When you use our services, you trust us with your information. We understand that this is a big
responsibility and are working hard to protect your information and put you in control.
This policy describes the information we process to support Kouhman
IS KOUHMAN COLLECTING YOUR INFORMATION?
We want you to clearly understand we at Kouhman respect our users right to their philosophy, ideology,
religion, gender and political opinion and therefore will never be a concern to Kouhman. The privacy of
Kouhman users remain theirs. No information concerning you is neither store nor collected for any
purpose other than those intrinsically linked to the use of our services.
What kinds of information do we collect?
In order to provide you the best service we collect information pertaining to you. Currently, To provide
the Kouhman Platform, we process information about you once you join the Platform. The types of
information we collect depend on how you use our Platform. You can learn how to access and delete
information we collect by visiting the Kouhman setting (Hyperlink)
We collect the content, communications and other information you provide when you use our site,
including when you sign up for an account, create or share content, and message or communicate with
others. This can include information in or about the content you provide (like metadata), such as the
location of a photo or the date a file was created.
Our systems automatically process content and communications you and others provide to analyze
context and what's in them for the purposes described below. Learn more about how you can control who
can see the things you share.
You can choose to provide information in your Kouhman profile fields or about daily activity, about your
religious views, political views, or your health. This and other information (such as racial or ethnic origin,
philosophical beliefs or trade union membership) may be subject to special protections under the laws of
We collect information about the people, Pages, accounts, hashtags and groups you are connected to and
how you interact with them across Kouhman. We also collect contact information if you choose to
upload, sync or import it from a device (such as an address book or call log or SMS log history), which
we use for things like helping you and others find people you may know and for the other purposes listed
We collect information about how you use our site, such as the people or accounts you interact with; and
the time, frequency and duration of your activities. For example, we log when you're using and have last
used our site, and what posts, videos and other content you view on our site.
Information about transactions made on our site. If you use our site for purchases or other financial
transactions we collect information about the purchase or transaction. This includes payment information,
such as your credit or debit card number and other card information; other account and authentication
information; and billing, shipping and contact details (This service will be available soon)
Kouhman collects information from and about the computers, phones, connected TVs and other web-
connected devices you use that integrate with our site, and we combine this information across different
devices you use.
The Data We Collect from Devices Includes:
Information such as the operating system, hardware and software versions, battery level, signal strength,
available storage space, browser type, app and file names and types, and plugins.
Information about operations performed on the device.
Unique identifiers, device IDs, and other identifiers, such as from apps or accounts you use, and Family
Bluetooth signals, and information about nearby Wi-Fi access points, beacons, and cell towers.
Data from device settings: information you allow us to receive through device settings you turn on, such
as access to your GPS location, camera or photos.
Information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone, mobile phone number,
IP address, and connection speed.
Data from cookies stored on your device, including cookie IDs and settings. Learn more about how we
We use the information we have as seen below to provide and support the Kouhman site and related
We use the information we have to deliver our Products, including to personalize features and content
(including your News Feed, Kouhman Stories and ads) and make suggestions for you such as groups or
events you may be interested in or topics you may want to follow. To create personalized Products that are
unique and relevant to you, we use your connections, preferences, interests and activities based on the
data we collect and learn from you and others (including any data with special protections you choose to
provide); how you use and interact with our Products; and the people, places, or things you're connected
to and interested in on and off our Platform. Learn more about how we use information about you to
personalize your Kouhman experience, including features, content and recommendations in the Kouhman
Platform; you can also learn more about how we choose the ads that you see.
Information across Kouhman Platforms and devices: We connect information about your activities on
different Kouhman services and devices to provide a more tailored and consistent experience on
Kouhman Products you use, wherever you use them.
We use location-related information-such as your current location, where you live, to provide, personalize
and improve our Platform, including ads, for you and others. Location-related information can be based
on things like precise device location (if you've allowed us to collect it), IP addresses, and information
from your and others' use of Kouhman’s Platform.
We use the information we have to develop, test and improve our Products, including by conducting
surveys and research, and testing and troubleshooting new products and features.
Face recognition: If you have it turned on, we use face recognition technology to recognize you in photos,
videos and camera experiences. The face-recognition templates we create may constitute data with special
protections under the laws of your country. Learn more about how we use face recognition technology, or
control our use of this technology in Kouhman Settings. If we introduce face-recognition technology to
your Instagram experience, we will let you know first, and you will have control over whether we use this
technology for you.
Ads and other sponsored content: We use the information we have about you-including information about
your interests, actions and connections-to select and personalize ads, offers and other sponsored content
that we show you. Learn more about how we select and personalize ads, and your choices over the data
we use to select ads and other sponsored content for you in the Kouhman Settings.
Promote safety, integrity and security.
We use the information we have to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, detect and
prevent spam and other bad experiences, maintain the integrity of our Products, and promote safety and
security on and off of Kouhman Products. For example, we use data we have to investigate suspicious
activity or violations of our terms or policies, or to detect when someone needs help.
Kouhman uses the information we have to send you marketing communications, communicate with you
about our Products, and let you know about our policies and terms. We also use your information to
respond to you when you contact us.
Kouhman uses the information we have to conduct and support research and innovation on topics of
general social welfare, technological advancement, public interest, health and well-being. For example,
we analyze information we have about migration patterns during crises to aid relief efforts. Learn more
about our research programs.
When you share and communicate using our Products, you choose the audience for what you share. For
example, when you post on Kouhman, you select the audience for the post, such as a group, all of your
friends, the public, or a customized list of people. Your network can also see actions you have taken on
our Platform, including engagement with ads and sponsored content. We also let other accounts see who
has viewed their Kouhman profile.
Public information can be seen by anyone, on or off our Platform, including if they don't have an account.
This includes any information you share with a public audience; information in your public profile on
Kouhman; and content you share on a Kouhman Page, Kouhman Marketplace. You, other people using
Kouhman can provide access to or send public information to anyone on or off our Platform, including in
other Kouhman Platform, in search results, or through tools and APIs. Public information can also be
seen, accessed, reshared or downloaded through third-party services such as search engines, APIs, and
offline media such as TV, and by apps, websites and other services that integrate with our Platform.
Learn more about what information is public and how to control your visibility on Kouhman.
You should consider who you choose to share with, because people who can see your activity on our
Platform can choose to share it with others on and off our Platform, including people and businesses
outside the audience you shared with. For example, when you share a post or send a message to specific
friends or accounts, they can download, screenshot, or re-share that content to others across or off our
Platform. Also, when you comment on someone else's post or react to their content, your comment or
reaction is visible to anyone who can see the other person's post, and that person can change the audience
People can also use our Platform to create and share content about you with the audience they choose. For
example, people can share a photo of you in a story or share information about you in their posts or
messages. If you are uncomfortable with what others have shared about you on our Products, you can
learn how to report the content.
People in your network can see signals telling them whether you are active on our Platform, including
whether you are currently active on Kouhman Chat, or when you last used our Platform.
Devices and operating systems providing native versions of Kouhman will have access to all information
you choose to share with them, including information your friends share with you, so they can provide
our core functionality to you.
In the event the ownership or control of all or part of Kouhman or their assets changes, we may transfer
your information to the new owner.
As our Platform grows we may work with third-party partners who help us provide and improve our
Platform or who may use Kouhman tools to grow their businesses, which will make it possible to operate
our companies and provide the Platform free to users around the world. We promise not to sell any of
your information to anyone, and we never will. We also impose strict restrictions on how our partners use
and disclose the data we provide.
Kouhman stores data until it is no longer necessary to provide our services and Kouhman Platforms, or
until your account is deleted - whichever comes first. Once you delete your account, we delete all
materials you have posted, such as your photos and status updates, and you won't be able to recover that
information later. Information that others have shared about you that isn't part of your account won't be
deleted. If you don't want to delete your account but want to temporarily stop using the Platform, you can
deactivate your account instead. To delete your account at any time, please visit the Kouhman Settings.
Kouhman is will determine whether to provide access, preserve and share your information with
legal requests shortly.
Kouhman being a global website for Africans on the continent of Africa and for Africans in the Diaspora
we may share information globally, with companies, partners and with those our users have connected
and shared with around the world according to our policies. Your information will be transmitted or
stored outside of the United States or outside other countries where you may reside as Kouhman is locate
in West Africa. These data transfer may be necessary to provide the excellent services we set forth in our
Kouhman will notify you as we continue to grow of changes to this policy and we all give you the
opportunity to review the changes to the policy before continuing to use our Platform.
Privacy notice for California residents
If you are a California resident, you can learn more about your consumer privacy rights by reviewing the
California Privacy Notice.