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Privacy Policy

Who we are.

Welcome to SchoolGist; hereinafter referred to as “SchoolGist”, “us”, “we”, or “our”. We operate the SchoolGist blog/website, (accessible via https://schoolgist.com.ng and hereinafter referred to as “SchoolGist”, “Blog”, “Website”, “Platform”, or “Service”).

Our commitment to safeguarding the privacy of visitors and users of our platform is unwavering. This Privacy Policy details how we collect, utilize, and defend the personal information of our users. By accessing or using SchoolGist, you affirm your agreement to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Should you need further clarification or have inquiries regarding our Privacy Policy, we encourage you to get in touch with us without any hesitation. Our team is always available to provide you with the information you need. 

Log Files.

At SchoolGist, we adhere to the standard protocol of utilizing log files. All web hosting companies collect this information as part of their analytics services. Log files record the details of website visitors, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), date and time stamps, referring and exit pages, and occasionally the number of clicks. None of this information is connected to any data that could identify a person. The data is collected to analyze trends, manage the site, monitor user activity, and gather demographic data.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Our website, like many others, utilizes “cookies” to enhance user experience. The stored data includes visitors’ preferences and any visited website pages. We use this data to personalize our website content based on visitors’ browser type and other factors, optimizing each user’s experience.

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.

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service. To check if you are using it, visit Gravatar service privacy policy which is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

The DART Cookie by Google DoubleClick

If we avail ourselves of Google AdSense and its associated services, we may enlist Google as a third-party vendor on our website. Google utilizes a type of cookie called “DART cookies”, to deliver advertisements to our site visitors based on their activity on our site and other websites. Visitors, however, possess the option to opt-out of DART cookie usage by visiting the Google ads and content network Privacy Policy, via:

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Our Advert Partners

To enhance user experience, certain advertisers on our website may utilize cookies and web beacons. We will provided a list of our advertising partners below, each of whom has their own unique Privacy Policy regarding user data.

For your convenience, we will link to the Privacy Policy of each of our advertising partners, kindly refer to the following list.

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Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on SchoolGist, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They may automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. The aim of these technologies is to enhance the advertising campaigns’ effectiveness and personalize advertising content on visited websites.

Note that SchoolGist lack any ability to access or manage cookies utilized by third-party advertisers.

Privacy Policies of Third Parties

While our Privacy Policy remains exclusive to our organization, we recommend that you refer to the Privacy Policies of third-party advertisers and websites. These policies contain comprehensive information on their practices, and may include details on opting out of particular options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. In this regard, we strongly recommend parents and caretakers to engage in, monitor, and guide their children’s online activities.

At SchoolGist, we make every effort to abstain from collecting Personal Identifiable Information from minors under the age of 13. In the event that you suspect your child has supplied such information on our website, we urge you to reach out to us as soon as possible. We will take immediate steps to delete any such information from our records.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Also, we may share your data with our partners for the sake of service improvement. We may also share your data to authorized organizations.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

What rights you have over your data

If 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.

Online Policy

This Privacy Policy pertains solely to online activities and governs the data shared and/or gathered by visitors to our website, SchoolGist. It does not extend to data obtained through offline means or channels other than our website.

Consent

With the use of our website, you are indicating your consent to our Privacy Policy, and accepting our Terms and Conditions.

Modifications to the present Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may occasionally undergo revisions and modifications. Rest assured that we’ll keep you informed of any changes by publishing the updated version on this very page.

Get in touch

For any inquiries or apprehensions relating to our Privacy Policy, kindly reach out to us at support@schoolgist.com.ng.

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