PRIVACY POLICY

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The privacy of your personal information is of the utmost importance to Les Productions Beauty World Search inc., doing business under the name Crystal Model Afrique (Model Afrique , we, us or our, as appropriate). This Privacy Policy covers the information that we collect about you or that you provide to us online through our website located at https://modelsafrique.simdif.com (the website). By visiting our website, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, together with our Legal Terms and Conditions and our Posting Policy and Guidelines.

I. Collection and Use of Your Personal Information   

 

A. Information you provide voluntarily

 

We collect your personal information including your name, age and birth date, country of residence, occupation, email address, language spoken, personal pictures and other information, including certain your financial and banking information when you voluntarily pay for some votes. We use your information to manage your portfolio as a participant (as this term is defined in our legal terms and conditions and to allow you to participate in our global search by displaying and making available your name, age,  country of residence, occupation, as well as personal pictures and videos and other similar information—but not your financial and banking information—which you submit for this purpose (your Participant Profile Information) on our website. We may also collect your personal information such as your name, contact information and e-mail address when you contact us requesting more information about The Fashion Hero or when you make an inquiry through our website. In such case, we will only use your information in order to answer your questions and requests or to provide you with the information requested. In any case, we may use your email address in order to provide you with updates or other promotions and marketing messages that we feel may be of interest to you, although our e-mail marketing messages will, at all times, comply with applicable anti-spam laws.

Your financial and banking information is required and used to process payments in connection with your votes and features of the website.

 

 

B. With service providers

We will share your personal information with the service providers that we use to facilitate or outsource one or more aspects of the operation, maintenance and hosting, as applicable, of our website, our participants and our global search. These service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and other legal restrictions that prohibit their use of the information we provide them for any purpose other than as strictly required to perform the specific tasks outsourced to them and strictly in compliance with applicable laws.

   C. For legal reasons

We will share your personal information with companies, organizations, government entities, agencies or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to: (i) meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; (ii) enforce applicable Legal Terms and Conditions, including investigation of potential violations; (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and (iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of The CRYSTAL MODELS AFRIQUE , our Sponsors, our affiliates, our participants, website users or the public, as required or permitted by law. More specifically, from time to time, we may be required to provide personal or other information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be illegal.

   D. Business Transactions

I In the event that we intend to sell or transfer ownership or control of any or all of our website, business, operations or services to a third party, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information to a potential buyer both before and after the purchase, provided with have entered into a confidentiality agreement regarding such information with the potential buyer. In the event the sale goes through, we will require that the receiving party agree that they will be similarly bound by the provisions of this Privacy Policy and that they will only use and disclose your personal information as The Fashion Hero is similarly entitled under this Privacy Policy. In the event the sale does not go through, The Fashion Hero will require the potential purchaser to not use or disclose your personal information in any manner whatsoever and to completely and permanently erase the same.

   E. With your consent

Except as detailed above, we will share your personal information only when we have your consent to do so.

III. Security of Your Information Limitation of Liability

We use reasonable security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access to and unauthorized alteration, copying, disclosure or destruction of any information we hold. We internally restrict access to personal information to The Fashion Hero employees, contractors, service providers and agents who need to know such information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations. We will do all that we reasonably can to ensure that all of the information which you provide to us when paying for paid features of our website is secure by using an encrypted payment mechanism. However, in the absence of gross negligence on our part, we shall not be liable for any loss, including without limitation financial or privacy-related damages, that you may suffer as a result of unauthorized, third-party access to any information that you provide to us.

IV. Storage of your Information Outside of NIGERIA 

We are conducting a global search and our electronic records may be maintained outside of Canada. We hereby inform you that personal information that we manage may be processed and stored in the Nigeria l, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable in the Nigeria.

V. Third Party Web Sites

Our Privacy Policy applies to only our website, and does not apply to services, products or web sites offered by other parties, including services, products or sites that may be displayed to you in search results on our website, sites that may be associated with Crystal Models AfriQue but not owned or operated by us and sites linked from our website, such as our Sponsors’ or affiliates’ websites. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations, such as our Sponsors or affiliates who may advertise on our website and as part of our global beauty search, and who may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

VI. Changes to This Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, at our sole discretion. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on our website and, if the changes are material or significant, we will provide a prominent notice thereof (including, for our participants, email notification of such changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review, if requested.

The following describes the terms on which Les Productions Beauty World Search Inc. doing business under the name Crystal Model Afrique (Crystal Models AfriQue , we, us or our, as appropriate) offers you access to its website located at https://modelsafrique.com (the website).

1. Introduction

Before registering as a participant for The Fashion Hero you must agree to the these Terms and Conditions as well as to the terms and conditions which are included in our Privacy Policy and our Posting Policy and Guidelines, which are part of and incorporated by reference in these Terms and Conditions as if recited at length herein, and all of which apply and bind you from the moment you access and use our website, whether you eventually become a participant or not. If you object to any provision of these Terms and Conditions and of the aforementioned policies and guidelines incorporated herein by reference, you are not authorized to use our website or register as a participant and therefore must not use our website or register as a participant.

The global search is intended for participants aged 16 and over and that speak english.  If you have not yet reached the age of majority but are over the age of 16, a parent or legal guardian must fill out and return the Parental Authorization and Release Form to The Fashion Hero.

2. Becoming a Participant

Once you register as a participant  on our website , you then become able to upload information about yourself, including your name, age, and country, a main profile picture, a headshot, and other information, comments and Contents (as defined hereafter) which will allow you to have a chance to be part of a global movement that is challenging the unattainable standards of the fashion/beauty industry. The options and features of this website may change from time to time, such as imposing limits on the type and amount of profile information, personal pictures or videos which may be uploaded by a participant. In order to register as a participant, you hereby confirm that you are not under any contract or arrangement with any type of casting or modeling agency or enrolled with any such type of organization or agent. If you are under any such type of casting or modeling agency or enrolled with any such type of organization or agent, your participation will only be valid once your agent or agency has executed and returned to us the Agent Authorization and Release Form. By becoming a participant, you acknowledge that you may be contacted and asked to travel (therefore, you understand that you need to have a valid passport) or participate in other promotional marketing activities which are further detailed on our website. You can only register as a participant for your own purposes; you may not impersonate another person or register and create a profile for a person other than yourself. Any votes gathered in the process of becoming a monthly winner are non refundable. Crystal Models AfriQue reserves the right to not go ahead with the new season in the instance where budget or circumstances out of their control do not allow,  and Crystal Models AfriQue reserves the right to change both dates and location as needed.

Participants must be able to speak english for any season of the international version of The Fashion Hero TV series. If you cannot speak english you will unfortunately not be able to take part in the international version. If a local version of the series is created and in a language you speak you will be elligible for a chance to be part of said season. 

3. Content License from You

When you send, submit, post or display content via our website or submit or upload information when registering as a participant, you retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in such information and in any materials, including without limitation, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, and email messages or other kinds of messages included in such information (Content). By sending, submitting or posting Content when using our website or registering as a participant, you grant Crystal Models AfriQue and our Sponsors and, as the case may be, our affiliates,  a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license (through multiple tiers) to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling The Fashion Hero and the Sponsors, and, as the case may be, our affiliates to conduct our global search and operate our website and all related activities, including without limitation promotional activities. You confirm, represent and warrant to Crystal Models Afrique and its Sponsors that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license and that any Content you supply to us is and shall be lawfully provided to us and that we and our Sponsors shall be entitled to disclose your name with any such Content that we may choose to publish on the website or elsewhere in connection with our global search.

4. Restrictions on Use

  • As a condition of your use of the website, you agree that you will at all times abide by our Posting Policy and Guidelines. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you agree that you will not use the website or your participation to:
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  • Violate any laws or third party rights, nor to use the website for any purpose that is unlawful under applicable law, or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions or otherwise use the website or any Content thereon in a way that brings The Fashion Hero or our Sponsors or any third party into disrepute or causes Crystal Models AfriQue or our Sponsors to be liable to any third party;
  • Visit our website and register as a participate if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, are under the age of majority in your jurisdiction or country of residence, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from our website;
  • Upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any Content that: is false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, libelous, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or generally unlawful; you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, including, without limitation, a third party’s copyrights or a third party’s right to his or her image, such as by uploading a picture or video on our website without that third party’s prior written consent; would constitute unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of illegal solicitation;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, The Fashion Hero’s official or a Sponsor’s or an affiliate’s official or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Represent or suggest that The Fashion Hero or a Sponsor or affiliate thereof endorses any business, product or service unless The Fashion Hero or the Sponsor has separately agreed to do so in writing;
  • Transfer your participant account to another party without our prior consent;
  • Reverse engineer, decompile, copy, modify, distribute, transmit, license, sublicense, display, revise, perform, transfer, sell or otherwise make available to any third party or otherwise publish, deep-link, create derivative works from or exploit in any way the website or its content except as permitted by us under these Terms and Conditions or as expressly provided under applicable law;
  • Distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm us, our Sponsors, our affiliates, our website or the interests or property of our participants or website users;
  • Copy, modify, or distribute Content from our website (or our Sponsors’ or affiliates’ copyrights and trademarks), other than through the use of any sharing functionalities provided by us and as may be available on our website; or
  • Harvest or otherwise collect, use or disclose personal information about our participants or website users, including email addresses, without their prior consent or not in compliance with applicable data protection, anti-spam and/or privacy laws.
  • Additionally, you agree that you will not:
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  • Take any action that imposes or may impose (in our discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure or the infrastructure of our Sponsors or affiliates;
  • Copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, or publicly display any content (except for your own Content) from our website or our Sponsors’ or affiliates’ websites without the prior expressed written permission of The Fashion Hero and the appropriate third party, as applicable;
  • Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our website or any activities conducted on our website; or
  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content posted or transmitted through our website or submitted or uploaded upon registering as a participant.
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