Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Frugal Tribes. An insightful online platform.


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.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.


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.

Disclosure of Information

Any disclosure of your personal data will be done in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Frugal Tribe commits itself to reviewing applications for information and may decline to grant personal data to the requesting parties.

We may disclose your personal data to law-enforcement and regulatory agencies in response to a demand issues with the appropriate lawful mandate and where the nature of the demand is compliant with the law.

We may also disclose your personal data such as gender, age and other survey related answers to our survey team, partners, sponsors or researchers to improve on the products and services you inquire or need improvement.

Any other person or party we deem legitimately necessary to share the data with.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 (ex

What rights you have over your data

Subject to legal requirements by various regulatory bodies under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. You have the right to:

a. Be informed that we will collect personal data about you;

b. Access and request to know how we use your personal data based on information you have provided or how you interact with our content.

c. 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 your data is sent

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

Third Party Sites

Our content may provide links to other websites on the Internet. These links will lead you to websites operated by third parties who are in no way related to or affiliated with us. We mostly use links for informational purposes only.

Clicking on a link will make you leave the Frugal Tribes webpage and land you on the Third Party webpage where you will automatically be subjected but not limited to their terms of use and privacy policy.

We do not guarantee any Third Party products or services. Incase of a partnership or sponsorship, you will be duly informed. Incase of an advertisement, ours is to provide an advertisement space only after doing due diligence on products and services that serve the purpose of this website.

We are not in any way whatsoever responsible for the content of any Third Party. We will however try to update our content to ensure that we get rid of links that no longer serve our mission and users.