Welcome to World Softwares
You are welcome to world software. We are so glad to have you here and we hope we are able to meet your needs on this platform.
What type of information we collect
We collect a particular type of personal information which is about visitors and users of our Sites.
The most common types of information we gather include the following below:
User-names, member names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, survey responses, blogs, photos, payment information such as payment agent details, transactional details, tax information, support queries
We also collect personal information from job applications (such as your CV, the application form itself, cover letter and interview notes).
How do we collect this personal information?
We collect this personal information directly when you offer it to us, which is done automatically when you navigate through the sites, or through other people when you use services associated with the sites.
We also collect your personal information when you provide information during the membership registration
We also collect your information when you buy or provide items or services on our sites, subscribe to a newsletter, email list, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication.
The personal information we collect about you from others
Although we generally collect personal information directly from you, on occasion, we also collect certain categories of personal information about you from other sources. In particular:
We collect personal information about you from a third party service providers such as Google, Facebook which may provide information about you when you link, connect, or log in to your account with the third party provider and they send us information such as your registration and profile from that service.
How do we use your personal information?
To fulfill a contract
Take steps linked to a contract: in particular, in facilitating and processing transactions that take place on the Sites, like where you purchase an item from our marketplace.
Where this is necessary for purposes which are in our, or third parties’, legitimate interests. These interests include:
Making the sites functional
Ensuring the services on the sites are all made available
Authenticating your identity when you sign into any of our Sites;
Reacting to support tickets, and assisting to facilitate the resolution of any disputes or conflict;
Bring up-to-date you with functioning news and information about our Sites and services e.g. to inform you about variations or update to our Sites, website disruptions or security updates;
Updating the technical analysis to decide how to make improvements on the sites and services we provide;
Being in charge of the activity on the sites. This is to detect possible fraudulent movement and to ensure compliance with the terms on the site.
Manage our relationship with you. This includes: responding to your comments or inquiries submitted to us on the Sites, asking for feedback on our products and services, asking for your participation in our survey.
Using the information to train world softwares staff about how to best serve our user community.
We use the information to improve our products and services.
To processing your job application
Exceptional reasons why we disclose your personal information
There are some reasons beyond our control which can make us disclose your personal information
In such cases, we disclose personal information to the following recipients:
Our professional advisers include Lawyers, accountants, financial advisers, etc.
Government and regulators in association with our compliance procedures and obligations
A third party to reply to requirements relating to a criminal analysis or alleged or suspected illegal activity;
A third party, in order to implement or defend our rights, or to address financial or reputational risks;
Other recipients where we are mandated or required by law, or requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities, to do so.
Where we transfer and/or store your personal information
We work with different professionals who we believe will maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance.
We also ensure these s personal information is stored on secure servers that are managed by us and our service providers, and occasionally hard copy files that are kept in a secure location.
Personal information that we store or transmit is well protected by security and access controls, including username and password authentication, two-factor authentication, and data encryption where appropriate.
How can you access your personal information?
You can get access to some of the personal information that we collect about you by logging in to your account.
You can also make a request to have access to other personal information we hold about you and to request corrections of any errors seen in your data.
To make a correction request, contact our privacy champion using the contact details at the end of this policy.
Marketing Choices regarding your personal information
For this, we will always ask for your permission or consent before sending our marketing emails to you
You can also ‘opt-out’ of such communications if you would prefer not to receive them in the future by using the “unsubscribe” facility provided in the communication itself.
You also have choices about cookies, as described below. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies some parts of our Sites may not work properly in your case.
When you visit our sites, we record some certain information. This information is mostly anonymous information and does not disclose your identity.
If you’re logged into your account some of this information could be associated with your account. Below are the details.
Your IP address or proxy server IP address.
The domain name you requested.
The name of your internet service provider is sometimes captured depending on the configuration of your ISP connection.
The date and time of your visit to the website.
The length of your session.
The pages you visited.
The number of times you visit our site within any month.
The file URL you look at and information relating to it;
The website that referred you to our sites;
The operating system which your computer uses; and
The technical capabilities of your web browser.
In a few times, we will make use of third-party advertising companies to serve ads based on previous visits to our Sites. For example, if you visit our Sites, you may later see an advert for our products and services when you visit a different Site.
Information for children
World softwares is not suitable for children under the age of 18 years.
So, if you are under 18 years, we say that you do not use our platform.
However, if you are from 16 to 18 years, you can browse the Sites but you will need the supervision of a parent or guardian to become a registered user. It’s the responsibility of parents or guardians to monitor their children’s use of our Sites.
Information you make public
If you make your personal information public, we don’t have control and we can’t take responsibility for how they will use or manage that data.
There are lots of ways that you can find yourself providing information to other people.
For example: posting a public message on a forum thread, sharing information through social media, or make contact with another user (such as a third party Author) whether via our Sites or directly via email.
Therefore, we advise that before making your information publicly available or giving your information to anyone else, think carefully.
How long do we keep your personal information?
We retain your personal information for as long as it is essential to deliver the services to you and others and to conform to our legal obligations.
If you no longer want us to use your personal information or to provide you with the world software services, you can request that we erase your personal information and close your world softwares account.
Please note that if you request for us to erase your personal information we will recollect information from deleted accounts as necessary for our legitimate business interests, to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect fees, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations or requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities, enforce the terms of service and take other actions permitted by law.