Privacy Policy

Welcome

We’re glad you chose to visit African Mining Market site! We care about your privacy and the information you share with us and want you to understand how we are using and protecting the information we collect about you. AFRICAN MINING MARKET is respectful of data privacy and adopts best practice in compliance with applicable privacy law and regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Who we are

Our website address is: https://africanminingmarket.com.

What information we Collect

AFRICAN MINING MARKET collects data about you that is limited to the kind of information that can be found on a typical business card: first name, last name, job title, employer/company name, work address, work email, and work phone number. In some cases, we may ask you to provide additional professional information such as the size of the company you work for, and industry type.

To enhance and/or update the information that you have provided to us, we may combine it with professional information or personal data that we collect from third party sources. The personal data that we refer to in this document is the personal and professional information you provide, as well as information that we obtain from third party sources, both of which we typically combine as one user record.

This site also collects and stores certain information automatically using cookies and similar technologies, including IP addresses, the region or general location of a computer or device accessing the internet, browser type, operating system, page view history, and other usage information. See our Cookie Policy below.

However, to the extent that any cookie can uniquely identify a computer, mobile device, or tablet (“Device”), or the person using that Device, and you are a EU resident, under the GDPR, this is personal data.  Therefore, this privacy policy shall apply to such personal data collected by AFRICAN MINING MARKET.

How we collect it

We may collect your personal data when you register to receive any of the products, content or services offered by AFRICAN MINING MARKET or its third-party sponsors (“sponsors”) such as publications, subscriptions, contests, newsletters, memberships, premium content, webcasts, video, white papers, online seminars, conferences and events.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

What happens if you don’t provide personal data?

In order for us to provide the products, content or services you request, we need your personal data. Therefore, if you do not provide such personal data, we cannot deliver the products, content or services.

How do we safeguard your personal data?

Security of your personal data

AFRICAN MINING MARKET maintains safeguards which include technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized use, access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration, and destruction, and we require the third parties we contract with to support AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s business operations to employ reasonable security measures as well (see “When and how we share your information with others” below).

We update and test security on an ongoing basis and restrict access to your personal data to only those who need to know in order to provide AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s products, content or services to you.

Storage of your personal data

We may store your personal data using AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s own secure on-site servers or other internally hosted technology.  Your personal data may also be stored by third parties, via cloud services or other technology, to whom AFRICAN MINING MARKET has contracted with, to support AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s business operations (see “When and how we share your information with others” below).

These third parties do not use or have access to your personal data other than for cloud storage and retrieval, and AFRICAN MINING MARKET requires such parties to employ at least the same level of security that we use to protect your personal data (see “Security of your personal data” above).

What we do with the personal data we collect

We use the personal data that we collect to communicate with you, deliver what you request, improve our service, and to present other information and offers that may be of interest.

To communicate with you

We may use your personal data to send you important notices, such as communications about your registration, transactions, and changes to AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s terms, conditions, policies, and/or other internal purposes.

To deliver what you request

We may use your personal data to provide the products, content or services you request. If you enter a sweepstake, contest, or similar AFRICAN MINING MARKET promotion, we may use your personal data to administer such promotion.

To improve our service

We may use your personal data for auditing, data analysis, and research to improve AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s products, content and services.

To present offers that may be of interest to you

We may contact you to offer you additional AFRICAN MINING MARKET or third-party products, content or services that may be of interest to you.

The legal basis we have for processing your personal data

The GDPR requires data collectors, such as AFRICAN MINING MARKET, to have a legal basis to use the personal data of EU residents. Therefore, this section shall apply to any such personal data collected by AFRICAN MINING MARKET.

AFRICAN MINING MARKET uses the personal data that you provide to supply you with high-quality products, content and services as you request, to send important notices, and for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to provide you with the information you need to make the most informed decisions.

We may also use your personal data to offer you products, content or services that may be of interest to you, based upon your interests or the preferences you shared with us, and may share your personal data with third party sponsors of content, events, and other services or offers.

The legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent. In certain circumstances we may otherwise process your personal data if AFRICAN MINING MARKET has a legitimate interest in doing so and AFRICAN MINING MARKET is not infringing any of your rights and freedoms.

When AFRICAN MINING MARKET processes your personal data for AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s legitimate interests, AFRICAN MINING MARKET will consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection and any other relevant law. Our legitimate business interests do not override your interests. AFRICAN MINING MARKET will not use your personal data in circumstances where your rights and freedoms override our legitimate interests, unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law.

When and how we share your personal data with others

AFRICAN MINING MARKET may share your personal data to deliver content and services from our sites, affiliated companies and third parties services that might interest you, including sponsored content and events, for business operations, and to comply with valid legal processes.

If you are an EU resident, AFRICAN MINING MARKET will only share your personal data with third parties outside of the African Mining Market, with your consent. 

How long we keep your personal data

We retain your personal data for the duration of your business relationship with us, and we hold your information only as long as necessary for each purpose we use it, unless we have obtained your consent to use for another or similar purpose.

Your rights and preferences

If you inform us that you want your personal data erased (if you are an EU resident), or that you no longer wish for us to communicate with you for marketing purposes, or to otherwise restrict AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s processing of your personal data, we may retain some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted materials in the future, and to keep a record of your request and our response.

Confirming your personal data

This section shall apply to any personal data collected by AFRICAN MINING MARKET from EU residents.

To confirm that AFRICAN MINING MARKET is processing your personal data, or to access, update or correct the personal data AFRICAN MINING MARKET holds about you, or to obtain a copy to reuse for your own purposes, please send an email to: [email protected].

Erasing your personal data

This section shall apply to any personal data collected by AFRICAN MINING MARKET from EU residents.

If you want your personal data erased, please send an email to: [email protected]

To opt-out of marketing communications

If you want AFRICAN MINING MARKET to stop communicating with you for marketing purposes, please send an email to: [email protected]

To restrict processing of your personal data

If you want to otherwise restrict AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s processing of your personal data, please send an email to: [email protected]

How can we help? Getting in touch

Questions, concerns or complaints:

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s personal data practices or this Privacy Policy, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

If you believe you have suffered harm due to a breach of your rights by AFRICAN MINING MARKET under this Privacy Policy, and AFRICAN MINING MARKET has not handled your complaint in a reasonably sufficient manner, any EU resident may also file a complaint with the applicable supervisory authority.

The contact information for AFRICAN MINING MARKET’s Data Protection Division are:

Telephone: +27 11 075 3012
Email: [email protected]

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