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 Privacy Policy

Welcome to .com, the Website of Ghana’s expatriate community, an online Media hereinafter referred to as ‘.com’, ‘the Website’ or ‘Site’ or ‘the Service’). 

Unless otherwise specified, the terms ‘includes’, ‘including’, ‘such as’, ‘for example’, and other similar terms are deemed to include the term ‘without limitation’ immediately thereafter.

The commitment

.com is committed to serving its online audience with integrity and honesty. The Privacy Policy demonstrates its firm commitment to privacy. .com values your privacy and wants to help make your experience as satisfying and safe as possible. .com has established the Privacy Policy to explain how it collects personal information (as defined below) and how it uses and discloses that personal information. "personal information," as used in this Privacy Policy, is information that allows a person to directly identify an individual, such as name or email address, and information that we combine directly with such identifying information. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the .com’s Terms of Service. By using .com, you expressly consent to the information handling practices described in this Privacy Policy.

.com is absolutely committed to the following: (1) to not share or sell any individual user details unless .com has your prior written consent; and (2) if not, to only give aggregate statistics about the number of users and their traffic patterns.

Should .com change hands, it reserves the right to transfer all information collected through this site to the new owner.

Request for personal information

Providing personal information in order to access the website is not required. It is when registering to become a Member in order to access the numerous content and features reserved to .com Members. Should your personally feel against such or such required personal information, you may share that with .com management at contact@accraexpat.com

.com offers Members the ability to correct or change the information collected during registration. Users may change this information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who are experiencing problems or who have any questions about how the Service work can contact us at the same e-mail address.

In addition of registration, should you choose to complete occasional reader surveys or participate in other punctual features, you may be asked to supply some information about yourself.

If we ever request for additional information, your response will always be voluntary.

The personal information requested during the sign-up process and any other voluntarily given allow acraexpat.com to know about its Members, enhance their experience, improve the Service offered, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the Website, better prepare future content based on the interests of Members, build statistics and better communicate with Members. 

Third-party disclosure of personal information

.com will not pass on any individual Member’s details, information or answers to a survey to a third-party unless it has obtained his/her prior consent 

.com contains links to other sites that are not under its control, even though some of them may feature .com through a marketing agreement. .com cannot be held responsible for the Privacy Policies of other companies. .com recommends that you review the Privacy Policy of any site you visit and use on the Internet.

.com cooperates with all law-enforcement inquiries and reserves the right to disclose personally identifying or aggregate information in connection with a subpoena or other court-sanctioned demand for such information.

Traffic information collection and treatment

Through analytics, .com keeps track of the number of visitors to the Site, the pages they visit and how long they stay. .com does not monitor individual traffic patterns on the Site but may collect information from visitors who click on advertisements so that it is able to measure interest in the various areas of the site and inform advertisers as to how many visitors have seen or clicked on their ads. .com may also uses demographic and preference information to allow advertising banners on our site to be targeted, in the aggregate, to the visitors for whom they are most pertinent. 

We collect these kinds of aggregate user information for two main reasons: (1) to help us continually improve the service we offer; and (2) to sell advertisements on the site to appropriate advertisers thus permitting to maintain the FREE concept offered to the Website’s visitors and Members. .com discloses this information to advertisers. Note that advertisers do not have influence over the editorial content or reviews that appear on the site.


.com may use cookies to track your usage on our site. This ensures that you are a Member and allows you to roam freely within the Website without typing in a password to access each page. We do not track any of your activity as it related to your individual movements throughout our site, only as an aggregate of data in conjunction with users to our site as a whole. Your movement is not tracked once you leave our site.

.com may sponsor special promotions and events that are hosted by partner websites, which may require that your browser accept cookies. 

E-mail Policy

When giving your e-mail address, you are also asked to say how we can use it: you can choose to not accept to receive occasional e-mail updates from the website editor with relevant news and about new content and features and to not accept to be contacted from time to time with special offers from .com’s partners and other carefully selected companies.

While registering to become a Member, you will receive an account confirmation request by e-mail and may receive another when the process is completed.

.com has set a range of customized setting allowing you to be notify when new content of your choice is uploaded on the Website. Each notification is done by one e-mail.

Should you complete occasional reader surveys or participate in other punctual features, you may receive a one-time mailing to confirm your transaction or interaction with our site. Such mailings are one-time only.

.com allows visitors to electronically forward the site’s URL and/or content to someone else by clicking the appropriate link. Visitors must provide their email address as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the story. The information is not used for any other purpose.

By being a Site Member, you allow can .com to e-mail you regarding your Membership.

Public Forums

.com provides a bulletin board for classified ads accessible to all visitors and a discussion board accessible to all Members. Please remember that any information you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. When you post a message either on the bulletin board or the discussion board, posting your email address is not recommended and done at your own risk. 

Cancelling Membership

A Member may at any time cancel his or her subscription by emailing feedback@accraexpat.com.  

Accessing your personal information

If you wish to review any personal information that .com possesses about you, management will be glad to meet you after being contacted at contact@accraexpat.com.


.com invests in the best-quality security available to guard access to information, data quality, and physical security of servers where information is stored. The Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All e-mailing is done in-house to protect the security of the information. Despite these efforts, we can't guarantee that a hacker will not obtain access to communications between you and the site.

Right to change Privacy Policy and no impediment on transfer of assets

.com may change this Policy at any time. You should periodically revisit our Privacy Policy to be sure that you are familiar with our current Policy. Your use of the site following any modifications to the Privacy Policy will be conclusively deemed acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy and any changes to the Policy. However, .com may decided to informed its Members when the Privacy Policy is changed or modified and Members may then have the opportunity to close their accounts if they do not agree with the new Privacy Policy.

Nothing in this Privacy Policy is meant to impede .com's right or ability to transfer, sell or otherwise dispose of any of its assets.


.com is not liable for any damage or expense arising out of, or sustained in connection with, using .com and/or its services such as classifieds, home search, forums and other proposed features. With the acceptance of the Privacy Policy, the user shall indemnify .com and hold it, its respective members, employees, directors, officers, third party suppliers, advertisers, and agents, harmless from any liability and expense arising out of or sustained in connection with the use of .com and/ or its services. 

Contacting .com

You may contact .com regarding this Policy by e-mail at contact@accraexpat.com

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