1. Introduction

1.1. Purpose of the Privacy Policy 

Sokobuzz is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of our users, including both brands and influencers. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard the information you provide when accessing or using our influencer hiring platform. We strive to maintain transparency and build trust with our users by explaining our data practices and privacy principles in a clear and concise manner.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to:

Inform you about the types of information we collect and how we use it
Explain how we share and disclose your information
Describe the measures we take to protect your data
Outline your rights and choices regarding your personal information

Provide guidance on how to contact us with privacy-related inquiries

  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  • 1.2. Scope and Application 
  • This Privacy Policy applies to all users of Sokobuzz, including brands, influencers, and visitors who access or use our platform, website, mobile applications, or any other services provided by Sokobuzz (collectively, the "Services"). It covers all information collected through the Services, regardless of the device or method used to access them.
  • Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to:

  • Information collected by third-party websites, applications, or services that may be linked to or integrated with Sokobuzz

  • Information collected by influencers or brands outside of the Sokobuzz platform, even if related to campaigns or partnerships facilitated through our Services

  • We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third parties you interact with, as their practices may differ from ours.

  • By using Sokobuzz, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our data practices, please do not use our Services.

  • We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices, legal requirements, or the Services we offer. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website and updating the "Effective Date" at the top of the document. Your continued use of Sokobuzz after the Effective Date constitutes your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

  • 2.    Information We Collect 
  • Sokobuzz collects various types of information from our users to provide, improve, and personalize our Services. This information can be categorized as Personal Information and Non-Personal Information.
  • 2.1. Personal Information 
  • Personal Information refers to any information that can be used to identify, contact, or locate an individual. We collect the following types of Personal Information:
  • 2.1.1. Registration and Account Information 
  • When you create an account on Sokobuzz, we collect information such as your name, email address, username, password, and contact details. This information is necessary to set up and maintain your account, provide access to our Services, and communicate with you regarding your account.
  • 2.1.2. Profile and Campaign Information 
  • Brands and influencers may provide additional information when setting up their profiles or participating in campaigns. This may include business details, social media handles, website URLs, content preferences, and demographic information. We use this information to personalize your experience, facilitate partnerships, and provide relevant opportunities.
  • 2.1.3. Payment Information 
  • When brands make payments to influencers through Sokobuzz, we may collect payment information such as credit card details, billing addresses, and transaction history. This information is necessary to process payments securely and maintain accurate records of transactions.
  • 2.1.4. Communication Information 
  • When you communicate with Sokobuzz or other users through our platform, we may collect information such as your name, email address, message content, and any attachments or files you provide. This information is used to facilitate communication, provide support, and resolve any issues or disputes.
  • 2.2. Non-Personal Information 
  • Non-Personal Information refers to data that cannot be directly used to identify an individual. We collect the following types of Non-Personal Information:
  • 2.2.1. Log Data and Usage Information 
  • When you access or use Sokobuzz, we may automatically collect certain information about your interactions with our Services, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, links clicked, and timestamps. This information helps us analyze trends, administer the platform, track user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
  • 2.2.2. Cookies and Similar Technologies 
  • Sokobuzz uses cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to enhance your experience, collect information about your preferences, and personalize content and advertising. Cookies are small text files stored on your device that help us recognize you, remember your preferences, and analyze your use of our Services.
  • 2.2.3. Device Information 
  • We may collect information about the devices you use to access Sokobuzz, including device type, operating system, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information. This information helps us optimize our Services for different devices and troubleshoot any issues.
  • 2.3. Information from Third-Party Sources 
  • Sokobuzz may collect information about you from third-party sources, such as social media platforms, data aggregators, and public databases. This may include information about your social media profiles, follower counts, engagement rates, and other relevant metrics. We use this information to verify influencer data, provide insights to brands, and improve our Services.

  • Please note that Sokobuzz does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under 13 without parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the collection of your Personal and Non-Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about the information we collect, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.

  • 3.    How We Use Your Information 
  • Sokobuzz uses the information we collect for various purposes, always with the goal of providing, improving, and personalizing our Services for the benefit of our users.
  • 3.1. Provide and Improve 
  • Our Services We use your information to deliver the core functionalities of Sokobuzz, such as facilitating influencer discovery, campaign management, communication, and payment processing. Your information helps us operate, maintain, and enhance our Services, develop new features and offerings, and provide customer support.
  • 3.2. Personalize User Experience 
  • Sokobuzz uses your information to personalize your experience on our platform. This may include recommending relevant influencers or campaigns based on your preferences, displaying tailored content and advertisements, and customizing the layout and features of your dashboard. By understanding your interests and behavior, we can provide a more engaging and efficient user experience.
  • 3.3. Communicate with Users 
  • We use your contact information, such as email address and phone number, to communicate with you about your account, campaigns, and other relevant information. This may include sending confirmations, updates, notifications, and promotional messages. We may also use your information to respond to your inquiries, provide support, and gather feedback about our Services.
  • 3.4. Ensure Safety and Security 
  • Sokobuzz uses your information to maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our platform. This includes verifying user identities, detecting and preventing fraud, investigating suspicious activities, and enforcing our terms and policies. We may also use your information to protect the rights, property, and safety of Sokobuzz, our users, and the public.
  • 3.5. Comply with Legal Obligations 
  • We may use and disclose your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable governmental requests. This may include responding to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal demands, as well as cooperating with law enforcement agencies in investigations.

  • In addition to the purposes described above, Sokobuzz may use your information for other legitimate business purposes, such as conducting research and analysis, auditing and reporting, and developing marketing strategies.

  • We may also aggregate, anonymize, or de-identify your information so that it can no longer be used to identify you individually. This non-personal information may be used for various purposes, such as analyzing trends, measuring the effectiveness of our Services, and improving our platform.
  • Sokobuzz will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our platform and delivering our Services, but these providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.

  • If Sokobuzz is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your information may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or use of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your information.

  • By using Sokobuzz, you consent to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about how we use your information, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.

  • 4.    Information Sharing and Disclosure 
  • Sokobuzz is committed to protecting your privacy and only shares your information in specific circumstances, as outlined below.
  • 4.1. With User Consent 
  • We may share your personal information with third parties when you provide explicit consent for us to do so. This may include sharing your information with influencers or brands for the purpose of facilitating partnerships, campaigns, or other collaborations. We will always ask for your permission before sharing your information in this manner.
  • 4.2. With Service Providers 
  • Sokobuzz may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our platform, conducting our business, and delivering our Services to you. These providers may include hosting and maintenance providers, payment processors, analytics providers, and customer service providers. We only share the minimum amount of information necessary for these providers to perform their services, and they are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.
  • 4.3. For Legal Reasons 
  • We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to valid legal processes, such as subpoenas, court orders, or government requests. We may also share your information if we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to:
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal obligations


  • Protect the rights, property, or safety of Sokobuzz, our users, or the public

  • Investigate, prevent, or take action against suspected fraud, illegal activities, or violations of our terms and policies

  • Defend against legal claims or demands


  • 4.4. Business Transfers 
  • If Sokobuzz is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your information may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or use of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your information.
  • 4.5. Aggregated and Anonymized Data
  •  We may share aggregated, anonymized, or de-identified information with third parties for various purposes, such as research, analysis, and marketing. This information cannot be used to identify you individually and is not considered personal information under this Privacy Policy.

  • Sokobuzz does not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We do not share your information with advertisers or advertising networks for the purpose of delivering targeted advertisements without your permission.
  • Please note that influencers and brands you interact with through Sokobuzz may have their own privacy policies governing the use and disclosure of information you provide to them directly. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these users before sharing any personal information with them.

  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the sharing and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about how we share your information, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.
  • 5. Data Retention 
  • 5.1. Retention Period The retention period for your information depends on the nature of the data and the purposes for which it was collected. We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active, as needed to provide you with our Services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
  • Some examples of retention periods include:
  • Account Information: We retain your account information for as long as you maintain an active account on Sokobuzz. If you delete your account, we may retain certain information for a limited period for legal purposes or to prevent fraud.

  • Campaign and Payment Information: We retain information related to campaigns and payments for as long as necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations, resolve disputes, and comply with legal requirements, such as tax and accounting regulations.

  • Communication Information: We retain communication records, such as support inquiries and correspondence, for as long as necessary to provide support, resolve issues, and improve our Services.

  • 5.2. Deletion of Data You may request the deletion of your personal information by contacting us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We will promptly process your request in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Please note that certain information may be retained even after the deletion of your account or a request for deletion, in the following circumstances:
  • If there is an unresolved issue relating to your account, such as an outstanding payment or unresolved dispute

  • If we are required to retain the information by law, regulation, or legal process

  • If the information is necessary to detect, prevent, or address fraud, security, or technical issues

  • If the information is stored in aggregated, anonymized, or de-identified form

  • When we no longer need your personal information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, we will securely delete or anonymize it in accordance with applicable laws and industry best practices for data destruction.
  • In the event of a data breach or unauthorized access to your personal information, we will promptly notify you and take appropriate measures to mitigate any potential harm, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the retention and deletion of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about our data retention practices, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.
  • 6.    User Rights and Choices 
  • Sokobuzz is committed to providing you with control over your personal information and respecting your privacy rights. This section outlines the rights and choices available to you regarding your data.
  • 6.1. Access and Update Personal Information You have the right to access, review, and update your personal information held by Sokobuzz. You can access and update most of your information directly through your account settings on our platform. If you are unable to access or update certain information, you may contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section, and we will assist you with your request.
  • 6.2. Opt-out of Communications You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications from Sokobuzz. You can unsubscribe from our promotional emails by following the instructions provided in the email or by contacting us directly. Please note that even if you opt-out of marketing communications, we may still send you important transactional and administrative messages related to your account and our Services.
  • 6.3. Cookies and Tracking Technologies Sokobuzz uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience and collect information about your use of our platform. You have the right to control the use of cookies and tracking technologies on your devices. Most web browsers allow you to manage your cookie preferences, including blocking or deleting cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may impact the functionality and performance of our Services.
  • 6.4. Data Portability You have the right to obtain a copy of your personal information held by Sokobuzz in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. You may request a copy of your data by contacting us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We will process your request within a reasonable timeframe and provide you with your data in a secure manner.
  • 6.5. Right to be Forgotten In certain circumstances, you have the right to request the erasure of your personal information from Sokobuzz's systems. This is also known as the "right to be forgotten." You may exercise this right by contacting us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We will evaluate your request and take appropriate action in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Please note that we may not be able to fulfill your request for erasure if the information is necessary for:
  • Exercising the right of freedom of expression and information

  • Complying with a legal obligation

  • Establishing, exercising, or defending legal claims

  • Archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes

  • If we are unable to fulfill your request for erasure, we will provide you with a detailed explanation of the reasons why.
  • Sokobuzz is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you are a resident of the EEA or UK, you may have additional rights under the GDPR, such as the right to object to processing, the right to restrict processing, and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the user rights and choices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about your rights or wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.

  • 7.    Children's Privacy Sokobuzz is committed to protecting the privacy of children and complying with applicable laws and regulations, such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in the United States and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK).
  • 7.1. Age Restrictions Sokobuzz's Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not use our Services or provide any personal information to us.
  • If we discover that we have collected personal information from a child under 13 without verifiable parental consent, we will promptly delete such information from our systems. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.
  • 7.2. Parental Consent If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to Sokobuzz without your consent, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We will promptly investigate the matter and take appropriate action, which may include deleting the information from our systems.
  • In certain circumstances, we may require parental consent before collecting personal information from children under the age of 16, in accordance with the GDPR. If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing personal information of children under 16, we will obtain that consent from the child's parent or guardian.
  • Sokobuzz encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and to educate them about the importance of protecting their personal information online. We recommend that parents and guardians monitor their children's use of the internet and discuss online privacy and security with them.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about our practices regarding children's privacy, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We are committed to addressing your concerns and ensuring that we handle children's personal information in a responsible and lawful manner.
  • 8.    Data Security Sokobuzz takes the security of your personal information seriously and implements appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
  • 8.1. Security Measures 
  • We employ a range of security measures to safeguard your personal information, including:
  • Encryption: We use industry-standard encryption technologies, such as Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL), to protect your data during transmission and at rest.

  • Secure Storage: Your personal information is stored on secure servers in data centers with restricted access and multiple layers of security.

  • Access Controls: We implement strict access controls, ensuring that only authorized personnel with a legitimate need can access your personal information. Access is granted on a least-privilege basis and is regularly reviewed.


  • Authentication: We use strong authentication measures, such as multi-factor authentication, to verify the identity of users accessing our systems.

  • Monitoring and Logging: We continuously monitor our systems for suspicious activities and maintain detailed logs of access and actions taken on our platform.

  • Regular Updates: We keep our systems and software up to date with the latest security patches and updates to address known vulnerabilities and threats.

  • Employee Training: All Sokobuzz employees undergo regular security and privacy training to ensure they understand and adhere to our data protection policies and best practices.

  • Third-Party Security: We carefully select and monitor third-party service providers who process personal information on our behalf to ensure they maintain adequate security measures.

  • 8.2. Limitations Despite 
  • our robust security measures, no method of data transmission or storage is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

  • It is important that you also take steps to protect your personal information, such as:
  • Keeping your account credentials secure and confidential

  • Using strong, unique passwords and changing them regularly

  • Logging out of your account when you are not using it

  • Being cautious when clicking on links or downloading attachments from unknown sources

  • Keeping your devices and software up to date with the latest security patches


  • If you suspect any unauthorized access to your account or personal information, please contact us immediately using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.
  • In the event of a data breach or security incident involving your personal information, we will promptly notify you and the relevant authorities, as required by applicable laws and regulations. We will provide you with information about the nature of the breach, the data involved, and the steps we are taking to address the issue and mitigate any potential harm.
  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the data security measures and limitations described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about our security practices, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.
  • 9.    International Data Transfers 
  • Sokobuzz is a global platform, and your personal information may be transferred, stored, and processed in countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States.
  • 9.1. Cross-Border Transfers 
  • When you use our Services, your personal information may be transferred to and processed by Sokobuzz or our service providers in countries other than your own. These countries may have data protection laws that are different from the laws of your country of residence.
  • We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information receives an adequate level of protection when transferred to other countries, such as:
  • Implementing standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or other supervisory authorities


  • Relying on the recipient's adherence to privacy shield principles or other approved certification mechanisms

  • Transferring data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection by the European Commission or other supervisory authorities

  • By using Sokobuzz, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of your personal information in countries outside of your country of residence, as described in this Privacy Policy.

  • 9.2. Compliance with Laws Sokobuzz complies with applicable data protection laws and regulations when transferring personal information internationally, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for transfers of personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK).
  • For transfers of personal data from the EEA and UK to countries outside the EEA and UK that have not been recognized as providing an adequate level of data protection, we implement appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses, to ensure the protection of your personal information.
  • If you are a resident of the EEA or UK, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the transfer of your personal information to a country outside the EEA or UK violates applicable data protection laws.

  • Sokobuzz is committed to cooperating with EEA and UK data protection authorities and complying with their decisions regarding international data transfers. We will promptly address any inquiries or complaints from data protection authorities and work with them to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about the international transfer of your personal information, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section. We will work with you to address your concerns and ensure that your personal information is handled in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

  • 10. Third-Party Links and Services 
  • Sokobuzz's platform may contain links to third-party websites, applications, or services that are not operated by us.

  • 10.1. Links to Other Websites 
  • Our Services may include links to other websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Sokobuzz. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, content, or security of these third-party websites or services.
  • When you click on a link to a third-party website or service, you will be directed to that third party's site or service. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy and terms of use of any third-party websites or services that you visit.

  • Sokobuzz has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. Your interactions with these third parties are solely between you and the third party, and Sokobuzz will not be held liable for any actions or omissions of these third parties.

  • 10.2. Social Media Features 
  • Our Services may include social media features, such as the Facebook "Like" button, the Twitter "Tweet" button, or other interactive mini-programs that run on our platform. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly.

  • Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our platform. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the feature, not by Sokobuzz's Privacy Policy.

  • We may also allow you to connect your Sokobuzz account with your accounts on third-party services, such as social media platforms. If you choose to connect your accounts, we may collect and store information from these third-party services, such as your name, email address, profile picture, and friend list, in accordance with your privacy settings on those services.

  • We use this information to enhance your experience on Sokobuzz, such as personalizing content and enabling social sharing functionality. We do not post anything to your third-party accounts without your explicit permission.

  • You can disconnect your Sokobuzz account from third-party services at any time by updating your account settings or revoking access through the third-party service. Please note that even after disconnecting your accounts, some information may remain visible to others if it has been shared publicly or with other users.
  • By using Sokobuzz, you acknowledge and agree to the practices regarding third-party links and services described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about these practices, please contact us using the information provided in the "Contact Us" section.

  • 11. Changes to this Privacy Policy 
  • Sokobuzz reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect changes in our practices, legal requirements, or technological developments.

  • 11.1. Notification of Changes 
  • We will notify you of any material changes to this Privacy Policy by posting a prominent notice on our platform and/or sending you an email to the address associated with your account prior to the change becoming effective.
  • We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information. Your continued use of Sokobuzz following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

  • 11.2. Effective Date 
  • The effective date of the current version of this Privacy Policy is 1st April 2024. This version supersedes all previous versions of the Privacy Policy.
  • If you do not agree with any changes to the Privacy Policy, you may choose to stop using our Services and close your account. By continuing to use Sokobuzz after the changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.
  • Contact Us If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us using the following information:

  • 12.1. Data Protection Officer 
  • Sokobuzz has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee our compliance with applicable data protection laws and to handle inquiries and complaints related to privacy and data security.
  • You can contact our DPO at: Data Protection Officer Sokobuzz [Insert mailing address] Email: dpo@sokobuzz.com

  • 12.2. Inquiries and Complaints 
  • If you have any inquiries or complaints regarding the handling of your personal information or our compliance with this Privacy Policy or applicable data protection laws, please contact us at:

  • Sokobuzz Email: privacy@sokobuzz.com
  • We will promptly investigate and respond to your inquiries or complaints and work with you to resolve any issues to your satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with our response, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in your country of residence.
  • Sokobuzz is committed to cooperating with data protection authorities and complying with their decisions regarding the handling of personal information and the resolution of privacy-related complaints.

  • By contacting us, you acknowledge and agree that we may need to verify your identity and request additional information to process your inquiry or complaint efficiently and securely.
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