Marketicons Limited (owner of the MiSMASH website) is committed to protecting your privacy and takes its responsibility regarding the security of your information very seriously. Our website Privacy Statement sets out what information we collect, how we collect it, what we do with it and how we protect this information. Any personal data is collected and processed in accordance with Ghana’s Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843).

Scope of this Privacy Statement

This privacy statement applies only to the actions of Marketicons Limited and users with respect to this website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, Marketicons Limited is the “data controller” whose office is situated at 64 Westlands Boulevard, Accra. This means that Marketicons Limited determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your data is processed.

How We Collect Data

We collect data in the following ways:

  • data is given to us by you – your data will be collected when you register to be a member through our website, or contact us through the website, by telephone, social media, email or through any other means; in each case in accordance with this privacy statement. This data may include (where applicable) your name, address, telephone number, email, account profile photos and videos, ratings, webinar chat, or otherwise provide information to us through our services elsewhere.
  • data is collected automatically – when you visit our website, we will collect your data automatically. This information helps us make improvements to our service, website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content.

Use Of Personal Information

We use information to provide, analyze, administer, enhance and personalize our services and marketing efforts, to process your registration and to communicate with you on these and other topics. For example, we use information to: provide products and services you request, contacting you regarding legal purposes, statistical and marketing analysis, systems testing, member surveys, member relations communications and offering you services and products we believe may interest you.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Statement will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect and use it. We will normally collect personal information from you where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you (for example, to provide our services to you), where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms, or where we have your consent to do so. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. For questions about our use of your personal information (including legal bases and transfer mechanisms we rely on), cookies or similar technologies, please contact us by email at

Sharing Information About You

We may disclose your information to trusted contracted companies who act as “data processors” on our behalf for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement. Marketicon’s Limited has transfer agreements in place with all entities to which it transfers data for processing on its behalf. The agreements provide for specific and limited processing of user data in service of Marketicon’s Limited’s operations and have been prepared so as to meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act and all applicable laws.

We may also pass your information on to government authorities or enforcement bodies for compliance with legal requirements. You may be able to access third party social media services through our website or before coming to our website. When you are registered with your social service account, we will obtain the personal information you choose to share with us through these social media services pursuant to their privacy settings in order to improve and personalize your use of our website. This may include a list of friends and reviews of other users in your network. We may also use social media plugins on our website. As a result your information will be shared with your social media provider and possibly presented on your social media profile to be shared with others in your network. Please refer to the privacy policy of these third-party social media providers to find out more about these practices.

Direct Marketing Materials

From time to time we or our selected partners may contact you with information regarding promotions and ancillary products via channels including but not limited to email, voice, text, push notifications, internet based ads and otherwise as Marketicons Limited sees fit. However, you will be given the opportunity on every e-communication that we or our trusted partners send you to indicate that you no longer wish to receive our or their direct marketing material.

Email and Text Messages: If you no longer want to receive certain communications from us via email or text message, simply click the “unsubscribe” link in the email or reply STOP (or as otherwise instructed) to the text message.

Push Notifications: You can choose to receive mobile push notifications from Marketicons Limited’s MiSMASH. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive these notifications, you can use your mobile device’s settings functionality to turn them off.

Interest-Based Ads: Interest-based ads are online ads that are tailored to your likely interests based on your use of various apps and websites across the Internet. If you are using a browser, then cookies and web beacons can be used to collect information to help determine your likely interests. If you are using a mobile device, tablet, or streaming media device that includes an advertising identifier, then that identifier can be used to help determine your likely interests. For your choices about interest-based ads from Marketicons Limited’s MiSMASH, please see the “Cookies” section (below).


This site uses cookies to enable us to improve our service to you and to provide certain features that you may find useful. We and our Service Providers use cookies and other technologies (such as web beacons), as well as advertising identifiers, for various reasons. For example, we use these technologies to make it easy to access our services by remembering you when you return, to provide and analyze our services. We also use cookies, as well as advertising identifiers, to learn more about our users and their likely interests, and to deliver and tailor marketing or advertising. We want you to be informed about our use of these technologies, so this section explains the types of technologies we use, what they do and your choices regarding their use.

What are cookies? Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable us to recognize your browser and help us to track visitors to our site; thus enabling us to understand better the products and services that will be most suitable to you. A cookie contains your contact information and information to allow us to identify your computer when you travel around our site for the purpose of helping you accomplish your registration. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can set your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. The cookies we use do not detect any information stored on your computers.

Keeping Data Secure

We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your data through access control mechanisms and storing your data on secure servers. These technical and organizational measures include measures to deal with any suspected breach.

If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorized access to your data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this email address:

Data Retention

Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy statement or until you request that the data be deleted.

Even if we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

Your Rights

You have the following rights in relation to your data:

  • Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we may charge a reasonable fee, especially where your request is found to be manifestly excessive. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
  • Right to correct – the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems.
  • Right to restrict our use of your data – the right to prevent us from using your data or limiting the way in which we can use it.
  • Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.
  • Right to object – the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your data (where consent is tour legal basis for processing your data), please contact us via this email address:

It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Links to Other Websites

This website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy statement does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy statement or policy of other websites prior to using them.

Changes to business ownership and control

Marketicons Limited may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve sale and/or the transfer of all or part of Marketicons Limited. Data provided by users of our website will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy statement, be permitted to use that data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

We may also disclose data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

Changes to privacy statement

Our privacy statement may change from time to time. We will post any privacy statement changes on this page and, if deemed necessary, we will provide a more prominent notice.