1. Personal information
Before using certain parts of any merkato.biz (“Merkato”) or ordering Products, you must complete an online registration form. During registration, you will be prompted to provide to us certain personal information, including but not limited to User’s (your/company) name, shipping and billing address, phone number, email address, and credit card number. In addition, we may also ask you for your/Customer’s country of residence and/or organization’s country of operation, so we can comply with applicable laws and regulations, and for your gender. These kinds of personal information are used for billing purposes, to fulfill orders, to communicate about order and Merkato, and for internal marketing purposes. If we encounter a problem when processing the order, your personal information may be used to contact you.
By registering at Merkato, you agree that all information provided in the registration data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate.
Merkato may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its Site. Merkato may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Merkato does not disclose personal information other than as described here.
If you are a registered user of a Merkato Site and have supplied your email address, Merkato may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, new Products, solicit your feedback. Merkato takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction personal information.
2. Disclosure of information
Merkato discloses personal information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that need to know that information in order to process it on Merkato’s behalf or to provide Services available at Merkato Site, and that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country.
Merkato will not rent or sell personal information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described here, Merkato discloses personal information only in response to court order or other governmental request, or when Merkato believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Merkato, third parties or the public at large.
Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
5. Business transitions
If Merkato, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the event that Merkato goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, your personal information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Merkato and/or the Site may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.