Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT

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SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing: When you sign up you will be added to the Sankofa Club list with your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at [email protected] or mailing us at: Urban Intellectuals, Inc PO Box 394, Hazel Crest, IL, 60429, United States or requesting we anonymize your personal data (the right to be forgotten) at this link where you must first request your data and will receive further email instructions https://sankofaclub.com/data-access-request/.

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms and Conditions.

SECTION 4 – MEMBERPRESS and INFUSIONSOFT

Our store is based on the software Memberpress, running on the software from wordpress.org hosted on our server which is run by bigscoots.com. They provide us with the membership site software running on a content management platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored through in our internal secure databases. Order details are also passed onto our Email marketing platform which runs on InfusionSoft. They store your data in their database behind a secure system.

Payment:

We use third-party payment transaction services through PayPal (privacy https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full) and Stripe (privacy policy https://stripe.com/us/privacy).

SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

We currently use the following third-party services. PayPal, Stripe, InfusionSoft.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

COOKIES

 

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. Youe dec consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

 

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: sankofaclub.com

Your current state: Allow all cookies (Necessary, Preferences, Statistics, Marketing). 

Cookie declaration last updated on 28/08/2018 by Cookiebot:

Necessary (2)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid sankofaclub.com Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent sankofaclub.com Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie

Statistics (4)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga sankofaclub.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat sankofaclub.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP Cookie
_gid sankofaclub.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP Cookie
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker

Marketing (2)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP Cookie
tr facebook.com Pending Session Pixel Tracker

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: sankofaclub.com

Cookie declaration last updated on 28/08/2018 by Cookiebot:

Necessary (2)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid sankofaclub.com Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent sankofaclub.com Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie

Statistics (4)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga sankofaclub.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat sankofaclub.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP Cookie
_gid sankofaclub.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP Cookie
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker

Marketing (2)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP Cookie
tr facebook.com Pending Session Pixel Tracker

 

SECTION 7 – GDPR SPECIFIC

We are currently working to fully comply with the new EU GDPR laws which will come into place May 25th 2018. You can learn more about the law, what it entails, your rights and our obligations here.

To request the data we store on our site for you related to your orders please visit this link. You can also use this link to request your data and then to tell us to anonymize your personal data (the right to be forgotten) when you receive our email. Requests for this will be acted on within a respectable timeline and your data will be removed from our store and email marketing lists.

SECTION 8 – AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

SECTION 9 – Analytics and data retention, including your rights

We currently use Google Analytics to collect data on the actions of visitors throughout our website. This enables us to improve our customer experience and develop our business further. Google’s privacy policy can be found here https://policies.google.com/privacy

We also have the Facebook Pixel installed on our website. This tracks user behavior and assists in our advertising and remarketing activities. You can view Facebook’s Terms here https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/plain_text_terms and their privacy policy here https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/plain_text_dp

IMPORTANT: Facebook offers a way to see how your data is being collected by them and their pixels. You can edit your preferences and see what has been collected in your here: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences

How long we retain your data:

Your data is retained for one year. You can see the data by requesting here https://sankofaclub.com/data-access-request/, once requested you can also request deletion which we will comply with within 1 calendar month.

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.

What rights you have over your data

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.

SECTION 10 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact [email protected] or by mail at Urban Intellectuals, Inc, PO Box 394, Hazel Crest, IL, 60429, United States.

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