Privacy Policy and Cookies

The site and its mobile applications are operated by the company KIS MANAGEMENT SARL, with a capital of 1000€ whose head office is located in Dabondy C/Matoto-Conakry and registered at the RCCM of GUINEA under the number GN.TCC.2019.B.0.2747, having the capacity of data controller or co-responsible for processing within the meaning of the regulations on personal data, and on the Protection of Personal Data of Individuals (RGPD).

This Privacy Policy informs you about how we collect, use and disclose your personal data.

1. About this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies when you visit our websites, access our products and services, or participate in our company events (together referred to as the Service(s)).

This Privacy Policy may be supplemented by additional elements specified in all or part of a Service provided.

AFRICA SMART VISION is responsible for your personal data in its capacity as data controller.

When you access one of our Services, you may be asked to provide personal data by filling in registration forms: we indicate on the registration forms which types of personal data are required. You may choose not to submit the requested data, but this may limit your access to that Service.

For information on how we treat personal data contained in its contents, such as case law, please refer to the last section of this Privacy Policy.

2. The data we collect

We collect your personal data in different ways

  • Contact data, such as name, e-mail address, postal address, social networks, and telephone number. ;
  • Login credentials for the Service, such as username and password ;
  • Other data on the account registration and user profile,
  • Terms of payment e.g. credit card number;
  • Comments, and other information you provide to us, including research requests, questions and information you send to customer service; and/or
  • Communication interests and preferences, including preferred language.
  • those we obtain from third party sources,
  • and finally by the use that you make of our Services

2.1 The data you provide us with

The personal data we collect directly from you depends on the relationship you have with the Service and may include :

  • Contact data, such as name, e-mail address, postal address, social networks, and telephone number. ;
  • Login credentials for the Service, such as username and password ;
  • Data on the use of the service, including cookies
  • Terms of payment e.g. credit card number;
  • Comments, and other information you provide to us, including research requests, questions and information you send to customer service; and/or
  • Communication interests and preferences, including preferred language.

2.2 The data provided by your structure

We may obtain your personal information from the organization where you work in order to activate and manage your access and use of the Service subscribed to by your organization. This personal data may include :

  • Contact data, such as name, e-mail address, postal address, and telephone number ;
  • Other account registration data such as occupation; and/or
  • The identifier for your structure

2.3 Data collected from other sources

We may also obtain your contact information and other personal information from our affiliates and other third parties, including :

  • Social networks when you grant the Service permission to access your data on a social network;
  • Service providers who help us determine your location in order to customize certain services based on your location ;
  • companies with whom we offer common services; and/or
  • Publicly available sources and data providers from whom we obtain data to validate and supplement the information we have in our possession; and

2.4 Data on the use of the service, including cookies

The Service may automatically collect information about how you interact with the Service, including :

  • Information about the computer, the connection environment, i.e. IP address, browser type and version, operating system and other software installed in your environment, mobile platform, technical ID(s), error reports and performance data. ;
  • Usage data, such as functions you have used, configurations you have selected, data you have clicked on, including date and time and pages viewed, search terms, pages visited and searched on the Service ;
  • Services' geographic information based on user location to provide you with more relevant content based on your location anywhere in the world..

We collect this data through our servers and the use of cookies and other technologies. Cookies are small text files that can be read by a web server in the domain that placed the cookie on your hard drive. We may use cookies and other technologies to store your preferences and settings, assist you with registration, provide targeted advertising, and analyze site operations. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. However, if you block certain cookies, you will no longer be able to register, log in, or access certain areas or use the Service fully. For more details, please refer to the Cookie Policy.

3. How we use your data

Depending on the relationship we have with you, we use your personal data to:

  • Provide, activate and manage your access to and use of the Service ;
  • Process and respond to a request, order, download, subscription or any other transaction ;
  • To provide technical support, a complementary service or product and thus enable the proper functioning of the Service and its security.;
  • Improve the Service and our other products, events and services and develop new products and services;
  • Offering personalized content and other customizations to make the Service more relevant to your interests and geographic location ;
  • Responding to your requests, research, comments and concerns ;
  • Listening to and punctually recording telephone conversations in the workplace of our employees with the specific purpose of training and evaluating our employees and improving the quality of our customer service.
  • Notify us of changes, updates and other announcements relating to the Service and our other products and services ;
  • Provide targeted advertising, promotional messages, notifications and other information about the Service and your interests. ;
  • Provide promotional messages and other information about our products, events and services, our subsidiaries and partners. ;
  • You invite you to participate in surveys on the use of the Service, as well as sweepstakes, contests and promotions. ;
  • Identify usage trends and develop data analysis, including for research, audit, reporting and other business operations, which includes determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and evaluating business performance; and/or
  • Comply with our legal obligations, resolve any disputes and enforce our contracts.

If you are the manager of the structure subscribed to our Service, we will use your information to communicate with you about the subscription of your structure. If you provide us with information about the users of your structure, you guarantee that you have obtained their consent for us to use their personal data in order to provide them with the Service.

4. Sharing your data

4.1 Your Company

If you access the Service through a subscription administered by your organization, your personal data and certain usage data collected by the Service may be accessible and shared with your organization's subscription manager for the purposes of usage analysis, subscription management, provision of training, support, and so on..

4.2 Third-Party Application

If you access a third party application on the Service, your personal data may be shared with the publisher of the third party application so that the publisher can provide you with access to the application, under the terms of a license and privacy policy specific to that publisher.

4.3 Other group companies and service providers

Depending on the Service provided, we share information with :

  • Subsidiaries that provide us with technology and other shared service functions; and/or
  • Our service providers, distributors, agents and representatives, including, but not limited to, credit institutions, customer support, email service providers, IT, marketing, research, event agencies, courier companies and shipping agents ;

to process the information necessary to provide you with the expected Service, execute a transaction or respond to a request on your behalf based on our instructions and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate privacy and security measures

4.4 Your choices

We may share your personal information with our affiliates and partners who wish to send you information about their products and services that may be of interest to you, as determined by your choices when managing your communications preferences. .

The Service may allow you to share your personal data, comments and other content. Any such contributions disclosed by you publicly may be collected and used by others. Therefore, please be careful when disclosing personal information in these public areas.

4.5 Legal reasons

The security of your personal data is very important to us. We will not disclose your personal data under any circumstances, unless we are satisfied that such disclosure is necessary to :

  • comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or other legal obligation ;
  • Detect, investigate and help prevent security, fraud or technical problems. ;
  • protect the rights, property or safety of, our users, employees or others; and

carry out a general transaction, such as a transfer of assets or an acquisition through a merger with another company.

5. Purposes of the treatment

When we collect or process your personal data in compliance with data protection laws, we do so by :

  • if necessary to provide the Service, complete a transaction or execute a contract with you or at your request prior to the conclusion of a contract ;
  • if necessary to comply with applicable law or any other legal obligation ;
  • if necessary to ensure the performance of a task in the public interest ;
  • if necessary to prevent fraud, to enable our customers to comply with their legal obligations ;
  • if necessary, with your agreement and/or
  • if necessary for the operation of our business, to protect the security of our systems, customers and users, to detect and prevent fraud, or to protect our legitimate interests as described in Parts 2 to 4 of this document, unless your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms require protection of your personal data above and beyond our legitimate interests.

Where we rely on your consent to process personal data, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, and where we rely on legitimate interests, you have the right to object.

6. Retention of your personal data

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to provide the Service and perform the obligations you have requested from us, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, maintaining business and financial records, settling disputes, maintaining security, detecting and preventing fraud and abuse, and performing the contract binding on us. If you access the Service through a subscription administered by your organization, we retain your business contact information after termination of your organization's subscription in order to continue communicating with you under the terms of our privacy policy.

7. Places of processing - transfer of personal data

Your personal data may be stored and processed in your region or another country where Kis Management, its subsidiaries and their service providers operate servers and locations. We take steps, including through contracts, to ensure that information continues to be protected where it is located in a manner consistent with the standards of protection imposed by applicable law.

Where personal data is transferred to a country that is not considered to offer adequate protection, we implement the appropriate Standard Contractual Clauses in order to transfer the data..

8. Data Security

We apply technical and organisational measures to seek to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing personal data. The purpose of these measures is to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and accessibility of personal data.

9. Protection of children's privacy

We do not knowingly collect information about children - Kis Mabagement websites are not directed at children.

10. Your communication preferences

Vou can customize and manage the communication preferences and other settings available when you register with the relevant Service, by updating your account preferences or, if applicable, by using the opt-out or unsubscribe mechanism, or other means provided in the message you receive, or by contacting us. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service, as appropriate.

11. Access to your data and updates

11.1 Your account

The Service may allow registered users to have direct access and review your account information and make corrections or updates after login at any time. Updating such data is the responsibility of the user. Registered Users may also close their accounts directly through the Service or by contacting the Service's customer service department, as appropriate.(

11.2 Your rights

You have rights guaranteed by privacy and data protection laws, and you can benefit from them free of charge. :

  • access to your personal information ;
  • correction or deletion of your personal data ;
  • restricting or objecting to our processing of your personal data; and
  • a copy of your personal data (right to data portability).

If you wish to exercise these rights, please submit your request via customer service. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy and security, we may verify your identity.

12. Modifications

We will update this privacy policy regularly. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date. If we make any material changes, we will notify you through the Service or by other means.

13. Contact

If you have any comments, questions or requests regarding this privacy policy or our processing of your data, please contact customer service.

14. Further information

Authors / Contributors

When you act as an author of Kis Management (writing books, writing an analysis, commentary, study, etc.), we will process some of your personal data. Such data includes :

  • name, structure to which you belong, and contact details ;
  • professional experience, role, area of practice, and expertise ;
  • professional biography or product profile or approved by you, including your image, likeness or voice, which may be published within our services and made available to our subscribers along with any content produced by you for LexisNexis ;
  • financial information to facilitate payments for work produced ;
  • editorial comment; and
  • administrative information such as updates on the progress of the author's work.

The above information is processed for the purpose of facilitating the publication of the work and to administer, manage and fulfill the contract between us.

You may choose not to be contacted by Kis Management to produce content by contacting us via the communications you receive from our editorial teams, or via the contact details provided in this policy..

Please refer to the main section of this Privacy Policy for details of your rights, retention of your personal data, locations of processing, and contact details for any privacy and data protection enquiries..