You are free to visit most of the public sections of the Sweetpotato Knowledge Portal without sharing any personal information about yourself. However, information about your location in the world and your IP address will be collected automatically when you visit the portal. This information is used only to measure some statistics and improve how we manage the site. It is not released to any one and cannot be linked to your personal contact details.
There are many benefits in u to register as a member, subscribe to our newsletter or join any of the discussion groups. Depending on the level of engagement you want to have on the portal, you will be required to provide different levels of contact information. For example, subscription to the E-newsletter requires you to provide your name, email contact and country of origin, while registration as a member requires that you to provide your organization, position, gender and so on. Regardless of the amount of content information provided, your details will not be used for any other purpose other than that which it is intended, and will not be released to other parties without your permission. The information you provide may be used for statistical analysis, and may be processed by the Portal administrators or a third party for the purpose of providing you the services you have subscribed to.
You may find links to other websites published on this Portal. We have no control over what these websites would do with your information. We urge you to read their privacy policies before you provide any personal information to them.