Legal Notice

We take seriously the protection and respect of the privacy of the users of our website and take the necessary measures to guarantee it. We are therefore commited to respecting the confidentiality of the personal information collected as described below.

In this Privacy Policy, our users will find the personal information we collect about them, the purposes for which it is used, the means of collecting it, the means available to users to oppose the collection, along with the security measures taken to protect their personal information.

1. About Us.

According to article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for the confidence in the digital economy, it is specified to the users of the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ the identity of the various participants in its  implementation  and follow-up:

  • Owner:  TRIAS CULTURE, NINEA: 30768922V1 – Dakar- Senegal
  • Design: Griot
  • Responsible for publication: Maria Luisa Angulo
  • Hosting: Planethoster
  • Proofreading, french: Ana Gainza
  • Proofreading, english: Rebecca Hedving

2. General conditions of use of the site and the services offered.

The use of the site https://africa.artbox.digital implies the full acceptance of the general conditions of use hereinafter described. These terms of use are subject to change or completion at any time ; users are therefore invited to consult them on a regular basis.

This site is normally accessible to users at any time. An interruption due to technical maintenance may however be decided by https://africa.artbox.digital/, which will then endeavor to communicate in advance to the users the dates and times of the intervention.

The website https://africa.artbox.digital/ is regularly updated by Maria Luisa Angulo and a group of diverse collaborators.  Similarily, , legal notices can be modified at any time: they are nevertheless imposed to the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to take note of them

3. Description of the services provided.

The purpose of the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ is to provide information on all the activities of our structure.

We will endeavor to provide information as accurate as possible on https://africa.artbox.digital/. However, we   are not held  accountable  for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in updating the website, whether by its own act or by third party partners who provide this information.

All the information on the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ is  intended to provide  for guidance and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information on https://africa.artbox.digital/ is not exhaustive. It is subject to changes and modification since initial online publication.

4. Contractual limitations regarding technical data.

The website uses the JavaScript technology.

The website will not be considered responsible for material damages related to the use of the website. In addition, , the user commits to accessing the website using recent hardware that does not contain malware and with an up-to-date internet browser.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting.

TRIAS CULTURE owns the intellectual property rights and/or has use rights for any material available on the website, including texts, pictures, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of any or all parts of the components of the site by any mean is strictly forbidden, unless TRIAS CULTURE has given  written approval .

Any unauthorized use of any or all  parts of the components of the website will be considered as counterfeiting and will be prosecuted in accordance with the law.

6. Limitations of liability.

TRIAS CULTURE will not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment when accessing the site, and resulting either from the use of a hardware that does not meet the specifications in point 4, or the occurrence of a virus  or incompatibility.

TRIAS CULTURE will  also not be held responsible for any damage (such as a loss of market or a loss of opportunity) indirectly caused by the use of the site https://africa.artbox.digital/

Interactive areas (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to  users. TRIAS CULTURE reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content in this area that contravenes the legislation applicable in Senegal and in international laws in particular the provisions on data protection and intellectual property. If need be, TRIAS CULTURE reserves the right to involve the civil and/or penal liability of the user, especially in case of heinous, racist, defamatory or pornographic content, regardless of the medium used (text, picture…).

7. Personal Data Management. 

We collect personal information about participants who voluntarily sign up for our digital art contest. This information includes:

  • First and last name of the contestants
  • Phone number
  • E-mail Address
  • Website
  • Mailing Address
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Country of Residence
  • (Other ; see registration form)
  • Biography
  • Images of artistic works shared by contestants

All this information may be published on our site in order to inform our users know the artists, their work and their journey.

When using the site https://africa.artbox.digital/, the URLs of the links through which the user has accessed the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ can be collected, along with the user’s access provider and his Internet Protocol (IP) address.

In any case TRIAS CULTURE exclusively collects personal information relating to the user only for the need of certain services offered by the site https://africa.artbox.digital

The user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when he himself carries out their input.

It is then specified to the user of the site https://africa.artbox.digital/

whether or not there is an obligation to provide this information.

8- Interactivity

Your information is also collected through the interactivity that can be established between you and our website. This information is collected by:

  • Forums
  • Comments
  • Correspondence
  • Subscribing to our Newsletter
  • Subscribing to various offers or activities

We collect certain information through log files and cookies. These are mainly the following:

  • IP address
  • Operating system
  • Visited pages and requests
  • Browsing time and day
  • Origin of users

The use of such files enables us to achieve the following objectives:

  • Improved service and personalized welcome
  • Creation of Custom Profiles
  • Follow-up of your requests
  • Statistical studies allowing us to offer you a more personalized service

9- Management of Personal Data Collected.

All users have the right to access, rectify and oppose their personal data by submitting their written and signed request accompanied by a copy of the identity document with the signature of the holder of the document. With the specification of the address at which the reply should be sent.

No personal information of the user of the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ is exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold on any medium to third parties without the consent of the user.

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • Statistics
  • Contact
  • Website Presentation (presentation, organization, diffusion, promotion)

10. Sharing Personal Information.

We will not sell collected personal information to third parties. However, we may share this information with third parties for the following reasons:

  • Partnership
  • Creating profiles (sector studies)
  • Diffusion of useful information about your profile (calls for projects, grants, competitions, etc.)

Si vous ne souhaitez pas que vos informations personnels soient partagés à des tiers, vous pouvez vous y opposer au moment de la collecte ou à tout moment para la suite, tel que mentionné dans la prochaine section « Droit d’opposition et de retrait »

If you do not wish for your personal information to be shared with third parties, you can oppose it at the time of collection or at any time thereafter, as mentioned in the next section “Right to object and withdrawal”

11- Opposition and Withdrawal Rights 

We are committed to offering you the right to object and withdraw your personal information from being utilized.

The right of opposition is understood as the possibility offered to Internet users to refuse to allow their personal information to be used for certain purposes mentioned at the time of the collection.

In order to exercise these rights, you can reach the owners of the website and contact them informing them of your objection to the use of your personal information for the purposes that do not suit you or send them your request for withdrawal at the following address:

12- Access Rights

We undertake to acknowledge a right of access and rectification to the persons concerned who wish to consult, modify, or delete the information concerning them

The exercise of this right will be done by sending a notice to the owners of the website to the following address : PB 6473 Dakar Fann – Senegal, or by email to contact@africa.artbox.digital

13. Hypertext Links and Cookies.

The site https://africa.artbox.digital/ contains a certain number of links towards third party websites, authorized by TRIAS CULTURE. However, TRIAS CULTURE does not  monitor the content of those websites and therefore disclaims all responsibility in this regard.

Browsing the site https://africa.artbox.digital/ is likely to cause the installation of cookies on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which will not identify the user but will record information about a computer’s navigation on a site.  The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate the subsequent navigation on the site, and is also intended to permit various measures of attendance.

Refusal to install a cookie may result in the inability to access certain services. The user can however configure their  computer as follows, to disable the installation of cookies:

 

14- Security

The personal information collected is kept in a secure environment. The people working for us are bound to respect the confidentiality of your information.

To ensure the security of your personal data we use the following measures:

  • SSL Protocol
  • Access management – authorized person
  • Access management – data subject
  • Network Monitoring Software
  • Automatic backup
  • Digital Certificate Development
  • Online ID / password
  • Firewalls

We are committed to maintaining a high level of confidentiality by integrating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of your data. However, as there is no mechanism which provides maximum security, there are always risks  when using the Internet to transmit personal information.

15. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION.

Any dispute related to the use of the website https://africa.artbox.digital/ is governed by the Senegalese Law. Exclusive jurisdiction shall be conferred on the competent courts of Dakar.

16. LEXICON.

  • User: Internet user connecting, using the aforementioned site.
  • Personal information: “information which permits, in whatever form, directly or indirectly, the identification of the physical persons to whom they apply”