Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to HelpThemRead. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of how HelpThemRead manages personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Acts in all countries where we operate. Please take a moment to read this Privacy Policy so that you know and understand the purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your Personal Data. This is the Privacy Policy (“Policy”) of HelpThemRead. You have been directed to this Policy because HelpThemRead is collecting, using or disclosing your personal data. In this Policy, when we use “we”, “us” or “our”, we refer to HelpThemRead which is collecting your personal data, or which is operating the website which you are accessing or using. This Policy applies to all personal data that you may provide to us and the personal data we hold about you. By providing us with your personal data or by accessing, using or viewing the applicable website, mobile applications or any of its services, functions or contents (including transmitting, caching or storing of any such personal data), you shall be deemed to have agreed to each and all the terms, conditions, and notices in this Policy. If you do not agree, please cease use of the relevant website(s), mobile application(s) and/or service(s) and DO NOT provide any personal data to us. .

I. In this Privacy Policy, “Personal Data” refers to any data or information about you form which you can be identified either (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access. Examples of such Personal Data which you may provide to us include (depending on the nature of your interaction with us: II. Your name, telephone number(s), mailing address(es), email address(es) and any other information relating to you which you have provided us in any forms you may have submitted to us, or in other forms of interaction with you; III. Information about your use of HelpThemRead website(s), mobile application(s) and/or service(s), including cookies, IP address(es), subscription account details and membership details, but only to the extent that HelpThemRead may identify you from such information; IV. information about your usage of and interaction with our website(s), mobile application(s) and/or service(s) including computer and connection information, mobile device and connection information, device capability and compatibility, bandwidth, statistics on page views, and traffic to and from our website(s), mobile application(s) and/or service(s).
2.1 Generally, HelpThemRead collects your Personal Data in the following ways: I. when you register for or use any of our services on websites and/or mobile applications owned or operated by us or when you register as a user of websites and/or mobile applications owned or operated by us, or use services on such websites and/or mobile applications; II. when you interact with our company’s representatives; III. when you establish any online accounts with us; IV. when you respond to our request for additional Personal Data; V. when you ask to be included in an email or other mailing list; VI. when you respond to our promotions and other initiatives; VII. when you submit a job application; VIII. when you submit your Personal Data to us for any other reason. 2.2. When you browse our website, you generally do so anonymously but please see the section below on cookies. 2.3. If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. information of spouse, children, parents, employees and/or authorised representatives), by submitting such information to us, you represent to us that you have obtained the consent of the third party to you providing us with their Personal Data for the respective purposes. 2.4. You should ensure that all Personal Data submitted to us is complete, accurate, true and correct. Failure on your part to do so may result in our inability to provide you with products and services you have requested.

3.1 Generally, HelpThemRead collects, uses and discloses your Personal Data for the following purposes: I. responding to your queries and requests and responding to complaints; II. verifying your identity; III. protecting and enforcing our contractual and legal rights and obligations; IV. conducting audits, reviews and analysis of our internal processes, action planning and operations; 3.2. In addition, HelpThemRead may collect, use and disclose your Personal Data for the following purposes, depending on the nature of our relationship with you: I. to maintain your account with us; II. to provide you with the services which you have signed up for; III. communicating with you to inform you of changes and development to HelpThemRead policies, terms and conditions and other administrative information, including for the purposes of servicing you in relation to services offered to you; IV. resolving complaints and handling requests and enquiries; V. conducting market research for statistical, profiling and statistical analysis for the improvement of services provided to you; and VI. If you download or use any of our Apps: VII. to maintain your account with us and to ensure your access of the App is within the scope of your subscription; VIII. If you submit an application to us as a candidate for employment or an internship: 3.3. In addition, where permitted by law, HelpThemRead may also collect, use and disclose your Personal Data for the following purposes (which we may describe in our documents and agreements as “Additional Purposes” for the handling of Personal Data): I. administering reading contests and competitions , including, where necessary, in order to announce the results of these contests, competitions and identify and contact the winners, and in order to publicise and conduct marketing strictly related to these contests, competitions; II. sending you details of services, special offers and rewards, either to our customers generally, or of particular products and services which may be of interest to you; and III. conducting market research, understanding and determining customer location, preferences and demographics for us to review, develop and improve our services and also develop special marketing programmes.

4.1. HelpThemRead will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data against unauthorised disclosure. Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, this Personal Data may be disclosed, for the purposes listed above (where applicable), to the following third parties, whether they are located overseas or in Nigeria: I. HelpThemRead affiliates; II. book retailers, online store, or third-party service providers who provide operational services to HelpThemRead, such as telecommunications, information technology, consultancy, payment, payroll, processing, training, market research, storage, archival or other services to HelpThemRead; III. vendors or any third-party business partners who offer goods and services or sponsor contests or other promotional programs on HelpThemRead site(s) and/or mobile application(s), whether in conjunction with us or not; IV. external business and charity partners in relation to corporate promotional events; V. any business partner, investor, assignee or transferee (actual or prospective) to facilitate business asset transactions (which may extend to any merger, acquisition or asset sale); VI. anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties; VII. our professional advisors such as our auditors and lawyers; VIII. relevant government regulators or authority or law enforcement agency to comply with any laws or rules and regulations imposed by any governmental authority; and IX. any other party to whom you authorise us to disclose your personal data
5.1. When you interact with us on our websites, we may collect or analyse anonymised information from which individuals cannot be identified (“Aggregate Information”), such as number of users and their frequency of use, the number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on the website and common entry and exit points into website. 5.2. HelpThemRead uses “cookies”, where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track Aggregate Information about you when you enter our websites. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use, profiles of users and their preferred sites. 5.3. HelpThemRead may use an independent company (the “Third-Party Market Research Company”) to measure and analyse the Internet usage across HelpThemRead web sites. HelpThemRead uses the Third-Party Market Research Company’s services to collect the following core information on the usage of our web site(s) and mobile application(s), including: I. The number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on HelpThemRead‘s web site(s); II. The number of unique visitors to HelpThemRead’s web site(s); III. The length of time these unique visitors (on average) spend on HelpThemRead’s web site(s) when they do visit; and IV. The common entry and exit points into SPH web site(s). V. This information is aggregated by the Third-Party Market Research Company and provided to HelpThemRead to assist in analysing the usage of HelpThemRead web site(s). Such data is also accessible by media organizations and research companies, for the purpose of conducting industry comparisons with other Internet portals. 5.4. Pages on HelpThemRead’s web site(s) may be coded with software which enables the Third-Party Market Research Company to track visitors to our web site(s).
6.1. Our website(s) may contain links to other websites operated by third-parties, such as our business partners. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to our website. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of such third-party websites. Some of these third-party websites may be co-branded with our logo or trademark, even though they are not operated or maintained by us. Once you have left our website, you should check the applicable terms, conditions and policies of the third-party website to determine how they will handle any information they collect from you.
7.1. Should you wish to withdraw consent to use of your Personal Data or obtain access to or make corrections to your Personal Data records, please log in to the relevant account through which the Personal Data was provided, if any, failing which please contact the relevant Personal Data Protection Officer, contact details of which are found in the Personal Data Protection Statement or similar document elsewhere on the relevant HelpThemRead website. 7.2. Please note that if your Personal Data has been provided to us by a third party, you should contact such party directly to make any queries, feedback, and access and correction requests to HelpThemRead on your behalf. 7.3. Please note that if you withdraw your consent to any or all use of your Personal Data, depending on the nature of your request, HelpThemRead may not be in a position to continue to provide its services to you or administer any contractual relationship in place, and this may also result in the termination of any agreements with HelpThemRead and your being in breach of your contractual obligations or undertakings, and HelpThemRead’s legal rights and remedies in such event are expressly reserved.
8.1. This Privacy Policy shall be governed in all respects by the Nigeria law. 8.2. Since we provide global services, we will make effort to use best practices and adhere to laws of your country.