Privacy Policy

Library Of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) located at 4 Portuphy St, West Legon, Accra, Ghana (collectively, “LOATAD” / “we” / “our” / “us”), are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, process, and disclose your personal information, in conjunction with your access to and use of the LOATAD website.


The data that you transmit to us will be treated confidentially. Personal data will not be sold, distributed, given to third parties for a fee or used commercially in any other way. It will be passed on to third parties exclusively for the purposes stated in this data protection policy. The confidentiality and security of your data will be maintained in accordance with our data privacy policies and applicable law.

Processing of your personal data

In the normal course of our business we collect and process data in respect of

  • Becoming a member of the LOATAD
  • Signing up to the newsletter to receive updates regarding LOATAD

Categories of personal data collected

We are collecting the following data and using it for both direct marketing purposes (e.g. sending update emails) and service provision.

Your personal data: Including your full name, email address, IP address, language and version of the browser software, social media profiles, occupation and place of work.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal data with 3rd party service providers including:

Google Analytics - we use Google Analytics to continuously improve our website and services by analysing how the site is being used. Google Analytics uses your anonymised IP Address to extract information about your location. Libib - we use Libib to offer digital library services. Libib uses your Full Name and Email Address.
Mailchimp - we use Mailchimp to provide automated email services and store your contact information such as your First Name and Email Address.

Your rights

If you: wish to view, confirm, correct, revise, update, supplement, anonymize, block, restrict or delete your personal data; want to object to or restrict the use of your personal data by us; have questions about the processing of your personal data; or if you want us to share your personal data with another person or company, please contact us.

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4 Portuphy St
West Legon, Accra
Tel: +233 (0)55 250 5989


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