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Privacy Policy

Personal Information
Personal Information refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, profiles, social insurance number, and any other applicable forms of information. Personal Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

Type of
Personal Information collected
We collect basic user profile information from all of Soko-Tanzania Visitors. We collect the following additional information from our Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses of Customers and details of what the Customers intend to purchase or sell (Adverts). The basic user profile information is collected through the voluntary registration process. Any information provided by the user through the placement of an ad is completely voluntary and will be considered public information for public use, even if it is the same as that information collected in the registration process. Soko-Tanzania will not be liable or responsible for the use or distribution of information placed in an ad.

Personal Information
We use Personal Information to customize the Site, to make service offers, and to fulfil buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personal Information to contact Visitors and Customers in response to any inquiries, or to provide any information that is requested.

Information Sharing
Personal Information about Customers may be shared with other Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions. We may share information about our Visitors, including the usage statistics of our Visitors and Customers, with our affiliates and third party vendors. We offer the opportunity for Visitors and Customers to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any of our affiliates.

Personal Information security
Personal Information collected by Soko-Tanzania is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Soko-Tanzania except for use as indicated in descriptions above.

What Choices do Visitors Have Regarding collection, use and distribution of such information?
Visitors and Customers can opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliates by contacting us via any of our specified email addresses.

We use Cookies to obtain information about our Visitors and the services they select. In addition, we use Session based connections for security purposes as well as protecting our visitors

Login information
Soko-Tanzania uses login information which may include but is not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze statistics, track a user's movement, administer the Site and gather other statistical information.

Deactivating  Personal Information
We allow Visitors and Customers to delete/deactivate Personal Information from the Site's database. This may be done by sending a request to Due to backups and records of deletions however, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor's entry without retaining some residual information. Anyone who requests to have their Personal Information deactivated will have this information deleted.

Privacy Policy Changes
We let our Visitors and Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site whenever  necessary.