Personal Information Collected
We may collect certain personally identifying data about you when you engage with certain areas of our website including when you:
- Send us your comments and / or feedback / leave comments on our website
- Subscribe to our email list / newsletter
- Input your details to access certain tools such as the contact forms
- Request for services
- Become paid up subscriber of our advertising packages
This personal information could include:
- Your name
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Property details
You do not have to provide any information to us to use this website. However, certain sections of the website or services offered may not be accessible if you choose not to share certain information on request. When visitors leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We may also collect information about your internet connection and website use, e.g.: the URL you came from, IP address, domain type, browser type, the country and telephone code where your computer is located, the web pages viewed during your visit, the advertisements you clicked on and any search terms you entered on our website. If you take part in any surveys or give us feedback or complete any profile forms, we may collect additional information.
Information collected is used to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Send subscribers our email newsletter and contact you with information about products and services that may be of interest to you. If at any time you do not wish to continue to receive such communication from us then you can unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Generate key statistics about our site visitors and users of our products and services to improve the content of our website, solutions, products and / or services
- Administer this website
- Handle inquiries submitted to us by you
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 visit our login page, 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.
Data Storage & Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Your personal data is never shared with any non-related third parties and it is only used internally.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Partner Service Providers
We may work with partner service providers for a number of our products and services including advertisements on our website and a host of other service providers as and when needed. When you register for these external services via forms or links on our website, you are registering your details directly with our partners in line with their privacy policies and terms of service. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data in specific circumstances, e.g. for marketing purposes.
Blackwell Consulting Allianz Investments Limited is registered in Zambia, with company registration number 120160003065