Who We Are
This website (https://www.sholaalabi.com) is managed by Shola Alabi.
The terms “You”, “Your” refer to you, as a website visitor or user of our services online and offline.
We are committed to keeping your privacy protected and processing your ‘personal data’ and ‘non-personal data’ according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
By continuing to use our website and services, you indicate that you accept the policies outlined here.
What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It
We collect personal data such as your name and email address to communicate directly with you, help improve our services to you and personalise your experience on our website.
We process your personal data for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant services and products to you. We use your personal information to measure our marketing efforts.
If you would like to exercise your rights to access, erasure or any other GDPR rights, contact us by email – firstname.lastname@example.org
We collect non-personal information such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring websites or exit pages from our website, URLs, online platform types, preferences you submit and those generated based on the data and the number of clicks. This kind of non-personal data gives us an idea of website visitors and how our website is navigated.
When you leave comments on our website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When you use our contact forms or other forms, we collect your name, email address and any other information that you consent to in a check box, to communicating with you.
Participation in our surveys or events is on a voluntary basis and you may choose to participate or not and therefore disclose personal data.
If you leave a comment on our website, 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles and other content). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect information related to internet usage and browsing activities.
We use tracking cookies to track, analyse and understand how you use our website.
Google uses information like your IP address to evaluate your use of our website and compile reports on website activity.
More information of how Google uses data is found here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en-GB&gl=uk
Shola Alabi works with other providers that provides services on our behalf.
These services assist us with maintaining our website, online marketing, social media management, events management, customer support, online payments and email marketing.
All transactions on our website are processed through a secure gateway provider PayPal and no credit/debit card details are processed or stored on our servers.
The online sale of our books is processed through Amazon.co.uk.
How Long We Retain Your Data
We will retain your personal information for as long as we need to and continue to provide you with specific services that you request and as long as it is required under UK tax law.
If you leave a comment on our blog posts, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
If you register on our website, we store the personal information provided in your 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 our website 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.
The GDPR provides the following rights for you:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
We store your personal data securely to safeguard against unauthorised access and regularly review our security procedures.
If we gave you any username or password to use our website, you are responsible for keeping the login details secure and confidential.
We periodically scan our website for vulnerabilities and Malware.
If your personal data is at all compromised at any time, we will notify you as soon as possible.
It is your responsibility to review this page frequently.
Your continued use of this website after such changes have been posted indicates your consent and acceptance of such changes.
Last updated: June 2018