Privacy policy

The Capital Quest (thecapitalquest.com, or the Website) is committed to protecting the privacy of its readers.

The readers can use this Website to access news and information about private or public market transactions within Asia and Africa, and other related topics (the Services).

This policy explains, in as simple a manner as possible, the way we may collect and use your personal and non-personal data when you visit this Website.

By visiting this Website, you agree to this policy. So, we strongly recommend you read this policy.

This policy explains the following:

  • What information we may collect;
  • How we will use this information;
  • When we may use this information to contact you;
  • How we keep this information secure and accurate;
  • The use of cookies.

Information collection

You can visit this Website without disclosing any Personal Information. But you will need to disclose Personal Information to access premium content that requires registration and subscription.

We collect personal or non-personal information mainly through these ways:

  • When you register on our Website or subscribe to our Services;
  • When you contact us voluntarily and provide such information;
  • When we use third-party services such as Google Analytics or Cookies.

The Personal Information that we may collect includes—but is not limited to—your name, age, email address, country of residence and phone number.

We may also take demographic information related to your computer, location (through GPS), hardware, software, platform, media, Internet Protocol (IP) address and connection.

Besides, we may collect information about your digital activity such as feature usage, click paths and other data that you may provide in surveys or online profiles. We may use a combination of your demographic and Personal Information to customize our services according to your interests and preferences.

Minors, or those below the age of 18 years, cannot access premium content. The Website shall not collect minors’ Personal Information.

Use of information

We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide the Services you want;
  • To diagnose problems and improve the Website;
  • To monitor web traffic and user trends;
  • To improve advertising services;
  • To share aggregated non-personal data with third parties;

When we use third parties to process your Personal Information, we require they comply with our Privacy Policy.

We may also share such information with third parties in some other cases, including for complying to applicable laws, preventing fraud or imminent harm, and ensuring the security of our network and Services.

Unless otherwise agreed, when we plan to use your Personal Information for any other circumstances, we will notify you first. We will also give you the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent in such cases.

Contacting you

We may use your Personal Information to contact you for the following purposes:

  • To efficiently deliver our Services;
  • To resolve your queries or provide any information you want;
  • To inform about any changes to our Services;
  • To seek your feedback or invite you to take part in voluntary surveys;
  • In relation to any of your transactions on this Website.

Security and confidentiality

We will keep your Personal Information confidential, except where disclosure is required by law. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect your Personal Information.

The information you enter on our registration or subscription forms is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). The Website is currently hosted on WordPress servers. Access to the servers is strictly limited.

However, no method of electronic storage is fully secure. So, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Access to your Personal Information is limited only to our employees, agents and consultants who we believe reasonably need that information to provide products or Services to you or in order to do their jobs.

We may provide your information to third-party service providers to help us deliver our products and Services efficiently and effectively. We will take reasonable steps to ensure these service providers protect your information.

We may transfer your Personal Information from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions.

We shall not sell your Personal Information without consent.

To update or correct your Personal Information, please contact us at editor@thecapitalquest.com.

We may share your information if the Website is acquired by another company.

Cookies

Cookies are text files stored on the user’s computer while browsing a website. We may collect data via cookies when you use the Website.

We may use cookies to help understand your activity on the Website, provide you with a better service and show ads. You can disable cookies through your browser.

Changes

This policy can be updated at any time. Please check this page frequently for any changes.

You may write to us at editor@thecapitalquest.com for any clarifications.

The Capital Quest