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Cookies & Other Storage Technologies

Last modified: September 2, 2019

Cookies & caches are small pieces of text used to store information on
web browsers. Cookies are used to store and receive identifiers and other
information on computers, phones, and other devices. Other technologies,
including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers
associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar
purposes. In this policy, we refer to all of these technologies as “ cookies.”

We use cookies if you have a Talk Of Naija account, use the Talk Of Naija Products,
including our website and apps, or visit other websites and apps that use
the Talk Of Naija Products (including the Like button or other Talk Of Naija
Technologies). Cookies enable Talk Of Naija to offer the Talk Of Naija Products to
you and to understand the information we receive about you, including
information about your use of other websites and apps, whether or not you
are registered or logged in.

This policy explains how we use cookies and the choices you have. Except as
otherwise stated in this policy, the Data Policy will apply to our
processing of the data we collect via cookies.

 

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies help us provide, protect and improve the Talk Of Naija Products, such
as by personalizing content, tailoring and measuring ads, and providing a
safer experience. While the cookies that we use may change from time to
time as we improve and update the Talk Of Naija Products, we use them for the
following purposes:

 

Authentication

We use cookies to verify your account and determine when you’re logged in
so we can make it easier for you to access the Talk Of Naija Products and show
you the appropriate experience and features.

For example: We use cookies and caches respectively to keep you logged in
as you navigate between Talk Of Naija pages or in app feature areas. Cookies
also help us remember your browser so you do not have to keep logging into
Talk Of Naija and so you can more easily log into Talk Of Naija via third-party
apps and websites.

 

Security, site and product integrity

We use cookies to help us keep your account, data and the Talk Of Naija
Products safe and secure.

For example: Cookies can help us identify and impose additional security
measures when someone may be attempting to access a Talk Of Naija account
without authorization, for instance, by rapidly guessing different
passwords. We also use cookies to store information that allows us to
recover your account in the event you’ve forgotten your password or to
require additional authentication if you tell us your account has been
hacked.

We also use cookies to combat activity that violates our policies or
otherwise degrades our ability to provide the Talk Of Naija Products.

For example: Cookies help us fight spam and phishing attacks by enabling us
to identify mobile devices and or computers that are used to create large
numbers of fake Talk Of Naija accounts. We also use cookies to detect computers
infected with malware and to take steps to prevent them from causing
further harm. Cookies also help us prevent underage people from registering
for Talk Of Naija accounts.

 

Advertising, recommendations, insights and measurement

We use cookies to help us show ads and to make recommendations for
businesses and other organizations to people who may be interested in the
products, services or causes they promote.

For example: Cookies allow us to help deliver ads to people who have
previously visited a business’s website, purchased its products or used its
apps and to recommend products and services based on that activity. Cookies
also allow us to limit the number of times that you see an ad so you don’t
see the same ad over and over again.

We also use cookies to help measure the performance of ad campaigns for
businesses that use the Talk Of Naija Products.

For example: We use cookies to count the number of times an ad is shown and
to calculate the cost of those ads. We also use cookies to measure how
often people do things like click on or view ads.

Cookies help us serve and measure ads across different browsers and devices
used by the same person.

For example: We can use cookies to prevent you from seeing the same ad over
and over again across the different devices that you use.

Cookies also allow us to provide insights about the people who use the
Talk Of Naija Products, as well as, the people who interact with the ads,
websites, and apps of our advertisers and the businesses that use the
Talk Of Naija Products.

For example: We use cookies to help businesses understand the kinds of
people who like their Talk Of Naija page or use their apps so they can provide
more relevant content and develop features that are likely to be
interesting to their customers.

We also use cookies to help you opt out of seeing ads from Talk Of Naija based
on your activity on third-party websites. Learn more about the information
we receive, how we decide which ads to show you on and off the Talk Of Naija
Products, and the controls available to you.

 

Site features and services

We use cookies to enable the functionality that helps us provide the
Talk Of Naija Products.

For example: Cookies help us store preferences, know when you’ve seen or
interacted with Talk Of Naija Products’ content, and provide you with
customized content and experiences. For instance, cookies allow us to make
suggestions to you and others, and to customize content on third-party
sites that integrate our social plugins. If you are a page administrator,
cookies allow you to switch between posting from your personal FB account
and the page.

We also use cookies to help provide you with content relevant to your
locale.

For example: We store information in a cookie that is placed on your
browser or device so you will see the site in your preferred language.

 

Performance

We use cookies to provide you with the best experience possible.

For example: Cookies help us route traffic between servers and understand
how quickly Talk Of Naija Products load for different people. Cookies also help
us record the ratio and dimensions of your screen and windows and know
whether you’ve enabled high contrast mode, so that we can render our sites
and apps correctly.

 

Analytics and research

We use cookies to better understand how people use the Talk Of Naija Products
so that we can improve them.

For example: Cookies can help us understand how people use the Talk Of Naija
Service, analyze which parts of the Talk Of Naija Products people find most
useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.

 

Where do we use cookies?

We may place cookies on your computer or device, and receive information
stored in cookies, when you use or visit:

The Talk Of Naija Products;

Products provided by other members of the Talk Of Naija Companies

Websites and apps provided by other companies that use the Talk Of Naija
Products, including companies that incorporate the Talk Of Naija Technologies
into their websites and apps. Talk Of Naija uses cookies and receives
information when you visit those sites and apps, including device
information and information about your activity, without any further action
from you. This occurs whether or not you have a Talk Of Naija account or are
logged in.

 

Do other parties use cookies in connection with the Talk Of Naija Products?

Yes, other parties may use cookies on the Talk Of Naija Products to provide
services to us and the businesses that advertise on Talk Of Naija.

For example, our measurement partners use cookies on the Talk Of Naija Products
to help advertisers understand the effectiveness of their Talk Of Naija
advertising campaigns and to compare the performance of those campaigns to
ads displayed on other websites and apps. Learn more about the companies
that use cookies on the Talk Of Naija Products.

Third parties also use cookies on their own sites and apps in connection
with the Talk Of Naija Products. To understand how other parties use cookies,
please review their policies.