Privacy Policy

If you require more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected] or [email protected]

At, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected by and how it is used.

Who we are

SME SCOOP ( is a website owned and managed by OFRAN INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED RC: 1189111. Company duly registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

Personal Information Collected

Visitors to our website (referred to as SME SCOOP) can access the site’s home page and browse the site without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We may track information provided to us by your browser, including the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.

SME SCOOP may also collect personal information when you subscribe to e-mail updates and newsletters, reminders for events, special dates or offers, purchasing materials or products, participating in a webinar, responding to a survey or questionnaire from us, or when you provide comments, suggestions and submissions to us via the site or otherwise. SME SCOOP may collect personal information in connection therewith such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone numbers, and other relevant information. Depending upon the services you elect to use or receive, we may also collect device-specific information, mobile network information, including your mobile device number or other identifiers.

Information we collect from you, when you choose to provide it to us (e.g. when you sign up for our newsletter or recent articles), may include your name, your mailing address (where you request/purchase certain materials), your email address, and other contact information you may provide when purchasing materials or products from our site. We use a third-party provider to process credit card payments; we do not maintain and/or store any credit card information. Please see the privacy policy of that third party when purchasing products or services from our site.

We may also maintain a record of your online history on the site, and the aforementioned information in connection therewith.

You also understand that when you post information to our Site, it may be indexable by search engines. If a third party then copies your content posted on our Site, your election to remove that content from our Site may not remove your content from other sources that have since linked to or copied your content.

How the Information Is Used

By using this website or our Apps, you agree that SME SCOOP may use the information you give it to provide services to you or provide information, notices, and reminders that SME SCOOP thinks you may find interesting or useful, or that you specifically requested.  SME SCOOP may also use the information for other actions you take or other services you request on our Site.

Your responses to and results from the questionnaires and/or surveys that you may complete are owned by us, and we and others may use them in a variety of ways to enhance our delivery of information and services to you. We may also share results with third parties, including market research firms, but in so doing, we will not include your personal information. Instead, results will be aggregated (for example, by age range, geographic region, etc.).

We may also use the information we collect from you to:

  • perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our features, including your submission of content for our Site, services or content, or products, services or content offered by others, including our participating affiliates and vendors;
  • communicate with you by e-mail, telephone, and/or mobile devices about products and services that may be of interest to you, and/or about content that you have submitted to the Site;
  • develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Site and other web sites;
  • use your email to communicate with you if you forget your password;
  • enforce our terms and conditions;
  • manage our business; and
  • perform functions in connection with providing information and services to you, including without limitation, reviewing, and posting your content to the Site.

We may receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.

Please note that information, images, and other materials you post or submit for posting to the Site is not protected by this Privacy Policy and may be shared with third parties by us.

Accordingly, you should not submit to SME SCOOP any information that you do not want to be shared with others. Further, you will not submit any information or content regarding a third party unless you are expressly authorized to do so.

Log Files

Like many other websites, SME SCOOP makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and a number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Use of Cookies

SME SCOOP does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Third-Party Advertisers

Google as well as other third-party vendors use cookies to serve ads on partner sites and this is also applicable to SME SCOOP should you see their ads on

Google’s and other third-party vendors’ use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to SME SCOOP.

Users may opt-out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting the Google ads at the following URLs

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on SME SCOOP send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

SME SCOOP has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. SME SCOOP‘s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

SME SCOOP reserve the right to add or remove any third-party advertiser without prior information to the visitors.

Third-Party Service Providers

SME SCOOP may employ other companies and individuals, including third party metrics and analytic tools, to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), and providing customer service. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but such service providers are not authorized to use personal information for other purposes.

Electronic Newsletters

You can choose to subscribe to one of our FREE electronic newsletters/blog updates. These newsletters are distributed through our service provider. To subscribe, simply provide your name and e-mail address on the box that pops up after you have spent some minutes on SME SCOOP posts or pages and submit. As a subscriber to our blog, you also agree to receive advertisements, promotions, and special communications from SME SCOOP and its partners. You can remove yourself from our newsletter e-mail lists by simply following the “Unsubscribe” directions included in each newsletter you receive. Please be assured that the information you give us or that we collect about you in connection with your subscription to our electronic newsletters will not be shared with any third party, except with our service providers and then only in the form and for the purposes stated in the above Privacy Pledge.

Links to Other Sites

Please be aware that when you’re on SME SCOOP or any site owned by Ofran Investment Company Limited, Rc: 1189111, or when you receive an e-mail message from us on behalf of a marketer according to permission granted through our opt-in process for newsletters and special offers, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control, such as the marketer’s site. There may also be links to other sites from SME SCOOP pages or from the e-mail message we send you that take you outside SME SCOOP. These other sites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data, or solicit personal information. The privacy policies of these other sites may be significantly different from this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and cannot guarantee the security of any of your personal information collected there.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow reasonable standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Although success uses reasonable security precautions with respect to your personally-identifiable information collected from and stored on our servers, success cannot guarantee that any of your personally-identifiable information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from the site, will be free from unauthorized access. To the fullest extent not prohibited by law, success disclaims and shall have no liability for any loss of, unauthorized access or damage to, or interception of any of your personally identifiable information being stored on our servers or on the site, or transmitted to or from the site or in connection with the services.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy may be modified from time to time. If there is a significant change, we will indicate on our sites that our privacy policy has changed and will provide a link to the new policy.


Should you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, you may contact SME SCOOP by e-mail at [email protected] or [email protected]
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Update Date: April 30, 2022