Non-Personal Information” – information that cannot be used by us to identify you – via Cookies, Web Beacons, and from external sources, even if you have not registered with or provided any Personal Information to PWG.

WHAT WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR

We use the information we collect about you to:

  • Manage your account with us,
  • Grant you access to our stream of services,
  • Respond to your questions,
  • Obtain your comments concerning our services,
  • Send you germane informational materials, including news, announcements and reminders.
  • We may combine Personal and Non-Personal Information collected by PWG about you, and may combine this information with information from external sources. Third parties may also use Non-Personal Information in order to display advertising that reflects the interests and preferences of our user community.

Please note that you are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personal Information submitted as inaccurate information will affect your experience when using the PWG Web Site and our ability to contact you as described in this Privacy Policy.

HOW AND WITH WHOM WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH

  • PWG will not disclose any Personal Information about you unless specifically agreed to by you or:-In compliance with legal requirements, such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order;To our -vendors and suppliers in the course of their provision of products or services to PWG;
  • We will not make your Personal Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.
  • Sending you E-mails and Newsletter- At registration and at various times as you use the PWG Web Site, you will be given the option of providing us with Personal Information in order to receive recurring informational/promotional newsletters – such as a newsletter relating to a specific health condition – via email from PWG and/or directly from third parties. If you sign up for one of our newsletters on a third party site the site will provide us with your Personal Information such as your email address and we may use that information as described in this Privacy Policy as though you had provided it directly to PWG.

Our use of online tracking technologies

Cookies and Beacons

We collect Non-Personal Information about your use of the PWG website through the use of Cookies and Web Beacons. Every computer that accesses the PWG website is assigned a different Cookie by PWG.

Sponsors or advertisers on the PWG website may use their own Cookies, Web Beacons or other online tracking technologies in the banner advertisements and sponsored links and on the pages (“Brand Pages”) on the PWG website that consist solely of advertisements or other content from our advertisers. This advertiser content may also be served in emails, special promotions or newsletters we send you. Their advertisements may be displayed on the website or on other sites that you visit after you visit the PWG Website. Some advertisers use companies other than PWG to serve their ads and to monitor users’ responses to ads, and these ad servers may also collect Non-Personal Information through the use of Cookies or Web Beacons on the PWG Website.

While we generally permit the use of these third party cookies on the assumption that they comply with our Advertising Policy and we assist our advertisers with the placement of cookies or beacons on Brand Pages, we do not control how third parties use Cookies or Web Beacons or how they manage the Non-Personal Information they gather through the use of these technologies on the PWG Website and we may be unable to verify compliance with our Advertising Policy.

Third-party advertising

We use Google and other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit PWG. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number), about your visits to PWG and other websites. In addition, they may collect information about how you interact with content on these sites.

They do this in order to provide advertisements on PWG and other websites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to gather anonymous data about our readers and how they use PWG. The information collected cannot be used by us to identify an individual reader.

We use this information to help us draw inference of how our readers relate with PWG, and also draw statistics on the number of visitors that visits PWG, the devices they use and the articles/news stories that appeals to them the most.

YOUR CHOICES

  • You can choose to discontinue receiving further newsletters  from PWG at any time
  • You can decide not to register for any newsletter or register as a member if you do not want PWG to use your information.
  • You can reject our cookies but when you do some of the functions of PWG may not work properly.
  • You can opt out of Cookies for ad servers by visiting Network Advertising Initiative gateway opt-out site.

Disclosing your information to Third Party Web Sites

Certain content, services and advertisements offered to you through the PWG web site are served on, or contain links to, web sites hosted and operated by a company other than PWG (“Third Party Web Sites”). PWG does not disclose your Personal Information to these Third Party Web Sites without your consent, but you should be aware that any information you disclose to the other web sites once you access these other web sites is not subject to this Privacy Policy. PWG does not endorse and is not responsible for the privacy practices of these Third Party Web Sites. You should review the privacy policy posted on the other web site to understand how that Third Party Web Site collects and uses your Personal Information. PWG makes an effort to make it obvious to you when you leave our website and enter a Third Party Web Site, either by requiring you to click on a link or by notifying you on the site before you visit the third party site.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy or any of our services at any time and any changes will be effective upon being posted unless we advise otherwise. If we make any material changes to this policy we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified when you register) and/or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this website for the latest information on our privacy practices.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please feel free to send us a mail: info@pwg.org.ng

Last updated: 21/10/2016