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Our Privacy Policy

Effective date: Aug 01, 2017

Welcome to Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated ("Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated," "we," "us" or "our").
Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated is a religious organisation based in Ghana. Its development arm builds everything from native mobile applications to web applications


  • Our Privacy Policy explains how we and some of the companies we work with collect, use, share and protect information in relation to our mobile services, web site, and any software provided on or in connection with Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated Dev services (collectively, the "Service"), and your choices about the collection and use of your information.
  • By using our Service you understand and agree that we are providing a platform for you to post content, including photos, comments and other materials ("User Content"), to any of our services and to share User Content publicly. This means that other Users may search for, see, use, or share any of your User Content that you make publicly available through any of our services, consistent with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use (which can be found at http://Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated.com/legal/terms)
  • Our Policy applies to all visitors, users, and others who access any of our services ("Users").

1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect the following types of information

Information you provide us directly:

  • Your username when you register on any of our applications
  • Profile information that you provide for your user profile (e.g., picture, phone number). This information allows us to help you where necssary and or allow registered friends to find you.
  • User Content (e.g., photos, comments, and other materials) that you post to any of our services.
  • Communications between you and Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated. For example, we may send you service-related communications (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of any of our services, technical and security notices). Note that you may not opt out of service-related communications.

Analytics information:

  • We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for any of our services. These tools collect information sent by your device or our Service, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving any of our services. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other Users so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual User.

Cookies and similar technologies:

  • When you visit any of our services, we may use cookies and similar technologies like pixels, web beacons, and local storage to collect information about how you use Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated and provide features to you.
  • We may ask advertisers or other partners to serve ads or services to your devices, which may use cookies or similar technologies placed by us or the third party.

Log file information:

  • Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you make a request to access (i.e., visit) a web page or app. It can also be provided when the content of the webpage or app is downloaded to your browser or device.
  • When you use our Service, our servers automatically record certain log file information, including your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on any of our services, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

Device identifiers:

  • When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access our Service, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more "device identifiers." Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device's operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated.
  • A device identifier may deliver information to us or to a third party partner about how you browse and use any of our services and may help us or others provide reports or personalized content and ads. Some features of any of our services may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

Metadata:

  • Metadata is usually technical data that is associated with User Content. For example, Metadata can describe how, when and by whom a piece of User Content was collected and how that content is formatted.
  • Users can add or may have Metadata added to their User Content including a hashtag (e.g., to mark keywords when you post a photo), geotag (e.g., to mark your location to a photo), comments or other data. This makes your User Content more searchable by others and more interactive. If you geotag your photo or tag your photo using other's APIs then, your latitude and longitude will be stored with the photo and searchable (e.g., through a location or map feature) if your photo is made public by you in accordance with your privacy settings.

2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

In addition to some of the specific uses of information we describe in this Privacy Policy, we may use information that we receive to:

  • Help you efficiently access your information after you sign in
  • Remember information so you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit any of our services;
  • Provide personalized content and information to you and others, which could include online ads or other forms of marketing
  • Provide, improve, test, and monitor the effectiveness of our Service
  • Develop and test new products and features
  • Monitor metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns
  • Diagnose or fix technology problems
  • Automatically update the applications on your device developed by Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated
  • Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated or other Users may run contests, special offers or other events or activities ("Events") on any of our services. If you do not want to participate in an Event, do not use the particular Metadata (i.e. hashtag or geotag) associated with that Event.

3. SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will not rent or sell your information to third parties outside Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated (or the group of companies of which Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated is a part) without your consent, except as noted in this Policy.

Parties with whom we may share your information:

  • We may share User Content and your information (including but not limited to, information from cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data, and usage data) with businesses that are legally part of the same group of companies that Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated is part of, or that become part of that group ("Affiliates"). Affiliates may use this information to help provide, understand, and improve any of our services (including by providing analytics) and Affiliates' own services (including by providing you with better and more relevant experiences). But these Affiliates will honor the choices you make about who can see your photos and postings.
  • We also may share your information as well as information from tools like cookies, log files, and device identifiers and location data, with third-party organizations that help us provide any of our services to you ("Service Providers"). Our Service Providers will be given access to your information as is reasonably necessary to provide any of our services under reasonable confidentiality terms.
  • We may also share certain information such as cookie data with third-party advertising partners. This information would allow third-party ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
  • We may remove parts of data that can identify you and share anonymized data with other parties. We may also combine your information with other information in a way that it is no longer associated with you and share that aggregated information.

Parties with whom you may choose to share your User Content:

  • Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to any of our services, such as User Content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings that you set. To change your privacy settings on any of our services, please change your profile setting. Once you have shared User Content or made it public, that User Content may be re-shared by others.
  • Subject to your profile and privacy settings, any User Content that you make public is searchable by other Users.
  • If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service.

What happens in the event of a change of control:

  • If we sell or otherwise transfer part or the whole of Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated or our assets to another organization (e.g., in the course of a transaction like a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, liquidation), your information such as name and mobile telephone number, User Content and any other information collected through any of our services may be among the items sold or transferred. You will continue to own your User Content. The buyer or transferee will have to honor the commitments we have made in this Privacy Policy.

Responding to legal requests and preventing harm:

  • We may access, preserve and share your information in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of Ghana where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. We may also access, preserve and share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity; to protect ourselves, you and others, including as part of investigations; and to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. Information we receive about you may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm.

4. HOW WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION

Storage and Processing:

  • Your information collected through any of our services may be stored and processed in any country in which Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities.
  • Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated, its Affiliates, or Service Providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union , The United States of America or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from Ghana, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.
  • By registering for and using any of our services you consent to the transfer of information to any country in which Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated, its Affiliates or Service Providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.
  • We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through any of our services secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a mobile telephone number) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated or guarantee that information on any of our services may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
  • Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your account information, and for controlling access to communications between you and Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated, at all times. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes the social media services you connect to Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated make to their services. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization.

5. YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION

Your account information and profile/privacy settings:

  • Update your account at any time by changing your profile settings.
  • Unsubscribe from email communications from us by clicking on the "unsubscribe link" provided in such communications. As noted above, you may not opt out of Service-related communications (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of any of our services, technical and security notices).

How long we keep your User Content:

  • Following termination or deactivation of your account, Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated, its Affiliates, or its Service Providers may retain information (including your profile information) and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes.

6. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

  • Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for any of our services. any of our services and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

7. OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

  • We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from our Service, including the information or content contained within them. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Service to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party's own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible and do not have control over any third-parties that you authorize to access your User Content. If you are using a third-party website or service and you allow them to access your User Content you do so at your own risk.

8. HOW TO CONTACT US

  • If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or any of our services, please contact us.

9. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

  • Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. We may provide you additional forms of notice of modifications or updates as appropriate under the circumstances. Your continued use of Christ Cosmopolitan Incorporated or any of our services after any modification to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such modification.