We respect your privacy. We will only use your data for the purposes set out on this page.

African Agency for Arid Resources Limited (AGAR Ltd) collects information volunteered by customers such as e-mail addresses to subscribe to newsletters and forum registration information. The information we collect is used to notify customers about updates or additions to our programmes.

As is true of most websites, AGAR Ltd also collects certain technical and routing information such as browser type, operating system, and IP address of your computer to measure traffic patterns on the website. We also use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

We do not sell any user information to third parties.

What information do we collect?

  1. Web logs – each time you request a page we record the date & time, the IP address of your computer, the page or file you are requesting and the result of that request. We use this data to improve the web site and to make sure it is functioning correctly.
  2. Personal information – you may supply us with personal information at various places, for instance to subscribe to the newsletter or to request information about a product or solution. This information may be stored in our database but it will be used only for the purposes for which it was submitted. We will not send you additional information without your express permission.

Who do we disclose this information to?

We do not disclose personal data to anyone other than our agents or third parties who need this information to fulfill your request; e.g. purchase fulfillment.

We may use aggregated traffic data for publicity or other such purposes but at no time will personally identifiable data be disclosed.

Do we use cookies?

Yes, AGAR Ltd sets a number of cookies to help improve your experience on the site, and provide information on how the site is being used. You can find more information about cookies here.

First party cookies

First party cookies are set by AGAR Ltd. We use first party cookies to improve your experience on the website.

Third Party cookies

Third party cookies are set by external services on AGAR Ltd’s behalf. We use external services to improve your experience on the website and provide information on website usage. The following cookies are set by third parties:

Social networking plugins

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