Privacy – Data Collection and Storage

Privacy Policy for AELA Mobile App and GetAela Website

Last Updated: 16 January 2024

1. Introduction
Welcome to GetAela ( and the AELA mobile application. This Privacy Policy explains our practices concerning the collection, use, storage, and protection of user data on our app and website.

2. Who We Are
Our website address is:

3. Information Collection and Use
We collect various types of data for various purposes to provide and improve our service to you.

  • Personal Data: Contact information, email addresses.
  • Usage Data: Interactions with the app and website.
  • Cookies: For site functionality and user convenience.

When visitors leave comments on our website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

5. Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.

6. Cookies
Our site uses cookies to enhance user experience. For instance, if you leave a comment, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies.

7. Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). This content behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

8. Data Sharing and Disclosure
Your data, including Personal Data, may be transferred to computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction. We may disclose your data to comply with legal requirements or in response to valid requests by public authorities.

9. Data Security
We employ robust security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access and breaches.

10. Your Data Protection Rights
Under GDPR and CalOPPA, you have various rights including the right to access, rectify, and erase your personal data.

11. Children’s Privacy
Our app and website are not intended for children under the age of 8.

12. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website.

13. How Long We Retain Your Data

  • For comments: Retained indefinitely for follow-up comments and moderation.
  • For registered users: We store personal information provided in user profiles. Users can edit or delete their information at any time (username cannot be changed). Administrators can also see and edit that information.

14. What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on our site, or have left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

15. Where Your Data Is Sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

16. Contact Information
For any questions or concerns regarding this policy or your data, please contact us at [Your Contact Email/Phone].

17. Data Controller Information
Data Controller: Xander Coetzee
Contact Information: info@cohesionx dot co dot za

18. Legal Basis for Processing
The processing of personal data is based on user consent, necessity for the performance of a contract, compliance with legal obligations, or legitimate interests pursued by us or a third party.

19. International Data Transfers
Data may be transferred and processed outside the European Economic Area. We ensure all such transfers comply with GDPR requirements.

20. Data Retention Policy
We retain personal data as long as necessary for the purposes outlined, or as required by law.

21. Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies
Cookies are used for functionality, analytics, and personalization. Users can manage cookie preferences through their browser settings.

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