Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service carefully before using this Website.

This Privacy Policy applies to the website http://www.briankaranja.com and all associated newsletters (the “Service”).  This Privacy Policy describes the information collected on the Website and its email Newsletters, and how Brian Gachichio Karanja (“we,” “our” or “us”) uses it, the choices you can make about your information and how we protect your information.

 

Information that we collect and how we use it

We collect your name and email address. For example, you may subscribe to receive Newsletters or email updates from the blog on the Website by submitting your email address. You also may submit comments to the blog on the Website or through the contact mechanism on the Website. We do not encourage the submission of any personal information in these comments or through the contact mechanism other than what we expressly require (e.g. name and email address). Information you disclose in the comments becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your information in a submission.

Web servers may automatically capture the following information from visitors to the Website, including the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet, the internet address of the website from which you enter the Website, the pages you visit on the Website and the amount of time you spend on the Website.  This visitor information may be used to improve the Service.

 

Disclosure of information

We will not voluntarily share your name and email provided via the Service to any third party, except:

  • With third parties that we hire to perform services for us (these third parties are not authorised to keep or use your personal information for any other purpose),
  • To comply with legal requirements, such as law, regulation, warrant, subpoena, court order, or with a regulator or law enforcement agency or personnel or
  • In connection with a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.

Visitor information described above under “Information that we collect and how we use it” may be provided to third parties as described below under “Cookies” and “Web Beacons”.

 

Links to other websites

We do not endorse and are not responsible for the information practices or privacy policies of any other websites that may be linked to or from the Service.  If you decide to access any other Website that may be linked to or from the Service, you should consult that website’s privacy policy.

 

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that the Website can place on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit the Website, a cookie may be placed on your computer for customizing and enhancing your experience on the Website. Your name and email address are not shared in this cookie. We use a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. You can set your Web browser to block cookies, but doing so may affect your ability to access certain features of the Website.

 

Web Beacons

Web beacons are small bits of code embedded in Web pages or in emails. Web beacons may be used to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a Web page and to understand usage patterns. Web beacons also may be included in emails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on or forwarded. You can disable the ability of Web beacons to capture information in this manner by blocking cookies as described above under “Cookies”.

 

Security

We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss and misuse. Please keep in mind that no Internet transmission is 100% secure. Some email sent to or from the Website may not be secure. Please consider this when sending information to us by email.

 

Children’s Privacy

The Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personal information from them. If we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete this information. If you have reason to believe we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under the age of 13, please submit those details to us immediately through this form.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may modify, alter or update this Privacy Policy at any time. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Privacy Policy, but when we make updates to this Privacy Policy, we will update the date in this section.

 

Dated: 20th October 2017