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This Policy document tells you the use to which we put the personal information that you avail to us, and how we protect this personal information on our websites, www.goafricago.com and www.sionapros.com

This Privacy Policy describes how we handle your personal information for the services that we render on our websites. It applies particularly to the www.goafricago.com and www.sionapros.com websites and generally to other related websites where this policy is stated to apply. Some SionaPros-branded websites or related websites we operate may be governed by separate privacy policies. The policy that applies on any of our domains or sub domains is always the policy that appears in the footer of each website. Subject to the requirements of applicable law, we strive to provide a consistent set of privacy practices throughout the SionaPros trading community. By accepting the Privacy Policy and the User Agreement in registration, you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is effective upon acceptance for new users and is otherwise effective on June 1, 2010.

You can browse our sites without necessarily disclosing any information about yourself. However, once you give us your personal information, you cease to be anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information; you do thereby consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers. We may collect and store the following personal information:

  • » Names, date of birth, email address, physical contact information, phone numbers etc. and where necessary financial information, e.g. your bank account details for purposes of executing transactions;
  • » Other information from your interaction with our sites, services, content and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, ad data, IP address and standard web log information;
  • » Additional information we ask you to submit to authenticate yourself or if we believe you are violating site policies (for example, we may ask you to send us an ID or bill to verify your address, or to answer additional questions online to help verify your identity or ownership of property you list);
  • » Other supplemental information from third parties.

It is our strict policy, not to sell or rent out your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising.

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized service. You agree that we may use your personal information to:

  • » provide the services and customer support you request;
  • » resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
  • » prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our User Agreement;
  • » customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising;
  • » inform you about our services and those of our corporate family, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences; and
  • » compare information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties.


We may disclose personal information by compulsion of law, and or in order to comply with legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information may be disclosed, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

We may also share your personal information with:

  • » Members of the SionaPros Group of Companies, e.g. SionaPros - to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, and to guide decisions about their products, services and communications. Members of our corporate family will use this information to send you marketing communications only if you’ve requested their services.
  • » Service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as fraud investigations, bill collection and affiliates).
  • » Other third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information (or about whom you are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service).
  • » Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. In such events, we will disclose information relevant to the investigation, such as name, postal address, physical address, telephone number, email address, User ID history, IP address, fraud complaints, and transactions and listing history.
  • » inform you about our services and those of our corporate family, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences; and
  • » Other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity. (Should such a combination occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information. If your personal information will be used contrary to this policy, you will receive prior notice.)

Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and our ability to keep the community free from bad actors, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal compulsion, except when we believe in good faith, that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or, to report suspected illegal activity.

SionaPros may share your personal information to other parties and that of other members to you for purposes of completing transactions. We encourage you to respect the privacy of other users. You agree to use user information only for:

  • » SionaPros transaction-related purposes that are not unsolicited commercial messages;
  • » using services offered through SionaPros websites – www.goafricago.com or www.sionapros.com; or
  • » other purposes that a user expressly chooses.

We and our users do not entertain or tolerate spam. You are not licensed to, and may not add other SionaPros users, even a user who has purchased or rented property from you, to your mailing list (email or physical mail) without their express consent. To report SionaPros related spam or spoof emails to SionaPros, please forward the email to or You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate our User Agreement. We automatically scan and may manually filter messages to check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content, but we do not permanently store messages sent through these tools. If you send an email to an email address that is not registered in our sites (via Refer-a-Friend or other tools), we do not permanently store that email or use that email address for any marketing purpose, nor do we do rent or sell these email addresses.

Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your GoAfricaGo password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, you do thereby render yourself liable to a lot of legal risks. Remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify SionaPros and change your password.

You can see, review and change most of your personal information by signing on to SionaPros websites, i.e. in this case, www.goafricago.com Generally, we will not manually modify your personal information because it is very difficult to verify your identity remotely. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it. Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our SionaPros User Agreement, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.

Your information is stored on our servers located in different parts of the world. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, your personal information or private communications may as a consequence of the aforesaid unlawful activities not always remain private.

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. If you disclose your information to others, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. SionaPros does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are initially posted on the site. If your questions are not answered online, you may use the Contact Us form to communicate to us.