Privacy policy of Academic Gist

Who we are

Our website address is: We work tirelessly to provide project and seminar material to final year students in need. We also update our readers with trending IMSU news and other useful academic News such as JAMB, NYSC etc.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  • Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Also when a user leaves a comment using the WordPress default post comment form, we access your comment and then approve if found useful, After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

  • Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

  • Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

  • Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

  • Analytics

The analytics tool allows us to measure and analyze information regarding your use of this website. Then we can put this information in favor of a better efficiency and consequently increase the quality of our information services.

Who we share your data with

We do not disclose, sell, exchange or rent personal identification information of users to third party unless we believe the disclosure is necessary:

  1. To comply with legal requirements or respond to a subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process received by, law requires a response
  2. We reserve the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest who acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the security of your personal information. We will maintain the confidentiality of your information except when disclosure is required by law or for technical purposes.

Children’s privacy

We recognize the need to provide further privacy protections in respect to children on our site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children below the age of of 13. and no part of our website is structured to attract children.

Third Party Advertising

Ads placed on this website may be delivered to users by academicgist or one of our Web advertising partners such as google AdSense.

Google AdSense may be placing and reading cookies on academicgist users’ browsers, or using web beacons to collect information as a result of ad serving on this website.

Any advertisements served by Google AdSense may be controlled using the DoubleClick DART cookie. The DoubleClick Dart Cookie is a cookie that is used in the ads served on the websites and blogs owned by others that have AdSense showing on their site.

When users or visitors land on a website showing Google ads, a cookie is dropped on the users or visitor’s browser. Google’s privacy policy governs the tracking performed by their DART cookie.

The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage ads across the web. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ads and content network privacy policy.

Additional information

From time to time we may make changes to our privacy policy. If we make changes, we will make them available on this page to enable users know what the changes are, so that users always know what information we collect, how we use it, and when we can disclose it. A user is always subject to any minor policy changes when using the site after such changes have been made.

We encourage users to check this page frequently for changes and to stay informed on how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and accept that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and to know the modifications.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, Feel free to send us a message using the contact form on our contact page, just fill the required information which includes your Name, Email address and Subject then type in your question and then send; we shall respond immediately.

You can send us and email to