Privacy Policy - General Data Protection Regulation Compliant

Last updated: February 2, 2020

Vanguard Podcast Network is an Afros & Audio, LLC subsidiary.

You can engage in this site without entering personal data.

How is data captured once added to the site?

  • Data is localized to the site for Email listserv, Forum, and Submission contact.

  • Also when making a shop purchase your name, address, and phone number are collected as well. This information is not sold or transferred beyond the payment processing company PayPal or Square. 

your data is used for contact purposes only  

  • VPN will use your data to send emails and develop marketing and promotional strategies for upcoming projects. 

  • To connect with you about a service or product that you purchased. 

Security

  • Personal Data that you provide to us is stored internally or through a data management system. It is stored with our email service provider but can be exported or unsubscribed at any time. 

  • We utilize password protected laptops and secured browsers (https). 

Unsubscribing

Each email contains an unsubscribe button. If you have any issues with unsubscribing, please email us at vpn@afrosandaudio.com.

 

List of Third-Party Companies Used Here 

  • PayPal - Payment processing for any purchases made through the shop.

  • Square - Payment processing for any purchases made through the shop.

  • 123 FormBuilder - Email signups  

  • Wix - The site is hosted here

Collection of your Personal Information

Afros and Audio may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the site. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Afros and Audio website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Vanguard Podcast Network's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Afros and Audio encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Afros and Audio so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Afros and Audio is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Afros and Audio website.

Use of your Personal Information

Afros and Audio collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Afros and Audio may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Afros and Audio and its affiliates. Afros and Audio may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Afros and Audio does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Afros and Audio may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. Afros and Audio may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Afros and Audio, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

www.vanguardpn.com may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within our site, in order to determine what services and information are the most popular. This data is used to deliver added value to forum members, storytelling, and podcast contributors whose site behavior indicate interest in a particular subject area.

Afros and Audio, LLC is required by law to disclose your personal information, without notice if such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Afros and Audio or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Afros and Audio; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the site, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Vanguard Podcast Network website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Afros and Audio pages, or register with Afros and Audio site or services, a cookie helps Afros and Audio to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Afros and Audio website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Afros and Audio features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Afros and Audio services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

To secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, Afros and Audio uses the following:

 

Advertising

Video hosting

Audio hosting

Under Age Sixteen

Afros and Audio does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of sixteen. If you are under the age of sixteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Afros and Audio by contacting us here:

Email: vpn@afrosandaudio.com

Changes to this Statement

Afros and Audio will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Afros and Audio encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Afros and Audio are protecting your information.

Contact Information

Afros and Audio welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Afros and Audio have not adhered to this Statement, please contact Afros and Audio at:

Afros & Audio, LLC.

Email Address:

vpn@afrosandaudio.com

Telephone number:

(470) 344-3933

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