Who we are
The AthleticsAfrica website is a sports newstech product of Yomog Sports Media Company (YSMedia Ltd), with head office in Abuja, Nigeria.
Our website address is: https://www.athletics.africa.
Cookies and Ads policy
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.
We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the explanation of our Cookies Policy at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
As a visitor you can choose not to be shown ads selected using interest-based advertising by adjusting your browser’s ‘Do Not Track’ settings’.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site 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 visit our login page, 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 site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Date Retention and Data Deletion
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. This site is using GeoLite2 City database (updated weekly) to identify the geographic location of your IP adress.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, 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.
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.
This site is saving the IP of the visitors of the last 1 week for performance reasons. This information is purged upon logout or data cleanup.
What rights you have over your data
f 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.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
In some areas of the Website, We may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and any other information from which your identity is discernible.
If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Policy. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving e-mail or other communications about particular products or services.
- The information we collect and how we use it
When you register or subscribe to our news feeds on our website, we need to know your name, e-mail address, and in rare cases contact telephone numbers. From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you by post, e-mail or telephone to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.
- How we protect your information
The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. AthleticsAfrica and YSMedia Ltd takes the security and privacy of its customers’ personal information extremely seriously. We have strict internal procedures which cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information. In the event that this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchaser and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
- Your consent
If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments or you want your data removed or deleted, please send us a mail on our Contact Us page.
Updated: 27 June, 2022