Cookies and privacy policy

At Ivy Ekong Blog, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users and visitors. The following Privacy Policy outlines the information Ivy Ekong Blog may collect and how we may use that information to better serve visitors and members of The Ivy Ekong Blog Family. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us. 

  1. Children Under the Age of 13:  Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Ivy Ekong Blog does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally- identifiable information on Ivy Ekong Blog from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age,  please do not use or access Ivy Ekong Blog at any time or in any manner. If Ivy Ekong Blog learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected without verified parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
  2. Information We Collect * Information Submitted by a user. Ivy Ekong Blog  collects personal information when you register or request information from us.
    The personal information we collect is listed below:
  • Login Name
  • Password
  • Email address
  • Name
  • Postal Code

You may also submit information about other people.
For example, you may enter a friend’s email to invite to this blog  or email links from this site to them. In this circumstance, we collect the following information about the recipient and will only hold their information if they confirm to subscribe to this blog via the email we send. 

* Non-submitted Information Collected. Ivy Ekong Blog  may also collect non-personal information not associated with your identity. We collect this data to improve this  Website . The non submitted information we collect is listed below:

  • IP
  • Time
  • File
  • Data transferred
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Cookies
  1. How We Use Your Information among our primary goals in collecting information is to provide you with a customized experience when visiting our site and to make our site more valuable to you. We use this information to closely monitoring  which areas of the site are used most and to determine which areas we need to focus on improving. This information is used exclusively by Ivy Ekong Blog  in aggregate form so that we may continue to improve the value of the services and information on our website for our members as a whole. As a valued customer of Ivy Ekong Blog, we will occasionally contact you, typically by e-mail (or any other way you prefer) in order to notify you of special promotions, and up-to-date news, custom-tailored to your personal interests. Of course, if you do not wish to receive this personalised information, you can remove yourself from receiving such information by changing the appropriate option on your user account. Ivy Ekong Blog uses your Internet Protocol (IP) address to help diagnose problems with our computer server, and to administer our web site. Your IP address is used to help identify you, and to gather broad demographic data. Your IP address contains no personal information about you.

Please note that, once you’ve logged on to our servers, we use cookies to keep track of your application states and log in status. Cookies are small files that take up minimal room on your computer and cannot, by itself, damage your computer’s files. Cookies work by assigning a number to a user that has no meaning outside of the assigning web site, in this case, Ivy Ekong Blog. If you do not want information to be collected through the use of cookies, your browser allows you to deny or accept the use of cookies.

There may, however, be some features on Ivy Ekong Blog,  which requires the use of cookies in order to customize the delivery of information and content to you. Except as described above, we will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you or your account, without your prior consent unless we have a belief that such action is necessary to:
(i) comply with legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authority;
(ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Ivy Ekong Blog
(iii) enforce our Terms of Service;
(iv) protect the interests of users of our services other than you or any other person; or
(v) operate, or conduct maintenance and repair of Ivy Ekong Blog services or equipment as authorized by law.

  1. Our Disclosure of Your Information:  Ivy Ekong Blog does not sell or rent personal information about it's customers to any third parties at this time. In the event Ivy Ekong Blog does engage in such commerce in the future, you will have an opportunity to remove yourself from any such lists prior to your inclusion therein by emailing us or by changing the appropriate option on your user account. Ivy Ekong Blog does, however, perform statistical analysis of customer usage in order to measure interest in, and use of, the various parts of Ivy Ekong Blog, and we share that information with current and prospective advertisers, affiliates and other interested third parties. But, this information is aggregated data only (statistics, etc.), and contains no personally identifiable information whatsoever. Ivy Ekong Blog cooperates with all law enforcement inquires and with all third parties to enforce their intellectual property or other rights.

You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information in chat areas, on bulletin boards, or in classified areas within Ivy Ekong Blog, that information might be collected and disseminated by third-parties, and result in, among other things, unsolicited inquiries, messages, and offers from third-parties.

Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and this third-party conduct is out our control . Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. This blog also contains links to other web sites. Ivy Ekong Blog is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google  uses of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

  1. Security :  The personally identifiable information we collect is securely stored within our database, and we use standard, industry-wide practices such as encryption, firewalls and (in some certain areas) SSL (Secure Socket Layers) for protecting your information. However, as effective as encryption technology is, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. We recommend that you not disclose your password to anyone and keep it perfectly safe. We also recommend updated your passwords often or when you think its been compromised.
  2. Revisions and Amendments : If you have further privacy concerns please do not hesitate to ask us . This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 29, 2011 and was recently updated on the 08-10-2020. This Privacy Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party. Ivy Ekong Blog reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, modify, change or update this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on Ivy Ekong Blog.

Question and Answers:

(1) When are my personal information stored?

  • When you use our website to view our services or buy products, vouchers or subscribe to our services
  • When you apply for a job
  • When you enter a promotion, reviews or competition
  • When you take part in customer research
  • When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint
  • When you agree to go on our mailing list
  • When you order goods or services.

(2) What information do we collect about you and how do we use it?
The sort of information we collect depends on what you need us to do for you, or how much information we need to identify who you are and resolve your query.

This may include:

  • Your name and address so we can make sure we render our services when you make bookings online.
  • Your email address so we can set up an online account for you, send you important information relating to your order and send you marketing emails if you ask us to.
  • Your card details so we can take payment or make a refund online.
  • Your telephone number so we can contact you if there is a problem with your booking(s)
  • Your IP address so we can, where you have consented, use appropriate cookies to enhance your visits to our site
  • Other personal details such as date of birth, gender and shopping habits appropriate to a specific promotion or competition when necessary.
  • In addition we might use the personal information you provide for our internal purposes,

For example, website administration, analysis, reporting and compliance purposes or to enhance customer service or invite you to get involved in customer research.

(3) How do we protect your personal information? We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical security safeguards to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on our website, and through other means. However no collection or transmission of information over the internet is 100% secure and although we take every possible measure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such transmission. You can assist with protection by ensuring that if you create a password to access any section of our website, you make sure it is hard to guess, contains a combination of letters and figures and that you keep it safe by not disclosing it to anyone. If someone logs in as you using your email and password we will not be able to detect that it is not you and cannot be responsible for any action we take in response to someone using your user name and password.

How do I subscribe and unsubscribe to your mailing list? When you use our website, receive an email from us, place an order or enter a competition you will get the opportunity to subscribe to our mailing list. Ivy Ekong Blog will keep you up to date with new and exciting products arriving in our stores and online. To subscribe, simply follow the instructions provided. If you no longer wish to receive our emails there are several ways you can unsubscribe, kindly visit our website to unsubscribe, or via your email which you received from us. Do you share my information with anyone else? We do not sell or otherwise disclose any personal information about our customers, visitors to our website except as described in this Privacy and Cookies Policy or as otherwise agreed with you. In the event that we run a promotion in conjunction with another sponsor, your personal information may be shared with such sponsors, but this will be specified at the time of collection. We do not control the use, disclosure or security of your personal information by other sponsors, so we recommend you carefully review their privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information:

    • If we are required to do so by law or legal process;
    • To law enforcement agencies;
    • When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation or suspected or actual illegal activity.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, do not hesitate to contact us.