Data Protection Policy for ABAB Classified Business Directory

Last Updated: 12-09-2023

ABAB Classified Business Directory (referred to as “ABAB,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of our users and complies with data protection laws and regulations. This Data Protection Policy outlines our approach to data protection, including the collection, storage, and handling of personal data.

1. Data Collection and Processing

1.1. Purpose: We collect and process personal data for the purpose of providing and improving our services, managing user accounts, and facilitating interactions between users.

1.2. Lawful Basis: We only collect and process personal data when we have a lawful basis, such as user consent, contractual necessity, or legitimate interests.

1.3. Data Minimization: We collect only the data necessary for the intended purpose and do not retain it longer than required.

2. Types of Data We Collect

2.1. User-Provided Information: This includes information provided by users during account creation and when creating listings, such as names, contact information, and listing details.

2.2. Usage Information: We collect data on how users interact with our platform, including their interactions with listings and preferences.

2.3. Device Information: We may collect device-related information, such as device type, operating system, and browser.

3. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect user data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We regularly assess and update our security measures to maintain data integrity.

4. Data Sharing

4.1. Third-Party Service Providers: We may share data with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services, subject to confidentiality agreements.

4.2. Legal Compliance: We may disclose data if required by law, court order, or to protect our rights or the rights of others.

5. Data Subject Rights

Users have the following rights regarding their personal data:

5.1. Access: The right to request access to their personal data held by ABAB.

5.2. Rectification: The right to request correction of inaccurate or incomplete data.

5.3. Erasure: The right to request the deletion of personal data under certain circumstances.

5.4. Data Portability: The right to receive their data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.

5.5. Objection: The right to object to the processing of personal data based on legitimate interests.

6. Data Retention

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. When data is no longer needed, we securely delete or anonymize it.

7. Data Breach Notification

In the event of a data breach that poses a risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, we will notify affected users and relevant authorities in accordance with legal requirements.

8. Changes to this Data Protection Policy

ABAB reserves the right to update this Data Protection Policy to reflect changes in our data processing practices. Users will be notified of material changes.

9. Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about this Data Protection Policy or your personal data, please contact us at

By using ABAB Classified Business Directory, you agree to the terms outlined in this Data Protection Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use our services.