1. Introduction:

1.1 This policy explains how we, African Queen No.1 Distributor Ltd (hereinafter referred to as AQ), use the personal information which you provide to us when using our service, including but not limited to our website and mobile Application/Website (AQ Direct App).

1.2 Please read this Privacy Policy and understand it before using our services. By visiting and/or ordering services on this site, you agree and, where required, consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information as set out in this policy,

  1. What information do we collect about you?

2.1. We collect personal information from you when you order goods or services from us using our Website or App. We also collect information when you complete any customer survey. Website or App usage information may also be collected using cookies (as defined below).

2.2. AQ will collect information that personally identifies you and/or your location, where required (this may include your name, email address, home address, telephone number, geolocation, etc.), but only when you voluntarily give it to us.

2.3. We collect this information exclusively to carry out the functions offered on the Website and or App and to provide you with offers and information about us and other services we think you may be interested in.

2.4. We might collect this personal information through online goods ordering; entry into competitions; subscribing to our newsletter; creating a user account; sending ‘contact us’ messages or other correspondence through the Website and or App; or through advertising, research and direct marketing. We do not collect sensitive information about you.

  1. Cookies

3.1Some of the information collected will not personally identify you but will instead track your use of our site so that we can better understand how the Website and or App is used by customers and in turn enhance and improve your experience in ordering our goods and services.

3.2 We may obtain this information by use of cookies. Cookies are a small data files transferred to your device that recognize and identify your device and allow your device to ‘remember’ information from the Website/App for future use. Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you and we do not use cookies in order to obtain such information – your personal information can only be obtained by AQ if you actively provide it to us.

3.3 We may collect technical information from your Laptop ,desktop and mobile device or your use of our services through a mobile device or any other electronic device, for example, location data and certain characteristics of, and performance data about your device, carrier/operating system including device and connection type, IP address, payment methods, interaction with other retail technology such as use of NFC Tags, QR Codes or use of mobile vouchers. Your device and/or the web browser should allow you to refuse cookies if you wish by changing the settings.

  1. Storage and security of your personal information

4.1. AQ will use all reasonable endeavors to maintain the security of your personal information and to protect your personal information from misuse, interference and loss and against unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. AQ will destroy any personal information it holds about you which it no longer requires under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

4.2. Where you have chosen a password to access certain services of the Website or App, you are responsible for keeping your password confidential. We recommend not sharing your password with anyone.

4.3. Due to the nature of the internet, AQ does not provide any guarantee or warranty regarding the security of your personal information during transmission to us or storage by us and you acknowledge that you disclose your personal information to us at your own risk. Please contact us immediately if you become aware or have reason to believe there has been any unauthorized use of your personal information in connection with this site.

  1. How will we use the information we collect from you?

5.1 You consent to AQ collecting and using your personal information for processing and delivering the order/s placed on the site or App and any other service provided through the site.

5.2 You expressly consent that AQ may disclose your personal information, including your name, email address, physical address and telephone number to riders delivering your order, either employed by AQ or by third parties providing delivery services to AQ.

5.3 You consent to AQ using your personal information for advertising and direct marketing purposes in order to inform you about the site or App and the goods and services it provides, or other matters that it believes will be of interest to you. AQ may disclose your personal information, and you consent to the disclosure of your personal information, to:

• Our partners or Principal suppliers

• Any other entity, agent of AQ or any other member authorized to perform functions or provide products and services on our behalf such as processing payments, mail outs, debt collection, research, statistical information, marketing and direct or indirect advertising

5.4 If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving direct marketing communications from AQ or do not want us to share your personal

information with other parties, please e-mail us at info@africanqueen.co.ug follow the steps to unsubscribe which are presented in every communication you receive from us, requesting your personal information be removed from our mailing list. We will use reasonable endeavors to comply with your request within a reasonable period of receipt of your request. Please note that the withdrawal of any authorizations for processing of your personal information by third parties may result in us not being able to provide you with any services.

5.5 AQ reserves the right to disclose your personal information if it is required or authorized to do so by law, or, if it is reasonably necessary in its opinion to protect the rights or property of AQ or any third party, or to avoid injury to any person. If the AQ business is sold or merges with another entity then some or all of your personal information may be passed to a third party.

  1. Access to your information

6.1 AQ will use all reasonable endeavors to keep personal information it holds accurate, complete, up-to-date, relevant and not misleading. Please contact us if you would like to access the personal information that AQ holds about you.

6.2 We will use reasonable endeavors to provide a complete list of your personal information within a reasonable period of receipt of your request. Please email us if you would like to receive a copy of this information at info@africanqueen.co.ug.

6.3 AQ reserves the right to charge a nominal fee for the processing of this request in accordance with local legislation. You may contact us to correct any of your personal information that is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, or to request that your personal information be deleted. We will use reasonable endeavors to correct or delete your personal information as requested within a reasonable period of receipt of your request. Deletion of your account with AQ will not automatically delete the personal information held about you. If you would like AQ to delete all personal information together with the deletion of your account, please contact us at the email mentioned-above and follow the steps that will be given to you. Please note that the deletion of your personal information from our database will result in us not being able to provide you with any services. If applicable, any legal requirement on us to maintain certain records of your personal information shall prevail over any of your requests. We may require you to prove your identity before providing you with copies of your personal information.

  1. Changes to our Privacy Policy

7.1AQ reserves the right to alter all or any part of this Privacy Policy. Any changes thereto will be notified via the Website or Application and, where appropriate, through telephone and e-mail notification.

  1. Other sites and platforms

8.1This privacy policy only applies to this Website/App. You should therefore read the privacy policies of our other websites and or platforms when you are using those sites.

  1. Contact

9.1 All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to: info@africanqueen.co.ug