1. about this notice
This Privacy Notice provides information about how Development World collects and processes your personal data when you visit our website or mobile applications. It sets out what we do with your personal data and how we keep it secure and explains the rights you have in relation to your personal data.
2. who are we
Development World is the leading pan-African e-commerce platform. Our Platform consists of our marketplace, which connects sellers to consumers, our logistics service, which enables shipping and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions between participants active on our platform in select markets.
This website and/or mobile application is operated by a member of the World of Development group of companies, of which World of Development Technologies AG is the ultimate holding company. Information about our affiliates can be found on our website.
Any personal data provided or collected by Development World is controlled by the affiliate company with which the Website and/or Mobile Application links.
3. What data do we collect about you?
Personal data means any information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify a specific individual. We collect your personal data in order to provide tailored products and services and to analyze and continually improve our products and services. We may collect, use, store and transfer various types of personal data for the purposes of marketing and personal data improvement. Development World also uses digital marketing from Google to propose targeted offers of specific products and services to our customers.
You provide us with your personal data when you register and process your personal data on our website and mobile platforms.
The personal data we collect includes:
a . Information you give us: We receive and store information you give us including identity data, contact data, biometric data, delivery address and financial data. These types of personal data may include:
Contact details (such as name, postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses),
demographic information (such as date of birth, age or age range, and gender),
online registration information (such as your password and other authentication information),
Payment information (such as your credit card information and billing address),
information provided as part of online surveys (such as responses to any customer satisfaction or market research surveys),
Contest entries/submissions, and
In certain cases your marketing preferences.
B. Information We Collect/Create or Automatically Obtain from Third Parties: We automatically collect and store certain types of information relating to your use of the Marketplace including information about your searches, views, downloads, and purchases. In addition, we may receive information about you from third parties including our carriers; payment service providers; merchants/brands; and advertising service providers.
These types of personal data may relate to your device (such as a PC, tablet, or other mobile device), your use of our websites and apps (as well as certain third-party websites with which we partner), and/or your personal data. Preferences, interests, or geographic location. Examples of these types of information include:
Name and age (or expected age range),
information about your device, operating system, browser and IP address,
unique identifiers associated with your device,
details of the web pages you have visited,
Products you have looked at online (including information about products you have searched for, viewed, purchased or added to your online shopping cart),
the length of time you spend on certain areas of the Website or Application together with the date and time of your visit/use,
Personal data included in user-generated content (such as blogs and social media posts),
Your social media username or ID, and
Social media profile picture and other social media profile information (such as number of followers).
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal data you provide to us. Where required by law, if you would like Development World to use your personal data to provide you with a personalized experience/targeted ads and content, you may indicate this through the relevant checkbox(s) on the registration form or by answering the question(s) given by our representatives. development world. If you decide that you no longer wish to benefit from this personalization, you may opt out or adjust your preferences at any time by closing your account or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org You may close your account by clicking on this link and following the instructions. Once your account is closed, all products and services you access through your account will no longer be available.
4. Cookies and other identifiers
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer, mobile phone or tablet if you agree to this.
Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website and mobile applications, which helps us to provide you with an enhanced browsing experience. For more information about cookies and how we use them, please read our Cookie Notice.
5. How we use your personal data
We use your personal data to operate, provide, develop, and improve the products and services we offer, including the following: