We care about your privacy. Learn more below.
Opareta Limited (“we”, “us” and “Opareta”) is a platform that supports Mobile Money agents (the “users”) as they provide financial services to the general public in Uganda. Opareta provides this support through a mobile application (the “Opareta app” or “Opareta platform”) and whilst we do this, we recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of all the information provided to Opareta by users on our platform.
Opareta collects personally identifiable information that we use to profile our users and administer and manage individual Opareta accounts, update our databases, and provide user support.
Opareta collects the following personal information from the Opareta app when you register to use the app and apply for financing:
Opareta uses the Personal Information for the following purposes:
Opareta does not rent or sell your Personal Information to other people or non-affiliated companies.
Opareta stores your Personal Information through our third party partners, such as Mailchimp. Storage by any third parties will be governed by at least industry standard protections. Opareta will only keep the Personal Information you supply for as long as needed to fulfill the purpose for which you have supplied such information. With that being said, if you unsubscribe from our newsletter, we will no longer store your email address.
Opareta protects your Personal Information using industry standard security measures. We only allow approved contractors and employees who need to use Personal Information for their work with Opareta access to your Personal Information, and third party vendors who store your Personal Information must have adequate security measures in place. It is important to note that the nature of the internet does not allow for 100% security of your Personal Information. Although we take reasonable steps to prevent it, Opareta does not warrant that information will not be accessed or disclosed through a breach of any of our security protocol. If we become aware of a security breach involving your Personal Information, as soon as practicable, we will email you at the address you’ve provided, and post to the Opareta platform a notice of such security breach.
Opareta employees who handle personal information are under an obligation to treat it confidentially and may not disclose it to unauthorized third parties. Opareta employees are also responsible for the internal security of the information. Employees who violate Opareta’s privacy policies shall be subject to a range of disciplinary actions.
Every user the Opareta platform has the following rights:
Please note that Opareta is not intended for children under the age of 18. Having said that Opareta does not control and therefore may not be able to authenticate misrepresentations made by uses on the platform concerning their age (or other personal information). In the event that a user is below the age of 18 (“a minor”) and this is made known to us, Opareta shall abide by its obligation as a data collector and data processor under the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019 (DPPA) and ensure that participation on the Opareta platform is not undertaken by a minor without the prior written consent of a parent or guardian.