Afriland First Bank S.A. ,”First Bank” is committed to protecting the privacy of personal data online. This policy sets out how we collect, use, store and disclose personal data and information about visitors to our website, and what measures we take to ensure that such data is handled appropriately.
2. REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
For the purposes of this policy, “personal data” means data and information provided by the user when filling in forms on our website or data collected by our website about the user when the user visits our website.
4. THE PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
The protection of personal data is governed by the following principles:
- RESPONSIBILITY TO THE INTERNET USER
Afriland First Bank is free to collect personal data directly or indirectly via any browser or IP address, if necessary by means of forms. The data may be stored in the bank’s information systems or those of duly appointed service providers and consultants.
- INTERNET USERS’ INFORMATION
Access to online banking products and services is subject to the collection of certain information and personal data on the Internet user, in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.
- THE PRIOR CONSENT OF THE CUSTOMER FOR THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
When subscribing or finalising the agreement to use any of the products or services offered by Afriland First Bank, the user must give consent, both by accepting these terms and conditions and by agreeing to any other act that Afriland First Bank may submit to the user. The bank shall collect, use and communicate personal information to third parties, in strict compliance with the relevant regulations.Afriland First Bank shall terminate the business relationship or shall no longer provide the user with products and services for which the user has refused or withdrawn consent.
- FRAMEWORK FOR THE USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATIONThe data collected shall be used primarily for the purpose of managing the customer relationship. It may also be used to notify the user of activities or publications likely to be of interest to the user.
Afriland First Bank has defined procedures and practices governing the storage of users’ personal information and data. This data is stored in accordance with legal requirements.
Our website is protected by state-of-the-art security measures. The tools and mechanisms used to protect communication with Afriland First Bank comply with the regulations and international standards in force.
7. ACCESS TO PERSONAL DATA BY THIRD PARTIES
Data collected may, by express agreement, be communicated, for the purposes mentioned above, to Afriland First Bank’s partners, to the extent necessary for the performance of the tasks entrusted to them. Afriland First Bank and any mandated service provider may contact users and other visitors directly on the basis of the data communicated or collected automatically.
The provision of personal data or continued use of the products and services following amendments to this privacy statement shall constitute approval by the customer or visitor of such amendments.