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Our Malawian community directory

Privacy Policy

This policy details how data about you is collected/used/disclosed when you visit our website and services (together, "CL") or otherwise interact with us. If we update it, we will revise the date, place notices on CL if a change is material, and/or obtain your consent as required by law.

  1. Protecting your privacy

    • We take precautions to prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of data about you.
    • We do not run ads, other than classified ads posted by our users.
    • We do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes.
    • We do not engage in cross-marketing or link-referral programs with other sites.
    • We do not employ tracking devices for marketing purposes.
    • We do not send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
    • We do not engage in affiliate marketing (and prohibit it on CL).
    • We do provide email proxy & relay to reduce unwanted mail.
    • CL links to third party sites - please review their privacy policies.

  2. Data we use to provide/improve our services and/or combat fraud/abuse:

    • data you post on CL, or send us directly or via other sites. Please do not post private data.
    • credit card data, which is transmitted to payment processors via a security protocol (e.g. SSL).
    • data you provide (e.g. email address, name, address, phone, fax, photos, tax ID).
    • web log data (e.g. pages viewed, access times, IP address, HTTP headers).
    • data collected via cookies (e.g. keyword searches and "favorites" lists).
    • data about your devices (e.g. screen size, DOM local storage, plugins).
    • data from 3rd parties (e.g. phone type, general location derived from IP address).

  3. Data we store

    • We retain data as long as needed for our business purposes and/or as required by law.
    • We make good faith efforts to store data securely, but make no guarantees.
    • You may access and update certain data about you by logging into your account.

  4. Circumstances in which we may disclose user data:

    • to vendors and service providers (e.g. payment processors) working on our behalf.
    • to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
    • to protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of our users or the general public.
    • with your consent (e.g. if you authorize us to share data with other users).
    • in connection with a merger, bankruptcy, or sale/transfer of assets to another company.
    • in aggregate or summary form, as long as it cannot reasonably be used to identify you.