Privacy policy and terms of use

Thank you for visiting BiaWaZo a web site owned by Akwukwo LLC in the United States and independently as BiaWaZo Limited in Nigeria. (further referred in this document as “we”, “us” “our”). When you access, browse or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth below. We respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy aligns you to the importance of protecting our intellectual content while using our fun resources and explains how we use information from our websites, surveys, sessions and more.

Your Usage of the Site its Contents

The Virtual Language Learning Section of BiaWaZo website, mobile applications (apps), and original social media content are ONLY for your personal use. You may not download, print, distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit content within the site or apps, including but not limited to any text, images, audio, pdfs, and video, for any group, business, commercial or public purpose.

The Global Language Learning Section of BiaWaZo website, mobile applications (apps), and original social media content are ONLY for your BiaWaZo and/or Akwukwo LLC affiliated program use. You may not download, print, distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit content within the site or apps, including but not limited to any text, images, audio, pdfs, and video, for any group, business, commercial or public purpose outside of written agreement.

By entering the site you are complying with these Terms and Conditions of Use. BiaWaZo and Akwukwo LLC grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, learn, display and use this Site. You agree not to affect/interrupt or attempt to affect/interrupt the operation of this Site and/or app in any way. Any unauthorized use of the learning content, structure, content, proprietary logos, service marks and trademarks may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and certain civil and criminal statutes.

What information we collect and how we use it

In most cases, using our website does not require you to submit any personal information.

In certain cases (for example if you wish to contact us or participate in a contest) we may ask you to submit your personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number or other information.

We will use, store or otherwise process any personal information that relates to and identifies you, including but not limited to your name, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, items you have purchased and any other information collected on registration, on placing an order and through surveys. We use this information to improve and personalize your shopping experience and may communicate with you about our products, services, promotions and contests.

We may also request and/or collect information on how many users log on to our Site during selected time periods, as well as location, age, gender, interests of these users and their interaction with our website. We may also use this information to select best product offers and to present them to you, and to help us develop and improve our services, products and websites and to adjust them to interests and needs of the users.

We retain the information we collect in order to provide customer support, resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

For growth, historical preservation, awareness, and improvement purposes, we do take pictures and/or record sessions and events that originated from our initiatives. By signing up, signing on and/or physically participating in our sessions, you’re giving us full rights to images, audio, and videos obtained during said sessions. Those are periodically shared on our website and on social media platforms as well.

If you no longer use www.biawazo.com, we may continue to use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time) and as permitted by law.

Information removal / opt-out

If you would like us to stop contacting you via e-mails, please send us an email: contact@biawazo.com.

Sharing information with third parties

We do not share, sell or trade with third parties your Personal Information gathered online, such as email addresses or mobile phone numbers, personal Information collected as part of an online survey or other specific details about you, except with your consent or as described in this Privacy Policy. Your information may, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, be disclosed for processing to:

  • • our employees;
  • • our affiliates;
  • • our group companies and their employees;
  • • successors in title to our business;
  • • third party consultants, contractors or other service providers who may access your personal information when providing services (including but not limited to IT support services) to us;
  • • government bodies and law enforcement agencies and in response to other legal and regulatory requests;
  • • auditors or contractors or other advisers auditing, assisting with or advising on any of our business purposes, in any jurisdiction where we operate.

We do not contribute to or participate in cooperative databases, which give other companies access to such Personal Information. The information gathered for monitoring Website usage may be provided to third parties. Such information does not include information that can be used to identify you.

We may divulge Personal Information if such action is required for BiaWaZo and/or Akwukwo LLC or any of our service providers or consultants to comply with any valid legal process, such as a subpoena, search warrant, statute or court order, or any valid administrative request from a law enforcement agency. In addition, we may divulge Personal Information if we or any of our service providers or consultants believes that such disclosure is necessary to address any unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of another customer or of the general public.

We may share your information with our service providers, consultants and affiliates for our internal business purposes. For example, we use the services of Google, Inc (www.google.com) to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our Site. The type of information we collect includes products viewed and/or purchased, your location (state/zip code if you placed an order) and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Web. The computers, which deliver the Web pages to you, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you request a page from our Site, our servers log your IP address. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.

Information Security

We have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy.

We strive to protect the personal data that we have under our control (having regard to the type and amount of that data) from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All of our employees that have access to, and are associated with, the processing of your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our members' information. We ensure that your information will not be disclosed to government institutions or authorities except if required by law or when requested to by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organizations.

However, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of BiaWaZo and/orAkwukwo LLC to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect Your Personal Information, there is no way we can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the Internet. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

Cookies

Pieces of information transferred to your computer's hard disk from a website are known as cookies.

A cookie may contain information (such as unique user ID), which is used to track the pages of the sites you've visited. BiaWaZo and/or Akwukwo LLC may use cookies to measure how visitors interact with our website in order to determine which areas and features of our sites can be improved to provide better experience to site visitors.

They allow our Website to store information about your browsing patterns, making the Website more useful to you. Many major sites use cookies: in fact, they are commonly used throughout the Internet to offer personalized services. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. Each time you use our Website, the cookie is accessed. This way, we can track the features you use and the pages and content that you view on the Website to help personalize your experience.You may disable cookie support on your browser, or you can set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. By disabling cookies support you may lose certain features that require a cookie to work properly. We may use the information collected by the cookie to provide us with various statistics without identifying any individual. To enable or disable cookies on your browser, please consult your browser documentation or contact your software provider.

Your consent

By accessing www.biawazo.com and any app created by BiaWaZo, communicating with BiaWaZo or Akwukwo LLCvia current or future message forms, emails or social media, or providing us with your information in any other way, you agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy.

By submitting any personal information (including, without limitation, your payment details) to us you consent to the use of information as set out in this policy. Enrollment options to our Virtual Language Learning programs are typically recurring. If you would like to cancel future payment recurrences, please let us know prior to your specific billing period within your financial institution’s deadline as we do not have control over that.

Please note that we do provide one-time enrollment opportunities via our Gift options on www.akwukwo.com/vil as well.

We reserve the right to amend or modify this Privacy Policy and if we do so we will post the changes here. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Policy every time you submit information to us, enroll in our program/sessions or place an order with us. Use will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Children and privacy

We are committed to the safety and security of children and understand that children may not understand all the provisions of our Privacy Policy or make informed decisions about the choices that are made available to adult users of the Site. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be familiar with the sites their children visit.

Although we take precautions to ensure the security of children participating in our programs and sessions, Parents/Guardians are ultimately responsible to monitor their children as they use our Virtual Language Learning and Global Language Learning programs; our mobile app; socialize on our platforms; read our e-books and/or interact on our social media outlets to ensure proper security and presentation of said child(ren).

Links to other sites and use of your personal information submitted to other websites

BiaWaZo may contain links to other sites. Those sites may have their own privacy policy or no privacy policy at all. Neither we nor any of our service providers have any responsibility for those sites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience of our visitors. Such links may be to advertisers, content providers or other companies who may use our logo and/or style as a result of a co-branding agreement. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of use of any third-party sites or services before providing any of them with any of your Personal Information. BiaWaZo and/or Akwukwo LLChas no control over the content that appears on these sites and cannot take any responsibility for their content.

We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you accessed the third-party website using links from our Website or apps.

We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have concerns or questions.

Further information

For further information from us on data protection and privacy or any requests concerning your personal information please write to us at contact@biawazo.com or contact.akwukwo@gmail.com.

Disclaimer of warranties and damages; limitation of liability

In no event shall BiaWaZo and/or Akwukwo LLCor any of their affiliated entities or suppliers be liable for any indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, even if these entities have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action, under contract, negligence or any other theory, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use or performance of the information, services, products and materials available from the site. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose or the existence of any limited remedy. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitations may not apply to you.

Applicable law

The laws of the State of Texas and the United States will govern these disclaimers, terms and conditions. If in Nigeria, the Nigerian law will govern. Such is applicable for other locations outside the jurisdiction of the USA.

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time.